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Grits with that Scone? If Britain were a U.S. State, it Would be the Second-Poorest, Behind Alabama and before Mississippi

For the The Washington Post, Hunter Schwarz: If Britain were to join the United States, it would be the second-poorest state, behind Alabama and ahead of Mississippi. 531 more words

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Amazon to buy video game streaming platform Twitch

NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games.

The e-commerce giant is buying streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to take part in video gaming’s growth as an online spectator sport. 81 more words

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Spectator: Story Telling

There is a Flickr-based project titled the Five Card Story. It is about randomly selecting photos and using those photos to create a story that cohesively blends all the pictures together. 208 more words

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Spectator review for Dan Llywelyn Hall

Thanks to Andrew Lambirth for his fascinating and considered review of When the Roads Meet: Dan Llywelyn Hall paintings in The Spectator this week.

Futurism’s escape to the country… 34 more words

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Work, marry well...or write

I am grateful to Jane Woolley Reardon for spotting the reference to Trollope in the Spectator:

“At the dinner (above) a young man asked Roger Kimball what to do if you want to be a writer but have no money to see you through the early years? 58 more words

Film Noir - Classic Shoes

I couldn’t help but notice some nice footwear on the feet of the actors when I flipped through the pages of Taschen’s new book: “Film noir. 71 more words

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