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‘Suicide Squad’: Jared Leto’s Joker Officially Revealed

Jared Leto's #Joker has finally been revealed by 'Suicide Squad' director David Ayer, sporting tattoos, metal teeth, and one chilling grin.

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Invisible Atheists: The Spread of Disbelief in the Arab World | The New Republic

The spread of disbelief in the Arab world. #athiests

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The Gods of Creation and Legendary Beasts of the Guarani | Ancient Origins

The ancient culture of the Guarani people, who are spread across Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, and Bolivia, is as strong today as it was many centuries ago, sustained through an oral tradition of passi

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Ta-Nehisi Coates on the Importance of Comics -- Vulture

Why are superheroes resonating so strongly? Are they worthy of the attention? The cultural critic dons his fanboy cape and goes in search of some answers.

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The Ghost Army - The Morning News

Art from World War II's masters of deception—including the likes of Bill Blass, Ellsworth Kelly, Art Kane—who served in a top-secret unit that fought the enemy with trickery.

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'Buchenwald Boys' Party in Melbourne on the 70th Anniversary of their Liberation – Tablet Magazine

“We didn’t believe him; we didn’t know who he was. But then he started speaking Yiddish to us. And we knew we were free.” On April 11, 1945, Szaja Chaskiel was liberated from Buchenwald concentration camp. He was one of 900 boys,...

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King of the Dipshits - The Message - Medium

What it’s like to be a famous #librarian

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Cornel West's Rise and Fall by Michael Eric Dyson | The New Republic

President Obama betrayed him. He’s stopped publishing new work. He’s alienated his closest friends and allies. What happened to America’s most exciting black scholar? #cornelwest

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Suicide Squad: Possible First Look at Jared Leto as the Joker - IGN

A photo surfaced on Twitter which might reveal Leto's full Joker transformation. #suicidesquad #joker

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The Year's Most Disgusting Book | Rolling Stone

Former top cop Bernard Kerik's bleeding-heart prison memoir is a Matterhorn of hypocrisy

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Be employable, study philosophy -

The discipline teaches you how to think clearly, a gift that can be applied to just about any line of work

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Thor’s a woman? It’s about time - The Globe and Mail

Marvel comics has announced that a man will no longer raise Mjolnir #Thor

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George R. R. Martin Still Uses A DOS Word Processor

#CONAN Highlight: Martin writes his "Game of Thrones" books on Wordstar 4.0, a program last popular when Duran Duran was cranking out hits. #gameofthrones #georgerrmartin

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The Truth Is, Philosophy Rules Your World : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR

A remarkable new book brings #Plato back to teach us how to make our lives matter and why philosophy is here to stay. Commentator Marcelo Gleiser can't recommend it enough.

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Ernest Hemingway Creates a Reading List for a Young Writer, 1934 | Open Culture

In the spring of 1934, a young man who wanted to be a writer hitchhiked to Florida to meet his idol, Ernest Hemingway. Arnold Samuelson was an

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Lawyer who uncovered JK Rowling's Robert Galbraith alter ego fined £1,000 | Books | The Guardian

Christopher Gossage told his wife's best friend that obscure writer of The Cuckoo's Calling was in fact Harry Potter author

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