Just in time for election season, XKCD's Randall Monroe has busted out another of his amazing, wall-sized infographics, this one depicting the swings to the left, right and center of the senate and the house, through all of US electoral history.
The LegalEagle YouTube channel takes a 20-minute deep dive into the Matt Gaetz (Q-FL) scandal-within-a-scandal-within-a-scandal. Most of it is about Gaetz's close friendship and activities with former Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg, who has a 33-count federal indictment against him, including sex-trafficking charges and is now cooperating with the Department of Justice to get… READ THE REST
Portland-based artist Matt Bors is one of the essential cartoonists of the 21st century, penning 1600 cartoons over 18 years. But he's ending his weekly strip and will focus on journalism, fiction, and running The Nib, the satirical website he founded. I want to do more nonfiction cartooning at The Nib— the interviews and journalism… READ THE REST
Late Wednesday, The Pentagon announced that it is reversing the previous administration's ban on trans people serving in the U.S. armed forces. The announcement was made on the International Transgender Day of Visibility. Among the provisions: The military will now provide service members a process by which they may transition gender while serving. A service… READ THE REST
High school Spanish class is permanently embroidered into most of our brains. Vocabulary quizzes. Verb conjugation drills. Language lab. It's all tattooed on our souls like it happened yesterday, right? Estudiantes. Escuchen. Language learning doesn't have to be like that. Instead of being trapped in endless repetitions and dry academic book learning, Jumpspeak wants to… READ THE REST
Leadership is a magic quality that few truly possess. Oh sure, many people have to lead as part of their job description, but few actually have the inherent ability to make others better, cultivate trust, focus on problem-solving, and give team members confidence. Of course, not everybody has to be born with the ability to… READ THE REST
For any companies or individuals who fear being hacked by malevolent cybercriminals, there's some good news… and some bad news. According to an annual M-Trends report on cyber attacks, companies are spotting intrusions on their networks a lot faster than in the past. Last year, it took an average of 56 days from a first incursion… READ THE REST