If my experience is typical, as children of six or seven we feel joy and sorrow, we love and even hate, as intensely as we ever can. From this age onward, mental growth increases our ability to reason and plan but hardly our capacity to feel. Perhaps, ind...
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LibraryBox: kickstarting the next version of a self-contained wireless l...
LibraryBox is a library-oriented version of the PirateBox project -- a little, self-contained wireless router with on-board storage that you
Reading as Resistance: The Taksim Square Book Club
This is a beautiful slideshow of citizens in Istanbul silently reading in Taksim Square as part of the ongoing resistance movement. Thousand
Susan Schultz Adds to ‘Contemporary American Poetry’ Debate
On the Tinfish Editor’s Blog, Susan Schultz writes about Mark Edmundson’s article, “Poetry Slam: The Decline of American Verse,” forthcoming
Tomorrow: PLEASE Help Save the New York Public Library
Must read: Susan Bernofsky calls our attention to the movement to save the New York Public Library at her blog Translationista: I cannot str
The Page - poetry, essays, ideas: Rebecca Hazelton Pleiades
An online digest of new poems and new writing about poetry, poetics, ideas, language, essays, literature, criticism, analysis, arts, letters
Beautiful Churches That Have Been Converted into Secular Buildings
What happens to churches whose religious residents have left? Often, they become a bit more secular. Here are some of the most gorgeous and
Poetry Essay #2: Careerism Versus the Work at Hand
Other than that, remember you are going to die, no matter how many awards you win, and you will spend large parts of your life forgetting th
NYT uses work of journalist covering Manning hearings, refuses to call h...
Alexa O'Brien, the independent journalist who has been doggedly covering the Bradley Manning case and has been in court every day at Ft.
Turnkey Tyranny: Surveillance and the Terror State
"By exposing NSA programs like PRISM and Boundless Informant, Edward Snowden has revealed that we are not moving toward a surveillance state
What's the best movie that failed at the box office?
We were depressed to hear early predictions that Pacific Rim would be a box office bomb. Let's hope it's not true — but there have been plen
This freaky lizard lived in an isolated desert 250 million years ago
Whoa, get a load of this thing. It’s called Bunostegos — a cow-sized pareiasaur that roamed an ancient desert of Pangea during the Upper Per