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URL :http://www.thedailybeast.com
Filed Under:News
Posts on Regator:28771
Posts / Week:107.6
Archived Since:September 15, 2009

Blog Post Archive

This Bentley Has Your Name on It

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

With expert craftsman still making most pieces by hand and endless bespoke options, Bentley is one of the premier rides in the world. The Daily Beast takes a look inside the factory.

UT’s Machiavellian War on Its Regent

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Regent Wallace Hall uncovered a nepotism scandal at UT-Austin—and now the state legislature wants to bring him before a grand jury. Inside the twisted university scandal.

Frank Gehry Is Architecture’s Mad Genius

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Frank Gehry is enjoying a major moment: his retrospective is in full swing in Paris and his latest creation opens today. Is he at the height of his talent or just a little bit crazy?

#ImInToHire People With Disabilities

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

A new study reveals that hiring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities doesn’t just improve culture—it improves the bottom line.

This Week’s Hot Reads

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

A whirlwind of a book from the master of Haitian letters, an account from the Trans-Siberian Railroad, and the favorites of an editor at France’s most impressive publishing house.

Skinny LeBron and the Ghost of Sterling

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The King returns to Cleveland, a battered Kobe battles in the West, and the Zen Master is christened the savior of New York. Here’s what to watch for in the 2014-15 NBA season.

The Swedish Family Vacation From Hell

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The must-see ‘Force Majeure,’ which won the Jury Prize in Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival, follows a family of four on a disastrous skiing trip in the French Alps.

The Great Wall of Ukraine

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The project may sound fanciful, but Ukraine’s politicians, and the European Union, seem quite serious about walling off the Russians.

Republicans Want You Scared of Ebola

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The GOP is outright fear-mongering over a handful of infections. Sadly, it’s working -- and just before Election Day.

Remembering Reagan's Defining Speech

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Monday marks the 50th anniversary of the speech the made Ronald Reagan a star – and, in the process, changed America forever.

No, Gays Are Not Responsible for Ebola

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Homophobes, conservatives and liberals alike all tend to blame ‘the Other’ when things go wrong.

New Jersey's Ebola Quarantine Is Insane

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Sure it plays well with the people, who are scared and don’t know the science, but the New York-New Jersey Ebola Quarantine is counterproductive.

Stay In The Magical ‘Harry Potter’ Hotel

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Channel your inner Hogwarts student by checking in to a pair of Harry Potter-themed hotel rooms outfitted with potion bottles and cauldrons. Voldemort optional.

Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Scoring political points off Ebola and distortions of Rand Paul’s Budget. PunditFact checks the talking heads against the record.

Gospel of Jefferson, Tolstoy & Dickens

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

A new play featuring the third U.S. president, and the authors of “War and Peace” and “Tale of Two Cities” ruminates on what makes us human—our aspirations or our actions?

Does It Even Matter Who Wins Midterms?

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

In this clip from Real Time with Bill Maher's 'Overtime' segment, a viewer asks if it matters who wins the Senate in next week's election, as filibusters could prevent any legislation from being passed.

The Church’s Other Child Problem

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Yes, the Vatican is newly open to non-traditional Catholic couples, but only if they have children. Childless couples may be out of luck.

Carol Shields’s Tale of Secondhand Life

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

A popular and critical success when it appeared in 1994, Carol Shields’s novel ‘The Stone Diaries’ chronicled the life of a woman who almost disappears in the story.

When Eva Braun Met Anna Nicole Smith

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

In the brilliant British comedy series, Psychobitches, some of history’s most memorable women sit down for a session with a therapist.

Does Ebola Need an Organization Man?

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The new Ebola ‘czar’ has drawn fire for not being a doctor, but such crises are often best managed not by specialists but by those who know how to control bureaucracies.

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