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Inge Lehmann: Danish Seismologist Honored In Quaking Google Doodle

Google honors Inge Lehmann with an animated Google doodle.

Inge Lehmann, a Danish Seismologist and geophysicist that discovered that the Earth has an inner and outer core, is being honored Wednesday by Google with an animated Google doodle on what would be her 127th birthday. The latest animated Google doodle remembers Inge Lehmann, who is an inspiration to all young women who dream of… Read more »

Six PEN Members Decline Gala After Award for Charlie Hebdo

Sudden Wealth Might Destroy Charlie Hebdo

The decision by the PEN American Center to give its annual Freedom of Expression Courage award to the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo has caused at least six writers to withdraw as literary hosts at the group’s annual gala on May 5. Peter Carey, Michael Ondaatje, Francine Prose, Teju Cole, Rachel Kushner and Taiye Selasi… Read more »

CNN Commentator Defends Lack Of Coverage On Baltimore Protests

CNN

CNN is facing a storm on Twitter right now, as political talking head Errol Lewis defended the network’s continued exclusive coverage of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, stating that interested parties could simply go find news about the Baltimore protests on Twitter, according to a Breitbart report. “I wouldn’t beat up on ourselves too much… Read more »

Pulitzer Prize Winners 2015 Announced

Pulitzer Prize

The list of Pulitzer Prize winners for 2015 has been announced, and many of the winners are somewhat predictable if you kept up with all of the nominations — and actually read, watched, saw, or heard all of the nominations. You can also see all of the finalists for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners below… Read more »