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Is It Elitist to Sit in the Back of an Uber?


Click to Open Overlay Gallery Christoph Niemann “This is a matter purely of conscience; it has no perplexing side issues. It is a moral question in all its aspects.” So said Henry Bergh, a wiry radical with greasy hair and a walrus mustache, in a speech to New Yorkers in …

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Senate Democrats Unveil Gun Control Legislation


Tessa Berenson @tcberenson 8:57 AM ET Tom Williams—Getty Images Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks during a news conference in the Capitol’s Senate studio to introduce the Iran Policy Oversight Act of 2015, Oct. 1, 2015. With threat to block other measures until it gets a vote Senate Democrats will begin …

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23 Must-Follow Feeds in the World of Design


Diego Patiño John Maeda | Twitter The design partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Maeda has a unique vantage point on the intersection of tech and design, and as the former president of RISD he’s got a good eye for up-and-coming talent too. The Dieline | Website The reason …

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103 Must-Follow Feeds in Science, Culture, Design, and More


e greatest and worst thing about the Internet is how much amazing stuff it has to offer. Websites, tweets, Instagrams, podcasts, newsletters—it’s a tsunami of awesome, threatening to drown you in mind-expanding revelations. Venture into this informational vortex with caution. Seek guidance—ours. What follows is the most comprehensive collection of …

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The Future of Online Video Is Awesomely Boring


Click to Open Overlay Gallery Zohar Lazar When the streaming apps Periscope and Meerkat went live earlier this year, a strange trend emerged. People started broadcasting the contents of their fridges.Yes, their fridges. They’d stand in their kitchen and tour through their milk and odd leftovers. And when they weren’t …

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