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Building A Modern Minimalist House Design

Modern minimalist house design for your home is way to recover your home and to make your home wonderful, beauty and elegant. There are a lot of …

Interior Design

Encryption Is a Luxury

The people who most need privacy often can’t afford the smartphones that provide it.<p>Last year, a team of technology experts warned against giving law enforcement special access to encrypted communications. They explained that this special access would “undermine and reverse” the technology …

Privacy

How A Forgotten 1903 Killing Spree Became America's First Modern Mass Shooting

On August 13, 1903, Gilbert Twigg opened fire during a concert in Winfield, Kansas, killing nine and injuring dozens. There was no motive, and no one had ever seen anything like it before, or for decades after. Yet it's the archetype for the kind of tragedy we see so frequently now.<p><b>When the band</b> …

Misogyny and Mr. West: Why I'm No Longer a Kanye Fan

There are much more crafty, interesting ways to be provocative than by trolling victims of rape, or attacking Taylor Swift or Amber Rose.<p><i>Art via thelifeofpablol.com</i><p>I tried with Kanye West. And I know that now with his Twitter rants, bizarre Derelicte-esque YEEZY Season 3 and <i>The Life of Pablo</i> …

If You’re Not Paranoid, You’re Crazy

As government agencies and tech companies develop more and more intrusive means of watching and influencing people, how can we live free lives?<p><b>I</b> knew we’d bought walnuts at the store that week, and I wanted to add some to my oatmeal. I called to my wife and asked her where she’d put them. She was …

Salt Lake City

Twilight of the Superheroes

The increasing darkness of Superman, Batman, and their brethren are indicators of the American public’s anxiety.<p>In his review of <i>X-Men</i> (2000), Roger Ebert begins with an evocation of the mythological gods of Ancient Greece, and ends with a plea to die-hard comic-book fans, whom he wishes would …