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Landon Donovan, Jürgen Klinsmann: Why the U.S. coach never trusted America's greatest player.

In the last several years, Landon Donovan said and did things that were, for a major athlete at the top of his sport, remarkable. In 2012, he talked …

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Writing Powered by Amtrak

In December, the novelist Alexander Chee mentioned in an interview that he likes to write on trains. “I wish Amtrak had residencies for writers,” he said, referring to the programs that house, and sometimes feed, artists so that they can focus on their work. Someone repeated the quotation on …

"The Moon Song" from "Her" Performed by Karen O, Spike Jonze and KK Barrett

America’s angriest white men: Up close with racism, rage and Southern supremacy

Up close with small-town white rage, with bitter, scary men who feel left behind by economic and cultural change<p>Michael Kimmel<p>November 17, 2013 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era”<p>Who are the white supremacists? There has been no formal survey, …

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How Did It Get to Be 'OK' for People to Be Late for Everything?

This post may offend some readers, recruiters or not. But only because it's going to cut close to the bone for many.<p>And I don't care if I sound old-fashioned, because actually it's nothing to do with 'fashion' or 'generation'. It's got everything to do with basic good manners and respect for other …

At the Olympics, a Rainbow on Every Coke Can?

A hundred days from the start of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, none of the marquee sponsors—among them Coca-Cola, Atos, Dow, General Electric, McDonald’s, Omega, Panasonic, Procter & Gamble, Samsung, and Visa—have stepped forward to aggressively protest Russia’s new anti-gay law.<p>“There …

The Economist Who Just Won a Nobel Prize Thinks Owning a Home Is a Terrible Investment

Ultimate recognition

SO FAR in this, the second season of Major League Ultimate (MLU), the Boston Whitecaps, last season’s champs, are leading the eastern league, while …

Calling Out Homeland's Bipolar BS

Make that two straight Emmys for Claire Danes, just in time for the start of _Homeland’s _third season this Sunday night. As CIA agent/doomed lovebird Carrie Mathison, Danes is formidable yet vulnerable; heroic yet infantile; white-hot yet remote; and above all else, simultaneously sympathetic and …

Murmur: Photos by Richard Barnes

Murmur: Photos by Richard Barnes<p>Photos of dense flocks of European starlings.<p>The birds are beloved by tourists and reviled by locals—understandably, …

One woman to rule them all

EVER since the euro crisis broke in late 2009 this newspaper has criticised the world’s most powerful woman. We disagreed with Angela Merkel’s …

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COLLECTION NO. 9SXSW 2016Follow frog as we cover the South by Southwest Interactive Festival live from Austin, Texas.4 Stories 2 Contributors …

The Guy Who Wrote 'Harlem Shake' Says He Didn't Make a Dime Off the Song

Yes, he did.<p>A Brooklyn producer named Baauer mixes two samples over a great beat. It becomes the most popular song in the country. Some kids make a YouTube dance video that turns it into an international sensation. Meanwhile, in Brooklyn, the producer "[hasn't] seen any money from it."<p>This is the …

Why the Olympic Sponsors Should Take Action on Gay Rights

Earlier this month, President Barack Obama spoke for many Americans when he said that, despite being “offended” by the anti-gay policies of the Russian government, “I do not think it is appropriate to boycott the Olympics.” He was referring, of course, to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, now …

Back to Earth: Nintendo’s Plummet

Instead of celebrating the return of beloved game Earthbound, Sam turns up sour grapes.<p>Too many years have passed since “playing Nintendo” was the …

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Inside Pocket: how a startup beat its rivals to build the 'DVR for everything'

Nate Weiner turned down millions from Evernote to stay independent — but how big a business can you build off a bookmarklet?<p>The day before he turned 27, Nate Weiner drove from San Francisco to Mountain View for the most important meeting of his life. Weiner — he pronounces it "WINE-er," and yes, …

A Great Cup of Coffee

It’s not hard to brew a great cup of coffee—at least, it shouldn’t be. There are only two ingredients: coffee and water. And there are only two firm rules: these ingredients must be combined and then, sometime later, separated. (In fact, this second rule is somewhat less firm: when professionals …

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