Daily Briefing

Deep buzz for the content-deprived

Every weekday, while you get showered and dressed, we pluck these dewy- fresh, breaking stories from the info-clogged byways of the datasphere. Pour yourself a cup of coffee and stoke up on everything you need to know, or at least enough to fake it.

The Library Of Congress Opened Its Catalogs To The World.
Melissa Levine, The Conversation, PBS | LOC Catalogs Available | July 25, 2017

Here's why it matters...

The Author Of 'I Love Dick' - On One Crazy Coincidence
As told to Emily Spivack, The New York Times Style Magazine | One Crazy Coincidence | July 24, 2017

The story of a thing...

TV OD: Have We Reached Peak Television?
Jonathan Bernstein, The Guardian | Have We Reached Peak Television? | July 24, 2017

Is the telly bubble about to burst?...

When It Comes To 'Sharenting,' New Parents Divided Over Online Footprints
Story Hinckley, The Christian Science Monitor | Sharenting Debate | July 24, 2017

How much to reveal about your children online?...

Toronto Man Builds Park Stairs For $550, Irking City After $65,000 Estimate
Josh K. Elliott, CTV News | $550 Stairs | July 21, 2017

Adi Astl says he took it upon himself to build the stairs...

Citing Recusal, Trump Says He Wouldn't Have Hired Sessions
Peter Baker, Michael S. Schmidt and Maggie Haberman, The New York Times | Trump Interview | July 19, 2017

In a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times...

An Ancient Cure For Alzheimer's?
Pagan Kennedy, The New York Times Op Ed | Parasites & Brains | July 19, 2017

Scientists often refer to these places as 'Weird' -- Western, educated, industrialized, rich and democratic...

Let's Outline Trump's Achievements During His First Six Months In Office
Carl P. Leubsdort, Dallas News Opinion | Trump's Achievements | July 19, 2017

He has significantly influenced government and the nation's image...

How Trump Is Transforming Rural America
Peter Hessler, The New Yorker | Transforming Rural America | July 19, 2017

In Colorado, the President's tone has started rubbing off on residents...

The Trumps And The Truth
The Editorial Board, Wall Street Journal | The Trumps And The Truth | July 18, 2017

The best defense against future revelations...