Mum of Oregon student who escaped shooting argues for more arms, illustrating the trouble with US gun control.
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The prosecutor's verboten public comments illustrate why comprehensive protective orders like this one are, and should continue to be, disfavored.
Yale University just released a big ol' batch of 170,000 photos taken by the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information between 1935 and 1945. The photos span the country from big cities to small towns, illustrating Americans at work, home, and play. Show More Summary
You’re about to go into a big business meeting; your suit is perfectly fitted, your shoes are shined, your shirt is pressed. Which necktie knot do you go with? It has to make an impression, but not be flashy. It needs to convey power, confidence, and authority. The choice is simple: the full Windsor (also […]
The characters in Alex Solis’ Icons Unmasked illustration series put IRL Halloween costumes to shame. …Read More
Support this site's full-text RSS feed by buying The Comics: An Illustrated History Of Comic Book Art The Comics: An Illustrated History Of Comic Book Art, written by the creator of the Joker, is a great look at the long history of the...Show More Summary
Sara Niroobakhsh “illustrates with artistry the ongoing conflict between the desires and ambitions of Iranian women stripped of agency in a man’s world.” Bake Off winner Nadiya has “done more for British Muslim women than politicians” Puteri Hasannah Karunia is a popular Indonesian fashion blogger trying to change stereotypes of muhajjabas. Show More Summary
[Elliot Williams’] column, Embed with Elliot, just did a great series on interrupts. It came in three parts, illustrating the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of using interrupts on embedded systems. More than a few memories floated by while reading it. Show More Summary
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Sports Illustrated has an interview with Kenny G. In the interview they ask him all sorts of questions about Tiger Woods, golf, courses he’d like to play. But they failed to […]
Ariel as Jar Jar Binks Brooklyn-based Will Varner, a talented artist at BuzzFeed, has created an awesome series of Disney Pricesses that he reimagined and illustrated as popular characters from the Star Wars universe. Varner’s entire collection of Star Wars princesses are available to view on BuzzFeed and his Tumblr blog. Belle as Chewbacca Aurora […]
Four years ago, the author and father Adam Mansbach gave voice to hitherto unspoken parental despair and rage when he came up with the parody bedtime storybook “Go the Fuck to Sleep.” Illustrated by Ricardo Cortés, the book is a lullaby that has been darkly and hilariously undercut with threat. Show More Summary
There's a lot of speculation going on right now that the chaos in the House of Representatives illustrates to the public that the Republican Party is dying. While I think the party is perhaps deathly ill, what's going on in the House is proof that there is a panacea for the illness. Show More Summary
Not to be outdone by “actual” television’s crowded fall slate, some streaming sites are also providing a healthy amount of new programming to keep us glued to our screens. Hulu’s Casual premiered with two episodes yesterday — the rest will air weekly, like The Mindy Project — and this morning, Amazon launched the full first season of Red Oaks. …Read More
This map, annotated by Navy signalman Homer Bluford Clonts, tracks the geographical trajectory of the sailor's service on the USS Sheridan, the SS Young America, and the USS Eldorado, from 1943 to 1945. Clonts kept notes on the backShow More Summary
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Warning! Use this book with caution...so begins Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin's beautifully illustrated children's book "The rabbit who wants to fall asleep" a carefully written and annotated book which sets out to provide, "a new way of getting children to sleep". Show More Summary
Another couple of weeks of science-y blogging at Forbes: — Football Physics: Deflategate Illustrates Key Concepts: In which I use the ever-popular silly scandal over deflated footballs as an excuse to talk about three-body recombination. — The Annoying Physics Of Air Resistance: Air resistance is an annoyance to be abstracted out in intro physics classes,…