I don’t do this very often, but I am going to break a rule and recommend a book that I just bought and have not yet read. My friend Joi Ito, along with Jeff Howe, a professor at Northeastern, have written Whiplash. It comes out tomorrow. Here’s my edited version of the blurb: The world […]
Resident Rick Ligthart read from a prepared statement the changes he wanted in the school district’s policy. “Regardless of the books, I’m recommending to the board that no literature whatsoever be inclusive of literal metaphorical,Show More Summary
A presidential commission on Friday made 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity. Continue reading ? The post Panel urges better cybersecurity to President-elect Trump appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Mike and David go over some tips for people looking for reliable transportation, then go a little nuts recommending fun stuff for those who asked. Continue reading The one where we give you real car-buying advice | Autoblog Podcast #495 The...Show More Summary
[Content Note: Bigotry] Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the New Yorker: "Now Is the Time to Talk About What We Are Actually Talking About."[CN: Privilege] Damon Young at Very Smart Brothas: "Why So Many Liberal White Guys Just Can't Admit the Election Was About Race, Explained."[CN: Civil rights violations] Melinda D. Show More Summary
The legendary hobosploitation/creature feature urban legend is this week's recommended viewing. Read more...
Each month, Abraham Riesman offers recommendations of comics, including book-length graphic novels, comics-format nonfiction, and ongoing series. With any luck, at least one of them will be a match for you.Jessica Jones by Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos, and Matt Hollingsworth (Marvel) Few corporate entities do brand synergy as well ... More »
What is it? Schiff Megared Extra Strength Krill Oil is an Omega-3 nutritional supplement recommended to help improve heart health and general wellness. It’s recommended for reducing blood pressure and heart disease risk as well as lowering triglycerides (fats in … Continue reading ?
What is it? The Whole 30 Diet is a weight loss diet that recommends eating whole foods and avoiding certain foods for 30 days. There are also specific recommendations on what not to do, such as not stepping on a … Continue reading ...
If you haven’t read Carrie’s review of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, I highly recommend doing so before reading this review, as I don’t plan on rehashing the plot so much. My quick and dirty summary is that a wizard (Newt) enters New York with a case full of fantastic beasts. Show More Summary
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Each month, Boris Kachka offers nonfiction and fiction book recommendations. You should read as many of them as possible.Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?, by Kathleen Collins (Ecco, December 6)A groundbreaking African-American playwright and filmmaker who died young in 1988, Collins was known (if at all) for her 1982 comedy-drama Losing Ground. Few ... More »
Building good habits is a difficult process. Most experts recommend doing it through small changes and not being hard on yourself when you falter. The “Game of Life” system is built around this idea. Read more...
The New York Times Editorial Board: "Mr. Trump, Meet the Constitution."Greg Sargent at the Washington Post: "Trump's Latest Announcement Doesn't Rein in the Possibility of Corruption."Jann S. Wenner at Rolling Stone: "The Day After:Show More Summary
Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. Scroll through for our picks below. The Goodbye Girl on […]
Take a break this afternoon for some light reading (and listening) For The Boston Globe, Janelle Nanos explores the growth of restaurant clusters in Boston. In South Boston, there’s Loco, Lincoln, and Capo — all run by the same team....Show More Summary
I’ve had the immense pleasure (heh) of putting together part six of our SBTB Gift Guide! Be warned that this post is probably NSFW, as it includes sex toys (both for couples or for solo use) and some recommended reading material. IfShow More Summary
Heather Gerken, David Bollier, Gary Gerstle, and Gar Alperovitz at The Nation: "?'All Resistance Is Local': A Plan of Progressive Action for the Trump Years."Amanda Taub at the New York Times: "How Stable Are Democracies? 'Warning Signs Are Flashing Red'."Alison R. Show More Summary
What is it? A Low Sodium Diet is a way of eating often recommended for those with high blood pressure and or cardiovascular issues. It emphasizes keeping sodium to an established limit, which requires knowledge of nutrition facts labels. Little … Continue reading ?
To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. This week’s recommended reads: In the Financial Times, Edward Luce warns that Donald Trump’s election will hasten the decline of the United States’ power in the world. Also in FT, Andrew Byrne reports on growing evidence that Moscow is nurturing...