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Corona in Istanbul

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By Zeynep Camuşcu

            I have been sleeping. Midday naps to kill some time. Without a constant occupation, quarantine in times of Corona has meant that there’s much more time to spend. From mid-March to May, we stayed at home as a family, but we weren’t terribly concerned. The only thing that kept my physician father...

Israel Journal, 2013–2014

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by Alex Cocotas

“Israel doesn’t have problems. Israel has challenges,” the speaker tells our group. It is my second day in Israel. The program that brought me here required us to come to his lecture. The speaker is American. He immigrated to Israel in the 1970s and established a kibbutz outside of Ramle, a medium-sized city (for Israel) about thirteen miles...

Liven Up Your Next Party with a Dark N Stormy Daniels™

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by Phineas Lambert

Need a cocktail to serve at your soiree? Bored by traditional options, old fashioned Old Fashioneds or Cosmopolitans that leave you feeling lost in suburbia? Then look no further than a Dark N Stormy Daniels™, enjoyed by drink connoisseurs since its long-ago invention in the seedy confines of a Lake Tahoe celebrity golf tournament.

NSA Memo: Social Media Censors Intelligence

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by Anton Leroi

This morning, ANONYMOUS released several memos and emails reported to have originated with the National Security Administration.  The memos refer to a "title O1," which is described by the ANONYMOUS statement as a series of algorithmic instructions directed at major search engines and social media networks.<span class="Apple...

Dog of War

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Alcy Leyva

In 2015, Allie Carter, 25, while out hunting waterfowl, was shot at point-blank range by a 12-gauge shotgun. Allie was rushed to a nearby hospital where, thanks to quick first responders and the medical attention she received, was able to avoid a fatal end to this story. Shootings have steadily grown more and more common in this country and have been the basis for much debate...

Behind Every Great Man Is a Lucky Lady, which is Great!

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Great men are great. But what about their wives, and their mistresses? And all the little women along the way? The greatest act of scholarship in the great field of great greats and affiliated women is Charles F. Horne's great work, Great Men and Famous Women, a nineteenth-century compendium of the most prominent personages in the history of Man. But recent years have also seen great...

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