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- 9 minIf you must know one thing about journalist Jesse Singal, it’s that he loves reporting on trans issues—trans kids, in particular. If you must know another thing, it’s that a lot of trans people, myself included, loathe his coverage of trans issues with a once-fiery passion that has since cooled into a dormant rage.
- 45 minSomebody had to foot the bill for Anna Delvey’s fabulous new life. The city was full of marks.
- 35 minFull list of issues which have been found in 50 (and counting) publications from Cornell professor Brian Wansink. 6 retractions, 14 corrections.
- 5 minReallyRead.It's battle against the uncivil comments section is also a battle against high bounce rates.
- 8 minI want to discuss a popular TV show my wife and I have been binge-watching on Netflix. It’s the story of a family man, a man of science, a genius who fell in with the wrong crowd. He slowly descends…
- 5 mineyeo, the company behind the popular browser-based ad block product Adblock Plus, is no stranger to controversy. Which is just as well given its new “passion project”: A browser add-on that labels news content as ‘trusted’ or, well, Breitbart. The beta browser extension, whi…
- 10 minIn almost every classroom in America are maps that encourage students to consider the vast world that surrounds them. Why are people so afraid of what will happen if young people are inspired to think through their own identity?
- 6 minThe trick is forgetting they are children.
- 21 minEvery hour of every day a million little crimes are committed online. And every time it happens, hundreds of legitimate businesses all over the world, with boards and shareholders and mission statements — some of them publicly listed — put the proceeds of those crimes in their own pockets. They
- 5 minIndividual actions can't buy us out of the pollution problem.
- 8 minThe internet’s first megaplatform was more than just an auction site — it was the blueprint for everything that followed.
- 21 minHow bad is it? Bad. I will explain why. Any bright signs? A few. This is part one. Part two is about what can be done.
- 7 minState and local governments have a huge influence on citizens’ daily lives. They spend people’s tax dollars. They decide how schools operate and what constitute…
- 15 minTucked away in the mountains above Malibu, the Illusion is rustling around his garden to pick me a strawberry. The good news is that he’s…
- 12 minWith all the joys in attendance, how come “Incredibles 2” delivers less of a punch than we received fourteen years ago?
- 5 minMost people learn about Trump's tweets through the media — and often just from a headline.
- 20 minWhen Diamond DeShields is playing her best, it's a little like watching Vin Diesel hit the nitrous in a Fast and Furious movie: Everyone else on the court looks like they're in slow motion...
- 7 minThe referendum, which bans flavored tobacco products like menthol cigarettes and gummi bear e-cigarettes, is passing with 68 percent of the vote.
- 20 minAfter prenatal testing shows a fetus is at risk, families are faced with a profound decision. The national abortion debate is making it harder on them.
- 9 minFor America to achieve soccer greatness, we’ll need another, better Clint Dempsey.
- 8 minA tour of a child care agency’s campus with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo offered a rare glimpse at the lives of immigrant children taken from their parents.
- 17 minThe size, scope and sophistication of North Korea’s atomic program mean its dismantling would be far and away the most challenging in nuclear history.
- 18 minIn communities across the country, the billionaire conservatives are waging a sophisticated fight against new rail projects and bus routes.
- 18 minProfessor and museum curator Theodore Barrow tells us what we should know about The Carters’s new video.
- 3 min"I am disgusted, I am horrified, I am embarrassed, I’m ashamed."