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Here are 9 things Americans just don't understand -- compared to the rest of the world

To hear the far-right ideologues of Fox News and AM talk radio tell it, life in Europe is hell on Earth. Taxes are high, sexual promiscuity prevails, …

A Retro Cocktail Computer with Over 100 Recipes

As it stands, there are three ways to make cocktails at home: sift through the pages of cocktail books, search the internet for something that sounds decent or go on and pour in portions that feel right. There are risks involved with all of the above—like wasting ingredients, time and effort if the …

Inside Obama’s Stealth Startup

President Obama has quietly recruited top tech talent from the likes of Google and Facebook. Their mission: to reboot how government works.<p>For Eric Maland, the whole thing goes back to that San Francisco wedding. Mikey wasn’t there—well, wait, actually, Mikey was there. But Eric didn’t meet him at …

Attention climate deniers: This scientist will give you $10,000 for actual proof that global warming is a hoax

<b>Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Tomas Rebro via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Physicist Christopher Keating tells Salon about his plan to get climate deniers to “put up or shut up”<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>June 25, 2014 12:30pm (UTC)<p>Physicist Christopher Keating wants you to …

5 extreme acts of greed that screw the American people

Most egregious? U.S. wealth grew by $25 trillion in the recovery, but 90 percent of us got absolutely none of it<p>Paul Buchheit<p>June 20, 2014 11:45am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Examples of extreme inequality are becoming easier to find. Americans - especially young Americans - …

“I’m gonna need you to come in on Saturday”: How “Office Space” got the modern workplace just right

<b>Stephen Root as Milton Waddams in "Office Space"</b><p>Cubicles, layoffs, TPS report, flair — “Office Space” bombed at the box office, but endures because it was right<p>Nikil Saval<p>April 26, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace”<p><i>The office could be any office. Cove</i> …

What every writer needs to succeed

<b>Studies find that anyone can become an internet troll (Borya Galperin, Winston Link via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Sure, practice and research are important. But there’s something else that might matter even more: Luck<p>Noah Berlatsky<p>February 27, 2014 11:59pm (UTC)<p>The Internet is filled with writing, and, as …

The Next President Won’t Save Us

Two consecutive failed presidents haven’t taught us anything—like David Brooks, we want to ‘strengthen the presidency.’ It’s time we shed our secret …

The South Has Indeed Risen Again and It’s Called the Tea Party

Inspired by the values of the old South and fueled by corporate money, the Tea Party scorns compromise and leaves us again a house divided.<p>The …