Over at Medium, Steven Johnson, author of How We Got To Know, writes about how the 19th century invention of flash photography shined a light on poverty. "Flash Forward: How We Got To Know" Read the rest.
The software, expected to be released in final form next year, is designed to run across the broadest array of devices, with screens ranging from four inches to 80 inches, with some devices having no screens at all.
The American Scholar presents a list of the ten worst opening lines in novels. I don't agree with all their choices, but I agree that most are awful enough to make me abandon the book after reading the first sentence. Read the rest.
What it did do, though, is clarify that the creative team on Family Guy is carrying around a pretty major load of self-hatred over the mostly unflattering ways in which it's been compared to The Simpsons.
Is there a skyscraper or construction site in the New York City area without a precocious teen Instagrammer on top? NBC reports that Demidism, the 17-year-old who climbed the unfinished 432 Park, has been arrested for trespassing.
Alton Nolen was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and assault in the decapitation of a former co-worker at a processing plant in Oklahoma. The gruesome nature of the attack coupled with the religious adherence of the suspect has attracted ...