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On the morning of August 1, 1966, not long before summer classes at the University of Texas at Austin were about to let out for lunch, an architectural engineering major named Charles Whitman arrived…
Published: Aug. 1, 2006
Length: 3 minutes (999 words)
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@TexasMonthly 13 hours, 44 minutes ago
37 SAVEs
Articles: Wax and Wane: The Tough Realities Behind Vinyl's Comeback
If we’re talking about vinyl in 2014, we have to talk about Jack White. In April, rock‘n’roll’s self-appointed analog evangelist celebrated Record Store Day by teaming up…
Published: July 28, 2014
Length: 2 minutes (570 words)
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@Longreads 15 hours, 59 minutes ago
29 SAVEs
The Only New Yorker Longreads Guide That Still Matters
Published: Aug. 1, 2014
Length: 1 minutes (384 words)
Submitted by:
@RosalieCJonker 16 hours, 12 minutes ago
24 SAVEs
A Journey Into A Clown Convention's Novelty-Sized Heart Of Darkness
“In our hearts, we’ve been burned.”A spry woman stands before a large, carpeted hotel conference room, her sturdy, Midwestern voice clipping along without need of a microphone as the room murmurs in…
Author: Leigh Cowart
Source: BuzzFeed
Length: 29 minutes (7270 words)
Submitted by:
@sealln 1 day, 3 hours ago
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Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week
1. The Fears of a Clown — BuzzFeed View this image › If the art and business of clowning are in cultural decline, that’s news to the seasoned, red-nosed faithful at this year’s World Clown Assoc
Author: Sandra Allen
Source: BuzzFeed
Submitted by:
@BuzzReads 13 hours, 47 minutes ago
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Florida Panther's Return Spells Doom for Gladesmen
Photo by Connie Bransilver via Flickr CommonsPeople who live in places like Everglades City and Golden Gate Estates say panther sightings​ are a regular occurrence. These cats weigh 70 to 160…
Author: Allie Conti
Published: Aug. 1, 2014
Length: 3 minutes (998 words)
Submitted by:
@MiamiNewTimes 13 hours, 32 minutes ago
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The Top 5 Longreads of the Week
Below, our favorite stories of the week. Kindle users, you can also get them as a Readlist. Sign up to receive this list free every Friday in your inbox. * * * 1. The New Face of Richard Norris…
Author: Longreads
Published: Aug. 1, 2014
Length: 1 minutes (310 words)
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@Longreads 11 hours, 6 minutes ago
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The Toxic, Abusive, Addictive, Supportive, Codependent Relationship Between Chefs and Yelpers
You could call Jeff Mason a sandwich savant—plenty of his customers do. The owner of Pal’s Take Away, a five-year-old lunch counter sequestered inside a wine bar on 24th Street in the…
Length: 17 minutes (4283 words)
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@Longreads 11 hours, 16 minutes ago
10 SAVEs
Sehnsucht, Seele, Suche
1 „Schau mal Chef, das Meer! Erkennst du es?“ Von Britta Stuff · Die Welt · 17.7.2014 · 10 Minuten Lesezeit. Die Sehnsucht ist schuld. Edeltraud Büttner will weg.…
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@ReportagenFM 20 hours, 32 minutes ago
Annotation: John Jeremiah Sullivan and “Upon This Rock”
by Elon Green | July 31, 2014 [Editor's note:
Author: Elon Green
Published: July 31, 2014
Length: 90 minutes (22611 words)
Submitted by:
@DavidGrann 1 day, 14 hours ago
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