Reading

international women's day

Broadly Picks: 9 Must-Read Books by Women

Feminista Jones, Fatimah Asghar, Virgie Tovar, and other women you need on your bookshelf—today and every day.
Broadly Staff
3.8.19
soccer

Ref Suspended for Using Rock, Paper, Scissors Instead of Coin Toss on Kickoff

Soccer referee David McNamara left his coin in the locker room, so he went with the best he had: a schoolyard game.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Antarctic Researcher Allegedly Stabbed Colleague Who Spoiled Book Endings

It seems like this researcher couldn’t keep his… cool.
Mack Lamoureux
10.30.18
entertainment

LeVar Burton Has a Message for Nonreaders Like Donald Trump

We talked to the famed 'Star Trek' actor about his past, present, and future.
Noel Ransome
10.26.18
You Know Who Rules?

The Woman Working to Ensure No Community Is Left Without Literature

Lisa Lucas is the first black woman to be named executive director of the National Book Foundation—and in her second year in the position, her vision is more ambitious than ever.
Linda Yang
12.9.17
HOTY2017

The Software Developer Bringing Diversity to Your Reading List

Kaya Thomas created WeReadToo to share books by authors of color featuring characters of color.
Becky Ferreira
11.30.17
downvote

New Study Finds That Most Redditors Don’t Actually Read the Articles They Vote On

And the world makes a little more sense.
Michael Byrne
11.30.17
Skateboarding

Jason Dill’s Fall Reading List

Ahead of his 'Epicly Later'd' episode on VICELAND, we asked skate legend and oddball Jason Dill to recommend five of his favorite books.
Jason Dill
10.18.17
Comics!

'Dinosaur Facts,' Today's Comic by Robin Vehrs

In Robin Vehr's new weekly comic, 'Ocean of Tears', some friends attempt to learn how to write.
Robin Vehrs
10.5.17
*Gazes into the distance*

The Motherboard Guide to Logging Off

We'll see you on the other side of the long weekend.
Motherboard Staff
9.1.17
did you read it?

How Does an 8,000 Word Story Go Viral?

A recent Atlantic story set a daily traffic record, but most people read it in bits and pieces, while eagerly sharing.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.19.17
the urge to merge

When Two Remain Two: A Potted History of Failed Soccer Club Mergers

Plans to merge two football clubs are rarely popular and tend to founder, often in the face of overwhelming fan opposition. Here, we revisit some of the grand alliances that never came to pass.
Jim Weeks
4.6.17
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