Alexandre Rizk

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Reminder: Public Officials Using Private Email Servers Is Indefensible

You don't have to be in the "Hillary for Prison" movement to understand that Clinton's use of a private email server is terrible for democracy.<p>Tuesday morning, FBI Director James Comey announced that the agency would recommend the United States not pursue criminal charges against presumptive …

How the FBI director systematically dismantled Hillary Clinton’s email defense

FBI Director James B. Comey’s remarks Tuesday about Hillary Clinton’s email use while she was secretary of state directly contradicted much of what Clinton had said publicly about the issue.<p>Here’s how Comey’s statements stack up against Clinton’s explanations.<p><b>Did Clinton send or receive classified</b> …

Hillary Clinton

New York primary: 5 takeaways

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton came home to New York and both won big.<p>Trump used his dominating victory as an opportunity to make his case that the only way he'll be denied the Republican nomination is if the game is rigged.<p>RNC chief dismisses Trump's comments as 'hyperbole'<p>Clinton …

Does Bernie Sanders Understand He's About To Abolish The Credit Card Industry And Cause A Recession?

I came across something in Salon which, even for there, seemed to me to be a very odd thing to be celebrating. Which is a speech Bernie Sanders gave in which he threatened to pretty much kill off the entire credit card industry. That isn’t, of course, what he thinks he said but it is the meaning of …

Free football streaming: how illegal sites keep outpacing broadcasters

We are in a poky flat in a Scandinavian suburb, without a millionaire sportsman in sight. But if things go according to plan during the next 90 minutes, we will join the scourge of the richest sport leagues in the world.<p>Using Windows on a cheap laptop, with only rudimentary IT skills, we are about …

Idealism

Voters Remind D.C. That the Economy Still Sucks

Want to know why the GOP roared to victory on Tuesday? Because Americans still aren’t better off than they were six years ago.<p>President Obama was …

The worst penalty of the NFL season so far

There are going to be questionable calls and terrible penalties every Sunday in the NFL, but this may have been the worst flag of the season.<p>At the rate we are going I might just have at least one weird ass penalty to complain about every single week. I have <i>soooo</i> many questions about the …

Stephon Marbury: From NBA bad boy to Chinese celebrity

Five years ago,<p>Stephon Marbury’s basketball career looked to be at a dead end. His spats with twoNew York Knickscoaches had led to their firings; he had been banned by the team; journalists branded him the “most reviled” athlete in New York.<p>He even turned down a $1.3-million contract offer from …

What Happens When We All Live to 100?

If life-expectancy trends continue, that future may be near, transforming society in surprising and far-reaching ways.<p>For millennia, if not for eons—anthropology continuously pushes backward the time of human origin—life expectancy was short. The few people who grew old were assumed, because of …

Why Google doesn’t care about hiring top college graduates

Google has spent years analyzing who succeeds at the company, which has moved away from a focus on GPAs, brand name schools, and interview brain teasers.<p>In a conversation with The New York Times’ Tom Friedman, Google’s head of people operations, Laszlo Bock, detailed what the company looks for. And …

Employment

The Biology Of Altruism: Good Deeds May Be Rooted In The Brain

Four years ago, Angela Stimpson agreed to donate a kidney to a complete stranger.<p>"The only thing I knew about my recipient was that she was a female and she lived in Bakersfield, Calif.," Stimpson says.<p>It was a true act of altruism — Stimpson risked pain and suffering to help another. So why did …

Northern lights as seen from ISS - timelapse video

Timelapse video filmed by an astronaut shows the view from the International Space Station as it circles the Earth completely over 90 minutes. Each orbit the station moves around 1,367 miles to the west in relation to 90 minutes before. During this period, astronaut Alexander Gerst passes from …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …