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Saudi Arabia faces collapse: America’s Middle Eastern ally may not survive this latest oil crisis

Petroleum accounts for 90 percent of the country’s economy. A depressed market has exposed its fragile fundamentals<p>Saudi Arabia is in serious trouble. The Binladin Group, the kingdom’s largest construction company, has terminated the employment of fifty thousand foreign workers. They have been …

Saudi Arabia

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How to create entirely separate photo libraries in Photos

One of the cooler hidden features of Photos (and iPhoto before it) is the ability to create more than one photo library. You can make one for your home photos, work photos, photos from a different camera, or those racy photos you don’t want the kids tripping over.<p>It’s pretty simple, but not totally …

Libraries

Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto teamed up to make the ultimate 'Star Trek' commercial for Audi

He was famous for his portrayal of Mr. Spock on the "Star Trek" television series, as well as in numerous films in the multi-generational franchise.<p>Two years ago, Nimoy and Zachary Quinto — the actor tapped to take over the character of Spock in the nost recent movies — teamed up to make one of the …

Leonard Nimoy

Syfy to pay tribute to Leonard Nimoy this Sunday

As Trekkies (or Trekkers, as Nimoy preferred to call them) worldwide don their black Starfleet uniforms and prepare to launch their beloved Mr. Spock …

REVEALED: The Most Segregated Cities in North America | Smart Cities Dive

The Martin Prosperity Institute here in Toronto just released a new research study called Segregated City: The Geography of Economic Segregation in …

Lambert Simnel: Richard III’s heir who ‘had a stronger claim to the throne than Henry VII’

In 1486, a year after Henry VII had killed Richard III at the battle of Bosworth and seized the crown, a young man claiming to be a Yorkist prince …

The GOP’s Giuliani disaster: Why Rudy’s vile nonsense is a big problem for Republicans

The ex-mayor has long been a demagogue. But for Republicans, his nasty comments may hint at a new political threat<p>For millions of American workers, the “pedal to the metal” growth of the labor market means life is about to get better. But for those conservatives and Republican partisans who are …

Political Science
Dev Patel

The Obama administration is playing politics with John Roberts, and it’s about time

The ACA’s defenders understand that it’ll take more than legal merits to win John Roberts’ support<p>The Obama administration is taking a cynical approach to the Supreme Court's consideration of King v. Burwell, conservatives' latest desperate and quite possibly successful attempt to gut the …

Health Care

We don't need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts training.

In business and at every level of government, we hear how important it is to graduate more students majoring in science, technology, engineering and math, as our nation’s competitiveness depends on it. The Obama administration has set a goal of increasing STEM graduates by one million by 2022, and …

Humanities

New oil train blast stokes call for safety rules

The spectacular explosion of an oil train in West Virginia has underscored frustration over delays in implementing more forceful safety regulations for crude-carrying trains, many of which rumble through communities’ downtowns.<p>The crash on Monday, involving a 109-car convoy of CSX tankers carrying …

Trains

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

Christian right’s vile PR sham: Why their bizarre films are backfiring on them

I once was a fundamentalist Christian and right-winger. Now I watch their films and see their heavy-handed tactics<p>“Millions of believers will suddenly vanish into thin air," Willie Robertson, best known for his work on Duck Dynasty, exclaimed recently. He was promoting the new Christian movie "Left …

Love Goat Cheese? Try This Addictive Salad

Photo: Courtesy of Food52.<p>Sweet, salty, tart, crunchy, and spicy, this salad has the perfect flavor and texture balance. The inspiration was …

Cheese

Quick Tip: Use iTunes to Transfer Files to Compatible Apps On Your iPad

Here’s a tip we published almost four years ago, but seeing as I used it quite recently at work, I thought I’d give it a refresh. Now that iPads are infiltrating the office space and boardrooms, I see more and more co-workers wanting to take videos and other files into meetings with them. This …

Apps

Deals: MagConnect iPad Seat Bolt Mount at Near 30% Off

Today’s featured iPad Insight Deal is on the <b>MagConnect Seat Bolt Mount</b> – an iPad in the car accessory. It’s on offer for 29% off – at $119.99, down from its standard price of $170.<p>This looks useful as long as it’s used safely while on the road. Here’s a little background on it:<p>The MagConnect Seat …

What We Owe to Stieg Larsson and 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'

It's been ten years since Stieg Larsson's untimely passing, and <i>The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo</i> author would have turned sixty on August 15 of this …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Kingston’s MobileLite Reader Looks Like A Great Way To Effectively Expand iPad Storage

Here’s a really cool accessory I read about on Tools and Toys: the Kingston MobileLite Wireless Flash Reader. The iPad lacks any sort of expandable storage, but the MobileLite allows you to work around this by pairing with over Wi-Fi. Once paired, you can use the MobileLite’s USB port or card …

iPad

LG G3, two months on ...

ASUS #Backto5 Event at MWC 2018 [Sponsored]<p>Watch the unveiling of the ZenFone 5 series, with OK Go!<p>Expand Minimize<p>Two months on<p>LG G3, two months on …

LG G3: Front Facing Camera

James Garner, RIP

<b>James Garner is such a part</b> of so many memories that it's hard to parcel out one from the other. The kids who grew up watching him turn the concept TV Western on its head in <i>Maverick</i> ended up loving him as Jim Rockford, who turned the concept of the TV detective on its head. His movie work was …

Heroism

Lance Armstrong in Purgatory: The After-Life

After a great fall, what do we remember? We remember the cheating, and the lies. We remember the cult of personality that we eagerly embraced, and then felt betrayed by. But what of the man who fell? What about the work he didn't cheat at? What about the 16 years Lance Armstrong spent building a …

To This Day

15 common Android problems and how to fix them

Apps