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This Week In Trump's 'Alternative Facts'

Less than 24 hours after White House press secretary Sean Spicer had spouted numerous falsehoods about inauguration crowd size and more, Kellyanne Conway went on NBC's <i>Meet the Press</i> to defend him. In the process, the counselor to President Trump coined a phrase that's now destined to follow Trump …

Donald Trump

This Dutch video on Trump has gone viral because, well, just watch it

"We totally understand it's going to be America First — But can we just say 'The Netherlands Second?'"<p>This is the Dutch plan for Trump's …

Satire

19 Recipes to Make the Most Out of Your Cast Iron Skillet

I've spent my whole adult life living in apartments, which means I've never had the space to amass as many pans as I'd like. Practicality dictates that I only buy what I'm really going to use. There are just a couple pans I own that I have no trouble justifying: a carbon steel wok, an eight-inch …

This Great Course on Beating Procrastination Used to Be Paid, Now It’s Free

Productivity trainer Kosio Angelov built a paid course at Udemy on how to beat procrastination, and over a thousand people took it. Now Angelov has …

'The Nix' Is A Vicious, Sprawling Satire With A Very Human Heart

After 10 pages of Nathan Hill's debut novel, <i>The Nix</i>, I flipped to the dust jacket. I wanted to see what the author looked like because I was thinking to myself, <i>Jesus, this guy is gonna be famous. I wanna see what he looks like</i>.<p>At 50 pages in I smiled when my train was delayed — a few extra minutes …

Books

Amazing Photos Of Abandoned Soviet Infrastructure Will Show You the Meaning of Desolate

When the snow reclaims a nation.<p>From 2013 to 2015, Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko traveled thousands of miles to some of the most remote regions of the country to photograph once-proud structures of the Soviet Union that have fallen into ruin. The collection, titled Restricted Areas, focuses …

Van Gogh on Principles, Talking vs. Doing, and the Human Pursuit of Greatness

Albert Camus memorably admonished that those who prefer their principles over their happiness remain unhappy, suggesting that such rigid personal dogmas at the expense of actionable happiness are a form of especially dehumanizing self-punishment. Nearly a century earlier, <b>Vincent van Gogh</b> (March 30, …

Rediscovered Photographs from New York's 90s Hip-Hop Scene

In the late 90s, ​Taku Onoda shot everyone from Mos Def to Wu-Tang to Guru.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>Japanese photographer Taku Onoda moved to New York in the late 90s, which seems like a long time ago now. The iconic Limelight club was still open; <i>Wu-Tang Forever</i> had just dropped. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

9 of History's Most Creative Political Insults

Take note, politicians: If you’re going to tear your rival a new one, at least use some imagination. Calling the other person a “loser” just doesn't …