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NY man spends 6 years building this incredible, energy-efficient hobbit home

A lot of lives have been touched by the Lord of the Rings films, but super fan Jim Costigan took it one step further by building his own Bag …

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iPhone Xs Max First Impressions: Just How Jumbo Is This Freaking Thing?

Just how big is the iPhone Xs Max? Honking huge. Despite having near identical dimensions to the 8 Plus, the Xs Max feels a little heavier, and does …
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Hotel Manager Fired After Pulling A Gun On HBCU Students Trying To Take An…

A Florida man was fired from his job at a local hotel after he was spotted on video confronting four Florida A&M University students in the elevator …
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Self-managed super fund debt rise coincides with interest rate increase and property price fall

As the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers approaches, it’s worth noting that not every sector was a loser out of the global …

Here’s What a Liver Looks Like When Years of Heavy Drinking Leads to Cirrhosis

In a recently resurfaced clip from 2011, Dr. Drew Pinksy educates viewers on the dangers of alcohol abuse. A 2011 video showing the dangers of too much drinking has recently resurfaced • In the clip, Dr. Drew Pinksy compares a healthy liver to one damaged from years of heavy drinking • The liver with …
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Everything Apple announced at its iPhone XS event

Today was Apple’s big hardware event, and the trillion-dollar company had quite a lot to share about the future of some of its most profitable product lines. While Apple boasted how its products had been completely redesigned and re-engineered, in reality, what was most notable about today’s Apple …
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Why Companies Won’t Let Bad Projects Die

If “the essence of strategy is choosing what not to do,” as Michael Porter famously said in a seminal HBR article, then the essence of execution is truly not doing it. That sounds simple, but it’s surprisingly hard for organizations to kill existing initiatives, even when they don’t align with new …
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Trump Made It Clear to Virginia That Blue States Now Get Treated Like the Brown People of…

by Charles MudedeThe aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Joe Raedle / Getty Yesterday, Virginia’s entire Congressional delegation begged …
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Fasting-induced anti-aging molecule keeps blood vessels young

New research has found that fasting triggers a molecule that can delay the aging of our arteries. The findings could help prevent age-related chronic …
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The Lexus ES Will Be the First Mass-Produced Car with Cameras Instead of Side-View…

They’ll be available as an option in Japan next month, beating the Audi e-tron’s digital mirror system to market. Replacing side mirrors with cameras has long been a concept-car flight of fancy, but Lexus will be the first automaker to make this tech a reality for a mass-produced model. A new …
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10 small habits that have a huge return on life

Apple removes purchased movies from users’ iTunes library

Purchasing digital copies of usually physical goods is so easy and convenient these days, most of us don’t give a second thought about it. We don’t …
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Jamie Dimon just said what lots and lots of CEOs think about Donald Trump

(CNN) — JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon just said the quiet part out loud when it comes to President Donald Trump. “I think I could beat Trump… because I’m as tough as he is, I’m smarter than he is,” Dimon said at an event in New York City on Wednesday, adding: “And by the way, this wealthy New …

Apple Watch Series 4 can detect AFib and perform an ECG

Today at a special event at Apple’s headquarters, Apple’s COO Jeff Williams unveiled the next generation Apple Watch. It’s thinner, faster and has a larger screen than previous generations. But that’s to be expected. The Apple Watch Series 4 is packed with several features that use the built-in …
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15 Major Things Apple’s New iPhone Update Will Bring To Your Phone

Get ready for some new, fun features for your iPhone.

Graham departs from best-friend McCain, goes all in on Trump

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — By the end, Sen. John McCain had rejected President Donald Trump. The president was so infuriated by McCain he put a biting reference to the dying Republican senator in his stump speech. Yet one man in Washington still had hope for bridging the gap between the two. “I regret …
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20 Popular Side Hustles That Will Make Your Salary Soar

These weekend jobs can help pad your bank account. This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates Traditional 9-to-5 jobs provide a stable, steady income for many Americans. But life isn’t always steady, and some people need to find ways to make extra cash on the side to pay off debt or just to …
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Who should you trust? Psychologists have a surprising answer

Can you ever really know who to trust at the office? While there’s tons of research on the actions and behaviors that create trust, few studies have successfully identified what makes some people more trustworthy than others to begin with. New research published in the Journal of Personality and …

The Body’s Reaction to Exercise Could Signal Later Cardiovascular Problems

“Given the future risk of cardiovascular disease, this could be an identifier.” In general, we know that exercise improves heart health. But …
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Security flaw in ‘nearly all’ modern PCs and Macs exposes encrypted data

Most modern computers, even devices with disk encryption, are vulnerable to a new attack that can steal sensitive data in a matter of minutes, new research says. In new findings published Wednesday, F-Secure said that none of the existing firmware security measures in every laptop it tested “does a …
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A mayor in Louisiana rescinds a city’s ban on Nike products

NFL Controversy KENNER, La. — The mayor of a New Orleans suburb said Wednesday he is rescinding his order banning his city’s recreation department from purchasing Nike products for use at city recreation facilities. Kenner Mayor Ben Zahn said at a news conference that he did so on the advice of the …

‘The View’ Star Stuns Co-Hosts, Audience With This Statement Against Trump Administration

The panel was shocked into silence. A co-host of ABC’s The View made a shocking declaration against the Trump administration that stunned their fellow …
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MIT taught a neural network how to show its work

MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory Intelligence and Decision Technologies Group yesterday unveiled a neural network capable of explaining its reasoning. It’s the latest attack on the black box problem, and a new tool for combating biased AI. Dubbed the Transparency by Design Network (TbD-net), MIT’s latest …

How To Earn Up To $300,000 Delivering Packages For Amazon

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Which Exercise Burns the Most Calories? Here’s What Science Says

Your time is precious — and limited. So when it comes to working out, it’s not uncommon to wonder: what exercise burns the most calories? Exercise …
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Hiring managers share the No. 1 resume lie that could cost you the job

While hiring managers hate all resume lies, a recent survey finds some lies are worse than others. The jobsite TopResume asked 629 professionals to …

Everything You Need To Know About The Law The EU Just Passed That Could Change The…

Frederick Florin / AFP / Getty Images The European Parliament voted to adopt an extremely controversial copyright reform on Wednesday that could have …

This Basic Cold Brew Coffee Recipe Will Make Your Mornings SO Much Better

Cold brew coffee is much different than iced coffee. Iced coffee is just hot coffee that’s been brewed strongly and poured over ice (or hot coffee …
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An antioxidant might lead to new therapies for bone arthritis

An antioxidant food supplement widely used to treat conditions including paracetamol poisoning has shown promise in helping mice with osteoarthritis, …
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The Napa Cabbage Salad I Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Making

Vital signs. When cutting interest rates might not help

There’s a meme around official interest rates since the financial crisis, and it goes like this. Central banks have already cut them to nearly zero …

A Blind Couple Ordered Food at Wendy’s. What Happened Next Stunned Those Who Watched |…

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. Ask and ye shall receive. Sometimes, Americans take this biblical suggestion a little too far. Ask becomes demand. Receive becomes deserve to receive and right now. A blind couple at a Wendy’s in …
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This innovative $7,000 ‘indoor farm’ may change how America eats forever

Farmshelf, an indoor farm that lets you grow lettuce and herbs, is sprouting up at restaurants, corporate kitchens and food halls around the …
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Senate Democrats Have Referred A Secret Letter About Brett Kavanaugh To The FBI

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on the Judiciary Committee have referred a letter concerning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to the FBI. The …

Scientists discover new fish species in ocean’s terrifying depths

If you dive 7,500 metres below the ocean’s surface, chances are you’re going to see some pretty gnarly wildlife. Especially in one of the world’s deepest ocean trenches. A team of 40 scientists from 17 countries has journeyed 7.5 kilometres (4.6 miles) below the surface of the water in the Atacama …
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America Is Living James Madison’s Nightmare

The Founders designed a government that would resist mob rule. They didn’t anticipate how strong the mob could become. Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series that attempts to answer the question: Is democracy dying? James Madison traveledto Philadelphia in 1787 with Athens on his mind. He …
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The Best Face Washes for Guys with Sensitive Skin

Has The Large Hadron Collider Accidentally Thrown Away The Evidence For New Physics?

Over at the Large Hadron Collider, protons simultaneously circle clockwise and counterclockwise, smashing into one another while moving at 99.9999991% the speed of light apiece. At two specific points designed to have the greatest numbers of collisions, enormous particle detectors were constructed …
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The Most (and Least) Valuable College Majors, Ranked

While choosing a college degree shouldn’t be entirely a matter of following the money, most students do want to know that their chosen field of study …

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What Are the Best Secret Ingredients for Chili? – Chowhound

Chili can be a surprisingly contentious subject; so many cooks insist there’s a “right” way to make it, and every other way is dead wrong. Even those …
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The US Marines sent a ‘strong message’ to Russia last week, and these combat photos show…

Over 100 US Marines sent a “strong message” to Russia with a live-fire exercise in Syria after the Russians threatened to conduct strikes near a key …

How to Use a Multimeter | The Family Handyman

Using your multimeter Photo 1: How to test batteries Test battery life using a multimeter or volt-ohm meter (VOM). Analog-type multimeters use a needle …

How the iPhone Xs Max Compares to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9

Apple Inc. introduced the world to its largest-ever smartphone Wednesday, the iPhone Xs Max. With a 6.5-inch screen, it dwarfs the 3.5-inch display …

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Study: CRISPR may have cracked cancer’s “immortality switch”

CRISPR might be en route to halting the progress of certain aggressive cancers. A new study finds that the gene editing tool is capable of limiting a common protein that enables cancer cells to keep reproducing. More than 50 types of cancers possess an “immortality switch” that essentially lets them …

Thinning Up Top? Here Are 5 Ways to Get Thicker, Fuller Hair

First things first: It’s nearly impossible to thicken your hair at the root itself unless you medically intervene with supplements or injections. But …
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16 of the Best British Sports Cars Ever

The U.K. is famous for fantastic drivers’ cars. Here are some of the best, according to you. The United Kingdom is responsible for some of the greatest cars the world has ever seen. We asked you yesterday which ones you think are the best, and here’s what you thought.
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Astronauts Are Taking Hurricane Florence Photos From The ISS, And They’re Truly Chilling

We’ve never seen anything like this. Alexander Gerst, a German astronaut orbiting Earth from 250 miles (402 kilometres) up, has a warning for humans …
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Congress dares Trump to shut down the government in new spending deal

The bill would give the president one of his top goals. But there’s a catch. GOP leaders believe they’ve found a way to thwart President Donald Trump’s latest shutdown threats: Send him a funding bill that’s impossible to resist. Capitol Hill leaders on Thursday announced a mammoth fiscal 2019 …
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Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier, Says Science (Ask Any…

When you attend a networking event, cocktail party, or meet someone for a business lunch, exchanging superficial small talk is par for the course. Sure, questions like what do you do? and where do you live? are almost necessary to get some conversational momentum. But how many of us are willing to go …
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This Engagement Ring Style Is Slowly Fading Away

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The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas review – a dazzling genre-defying debut

Trauma here is a kind of time travel, compelling the sufferer to return again and again to the scene of their shock A door bolted from the inside, blood, bullets and and unidentifiable corpse. These are the classic ingredients of the locked-room mystery, but when Kate Mascarenhas deploys them in her …
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America is now the world’s largest oil producer

Move over Russia and Saudi Arabia. America has reclaimed its throne atop the oil world. For the first time since 1973, the United States is the world’s largest producer of crude oil, according to preliminary estimates published on Wednesday by the Energy Department. The feat demonstrates how the US …

The Costco Checkout Line Just Got Easier

When I was a child I thought Disney was the happiest place on Earth, but now that I’m an adult, I’m pretty sure it’s Costco. Disney has Space …
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The 7 most egregious fibs Apple told about the iPhone XS camera

Apple always drops a few whoppers at its events, and the iPhone XS announcement today was no exception. And nowhere were they more blatant than in the introduction of the devices’ “new” camera features. No one doubts that iPhones take great pictures, so why bother lying about it? My guess is they …
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What’s worse than a dongle? No dongle

iPhone 2018: cranking up the hostility toward users of wired headphones Apple’s iPhone launch event yesterday was so full of good news that the company apparently couldn’t find the time to disclose a couple of less happy developments in its product range. First, the three-year-old iPhone 6S and …
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A mayor in Louisiana rescinds a city’s ban on Nike products

KENNER, La. (AP) — The mayor of a New Orleans suburb said Wednesday he is rescinding his order banning his city’s recreation department from purchasing Nike products for use at city recreation facilities. Kenner Mayor Ben Zahn said at a news conference that he did so on the advice of the city …
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Stray Dog Was Walking Around With Swollen Head For The Saddest Reason

He can’t stop wagging his tail now — and is looking for just the right home. In late August, Laura Forma spotted an unusual-looking dog trotting down …

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Hello eSIM: Apple moves the iPhone away from physical SIMs

eSIMs are physically attached to the iPhone’s motherboard, measure just 6mm×5mm. Throw away your ejector pins and paper clips, iPhone users. On …

These Are the Funniest Animal Photos of 2018

AnimalsPhoto Gallery From penguin bullies to blissed-out squirrels, get an eyeful of the year’s most humorous shots of animals, in a competition with a cause. Many wild animals are known for their majestic beauty, or perhaps their brave ferocity. We often see photos of them in their natural habitat …
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Hurricane Florence downgraded to Cat. 2 storm

UPDATE 10:50 p.m.: New models show that Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane. Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist …

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Opinion: Salesforce is finally getting some real competition — and it’s from Microsoft

On the heels of another quarter of beating Wall Street’s earnings estimates, the bullish sentiment around Salesforce couldn’t be higher. Analysts are …
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The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch as an Online Interactive Adventure

Surely you’ve seen Hieronymus Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights, the famous triptych oil painting from the late 15th century. But do you know the …
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Ted Cruz Loses Last Scrap of Dignity, Writes Tribute to His Bully, Donald Trump

Cruz. During the Republican campaign, Donald Trump attacked Ted Cruz’s father and wife and branded him “Lyin’ Ted,” and Cruz attempted to demonstrate …

Angry over diversity in children’s show, NRA TV depicts ‘Thomas & Friends’ in KKK hoods

Using a jarring image to blast increased diversity on a children’s TV show, a National Rifle Association online show depicted characters from “Thomas & Friends” in white, Ku Klux Klan-style hoods on burning train tracks. Host of NRA TV’s “Relentless,” Dana Loesch went after the classic children’s …

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Woodward book breaks 93-year publishing record

Bob Woodward’s new book, “Fear: Inside the Trump White House,” sold more than 750,000 copies through its first day of release, the most for any title …

12 Red Flags That Someone May Be Spying on Your Computer

Even if you’re not a CEO or government official, hackers may be out to steal your private information. Here are the signs that you might be under …

Uniqlo U’s Fall 2018 Collection Will Solve All of Your Style Problems

Incoming! We’ve been pretty devoted to French designer Christophe Lemaire’s collection for Uniqlo, Uniqlo U, since it launched in 2016. We track and consume every drop like it’s Supreme, only instead of flipping it on the secondary market we wear the hell out of everything. We know we’re not alone …

Best Three Prototyping Tools You Should Be Using By Now

App and website designers, developers, and project managers always need to be on the same page. Prototyping tools often serve as the most effective …

Warren Buffett Says Your Greatest Measure of Success at the End of Your Life Comes Down…

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett is rarely wrong, especially when it comes to investment and innovation. As most of us know, the Oracle of Omaha is also a sage imparting wisdom that transcends industries and generations and cultures. And that wisdom, however common-sensical​ (ever thought to …

Norm Macdonald apologizes on ‘The View’ for #MeToo apology

Culture Matters LOS ANGELES — Norm Macdonald continued his apology tour on Thursday’s episode of “The View” after making headlines for his controversial remarks about the #MeToo movement, and the treatment of Louis C.K., Roseanne Barr, and Chris Hardwick in recent scandals. Macdonald said he’s been …
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We finally know how Jeff Bezos will spend his billions

The richest person ever has decided to spread the love. On Jeff Bezos’ Twitter on Thursday, the Amazon billionaire shared a statement announcing the …

Two design students build a charming, off-grid summer cabin in a remote Finnish forest

Design students Timm Bergmann and Jonas Becker (now Studio Politaire) decided to put their learned knowledge to the test by building an off-grid …
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The Air Tie: What It Is, And How To Get It Right

Lose the tie and follow these tips Classic suits aren’t going anywhere: that much is obvious. But as men dress better and better (a good thing), there has been a collective effort to step to the fore (an even better thing). That’s where the air tie came in. Pioneered by Ryan Gosling, Timothée …
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Millennials Say The Best Sex Position Is No Longer Missionary, According To A New Study

If you’re really feeling creative, there are about a million and one sex positions out there for you to explore. But, for the most part, it seems …

A full load of washing in just 26 minutes! Woman shares laundry trick that will save her…

Doing the laundry is a chore few enjoy. But one savvy woman has revealed how she intends to save ‘a lot of money and time in the next 20 …

The Best Breakup Advice That 7 Women Have Ever Received Is Actually Mindblowing

Breaking up is hard to do, as the song goes, but recovering from a breakup can be even harder. Trust me, I’ve been there. While sometimes I’ve …
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This Mint 1980 Honda Accord Looks Like It Just Rolled Out of the Showroom

Despite having over 100,000 miles on the clock, this vintage Accord looks brand new. You should buy it. People obsess over keeping their old rides looking like new. But usually, those rides are rare and special—things that weren’t normally daily-driven in-period. It’s not often you see a “normal” …
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Always Buy an International Data Plan When You Travel Abroad

Last week a story emerged about a couple that was traveling in Bali and ended up in a scooter accident on their way back to their hotel. Their phone …
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The 10 Best Emmy-Nominated Shows You Haven’t Seen Yet (But Can Stream Now)

Although popular television favorites tend to steal the spotlight when it comes to the Emmy Awards (we’re looking at you, Game of Thrones), we’ll be …
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Apple’s Latest iPhones Are Packed With AI Smarts

At a glance the three new iPhones unveiled next to Apple’s glassy circular headquarters Wednesday look much like last year’s iPhone X. Inside, the …

From $7.5 million to almost $20 million: Why Huxtaburger expects to more than double its…

After more than seven years developing a loyal following of millennials in Victoria, Huxtaburger is preparing to take its next big step. The gourmet …

Apple Is Deleting Bought Films From iTunes Accounts – And Don’t Expect A Refund

You know how some people like to say that physical media is dead and streaming is the future? Well, Apple is doing a pretty good job right now of proving that theory well and truly wrong. Reports have started to emerge of Apple completely deleting films from iTunes accounts even when they’ve been …

Our 10 Most Popular Recipes from Instagram — Recipes from The Kitchn

Kitchn’s Instagram is a treasure trove of drool-worthy food photos and recipe inspiration. (By the way, are you following us yet?) Curious to know …

Mark Rothko on How to Be an Artist

COMPOSITION, 1959. Mark Rothko Leopold MuseumMark Rothko, 1961. Photo by Kate Rothko/Apic/Getty Images.Famed Abstract Expressionist Mark Rothko …
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16 Striking Vacation Rentals Under $200 Per Night

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5 lightweight camper trailers you can buy right now

All of the trailers weigh less than 2,000 pounds For all the glitz of pricey camper van conversions, there’s something to be said for a compact trailer. A camping trailer provides all of the essentials—shelter, a bed, and a cooking space—in a small and affordable package. It also means that unlike a …
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This Simple LinkedIn Trick Will Help Potential Employers Find You When You’re Looking for a…

This simple profile tweak can boost your chances of getting a job on LinkedIn. Looking for a job? One tiny aspect of your LinkedIn profile could be …
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A.Human is a sci-fi fashion show about changing your body instead of your clothes

I spent at least half an hour wandering A.Human — an art installation about a futuristic body modification fashion house — before realizing one of the models was a human being. This wasn’t totally unreasonable: he was mostly hidden behind a wall, revealing only a torso embellished with glowing …
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The Book That Shook France’s African Colonial Empire

Over six rounds of voting, the Académie Goncourt in Paris couldn’t decide the best French novel of 1921. Then, on December 14, a deciding vote cast …
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Pregnant Mother of 4 Killed in Crash with Allegedly Intoxicated Boxer Who Live-Streamed…

A pregnant mother of four has died after a suspected drunk driver crashed into her Chrysler minivan in California. Professional boxer Marcos Forestal, …
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The Most Valuable Finds in Antiques Roadshow History

Report: Everybody in the White House Considers Trump an Idiot

It is relatively easy to get White House staffers to leak mind-blowing anecdotes about President Trump’s various derangements, and for that very …
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David Wright will return to Mets for final homestand, doesn’t expect to play next year

https://media.gannett-cdn.com/28911775001/28911775001_5822040611001_5821960965001.mp4 NEW YORK – David Wright never used the word retirement. But the New York Mets’ captain and longtime third basemen all but acknowledged that his historic 14-year career is coming to an end. The team announced that …

7 Pieces of Luggage Every Traveler Should Have

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You’re going to die. This app reminds you 5 times a day

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Pork Tenderloin Sliders

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Here’s What Wall Street Is Saying About Apple’s iPhone Revamp

Apple Inc.’s introduction of its latest iPhones on Wednesday was largely in line with analyst expectations. The new product lineup, which offers …
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Olivia Munn Is Sexy As Hell In Plunging Dress With Major Slit Amidst ‘The Predator’ Drama

Olivia Munn stunned in a silver plunging dress with a thigh-high slit while walking the red carpet at the premiere for ‘The Predator.’ The actress …

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15 Business Podcasts to Help You Become a Better Entrepreneur

Ask anyone at the top of their field how they got there or how they found success in business, and chances are you’ll find overlapping patterns of …
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71 Things Straight People Have No Idea Are Actually Gay

Just an FYI. 1. Iced coffee 2. Passing people on the street 3. Walking fast in general 4. Laura Dern 5. Going to the gym 6. Talking about not going to the gym 7. The underwear aisle in a store 8. Vodka sodas 9. Tank tops 10. Wearing a tank top when you shouldn’t be wearing a tank top 11. Brunch 12. Getting …
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I Know the Mid-Engine Corvette Prototype’s Nurburgring Lap Time

I was there with my stopwatch when the mid-engine Corvette prototype turned its first fast lap at the ‘Ring. But there’s more to the story than minutes and seconds. Nürburg, Germany. It’s shortly after 5:30 PM, and I’m sitting on the roof of my VW T4 Caravelle (that’s a VW Eurovan in your lingo). …
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The 12 Healthiest Fruits and Vegetables You Should Eat This Fall

From cauliflower to butternut squash, make sure these are staples on your grocery list this season. Pumpkin gets all the glory this time of year, but it’s definitely not your only option if you’re looking for fall fruits and vegetables that will benefit you on and off the bike. Below, 12 seasonal …
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Microsoft acquires Lobe, a drag-and-drop AI tool

Microsoft today announced that is has acquired Lobe, a startup that lets you build machine learning models with the help of a simple drag and drop interface. Microsoft plans to use Lobe, which only launched into beta earlier this year, to build upon its own efforts to make building AI models …
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Discovery of new neurons in the ear could lead to treatments for tinnitus

It’s estimated that there are 100 billion neurons in the human body, so it’s no surprise that some of them have evaded detection by scientists. Now, …
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Sen. King to vote no on Kavanugh confirmation

Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) will vote no on Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, he said in a statement on Wednesday. Why it matters: …

Flipboard Is Seeing Strong User Growth: Here’s Why

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This smart power strip lets you individually control each outlet

There are an endless number of smart plugs that let you remotely turn an outlet on and off, but those plugs usually accept just one single cable. So to address bigger needs, Kasa is introducing an entire smart power strip that allows you to individually control all six of its power sockets. The Kasa …
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Garlic-Herb Butter Drop Biscuits Recipe

“Excellent drop biscuits made with lots of real butter, garlic, and herbs!” Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 teaspoons …
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The One Anti-Inflammatory Supplement You Should Take Every Morning For…

Inflammation can affect your body in numerous ways. It can appear in the form of bloat, joint pain, and even acne or puffiness in your face. The …
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America’s Most Dangerous Dog Breeds [Infographic]

Over the years, studies into fatal interactions between canines and humans have proven fiercely controversial, given the myriad of circumstances behind different attacks. In the mid-1990s, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a broad analysis of dog breeds involved in fatal …
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Low-Carb Pumpkin Treats Are Here, and We’re Never Leaving the Kitchen

Pumpkin makes everything better, but it’s also good for you — pumpkins are low-calorie, high in fiber, and packed with vitamins and minerals that can boost immunity. That is, until you bake them into cookies or muffins, or mix them into a sugary latte. Never fear: there are plenty of low-carb ways …
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There’s a new No. 1 among 2020 Democrats

How to back up your iPhone prior to installing iOS 12

Don’t be one of those people who post on Facebook asking for people to message you their phone numbers because you didn’t back up your phone — back up your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch prior to pressing the install button for iOS 12 on Sept. 17. You can use either iCloud or iTunes to back up your iOS …
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6 Reasons You Should Skip the iPhone XS for iPhone XR

No Apple Presenter Speaks for Longer Than 10 Minutes, and the Reason Is Backed by Neuroscience

The brain is easily bored. This one fact explains why Apple does what it does in its product launches. A presentation based on the fundamentals of neuroscience includes frequent changes to keep people interested. But how frequent is “frequent” change? The answer: 10 minutes. Neuroscientists say our …
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New ‘Avengers 4’ High-Res Promo Art Reveals Best Look Yet At Hulk’s New Costume

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FDA declares youth vaping an epidemic, announces investigation, new enforcement

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday declared youth vaping an “epidemic,” and said the agency will halt sales of flavored electronic cigarettes if the major manufacturers can’t prove they are doing enough to keep them out of the hands of children and teens. The FDA …

What to Do If There’s No Clear Career Path for You at Your Company

We all know the old script: join a company, work hard, move up the ladder. But it’s been decades since that was a reliable path, and not just because of layoffs or outsourcing or robots. These days, the culprit preventing many professionals from identifying a clear career path at their company is …

Jameela Jamil Was Body-Shamed At The Gym, So She Called Out The Stranger…

“I don’t need your advice, I don’t want your advice, I didn’t ask you for your advice as to whether or not I’m good-looking enough.”
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Planned Parenthood Names Leana Wen, a Doctor, Its New President

Planned Parenthood, under fire from conservatives in Washington and state capitols, chose Leana Wen, an emergency room doctor whose family fled China when she was a child, as its next president Wednesday, picking a woman who won praise for her steadying hand as Baltimore’s health commissioner …

Brain Scans Reveal Meditation’s Surprising Effects on Pain

“It’s so about being in the present moment, about not wandering off” The yoga class adage of being fully in the moment while you contort your body on a …
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Canada’s Freeland won’t hold NAFTA talks, says more work needed

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Flags of the U.S., Canada and Mexico fly next to each other in Detroit, Michigan By David Ljunggren SASKATOON, Saskatchewan …
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‘Draw This Again’ Challenge Shows That Practice Makes Perfect (New Pics)

It’s easy to compare your artworks to those of the greats and feel miserable. But if you’re an aspiring creator you need to understand that nobody …
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iPhone Xs and iPhone XR can read NFC tags without having to launch an app

iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone XR include a new feature for NFC that Apple didn’t mention on stage. The new models will be able to scan NFC tags in the background. With current iPhones, users must first launch an app to enable NFC Reader mode. iPhone Xs and iPhone XR require no such preamble, …

20+ Grey Bedrooms That Are Far from Boring

You’ll look at this tried-and-true neutral in a new way. When it comes to designing a bedroom, there’s nothing like opting for a neutral shade, like grey, to create a serene atmosphere. From grey furniture to grey paint, here’s how top designers chose to incorporate varying shades of this …
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Remodeling 101: Why Kitchen Islands Are Ruining America’s Kitchens

In her monthly column for The Wall Street Journal, Gardenista editor Michelle tackles matters in interiors (even when her take is controversial: see …

Former Trump Org exec sounds the alarms on the president’s behavior: ‘Much worse than when…

Former Trump Org exec sounds the alarms on the president’s behavior: ‘Much worse than when I worked for him’ 12 Sep 2018 at 19:41 ET A former Trump …

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos create $2 billion fund to fight homelessness

Jeff Bezos has revealed how he plans to donate part of his fortune. The Amazon CEO and his wife, MacKenzie, will commit $2 billion to fund existing nonprofits that help homeless families and to create a network of preschools in low-income communities. They call their project the “Bezos Day One Fund.” …
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6 Ideas for Creating a Contemporary Landscape

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20 Hidden Gem Movies You Probably Forgot Were On Netflix

The great movies you might be missing. Gone are the days you could go to the Netflix homepage and immediately get straightforward recommendations for the best movies on the service. Now the company fills its homepage with auto-playing advertisements for its own Original movies, shows, comedy …

Is There a Difference Between an Anxiety Attack and a Panic Attack?

Imagine experiencing an all-encompassing surge of fear combined with chest tightness, shortness of breath, or a slew of other frightening symptoms. …
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Pastry Chef Creates Incredible Geometric Cakes Inspired by Origami

Pastry chef extraordinaire Dinara Kasko is known for her incredible math-inspired cakes that look like contemporary sculptures. It’s no surprise that Kasko has a background in architecture—each edible, cake art masterpiece is created using 3D-printed molds that Kasko engineers using algorithmic …
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Breaking the taboo: the director who has filmed the moment of death

If you watch movies you’ll have seen umpteen deaths, sometimes in a single film. (According to the people who keep a tally of such things, the final Lord of the Rings has cinema’s highest body count, of more than 800 – though presumably that includes orcs.) But what about the dying process itself? …
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You Only Need Limes and Tequila for This Five-Minute Shrimp

Heat the olive oil and butter in a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Once the butter melts, add the garlic and cook, stirring, until …
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A pod of beluga whales adopted a lost narwhal, and it’s too wholesome

A narwhal has been adopted by a pod of beluga whales in the St. Lawrence River, according to CBC, and please be warned, the wholesomeness of this …
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Start with the Map

A writer’s lessons in imaginary cartography. The book that first set me on my way was “Watership Down,” by Richard Adams. I was nine years old when I read it. Basking in its afterglow, I plotted an epic novel about a small group of fugitive otters—one of whom was clairvoyant—who get driven from …
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The Cheapest and Most Expensive European Cities Based on Travelers’ Spending Habits

With insanely cheap flights from low-cost carriers and effective ways to use points and miles, travel costs over to Europe can be rather inexpensive. …

Barack Obama’s return just reminds us how he fueled the distrust that led to Donald Trump

Who cares if Obama belatedly cheers for transparency and accountability? He should admit that he made the government more dangerous at home and abroad. Former president Barack Obama is back. He kicked off a series of campaign appearances last week with a blistering attack on the Trump administration …

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Needles in strawberries: Food expert says Government’s recall response not appropriate

The Queensland Government’s food safety response to strawberries that were contaminated with needles and sold to customers was not appropriate, a …

Scientific publishing is a rip-off. We fund the research – it should be free | George Monbiot

Never underestimate the power of one determined person. What Carole Cadwalladr has done to Facebook and big data, and Edward Snowden has done to the state security complex, the young Kazakhstani scientist Alexandra Elbakyan has done to the multibillion-dollar industry that traps knowledge behind …
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Tesla teases Gigafactory 1, aiming for largest rooftop solar array in the world

Tesla is currently building its massive Gigafactory 1 in the Nevada desert. The Gigafactory aims to produce more batteries than the entire industry did back in 2013, but it’s also gunning for another superlative — the largest rooftop solar panel array in the world. On Thursday, Tesla tweeted an …
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How to Make a Restaurant-Quality Baked Potato

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A 6-foot-tall man lives comfortably in this custom tiny home

We’ve seen tiny homes built for a number of distinct uses, such as homes for veterans, students and families. But one “large” group has been left out …
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I regret to inform everyone that the greatest SUV of all time is no longer available to purchase new

I regret to inform everyone that the greatest SUV of all time is no longer available to purchase new. It was, and will always be, the Honda Element. …
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The 31 Best Fragrances of All Time, According to Allure Editors

Every day here at Allure, our editors receive the newest perfumes from the largest fragrance houses and the smallest indie brands all before they make it to market, so we can get an exclusive look — or, sniff — at what the upcoming season’s biggest launches will be. If you think walking by a …

Here Are 5 Insane Facts About Trump from Bob Woodward’s Book You Haven’t Heard Yet

Trump’s proclivity to rage and emotional meltdowns are legendary. But there are a few other things generally unknown about him.Bob Woodward’s new …
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Anti-Kremlin Activist In Critical Condition After Suspected Poisoning, Pussy Riot Says

Pyotr Verzilov, a prominent member of the Russian art and activist collective Pussy Riot, is suspected to have been poisoned in Moscow on Tuesday, according to the group and local media. Veronika Nikulshina, Verzilov’s partner and fellow member in the group, told Meduzathat Verzilov had begun to …
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Nintendo’s NES Switch controllers activate the nostalgia centers (and wallets) of retro…

The news that Nintendo would be adding NES games to the Switch as part of its paid online service had a mixed reception, but the company has made up for this controversial decision by releasing wireless NES controllers to play those games with. At $60 they’re a bit steep, but come on. You know …

The iPhone XR is the one to get

The iPhone XR arrived like an afterthought. No surprise, really. Apple’s always been one to lead with its best foot forward — the latest, greatest and, quite literally, the largest. Projecting the life on the bleeding edge is a cornerstone of the company’s image, market share and stock price. The …
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New poll: 47% of America says Trump should be removed from office

With Bob Woodward still talking about the stunning details of his new book depicting a White House in crisis, a new poll finds nearly half the nation …

PS4’s Spider-Man Adding A New Game Plus Mode

Insomniac Games has announced that PS4’s Spider-Man is getting a New Game Plus mode. The developer revealed that a team is currently working on the mode via a tweet. New Game Plus will allow you to replay through Spider-Man with all of the wall crawlers’ abilities and skills that have been unlocked …

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These 15 Free Apps Will Help You Manage Your Mental Health

Refinery29 is exploring mental health topics as part of our partnership with Clinton Global Initiative University. We’ve heard it over and over again …
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Apple just killed the iPhone X, the iPhone SE, and the iPhone 6s

Apple’s special media event is now in the books and, per usual, there’s a whole lot to pore over. From the intriguing new design of the Apple Watch …

15 Kitchen Cabinet Organizers That Will Change Your Life

If you’re lacking kitchen storage space and need a quick fix, try these unique kitchen cabinet organizers. If you’re sick and tired of pulling out one …
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17 top tools in Google Analytics

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What’s your breast cancer risk? This study aims to tell you precisely

Health news Breast cancer is one of the most worrisome diagnoses a woman can get, and now women know that they can get a heads-up if they have an extra-high risk by getting a genetic test. Mutations in dozens of different genes can raise the risk of breast cancer, but the two best-known risk genes …

Crypto’s 80% Plunge Is Now Worse Than the Dot-Com Crash

The Great Crypto Crash of 2018 looks more and more like one for the record books. As virtual currencies plumbed new depths on Wednesday, the MVIS …
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The Best True Crime Books Guaranteed to Give You Chills

As anyone who has tuned into Serial or binge-watched The Jinx and The Keepers knows, true crime narratives are often more compelling and disturbing than …
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Crowded Atlantic Ocean May Get Five Named Storms for the First Time

For tropical storms, two’s company, three’s a crowd and five is, well, unprecedented. Maybe not for long. Weather forecasters are watching a …

American Eating Habits Are Changing Faster than Fast Food Can Keep Up

Home cooking would be making a comeback if it ever really went away. Restaurants are getting dinged by the convenience of Netflix, the advent of …

Trump is reportedly thinking about getting rid of Mattis, and he’s given ‘Mad Dog’ a new…

For President Donald Trump, the luster seems to have worn off Defense Secretary James Mattis. Trump heralded the retired Marine general when he was picked for the top job at the Pentagon at the end of 2016. Trump praised him as “A true General’s General” and has told donors, “The guy never loses a …
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10 Rebates and Tax Credits More Homeowners Should Take Advantage Of

Most homeowners are eager to upgrade their homes, but the cost of home improvements, particularly substantial ones, can be daunting. Luckily, …

It Started As a Joke and Turned Into a Startup That Raised $1 Million in Funding

Is your startup struggling to gain traction? Imagine generating interest in a toilet paper company… Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. “Everyone wipes, right? Besides, who wouldn’t want to get free toilet paper while saving our planet?” That’s what founder and CEO Scott …

Riccardo Tisci’s First Burberry Design Is a $400 T-Shirt

The designer ushers in his own era at the British brand with some high-end merch—and a new way to get customers shopping for it. Riccardo Tisci’s reign at Burberry officially started when he was announced as the house’s chief creative officer back in March. We got our first glimmer of what the …
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Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ Gets Massive Reissue for 50th Anniversary

Half a century ago, when Jimi Hendrix began work on what would become his the final album to come out in his lifetime, Electric Ladyland, he was …

This VR6-Powered Audi TT Makes 1350 HP and Runs a Seven-Second Quarter-Mile

It gets power to the wheel via a Nissan GT-R all-wheel drive system. This is a frankenstein car we can get behind. According to Engine Swap Depot, the car you see here is the quickest Audi TT in the world. It makes 1356 horsepower from a 3.0-liter Volkswagen VR6 six-cylinder with forged internals …
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Biden: ‘I’m clearly not as smart as Trump, the smartest man in the world’

Former vice president Joe Biden mocked President Trump’s habit of boasting about his intelligence on Thursday, in one of his most direct critiques of the president ahead of a potential 2020 White House bid. In a wide-ranging speech in Washington on labor issues and economic policy, Biden told the …
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How to Find New Music You’ll Actually Like

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Inbox is out — Google to shut down experimental email app in March 2019

Launching as an invite-only app in 2014, Google’s Inbox set out to create a more efficient email experience for users. Four years and multiple updates …
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Is Paul Manafort Ready to Flip on Trump?

The recently convicted Paul Manafort is about to go on trial in Washington, D.C., for another slate of alleged crimes. And the president’s former …

Planned Parenthood chief says group is transparent on abortions. ‘The View’ co-host…

Dr. Leana Wen, Planned Parenthood’s new president, appeared on “The View” Thursday and boasted of the organization’s transparency when it comes to abortions. Wen, who is an ER doctor and the commissioner of health for the city of Baltimore, appeared on the show and discussed her passion and praise …
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The NRA’s Catch-22 for Black Men Shot by Police

A National Rifle Association spokesperson says Botham Jean would still be alive if he’d had a firearm. But when African Americans legally bearing arms are shot by police, the organization’s media outlet doesn’t defend them. The city of Dallas, Texas, has been rocked by news of an off-duty police …
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A government institute gave China’s biggest celebrity a low ‘social responsibility’ rating. She…

Fan Bingbing is one of China’s biggest celebrities, a ubiquitous actress, model and singer who earned more in 2016 than Hollywood A-listers such as Amy Adams and Charlize Theron, according to Forbes. But in July, the “X-Men” actress suddenly vanished. And in the weeks since, the mystery surrounding …
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10 Photo Editing Apps That You Should Have On Your Phone

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Children of sperm donors find their half siblings and demand change

Kianni Arroyo clasps 8-year-old Sophia’s hands tightly as they spin around, giggling like mad. It’s late afternoon, and there are hot dogs on the grill, bubble wands on the lawn, balls flying through the air. The midsummer reunion in a suburb west of the city looks like any other, but these family …
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A Modern Bachelor Pad With Smart Glass Space Dividers

The perfect bachelor pad doesn’t exist….or does it? Looking at these images we’re tempted to give a positive answer to this question. This marvelous …

What to Wear to an Interview: 9 Looks to Score Your Dream Job

We’ve spent time discussing the perfect outfit for an interview (down to the intricacies of what kind of hairdo one should adopt), and while we feel …

Chinese shoppers fall out of love with Ikea and Apple

In China’s biggest cities, the mystique of the foreign brand is fading

Urara Tsuchiya is the ceramicist making hedonistic sex sculptures

Urara Tsuchiya is the Japanese surrealist artist keeping everyone on their toes. Her bizarre, fantasy driven ceramics depict scenes of hedonism, sex, orgies, and animals. Take her 2016 sculpture, “Hog Bowl”, as a key example. The work was inspired by David Cameron’s ‘piggate’ and it features a …

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