media
History
The Bitter Race to Publish America's First Magazine
Benjamin Franklin missed out by just a few days.... READ ON
Fun
Mississippi Newspaper Transforms Crime Reports Into Playful Haikus  
The Enterprise-Tocsin's police blotter just got a lot more artful.... READ ON
News
Can You Spot the Problem With This Newspaper's Front Page?
Give it a second ...... READ ON
Technology
Facebook Will Now Let You Livestream All Day Long
The former 90-minute time limit has been extended to a full 24 hours.... READ ON
History
Return to The Crypt: Jack Davis Resurrects the Crypt-Keeper
Fun
Need a Good Story? Dial This Number Now
Pop-Up Magazine's "Phone Stories" provides small tales for specific moments in life.... READ ON
History
When a Congressman Asked the FTC to Fact Check The New York Times' Slogan
Is "All the News That's Fit to Print" false advertising?... READ ON
Fun
New Magazine Wants To Show Young Girls They Can Do Anything
A new print magazine called Kazoo is uniting top female artists, chefs, writers, and scientists for a single purpose: To inspire young girls to be their true selves.... READ ON
Fun
This Online Game Lets You 'Play' With Your NPR News Updates
Passionate about public radio? Create your own story.... READ ON
This Just In
Experience The New York Times in Virtual Reality
Their first project, called ‘The Displaced,’ is a 10-minute introduction to the lives of three refugee children in Lebanon, South Sudan, and eastern Ukraine.... READ ON
History
The War of the Worlds Broadcast Might Not Have Caused Mass Panic
The public's reaction was allegedly sensationalized by the media. Then repeated over time.... READ ON
Pretty Pictures
IRL Internet-Themed Flea Market Sells Meme Prints, "WobMD" Advice and Spam Mail
The flea market and art fair combo featured web staples like spam mail, memes, and Instagram photos transformed into physical objects.... READ ON
List
11 of the FBI’s Most Amusing Bank Robber Nicknames
The nicknames are supposed to be a tool for helping catch crooks, but it seems as if they’re really cooked up to keep special agents amused.... READ ON
History
Einstein's "Horrendously Strenuous" First U.S. Visit
"I had to let myself be shown around like a prize ox...it's a miracle I endured it."... READ ON
List
15 New Uses for Old VHS Tapes
1980s media never dies.... READ ON
TV
A Brief History of CNN’s First Day on the Air, 35 Years Ago
The 24-hour news cycle may seem like an age-old concept. But it was popularized by CNN just 35 years ago.... READ ON

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