Millennials Didn’t Kill the Economy. The Economy Killed Millennials

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The American system has thrown them into debt, depressed their wages, kept them from buying homes—and then blamed them for everything.

EPA announces new limitations on enforcement of the Clean Water Act

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The proposed new rule would chip away at wetlands safeguards put in place during the administration of President George H.W. Bush.

Ways of seeing (1972) [video]

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A BAFTA award-winning BBC series with John Berger, which rapidly became regarded as one of the most influential art programmes ever made. In the first progra...

Every Generation Gets the Beach Villain It Deserves

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Aggressive, shameless, obsessive and optimistic, the tech billionaire Vinod Khosla is willing to litigate the California coast for the rest of his life.

The Largest Vocabulary in Hip Hop (2017)

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Literary elites love to rep Shakespeare’s vocabulary: across his entire corpus, he uses 28,829 words, suggesting he knew over 100,000 words and arguably had the largest vocabulary, ever. I decided to compare this data point against the most famous artists in hip hop. I used each artist’s first 35,000 lyrics. That way, prolific artists, such as Jay-Z, could be compared to newer artists, such as Drake.

The Golden Age of Rich People Not Paying Their Taxes

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An eight-year campaign to slash the IRS’s budget has left the agency understaffed, hamstrung, and operating with archaic equipment. The result: a hundred-billion-dollar heist.

Sundar Pichai had to explain to Congress why Googling ‘idiot’ turns up pictures of Trump

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Pichai told the House of Representatives that it wasn’t Google’s fault.

Google’s CEO had to remind Congress that Google doesn’t make iPhones

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Rep. Steve King asked about a notification on his granddaughter’s iPhone

Ex-Canadian Diplomat Michael Kovrig Detained in China

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Michael Kovrig, who until recently served as a Canadian diplomat in China, has been arrested and detained in China without explanation, the Canadian government confirmed Tuesday.

Employees at Amazon's New NYC Warehouse Launch Unionization Push

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A committee of employees at Amazon’s recently opened Staten Island fulfillment center is going public with a unionization campaign, a fresh challenge to the e-commerce giant in a city where it plans to build a major new campus.

The Cube Rule of Food Identification

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Harvard Quietly Amasses California Vineyards–and the Water Underneath

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Making a bet on climate change, the university’s $39 billion endowment has been snapping up farmland and the related rights. In a warming planet, few resources will be as strained as water. ‘It was surprising, the prices they were willing to pay.’

Samsung Kills Headphone Jack in Latest Smartphone After Years of Mocking Apple

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Samsung today introduced its latest smartphone, the Galaxy A8s. It is Samsung's first smartphone with an Infinity-O display, which has a nearly...

Population Mountains

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The shape of cities, using population data for every 1,000 square meters.

Reflections on DOOM's Development

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The year of 1993 was a magical one, more so than any other. It was the only time we challenged ourselves as a group to create a game that was as good as anything we could have imagined at the time. We didn’t challenge ourselves like that before DOOM, nor after it. It was the right time to shoot for