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Predatory Lending: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company.<p>He had just one meeting to go.<p>That meeting was a board meeting, to be held that day in a room on the second floor of Yahoo's Sunnyvale, Calif., …

Everything Gmail knows about you and your friends

MIT Media Lab<p>When Google hands over e-mail records to the government, it includes basic envelope information, or metadata, that reveals the names and e-mail addresses of senders and recipients in your account. The feds can then mine that information for patterns that might be useful in a …

Element of the week: francium | video

This week's element is francium, which has the symbol <b>Fr</b> and the atomic number <b>87</b>.<p>Francium is a highly radioactive alkali metal that is vanishingly …

Lawrence Lessig: "Republic, Lost" | Talks at Google

Penn Jillette: "God No!" | Talks at Google

Kyle Johnson: "Inception and Philosophy" | Talks at Google

Kelly McGonigal: "The Willpower Instinct" | Talks at Google

Stephen Merchant | Talks at Google

David Graeber: "DEBT: The First 5,000 Years" | Talks at Google

Eckhart Tolle in Conversation with Bradley Horowitz | Talks at Google

Nick Mason | Musicians at Google

Andrew Skurka: "Ultimate Hiking Gear & Skills Clinic" | Talks at Google

Chade-Meng Tan: "Search Inside Yourself" | Talks at Google

Leonard Mlodinow: "Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior" | Talks at Google

Vernor Vinge & The Singularity | Talks at Google

Dr. Deepak Chopra: "Spiritual Solutions" | Talks at Google

The Skeptics Guide to the Universe | Talks at Google

Cory Doctorow: "The Coming Civil War over General-purpose Computing" | Talks at Google

Marco Tempest: "Cyber Illusionist" | Talks at Google