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Does Glenn Greenwald Know More Than Robert Mueller?

<b>It’s 10:45 p.m. Rio de Janeiro time.</b> Glenn Greenwald and I are finishing dinner at a deserted bistro in Ipanema. The restaurant, which serves its …

Millennials Are Screwed

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

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The best DSLR for beginners

<i>By Mike Perlman</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>The Nikon D3400 is the best entry-level …

Are old school marketing tactics underrated?

<i>Do you have a marketing strategy that provides the confidence you need to make key decisions regarding this aspect of your business? Are you willing to consider each and every marketing method, even if it initially appears outdated?</i><p>Most companies understand the importance of creating a detailed …

'We Are Living Through a Battle for the Soul of This Nation'

The former vice president calls on Americans to do what President Trump has not.<p>In January of 2009, I stood waiting in Wilmington, Delaware, for a train carrying the first African American elected president of the United States. I was there to join him as vice president on the way to a historic …

Rights & Freedoms

Inside Waymo's Secret World for Training Self-Driving Cars

An exclusive look at how Alphabet understands its most ambitious artificial intelligence project<p>In a corner of Alphabet’s campus, there is a team working on a piece of software that may be the key to self-driving cars. No journalist has ever seen it in action until now. They call it Carcraft, after …

Stop treating science denial like a disease

Turning the rejection of scientific expertise into a pathology mistakenly presents individual ignorance as the bottleneck in political disagreements<p>The elevation of science to a central theme in American politics is an extraordinary development in the co-evolution of science and society. Three …

Cadillac tech 'talks' to traffic lights so you don’t run them

Cadillac's cars are getting even chattier.<p>Now they can "talk" to traffic lights to let drivers know when the light is going to turn red, a feature …

Get your time back with these marketing templates, tips, and time-savers

One of the cultural values at Buffer is to live smarter, not harder.<p>We like to think this extends into our workflows as well.<p>This is why marketing spreadsheets have been such a boon for us, helping us to track important social media metrics, see our blog growth, and get more work done in less …

What Was James Comey Thinking?

FBI Director James Comey has long been renowned for his integrity and independence. So why did he upend the 2016 election? An exclusive report from inside the FBI.<p>As the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, James B. Comey gave a speech to every new prosecutor he hired. …

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

Suspect in killings of 4 women called charmer with dark side

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — An occasional drifter linked to the slayings of at least four women in little over a decade could always find a place to stay …

Crime

Meet the Artist Who's Drawing Every Character From Every Coen Brothers Movie Ever Made

It's easier than ever to get yourself to a pub—just order an inflatable one for the backyard.<p>The inflatable Irish pub, spotted by <i>Food & Wine</i>, is the …

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AAA research finds people waste money on premium gas

DETROIT (AP) — There is no sense paying a premium for premium gasoline if your car is designed to run on regular, according to research by the automobile club AAA.<p>Some drivers occasionally like to treat their cars to higher-octane fuel in the belief it boosts performance. But premium blends can …

An Empire Built On Ruthlessness And Cans: The Bizarre Story Of Beats

Tomorrow, Apple will likely debut the new iPhone 7, and along with it a host of new headphones from Beats. Beats arrived at Apple, however, through one of the most convoluted and unlikely stories in tech history. It’s a story of a major company that thought it was exploiting a celebrity only to …

Researchers Make Malware That Steals Data by Spinning Your Computer's Fans

A new paper shows how data can be extracted from computers without an internet connection or audio hardware.<p>A team of researchers claim they've developed malware that can extract data from an isolated computer with no internet connection, camera or audio hardware—all by using sounds generated by …

Everyone is deleting pronouns from the beginning of their sentences — here's why

<i>Hope all is well with you</i>, I write, conveniently erasing myself as the subject of the sentence.<p><i>Agree with Bob's critiques. Would love to read a post on this. Can do in an hour. Look forward to reading</i>.<p>Wherefore the shyness, the equivocation? Was I too busy to report for duty as a grammatical …

Linguistics

Warnings mount on world's corporate debt, China crisis

Corporate debt has reached extreme levels across much of the world and now far exceeds the pre-Lehman financial bubble by a host of measures, the global banking watchdog has warned in a deeply-disturbing report.<p>“As the credit cycle ages, following years of record-setting bond issuance, there are …

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Beatles’ Songwriting In One Cool Infographic

Which band member wrote the most of The Fab Four’s 310 songs? How many Beatles songs <i>weren’t</i> written about love? And how much did Ringo <i>actually</i> …

A Fallout 4 guide to getting rich, getting high, and blowing everything up (without cheating)

The fastest path to riches is farming<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a Bethesda game, and that means it has an interesting and complicated in-game economy. Your vault survivor can scavenge for numerous resources — some common, and some scarce — which you can use to craft upgrades for your settlements and …

Luxury Daily

NEW YORK – The marketing of “authenticity” has reached a breaking point and needs to stop, according to strategists from The Future Laboratory at the …

Drivers are better off letting cars park themselves

Test Shows Autonomous Parking Systems Perform Better Than Humans<p>Drivers are steering clear of autonomous parking systems, even as new research shows cars are more adept at parallel parking than humans. A survey of motorists conducted by AAA found nearly 80 percent of American drivers are confident …

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Ecommerce Marketing Strategies: A Comprehensive Guide for Growth

“A failure to plan,” the old adage goes, “is a plan to fail.”<p>In 2018 and beyond, growing, competing, and scaling demands a comprehensive approach to …

8 ways to use data to tell a compelling story

<i>This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.</i><p>The …

The 21 Types Of Content We All Crave

Ball in Cage

I find few things more satisfying in life than whittling wood. There is a certain kind of distinct pleasure you get when a sharp knife meets wood. …

Google, Facebook & Twitter Haven't Forgotten What Your Pocket Supercomputer Can Really Do

Facebook recently joined Google and Twitter by offering a click-to-call functionality in its ads, giving consumers an option to call businesses directly, versus emailing them or completing an online form – effectively making the plain old phone one of the most powerful <i>on/offline</i> marketing tools of …

Modern Marketing at a Crossroads: The Rise of Online Audience

Right now, we appear to be at something of a crossroads in marketing. While people are spending more time consuming new media, like social media and …

Marketing

Two "Fangirls" Travel the World to Perfectly Align Film and TV Stills with Their Filming Locations

Tiia hman and Satu Walden are two self-proclaimed fangirls on a quest to visit every filming location from their favorite movies and TV shows, all across the globe. Since late 2013, not only have the duo been on a global adventure, but they've also been documenting their trek around the world with …

Filmmaking