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Pinterest Engineer Describes Isolation of Being Black In Silicon Valley

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USA Today interviewed Justin Edmund, an early employee at Pinterest. The 24-year-old engineer first caught Silicon Valley's attention with a candid personal essay about growing up black, where he said he had " not seen a single technology leader," besides Jack Dorsey " acknowledge the crisis in Ferguson. And why would they bother?" Read more...

?Thursday Night TV Is Hot on the Trail of Those Celebrity Nude Hackers

You good? You know it's Devil's Night, or what they call Mischief Night in some places where they don't know what it's called. That's the night that you do all the things you would normally do on Hallowe'en, but twice as hard and 24 hours early, because of ADHD and a generalized unrest. Show More Summary

Ivy League School Will Offer Class on "Wasting Time on the Internet"

Next year, at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania, a group of students will screw around online. Between lectures on thinkers like John Cage and Betty Friedan, they'll be asked to browse the likes of Tumblr or Twitter and hopefully, by they end of the semester, they'll have something meaningful to say about it all. Read more...

University Bans Soccer Team From Wearing PornHub Jerseys

England's University of Kent has dashed an intramural soccer team's dream of a sponsorship from PornHub, one of the biggest streaming porn sites in the many-tentacled MindGeek empire, and ordered the players to stop wearing their PornHub jerseys immediately. Read more...

Some quotes from a story about women's watches: "Women are now interested in how a timepiece works."

Some quotes from a story about women's watches: "Women are now interested in how a timepiece works." "We're more comfortable now with technology. Things that used to seem geeky or intimidating are now common." "Moon-phase watches seem to have a particularly strong appeal for women, and not just those who frequent beauty salons." Women ! Read more...

io9 The Creationist Freak Out Over The Pope's Evolution Speech Has Begun | Jalopnik This Brilliant H

io9 The Creationist Freak Out Over The Pope's Evolution Speech Has Begun | Jalopnik This Brilliant Honda Civic Type R Ad Is Secretly Two Films In One | Jezebel Searching For the Dead in Witch City: A Weekend in Salem, Mass. | Kotaku Guy Pretends To Be Serial Killer, Terrorizes GTA Online Players | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

What's a Manhattan Government Waiting Room Doing in a Brooklyn Garage?

Much has been made of the power of art to take its observer to magical, faraway places. In Northwestern Expansion, an installation currently on view in Park Slope, the artist Corina Reynolds takes an opposite tack, precisely replicating the mundane, fluorescent-lit waiting room of a Manhattan government building. Read more...

This Poor Guy Could Not Have Picked a Better Shirt to Get Arrested In

A 20-year-old man was arrested by Lee County, Fla., deputies Tuesday on possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana—a typical occurrence and a useless waste of police time that would normally not be newsworthy, except for the t-shirt he was wearing when he was booked. Read more...

What Are The Odds These New Media Brands Will Survive? A Power Ranking

It was a sunny morning like any other (it was yesterday) when the shocking news fell on Mediatown: The future of a much-ballyhooed web startup, Racket, was in Limbo's grasp, due to warring egos, shifting amounts of start-up capital, allegations of harassment, and managerial backbiting. Read more...

Everything Coming to Netflix in November

Hallowe'en is a time when the veil between past and present, living and dead, goes soft; and of course, so too we find the line between what is available and what is no longer or temporarily unavailable ever so slightly permeable, on the last day of the month, when it comes to Netflix. Show More Summary

Matt Taibbi Left First Look Media After Female Staffer’s Complaint

Earlier this week, New York magazine’s Andrew Rice reported that journalist Matt Taibbi had left First Look Media, the journalism startup of eBay billionaire Pierre Omidyar. Today four of Taibbi’s former colleagues reveal, in a detailed blog post published on First Look’s own site The Intercept, why exactly Taibbi left the company. It’s not pretty. Read more...

Drinking Milk? Forget That. Science Says: Try Yogurt. (Here's What Kind)

Put down that glass of milk right now! Don't be alarmed—try this. It's called yogurt. I think u gonna like it (and so will your health as well). Read more...

"My Uber Is Down There!": San Francisco Hero Stands Up to Riot Cops

For many, the riots that broke out last night in San Francisco following the Giants' World Series victory were sheer terror. Bonfires raged in the street, buildings and buses were attacked, and at least two people were shot. Read more...

Five Graphics That Show This Year's Excitingly Quiet Hurricane Season

With one month to go, it looks like this year's Atlantic Hurricane Season will go down as the least active season in seventeen years. Here are five graphics that show how such a quiet hurricane season managed to be so interesting. Read more...

Definitive Proof That Nostradamus Predicted Star Wars

The prophecies of the French astrologer Nostradamus remain famous more than 400 years after his death. He has been credited with predicting events like the French Revolution and World War II. But, after careful scrutiny, we present evidence that his prophecies were, in fact, plot spoilers for the Star Wars films. Read more...

The Birth of the Internet Troll

Trolls are shitting all over our internet. You can hardly search for something as innocuous as "dog" on Google without coming across inflammatory attacks on every possible dog-related opinion under the sun. All horrible things have to crawl before they can walk/crush spirits, though. Even trolls. Read more...

Teletubby Breaks Into Home, Dumps Chinese Food in Purse, Leaves

A man dressed as Laa-Laa, the yellow Teletubby, is facing charges after reportedly breaking into a home in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania early Sunday morning. He stole Chinese food. Read more...

Stop Being Such a Coward, Queen Latifah

You might think that right now, Bill Cosby would be an ideal interview subject. With a renewed interest in rape and harassment allegations, thanks in no small part to Hannibal Buress, on top of the fact that the 77-year-old is a complete and utter spectacle, he would be an ideal get for any interviewer worth her salt. Show More Summary

Searching For the Dead in Witch City: A Weekend in Salem, Mass.

"You're gonna have a great time in Salem," the Boston rental car employee says as she hands me the keys to a weak-engined Chevy. "It's fun around Halloween, but do me a favor." Read more...

Fall Back: Set Your Clocks Back One Hour on Sunday for Some Reason

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 AM this Sunday, at which point most of the country will set their clocks back one hour for no real reason other than that our parents did it. We love us some ridiculous traditions.http://thevane.gawker.com/spring-forward... Read more...

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