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She was the PTA mom everyone knew. Who would want to harm her? - Los Angeles Times

Chapter 6 | Read it from the beginning<p>A tall, lanky man sat alone on a bench outside Courtroom 62. He was absorbed in the yellow legal pad balanced on his lap, silently mouthing what he had written there.<p>He was recognizable to many of the attorneys who passed through this third-floor wing of the …

Crime

These minimalist 'Game of Thrones' GIFs are a mesmerizing, cutesy take on the dark series

<i>Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Game of Thrones" season six.</i><p>The "Game of Thrones" fandom is known for its artistic approach to celebrating the epic series. From large-scale art installations to miniature paper shields, we never tire of seeing artists' and designers' interpretations. One artist in …

The Cheaper, Tastier Cuts of Meat Your Butcher Really Wants You to Order

Forget filet mignon and rib-eye—these cheap-and-tasty cuts are going to be the star of your next meal.<p>So you finally decide to visit that cool new butcher shop—the one that’s breaking down whole animals that sound like they had a better childhood than you did—but the meat case is full of a bunch of …

BBQ

Skip the Sunday Crowds: 12 Fresh Spring Brunch Recipes to Cook at Home

I almost never go out to brunch. This is in large part because doing so in New York—especially as the weather warms up a bit and sidewalk tables reappear—is something akin to an endurance sport, requiring extensive conditioning in the skills of waiting in line, squeezing through tightly packed …

This Comedian Just Obliterated All Stereotypes About Millennials in One Presentation

<b>Respect them.</b><p>This is the thesis of comedian Adam Conover, who takes serious issue with how the media makes sweeping generalizations about millennials …

These unlucky people have names that break computers

A few people have names that can utterly confuse the websites they visit, and it makes their life online quite the headache. Why does it happen?<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>Jennifer Null’s husband had warned her before they got married …

University of Cambridge

How to Talk About Videogames: a book that is serious (but never dull) about games

Bogost is the Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and professor of interactive computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology …

Life Inside

Life Inside May 17<p>Why We Can’t Have Nice Things on Death Row<p>Not even an extra boiled egg.<p>By Timothy White<p>Life Inside May 10<p>When Your Dad Gets Locked …

10 Multipurpose Ingredients to Keep in the Office for Better Lunches

Sometimes life—and lunch—doesn't go as planned: You made a tray of broccoli in hopes of saving half for lunch tomorrow, then couldn't resist the fresh-out-of-the-oven florets; you left your salad on the countertop; your sandwich took a leap out of your bag and onto the subway platform; your soup …

Healthy Eating

How the Mast Brothers fooled the world into paying $10 a bar for crappy hipster chocolate

Whether you’ve seen their beautifully wrapped bars for sale at Shake Shack or Rag & Bone, featured in the pages of the New York Times or Vogue, or decorating one of their New York, London, or soon, LA shops, Mast Brothers chocolate bars have become the world’s most prominent brand of artisanal …

Dessert

The Killing Jar

Tuesday’s murder is nothing special apart from the paperwork.<p><i>In the age of</i> Serial <i>and</i> Making a Murderer<i>, our obsession with true crime is climbing to new, more interactive heights. We no longer simply thrill at the cold cases, we think we can solve them on Reddit. This is the next natural step in</i> …

Domestic Violence

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ISPs

We’re KonMari-ing Our House

You guys have heard about this book that everyone is talking about, right? <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i> by Marie Kondo. If you haven't heard …

Cook Out

The Horrible World Of Video Game Crunch

In February of 2011, fresh off nine months of 80-hour work weeks, Jessica Chavez took a pair of scissors to her hair. She’d been working so hard on a …

A 3D-Printed Book Lets You Touch Precious Art With Your Grubby Meathooks

3D scanning and printing has changed the way medicine is practiced and businesses are run, but some of the less life-altering things it does are no …

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Review

…and the Bland Played On<p><b>HIGH</b> The visit to the Fairyground.<p><b>LOW</b> Losing the third phase of the final boss battle because of stun-locking.<p><b>WTF</b> So I'm in a …

Anime

Human Resource Machine will teach you to program and it will be adorable

It's easy to feel like an automaton in the world of modern office labor. The game <i>Human Resource Machine</i> takes that one step further, by imagining an …

There's never been a better time to take an adventure 'round the world

In reviewing the expansion, I tried to take paths that I knew would lead through the new content, but I hit a snag in the form of the game’s best …

The Japanese art of decluttering and organizing by Marie Kondo

Here in the states, minimalism isn’t exactly a point of pride (we like stuff, and lots of it), so it’s especially remarkable that Japanese tidying …

Children of the Yuan Percent: Everyone Hates China’s Rich Kids

Emerging from a nightclub near Workers’ Stadium in Beijing at 1:30 a.m. on a Saturday in June, Mikael Hveem ordered an Uber. He selected the cheapest …

The Best Places to Shop Online

The Big Multibrand Retailers<p><i>From Net-a-Porter to Moda Operandi to Shopbop, here’s where to go when you want a ton of options (and are ready to splurge a bit, too).</i><p><b>Barneys</b>: Barneys’ website gives you the same experience you’d expect at its flagships: impeccable curation, exclusive designer …

Department Store Dispatch: Two Salesgirls and a Funeral

<i>Welcome back to the Retail Diaries, in which an anonymous sales associate at a high-end Manhattan department store reveals what it's like on the other side of the cash register. Note: Names and identifying details have been changed to protect the innocent.</i><p>Photo by Bairachnyi …

The Collection of a Nerd

Pinched - Dream Works<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LlUmhF6Da8 Pinched is a neat (and not very known) animated short about a pick pocket. It goes …

Your Super Mario Maker level has no chill

And hey, why not? The whole point of <i>Super Mario Maker</i> is that you finally get to sit in the driver's seat and design a ride that's as wild as you can …

level design lesson: in the pyramid

(now in french and russian.)<p>last month i met with charles pratt of game design advance to record a conversation that should hopefully be available …

level design lesson: to the right, hold on tight

(also in spanish, french, portuguese and korean.)<p>much of the following is informed by friend and comrade jeremy penner’s breakdown of design trends …

I Cannot Lie: I Love Eileen Fisher

Eileen Fisher, I love you: Clasp me to the tan shoulder of handsome middle age and swathe me in the most sumptuous of natural fibers.<p>I’ve said things …

The Autobiography of Pac-Man

I eat. It's what I'm famous for. The only thing that brings me comfort is eating. Consumption is and has always been at the core of my existence. As …

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015