eCLIPPINGS, A Curated News Service: April 25, 2015

Nepal and the Earthquake

Firsthand Accounts of Nepal Earthquakes
The New York Times, April 25, 2015
Writers and photographers share their tweets about the horrendous occurrence, and the editor of the Nepali Times in Katmandu talks about the aftershocks and damage with shared images and assessments on Twitter.

BRUCE JENNER, TRANSGENDER AMERICAN
By Matt Ford, The Atlantic, April 25, 2015
I have to admit I watched the interview with Diane Sawyer, here are some more thoughts to ponder.

 

 

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ART CLICK: THE NEW WHITNEY
By Andrea K. Scott, The New Yorker, April 24, 2015
Reviews of the outside of the building have been mixed, short video attachment, read more.

THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING WILL LIGHT UP MAY 1 to CELEBRATE THE WHITNEY
New York Observer, April 25, 2015
One-night-only light show.

VIENNESE ART MUSEUM USES BITCOIN TO BUY A SCREENSAVER
By Jack Smith IV, New York Observer
“One artist has created a digital currency called “Bitchcoin”,  a currency backed by the value of her artwork.  Here’s how it works.”, very very interesting.

CAN FICTION SHOW US HOW ANIMALS THINK?
By Ivan Kreilkamp, The New Yorker, April 21, 2015
“An 1890 edition of Anna Sewell’s ‘Black Beauty’ famously carried the subtitle ‘The Uncle Tom’s Cabin of the Horse'”, terrific article, a must read.

A BILL FOR ALL DEBTS ACCRUED BY MY DOG
By Susanna Wolff, The New Yorker, April 23, 2015
This all sounds very familiar and I love this article, please read.

MEET THE DENIM EXPERT MAKING BESPOKE MEN’S JEANS FOR THE STARS
By Caroline Tell, New York Observer, April 24, 2015
Scott Morrison, the denim geek, jeans can be found at BG.

WHAT’S THAT ON BEYONCE’S WRIST? LET ME GUESS…AN APPLE WATCH
By Nick Bilton, The New York Times, April 24, 2015
“(While megastars are getting them early, mere mortals are now being told the watches aren’t shipping until June.)”

THE ART OF BEING APART
By Lisa Grunwald, MODERN LOVE, THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 2015
I liked this story and now plan to read letters between Dylan Thomas and his wife, Caitlin,  also John and Abigail Adams, as mentioned in the piece.

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