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Scoop: Ben and Jerry jump into battle for the House
Ben and Jerry want a new flavor in Congress — and they’ll be fighting for it by the pint. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Ben and Jerry want a new flavor in…
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Opinion | Trump does another about-face, thank goodness
President Trump. (Alex Brandon/AP) President Trump on Friday walked back his order earlier this week to declassify information in the ongoing probe into Russian…
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Opinion | Israel is driving Jewish America farther and farther away
President Trump meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office in March. (Evan Vucci/AP) My rabbi, Danny Zemel, comes from Zionist…
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Opinion | Is History Repeating Itself in Europe?
Image Follow The New York Times Opinion section on Facebook and Twitter , and sign up for the Opinion Today newsletter . Patrick Chappatte is an editorial…
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We're Watching an Antidemocratic Coup Unfold
Yuri Gripas / Reuters The title of Bob Woodward’s new book, Fear , contains a multitude of meanings. For one thing, it describes the attitude of many of…
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Startlingly simple, brutal political ad
There are no crying children, no victims, no poor seniors or struggling patients. But this ad is one of the most brutal I've ever seen. Despite the manifest…
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The 'Social Infrastructure' That Makes Democracy Possible Is Falling Apart
People read in the Rose Main Reading Room of the New York Public Library Mark Lennihan / AP Every four years, the American Society for Civil Engineers issues…
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Balsamic Risotto with Tomatoes and Basil Recipe | SimplyRecipes.com
Balsamic Vinegar Cherry Tomato Risotto This Balsamic Risotto is rich and tangy with Parmesan cheese and balsamic vinegar, and a great way to use garden tomatoes…
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Caesar Salad with Homemade Caesar Dressing Recipe | SimplyRecipes.com
Salad Crouton Garlic Romaine Lettuce Classic Caesar Salad with romaine lettuce, homemade croutons, parmesan cheese, and easy homemade caesar dressing. Never buy…
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'Privatizing the coast': are wealthy Californians seizing public beaches?
Shawn Dollar on Privates Beach in Santa Cruz, California, which costs $100 a year to access.Photograph: Dan Tuffs for the Guardian P rivates Beach is named not…
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Family albums reveal life, health and bloody end of the Romanovs
The tsar and his family at Gatchina Palace, outside St Petersburg, around 1915.Photograph: The Science Museum Group Collection A sleigh ride in the snow, a…
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Why it’s OK to send restaurant food back
‘It really is fine to send your food back if it’s not what you ordered.’Illustration: Michele Marconi for the Guardian Y ears of exposure to Americans has, at…
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US embassy in London, snubbed by Trump, opens doors to visitors
The fortress-like US embassy in Nine Elms, south-west London, will allow just 75 people to visit on Saturday as part of the annual Open House London…
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Republicans thought they were winning Kavanaugh argument -- then Trump tweeted
Republicans felt they were starting to gain momentum in the public relations battle over the handling a sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee…
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Opinion | The Kavanaugh doppelganger theory shows how far the right has descended into madness
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley R-Iowa, left, and Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh are crowded by photographers at the Supreme Court nominee’s…
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SlotBot
So it turns out that there's a game on a specific brand of UK trivia machine that's basically like an extreme version of Trivial Pursuit. It also turns out that…
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iOS 12, thoroughly reviewed
ARKit 2 Many of the most notable additions and improvements in iOS 12 are behind-the-scenes features that developers can tap into to make new and improved games…
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Advice From a Geographer: Put Away the Map
O ur lives are saturated with maps. We see them in cars, subways, and airplanes. We access them with our phones, computers, and GPS devices. There are maps of…
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19 hours ago
Monolist: Your Google Inbox Replacement | Blog
Google recently announced that they'd be shutting down their Inbox service, leaving their users understandably frustrated. At Monolist, we're working hard to…
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Sheriff’s office warns of hikers’ car break-ins at trail heads in Jefferson County | FOX31 Denver
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office wants you to think twice before you leave your car to enjoy the trails in the county. There…
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Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong
From the 16th century to the 19th, scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined. It was an ugly, smelly death,…
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Arabic, algae and AI: the truth about ‘algorithms’
Steven Poole's word of the week Reference and languages books The modern use of algorithms to predict human behaviour feels sinister, but they are older and…
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Opinion | Can the People Who Almost Brought Down the News Business Save It?
Marc Benioff. Credit Credit Matt Edge for The New York Times Ms. Swisher covers technology and is a contributing opinion writer. “This is a start-up,” Marc…
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The Plot to Subvert an Election: Unraveling the Russia Story So Far
Illustration by Matthieu Bourel; from top: photographs by the Kremlin, Eric Thayer for The New York Times, Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images, Whitten Sabbatini for…
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Trump’s Final Days
President Donald Trump listens to a reporter's question during a news conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda, in the East Room of the White House,…
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Opinion | The Pro-Life Movement’s Kavanaugh Dilemma
“While on the surface it is the embryo’s fate that seems to be at stake,” the sociologist Kristin Luker wrote in 1984, “the abortion debate is actually about…
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The Deliberate Awfulness of Social Media
Social-media platforms know what you’re seeing, and they know how you acted in the immediate aftermath of seeing it, and they can decide what you will see next.…
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The GOP Response to the Kavanaugh Allegations Sends an Unmistakable Message to Women
Senate Judiciary Committee leaders Charles Grassley and Dianne Feinstein Alex Brandon / AP To understand why women overwhelmingly support a Democratic takeover…
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Clues to the deep, cosmic past... and other wonders out there!
I 'm heading soon to Boston for the Symposium of NASA's Innovative and Advanced Concepts program, or NIAC, which funds the most speculative proposals that are…
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This adhesive patch closes wounds without stitches
Zipstitch is a patch that closes wounds without stitches. It's available over the counter, but I suggest if you get a cut big enough to require this nifty…
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Wall Street Is the Definition of a Ponzi Scheme (Literally)
Maybe it makes me unsophisticated, but I don’t think about the stock market that much. I know that many say it’s the central nervous system of our economy. I…
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The Often Ignored Consequences of Being Gifted: On Misunderstanding Being Smart
Although routinely misunderstood as well, many people do acknowledge that standardized test scores by students are more strongly a marker for socioeconomic…
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Curry Chickpea-Loaded Baked Potatoes Recipe | SimplyRecipes.com
Budget Vegan Chickpea Potato Who says loaded baked potatoes can't be healthy?! This weeknight recipe tops baked potatoes with a creamy mix of chickpeas and…
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Rotisserie Chicken Stroganoff Recipe | SimplyRecipes.com
Budget Quick and Easy Chicken Stroganoff Give classic stroganoff a twist with some shredded rotisserie chicken! This whole dinner comes together in a jiffy,…
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5 Ways to Use Supermarket Rotisserie Chicken | SimplyRecipes.com
If there is a more convenient (and versatile!) convenience food than rotisserie chicken, I have yet to find it. Even the most run-of-the-mill supermarkets have…
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Ranch Nation
As a young republic, our nation embraced the dressings of many lands: Italian, French, Russian and the magical Thousand Islands. But with the creation — and…
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Trump Voters Have Talked Themselves into a Massive Political Mistake
By Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images. Last month, Republican strategists were quietly sweating the likelihood that the party would not only lose control of…
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Stormy Daniels shares XXX-rated details of her alleged affair with Trump in new book
Los Angeles (CNN) This story contains graphic sexual imagery. Stormy Daniels wants readers to know her life is "a lot more interesting than an encounter with…
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Trump rails on top Florida ally over Hurricane Maria flap
President Donald Trump’s anger toward Ron DeSantis is rooted in the extraordinary level of political capital he expended on behalf of the former congressman,…
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Editor’s Note: The American Crisis - The Atlantic
The Heads of State T in Philadelphia, is a monument to the benefits of pessimism. The center, which is situated across an open expanse from Independence Hall,…
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Clark Surname Meaning and Origin
The Clark surname is an occupational name for cleric, clerk, or scholar - one who can read and write, from the Old English cler(e)c, meaning “priest.” Also from…
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A giant crawling brain: the jaw-dropping world of termites
I n July 2008, I rented a small yellow car in Tucson, Arizona, and drove it south towards Tombstone. My passengers included an entomologist and two microbial…
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4 days ago
Trump’s Growing Legal Team Has a Problem: It’s Operating Partly in the Dark
WASHINGTON — Nearly a dozen lawyers now assist President Trump in contending with two federal investigations, one in Washington and one in New York, that could…
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The iPhone XS and XS Max Review: Bigger Is Now Definitely Better
For the past few years, I have been a naysayer on one feature of smartphones: their growing size. My position was unusual given the increasing prevalence of…
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To Catholics, Junípero Serra is a saint. To Stanford University, he’s a mailing address worth eliminating.
A reporter conducts an interview near the statue of Junípero Serra at the Carmel Mission in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif., on Sept. 23, 2015, the year he was named…
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Trump-proof aspects of Manafort deal rankle lawyers
"Mr. Mueller ... is specifically seeking to impede the ability of the president to exercise his constitutional pardon authority,” said former Justice Department…
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What’s in the sweeping copyright bill just passed by the European Parliament
Diliff The European Parliament has approved a package of dramatic changes to copyright law that will have big implications for the future of the Internet.…
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Occupations and Their Ideologies
Occupations are strongly sorted by ideology. Political scientist Adam Bonica has produced reliable and consistent estimates of ideological placement for a huge…
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Peeling Back the History of the Banana
This article was originally published at The Conversation and has been republished under Creative Commons. I n a globalized world, we routinely move enormous…
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American Eating Habits Are Changing Faster than Fast Food Can Keep Up
Home cooking would be making a comeback if it ever really went away. Restaurants are getting dinged by the convenience of Netflix, the advent of pre-made meals,…
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The myth of the slow metabolism
When scientists offer mice or rats a spread of junk food, they consistently find that only some overeat and puff out into little rodent blimps , while others…
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Abelian sandpile model - Wikipedia
Jump to navigationJump to search The Abelian sandpile model , also known as the Bak–Tang–Wiesenfeld model , was the first discovered example of a dynamical…
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A Fighter Pilot’s Guide to surviving on the roads | Portsmouth CTC
This article first appeared in the forces pension society magazine Pennant and is reproduced here by kind permission of the editor. John Sullivan is a Royal Air…
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How to Design for the Modern Web – Commit Log – Medium
Best Practices of Modern Web Development Every now and then I see a page that hasn’t jumped on the bandwagon; we just can’t have that so lets run through how to…
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4 days ago
The aesthetics of science fiction spaceship design
View/ Open Kate_Kinnear.pdf (28.08Mb) Date 2010-01-18 Author Metadata Show full item record Statistics  Abstract In this thesis, we present a detailed analysis…
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Loopwheels | Suspension Wheelchair Wheels | Absorb Shock & Vibrations
> Reinventing the wheel for a smoother ride A vibration reducing wheel with integral suspension. Loopwheels minimise vibration, reduce fatigue and pain and give…
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The Tools I Use To Write Books - Thorsten Ball
The Tools I Use To Write Books 04 Sep 2018 In the beginning, there is always a single text file, nothing more. It’s called ideas.md or book.md . It contains a…
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An intensive introduction to Cryptography
Lectures 0 Preface (pdf version) 0.5 Mathematical background (pdf version) 1 Introduction (pdf version) 2 Computational security (pdf version) 3 Pseudorandom…
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Opinion | Trump Is Making America Great Again
Video It’s nearly impossible to find a silver lining bright enough to penetrate the dark heart and chaos of our current administration, but gosh dang-it, we’re…
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Theresa May just warned of a ‘no-deal Brexit.’ Here are some of the doomsday scenarios.
A cow grazes above the Eurotunnel complex near Folkestone, U.K. Saturday, July 24, 2004. Eurotunnel SA, which operates the railway tunnel linking Britain and…
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Opinion | Brett Kavanaugh’s odd response
Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing on Sept. 4. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) By Jennifer Rubin Opinion writer reporting from a…
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Trump’s Soviet Approach to Intelligence
Kim Philby at a press conference in his parent's London home, in November 1955 AP A national intelligence apparatus is only as effective as those who act on its…
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A Physical Public Square in the Digital Age
LONDON—London’s Hyde Park may be one of the city’s largest parks, but it’s also one of its most typical. Across its expansive 350 acres can be found park goers…
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A Physical Public Square in the Digital Age
A speaker addresses a crowd at Speakers' Corner in Hyde Park on January 18, 2015. Stefan Wermuth / Reuters LONDON—London’s Hyde Park may be one of the city’s…
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'The First' Is a Dazzling, Portentous Space Drama
Tom Hagerty (Sean Penn) is an astronaut sent to Mars in Hulu's The First Hulu It’s no secret at this point that Beau Willimon is preoccupied with ambition.…
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The Subtext of Kavanaugh’s Nomination Bursts Into the Open
Alex Wroblewski / Reuters The last scene of the horror story that is President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination is what any screenwriter would have predicted: a…
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Delay the Kavanaugh Vote
Chris Wattie / Reuters I worked for a president who was arrested for driving under the influence at age 30. One of the most admired and successful governors of…
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Hillary Clinton: American Democracy Is in Crisis
Digital Media Pro / Haoka / Shutterstock / Paul Spella / The Atlantic It’s been nearly two years since Donald Trump won enough Electoral College votes to become…
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Making useful three-dimensional maps
I’ve often said that every two-dimensional map is a lie; a perfect map would be able to show a city in three dimensions. (Or four, to show how they’ve changed…
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How Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will become President
My friend, the novelist/fabulist/media inventor Robin Sloan, has a charming new short story that imagines how Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will become President,…
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“Forbidden Fruit” and how a legal doctrine may decide the fate of America
F irst off, because everyone istalking about it, here at last are signs that a member of Congress was actuallyable to read (closely) the 25 th Amendment. ( I…
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5 days ago
The $1.99 ruler that measures pupillary distance (so you can order eyeglasses online)
If you've ever tried to buy online eyeglasses, you'll understand why this $1.99 ruler from Eyeque is a godsend. They also sell a $29.99 kit to check your vision…
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5 days ago
Opinion | Trump’s Tampa circus proves you can’t reason with his base
By Jennifer Rubin Opinion writer reporting from a center-right perspective Email Bio Follow Opinion writer For once, the most memorable thing about one of the…
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6 days ago
Opinion | Money Talks. Will the G.O.P. Listen? - The New York Times
BOSTON — The first page of Seth Klarman’s most recent 25-page investor letter does not inspire confidence. There are quotes about truth and justice from George…
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6 days ago
Ten Years After The Financial Crisis, The Contagion Has Spread To Democracy Itself | HuffPost
By the time Lehman Brothers filed for the largest bankruptcy in American history on Sept. 15, 2008, the country had been navigating stormy global financial…
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6 days ago
Trump fires a warning shot at Russia. Congress should provide backup. - The Washington Post
Voters leave after casting their votes at a polling station for the state primary elections on Aug. 28 in St. Augustine, Fla. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)…
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Legal Experts Urge Release of Watergate Report to Offer Mueller a Road Map
WASHINGTON — A question has loomed over Washington: What will the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, do when he wraps up his investigation into whether the…
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8 days ago
Brands are paying influencers $75K+ to trash their competitors
Over the last three years, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has cracked down on Instagram influencers, forcing users to disclose sponcon and brand…
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9 days ago
Sheriffs who cheered Trump's attack on press have their own media run-ins
Shoulder to shoulder: Donald Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence pose for a picture with a group of sheriffs.Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock Donald Trump whipped…
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