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Trump and the Conspiracists, at Home and Abroad

In the spring of 2008, during the primary campaign that, on the Democratic side, pitted the veteran political figure Hillary Clinton against the ascendant upstart Barack Obama, I visited a friend in White Bluff, Tennessee. A small, down-at-heel country town that sits in forested countryside about …

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The Daughter Of A Man Born A Slave Just Opened The First National Black History Museum

The past isn't even past.<p>WASHINGTON ― There were plenty of powerful moments during Saturday’s dedication of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.<p>But one stood out: The first black president and the first black first lady helping Ruth Bonner, the 99-year-old daughter of a man …

Black History

Gay Marriage Cartoon Compares LGBT Supporters To Nazis, Gets Shut Down By Rival Cartoonist

'Today's lesson is on drawing, Nazis and homosexuality...'<p>Bill LeakThe Australian<p>Bill Leak's cartoon in The Australian<p>An Australian cartoon comparing …

Mossberg: Apple's new watchOS 3 shows the virtue of starting over

There’s new hardware, but the software may be the bigger leap<p>The tech industry loves to extol its ability to recover from failure. It regularly brags that, in contrast to older, more staid sectors of the economy, tech sees failure as a learning experience and bounces back with something different …

Smartwatches

Uncovering the brutal truth about the British empire

The Harvard historian Caroline Elkins stirred controversy with her work on the crushing of the Mau Mau uprising. But it laid the ground for a legal case that has transformed our view of Britain’s past<p>Help us sue the British government for torture. That was the request Caroline Elkins, a Harvard …

World History

Weather Together from Stampin' Up!

I made this cute card using the Weather Together stamp set from Stampin’ Up! I had seen several of a similar style on Pinterest and decided to make …

Weather

Elie Wiesel’s two sides: The Holocaust survivor gave voice to Jewish victims while ignoring others’ suffering

Remembered as a moral giant, Wiesel provided cover to the invasions and occupations that devastated the Middle East<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>The news of Elie Wiesel’s death in the early morning of July 2nd ushered in veneration and reflections from figures across the political …

Change swipe gesture from archive to delete in Apple's Mail apps

Or vice versa.<p>In my experience, the Mail apps for iOS and OS X defaulted to different actions for swiping to delete or archive email messages. A swipe to the left on my iPhone brings up the archive button, and a swipe to the left on my Mac brings up the trash button. Time to get these two actions …

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How to invest $500

If investing feels like a rich person's game, it's not your imagination: Many online brokers impose initial deposit requirements of $1,000 or more. Mutual funds, a common investment choice with close to $16 trillion in U.S. assets, often have similar minimums.<p>But that doesn't mean you should sit on …

30 Ingenious Wall Tree Decorations To Beautify Your Home

<b>tree</b>– noun \ˈtrē\ – a usually tall plant that has a thick, wooden stem and many large branches . An <b>element that defines life</b>; often overlooked,often …

The Mesmerizing Wave Cabinet

The Wave Cabinet, by New York-based artist and designer Sebastian ErraZuriz (previously), is made of approximately 100 pieces of birch wood. Set in …

Literary Posters for Book Lovers and Minimalists Alike

<i>by Elizabeth Vogt</i><p>If there’s one thing bibliophiles can’t get enough of, it’s literary posters, and Obvious State’s minimalist offerings make the case …

Posters