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The subtle art of forming valuable, life-long friendships

The late George Carlin is probably one of my favorite comedians.<p>I always found him to be raw and honest, and like most great comedians, there was a sense that he wasn’t there to just make you laugh. He had a subtle truth to share and that truth was best delivered as a joke.<p>In this way, towards the …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Theodor W. Adorno

The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling.<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalize violence and human suffering, but …

‘He’s JFK With Tattoos and a Bench Press’

Paratrooper Richard Ojeda is redefining what it means to be a Democrat in a deeply red state.<p>CHARLESTON, W.Va.—After pushing 90 for the better part of an hour to get here to the gold-domed Capitol from his home in rugged, woebegone Logan County, the former Army paratrooper and current state senator …

Bernie Sanders

Meet the Community Organizers Fighting Against … Barack Obama

Locals in the former president’s hometown worry that the new Obama Center will leave them out.<p>It’s the ultimate in irony: The world’s most famous ex-community organizer is facing a minor uprising from the community where his presidential center is supposed to be built—the same community, in fact, …

University of Chicago

Trump’s Takeover of Conservatism Is Complete and Total

At this year’s CPAC, the room for criticizing the president was vanishingly small.<p>OXON HILL, Md.—If you’re a conservative with something critical to say about President Donald Trump, watch your back.<p>That was the implication Saturday afternoon at the Conservative Political Action Conference, where a …

Donald Trump

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Sexual Harassment

The Tattooist of Auschwitz - and his secret love

<b>For more than 50 years, Lale Sokolov lived with a secret - one born in the horrors of wartime Europe, in a place that witnessed some of the worst of man's inhumanity to man.</b><p>It would not be shared until he was in his 80s, thousands of miles from that place.<p>Lale had been the Tattooist of …

Here's the Full Transcript of Oprah's Inspirational Golden Globes Speech

She received the annual Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement.<p>Oprah Winfrey was the recipient of the Golden Globes' annual Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement, and gave a powerful acceptance speech during Sunday night's ceremony. She was introduced by Reese Witherspoon, who …

Golden Globes

What the Men Didn't Say

At the 75th Golden Globe Awards, not one male award winner used their platform to mention the biggest story of the night.<p>The women of the 2018 Golden Globes collectively (almost) wore black. On the red carpet, many of them brought as their dates not husbands and partners, but activists for gender …

Golden Globes

Smør Bullar: The Classic Danish Christmas Cookie No One Has Heard Of

My mother's side of the family is half Danish and my father's side half Norwegian. But at Christmastime, we feel 100 percent Scandinavian. Largely ignoring the English and Scottish bits of our heritage, we fill our Christmas table with treats such as crumbly Danish cookies and piquant pickled …

Dessert

Modern Love: Are We Ready for Intimacy With Robots? | WIRED

Love in the Time of Robots<p><b>Hiroshi Ishi­guro builds androids. Beautiful, realistic, uncannily convincing human replicas. Academically, he is using</b> …

How to download Netflix shows to watch offline

Netflix recently followed in the footsteps of major rival Amazon Prime by adding the option to download shows and watch them offline.<p>Netflix fans …

7 of the most scenic spots in the North of Spain

Often overlooked for the more famous south, the north of Spain is slowly but steadily attracting more visitors. Coastal towns, mountains, beautiful …

Traversing Croatia’s exquisite Adriatic coast

Go beyond Dubrovnik to find former pirate settlements, marble-rich lands, a wine region worth hiking and secret swimming holes worth exploring.

Digital Cameras That Beat Your Smartphone

(Image credit: Carley Knobloch)<p>It points. It shoots. It has a ridiculous number of megapixels. And it makes phone calls. It’s your smartphone, and …

I don’t know how to discuss being raped: I am different, permanently, but there’s no language to describe how

<b>(hikrcn via Shutterstock)</b><p>I’m a man. I was raped. It changed me forever. But it wasn’t, say, losing a child, and I still lack the right words<p>Raymond M. Douglas<p>April 2, 2016 11:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “On Being Raped”<p>Rape is loss. It deprives the victim of something vital, whose importance is only …

Mind

Top 12 Designer Approved Easy Ways to Make Your Own Home Decor Look Original

Nothing makes home decor better than a unique personality. Making your home original is the number one rule to interior design and you should keep …

20 Home Decor Cheat Sheets That Will Have You Decorate Like a Pro

Decorating your home can sometimes become a daunting task because you can get lost in measurements, styles and other decor choices. Then you can …

On Race, David Bowie Delved Deep into the Darkness and Came Back Human

The Thin White Duke embraced Nazism before becoming an outspoken proponent of civil rights.<p>The loss of David Bowie is still being felt around the …

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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New iOS App ‘Shutter’ Gives You Unlimited Cloud Photo Storage Completely Free

Last year we featured StreamNation: a cloud storage solution built with photographers in mind. Well, a few days ago, StreamNation released a new …

Recent Creative Cloud Update Enabled App Data Gathering, Here’s How You Turn it Off

In a sneaky move that the company probably hoped nobody would notice, Adobe turned on “Desktop App Usage Information” by default in the most recent …