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One Nerd to Rule Them All (With Lots of Kate Upton) - Bloomberg Business

Critics mocked Upton’s performance, naturally, but in the real world, Game of War trounced its enemy. In the hours after the Super Bowl, the mobile …

Catch up on two seasons of 'House of Cards' in nine minutes

The hit Netflix political drama "House of Cards" returns for its third season Friday, and scores of binge-watchers already have their weekends planned.<p>It's been a year since Season 2 landed on Netflix, so you'd be forgiven if you forgot everything that happened to President and First Lady Underwood …

In return, KG shows Wolves what could be

It is simply impossible to undersell the hard thrum that began coursing through the Target Center when Kevin Garnett came charging out of the tunnel …

The Walk-On

The Secret Process That Turns NFL Players Into Digital Gods<p>by Neil Paine<p>graphics by Reuben Fischer-Baum<p>illustration by Mike McQuade<p>The Virtual NFL …

President Obama’s State of the Union Address — Remarks As Prepared for Delivery

There is a ritual on State of the Union night in Washington. A little before the address, the White House sends out an embargoed copy of the …

THE RETURN OF W. DE RIJK

Jan 14, 2015<p>sometimes you have to cross the line to know where the line is. just ask any two-year-old.<p>maybe this is what happens when you spend too …

The Myth Behind Defensive Gun Ownership

Guns are more likely to do harm than good.<p>In the early hours of Nov. 2, 2013, in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, a pounding at the door startled Theodore Wafer from his slumber. Unable to find his cell phone to call the police, he grabbed the shotgun he kept loaded in his closet. Wafer opened the door …

53 Historians Weigh In on Barack Obama’s Legacy

The Obama History Project<p>History Will Be Very Kind By Jonathan Chait<p>History Will Eviscerate Him By Christopher Caldwell<p>Historians Weigh In on …

Political Science

A man named Doom helped create the first atomic bomb and we spoke to him

We first learned about Mr. Doom thanks to a tweet from nuclear historian Alex Wellerstein, who found a document signed by "L.G. Doom," and concluded that Doctor Doom helped the US become a nuclear power.<p>Like <i>Verge</i> reporter Arielle Duhaime-Ross, who became obsessed with a mystery woman at Los Alamos …

Top 10 Title Sequences of 2014

<b>It’s the end of the year, and you know what that means:</b> <b>end of year lists!</b>2014 was an incredible year for title design and for the first time ever, …

Top 10

I Don't Know What to Do With Good White People

I don't know what to do with good white people.<p>I've been surrounded by good white people my whole life. Good white people living in my neighborhood, …

Can You Solve These Seven Riddles Inspired By The Hobbit?

Even Bilbo Baggins would have a hard time tackling this week's riddles.<p>The third installment in <i>The Hobbit</i> trilogy debuts this week. We're celebrating …

20 maps that never happened - Vox

Maps are a powerful way of illustrating not only the world that is, but worlds that never have been. What follow are not fictional maps — there's no Westeros or Middle Earth — but plans and hypotheticals that never came to pass. You'll see military plans for invasions that didn't happen or …

How did Orion withstand temperatures twice the melting point of steel?

"There is a lot at stake for this flight test because we really need this data to refine our design and to know how the parts of Orion perform together," White says. "We have our models and our simulations, and while we do the best that we can, there could be parts that we missed or didn’t know …