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How to Talk Politics at Work Without Alienating People

Lunch seems pretty tame until your boss announces, “Build a wall, and deport them all! Who is with me?” or “Only lunatics want assault weapons – we should ban them all tomorrow!”<p>An awkward silence descends as your boss awaits your confirmation. Here’s the problem: you vehemently disagree, but you …

Harvard Business Review

Welcome to the Dark Net, a Wilderness Where Invisible World Wars Are Fought and Hackers Roam Free

Through the eyes of a master hacker turned security expert, William Langewiesche chronicles the rise of the Dark Net—where weapons, drugs, and information are bought, sold, and hacked—and learns how high the stakes have really become.<p>I. The Back Door<p>His name is not Opsec, but I will call him that …

Security

A Silicon Valley billionaire just challenged Donald Trump in the best way possible

LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman just made Trump an offer that should entice the GOP nominee who claims to have donated millions to veterans: If …

KitchenAid® Pro Line® Copper Stand Mixer, 7 Qt.

Summary<p>A gleaming copper finish brings warmth and richness to KitchenAid's largest, most powerful and quietest stand mixer ever. Designed for the avid home baker, this top-of-the-line machine combines a generous 7-qt. capacity with a full range of commercial features to deliver the ultimate mixing …

Pecan Pumpkin Butter

Summary<p>Ripe pumpkin, premium pecans and classic spices give this spread its prize-winning flavor. The recipe originated at Muirhead, a family-owned restaurant in rural New Jersey that grew into a leading producer of specialty foods. In fact, the third generation of the Simpson family still produces …

Halloween

‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’ Delivering $29.4M Offshore Bow; Sets Multiple UK Records

With <b>$13M</b> in 39 international markets through Friday, the third installment in the <i>Bridget Jones</i> franchise is on track to deliver a <b>$29.4M</b> offshore …

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

The Brain

Inside Facebook's abuse department, where humans and machines team up to curb harassment

Shahana Hanif, 25, has built her career on Facebook. As an activist and community organizer, she sees the social network as an essential tool for …

First known TV interview with Nelson Mandela comes to light

The first known television interview with South Africa's late anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has emerged, featuring a bearded activist defiantly vowing to fight racism in footage believed to have dated from 1956.<p>The Nelson Mandela Foundation, an NGO dedicated to Mandela's memory, said that …

TV

Never say never again: Daniel Craig ‘offered $150m for two more Bonds’

A new day generally brings a fresh frontrunner to inherit 007’s tuxedo, with Victoria star Tom Hughes the most recent to join the likes of Idris Elba, Tom Hiddleston and Aidan Turner. But according to a source reported by Radar, the most likely candidate to star as James Bond is Daniel Craig.<p>Craig, …

Daniel Craig

The Best Plays and Musicals to See This Fall

Even though my years as a student are well in the rearview mirror and summer is no longer an endless expanse of carefree days, when September rolls around, I still get those back-to-school blues. One consolation—and it’s not the imminent arrival of pumpkin spice lattes—is the brand-new theater …

Mary-Louise Parker

Peach Crumble Pie | Episode 1093

Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid Are *thisclose* to Dethroning Gisele as the Highest Paid Supermostrike in the World

The times are changing.<p>When it comes to supermostrikes making bank, Gisele Bündchen has had a good run. For the last 14 years, the mostrike has topped Forbes' list of highest-earning supermostrikes. She was No. 1 again on this year's list with earnings totaling $30.5 million (thanks to contracts …

Kendall Jenner

Celebrities Flock to Black Rock City for Burning Man 2016

See all the stars in attendance this year.<p>Burning Man has been in full swing all week, drawing its annual crowd of extravagantly costumed guests to the pop-up metropolis of Black Rock City, Nevada. As usual, an adventurous set of celebrities and It girls flocked to the desert to soak up the …

Burning Man

The Biggest Celeb Dramas of Summer 2016, Ranked

Summer 2016 can be summed up in a few words: squad goals, belfies and … drama. There were plenty of celebrity feuds and scandals to keep up with, giving us just enough reading material while lounging on the beach. We've taken on the hard, grueling task of ranking the 8 biggest ones, from OMG to …

Taylor Swift

Europe, Apple, and the money burning a hole in Silicon Valley’s wallet

Three years ago, Apple boss Tim Cook was emphatic. Appearing before a US senate committee, the man who runs the world’s largest company told the politicians straight: Apple had no intention of repatriating billions of dollars of profits from its international operations until the US Treasury …

Silicon Valley

Mark Zuckerberg’s Africa tour tracks tech’s growing interests on the continent

After a surprise Nigeria visit to meet with techies in Lagos, Mark Zuckerberg took his Africa tour to Kenya this Thursday. There, the Facebook CEO visited the iHub innovation space, reviewed the BRCK mobile Wi-Fi device, had lunch with Kenyan ICT Cabinet Secretary Joseph Mucheru and met with tech …

Africa

Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun

NORFOLK, Va. — Huge vertical rulers are sprouting beside low spots in the streets here, so people can judge if the tidal floods that increasingly inundate their roads are too deep to drive through.<p>Five hundred miles down the Atlantic Coast, the only road to Tybee Island, Ga., is disappearing …

Climate Change

How to organise your fridge to keep food fresh for longer

By <b>Samsung</b>, <i>22.05.2016.</i><p><b>Learn how to properly store in your refrigerator to preserve groceries for longer and prevent food waste.</b><p>While buying groceries, …

Food & Dining

Beyonce, Britney, Rihanna Light Up the VMAs: Pictures

Award Shows

How to Make a Cappuccino

Try it at home with these helpful tips<p>It’s nice to treat yourself to a cappuccino artfully crafted by a Starbucks barista who uses our signature …

Starbucks

Gawker’s Gone. Long Live Gawker.

Nine years ago, Peter Thiel, a wealthy and secretive Silicon Valley investor, read something about himself online that he didn’t appreciate. He apparently vowed revenge, eventually carrying out a plan to fund lawsuits against Gawker Media, the publisher that upset him, culminating this week with …

Jennifer Lawrence tops Forbes list of highest-paid female actors with $46m

Jennifer Lawrence has been named film’s best-paid female star for the second year in a row. The 26-year-old earned $46m (£34.9m) in the last year, according to Forbes. Her earnings, while decreasing 11.5% from 2015, were bumped up by a deal in which she took a cut of the $653.4m box office of The …

Nick Cannon begins freshman year at Howard University

LOS ANGELES — Nick Cannon’s got talent — and homework.<p>The host of “America’s Got Talent” and “Wild ‘n Out” has begun his freshman year at Howard University. Cannon posted photos on social media earlier this week of his first day on campus in Washington, D.C.<p>Cannon says in a statement that he …

Nick Cannon

Amy Schumer: How I Survived My Dark Past

Amy Schumer is known to be a straight shooter. Though it's usually wrapped in humor, whether talking about her weight, her first period, or her fear of flying, the comedian delivers unvarnished tidbits about her life in her standup and on her television show. But in her new book of personal …

Taylor Swift Is Donating $1 Million to Louisiana Flood Relief

Taylor Swift is donating $1 million to help those in need in Louisiana after floods caused widespread disaster in the state, killing at least 11 people.<p>In a statement to the Associated Press on Tuesday, Swift commented that the people of Louisiana had given her a warm welcome when she began her …

Pope Francis Is Treating Rome's Homeless to Pizza and a Day at the Beach

Pizza's on Pope Francis!<p>Every day for the past two weeks, the popular pontiff has been treating Rome's homeless to a summer escape that includes a trip to the beach and a pizza dinner.<p>Bishiop Konrad Krajewski, who is in charge of distributing the Vatican's charity money, told the <i>Vatican Insider</i> …

Ready to Propose? Orlando Bloom Wants Children with Katy Perry, Sources Say

Katy Perry's relationship with Orlando Bloom is stronger than ever, but could the "Rise" singer be sporting a new engagement ring on her finger soon?<p>The couple – who were first linked in January after they were spotted getting flirty at a post-Golden Globes party – are "not engaged yet, but seem to …

Jesse Metcalfe Is Engaged to Longtime Girlfriend Cara Santana!

Jesse Metcalfe is officially off the market!<p>The <i>Desperate Housewives</i> actor and his longtime girlfriend Cara Santana are engaged, a rep for 37-year-old Metcalfe confirmed to PEOPLE on Tuesday.<p>Metcalfe, who also starred in <i>John Tucker Must Die</i>, and actress-fashion blogger Santana have been in a …

6 Things to Know About the 'Lovely Chap' Who Has Captured Princess Eugenie's Heart

With Princess Eugenie planning to move into a new home in Kensington Palace, is a big move in her personal life close behind?<p>The royal, 26, has been dating Jack Brooksbank, 29, for about six years – and there is chatter – denied by a rep for Eugenie's mom Sarah Ferguson that they'll announce an …