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Over the last 10 years, Texas has executed around 140 death row inmates, and analyzed the last statements from every one. These are some of the common themes that emerged.
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Damon Beres 🦇 3h
Well well well! of has written a great story for us about the challenges presented by new emojis, and why we still don't have perfect options to represent diversity 👨🏻‍💻 🤽🏾‍♂️ 🧝🏿‍♀️🤰🏼
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bryson 6h
ICYMI: Last week I wrote for about the latest news concerning Acute Flaccid Myelitis. While currently on the decline like previous years' clusters, researchers still don't seem to have a grasp on the roots of the problem yet
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It's a little outrageous that in this, the year of our Lord 2018, we still have no good way to search for emojis. And with new—and more diverse—ones coming, the problem is only getting bigger.
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Beware of the wellness-industrial complex
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Louise Matsakis 8h
I've hit "try tonight" every time my computer asks me to do an update for weeks. I really liked this from
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Facebook isn't down for the people who've already deleted it
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It's happened to all of us. A computer prompt asking you to install a software update gives you the option to "install now" or "try tonight." Time and time again, you choose the latter. There's a reason.
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Aided by Instagram and Snapchat, the new universal beauty ideal appears to be an amalgamation of physical traits from different ethnicities
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Sarah Begley 6h
“I think about how much I was struggling and so were all these other food writers I know. We kept thinking we were finding answers. But really, we were participating in this mass marketing of disordered eating."
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Michelle Ruiz Nov 10
Replying to @JessicaValenti
The great made the case for giving up and articulated a lot of the frustration with this voting bloc.
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Around the mid-2000s, a cultural awakening occurred around food that popularized the connection between nutrition, health, and the environment. “Eating clean” wasn't a diet trend—it was saving the Earth. It also happened to mass-market eating disorders.
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She was 11 when her brother was convicted of a felony and sentenced to 12 years in prison, and in college when he was released. Now he's a father—and grandfather—yet unable to vote. She's made it her personal mission to get his voting rights restored.
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Damon Beres 🦇 8h
"Our brains... are evolved to react to stimuli to protect us against danger; a corresponding rise in stress hormones, like cortisol, will better enable us to react to that danger. In a sense, she said, technological notifications act in a similar way."
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You'd think decluttering would instill in people a more cautious approach to buying things. Instead, it's quietly enabling people to purchase more. This is the case for not cleaning out your closet.
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_/ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄\_ | 𝐔𝐩𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐀𝐯𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 | | Do you want to restart | | to install these updates | | now or try tonight? | \_______________________ /
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In prison, he looked to anything for escape, to transport his mind elsewhere. The prison library gave him that.
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Even libraries, bastions of intellect and goodness, couldn't escape the racism of the 1960s. "My heart broke at the thought that there was a time in our recent history when I would have been turned away," writes .
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The birth and metastasization of an American hate group
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Jessica Valenti: "If the women who are voting for Republicans can look at what is happening to this country and the most marginalized people in it — including themselves — and continue to support them, it may be time to write them off as a lost cause."
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