Patrick Holliday

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‘Crush Them’: An Oral History of the Lawsuit That Upended Silicon Valley

Nineteen-ninety-eight changed the course of technology, which is to say that it changed the course of history. A nearly bankrupt relic of ’80s tech …

Bill Gates

The Lesson of Eric Greitens, and the Navy SEALs Who Tried to Warn Us

The charges facing the embattled governor of Missouri have stunned voters, but in the tight-knit Naval Special Warfare community, Greitens has been a divisive figure for years.<p>The Missouri legislature is scheduled to begin a special session, on Friday, to discuss whether to impeach Eric Greitens, …

Military

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Private Sector

The Trailer for Spike Lee and Jordan Peele's 'BlacKkKlansman' Is Incredible

Their movie about a black cop infiltrating the KKK hits theaters this summer.<p>On Monday, Focus Features dropped the first trailer for Spike Lee's upcoming 70s KKK movie, <i>BlacKkKlansman</i>, produced by Jordan Peele—and it looks just as brilliant as you'd expect a Lee and Peele team-up to be.<p>The upcoming …

Jordan Peele

Stormy Daniels Payoff Reveals Donald Trump May Be Broke, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Reports

David Cay Johnston, expert on Trump's businesses, says no evidence exists that Trump is a billionaire, and he may have no money of his own at all.<p>In …

Donald Trump

The average American works more hours than a medieval peasant

Think you’re working less than peasants did way back in the medieval ages? Although jobs have changed significantly since then, chances are, you’re …

Boston College

How to find your eyeglass prescription without getting an exam

Need your vision specs so you can order new specs? This magical new tool can give you the numbers.<p>Want to freshen your face with a new pair of eyeglass frames? As you probably know, you can save a small fortune by ordering glasses online.<p>Just one wrinkle: You need to know your prescription. Sure, …

Eyeglasses

The Clash, ‘Rudie Can’t Fail’: The Week In One Song

Yeah, I know Rudy Giuliani doesn’t spell his nickname with an ‘ie’ and that this song is actually about rude-boy culture, but there was no way I was going to pass it up after Wednesday night’s performance on “Hannity.”

Schadenfreude

Aaron Mahnke on The Village

Aaron Mahnke on The Village<p>Aaron Mahnke is one of the great podcasting success stories in recent years with his smash hit LORE. Turns out Aaron and …

M. Night Shyamalan

“Cult” Classic

Vernon Reid knew it was time to consult his little red notebook. That day in 1987, the guitarist and his bandmates were rehearsing in their loft …

Table Tennis

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

Employment

The world is broken. Sometimes, it's OK to just be sad about that

The other night, I started crying and couldn’t stop. I hadn’t cried that hard since my father died 15 years ago. As three more members of my immediate family died in the decade following my dad’s death, I cried less for each one until, eventually, I had no more tears to shed whenever anything sad …

Northwestern University

Karate Kid sequel Cobra Kai kicked the crap out of my heart: EW review

What happens when a bully grows up? For Johnny Lawrence, the answer is <i>nothing good</i>.<p>Once the popular, flaxen-haired meanie who terrorized new kid …

Martial Arts

Donald Trump’s ‘kakistocracy’ is not the first, but it’s revived an old word

Rarely does an ancient Greek portmanteau word spark a Twitterstorm. But that’s what happened when the former director of the CIA John Brennan took to Twitter and accused Donald Trump of running a “kakistocracy”. This tweet sparked a 13,700% increase in people looking up the word using the online …

Donald Trump

Trevor Noah Has A Mind Blowing Theory About Sean Hannity

"I think it’s going to bust the Hannity-Michael Cohen story wide open."<p>Trevor Noah took aim at Fox News host Sean Hannity for the second night in a row.<p>Earlier in the week, Hannity was outed in court as the “mystery” client of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, who is …

Sean Hannity

Shocker: Democrats’ predictions about the GOP tax cut are coming true

When Republicans put together their tax bill last year, it was not much of a surprise to see that its centerpiece was a gigantic corporate tax cut, lowering the statutory corporate rate from 35 percent down to 21 percent. This cut accounted for about $1 trillion of the bill’s total $1.5 trillion …

Middle-class

Remembering the White Rose

Seventy-five years ago Thursday, a group of young German idealists, students who had dared to speak out against the Nazis, were executed by the regime they had defied. Like a flickering flame in the darkness, the White Rose, as its members called themselves, is an inspiring group that never lost …

Bill Maher Wants to Know Why the Most Popular Movie of the #MeToo Era Is ‘About a Woman on a Leash’ — Watch

He also points to the success of "Phantom Thread," "The Shape of Water," and "Call Me by Your Name."<p>Bill Maher wants to know why, in the era of …

Sexual Harassment

How to Wire a Light

Trying to wire a light in your home can be intimidating. After all, wiring involves electricity, and electricity can be dangerous. However, by taking …

No, there haven’t been 18 school shootings in 2018. That number is flat wrong.

The stunning number swept across the Internet within minutes of the news Wednesday that, yet again, another young man with another semiautomatic rifle had rampaged through a school, this time at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in South Florida.<p>The figure originated with Everytown for Gun Safety, a …

Guns

I’m the Wife of a Former N.F.L. Player. Football Destroyed His Mind.

My husband, Rob Kelly, is a retired N.F.L. player. After five seasons as a safety beginning in the late 1990s, four with the New Orleans Saints and one with the New England Patriots, he sustained an injury to a nerve between his neck and shoulder during training camp that ended his career. By the …

New Orleans Saints

Elon Musk's Huge Battery in South Australia Made $1 Million in Profit in Just a Few Days

Fast, clean, reliable.<p>On December 1, Tesla's 100MW battery system went online in South Australia after meeting founder Elon Musk's self-imposed …

Energy

Under Trump, the Pentagon brass plays to an audience of one

A long-standing and widely-accepted American truism asserts an educated and informed public is essential to democracy. It is also “Department of Defense policy to make available timely and accurate information so that the public, the Congress, and the news media may assess and understand the facts …

Military

The Russia scandal just got bigger. And Republicans are trying to prevent an accounting.

Aside from the president of the United States, almost no one denies that Russia mounted a serious and concerted effort to manipulate the 2016 presidential campaign.<p>The Russians hacked into Democratic Party emails and gave what they obtained to WikiLeaks so that it could be released publicly to …

Donald Trump

This sex-positive indie game is basically Nintendo meets porn

Warning: This post contains images that are NSFW<p>Like the Shake Weight, the experience of vigorously jerking your phallic-looking Wii Remote up and …

Samantha Bee explains how Aziz Ansari fits into the #MeToo backlash

Samantha Bee unleashed a fiery takedown of the backlash to the #MeToo movement, while explaining how the Aziz Ansaris of the world fit into all of …

Comedy

Repeated Head Hits, Not Just Concussions, May Lead To A Type Of Chronic Brain Damage

We live in an age of heightened awareness about concussions. From battlefields around the world to football fields in the U.S., we've heard about the dangers caused when the brain rattles around inside the skull and the possible link between concussions and the degenerative brain disease chronic …

The Brain

Assault is not a feeling. The Aziz Ansari story shows why language matters

I am not an Aziz Ansari fan. I’ve never watched his standup, I’ve never watched Master of None, and – brace yourself – I have only seen a handful of episodes of Parks and Recreation. But on Sunday, while absentmindedly scrolling through Twitter, I clicked on a headline from Babe.net titled “I Went …

Feminism

It took the kidnapping, rape, and death of a white woman to bring down the KKK

How power, sexism, and male impunity toppled a grand wizard<p>On the night of March 15, 1925, Madge Oberholtzer received an urgent telephone call. It …

Democratic Party

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 …

Donald Trump