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9/11: On Terror, Grief and Forgetting

There are not too many moments in our national consciousness available for mourning and lost. Though our history is fraught with war and loss both domestically and abroad, our nation's commemorations have fallen to our capitalist nature...Show More Summary

What You Missed at Last Night's Genius Showcase in Music at the Frye

Kelly O ERIK BLOOD AND CHARLES MUDEDE "Is your name really Erik Blood?" "Yes." "You didn't invent it?" "No, my dad did." Erik Blood, man. He was the first Genius Award nominee to be interviewed at the Music Showcase at the Frye last night, and he blew the crowd away with his art, his story, and his insane personal grace. Show More Summary

Your Guide to 33 Different Kinds of Dumplings at NYC’s Newest Dumpling Paradise

Duck-filled dumplings from Dumpling Galaxy Dumplings are one of those foods, like, pizza and burgers: Even when they're bad, they're still pretty good. But when they're good — made with care and high-quality ingredients — they are truly special. Show More Summary

As Climate Change Hits Home, Americans Call for Action

The World Meteorological Organization announced this week that climate change pollution has reached record levels. Carbon pollution alone -- one of the most potent greenhouse gases -- had its biggest spike in 30 years. These measurements tell an alarming story about what is happening in our atmosphere. Show More Summary

Video: Giants Bro Burns His Eli Manning Jersey Because Sports Is Hard

On Monday night, the Giants kicked off their 2014 football season with their worst game of 2014 (but they have 15 more chances to top it!). They were completely humiliated by the Detroit Lions (yes, the Detroit Lions) 35-14. And Eli Manning, the godfather of pranks and patron saint of Dunkin' Donuts, was particularly terrible. Show More Summary

Three black Men Who Were Killed By an Absence of Policing

CM Is Police Work A Thing of the Past? We do not know the exact sequence that ended with the death of Michael Brown (he was shot 6 times by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Furgeson on August 9). But we do know the exact sequence that ended with the death of Kajieme Powell. Show More Summary

Georgia’s Delegation and the ISIS Debate We Won’t Get

It’s satisfying to live in the world we want. In the world we occupy, President Obama doesn’t believe he needs Congressional authorization to use military force (war, for us laypeople) against ISIS in Syria. In his speech tonight at 9, we’ll likely hear of a bold plan to eradicate the jihadi menace, though the result […]

The Drug War and the Mass Incarceration It Caused: Where We Are and Where We Still Must Go (Part 1 of 5)

Intro To understand the outrage and "righteous indignation" of the black community of Ferguson is to understand the excessive policing and harassing, segregation, unequal political representation, and an unsurprising (given the foregoing) lack of economic mobility that has become a constant for blacks in Ferguson. Show More Summary

The Drug War and the Mass Incarceration It Caused: Where We Are and Where We Still Must Go (Part 1 of 5)

Intro To understand the outrage and "righteous indignation" of the black community of Ferguson is to understand the excessive policing and harassing, segregation, unequal political representation, and an unsurprising (given the foregoing) lack of economic mobility that has become a constant for blacks in Ferguson. Show More Summary

Fast-Draw Morality

"So you want to disarm cops LOL yeah that's an intelligent thing to do the gang bangers would love that surely they will unilaterally disarm too." I'm used to semi-anonymous sarcasm by now, like this The Huffington Post comment beneath...Show More Summary

Green Groups to New York City: Drop Dead

"It's like a forest," the high school student marveled as she strained her neck to see the oak and maple trees that rose high above her head. "Like"? That's a peculiar qualifier to use for a forest, especially after having just jumped...Show More Summary

In Culture News: Superstar Hollis, A New Art Library for Seattle, Keira Knightley's Feelings, What Stonehenge Used to Be

Courtesy of the artist and G. Gibson Gallery THIS DRAWING IS CALLED EVERY1 IS OK Samantha Scherer found her disaster images from news and crime shows; her titles are slogans scrawled across actual buildings. At G. Gibson with Chris Crites. Go...Show More Summary

The Monster Art Show With the Soft Underbelly: What Happened at NEPO 5K on Saturday

THAT'S NOELLE CHUN Arriving at the finish line, you were rewarded with this backpack dancer's beautiful then flailing, resigned then begging performance to the epic Queen song "Somebody to Love." NEPO 5K Don't Run is an art scavenger...Show More Summary

My London: Zena Edwards

We chat to London-based spoken word artist Zena Edwards about London’s diverse arts scene This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. My London: Zena Edwards

Hobby drones soar in popularity, cause a stir

North Halsted Market Days Chicago 2014 on DJI Phantom 2 with GoPro Hero 3 from Rob Sall on Vimeo. Hobby drones, like the tiny one that sailed over the crowds at Lollapalooza last month and caused something of a stir, are soaring in popularity. Show More Summary

Meet the 5 Food Truck Finalists for the 2014 NYC Vendy Cup Awards (WATCH)

Every year, the NYC Vendy Awards picks food truck finalists to battle it out for the best of the best in New York City street food. This year, the finalists span not only cuisines, but many of the boroughs. As the official storyteller for the fourth year in a row, food. Show More Summary

I Love Westboro Baptist Church and Here's Why You Should Too

The Westboro Baptist Church is coming to New York City to protest The Huffington Post (and a handful of other media outlets) for protecting and promoting the queer agenda and I couldn't be more excited. As they noted in their most recent...Show More Summary

A Survivor's story becomes a Silicon Valley dream come true and a calling to give back -

In a community replete with success stories, not often are there equally impressive tales of philanthropy. Bita Daryabari changes that. As a Persian woman who came to the US as an immigrant child, and learned to assimilate under theShow More Summary

Brooklynite Creates Realistic Sidewalk Sets Out Of Discarded Furniture

Photographer Justin Bettman has gone Full Kramer with his latest project, which reuses discarded furniture to create miniature sets on the sidewalks. Certainly not for those with certain phobias, but a fun use of furniture that's just...Show More Summary

The Morning News: Mars Hill Church Is Shrinking, But Boeing Is Growing

Warren Throckmorton/Patheos This Mars Hill Church will close, along with one in the University District. Two Mars Hill Church Branches in Seattle Are Closing: Churchgoers at the downtown and U-District branches were told the news during services yesterday. Show More Summary

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