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Make Money and Grow Your Bank Account with These iPhone Apps

Everyone likes making and saving money – but did you know your iPhone or iPad can help? There are apps for selling old stuff, investing your spare …

Amazon has $9.99 LED light bulbs that can be controlled by Alexa and Google Assistant

If you’re not already invested in the Philips Hue ecosystem, we should warn you that Hue products are very expensive. Don’t get us wrong — they’re …

Assault is not a feeling. The Aziz Ansari story shows why language matters | Tiffany Wright

After sharing my feelings on the Aziz Ansari story, I was told I don’t understand assault. I do<p>I am not an Aziz Ansari fan. I’ve never watched his standup, I’ve never watched Master of None, and – brace yourself – I have only seen a handful of episodes of Parks and Recreation. But on Sunday, while …

Comedy

How To Think

Sebastian Garcia made a mistake but he couldn't figure it out. At the 2011 National Junior High Chess Championship he was looking strong and heading …

The Difference Between Truth and Honesty: What Law School Teaches us About Insight, Logic, and Thinking

<i>“We don’t see things as they are, but as we are.”</i> <i><br>— Anaïs Nin</i>***<b>Matthew Frederick</b>‘s series of 101 things I learned in {Business School, Law School, …

Who's Afraid of Free Speech?

What critics of campus protest get wrong about the state of public discourse.<p>Middlebury College’s decision to discipline 67 students who participated in a raucous and violent demonstration against conservative author Charles Murray brings closure to one of several disturbing incidents that took …

Employers Are Paying Freelancers Big Bucks for These 25 In-Demand Skills

With the right skills and some hustle, freelancing pays like a full time job.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to join the freelancer revolution? Did you know that there are thousands of freelancer jobs that pay six figures?<p>Over the past ten years, I've …

Employment

Who was really the most unfairly treated president? Spoiler: It’s not Donald Trump

<b>(AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Evan Vucci)</b><p>Perhaps Trump has forgotten his shameful “birther” campaign against the previous president — or hopes we will<p>Allan J. Lichtman<p>May 22, 2017 8:00pm (UTC)<p>President Donald Trump recently claimed that "No politician in history, and I say this with great surety, has …

Donald Trump

Salon.com

Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa, scientists find

The history of human evolution has been rewritten after scientists discovered that Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa.<p>Currently, most experts believe that our human lineage split from apes around seven million years ago in central Africa, where hominids remained for the next five …

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

Trump’s ‘Dangerous Disability’? It’s the Dunning-Kruger Effect

We’re all ignorant, but Trump takes it to a different level.<p>Last week, behavioral researchers at Brown University held a colloquium titled “Analytic thinking, bullshit receptivity, and fake news sensitivity.” At an informal gathering afterwards, the conversation turned to the …

Five Reasons the Comey Affair Is Worse Than Watergate

A journalist who covered Nixon’s fall 45 years ago explains why the current challenge to America may be more severe—and the democratic system less capable of handling it.<p>The tangled affair now known as Watergate began 45 years ago, before most of today’s U.S. population had even been born. (The …

The 11 Best Science Fiction Movies and Shows on Netflix This Month

July has SO many great sci-fi movies.<p>In June we had to say a sorrowful goodbye to Netflix’s <i>Sense8</i> because the series ended with a huge finale. But …

Science Fiction

Fed workers overwhelmingly feel naked…digitally

In conjunction with 451 Research, Thales has released its second annual data security research brief. The 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Federal Edition indicates that 96% of federal workers believe they are “very” or “extremely” vulnerable to data breaches. This number is larger than all other …

Cybersecurity

Oregon high school apologizes after teacher distributes paper on rape culture to students, staff

An Oregon high school is receiving some blowback after one of its teachers wrote a three-page opinion piece on rape culture and distributed it to students and fellow staff members.<p>David Lickey’s paper was addressed to Grant High School’s “esteemed students and Mr. Leeman,” The Oregonian reported …

Risk of Baiting Trump on His 100 Days

As President Trump reaches the 100-day mark, the liberal and mainstream criticism is that he hasn’t accomplished much, but that baiting only makes …

Doxxed Trump donors have an unlikely defender in this Democratic congressional candidate

Brianna Wu felt so aggrieved by President Trump's victory in November that on Inauguration Day she launched a 2018 congressional campaign in Massachusetts' 8th District.<p>“If this were just another Republican president, someone like Mitt Romney or John McCain, I'd take the loss in stride,” the …

Donald Trump

Deep schisms among voters at the 100-day mark

POLITICO-Harvard poll finds sharp divides on health, environment and immigration<p>Donald Trump promised on election night to unite the country — but nearly 100 days into his presidency, Americans remain profoundly divided on his policies, from health care to immigration to the environment.<p>While the …

The Scandals of Donald Trump: Presidential Edition

In an attempt to cast doubt on one controversy, Russian interference in the election, the president fired the FBI director—creating a second, and drawing new attention to the first.<p>The thing about scandals is they tend to beget other scandals.<p>Take the various probes into Russian interference in the …

Mexico’s Revenge

By antagonizing the U.S.’s neighbor to the south, Donald Trump has made the classic bully’s error: He has underestimated his victim.<p>Leer este artículo en español.<p>When Donald Trump first made sport of thumping Mexico—when he accused America’s neighbor of exporting rapists and “bad hombres,” when he …

Mexico

Witness the Remarkable Evolution of Animation in Video Games

We all love video games. Whether it’s a classic game like Mario Party or a mobile game like candy crush saga, everyone has their pick of the litter. …

Virtual Reality

Donald Trump’s Fictional America

I grew up surrounded by Chávez’s alternate reality. Now I’m watching one consume the United States.<p>“S<i>peech is a powerful lord that with the smallest and most invisible body accomplished most godlike works. It can banish fear and remove grief, and instill pleasure and enhance pity. Divine sweetness</i> …

Hillary Clinton

America's Cult of Ignorance

More people are better educated than ever before, and knowledge is easier to come by. So why do we so often scorn those who plainly know more than we …

Fiction Writing

Think you have the talent to make it as a writer? Learn more about pursuing fiction as a career, with insights on the publishing industry, making a …

How the Internet Is Saving Culture, Not Killing It

One secret to longevity as a pundit is to issue predictions that can’t be easily checked. So here’s one for the time capsule: Two hundred years from now, give or take, the robot-people of Earth will look back on the early years of the 21st century as the beginning of a remarkable renaissance in art …

When ‘Disinformation’ Is Truth

Exclusive: Democrats and liberals have climbed into bed with the neocons to push the “Russia-did-it” conspiracy theory as a way to “get Trump,” but …

I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it | Tim Berners-Lee

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Tim Berners Lee

The 1930s were humanity's darkest, bloodiest hour. Are you paying attention?

A decade haunted by mass poverty, violent extremism and world war gives us one crucial advantage: the chance to learn the era’s lessons and avoid its mistakes<p>Even to mention the 1930s is to evoke the period when human civilisation entered its darkest, bloodiest chapter. No case needs to be argued; …

Prince Charles

There Really Was A Liberal Media Bubble

Groupthink produced a failure of the “wisdom of crowds” and an underestimate of Trump’s chances.<p><i>This is the ninth article in a</i> <i>series</i> <i>that reviews news</i> …

Journalism