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American white people really hate being called “white people”

A Twitter poll drama, explained.<p>A few days ago, I came across this rather striking finding from a recent public opinion survey by the Public Religion Research Institute:<p>It is striking for a couple of reasons. For one thing, the question is not about illegal immigrants, or even immigrants at all; …

Exponential Finance Conference

Every Netflix secret category for porn, revealed

If you want to find porn on Netflix, we’ve already done the hard work for you. Here are our guides to the sexiest movies and TV series on Netflix. …

Critically-Acclaimed

To shave or not to shave down there? I won't let porn trends decide | Alex MK

I never want to shame other women, but I want women to interrogate the idea that none of these choices are entirely ours<p>On the same Instagram feed, women see body positive posts right next to posts of thin, hairless Victoria’s Secret models<p>I remember biking to the Korean nail salon every three …

Hair

Mueller finds Trump connection through Manafort's ties to bank executive

Special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors plan to present evidence at former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's trial that a banking …

The 10 Steamiest Foreign Shows on Netflix

Whether you prefer comedies or dramas, these shows have you covered.<p>Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><b>Peaky Blinders</b><br>If you're looking for a great crime …

Entertainment

Testing the aerodynamics of Star Wars ships in a virtual wind tunnel

We all know (hopefully) that <i>Star Wars</i> is far more fiction than science, and that’s part of the franchise’s lasting charm. But we also know there are …

These are the 10 'Star Trek' episodes people watch the most on Netflix

10. 'Clues'<p><i>Netflix/CBS</i><p>Season four, episode 14 of 'The Next Generation.'<p>The crew learns that they were unconscious for longer than they were led to …

This one couch is listed for four different prices, with five different names, on five different sites

It’s that time of year when kids are heading back to school, others are graduating or just moving house, and millions of individuals are shopping for new furniture. Increasingly, people are buying stuff like sofas and dressers—things they used to test out in person—on the internet, thanks to the …

Sofa

The 10 Steamiest Sex Scenes That Have Landed On Netflix In 2017 (So Far!)

Netflix truly does have a little something for everyone.<p>If you’re into true crime, the streaming service has a unique combination of old shows — …

Entertainment

A Utah nurse's violent arrest puts patient-consent law — and police conduct — in the spotlight

By Amy B Wang<p>, Reporter<p>Derek Hawkins<p>, Reporter<p>The videotaped arrest of a nurse at a Salt Lake City hospital — after she told police, correctly, that they weren’t allowed to draw blood from an unconscious patient — has been roundly condemned by national nursing organizations, Utah officials and even …

Law Enforcement

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Salesforce created an algorithm that automatically summarizes text using machine learning

AI-powered tl;dr<p>This year, people are expected to spend more than half their day reading email, articles, or posts on social media, and it’s only going to get worse. To help solve this problem, researchers at Salesforce have developed an algorithm that uses machine learning to produce “surprisingly …

Can President Trump actually break up the 9th Circuit Court?

By Allison Michaels<p>, Projects editor<p>In February, it was the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that blocked President Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. Since then, district court judges under the 9th Circuit umbrella have blocked both Trump’s second attempt …

AI has a legibility problem

I first encountered the idea of technological "legibility" in the work of Natalie Jeremijenko (previously) who insists on the importance of humans …

Deep Learning

My Son, My Daughter: A Mother’s Evolution

Isabel Rose, the telegenic heiress to one of New York’s best-known real estate dynasties, has always had an ability to make her publicity-wary family squirm.<p>In 2005 she published a novel, “The J.A.P. Chronicles,” in which she took aim at the Hermès-clad, charter-plane-flying set whence she came. …

Has Trump snapped the tether? His claim that media “doesn’t want to report” terrorism suggests he’s lost contact with reality

<b>(Getty/Mandel Ngan)</b><p>Trump did a dozen things last weekend that would have provoked a crisis — for a normal president. He’s not normal<p>Bob Cesca<p>February 7, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>President Donald Trump is almost completely disconnected from reality. I wish I were just being hyperbolic and partisan, but I’m …

Donald Trump

Prof: “Can you sue the President based on his tweets? We’re about to find out”

Lawsuit joins at least 15 other cases challenging president's executive order.<p>The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California has sued the …

Donald Trump

Tech Leaders Turn on Trump over “Muslim Ban”

After months of public ambivalence toward Trump, Silicon Valley finds its voice.<p>The uneasy detente between Silicon Valley and <b>Donald Trump</b> came to an abrupt end over the weekend as tech leaders, who had mostly lapsed into silence since the election, spoke out forcefully against the president’s …

An Army of Attorneys Descends on Dulles

They fought to gain access to travelers being detained, as hundreds of protesters cheered each new arrival.<p><i>Updated at 8:55 a.m.</i><p>DULLES, Va.—An enormous cheer erupted from the circle of lawyers when one of them read out the news from his Twitter feed: The American Civil Liberties Union had been …

Immigration

I finally stepped out of my progressive bubble—and now I understand why people hate “the liberal elite”

On Dec. 4, Italians went to the polls to decide on a reform referendum that would redefine the power of local governments and reduce the power of the senate. With a high turnout, my countrymen rejected the reform. In the press, the voters’ decision was described as an Italian Brexit, and a triumph …

Europe

Underworld, the little-loved but bizarrely successful franchise, explained

Blood Wars is the latest entry in the venerable just-good-enough-to-be-profitable film series.<p><i>Underworld: Blood Wars</i>, the latest installment in the now-venerable vampires-with-guns-versus-werewolves-with-guns franchise, has everything you want from an <i>Underworld</i> movie — namely a lot of vampires with …

The Case for Donald Trump’s Impeachability

Before Donald Trump got elected, few Americans had heard of or paid much attention to the Emoluments Clause, a previously obscure-to-most-of-us …

Donald Trump

Senate Republicans Were Wrong To Block Obama, But Senate Democrats Are Right To Block Trump

<b>By Adanjesus Marín and Natalia Aristizabal</b><p>From President Barack Obama's first day in office, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell made blocking the President his raison d'etre. He spent the entire two terms of President Obama's term obstructing everything he could, going as far as proclaiming …

The Spectacle Of Lesbian Sex In Prestige Cinema

The Handmaiden is the latest in a string of critically acclaimed lesbian films directed by male auteurs that reduce queer women's bodies to a beautiful spectacle. (Warning: spoilers ahead.)<p><b>The last sex scene</b> of Park Chan-wook’s new erotic thriller <i>The</i> <i>Handmaiden</i> prominently features a sparkly pair of …

Two actresses chafe against the industry (and each other) in the jagged Always Shine

<i>Always Shine</i> announces itself immediately as a movie about actors. It opens with a close-up of Beth (Caitlin FitzGerald) looking directly into the …

Horror Movies

Elon Musk thinks universal income is answer to automation taking human jobs

Tech innovators in the self-driving car and AI industries talk a lot about how many human jobs will be innovated out of existence, but they rarely …

Universal Basic Income

This woman wore Victoria's Secret to work to prove that "underwear as outerwear" is a very awkward lie

Lingerie as outerwear was a big thing in the ’90s. Remember? Everyone was wearing slips as dresses, lacy camisoles as blouses. And because ’90s …

Here's A Way To Take Your Ramen To New Levels Of Flavor

Not your average ramen anymore.<p>* 1 egg<p>* 1 egg yolk<p>* 1/3 cup parmesan cheese<p>* Some ground pepper<p>* 2 strips of bacon, sliced in<p>* 1 packet instant ramen<p>* 1-2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil<p>In a small bowl, add one whole egg, one egg yolk, 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, and pepper to taste. Whisk with …