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What Trump Voters Want Now

The blue-collar workers who put Donald Trump in the White House are ready for him to deliver. How much time will they give him?<p>JOHNSTOWN, Pa.—The night of the election, in this dying little city stuck in the hills of mostly rural, depressed western Pennsylvania, Joey Del Signore dozed off in his …

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How a Serial Con Man Fooled Silicon Valley and Took an NFL Star's Millions

A lawsuit by NFL linebacker Patrick Willis put Eren Niazi in the news, but his history of scams goes back much further.<p>You've probably never heard of Eren Niazi, but you've certainly heard of his friends.<p>Anyone who has ever met Niazi has heard the stories about them. They include the two most …

America’s First All-Renewable-Energy City

Burlington's decades-long commitment to sustainability has paid off with cheap electricity—and some pretty great homegrown food.<p>To understand what makes Burlington unlike almost any other city in America when it comes to the power it consumes, it helps to look inside the train that rolls into town …

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The 15 most exciting new tech products launching in 2017

But 2017 is almost here, and we're expecting a bunch of cool new products. Below you'll find the most important gadgets likely to launch next year.<p>Keep in mind this isn't a comprehensive list, and it doesn't account for the surprises we'll likely see in 2017. But these are the gadgets we think you …

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'My Year Of Guards And Guns': Megyn Kelly On Standing Up To Trump And Ailes

Fox News host Megyn Kelly became known to many people across the country in 2015, when she moderated the first Republican presidential debate and pressed then-candidate Donald Trump about his disparaging comments about women.<p>Trump later described Kelly as having "blood coming out of her eyes, blood …

How Surgeons Stay Focused for Hours

Practitioners at Montefiore Health System have honed strategies to push through long procedures<p>Organ-transplant surgeons have skills most of us can only dream about. One, concentrating for hours straight, is something we can aspire to.<p>Transplanting a liver can take eight to 10 hours. Surgeons are …

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The four ways a Trump presidency could turn out, according to an expert in political upheaval

By Christopher Ingraham<p>Christopher Ingraham<p>Reporter covering all things data<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In fits and starts, the contours of the Trump administration will begin to take shape over the coming weeks. Like his campaign, the president-elect's transition is already shaping up to be a highly …

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PitchCraft: Stephen Strasburg, the Flawed Prodigy

The more I study pitching, the more I’m struck by the paramount importance of disguise. Now, OK, I always knew a pitcher’s aim was to fool the …

Craig: Trying to sort out the NFL draft winners and losers

“You have to create the angle when you rush the quarterback. Most big ends can’t do that. They don’t have the speed to create an angle. That’s why …

Daily Inspiration #1709

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Amid St. Paul park landslide chaos, hurt boy is comforted

911 calls described the chaotic scene last month after "an avalanche of sand" buried several students and killed two fourth graders during a field …

12 Homes Made From Shipping Containers

Shipping containers meet a variety of requirements: Modern. Check. Low-cost. Check. Environmentally-friendly. Check. See twelve homes that make them …

This Amazing, Zoomable Universe-In-A-Browser Puts Everything In Perspective

And another one helps you see just how far it is to Mars.<p>From nanoparticles to galaxies, we can understand a lot about how our universe works--but it's hard to keep things in context. Can you really grasp how far you'd have to travel to reach Mars? Or wrap your head around the infinitesimally small …

LucasArts Departs, Windows Phone Grows, and Why You Can’t Resell Your MP3s: The AllThingsD Week in Review 3/31/13 — 4/06/13

For our readers who are not inclined to constantly hit the refresh button, here’s a quick look back at the Top 10 stories that drove <b>AllThingsD</b> this …

Google Fiber Is Coming to Austin, Eventually

So it’s increasingly looking like Austin, Texas, is going to be the second market for Google Fiber.<p>Having yesterday sent out invitations to a bunch …