Roger Hood

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Why White People Don’t Use White Emoji

Light-skin-tone symbols are used far less often in the U.S. than their darker counterparts. Does shame explain the disparity?<p>When they were first launched in 2015, emoji skin tones corrected an obvious wrong. Previously, if a black man or a Latino woman wanted to text a friend the thumbs-up emoji …

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People’s secret confessions and existential crises are on display in a UK train station

If the success of anonymous messaging has shown us anything, it’s that people have a <i>lot</i> to get off their chests.<p>A new art project at a train station in Brighton, UK, is taking anonymous confession to a wider audience—prominently displaying user-submitted secrets on a digital screen in the station’s …


Serial set to tackle Bowe Bergdahl case: our expert panel gives its verdict

Hugely popular podcast is attempting to solve case of soldier who allegedly deserted his post in Afghanistan and now faces life in prison - but there are much greater pitfalls this time around, say our panel of journalistic and military experts<p>On Wednesday, Maxim magazine broke the news that …

The Gacy Files

Thirty-five years after Chicago's infamous "killer clown" was convicted for murdering 33 men, eight of John Wayne Gacy's victims remained unidentified. Jason Moran, Cook County's one-man cold case unit, has made it his mission to find those names, exposing what has been called our criminal justice …


Gochujang Pork Shoulder Steaks

4 Servings<p>The centerpiece of Korean barbecue is the meat, but it doesn't have to be steak; Seattle chef Rachel Yang recommends grilling pork shoulder. Keep an eye on the edge of the meat where it touches the grill: When it’s browned, turn the pork over.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 garlic cloves, …


The Holocaust film that was too shocking to show

Photograph: Peter Stackpole/The Life Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Alfred Hitchcock in 1939.<p>276<p><p>460<p>Photograph: Peter Stackpole/The Life Picture Collection/Getty …

3 Stupidly Simple Reasons Why Most People's Photography Does Not Improve

I’m presuming that this article will not apply to some readers of dPS… but after 3 conversations in the last week which revealed the same photography …

Leonardo’s Brain: What a Posthumous Brain Scan Six Centuries Later Reveals about the Source of Da Vinci’s Creativity

One September day in 2008, <b>Leonard Shlain</b> found himself having trouble buttoning his shirt with his right hand. He was admitted into the emergency room, diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer, and given nine months to live. Shlain — a surgeon by training and a self-described “synthesizer by nature” …

Why You Should Smoke Your Thanksgiving Bird

<b>Things you don't want on Thanksgiving:</b> cheap scotch, an argument with your father-in-law, a bland bird.<p>I can't buy your scotch or help with the in-laws. But I can solve your turkey problem: Smoke the damn thing.<p>Poultry, generally, likes fire and smoke. (Think grilled chicken.) Big birds, like …