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Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own
Laura Nespola for The Daily Beast
Published: Aug. 31, 2014
Length: 30 minutes (7593 words)
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@philabooks 6 hours, 38 minutes ago
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An Inside Look at Anonymous, the Radical Hacking Collective
Anyone can join Anonymous simply by claiming affiliation. An anthropologist says that participants “remain subordinate to a focus on the epic win—and, especially, the lulz.”…
Published: Sept. 8, 2014
Length: 35 minutes (8832 words)
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@NewYorker 13 hours, 50 minutes ago
51 SAVEs
Enfield tears up rules in radical attempt to ease housing problem
Christina is at breaking point. The thing is, so are the people she’s asking for help. Christina and her three kids have nowhere to stay. Their private landlord chucked them out after she fell…
Published: Sept. 1, 2014
Length: 12 minutes (3232 words)
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@Shelter 9 hours, 34 minutes ago
32 SAVEs
David Foster Wallace on the Costs of Becoming a Professional Tennis Player
-From David Foster Wallace’s “The String Theory,” published in Esquire in July 1996. Read the story Photo:
Published: Aug. 31, 2014
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@DuckDaBlackSwan 2 days, 7 hours ago
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Close Your Heart
Two young boys run to protect themselves in Bangui on Dec. 25, 2013. Heavy arms fire triggered panic in the Central African capital. Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images Even by the standards of…
Author: James Verini
Length: 40 minutes (10110 words)
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@etaylor524 16 hours, 45 minutes ago
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‘The Muse Only Shows Up When You Put Your Ass in the Chair’
-Elissa Schappell, author of Blueprints for Building Better Girls, in an interview with Slice. Read the interview Photo: YouTube
Published: Sept. 2, 2014
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@longreads 12 hours, 15 minutes ago
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In Virginia, thousands of day-care providers receive no oversight
In Maryland, where caregivers who care for even one unrelated child must be licensed, the overall fatality rate in day-care settings is comparable to Virginia’s, according to data compiled by…
Published: Aug. 30, 2014
Length: 2 minutes (587 words)
Submitted by:
@longreads 14 hours, 50 minutes ago
16 SAVEs
Atlantic City: How to save the Boardwalk Empire
Bloomberg News As more casinos close, MarketWatch explores what life after gambling could look like in America's Playground. Nearly 30% of Atlantic City's population lives in poverty. Stretches of…
Author: Ben Eisen
Length: 20 minutes (5123 words)
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@brianaguilar 13 hours, 25 minutes ago
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This Twenty-Something Hopes to Unleash the Next Green Revolution
In 2010, a young man on a quest for enlightenment walked into the office of Jerry Hatfield, director of the USDA’s National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment in Ames, Iowa. His…
Published: Aug. 29, 2014
Length: 7 minutes (1758 words)
Submitted by:
@ModFarm 4 days, 15 hours ago
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Primer on Palestine, Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict | Middle East Research and Information Project
Contents The conflict between Palestinian Arabs and Zionist (now Israeli) Jews is a modern phenomenon, dating to the end of the nineteenth century. Although the two groups have different religions…
Length: 44 minutes (11100 words)
Submitted by:
@causticwithsoda 22 hours, 27 minutes ago
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