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The right and left have both signed up to the myth of free market

The problem for progressives is that neo-classical beliefs have taken politics to the right<p>You can’t buck the market. The turn to the right taken by politics from the mid-1970s onwards was summed up in one phrase coined by Margaret Thatcher in 1988.<p>This idea tended to be associated with liberal …

Economics

10 Tips for Better Sheet-Pan Dinners

By Anna Stockwell<p>If your sheet-pan dinners consist of a jumble of random ingredients, you need to read this.<p>A sheet-pan dinner—where everything is roasted all together on one rimmed baking sheet—is a weeknight go-to for us, and not just because it means less dishes to wash. The best sheet-pan …

Cooking

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …

Time I

The crisis in modern masculinity

Luridly retro ideas of what it means to be a man have caused a dangerous rush of testosterone around the world – from Modi’s Hindu supremacism to Trump’s nuclear brinkmanship<p>On the evening of 30 January 1948, five months after the independence and partition of India, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was …

Osama Bin Laden

7 Self-Improvement Books That Actually Work

Stuck in a rut and want to get more out of your day than sitting at a desk, punching keys and drinking lukewarm coffee? Hate reading those dull …

Choose Your Own Adventure

20 Keto-Friendly Recipes to Ensure a Happy Easter For All

With Easter coming up, it's likely time to plan your holiday meal. If you've been following the low-carb ketogenic diet, you need not worry — there are plenty of unique or traditional options that are satisfying and pack in flavor without compromising your fitness plan. Whether you're planning an …

Cooking

Rustic Multigrain Bread

This hearty bread filled with good stuff like whole wheat and rye flours, flax seeds, oats, and bulgur wheat is tasty too!<p>I get on bread baking kicks …

The best anniversary date ideas in NYC

Your anniversary date ideas in NYC have to be better than the regular-old dinner and a movie. And in New York City, you go big or go home. We say …

Roasted Broccoli With Lemon and Parmesan Recipe - Health

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss broccoli with 2 tablespoons oil on a rimmed baking sheet; brush cut sides of lemon with remaining 1/2 tablespoon …

Broccoli

Roasted Pork Loin Stuffed with Spinach and Prosciutto

Your butcher can butterfly the pork loins for you (slice them in half lengthwise almost all the way through, leaving a hinge of uncut meat). <b>Plus:</b> …

Cooking

The Best Cinnamon Rolls You’ll Ever Eat

The BEST cinnamon rolls in the WORLD. Big, fluffy, soft and absolutely delicious. You’ll never go back to any other recipe once you try this one! …

Dessert

The Easiest Crock Pot Beef Recipes

Beef cuts, especially tough, fatty cuts, are excellent candidates for long, slow cooking. Even though most of the recipes don't require pre-browning, …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Books

A simple deep learning model for stock price prediction using TensorFlow

For a recent hackathon that we did at STATWORX, some of our team members scraped minutely S&P 500 data from the Google Finance API. The data …

Deep Learning

Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Month (v.Nov 2017)

<b>For the past month,</b> we ranked nearly 1,000 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (1% chance).<p>This year, Python …

The Pleasures of Making Your Own Pork Patty

In 1973, three years before she traveled from Iran to Mecca for her hajj, my grandmother Parvin took another momentous journey. While visiting my uncle at college in Madison, Wis., she made a pilgrimage to the Oscar Mayer factory to demonstrate her devotion to her favorite food: hot dogs.<p>Even …

Sausages

15 Life-Changing Fiction Books to Read When You Need an Escape

The only thing I enjoy as much as reading is coming up with a reading list in preparation for an epic (recreational) readathon. Seriously. So as any …

The Twitter thought experiment that exposes “pro-life” hypocrisy

Comedian and sci-fi writer Patrick Tomlinson on the dangerous question that abortion foes refuse to answer<p>Last Monday, a tweetstorm eviscerating abortion foes went viral. Science fiction writer and comedian Patrick Tomlinson introduced it this way:<p>Whenever abortion comes up, I have a question I've …

Framing

AI is worth learning and not too tricky – if you can get your head around key frameworks

<b>M³</b> Starting with: TensorFlowThe hype around AI promises interesting work and fat paychecks, so no wonder everyone wants in. But the scarcity in …

Machine Learning

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

Entertainment

These Are the Most Popular Healthy Foods on Pinterest

As the days get shorter and the weather turns chilly, we tend to stray from salads and tuck into comfort foods. But it’s possible to pack warm fall …

Healthy Eating

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Top 5 Youtube Channels To Learn Programming

October 14, 2017<p>With so many high-quality resources all over the internet, it has never been easier to learn how to program. One of the best sources …

Programming

What is DevOps? An executive guide to agile development and IT operations

To make the most of today's containers, servers, virtual machines, and clouds, you need to deploy DevOps in your enterprise. Or, you can let your …

This addictive free paperclip game is also a terrifying lesson in how artificial intelligence will make us unnecessary

"Paperclips" casts you as the overlord behind a paperclips business. It starts as a weirdly compelling time-waster — but it's not long before the subtle, postmodern horror of the whole thing sets in.<p>At first, it's all very hands-on. Every time you click the button, you make a paperclip. Your goal …

Artificial Intelligence

Canada's wake-up call to the US on NAFTA

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, a loud and persistent critic of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), recently began renegotiating this trade deal with Canada and Mexico. The President promised to secure a fair deal for American workers. That sounds great. After all, we don't think …

Trump Administration

12 stunning train rides you should take before you die

The August/September issue of National Geographic Traveler rounds up images of the best train trips in the world, according to one seasoned rail rider. It's available on newsstands now.<p>Here are 12 of our favorites.

Trains

The deal Trump wanted with Russia

There comes a point in the unspooling of every complex political-financial-legal scandal when the story becomes so complicated that it’s easy to lose the thread of what matters. The facts dribble out, in ever more confusing increments. The lengthy cast of characters resembles a Russian novel. …

Donald Trump

Sausage Cheddar Biscuits

Nothing beats a freshly baked, hot biscuit on a Saturday morning. Biscuits are even better when they are loaded with breakfast sausage and sharp …

Breakfast