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The Border Commuters | The Outline

How WeChat Spreads Rumors, Reaffirms Bias, and Helped Elect Trump | Wired

Afghanistan's 'sneakernet' provides offline access to digital content  | Nikkei Asian Review (Print/Online)

In Afghanistan, Humor Finds Its Way in Lost Translation | New York Times "At War" blog


China bans government workers from sharing porn, state secrets on WeChat | The Daily Dot

 Sean Spicer struggles to name a single legislative win in Trump's first 100 days| The Daily Dot

Pact cools Afghan confrontation - for now | Nikkei Asian Review 

Afghan 'sheep stuffing' hubbub plays out on social media | Nikkei Asian Review

Afghan youth vote, smartphones in hand | Nikkei Asian Review (Print/Online)


Why a Globe-Trotting Entrepreneur Turned to Rock Climbing | Outdoors Magazine

Participant: Observer | The Seventh Wave (Literary Magazine)

It's the Military, Undergraduate | New York Times "At War" blog


Feeding the Virgins | Hakai Magazine

People Don't Care If Their Fish Is Sustainable | Hakai Magazine

How Coders Are Trying to Save the World's Fish | Impatient Foodie


Trump's political opponents are using his combative Twitter strategy against him | The Daily Dot

5 Ways Social Media is Changing Business as Usual for Governments | World Economic Forum


How did Tijuana Become Mexico's Go-To Foodie City? | | 10.25.2017

Bao: Everything Tastes Better With A Side of Familial Disapproval | Roads and Kingdoms

For Afghan Immigrants, Nowruz Celebrations Are a Taste of Home | NPR's The Salt


Rock Climbers Lead Way to China's New Mountain Playground | Nikkei Asian Review (Print/Online)

A New Wave of Climber-Entrepreneurs | REI Co-Op Journal

Fuel for Climbers Await in Long Island City | Edible Queens (Print/Online)

An extra reason to move to Long Island City: NYC's two largest climbing gyms | Brick Underground