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The Follower Factory

Everyone wants to be popular online. Some even pay for it. Inside social media’s black market.

Social Media

Trump’s Afghan Gamble Now Rests on General He Doubted

KABUL, Afghanistan — The commander in chief and his commander fighting the uphill war in Afghanistan have never met.<p>Even after months of delay, when President Trump convened his national security team to complete his Afghanistan strategy, the commander, Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., was conspicuously …

Obama Administration

The life-saving browser shortcut everyone should know

If I had a dollar for every time I'd accidentally closed a browser tab -- or worse, an entire windowful of 'em -- I'd be rich.<p>But there's a simple keyboard shortcut that can instantly correct this error: <b>Ctrl-Shift-T</b>.<p>Or <b>Apple-Shift-T</b>, if you're using a Mac.<p>Honestly, I'm a little embarrassed to admit …

111 N.F.L. Brains. All But One Had C.T.E.

A neuropathologist has examined the brains of 111 N.F.L. players — and 110 were found to have C.T.E., the degenerative disease linked to repeated blows to the head.

Disease

Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/The_Washington_Post/20170527/5928da71e4b0ef2de1b10af8/5928e696e4b00249e68a571f_1439399835595-cf9g26_t_1495852722402_1280_720_2000.mp4<p>Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure …

Russia

This Is How To Stop Checking Your Phone: 5 Secrets From Research

How long do you think the average work email goes unread? 10 minutes? 5 minutes? <i>1 minute?</i>Try 6 seconds.From Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive …

Time Travel

How to Shoot Golden Hour Portraits That Require Less Editing

Spring is here; it’s a time for golden hour portraits and photographers to get excited about chasing the light in the creation of the killer photo. …

The economics of beard popularity in the US

We may have reached “peak beard.”<p>You may think people grow beards because of their fashionability or warmth, but author and professor Stephen Mihm says there might be another reason. In a New York Times piece, he makes the case that in Western countries, trends in beard popularity often closely …

Beards

2017 Oscars Predictions: Who Should Win, Who Will Win

The battle lines are drawn: It’s <i>La La Land,</i> a musical fantasy about white lovers in Hollywood, versus <i>Moonlight,</i> a searing drama about black youth …

Entertainment

How to Follow the Oscars on Flipboard

The worlds of acting, style and celebrity will collide Sunday for the 89th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Comedian and late night host Jimmy Kimmel will anchor the show that is set to acknowledge great performances and craft from the last year in movies. Winners in 24 categories will be announced, …

Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 Oscars

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Red Carpet

Here are all the best Super Bowl commercials in one place

The Super Bowl: the one time of year people not only tolerate but actively seek out commercials.<p>Hell, if you're a cord-cutter or DVR owner with an ad …

Super Bowl Ads

'Cinderella' remake offers some of that old Disney magic, reviews say

Following in the footsteps of the revisionist fantasy "Maleficent," Disney's new "Cinderella" movie has arrived — clad in glass slippers, of course — as the studio's latest live-action fairy tale.<p>But while "Maleficent" turned "Sleeping Beauty" on its head by telling the villainess' side of the …

Swatch watch with contactless payment coming in May

You'll soon be able to pay for stuff with your Swatch watch, but the company is talking down the possibility of an Apple Watch-style all-singing, all-dancing smartwatch.<p>Swatch is the world's best-selling watchmaker with 18 per cent of the market, which includes the Omega, Longines and Calvin Klein …

Smartwatches