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The books you never read in high school, but should now

As kids, we don’t always read the books we’re assigned, especially in high school. Maybe you skipped over “Wuthering Heights,” “Of Mice and Men” or …

Literature

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon street market, densely crowded with vendors, tourists and thieves.<p>After lugging this camera kit through …

5 awesome new iPhone features in iOS 11.3 that no one is talking about

It seems like it took forever, but Apple finally released its hotly anticipated iOS 11.3 update on Thursday afternoon. Why would a software update …

Fox News host Laura Ingraham has waded into two huge cultural controversies recently, and her attacks have backfired

Laura Ingraham, the hard-right Fox News primetime host, has made headlines recently for insulting some of the country's most popular figures on the basis of their liberal politics.<p>Over the last several weeks, the controversial conservative has waded into debates on racism and gun violence, sparking …

DCCC Internal Polling Presented to Members of Congress Panned Single Payer Health Care

For Democrats in Washington, the question of how to talk to voters about health care is a vexing one.<p>In the wake of the election, the Democratic …

Bernie Sanders Wins West Virginia's Democratic Primary

It's a small victory for Bernie's delegate count.<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) won Tuesday's Democratic presidential primary in West Virginia, edging out rival Hillary Clinton for a majority of the state's 29 delegates.<p>It's a minor win for Sanders: West Virginia awards delegates proportionately, and …

Middle-class

Clinton, Sanders tangle on economy in Democratic debate

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled aggressively on economic issues in a Democratic presidential debate over trade, Wall …

Middle-class

Black History Month reading list: the best books this February

From rediscovered greats by Octavia Butler to the sixth novel from a prodigious talent, there’s a lot to get excited about this month<p>What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi<p>It’s hard to believe, but What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours is Helen Oyeyemi’s sixth book and she is still only 31. The …

Black History

I Finally Bought An Amazon Echo And This Is What Happened

A review of my new artificially intelligent roommate, Alexa.<p>Tbh, Amazon should've just named it Alexa.<p>Bless u Prime. 🙏<p>Being able to use my voice feels quick and natural. This is how interacting with all of devices should be. Minutes matter!!<p>I want Alexa to become Samantha from Her, so I can …

America Is Obsessed With Identity. Thanks, Obama?

When Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, there was a lot of talk about "The Obama Effect": how the nation's first black president signaled a new era of racial harmony and understanding.<p>That didn't happen. But what did? The Obama family's tenure in the White House has overlapped a revolution in …

Social Media

Telegraph to the iPhone: a Short History of Corporate Defiance

The high-stakes stalemate between Apple and the Justice Department isn’t the first time that Washington and Silicon Valley have come to a showdown over security and privacy.

Dow Jones

What to eat in the world's top foodie cities

Ever feel like you're wasting time in a world-class city by waiting in line at tourist traps or wandering streets you know nothing about? Sometimes the best way to get to know a city is through your stomach.<p>You'll have to eat either way, and walking food tours, booming brewery scenes, and tasting …

Meet the Man Who Says Bernie Sanders Can Deliver 5.3% Economic Growth

On Wednesday, four economists who worked in the Clinton and Obama administrations penned an open letter to the Bernie Sanders campaign and the …

Chris Martin: We Tried the Coldplay Singer's Fasting Diet - Great Ideas : People.com

<b>What Is It:</b> Chris Martin’s once-a-week fasting diet, which allows for water only and claims to provide a variety of mind and body benefits.<p><b>Who Tried</b> …

Self Control

Pictures of the Week 2.18.16

Winter Sports

Apple has a new fix for phones bricked by Error 53

In the latest update to iOS, Apple has issued a patch for one of its most stubborn and mystifying errors, potentially restoring countless bricked phones to functionality. Typically triggered by third-party repairs, Error 53 has been causing headaches for months, but became particularly prominent …

Opinion: 5 reasons why USB Type-C is a non-negotiable feature in my next Android phone

Very quickly, USB Type-C has this year become a part of every phone’s spec sheet. Either a new phone has USB Type-C, or it doesn’t. And it’s already being seen as a pro (or a con) when comparing phones against each other. Before the introduction of USB-C, pretty much every handset was assumed to …

Gear & Gadgets

Tattoos, Diseases, and Skin Pickings: A Museum Explores the Importance of Skin

The exhibit includes wax models of grotesque skin diseases, strips of preserved tattooed skin, and an entire jar of skin pickings.<p>Skin is perhaps the most versatile part of the human body: It regulates the body's temperature, it can signal internal disease, it can become artwork. At times, human …

Skin Care

This Gene May Predict How You React To Marijuana

A new study has found a link to rare acute psychotic responses.<p>We've long known that pot can affect different people in various ways -- some smokers only experience a slight "buzz" while others can become paranoid or even hallucinate.<p>Now, a team of researchers in the U.K. has found a way to …

Cannabis

Pope suggests Trump 'is not Christian'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thrusting himself into the combative 2016 presidential campaign, Pope Francis said Thursday that GOP front-runner Donald Trump "is not Christian" if he calls for the deportation of undocumented immigrants and pledges to build a wall between the United States and Mexico.<p>The Pope, who was …

Donald Trump

We are currently performing a series of upgrades on Core Spirit and will be back soon.<p>Since the launch, Core Spirit has been growing, improving and …

This Frame By Frame Comparison Of ‘The Walking Dead’ Mid-Season Premiere And Comic Will Blow You Away

<i>The Walking Dead</i> television show has always flirted heavily with its comic-book source material, but usually with enough twists or remixes or character swaps to keep everyone guessing. When season six left us on the edge of a massive cliffhanger with Rick and his new Alexandria family trying to …

Republicans Say Their Supreme Court Obstruction Is For The Good Of The Nominee

GOP senator admits that it's not about a nominee's qualifications, it's about politics.<p>WASHINGTON -- Republicans have a new talking point for why they refuse to move forward on any Supreme Court nominee this year: They are doing it for the sake of the nominee.<p>Since news broke of Justice Antonin …

Mitch McConnell

The Food Lover's Drive-Through Guide To Louisiana

Ain't no place to satisfy your hunger (for great food and adventure alike) like the good ol' Bayou State. Come and experience a taste of Louisiana!

Mississippi River

A man's body was Photoshopped to show different beauty standards around the world

Strident and narrow beauty standards are harmful to both women <i>and</i> men.<p>UK-based Internet medical service Superdrug Online Doctor commissioned graphic …

12 eerie images of enormous Chinese cities completely empty of people

Throughout China, there are hundreds of cities that have almost everything one needs for a modern, urban lifestyle: high-rise apartment complexes, developed waterfronts, skyscrapers, and even public art. Everything, that is, except one major factor: people.<p>These mysterious — and almost completely …

A 19-year-old made a free robot lawyer that has appealed $3 million in parking tickets

Hiring a lawyer for a parking-ticket appeal is not only a headache, but it can also cost more than the ticket itself. Depending on the case and the lawyer, an appeal — a legal process where you argue out of paying the fine — can cost between $400 to $900.<p>But with the help of a robot made by British …

Here's Why Young Women Aren't Voting for Hillary Clinton

The former secretary of state has a shot at becoming the first woman in the White House. But young women say that's not their priority — and are going for Bernie Sanders instead.<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders is a 74-year-old presidential candidate who's attracting a ton of support from people in their 20s, …

The encryption fight isn't about Apple, it's about all of us

The FBI's demand for a backdoor into iPhones and CEO Tim Cook's strenuous rebuttal in an open letter caused such large ripples that I couldn't help but feel them here, on my honeymoon in the Dominican Republic. I've been exhorted by my co-workers and friends to just unplug and experience the beach …

Proposed FCC rules on cable boxes throw networks into a Google panic

As expected, the Federal Communications Commission proposed a new approach Thursday to the 20-year-old federal requirement that cable-TV customers not be compelled to rent a set-top box from the local cable provider. And judging from the hyperbolic reaction by the cable industry and its allies, the …

Televisions