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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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@joeloliphint 17 hours, 8 minutes ago
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The Black Entrepreneur Trying to End Startup Racism Is Almost Out of Cash
Bill Cunningham is wearing the requisite hipster uniform of thick black-framed glasses, a spring-tone plaid shirt and blue jeans. He’s sitting in a conference room at the Wonder Bread Factory,…
Source: mashable.com
Published: July 21, 2014
Length: 15 minutes (3815 words)
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@StephMBuck 1 week ago
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Has Tyrone Hood Spent Twenty-One Years in Prison for a Murder He Didn’t Commit?
Tyrone Hood has been in prison for twenty-one years, and could be up for parole in 2030. He has always maintained his innocence. “This thing is bigger than me,” he said.…
Published: Aug. 4, 2014
Length: 40 minutes (10079 words)
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@nxthompson 20 hours, 12 minutes ago
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Know thy selfie
People often seem to talk of self-respect, self-esteem, pride and vanity as if they are interchangeable, never mind the nuances of amour-propre, conceit, self-absorption and narcissism. We might talk…
Source: aeon.co
Length: 8 minutes (2141 words)
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@marianettle 23 hours, 15 minutes ago
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The All-American Expo That Invaded Cold War Russia
Over the course of six weeks during the height of the Cold War, almost three million Soviets visited an exhibition that celebrated America. American kitchens, American art, American cars, and most…
Published: July 24, 2014
Length: 23 minutes (5912 words)
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@brbarrett 16 hours, 40 minutes ago
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Причины и последствия Первой мировой войны
По мнению британского историка…
Source: postnauka.ru
Length: 11 minutes (2924 words)
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@xapon 1 day, 4 hours ago
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Longreads
My New Year’s resolution for 2014: forgo book-buying—just for a year. I’ve made two or three exceptions (a signed first edition! A play from my friend’s small press!),…
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@queeraspoetry 16 hours, 21 minutes ago
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The Man Who Plotted To Poison The World's Greatest Wine
Excerpted with permission from Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World’s Greatest Wine by Maximillian Potter, to be published on July 29 by Twelve, an imprint of…
Length: 14 minutes (3689 words)
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@tinapittaway 20 hours, 41 minutes ago
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Zo kende je Poetin nog niet: een Kremlinhater en dierenliefhebber
De Russische president Vladimir Poetin in Moskou. Foto AP / Alexander Zemlianichenko Drie jaar lang sprak Ben Judah mensen die dicht bij de Russische president Vladimir Poetin staan (of stonden). Hij…
Source: www.nrc.nl
Published: July 28, 2014
Length: 2 minutes (531 words)
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@bestevanhetweb 16 hours, 51 minutes ago
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Love for the Library: A Reading List
My New Year’s resolution for 2014: forgo book-buying—just for a year. I’ve made two or three exceptions (a signed first edition! A play from my friend’s small press!),…
Author: Emily Perper
Published: July 27, 2014
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@Jillian_Beck 18 hours, 41 minutes ago
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