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Camera lensThe strange, seductive world of microstock photography
Welcome to the weirdest, most wonderful art gallery on the Web.
Kavalier and Clay Book and Coffee Sitting on TableMichael Chabon whitesplains Kendrick Lamar's new single in record time
The celebrated novelist and Pulitzer Prize winner took it upon himself to translate Kendrick Lamar for a (lame) audience.
A bluebird balancing precariously on barbed wire. How to gain a million followers on Twitter without really trying
I didn't realize the consequences of being listed in the recommended users column until they happened to me.
No faceOn Twitter, fake friends can have real benefits
On social media, it is easy to mistake popularity for credibility.
White HouseThe ingenious way the White House may be trolling Russia appears to have purchased keywords that lead to a sponsored link slamming Russia's president.
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