The boom and bust in North Dakota has trapped people there, with little hope of work or escape. WILLISTON, N.D.—From the looks of it, the nation’s boomtown is still booming. Big rigs, cement mixers and oil tankers still clog streets built for lighter loads. Show More Summary
Would a good mother ever have the urge to kill her child? Even by the ghastly standards of horror films, which will gladly traffic in serial killers, monsters, and demons, a mother murdering her child is typically beyond the pale. But...Show More Summary
The girl seizes. Her body torques and twists and jerks about like a snake trapped on an electric fence. She flops back and forth on the gurney before us, her pale forehead glistening with sweat, her brown hair wetted black from the effort of muscle contractions that threaten to tear apart her tiny frame. Trauma room two […]
Tyler Cowen links to an Edward Hugh post: So, what do you do about the problem of secular stagnation? Again here there is divergence of opinion. Some still seek to treat the phenomenon as if it were a variant of the liquidity trap issue. Most notable here is Paul Krugman, who continues to hope that […]
While Istanbul has long been a hub for migrants, Syrians have found themselves trapped in Turkey.
The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. A commonplace of Southern rural life in the late-19 th and early-20...Show More Summary
Good news from Gabon: Conservation efforts in Batéké Plateau National Park are rewarded with a sighting of an animal thought to have disappeared from the region.
Edward Hugh writes: So, what do you do about the problem of secular stagnation? Again here there is divergence of opinion. Some still seek to treat the phenomenon as if it were a variant of the liquidity trap issue. Most notable here is Paul Krugman, who continues to hope that massive quantitative easing backed by […]
Mindless eating is that eating that happens outside of our awareness, like when we finish the basket of tortilla chips without even realizing it, or keep returning to the kitchen on autopilot to keep trimming off one more slice of brownie,...Show More Summary
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At least four gunmen had trapped an unknown number of people inside the building
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MOGADISHU, March 27 (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist fighters stormed a popular hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, trapping government officials inside, police and witnesses said. A huge blast was heard near the gate of the...Show More Summary
As millions of novice adults the country over concoct to return to their levying institutions of higher learning, a trap awaits them all. They may be counting on an imperative technological advance to “help” them write all thoseShow More Summary
Summary: AP News reported the findings of their yearlong investigation in Benjina, Indonesia. They found the fish industry is filled with men who are trapped and enslaved. The islands are remote, with little chance for the men to be seen, found, or helped. Show More Summary
“Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.” – Kurt Vonnegut The post “Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment…. appeared first on Lifehack.
The ambush-prone mainstream media (MSM) has difficulty trapping Sen. Ted Cruz, not just because he is mentally agile and verbally adroit. He has truth and authenticity on his side, and
Centered on youngsters tempting fate in reputedly haunted woods, "Nightlight" has all the trappings of your garden-variety found-footage horror flick: murky, shaky cinema verité that disorients and leaves much to your imagination. But the film's POV shots aren't as seen through the...
Phil loses his head. Whoops. https://t.co/NY6TfwfoO8 — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) March 26, 2015 Thursday's round at the Texas Open has featured some of the more brutal conditions in several years on the PGA Tour. There have been a handful of triple bogeys, quadruple bogeys, quintuple bogeys, and even a sextuple bogeys. Show More Summary