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mercredi 24 janvier 2018, 00:12
Yeah, 'Monster' sounds about right. Five women are suing beverage maker Monster Energy over a workplace culture where discrimination and sexually abusive behavior by male executives proliferated with impunity. (more…)
mardi 23 janvier 2018, 23:35
Ursula K. Le Guin died today at 88. The author of the Earthsea novels, The Left Hand of Darkness and many others, she was and remains among the brightest stars in the sky of fantasy literature. Ursula K. Le Guin, the immensely popular author who brought literary depth and a...
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“Despite claims the Kremlin is driving a campaign to disclose an anti-FBI memo, a source says an early in-house analysis concludes the hashtag has been mostly pushed by Americans,” reports Daily Beast. “If these reports are accurate, we are witnessing an ongoing...
In 1944 George Orwell wrote an essay called “Benefit of Clergy,” in which he calls Salvador Dali a “disgusting human being.” (more…)
As the saying goes, 'New year, new you.' But what's going to be different about the 2018 version of yourself? What if you kick off the new year by adding a new skill or two to your repertoire? From coding to writing, and even photo editing, we've rounded up five of the best ...
Enjoy this fantastic, titular, trippy video from one half of HONEYHONEY, Bejamin Jaffe's new solo album Dominator. Baeble blog had this to say: At this point, it's no secret that we are absolutely obsessed with anything HONEYHONEY-related. It all started back in 2012 when ...
Here's a short National Geographic video about a crying therapy service. Women pay a 'handsome man' to make them cry, then gently wipe their tears away. The practiced is said to relieve stress. Entrepreneur Hiroki Terai... is the founder of a group crying service that...
In Potentially dangerous consequences for biodiversity of solar geoengineering implementation and termination (published in Nature Ecology and Evolution, Sci-Hub mirror), a group of cross-institutional US climate scientists model what would happen if human embarked upon a...
Marilyn Hartman (66) flew from Chicago to London on a British Airways jet last week. She didn't have a ticket or a passport. How did she do it? She simply walked past TSA security officers and airline ticket collectors! From The New York Times: First, she walked past two...
It's a political no-brainer for Trump, who gets to clobber the renewables market, rattle his saber at China, extend the viable economic life of climate-destroying hydrocarbon fuels (like coal) and rile up the libs. (more…)
Governor Steve Bullock [D-MT] has signed an executive order banning state agencies from procuring internet service from ISPs that violate net neutrality principles like throttling, blocking and paid prioritization. (more…)
When the £5m Autosafe Skypark opened in Edinburgh, it was heralded as the UK's most technologically advanced car park, but in 2003, the owners went bankrupt and turned off the computers that controlled the lifts that raised and lowered cars into their bays. (more…)
South Korea has one of the world's highest suicide rates -- it has steadily mounted since 2000, rising to 25.6 per 100,000. (more…)
The 'addictiveness of smartphones' is the latest technology moral panic, sending parents off with furrowed brows over whether theire kids' 'brains are being rewired' by their phones. (more…)
Watch Talking Heads legend and happy mutant superhero David Byrne's delightful new lecture earlier this month in New York City! The subject, 'Reasons to be Cheerful,' is intertwined with Byrne's first album in 14 years, 'American Utopia,' due out in March. He's just...
The best way to avoid the many trolls, Russian agents, and nazis that Twitter is eager to host is to stop using Twitter. The next best thing might be to use 'soft blocks,' as described by Barry Ritholtz on his The Big Picture site. Enlist mutes, blocks (soft blocks, too) and ...
LegalFling is a Dutch app that's supposed to protect partners in sexual liaisons from miscommunication by recording both parties' consent to sexual activity in an indelible, public blockchain entry. (more…)
Ed Neumeier, the writer behind Paul Verhoeven's classic 1987 family comedy Robocop, is working on a direct sequel to it that ignores the poorly-received sequels and the forgettable 2014 reboot. (more…)
Taylor Weyeneth is America's number two official in charge of drug policy. He's a 24-year-old former Trump campaign volunteer whose resume is singularly unimpressive: apart from being a frat brother in good standing at St John's University and organizing a single charity...
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