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Marines: Willpower = Wallpower | Battleland | TIME.com

A pair of Marines wills their way onto a roof in Afghanistan’s Helmand province last Saturday. Corporal Enrique Torres, right, helps lift Lance Corporal Joseph Hevia into a compound in the Garmsir district during a sweep with Afghan police. The two Marines belong to Kilo Co., 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine …

A $15M Megamansion in Thailand’s Remote Northern Reaches – Globe Trotting – Curbed National

Designed by Bangkok-based AD100 honoree Bill Bensley, this sprawling set of pavilions in Northern Thailand lies an hour’s flight from the capital and 30 minutes drive from Chiang Mai, the regional capital. The remote location hasn’t prevented the owners, an American couple, from seeking a hefty sum for their faraway …

Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar” Review : The New Yorker

 Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar” is, of all things, a portrait of a soul. The movie is a nuanced account of J. Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio) as a sympathetic monster, a compound of intelligence, repression, and misery—a man whose inner turmoil, tamed and sharpened, irrupts in authoritarian fervor. Eastwood and the …