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Deprecated Linux Networking Commands and Their Replacements

In our previous article, we have covered some useful command line networking utilities for Sysadmin’s for network management, troubleshooting and …

Linux

Wanted: male architect willing to navigate his own building in a skirt

A couple of weeks ago, after viewing an architectural schematic that featured a pair of elevated glass catwalks, I posted a tweet that invited male architects to navigate their own designs in a skirt.<p>The post ignited a flurry of responses from women, including Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times …

Architecture

If the economy is 'roaring', why are so many Americans still struggling? | Bernie Sanders

I’ve been on the verge of eviction for falling so far behind on my rent. I’m getting by on food stamps Walmart worker<p>We’re tired of surviving, we want to live. We can’t even survive off $7.25 McDonald's worker<p>Donald Trump tells us every day the US economy is “strong”, “booming” and “roaring”. Yes. …

Income Inequality

3D printed guns are now legal… What’s next?

On Tuesday, July 10, the DOJ announced a landmark settlement with Austin-based Defense Distributed, a controversial startup led by a young, charismatic anarchist whom Wired once named one of the 15 most dangerous people in the world.<p>Hyper-loquacious and media-savvy, Cody Wilson is fond of telling …

Guns

Trump ‘snubbed’ by UK royal family

LONDON — Prince Charles and Prince William refused to meet U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania on their visit to the U.K, according to …

Donald Trump

Florida Man Jailed for Failing to Unlock His Phone

What started as a routine traffic stop has quickly escalated into a civil rights case in a Florida courtroom after a man was put behind bars this …

Crime

Everything You Need To Set Up Raspberry Pi Home Automation

Raspberry Pi has for the last several years been a do-it-yourselfer’s dream. The device, which costs just $39 for the Raspberry Pi 3 and even less for older versions, is designed to let you create whatever you can dream up.<p>Raspberry Pis have been used to control computers, create game experiences, …

Raspberry Pi

How To Use Python To Automate Almost Anything

Testers of all kinds can benefit from learning approaches to automating daily tasks. In this three-part series, you’ll be walked through a task that …

Python Programming

Officer resigns after video shows him not stepping in when woman in Puerto Rico shirt is harassed

<b>CHICAGO --</b> A police officer has resigned amid an investigation into his response to a woman who said she was being harassed in a Chicago forest …

Puerto Rico

Charges Against Stormy Daniels Dismissed After Arrest at Strip Club

In the end, the arrest at an Ohio strip club of Stephanie Clifford, the pornographic film star who said she had an affair with Donald J. Trump before he became president, was quickly resolved because of one fact: she was not a regular employee of the club.<p>Ms. Clifford, who performs under the name …

Stormy Daniels

Ikea’s Newest Product Introduces Hydroponics To Mainstream America

Are grow-your-own salad days ahead?<p>The term “hydroponics” typically conjures up images of illegal marijuana farms in massive warehouses, but Ikea has a more domesticated offer: a handsome little planter that lets you grow lettuce right on your kitchen countertop.<p>Hydroponics is a plant-growing …

Aquaponics

How to become a developer: A cheat sheet

If you are interested in pursuing a career in development and don't know where to start, here's your go-to guide to salaries, skills, and the best …

Employment

Secret tape recordings rock Georgia governor race

ATLANTA — Another secret recording is shaking up Georgia's Republican primary runoff in the governor's race.<p>Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle's campaign was already rocked last month by the release of a secretly recorded conversation in which Cagle said he backed what he called "bad public policy" for political …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Expatriate Workers Are Leaving Saudi Arabia in Droves

Saudi Arabia’s expatriate workers are leaving the kingdom by the thousands, and the exodus may not yet be over.<p>As companies struggle with slower …

Saudi Arabia

More Corruption: Wilbur Ross Made Millions From Stocks He Lied About Divesting

Donald Trump loves to brag about Wilbur Ross, “everybody on the [Wall] Street knows who he is.” Now everybody everywhere knows that Ross signed a …

Donald Trump

US Republican Delegation Met With Sanctioned Russians In Moscow

Russian state media portrayed the meetings, coming days before President Trump's planned summit with Putin next week, as good news for Russia.<p>In their Moscow meetings with members of Russia’s parliament last week, an all-Republican delegation of US members of Congress met with at least two …

Russia

I paid for my girlfriend’s rent, food, vacations and utilities while she was in college—now we’re breaking up

<b>Dear Moneyist,</b><p>I supported my girlfriend during her recent studies. We are not married. She took 3 years from the inception of the program to finish, …

Personal Finance

Someone Was Producing Tons of a Ozone-Destroying Chemical That Was Banned in 1987. Now We Know Who

A couple months back, scientists from around the world revealed a new mystery: somebody in East Asia was again producing banned chlorofluorocarbons …

Asia

White House Threatened to Economically Cripple Ecuador for Promoting Breastfeeding

Mustn’t upset Big Baby Food!<p>When hundreds of government delegates met in Geneva last spring for the United Nations’ World Health Assembly, they expected a resolution introduced by Ecuador encouraging breastfeeding to be approved quickly and without incident. After all, decades of research has shown …

Donald Trump

A conservative critic attacked Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s credentials — and got a major fact wrong

“Try Google,” she responded.<p>Since Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated Rep. Joe Crowley in a stunning primary upset in New York’s 14th District last Tuesday, the 28-year-old has been a focus of Democratic energy and a magnet for critics, including some who’ve claimed that she’s misrepresenting her …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

India is the most dangerous country for women. It must face reality | Deepa Narayan

Indian women are in a constant state of vigilance, like a country on terrorist alert<p>I am proud of the beauty and the ancient culture of my country, India. I am not proud of the fact that India has been named the most dangerous country in the world for women in a recent Thomson Reuters Foundation …

India

A Baby Was Treated With A Nap And A Bottle Of Formula. The Bill Was $18,000.

On the first morning of Jang Yeo Im’s vacation to San Francisco in 2016, her 8-month-old son, Park Jeong Whan, fell off the bed in the family’s hotel …

Health Care

Facebook acknowledges it shared user data with dozens of companies

Facebook has admitted providing dozens of tech companies with special access to user data after publicly saying it restricted such access in 2015.<p>Facebook continued sharing information with 61 hardware and software makers after it said it discontinued the practice in May 2015, the social networking …

Internet

Little Girl Goes For a Ride on a Virtual Roller Coaster in a Laundry Basket on Top of Her Father’s Knees

An adorable little pigtailed girl named Kayla sat safely inside a white laundry basket atop her dad’s knees while watching a 3D video of a roller …

Virtual Reality

How To Determine How Many LED Lumens You’ll Need To Properly Light Your Space

What is enough light? The question is difficult enough but when faced with having to calculate how much LED lighting you need to create a well-lit …

Dining Rooms

The US Stopped Other Countries from Legalizing Weed for Generations

Not anymore.<p>With its decision to legalize weed starting on October 17, Canada has effectively signed a death warrant for pot prohibition worldwide.<p>The United States has long been the world’s drug cop, but now that it has abandoned the beat by allowing nine states to legalize weed, international …

Cannabis

The brilliance of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s bold campaign design

Ocasio-Cortez won on the issues — but her campaign’s unique branding certainly didn’t hurt.<p>Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s congressional campaign began as a moonshot. She’s a 28-year-old Latina from a working-class family. She’s running on a far-left platform of Medicare-for-all, abolishing ICE, strict …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The retaliatory tariffs the White House said wouldn’t happen are happening

Four months ago today, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro appeared on the Fox Business Network to defend Donald Trump’s policy on tariffs. Asked …

Donald Trump

10 apocalyptic TV shows that make the end of civilization binge-worthy

What does “the end of the world” really mean? Is it an end to humanity altogether, or simply the end of humanity as we know it?<p>Television has a long …

TV

#MourningWhileBlack: Priest Calls Cops on Black Funeral-Goers, Tells Them to 'Get the Hell Out' of Church 

Despite having ample evidence that Jesus will work it out, a Catholic priest halted a homegoing service in Maryland to have a black family removed …

Justice