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Patagonia vs. Donald Trump

We all knew the legendary outerwear company Patagonia lived and breathed the adventurous life. We knew they cared about the environment. But it wasn’t till Trump came along that we realized they were ready to fight.<p><b>Patagonia was built</b> in the image of its founder, Yvon Chouinard. In late January, …

Black Lives Matter

Extensive Data Shows Punishing Reach of Racism for Black Boys

A study of 20 million children shows the fragility of the American Dream.

Racism

Google's Hangouts Meet video calls are now available on tablets

Google has extended support for video calling on Hangouts Meet, its enterprise version of the chat service, to iOS and Android tablets. This comes almost a year since the company split Hangouts between Chat, for casual users, and Meet, which is geared toward corporate videoconferencing.<p>Enabling …

Polls show Americans distrust the media. But talk to them, and it’s a very different story.

The July email from Daniel Hastings, a Post reader who lives in Washington, was harsh: "You never have any intention of providing an unbiased or factual representation of the man or his policies," he wrote. "Ergo, fake news! No one outside your liberal bubble at the Post or the general DC area can …

Journalism

A New History of the Second World War

In 1936, Charles Lindbergh arrived in Berlin to inspect the Luftwaffe. The visit had been arranged by Truman Smith, an ingenious intelligence officer who knew that Herman Göring, the Nazi air marshal, would find the American aviator’s celebrity irresistible; Lindbergh flew to Berlin with his wife, …

World History
Vince McMahon

Over 50,000 digitized pieces of vinyl can now be listened to on Internet Archive

Get familiar with the Great 78 Project<p>New York’s ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC) has been preserving audiovisual materials since 1985, and a little over a year ago, it partnered with the Internet Archive to bring its Great 78 Project to the public. Along with audiovisual digitization vendor …

Genealogy

Watch a Video on Setting up a Home Studio

In their latest tutorial video, Point Blank show you how to set up a home studio correctly.<p>In the video, Point Blank Creative Director JC Concato …

25 Greatest Songs Produced by Dr. Dre and Jimmy lovine

Their remarkably successful partnership as producers, label owners and business executives has resulted in hits that shaped our culture<p>25<p>By<p><i>The</i> …

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Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

Mobile Photography

'We're So F-cked!' Inside the Industry's Long, Slow Embrace of Streaming Music

Read an exclusive new excerpt from Steve Knopper's 'Appetite for Self-Destruction: The Spectacular Crash of the Record Industry in the Digital Age'<p><i>In</i> …

Tips and Tricks: Using Find My iPhone

In honor of the thieves who almost got away over 100 smartphones at Coachella a couple of weeks ago, this week’s tip is how to set up and use Find My iPhone. Those thieves were thwarted when a few of the victims used computers and other iOS devices to check Find My iPhone, and discover a man with …

App Store

Chrome casting tweak streams all videos directly to your TV

As a general rule, you send an entire Chrome browser tab to your Chromecast (or other Cast-ready devices) as a last resort. The quality is lousy enough that you only really want to use it when a service doesn't have native casting support, like Amazon Prime Video. Google may soon give you a good …

Google

The 10 Sexiest Documentaries About Sex

Do you enjoy sexytimes but wish you could learn something at the same time? Then this list of the 10 Best Documentaries About Sex should be right up …

Student Athletes

WordPress.com now supports collaborative editing through Google Docs

WordPress is opening up some new editing options today with the release of a plugin for Google Docs.<p>The extension works in Chrome and allows anything written in Google Docs to be ported directly to WordPress.com, with “most” formatting and layout choices intact. Publishing can’t happen directly …

Google Docs

MDMA Treatment for PTSD and Trauma - Ecstasy and Molly Drug Trials to Treat PTSD

Julie Nelson learned at an early age to keep her younger siblings quietly entertained whenever their parents locked them up in the basement of their derelict Kansas City home. Her mother and stepfather didn't want to hear a word from them while they were getting high on cocaine and methamphetamine …

You May Want to Marry My Husband

I have been trying to write this for a while, but the morphine and lack of juicy cheeseburgers (what has it been now, five weeks without real food?) have drained my energy and interfered with whatever prose prowess remains. Additionally, the intermittent micronaps that keep whisking me away …

Relationships

John Lewis, Donald Trump, and the Meaning of Legitimacy

John Lewis represents Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District, one vote of four hundred and thirty-five. He is also the singular conscience of Capitol Hill. Lewis is a dismal institution’s griot, a historical actor and hero capable of telling the most complex and painful of American stories—the …

Black History

These 3 Unpopular Leadership Strategies Are Why Alabama's Nick Saban Is So Successful | Inc.com

Leaders who achieve long term success are often those who are willing to take steps others are not willing to try.<p>Alabama football head coach Nick Saban has set a powerful example of this, and you can apply his same approach to your team.<p>I attended the University of Alabama, and my baptism into …

College Football

Late-Night’s 10 Greatest Trump Takedowns of 2016—and Why They Failed to Take Him Down

John Oliver, Samantha Bee, Seth Meyers, and others tried their best to take out Donald Trump in 2016. They were powerful but failed to burst through …

Cybersecurity Experts Warn of Insecure Free Public Wifi Networks

Experts say hackers prey on users looking for convenient and free wi-fi networks and charging stations in airports and other public places to steal their financial data.

Wi-Fi

The spread of casino apps to the App Store - appPicker

The spread of casino apps to the App Store has been very powerful in recent years. Many of the developers are trying to figure out how to interface …

Westworld’s season finale: everything you need to know

From the hosts’ robot lips to your ears<p>Sunday night, HBO will broadcast the 90-minute season finale of <i>Westworld</i>. If you’ve been following along, you’ll know that the show has had an eventful couple of weeks, with recent revelations confirming major fan theories while still leaving a bunch of …

TV Series

Don’t Blame the Nazis: The Alt-Right Has an American Past

It has happened here before—and its most shameless voice was Charles Lindbergh.<p>If they raise their right arms and chant “Hail Trump” (carefully …

Wrigleyville goes wild as Chicago Cubs win the World Series

After an insanely intense World Series Game 7 in Cleveland, the fans in Wrigleyville went nuts, as expected. The Chicago Cubs beat the Indians, 8-7, in extra innings to win the World Series for the first time since 1908.<p>Even before the game ended, as the Cubs took the lead in the 10th, the …

World Series

Last Night's Mr. Robot Blew Some Minds, Both Figuratively and Literally

This week’s episode of Mr. Robot hinted at what really happened to those missing characters, brought the FBI that much closer to the truth, and had …

Why Inbox Is Way Better Than Gmail

Inbox by Gmail has been around for almost two years, and while it continues to exist alongside Gmail, it’s easy to see that Google engineers see …

10 Tricks to Make Yourself an Apple Photos Master

Apple’s slow evolution of its Photos app—Camera Roll, iCloud library and all—has been a little confusing for users at times, but with iOS 10 and …