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Deputy executive editor @Mashable. Live in NYC. From Tennessee. Love Dolly.

Inside El Chapo's tunnel to freedom

mashable.com — One former federal official with extensive knowledge of Altiplano said security at the prison has been "grossly neglected" over the past few years. Part of the reason for that, according to the official, who spoke to us on the condition of anonymity, is because employees of Altiplano are severely underpaid.
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The moment the New Horizons team first saw that Pluto photo

mashable.com — It took more than nine years and 3 billion miles to get the photo. But for the people who built New Horizons - the NASA spacecraft that just flew by Pluto - the journey was well worth it.
Jul 14, 2015

RT @SiliconAngel: The moment the New Horizons team first saw that Pluto photo: It took more than nine years and 3 billion miles... bit.ly/1HttmtO

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The clearest photo of Pluto yet reveals striking details

mashable.com — NASA on Tuesday morning released one of the first images of Pluto as its New Horizons spacecraft makes its closest approach to our far-flung celestial cousin. The most standout detail is Pluto's heart-shaped feature, which the spacecraft first revealed in a photo it sent back to Earth last week.
Jul 14, 2015

RT @mashable: The clearest photo of Pluto yet reveals striking details (look at its heart!) on.mash.to/1O9vH1x pic.twitter.com/upOVjxk0T3

Jul 14, 2015

It took New Horizons 9 years and 3 billion miles to take this photo. mashable.com/2015/07/14/plu…

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Attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait: What happened on Friday

mashable.com — Attackers carried out strikes hours apart from each other in three different countries on Friday morning. It's unclear at this point if Friday's attacks are related. However, we are following all three events as the stories unfold.
Jun 26, 2015

Deadly attacks in Tunisia, France & Kuwait. Unclear if related but here's what we know so far: on.mash.to/1HjXr4f pic.twitter.com/op6IZh19mU

Jun 26, 2015

RT @louiseroug: Deadly attacks in Tunisia, France & Kuwait. Unclear if related but here's what we know so far: on.mash.to/1HjXr4f http:…

Jun 26, 2015

Stunnded: Attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait: What happened on Friday mashable.com/2015/06/26/att… via @mashable

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This stick-on bra swimsuit from 1949 was kind of brilliant

mashable.com — Around 1945, Charles L. Langs was watching his wife fiddling with her swimming costume straps in order to get an even tan on her back, when he was suddenly struck by a brilliant idea. Why not do away with the strap, without a dress? Individual strapless cups for each breast, stuck on with adhesive.

The suffragette who rode a scooter in 1916

mashable.com — Yes, she is a suffragette, and yes, that is her scooter. English socialite and activist Florence Priscilla, Lady Norman, CBE was given this Autoped as a birthday present by her husband, Sir Henry Norman. She used it to travel to her office in central London.

'Our time is now': Baltimore prosecutor's bold statements on youth and justice

mashable.com — As Baltimore's top prosecutor Marilyn Mosby read off a long list of charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, it was clear that this was a historical moment. As this story continues to unfold, 35-year-old Mosby has stepped forward into the spotlight, vowing to bring justice to Baltimore for Gray.

Where the Supreme Court stands now

mashable.com — The Supreme Court heard historic arguments on April 28 over the right of gay and lesbian couples to marry. Same-sex couples can now marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia, but the court is determining whether these unions should be allowed in all 50 states.

Hillary Clinton updates her logo to support same-sex marriage

mashable.com — Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton changed her avatar on her Twitter and Facebook pages on Tuesday, when the Supreme Court will hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage a federal law.

Baltimore mom slaps and scolds rioting son in front of everyone

mashable.com — Many of the rioters who set Baltimore on fire on Monday evening were teenagers, and city officials called on parents get their kids out of the streets and stem the wave of chaos. At least one mother listened. As high schoolers threw rocks at police officers and set cars on fire, this mother searched through the rioting crowds for her kid.
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Aug 04, 2015

One man's firsthand account of how ISIS took his hometown. An incredible months-long project. mashable.com/2015/08/04/the… pic.twitter.com/BoDyW4xCX4

Aug 03, 2015

RT @rebecca_ruiz: .@SenWarren just delivered an impassioned defense of federal funding for @PPFA. Senate vote in one hour twitter.com/SenWarren/stat…

Aug 03, 2015

This giraffe peacefully crossed my path in the Serengeti in June. Looks sooo dangerous. (re: mashable.com/2015/08/03/ame…) pic.twitter.com/sINBPTH16c

Aug 03, 2015

Obama's sweeping climate plan would catapult our use of renewable energy mashable.com/2015/08/03/goa…

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