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Mann Gulch and the Greatest Fire Story Ever Told -- New York Magazine

nymag.com — It is famous for fire, but you get there by water, six miles down a stretch of the Missouri that ran fast until it was dammed a hundred years back and 20 more miles downstream. Now it runs slow, and the limestone cliffs that line it double their height in its quiet surface.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @brookejarvis: Just beautiful writing in this @kathrynschulz piece on wildfire and the meaning of Mann Gulch nymag.com/arts/books/fea…

Nov 21, 2014

The Story That Tore Through the Trees by @kathrynschulz, a beautifully written look at the failed war on forest fires j.mp/1F9rg0T

Nov 21, 2014

RT @m_m_campbell: Make sure to read this awesome @kathrynschulz piece weaving literature, wildfire, & our relationship with nature. http://…

Nov 21, 2014

RT @edyong209: .@kathrynschulz's story about wildfires, tragedy & our relationship with nature is the best thing I've read this year http:/…

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Republicans Hand Obama an Immigration Triumph -- NYMag

nymag.com — "We shall not oppress a stranger, for we know the heart of a stranger - we were strangers once, too."
Nov 21, 2014

.@jonathanchait suggests another adv to O's exec order: When there finally is legislatn GOP will get even less credit nymag.com/daily/intellig…

Nov 21, 2014

Immigration law, unlike other kinds of law, is explicitly designed by Congress to delegate authority to the president nymag.com/daily/intellig…

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Sitting All Day Also Ruining Your Mental Health -- Science of Us

nymag.com — Happy Friday.

You’ll Never Want to Use a Hand Dryer Again -- Science of Us

nymag.com — Germs. Germs everywhere.
Nov 21, 2014

Who slathers their clean hands in germs first? MT @thescienceofus: This will make you never want to use a hand dryer sciof.us/1zJYNxp

Nov 21, 2014

Just don't lick the wall MT @kieraevebutler @thescienceofus: This will make you never want to use a hand dryer again: sciof.us/1zJYNxp

Nov 21, 2014

!!! RT @thescienceofus: This photo will make you never want to use a hand dryer again: sciof.us/1zJYNxp

Bankers Are Cheating Cheaters Who Cheat

nymag.com — Science has proven it.
Nov 21, 2014

Headline of the day? Headline of the day. Bankers Are Cheating Cheaters Who Cheat nym.ag/1xSHGcg via @intelligencer

Nov 21, 2014

RT @AnnieLowrey: Bankers start cheating when you remind them they're bankers, science says: nymag.com/daily/intellig…

Nov 21, 2014

Bankers start cheating when you remind them they're bankers, science says: nymag.com/daily/intellig…

Meghan Daum on Writing What Nobody Will Say

nymag.com — Talking to the essayist about her new collection, The Unspeakable.
Nov 21, 2014

Thanks @meghan_daum for a fun chat. I'm sad Lavender Menace didn't make it in, no accusations of longwindedness here. nymag.com/thecut/2014/11…

Aereo Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

nymag.com — The Supreme Court loss was simply too much for the start-up to overcome.

NYPD Officer Kills Unarmed Man in Brooklyn -- NYMag

nymag.com — The man was shot in a housing-project stairwell.

What It’s Like to Date a Horse

nymag.com — Exploring the secretive world of zoophilia.
Nov 21, 2014

Disturbing, yet such an interesting read: What It’s Like to Date a Horse nymag.com/scienceofus/20…

Nov 21, 2014

Sometimes the web not having a word limit isn't a good thing nymag.com/scienceofus/20…

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Fox Accidentally Captures Drug Deal on Live TV -- NYMag

nymag.com — What a buncha doofuses.

57 Women Draw Their Boobs

Why I Didn’t Wear Makeup Until I Was 30

nymag.com — I'd never thought of myself as particularly attached to my femininity.
Nov 21, 2014

"The message she conveyed to me... was that beauty needed no adornment. I absorbed it, deeply, without knowing I had" nymag.com/thecut/2014/11…

My Double-Ds Made Me Feel Absurd at My Wedding -- The Cut

nymag.com — As I walked down the aisle, I could think of only one thing: my cleavage.
Nov 21, 2014

I wrote about that time I lost my mind and didn't wear a bra at my wedding: thecut.io/1xSZKTE?n_play… via @TheCut

Times Square Characters Descend on City Council -- NYMag

nymag.com — The fate of Times Square characters is at stake.

The Evolution of Mike Nichols and His Revival of �Death of a Salesman’ -- New York Magazine

nymag.com — As usual, Mike Nichols is telling stories. In many, he's an awestruck bystander to his own biography, which is longer than you think: He's 80. His maternal grandmother, he says, wrote the libretto for Strauss's Salome. Her anarchist husband was bayoneted by German police. Henry Louis Gates mapped the family history.
Nov 20, 2014

RT @DVNJr: RIP. RT @NYMag: Mike Nichols has died at 83. Our 2012 feature on the award-winning director: "When in Doubt, Seduce" nym.ag/1tkd0vE

Nov 20, 2014

RIP. RT @NYMag: Mike Nichols has died at 83. Our 2012 feature on the award-winning director: "When in Doubt, Seduce" nym.ag/1tkd0vE

Nov 20, 2014

RT @longform: “When in Doubt, Seduce” A profile of Mike Nichols: long.fm/1AmWUd2 (by @jessekgreen, @nymag ’12) pic.twitter.com/8vxn5i5byi

Nov 20, 2014

RT @longform: “When in Doubt, Seduce” A profile of Mike Nichols: long.fm/1AmWUd2 (by @jessekgreen, @nymag ’12) pic.twitter.com/8vxn5i5byi

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Immigration Shutdown Worst Republican Idea Ever -- NYMag

nymag.com — The sharks-with-lasers of political strategies.
Nov 20, 2014

An immigration govt shutdown would be "the sharks-with-laser-beams of political maneuvers" -@JonathanChait nym.ag/1F3XtIB

Nov 20, 2014

RT @jonathanchait: An immigration shutdown is the stupidest political maneuver in the history of the Republican Party nymag.com/daily/intellig…

Nov 20, 2014

RT @jonathanchait: An immigration shutdown is the stupidest political maneuver in the history of the Republican Party nymag.com/daily/intellig…

Nov 20, 2014

RT @jonathanchait: An immigration shutdown is the stupidest idea the Republican Party has ever had nymag.com/daily/intellig…

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World’s Tallest Roller Coaster Is Way Too Tall -- NYMag

Joy, Jeers for ‘Emperor’ -- NYMag

nymag.com — The 2016 contenders weighed in too.
Nov 21, 2014

Immigration Speech Reactions: From Tears of Joy to Attacks on ‘Emperor Obama’ nym.ag/1xwmkCB via @intelligencer

The New Republic Turned 100, Acts Its Age -- NYMag

nymag.com — Editor Frank Foer summed it up: "A life of argument can be exhausting."