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This delightful little app will help you discover Philly news gems

“Because the best stories are the ones you aren’t looking for.”

A new web app digs up stories from the past. (Photo by Flickr user Pat Belanger, used under a Creative Commons license)

Fight personalization. Use the Random Article Machine.
As part of a coding course at New York Code + Design Academy (taught by ApprenNet developer Jason Blanchard), our own editor-in-chief, Zack Seward, built a delightfully simple app that delivers Philly news articles that span time and place and subject matter.
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Seward said he was inspired by developer Davis Shaver’s Philly.is project.
Add your favorite stories on the project’s GitHub page or tweet them to him.

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