Paul Rivera mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:34:09 +0000
Trolls For Trump
Meet Mike Cernovich, the meme mastermind of the alt-right.
Douglas Cooper mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:04:16 +0000
The Inexorable Rise Of Income Inequality In The US, Visualized
If you haven't heard, income inequality has been steadily rising in the US for a while now. This animation shows how the incomes of top earners have increased relative to the bottom 90% of earners since 1990.
Joshua Thompson mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:42:03 +0000
How Russia And The Rest Revived A Historic Struggle
As chasm grows between a resurgent Russia and a divided US and Europe, diplomats say conflict is now more dangerous, with "no clear rules of the road."
Steven Bryant mail: | web: | when: Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:50:06 +0000
The Totally Legal Way To Get 100x More Money
This bank has figured out how to offer 100x more interest than you’d normally get at a big bank. We dig into how they actually (and legally) pull it off.
Harold Rodriguez mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:42:02 +0000
Canadian Mining’s Dark Heart
Tallying the human cost of gold in one of the most remote places on Earth
Harold Ramirez mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:39:03 +0000
The Photographer Who Lived Among The Ultrarich Women
Slim Aarons was never an outsider among Hollywood starlets and socialites, but instead a close, trusted friend. He photographed women like Diana Vreeland, Audrey Hepburn, Jacqueline Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe.
Joshua Hughes mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:04:16 +0000
Using The Heat Of A Volcano To Bake Bread
American filmmaker Alison Grasso traveled to the Laugarvatn Fontana Spa in Iceland where she watched Iceland rye bread get baked the old-fashioned way: by being buried underground for 24 hours.
Lawrence Marshall mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:36:02 +0000
The Uphill Battle For Japanese Women To Keep Their Names
Japan’s Constitution promises gender equality, and the prime minister says he wants a society where all women can “shine.” But many women say it is hard to do that when they cannot even use their own surnames.
Allen Fisher mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:36:02 +0000
44 Cadets And Guards Killed In Attack On Pakistani Police College
Hundreds of trainees were evacuated from Balochistan Police College in the Pakistani city of Quetta as troops arrived to repel the militants. Officials believe three militants wearing bomb vests stormed the college. All were killed.
Earl Henry mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:49:38 +0000
Obamacare Premiums Expected To Soar 22 Percent
Premiums for the Affordable Care Act are set to skyrocket an average of 22% for the benchmark silver plan in 2017, according to a government report released Monday. Fortunately, subsidies are also supposed to rise.
Steven Martinez mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:13:53 +0000
The Best Political Ad Of The Year Is Absolutely Delightful
Gerald Daugherty is running for re-election as the Travis (TX) County Commissioner. For the sake of his family's sanity, please vote for him. Please.
Dennis Lee mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:49:47 +0000
A Spot-On Parody Of The Obsession With 'Time Saving' Keyboard Shortcuts
You probably use the occasional shortcut to save some time, but have you considered fully committing to the shortcut lifestyle? Henry can teach you.
Nicholas Parker mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:49:47 +0000
Update Your iPhone’s iOS Now. Like, Right Now.
A new security flaw lets hackers execute some code by just getting you to view a JPEG, so yeah, please update your phone immediately.
Henk Jongmans mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:34:08 +0000
It’s Me: Your Facebook Friend Who Is Apparently Racist Now
I bet you didn’t think I was racist back then. Remember when we worked on that "Great Gatbsy" rap together in eleventh grade English class? We rhymed “green light” with “hella tight.” That was pretty fun. You know what else is pretty fun? Posting statistics on Black-on-Black crime from websites with the word “liberty” in the URL.
Alan Morales mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:04:16 +0000
Japanese Roofers Store Nails In Their Mouths For Maximum Efficiency
As cool as this may be, we're also very, very worried that something could go horribly wrong here. Stay safe, Japanese roof workers. Stay safe.
Walter Carter mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:34:09 +0000
The Nintendo Switch May Be The Bittersweet End Of Dual-Screen Gaming
Sure, plenty of games did little with the second screen on a DS or Wii U. But it's worth taking a fond look back at the games that smartly embraced the quirky set-up before we transition back to a solitary screen.
Kenneth Shaw mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:38:55 +0000
Today In 2016: Hillary Clinton Is Bringing 'Nasty' Back
Welcome to Today In 2016, your daily digest of all things election. Today: Why WikiLeaks failed, why it's okay to be two-faced and a complete list of Donald Trump's insults.
Arthur Warren mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:49:38 +0000
It's All Fun And Games Until The Tickle Monster Shows Up
Elliot was sure his girlfriend Nat was tickling him while his back was turned, but she swears she didn't touch him. So what was it that made Elliot giggle?
Glenn Turner mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:19:15 +0000
Video Game Voice Actors Go On Unprecedented Strike
After almost 18 months of negotiations, SAG-AFTRA, the union representing the actors who voice video game characters, started a strike against video game companies on Friday.
Harold Owens mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:49:38 +0000
Congrats, You Can Now Purchase 28 (Terrifying) Wax Amish Children
A Craigslist seller in Bird in Hand, Pennsylvania is selling 28 wax children for $300 a piece, which were formerly used as museum pieces in the Weavertown One Room Schoolhouse. They are scary as hell.
Chris Dixon mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:08:53 +0000
Cut Rope The Way That God Intended, With Your Bare Hands
Scott, a craftsman and self-described "rope guru," gives tips on how to make your friends look like total chumps.
Jeffery Ward mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:19:16 +0000
When High Rollers Get Screwed Over By Vegas Casinos, They Call This Guy
So-called "Advantage players" employ perfectly legal methods — counting cards, tracking shuffles, etc. — to extract piles of money from casinos. And even though they’re breaking no laws, casinos will handcuff them, issue not-so-veiled threats, and refuse their chips. And sometimes they'll even get the players thrown in jail. And then the players call Bob Nersesian.
Dennis Butler mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:19:15 +0000
The Power Of The Polo Shirt
A smirk flashed across my former classmate’s face as she walked in and saw me behind the cash register wearing my maroon cap and name tag. I knew she was underage, and she knew I knew. Standing there in her skimpy tank top, she was betting I wouldn’t cause a scene. It was a pretty safe bet.
Kyle Rivera mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:59:08 +0000
How To Cook Delicious Eggs A Whole Bunch Of Ways
If you've ever wanted to perfect your eggs, whether they're sunny side up, over easy, fried, French, fluffy, buffet-style or breakfast sandwich style, this guide has got your back.
Billy Kennedy mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:49:38 +0000
The First-Time Voters
Twenty Americans describe why they are voting in a presidential election for the first time and which candidate they will choose.
Alan Ramirez mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:45:54 +0000
Are Bone Conduction Headphones Good Enough Yet?
For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been trying out a pair of bone conduction headphones, a futuristic-sounding technology that’s about a century old.
Arthur Henry mail: | web: | when: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:32:02 +0000
An AI Audio Tool For People Who Can’t Focus
On deadline and can’t focus? Having trouble falling asleep? Try Choose if you’re working, going to sleep or trying to relax, and then get an original composition designed to help you do exactly what it is you're trying to do.
Lawrence Ramirez mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:07:35 +0000
When The Taliban Takes The Girl Next Door
In 2012, Caitlan Coleman and her husband were kidnapped by terrorists. They’ve been held in captivity ever since. Only after they vanished did friends and family learn Caitlan’s gut-wrenching secret.
Peter Evans mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:45:54 +0000
Inside The Cyberattack That Shocked The US Government
OPM data can include everything from lie detector results to notes about whether an applicant engages in risky sexual behavior. Last year, a mysterious hacking group gained access to it.
Walter Mitchell mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:49:47 +0000
How Police Censorship Shaped Hollywood
From “Dragnet” to “Dirty Harry” to “Die Hard,” Hollywood’s police stories have reinforced myths about cops and the work of policing.
Peter West mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:45:54 +0000
Following Massive DDoS Attack, Chinese Company Recalls Hijacked Items
Last Friday, a DDoS attack on DYN left several notable sites and web services in the lurch. XiongMai Technologies has announced a recall of its products that were conscripted into the malicious botnet.
Shawn Crawford mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:45:54 +0000
Can Machines Learn To Scare Us? Researchers At MIT Seem Set On Finding Out
A series of algorithms dubbed the Nightmare Machine is an effort to find the root of horror by generating ghoulish faces, and then relying on user feedback to see which approach makes the freakiest images.
Louis Burns mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:17:28 +0000
Chris Hadfield's Arctic Expedition Is Back With Some Gorgeous Footage
Colonel Chris Hadfield assembled a team of scientists, filmmakers, writers and musicians to travel the high Arctic with him, capturing the landscape's staggering beauty and the alarming effects of climate change.
Jesse Parker mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:45:08 +0000
Living In China's Expanding Deserts
People on the edges of the country’s vast seas of sand are being displaced by climate change.
Harold Mcdonald mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:40:48 +0000
Why Politicians Insist On Wearing Ill-Fitting Suits
A slim, tailored suit is a dangerous look for a politican: Not only do you look elitist, but you run the risk of exposing swings in body weight.
Melvin Patterson mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:49:47 +0000
The American War The Campaign Has Ignored
“Foreign hot spots” was one of the topics on the menu at Wednesday’s third and final presidential debate, but Chris Wallace might as well have just called the segment “Aleppo and Mosul.”
Craig Campbell mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:08:53 +0000
Jackhammers Are The New Cool Way To Get Around Germany
Aside from the obvious problem (road noise) we can't see a reason why the jackhammer isn't the vehicle of the future.
Fred Cruz mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:49:47 +0000
I Saw The Future Of Sex Dolls And Butt Plugs At Germany's Largest Sex Convention
With more than 20,000 visitors and 400 exhibitions, shops, and fetish performances, Berlin's VENUS International Erotic Trade Fair is one of the biggest events of its kind. And there is where you can find the future of kink.
Jesse Robinson mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:38:24 +0000
What It Feels Like To Perform Brain Surgery
The cold pins in her warm flesh were a reminder of how invasive things were going to get. Under anesthesia, she would feel nothing and remember nothing. I, on the other hand, was completely sentient and completely in the moment — both excited and afraid.
Douglas Cole mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:38:24 +0000
The Little-Known Company That Enables Worldwide Mass Surveillance
Inside Enhance, a small New Zealand security company that's responsible for huge breaches of privacy.