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Baltimore police stopped noticing crime after Freddie Gray's death. A wave of killings followed.

BALTIMORE – Just before a wave of violence turned Baltimore into the nation’s deadliest big city, a curious thing happened to its police force: officers suddenly seemed to stop noticing crime.<p>Police officers reported seeing fewer drug dealers on street corners. They encountered fewer people who had …

Justice

Emily Ratajkowski's Swimsuits Should Come With a Heat Warning — They're THAT Sexy

Emily Ratajkowski and sexy swimsuits go together like peanut butter and jelly, sweet tea and lemonade, milk and cookies, and basically every other blissful combination on the face of this planet. The 27-year-old model and actress has a knack for rocking the hell out of some seriously saucy …

fashion

“I'm the Guy They Called Deep Throat”

Despite three decades of intense speculation, the identity of “Deep Throat”—the source who leaked key details of Nixon's Watergate cover-up to Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein—has never been revealed. Now, at age 91, W. Mark Felt, number two at the F.B.I. in the early 70s, …

Donald Trump

Instagram now lets you 4-way group video chat as you browse

Instagram’s latest assault on Snapchat, FaceTime and Houseparty launches today. TechCrunch scooped back in March that Instagram would launch video calling, and the feature was officially announced at F8 in May. Now it’s actually rolling out to everyone on iOS and Android, allowing up to four …

Social Media

20 Amazing Photography Tips and Techniques

As a photographer, there are few things more satisfying than mastering a new photography technique. Learning new photography techniques can open up …

Photography

Choose your own swipe actions with the latest Gmail for Android

While swipe gestures to deal with your email have been around for some time, Gmail for Android just made them even better. If you're running the latest version of the Gmail app (8.5.20) on your phone, you'll now be able to customize the swipe actions instead of just use the default settings. We've …

John Lasseter Will Exit Disney at the End of the Year

John Lasseter, once the most powerful man in animation, will leave the Walt Disney Co. at the end of the year following a sexual harassment scandal, …

Animation

Spotify stock plunges after reporting earnings for the first time

Spotify shares fell nearly 8 percent in extended trading Wednesday when it reported its first quarterly earnings as a public company and gave a …

Markets

Super Elegant Business Card Designs Printed by MOO

You probably have noticed that we are fans of minimalist brand identity and design work. We believe in the saying "if I had more time I would have …

WhatsApp founder plans to leave after broad clashes with parent Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO — The billionaire chief executive of WhatsApp, Jan Koum, is planning to leave the company after clashing with its parent, Facebook, over the popular messaging service’s strategy and Facebook’s attempts to use its personal data and weaken its encryption, according to people familiar …

Privacy

Super Heroes in Legos: Pictures

What About “The Breakfast Club”?

Revisiting the movies of my youth in the age of #MeToo.<p>Earlier this year, the Criterion Collection, which is “dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world,” released a restored version of “The Breakfast Club,” a film written and directed by John Hughes that I acted in, more than …

Four Awesome Tips To Stop You Wasting Your Time With Long Exposure Photos

When your shutter is open for five minutes or longer while you take long exposure photos, what do you do during that time? Today I’ll share four …

Landscape Photography

Spotify’s direct listing is an inflection point in the Wall Street-Silicon Valley relationship

You should care what happens on Tuesday — even if you don’t care about Spotify.<p>Tuesday will be an abnormal day in the history of the IPO.<p>“Normally, companies ring bells. Normally, companies spend their day doing interviews on the trading floor touting why their stock is a good investment. Normally, …

Selling

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Information Security

How Shyp Sunk: The Rise And Fall Of An On-Demand Startup

The company that hoped to revolutionize shipping is ending operations today–a poster child for a whole era of venture-funded ideas that has come and gone.<p>“It’s quite crazy, in my opinion, how a lot of these companies, they don’t really make money. And they’re able to raises gobs of venture-capital …

Startups

The Feds Can Now (Probably) Unlock Every iPhone Model In Existence

In what appears to be a major breakthrough for law enforcement, and a possible privacy problem for Apple customers, a major U.S. government contractor claims to have found a way to unlock pretty much every iPhone on the market.<p>Cellebrite, a Petah Tikva, Israel-based vendor that’s become the U.S. …

Privacy

Missouri Fought For Years To Hide Where It Got Its Execution Drugs. Now We Know What They Were Hiding.

The state of Missouri did everything it could to keep secret where it got the drugs it used to put 17 inmates to death. Now, BuzzFeed News has discovered the supplier is a pharmacy repeatedly found to engage in hazardous practices that could put patients — and convicts — at risk.<p><b>The state of</b> …

#MeToo in medicine: Women, harassed in hospitals and operating rooms, await reckoning

Inside a bright operating room, Dr. Christina Jenkins gripped her surgical clamp, ready to remove a skin graft.<p>With her was a scrub tech, an anesthesiologist, and, across the operating table, the attending physician — a veteran trauma and burn surgeon.<p>Jenkins, a resident at the time who was just …

Sexual Harassment

This Laptop is Every Designer’s Wet Dream

Why this doesn’t exist already, I don’t know! Aptly named the Logitech Lapdesk, it’s the latest concept from designer Erik Tuft and it explores the …

Industrial Design

Sophia Bush Addresses Her Chicago PD Exit: "It Was My Dream Job and I Was Miserable"

| Mon., Dec. 18, 2017 2:14 PM<p><b>Sophia Bush</b> stunned fans when she left <i>Chicago PD</i> following its fourth season. Bush remained mum on her decision to leave …

The woke Slim Shady – understanding Eminem in the age of Trump

Marshall Mathers became a megastar by partly tapping into the same disaffected white rage later mobilised by the ‘alt-right’. But the rapper has made it clear he doesn’t want to share fans with the president. With a new album out soon, can he prosper in an age of conscious protest?<p>October’s 2017 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Dropbox's CEO credits his success to a habit he's passed on to his executive team

When Drew Houston took a year off from MIT to start Accolade, an SAT tutoring company, it didn't take him long to realize that outside of the product side of things, he had no idea what he was doing.<p>Houston, who would go on to found Dropbox in 2007 and lead it to over $1 billion in annual revenue, …

Your Opinions On These 15 TV Couples Will Reveal Your Relationship Status

TBH this is the hardest thing you will do all week.

‘The Good Doctor’ is ‘Will and Grace’ for people with autism

If you don’t know the name Shaun Murphy, you soon will.<p>He is the protagonist on “The Good Doctor,” a new ABC show about a brilliant young surgeon who …

Autism

Angry Birds maker Rovio loses fifth of its value after first post-IPO results

Shares in Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish creator of Smartphone game Angry Birds, dived 20pc after it posted a loss for its third quarter, in its first results since floating on the Nasdaq Helsinki in September.<p>Sales reached €70.7m (£63m) in the three months to September, compared with €50m the …

The Culture Caught Up With Spike Lee — Now What?

Before he had even made his first movie, Spike Lee used to fantasize about three things: season tickets at the Garden, a brownstone in Fort Greene like the one that he was raised in and a house in the historically black Oak Bluffs section of Martha’s Vineyard. In 1986, after writing, producing, …

Jackie Robinson

How a Handful of Billionaires Kept Their Friend Harvey Weinstein in Power

The Harvey Weinstein sexual assault saga is a scandal for the ages. But the grave accusations of harassment and, in some cases, rape from over 100 …

'SNL' tackles sexual harassment and Tiffany Haddish makes history as the first black female comedian to host

"Girls Trip" star Tiffany Haddish made history Saturday night as the first black female stand-up comic to host "Saturday Night Live."<p>"I grew up in foster care," Haddish said in her opening monologue. "I've lived in a lot of group homes and my favorite show growing up was 'SNL.' You have no idea how …

2017 Internet Of Things (IoT) Intelligence Update

• Manufacturing, Consulting, Business Services and Distribution & Logistics are the top four industries leading IoT adoption.<br>• Growing revenue and increasing competitive advantage are the highest priority Business Intelligence (BI) objectives IoT advocates or early adopters are pursuing today.<br>• Location …

Internet of Things