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What Google’s CEO Couldn’t Explain to Congress
The parade of Silicon Valley figures to Capitol Hill continued today when Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google, the core of the Alphabet holding company, went…
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Two Questions About a Surreal Oval Office Exchange
Please read my colleagues Russell Berman, Elaina Plott, and Amanda Mull on the spectacle that took  place this afternoon in the Oval Office. Like all but a…
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The New Authoritarians Are Waging War on Women
Edmon de Haro When Americans look abroad these days, they see Donald Trumps everywhere: In Brazil, whose new president, Jair Bolsonaro, endorses torture,…
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How Ted Lieu Became Google’s Accidental Champion
Yesterday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified before the House Judiciary Committee. The topic was Google’s control of information, thanks to its eponymous…
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What Will 2020 Democrats Do When Crowds Chant ‘Lock Him Up’?
One of the early choices every 2020 Democratic presidential contender will face is how to react the first time the audience at a campaign event breaks into the…
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The Divide Between Silicon Valley and Washington Is a National-Security Threat
A silent divide is weakening America’s national security, and it has nothing to do with President Donald Trump or party polarization. It’s the growing gulf…
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Democrats Challenge Trump Over Vietnam Deportations
Updated at 1:00 p.m. Opposition is building against a Trump-administration plan to allow certain groups of protected Vietnamese immigrants to be deported, a…
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On Technology: What Happens When Facebook Goes the Way of Myspace?
If the past teaches us anything, it will happen one day. In fact, the process might have already started.
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From Arizona to Yemen: The Journey of an American Bomb
When a bomb like this explodes, it doesn’t just kill people; it rearranges them.
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Greenland, Land of Unending Ice
Swiss nature photographer Stefan Forster has been visiting Greenland for eight years, documenting the ice, glaciers, icebergs, and wildlife of this “magical…
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The Cube Rule of Food, the Grand Unified Theory of Food Identification
On the internet, a fierce debate rages. Are hot dogs sandwiches? Are Pop-Tarts ravioli? Is sushi toast? Into the fracas steps @phosphatide with their brilliant…
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Flying Alongside Migrating Birds in an Ultralight
For more than 20 years, Christian Moullec has been flying with migratory birds in his ultralight aircraft. He raises birds of vulnerable species on his farm and…
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A List of Weird Facts
Helmed by someone with a knack for asking good questions & telling interesting stories and followed by nearly 100,000 people who have fascinating tales to tell,…
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“It’s Weak Tea”: For MAGA Super-Fans, Trump’s Legal Nightmare Is More Fake News
By Jamie Squire/Getty Images. With Michael Cohen headed to jail for the next several years, Republicans have begun offering their defenses on behalf of Cohen’s…
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Science in hand: how art and craft can boost reproducibility
Even shaking a sample, rather than stirring it, can change results. Why then, among the many reasons discussed for the reproducibility crisis, does lab practice…
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Opinion | Why we miss the wasps
Get the Think newsletter. Dec. 6, 2018 / 3:31 PM GMT By Dr. Alex Wild, curator of entomology, University of Texas at Austin The nostalgia flowing since the…
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Earthquake-risk maps pinpoint world’s most vulnerable areas
A man surveys damage from a magnitude-7.5 earthquake that hit Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province in September. Credit: Hariandi Hafid/SOPA Images/LightRocket…
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Google YouTube Keyboard Shortcuts - Windows - U-M Google-170816
U-M Google Home Accessibility Contact Us/Get Help Shared Account Request Form Mail Transfer Request Form Learn by Role Administrative Support Staff Faculty…
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Robo Wunderkind - Coding and robotics made easy for kids 🤖 | Product Hunt
Featured 2 days ago Robo Wunderkind is a modular kit that teaches children the basics of coding and robotics. With just a few color-coded blocks and two apps,…
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Somiflash - World's smartest 1TB flash drive | Product Hunt
Featured 3 days ago Somiflash allows to keep different kind of file and allow access upto 12 users at the same time. You can use it in office meetings and…
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The 75 Best Book Covers of 2018
2018 has been many things, but it certainly has not been lacking in great book cover design. Here at Lit Hub, we unpacked the biggest book cover trend of the…
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Workers are ghosting their employers like bad dates
Is a ghost in your office? (iStock) Economists report that workers are starting to act like millennials on Tinder: They’re ditching jobs with nary a text. “A…
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Showering Has a Dark, Violent History
The design for a psychiatric-hospital shower from the Belgian physician Joseph Guislain Guislain / Internet Archive The 19th century was a time of great…
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Shot and Forgotten: Shooting victims face lifelong disabilities, financial burdens
Jalil Frazier, Joshua Nowlan, Azir Harris, gunshot victims. Shot and Forgotten America’s hidden toll of gun violence: shooting victims face lifelong…
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Bloomberg - Are you a robot?
Bloomberg Need help? Contact us We've detected unusual activity from your computer network To continue, please click the box below to let us know you're not a…
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Pinocchio and the two Democrats: how that Trump meeting descended into farce
Play Video 2:52 Trump in extraordinary clash with Pelosi and Schumer – video highlights It seemed to start on cordial terms, a brave new world of bipartisan…
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Opinion | Would Indicting Trump Be Constitutional?
Would Indicting Trump Be Constitutional? Yes, it would be. But that question is a distraction from the principal objective of the Russia investigation. Mr.…
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Opinion | The Most Powerful Reject in the World
The Most Powerful Reject in the World Is there anyone who wants to hang with Donald Trump? Opinion Columnist Credit Al Drago for The New York Times He’s not…
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Opinion | The Democrats’ Best Response to Republican Power Grabs
The Democrats’ Best Response to Republican Power Grabs The best option goes beyond retaliation or restraint. Mr. Levy is a professor of political theory at…
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Opinion | The Return of Paganism
The Return of Paganism Maybe there actually is a genuinely post-Christian future for America. Opinion Columnist A Brooklyn bookstore gathered witches, Wiccans…
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Opinion | The Marriott data breach exposes a wider, potentially more nefarious cyberthreat
A Marriott hotel in Chicago on Nov. 30. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News) Jesse Varsalone is an associate professor of computer networks and cybersecurity at…
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Opinion | Emergency! It’s time for Trump to fabricate another crisis!
President Trump with, from left, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Vice President Pence and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) on…
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Opinion | For Trump, it’s all downhill from here
Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III on Capitol Hill in June 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) The latest CNN poll underscores a grim political…
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Pelosi privately disses Trump’s manhood after White House meeting
“It’s like a manhood thing with him — as if manhood can be associated with him,” Presumptive Speaker, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in a private…
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The Race to Understand Antarctica’s Most Terrifying Glacier
Science season in Antarctica begins in November, when noontime temperatures at McMurdo Station climb to a balmy 18 degrees Fahrenheit and the sun hangs in the…
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Opinion | The Writer Who Destroyed an Empire
The Writer Who Destroyed an Empire Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, born 100 years ago today, did more than anyone to bring the Soviet Union to its knees. Mr. Scammell…
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Opinion | The G.O.P. Goes Full Authoritarian
The G.O.P. Goes Full Authoritarian Only Trump’s flamboyant awfulness stands in the way of his party’s power grab. Opinion Columnist Credit Doug Mills/The New…
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Opinion | The Presidency or Prison
The Presidency or Prison What happens if re-election is Trump's best hope of avoiding an indictment? Opinion Columnist Donald Trump might well be a criminal.…
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Opinion | Another Day in Brexit Hell
Another Day in Brexit Hell Pray for us. Ms. Gold writes for The Spectator. Birds flock over the River Thames as the sun sets behind Westminster Palace, where…
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Charles Duhigg: Why Is America So Angry? - The Atlantic
The Atlantic I. An Angry Little Town Soon after the snows of 1977 began to thaw, the residents of Greenfield, Massachusetts, received a strange questionnaire in…
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The political tribalism of Andrew Sullivan
The problem with Andrew Sullivan’s diagnosis of political tribalism. T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images I knew when we launched Vox that there would be criticisms I…
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Cake's Electric Motorcycle Makes Dirt Biking a Silent Joy
I’d ridden the motorcycle part of the way up a small dirt hill, and was trying to simply reverse my way back down when I fell off the machine. As I went down, I…
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Exercise Wins: Fit Seniors Can Have Hearts That Look 30 Years Younger
The people who got caught up in the exercise boom of the 1970s and stuck with it into their senior years now have significantly healthier hearts and muscles…
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Opinion | Trump can't hire the "very best people," because he's the very worst president
Get the Think newsletter. Dec. 10, 2018 / 4:09 PM GMT By Robert Schlesinger First President Donald Trump failed in his pledge to “ hire the best people ” in the…
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Are You Ready for the Financial Crisis of 2019?
Here are five ways things could get bad for everyone. That feeling when all the numbers are so bad! For moneyed Americans, most of the past year has felt like…
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Tread softly because you tread on 23bn tonnes of micro-organisms
Results of the 10-year study suggest 70% of bacteria and archaea exist in the subsurface of the Earth.Photograph: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA The Earth is far more…
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The Guardian view on Donald Trump: the net closes | Editorial
Donald Trump … ‘One of the great questions arising from his success has always been whether he will pay for his lies.’Photograph: UPI/Barcroft Images T hat…
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Trump 'at center of massive fraud against Americans', top Democrat says
Donald Trump answers questions from the press while departing the White House on 8 December.Photograph: UPI/Barcroft Images New court filings show Donald Trump…
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Opinion | Surviving a Criminal Presidency
Surviving a Criminal Presidency No one is above the law in America. Opinion Columnist President Donald Trump arrives at Kansas City, Mo., on Friday to deliver…
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Opinion | The Dangers of Doing Favors for Donald Trump
The Dangers of Doing Favors for Donald Trump The president is often unable or unwilling to spot the difference between a favor and a crooked scheme. Mr. Hettena…
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May’s Brexit Deal Is Probably Going to Fail. What Happens Then?
Europe DEC. 10, 2018 parliament votes on May’s brexit deal Only 650 members, this should go well. PASS FAIL That was easy! Buckle up... Parliament tries to…
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Opinion | Trump’s latest rage-tweets expose the depth of his own corruption
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke) The news contained in the fusillade of new legal filings relating to President Trump can be summed up this way: Federal prosecutors are…
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Opinion | A new understanding of ‘collusion’ and obstruction
President Trump at the White House in Washington on Dec. 8. (Carolyn Kaster/AP) Politicians, the press, President Trump’s lawyers and White House staffers until…
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Popular apps like WeatherBug and GasBuddy are tracking your location with incredible detail: NYT
Popular smartphone apps like WeatherBug, The Weather Channel and GasBuddy are tracking users' locations with extreme detail, collecting specific street…
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Paul Ryan’s long con
House Speaker Paul Ryan’s legacy can be summed up in just one number: $343 billion. That’s the increase between the deficit for fiscal year 2015 and fiscal year…
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Dolphins Stun Patriots With Game-Winning Hook-and-Ladder Miracle
That post-hook-and-ladder feeling. Michael Reaves/Getty Images A successful hook-and-ladder play is about as rare as lightning striking the same Stradivarius…
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Busted: Patrick Mahomes Caught Using Echolocation With No-Look Pass
No look, no problem for @PatrickMahomes5 😎 pic.twitter.com/DiWqR75lh9 — Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) December 9, 2018 I don’t know how they play football on…
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Right to end life on Earth: Can corporations that spread climate change denialism be held liable?
To facetiously paraphrase a line that I often hear from global warming deniers: Don't be offended, I'm just asking questions. It’s conventional wisdom that the…
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Ground Beef Chili Recipe | SimplyRecipes.com
Soup 1-Pot Chili Everyone needs a recipe for classic beef chili. Make this one your go-to! It's made with corn, peppers, tomatoes, and beans, and makes enough…
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From the Zapotecs native city to Zapotecans making rugs, our authentic Oaxaca walking vacation starts off.
An Authentic Oaxaca Walking Vacation Oaxaca, cradle of The Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos), alebrijes, and mole’ sauce, offers up a great backdrop to…
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John Chau’s Death on North Sentinel Island Roils the Missionary World
Eliza Griswold on the death of Christian missionary John Chau, who was killed last month while breaking the law in order to preach to indigenous people on North…
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Here are the Biggest Fiction Bestsellers of the Last 100 Years
As the year draws to a close, some of us like to look forward, and some of us backward—and some way backward. Last month, while working on the…
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Franklin Foer
When a generation of young tech entrepreneurs leading disruptive businesses burst onto the scene, journalist Franklin Foer rooted for them — at first. “I can’t…
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VIDEO: Is the E92 BMW M3 rod bearing issue real or a myth
The E92 BMW M3 is an incredible car. It looks great, handles fantastically and, most importantly, has one of the all time great performance engines. The 4.0…
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MEASUREMENTS: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ as streamer - switching power supply, battery, WiFi, touchscreen noise??? (32GB RAM, MI: Fallout and The Beatles' 2018 "White Album")
Remember that within audiophile circles, there are often all kinds of claims about noise affecting streaming devices; especially computer-based devices. I…
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Amazon Channels may be how one-third of cordcutters sign up for HBO
Amazon Prime Video Channels are the outside video subscriptions that Amazon brings together to sell like a marketplace. Joshua Goldman/CNET How are cordcutters…
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Robert Mueller should charge Trump with committing a crime only a president can commit
The number of times Trump has used Twitter to corruptly influence the administration of justice is so large, it’s hardly even worth recounting this week’s Trump…
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Trevor Noah's 'Daily Show' Pulls Elaborate Twitter Prank On Trump And Fox News
“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah ” pretended Friday to have obtained the report prepared by President Donald Trump’s legal team in response to special counsel…
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For Moscow, the Trump brand is now toxic
Moscow (CNN) Gatherings of world leaders are often about the absence of substance. Several news cycles from now, few will remember what was discussed at the…
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'No choice but to start the impeachment proceedings': Watergate counsel resigned to Trump's possible fate on CNN
A key figure in the Watergate scandal has told CNN that the allegations against President Donald Trump contained in a court filing are sufficient for Congress…
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Regulation - and freedom
We are heavily regulated… and it shows how free we are! Oh, if only we had civics education! Take the standard libertarian complaint about how heavily regulated…
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Retail Arbitrage at Walmart: I Made $2500 in one night on one item
Amazon Sourcing: I made $2500 in one night, one product at Walmart. I sourced one item in multiple Walmarts. The item sold before I got home at a profit of…
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The little black book of scams
The best way to protect yourself is through awareness and education. The Little Black Book of Scams is recognised internationally as an important tool for…
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Hamiltonian Monte Carlo explained by Alex Rogozhnikov
MCMC (Markov chain Monte Carlo) is a family of methods that areapplied in computational physics and chemistry and also widely used in bayesian machine learning.…
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Faster and simpler with the command line: deep-comparing two 5GB JSON files 3X faster by ditching the code
As part of our recently announced deal with Apple Music , you can now view Genius lyrics for your favorite music within the Apple Music app. We deliver our…
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Immutable Web Apps
Introduction Immutable Web Applications is a framework-agnostic methodology for building and deploying static single-page applications that: Minimizes risk and…
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Measuring the Filter Bubble: How Google is influencing what you click
Over the years, there has been considerable discussion of Google's "filter bubble" problem. Put simply, it's the manipulation of your search results based on…
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The Best Books of 2018
2018 was the year that tsundoku entered our cultural vocabulary. It’s a Japanese word that doesn’t translate cleanly into English but it basically means you buy…
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THE 25 BEST FILMS OF 2018: A VIDEO COUNTDOWN
Vimeo Pricing Upload Staff Picks On Demand Vimeo OTT Site map Features Video Player Privacy Collaboration Distribution & marketing Monetization Live streaming…
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