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Month: June 2018

Supreme Court takes a giant step backward on voter rights

June 30, 2018

(CNN)To strengthen our democracy, we should promote inclusive elections where we remove unnecessary hurdles and make it easy to vote. Yet Justice Samuel Alito, writing for the majority, showed which side of this debate enjoys the conservative justices’ credence. He began his majority opinion upholding Ohio’s law by focusing on outdated voter rolls, not the […]

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‘Why we should eat fewer beige carbs’

June 30, 2018

Dr Maassarani also read them the riot act on the possible consequences of obesity and diabetes (gangrene, strokes, heart attacks, ulcers and more). Then he was going to leave them to it for two weeks (really no time at all to address chronic health problems) and allow them to alter the kinds and amounts of […]

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Apple Have Successfully Sued Samsung For $539 Million

June 30, 2018

If you’ve been starting to think that all smartphones are the same, then you might be right. While there may be neverending brands and models to choose from, it turns out that they may just be copies of one another. Case in point: Samsung was just successfully sued by Apple for copying their design features. It’s sort […]

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Office dogs pictured on #TakeYourDogToWorkDay

June 30, 2018

Image copyright @katyjking on Instagram Image caption Buddy the Staffordshire bull terrier is working hard on a building site – and we have it on good authority he excels at roofing Skip Instagram post by benfogle This is my #takeyourdogtoworkday #camping #labrador #wilderness #outdoors #newforest #dogs #campingdogs #campingdog A post shared by Ben Fogle (@benfogle) […]

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‘Barnacled angels’: the whales of Stellwagen Bank a photo essay

June 30, 2018

Off the tip of Cape Cod, pods of humpbacks return every summer to feed. For the past 18 years, Philip Hoare has been joining them to witness this incredible display Like other rorqual whales, humpbacks throats expand in rubbery pleats reaching down to their navels. Opening their mouths wide, they strain their food using the […]

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Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up

June 30, 2018

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but the launch of Apple Maps went poorly. After a rough first impression, an apology from the CEO, several years of patching holes with data partnerships and some glimmers of light with long-awaited transit directions and improvements in business, parking and place data, Apple Maps is still not where it […]

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‘What women wear on their feet is changing’

June 30, 2018

“The office downstairs would be like ‘are you okay? Is there a mouse?’. And we’d be like, ‘No! Rihanna’s worn our shoes!’” The 33-year-old, who founded her eponymous label in 2012 after studying at Camberwell College of Art, has since become one of the UK fashion industry’s brightest (and most colourful) young talents. Image copyright […]

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5 Things Everyone Should Know About Service Dogs

June 30, 2018

We talked to people who train animals to assist others, as well as people who rely on them every day, about the lack of information and awareness involving service dogs. Here are five important things they want everyone to know.   The Americans with Disabilities Act defines service animals as “dogs that are individually trained to do […]

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