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Interview: Michael Keaton Goes From Batman to 'Birdman'
Like most actors, Michael Keaton claims he doesn’t enjoy watching himself in his own movies. But when it comes to his buzzy starring role in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s…
Source: Variety.com
Published: Oct. 17, 2014
Length: 10 minutes (2577 words)
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@Variety 23 hours, 39 minutes ago
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The NYC Cook Who Turned a Tiny Food Cart Into His Biggest Dream
NEW YORK, New York — On a hot Friday afternoon, a herd of customers flank both sides of the food cart, waiting on their South Indian fare. The phone rings loudly with takeout orders. Yet New…
Source: mashable.com
Published: Oct. 19, 2014
Length: 8 minutes (2062 words)
Submitted by:
@ibmcdc 21 hours, 21 minutes ago
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Kelli Stapleton Can’t Forgive Herself for Trying to Kill Her Violent, Autistic Daughter. Can You?
Photo: Elinor Carucci KELLI STAPLETON, whose teenage daughter was autistic and prone to violent rages, had come to fear for her life. So she made a decision that perhaps only she could justify. Just…
Author: Hanna Rosin
Source: nymag.com
Published: Oct. 20, 2014
Length: 30 minutes (7726 words)
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@GinnyMovat 6 hours, 53 minutes ago
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Is this the world’s most radical president? | Giles Tremlett
Emo Mannise was just 16 when he met Uruguay’s current president, José Mujica. On a spring day in 1969, Mannise was at home alone with his sister, Beatriz, when the future president burst…
Published: Sept. 18, 2014
Length: 21 minutes (5393 words)
Submitted by:
@stephen_abbott 1 month ago
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When the Poor Pay $1,439.28 for an iPad
At Buddy’s, a used 32-gigabyte, early model iPad costs $1,439.28, paid over 72 weeks. An Acer laptop: $1,943.28, in 72 weekly installments. A Maytag washer and dryer: $1,999 over 100 weeks.…
Author: Mike Dang
Published: Oct. 20, 2014
Submitted by:
@longreads 3 hours, 53 minutes ago
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The Intersection Between Religion and Mental Health: A Reading List
This week, I’ve compiled four pieces about the intersection of religion, mental illness, safe spaces and alternative caregiving. “Humanist Caregiving: Do We Need Chaplains or…
Author: Emily Perper
Published: Oct. 19, 2014
Submitted by:
@longreads 5 hours, 52 minutes ago
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Corrupción corporativa de Walmart en México, los periodistas que lo revelaron
David Barstow es un periodista estadounidense, que escribe para la reconocida publicación The New York Times. Alejandra Xanic es una periodista independiente mexicana que ha sido laureada por…
Published: Oct. 8, 2014
Length: 7 minutes (1939 words)
Submitted by:
@microjuris 1 day, 8 hours ago
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This Brand-Creator Collaboration On Snapchat Is How CEO Evan Spiegel Should Have Tried To Make Money, Not Ads
"Shonduras!" The shouter comes loping down the street. He's tall, roughly 16 years old, wearing a gray-striped tank top, saggy shorts, and a hat over his red hair. "Is that Shonduras?" he asks,…
Published: Oct. 20, 2014
Length: 14 minutes (3668 words)
Submitted by:
@harmancipants 6 hours, 48 minutes ago
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The NYC Cook Who Turned a Tiny Food Cart Into His Biggest Dream
NEW YORK, New York — On a hot Friday afternoon, a herd of customers flank both sides of the food cart, waiting on their South Indian fare. The phone rings loudly with takeout orders. Yet New…
Source: mashable.com
Published: Oct. 19, 2014
Length: 8 minutes (2062 words)
Submitted by:
@mashbusiness 21 hours, 21 minutes ago
7 SAVEs
Temporary Palaces
At Burning Man, you might see a giant mechanical octopus light up the night with its fire-spitting tentacles. You might be invited to climb up a ladder into a hammock above a dance floor. You might…
Length: 7 minutes (1805 words)
Submitted by:
@kickstarter 5 hours ago
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