Dana Oliver

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Ted Cruz accidentally explained America’s gun problem in one sentence

He made the case for gun control while trying to argue against it.<p>Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Monday threw out the typical conservative talking points following the mass shooting at a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church, arguing not to politicize the shooting and making some claims about “a good guy with …

The Ultimate Canadian Bucket List Travel Guide in Honor of Canada’s 150th Birthday

Canada is enjoying a moment—not only because of Justin Trudeau mania and the country’s post-U.S.-election appeal, but also because it’s celebrating its sesquicentennial. That’s right, 2017 is the 150th anniversary of confederation, a milestone that will be celebrated countrywide. It’s no wonder …

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Young Photographer Explores Her Imagination Through 365 Project

Ontario-based British photographer Gillian Woods, aka GillyFace, explores her own imagination and talents through various personal photography challenges. Having completed a 52 Week Project and a 365 Project, Woods is yet another shining example of a young photographer who vastly improved her …

Articles about 7 great green walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

Bay Meadows, billed as a "progressive new urban village," is starting to take shape in San Mateo, south of San Francisco.<p>Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.<p>Dwell.com is never short of informative, inspiring, and engaging articles and slideshows for your viewing …

‘Breaking Bad’s Infamous Phone Call Becomes a Referendum on the Show and Its Audience

Interpreting 'Breaking Bad's Infamous Phone Call<p>It was clear five minutes after <i>Breaking Bad</i>‘s “Ozymandias” finished airing on Sunday night that …

SnapKeys Updates Its Invisible Keyboard For Android So You Can Move Its Keys To Fit Your Fingers

SnapKeys, an ‘invisible’ touchscreen keyboard maker, has updated its Si Revolution Android keyboard app, adding the ability to position the keys anywhere on the screen. The size of the keyboard can also be customised, to better fit individual typing styles. Being able to move and squeeze the four …

Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control review: Good, but not quite worth the price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Honeywell gets out from under the shadow of Nest by adding voice recognition to its new <b>Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control</b>. For the most part, it performs very well.<p><b>The Bad</b> It costs $349. That's $100 more than the already pricey Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat (without voice …

Home Automation

Phiaton launches new Fusion and Chord headphones for the audiophile set

Sennheiser, Klipsch, Phiaton... what is it about audio brands that don't easily roll off the tongue? It's the latter that interests us today, of course, after announcing two new sets of headphones for those who are serious about sound. The Chord MS 530 is a pair of beautifully designed Bluetooth …

Deliv Raises $6.85 Million To Bring Same-Day Delivery To A Store Near You

Investors have recently piled millions into same-day delivery startups such as New York’s Zipments and San Francisco’s PostMates, and now Palo Alto firm Deliv has become the latest beneficiary, with plans to use a $6.85 million series A investment to hire new staff and roll out services to hundreds …

Android vs. iOS: The race has never been closer

The next stage of the smartphone wars has been set with the release of the iPhone 5S, which joins high-end phones like the HTC One, Galaxy S 4, and Moto X for the final battle — of 2013, at least. But in the big competition between iOS and Android, the choice is harder than ever, because the two …

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What great writing can teach us about Trayvon Martin

The best authors do what racists can’t — cut through stereotypes to each person’s particular humanity<p>One issue I like to address with my writing students is the vague identity adjective — or, when a student identifies a character as, say, “the black guy.” I also often come across “the white guy” or …

White supremacy, meet black rage

How does black life come to have value in a white supremacist system, where the rules only apply to us?<p>Yesterday, six women in the state of Florida, five of them white, made clear that the inherent value of black life and black personhood is legally indefensible.<p>The legal sanctioning of George …