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How Did Larry Nassar Deceive So Many for So Long?
Photo: A still from a promotional video Nassar produced. Larissa Boyce was 10 when her coach, John Geddert, forced her legs into a split so hard she cried. He…
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How Trump changed everything for The Onion
The comedy website has had to develop new strategies and new characters for a president who often defies satire. As The Onion tries to find its footing in the…
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may 2018
5 Key Elements of a One-Page Website
One-page sites are becoming popular in 2018, mainly due to the rise in mobile device browsing and the subsequent need for short, impactful information. They’re…
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may 2018
The Physiological Benefits of Swimming
A study was recently conducted by Swim England on the health and wellbeing benefits of swimming. You can read the executive summary of the study here and the…
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may 2018
A New Look Inside Theranos’ Dysfunctional Corporate Culture
Alan Beam was sitting in his office reviewing lab reports when Theranos CEO and founder Elizabeth Holmes poked her head in and asked him to follow her. She…
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may 2018
John Byrd's answer to What is the most sophisticated piece of software/code ever written? - Quora
Buckle in. The most sophisticated software in history was written by a team of people whose names we do not know. It’s a computer worm. The worm was written,…
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may 2018
Yakitori Recipe 焼き鳥 • Just One Cookbook
Marinade in a savory sweet sauce, these chicken and scallion skewers (Negima) are hard to resist! You’d love this simple yakitori recipe. It’s great for…
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may 2018
How North Korean hackers became the world’s greatest bank robbers
The Reconnaissance General Bureau, North Korea’s equivalent to the CIA, has trained up the world’s greatest bank-robbing crews. In just the past few years, RGB…
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may 2018
Jordan Peterson, Custodian of the Patriarchy
Credit Mark Sommerfeld for The New York Times By May 18, 2018 TORONTO — Jordan Peterson fills huge lecture halls and tells his audiences there’s no shame in…
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may 2018
He was dying. Antibiotics weren't working. Then doctors tried a forgotten treatment.
Looking for news you can trust? Subscribe to our free newsletters. Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep…
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may 2018
Building the next great coffee company from the grounds up
Coffee roaster Tony Konecny, better known by his nickname Tonx, had his first run at a mail-order, subscription-based coffee service play out in a way most…
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may 2018
Recipe: Bibimbap Tacos
(Image credit: Alice Choi ) Inspired by one of my favorite Korean dishes, these bibimbap tacos are insanely delicious! If you've had bibimbap before and enjoyed…
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may 2018
Basic Security Guide (Tech Solidarity)
Basic security precautions for non-profits and journalists in the United States, mid-2017. Don't: Don't send any sensitive information by email. Don't store…
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may 2018
Some Thoughts on Google Photos vs Apple Photos
In my social circles — admittedly a very tech-centric community — it is hard to find anyone who has told me that they love Apple Photos. Usual refrain tends to…
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may 2018
GDPR will pop the adtech bubble
In investor Michael Burry says “One hallmark of mania is the rapid rise in the incidence and complexity of fraud.” (Burry shorted the mania- and fraud-filled…
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may 2018
Young Swimmers May Have to Wait to Dress Like Katie Ledecky
PACIFICA, Calif. — Some swimmers at a meet here this year stood atop the racing blocks in high-tech, shoulder-to-knee suits like those worn by Olympians. The…
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may 2018
The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code
Horse racing is something like a religion in Hong Kong, whose citizens bet more than anyone else on Earth. Their cathedral is Happy Valley Racecourse, whose…
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may 2018
I’m Autistic, And Believe Me, It’s A Lot Better Than Measles
Vaccines don’t cause autism. But even if they did, is being like me really a fate worse than death? The autistic brain is not particularly good at understanding…
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may 2018
How to Avoid Burnout in Youth Sports
Few would dispute the value to children of participating in sports, organized or otherwise. Being physically active and engaged in friendly competition is…
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may 2018
‘I had to guard an empty room’: the rise of the pointless job
Shoot me now: does your job do anyone any good?Illustration: Igor Bastidas O ne day, the wall shelves in my office collapsed. This left books scattered all over…
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may 2018
The Man Who Cracked the Lottery
Illustration by Francesco Francavilla The file landed on Rob Sand’s desk with something less than a thud. Despite holding the contents of an investigation still…
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may 2018
How to manually verify copied files in OS X
When you copy files from one location to another in OS X, the system should run a number of checks to validate the data and ensure that it was copied correctly;…
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may 2018
mermaid · GitBook
Generation of diagrams and flowcharts from text in a similar manner as markdown. Ever wanted to simplify documentation and avoid heavy tools like Visio when…
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may 2018
Kirkville - Luminar 2018 First Impressions from a Non-Power User
I enjoy taking photos, and write about photos and cameras a bit (see some of my photos and my articles about cameras, photo tools, etc., here ). I don’t do too…
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may 2018
Can This New Encryption Method Finally Crack the Crypto War?
On December 2, 2015, a man named Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, opened fire on employees of the Department of Public Health in San Bernardino,…
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april 2018
Japan’s Rent-a-Family Industry
The head of one rental-relative company described the service as “human affection expressed through the form of the family.” Illustration by Javier Jaén Two…
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april 2018
How MSG Got A Bad Rap: Flawed Science And Xenophobia
As a college student in New York City, I marveled that the city let me eat poached eggs with halloumi cheese and Moroccan spiced pita for breakfast, a…
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april 2018
10 Myths About the European GDPR Your Company Should Know
This is the first in a four-part series of posts about the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and how it will force European businesses to develop their…
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april 2018
Teller Reveals His Secrets
In the last half decade, magic—normally deemed entertainment fit only for children and tourists in Las Vegas—has become shockingly respectable in the scientific…
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april 2018
Opinion | Why Men Quit and Women Don’t
Opinion This year’s Boston Marathon, with its horizontal rain and freezing temperatures , wasn’t just an ordeal unfolding amid some of the worst weather in…
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april 2018
For Everyone - PagerDuty Security Training
Security Training for Everyone This is an open-source version of "Security Training for Everyone", PagerDuty's internal employee security training, given to all…
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april 2018
Getting started with continuous integration and WordPress | The Man in the Arena
I gave an introduction to continuous integration with WordPress at WordCamp San Diego 2018 . This is the companion article that I wrote for it. If you’re just…
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april 2018
Beyond Open Offices: The New Fog Creek Headquarters
Putting employees first is always at the heart of how we create great places to work. The new Fog Creek Software office is meant for our staff to do their best…
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april 2018
Front-End Developer Handbook 2018 - Learn the entire JavaScript, CSS and HTML development practice!
Front-End Developer Handbook 2018 Written by Cody Lindley Sponsored by Frontend Masters , advancing your skills with in-depth, modern front-end engineering…
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april 2018
In Conquering the Sea, Singapore Erases Its History — Failed Architecture
Ten years ago, the Marina Bay Sands was a construction site of gaping excavations and rising dunes of dirt. Thirty years before that, it was not quite sea, not…
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april 2018
Japanese beef stew is umami-rich and deeply magical
Photo: Marser (Getty Images), Kevin Pang Umami Issues is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as…
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april 2018
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Dane @ DaneElwell Apr 9 Replying to @joelevard @orbitbooks As a hater of fluttery things, I would have screamed. View conversation · Joel Cunningham @ joelevard…
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april 2018
Remote Teams – rebecca – Medium
I was recently tagged into a conversation on Twitter. The thread started with this summary of findings about open plan offices: In response, @chrisbiscardi…
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april 2018
How “Isle of Dogs” is a Metaphor for Japanese Politics
The American reaction to Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs has been one of enchanted confusion, along with concerns over cultural appropriation. While many American…
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april 2018
How to keep your ISP’s nose out of your browser history with encrypted DNS
Enlarge / Google and Cloudflare seem to be on the same page with the future of encrypted DNS. Aurich / Thinkstock DNS over HTTPS: DoH! Google and Cloudflare…
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april 2018
David Reich: ‘Neanderthals were perhaps capable of many modern human behaviours’
David Reich: ‘We don’t have the comfort of standing on the shoulders of others. We are the first.’Photograph: Kayana Szymczak/NYT/eyevine F or David Reich ,…
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april 2018
All the Trees Will Die, and Then So Will You
The polyphagous shot hole borer , a brown-black beetle from southeast Asia, never gets bigger than a tenth of an inch. It breeds inside trees; pregnant females…
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april 2018
What About “The Breakfast Club”?
It’s hard for me to understand how John Hughes (in glasses) was able to write with so much sensitivity, and also have such a glaring blind spot. Photograph from…
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april 2018
Bananas vs. Sports Drinks? Bananas Win in Study
iStock A banana might reasonably replace sports drinks for those of us who rely on carbohydrates to fuel exercise and speed recovery, according to a new study…
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april 2018
Be careful what you copy: Invisibly inserting usernames into text with Zero-Width Characters
Don’t want to read? Try the demo Zero-width characters are invisible, ‘non-printing’ characters that are not displayed by the majority of applications. F​or…
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april 2018
Donald Trump hates Amazon because his rich friends hate Amazon
by Mark Sumner 103 Please log in or sign up to continue. According to an article at Axios , Donald Trump is “obsessed” with Amazon, and for a very clear reason.…
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march 2018
The Mind-Expanding Ideas of Andy Clark
Clark says that our minds extend out into the world, incorporating tools and other minds in order to think. Photo-Illustration by Alma Haser Subscriber? Create…
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march 2018
At the Heart of a Vast Doping Network, an Alias
On Aug. 25, 2015, a Swiss postal inspector reached into the river of 300,000 parcels that pour into that nation every day and, for a routine inspection, plucked…
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march 2018
Malcolm Gladwell and elite runner Alex Hutchinson explore the benefits of enduring pain
Malcolm Gladwell, known for his deep inquiries into how science impacts our day-to-day lives, recently sat down with Alex Hutchinson, a former physicist and…
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march 2018
How Prosecutors Punish Undeserving People With Plea Deals
Obinna Nwankpa was a violent man. Specifically, he was violent toward women. In 2011, he was convicted of domestic violence in Illinois. In December 2014,…
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march 2018
How the $100 Million 'NYPD Blue' Creator Gambled Away His Fortune
David Milch, the storied mind also behind 'Deadwood,' changed television. Now, according to a lawsuit, the racetrack regular has lost his homes, owes the IRS…
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march 2018
The Life of the Skin-Hungry: Can You Go Crazy from a Lack Of Touch?
In Peter Collins' short film , Fly in the Ointment , he narrates yearning for human touch—his wife's caress—while a fly flickers monochromatically in a lidded…
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march 2018
Styling Empty Cells With Generated Content And CSS Grid Layout
A common Grid Layout gotcha is when a newcomer to the layout method wonders how to style a grid cell which doesn’t contain any content. In the current Level 1…
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march 2018
Perfect Caramelized Onions
A building block to good flavor and the foundation of many stews and sauces involves caramelizing onions. It’s not difficult to do, but it does require a bit of…
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march 2018
Colour management, part 2
Previously , we discussed how colour spaces are similar to units of measurement. While “50” has no absolute physical characteristic, “50cm” does. Combining a…
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march 2018
Colour management, part 1
If someone asked you to build a coffee table and they specified the legs as a height of 50, what do you think that would mean? 50 kilometres? 50 feet? 50…
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march 2018
Colour management, part 3
I believe colour management is an essential feature for professional design tools — being able to rely on what you’re seeing when choosing colours, deciding on…
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march 2018
Smart Debugging - Heavy Weapons for Hard Bugs
Smart Debugging - Heavy Weapons for Hard Bugs Published March 12, 2018 in Programming Debugging can be exciting, but often also very, very frustrating. In this…
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march 2018
The Surprising Reason You Should Sleep in Total Darkness
TIME Health For more, visit TIME Health . It may be time to invest in some blackout curtains, according to new research. A study published recently in the…
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march 2018
Things You Should Know As A Freelancer WordPress Developer In 2018
There are many ways to improve freelance web developer revenue. The holy grail may be hidden somewhere between sales process improvements, creating better…
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march 2018
Opinion | The Secret to a Longer Life? Don’t Ask These Dead Longevity Researchers
Rebekka Dunlap Several years ago, a geologist named Anatoli Brouchkov harvested some bacteria that had survived in the Arctic permafrost for eons. When the…
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march 2018
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
I know, too, that where the Japanese had their kaiju eiga , films about "strange beasts" or "monsters" that are sometimes heroes, sometimes not (and always…
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march 2018
An inside look at how Sweden is building the world’s second-longest tunnel
Enlarge / Nowhere to be seen: Stockholm’s E4 bypass will tunnel under the straits of its archipelago. Karlheinz Woschee Stockholm is a city known for its…
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march 2018
This Is What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town
Patrick Cavan Brown for Politico Magazine EAST WENATCHEE, Washington —Hands on the wheel, eyes squinting against the winter sun, Lauren Miehe eases his Land…
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march 2018
Bitcoin Is Ridiculous. Blockchain Is Dangerous
On the days when Bitcoin crashes, a holiday atmosphere takes over in my corners of the internet. People tweet screengrabs of Reddit fights. It’s always good fun…
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march 2018
Jeff Goldblum: An Oral History of Hollywood’s Most Charming Eccentric
Five decades of Hollywood glory have given us a pretty good idea of who Jeff Goldblum is on-screen. The actor is charismatic (Jurassic Park), surreal (The Fly),…
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march 2018
Less is exponentially more
Here is the text of the talk I gave at the Go SF meeting in June, 2012. This is a personal talk. I do not speak for anyone else on the Go team here, although I…
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march 2018
How To Prevent Common WordPress Theme Mistakes
If you’ve been thinking of creating free or premium WordPress themes, well, I hope I can help you avoid some of the mistakes I’ve made over the years. Even…
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march 2018
Parallax scrolling with CSS variables | basicScroll
Parallax scrolling with CSS variables | basicScroll Standalone parallax scrolling with CSS variables basicScroll allows you to change CSS variables depending on…
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march 2018
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Make a pledge without a reward Select this reward Pledge US$ 5 or more About SEK 41 AKUA's Seagreens Cookbook With AKUA's Seagreens cookbook, you'll learn to…
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march 2018
Christopher Steele, the Man Behind the Trump Dossier
Steele told friends that Trump supporters were using him as a “battering ram” to “take down the whole intelligence community.” Illustration by Cristiana…
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march 2018
Ketone Drinks Are 2018's Superfuel
As the pace quickened during a mountain stage of the 2013 Tour de France, a jolt of excitement rippled through the peloton: one of the leaders had fumbled the…
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march 2018
GDPR and WordPress — A Resource Guide to Compliance for 2018
The general data protection regulation (GDPR) comes into force May 25 th , 2018. It covers both the European Union and Great Britain — which amounts to more…
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february 2018
How GDPR Will Change The Way You Develop
Europe’s imminent privacy overhaul means that we all have to become more diligent about what data we collect, how we collect it, and what we do with it. In our…
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february 2018
Could overdressing during your run improve performance?
When veteran running journalist Scott Douglas took a reporting trip to the epicentre of international distance running, in the highlands of western Kenya, he…
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february 2018
How Exercise May Help the Memory Grow Stronger
iStock Exercise may help the brain to build durable memories, through good times and bad. Stress and adversity weaken the brain’s ability to learn and retain…
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february 2018
Digital tillgänglighet - Introduktion till WCAG av Per Axbom
Introduktion till WCAG av Per Axbom Jag vill hjälpa dig att snabbt förstå hur du ökar möjligheten för så många människor som möjligt att använda digitala…
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february 2018
Donald Glover Can’t Save You
Glover takes an ambivalent view of his widespread acclaim. “People accept me now because I have power, but they still think, Oh, he thinks he’s the golden…
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february 2018
Brendan Fraser on His Comeback, Disappearance, and the Experience that Nearly Ended His Career
Martin Schoeller GQ’s Zach Baron reports on the stupendous rise and surprising disappearance of the once ubiquitous movie star. Brendan Fraser wants me to meet…
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february 2018
The Case Against Google
S hivaun Moeran and Adam Raff met, married and started a company — thereby sparking a chain of events that might, ultimately, take down this age of internet…
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february 2018
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