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How Rachel Carson Cost Millions of People Their Lives

Rachel Carson is, and should be, a revered environmental icon. But her crusade against one pesticide cost millions of people their lives.<p>On Jan. 24, …

Otis Redding’s last week: The tragic story of “Dock of the Bay” and a fateful final flight

The soul icon recorded the song he might be best known for — then left Nashville on the plane that’d take his life<p>Back at East McLemore Street on December 7, 1967, most of the session players had dispersed for the day. After Cropper told Jim Stewart that Otis Redding was headed over to cut another …

10 Geological Forms We've Studied For Years And Still Don't Understand

Geology is full of strange mysteries, from towering structures to small formations. The more we examine these deceptively complicated phenomena, the …

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More

He had never met anyone like George. He wasn't on an ego trip like other artists. His aura was calm, and his being exuded a subtle spiritual …

Outlander Episode 3 Review: Faith vs Logic

To better understand the analysis in this review, be sure to read this synopsis Of "The Way Out" (Outlander Episode 3) before reading it if you haven't seen it yet!<p>As a woman who embraces her career as a nurse, Claire bases her beliefs on scientific fact. When she lands in the 18th century Scottish …

GOP’s post-racial fantasy: Secession, delusion and the truth about America’s most hateful dividers

Stephen Colbert isn’t the only one who thinks we’re beyond race. These GOP candidates’ beliefs will horrify you<p>Rand Paul is not alone. It's not just the Kentucky senator complaining about folks at MSNBC [Rachel Maddow et al.] who “misrepresent” his past viewpoint opposing the Civil Rights Act by …

How to Easily Improve Your Skies in Adobe Lightroom

These two techniques are very useful for making quick and easy adjustments to dull looking skies. As with all digital images, you will degrade the …

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The Movie Nudity Maestro: Jim McBride on 15 Years of Mr. Skin and That Scarlett Johansson Scene

On Aug. 10, 1999, an ex-worker at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange started a website that served as a database for actresses’ nude scenes in movies. …

From prey to predator: how I got justice after sexual assault

My obsession with animals pre-existed any trauma in my life. As a five-year-old, I wrote a fully illustrated book titled Tigger Maskkir, about circus animals that revolt and eat the clowns. My teachers thought I was becoming deranged, but my mother explained that it had been going on since before …

The Hippie Punching of Rand Paul

Rick Perry attacks his isolationism. Peter King blasts his ‘blame America’ stance. John McCain might pick Hillary over him. How the Kentucky senator …

Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey on Cersei Lannister’s Future and That Controversial Rape Scene

Cersei Lannister on her moment of truth with Tywin, her spoiler-y Instagrams, and the most hotly debated scene in the HBO show’s history. [WARNING: …

7 Hidden Google Gems – Number 5 Took My Breath Away

We all know that Google’s pretty great. From searches to email to managing your contacts for you, Google basically covers every aspect of your online …

Ian McLagan on Green Day: “If I had a gun, they’d all be dead”

Ian McLagan has a great new CD, and amazing tales of the Rolling Stones, Dylan, Rod Stewart, Otis Redding and more<p>In a sly, stealthy way, the English band the Faces, active from 1969 to about 1975, have become one of the most influential bands in rock and roll history. Like the Velvet Underground, …

How Tom Cruise Can Get His Groove Back

He was once the biggest movie star in the world; now nobody cares about his films (including the outstanding Edge of Tomorrow). What made Cruise …

A(nother) Study in Scarlett

Despite her screen-goddess superpowers—that voice (Her), those eyes (Under the Skin, out this month), the action-ready body (Captain America: The Winter Soldier)—Scarlett Johansson can also play real, talking to Lili Anolik about her recent endorsement controversy, her foxy French fiancé, and her …

Neil deGrasse Tyson vs. the right: “Cosmos,” Christians, and the battle for American science

The real reason conservatives are freaking out about Neil deGrasse Tyson: He’s laying bare their worst hypocrisies<p>The religious right has been freaking out about Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Cosmos" for what feels like an eternity. And, while the theological complaints seem laughable for their rancor and …

Did Led Zeppelin Steal ‘Stairway to Heaven’?

‘Stairway to Heaven’ is the latest casualty in a wave of litigation over composer royalties. Why do so many hit songs lead to copyright suits?<p>I’d …

The Decade When ‘The New Yorker’ Grew Up

Before World War II, Harold Ross’s New Yorker was no one’s idea of a heavy lift. Then it went off to war and grew up almost overnight. A new …

Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Knowing how to program a computer is good for you, and it’s a shame more people don’t learn to do it.<p>For years now, that’s been a hugely popular …

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Worse than Wal-Mart: Amazon’s sick brutality and secret history of ruthlessly intimidating workers

<b>(Reuters/Shannon Stapleton)</b><p>You might find your Prime membership morally indefensible after reading these stories about worker mistreatment<p>Simon Head<p>February 23, 2014 11:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Mindless: Why Smarter Machines Are Making Dumber Humans”<p>When I first did research on Walmart’s workplace …