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19 comic-book movies you can now stream on Netflix, HBO & more

Marvel movies, DC movies, and a few manga adaptations for good measure.<p>A wise uncle once said, “With great power comes great responsibility.” A wise Polygon employee once said, “With great time on your hands, comes great responsibility to pore over Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every available …

Comic Books

A Real-Life Hacker Reveals What You Should Stop Doing Online

One tip: Before you Insta that photo, pay attention to what's in the background.<p>Stephanie Carruthers is a “white hat” hacker known as Snow whose clients include both Fortune 100 companies and startups. In 2014, she won the Social Engineering Capture the Flag competition at DEF CON, one of the …

Social Media

How to Trick a Kid Into Talking About Their Day

Kids clam up. It happens. When kids won’t talk, parents’ best tools are patience and gentleness.<p>It’s nice for parents to know about their preschooler …

Parenting

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Privacy

Workers for Mexico’s Second-Richest Man Are Told to Vote Against AMLO

In Mexico, there is perhaps no more luxurious shopping experience than a stroll through one of El Palacio de Hierro’s 13 stores. At the Perisur …

Mexico

Members of Congress are about to have their first shot at battling Trump in court over his foreign business dealings in unprecedented case

Members of Congress are about to get their chance to battle President Donald Trump in court over his foreign business dealings on Thursday.<p>The members of Congress, led by Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, are joined by attorneys with the Constitutional Accountability Center in …

Donald Trump

Canadian mine latest business affected by Mexico violence

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Canada's Pan American Silver Corp. said it is cutting back operations at its mine in northern Mexico due to safety concerns, the latest in a series of major businesses that have been frightened off by unsafe conditions in Mexico.<p>Company President Michael Steinmann said employees …

Mexico

The Mexican art of double entendre

Writer Susannah Rigg discovers the hard way that Mexico’s albur, or wordplay, is not easy for foreigners to master.<p>As a Brit living in Mexico, I’ve discovered that many people are intrigued by whether or not I eat spicy food. I once had an entire conversation with a waiter in which he asked me …

Language

The 19 Greatest War Movies of All Time

The critical acclaim and box office success that accompanied the release of <i>American Sniper</i>, as well as the other impressive war films out in 2014, …

War

Collusion Happened

Despite what the president says, the question is answered.<p>Trump aides colluded with foreign governments.<p>This is a simple, straightforward statement, and by this point, it ought to be an uncontroversial one. There’s ample evidence on many fronts, from legal documents to reliable reporting. This …

Donald Trump

How Adopting a Family Motto Can Help Raise Kind, Resilient, Confident Kids

When I was growing up, my dad—a former air traffic controller—constantly urged me, “Make a decision and make it work.” It was his way of encouraging …

Parenting

The Life Of One Of America’s Bloodiest Hitmen

“True Evil has a face you know and a voice you trust.”

Crime

“The Making of a Massacre” Explores the D.E.A.’s Role in a Mexican Tragedy

“The Making of a Massacre,” a new investigative podcast from Audible and ProPublica, is a two-hour dramatic exploration of a 2011 massacre in Allende, Mexico, reported and narrated by Ginger Thompson. “There’s no missing the signs that something unspeakable happened in Allende,” she says in the …

How to delete your Google history

Like Facebook and Apple before it, Google has introduced a new user privacy policy to comply with a new European data privacy law -- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) -- that goes into effect on May 25. Google's updated privacy policy makes it easier to understand what information it …

GDPR

Inside the Trial of Joaquin 'El Chapo’ Guzman, the World’s Most Infamous Drug Baron

When Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán was born in the rugged village of La Tuna in Mexico’s Sierra Madre mountains in 1957, the houses were made of mud, …

Mexico

20 Facts That Will Shatter Your Conception Of The World

Ever wonder what vibrators were actually invented for?

A Rubric BIG Education Can Use to Assess Itself

Mary Tarashuk just finished a required teacher self-assessment, using a large array of rubrics designed for her state by a former principal and …

Is This the Documentary That Can Take Down Trump?

How Jack Bryan parlayed rich-kid know-how into Active Measures, the very first feature-length doc about Trump and Russia.<p><b>Jack Bryan</b> was your average Upper East Side-raised son of a millionaire trying to get his filmmaking career started when <b>Donald Trump</b> began persistently popping up in his life. In …

22 phrases Americans say that leave foreigners completely stumped

Whether they're related to food, football, or feline friends, American idioms can be colorful — and confusing to people visiting from abroad.<p>While phrases like "shoot the breeze" (to talk about unimportant things for a long time) and "cold turkey" (to abruptly withdraw from an addictive substance …

Bad News for President Trump

The Comey memos are more revealing than they seem.<p>One feature of the truth is that it doesn’t change much. A lie is hard to sustain. The details may change in each retelling because the liar is not actually remembering the events, but instead remembering the telling of the events. The truth, by …

Donald Trump

The Crazy (True) Story of One Man’s Hunt for $2 Million in Buried Cocaine Treasure

Premiering at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, the documentary ‘White Tide: The Legend of Culebra’ is a bonkers tale of one man’s desperate search for …

How Mexico's fearsome Zetas went from a powerhouse cartel to a weakened group of rival factions

The founders of the Zetas were defectors from the Mexican Army's Airborne Special Forces Group (Grupo Aeromóvil de Fuerzas Especiales - GAFES), a US-trained unit considered one of the most elite in the region. Originally they acted as the enforcement wing of the Gulf Cartel, but in the mid-2000s, …

Trump Sends National Guard to His Accountant’s Office

NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—In what some experts are calling an unprecedented use of military force, Donald J. Trump on Tuesday ordered four thousand National Guard troops to protect the midtown Manhattan offices of his accountant.<p>According to those familiar with the National Guard’s deployment, …

National Guard

The idea that we each have a 'learning style' is bogus — here's why

When I was at school, a fair amount of time was put into determining our "learning styles." Teachers told us that some people learn better visually with pictures, whereas others retained information by reading or making notes. To be honest, I never worked out what mine was.<p>In a survey, 96% of …

It looks like Trump's plan to protect himself in New York has backfired spectacularly

It appears as if President Donald Trump's plan to protect himself in New York just backfired.<p>ABC News reported Tuesday that Geoffrey Berman, the interim US attorney for the Southern District of New York, recused himself from the investigation into Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.<p>Two …

Data shows you didn’t #DeleteFacebook, so make sure to change these settings

Facebook is designed for sharing, whether that’s you posting photos of your lunch, or Facebook sharing targeting data with advertisers and behavioral data with app developers.<p>Most of this data sharing is integral to the core Facebook experience, but there are a few aspects of Facebook’s sharing …

What Is the Difference Between Marketing, Advertising, and Branding? A Simple Analogy to Help Explain

To understand the differences between these concepts, simply apply them to you.<p>In my work with entrepreneurs and business students, I often hear marketing strategies explained as "having social media," "having an online brand," or "advertising a lot."<p>These explanations make me cringe because, while …

Dowd resigns as Trump's lawyer amid disagreements on strategy

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's lead lawyer, John Dowd, has resigned from the President's personal legal team handling the response to the Russia investigation.<p>"I love the President and wish him well," Dowd said in a statement to CNN.<p>Dowd, who has urged the President to cooperate with …

Hundreds of schools have shut down in a Mexican tourist haven after bandits broke in and forcibly cut students' hair

Hundreds of schools near one of Mexico's most popular tourist destinations were closed Wednesday after groups of armed men broke into at least three schools and robbed and assaulted the occupants.<p>On Tuesday morning, four men interrupted classes at a school in one neighborhood, where they stole …

Building the smart home of your dreams is easier than you think — here are 6 simple ways to get started

Before we knew how connected homes would come together, the prototypes seemed far-fetched and way too complicated.<p>Fortunately, building a smart home today is not nearly as intimidating or overwhelming as it initially seemed. It's easy, especially if you start small and build little by …