Joel Shurkin

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It's a Lovely Life by Heather Delaney Reese

15 Things You Have to Do Before You Can Call Yourself a Real Journalist

15 Things You Have to Do Before You Can Call Yourself a "Real" Journalist<p>Think that j-school degree and a desk in a newsroom is all you need to call …

What Will Be in "60 Minutes" Apologia on Sunday Night?

Yeah, they did their mini-culpa on Friday for the bogus Benghazi report while promising a bit more during their show this week. But what? Even the …

Blue Ghost Fireflies, North Carolina

2001: A Space Odyssey - Discerning Themes through Score and Imagery

By James Maynard Gelinas<p>Given the competition with commercial cinema, a director has a <i>particular responsibility</i> toward his audiences. I mean by this …

Historical Photos Colorized And Brought Back To Life

In a world of continual status updates, countless photos, millions of videos and internet speeds that continue to bring us information faster than …

Coastal Cities Prepare For The Rising Tide

In coastal cities all over the world, rising sea levels are a threat that cannot be ignored. Weekends on <i>All Things Considered</i> host Jacki Lyden talks to scientists, city leaders and coastal dwellers about preparing for the effects of climate change.<p>Transcript<p>JACKI LYDEN, HOST:<p>It's WEEKENDS on ALL …

Painting a Green Line Through Jerusalem

Emily Hauser on how some Israeli and Diaspora activists are spending the anniversary of the 1967 Six Day War in which Israel captured Jerusalem and …

The Economist on Twitter: "Israel's chief rabbinate is reopening an old schism with an ancient Jewish sect http://t.co/BOnBl1dnLv http://t.co/leFYQpyFlO"

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Yeah, We Broke the Internet: The Inside Story of the Biggest Attack Ever

Sven Olaf Kamphuis says his group was behind this week’s massive Internet attack. He also says it was completely justified—and kind of blamed the …

How to cure cancer: Time magazine’s April 1 cover is wrong and cruel.

A decade ago, when I was on the national desk at <i>Newsweek</i>, a handful of us would spend slow nights competing to see who could come closest to writing …

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 3 for Dummies

HBO's fantasy series Game of Thrones returns Sunday for a third season. Can’t remember the difference between a wight and a white walker? Jace …