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Is The Vegas Golden Knights’ Run As Amazing As Leicester City’s?

Probably not, but it’s not that far off.<p>Last summer, when it was time for bookmakers to release the odds on the upcoming NHL season, the expansion …

Ice Hockey

Meet the Renegades of the Intellectual Dark Web

Here are some things that you will hear when you sit down to dinner with the vanguard of the Intellectual Dark Web: There are fundamental biological differences between men and women. Free speech is under siege. Identity politics is a toxic ideology that is tearing American society apart. And we’re …

Jordan Peterson

To Suggest An ‘Amicable Divorce’ For America Is To Talk Civil War

Federalist contributor Jesse Kelly recently wrote an article suggesting that political divisions in the United States may now be so extreme that the …

Political Science

Flowers pulled down for third time outside home of pensioner who killed burglar Henry Vincent

A row over the memorial to burglar Henry Vincent has continued to deepen as tributes were torn down for a third time.<p>Relatives and loved ones of the …

Crime

London Mayor Sadiq Khan targets knives as murder rate spikes: 'There is never a reason to carry a knife'

London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced a tough crackdown on knives Sunday as the city reels from a spike in stabbings that have led its number of homicides to top New York City's for two straight months.<p>He tweeted: “No excuses: there is never a reason to carry a knife. Anyone who does will be caught, …

London Mayor

Clever project gives any Mac touchscreen capabilities with $1 worth of hardware

While Apple has long resisted the idea of a touchscreen Mac, a clever solution from a group of developers gives an existing Mac touchscreen capabilities. The proof of concept is called “Project Sistine” and is based on $1 worth of hardware…<p>Developed by Anish Athalye, Kevin Kwok, Guillermo Webster, …

The Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had

The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew …

This former 1880s Colorado ghost town is now a luxury resort

Luxury Resorts

World Cup Groups – Russia 2018

<b>Take a look at how the 32 teams were split up into their eight World Cup groups here.</b><p><b>World Cup Groups – Russia 2018</b><p>The 2018 World Cup had 32 qualified teams from the various football confederations around the world, and these 32 were put into four pots to decide the eight groups that would make up …

The NRA Is Losing

Message to the NRA: the kids aren’t afraid of you. Your legislative power is waning, and your extreme reactions prove it.<p>The NRA is losing the public …

The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News - The Atlantic

“Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it,” Jonathan Swift once wrote.<p><i>To hear more feature stories, see our full list or get the Audm iPhone app.</i><p>It was hyperbole three centuries ago. But it is a factual description of social media, according to an ambitious and first-of-its-kind study …

Social Media

'They'll squash you like a bug': how Silicon Valley keeps a lid on leakers

One day last year, John Evans (not his real name) received a message from his manager at Facebook telling him he was in line for a promotion. When they met the following day, she led him down a hallway praising his performance. However, when she opened the door to a meeting room, he came face to …

Silicon Valley

Erasing Complexity: The Comfort of Apple’s Ecosystem

Every year soon after WWDC, I install the beta of the upcoming version of iOS on my devices and embark on an experiment: I try to use Apple's stock apps and services as much as possible for three months, then evaluate which ones have to be replaced with third-party alternatives after September. My …

Monthly Dividend Stocks: Consistent Dividend Payers That Pay You Every Month (Video)

The end goal of many dividend investors is to generate enough passive income to cover living expenses.<p>One barrier to this goal is that most …

10 Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine learning practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data,” where …

When Israel Hatched a Secret Plan to Assassinate Iranian Scientists

In May 2003, the deputy head of the Mossad presented a top secret plan to the reclusive Israeli spy agency’s senior leadership, a group of some of the most hard-nosed security men in the world. The plan, the product of an intensive four-month effort, was an ultra-secret strategy to stop Iran from …

Israel

Former Cambridge Analytica exec says she wants lies to stop

It was the summer of 2007. Brittany Kaiser was not yet 21, but she was one of a handful of full-time workers in the small digital team for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, uploading photos of the Illinois senator to something called a Facebook page.<p>At the next desk was another activist who …

Cambridge Analytica

Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain – review

We perpetrate a swindle every time we use that hip phrase “the gig economy” to describe the modern labour market. If we wanted to be accurate, we could call it the “piece-rate” or the “precarious” economy. If we wanted to be polemical, we would call it the “rapacious” or the “boss-takes-all” …

Jeff Bezos

For Two Months, I Got My News From Print Newspapers. Here’s What I Learned.

I first got news of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., via an alert on my watch. Even though I had turned off news notifications months ago, the biggest news still somehow finds a way to slip through.<p>But for much of the next 24 hours after that alert, I heard almost nothing about the …

Journalism

The Russian journalist who helped uncover election interference is confounded by the Mueller indictments

A 37-page indictment issued by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s team on Friday brings fresh American attention to one of the strangest elements of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election: The Internet Research Agency (IRA), a state-sponsored “troll factory” in St. Petersburg.<p>But …

Russia

I am a “MasterChef” survivor

Have you ever wondered what kind of person auditions for reality TV? Here’s my story, and what I saw<p>If you take 300 people and push them to an extreme stress level, some of them will die under the pressure. I believe producers of reality shows know this is true. There are no former reality show …

Here's How We Can Eliminate School Shootings Overnight in 7 Simple Steps

Opinion<p>7 Simple Steps to Eliminate School Shootings Overnight<p>Posted: Feb 18, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do</i> …

Guns

Inside the Two Years That Shook Facebook—and the World

One day in late February of 2016, Mark Zuckerberg sent a memo to all of Facebook’s employees to address some troubling behavior in the ranks. His …

Journalism

Olivia Culpo Butt Naked For SI Swimsuit ... Amendola Jealousy Ensues

Here's <b>Olivia Culpo</b> fully nude for the new Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition -- begging one very important question:<p>HOW MUCH DO YOU HATE <b>DANNY</b> …

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?" technologist Aviv Ovadya warns.

Artificial Intelligence

Report Alleges Police Use Secret Evidence Collected By Feds To Make Arrests

Branches of America's federal law enforcement and intelligence services may be secretly helping state and local police arrest suspects every day in ways that raise fundamental questions about defendants' civil and due process rights, according to a recent Human Rights Watch report.<p>The report makes …

Surveillance

CNN has gone bananas and doesn't seem to care; and other horrible examples of media bias

Yes, CNN staffers have lost their minds. One year of Donald Trump’s America and he’s defeated them as thoroughly the New England Patriots beat, well, just about anybody.<p>We’re a year into the most-biased U.S. media in history – tracking at 90 percent biased against President Trump. But there appears …

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

Fed's Future Tightening Fraught with Recession, Political Risks

Federal Reserve policy makers have abandoned the notion that they can bring the U.S. economy in for the perfect soft landing -- when inflation …

Idiomatic English means Brits struggle to communicate with the world

It's a theory which is bound to put the cat among the pigeons.<p>The British are proud of the idiomatic humour of their language.<p>But an academic has argued that they are actually falling behind because they insist on using phrases that the rest of the world does not understand.<p>Professor Jennifer …

Language