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100,000 From Dixie Fought for the North in the Civil War

In all the recent debate about erasing Confederate history, no one talks about the history the South itself has erased, such as the many Southerners …

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Democrats, this is why you need to fear Hillary Clinton: The NY Times is absolutely right — she’s a bigger hawk than the Republicans

“Clinton is the last true hawk left in the” race, more belligerent than Cruz and Trump, the New York Times says<p>Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is even more of a war hawk than her Republican counterparts, the U.S. newspaper of record says in a new report.<p>"How Hillary Clinton Became …

Chinese scientists genetically modify human embryos for the second time

With the same limitations as last year's breakthrough work<p>Scientists in China have reported genetically modifying human embryos in what is only the second published experiment of its kind. Last year, a different team of Chinese researchers edited human embryos in an attempt to remove genes …

Technology f*cked us all: The anxiety driving Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders is really about machines taking our jobs

Trump/Sanders have tapped a working-class anxiety our elites don’t understand. But they’ve misdiagnosed the problem<p>Peel away the billionaire braggadocio, set aside the insults and bile, and Donald Trump is running for president on a promise to build a protective wall around America’s white working …

Churchill's Eyeglasses: The Saga of His Spectacles

I first happened upon the aspect of Winston Churchill's eyewear while writing my book, <i>CHURCHILL STYLE: The Art of Being Winston Churchill</i>. Churchill's owlishly stylish, round tortoise shell frames turned up in photographs of him again and again, particularly those of Churchill orating. My curiosity …

6 new Google Drive features you need to know about

Just in time for the school year, Google's added new features to Docs, Sheets and Slides, its online productivity tools. But you don't have to be a …

Why are these 32 symbols found in caves all over Europe | Genevieve von Petzinger

AP Update August 10 2015 9:00 (Eastern)

Join the Pocket beta for access to new features

Using Pocket to save your favorite Web articles, or sites you want to read later? Check out its beta program for access to its new Recommendations feature.<p>If you follow news on many different websites, and sometimes save links to read later, you might be familiar with Pocket. The app and browser …

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Rating:3/5<p>18/08/2015<p>kristýna<p>Mobile<p>well, it doesn't flip at all, but what's more important, it's impossible to add facebook feed. articles always open …

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the 'pathetic' American media

Pulitzer Prize winner explains how to fix journalism, saying press should 'fire 90% of editors and promote ones you can't control'<p>Seymour Hersh has got some extreme ideas on how to fix journalism – close down the news bureaus of NBC and ABC, sack 90% of editors in publishing and get back to the …

How to talk to terrorists

Terrorism can never be defeated by military means alone. But how do you go about negotiating with people who have blood on their hands? Britain’s chief broker of the Northern Ireland peace deal explains how it can – and must – be done (for a start, always shake hands)<p>In 1919, the British government …

How iOS 8 Completely Changed The Way You Use Your iPhone

Apple rolled out its new operating system, iOS 8, in conjunction with the brand-new iPhone 6. While it may not look a lot different on the outside, there are all sorts of hidden features. Check them out.

Twitter just made every public tweet findable … here's how to delete yours

New tool means tweets are no longer gone forever but don’t worry there are ways to get rid of those embarrassing old tweets<p>Twitter has made every public tweet made since the service started in 2006 available through its search engine, making everyone’s first, second and third embarrassing tweets …

Apple's new voice

<b>Denise Young Smith</b> <b><br>Job at Apple:</b> Head of human resources <b><br>Challenge at Apple:</b> Bringing diversity to a tech workforce that’s still overwhelmingly white …

Chicken that Fancies Itself Spanish with Lemons, Onions & Olives Recipe on Food52

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Beyond the war on science: Why the right embraces ignorance as a virtue

Current efforts to nullify abortion coverage in Ohio and elsewhere can all be traced back to the Bush White House<p>Spouting off about stuff you know nothing about is traditionally considered unwise. But as the Republican war on science intensifies, ignorance has started to become not only less of a …

Sarkozy creuse l'écart avec Hollande

Voilà un sondage qui va aiguiser l’appétit de Nicolas Sarkozy. Deux ans après l’élection présidentielle, jamais l’écart entre l’ex- et l’actuel …

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From Germany With Love

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>On May 3, 1953, German president Theodor Heuss went on Deutsche Welle, the country’s first international broadcasting …

What Actually Happens While You Sleep and How It Affects Your Every Waking Moment

The Ancient Greeks believed that one fell asleep when the brain filled with blood and awakened once it drained back out. Nineteenth-century philosophers contended that sleep happened when the brain was emptied of ambitions and stimulating thoughts. <i>“If sleep doesn’t serve an absolutely vital</i> …

How baby boomers screwed their kids — and created millennial impatience

Ambitious but easily distracted, Gen Y wants to be good but can’t stick to anything. It’s their parents’ fault<p>"This Be the Verse"<p><i>They fuck you up, your mum and dad.</i> <i><br>They may not mean to, but they do.</i> <i><br>They fill you with the faults they had</i> <i><br>And add some extra, just for you.</i> <i><br>But they were fucked up in</i> …

Arctic warming, jet stream coupling may mean another winter of extreme storms and cold air outbreaks for eastern U.S.

<b>Overview</b><p>Investigation of differences between northern hemisphere winters from 2001-2013 and 1998-2000 leaves little doubt that a large and consequential trend has occurred in the configuration of the polar jet stream which is linked directly to pronounced warming in high northern latitudes. …

The Science and Philosophy of Friendship: Lessons from Aristotle on the Art of Connection

<i>“A principal fruit of friendship,”</i> Francis Bacon wrote in his timeless meditation on the subject, <i>“is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce.”</i> For Thoreau, friendship was one of life’s great rewards. But in today’s cultural …

The Secret to Learning Anything: Albert Einstein’s Advice to His Son

Here comes a fine addition to history’s greatest letters of fatherly advice from none other than <b>Albert Einstein</b> (March 14, 1879–April 18 1955) — brilliant physicist, proponent of peace, debater of science and spirituality, champion of kindness — who was no stranger to dispensing epistolary …

VIDEO: Carlos Santana Reunites With Homeless Ex-bandmate

Our good-news story of the day comes from the Bay Area, where a KRON-TV report earlier this month has led to a homeless man's reunion with a famous former friend — guitarist Carlos Santana.<p>Percussionist Marcus Malone, who was part of Santana's band before it played Woodstock in 1969, happened to be …

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How We Got “Please” and “Thank You”

<i>“A good thing to think about is what kind of face to make when you say please,”</i> Ruth Krauss wrote in her magnificent final collaboration with Maurice Sendak. “That coat will be the last gift [your mother] gave you. You will regret the small thing you didn’t say for the rest of your life. Say thank …

The Existentialism Files: How the FBI Targeted Camus, and Then Sartre After the JFK Assassination

Today, as you must surely know, marks the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination and also surely marks a revival of interest in the …

Physicists tie light into knots

Fantastical knot-like structures of light could soon be created in the lab thanks to calculations made by physicists in the US, Poland and Spain. …

SPS Commerce stock price target raised to $75 from $57 at Canaccord Genuity

Apr 27, 2018<br>1:28 PM<p>The prospects of the North Korean leader Kim Jung-Un giving up his country’s nuclear weapons remain poor, according to a research note from Eurasia Group. “Investors and corporate actors with longer time horizons should plan accordingly,” the note says. “Grand statements in …

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