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Clowns? Not funny. Maybe "Poltergeist" and Stephen King ruined them for me. http://nym.ag/1eLq8KR
Is clown fear among adults a jokey affectation that has become easy to adopt as clowns fade into irrelevancy and the number of people who’ve seen one in real life dwindles?
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Clowns are somewhere between sad and creepy, IMO.
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“If you feel passionate about something in the moment you shouldn’t be afraid of expressing because you are afraid you’ll later regret it — because probably you will, “ she said. “But it’s important to trust that instinct.” http://kng.ht/1J9pxgV 
It took minutes for Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat and the evening’s moderator Carla Hill to turn the final session in ...
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It is late in the afternoon, that time when the light begins to soften and the orange groves seem to shiver in the breeze. More than six dozen people have piled into a century-old farmhouse in the Santa Clara River Valley for an old-time music concert.
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Only about 5 of people in Cuba have access to the Internet. Elaine Diaz has a creative news distribution strategy: "direct to packet."
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The New York Times​ series on nail salons will change how you view them. http://nyti.ms/1JvZaQE
Manicurists are routinely underpaid and exploited, and endure ethnic bias and other abuse, The New York Times has found.
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Eric Newton​ on becoming innovation chief at the  Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication​. http://kng.ht/1RnHNGt
Journalism is ripe for reinvention. The right journalism schools can become engines that drive innovation. Creative minds at forward-facing research ...
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Have you considered becoming a Code for America​ fellow. This video illustrates well how you can make a difference breaking down the walls between government and the public. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNzWnIbjL1g
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The deal would give ReCode, a technology news site, access to a wider audience, something it has struggled to build in a crowded field.
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 From Columbia Journalism Review. What would you add to this list?
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Love this package from the Los Angeles Times. http://graphics.latimes.com/travel-to-cuba/
As restrictions ease, Americans are queuing up to visit this long-forbidden neighbor. It's a land of opposites that perhaps isn't ready for such a big moment. But that's part of its charm.
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She had no prestigious degree or VIP connections, but now she has one of the White House’s biggest jobs.
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Journalist and techie with an appreciation for bourbon, barbecue and Bama football.
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Walked 500 miles along the Camino Frances route of the Camino de Santiago. How many people have walked from France to Spain through the Pyrenees?
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I traveled from the Washington area to Steve's Garage to have an inspection conducted on a car I recently bought in Virginia. I was looking for an unbiased automotive expert who wouldn't try to stick me with a bunch of expensive, unnecessary repairs simply to profit from my own lack of knowledge. I chose Steve based on the reviews here, on Yelp and on an automotive forum. I tried calling Steve ahead of time, but got his answering machine. Rather than leave a message, I decided to risk driving up there -- and besides I wanted to put the car on the road to give it a shakedown. I also knew from all of the reviews that Steve runs a small shop and was likely out doing an inspection. When I arrived he was pulling off to do a road test but flagged me down when he saw me going into his office. He told me he had a couple of customers ahead of me but would be glad to fit me in. I went off and killed some time and eventually came back and waited. He was able to take me early because of a no-show. I gave him my keys and he went to work. Steve is clearly focused on what he's doing and has this down to a science. He took my car for a road test and then brought it back to the garage, put it on the rack and set about doing the job at hand. I kept peeping from his office into the work bay to see what he was doing, and Steve was giving the car a thorough inspection, poking into recesses, taking off the wheels and examining the brakes, etc. He was definitely paying attention to the details. My car had a clean bill of health and we spent several minutes discussing areas that I thought might have been cause for concern, but he was quickly able to alleviate any worries I had based on his inspection. I found Steve to be informative and personable, and he definitely knows his business (he also seems to be a classical music fan because his shop is filled with the music while he works; I liked the contrast). I enthusiastically recommend his work. It is a small shop, so you may be in for a wait, but that's also a testament to the fact that Steve seems to attract a lot of business from all over. It was reassuring to know that he didn't have any reason not to give me a fair and accurate inspection because he wasn't trying to make an extra dollar by doing repair work, too.
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