Jessica Briseno

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Why Are There Shoes Hanging Up There?

What’s With the Shoes?<p>Have you ever wondered why there's a pair of shoes hanging from the telephone wires? Check out the documentary <i>The Mystery of</i> …

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First Fiction: The 25 best debuts of the 2000s - Blog Post

As the writers of the 2013 debuts we've been highlighting this month know, launching a first novel is an uncertain thing. Which signal the beginnings …

50 Of The Best Books You Haven’t Read By Authors You Already Love – Flavorwire

Looking for something to read but don’t want to stray too far from the authors you know and love? Seeking undiscovered literary gems to talk about at dinner parties? Want to delve into the backlist of a certain Great American Author?<p>Read more on flavorwire.com

Best Salmon Recipe: The Only One You'll Ever Need

There are a lot of different ways to prepare salmon -- many of them good too -- but there's only one best way to cook this fish and we're going to share it with you.<p>When we talk about the best, we don't mean a fancy 12-hour preparation of a dinner that you'll finish in 20 under minutes. While we're …

Treasury Monthly Statement Shows the U.S. Deficit Is Melting Away

Still complaining about the deficit? The latest monthly statement from the U.S. Treasury shows that even without destroying the social safety net or …

The 5 Best Party Schools For Science Nerds

Do you measure tequila shots in an Erlenmeyer flask? Read on.<p>Choosing the right university can seem like the most important decision of your life. And picking the right major and program is only half the battle. There's also the fact that for many students higher education is about expanding more …

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …

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North Korea builds online troll army of 3,000

North Korea has put together a team of 3,000 cyber warriors as part of attempts to build support for the regime of leader Kim Jong-Un and destabilize its enemies, according to a South Korean think tank.<p>The hackers include 200 agents who post anti-South Korean comments online to try to demoralise …

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Retina iPad mini and thinner, lighter iPad coming after new iPhone, says Bloomberg

Apple's plans for this fall are clearing up. A report from <i>Bloomberg News</i> today corroborates many of the rumors we've been hearing about refreshes to the iPhone, iPad, and iPad mini. The publication's sources back up <i>All Things D</i>'s rumor this weekend that Apple will reveal a new iPhone at an event on …

A Closer Look At Elon Musk's Much-Hyped Hyperloop

You can thank brainy billionaire Elon Musk's Hyperloop proposal for bringing electro-magnetic-powered transportation and the linear induction motor back into the public consciousness.<p>The Hyperloop is a system for really-really rapid transit. If built, Musk claims it can carry people about 800 miles …