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The New York Times' "morgue" -- named so because it was once the place that dead stories went -- is located in a grungy basement in midtown Manhattan. There's no internet, no cell reception, and no computers in the morgue, yet 160 years of New York Times history lives there, with photos and clips intricately chronicled by subject in manila folders. More»
The honor of winning Time Magazine's Person of The Year is one that has gone to notable figures such as world leaders (Barack Obama, George Bush, Vladimir Putin); influential scientists (David Ho); and of course, Mark Zuckerbeg. But this year the poll, which is open to internet voters until Friday (so act fast), took an unexpected turn when Reddit's General Manager, Erik Martin, took the lead. More»
Every week distressed people from around the world submit their most pressing questions to the New York Times Social Q’s column, hoping that the master of social etiquette over at the Times will be able to solve their issues. Some concerns are valid: how much is enough to chip in for a co-workers birthday; how to deal with a mother-in-law who has never sent her grandchild a gift, but more often they’re just completely absurd. From a pet-sitter who can’t keep a secret to a roommate with toenails so long they resemble claws, here are some Social Q’s submissions so ridiculous that they have to be true.
After reading former Wired editor Kevin Kelly’s list “The Best Magazine Articles Ever,” London based Dan Toller began scouring the web for other similar lists in order to find good reading material for his long commute to and from work. Toller’s search led him to websites such as Longreads and Longform, both of which feature long articles, essays, and short stories, as well as to various ‘best of’ anthologies. But Toller, who worked at a publishing house at the time, found that his interests were broader than any other collections he came across, and so he began his own blog, The Electric Typewriter, a little over a year ago. More»
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has quite and extensive list of business acquisitions that span over 3 decades. Recently he has been undergoing a highly publicized trial, that has caused his major fall from grace as one of oldest and most esteemed international businessmen. If you haven't been keeping up with him, here is a cheat sheet of his scandalous endeavors that keep getting juicier.
Chances are if you are reading this site, you know about our fearless and beloved leader Rachelle Hruska. She moved here in 2005, quit her job in finance after discovering the nightlife scene, and founded GofG with Cameron Winklevoss. With a site that covers NYC, the Hamptons, and LA, Business Insider takes a look at what a typical day is like. Take notes. MORE>>>
Wednesday, May 22
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.