• Want to help? You can donate to the Red Cross or Salvation Army, deliver medical supplies, and even care for victims’ pets, all via text message. [1 of 3]

today’s Very Short List:
culture 31 Oct 2012

by Patrick James, managing editor of VSL.


  • If you’re in New York and interested in lending a hand, you should check out this continually updating list of volunteer and aid opportunities in the city. [2 of 3]
  • Or if you just want to applaud integrity in storm coverage, see how Alexis Madrigal debunks the fake photos going viral this week. [3 of 3]
  • Images (in order): photos via Flickr user MTAPhotos; faked shark photo via The Atlantic.

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