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    Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump, holds up his bible who was giving to him by his mother as he speaks during the Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council Action, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in Washington ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

    How GOP Flirted With ‘Gay Conversion’

    How GOP Flirted With ‘Gay Conversion’

    Donald Trump may say he’s “much better for the gays,” but one of his most prominent backers tried to make support for gay conversion therapy an official part of the Republican Party platform.Remnants of the effort—led by Family Research Council pr...

    A Trump supporter tried to force into the GOP platform a plank backing the widely condemned ‘therapy’ aiming to change an individual’s sexual orientation.

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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump welcomes Nigel Farage, ex-leader of the British UKIP party, to speak at a campaign rally in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    Trump’s Alt-Right Coalition Goes Global

    Trump’s Alt-Right Coalition Goes Global

    Donald Trump’s inner circle resembles nothing so much as a Bond villain casting call. There’s the exiled Paul Manafort, steely-eyed, hair-dyed, and bathing in blood money. His replacement Steve Bannon is ruler of the alt-right trolls, fanning the ...

    On the right, the populist inmates are now running the asylum while Hillary seizes the center.

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    An interpreter waves an Iraqi national flag as he visits with U.S. army soldiers with First Platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2-17 field artillery a shop in the mixed Shi'ite and Sunni neighborhood of Zafraniyah, during a night patrol in Baghdad October 27, 2007.      REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (IRAQ) - RTR1VD7A

    Trump to Iraqi Heroes: Keep Out

    Trump to Iraqi Heroes: Keep Out

    Donald Trump’s immigration plan—well, at least the one he has this week—calls for banning thousands of people, including translators who risked their lives working alongside U.S. troops, and who still face the very real risk of death for assisting...

    The GOP nominee’s plan to ban immigration from countries with a ‘history of exporting terrorism’ would threaten the lives of thousands of Iraqis seen as heroes for helping Americans.

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    Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump, holds up his bible who was giving to him by his mother as he speaks during the Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council Action, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in Washington ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

    How GOP Flirted With ‘Gay Conversion’

    How GOP Flirted With ‘Gay Conversion’

    Donald Trump may say he’s “much better for the gays,” but one of his most prominent backers tried to make support for gay conversion therapy an official part of the Republican Party platform.Remnants of the effort—led by Family Research Council pr...

    A Trump supporter tried to force into the GOP platform a plank backing the widely condemned ‘therapy’ aiming to change an individual’s sexual orientation.

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    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with Member of the European Parliament Nigel Farage at a campaign rally in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S., August 24, 2016.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTX2MXOY

    Farage & Trump’s Mississippi Date Night

    Farage & Trump’s Mississippi Date Night

    Donald Trump was acting a little in awe, bashful even.What a public date night it was. He stood a few feet away from the British man spouting his cheery command to America to rise up and liberate itself from the big banks—this from a former City o...

    In Mississippi, U.K. pol Nigel Farage showcased all of the woozy populism and none of the insidious racism his party used to help win Brexit—and Trump loved every minute.

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    Jon Stewart

    How Jon Stewart Predicted Trump

    How Jon Stewart Predicted Trump

    It was less than three weeks before he said goodbye to The Daily Show for good that Jon Stewart delivered a segment that, in retrospect, perfectly sums up everything America has seen from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign over these past 14 mon...

    Long before anyone in the media was taking Donald Trump’s presidential campaign seriously, Jon Stewart predicted his entire electoral strategy.

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    Entertainment

    Mike Judge, creator/executive producer, writer and director, poses at the Los Angeles premiere for the new HBO comedy series "Silicon Valley" at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, California April 3, 2014.

    ‘Silicon Valley’ Courting Peter Thiel

    ‘Silicon Valley’ Courting Peter Thiel

    Mike Judge is always 10 years ahead of the cultural zeitgeist. It’s his cross to bear.He moved to Silicon Valley in 1987 to work for a startup, a decade before the dot-com bubble; he released Office Space in 1999, only for it to become a cult clas...

    The comedy genius behind ‘Beavis and Butthead,’ ‘King of the Hill,’ and the Emmy-nominated HBO series opens up about the tech world, MTV Classic, and much more.

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    Frank Ocean performs at The Other Tent during day 3 of the 2014 Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival on June 14, 2014 in Manchester, Tennessee.

    Frank Ocean’s LGBT Masterpiece

    Frank Ocean’s LGBT Masterpiece

    Like many outsiders, Frank Ocean betrays an obsession with identities and objects just beyond his reach. In an excerpt from the Boys Don’t Cry magazine released last week alongside an album, Blonde, a visual album, Endless, and a music video for t...

    Frank Ocean’s second album refuses definition. It bends genre, time, and gender, all in the service of staying true to himself. Music is all the better for it.

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    Ellen Paige

    Ellen Page’s Heartbreaking Orlando Visit

    Ellen Page’s Heartbreaking Orlando Visit

    Ellen Page and Ian Daniel are at the home of an Orlando man named Eddie.It’s been five days since his friends Juan Guerrero and Christopher Andrew Leinonen were killed during a friend’s 21st birthday party at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, two of the...

    For their LGBT travel show ‘Gaycation,’ Ellen Page and Ian Daniel visited Orlando in the aftermath of the mass shooting at gay nightclub Pulse. It’s important television.

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25:  Actress Sarah Paulson arrives at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

    How Sarah Paulson Became Marcia Clark

    How Sarah Paulson Became Marcia Clark

    Sarah Paulson is on the phone from the trailer—“a 1970s van on wheels,” she describes it—that she shares with Kathy Bates for the shrouded-in-mystery sixth season of American Horror Story. A little partition separates their bathrooms, she says. “W...

    ‘People v. O.J. Simpson’ star Sarah Paulson tells us how she changed the way we see legendary attorney Marcia Clark, who is no longer just a pop-culture joke about a haircut.

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    Frank Ocean performs at The Other Tent during day 3 of the 2014 Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival on June 14, 2014 in Manchester, Tennessee.

    Frank Ocean’s LGBT Masterpiece

    Frank Ocean’s LGBT Masterpiece

    Like many outsiders, Frank Ocean betrays an obsession with identities and objects just beyond his reach. In an excerpt from the Boys Don’t Cry magazine released last week alongside an album, Blonde, a visual album, Endless, and a music video for t...

    Frank Ocean’s second album refuses definition. It bends genre, time, and gender, all in the service of staying true to himself. Music is all the better for it.

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    HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 09:  Actress/comedian Leslie Jones arrives at the premiere of Sony Pictures' "Ghostbusters" at TCL Chinese Theatre on July 9, 2016 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

    Leslie Jones Is a Target of Misogynoir

    Leslie Jones Is a Target of Misogynoir

    Leslie Jones has given us so much, from hilarious Game of Thrones recaps to Ghostbusters to her entire Twitter presence. She even provided a ray of hope at the Rio Olympics, patriotically swimming upstream against the river of shit and the riptide...

    The harassment and hatred the ‘Ghostbusters’ star has endured all summer is emblematic of a certain kind of misogyny: that directed specifically against black women in pop culture.

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    Jon Stewart

    How Jon Stewart Predicted Trump

    How Jon Stewart Predicted Trump

    It was less than three weeks before he said goodbye to The Daily Show for good that Jon Stewart delivered a segment that, in retrospect, perfectly sums up everything America has seen from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign over these past 14 mon...

    Long before anyone in the media was taking Donald Trump’s presidential campaign seriously, Jon Stewart predicted his entire electoral strategy.

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    HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 09:  Actress/comedian Leslie Jones arrives at the premiere of Sony Pictures' "Ghostbusters" at TCL Chinese Theatre on July 9, 2016 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

    Leslie Jones Is a Target of Misogynoir

    Leslie Jones Is a Target of Misogynoir

    Leslie Jones has given us so much, from hilarious Game of Thrones recaps to Ghostbusters to her entire Twitter presence. She even provided a ray of hope at the Rio Olympics, patriotically swimming upstream against the river of shit and the riptide...

    The harassment and hatred the ‘Ghostbusters’ star has endured all summer is emblematic of a certain kind of misogyny: that directed specifically against black women in pop culture.

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    World News

    A woman, who fled from Falluja because of Islamic State violence, carries her child during a dust storm at a refugee camp in Ameriyat Falluja, south of Falluja, Iraq, June 16, 2016.

    A Backlash Against ISIS—and the Veil

    A Backlash Against ISIS—and the Veil

    Social life in the central Iraqi province of Anbar was always fairly conservative and often religious. And one of the facets of that social life was the fact that most Muslim women there wear headscarves, or hijab. A lot of local women also wore t...

    Many Iraqis once saw the niqab as a symbol of female piety. But the presence of ISIS—and its insistence that women cover up—has sparked a backlash against the full-face veil.

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    Rescuers work following an earthquake in Pescara del Tronto, central Italy, August 24, 2016.

    ‘The Town Is Gone’

    ‘The Town Is Gone’

    AMATRICE, Italy — Last-minute preparations for this charming little hilltop town’s annual pasta festival were well underway when the earthquake struck.The classic Amatriciana recipe (bits of pork, pecorino cheese, and tomato), which put Amatrice o...

    The Amatrice town clock was halted at 3:36 a.m.—the moment a 6.2 magnitude earthquake ripped into thousands of hilltop homes, killing at least 120 people.

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    A Turkish army tank and an armoured vehicle are stationed near the Turkish-Syrian border in Karkamis in the southeastern Gaziantep province, Turkey, August 23, 2016. Picture taken August 23, 2016. Ihlas News Agency

    Turkish Tanks Roll Into Crazy Syria War

    Turkish Tanks Roll Into Crazy Syria War

    Turkish tanks have invaded northern Syria, backed by about 5,000 Arab and Turkmen Syrian rebels—ranging in ideological orientation from nationalist to Islamist to Salafist—and U.S. and Turkish fighter jets and drones, to retake the city of Jarablu...

    In the Syria conflict, the enemy of my enemy is my enemy. And it just got more complicated, and more dangerous.

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    A wounded man walks along the road following an earthquake in Amatrice, central Italy, August 24, 2016.

    Scenes From Italy’s Earthquake Aftermath

    Scenes From Italy’s Earthquake Aftermath

    As the sun came up over Perugia, survivors and rescue teams got their first look at the devastation left by the 3 a.m. temblor. Here are pictures from the hard-hit town of Amatrice.

    As the sun came up over Perugia, survivors and rescue teams got their first look at the devastation left by the 3 a.m. temblor. Here are pictures from the hard-hit town of Amatrice.

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    Rescuers work following an earthquake in Pescara del Tronto, central Italy, August 24, 2016.

    ‘The Town Is Gone’

    ‘The Town Is Gone’

    AMATRICE, Italy — Last-minute preparations for this charming little hilltop town’s annual pasta festival were well underway when the earthquake struck.The classic Amatriciana recipe (bits of pork, pecorino cheese, and tomato), which put Amatrice o...

    The Amatrice town clock was halted at 3:36 a.m.—the moment a 6.2 magnitude earthquake ripped into thousands of hilltop homes, killing at least 120 people.

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    MALI - MARCH 5: Sankore mosque, Timbuktu (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1988). Mali, 14th century. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)

    Jailing Jihadis for Destroying Treasures

    Jailing Jihadis for Destroying Treasures

    PARIS — The monsters of al Qaeda and the so-called Islamic State probably never will be held to account the way the Nazis were at the Nuremberg Tribunals after World War II. The snarled red tape and convoluted politics of today’s international org...

    How the International Criminal Court is prosecuting a Malian al Qaeda terrorist for the desecration of history in Timbuktu.

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    A member of the Kurdish police known as the Asayesh, observes enemy positions from a lookout point in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh during ongoing fighting with regime forces on August 22, 2016. Fierce overnight clashes with regime forces allowed the Kurds to advance mostly in the south of the city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

    U.S.-Backed Kurds: ‘Surrender or Die’

    U.S.-Backed Kurds: ‘Surrender or Die’

    HASAKAH, Syria – U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters have Syrian President Bashar Assad’s militias under siege in the northern Syrian city of Hasakah, and they are leaving them two options: “Surrender or die.”In a conflict where alliances shift kaleidosc...

    In a critical battle, Washington’s most effective allies in Syria turn their attention away from fighting ISIS and toward the militias of Bashar al-Assad.

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    The Jihadi Joker, Anjem Choudary, Was a Terror Mastermind

    The Jihadi Joker Was a Terror Mastermind

    The Jihadi Joker Was a Terror Mastermind

    LONDON — Perhaps the world’s most mainstream pro-ISIS Western media agitator, Anjem Choudary, finally has been convicted of terrorism in the United Kingdom.It took 20 years to bring him to justice, but after jurors at the Old Bailey heard last wee...

    For 20 years, long before ISIS, Anjem Choudary abetted terror plots in the U.K. and around the world. Now that he’s in jail, will he continue his work there?

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    MALI - MARCH 5: Sankore mosque, Timbuktu (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1988). Mali, 14th century. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)

    Jailing Jihadis for Destroying Treasures

    Jailing Jihadis for Destroying Treasures

    PARIS — The monsters of al Qaeda and the so-called Islamic State probably never will be held to account the way the Nazis were at the Nuremberg Tribunals after World War II. The snarled red tape and convoluted politics of today’s international org...

    How the International Criminal Court is prosecuting a Malian al Qaeda terrorist for the desecration of history in Timbuktu.

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    U.S.

    Schizophrenic Woman Framed for Murder

    Homophobic Cops Framed Innocent Woman

    Homophobic Cops Framed Innocent Woman

    Cops and prosecutors said Cathy Woods was a lesbian and that it had driven her to murder.Woods killed college student Michelle Mitchell in Reno, Nevada, in 1976 after the 19-year-old rebuffed her sexual advances, prosecutors claimed. Despite the l...

    Cathy Woods was jailed for 35 years in the slaying of Michelle Mitchell, who was last seen with a man. Now she’s suing, saying cops framed her as a killer lesbian.

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    New Lawsuit: Fox News Packed With Pervs

    New Lawsuit: Fox News Packed With Pervs

    The latest sexual-harassment lawsuit against Fox News and deposed CEO Roger Ailes alleges that the network’s executives actively retaliated against on-air personality Andrea Tantaros after she repeatedly complained about inappropriate conduct in t...

    The latest legal salvo against the TV network alleges a culture of sexual harassment that reached far outside Roger Ailes’s office.

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    An aerial view of the Grand Floridian is seen after a two-year-old boy was dragged by an alligator into the lagoon at the Walt Disney World resort in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 15, 2016.

    Father Wrestled Florida Gator in Vain

    Father Wrestled Florida Gator in Vain

    The desperate father of a 2-year-old boy who was the victim of a horrific alligator attack at a Florida Disney resort reached into the reptile’s mouth in a vain attempt to try to wrestle free his son’s head from the reptile’s grasp, officials said...

    The desperate father of the victim of the Florida alligator attack reached into the animal’s mouth to try to free his son, a report finds.

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    Schizophrenic Woman Framed for Murder

    Homophobic Cops Framed Innocent Woman

    Homophobic Cops Framed Innocent Woman

    Cops and prosecutors said Cathy Woods was a lesbian and that it had driven her to murder.Woods killed college student Michelle Mitchell in Reno, Nevada, in 1976 after the 19-year-old rebuffed her sexual advances, prosecutors claimed. Despite the l...

    Cathy Woods was jailed for 35 years in the slaying of Michelle Mitchell, who was last seen with a man. Now she’s suing, saying cops framed her as a killer lesbian.

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    Perv Preacher Nabbed 2,000 Miles Away

    Perv Preacher Nabbed 2,000 Miles Away

    It took a jury 30 minutes to find preacher Gregorio Martinez guilty of molesting a 13-year-old boy.The New Jersey preacher was convicted in February 2015 of aggravated criminal sexual contact, child abuse, and endangering the welfare of a child, f...

    After Gregorio Martinez was convicted of sexually abusing a boy, he vanished. Two reporters working on one tip did what law enforcement couldn’t: Find him.

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    Zachary Penton murdered his roommate after tweeting he would.

    Killer Tweeted: I’ll Murder My Roommate

    Killer Tweeted: I’ll Murder My Roommate

    Two days after he tweeted “I need to move out of my place before I viciously murder my roommates,” Zachary Penton called 911 and confessed to killing his roommate.Penton, of Gilbert, Arizona, was booked in Maricopa County jail after police said he...

    Police say Zachary Penton confessed to killing a man he lived with two days after he tweeted he would ‘viciously murder my roommates.’

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    Tech + Health

    Power to the Period

    Giving Homeless Women a Dignified Period

    Giving Homeless Women a Dignified Period

    Holly Sanchez wasn’t expecting anything monumental to happen when she asked her Twitter followers to donate pads and tampons to homeless shelters.“I didn’t think that a tweet would go very far,” Sanchez told The Daily Beast, adding with a laugh, “...

    Homeless shelters’ biggest request isn’t canned goods. It’s feminine hygiene products.

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    Dr. Paul McHugh on gay and transgender

    The GOP’s Favorite Anti-Gay Doc

    The GOP’s Favorite Anti-Gay Doc

    Former Johns Hopkins psychiatry chair Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of staking out anti-LGBT positions. But The Washington Examiner and other conservative media outlets would have you believe that McHugh’s statements on LGBT issues are signif...

    Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of anti-science, anti-LGBT stances. That doesn’t stop conservative media from lauding his work.

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    Is This the End of Skin Cancer?

    Is This the End of Skin Cancer?

    Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) with collaborators from the German Cancer Research Center and two other Israeli medical centers published an article in Nature Cell Biology Monday that could change the way skin cancer is treated.The auth...

    Researchers at Tel Aviv University say they’ve found a way to stop the spread of the most deadly kind of skin cancer.

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    How we're evolving to get heavier + might not need to lose weight after all

    Why Science Says It’s OK to Stay Fat

    Why Science Says It’s OK to Stay Fat

    The world is getting heavier. But you don’t need to lose weight. A number of news outlets have been covering a recent report out from the CDC, with headlines mostly pointing to the apparent 15-pound increase in average weight in Americans since 19...

    It’s time we stop equating good health with weight loss.

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    Dr. Paul McHugh on gay and transgender

    The GOP’s Favorite Anti-Gay Doc

    The GOP’s Favorite Anti-Gay Doc

    Former Johns Hopkins psychiatry chair Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of staking out anti-LGBT positions. But The Washington Examiner and other conservative media outlets would have you believe that McHugh’s statements on LGBT issues are signif...

    Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of anti-science, anti-LGBT stances. That doesn’t stop conservative media from lauding his work.

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    The Man Who Networked the World

    The Man Who Networked the World

    Contact: A hundred years before iconic figures like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs permeated our lives, 60 years before Marshall McLuhan proclaimed media to be “the extensions of man,” an Irish-Italian inventor laid the foundation of the communication ...

    In giving us the wireless world, the Irish-Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi was arguably the first truly global figure in modern communication

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    McDonalds Is Using Your Kids To Survive

    McDonalds Is Using Your Kids To Survive

    Yesterday, in the most Internet-appropriate news item since the last time Donald Trump opened his mouth, fast-food behemoth McDonald’s announced it was going to stop giving out activity trackers with children’s Happy Meals after reports of the wea...

    The burger giant isn’t winning kids over just through toys.

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    Why More Young Adults Are Having Strokes

    Why More Young Adults Are Having Strokes

    Why More Young Adults Are Having Strokes

    ROCKLIN, Calif.— The headaches were excruciating and wouldn’t go away. Her doctor said they were migraines. Then, one morning a few weeks later, Jamie Hancock stood up from the couch and discovered she couldn’t move the right side of her body. Whe...

    Because strokes are so often associated with older adults, young people might not see the warning signs—until it’s too late.

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    (GERMANY OUT) 1874 - 1937Ingenieur, IRadiotechnikerMarconi mit seiner Radioversuchsstationan Bord seiner Yacht 'Elettra'1924 (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)

    The Man Who Networked the World

    The Man Who Networked the World

    Contact: A hundred years before iconic figures like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs permeated our lives, 60 years before Marshall McLuhan proclaimed media to be “the extensions of man,” an Irish-Italian inventor laid the foundation of the communication ...

    In giving us the wireless world, the Irish-Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi was arguably the first truly global figure in modern communication

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    Arts + Culture

    Banning Booze on Campus Never Works / SEO hed: Hey Stanford, Banning Booze on Campus Never Works

    Banning Booze on Campus Doesn’t Work

    Banning Booze on Campus Doesn’t Work

    Stanford University’s ban on possession of large containers of liquor on campus—part of a larger effort to reduce alcohol-related sexual violence at the university—was swiftly condemned by victims’ advocates as a failure to properly address campus...

    Stanford is banning large containers of liquor to ‘meaningfully change the campus culture around alcohol.’ But similar initiatives haven’t been successful.

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    Gawker's last days

    How Gawker Finally Said Goodbye

    How Gawker Finally Said Goodbye

    This is the way Gawker ends—not with a bang but a whimper.During Gawker.com’s final hours of operation Monday, a death foretold for many weeks and ultimately confirmed last Thursday as a federal bankruptcy judge approved the parent company’s sale ...

    A mournful final post by founder Nick Denton sounded the death knell for Gawker.com, the gossipy, snarky website he founded and fought for to the bitter, and very expensive, end.

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    Billy Bush

    NBC’s ‘Today’ Show Marries Billy Bush

    NBC’s ‘Today’ Show Marries Billy Bush

    In yet another installment of the Today show’s vaunted wedding feature, the venerable NBC News morning franchise exchanged sacred vows Monday with a blushing new bride.That bride—and I use the term advisedly, only because of all the over-the-top a...

    Last week Al Roker confronted Billy Bush for believing Ryan Lochte’s ‘lies’ about his Rio escapade. But ‘Today’s’ 9 a.m. gang this morning officially welcomed Bush with lots of smile...

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    The Genius of Karen Finley

    The Genius of Karen Finley

    The Genius of Karen Finley

    Karen Finley materialized amongst the audience at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on New York’s 42nd Street, a phosphorescent eruption of white fur and silvery sleeves, then moved stage-wards, unleashing a stream of commentary punctuated by smiles of ...

    Karen Finley, famed for her transgressive performance art, has two new targets in her latest show, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton—and how they use, abuse, and revel in power.

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    Gawker's last days

    How Gawker Finally Said Goodbye

    How Gawker Finally Said Goodbye

    This is the way Gawker ends—not with a bang but a whimper.During Gawker.com’s final hours of operation Monday, a death foretold for many weeks and ultimately confirmed last Thursday as a federal bankruptcy judge approved the parent company’s sale ...

    A mournful final post by founder Nick Denton sounded the death knell for Gawker.com, the gossipy, snarky website he founded and fought for to the bitter, and very expensive, end.

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    Lost Masterpieces: Churchill’s destroyed portrait

    The Burning of Churchill's Portrait

    The Burning of Churchill's Portrait

    It must have been quite the awkward situation. On Nov. 30, 1954, a proud British Parliament gathered for a large ceremony at Westminster Hall to present their beloved leader, Sir Winston Churchill, with a portrait of him in celebration of his 80th...

    Britain's wartime PM Winston Churchill diplomatically commented of Graham Sutherland's portrait of him that it was “a great example of modern art.” Unofficially, he and his w...

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    Moth star on how rejection made her a serious writer

    How Rejection Made Me a Serious Writer

    How Rejection Made Me a Serious Writer

    Don’t date someone you work with, because, if you date someone you work with you’ve substantially increased the chances that you will get dumped while you are at work. I can give this advice because I once dated someone I worked with and then that...

    Getting told no—by lovers, bosses, schools—is never fun, but sometimes you have to hit bottom before you realize that becoming who you want to be is all on you after all.

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    Was This Man the Real Indiana Jones?

    Was This Man the Real Indiana Jones?

    When I first walk into the Holyland Bible Knowledge Society and am ushered into a lecture hall for a Bible study class, I feel like I have been tricked.I came expecting to see the treasures of the man who supposedly inspired my childhood cinematic...

    In a small house in a quiet Los Angeles neighborhood, the Holyland Bible Knowledge Society honors the memory of an evangelist and relic hunter who just might be the original Indy.

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    Lost Masterpieces: Churchill’s destroyed portrait

    The Burning of Churchill's Portrait

    The Burning of Churchill's Portrait

    It must have been quite the awkward situation. On Nov. 30, 1954, a proud British Parliament gathered for a large ceremony at Westminster Hall to present their beloved leader, Sir Winston Churchill, with a portrait of him in celebration of his 80th...

    Britain's wartime PM Winston Churchill diplomatically commented of Graham Sutherland's portrait of him that it was “a great example of modern art.” Unofficially, he and his w...

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