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Open thread for night owls: White supremacists, neo-Nazis continue to flock to Trump campaign

The Los Angeles Times explores the influx of white supremacists and neo-Nazis into the Donald Trump campaign: Members are showing up at his rallies, knocking on doors to get out the vote and organizing debate-watching parties. [...] “Before...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: 'From Dunderhead to Demogogue'

In the New York Times, Michiko Kakutani reviews Volker Ullrich’s new book examining Adolf Hitler’s remarkable rise from “pathetic dunderhead” to infamous figure. The short, striking piece is worth reading in full. Mr. Ullrich, like other...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Earth's atmospheric carbon levels pass milestone threshold 'permanently'

It's all but official now: 400 ppm is the new normal. “Is it possible that October 2016 will yield a lower monthly value than September and dip below 400 ppm? Almost impossible,” Ralph Keeling, the scientist who runs the Scripps Institute for Oceanography’s carbon dioxide monitoring program, wrote in a blog post. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Nation writers pose some of the debate questions that ought to be asked

The Nation posts 19 Questions From ‘Nation’ Writers That Trump and Clinton Should Answer at the Presidential Debate: The questions are categorized as Growing the economy and curbing inequality; Climate change;  R ace and desegregation;...Show More Summary

How to use Bluetooth headphones with the Apple TV

How do you use Bluetooth headphones with your Apple TV? Set your device to pair, make the connection, and you're ready to roll! Whether you're a night owl hoping to find domestic bliss (because "Die Hard with a Vengeance" keeps disturbing...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: A Day Without Trump

I am so damn sick of Donald Trump. He is a giant gold dirigible hanging over the nation, blocking out the sun. He is stuck in all the water pipes like a glistening, flaking layer of toxic goo. He is a hangover made flesh and put on our television screens. We could do it, you know. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Report—Pesticide companies' own tests showed their products harm bees

Nadia Prupis writes—Pesticide Companies' Own Secret Tests Showed Their Products Harm Bees: Report: Agrochemical giants Syngenta and Bayer discovered in their own tests that their pesticides caused severe harm to bees, according to unpublished...Show More Summary

Why mattress startup Casper built a chatbot for night owls

On Wednesday, Casper launched Insomnobot 3000. Even though it’s a bot made by a company that sells mattresses, it’s not something that will help you count sheep or that will bring you chamomile tea. It’s friendly, sort of hungry, and obsessed with Seinfeld reruns. “Insomnobot watched all of Stranger Things and stayed up way too late that night,” […]

Science Just Found A Way To Trick Your Brain Into Success

First, figure out whether you’re a morning person, night owl, or “permanently exhausted pigeon”

Open thread for night owls: Corporations owe $700b in U.S. taxes, hurting workers and small biz

Frank Clemente, Hunter Blair, and Nick Trokel at the Economic Policy Institute write—How corporations rig the rules to dodge the taxes they owe: In recent years, corporate profits have reached record highs, and so too has the amount of untaxed profits U.S. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Why are so many more U.S. women working beyond retirement age?

Bridget Ansel at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth writes—More women in the United States are working past retirement age: It’s not uncommon for working women and men to scale back their hours to part-time as they grow older. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Big banks give pennies to Climate Week and invest Benjamins in coal

Deidre Fulton writes—Big Bank 'Greenwashing' Exposed as Major Climate Week Sponsors Fund Fossil Fuels: Big bank sponsorship of Climate Week 2016, which kicked off Monday in New York City, "amounts to little more than greenwashing," according...Show More Summary

Rice’s Marching Band Trolled Baylor for Sexual Assault Scandal

At a Friday night football game against Baylor University, the Rice University marching band made fun of the opposing team’s recent sexual-assault scandal by forming an “IX,” for Title IX, on the field. The Marching Owl Band, also known...Show More Summary

Are All Owls Actually Night Owls?

Owls are so famous for their nighttime escapades, that the phrase "night owl" developed to describe people who stay up late. But the saying is actually a bit misleading because some owls are active daytime hunters, experts told Live Science.

Open thread for night owls: A 'long way to go to get people at the bottom to where they were'

Edwin Rios writes—Incomes Are Up and Poverty Is Down, but Guess Which Americans Have Gained the Most: Poverty was down in the United States last year and so was the number of Americans without health insurance. Our median household incomes...Show More Summary

Rice Marching Owl Band Mocked Baylor Sexual Assault Scandal With Title IX, Ken Starr References

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Baylor beat Rice, 38-10, on Friday night in Houston. During halftime, the Rice MOB (Marching Owl Band) performed a routine that included (...)

Rice Mocks Baylor Rape Scandal with Classy Football Halftime Show

Rice University’s Marching Owl Band is known for “poking fun” at sports rivals, but last night’s halftime show during a game against Baylor took things to the next level. The MOB — so edgy! — formed an IX on the field facing the Baylor crowd, then faced the other direction ... More »

Rice band trolls Baylor with apparent Title ‘IX’ formation in halftime show

Rice University’s marching band appeared to have a special message for ex-Baylor Coach Art Briles, who attended the first half of the Ows-Bears game Friday night in Houston. During its halftime performance, the Marching Owls formed a “IX” in front of the visiting fans section in an apparent reference to the sexual assault scandal that […]

Open thread for night owls: Sen. Warren takes on the Wells Fargo 'weasels'

Andrea Germanos writes—It's Sen. Warren Vs. the Wells Fargo 'Weasels' Over Rescinding Executive Bonuses: A group of five Democratic U.S. senators has demanded to know whether Wells Fargo—recently slapped by regulators with a $185 million...Show More Summary

Rice Owl’s Band Makes Rape Joke Against Baylor During Halftime Show (Video)

Yep, they went there. During halftime of Baylor-Rice game on Friday night, the Marching Owl Band nicknamed MOB displayed a “IX” — as in, Title IX, a clear reference to Baylor’s sexual assault scandal while facing the visiting section full of Baylor fans. Just to rub it in even more, they proceeded to turn and form […]

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