Upworthy founder on meaningful memes | Frank Turner's Tape Deck Heart | Ultra-marathoner Ray Zahab


Happy Tuesday, everyone! Here's what we have on tap for you today:

  • Eli Pariser, founder of Upworthy.com, former executive director of MoveOn.org, and author of the bestselling book The Filter Bubble, talks about what it takes to make meaningful content go viral ... and what he says to critics who call Upworthy manipulative clickbait. [FULL POST]

  • UK folk/punk musician Frank Turner -- whose heartfelt work as a singer-songwriter has been compared to his compatriot Billy Bragg -- plays live from his album Tape Deck Heart. [FULL POST]

  • Canadian ultra-marathoner and philanthropist Ray Zahab has run across the Sahara, the Gobi Desert and has plans to do an unassisted run across Baffin Island, in Canada's far north. We talk to him about the limits of human endurance and what drives him to keep on pushing himself. Part of our series Q on Sports. [FULL POST]

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