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Michael Cohen’s Attorney May Be an Even Worse Lawyer Than He Is

From his assertion that marital rape is legal to his insistence that a $130,000 preelection payment to Stormy Daniels doesn’t violate campaign …

Donald Trump

The Bike-Share Oversupply in China: Huge Piles of Abandoned and Broken Bicycles

Last year, bike sharing took off in China, with dozens of bike-share companies quickly flooding city streets with millions of brightly colored rental bicycles. However, the rapid growth vastly outpaced immediate demand and overwhelmed Chinese cities, where infrastructure and regulations were not …

I got up at 4:30 a.m. for 2 weeks — here's what I learned

Early mornings are always associated with successful people. My guess is it's something to do with the saying "time is money," because while regular people are still sleeping in their beds, Successful People are already up and at 'em, running companies and empires, hanging out on their private …

Success

Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read

... and the movies and TV shows we watch<p>Pamela Paul’s memories of reading are less about words and more about the experience. “I almost always remember where I was and I remember the book itself. I remember the physical object,” says Paul, the editor of <i>The New York Times Book Review</i>, who reads, it …

Books

In the age of the helicopter parent, why I gave my teens almost total control

My teenagers call me a bunny mom. Let me explain. We live in an affluent suburb with high-performing public schools, and many of our kids’ friends have tiger moms and helicopter dads who heavily police their children’s schoolwork, music practice, and extracurriculars in the hope that their …

Parenting

This year’s record-breaking flu season, explained

One in 10 Americans who have died in the past week died from flu or pneumonia.<p>Flu is nearly everywhere in America right now. If you’re not sick, there’s a good chance some of your friends, family members, or colleagues are.<p>Around the country, this flu season brought reports of doctors’ offices and …

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the …

The Bad News on ‘Good’ Girls

At a backyard barbecue when I was about 10, my little sister and I overheard my dad talking to another father. “You know, I think if they were boys, I would probably let them play a little farther down the street,” my feminist-minded dad said, in a moment of father-bonding frankness. My sister and …

Feminism

The Last of the Iron Lungs

Martha Lillard spends half of every day with her body encapsulated in a half-century old machine that forces her to breathe. Only her head sticks out …

Here's What You'll Need To Pull Off Fast Charging On The IPhone X

One of Apple's big new features for the iPhone X (and the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus) is wireless charging, but if you care more about speed than …

This Dad Built His Daughters the Most Incredible Backyard Playhouse

Even grownups would enjoy hanging out here.<p>A quick glimpse at the photo above — of a little home with a large porch, rustic front door, and hanging planters — may lead you to believe it's someone's full-time residence, but it's actually the most impressive backyard playhouse we've ever seen.<p>Adam …

In the future, your body won’t be buried... you’ll dissolve

The Resomator stands monolithic in the corner of a room in the bowels of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). It's as sterile as a …

What If Mike Pence Becomes President?

Mike Pence—who’s quietly launched his own PAC and already begun glad-handing big dollar donors—is shocked (shocked!) by the rumors that he might be laying the groundwork for his own presidency. Fake news, he calls it. But while the veep doth protest, Republicans are already imagining the outlines …

The Rock Is Still Scheming in the Ballers Season Three Trailer

The Dwayne Johnson-led HBO series returns July 23.<p>When we last left Dwayne Johnson’s Spencer Strasmore—the former NFL player-turned-financial advisor—he was giving an impassioned speech to NFL rookies on the heels of a drug-and-alcohol fueled bender that included one lit-ass party at an Ohio strip …

Apple Leaks Suddenly Explain iPhone 8 Design

Apple is radically altering the iPhone. Having spent years iterating the original iPhone design, the 10th anniversary ‘iPhone 8’ will change everything – as two new (and highly credible) leaks have now confirmed…<p>Long time leak superstar Steve Hemmerstoffer (aka @OnLeaks) delivers the first. Having …

Mom Encourages Parents To Be In More Photos In Heartfelt Post

"My mom passed away when I was 20 years old. All I have are pictures."<p>After seeing how few photos she had that included her and her kids, a mom has shared her plea for parents to capture more memories with their families.<p>Blogger Cyndy Gatewood, a mom of three who lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, …

Magpie is a tiny GPS tracker for kids, dogs, or luggage that will work anywhere in the world

The GPS tracker is only about an inch in diameter and syncs with an Android or iOS app. It's waterproof, and it can be attached to everyday items — like keys, wallets, or laptops — or to a pet's collar or child's backpack.<p>There are a lot of GPS trackers on the market, many of which are about the …

Crowd Funding

Here's how to add a microSD card slot to your iPhone or iPad

Tired of paying Apple big bucks for extra storage when Android users get to enjoy a microSD card slot? Here how you can add a microSD card slot to …

Satechi Aluminum Type-C Pro Hub Adapter for 2016 MacBook Pro 13” and 15

CNN Had a Problem. Donald Trump Solved It.

At 3:58 on a recent Wednesday afternoon in Washington, CNN’s largest control room was mostly empty but for a handful of producers hunched over control panels and, hovering behind them, a short, barrel-shaped, restless-looking man in a dark pinstriped suit and open white dress shirt: the president …

The Best New Apple Watch Features In watchOS 3.2: Should You Upgrade?

The latest Apple Watch update, called watchOS 3.2, is now available to download to Watches. So, Apple Watch wearers, should you upgrade?<p>Well, first of all, please note that like the iOS 10.3 update, this is not a quick process. I didn’t time it exactly – after all, I use my Watch to do things like …

Smartwatches

Jared Kushner proves to be a shadow diplomat on U.S.-Mexico talks

By Philip Rucker<p>, Reporter<p>Ashley Parker<p>, Reporter<p>Joshua Partlow<p>, Bureau chief<p>The scene in the Oval Office was remarkable: the foreign minister of Mexico — the very country that Donald Trump had turned into a campaign-trail ­piñata — huddled with now-President Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner.<p>…

Donald Trump

The American Dream, Quantified at Last

The phrase “American dream” was invented during the Great Depression. It comes from a popular 1931 book by the historian James Truslow Adams, who defined it as “that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone.”<p>In the decades that followed, the dream became a …

Demographics

Trump ditches media _ the public's eyes and ears _ again

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump emerged from his New York skyscraper Tuesday night for the first time in days, moving about the nation's …

Donald Trump

Reforming Electoral College Essential To Saving Democracy

Election day was sunny in Brooklyn. I rode my bike to the public school in Carroll Gardens where I vote. The line snaked out the door. Inside, the gymnasium was packed with voters, poll workers and machines. I was smiling, sensing that a majority of voters in this corner of America were probably …

Presidential Candidates, Tax Returns And Trump

Americans expect presidential candidates to be transparent when it comes to disclosing tax returns from years' past. However, the expectation that candidates will be forthcoming with their personal financial information is a fairly recent phenomenon. Individual income tax returns - including those …

Why Trump Calls for Racial Profiling After Attacks

On Saturday evening around 8:30, a blast detonated in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, injuring 29 people. An hour later, at a rally in a Colorado …

Here Are TIME's Most Anticipated Movies of Fall 2016

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