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Yelp will soon let you skip the line at restaurants thanks to Nowait partnership

Yelp and Nowait announced a partnership that will enable Yelp users to check nearby restaurants’ wait times and “get in line” remotely from the Yelp app. Yelp will be making an $8 million strategic investment as part of the partnership, which was announced as part as Yelp’s 2Q earnings release …

1Password is adding a subscription offering

Popular password manager 1Password is trying a new distribution model. Instead of letting you pay for the 1Password app on your Mac or PC and pay again to upgrade to a new major version, AgileBits now has a new plan — for $2.99 per month, you can download and use all the 1Password apps for as long …

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iOS 10 Emoji Update: First Look

Apple today released iOS 10 beta 4 which includes an emoji update. Changes and additions include:• Rainbow Flag<br>• Single Parent Families<br>• Gender …

Gendered Emojis Coming In 2016

In June 2016, 72 new emojis were released as part of Unicode 9.0. Recent history would have suggested that the next new emojis would be coming in …

Unicode 9.0 Emoji List

The Unicode Consortium accepted the following emoji 72 emojis for Unicode 9.0. This update was released on June 21, 2016. Most vendors added support …

Apple Maps adds more transit and parking data ahead of iOS 10 redesign

Let’s be honest — Apple Maps had a rough start. Four years later, the company is still working hard on improving its location app with more data and features. Many people still prefer Google Maps over Apple Maps, but it’s clear that Apple is in this game for the long haul.<p>Last week, Parkopedia …

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Popular writing app Scrivener is now available on iOS

If you’re tech-savvy and a serious writer, chances are you already know about Scrivener. The popular writing app has been available on OS X and Windows for years now. And now, it is available on iOS for $19.99 as well. Scrivener is a flexible and powerful writing app that makes it easier to write …

Yes, There Is a Doctor on Board

Look, <i>you're</i> the one who asked if there was a doctor on board. It's not like I volunteered the information out of nowhere, O.K.? You sounded distraught over the P.A. system—way less confident than when you asked us to fasten our seatbelts. You said that it was a matter of life and death, for …

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When programmers get weird: The funniest code projects on GitHub

Of the 35 million open source projects on the code-sharing website GitHub, many are sophisticated software packages used by corporations all over the world. Others are smaller, single-purpose code libraries that many developers couldn’t live without. And some are just funny jokes.<p>Code jokes may …

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New Atheism’s Fatal Arrogance: The Glaring Intellectual Laziness of Bill Maher & Richard Dawkins

Atheism has a storied history in the West. From the irreverent Voltaire to the iconoclastic Nietzsche, the godless have always had a voice. But the …

Liberland: hundreds of thousands apply to live in world's newest 'country'

Accessible only by car via miles of winding, dusty Croatian roads, Gornja Siga – current population zero – is an unlikely testing ground for a plan to shape the world’s political future. It is a secluded area where verdant forest meets white sand on a western bank of the river Danube. The only …

Europe

The Liberty to Feed the Poor

Across the United States, cities attempt to outlaw the most basic form of charity.<p>On the night she was ticketed, Chef Joan Cheever's menu included fresh vegetable soup, lamb meatballs over wheat pasta, braised Southern greens, and a salad with roasted beets. She plans to appear in a San Antonio …

San Antonio

Should We Raise the Minimum Wage? 11 Questions and Answers

Who earns it? Does it help the poor? Does it really kill jobs? Those issues, and more.<p>2013 was a good year for supporters of a higher minimum wage. States including New York, California, and New Jersey passed hikes. Residents of SeaTac, Washington, voted to turn their tiny city into a living …

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What it's like to teach evolution at the University of Kentucky

James Krupa has taught University of Kentucky non-science majors their required biology course for 20 years, and he views the job as a mission, to …

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The Bible isn’t a parenting guide: Why the religious right’s hypocrisy is so obscene

<b>(Twin Design via Shutterstock)</b><p>For a faith that professes to value “life,” many Christian conservatives are disturbingly blasé about child abuse<p>Valerie Tarico<p>March 29, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Why do the same people who fight against abortion argue that parents …

Religion

Nine Quotes from Stoic Philosophers for Happier Days

Philosophy can be practical. Throughout history, some of the world's greatest minds used stoic philosophy to endure high pressure situations and make …

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