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blog.bufferapp.com — Ever since we started Buffer a little over 2 years ago, people have been asking us about one question very specifically: How can I write great headlines for social networks and my blog? The topic is a very tricky one, as the accuracy for what works best is hard to nail down.
opb.org — Portland is hosting World Environment Day for all of North America today. The city was chosen by the United Nations Environment Programme because of its leadership in sustainability, according to Elisabeth Guibaud-Cox, deputy director for UNEP in North America. The main global event is being held in Mongolia, and the theme "Think.
newyorker.com — On September 20, 1969, Gaylord Nelson, a Democratic senator from Wisconsin, gave a lightly publicized speech in Seattle in which he remarked, "I am convinced that the same concern the youth of this nation took in changing this nation's priorities on the war in Vietnam and on civil rights can be shown for the problem of the environment.
qz.com — It is World Water Day, and time for the United Nations to remind us how many people in developing countries still lack basic sanitation. Surprisingly, the UN reports there are now more people with mobile phones (six billion for world population of seven billion) on earth than there are with access to clean toilets (4.5...
nytimes.com — HUMAN beings are social animals. But just as important, we are socially constrained as well. We can probably thank the latter trait for keeping our fledgling species alive at the dawn of man. Five core social instincts, I have argued, gave structure and strength to our primeval herds.
theatlantic.com — A decade and a half after its initial release in cinemas, the Coen brothers' strange cult comedy often gets mined for-and sometimes creates-spiritual meaning. On March 6, 1998, Joel and Ethan Coen's cult-classic film The Big Lebowski arrived in American theaters.
nytimes.com — Time was, beer came in one size: whether bottle or can, the stuff inside measured a reliable 12 ounces. But walk into a craft-beer store these days and you'll see shelf after shelf taken over by giants: 22-ounce "bombers," 750-milliliter wine bottles, even three-liter jeroboams. Several new, high-profile breweries are putting their product only in so-called large-format bottles.
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