Daniel Naranjo

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What White Nationalism Gets Right About American History

My dad often gave me the advice that white nationalists are not looking to recruit people on the fringes of American culture, but rather the people who start a sentence by saying, “I’m not racist, but …”<p>The most effective tactics for white nationalists are to associate American history with …

Rights & Freedoms

Why capitalism can’t survive without socialism

A top Peter Thiel adviser on the crisis of late capitalism<p>“We think of capitalism as being locked in an ideological battle with socialism, but we never really saw that capitalism might be defeated by its own child — technology.”<p>This is how Eric Weinstein, a mathematician and a managing director of …

Here Are Some Incredibly Funny Reactions To Hearing Jared Kushner Speak

You tell ‘em, Kush!<p>Aha! Jared Kushner has spoken — and Twitter has <i>voiced</i> its opinions.<p>On Monday, Kushner made a brief statement to reporters after a two-hour, closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee about his involvement with Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign.<p>“Let me …

My déjà vu is so extreme I can’t tell what’s real anymore

One drab afternoon a few years ago something very unusual happened to me.<p>I was lounging under a tree in a packed east London park when I experienced a sudden feeling of vertigo, followed immediately by an overwhelming and intense sense of familiarity.<p>The people around me vanished and I found myself …

Consciousness

If You Think Creative Jobs Are Cool Easy-Going, You’re Wrong. Let Me Tell You The Real Story

After a year of studying Chartered Accountancy (that, by the way, didn't work for me at all), I dropped it for good and stepped into the creative …

The Single Thing

“I don’t envision a single thing that, when <br>undeveloped, leads to such great harm as the <br>mind. The mind, when undeveloped, leads to <br>great harm.”<br>“I …

10 years of Pornhub has taught us a lot about our desires

It’s been 10 years to the day since Pornhub launched. A lot has changed since then, but one thing remains the same: we are obsessed with lesbian porn.<p>…

Sleep Deprivation Can Cause Your Brain to Eat Itself

Sleep deprivation does many things to our body, we feel fatigued, gravitate towards junk food to stay awake and certainly changes our mood, but eat …

President Trump Clutched A Glowing Orb In Saudi Arabia, And The Internet Is Having A Field Day

The Saudi Embassy in Washington D.C. received quite a reaction after posting this screencap of President Trump clutching a glowing orb. Many people wondered what the hell was going on, so let’s get right to it. After Trump called upon Muslim leaders to “drive out” terrorists in their countries, he …

Abdulaziz Al Saud

A neuroscientist explains the radical theory that our free will is just an illusion

Dean Buonomano, a professor at UCLA and author of "Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time", gives a simple explanation of the theory of eternalism. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>It seems that everything in the universe has already happened under eternalism.</i><p><i>In</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

I Am Not Your Muslim

If Islam were a skin color, there would be a sliding scale along which you could determine just how Muslim you are. On the extremely Muslim end, there would be classic identifiers — hijab or niqab for women, a beard and skullcap for men. On the light Muslim end, there would be those whose identity …

Religion

Trump accomplished nothing in his first 100 days, but Democrats have been kicking ass

×<p>Tag History<p>100days created by Mark Sumner at 04/21/2017 09:26 AM<br>• 100days Protest created by Mark Sumner at 04/21/2017 09:26 AM<br>• 100days Protest Rally …

Unlock YouTube's hidden Dark Mode to save your eyes

If you've ever tried to watch YouTube when it's dark out, you know that the typical bright white of the video service's page can be a bit blinding. Enter "Dark Mode," a hidden feature that turns the light surfaces black or dark gray so you can get on with those cat videos without all that …

Barack Obama Is Okay With the Criticism

While he was still president, Barack Obama sat down with Ta-Nehisi Coates and discussed what it’s like to be a symbol of power and the recipient of people’s anger and excitement. “When people criticize or respond negatively to me, usually they’re responding to this character that they’re seeing on …

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Rome, Built in a Day by an Architect on Adderall

ROME—<i>Historians are calling into question the veracity of one of Western civilization’s most oft-quoted maxims, following the discovery of a thousand-page personal diary belonging to the ancient Roman architect Maximus. In this extremely long and self-obsessed document, Maximus describes in detail</i> …

Read the email a Google recruiter sent a job candidate to prepare him for the interview

After the initial screening step, he received an email from the recruiter, telling him what to expect in a phone interview with a senior PM at Google.<p>When he shared it with me, I couldn't believe it. In my work at Recruitring, a candidate prescreening-call platform, I've never seen an email that …

Employment

The big lesson of Trump's first 2 weeks: resistance works

Protests, phone calls, and mobilization are making a difference.<p>It’s easy to miss amid Donald Trump’s frenetic pace of activity and nonstop media coverage, but the most important story in American politics right now isn’t about what Trump is doing: It’s that the opposition is working.<p>The millions …

69 times James Blunt was laugh-out-loud funny on Twitter

LONDON — The title of "funniest British person on Twitter" is a hotly contested one.<p>Obviously Danny Dyer has a very strong Twitter game, and rarely a …

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books

Intel Chiefs Say Trump’s Twitter Account Was Hacked by Four-Year-Old

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—An alarming report issued by heads of the U.S. intelligence agencies on Friday asserts that the Twitter account of President-elect Donald Trump was successfully hacked by a four-year-old child.<p>Profilers and cryptologists who studied Trump's Twitter feed believe that …

The Best Hip Hop Albums Of 2016

It’s time to review the best Hip Hop releases of this year. Let’s be honest folks. This year, up until recently, has been somewhat stale. There was a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

NASA’s New Artist Has An Amazing Climate Change Tattoo

Want to see temperatures spike over the last few decades? Check out Justin Guariglia’s arm.<p>Justin Guariglia, a New York City artist who today launched a partnership with NASA, is obsessed with how humans are changing the planet.<p>For years, his art has explored the implications of the …

Climate Change

WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

WASHINGTON (AP) — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:<p>TRADE<p>In this angry election year, many U.S. voters are skeptical about free trade — or hostile to it.<p>The backlash threatens a pillar of American policy: The United States has long …

Hillary Clinton

The secret history of Salvador Dalí’s Disney film

It’s difficult to picture what a Salvador Dalí and Walt Disney collaboration would have looked like. Yet the two artists did collaborate, and the outcome – a short film called <i>Destino</i> released in 2003 – is beautifully weird.<p>Before their fateful meeting, Disney dabbled in WTF. There’s an entire …

Salvador Dalí

What I Learned as a Black Man Traveling Through the Terrifying Heart of America

As I traveled the nation for VICE, I saw some Americans yearning for a time that had long since passed, a time that they barely understood, a time that was defined by white supremacy.<p>Last summer, I piled into an ancient Ford Fleetwood Jamboree RV with my friends Abdullah Saeed and Martina de Alba …

James Baldwin

John Lewis and the Cycle of Racism in the United States

In the congressman’s graphic novel, March, the violence of the civil-rights era feels familiar.<p>It’s not one of the official daily themes at the Republican National Convention, but at the heart of every pledge to make the country great or safe or “one” again has been the issue of race. Whether it’s …

Black History

How to level up fast (and catch rare Pokemon) without spending money in Pokemon Go

Find a swarm of Pokemon and even rare creatures with this Pokemon Go leveling technique.<p>Pokemon Go is free, to a certain degree. If you run out of Pokeballs and other supplies, you'll need to run around to various PokeStops to get more. That can take a while and make leveling difficult.<p>The other …

The Beginner’s Guide to Generating Sales Through Social Media

Brand awareness is great. Traffic is better. Ultimately though…<b>Revenue</b> and profits matter the most for creating sustainable businesses.When you’re …

Marketing

Yes, You Can Train Yourself To Be More Creative. Here's How.

People often think that creativity is something you're born with or you're not. "My sister is the creative one in the family; she goes to art school," you might hear an accountant say. Advertising agencies even label their departments as such: project managers deal directly with clients, while …

25 Ways to Boost Your Writing Skills - InformED

Some say good writing can’t be taught. We beg to differ. Here are 25 surefire ways to boost your skills and become a master of communication.<p>1. Learn …