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The Unethical Appeal may be used to lie, rile, and show contempt for the very reaction it seeks. It longs to drink “Liberal tears.” Recent, though hardly unfamiliar, the Unethical Appeal is the primary rhetorical style of the new administration....
From: The Millions | By: M.C. Mah | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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At the kind of journalism conferences that I attend, Aron Pilhofer, who had key roles in the digital operations of The New York Times and The Guardian in recent years, has been asking a very good question: What if news organizations optimized every part...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Jay Rosen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Justice League may be expanding beyond the silver screen. IMAX and Warner Bros. announced on Tuesday a new virtual reality production agreement to “develop and release three premium, interactive VR experiences” based on Justice League, Aquaman...
From: SlashFilm | By: Hoai-Tran Bui | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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"Connection Lost: The Tinder Opera" is an 11-minute video dramatizing a young man's quest for love via the popular dating app. It marks an effort to adapt a 400-year-old art form to modern media.
From: NPR | By: Naomi Lewin | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Over the past two months, Animal Adventure Park’s YouTube video stream of April the giraffe has become one the largest internet sensations of the year. After this year’s brutal political election, it is easy to see why millions of people would find...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jennifer Swarthout | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Candace Cameron Bure’s daughter Natasha Bure just dropped her new book Let’s Get Real. And the teen is getting real when it comes to her dating life. The beauty revealed that she doesn’t want to just go on dates with various men. She wants to find...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Chanel Adams | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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While many rejoiced over news of TheBlaze network firing polarizing hostess Tomi Lahren, the schadenfreude could be both short-lived and premature. There’s so much conflicting information on this topic right now that it’s still TBD how exactly Tomi...
From: The Sports Bank | By: paulmbanks | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The second year of the Legacy wing features a batch of stars from a bygone era that you may not be familiar with. We're here to help.
From: With Leather | By: billhanstock | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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I'm enrolled in a weekly beginner's Tai Chi class and I am honestly truly terrible because I have co-ordination and balance issues. The class is mixed ability and quite large and I want to be able to practice on my own at home. There are tons of videos...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: dorothyisunderwood | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A laid-off grocery bagger learned to code and is now shining a light on spending by politicians, their campaigns, and outside groups.
From: Reason | By: Justin Monticello | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is One weird trick for dealing with government-bashers: An Activists’ Calendar of Resistance Events • Senator wants Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s Lego movie comments reviewed: The top Democrat on the Senate Finance...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The ‘90s renaissance in music continues with the upcoming summer release of a new album from En Vogue. The trio, on the map since their groundbreaking 1992 release Funky Divas (which included chart-toppers “Free Your Mind,” “Never Gonna Get...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dan Heching | Monday, March 27, 2017
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This song's for all the dirtbags that took their sweet time to text back.
From: NPR | By: Lars Gotrich | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Superwoman's book How to Be a Bawse includes solid life lessons, plus the BTS scoop on the A-list "camp" she attended with Pharrell and Alicia Keys The post 8 Things We Learned About Lilly Singh from Her “Bawse” New Book appeared first on Flare....
From: Flare | By: Ishani Nath | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The No. 1 trending video on YouTube at the moment is not the latest Seth Meyers takedown of Donald Trump nor the new trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming. Instead, it’s a 24-second video of a young girl named Rayna meeting a “robot” for the first...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Christopher Rosen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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I have a 5 year old, going on 6 who spends a lot of time on the internet. This has been pretty great for him- I'm sure his language skills, maths and general knowledge are far greater than they would have been without them. However I'm concerned that...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Gratishades | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Now Slowdive's first album in two decades has a name: Slowdive. Watch shapes uncoil in a video for the gracefully subdued new single.
From: NPR | By: Lars Gotrich | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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How to build and train an image caption generator using a TensorFlow notebook.Image caption generation models combine recent advances in computer vision and machine translation to produce realistic image captions using neural networks. Neural image caption...
From: O'Reilly Radar | By: Raul Puri, Daniel Ricciardelli | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The time we spend at home with our family and friends is special. What if technology could help us make the most of those moments?Google Home is a hands-free smart speaker powered by the Google Assistant that does just that. Whether you want to get answers...
From: Google Blog | By: Suveer Kothari | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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It takes only minutes on YouTube to find ads from major brands next to hateful videos promoting extremism and racism.  Though the issue has been longstanding, a global brand boycott of the platform has been gathering steam. It's now reached Australia,...
From: Mashable | By: Ariel Bogle | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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I had a great time at the Hollywood Celebrity Show over the weekend.I sold a shitload of books (I'm Not Garbo, and one of my essay books).People seemed very glad to see me, and me them.I had a table next to Ed Asner and we hit it off immediately.He has...
From: Mark Rothman | By: mark rothman | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Are you tired of doubting information from the news media? Fed up with America's public institutions? Well, you're in luck, because a new survey has revealed one surprising source that Americans trust in increasing numbers: advertising. SEE ALSO: It...
From: Mashable | By: Patrick Kulp | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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I am about to start lacto-fermenting at home. I feel like I have always been doing this spiritually, but now I am about to do it physically. Your resources, recommendations and experiences please!I have a bunch of stuff from Ball arriving later in the...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: turbid dahlia | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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If you’re on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, or Twitter, chances are you’re seeing giraffes everywhere. That’s because giraffe baby watch has taken over social media, thanks to a live streaming, New York zoo cam that has gone viral. April is a 15-year-old...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Charisse Van Horn | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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April the giraffe has been winning over the internet for weeks, but her pregnancy isn’t the only thing that is keeping fans watching day after day. The giraffe has become a star in her own right, but there’s one relationship, in particular, that...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Effie Orfanides | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Is this genuine fearlessness or YouTube views-motivated stupidity/insanity? I'll let you be the judge. Either way, think it's fair to say he won't be testing the eye-watering, mouth-melting waters of the Carolina Reaper Pepper served á la bong again...
From: FAIL Blog | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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YouTube's advertiser boycott isn't good news for YouTube, but more of a drop in the bucket to Google's bottom line.
From: Business Insider | By: Jeff Dunn | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Senate Intelligence Committee wants to go to Jared! Is he in BIG TROUBLE MISTER?
From: Wonkette | By: Evan Hurst | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Data from eMarketer shows digital ad spending on a path to grow nearly 16 percent this year.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Arthur Zaczkiewicz | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Kodak Black's "Tunnel Vision" video makes a strong statement about pro-Trump sentiment and anti-black violence
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Pulver | Monday, March 27, 2017
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It all started inside a van in Austin, Texas back in 2012. Chael Sonnen was in the middle seat and Wanderlei Silva was in the back. At the time, Sonnen said the two were cordial with each other and Sonnen considered himself a fan of “The Axe Murderer.”...
From: MMA Fighting | By: Marc Raimondi | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Don't make plans on December 15, because you'll be attending a screening of a talking bull movie.
From: With Leather | By: billhanstock | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Here's what we think the Galaxy S8 will look like and what features it'll have.
From: Business Insider | By: Antonio Villas-Boas | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Nick Gillespie, Katherine Mangu-Ward, and Matt Welch talk Trump, Ryan, gender-neutral pronouns, DJ Khaled, and more.
From: Reason | By: Nick Gillespie | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The YouTube advertising boycott could cost parent Google as much as $750 million. The post PepsiCo, Walmart, Starbucks Join YouTube Advertising Boycott appeared first on Chiefmarketer....
From: Promo Magazine | By: Patricia Odell | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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YouTube description translated from the Russian: "Cat Boris lives in a shelter. He and the other tails looking for a home! Dear friends, we are a haven for cats. We are located in St. Petersburg." [via]...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Forget the 50 States Project, Sufjan Stevens is going to space. Planetarium's first single sends Stevens into an Auto-Tuned synth-topia.
From: NPR | By: Lars Gotrich | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The ongoing controversy around advertisers like AT&T, Verizon and Johnson & Johnson pulling their ads from YouTube because of the video platform's sometimes racist, sexist, homophobic and extremist content begs a question: What impact do such...
From: AdWeek | By: Adweek Staff | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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So far, watching 4K video on a PS4 Pro has meant streaming from the likes of Netflix and YouTube. But what about all the 4K footage you shot on your phone? You should be covered after today. Sony is rolling out an update to the PS4 Pro's Media Player......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Art imitates a surreal, transcendent moment in the life of every Chicago Cubs fan with the work of Opie Otterstand, which will be exhibited in Water Tower Place beginning next week. Cubs pitcher John Lackey got his own personal preview back on February...
From: The Sports Bank | By: paulmbanks | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Soggy start for Nasdaq, down 21.20 at 5,807.54. This morning brings another round of reviews of social network-cum-camera company Snap (SNAP), nine in total, with six of them being the equivalent...
From: Barron's | By: Tiernan Ray | Monday, March 27, 2017
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I was in the administration during the last media war. It didn’t end well for us.
From: Politico | By: (Matt Latimer) | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Internet is a wonderful source of entertainment and information for both parents and kids. For moms and dads who want to monitor their child's Internet usage more carefully, however, there are several user-friendly options to do so. The services...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina Liao | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Before the weekend, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was made available on digital download. But those who are still standing by physical media are stuck waiting to relive the first Star Wars spin-off until it hits Blu-ray and DVD on April 4 next week. It...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ethan Anderton | Monday, March 27, 2017
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After the largest demonstrations in years erupted across the country on Sunday, the Kremlin is fighting back.
From: The Atlantic | By: Julia Ioffe | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Animal Adventure Park’s April the giraffe has caused quite a stir on the internet. Millions of people have been tuning in to watch the live giraffe cam on YouTube ever since the calf’s original due date of mid-February. It has now been over a...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jennifer Swarthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Kyle Kendrick decided to spill his guts about that famous/infamous 2008 prank that made him think he had been traded to Japan. The time that Brett Myers and the Phillies front office pranked Kyle Kendrick is the greatest prank in the history of the Phillies...
From: The Good Phight | By: Liz Roscher | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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“Whenever you get the new generation, you get new language, and whenever you get new language you get people saying it’s not news because ‘you’re not doing it the way I did,'” said Mika Rahkonen, head of development at Finland’s national...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Shan Wang | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Mike Cernovich says he believes every word that comes out of Mike Cernovich's mouth.
From: Wonkette | By: Robyn Pennacchia | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Who broke the streak?
From: College Candy | By: College Candy | Monday, March 27, 2017
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