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Why I’m No Longer a Russiagate Skeptic

Facts are piling up, and it’s getting harder to deny what’s staring us in the face.<p>When I wrote, back in February, that I was skeptical that President Donald Trump would ever be proved to have secretly colluded with Russia to sway the 2016 election in his favor, I mistyped.<p>What I meant to write was …

Donald Trump

Professor Aswath Damodaran on Valuation

Professor Aswath Damodaran is currently a Professor of Finance at NYU’s Stern School of Business. He has been called Wall Street’s “Dean of Valuation”, and is widely respected as one of the foremost experts on corporate valuation. Damodaran has published several books on equity valuation and …

Investing

'Generation Wealth' Shows How Capitalism Makes Fools of Us All

The new documentary lays bare our nation's addiction to conspicuous consumption.<p>Twenty four-karat toilets in China, a Birkin bag party in Mexico, debutante balls in Moscow that are sponsored by Maserati: It may be easy to spot the extreme decadence in places where luxury consumption is relatively …

Los Angeles

The GQ Guide to TAG Heuer

One of the most important brands in watchmaking history is also one of the most familiar to motorsport fans. Here we examine its history and pick the …

Watches

Trump just offered one of the boldest lies of his presidency

Trump on Russia and the 2016 US election: You gonna believe me or your lying ears?<p>President Donald Trump just issued what was arguably the most bald-faced lie of his entire presidency — and that’s saying something.<p>Following massive bipartisan condemnation of Trump’s disastrous Monday press …

Donald Trump

Facebook Is Taking a ‘Hyperlocal, Hyperreal’ Approach to Empowering Small Businesses

If you live in Columbus, Ohio, or Nashville, Tenn., you’ll probably notice some familiar faces in a new Facebook campaign that kicks off today. The …

Small Business

What Mueller Knows About the DNC Hack—And Trump Doesn’t

The president’s bizarre obsession with “the DNC server” defies logic or even a basic understanding of what actually happened.<p>In Helsinki on Monday, President Donald Trump stood feet away from Russian President Vladimir Putin and fielded a simple question from an AP reporter: Whose account of the …

Security

Trump Sides With the Kremlin, Against the U.S. Government

The president of the United States took Vladimir Putin’s word over findings by several American agencies that Russia interfered with the 2016 election.<p>In an astonishing news conference on Monday, Donald Trump, standing next to Vladimir Putin, rejected the overwhelming consensus among U.S. …

Russia

Trump and Putin: what we know is damning

In Helsinki, Trump’s true message to Putin will be: “Thank you.” And we have no idea what to do about it.<p>On July 27, 2016, Donald Trump mounted a podium in Doral, Florida, and issued a plea. “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing.”<p>Trump was …

Donald Trump

A Conversation with Wu-Tang Clan’s U-God About Being A Child of Rape, Nearly Fighting Leonardo…

A Conversation with Wu-Tang Clan’s U-God About Being A Child of Rape, Nearly Fighting Leonardo DiCaprio and Talking to Ol’ Dirty Bastard from Beyond …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Every No. 1 Rap Song in Hot 100 History

This feature was originally published on April 1, 2013.<p>Rappers can have platinum albums, clothing lines, stock in sports teams, and expensive …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Deal Alert: US Cities to Australia for $746 in Economy, $1,460 in Premium Economy

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airlines

Microsoft Whiteboard is a dead-simple way to brainstorm with your team

Microsoft has finally launched its Whiteboard app for Windows 10 devices. It’s a free tool for collaborating on ideas with as many people as you like, and it’s not half bad.<p>Whiteboard (which has been available in preview since last December) is designed for use with a stylus, so it’ll automatically …

Apps

Astronauts explain why nobody has visited the moon in more than 45 years — and the reasons are depressing

Landing 12 people on the moon remains one of NASA's greatest achievements, if not the greatest.<p>Astronauts collected rocks, took photos, performed experiments, planted some flags, and then came home. But those weeklong stays during the Apollo program didn't establish a lasting human presence on the …

Space Exploration

Learn A New Language Easier Than Ever Before with This Powerful App

Mondly is a feature-packed language app that's having one hell of a discount sale.<p>Thanks to modern inventions like the internet and planes that are …

Language Learning

Humans Didn’t Evolve From a Single Ancestral Population

In the 1980s, scientists learned that all humans living today are descended from a woman, dubbed “Mitochondrial Eve,” who lived in Africa between …

Humanity

Historic blunders: 50 worst product flops of all time

Some product launches can be spectacular failures, and Google Glass, an eyeglasses shaped head-mounted device with smartphone capabilities, failed in such a manner several years ago. It was meant to be the first piece of technology to connect the typical consumer to augmented reality.<p>Google …

Advertising

Why do some in the tech community support universal basic income? They’re ‘terrified’ about the future.

So says Annie Lowrey, the author of a new book called “Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World.”<p>Giving cash directly to poor people has been shown to alleviate poverty in countries like Brazil, Mexico and India. And now, techies …

Universal Basic Income

Why Do Toxic People Get Promoted? For the Same Reason Humble People Do: Political Skill

Sometimes the wrong people get promoted. They might be deceitful and unscrupulously manipulative (what psychologists call “Machiavellian”); or impulsive and thrill-seeking without any sense of guilt (psychopathic); or egotistically preoccupied with themselves, having a sense of grandiosity, …

Leadership

Omega’s Limited Edition Speedmaster Ultraman Watch Sells Out in Two Hours

The Swiss timepiece was released exclusively on Instagram today.<p>Omega launched its second “#SpeedyTuesday” timepiece exclusively on the brand’s …

Watches

Brett Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court’s drastic shift to the right, cartoonsplained

President Trump’s pick to replace Anthony Kennedy will lead to a much more conservative Court.<p>President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Monday to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. If confirmed by the Senate, the Court will almost certainly drift further to the …

supremecourt

AT&T’s Troubling Plan to Change HBO

The telecom giant, which just acquired Time Warner, is seeking to drastically change the premium-cable channel in order to compete with the likes of Netflix.<p>This past February, HBO added the most U.S. subscribers in its history, boosting its user base by 11 percent (the company has some 142 million …

TV

Every Episode of Black Mirror, Ranked

Where do Season Four's six episodes fit in with the rest of the series?<p>When <i>Black Mirror</i> premiered six years ago on Channel 4 in the U.K., it landed with high acclaim and cult status. With its third and fourth seasons, produced by Netflix, the cult has burst out into the mainstream. The twelve new …

TV

The 10 Best Blacked-Out Watches You Can Buy in 2018

In 1972, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, the grandson of Ferdinand Porsche and designer of the legendary 911, split from the carmaker to start his own …

Watches

How 7 Rolex models got their unique nicknames

Batman<p>Some Rolex models don't have a great reasoning for their naming. Take the Rolex GMT-Master II, with its blue and black ceramic bezel, is …

Jewelry

'Office': 15 Best Episodes Ever

15. ''Money''

TV

How Blockbuster, Kodak and Xerox Really Failed (It's Not What You Think)

The roots of disruption are always more complex it first appears<p>Go to just about any conference today and you will hear a familiar tale of woe. A once great corporation, which had dominated its industry, fails to adapt and descends into irrelevance. The protagonists of these stories always come out …

Innovation

Elon Musk is sending a team to Thailand to help with cave rescue

Elon Musk is sending a team of SpaceX and Boring Company engineers to Thailand to help rescue efforts for the twelve boys and their soccer coach trapped in a cave.<p>Several of Musk's companies could potentially be put to use rescuing the boys, including the radar location technology from the Boring …

Chiang Rai

Enormous Donald Trump baby blimp given permission to fly during UK visit

An enormous inflatable Donald Trump baby has been granted permission to fly above London during the US President's visit to the UK.<p>The six-foot …

Donald Trump

10 Modern Watches Made for Car Enthusiasts

Cars and watches are a natural fit. Both are traditionally mechanical, and both are products of mindbogglingly complex and precise engineering. Even …

Watches