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USA Track and Field Tries To Hide The Fact That It Butchered The National Team Selection For Pan Ams LetsRun.com
By Robert Johnson June 26, 2019. Yesterday, LetsRun.com exclusively broke the story of how USATF had butchered the selection process for picking who ...
How The Web Uses 'Dark Patterns' to Trick You Into Buying Things You Don't Want ScienceAlert
Researchers at Princeton released a new study on how many online shopping sites use coercive so-called "dark pattern" techniques to trick people into ...
Where Are Oceanna & Nelly From 'Catfish' Now? Their Relationship Included A Tangled Web Of People Bustle
When there's a web of people tangled up in a Catfish story, there's always a good chance that most of them aren't real. That was the case for Nelly and Oceanna ...
Reddit Places a 'Quarantine' on The_Donald, Its Largest Community of Trump Supporters TIME
Reddit has placed a “quarantine” on the subreddit The_Donald, one of the most popular online communities for supporters of President Donald Trump, saying it ...
WEB EXTRA: DeafConnect offers 3-day camp for children www.localmemphis.com
This week, DeafConnect is offering a 3-day summer signing camp for kids age 6-15, where they will participate in interactive games as well as arts and crafts ...
White Nationalist Threats Against Transgender People Are Escalating Southern Poverty Law Center
Transphobic rhetoric, some of it violent, appears to be increasing among white nationalists and neo-Nazis as the fight for transgender rights gains visibility and ...
Why Your Foot Calluses Might Be Good for You WebMD
Researchers found that calluses offer the foot protection while you're walking around, without compromising tactile sensitivity -- or the ability to feel the ground.
Don’t fall for fraudulent messages supposedly issued by I-T department Livemint
If you receive, identify a fraudulent email claiming to be from the I-T department, don't click on any link included in it or download any attachments from it.
Energy Drinks: Quick Pick-Me-Up or Health Hazard? WebMD
Although people 18-38 are the biggest consumers of energy drinks, almost one-third of teens ages 12-17 use them on a regular basis.
Something Awful’s founder thinks YouTube sucks at moderation The Verge
YouTube has been particularly bad about moderation lately. Earlier this month, Susan Wojcicki, YouTube's CEO, apologized to the LGBTQ community after the ...
'5B' Documentary Spotlights The Nation's First AIDS Hospital Unit : Shots - Health News NPR
A new documentary tells the story of America's first inpatient unit dedicated to the care of people with AIDS. Nurse Cliff Morrison helped create 5B in 1983, and ...
Twitter tests out another desktop redesign with trends on the right, navigation on the left TechCrunch
It was in January that Twitter announced that it would be rolling out a new, simplified desktop redesign to its users. Hopefully, no one was holding their breath for ...
How to help people with criminal records break barriers to employment ABA Journal
Harley Blakeman is the founder of the website Honest Jobs, where formerly encarcerated people like himself can find work. (Photo from Harley Blakeman.).
Instagram Therapists Are the New Instagram Poets The New York Times
Mental health professionals are speaking to the “therapy generation” online, at no cost. And it's bringing in business.
300M-user meme site Imgur raises $20M from Coil to pay creators TechCrunch
Meme creators have never gotten their fair share. Remixed and reshared across the web, their jokes prop up social networks like Instagram and Twitter that pay ...
The Current: The death of a ludicrously local, incredibly essential newspaper Washington Post
Nov. 16, 2017, should have been a banner day at the Current newspapers. The publisher of four community weeklies covering Northwest Washington was ...
Whose Deaths Aren’t We Seeing? POLITICO
Face down and dead in the silty water of the Rio Grande, Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his toddler daughter Valeria are everywhere you look. The image ...
Opera Releases iOS Version of Its ‘Blockchain-Ready’ Mobile Web Browser Cointelegraph
Norway-based internet browser company Opera has launched the iOS version of its mobile web browser, Opera Touch, according to a press release shared with ...
The Hotel Hackers Are Hiding in the Remote Control Curtains Bloomberg
Back doors to your personal data can be found in everything from smart fish tanks to Wi-Fi pineapples.
The curious blocking of elonmusk.today Financial Times
Ted Stein is a software engineer with nearly 20 years experience. As an independent contractor, he's completed multiple projects for various government ...