Wikileaks Blows the Lid off the 1970s

Adam Weinstein · 04/08/13 10:12AM

The anti-government secrecy site Wikileaks is embracing a peculiar new role: Excitedly publishing already-available declassified government information. The site's embattled honcho, Julian Assange, announced the release this morning of its much-anticipated "Project K," which turned out to be the "Kissinger Cables"—1.7 million diplomatic communiques covering the period from 1973 to 1976.

The Lighter Side of Librarians

cityfile · 11/18/08 02:31PM

Who knew that librarians in the Midwest competed in choreographed dance competitions using their book carts? It turns out they do, as you can see in this clip. If you have your calendar open, you might want to jot down the dates of the next national competition. It'll take place at the American Library Association's annual conference in Chicago from July 9-15, 2009. [New Yorker, Chicago Tribune]

Doree Shafrir · 07/10/07 12:30PM

That article from Sunday Styles about hip librarians is still at the top of the NYT's Most Emailed list. [NYT]