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The Military Is Burning Art from Guantanamo That the World Should See

An exhibition of detainee art has the Pentagon riled, but destroying it is a cruel form of censorship.<p>For all its notoriety, most Americans know very little about Guantanamo Bay. A decade and a half after 9/11, it remains shrouded in secrecy—a remote prison in Cuba where America sent alleged …

Midwest flooding: Up to 10 dead, with $1 billion estimated in damages

The flooding in the central United States has gotten very ugly<p>Flooding in the central United States has claimed as many as ten lives so far and will most likely cost in excess of $1 billion.<p>A 69-year-old man in Salem, Missouri, was found dead after he was swept up by floodwaters as he attempted to …

Erasing yourself from the Internet is nearly impossible. But here’s how you can try.

For those of us who spend a lot of time on the Internet, there will be the occasional urge to simply disappear — delete your accounts, roll back your Google results and become invisible.<p>At this particular moment in time, a lot of people seem to be interested in making that a reality — or at least …

This Awesome Periodic Table Shows The Origins of Every Atom in Your Body

We are made of starstuff.<p>Here’s something to think about: the average adult human is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) …

Robert Coover’s ’70s Novel ‘The Public Burning’ Eerily Anticipates Trump

A vicious, albeit artful satire about the execution of the Rosenbergs, Robert Coover’s searing novel predicts our ugly mash-up of politics and …

Donald Trump

The Most Politically Dangerous Book You’ve Never Heard Of

How one obscure Russian novel launched two of the 20th century’s most destructive ideas.<p>When Alan Greenspan began his political career in 1974, he asked two people to accompany him to his Oval Office swearing-in ceremony as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers: his mother, Rose Goldsmith, …

What are some concepts/algorithms/data structures that every computer science student should know?

You should be aware of a few basic <i>techniques</i> that occur over and over again in many algorithms:<p>Brute Force<br>• Divide and Conquer<br>• Greedy Programming<br>• Dynamic …

Programming

The Lyrical Poetry of Alex Jones

Wingnut clown troll or misunderstood artist?<p>In an election season rife with overturned rocks, one of the biggest has released spittle-flecked paranoiac Alex Jones from the conspiracist fringe and turned him into a major campaign influencer. At some point between Jones' interview with Donald Trump …

Pentagon Video Warns of “Unavoidable” Dystopian Future for World’s Biggest Cities

The year is 2030. Forget about the flying cars, robot maids, and moving sidewalks we were promised. They’re not happening. But that doesn’t mean the …

In Leaked Video, Top Mormon Apostles Reveal Suspicions Of Gay Conspiracy

Looks like the Mormon Church has a spy amongst their ranks. Some anonymous source has leaked a whole bunch of footage of internal meetings of top …

Here's an updated list of Wall Street cliches

For example, 'It's a stock-picker's market' can now be updated into 'It's an ETF-picker's market.'<p>Here are some more:<p>Original: There are more buyers than sellers.<br>Updated: There are more passive investors than sellers.<p>Original: I'm cautiously optimistic.<br>Updated: I'm recklessly pessimistic.<p>Original: …

Legendary Screenwriting Guru Robert McKee On Creating Incredible Dialogue

The author of screenwriting bible, Story, returns with a tome devoted to Dialogue, and reams of advice for aspiring writers.<p>Look on the coffee-stained, Post-it strewn desk of most aspiring screenwriters and you’re bound to find the same mighty tome. Robert McKee’s <i>Story</i> has been hailed like ancient …

How To Make Money With A Book

It's possible to make a lot of money from a book, but only if you approach it the right way.<p>This is the wrong way: "How do I sell a lot of books?"<p>This is the right way: "How do I use my book as a tool to make money?"<p>Aren't those two things the same? Isn't selling books the same as using a book to …

Secrets of the 1 Percent (Shhhh!)

10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class, or the "1 Percent"<p>Updated October 27, 2016<p>01<p>10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class<p>As you learned in Class in the …

Can Gays Against Guns Break the American Gun Industrial Complex?

Yesterday's die-in, held in New York outside investment firm BlackRock, Inc., proved that radical queer activism is still kicking.<p>The true motives behind the Pulse nightclub tragedy this June likely died with the shooter. It's human nature to seek causality in the face of senseless violence, but …

How A Great Amazon Book Description Can Help Authors Sell More Books

Whether on Amazon or any other e-tailer, book descriptions are more important than most authors realize. Many times I'll see blocks of text pulled from the back of the book and while, in theory, that's not a bad idea. It may not be the greatest if your book description isn't strong to begin with or …

How to use writing to overcome anxiety, tragedy, or heartache

"You don't remember me, but I was in your experiment a year ago. I just wanted to thank you. It changed my life."<p>James Pennebaker has had a number of …

watch the first trailer for a documentary about the jt leroy literary scandal

In the early 2000s, gender non-conforming wunderkind JT LeRoy was mingling with Winona Ryder and Gus Van Sant. Then he was revealed to be a 40-year-old former phone sex operator from Brooklyn.<p>In 2000, the literary world went nuts for <i>Sarah</i>, the explosive debut novel from a gender-nonconforming teen …

How A Free Series Starter Can Help Sell More Ebooks

Promote Your Book<p>Updated March 15, 2018 1160 Views 0 Comments<p>Share70<p>Tweet8<p>+12<p>Share2<p>Stumble1<p>Pin2<p>Shares 85<p>5/5 (1)<p>The power of free is a proven Internet …

The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything

Who can resist the romanticism of self-taught achievers? They didn't need school. They didn't need "the system." They needed only their passion and …

Forget learning to code: Every employee should know data analysis

“Learn to code.” Around the world, it has been a familiar refrain. And the world has duly learned.<p>Time was that the standard in-school computer education was little more than word processing, spreadsheets and some basic programming. When I taught at Cal Poly in the ’80s, undergrads all had to take …

Data Mining Reveals the Six Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling - MIT Technology Review

Back in 1995, Kurt Vonnegut gave a lecture in which he described his theory about the shapes of stories. In the process, he plotted several examples …

How to Write a Novel, Explained by a Booker Prize-Winning Novelist

No one taught DBC Pierre how to write, but that didn't stop him from winning the Man Booker Prize for his debut novel. In his new book—and here—he explains how you could do the same.<p>Before he became a novelist, DBC Pierre had already led a picaresque life. Born in Australia in 1961 to a Nobel Prize …

The Mathematics of Design

It is common for people to group themselves into two categories; those who are good at art or design, and those who are good at math or science. The …

Mathematics

Meet the Drag Ballerina Who Entertained Troops in Iraq

In 2005, cabaret performer Iestyn Edwards auditioned for what he thought would be a good gig singing for officers in London. Instead, he ended up taking his drag ballerina act to Camp Bastion.<p>Think of military entertainment and what springs to mind? Vera Lynn, probably. Katherine Jenkins, perhaps. …

This New Art Exhibit Chronicles the Progressive Era of Queer Enlightenment - VICE Video: Documentaries, Films, News Videos

Tips for a Raised-Bed Vegetable Garden

Raised-bed gardening is a great way to grow vegetables -- especially if the garden soil is poor or compacted or has poor drainage. And there's no …

Gardening

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Rubio and Cruz seek to destroy Trump as Republicans wage all-out war

The specter of Donald Trump as an elected nominee for president pushed his Republican opponents to desperate measures on Sunday, two days before a dozen states could vote to give the billionaire a huge lead in the 2016 contest.<p>Super Tuesday cheat sheet: everything you need to know<p>Read more<p>Marco …

Republicans

18 Men Reveal the Best Thing a Woman Has Ever Said in Bed [NSFW]

"Your d*ck is like a paper towel roll."<p>Cosmopolitan.com spoke with 18 twentysomething men about the best things they have heard in bed (thus far). Warning: These get pretty vulgar.<p><b>1.</b> "One of my favorites was, '<b>H</b><b>ow are you doing that?</b>'" —<i>Peter, 24</i><p><b>2.</b> "She told me that <b>she wanted me to fuck another</b> …