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Inside Sun Noodle, the Secret Weapon of America's Best Ramen Shops

Sun Noodle's New Jersey factory produces 120 different types of noodles. [Photo: Daniel Krieger] There were only about three or four ramen shops on Oahu when Hidehito Uki founded Sun Noodle in 1981.…
SOURCE:Eater
PUBLISHED: July 22, 2014
LENGTH: 22 minutes (5658 words)

Exploring the New Yorker’s Archives

The New Yorker‘s archives are open to all for the next couple months. After that, the metered paywall goes up. So for those of you who haven’t subscribed, here are a few recommended…
PUBLISHED: July 21, 2014

VA Scandal, Part 1: Before Dying From Neglect in Miami, Nick Cutter Survived Iraq

They were coming for him. Bullets hit the walls like rain on a windshield. Nick fired his .50-cal at anything that looked like a man.At first, Nicholas Cutter could only see their shadows flitting…
PUBLISHED: July 21, 2014
LENGTH: 14 minutes (3616 words)

Why Poor Schools Can’t Win at Standardized Testing

You hear a lot nowadays about the magic of big data. Getting hold of the right numbers can increase revenue, improve decision-making, or help you find a mate—or so the thinking goes. In 2009,…
LENGTH: 14 minutes (3516 words)
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The unbelievable life and death of Michael C. Ruppert

By the second Sunday of April this year, Michael C. Ruppert was broke. The 63-year-old cop-turned-writer and firebrand gained fame by starring in Collapse, a 2009 documentary in which he predicts…
SOURCE:The Verge
PUBLISHED: July 22, 2014
LENGTH: 22 minutes (5662 words)
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The Heartbreaking American Pit Bull Statistics Everyone Needs to Know

LOIS FOUR-YEAR-OLD FEMALE TERRIER- AMERICAN-PIT-BULL MIX Picked up as an injured stray with large bite wounds on her neck, February 28, 2014. Available for adoption. JAMAICA
LENGTH: 26 minutes (6513 words)
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Hunter S. Thompson: 4 essential reads

It is the 77th anniversary of Hunter S. Thompson's birth, and if you are not already lost in the depths of an ether binge, take a moment to remember some of the writer's great works. Thompson was a…
PUBLISHED: July 18, 2014
LENGTH: 2 minutes (733 words)
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Hemingway's Cuba, Cuba's Hemingway

A norther was raging over havana, bending and twisting the royal palm fronds against a threatening gray sky. My taxi splashed through the puddles along the Malecón, the majestic coastal road…
LENGTH: 13 minutes (3358 words)
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The Evolution of Joe Biden

Other than Barack Obama, no one in the White House is more polarizing than Biden. A proud man, he seems determined to keep himself “in the deal,” by helping his President and burnishing…
LENGTH: 52 minutes (13086 words)
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Why Poor Schools Can’t Win at Standardized Testing

You hear a lot nowadays about the magic of big data. Getting hold of the right numbers can increase revenue, improve decision-making, or help you find a mate—or so the thinking goes. In 2009,…
LENGTH: 14 minutes (3516 words)
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