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Pictures of the Week 10.19.17

From The Oval Office To The Great Wall Of China: A Look At The Best White House Photos Of 2014

Chief official White House photographer Pete Souza and his team follow President Barack Obama and the first family into the Oval Office and around the world, giving Americans a glimpse into the day to day life of our nation's leader.<p>Below, take a look at some of the best White House photos of …

Explore Mars' most detailed map ever

Detailed imaging of the surface of Mars from orbit has allowed space scientists to produce the most detailed geological map yet of part of the Red …

10 National Geographic Photographers Give Thanks for the Photos That Changed Them

Picture Stories<p><i>As a new photo editor at</i> National Geographic<i>, I was eager to learn more about the photographers we work with, many of whom I haven’t met in person. In honor of Thanksgiving, I asked ten of them to share an image that they were especially thankful for having taken – one that had</i> …

Pope Francis: Capitalism is “a new tyranny”

<b>(AP/Gregorio Borgia)</b><p>“The culture of prosperity deadens us,” the pope writes in a document laying out the platform for his papacy<p>Katie McDonough<p>November 26, 2013 6:08pm (UTC)<p>Pope Francis on Tuesday called capitalism "a new tyranny" and very explicitly called on global leaders to act on poverty and …

Pope Francis denounces ‘trickle-down’ economic theories in sharp criticism of inequality

Pope Francis on Tuesday sharply criticized growing economic inequality and unfettered markets in a wide-ranging and decidedly populist teaching that revealed how he plans to reshape the Catholic Church.<p>In his most authoritative writings as pontiff, Francis decried an “idolatry of money” in secular …

Glute Inhibition or Glute Weakness? Running Injury Prevention

Glute Dysfunction in Runners: Weakness or Inhibition?<p>Many of us who have previously suffered from running and triathlon related injuries, will quite …

Limited Options

Toward the end of last week’s Senate hearing on American military action in Syria, Tim Kaine, of Virginia, admitted to being confused. Secretary of State John Kerry had been repeating for hours the Administration’s line that the purpose of bombing Syria was “limited”: to punish Bashar al-Assad for …

Uber Alles

For most of the past century, Americans have been the world’s greatest consumers. And usually consumption has meant ownership: just before the Great Recession, the average American household owned 2.28 cars, and had more television sets than people. But these days a host of new companies are trying …

Syria says it ‘welcomes’ Russia proposal on chemical weapons

The possibility of a military strike by the United States and its allies against the Assad regime triggers demonstrations.<p>The possibility of a military strike by the United States and its allies against the Assad regime triggers demonstrations.<p>Russia and Syria embraced Secretary of State John F. …

Lightning Farm

[Image: Triggered lightning technology at the University of Florida's Lightning Research Group].<p>This past winter, I had the pleasure of traveling …

S. Dakota Indian Foster Care 1: Investigative Storytelling Gone Awry

In October 2011, NPR aired a three-part investigative series by reporter Laura Sullivan and producer Amy Walters alleging abuses in the foster care system for Native American children in South Dakota. With a mix of statements by the reporter and much innuendo, the series unmistakably alleges that …

What motivates Politico’s pandering

Want to know why it blows up stories that make it look like Obamacare is failing? Just check out its incentives<p>Brian Beutler<p>August 7, 2013 6:56pm (UTC)<p>Here's a quick tale about bad incentives and the pitfalls of pandering.<p>On Sunday, Politico published a report from a pro-Obamacare event in …

Examining The Effects Of Patent-Troll Legislation On Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Sid Venkatesan is an IP partner specializing in high stakes IP disputes and IP counseling for technology companies in the Silicon Valley office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.</i><p>Non-practicing entities (NPEs), or patent trolls, have largely stayed off the political radar for the …

This Stop-Motion Film Required 8 Months of Portland Street Art

Being Dumb

<i>by Kenneth Goldsmith</i><p>I am a dumb writer, perhaps one of the dumbest that’s ever lived. Whenever I have an idea, I question myself whether it is …

Lamborghini Countach 5000S

Life in the whips-and-chains lane.<p>From the December 1983 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>You shouldn't have this car. Nobody should have this car. That's obvious from what happens to people when they are exposed to it. On the freeway, fellow motor­ists tuck into your blind spot, watching from where they …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

<b>(Public Affairs Books/Jenna Pope)</b><p>SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Radley Balko<p>July 7, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces”<p>Sal Culosi is dead because …

A Tale Of Two Netflix: Has The Streaming Giant Bounced Back After Qwikster?

Wall Street thought Reed Hastings was an idiot. Now Wall Street thinks Reed Hastings is a genius. Does Wall Street know anything about Netflix?<p>In the fall of 2011, <i>Saturday Night Live</i>‘s Jason Sudeikis skewered Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. In one skit, Sudeikis-as-Hastings announces 17 possible name …

The biggest cyber attack in the history of the Internet is happening right now

Wikimedia Commons<p>At this very moment, the largest cyber attack ever declared is emanating from a decommissioned, nuclear-war proof NATO bunker with five foot-thick concrete walls and a reputation for harboring spammers and cybercriminals. It’s all part of a dustup between CyberBunker—so named for …

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