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  • Gemma Ray's Latest Is Fresh and Unsettling

    1 September 2014, 6:00 am by: Jon Young

    Gemma RayMilk for Your Motors…
  • 5 Fresh Videos From Female Singers You Don't Want to Miss

    1 September 2014, 6:00 am by: Maddie Oatman

    Lara Janssen/Wikimedia Commons; Courtesy Diana Gameros; FKA Twigs/YouTube; Wikimedia Commons; Eric Ibarra…
  • "Bull City Summer": Incredible Photos From a Year Embedded With a Minor League Club

    31 August 2014, 6:00 am by: Ian Gordon

    Twenty-five years after Bull Durham introduced the world to the minor league world of Crash Davis, Annie Savoy, and Nuke LaLoosh, a group of writers and photographers descended on Durham, North Carolina, to document life with the hometown team. The result is…
  • Michael Sam, Who Is Better At Football Than You Will Ever Be At Anything, Has Been Cut By the Rams

    30 August 2014, 5:17 pm by: Ben Dreyfuss

    He'll probably get picked up by another team though.    
  • Stop Dreaming. Republicans Are Not Going for a Carbon Tax.

    30 August 2014, 11:50 am by: Ben Adler

    This story originally appeared in Grist and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.…
  • This Is What a Farmer Looks Like

    30 August 2014, 6:00 am by: Kiera Butler

    During the 2013 Super Bowl, Marjorie Gayle Alaniz was captivated by a commercial for Dodge Ram trucks that featured portraits of American farmers. She couldn't help but notice, however, that among the many farmers shown, there were only a handful of women.…
  • Russia Is Going After McDonald’s. (Can We Give Them Jack in the Box?)

    29 August 2014, 4:28 pm by: Alex Park

    Russia's health inspection agency is scrutinizing more than 100 McDonald's locations and has forced the company to temporarily close multiple others in the country. The agency says McDonalds outlets are getting inspected because some have violated sanitary…
  • Friday Cat Blogging - 29 August 2014

    29 August 2014, 2:51 pm by: Kevin Drum

    It's the return of quilt blogging! Sort of. In any case, there's a quilt in the background because that happens to be where Domino was posing this week. I think she's auditioning to be the model for a new pair of sculptures outside the New York Public Library.
  • Chart of the Day: When Women Fail, They Pay a Bigger Price Than Men

    29 August 2014, 2:19 pm by: Kevin Drum

    The chart below is not part of a study that examines a statistically random set of data. It's quite informal, and probably suffers from some inherent sampling biases. Nonetheless, it's pretty astonishing:…
  • Has Vladimir Putin Painted Himself Into a Corner?

    29 August 2014, 1:14 pm by: Kevin Drum

    Max Fisher writes today that Vladimir Putin probably never wanted to invade Ukraine. So why did he? It all started when he was elected to a third term as president amid continuing economic stagnation:…

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