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Ryan Zinke’s Great American Fire Sale

Not long ago, the Bureau of Land Management, an agency within the U.S. Department of the Interior, began distributing “vision cards” to its employees. The front of each card features the B.L.M. logo (a river winding into green foothills); short descriptions of the Bureau’s “vision,” “mission,” and …

Forests

The Latest: Russia: Missiles aimed at Syrian air base downed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local):<p>2:50 a.m.<p>The Russian military says Syria's Soviet-made air defense systems have shot down all 12 cruise missile aimed at a Syrian air base.<p>The Russian Defense Ministry said that 12 cruise missiles have been launched …

Middle East

Trump's False Facts Grow More Dangerous

This week in presidential falsehoods was epic -- the Latino rapists are back, and so are the “millions” of imaginary illegal voters in California. …

Donald Trump

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

The 20 Best Comedies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: April 13th</b><p>Comedy in film can be strange and varied. Comedies can be difficult to compare, because sometimes you’re in the mood for something cerebral, and other times you just want to watch people get punched in the nuts. Luckily, we have Netflix at our disposal to help us figure out …

Entertainment

8 Men’s Style Rules You Should Never Break

Style rules were meant to be broken. But not these. From never fully buttoning your blazer to always match your leathers, these are the men's style …

Men's Fashion

‘We Were Madly, Madly in Love’: The Untold Story of MLK’s White Girlfriend

It took me a long time to find Betty Moitz.<p>I had first learned her full name while reading <i>Bearing the Cross</i>, the 1986 biography about Martin Luther King Jr., written by David Garrow. In the book, Garrow briefly describes a serious relationship between King and a young white woman around the same …

Relationships

Old City loft with soaring wood ceiling asks $350K

Bright and sunny<p>Both sunny and cozy, this 1,056-square-foot loft in the heart of Old City just came on the market for $349,990<p>The two bed, two bath home, which is located at 309-13 Arch Street, features hardwood floors that mirror the wood ceiling above. On the first floor, the kitchen, living room …

Living Rooms

Trump's Legal Threats Backfire

The president is used to getting his way by bluster and intimidation, but the strategy that once worked for him is now working against him.<p>Minutes after the Stormy Daniels interview on <i>60 Minutes</i>, Team Trump fired off a heavy-breathing lawyer’s letter, bristling with phrases like “cease and desist” …

Donald Trump

Guccifer 2.0 unmasking makes it a lot harder for Trump to deny collusion

The hacker who stole emails from the Democratic National Committee was identified Thursday as a member of Russia’s elite GRU intelligence agency, according to a Daily Beast report.<p>Known as Guccifer 2.0, the hacker claimed he was from Romania and had no connection to the Kremlin when he passed DNC …

Security

5 Huge Career Mistakes Millennials Always Make (and How to Avoid Them)

These problems could get bigger and bigger with future generations.<p><i>What are millennials doing wrong when it comes to their careers? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dandan Zhu,</b> …

Time I

Naxos: The natural playground

I really don’t want to write about Naxos.<p>It takes just 48 hours to come to that conclusion. After which, I want to stow this beautiful island away, …

Here's Two Easy Ways to Make Better Ramen

Here's Two Easy Ways to Make Better Ramen!<p>From microwave ramen, to a noodle soup worthy of 5 stars.<p>March 06, 2018<p>If you're in college chances are …

Drugs? Ain’t nobody got time for that

40 Ways To Self-Promote Without Being A Jerk

Let’s be clear: You are most definitely not a jerk. This article is for people who are reluctant to blow their own horn. If the phrase “self-promotion” makes you cringe, read on.<p>The basic idea is pretty simple: Help others, and you will benefit, too. Some call this approach enlightened …

Cute

‘The Bachelor’ Apparently Turns Away Lots Of Potential Contestants Because They Have STDs

<i>The Bachelor</i> star Arie Luyendyk Jr. took his final three women to fantasy suites in Monday night’s penultimate episode before he will eventually pick a lady in next week’s finale. But thanks to a stringent casting process he won’t have brought anything back home with him after filming ended, if you …

The Bachelor

7 Bullet Journal Ideas That Will Organize Your Life

Brilliant and easy ways to boost productivity.<p>So you're starting your first (or fourth) bullet journal—a notebook or pad that's part planner, part …

Productivity

18 Life-Changing Tips For Keeping A Journal

Maybe you should write these down...in your journal!<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Bode Miller Is The Worst Sports Commentator Who Ever Lived

Here is my impression of Bode Miller, alpine skiing analyst for NBC’s Winter Olympics coverage, watching Neil Armstrong take humankind’s first step …

Bode Miller

The Incredible Talent of John Entwistle of The Who As Shown in Isolated Bass Tracks From a Live Show

In 2012, YouTuber Michele Cadonna posted incredible footage of the late, great John Entwistle of The Who as he perform the iconic generational anthem …

10 Overlooked Electronic Albums From 1998

By 1998, electronic music had been a major force in pop culture for a full decade—long enough for rave’s rough edges to wear smooth and the underground to splinter in countless directions.<p>That’s especially true of Europe and the UK, where jungle had turned to drum ‘n’ bass, trip-hop was earning …

Vinyl Records

Julie’s gadget diary – I’m ditching paper and going back to a digital To-Do system

I have been using a very simple Bullet Journal style of task management for the last 4 years. It has worked out well for me because I can keep a …

Scribd’s new unlimited plan for audiobooks and e-books might be an avid reader’s dream

Avid audiobook nerds tired of dealing with Audible’s nonsense or long library queues now have a new way to get a steady stream of the good stuff.<p>Scribd just announced it will be reinstating an unlimited plan offering relatively unfettered access to e-books, audiobooks, news, magazines, documents …

Books

This handy app turns your LinkedIn profile into a gorgeous CV

While most websites let you apply for jobs straight with your LinkedIn profile, it doesn’t hurt to keep a polished CV around in case you need to submit one for the vacancies you’re eyeing. But building up a sleek resume could be a hassle, especially if you struggle with designing stuff.<p>Available …

Apps

Dynasty in the Making? Eagles' Super Bowl Could Be Start of Something Big

The Eagles just won the first Super Bowl in franchise history – and, no, it's not too soon or being greedy to think that this is only the …

Understanding camera aperture and why it matters

For the past three years or so, every time a phone is announced and they get to the part about its camera, the word "aperture" gets thrown around. …

An Underage Lou Williams Once Waited In A Casino Lobby For Allen Iverson To Finish Gambling

Lou Williams was among the final preps-to-pros stars in the NBA, being drafted 45th overall by the 76ers in the 2005 NBA Draft. Williams was a great scorer in high school and it was perhaps fortuitous that he was drafted onto a team with one of the league’s best scoring guards ever in Allen Iverson.<p>…

What to Do If You Owe Money on Your Taxes

You've filed your tax return and owe the IRS a chunk of cash. Before you panic, here are some payment options to explore.<p>Though the majority of …

Breathe is a smartphone ghost story that knows where you live

Kate Pullinger’s tale subtly changes depending on where (and when) it is read<p>Author Kate Pullinger has written a ghost story for smartphones, using …

The Plot Against America

Decades before he ran the Trump campaign, Paul Manafort’s pursuit of foreign cash and shady deals laid the groundwork for the corruption of Washington.<p>I. The Wisdom of Friends<p><b>The clinic permitted Paul Manafort</b> one 10-minute call each day. And each day, he would use it to ring his wife from Arizona, …

Paul Manafort