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Food scientists have discovered the universal principle behind successful recipes
In this graph representing the top 100 ingredients in the global flavor network, nodes are ingredients, edges represent shared flavors, and node colors…
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Display File Size as a Sortable Column in the Media Library | CFX
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Solid Gold Telephone: An Interview With MF DOOM
What other site is running DOOM interviews?? Please help keep us alive and donate to the Patreon . Picture a killer who loves children; one who’s equally…
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6 days ago
Author Incomes: Not Great, Now or Then
What’s being passed around among authors in the last few days: The latest Authors Guild surve y, which shows that the median income for all authors (from their…
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7 days ago
The ‘innocent internet’ died and the 21st century was born [Opinion]
Photo: Mykal McEldowney, MBR / Associated Press Image 1 of 5 FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2017, file photo, multiple white nationalist groups march with torches…
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9 days ago
Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease in Brain Scans Six Years Before a Diagnosis
Using a common type of brain scan, researchers programmed a machine-learning algorithm to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer’s disease about six years before a…
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10 days ago
Monstrous Isles
By Natalie Lawrence Caliban, in Shakespeare's The Tempest, tells us that “the isle is full of noises, sounds and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not”.…
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10 days ago
Social Media and the Alabama Special Election
Jonathon Morgan Jan 2 In light of the recent reports about the so-called “Alabama Project,” I want to share my point of view as a data scientist and researcher.…
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13 days ago
How I write conference talks. — ethanmarcotte.com
I’m writing a new talk. Since a few folks have asked, here’s what my process tends to look like: Several months before the conference, I’ll start researching my…
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15 days ago
Don’t feed the trolls, and other hideous lies
According to the conventional wisdom of the internet, there’s one simple guideline for responding to trolls: don’t feed them. Ignore them, don’t react to them,…
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22 days ago
The Year of the Old Boys: How Childish Masculinity Became the Engine of Power in America
Many of us have spent 2018 trying to wrap our heads around how, exactly, the country whose slightly priggish brand was once meritocracy, competence, and moral…
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23 days ago
How '90s Cybersex Pioneers Looked for Action and Found Community
If you take a peek at the back pages of 1990s computer magazines, you’ll find plenty of ads for data recovery services, toner cartridges, and bulk shipments of…
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24 days ago
Christmas Is the Loneliest Time for Qanon Fans
Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast Kimberly’s boyfriend was tired of hearing the QAnon videos she watched around their small apartment. To…
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24 days ago
MainStage Instruments does not appear at … - Apple Community
Loading page content Page content loaded User profile for user: léonie léonie User level: Level 10 (144,886 points) Apple Watch Speciality level out of ten: 10…
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25 days ago
How to make sourdough bread using homemade yeast starter | CBC News
If you've been pondering playing around with a sourdough starter — creating a natural leavening agent by cultivating wild yeast using a paste of flour and water…
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26 days ago
Reindeer Bot Flies Are Not Particularly Festive
Bot flies are not generally considered festive. This is especially true if you are a reindeer, which often have reindeer nasal bot flies, or snot bots, as they…
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26 days ago
The Fallout
1 Dawn Chapman first noticed the smell on Halloween in 2012, when she was out trick-or-treating with her three young children in her neighborhood of Maryland…
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29 days ago
'Prediction Machines' and Your Campus AI Discussion | Inside Higher Ed
Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence
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4 weeks ago
The Fossils of the 21st Century
In 100 million years, human civilization will have bit the dust. Perhaps a nuclear war scorched the planet, or a last-ditch bid to solve climate change…
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5 weeks ago
Building a digital hospice
Earlier this year, I talked with some people about setting up a new publication. We had a specific focus, a budget, and a great list of potential collaborators.…
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5 weeks ago
Genesis P-Orridge: fantastic transgressor or sadistic aggressor?
A new kind of human relationship ... Genesis P-Orridge.Photograph: Peter Dibdin L ast month, industrial performance artist and provocateur Genesis P-Orridge…
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5 weeks ago
Back On It
Can you learn anything from this , I wonder? Can we learn anything from doing a keyword search in twitter for tweets from Our President of Shit that contain the…
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5 weeks ago
Four Days Trapped at Sea With Crypto's Nouveau Riche
Draw me your map of utopia and I’ll tell you your tragic flaw. In 10 years of political reporting I’ve met a lot of intense, oddly dressed people with very…
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5 weeks ago
This Is How The Accusations Against Neil deGrasse Tyson Finally Came To Light
This Is How The Accusations Against Neil deGrasse Tyson Finally Came To Light Alexandra Hootnick for Buzzfeed News Tchiya Amet in Covelo, California. Ashley…
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6 weeks ago
CBD Vape Liquid Contains Dangerous Ingredients
Michelle Peace regularly monitors online message boards to see what people are vaping, what got them high, and what gave them bad side effects. As a…
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6 weeks ago
Why Is Tucker Carlson Mad About Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer?
Photo: Screenshot via Fox News On Thursday night, Tucker Carlson, his brow furrowed in a perfect imitation of a human facial expression, devoted a segment to…
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6 weeks ago
The Gamblers Betting Against Donald Trump … and Getting Rich
The United States government stood at the brink of crisis. For more than three months, there had been no agreement in Congress over an appropriations bill to…
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7 weeks ago
McInnes, Molyneux, and 4chan: Investigating pathways to the alt-right
Publication McInnes, Molyneux, and 4chan: Investigating pathways to the alt-right What brings someone into the alt-right ecosystem? The question was posed in…
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7 weeks ago
How to Buy a Car Without Interacting With a Human
It’s true. I have recently (yesterday!) purchased a motor vehicle. It was a pleasant and invigorating experience, and my car is very beautiful and full of…
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7 weeks ago
Decolonizing Mars: Are We Thinking About Space Exploration All Wrong?
Greed This week, we explore greed—animal, human, and corporate. Interplanetary travel is pitched to us as a good thing. Explorers will visit other planets,…
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8 weeks ago
Philip Glass on Controlling Your Output and Getting Paid For What You Make
Let’s talk about authors. We’re talking from the point of view of the composer, the creator of the work—or of the person who’s the author. You have to start…
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8 weeks ago
California fire: What started as a tiny brush fire became the state’s deadliest wildfire. Here’s how
Before there was a spark, there was the wind. On the morning of Nov. 8, as the sun rose over the isolated mountains in the Sierra Nevada, gale-force winds tore…
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8 weeks ago
The 1987 TV Miniseries That Predicted a Russian Takeover of America
POLITICO Magazine screen grab Long since forgotten, ‘Amerika’ was a commercial and artistic flop. Watching it today makes for uncomfortable viewing. If the…
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8 weeks ago
Organisms found on hike in the woods are like no other life on Earth | CBC News
Canadian researchers have discovered a new kind of organism that's so different from other living things that it doesn't fit into the plant kingdom, the animal…
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8 weeks ago
Jonestown victims drew public scorn, but now we know the story of their betrayal
Forty years ago, an American preacher and madman named Jim Jones orchestrated the largest mass murder in recorded history when he forced more than 900 men,…
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8 weeks ago
LA's Nuclear Secret | NBC Los Angeles
T ucked away in the hills above the San Fernando and Simi valleys was a 2,800-acre laboratory with a mission that was a mystery to the thousands of people who…
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9 weeks ago
The QAnon Clock Explained – Mike Rothschild
QAnon acolytes love jargon, and they love using jargon to prove that the conspiracy theory they’ve invested so much time in is real. One of the most popular…
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9 weeks ago
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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9 weeks ago
Inside the booming business of background music
N ot long ago, Rob Wood found himself at Heston Blumenthal’s house, in south-west London, where he was being persuaded to eat a flower. They were supposed to…
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9 weeks ago
America’s wholesome square dancing tradition is a tool of white supremacy
If you live in the United States, chances are high that, growing up, you had to take square dancing in gym class. I myself spent a week at my Rochester, New…
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10 weeks ago
Could 'Oumuamua be an extraterrestrial solar sail?
Artist’s impression of the first interstellar asteroid/comet, “Oumuamua”. This unique object was discovered on 19 October 2017 by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in…
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10 weeks ago
Czechoslovakia ramped up spying on Trump in late 1980s, seeking US intel
Donald Trump and his then wife, Ivana, in 1988. Her father provided regular updates on the pair to Czechoslovakia’s Státní bezpečnost.Photograph: Marty…
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11 weeks ago
America’s Next Civil War
E veryone in Canada with any power has the same job. It doesn’t matter if you’re prime minister, minister of foreign affairs, or premier of Alberta; it doesn’t…
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11 weeks ago
Bret Easton Ellis still stuck with American Psycho after 25 years
Bret Easton Ellis: ‘I didn’t want to finally own up to the responsibility of being Patrick Bateman, so I laid it on my father, I laid it on Wall…
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october 2018
The value of a moment – logistics and the acceleration of war
By David Beaumont. ‘Future advantage will lie with the side who can ‘own the time’ and best prepare the environment.’ – Lieutenant General R Burr, Chief of…
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october 2018
The Center Held Just Fine
Joan Didion’s July 1993 essay, “ Trouble in Lakewood ,” is about a gang scandal at a white high school in a southern California town, the emblem of the sordid…
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october 2018
The Magic Leap Con
Illustration: Jim Cooke ((GMG) “Today, our world feels divided.” Rony Abovitz, CEO of the infamous mixed reality startup Magic Leap stood awkwardly on a…
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october 2018
A Future Where Everything Becomes a Computer Is as Creepy as You Feared
State of the Art Credit Doug Chayka More than 40 years ago, Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded Microsoft with a vision for putting a personal computer on every…
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october 2018
Critic's Notebook: Why is the Petersen Museum ignoring Von Dutch’s racist past? - Los Angeles Times
If an art museum today were to open a group exhibition that featured, without comment, the work of an avowedly racist and anti-Semitic contemporary artist, all…
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october 2018
Idle Words—Portrait of a Campaign
Oct 10, 2016 First disclaimer : The following is not intended as a roman-a-clef. Everything here is a composite portrait drawn from a dozen or so campaigns in…
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october 2018
Interview with the Luddite
Kelly: Other than arson and a lot of vandalism, what did the Luddites accomplish in the long run? Sale: The Luddites raised what was called at the time "the…
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october 2018
That time 'Old Woman's Gun' saved Los Angeles
Oct. 8, 1846, was a scorcher with “not a breath of wind,” as one battle survivor would recall. At dawn, U.S. Navy Capt. William Mervine landed 300 Marines,…
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october 2018
The Origins of Russia’s Broad Political Assault on the United States - Center for American Progress
Introduction and summary On January 6, 2017, the U.S. intelligence community released a declassified assessment to the public confirming what most had already…
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october 2018
China Used a Tiny Chip in a Hack That Infiltrated Amazon and Apple
In 2015, Amazon.com Inc. began quietly evaluating a startup called Elemental Technologies , a potential acquisition to help with a major expansion of its…
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october 2018
This Ohio Woman's Run-In With The FBI Provides A Window Into Mueller's Russia Probe
This Ohio Woman's Run-In With The FBI Gives Us A Window Into Robert Mueller's Trump–Russia Probe The probe into Cassandra Ford's Twitter account provides a…
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october 2018
'Calling All Earthlings': Film Review
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october 2018
California: The Not-So Golden State | History Today
Skip to main content Sign in Register Subscribe Search Subscription Offers Give a Gift Home Magazine Subscribe The Archive History Matters Miscellanies Digital…
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september 2018
Why oil derricks are disguised as islands off the Long Beach coast
On some nights, the small islands off the shore of Long Beach shine with bright Vegas-style lights: orange, yellow, red and blue. Rising around a quarter mile…
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september 2018
The Next Step for #MeToo Is Into the Gray Areas
As we near the one-year mark of the public accusations against Harvey Weinstein—that he serially assaulted women; that he used his power to avoid any…
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september 2018
Q&A with QAnon
With little fanfare, on Wednesday night, anonymous conspiracy avatar Q announced “Q&A” and began answering questions from users on the image board 8Chan, where…
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september 2018
‘True Detective’ Director Cary Fukunaga Is Bringing His Obsessions to Netflix
Credit Credit Richard Burbridge for The New York Times A t the end of 2009, the director Cary Joji Fukunaga was hunting for his second feature film. His first,…
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september 2018
The Makings of a 2020 Recession and Financial Crisis | by Nouriel Roubini & Brunello Rosa
NEW YORK – As we mark the decennial of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, there are still ongoing debates about the causes and consequences of the financial…
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september 2018
Signs of the Times: Ancient Symbols Reused by Hate Groups
For the past year and half, I have written extensively about the appropriation of ancient symbols, texts, and material culture as a rallying point for hate and…
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september 2018
A Trail of ‘Bread Crumbs,’ Leading Conspiracy Theorists Into the Wilderness
Go hungry for too long, and a lot of strange things will start to look like food. The smallest morsels become precious, especially if you believe they form some…
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september 2018
Plans revealed for re-opening historic Jergins Tunnel in Downtown Long Beach
When the City of Long Beach was legally required by the state to pawn off its RDA properties following the dissolution of Redevelopment , there was one property…
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september 2018
Making Monsters: The Enduring Appeal of Star Wars’ Creature Design
A rusted portcullis rises, concealed machinery rattling as sand falls from the bulwark’s blunt durasteel teeth. Beyond, a pair of pinprick eyes gleam in the…
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september 2018
QAnon, Slender Man, and Our Paranoid Surveillance Society
Donald Trump was supposed to be the main event at his rally in Tampa, Florida, in early August. Instead, thanks to a number of people in the crowd sporting…
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september 2018
A witch hunt or a quest for justice: An insider’s perspective on disgraced academic Avital Ronell
Justice is rare. But once in a while there arises an unexpected situation that nourishes the hope that justice has not disappeared entirely from the world. The…
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september 2018
Ross Asset Management - the final chapter? | Lexology
In what is likely to be the final chapter in the Ross Asset Management (RAM) liquidation, assuming no appeal is filed, the High Court has considered an…
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september 2018
White Magic
From an opening in the thicket we witness naked figures gathering around a growing fire. Their hair is long and their language foreign. Their chants intensify…
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september 2018
What NYU Professor Avital Ronell’s Defenders Get Wrong
Avital Ronell. Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Deutsches Haus: The Telephone Book @ 25/YouTube. One of the #MeToo movement’s lasting effects has been to…
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august 2018
St. Joseph’s Orphanage
Millions of American children were placed in orphanages. Some didn’t make it out alive. It was a late summer afternoon, Sally Dale recalled, when the boy was…
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august 2018
You Called for Me: Masculine Pain and Isolation in Akira
From Breaking Bad ’s arrogant, embittered Walter White to Conan the Barbarian’ s titular brute, the masculine urge to dominate is a prevalent narrative force in…
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august 2018
What Kind of an American Am I? | Essay | Zócalo Public Square
I am American. That much I know—but my life’s experience has never taken me beyond that in any way, up until this point. While many Americans embrace their…
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august 2018
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FINDING NEW MUSIC IN THE ALGORITHM AGE
Six people working in the music world tell us how they do it.
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august 2018
When a Stranger Decides to Destroy Your Life
Monika Glennon has lived in Huntsville, Alabama, for the last 12 years. Other than a strong Polish accent, she fits a certain stereotype of the All-American…
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august 2018
How three conspiracy theorists took 'Q' and sparked Qanon
In November 2017, a small-time YouTube video creator and two moderators of the 4chan website, one of the most extreme message boards on the internet, banded…
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august 2018
Exclusive: Hacked Emails Take Us Inside the Billionaires’ Club Around Vladimir Putin
exclusive How a little-known lawyer is at the center of a complex nexus of connections between Western fixers, Russian oligarchs, Vladimir Putin—and even Donald…
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august 2018
The Kek Wars, Part One: Aristocracy and its Discontents - Ecosophia
Every month or so since the 2016 presidential election campaign hit high tide, somebody has asked me to say something about the weirdest and most interesting…
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august 2018
Pitch Battles - Believer Magazine
I n 1988, more than a dozen of opera’s greatest superstars—including Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, and Birgit Nilsson—added their names to a petition…
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august 2018
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