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Everywhere you look these days, dudes look like ladies. At the movies, Leonardo DiCaprio struts around West Egg like it was his personal runway in Jay Gatsby’s iconic pink suit and beautiful shirts. On television, Michael Douglas inherits Liberace’s feathered, bedazzled mantle in HBO’s Behind the Candelabra. Show More Summary
The Obama Justice Department’s crusade against leakers just took a quantum leap—and it’s extremely worrisome.
The news of Yahoo’s acquisition of Tumblr launched many an irritated post on the microblogging site this week; the response is similar to Instagram users’ histrionic reactions after Facebook bought the photo-sharing company last year. The price tag for the free microblogging site is reportedly $1.1 billion. Is Tumblr really worth more than $1 billion?
On Sunday, President Obama gave a commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta. “Keep setting an example for what it means to be a man,” he told the graduates. “Be the best husband to your wife, or boyfriend to your partner, or father to your children that you can be.”
Every week in the Game of Thrones TV Club, Rachael Larimore will IM with a different fan of the show about the goings-on in Westeros and across the Narrow Sea. This week she discusses "Second Sons" with Yahoo Sports writer and columnist (and frequent TV Club guest) Jay Busbee.
A person’s head collides with an object. Unprepared for the impact, the head jerks in a violent whiplash motion. The person collapses, rolling on the ground and holding his head, before rising slowly and unsteadily. Eyewitnesses testify that the person was confused or disoriented.
Maybe it wasn’t the best idea for acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller to resign before talking to Congress. He appeared before the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday as a sort of human sacrifice; the first bureaucrat to resign in the scandal, and not even the one Republicans or Tea Partiers wanted. Show More Summary
Tucked onto page 567 of the Senate’s 844-page immigration reform bill is perhaps its most groundbreaking provision. For the first time, the U.S. government would voluntarily provide a free lawyer to an immigrant in deportation proceedings. Show More Summary
If you find yourself panicking about the thick cloud of scandal snaking around the Obama administration, don’t. Sen. John McCain has good news for you.
This morning Square announced a new product that took me by surprise: the Square Stand, an iPad holder and credit card reader that’s meant to function as a point-of-sale system for high-volume small businesses like restaurants and cafes. Show More Summary
According to data being gathered at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, which has been monitoring atmospheric carbon dioxide since 1958, the CO 2 concentration in the Earth’s atmosphere officially exceeded the 400 parts per million mark last week, a value not attained on Earth since humans were first human.
Is the bohemian Dead?
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Louis C.K. recently told Jon Stewart that, when it comes to making rape jokes, comedians and feminists are “natural enemies.” Why? “Because stereotypically speaking, feminists can’t take a joke” and “comedians can’t take criticism.”
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Today marks the end of the TechCrunch: Disrupt NY conference. But never fear, if you want to disrupt something else there’s Disrupt SF coming in September and Disrupt Europe in Berlin in October. That’s a lot of disruption. Enough to lead a person to the conclusion that it’s become an all-purpose technology industry buzzword, drained of meaning. Show More Summary
Jason Collins isn’t the first gay athlete. He’s not the first gay man in pro sports. He’s not even the first gay man in the NBA. But despite all the necessary caveats—he is, repeat after me, the first gay man to come out as an active...Show More Summary
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