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26 Resources to Further Your Understanding of Gun Violence in America

The Las Vegas massacre drove home the importance of fact-based research, reporting, and storytelling about gun violence in America. After the …

Guns

Rumors spread on WhatsApp lead to mob violence and death in India

Mobs in the Indian state of Jharkhand killed seven people in two violent attacks, apparently spurred into action by rumors circulating on WhatsApp.<p>A rumor that spread last week via the popular messaging app said strangers were abducting children. Mobs of over 500 people descended on innocent men …

'New York Review Of Books': In El Salvador, A Town Combats Gang Violence

El Salvador is a country that's riddled with crime. The town of San José Guayabal is commended for combating gangs. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Madeleine Schwartz, a reporter for <i>The New York Review of Books</i>, who visited the country.<p>Transcript<p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST:<p>El Salvador is one of the …

Human Rights

How will radical life extension transform punishment? – Ross Andersen

Even in my most religious moments, I have never been able to take the idea of hell seriously. Prevailing Christian theology asks us to believe that …

Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

My Most Important Photograph: Lauren Greenfield, Los Angeles, 1993

Mijanou and friends from Beverly Hills High School spending their Senior Beach Day at Will Rogers State Beach in Los Ang<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Lauren …

Cinema Tarantino: The Making of Pulp Fiction

The first independent film to gross more than $200 million, Pulp Fiction was a shot of adrenaline to Hollywood’s heart, reviving John Travolta’s career, making stars of Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman, and turning Bob and Harvey Weinstein into giants. How did Quentin Tarantino, a high-school …

You can play nearly 2,400 classic MS-DOS games for free right now

From Wolfenstein 3D to Prince of Persia, all in your browser<p>The Internet Archive is turning into one hell of an arcade. After releasing emulators so that you could play hundreds of Atari and arcade games right in your browser, the site has made its gaming library even bigger: starting now you can …

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

Cooking

Latin America’s New Superstar

<b>The Medellín Cartel, headed by Pablo Escobar, perhaps the only drug lord to become a worldwide household name, transported billions of dollars worth</b> …

Urbanism

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

Cooking

Flipboard for Photographers and Photography Lovers

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Composition and the Power of Line

Lines are all around us in photography. Conscious use of line can add depth or dynamism to your composition. Let me show you what I mean. Take a look …

Digital Photography

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Civic leaders discuss the future of black life in Austin

On May 1, “The Future of Black Life in Austin” panel discussed a topic that is critical to all in our community. Wednesday’s event was part of the …

Border patrol faces new challenge with surge in rural Texas border crossings

In the small town of San Juan, Texas, a few miles north of the Mexican border, Police Chief Juan Gonzalez toured some of the human stash houses his officers recently uncovered. They had been used to hide immigrants from all over the world who were smuggled across the border into the United …

Inside the 1969 Bob Dylan-Johnny Cash Sessions

Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash had formed a mutual admiration society even before they met in the early 1960s.<p>"Of course, I knew of him before he ever …

“Churnalism” tracker catches journalists copying press releases, Wikipedia

Sunlight Foundation's new tool tracks copy-pasta.<p>"Churnalism" is a term for the practice of journalists publishing press releases verbatim, or almost …