How White Nationalists Have Co-Opted Fan Fiction

During a recent summer stroll near an Ivy League campus, I happened on an SUV with a decal on its rear window that read “The University of Rhodesia.” The University of Rhodesia no longer exists, but it was located in…

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Strap on Your Exoskeleton and Dance, Dance, Dance

I’m in the middle of the dance flooring. The strobe light above me are popping in time with the bellowing kicking drums and brutal synth-bass rolling out of the speakers at 110 defeats per time. I’m shuffling to the tempi,…

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While You Were Offline: So Long, Alex Acosta

It &# x27; s been such a busy seven days that are still &# x27; s been no time to talk about the fact that a federal gloriou jury is reportedly investigating a major Trump fund-raiser or that an appeals…

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While You Were Offline: Trump Went Into North Korea

To begin with, a programming note: While you &# x27; re learning this in its usual time slot, it was gathered before the July Fourth holiday, so–unfortunately–there &# x27; s not a collection of tweets about President Trump &# x27;…

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While You Were Offline: The Great Debate(s) That Rocked the Internet

Welp, June is over and it ended with a lot of fanfare. Over the past week, President Trump joked about election interference when meeting with Vladimir Putin and likewise got into a fight with the US females &# x27; s…

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Spiff Up Your Real-World Skills With Old-Timey YouTube

Early humans probably didn’t exist by begin burns the cartoon way, cleaning a put between their palms until crack, crackling, poof! It’s not that the technique doesn’t work; it’s just really slow and can leave you with massive, puffy swellings…

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While You Were Offline: The President Is Running for President, FYI

Wow. So, what all happened last week? Well, former vice president and presidential hopeful Joe Biden can &# x27; t seem to get out of his own way, and parties are starting to wonder if smartphones give you horns. So…

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What the Google-Genius Copyright Dispute Is Really About

The antitrust pitchforks are out for large-hearted tech. First came the European Union, then Washington, DC. Not to be left out , now comes trendy hop lyrics. Over the weekend, the music annotation area Genius publicly alleged search juggernaut Google…

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Productivity and the Joy of Doing Things the Hard Way

This story is part of a series on how we make time–from productivity hacks to long ambles to altering the serve of our own circadian clocks. Suppose you were on a business trip in a city you’d never generated much…

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While You Were Offline: Trump and Pelosi’s War of Words Continues

Man, it &# x27; s been a long week. Does anyone even remember it started with onetime White House counsel Don McGahn defying a Congressional subpoena at this part? Or that New York State had effectively closed a law loophole…

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