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Saudi arrests of princes consolidates another's power grab

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's heir to the throne is overseeing an unprecedented wave of arrests of dozens of the country's most powerful princes, military officers, influential businessmen and government ministers — some potential rivals or critics of the crown prince now consolidating …

Saudi Arabia

How I cured my tech fatigue by ditching feeds

Gum sales have been relentlessly dropping for the past five years because people don’t look around when they wait in line to pay.<p>On paper, smartphones are amazing pieces of glass. They have magically cured boredom as we always have something to do — those endless feeds of content are a perpetual …

Social Media

What it's like to live with an incurable illness no-one believes is real

Jennifer Brea was 28 when ME began to suck the life out of her. She was eventually left bed-bound, but doctors insisted tests showed there was …

This is the new 'giant sucking sound' you hear. It's changing the economy and disrupting politics

<b>(CNN) —</b> To understand two of the most volatile currents in modern politics, the best place to start is with a fundamental shift in the geography of economic opportunity.<p>Reversing the pervasive urban decline of 20th century's final decades, opportunity is once again flowing into the urban cores of …

Demographics

‘Pay with Google’ takes the hassle out of online purchases

It’s never been easier to buy stuff online, from takeout dinner to entire mansions. But user experience remains far from ideal, and one big pain point is the checkout. Google is now trying to take friction out of the process with a new feature called “Pay with Google.”<p>You’ve probably seen the “Log …

Our Favorite New Ways to Wear Ankle Boots With Skinny Jeans

Here at Who What Wear, we dedicate a lot of time to discussing new ways to wear skinny jeans—especially this time of year. Because if one outfit …

Clothing

The 50 Best IDM Albums of All Time

<b>PARTY IN MY MIND: THE ENDLESS HALF-LIVES OF IDM</b><br>By Simon Reynolds<p>At the outset, it needs to be said that “Intelligent Dance Music” is—ironically—kind of a stupid name. By this point, possibly even the folks who coined the term back in 1993—members of an online mailing list mainly consisting of Aphex …

Anachronistic

La Croix has a mysterious ingredient that has made it a huge hit — here's what it really is

But, few people know what these "essences" are or what the phrase "naturally essenced" — which appears on most cans of La Croix — really means.<p>The Wall Street Journal dug into the phenomenon of these flavors, which La Croix refuses to demystify.<p>"Essence is actually a clear, concentrated natural …

Flavors

Yes, Competitors Can Edit Your Listing on Google My Business

I decided to write this article in response to a recent article that was published over at CBSDFW. The article was one of many stories about how …

Google Maps

Ancestry answered the DNA questions 23andMe couldn’t

A really awesome thing about being black is that ancestry can be very unclear because of, you know, slavery. Enter DNA kits.<p>In 2013, I sent over my spit kit to 23andMe. After a couple of weeks, 23andMe notified me that I was 71.3% West African. My results didn’t specify which specific countries in …

Molecular Biology