Zach Seward's Top Stories

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  1. Send Us Your Mom's Emails and Texts About Ebola
    Have you heard? Ebola is here in New York City. Dr. Craig Spencer tested positive for the virus last night after taking the L, 1, and A trains, riding in an Uber, and bowling at Gutter in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Your mom is freaking out!!! We'd like...
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  2. Ben Bradlee Could Teach Us All a Thing or Two About Real Disruption
    When he died this week at 93 years old, the kudos and remembrances for former Washington Post editor extraordinaire Ben Bradlee flooded across the Internet in a blast-from-the-past exudation. Bradlee would have liked that word since he seemed to...
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  3. Friday Cancer Blogging - 24 October 2014
    A few of you have probably cottoned onto the fact that people don't usually spend a week in the hospital for a broken bone, even a backbone. So in the long tradition of releasing bad news on Friday afternoon, here's my first-ever Friday news...
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  4. The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed
    The campuses of the tech industry are famous for their lavish cafeterias, cushy shuttles, and on-site laundry services. But on a muggy February afternoon, some of these companies’ most important work is being done 7,000 miles away, on the second...
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  5. Well Workouts
    Sorry, Well Workouts requires iOS 7 or greater, the Android Chrome browser, or Internet Explorer 11. Try going to www.nytimes.com/7-minute-workout on your phone.
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  6. What It’s Like to Go Bowling With Someone Who Has Ebola
    I stared down at the green, 13-pound ball in my hands, took a deep breath, and chucked it down the lane, slightly hazy from the beer I’d been sipping on most of the night. For the only time Wednesday night, all the damn pins fell down. I walked back...
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  7. The Fight over San Francisco’s Public Spaces
    On most mornings in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza, elderly Asian women practice tai chi under the pollarded sycamore trees. Last Thursday morning, this long-running scene was disrupted by protesters, who gathered on the steps of City Hall to...
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  8. The Queen Tweets! Or Does She?
    Queen Elizabeth II sends her first tweet during a visit to the ‘Information Age’ exhibition at London’s Science Museum on Friday. Getty Images First, she photobombed a selfie. Now, Queen Elizabeth II is tweeting. Well, one tweet, at least. It was...
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  9. Narwhal teeth, Jackie Kennedy, and antique erotica: a new way to look at the Met
    Nick Gray never gave much thought to museums until he was shown around New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art on a date. His companion apparently was an excellent tour guide. “After that, I fell in love with the museum and started to do these tours...
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  10. This is the roadmap for closing a nuclear deal with Iran
    Hopeful officials in the Obama administration are circulating (paywall) a description of a potential nuclear deal with Iran, suggesting a chance of success after 11 years of talks in one form or another. To follow what happens next, it’s necessary to...
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