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Lost Stanley Kubrick screenplay, Burning Secret, is found 60 years on

His first world war classic, <i>Paths of Glory</i>, is one of cinema’s most powerful anti-war movies, widely acclaimed as a masterpiece, as was his Roman epic, <i>Spartacus</i>, both of which starred Kirk Douglas. Now a “lost” screenplay by director Stanley Kubrick has been discovered – and it is so close to …

Justice delayed: The Supreme Court is often behind the country

<b>(CNN) —</b> With Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement from the Supreme Court, the America of 1950 is now positioned to write the legal rules for the America of 2050.<p>That may slightly overstate the likely longevity of the five-member conservative Supreme Court majority that will lock into place if and …

A Trade War Primer

At the moment, the Trumpian trade war appears to be on. And I’ve been getting some questions from readers about how this is possible. Congress, after all, hasn’t voted to back out of our trade agreements, and one suspects that it wouldn’t even if Trump asked for such legislation: to all …

President Trump Called Stormy Daniels 'Fake News.' So Jimmy Kimmel Got a Third Grader to Explain What 'Fake News' Actually Means

Jimmy Kimmel is always keen to clap back at President Donald Trump’s tweets. But this time, he turned to an expert. A third grader.<p>The late-night …

Wertschöpfung - Widerstand gegen China im ÖBB-Schlafwagen

Im Nahverkehr spielt chinesische Wertschöpfung für die ÖBB keine Rolle, bei Nacht- und Reisezugwagen hingegen schon

What zero-knowledge proofs will do for blockchain

Zero-knowledge (ZK) proofs are generating excitement in financial circles lately due to their potential for increasing privacy and security for blockchain participants. The concept itself is not new, as cryptographers have been working with zero-knowledge/interactive proofs for years. But the …

Blockchain

Do I even know you anymore?

By Joe Scarborough<p>Who are you? I've got to say that I really don't know anymore. It's kind of a strange turn of events since we went to the same public schools across the Deep South, then attended the same state colleges, cheering wildly on Saturdays for our favorite SEC teams, and spent Sunday …

The most absurd laws in America get the photo book treatment

I Fought The Law<p>A photo exploration of the most absurd American laws and legal legends<p>I Fought The Law<p>A photo exploration of the most absurd American …

Swimming Pools

We should have seen Trump coming | Ta-Nehisi Coates

Obama’s rise felt like a new chapter in American history. But the original sin of white supremacy was not so easily erased. By Ta-Nehisi Coates<p>I have often wondered how I missed the coming tragedy. It is not so much that I should have predicted that Americans would elect Donald Trump. It’s just …

Michelle Obama

Heterosexuals Deserve Our Support

Australians are currently deciding whether our laws should be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry, and the debate is proving to be only one degree more civilized than a cage fight. Surveys have been mailed to voters all over the country by the government, asking them to tick yes or no to …

Raspberry Pi Mega-IO Expansion Card

Home Automation 101<p>This project started with the challenge to integrate as many Home Automation functions as possible into a Raspberry Pi platform. …

A lesson from Hurricane Irma: capitalism can’t save the planet - it can only destroy it | George Monbiot

The perpetual quest for growth drives our economics. That’s why our environment and financial system lurch from crisis to crisis<p>There was “a flaw” in the theory: this is the famous admission by Alan Greenspan, the former chair of the Federal Reserve, to a congressional inquiry into the 2008 …

Financial Markets

Saul Alinsky, community organizing and rules for radicals

Saul Alinsky, community organizing and rules for radicals. Saul Alinsky’s work is an important reference point for thinking about community …

Das Grundgesetz lässt grüßen

Soziale Systeme Das Grundgesetz lässt grüßen<p>Von<p>-Aktualisiert am 19.06.2017-10:14<p>Der Hitlergruß war keineswegs ein Gruß, sondern ein Angriff auf die …

Victories against Trump are mounting. Here's how we deal the final blow | Rebecca Solnit

The judiciary, legislative and media have all helped keep Trump in check. But it’s the residents of the United States whose response will matter most in the end<p>In this moment, populist intervention is everything, not as hate and attack but as an expression of popular will and power. Or as love, …

This much I know: Daniel Kahneman

<b>Human beings cannot comprehend</b> very large or very small numbers. It would be useful for us to acknowledge that fact.<p><b>My main work has concerned judgment</b> and decision-making. But I never felt I was studying the stupidity of mankind in the third person. I always felt I was studying my own</b> …

Meet the chef who’s debunking detox, diets and wellness

Anthony Warner – alias blogger turned author the Angry Chef – is on a mission to confront the ‘alternative facts’ surrounding nutritional fads and myths<p>A few minutes into my encounter with the Angry Chef, I begin to wonder if his moniker might be ironic, like the big guy whose friends call him …