Matthew Collie

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It’s Not Good To See So Many Generals In The White House

Gen. John Kelly has been brought to the West Wing with a mission so often given to military officers amid chaos: restore order and discipline. Kelly …

Foreign Policy

How Many People Watch Netflix? Nielsen Tries to Solve a Mystery

In the five years since Netflix started streaming original series like the Emmy-winning “House of Cards” and “Master of None,” the shows have had a question hanging over them: How many people are watching?<p>Outside of Netflix, nobody knows the answer.<p>That’s because, much to the frustration of those …

Netflix

Netflix Says It Will Spend Up to $8 Billion on Content Next Year

Netflix will spend between $7 billion and $8 billion on content in 2018, up from the roughly $6 billion it will spend this year, the streaming service said while announcing its third-quarter earnings on Monday.<p>Netflix added 5.3 million subscribers in the quarter, surpassing expectations, and had …

Netflix

Spam heists in Hawaii prompt retailers to put the wildly popular ‘mystery meat’ in locked cases

Last month in the Pearl City community on Oahu, Safeway customer Arlene Sua watched as a man suddenly grabbed eight cases of Spam <b></b>and headed for the door. She thought “‘Okay, this isn’t real. No, he’s not going to take it, no, no,” she told KHON TV.<p>But it was real. The man took off with the Spam and …

Hawaii

A third of millennials share their salary information with co-workers

They are at it again. Millennials are breaking down yet another workplace taboo: talking about salaries. Americans 18 to 36 years old said they discuss their pay with their family, friends and co-workers, according to a new survey from The Cashlorette, a Bankrate company.<p>Older millennials — those …

Minnesota Public Radio

Women let photographer capture their ‘orgasm face’

A photographer has captured the moments before, during and after a woman orgasms with an incredibly intimate photo series.<p>Marcos Alberti’s latest …

Photography

Why I Fly the W So Hard

One thing about being a rookie relief pitcher on a team overflowing with All-Stars is that you don’t get noticed a ton around town during the regular …

Major League Baseball

How The Princess Bride Built Film’s Most Beloved Sword Fight

Rob Reiner, Cary Elwes, and Mandy Patinkin on what it really took to create the greatest sword fight of modern times—30 years later.<p>For six months, <i>Princess Bride</i> star <b>Mandy Patinkin</b> had trained to become Inigo Montoya, the world’s greatest swordsman. His worthy opponent, the Man in …

Movies

How Milwaukee County's Parks Came To Be

Milwaukee County is home to 15,325 acres of parkland. There are 158 unique parks are rooted across the region – from Joseph Lichter Park in the north …

National Parks

Netflix plans to spend $8 billion to make its library 50 percent original by 2018

That includes a whole lot of original anime series<p>Netflix plans to increase the amount of money it spends on developing and producing original television and films next year, to an eye-popping $8 billion. The company has given a ballpark projection near that amount in the past, but Netflix bumped …

Netflix

The Ladies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Have Asked For Their Own Avengers Movie

At a recent event, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige got a tap on his shoulder. Behind him was Tessa Thompson and several other actresses who’ve …

Marvel Universe

Girl, 17, 'suffers three separate sex attacks' on way home from night out

A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted three times by three separate men within an hour in an “unprecedented” and gravely traumatising ordeal.<p>The teenager was walking home from a nightclub in Tower Hamlets, east London, when she was targeted by the men in quick succession.<p>The local authority …

Crime

35 Award-Winning Wedding Photos That Do Not Disappoint

These images are on another level.<p>They say every picture tells a story, and that’s certainly true of these award-winning wedding photos.<p>Fearless Photographers ― a site dedicated to celebrating the world’s best wedding photography ― unveiled their latest collection of 204 stellar images on Wednesday.<p>…

Photography

Glorifying Selflessness In Women Is A Way To Make Us Do All The Work

In the bedroom, the kitchen, the workplace, and beyond, we've been coerced into putting our own needs last.<p>My great-grandmother never made a single selfish decision in her life. From the moment she woke up (earlier than everyone else in the household, to begin the morning <i>puja</i>) to the moment she …

Indra Nooyi

Making the Lives of Cybercriminals and Spies Harder Online

<i>How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Nicole Perlroth, a cybersecurity reporter based in Boulder, Colo., discussed the tech she is using.</i><p><b>As a cybersecurity reporter, what do you do to secure your technology setup?</b><p>I went through a period about …

Google Home

Klobuchar: People think I'm Al Franken's wife

Don’t call her Mrs. Franken — Sen. Amy Klobuchar says when she’s out with fellow Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken, she’s often mistaken for his …

Al Franken

Ben Affleck asks TV host to expose her breasts and mocks disabled person in resurfaced video clip

An old video showing Ben Affleck asking a Canadian journalist to expose her breasts and mocking a disabled person has been unearthed.<p>The footage …

Ben Affleck

Winter heating costs likely to be higher this winter than last winter

(Wed, 11 Oct 2017) Most U.S. households can expect higher heating expenditures this winter (October through March) than the last two winters …

Climate Change

How the “Cosplay Is Not Consent” movement changed New York Comic Con

Approximately 200,000 people passed through the Javits Center on the west side of Manhattan to attend New York Comic Con from Thursday to Sunday, …

Cosplay

Does the score of “Blade Runner 2049″ have ambitions to rival Vangelis’ original?

Vangelis’s iconic “Blade Runner” score remains the consummate articulation of the story’s lofty themes<p>Like the film it so beautifully scores, “Blade Runner's" soundtrack suffered a long, protracted slog to certifiable cult status.<p>In 1981, Greek composer Vangelis was a proverbial hot Hollywood …

Science Fiction

Walmart Puts Its Eggs in a Time-Saving Basket: Grocery Pickup

A personal shopper is something you might expect at Bergdorf Goodman or a boutique on Madison Avenue.<p>Not at the Walmart on Route 42 in Turnersville, N.J.<p>But that’s where you will find Joann Joseph and a team of Walmart workers each day, filling up shopping carts with boxes of Honeycomb cereal, …

eCommerce

The Question of Race in Campus Sexual-Assault Cases

Is the system biased against men of color?<p><i>This is the final story in a three-part series examining how the rules governing sexual-assault adjudication have changed in recent years, and why some of those changes are problematic. Read the first installment here, and the second one here.</i><p>The archetypal …

Justice

Nearly six dozen flights on charter, military or government-owned planes by Cabinet members, mapped

About a half-dozen members of President Trump’s Cabinet, past and present, spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on charter jets, military planes and other government aircraft for travel that often could have been undertaken much less expensively on commercial aircraft.<p>One of those Cabinet …

Ryan Zinke

Finally: Four technologies that eliminate shoelace-tying

It’s time for shoelaces to go.<p>Now, you might think I’m crazy to say that (even more than usual). You might, like my wife, consider shoelaces to be …

David Pogue

The Minnesota Lynx Solidify Case as Greatest WNBA Franchise Ever

One of the smartest decisions in the 21-year history of the WNBA came in January 2016 when the league changed its playoff format to allow the eight …

Basketball

The Bad Science Behind Campus Response to Sexual Assault

Assertions about how trauma physiologically impedes the ability to resist or coherently remember assault have greatly undermined defense against assault allegations. But science offers little support for these claims.<p><i>This is the second story in a three-part series examining how the rules governing</i> …

Psychology

Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. Were Close to Being Charged With Felony Fraud

In the spring of 2012, Donald Trump’s two eldest children, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr., found themselves in a precarious legal position. For …

Corruption

Here’s How Much Everyone Gets Paid on a Movie Set — From the Key Grip to the Director

The bigger the movie, the bigger the salaries.<p>Want to make money in Hollywood? Sadly, the odds of becoming a movie star are about 1 in 1,190,000, …

Movies

The report Trump officials don’t want you to see

<i>Psst.</i> Hey, you. Wanna read something dangerous?<p>It’s a government document so incendiary that the feds have tried to suppress it. They’ve purged it from their websites and disavowed its claims.<p>But it’s not about Roswell, or who killed JFK. It’s not even about climate change.<p>It’s something far …

Donald Trump

Nintendo’s Super NES Classic Edition Is Nostalgia, Revisited

Nintendo tapped into the retro gaming trend last year with the release of the NES Classic Edition game console, a $60 gadget that came loaded with 30 vintage games, which became an unexpected hit. Now, the Japanese video game giant is again nodding to the past with the Super NES Classic Edition …

NES