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When characters outlive their authors: How we breathe new life into old books

The author is dead – which is darned convenient if you're planning to muck with his characters.<p>In 1967, the French critic Roland Barthes published his now-famous essay <i>The Death of the Author</i>, calling for literary criticism freed from considerations of the author's biography and intentions. The same …

New Look At The Man Behind Black Power

Stokely Carmichel popularized one of the best known and most polarizing phrases of the civil rights era: "black power." Historian Peniel Joseph shares his new book <i>Stokely: A Life.</i><p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. If I were to ask you to name a …

Moncler Gamme Rouge 2014 Fall/Winter Collection

The Paris Fashion Week highlights continue as Moncler’s Gamme Rouge division unveiled its<p>The Paris Fashion Week highlights continue as Moncler’s Gamme Rouge division unveiled its Fall/Winter 2014 collection. Gamme Rouge has already set a progressive, somewhat outlandish precedent for its designs – …

Stay: The Broome NYC

Like other cosmopolitan cities with a rich history, New York has as many layers as the Yemeni dessert Bint Al Sahn, as many nuances as Baudrillard’s</i> …

Justified "Rascal" Season 5 TV Trailer

Erik Adler is the Editorial Director for Alpha Brand Media. An avid cyclist, when he's not working he can be found restoring vintage bikes for his …

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Delayed Gratification: How to Unleash the Power and Pleasure of Waiting | The Art of Manliness

While I was a fat kid in middle school who couldn’t even do a single pull-up, since college my weight has been decidedly average; I am neither …

How to Be the Laziest Boyfriend Ever—and Get Away With It

This app sends texts to your girlfriend, so you can spend more time with your bros<p>If you think dating is hard work, you're in luck. The <b>BroApp</b> will auto-text your girlfriend, so you can head to poker night or watch the game without checking in with her. Congratulations, you've just outsourced your …

Weekend One-Up

Are you a weekend warrior looking for a challenge? You’ve come to the right place. It’s time to test your abilities—and your mettle.<p>Each week our …

AgIC Is A DIY Kit For Turning A Home Inkjet Printer Into A Circuit-Board Maker

Another startup aiming to simplify the process of prototyping electronics by doing away with the need to wire up breadboards has taken to Kickstarter .<p>This latest one, called AgIC, combines the approaches of two we’ve previously covered — the Ex1 3D printer for PCBs and the Circuit Scribe …

Photographs document the daily and nocturnal habits of a mysterious, unfathomable and yet oddly endearing life form: the teenage boy

Photographs document the daily and nocturnal habits of a mysterious, unfathomable and yet oddly endearing life form: the teenage boy.<p>(Nina Leen—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

The Jihad Museum: Afghanistan Remembers the Soviet Invasion

On February 15, 1989, just more than 25 years ago, the Soviet Union pulled its troops out of Afghanistan after 9 years of bloody conflict. In those years, Afghan Mujahedeen fighters battled Soviet soldiers and members of the communist Afghan government propped up by the USSR. Afghan wars raged on …

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The Miracle Machine Turns Water Into Wine

For wine-lovers, the Miracle Machine is aptly named. The device helps you create your own wine at home in only a couple of days. All you need is the …

How would you die if you got swallowed by a black hole?

According to physicists, there are three, er, two and a half different theories on how a person would die if they got sucked in by a black hole: …

Sport picture of the day: shadow bowling

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This True Detective Yellow King Theory Will Blow Your Mind - PAPER

A crucial True Detective theory about who the Yellow King actually is. Can't believe this show has been fully decoded so early in the game. [Uproxx]<p>Behind the scenes at the Oscars with Ellen, Jennifer Lawrence, Benedict Cumberbatch, the pizza guy and more. [TastefullyOffensive]<p>&lt;div …

B/R NFL 1000: Top 70 Guards

<i>Editor's note: This is the sixth installment in Bleacher Report's NFL 1000 for the 2013 season. This signature series runs through April 24, with NFL Draft Lead Writer Matt Miller ranking the best players at every position. You can read more about the series in this introductory article. See the</i> …

Ukraine crisis: Crimea parliament asks to join Russia

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1058000/1058372_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534651744_8da9bc30672483dccac15f6314998978<p><b>MPs in Crimea have asked Moscow to allow the southern Ukrainian region to become part of the Russian Federation.</b><p>The parliament said if its request was …

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Crimea parliament votes to join Russia

The Crimean parliament has voted to leave Ukraine and join Russia, with the region's deputy prime minister saying the decree was effective immediately and that Russian soldiers were the only legitimate forces in Crimea.<p>The parliament on Thursday unanimously adopted a motion for the strategic …