Literati roundup: “Map of literary road trips

Map of literary road trips  FlowingData » Visualization by Nathan Yau Ever wanted to follow in the footsteps of a famous writer or literary character in their journey across the country? Well now you can. Richard Kreitner for Atlas Obscura hand-cataloged the road trips — more than 1,500 entries — from twelve works of literature and … Read more

Turkish Parliament approves controversial intel bill… Current president Gül seems reluctant to swap roles with Erdoğan…

Turkish Parliament approves controversial intel bill Turkish Parliament approved a much-debated law increasing the powers and immunities of the National Intelligence Agency (MİT) amid criticism Turkish PM Erdoğan slams judiciary, promises ?cleaning?   Turkey?s prime minister has continued on the warpath against his erstwhile ally Fethullah Gülen Turkish President Abdullah Gul (L) and Prime Minister Tayyip … Read more