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Billionaire investor Steve Schwarzman had the perfect explanation for middle-class anger

As part of a "fireside chat" during the annual Knight-Bagehot Fellowship gala dinner on Thursday, Schwarzman was asked about the swell of populist sentiment in the US and around the world.<p>"I think we find ourselves in the midst of populism," the billionaire said. "It makes complete sense because …

Prince Insider Alan Leeds on ‘Purple Rain’ Hysteria, Warner Bros. Clash

For a decade, Alan Leeds was arguably as close to Prince as any other person: The late artist’s former tour manager, president of Paisley Park …

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The Man Who Beat Donald Trump

How Marvin Roffman told the truth, was punished for it—and then fought back.<p>REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.—Sitting here the other day in the library of his house with 40 rooms, 11 fireplaces, four pianos, a wine cellar, a movie theater and an elevator, Marvin Roffman talked about the time Donald Trump tried …

How GE used science to make a hot sauce so spicy, it's bottled in jet engine materials

GE is not typically a name you’d associate with food, but with its big data brisket party back at SXSW 2015 and now a new scientifically-developed hot sauce, the company might soon be more than just an appliance supplier for your household.<p>The company today launched 10^32 Kelvin, a sauce created in …

Story of cities #29: Los Angeles and the 'great American streetcar scandal'

When LA was stripped of its beloved streetcar in the 1960s, the city was quickly thrust into a traffic-clogged world of private cars and diesel buses. But with the involvement of automobile and oil companies, was this the work of a conspiracy?<p>The last train on the last line of greater Los Angeles’ …

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Let’s Redesign Every NFL Logo As Donald Trump And Make The League Great Again

Trump Trump Trump Trump. That’s basically been the news cycle (and all of our Facebook feeds) for the past three months. <i>Oh look, Donald Trump said a racist thing! Oh look, Donald Trump is a jerk! Oh look, Tom Brady is Donald Trump’s friend! What a shocker! I can’t believe that a super rich megastar</i> …

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Hey, kids! Let's play White Terrorism Bingo

When an American tries to kill another American in the name of Islam, it's terrorism. When white Christians -- the most common religious killers in …

Planned Parenthood

20 free OS X apps every Mac user should have

Powerful Mac apps that won't break the bankThere’s something of a misconception when it comes to the Mac. While it's true that most Mac developers …

How does Node.js differ from JavaScript?

In our latest <i>Ask a Dev</i> video, web developer Chase Moody points out the differences between Node.js and client-side JavaScript.<p>The lack of browser …

Is Mobile Usability Now A Search Ranking Factor?

In recent months, we’ve seen Google take a particular interest in the mobile usability of the sites it displays in its search results. One way in which we’ve seen this emphasis is in Google’s testing of ‘not mobile-friendly’ icons next to poorly optimized sites. I recently wrote about this in my …

Pico Iyer on What Leonard Cohen Teaches Us about Presence and the Art of Stillness

<i>“Faith is the ability to honor stillness at some moments,”</i> Alan Lightman wrote in his sublime meditation on science and spirituality, <i>“and at others to ride the passion and exuberance.”</i> In his conversation with E.O. Wilson, the poet Robert Hass described beauty as a “paradox of stillness and …

Responsive Design: Why and how we ditched the good old select element

How rethinking the way users make complex selections across devices completely changed our design.<p>We’ve all seen this and know what it does:<p>It’s the …