Alex Feltes

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Google launches Constitute, a tool for creating and comparing governments (video)

Countries frequently amend or draft constitutions, but they can't always find example constitutions to work from -- not every country publishes its founding documents in accessible formats. So, Google's simplifying nation building by launching Constitute, a website that puts all the world's …

Pretty Much The Entire Human Race Bought The New Grand Theft Auto

In first day sales, it's bigger than any game, movie, or album ever released. (Ha ha, what? Books? Get out of here, nerd.)<p>Murder and car-jacking simulatorAcclaimed video game <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> was released on Tuesday, and every man, woman, child, and several species of lower fauna purchased …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

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Lady Boy, Meet Ten-Cent Jimmy

<b>Sure, it was only yesterday</b> that Nancy Mace, Sen. Lindsey Graham's primary challenger, called him "Nancy boy" on Twitter, but the Hill has always been a frat house, with everyone from aides to presidents behaving badly and embracing the inner meathead underneath their status pins and business …

Are the Suburbs Where the American Dream Goes to Die?

New research shows upward mobility is higher in denser cities<p>Wikimedia Commons<p>Rumors of the American Dream's demise have been greatly exaggerated -- at least in parts of America.<p>That's the message of a new study that looks at the connection between geography and social mobility in the United …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

Get a clue, McDonald’s: The other insult no one’s talking about

<b>(lev radin via Shutterstock)</b><p>McDonald’s got heat for telling its staff to have two jobs. Its financial planning advice is even more offensive<p>Paul Campos<p>July 18, 2013 4:25pm (UTC)<p>Over the past few days, McDonald’s has gotten itself quite a bit of bad publicity, after it teamed with Visa to create a …

Now Issa’s on the hot seat

<b>Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) (Reuters/Jose Luis Magaua)</b><p>With the IRS scandal narrative imploding, the people who started it will face questions today<p>Alex Seitz-Wald<p>July 18, 2013 12:59pm (UTC)<p>The tables have turned in the controversy over the IRS's alleged targeting of conservative groups, as …

Americans Own Nearly Half of the Privately Owned Guns on Earth

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>How a Deal Came Together to Save the Filibuster<br>• Florida's Problem with Racial Politics Go Far Past …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.