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Going From Class to Class With Emma Sulkowicz and Her Mattress

On Monday, September 9, ELLE.com shadowed the Columbia University senior and sexual assault survivor as she attended over 11 hours of class, lugged around a metaphorical 50-pound mattress, and tried to reconcile her past with her present. Here, we present her story.<p>"I was raped in my own bed and I …

5 Million Gmail Passwords Leak, Google Says No Compromise

Approximately 4.93 million Gmail usernames and passwords were published to a Russian Bitcoin forum on Tuesday, as first reported by Russian website CNews. That’s the bad news. The good news is that this leak doesn’t seem as massive upon further inspection.<p>First off, we got in touch with Google …

iCloud Drive and Settings apps added to beta iCloud website

Following yesterday’s keynote, Apple has signaled a few enhancements coming to the iCloud.com website by bringing additions to the beta site. As expected, an iCloud Drive web app for uploading, downloading, and viewing files has been added. Additionally, a new Settings app that gives you an …

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Indian Scout by Analog Motorcycles

With all eyes on Indian Motorcycle’s relaunch of the iconic Scout, it’s refreshing to see vintage examples vying for attention too. And this eye-catching 1949 Scout from Analog Motorcycles should have no trouble stealing a little limelight.<p>Analog’s Tony Prust stumbled upon the bike while chasing up …

Today in Gear: August 18, 2014

<b>Zanerobe Jogger Pants</b><br>Skinny jeans have fallen out of fashion’s favor: no more worn crotch holes! Welcome this new era with Zanerobe’s jogger pants, …

The Front Lines of Ferguson

The death of Michael Brown and 48 hours at the center of an American crisis in Ferguson, Missouri<p>I don’t know what made me buy a plane ticket to St. …

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Sprint announces revamped family data plans with double data, individual plans coming soon

Sprint has unveiled its newest family data plans in an attempt to win back customers that have fled to rivals AT&T and Verizon. The new plans offer twice as much data as the competition at about the same prices. It’s the latest move by the floundering carrier following the less-than-stellar …

Violent Sunday Night in Ferguson

How to Become Self-Reliant | The Art of Manliness

The first thing we’re going to cover in this series on 31 bits of know-how you should learn before heading out on your own, is really more of a …

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Colorado Marijuana Tourism Is Growing Like a Weed

Crested Butte, Colorado’s wildflower capital, nestles in the Elk Mountain Range of west-central Colorado, where lupine, aster, mule’s ear and a host …

The lavish homes of American archbishops

Clearly, "lifestyles of the rich and religious" doesn't cut it for Pope Francis.<p>The pontiff has said it "breaks my heart" to see priests and nuns driving the latest-model cars.<p>He's blasted "airport bishops" who spend more time jet-setting than tending to their flocks.<p>And he's warned against church …

Get Off the Internet! 15 Camping Photos to Inspire You to Get Into the Wild

Everyone’s on vacation and my co-working space is deserted. As I’m typing this, my eyes are burning from looking at the computer too long and …

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How to Be a Gentleman From Head to Toe: The Anatomy of Etiquette | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: There are a lot of ways to categorize the rules of etiquette: business, dinner, conversational, and so on. One of my favorite old</i> …

25 Rooms Transformed Beyond Belief

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Pot-related VC firm to close $50 million funding

In a domain often buffeted by hype, the cannabis-focused venture capital firm Privateer Holdings is making quiet, steady, and tangible …

The KKK Is Using Candy to Lure New Recruits

Ku Klux Klansmen in South Carolina are using sweets and anti-immigration propaganda to bring in new recruits. But in an era of open-carry protests and border militias, the country's most notorious costumed racists are struggling to keep up.<p><i>Strangers with candy: Modern-day Klansmen are desperate for</i> …

Arizona teacher who was raped in prison classroom files $4 million claim against state

An Arizona teacher who was left alone in a classroom and then raped by a convicted sex offender filed a $4 million claim on Thursday against the state Department of Corrections.<p>The claim comes nearly six months after the attack at the Eyman prison and a week after the state's worker safety agency …

'I Care About Being Respected' : Chris Christie Visits Iowa

Making his first trip to Iowa in more than 940 days, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie declared, "I don't care about being loved. I care about being respected."<p>Christie was asked about findings in the NBC News/Marist poll that 33-percent of Iowa Republicans surveyed hold a negative view of the two …

Fires intensify as hundreds evacuate in Washington and Oregon

The hot, dry Pacific Northwest continued to battle an outbreak of wildfires Thursday, with thousands of firefighters battling more than a dozen blazes in Washington and Oregon, where lightning strikes and arid tinder have conspired to burn through about 279,000 acres.<p>Emergencies have been declared …

Georgia family aims to go viral, find kidney donor

GREENSBORO, Ga. — A Georgia family aims to go viral in a photo campaign to find a donor kidney for a father of three.<p>Raleigh Callaway, 49, needs the kidney after battling diabetes, hypertension and chronic disease for 15 years, according to his family.<p>Callaway, a veteran investigator with the …

Boehner uncertain Congress can act on border crisis this month

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday expressed doubts Congress would agree by the end of this month on an emergency response to the crisis involving an influx of thousands of child migrants at the U.S. southern border.<p>President Barack Obama, a Democrat, has requested …