Rob McCaleb

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What’s New on Netflix in October—and What to Watch Before It Disappears

Get dazed and confused watching Richard Linklater’s masterpiece, and plenty more.<p>Falling leaves! Sweaters! Pumpkin-spiced etcetera! A chill is in the air, which means it’s time to decide, once and for all, that you will <i>not</i> be going outside anymore—especially given the bevy of indoor options Netflix …

Why Bernie vs Hillary Matters More Than People Think

Lately the internet has become full of arguments about the merits and demerits of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Over the past couple weeks, …

The Rigging of the American Market

Much of the national debate about widening inequality focuses on whether and how much to tax the rich and redistribute their income downward.<p>But this debate ignores the upward redistributions going on every day, from the rest of us to the rich. These redistributions are hidden inside the market.<p>The …

Middle-class

Church of the SubGenius

<b>Newsbreak</b>: The Church of the SubGenius Documentary now being funded: <i>Slacking Towards Bethlehem.</i><p><b>The Church of the SubGenius</b> is a dangerous UFO mind …

Cthulhu

<b>Cthulhu</b> is one of the Great Old Ones (a.k.a. Elder Gods) in the Cthulhu Mythos, worshiped by the Cult of Cthulhu, and first mentioned in the</i> …

Your Guide to the Ever-Expanding Universe of Podcasts

After a false start in the early 2000s, podcasting has exploded. More than 2.6 <i>billion</i> episodes were downloaded in 2014. Here's your user's manual, …

Obama’s Jon Stewart problem: What “The Daily Show” and Colbert should have taught him about Fox News

<b>(AP)</b><p>He appeared seven times. If he’d watched it seven years ago he’d have understood Fox and had a different presidency<p>Sophia A. McClennen<p>July 24, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>Much is being made of President Obama’s candid interview with Jon Stewart on one of the final episodes of his "Daily Show" tenure. It’s …

The Daily Show

Global economic termites are eating away gold price foundations

Even an arch-traditionalist like the late Sheikh Sakhbut learnt that there were alternatives to gold. Today’s investors are finding ever-fewer reasons to hold the precious metal<p>In the early 1960s, Sheikh Shakhbut bin Sultan al-Nahyan was on the brink of watching his dynasty become one of the …

What Are The Most Popular Scripted TV Shows This Summer?

Television ratings aren’t as often discussed as they once were, in large part because we’re all beginning to discount overnight ratings. Once the seven-day ratings with DVR are tallied, the news cycle has passed, and people aren’t as interested. But some of us <i>are</i> interested in what people are …

The Definitive Guide To Finding Cheap Flights On The Web

We’ll keep this lead-in short and sweet: You have to be doing pretty damn well before you stop caring about scoring cheap flights. For most of us, being able to shave a few hundred dollars off the price of a ticket is well worth the trouble. Besides, it’s not <i>that</i> much trouble, and there’s something …

Structure/Function and Other Claim Notifications: an Achilles Heel for Industry

As the industry celebrates and honors the 20th anniversary of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA), one requirement of the …

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

Secular Web Kiosk: "Women are the Root of All Evil" : The Misogyny of Religions

"Women are the Root of All Evil" : The Misogyny of Religions<p><i>[Written with Michael Moore. Quotation in title from the</i> Mahabharata<i>]</i><p>The pervasiveness of …

Wordpress & WooCommerce Tutorials

WooCommerce MultiStep Checkout Wizard Checkout may be one of the last pages visited by customers on your WooCommerce store, but make no mistake, it’s …

The 10 Best Bonaire Restaurants 2018

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15 Under-the-Radar Vacation Destinations

The world is full of destinations on the well-trodden path, where the number of visitors seems to go up every year and the crowds can sometimes feel endless. Don't you want to go somewhere different for a change? No matter what corner of the globe you look at, there are plenty of overlooked …

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Monster Energy Drinks Promote Satan, Viral Video Claims

So what's really behind the popularity of Monster Energy drinks? Could it be... Satan?<p>One woman seems to think so.<p>In a video that went viral on Facebook and YouTube over the weekend, the unidentified woman recites a series of conspiracy theories about the drink. Specifically, the notion that the …

Watch this video, and then try to argue that America really is a democracy

The way political campaigns in the United States are funded puts the lie to the American ideal of democracy, argues Lawrence Lessig of Harvard Law School. At a Quartz event this week, he made the case that the US is no more democratic than Hong Kong or even Iran.<p>In the video above, Lessig makes his …

Hong Kong

The real problem with Americans and their disrespect for Obama—according to a Canadian

There was a time not so long ago when Americans, regardless of their political stripes, rallied ’round their president. Once elected, the man who won the White House was no longer viewed as a Republican or Democrat, but the president of the United States. The oath of office was taken, the wagons …

Travel Well for Less: How to Save on Airfare

Working for International Living for the past 13 years, and living and traveling back and forth from Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua and Ecuador, we've had plenty of practice at finding the best travel deals, including airfares.<p>The most important thing to remember is that flexibility means savings. If …

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Pope Rails Against Intelligent Design, Says God Isn't "A Magician"

Pope Francis has declared evolution and the Big Bang theory to be real, while adding that God isn't "a magician with a magic wand." The comments, …

The Science of Viral Content: Which Emotions Make Us Share?

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Is creating the next viral hit on your marketing to-do list? If you’re in the marketing or social media industry, the answer is probably “Yes!” (and if you’re not, and the answer is probably still “Yes!”).<p>Campaigns that succeed are those that …

Best apps to prevent travel disasters

Staying safe and healthy while traveling isn't always easy. Despite your best intentions and most thorough preparation, disaster can strike, whether it's as small as a rental-car fender bender or as serious as a hurricane. Thankfully, technology can help. Prevent on-the-road catastrophe -- or learn …

First Impressions: Is The Flash or Constantine 2014's Break-Out Show?

It's preview night at Comic-Con, and DC showed the pilots for two of its upcoming new shows: <i>Constantine</i> and <i>The Flash</i>. And they were both good! Here …

This farmer in Scotland has been dyeing his sheep with non-toxic pigments for years to amuse passing motorists.