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Our 'Merciful' Ending to the 'Good War'

Or How Patriotism Means Never Having To Say You're Sorry Cross-posted with “Never, never waste a minute on regret. It's a waste of time.” -- President Harry Truman Here we are, 70 years after the nuclear obliterationShow More Summary

Obama: The Courage to Say 'We Were Wrong'

This article is cross-posted on Some months ago 11 other Nobel Peace Prize laureates and I co-signed an open letter to President Obama on the use of torture by the U.S. Two days ago I received a response from the President. Show More Summary

Sample collagist Larry Gus announces second album for DFA, making plunderphonics sexy again

Doesn’t the word “Plunderphonics” just make you swoon? Not typically? Well, take a listen to Panagiotis Melidis, an Athenian artist who has mastered a special sort of sample-based songwriting under the name Larry Gus. There are precedents...Show More Summary

How to Have a Side Hustle

"Find out who you are and try not to be afraid of it."  How to Have a Side Hustle from Jen Glantz on Vimeo. Jen Glantz spoke at the She's the First Summit (August 2015) about how to have a side hustle. That's a quote from the movie never been kissed. Show More Summary

We Remember: 22nd Anniversary of Nolan Ryan Putting Robin Ventura in a Headlock

On this date 22 years ago, Texas Rangers pitcher Nolan Ryan and Chicago White Sox third baseman Robin Ventura were involved in one of the most memorable benches-clearing brawls in baseball history. There had been some bad blood brewing between the teams for a few years, with tensions reaching an all-time high during one August night in 1993. Show More Summary

3 Ways Family Businesses Give Female Millennial Entrepreneurs an Advantage

During the second leg of The F SHOW World Tour, I visited Asia and interviewed dozens of female millennial entrepreneurs. I couldn’t help but to notice that the entrepreneurs that formed part of a family business had a huge advantage. Show More Summary

From the European Games to Formula 1: How Sport is Ignoring Human Rights

At the European Games in June, the president of Azerbaijan squeezed onto the podium with compatriot Ilham Zakiyev, the judo gold medal winner, for a photo that ended up in news around the world. The photo -- and the event itself -- gave the president a patina of international legitimacy and credibility. Show More Summary

Blue Jays Analyst Goes Off on Royals P Yordano Ventura over Deleted Tweets

Tensions were once again high when the Kansas City Royals and the Toronto Blue Jays met this past weekend, with the benches clearing on Sunday. The bad blood led to a war of words after the game. While Kansas City manager Ned Yost and...Show More Summary

Tommy Keene releasing new LP 'Laughing in the Dark,' shares "All Gone Away," touring in September

by Bill Pearis Tommy Keene has been making jangly, post-Big Star power pop since the early '80s when songs like "Places That Are Gone" and "Run Now" were staples on collage radio. His new album is called Laughing in the...

Nice First Impressions at the GOP Speed-Dating Session

From the Tuesday edition of the Morning Jolt: Everyone Made a Nice First Impression at the Big GOP Speed-Dating Session Now it feels like a campaign season. Sure, it amounted to Republican speed-dating – two minutes of basic questions,...Show More Summary

Vincent Marotta Sr., Home-Caffeination Pioneer Who Invented Mr. Coffee, Dies at 91

16 hours agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

Vincent Marotta Sr., whose role in the creation and marketing of the Mr. Coffee drip coffeemaker made him one of the fathers of modern American caffeination, passed away this weekend in his home in Ohio, the New York Times reports. He...Show More Summary

When monarchs unite, how happy their state

16 hours agoArts : Parterre Box

Tony Award winners Kelli O'Hara (The King and I) and Victoria Clark (Gigi) will reunite onstage in a new production of the opera Dido and Aeneas.

First 7 things to do with your new Android Phone

The customization that makes Android so adaptable and powerful is the same thing that can make it a little intimidating at the beginning. With that in mind, we walk new Android owners through some of the first steps they should do after getting their new phone.

Short Films in Focus: "The OceanMaker"

“The OceanMaker” is like a summer blockbuster in miniature. It accomplishes in 10 minutes what many bloated, over-blown franchise installments cannot accomplish in 2-hours-plus. It creates its own world, puts the viewer in the cockpit along with the main character (who never says a word) and gives a clear sense of everything at stake. Show More Summary

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