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'Scintillations': The Facebook of 1883

Today's reminder that media have always been small and self-referential and totally delightful<p>"A good newspaper, I suppose," Arthur Miller once mused, "is a nation talking to itself." But let's not be paperist about it: you could say the same thing about most media. Journalism and literature and TV …

Mandela was a boxer

<b>Marco Cianfanelli's "Shadow Boxing" (Skyler Reid)</b><p>The South African leader’s passion for pugilism offers insight into his fight for equality<p>Sam Riches<p>July 21, 2013 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on The Classical.<p>A traditional belief in Mexican culture is that there are three stages of death. …

Cormac McCarthy's The Road May Have the Scariest Passage in All of Literature

Benjamin Percy, author of Red Moon, makes the case.<p>Doug McLean<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b><p>Masters of the horror genre know that monsters are scariest <i>before</i> they're seen.<p>This is why the makers of <i>Jaws</i>, according to co-writer …

McDonald's Can't Figure Out How Its Workers Survive on Minimum Wage

In a financial planning guide for its workers, the company accidentally illustrates precisely how impossible it is to scrape by on a fast food paycheck.<p>Well this is both embarrassing and deeply telling.<p>In what appears to have been a gesture of goodwill gone haywire, McDonald's recently teamed up …

How Women and Men Use Flexible Work Policies Differently

A new study of MBAs shows that women are more likely to telecommute, while men are more likely to use flexible working hours.<p>Flexible work arrangements can be an essential way for many people to balance work and family demands, despite recent news that Yahoo, Best Buy, Zappos, and Bank of America …