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One Group That Thinks Grown Men “Courting” Teen Girls Is Natural? Fundamentalist Home-Schoolers.
Roy Moore has a number of allies in the fundamentalist home-schooling community. Getty Images Last week, the Washington Post reported that four women have…
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Opinion | The Evangelical Roots of Our Post-Truth Society
Alex Webb/Magnum Photos THE arrival of the “post-truth” political climate came as a shock to many Americans. But to the Christian writer Rachel Held Evans,…
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4 days ago
The Mountain of Evidence Against Roy Moore
Roy Moore participates in the Mid-Alabama Republican Club’s Veterans Day Program in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, on Saturday. Marvin Gentry/Reuters R oy Moore, the…
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Democrats Are Sounding the Alarm on the Tax Bill
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speak during a Nov. 2 briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Joshua Roberts/Reuters…
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How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met
In real life, in the natural course of conversation, it is not uncommon to talk about a person you may know. You meet someone and say, “I’m from Sarasota,” and…
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4 days ago
Here's Another Reason to Feel Good About Drinking Coffee
TIME Health For more, visit TIME Health . The news about coffee just keeps getting better. In a new analysis of one of the country’s largest and longest-running…
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4 days ago
The Dismal Science Remains Dismal, Say Scientists
When Hristos Doucouliagos was a young economist in the mid-1990s, he got interested in all the ways economics was wrong about itself—bias, underpowered…
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Outrage Spreads Over Secret Nutella Recipe Change
If you've had the sneaking sensation that your Nutella sandwiches have been tasting a little different of late, you are not imagining things. In a move first…
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Trump Laughs As Philippine Leader Duterte Calls Journalists 'Spies'
President Donald Trump laughed on Monday as his counterpart in the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, shut down reporters’ questions on human rights and referred to…
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5 days ago
Forking The iPhone
by Jean-Louis Gassée After the early fast growth iPhone years, Apple appeared to stumble. Profit and revenue began to fall starting in 2013. Now, a bold bet,…
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6 days ago
A Dare To Congress: Go Ahead, Vote A Golden Key Encryption Law!
by Jean-Louis Gassée With great regularity, politicians rattle their sabers at unbreakable encryption. They claim that they need a Golden Key, a backdoor that…
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6 days ago
Meet the Retail Worker of the Future: Cool, Charismatic, and Better Paid
Meet the Retail Worker of the Future: Cool, Charismatic, and Better Paid When you walk into the Madison Avenue Bonobos, don’t expect to walk out with anything.…
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6 days ago
Why Wounds Heal Faster During the Day Than at Night
Whether you slice your finger while cutting an apple or chopping veggies doesn’t seem to matter much—either way it’s a painful experience. But a new study…
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7 days ago
Tech companies are cheering on a bill that guts internet protections
Yesterday, the biggest US internet bill in years cleared a major hurdle on the path to becoming law. In a unanimous vote, the Senate Commerce Committee approved…
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8 days ago
When Watch surpassed iPod
The last time Apple reported iPod unit and revenues was for the third quarter of 2014. Thereafter the product segment called “Other Products” was used to…
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9 days ago
Trump’s CIA director is distorting intelligence to help his boss
Javier Zarracina/Vox On October 19, CIA Director Mike Pompeo took the stage at a prominent Washington think tank — and promptly told a lie. NBC News’s Vivian…
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9 days ago
Trump wants to punish CNN by breaking up the AT&T Time Warner deal
What would it look like if the President of the United States punished American businesses he didn’t like, or news organizations that reported things he didn’t…
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9 days ago
Johnstown Never Believed Trump Would Help. They Still Love Him Anyway.
Pam Schilling, above, voted for Trump shortly after her 32-year-old son died from a heroin overdose earlier in the year. | Scott Goldsmith for Politico Magazine…
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Republicans Say Firing Mueller Is the Only Way to Prevent a “Coup”
Robert Mueller leaving the U.S. Capitol Building following a meeting with the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C., June 20, 2017. By Zach…
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9 days ago
White House chief of staff tried to pressure acting DHS secretary to expel thousands of Hondurans, officials say
Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Elaine Duke meets with Britain’s Home Secretary on Oct. 20. Duke refused to bow to pressure from White…
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9 days ago
In Trump country, a university confronts its skeptics
Students walk around the University of Michigan quad. Michigan has become a school largely for students with means. A full 10 percent of its student body comes…
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9 days ago
Republicans have a serious suburban problem in 2018
Michael Vomvolakis, 14, is comforted Tuesday by his father after Ed Gillespie lost the Virginia governor's race, an outcome described by Republican strategists…
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10 days ago
Battered by Trump, Obamacare triumphs at the polls
Margarita Mills (left), an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, speaks with Daniela Morales as she shops for insurance under the Affordable…
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“Brute Authoritarianism”: Gaming out Trump’s Mueller Endgame
By Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse saw this coming way back in August. Not the specific attacks—President Donald Trump randomly…
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10 days ago
Once considered a boon to democracy, social media have started to look like its nemesis
“COME on guys, let’s be serious. If you really want to do something, don’t just ‘like’ this post. Write that you are ready, and we can try to start something.”…
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The FBI can’t unlock the Texas church shooter’s phone
Jonathan Bachman / Reuters At a press conference today, an FBI official investigating the man who killed 26 people in a Texas church on Sunday said the agency…
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10 days ago
The 8-hour workday has no place in modern society. Here's why
Facebook Pinterest Email The thought of clocking in and out of the workplace can make us feel like robots. When we clock in at 9 a.m. and clock out at 5 p.m.…
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11 days ago
Why Do We Still Commute?
Daniel Becerril/Reuters Greg Rosalsky Nov 2, 2017 The personal computer was supposed to kill the office and liberate us from hellish commutes to the city. But…
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11 days ago
Ex-spies ran black ops on Rose McGowan for Harvey Weinstein
In the massive national conversation about sex crimes that has ensued as a result of the remarkable investigative reporting on Harvey Weinstein’s decades of…
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11 days ago
What are the Paradise Papers and what do they tell us?
Appleby’s offices in Hamilton, Bermuda.Composite: Blaire Simmons/Guardian Design Team What are the Paradise Papers? The name refers to a leak of 13.4m files.…
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12 days ago
CDC scientists pursue deadly monkeypox virus in Africa
MANFOUETE, Congo Republic — Along a narrow, winding river, a team of American scientists is traveling deep into the Congo rain forest to a village that can be…
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12 days ago
Inside Hillary Clinton’s Secret Takeover of the DNC
Robyn Beck/Getty Images When I was asked to run the Democratic Party after the Russians hacked our emails, I stumbled onto a shocking truth about the Clinton…
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13 days ago
Becoming an accidental architect
Railway Station (source: herbert2512 ) One of the demographics Brian Foster and I noticed in the several O'Reilly Software Architecture Conferences we've hosted…
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Humans to blame for global warming, massive federal government report says
The Bakken oil and gas field in North Dakota produces methane emissions during fossil fuel extraction. The levels of this potent greenhouse gas increased…
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15 days ago
The Improbable Origins of PowerPoint
Illustration: Jude Buffum Walking into the hall to deliver the speech was a “ daunting experience ,” the speaker later recalled, but “we had projectors and all…
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16 days ago
“A Different Level of Crazy”: Inside The Wall Street Journal’s Civil War
Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill. By Alex Wong/Getty Images. “The editorial page has been doing crazy shit for a long time,” a former long-serving Wall Street…
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16 days ago
André Staltz - The Web began dying in 2014, here's how
André Staltz The Web began dying in 2014, here's how 30 Oct 2017 Before the year 2014, there were many people using Google, Facebook, and Amazon. Today, there…
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17 days ago
The stunning difference between Trump's reaction to the Las Vegas shooting and the NYC attack
(CNN) On October 1, a man shot and killed 58 people at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas -- the largest mass murder in modern American history. On October 3,…
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17 days ago
McCain just keeps trolling Trump
(CNN) "It's time to wake up." That's Sen. John McCain's warning to the country -- and his party -- about the dangers of submitting to the rising tide of…
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17 days ago
Rogue Amoeba | Installing custom ringtones on iOS devices, with iTunes and Fission
With the introduction of iTunes 12.7 in September 2017, Apple drastically changed the way custom tones are handled. Removing the “Tones” section of your iTunes…
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Electoral College is 'vestige' of slavery, say some Constitutional scholars
When the founders of the U.S. Constitution in 1787 considered whether America should let the people elect their president through a popular vote, James Madison…
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18 days ago
What Experts Know About Men Who Rape
In 1976, a Ph.D. candidate at Claremont Graduate University placed a rather unusual personal ad in newspapers throughout Los Angeles: Samuel D. Smithyman He sat…
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18 days ago
Why Americans have stopped eating leftovers
The United States' massive food waste problem has an easy fix: People could start eating their leftovers. (iStockphoto) American consumers throw away 27 million…
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18 days ago
The war against Pope Francis
P ope Francis is one of the most hated men in the world today. Those who hate him most are not atheists, or protestants, or Muslims, but some of his own…
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18 days ago
PlayStation VR review: When good enough is great
But there are three months left in the year, and one thing that could change that: PlayStation VR. PlayStation VR is Sony’s attempt at bringing virtual reality…
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19 days ago
Lame Neutering Performance Reviews
by Jean-Louis Gassée Courtesy: halogensoftware.com Serious fun today: In many companies, the Performance Review, once a valuable path to improved organization…
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20 days ago
What We Do and Don’t Know About Mueller’s Impending Indictment
It’s going to be an interesting week. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images According to multiple reports, for the first time, a federal grand jury has approved…
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20 days ago
Paying Off Credit Cards Using the Debt Snowball Method
Grab a nice cup of (iced!) coffee, sit back and let’s discuss the debt snowball method, one of the most effective ways at paying off debt. If you carry a…
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20 days ago
Using the Debt-Snowball Method with Banktivity
Do you have credit card debt you're trying to pay off? Check out this easy way to make quick results. You'll be cutting up cards in no time! Paying Off Your…
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20 days ago
Network Storage: The 7 Best NAS Drives for Shared Backups
* NAS drives connect to your router to share and transfer files * Access documents and pics and more easily, safely * Choose from different storage options and…
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21 days ago
Apple fires iPhone X engineer after daughter’s hands-on video goes viral
Apple has reportedly dismissed an engineer after his daughter’s iPhone X hands-on video went viral on YouTube. Brooke Amelia Peterson published a vlog earlier…
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21 days ago
Billionaire G.O.P. Investors Are Privately Trash-Talking Trump
By Al Drago/Bloomberg/Getty Images. Billionaire hedge-fund manager Seth Klarman is known as much for his virtually unblemished 34-year money-making track record…
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22 days ago
David Edelstein's horror film picks are like manna from hell
"Sunday Morning" film critic David Edelstein explores the recent flood of restored, re-released horror movies as well as the latest uncanny tales to chill your…
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22 days ago
The Uncanny Resurrection of Dungeons & Dragons
In 2017, Dungeons & Dragons, a game played outside the realm of the Internet, can feel slightly rebellious, or at least pleasantly out of place. Illustration by…
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23 days ago
Analysis | Is $100,000 middle class in America?
Gaby Osegueda is a Lyft driver in the San Francisco Bay area. Despite the fact that she and her husband bring home almost $100,000, they had to leave the city…
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23 days ago
Why Harvey Weinstein is disgraced but Donald Trump is president
Harvey Weinstein, left; Donald Trump, right Dominique Charriau /Contributor/Getty Images; Alex Wong /Staff/Getty Images The story, by now, reads as familiar.…
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23 days ago
The Deafening Silence of the Republican Lambs
Getty Images Bob Corker and Jeff Flake’s denunciations of Trump once would’ve made a difference to Republicans. In today’s GOP, they may not matter at all. If…
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24 days ago
Welcome to Steve Bannon's world
Steve Bannon and his allies have a message for sitting Republican senators: Sign up or meet your political death. When Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona announced with…
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24 days ago
American Tourists Are Scared Of Going to Mexico
In the spring break capital of Cancun, Mexico, hotel occupancy has tumbled 10 percent this year. As bad as that is, over in Los Cabos, on the tip of the Baja…
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24 days ago
On Safari in Trump's America
Want to receive exclusive insights from The Atlantic—while supporting a sustainable future for independent journalism? Join our new membership program, The…
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Five Tech Myths People Still Believe
Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times Most of us just want our technology to work when we need it, and when we have problems with it, we don’t dive into the…
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24 days ago
Republicans Have Stockholm Syndrome, and It’s Getting Worse
The lobotomization of the Republican Party appeared complete last year when the same GOP paladins who had denounced Donald Trump as a “lunatic trying to get…
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24 days ago
Colombians have for years grown amazing coffee. Finally, they’re drinking it.
Coffee plants are spread over hills at a farm in Colombia’s Cauca Valley in February. (Juan Cristobal Cobo/Bloomberg News) Bogota, Colombia — Not so long ago,…
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25 days ago
Many Trump voters who got hurricane relief in Texas aren’t sure Puerto Ricans should
Junk haulers take from items ruined by floodwaters at the Houston home of Rosie Alvarez, right. (Michael Stravato for The Washington Post) HOUSTON — Sitting on…
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25 days ago
Why did the U.S. just revoke Putin critic Bill Browder’s visa?
The U.S. visa of Bill Browder, a prominent critic of the Kremlin, was revoked after Moscow exploited a loophole to place him on the Interpol wanted list, the…
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25 days ago
Blues brothers Don Jr. and Eric Trump gamble on Mississippi tourism
CLEVELAND, MISS. — Jake Brown crooned the Mississippi blues to a nearly all-black audience on the outskirts of town, his guitar filling the darkened club with…
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25 days ago
How Betsy DeVos Became The Most Hated Cabinet Secretary
WASHINGTON ― Cabinet secretaries are rarely household names. For every Colin Powel l and Hillary Clinton , there are 10 Ann Venemans and Anthony Foxxes . If an…
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