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What Facebook Did to American Democracy

And why it was so hard to see it coming<p>In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after.<p>Things we thought we understood—narratives, data, software, news events—have had to be reinterpreted in light of Donald Trump’s …

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The 7 books that will transform your sex life

I grew up in the age of unsupervised bedroom internet and Sky TV. But, despite the myriad of information that was available to me, I still learned the majority of what I knew about sex and relationships from books.<p>From Jilly Cooper's upper crust romps to the BDSM of <i>Fifty Shades</i>, sex has long had a …

Trump fails to force health care vote in first 100 days

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House GOP leaders, despite a furious push Thursday, were unable to wrangle the votes necessary to move forward on their latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.<p>The development short-circuits, yet again, the House effort to repeal the cornerstone domestic …

Robin Williams: his 50 funniest quotes

Robin Williams

15 Signs that You're Going to Live A Long Happy Life

Are you living your life to the fullest? Here are 15 amazing signs that you are going to live a long and happy life!

Trapped Into Selling Magazines Door-to-Door

Traveling crews have been exploiting young workers and scamming customers for decades—and neither law enforcement nor Congress has been able to do anything about it.<p>“Oh my God, can you grab him?” I shouted at the woman at the door, as my 3-month-old puppy darted out into the cold and I tried to …

Email lets other people schedule your life—here’s how to stop it

<i>The following is adapted from Phil Simon‘s</i> Message Not Received: Why Business Communication Is Broken and How to Fix It.<p>If you feel like you’re playing Whac-a-mole with your inbox, you’re not alone. Somewhere along the line, email became the default means of communication in corporate America. The …

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