Written by Bwog Staff
May 09, 201110:23 am 5 Comments
Oh no, this record isn't straight!
Columbia librarians are using the Internet Archive to save full websites from human rights organizations so that they can continue to be accessed by scholars even after they’re shut down. (Internet Archive, Inside Higher Ed)
Although the late Manning Marable “never read e-mail on a computer, but had an assistant print it out,” his students created an online version of The Autobiography of Malcolm X full of links to historical documents and recent interviews. (NYT)
Columbia professor David Eisenbach and Hustler publisher Larry Flynt want to make sure that the steamier side of presidential politics is never forgotten. (WaPo)
How anal is the New York Times? Check out this correction they published yesterday. (Gothamist)
On average, New Yorkers tip taxi drivers almost 20%! How much do you tip? (WSJ)
This university is buying up low-income housing so it can expand its footprint in the city. Nope, it’s not Columbia (or NYU). It’s SUNY-Buffalo! (NYT)
“What would you do if you had to kill one man to save a hundred?” is a question in Wikileaks job interviews. That’s right, Julian Assange is a real-life Raskolnikov. (Independent, LitHum)
Frontiers flashback from Wikimedia Commons
Tags: bwoglines, corrections, correctors edition, important questions, julian assange, teh internetz, wikileaks, yes presidential politics have a steamy side (apparently)
February 12, 201110:29 am 0 Comments
Little Cupid has cast his spell on us all.
Chinese students just love American colleges, especially Grinnell. It’s okay though, we’re not jealous. They love Barnard, too! (NYT)
It’s hard out here for NYC’s single, successful women looking for love. There just aren’t enough men to go around! (City Room)
Eating more carrots, leafy greens, and other foods high in carotenoids can make others find you more lovable (read: sexy). We knew it was a good idea to add “Eat more fruits and veggies” to our list of New Year’s resolutions! (The Week)
Egyptians love life post-Mubarak, but it remains to be seen whether the new Supreme Council of the Armed Forces will share their love for democracy. (Al Jazeera, NYT)
Reports say that Julian Assange has fathered at least four love children, ranging in age between 6 months and 20 years old. Just when we thought Assange’s love life couldn’t get any weirder. (HuffPo, NYObserver)
Photo via Wikimedia Commons
Tags: amor vincit omnia, bwoglines, egypt, julian assange, love, love is all you need
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