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John Oliver Goes Off on Trump, GOP and Fox News Over Kavanaugh Defenses

On Sunday night, hours after <i>The New Yorker</i> published a bombshell report detailing the story of Deborah Ramirez, a woman who alleges that Trump …

Swimwear

Sprayable antennas turn surfaces into ultra-thin, transparent transmitters

If a device connects wirelessly to other things, chances are high that it has an antenna in it. But as crucial as these components are, the rigid …

Fabrication

Anthony Bourdain's Final Full Hour of Television Is Just Another Episode. That's What Makes It So Special.

The last episode of Parts Unknown he completed has a beautiful finality.<p>Anthony Bourdain’s final completed episode of television feels very much like any other hour-long program he’s made in the last 17 years. He travels to Kenya, where he brings his thoughtful worldview, his fearless questions, …

Anthony Bourdain

Senolytic Therapies Seem To Stop Alzheimer's Disease 'In Its Tracks'

Scientists at the University of Texas have implicated a type of cellular stress for the first time as a player in Alzheimer’s disease. And their discovery could lead to treatments for more than 20 human brain diseases including Alzheimer’s and traumatic brain injury. One author of the study went as …

Alzheimer's Disease

Apple's iPhone XS Has A Great Secret Feature

Apple’s new iPhone XS (details) and iPhone XS Max (details) are now on sale and, while logic suggests users would be wise to wait for the iPhone XR (details), perhaps the best reason to upgrade has now been revealed…<p><i>‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating</i> …

Apple

Kavanaugh Under Investigation For Sexual Assault At Yale As 3rd Woman Comes Forward

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is being investigated for sexual misconduct while he was an adult at Yale.

Brett Kavanaugh

‘They treated women like meat’: Mark Judge’s college girlfriend calls him out for down-playing Georgetown Prep culture

A three-year girlfriend of Mark Judge has serious allegations that call into question his account of incidents at Georgetown Prep. Former Georgetown …

Sexual Harassment

Lea Thompson Says Marvel Studios Loved Her ‘Howard the Duck’ Reboot Pitch

<i>Back to the Future</i> star-turned-director Lea Thompson, who headlined 1986’s live-action Marvel Comics adaptation <i>Howard the Duck</i>, pitched her reboot …

Marvel Studios

Colin Kaepernick Pushes Nike’s Market Value to $6 Billion, an All-Time High

Nike’s market value has risen to $6 billion since its controversial decision to feature former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in its new ad …

Athletic Apparel

How Kavanaugh Likely Violated DOJ Policies While Working for Ken Starr

According to President Trump, Brett Kavanaugh is an “extraordinary man” with an “unblemished record” and “impeccable reputation.” Orrin Hatch …

Ken Starr

Congress Is Addressing Cramped Airplane Seats, an Irritating Issue on Both Sides of the Aisle

Legislation being considered in the House this week could require the Federal Aviation Administration to provide larger seats and more legroom to …

FAA

GOP Aide on Kavanaugh Nomination Quits Over Sexual Harassment Claim

A press aide working with Republican Sen. Charles Grassley and the Senate Judiciary Committee on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination abruptly …

Sexual Harassment

Wendy's faces lawsuit for unlawfully collecting employee fingerprints

Restaurant chain faces class-action lawsuit in Illinois for breaking BIPA state law.<p>A class-action lawsuit has been filed in Illinois against fast …

Class Action

Exploring the ruins of a Toys R Us, discovering a trove of sensitive employee data

When the private equity raiders who took over Toys R Us, saddled it up with debt, extracted $200,000,000 and then crashed it, they took the employee …

Toys "R" Us

As aid checks go out, farmers worry bailout won't be enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China.<p>But even those poised for big payouts worry it won't be enough. …

Farming

‘NewsRadio’s’ Phil Hartman Tribute Episode Is Still Devastating 20 Years Later

I remember exactly where I was when I heard Phil Hartman died. It was May 28, 1998, so school (my 8th grade year) was done. I was at home in our …

NewsRadio

Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and American Airlines Just Won a Staggering Victory Worth Billions of Dollars (And Most of Us Didn't Even Notice) | Inc.com

Did you have a good weekend? I'll bet Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and American Airlines had a better one.<p>Because while you were enjoying time with friends and family or maybe just enjoying the weather, Congress was busy handing the airlines a massive legislative victory--one that could easily …

American Airlines

Four Habits Of Highly Ineffective Companies

I just had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Dr. Benjamin Akande at the Customer Amazement Revolution Masterclass in Lagos, Nigeria, produced by my friends at The Workplace Centre. Dr. Akande was born in Nigeria but now lives in the United States. The focus of his speech was how companies need …

Customers

Here’s how Democrats can destroy Brett Kavanaugh even if he makes it onto the Supreme Court

Very few commentators are willing to predict the outcome of this week’s Supreme Court nomination hearings for Brett Kavanaugh. The woman who came …

Brett Kavanaugh

Trump aide called GOP operatives to spread Kavanaugh accuser’s name before her story was published

The identity of the woman who came forward to share her story of being violently sexually assaulted at age 15 by Supreme Court nominee Brett …

The White House

These Drugs Fight Fleas And Ticks On Dogs And Cats, But Can Also Have Neurological Side Effects, The FDA Says

You should talk to your veterinarian if you have concerns, John de Jong, president of the American Veterinary Medical Association, told BuzzFeed News.<p>…

Lyme Disease

Trump appointees busted for lying on their financial disclosure forms to land jobs: report

It’s no surprise that hundreds of staffers on 2016 presidential and congressional campaigns parlayed their work into political jobs in the Trump …

Trump Administration

Star Wars: A New Hope is an old-school anime we want to see

Fan-made trailer supplies a tantalizing glimpse<p>Star Wars’ next official animated series, <i>Star Wars</i> <i>Resistance</i>, premieres Oct. 7. Nothing against it but, um, I’d rather see all of <i>this</i> first.<p>Unfortunately, Dmitry Grozov’s take on <i>A New Hope</i> (h/t to io9 spying this) is a trailer only. But it manages to …

Star Wars

TSA Canine Adoption Program

The Transportation Security Administration utilizes dogs in many capacities. Some of them, for whatever reason, don't make the cut for government …

San Antonio

Pickup Artists Are Still A Thing. And They Want You To Know They’ve Evolved.

<b>For someone whose entire gig</b> is chatting up women in a nightclub, pickup artist Mystery (real name Erik von Markovik) doesn’t appear to be a …

Colgate

Japan successfully lands robot rovers on an asteroid's surface

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Japanese space agency JAXA said it made history Saturday by successfully landing two unmanned rovers on an asteroid.<p>"The two rovers are in good condition and are transmitting images and data," a JAXA statement said after the rovers separated from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft and landed on …

Aerospace

The Shopping Malls and Big Box Stores Gutted by E-Commerce

Jesse Rieser's memories of growing up in Springfield, Missouri in the 1990s unfold against a familiar retail backdrop: storming the aisles of Toys R …

Captain Marvel

Love of Trump covers a multitude of sins for Christian conservatives

As the Bible tells it, David committed adultery with Bathsheba and orchestrated the death of her husband. “But it didn’t mean he wasn’t a good warrior or a good king,” says Nancy Allen. “The Bible says love covers all sin: love of God, love of country, love of children, love of grandchildren covers …

Mainstream Media

Minnesota Rep. Jim Knoblach quits campaign following sexual allegations by daughter

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach abruptly ended his re-election campaign Friday amid allegations of inappropriate touching from his adult daughter.<p>Minnesota Public Radio reported the announcement came hours after the St. Cloud Republican's attorney, Susan Gaertner, denied …

Elections

Devin Nunes in row over picture with man making 'racist' hand signal

Prominent Trump ally Devin Nunes has been criticized by his Democratic rival in the midterm elections, after a photograph on social media showed the Republican congressman next to a supporter making a hand gesture that some consider racist.<p>Nunes is chair of the House intelligence committee and a …

Devin Nunes