How several former vegans and vegetarians across the country came to see meat as their calling.
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The technology (above: c. 1947 advertisement for Carrier) that was initially envisioned as a tool to enhance industrial productivity is now a near necessity for American homes and transportation.
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The Unexpected History of the Air Conditioner | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian
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From Calvin Klein to KFC, the rise of the computer-generated influencer on social media.
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Images of the Starlink constellation in orbit have rattled astronomers around the world.
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Tagged astronomy, business, communications, light pollution, pollution, satellites, science, space, SpaceX, Starlink, technology |
I wonder if Trump got a cut, not just of this, but other administration members’ rackets.
According to an NYT investigation, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has “repeatedly used her connections and celebrity status in China to boost the profile” of her family’s shipping company. This has resulted in the company seeking benefits from the expansive industrial policies in Beijing.
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Tagged administration, business, cabinet, Donald Trump, Elaine Chao, finance, grift, influence, law, money, organized crime, politics, racket, transportation secretary, Trump, White House |
Pokémon Go got people walking for hours in the summer of 2016. Now, its makers want to make sleep the next frontier.
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Now Peter Max’s associates are trading lurid allegations of kidnapping, hired goons, attempted murder by Brazil nut and art fraud on the high seas.
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Tagged art, attempted murder, brazil nut, crime, dementia, forgery, fraud, organized crime, painter, painting, people, Peter Max, piracy, scam, scheme |