As We Rethink Old Harassers, Lets Talk About Clarence Thomas

November 23, 2017

Long suppressed talk about the sexual predation of men, in Hollywood, politics, business, the news industry, professional sports and life in general has swept across the country, exposing decades of dirty laundry and putting an entire nation of men on notice and on edge. The discussion in which the nation is engaged almost daily at this point, has exposed the rank hypocrisy of a right-wing Christianity that would sooner see…

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Trump pulls Texas two-step, leaves taxpayers with bill for fundraiser

November 22, 2017

President Donald Trump reportedly used a planned visit to Texas related to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts to simultaneously hold a fundraiser and write off the trip as a taxpayer expense, according to reports. Trump met with state and federal officials at Dallas Love Field Airport, after which he was scheduled to attend a private fundraiser that was rescheduled after Harvey hit the Gulf Coast in Texas, leaving massive devastation in its…

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Never Trump mob led by Ben Sasse attacks Trump spiritual adviser

November 22, 2017

Join me tomorrow as I interview @SeanHannity from @FoxNews & deliver a special message, “America at the Crossroads.” https://t.co/J3fDAOBmAX pic.twitter.com/ULmJ3LipyY — Dr. Robert Jeffress (@robertjeffress) October 22, 2017 Hannity, who identifies as a born-again believer, is one of the producers of the new film, “Let There Be Light.” I’ve posted the video at the bottom of this page. Sasse, a Nebraska Republican, attacked Jeffress in a series of tweets — which I’ve posted…

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His mom took care of him when he was a sick child. Now he’s paying her back big time.

November 22, 2017

Dashawn Hightower was only 3 years old when doctors discovered he had a tumor wrapped around his kidney. He went through two years of intensive treatments that included having a needle stuck under his chest to make sure his kidney was still working. Eventually, he made it out the other side cancer free but sans one kidney. “Every day, I just think I’m lucky to be here,” Dashawn says. Dashawn…

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7 Foods You Should Avoid At All Costs If You Might Be Having Sex Later

November 22, 2017

Remember when your mom used to tell you to wait like, 20 minutes after eating your hot dog and BBQ chips before jumping back into the pool, but you did it anyway, because what fucking kid from your childhood was actually so weak that they vommed from flopping around in water? LOL jk, #neverforget JOSHUA, the neighborhood pool party fuckup who probably now claims he’s gluten free, drinks Kombucha on…

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Worlds Biggest Wealth Fund Wants Out of Oil and Gas

November 22, 2017

The $1 trillion fund that Norway has amassed pumping oil and gas over the past two decades wants out of petroleum stocks.   Norway, which relies on oil and gas for about a fifth of economic output, would be less vulnerable to declining crude prices without its fund investing in the industry, the central bank said Thursday. The divestment would mark the second major step in scrubbing the world’s biggest wealth fund of…

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Celebrity chef Carluccio dies at 80

November 22, 2017

‘A charming don’ Jamie Oliver paid tribute to his “first London boss”, working with the Italian at Carluccio’s Neal Street Restaurant in Covent Garden 25 years ago. “He was such a charismatic charming don of all things Italian,” Oliver wrote on Instagram. “Always hanging out the front door of the restaurant with a big fat cigar, a glass of something splendid and his amazing fuzzy white hair. “Viva Antonio Carluccio……

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My Facebook Account Got Hacked & Taken OverThen God Showed Me I Had a MUCH Bigger Problem

November 21, 2017

ShareTweet It’s amazing to me how quickly God can begin to change a heart, and in that vein I’m reminded of a situation that happened to me about five months ago. In the summer my personal Facebook account was hacked, and by hacked I don’t mean someone took my photo and tried to impersonate me. I mean someone used an old email attached to my Facebook account to take control…

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How the GOP’s tax plan will screw you specifically

November 21, 2017

One of the Republicans’ favorite fiscal tricks is masking benefit cuts for average Americans behind tax cuts. The hope is that most voters will see a paltry middle-class tax cut instead of the massive cuts to programs and huge breaks for the rich. The House GOP’s newest attempt at a massive tax cut for the wealthy was released on Thursday. Called the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” the plan is…

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Uber, Lyft ban far-right activist for anti-Muslim rant

November 21, 2017

Uber and Lyft banned a far-right activist after she complained about not being able to find a “non Muslim” cab driver. Laura Loomer, who calls herself an “investigative journalist,” sacrificed her job on Wednesday because she couldn’t find a ride-hailing driver who didn’t look Muslim. That experience sparked a lengthy anti-Muslim Twitter rant. “I’m late to the NYPD press conference because I couldn’t find a non Muslim cab or @Uber @lyft…

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With Louis C.K., millennial men are finally forced to reckon with rape culture

November 21, 2017

It fucking depresses me that this comes from experience rather than an outsider perspective,” Greg, 29, tells the Daily Dot. New York Timesan explosive reportLouis C.K.C.K. is just the latest in a long list of powerful men who have been accused of sexual harassment or assault in the past month. In many ways, these nonstop reports have been a loud wakeup call for the segment of America who wasn’t already…

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Watch a 10-Year-Old’s Face Unlock His Mom’s iPhone X

November 21, 2017

Hacking Face ID, the facial recognition system built into Apple's iPhone X, isn't easy. Unless, it turns out, you're a very specific hacker—say, a rare 10-year-old kid, trying to break into the phone of whichever of your parents looks the most like you. Attaullah Malik and Sana Sherwani made that discovery earlier this month, when their fifth-grade son, Ammar Malik, walked into the bedroom of their Staten Island home to…

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Worlds Most Dangerous Countries Revealed, And It May Change Your Travel Plans

November 21, 2017

Collecting data from the World Health Organization and other institutions, the interactive ‘Travel Risk Map’ reveals just how risky countries are regarding road safety, security and medical matters. According to The Ipsos Mori Business Resilience Trends Watch 2018, 63% of people think travel-related risks have increased during the past year. In the paper, security threats and natural disasters were cited as main reasons for changed travel plans. This is how…

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Bitcoin Crashes and Then Surges in Wild Weekend Action

November 20, 2017

Bitcoin is proving that investing in digital currencies isn’t for the faint of heart. After plunging as much as 29 percent from a record high following the cancellation of a technology upgrade on Nov. 8, the largest cryptocurrency came roaring back in early trading Monday before fluctuating between gains and losses. “Crypto trading is not for the novice investor,” said John Spallanzani, chief macro strategist at GFI Securities LLC in New…

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Thieves Steal $800,000 in Whisky From Legendary Parisian Liquor Store

November 20, 2017

PARISLa Maison du Whiskythe house of whiskyis a high-end shop on a back street. The French presidents palace and various government offices devoted to intelligence and law enforcement are nearby, and on a weekend the neighborhood is very, very quiet. At 3:16 last Sunday morning, when it appears nobody was around but surveillance cameras were working, two people broke into the shop with relative ease to pull off a stunning…

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Inside the First Church of Artificial Intelligence

November 20, 2017

Anthony Levandowski makes an unlikely prophet. Dressed Silicon Valley-casual in jeans and flanked by a PR rep rather than cloaked acolytes, the engineer known for self-driving cars—and triggering a notorious lawsuit—could be unveiling his latest startup instead of laying the foundations for a new religion. But he is doing just that. Artificial intelligence has already inspired billion-dollar companies, far-reaching research programs, and scenarios of both transcendence and doom. Now Levandowski…

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Romances Between Work Colleagues Are More Likely To Form In Winter, New Study Suggests

November 19, 2017

Tis the season to be jolly, and maybe even flirty, soon, because according to Reboot Digital, winter is the time when things are most likely to heat up amongst colleagues. In fact, they found that 31 percent of first time kisses between co-workers happen at the office Christmas party, perhaps due to a little liquid courage. It’s no surprise that the colder the weather gets, the more singles are looking for…

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Questlove gets pulled over 6 times a year. Sadly, his experience is not unique.

November 19, 2017

Questlove, the multi-talented, affable percussionist for The Roots, took to Instagram to share his experiences as a black man behind the wheel. In the early morning of Nov. 17, possibly after getting pulled over, Questlove posted a video with a lengthy caption detailing some of the experiences he’s had “driving while black.” Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Fast Company. “Getting pulled over is like one of the most degrading…

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Fusion GPS official met with Russian operative before and after Trump Jr. sit-down

November 19, 2017

Veselnitskaya met with Trump Jr. in June, 2016, ostensibly to discuss sanctions against Russia The June 2016 Trump Tower meeting involving Donald Trump Jr. and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya occurred during a critical period. At that time, Fox News has learned that bank records show Fusion GPS was paid by a law firm for work on behalf of a Kremlin-linked oligarch while paying a former British spy Christopher Steele to…

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Fox News Bans Kiss Frontman Gene Simmons for Life

November 19, 2017

Kiss frontman Gene Simmonsuntil this week, a favorite guest on Fox News and Fox Business Network programs, which couldnt get enough of his supposedly outrageous rock-star antics mixed with conservative politicshas been banned for life from the right-leaning cable channels. Fox finally had enough of Simmons after he crudely insulted female Fox staffers, taunted them and exposed his chest, and otherwise behaved like the demon character he plays onstage. Management…

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This week in black women: A badass Barbie, Jesmyn Ward, and the video game of your dreams.

November 19, 2017

Creeps faced a reckoning. Thanksgiving is almost here. And black women had another week of turning everything they touch into gold. This is the fourth edition of “This week in black women,” a weekly column dedicated to signal-boosting the black women who make the world spin. I’ve got cheers and shoutouts for a much-needed video game, the mother of black Hollywood, an Olympic fencer turned toy, a Republican (yes, really!),…

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Ellen DeGeneres Has Kerry Washington Jump Out Of Her Seat With This Terrifying Scare!

November 18, 2017

Ellen DeGeneres loves to scare the shit out of celebs! The TV host and comedienne had Kerry Washington on the show on Thursday, and 100% gave her the scare of a lifetime! With the two playing an epic game of password dubbed “Purple Purseword” in order to bring awareness to the nonprofit Purple Purse, Ellen had Kerry completely freaked the fuck out! Everything was fine and normal until the Scandal…

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If You Care About Cities, Apple’s New Campus Sucks

November 18, 2017

The new headquarters Apple is building in Cupertino has the absolute best door handles. The greatest! They are, as my colleague Steven Levy writes, precision-milled aluminum rails that attach to glass doors—sliding and swinging alike—with no visible bolts. Everything in this building is the best. The toroid glass of the roof curves scientifically to shed rainwater. And if it never rains again (this being California), well, an arborist selected thousands…

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Queen should apologise, suggests Corbyn

November 18, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Queen should apologise,’ suggests Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn has suggested the Queen, among others, should apologise for using overseas tax havens if they were used to avoid taxation in the UK. The Labour leader was asked at the CBI conference whether the Queen should say sorry for making overseas investments. He said anyone putting money into tax havens for the purposes of avoidance…

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‘Cowardly act of terror’: Truck driver kills 8 on bike path

November 18, 2017

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