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The View From Your Window Blue Ridge, Georgia, 12.22 pm
Andrew Sullivan | 1 hour, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Data-Driven Dating OkCupid co-founder Christian Rudder advocates it in his new book Dataclysm: [On OkCupid] the copy-and-paste [message-sending] strategy underperforms from-scratch-messaging by about 25 percent, but in terms of effort-in to results-out it always wins: measu
Andrew Sullivan | 1 hour, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Live-Streamed From Your Work, Its Not Saturday Night Surveying four decades of criticism chronicling how SNL has lost its edge, Ian Crouch posits that the Internet has sounded the true knell for the show: The final death of S.N.L.” … may coincide with the death of live television itself. S.N.L.
Andrew Sullivan | 2 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
No wonder superstores are dying were sick and tired of their culture | Joanna Blythman Britains longstanding exclusive relationship with the supermarkets is in terminal declineTen years ago, I published my anti-supermarket book, Shopped, to a warm reception. In print, on air, at live events, audiences showed a surprising willingness to acce
The Guardian | 2 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Me, middle age and a turquoise leather jacket | Alex Clark I think I have found the solution to the midlife crisis. Give in to it but also hang on to the comforts of acting your ageI had never had a leather jacket until three weeks ago. Why? Dunno. Didnt think it would suit me, worried it would look like I was tr
The Guardian | 2 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Observer view on corporation tax | Observer editorial Eliminating avoidance by multinationals is vital for the good of societyMichael Sandel, the internationally acclaimed American philosopher,gave a lecture in London last Thursday, based on his bestseller, What Money Cant Buy. He warned that incentivi
The Guardian | 2 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
This crude assault on Europe strikes at the very heart of Enlightenment values | Will Hutton The Ukip/Tory rhetoric on EU immigration strikes at the very values that make us quintessentially EuropeanMore countries crowd into the worlds smallest continent Europe than any other. There are 49 of us (not including Russia) locked into a relatively sma
The Guardian | 2 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Observer view on British Summer Time | Observer editorial Lets see the light and stop putting our clocks backFor the next five months, the nation can again anticipate evenings marked by their gloom and darkness, thanks to Greenwich Mean Time, which was reintroduced early this morning.Few welcome the abandonment
The Guardian | 2 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The health service needs more than a bag of grapes to get better | Andrew Rawnsley Simon Stevenss excellent report into the future of the health service presents a stiff challenge to all the political partiesIm a tad suspicious of big, round numbers. Complex problems rarely resolve into anything so neat as a figure ending in a zero. The
The Guardian | 2 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Silencing extreme views, even if they are those of internet trolls, is wrong | Nick Cohen Internet trolls are among the worst specimens the human race can offer. But they are not a reason to nod through another restriction on personal freedomNo one has tested my commitment to liberalism so sorely as Edinburgh Universitys Feminist Society. I kn
The Guardian | 2 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend