1. Blink and you’ll miss it. Within seconds, this Louisiana sinkhole consumes a pack of trees… and your attention.
2. A big digital hug to Alfredo who could teach investigators a thing or two. When our executive producer lost his camera's memory card, he thought all was lost, including some jaw dropping photos of construction on the MTA's 2nd avenue subway line. Well, the man who found that memory card, Alfredo, connected the digital dots. He sent the memory card to a Connecticut church when he saw a photo of our producer's son receiving his first communion. Thank you Alfredo! read more
Chris Hayes shares the three most awesome things on the internet: Slate’s online game asks players to solve a ‘Gerrymandering Jigsaw Puzzle; The Winter Olympics are fast-approaching and tourists will be flooding Russia. Right now modes of... watch
When Walmart holds a shareholder meeting, it features celebrity guests like Tom Cruise and Hugh Jackman. And when the retail colossus hosts a summit on U.S. manufacturing, it includes a surprise musical performance by country music singer Ronnie Dunn. read more
Thursday night on All In with Chris Hayes: The battle over voting rights is heating up. The federal government has been at odds with several Republican-led states over their efforts to change voting laws since the Supreme Court's decision in June striking down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act. read more
President Obama unveiled a new higher-education plan Thursday that promises to make college more affordable by ranking colleges and universities based on performance. The changes could help students and their families make more informed decisions about where to enroll based on graduation rates, graduates' earnings, and other outcomes. But would the plan actually make higher education better deal? read more