Lunchtime Links


Editor’s Note: With this daily series, the Life & Arts section hopes to complement your afternoon procrastination with a bundle of links from across the Web.


Snowden on Twitter


With the bio “I used to work for the government. Now I work for the public,” NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden joined Twitter today.


Coffee Quotes


Celebrate National Coffee Day by captioning your artsy latte Instagram pictures with these coffee-related quotes.


Interview with a genius

In this Q&A published in The Atlantic, reporter Jeffrey Goldberg puts 2015 MacArthur “Genius Grant” Award Winner Ta-Nehisi Coates’s intelligence to the test.