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Happy Back to the Future Day! October 21, 2015 is the day that Marty McFly travelled to the future in Doc Brown’s time-traveling DeLorean....

What We’re Reading: October 15, 2015

An Oklahoma Execution Done Wrong (Atlantic) by Matt Ford "Oklahoma used the wrong drug to execute Charles Warner in January, according to autopsy records obtained by...

What We’re Reading: October 8, 2015

Everyone you know will be able to rate you on the terrifying ‘Yelp for people’ — whether you want them to or not (Washington...

What We’re Reading: October 1, 2015

Skin Feeling (New Inquiry) by Sofia Samatar "What it is to be encountered as a surface, to be constantly exposed as something you are not." Fact Check:...

What We’re Reading: September 24, 2015

More Food Banks Serve Hungry College Students (CNN) Katie Lobosco "They may be studying at high-priced institutions, but a growing number of U.S. college students rely...

What We’re Reading: September 17, 2015

6 Things You Should Know about the Iran Nuclear Deal (Politifact) by Linda Qiu "With 41 Senate Democrats backing the historic agreement between Iran and five world powers,...

What We’re Reading: September 10, 2015

Brutal Images of Syrian Boy Drowned Off Turkey Must Be Seen, Activists Say (New York Times) by Robert Mackey "A sense of weary resignation at the plight of the...

What We’re Reading: September 3, 2015

The Ethics of Watching and Sharing Violent Viral Videos (Vice) by Allie Conti "Questions about whether to publish upsetting content used to be the purview of media outlets...but...

What We’re Reading: August 27, 2015

The Hell You Say (New Yorker) by Kelefa Sanneh "The new battles over free speech are fierce, but who is censoring whom?" How Google Could Rig the...

What We’re Reading: August 20, 2015

Pics or It Didn't Happen (Medium) by John de Jong "Is Photography Even a Healthy Pastime? Considering Susan Sontag’s ‘On Photography’" The Movement Against Solitary Confinement (New York Magazine) by...