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Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Nicholas Kristof has resigned from the New York Times after 37 years. Kristof, 62, is considering running for governor of Oregon. Yesterday, he filed his official "Statement of Organization for Candidate Committee" with the Oregon Secretary of State so you know he ain't joking around. From the New… READ THE REST
At The Intercept, Sam Biddle reveals Facebook's whispered-of secret blacklist: the people and organizations verboten on the site. The list "disproportionately punishes certain communities" and includes "politicians, writers, charities, hospitals, hundreds of music acts, and long-dead historical figures". Facebook has repeatedly been asked to publish it, including by its own oversight board, but refuses to… READ THE REST
300 voter registrator applications were shredded in Fulton County, Georgia—covering more than 1m Atlanta residents—and two election workers were fired after being accused of destorying the paperwork. It's not clear if the applications were processed. Preliminary information indicates that the employees checked out batches of applications for processing, and they are alleged to have shredded… READ THE REST
From tasks as simple as checking the weather to scrolling through Facebook with your morning coffee, iPads have become an integral part of our day-to-day. While you can do a lot of your phones these days, there's just something to be said about having a larger, portable screen in your hands, making you more mobile… READ THE REST
Whether you're looking to start a new career or build a new skill for your personal use, you should always be pushing your mind to learn something new. Luckily, the internet can be your best friend when it comes to self-education. With access to just about everything we could ever want to learn through a… READ THE REST
Drones are some of the coolest toys out there today. They let you capture breathtaking photos and videos while being useful for activities like making deliveries (though watch out for ornery locals!). If you want to get into flying drones, or just want to upgrade the one you have now, check out this Black GPS… READ THE REST