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Obama reorganises visit to Argentina to avoid 1976 coup anniversary

Nobel prize winner Adolfo Pérez Esquivel and activists had called on US president not to come to Buenos Aires on 24 March<p>Barack Obama has rescheduled a trip to Buenos Aires following criticism over his planned presence in the Argentinian capital on 24 March, the 40th anniversary of the brutal 1976 …

Feb 2016 Finds On Amazon

Once again we are here to help you find the best products on Amazon. This week we have found some more cool, beautiful and functional products buried …

There’s a Better Way to Listen to Music

A few months ago, I signed up for Apple Music. As part of the introductory process, it asked what artists I like. Drake? OK. Future? Sure. John …

Thelonious Monk

“The First Summer” by Matthew Griffin

'Black Wings' Is A Devilish Trip Worth Taking

"Twenty-seven may be too young to die," muses Tim Sunblade, the narrator of Elliott Chaze's <i>Black Wings Has My Angel</i>. "But it isn't too young to die like a man." Tim has death on his mind frequently — he's an escaped prisoner determined to do whatever it takes to stay out of jail. He'll kill if he …

Books

Not Taught – A Book Review

<b>Not Taught –</b>What It Takes To Be Successful In The 21st Century That Nobody’s Teaching You – Author- Jim Keenan.This book will make many who read it …

Books

10 years after the storm: has New Orleans learned the lessons of Hurricane Katrina?

Special report A decade after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, David Uberti goes in search of the people who were at the heart of its recovery, to understand what the city has gone through – and where it might be heading<p>Maggie Carroll couldn’t sleep – not after what she had read earlier in …

Sepp Blatter stands down as Fifa president - the life, times and controversies which damaged his career

Sepp Blatter has stood down as Fifa president after 17 years at the helm. Here are the stand-out highs and lows of his controversial career at the top<p>Sepp Blatter has announced he will step down as Fifa president on a day of stunning developments in world football.<p>The 79-year-old Swiss has called …

Corruption

22 Virginia Small Towns You're Going to LOVE - Virginia's Travel Blog

Virginia’s small towns are treasure troves of great food, warm hospitality, immense history, and Southern charm. Antiquers and outdoor enthusiasts …

Join The 'Morning Edition' Book Club As We Read 'A God In Ruins'

<i>Welcome to the second session of the Morning Edition book club! Here's how it works: A well-known writer will pick a book he or she loved. We'll all read it. Then, you'll send us your questions about the book. About a month later, we'll reconvene to talk about the book with the author and the</i> …

Books

Book Review: The Backpacker’s Field Manual

The Backpacker’s Field Manual by Rick CurtisThe Backpacker’s Field Manual, A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering Backcountry Skills is still the most …

Backpacking

KKK leader claims to have spoken to Ferguson law enforcement “off the record”

On a recent episode of Chris Hayes' MSNBC show, the host speaks with Frank Ancona, Imperialist Wizard of the Traditionalist American Knights of the …

Netflix's December line-up comes early this year

Beginning December 1st, Netflix Instant subscribers will be able to enjoy a fresh crop of movies and television shows. <i>Decider</i> recently published a catalog of the anticipated titles. Two of the most enticing names in this repository of entertainment options are arguably comedy <i>Anchorman 2</i> and <i>The Wolf</i> …

For The Love Of Open Mapping Data

It’s been exactly ten years since the launch of OpenStreetMap, the largest crowd-sourced mapping project on the Internet. The project was founded by Steve Coast when he was still a student.<p>It took a few years for the idea of OpenStreetMap to catch on, but today, it’s among the most heavily used …

How to Write a Great Best Man’s Speech

For many men the idea of giving a Best Man’s speech sends them into a cold sweat; the fear of not being engaging enough, funny enough or downright …

Public Speaking

Archery Tag Lets You Play Out Your Hunger Games Fantasy in Real Life (Without Killing Anyone)

Photo: Agaton Strom / The New York Times<p>Move over, paintball! There's a new game in town and it's straight out of the "Hunger Games." Well, except …

The 10 Rules of Packing

When you’ve spent more than a decade on the road, you get asked some pretty interesting questions. The one query I get most, though, is about packing: what to take, what to leave, where to put it. I’ve taken scads of trips, but every time I get back, I know I could have gone even lighter. Let’s …

T-shirts

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Super-Easy Father's Day Brunch Recipes

Here, fast and simple dishes to make to celebrate Dad this weekend.<p>1 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 6<p>3 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens (must, MUST read)

Sociologist danah boyd's long-awaited first book, It's<br>Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, hits shelves<br>today. boyd is one of the …

GCHQ's dirty-tricking psyops groups: infiltrating, disrupting and discrediting political and protest groups

In a piece on the new Omidyar-funded news-site "The Intercept," Glenn Greenwald pulls together the recent Snowden leaks about the NSA's psyops …

Google highlights specialized maps from around the world in new online gallery

In December, Google collaborated with National Geographic to bring more than 500 of the magazine's historic maps online. The effort was created through Google Maps Engine, which lets third-party developer tools build maps on top of the company's location platform to create specialized maps. But …

The Beauty Of Spilling Your Sad Teenage Guts

I read Pam Ribon's <i>Notes To Boys: And Other Things I Shouldn't Share In Public</i> in a few sittings, but the longest stretch I consumed where one should ideally read this book: in a bubble bath. The calming atmosphere is good for the anxiety that comes from seeing a woman excavate her teenage brain, …

Why Traffic To These Google Alternatives Is Soaring

What you look for on the Internet reveals a lot about you, which is why a growing number of people are turning to services that do not track their searches and offer greater privacy protections than Google.<p>“The consciousness is only slowly building on the dangers,” says Robert Beens, CEO of Dutch …

What do I Need to Know Before Attempting a Multi-day Hike?

<i>A:</i><p>Although it might seem that backpackers are free spirits who fly by the seat of their pants, most experienced hikers will tell you that good planning is what determines a good trip.<p>Here's what you need to know before tackling a long-distance hike, such as the Appalachian, Pacific Crest, or …

Camping

Locus recommended reading list for best science fiction and fantasy of 2013

Locus Magazine has published its annual Recommended Reading list, which is my favorite annual guide to the best that science fiction and fantasy have …

Humble Audiobook Bundle: name your price for audio editions of "Junky," "Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius," "Blood Meridian" and many more!

You've only got two days left to take advantage of The Humble Audiobook Bundle, which lets you name your price for a stellar lineup of DRM-free …

Books

The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, February 1, 2014

From the rise of a Christian cult in Wells, Texas to the confessions of an ex-TSA agent, The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the …

"Because" by Joseph Riippi