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Fight For Your Right: The Battle Over Music Censorship

Unlikely as this now may seem, there was a time, not long ago, when you couldn’t say anything naughty on a record. In fact, you couldn’t even imply …

Universal Music

Pack This, Not That: 8 Travel Items I Won't Board a Plane Without

I can pinpoint the moment this summer when I was about to reach my breaking point. It was late June and I'd returned from a trip to Nashville to …

Yellowstone National Park

Android 9 Pie Go Edition Is Coming This Fall

Google recently launched their Android Pie software and now the company has announced Android 9 Pie Go Edition.<p>The Go Edition of Google’s Android OS …

Android News

UK weather: Blistering heatwaves and tropical storms to last four years with 'abnormally hot' air until 2022

We can expect blistering heatwaves and increased risk of tropical storms for the next four years as global warming bites.<p>Researchers, who revised …

Climate Change

The Best Project Management Apps to Get Your Life in Order

Project management apps help teams collaborate more effectively and hit their deadlines, but you can use the same apps to put some order into your …

Project Management

Planet at Risk of Heading Towards Apocalyptic, Irreversible ‘Hothouse Earth’ State

We only have 10-20 years to fix this.<p>This summer people have been suffering and dying because of heat waves and wildfires in many parts of the world. The past three years were the warmest ever recorded, and 2018 is likely to follow suit. What we do in the next 10-20 years will determine whether our …

Climate Change

Why Trump's Sanctions on Iran Carry So Much Force

Few things in Donald Trump’s foreign policy have been more consistent than his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal the U.S. reached with that country …

South Asia

EU foreign policy chief calls on firms to defy Trump over Iran

The EU is set on a collision course with Donald Trump after its foreign policy chief called for Europeans to increase their business dealings with Iran in defiance of bellicose statements from the US president.<p>As Trump vowed to block those trading with Iran from the US market, the EU stepped up …

South Asia

History Is on Repeat for Asian Americans

One of the most terrifying things my father described about escaping Vietnam was the abyss that engulfed his small boat whenever the sun disappeared …

Immigration

It’s True: Trump Is Lying More, and He’s Doing It on Purpose

On Thursday, the Washington <i>Post</i> published a remarkable story on its front page revealing a recent spike in the number of “false and misleading claims” made by President Trump. In his first year as President, Trump made 2,140 false claims, according to the <i>Post</i>. In just the last six months, he has …

Donald Trump

‘Breaking Bad’: Bryan Cranston Looks Back at the Unscripted ‘Ozymandias’ Moment That ‘Broke His Heart Wide Open’

“That was one of the best performances in the whole series," Rian Johnson says of a key moment of improvisation from an unexpected character.<p>Any list …

TV

Where is Trump headed with his tougher policy toward Iran?

After an all-caps tweet, what does the United States president have planned for Iran?<p>><br>• ><p>US President Donald Trump gesticulates as he returns from a …

South Asia

Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change

We knew everything we needed to know, and nothing stood in our way. Nothing, that is, except ourselves. A tragedy in two acts.

Climate Change

Iran rejects Trump offer of talks as a dream, without value

LONDON (Reuters) - Senior Iranian officials and military commanders on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's offer of talks without preconditions as worthless and "a dream", saying his words contradicted his action of reimposing sanctions on Tehran.<p>Separately, Iranian President Hassan …

South Asia

Trump offer to meet Iran president Rouhani dismissed by both sides

Donald Trump has said he would “certainly meet” the Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, without preconditions, a move that was later rejected by Trump’s own administration and senior Iranian figures.<p>Speaking during a joint news conference with Italy’s prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, Trump said he …

Donald Trump

50 Abandoned Houses That Would Look Great Restored

If we could wave a wand, we'd want to restore these gorgeous abandoned houses right now.<p>This expansive house in Thailand looks like it has aged …

Architecture

Sorry, Elon Musk: NASA says plans to terraform Mars won't work

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk famously told late night host Stephen Colbert of his hope to use thermonuclear explosions to jump-start the creation of a Martian atmosphere that might support life. But new research backed by NASA finds that even nuking the Red Planet won't be enough to convert it …

Mars

Why Europe’s new data privacy laws present possibilities for global businesses

Customers across Europe will have noticed a recent surge in the number of emails landing in their inbox from companies informing them of incoming …

What it Takes to Be a Top TV Editor

Two Emmy-nominated editors break down how to make it in the TV business.<p>The "Age of Peak TV" is a phrase thrown around so much it’s starting to feel …

TV

Amsterdam tourists warned city is 'no-go zone after dark and police can no longer handle situation'

Tourists heading to Amsterdam are being warned to go home after dark because it is becoming a "lawless jungle."<p>The city becomes dangerous at night - …

Crime

Donald Trump, 'worst politician ever', on path to re-election, Thomas Frank says

Donald Trump is “the worst politician ever” but he’s on a path to re-election because the Democratic party refuses to counter his courtship of working class disaffection, says the American political analyst and historian Thomas Frank.<p>Frank, who is in Australia for events organised by the Chifley …

Donald Trump

China is so desperate to win its war on drugs, it's started analyzing people's sewage for contaminated pee

China is so desperate to crack down on illegal drug use that some of its cities are analyzing people's sewage in the hope of finding drug users by analyzing their waste.<p>Officials have been chemically examining sewage for traces of drugs or metabolites — bodily substances created after the human …

Chinese Communist Party

8 surefire steps to handle employee attendance issues

Maybe you’re the kind of business leader who prefers to create a work culture free from the corporate grind of time clocks, rules and rigid …

Employment

The Key to Good Camera Movement: Motivation

Good camera movement doesn't have to be fancy, it just has to be motivated.Everyone loves a unique, complicated camera movement. The centrifuge scene …

Motivation

Famous Landmarks, Before They Were Finished

Revealing photos of works-in-progress.<p>If you ever find yourself traveling by boat along New York City’s East River, stand out on deck as you pass …

Skyscrapers

We Will Not Get Bigger, We Will Not Get Faster

Two years ago, at the Summer Olympics in Rio, Wayde van Niekerk ran the 400 meters in 43.03 seconds. Before the South African sprinter could catch …

Tour de France

Best CinemaScore Ratings: Movies With an ‘A+’ From the Audience

Pixar’s latest achieved a rare feat, becoming one of a small handful of movies to earn a rare A+ from CinemaScore. When you hear people talk about …

Why Trump’s Threats Against Iran Could Backfire

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Digital Advertising

Mark Zuckerberg Lost $15.1 Billion in 5 Minutes This Morning

To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including …

Advertising

The 20 Best Movies of 2018 So Far, According to Metacritic

Metacritic has crunched the numbers to find the 20 best-reviewed movies of the year and, though “Gotti” didn’t make the cut, some high-profile and …