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tour day schmalz 2018 preview - NYVelocity
Just when I think that cycling cannot hurt itself any more, it hands its beer to a buddy says, “Watch this.”, and invents a yoga pose that delivers a self-punch…
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5 weeks ago
Imagining another Grand Tour with Adam Hansen - Journal
Adam Hansen is sitting in his back yard, out in the hills of the eastern Czech Republic. We’re speaking via Skype and occasionally the conversation is…
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6 weeks ago
Ben Thompson Is Wrong About the Deregulation of ISPs
Ben Thompson writes a reasonable-sounding yet largely wrong defence of the proposal to reclassify ISPs under Title I instead of Title II, beginning with a smart…
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7 weeks ago
Pro-Neutrality, Anti-Title II
Note: This post was previously titled “Why Ajit Pai is Right.” I have changed it to reflect my interest in a substantive debate, not flame-throwing. The article…
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7 weeks ago
Narcissism of small differences - Wikipedia
Jump to navigationJump to search The title page of Civilization and Its Discontents , in which Freud first put forward his theory. The narcissism of small…
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8 weeks ago
Trump Team Pushed False Story Line About Meeting With Kremlin-Tied Lawyer, Memo Shows
WASHINGTON — For nearly a year, the denials from President Trump’s lawyers and spokeswoman were unequivocal. No, the president did not dictate a misleading…
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10 weeks ago
Behind The Mask
For the past few months I’ve been fighting a battle with myself. As most of you have noticed by now, I’ve not shown my face on the start line for a while, and…
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11 weeks ago
Can a rider peak for two Grand Tours in a row? - Cycling Weekly
Peaking to win both the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France is “not recommend” given the different physical demands of the Italian stage race and teams’…
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11 weeks ago
Five books Barack Obama thinks you should read
As North Americans slouch toward the end of summer, the US reader-in-chief has some new book recommendations for the beach-inclined. President Barack Obama’s…
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12 weeks ago
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
JRA with the Angry Asian: Does frame compliance still matter? | CyclingTips
I’ve long thought that carbon-fiber road frames have been on an asymptotic development path; even mid-range models these days are exceedingly good for the most…
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april 2018
Answering questions on Roubaix's cobbles | CyclingTips
“That’s another question mark finished,” Andreas Klier kept saying. He’d say it into the radio after a nasty sector, and to riders after they settled on a tire…
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april 2018
Shimano Ultegra RX road clutch rear derailleur spotted
Ahead of the cobble-filled Tour of Flanders, WorldTour squad Trek-Segafredo was testing a new Shimano Ultegra RX clutch rear derailleur. Shimano is not yet…
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april 2018
Exclusive interview: Quirky showman Peter Sagan gears up for the week from cycling hell
T here is a faintly surreal moment towards the end of my hour-long audience with Peter Sagan when we find ourselves - somewhat in desperation, it has to be said…
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march 2018
What Six Months of Sobriety Has Done for Me and My Riding | The Radavist
What Six Months of Sobriety Has Done for Me and My Riding Mar 13, 2018 We often read about people taking a month off from drinking, for a number of reasons.…
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march 2018
100 Easy Ways to Make Women's Lives More Bearable
Every year, I wake up on March 8 to a flurry of tweets from men wishing me a “Happy International Women’s Day!” And every year, I find myself thinking: Well,…
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march 2018
Facebook, please just hire one normal person
A particularly, disturbing Facebook survey went viral early Monday morning after it graced the News Feed of The Guardian ’s digital editor Jonathan Hayes.…
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march 2018
Sam Nunberg, Ex-Trump Aide, Says He Will Refuse Order to Appear Before Grand Jury
Nunberg talked to @maggieNYT too, naturally, about refusing to go before a grand jury: “They have requested a ridiculous amount of documents. Should I spend 30…
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march 2018
Google to Sell Zagat to The Infatuation, an Upstart Review Site
An array of Zagat guides at the publishers’ offices in New York City. Zagat will change hands again, with ownership going to an upstart restaurant reviews…
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march 2018
Conservative publishers hit hardest by Facebook News Feed change
Facebook’s January 12 announcement that it would begin to de-prioritize news publishers and their posts in users’ News Feeds has had a surprisingly profound and…
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march 2018
With a Single, Insulting Tweet, Uber's CEO Just Destroyed Months of Hard Work
I'm a fan of Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. In a few months, he's worked hard to transform Uber's image from a company known for bad behavior to one that is eager…
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march 2018
Trek Checkpoint review | CyclingTips
The new @TrekBikes Checkpoint is a dedicated gravel bike, yes. But more importantly, it's also super versatile, fairly priced, and really, really fun to ride.…
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march 2018
Something rather mischievous - Official site of Stephen Fry
For the last 2 months I've been in the throes of a rather unwelcome and unexpected adventure. I'm sorry I haven't felt able to talk about it till now, but here…
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february 2018
Abu Dhabi Tour #1: Cavendish crashes out on stage 1
🇦🇪 #AbuDhabiTour Injury Update

"@MarkCavendish sustained a concussion and a whiplash injury after his crash today. Due to the concussion, we were not willing…
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february 2018
Trump Says Russia Inquiry Makes U.S. ‘Look Very Bad’
Today I interviewed @realDonaldTrump for a half hour at his golf club in West Palm Beach, Fla. Here’s what he said: Trump Says Russia Inquiry Makes U.S. ‘Look…
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december 2017
'The Empire Strikes Back' Strikes a Bland Note
he Force is with us but let's try to keep our heads. These things are certifiable: "The Empire Strikes Back," George Lucas's sequel to his "Star Wars," the…
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december 2017
Twitter
Jay Allen @ a_man_in_black 17h Replying to @a_man_in_black Seriously, mute or unfollow or whatever. Fair warning. Jay Allen @ a_man_in_black 16h Replying to…
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december 2017
The Force Belongs To Us: THE LAST JEDI’s Beautiful Refocusing of Star Wars
1. Okay. I wasn’t going to write anything for one simple reason: I know way too many of the Johnson clan at this point for this to be anything but biased…
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december 2017
iPhone X Camera Review - A Week in Italy
Vernazza with the nifty-fifty. I was lucky enough to be able to get my iPhone X before my vacation in Italy last November and was very excited to take it with…
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december 2017
The Power of RAW on iPhone, Part 1: Shooting RAW – Halide
The Power of RAW on iPhone, Part 1: Shooting RAW I take a lot of photos. Usually I pack either a Sony A7R2 or a Leica M—two cameras with massive sensors and…
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december 2017
Antarctica's doomsday glaciers could be more vulnerable than we thought
In a remote region of Antarctica known as Pine Island Bay, 2,500 miles from the tip of South America, two glaciers hold human civilization hostage. Stretching…
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november 2017
How a laid-off dad built the “Instant Pot,” one of the internet’s favorite cooking tools
When Robert Wang was laid off from his software engineering job in 2008, he took his extra time to solve a personal problem that had been bothering him and…
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november 2017
Life Without A Home Button: The iPhone X Review
BuzzFeed News; Apple iPhones have had the same thick borders — what Apple lovingly calls the “forehead and chin” — sandwiching the top and bottom of the display…
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november 2017
iPhone X first look: Everything you need to know, including if it is worth the €1,179 price tag - Independent.ie
But what most people will probably do first with an iPhone X is go straight to the talking animojis. That’s what I did when showing it people. An alien, a…
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october 2017
Is America Ruining Cyclocross?
My new @outsidemagazine column asks whether cyclocross is saving American cycling or America is ruining cyclocross.

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october 2017
22 Essential Cookbooks for Every Kitchen
Here's @dgritzer's list of essential cookbooks. A solid list for any shelf. https://t.co/b3q4uaIsUH
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september 2017
As Google Fights Fake News, Voices on the Margins Raise Alarm
Accusations of search tampering are not new, but Google's efforts to fight fake news are reigniting concerns https://t.co/AMV21rAoZY
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september 2017
Here's what happened in the last four kilometres of the World Championships road race (video) - Cycling Weekly
After faultless coverage of a stellar week of racing, the organisers couldn’t have hoped for a worst moment for a technical fault as the cameras cut out with…
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september 2017
How the Race Was Won: 2017 Elite Men's World Championships in Bergen, Norway | CyclingTips
In the latest episode of Cyclocosm’s How the Race Was Won series, Cosmo Catalano looks at the elite men’s road race at the world championships, analysing the…
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september 2017
Twitter
Log in Sign up BuzzFeed News @ BuzzFeedNews How does Apple ship iPhones around the world on launch day? We got a special look at what happens between…
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september 2017
Twitter
La Flamme Rouge @ laflammerouge16 Sep 24 Replying to @CyclingHubTV I think you are more able than me with video downloader/encoders 😂 View conversation ·…
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september 2017
McCain says he will vote ‘no’ for GOP health-care bill, dealing major blow to repeal effort
(Melina Mara/The Washington Post) Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) announced Friday that he does not support the latest Republican effort to dismantle the Affordable…
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september 2017
Trump Lawyers Clash Over How Much to Cooperate With Russia Inquiry
Donald F. McGahn II, center, the White House counsel, during a swearing-in ceremony for White House staff in January. He has expressed caution about limiting…
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september 2017
In Amish Country, the Future Is Calling
At the Threshermen’s Reunion, or Rough and Tumble, in August in Kinzers, Pa. The Amish community’s rapid growth is helping to push some sect members to use…
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september 2017
Google Attribution: Is Google stepping in because no one else would?
Advertisers — especially PPC junkies — want to pay for the highest-converting, most relevant traffic possible. That’s been the obsession of our corner of the…
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september 2017
To The People I've Lost Over This Election
Dear Friend, There’s a good chance you won’t see this, as at some point over the past year you either unfriended, unfollowed, or physically disconnected from…
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august 2017
Pierre Rolland
Bonjour à tous. Comme vous avez pu le voir cette nuit, les coureurs et le staff de Cannondale viennent d'être libérés de tout contrat. En effet, j'ai appris la…
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august 2017
Campagnolo Bora Ultra 50 carbon clincher wheelset review | CyclingTips
There has been enormous growth in the high-end carbon wheelset market in recent years, yet only one wheel has been there from the beginning. Introduced at a…
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august 2017
Becoming a data scientist
by Omoju Miller I am a senior data scientist with a Ph.D. Like most data scientists, I didn't get my doctorate in computer science or data science. Instead, I…
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august 2017
Perfect Maryland Crab Cakes: Taste Great, Less Filler!
[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] Classic Crab-Packed Maryland Crab Cakes The world is full of fish cakes. But when it comes to crab cakes, there's only one that…
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august 2017
7 things I’ve learned in a year of road riding
I’ve written before about road bikes, and how baffling some aspects can be to beginners. While I’m not new to cycling — I’ve ridden mountain bikes for years and…
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july 2017
Facebook and the Cost of Monopoly
The shamelessness was breathtaking. Having told a few jokes, summarized his manifesto , and acknowledged the victim of the so-called “Facebook-killer” in…
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july 2017
Dear tech dudes, stop being so dumb about women
I want to talk about a relatively little-discussed aspect of the venture-capitalist sexual-harassment revelations that have rocked the Valley of late. In their…
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july 2017
How good was the 2017 Tour de France? Riders and sports directors have their say - Cycling Weekly
The 2017 Tour de France had it all: crashes, disqualification, controversy and a tightly packed classification battle heading towards Paris and stage 21.…
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july 2017
Cover Story: Historical Adam
S ecularist brows furrowed in 2009 when President Obama chose prominent atheist-turned-Christian Francis S. Collins to be the director of the National…
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july 2017
The unexpected rise of Rigoberto Uran
A no-drama guy in a dramatic situation. The unexpected rise of Rigoberto Uran https://t.co/OsIxE5WI4P
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july 2017
Goodbye Booze, For Now
Happy New Year everyone. So I’m starting 2017 by not drinking any alcohol for four months. The decision wasn’t made in the throes of a January 1 st hangover. I…
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july 2017
Getting Apple scoops with this one weird blog
John Gruber has good news for hardcore Mac users : Apple is releasing a completely redesigned Mac Pro next year and new iMacs with pro-level specs this year.…
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july 2017
Some site news: a (temporary) farewell to advertising
For the past 12 years, working on kottke.org has been my full-time job. For all but two of those years, my primary source of income has come from a small…
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july 2017
The General Joy of Roger Federer, Wimbledon Champion Once Again
Roger Federer triumphed at Wimbledon today. What he has done in the past six months is amazing by any measure. https://t.co/Vkrk3qpc0m
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july 2017
2017 Amazon Prime Day deals
It's Prime Day (aka a bunch of stuff is on sale at Amazon today); here are some deals you might be interested in https://t.co/KFMX1XdxTk
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july 2017
Russian Dirt on Clinton? ‘I Love It,’ Donald Trump Jr. Said
Donald Trump Jr. after speaking at the Republican National Convention, in Cleveland. Sam Hodgson for The New York Times The June 3, 2016, email sent to Donald…
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july 2017
Russian Government Sought to Aid Trump’s Candidacy, According to Email
Donald Trump Jr. spoke at a rally in May in Bozeman, Montana. William Campbell/Corbis, via Getty Images WASHINGTON — Before arranging a meeting with a…
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july 2017
The Truth Behind Donald Trump, Jr.,’s Meeting with a Russian Lawyer
News Desk By 8:45 P.M. The question of collusion with Russia is hardly the closed matter that President Trump has proposed it to be. Photograph by Saul Loeb /…
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july 2017
Why you shouldn't exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies
1) An evolutionary clue to how our bodies burn calories When anthropologist Herman Pontzer set off from Hunter College in New York to Tanzania to study one of…
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july 2017
A Late Debut in the Tour de France: The Scars Tell Why
Taylor Phinney, 27, center, a popular American rider who sustained a devastating leg injury in 2014, will appear in his first Tour de France, starting on…
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july 2017
Specialized brings Smartweld technology to the new Chisel
It's important to remember that carbon isn't the only frame material out there. While most brands are keen to push their high-end, premium, carbon offerings as…
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july 2017
Silicon Valley Women, in Cultural Shift, Frankly Describe Sexual Harassment
Huge thanks to all of the entrepreneurs who spoke on the record about harassment & discrimination
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june 2017
Specialized Tarmac Project Black first ride review
Back to Road Reviews review By Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share on Reddit New look, familiar handling 1 / 11 The new Tarmac feels…
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june 2017
Not Your Exotic Fantasy – Amy Nguyen – Medium
The summer before I entered Stanford, the university set up a Facebook group for us all to get to know each other. I befriended some classmates and chatted with…
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june 2017
A Tour cyclist's 8,000-calorie-a-day diet and the bus that delivers it
The Tour de France is nothing if not grueling. To overcome the three-week test of endurance and speed over 2,200 miles, cyclists rely on a team of other…
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june 2017
Giant's new Anthem 29er is all about hot, nasty, badass speed
Giant’s Anthem has been a mainstay XC race bike for over a decade, and now for 2018 the brand has moved back to bigger 29er hoops, updated the geometry and…
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june 2017
An Introduction to TrainingPeaks Metrics | TrainingPeaks
Completing an event is ultimately a race against yourself. Seeing if you can go a little bit faster, a little bit longer or a little harder each time. Training…
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june 2017
Unity of Purpose: The Oathbringer Beta Story
In Which… Brandon Sanderson’s dedicated band of Knights Radiant search out problems in the world of Roshar, on behalf of Cosmere fans everywhere. Oathbringer is…
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june 2017
McMansion Hell Hit by Zillow Copyright Claim
Fans of the website McMansion Hell enjoy it as a way to laugh at garish, overbuilt homes. As you can see from the picture above, the site takes delight in…
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june 2017
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