Wednesday, August 27, 2014

MUST-READ: A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters.

Monday, August 25, 2014

WHY do we love the music we heard as teenagers?

Sunday, August 24, 2014

CLAY SHIRKY on the end of the printed newspaper.

Friday, August 22, 2014

SEE? WE DIDN'T DO IT: Seals, not Spaniards, first brought TB to Americas.

SPEAKING OF ISIS, this is the full text of the last email they sent to James Foley's family.

GOOD: That ISIS guy who promised to raise Islamic State flag over the White House? He’s dead.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

WHAT A WELL-WRITTEN PIECE by Charlie Martin: “Depression Is No Joke; Pushing back against the fools who don't have the faintest notion of what real depression is.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

HMMMM: Email Is Still the Best Thing on the Internet.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

I HVAE NO IDEA: Why It’s So Hard to Catch Your Own Typos.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

CHINA'S long history of harvesting organs from living political foes.

Saturday, August 09, 2014

BBC: Caution needed with Gaza casualty figures.

Friday, August 08, 2014

WHAT?? 94% of Academic Economists Admit to Unacceptable Research Practices, Including Sex for Co-authorship and Promotion.

ISIS Exterminating Minorities in Iraq. True, you can't submit a terrorist group and the army of a democratic country to the same moral standards, but for a change I'd like to see here just a tiny bit of the indignation by Europeans than the one towards what's been happening in Gaza.

IT IS… NASA Probes Record Sounds In Space – And It’s Terrifying.

11 COMPANIES that shaped the modern world.

Thursday, August 07, 2014

WILL YOU LOSE YOUR JOB TO A ROBOT? Silicon Valley is split.

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

THIS IS FANTASTIC…: “A Russian crime ring has amassed the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials, including 1.2 billion user name and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses, security researchers say.”

THE MONTBLANC seeen from an eagle-mounted camera:

Monday, August 04, 2014

AT LAST some non-alarmist information on the danger posed by ebola.

Saturday, August 02, 2014

WHAT YOU WON'T SEE in the Spanish media: “Hamas murder campaign in Gaza exposed: Islamist regime has killed dozens and tortured others as 'collaborators' with Israel in war's aftermath, Amnesty and Guardian sources say.”

UPDATE. 40 questions for the international media in Gaza.

Friday, August 01, 2014

7 THINGS TO CONSIDER Before Choosing Sides in the Middle East Conflict.

AMAZING: How one man's lies almost destroyed the comics industry.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

BRENDAN O'NEILL: Is the Left anti-Semitic? Sadly, it is heading that way.

Monday, July 28, 2014

CONFUSED? Then this is for you: The Middle East Friendship Chart.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

BEHIND THE SCENES IN PUTIN'S COURT: The Private Habits of a Latter-Day Dictator.

BRENDAN O'NEILL: Your pity for Palestinians is making things worse in Gaza: Western thirst for images of the dead could be contributing to the bloodshed.

TODAY, the English edition of Barcepundit turns 10. They grow up so fast, don't they?

Monday, July 21, 2014

UGLY INDEED: The 7 Ugliest Government Buildings In Washington, D.C..

Friday, July 18, 2014

NOT BAD: 5 NYC Apartments That Rent For More Than $100,000. A month.

MALAYSIA AIRLINES CRASH: World demands answers from Russia after plane's destruction.

UPDATE. Jane's: MH017 mostly likely downed by Russian-backed separatists.