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Inside Sun Noodle, the Secret Weapon of America's Best Ramen Shops

Sun Noodle's New Jersey factory produces 120 different types of noodles. [Photo: Daniel Krieger] There were only about three or four ramen shops on Oahu when Hidehito Uki founded Sun Noodle in 1981.…
SOURCE:Eater
PUBLISHED: July 22, 2014
LENGTH: 22 minutes (5658 words)

15 Must-Read Music Longreads From The New Yorker

View this image › This week, as a part of a broad digital relaunch, the New Yorker made everything in its archives dating back to 2007 available for free online. Just like that, a trove of previously…
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VA Scandal, Part 1: Before Dying From Neglect in Miami, Nick Cutter Survived Iraq

They were coming for him. Bullets hit the walls like rain on a windshield. Nick fired his .50-cal at anything that looked like a man.At first, Nicholas Cutter could only see their shadows flitting…
PUBLISHED: July 21, 2014
LENGTH: 14 minutes (3616 words)

15 Must-Read Music Longreads From The New Yorker

View this image › This week, as a part of a broad digital relaunch, the New Yorker made everything in its archives dating back to 2007 available for free online. Just like that, a trove of previously…
SOURCE:BuzzFeed

The unbelievable life and death of Michael C. Ruppert

By the second Sunday of April this year, Michael C. Ruppert was broke. The 63-year-old cop-turned-writer and firebrand gained fame by starring in Collapse, a 2009 documentary in which he predicts…
SOURCE:The Verge
PUBLISHED: July 22, 2014
LENGTH: 22 minutes (5662 words)
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All you need to know about starting-up in Asia

22 July 2014 Is Asia the best place in the world to launch a start-up? Quite possibly. We guide you through the ins and outs of starting a business in the continent, with some expert help... You…
LENGTH: 3 minutes (999 words)

Cognitive celebrity

Before he died, Albert Einstein requested that his whole body be cremated as soon as possible after death, and his ashes scattered in an undisclosed location. He didn’t want his mortal remains…
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LENGTH: 6 minutes (1502 words)

The Prisoner & the Pups: How a Pet Program Changed One Inmate's Life

Thanks to an innovative training program, 60 dogs changed one inmate's life as much as he changed theirs. By Melissa Fay Greene He was a gentle man but didn't see it that way—he felt like a…
LENGTH: 2 minutes (561 words)
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Saudi Arabia’s New Strategic Game in South Asia

"Riyadh’s South Asia play is a high-stakes gambit with direct consequences for Iranian nuclear developments, the war in Syria, Pakistan’s stability and Indo-Pakistani peace." Motivated…
LENGTH: 3 minutes (798 words)
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Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League

In the spring of 2008, I did a daylong stint on the Yale admissions committee. We that is, three admissions staff, a member of the college dean’s office, and me, the faculty…
PUBLISHED: July 22, 2014
LENGTH: 16 minutes (4042 words)
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