Friday, February 12, 2016

Unearthing the lost history of African American cinema

The Sexual Misery of the Arab World

A Chance to Halt the Brutality in Syria

For World’s Top Gymnast, a Body in Motion and a Mind at Res

Toyota's Lime Green Paint May Be Ugly, But It Can Cut Gas Bills

Mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold: 'The guilt I feel is huge'

Mavericks: Out in the water, all is forgotten

Mets Reliever Jenrry Mejia Permanently Barred From Major League Baseball

The Shame of Wisconsin

The Truth About the Resistance

We Are Hopelessly Hooked by Jacob Weisberg

The Revelations of a Nazi Art Catalogue

DNC rolls back Obama ban on contributions from federal lobbyists

Talking to Marco Rubio: A scripted candidate suddenly gets chatty

Jim Gilmore ends 2016 presidential bid

Dow Up

Prime numbers are not random.

Women considered better coders – but only if they hide their gender

George Washington, the Whiskey Baron of Mount Vernon

George Washington, the Whiskey Baron of Mount Vernon - The New York Times

- He allowed him to purchase a still and to convert part of a cooper’s shop at Mount Vernon. He wrote a nephew, “Rye chiefly, and Indian Corn in a certain proportion, compose the materials from which the Whiskey is made.”

Negative 0.5% Interest Rate: Why People Are Paying to Save

Snapchat Bets Big on Quick-Fire Approach to Campaign Coverage

They are learning

Credit-Default Swaps Are Back as Investors Look for Panic Button

Gold Prices Can't Defy Gravity Forever

The most bizarre, outrageous Airbnb feud story you’ll ever read

The psychology behind why we never really get over that first love

Count Birds From Your Backyard

George Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon’ Nears Deal

How Big a Problem Is Lead Contamination in Your County?


“Was that you I heard just now, or was it two black holes colliding?”

Syria conflict: Bashar Assad vows to retake whole country

Symphonic Sketches No. 2 by E. Troiano

Dow Up

Martin Shkreli Fights U.S. Bid to Delay SEC's Civil Case

The global shipping slowdown hints at a recession around the corner

Sarah Weinman on Women Crime Writers:

The Dow’s downtrend is now official - MarketWatch

Clinton Bets Big on Obama

Economists Are Ditching Their Calls for a Fed Rate Hike in March

Europe Rallies, but Greek Falter

Eurozone Economy Grows, but Total Output Still Lags Behind 2008

When the Hospital Fires the Bullet

Judge Plans to Unseal Secret Papers in Sheldon Silver’s Case

Britain Says China Violated Treaty in Bookseller’s Case

Ireland: Who’s up and who’s down?

Asia Down, Europe Up

Road Trip, 12 Cadillacs: A Letter from Patrick Leigh Fermor

Venezuela under 'economic emergency' as court gives Maduro decree powers

Flashy Malaysia Financier Said to Sell Picasso, Basquiat at Loss

In Democratic Debate, Hillary Clinton Paints Bernie Sanders’s Plans as Unrealistic

Swedish Bank Move Creates a Global Shudder

She Painted Marie Antoinette (and Escaped the Guillotine)

Japanese shares plunge amid global economic worries

The secret “anti-languages” you’re not supposed to know