Mike Hoebee

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Opinion: Brexit has reached a dead end

Brexit is on the negotiating table yet again in Brussels. With no alternative in sight, the UK is limping toward the day it will ultimately leave the …

Great Britain

How to turn off Google's location tracking

When you turn off “location history” Google still tracks your location when you use several of its key services including Maps, search and the weather. Here’s how to really turn all of it off.<p>A report from the Associated Press has highlighted that the feature called location history is just one of …

Maps

Stephen Miller Is an Immigration Hypocrite. I Know Because I’m His Uncle.

If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out.<p>Let me tell you a story about Stephen Miller and chain migration.<p>It begins at the turn of the 20th century, in a dirt-floor shack in the village of Antopol, a shtetl of subsistence farmers in …

Immigration

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

Game-changing iDrive offers unlimited mobile backup for life

<b>No monthly subscription</b>, <b>unlimited data backup</b>, and even <b>cross-platform compatible</b> despite the iName). This is why iDrive has made our <b>special deal post</b>, and remarkably right now it’s available for a <b>one-off payment</b> of just $19.99.<p>You might well ask why you would pay for mobile backup when there are …

256-Bit

Yuval Noah Harari on what the year 2050 has in store for humankind

Forget programming - the best skill to teach children is reinvention. In this exclusive extract from his new book, the author of <i>Sapiens</i> reveals what …

Singularity

Poll: Trump is as strongly disliked now as Nixon was before he resigned

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>First things first:</b> The theme song of the week is Gotcha by Tom Scott from the television show "Starsky and Hutch."<p><b>Poll of the week:</b> A new Marist College poll finds that 20% of Americans rate President Donald Trump's job performance as excellent, 20% as pretty good, 13% as only fair and 45% …

Republicans

Rubric Grading and Ten Other New Microsoft for EDU Features

Google wasn't the only tech giant to release new tools for teachers and students this week. Microsoft has also announced eleven new features for …

Austerity kills: this week’s figures show its devastating toll | Owen Jones

“We got there in the end – a remarkable national effort”: that’s how former chancellor George Osborne celebrated the government meeting his deficit target on the day-to-day budget two years late. “It was the right thing to do,” was David Cameron’s smug echo.<p>It’s easy for the architects of the …

Economics

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

Workouts

The biggest lie we still teach in American history classes

“The idea that we’re always getting better keeps us from seeing those times when we’re getting worse.”<p>One of my favorite writers, Gore Vidal, once described his country asthe United States of Amnesia. “We learn nothing because we remember nothing,” he wrote.<p>Vidal’s point is simple enough: America’s …

Black History

My deep dive into one of the largest dark web hacking forums | Dylan Curran

It’s fascinating to see how this community works together to take down 'western' systems and divulge chaos and profit from it<p>The darknet (or dark web) is one of the most fascinating vestiges of humanity we’ve ever seen. It’s an aggregated swamp of all the darkest aspects of internet activity – …

Social Issues

Michael Cohen: at least 12 tapes handed to investigators after raid on Trump lawyer

At least 12 audio files have been handed to the US government as part of the cache of material seized from Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen, according to a new court filing.<p>It emerged last week that Cohen had taped a phone call with Trump in which they discussed a possible payout in …

Donald Trump

'Very aggressive': Trump suggests Montenegro could cause world war three

Donald Trump has drawn fresh scorn for attacking Montenegro, whose people he described as “very aggressive”, suggesting the small nation could be the cause of a third world war.<p>Days after a widely-criticised summit with his Russian counterpart, Trump’s comments were decried as a “gift to Putin”.<p>In …

Donald Trump

Electoral law has been broken – this is a fight for the soul of our democracy

You’re looking for a smoking gun but there’s a smoking gun on every table! And no one cares. No one cares! Arron Banks<p>Seven years ago, during a night of rioting in London, a 23-year-old student popped into his local Lidl and carried out the “opportunistic” theft of a £3.50 case of bottled water.<p>He …

Great Britain

Teaching Your Kids This Skill Will Set Them Up for Success. Most Parents Do the Opposite

It goes against all of our instincts.<p>We've all heard a lot in the past few years about the importance of failure. Take risks, fail fast, learn from the experience, and bring the knowledge you've gained to the next thing you try. We all know this is good advice--except when it comes to our children. …

30 years later, deniers are still lying about Hansen’s amazing global warming prediction | Dana Nuccitelli

Thirty years ago, James Hansen testified to Congress about the dangers of human-caused climate change. In his testimony, Hansen showed the results of his 1988 study using a climate model to project future global warming under three possible scenarios, ranging from ‘business as usual’ heavy …

Creators

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Paul Manafort is in the klink. It's OK to be pleased

Paul Manafort, the former campaign manager of Donald Trump, is in the klink. It’s OK to be pleased.<p>Oh, Manafort.<p>As one of the early casualties of the Trump-Russia inquiry, he was first indicted in October 2017, in Washington, on charges of conspiracy, money laundering and false statements. He …

Paul Manafort

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

I Tried Jeff Bezos's PowerPoint Replacement at My Company--and It Actually Worked

Getting your team literally on the same page increases meeting productivity, keeps everyone engaged and allows for meaningful dialogue.<p>A few months back, a friend whose new boss used to work for Jeff Bezos at Amazon told me that the company actually banned PowerPoint presentations in favor of memos.<p>…

This is the age when you stop discovering new music

"Musical paralysis". Who knew?<p>A new survey has revealed the age at which we stop discovering new music, and it’s bad news for anyone fast approaching …

New Music

Donald Trump Is No Longer Hiding His Impeachment Strategy

The president’s war against the special counsel enters its final stage.<p>Special counsel <b>Robert Mueller,</b> for all his secret knowledge of the Russia investigation, is at a critical disadvantage to <b>Donald Trump.</b> While Mueller quietly builds what appears to be a legal case against members of the …

A broken idea of sex is flourishing. Blame capitalism | Rebecca Solnit

In this world, women are marketed as toys and trophies. Are we surprised when some men take things literally?<p>Since the Toronto bloodbath, a lot of pundits have belatedly awoken to the existence of the “incel” (short for involuntary celibate) online subculture and much has been said about it. Too …

Feminism

A Harvard Doctor Has Made A Definitive List of The Best Workouts. Full Stop.

Dr I-Min Lee has made it simple for you<p>There’s a lot of information out there about exercise - be it how to lose weight, what’s best for anxiety or how to get a rock hard bum. Thankfully, a super clever person from one of the best Universities in the world has broken it down for us in the simplest …

Exercise

Forget Pee-Pee Tapes: the Kremlin Just Dropped a Bigger Bomb on the White House

As long as suspicion has surrounded President Donald Trump regarding his secret ties to Russia—that is, every day of his presidency—lurid rumors have …

The racists won. So are they happy now? | Stewart Lee

Bigots have been stoking a hate volcano. And now it has exploded all over their front garden<p>I feel sorry for Theresa May. And that Rudd one, who looks like she is wearing a rubber Halloween mask based on her own face. What if, because you were all going on about how great Ukip were, and how Nigel …

'A political volcano just erupted': is the US on the brink of the next Watergate?

As Trump threatens to fire Mueller, a journalist who was reporting during Nixon’s Saturday Night Massacre reads the warning signs<p>Ever since the Watergate scandal of the 1970s, the golden rule for presidents under investigation by a special prosecutor or special counsel has been that the president …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Takes Out Paul Ryan, and ‘It’s Going to Be a Civil War’

Everything Trump touches dies, and the speaker’s legacy is no exception.<p>The news that Paul Ryan is retiring from Congress was received by grim-faced …

These Americans are trapped in their jobs: they need to pay $10,000 to quit | Terri Gerstein

Why would dozens of news anchors recite a Sinclair Broadcast group script? Because their contracts entrap them<p>Dozens of news anchors robotically intoned “This is extremely dangerous to our democracy,” after reciting what turned out to be a script by Sinclair Broadcast Group, owner and operator of …

Sinclair Broadcast Group