In Washington DC, receipts come printed with the latest headlines

In a world where news stories break rapidly, stepping away from the internet for even a short time can leave people out of the loop. We’ve already seen Y&R Dubai print the latest headlines on coffee cup sleeves, and now the Old Ebbitt Grill in Washington DC is providing up-to-date news slips alongside its receipts. READ MORE…

iPad magazine turns news into art via ‘comics journalism’

The recent demise of The Daily may have cast some doubt on the feasibility of the iPad-only model of publishing, but Symbolia is now attempting a novel twist. Specifically, Symbolia is a new iPad magazine that uses classic comics illustration to help bring the news to life. READ MORE…

Site translates news into three levels of English proficiency

We’ve already seen Duolingo provide a way for language students to learn by translating content for the web, but our latest spotting recognizes that it’s often too much of a challenge to throw people in at the deep end.News In Levels provides current affairs stories in English at three levels of difficulty to help people learn. READ MORE…

Niche travel tours for fans of current affairs

If niche travel tours can be arranged for photographerssustainability enthusiasts and late sleepers — to name just a few — then why not fans of politics and current affairs? That, indeed, is exactly the purpose of Political Tours, a UK firm that promises to deliver “current affairs at first hand.” READ MORE…