Noah Bramlage

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Looking To Heal Your Gut & Avoid Inflammation? Avoid These 11 Foods

<i>Dr. Steven Gundry made waves in 2017 when he released</i> The Plant Paradox<i>, a book that made the assertion that some of the health world’s favorite</i> …

The Leaked NSA Spy Tool That Hacked the World

An elite Russian hacking team, a historic ransomware attack, an espionage group in the Middle East, and countless small time cryptojackers all have …

The Content of the G.O.P.’s Character

Even those who have long since accepted the premise that Donald Trump is corrupt, self-centered and dishonest seem a bit shocked by his tirades over the Presidents’ Day weekend. Using the Parkland, Fla., massacre as an excuse to attack the F.B.I. for investigating Russian election intervention on …

What Is the Internet Research Agency?

The origin of the Russian “troll farm” that allegedly targeted America’s 2016 presidential election.<p>The Internet Research Agency is a Russian troll farm in St. Petersburg—in essence a Kremlin-backed enterprise staffed with hundreds of people whose main job is to sow disinformation on the internet. …

Social Media

You Need To Hear These FAA Tapes From That Oregon UFO Incident That Sent F-15s Scrambling

New evidence offers great detail of the bizarre event and provides unprecedented insight into how such a unique incident is dealt with in real …

Northern California

Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand

How an extreme libertarian tract predicting the collapse of liberal democracies – written by Jacob Rees-Mogg’s father – inspired the likes of Peter Thiel to buy up property across the Pacific<p>If you’re interested in the end of the world, you’re interested in New Zealand. If you’re interested in how …

Silicon Valley

Deeper Inside the Israeli Assassination Machine

Often when a few people reveal a secret, others feel free to share their stories, too. This was the case last week, after The New York Times Magazine published an excerpt from my book, “Rise and Kill First,” about the secret history of Israel’s targeted assassination program. The excerpt focused on …

What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn

Drew was 8 years old when he was flipping through TV channels at home and landed on “Girls Gone Wild.” A few years later, he came across HBO’s late-night soft-core pornography. Then in ninth grade, he found online porn sites on his phone. The videos were good for getting off, he said, but also …

Indiana University

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Linguistics

Blowback: How ISIS Was Created by the U.S. Invasion of Iraq

“Your brother created ISIS,” college student Ivy Ziedrich told a startled Jeb Bush after a town hall meeting in Reno, Nevada, in May 2015. The …

National Security

Here's what an effective LinkedIn profile looks like in 2018

Hate to break it to you, but if you're treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you're doing it wrong.<p>Nearly every industry uses LinkedIn to find and vet job candidates, and over 90% of recruiters rely on the site, according to data from the Society of Human Resource Management. So your …

Employment

How the CIA’s spy network in China collapsed

An ex-CIA agent betrays the agency, feeding the identities of local informants to the Chinese, who carry out a systematic and deadly operation to …

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation)

If you want to land an interview, create resumes and cover letters that are light on self-promotion and heavy on ingratiation.<p>While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next …

The undoing of Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham was meant to be the voice of a generation. But the 31-year-old American actress, writer, producer, and director—who created and starred in HBO’s dramedy <i>Girls</i>—has gone from critical acclaim to becoming an outright pariah.<p>Dunham is now as well-known for her extraordinary ability to put …

Feminism

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Science

“Oh My God, This Is So F---ed Up”: Inside Silicon Valley’s Secretive, Orgiastic Dark Side

Some of the most powerful men in Silicon Valley are regulars at exclusive, drug-fueled, sex-laced parties—gatherings they describe not as scandalous, or even secret, but as a bold, unconventional lifestyle choice. Yet, while the guys get laid, the women get screwed. In an adaptation from her new …

How Antivirus Software Can Be Turned Into a Tool for Spying

It has been a secret, long known to intelligence agencies but rarely to consumers, that security software can be a powerful spy tool.<p>Security software runs closest to the bare metal of a computer, with privileged access to nearly every program, application, web browser, email and file. There’s good …

Kaspersky Lab

Kentucky voters aren't waiting on Trump

One year into Trump's presidency, CNN's Poppy Harlow returns to Beattyville, Kentucky, where more than half of the residents live in poverty. They're still hopeful the President will help their Appalachian community, but are not waiting on Washington to bring change.

Kentucky

The Unexamined Brutality of the Male Libido

After weeks of continuously unfolding abuse scandals, men have become, quite literally, unbelievable. What any given man might say about gender politics and how he treats women are separate and unrelated phenomena. Liberal or conservative, feminist or chauvinist, woke or benighted, young or old, …

Feminism

The US Coast Guard is operating floating prisons in the Pacific Ocean, outside US legal protections

If you've followed the War on Terror at all, you're almost certainly familiar with the US detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba — a US prison that exists outside the realm of the US justice system.<p>Now, it turns out, there's a secret US detention system in the War on Drugs, too — and this one …

6 of the Most Scenic Train Trips in Europe

Europe is famous for train travel, with extensive railways connecting not only capitals, but even some of the remotest mountain villages. Besides the …

European Travel

Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman: The couple taken by the Taliban

<b>Canadian Joshua Boyle and American Caitlan Coleman were rescued this month after being held captive for five years by a Taliban-linked insurgent group. But what were two</b> <b>W</b><b>estern backpackers doing in Afghanistan in the first place?</b><p>"Looking back, I think it was two years before we saw any proof they …

Bowe Bergdahl

The Women Behind the 'Alt-Right'

The overwhelmingly male crowd at the white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville shouldn’t be seen as an absence of women in the movement overall.<p>Last Friday night, the white nationalists who marched on Charlottesville’s Emancipation Park all looked strikingly similar. They were almost exclusively …

Feminism

The Lena Dunham Approach to Twitter Call-Outs

There are better ways to work toward a more just society in the connected era.<p>On Wednesday, Lena Dunham, the director, writer, and actor best known for the HBO series <i>Girls</i>, used her celebrity to draw attention to an exchange that offended her. In her telling, she was in the terminal at JFK airport …

This Shadowy Company Is Flying Spy Planes Over US Cities

It has tracked cell phones for military training and flown a camera that can watch over a city for hours at a time.<p><b>For six straight</b> days in the middle of March, a small twin-propeller plane flew over Phoenix. Each evening, it picked two or three spots and circled for hours, flying at more than …

Gay men like me need to start acknowledging our misogyny problem

In January, I wrote an op-ed for LGBT site <i>Gay Star News</i> called “Why gay girls have it harder than gay guys”.<p>I thought the piece innocuous, …

The 'Blackwater 2.0' Plan for Afghanistan

Private military contractors have spotted an opportunity as America’s longest war grinds on.<p>Here’s a crazy idea floating around Washington these days, outlandish even by today’s outlandish standards: The United States should hire a mercenary army to “fix” Afghanistan, a country where we’ve been at …

Indian History

All the President’s Lawyers

‘Read this, what he writes,’’ Jay Goldberg instructed, pointing at a typewritten letter hanging inside a large frame on the living-­room wall of his Upper East Side penthouse. I read out loud: ‘‘Dear Jay, Thank you for the wonderful note you sent me over the Christmas holiday. I truly appreciate …

The art and craft of making board games for the CIA

Acclaimed designer Volko Ruhnke gives a whole new meaning to the term “serious games”<p>The United States has exactly 16 agencies devoted to intelligence gathering and analysis, but only one which reports directly to our nation’s Chief Executive: the Central Intelligence Agency. Founded in 1947, the …

Bank at Center of U.S. Inquiry Projects Russian ‘Soft Power’

It has offices in a sleek Manhattan skyscraper. Its bonds are accessible to millions of American investors. And it holds ties to some of New York’s biggest banks.<p>Despite this presence on Wall Street, detailed in previously unreported financial records, Vnesheconombank, or VEB, is no normal bank. It …