Keith Golrab

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The racism at the heart of the Reagan presidency

<b>Ronald Reagan (AP)</b><p>How Ronald Reagan used coded racial appeals to galvanize white voters and gut the middle class<p>Ian Haney-Lopez<p>January 11, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class”<p>The rocket-quick rise of …

Software Accurately Predicts Books' Popularity By Analyzing Their Sentences

"I'll never agree! That's worse than being a slave in prison," Ella glared as she went out the door.<p>Maybe this is something we can apply to Popular Science posts? A team of computer scientists has developed software that's able to predict whether a book will be popular based on its writing style, …

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The 35 Happiest Things That Have Ever Happened

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Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

15 Fascinating Photos of Monkeys Deep in Thought

So far, we've taken a look at some incredibly expressive owls as well as some personality-filled frogs. In our search to compile the most fascinating wildlife photography, how could we not post about monkeys? The highly intelligent animals are the main subject for many photographers because they're …

17 Definitions Of A "Real Woman," As Told By The Internet

Turns out that in a lot of corners of the World Wide Web, it definitely isn't 2013 yet.

Smartwaches

Smart watches seem to be the new device on every gadget lover´s mind. All the big names in tech have released or are rumored to be unleashing smart …

Pivo | Order A Beer In Any Language

One of the most important things to learn when on holiday abroad is - How to order a beer. Pivo is a new app to help you with ordering a breweski in …

Adidas Adipure Adapt | Barefoot Running Shoe

Adipure is Adidas line of barefoot running shoes, and the "ninja style" Adipure Adapt are the lightest of the collection. The minimalist runner is …

15 Healthier Versions Of Your Favorite Childhood Foods

Kid-friendly food gets an upgrade.

Apple's Craziest, Most Futuristic Patents Show How Insanely Ambitious Its Thinking Is

Luckily it's often possible to get a hint of what Apple has in the works, just by looking at its many patent applications.<p>It's important to note that Apple files for many more patents than it will actually use, employing a protective strategy that quickly annoys those tired of legal patent battles …

Lousy Commute? Use This App to Let Your Elected Officials Know

A new app will let you instantly alert your elected officials when your bus is late, the highway is backed up, or your plane is stuck on the …

The Smiling Face of a Deadly Brain-Eating Amoeba

Photo: D.T. John & T.B. Cole, Visuals Unlimited<p>The smiling face of the <i>Naegleria fowleri</i> amoeba above belies the havoc it can cause to your brain.<p>The …

Don't Beat Yourself Up

Sebastien Millon has this problem. Try to avoid beating yourself up. It'll do you no good and other people are waiting for their turn.<p>Link

Autographer Wearable Camera

Autographer is available from today! It is the World’s first intelligent wearable camera, developed for documenting key moments in your life, …

Sprng Clip

Apple Earpods are pretty good, the main problem is keeping them in your ears. Sprng Clips designed by OHM, are a small, simple fix to the problem. …

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Turtle Shell | By Outdoor Technology

After a successful Kickstarter campaign, the Turtle Shell is now available for purchase. The rugged wireless boombox is mountable to nearly anything …

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Amazing Photo Of Lightning Striking The Willis Tower In Chicago

Lightning hits the Willis Tower, formerly the Sears Tower, in downtown Chicago Wednesday evening.

10 Monty Pythonesque British Place Names

Monty Python, the British comedy troupe famous for their ability to poke fun at their fellow Brits, could have had a field day with these real …

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'Borderlands' Claptrap Now Available as a Talking USB Hub and Car Charger<p>Borderlands 05/11/2018 03:47 pm<p>Borderlands<p>Picnic Aboard the Millennium …

The Fly Geyser in Nevada was sealed after being drilled through by an energy company in 1964. Not sealed well enough it would seem, as it’s been spraying ever since. One of man’s prettier mistakes?

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Opportunity to see Venus in daytime on October 7 and 8

October 7 and 8, 2013 present two chances for seeing Venus in daylight, because the moon appears near this planet.<p>Have you ever seen the moon in a …

Conservatives support background checks, too!

Washington’s latest fact-free myth about the American people: Half the country opposes all forms of gun control<p>As social media accelerates the velocity of political news, fact-free stereotypes and reductionist shorthand are increasingly substituted for accuracy and nuance. Coastal blue states are …

1 In 13 Humans Walk On Bendy Chimp Feet, Study Finds

Take to the trees!<p>Humans may have moved out of the trees, but some of us are still wandering around with vestiges of our arboreal ancestors: a flexible, chimp-like foot that bends in the middle.<p>As many as 1 in 13 people may be walking around with a midtarsal break in their foot characteristic of …

10 Brands That Will Disappear in 2014

Is your favorite brand amongst the ones shown above? Prepare to say goodbye to them, if 24/7 Wall St. editor Douglas A. McIntyre's prediction is …

“Bookless library” set to open in Texas

<b>(Bexar County Commissioners Court)</b><p>An all-digital “bookless library” is coming soon to a San Antonio suburb<p>Katie McDonough<p>May 23, 2013 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Some are calling it a "bookless" library, but paperless is a more accurate description of the all-digital public library branch set to open in Texas this …

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