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A new editorial cartoon shows yet another racist depiction of Serena Williams

The depiction of Serena Williams was disappointing, but not unprecedented.<p>An Australian newspaper ran a nasty editorial cartoon on Monday, attempting to capture the fallout of the contentious US Open women’s final that ended in controversy over the weekend.<p>Herald-Sun cartoonist Mark Knight’s image …

Feminism

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

More than 50 years of U.S. mass shootings: The victims, sites, killers and weapons

The places change, the numbers change, but the choice of weapon remains the same. In the United States, people who want to kill a lot of other people most often do it with guns.<p>Related<p>The number of U.S. mass shootings depends on how you count<p>Public mass shootings account for a tiny fraction of the …

Mass Shootings

This self-described cougar just raised $2 million to help all of us have better sex

Make Love Not Porn’s Cindy Gallop on why “sex tech” is the final frontier of tech investing and moving away from a world where sexual norms are …

Stormy Daniels' Explosive Full Interview on Donald Trump Affair: "I Can Describe His Junk Perfectly" (EXCLUSIVE)

<i>Porn star</i> <i>Stormy Daniels</i> <i>confirmed she had an affair with</i> <i>Donald Trump</i> <i>in an</i> <i>exclusive 2011 interview</i> <i>with In Touch, five years before she was reportedly</i> …

Relationships

A Stock Picker’s Guide to Playing Bitcoin

Analyst highlights a dozen stocks to play the crypto craze<p>By now you’ve heard of bitcoin. You understand that skeptics say bitcoin’s mind-melting price gains might be the biggest speculative frenzy ever. You also know that backers believe digital currencies will disintermediate the global banking …

16 Apps to Make Your Phone the Best Personal Assistant Ever

A smartphone or tablet loaded with the right apps can help a person get more done, stay healthy, relax and save money.<p>A smartphone or tablet loaded with the right apps can help a person get more done, stay healthy, relax and save money. Here's a fresh list of apps more than a dozen high achievers …

Best- and worst-run states in America: Which one is top rated?

<i>Corrections & clarifications: An earlier version of this list had the wrong description for one of the states.</i><p>In the United States, the federal government is the ultimate legislative authority — wielding the power to regulate commerce, declare war, as well as establish and maintain a currency. …

Credit Rating

The 19 Women Who Accused President Trump of Sexual Misconduct

The "Weinstein effect" continues to roil the nation’s power centers. But the allegations against the president have largely stayed in the background.<p>It’s been two months since the reckoning began. In early October, <i>The New York Times</i> and <i>The New Yorker</i> first published the alarming accounts of women …

Donald Trump

This add-on will make your truck a snowmobile monster

The Track N Go system works with almost any truck or large SUV to get you through the snow and where you need to go.

The GOP Tax Plan Tells Us Everything About Who Matters In American Democracy

Your boss, not you.<p>The United States is the richest country in the history of the world. Last year, the genius and muscle of the American people generated more than $18.6 trillion in wealth. This year, our brains and brawn will combine to create well over $19 trillion. Despite all the debt …

Your Dog Making A 'Sad Puppy Face' May Be Trying To Tell You Something

A new study suggests dogs use facial expression to communicate with people.<p>It might seem pretty obvious to dog lovers, but researchers have found scientific evidence suggesting that dogs use facial expressions intentionally to communicate with humans.<p>That’s according to a new study was published …

This futuristic toothbrush cleans your teeth in 3 seconds

Engineers have created the first-ever “smartbrush” that can clean your teeth in less than three seconds.<p>The patented invention by Nicola Nichele, 28, …

How Trump’s four hours in Puerto Rico revealed his Achilles' heel

You have to hand it to President Trump. The man knows how to take advantage of a crisis: by making it all about him.<p>When he traveled to the heavily …

Puerto Rico

This is how to use the new iOS 11 Files app

With Apple's iOS 11 update comes the new and handy Files app. The improvement in file organization, dragging, and dropping is best put to use on the …

Apple

22 hidden features in iOS 11

21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

Comfort food at its easiest.<p>People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a …

Make a Better Chicken Stir-Fry with This Pro Tip

Let me introduce you to a chicken technique that has revolutionized how I stir-fry at home: velveting. This Chinese technique is most often used in …

Billions of Bluetooth devices could get hit by this attack

More than 5.3 billion devices with Bluetooth signals are at risk of a malware attack newly identified by an internet of things security company.<p>If you're not keeping count, that's most of the estimated 8.2 billion devices that use Bluetooth, which allows for our gadgets to connect and communicate …

Porsche is finally giving 911 fans the sports car they've been waiting for

For 911 fanatics, it was an oasis of purity in an age of turbo engines, twin-clutch gear boxes, and all-wheel-drive.<p>The 991 911R production cars soon became harder to come by than Porsche's multi-million dollar 918 hypercar, leaving many of the brand's fans high and dry.<p>(911Rs have been showing up …

25 features that will make you want to upgrade to iOS 11

Here's how to become a social media marketing guru for less than $35

Internet history was made on May 22, 2005, when YouTube co-founder Steve Chen posted a video of his cat called "Pajamas and Nick Drake." That …

5 Steps You Should Take To Protect Yourself After Massive Equifax Hack

On Thursday, Equifax announced that from mid-May through July 2017, criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Specifically, this hack may potentially impact 143 million U.S. consumers. The information accessed includes names, Social Security …

Identity Theft

The Atlantic on Twitter: "The First White President, by @tanehisicoates https://t.co/mjv5eJwQAd… "

New conversation<p>New conversation<p>New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>cdhthegreat</b> @<b>TheAtlantic</b><p>I did. When I saw this line I was taken aback. Yes slaves did …

Obama Cruelly Taunted Trump in Letter Riddled with Multisyllabic Words

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Barack Obama used the occasion of Donald Trump’s Inauguration to viciously taunt the incoming President by writing him a letter riddled with multisyllabic words, sources revealed on Sunday.<p>According to those familiar with the letter, Obama packed it with …

Experience: my dog underwent gender reassignment surgery

Molly seemed like a perfectly normal female pup at first. It was only when she started taking walks outside that we noticed unusual behaviour<p>The death of our collie Bonnie in 2006 hit my husband Frank and me so hard that it was almost a decade before we considered taking on another dog. But, late …

Collie

Done in the Dark

hen I woke up in the hospital room in Nevada, I couldn’t move. I couldn’t talk. I was trapped inside my own body. My throat hurt like hell. I looked …

When Drug Side Effects Make You Rethink What It Means to Have a ‘Good Life’

Even if you aren’t aware of it, the chances are good that someone you know is taking some sort of psychiatric medicine. According to the most recent …

11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It's A Real Thing) –

If I were to ask you to picture and describe a depressed person, what would you envision?<p>Someone having trouble getting out of bed every day? Someone …

The Real American Pie

As an icon of the American way, apple pie is a johnny-come-lately, a usurper, a pale pretender to its pastry throne. The phrase as American as apple …