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‘The Plot Against America’ is even more relevant today

A young Charles Augustus Lindbergh addresses the American people from the Washington Monument in 1927.Image: Historia/REX/Shutterstock The Dystopia Project is Mashable‘s book series looking at what dystopian fiction has to teach us in our new political climate. You can read past entries here. The first time I read The Plot Against America was the same year Philip Roth published it, 2004. Back then I thought it a thoroughly readable cautionary…

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Miley Cyrus and Dolce & Gabbana are in a political Instagram feud. Alright!

Miley Cyrus is not noddin' her head like yeah to Dolce & GabbanaImage: Stevan A Henry/Getty Images The greatest celebrity social media beefs are the ones we never saw coming, and Miley Cyrus vs. Dolce & Gabbana over Melania Trump certainly checks that box. What a truly dizzying collection of proper nouns! It started, as these things often do, with one of the less famous members of a famous family…

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Google exec’s op-ed lists 4-point plan to combat terrorism on YouTube

Image: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Following a wave of terrorist attacks in the UK in recent months, Google’s senior vice-president and general counsel, Kent Walker, used one of the leading publications in the country to outline a plan to combat the use by terrorists of Google’s tools. SEE ALSO: Theresa May renews her call for internet regulation following the London Bridge attack On Sunday, Walker posted an op-ed in the…

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3 Healthy Sandwich Recipes, Healthy Recipes For Weight Loss

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Boomer Phelps’ Instagram is the best thing about social media these days

Instagram reality vs Instagram expectation.Image: mashable composite: boomerrphelps/instagram If social media usage ever becomes an Olympic sport which is truly not that unthinkable at the rate were moving there will be but one participant worthy of a gold medal: Boomer Phelps. The one-year-old son of Olympic legend Michael Phelps and his wife,Nicole, first captured the hearts of America while cheering on his dad from the stands of the 2016 Rio Olympics…

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Facebook and Google are taking unprecedented steps to crack down on bad ads

The world of online advertising remains split: there’s the Wild West and then there’s the corporate dystopia. In the wild west, dozens of shadowy firms churn out annoying two-bit ads for a quick buck; fake news sites feed off ad exchanges not entirely unlike those that serve the country’s paper of record; Russian cybercriminals routinely bilk the world’s biggest brands out of millions through ad fraud. SEE ALSO: Can Google’s…

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The controversial Trumped-up production of Julius Caesar was interrupted by protestors, and Twitter went off

The controversial production of Julius Caesar was hit by alt-right protests.Image: AFP/Getty Images Alt-right figures Jack Posobiec and Laura Loomer attempted to shut down a performance of Shakespeare in the Park’s controversial, Trump-themed production of Julius Caesar by storming the stage and condemning other audience members for their participation in the spectacle. The show was paused, but ultimately, not shut down. Loomer, a writer for right-wing Canadian website Rebel Media,…

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There’s a good reason governments aren’t startups

Jeb Bush wearing a hoodie in a video message to Mark Zuckerberg.Image: shutterstock/jeb!/mashable composite The hot new name in tech is France, a centuries-old startup that provides security, healthcare, and education in exchange for taxes. Newly elected French president Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the country needs to “think and move more like a startup” and, presumably, less like a stodgy social democracy. SEE ALSO: Trump’s treasury secretary is…

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Grenfell Tower fire: Government staff sent in to Kensington and Chelsea Council – BBC News

Police fear the number of the dead could increase. The BBC understands the death toll could rise to about 70 people in total. As part of the new move by the government, a team of civil servants has been embedded into the council office. Other measures outlined by the prime minister following a meeting with residents on Saturday, included more staff covering phone lines and ground staff wearing high-visibility clothing…

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Brexit: 2018 Queen’s Speech cancelled by government – BBC News

The last time it was cancelled was in 2011 by the then Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government. That decision, the first time it had been taken since 1949, was criticised at the time by Labour as an “abuse of power” aimed solely at easing the passage of controversial legislation. Announcing the scrapping of the 2018 event, Mrs Leadsom said the European Union exit legislation would begin with the “Great Repeal Bill”.

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Philip Hammond attacks Tory general election campaign – BBC News

But a deal designed to “punish” the UK would be even worse, he said on BBC One’s Andrew Marr show. Campaign criticism Despite being one of the most senior members of Theresa May’s government, Mr Hammond did not play a leading role in the campaign before the general election, and it was reported he faced being replaced. “It’s true that my role [in the campaign] was not the one I…

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This is the story of 30 years of The Proclaimers – BBC News

Proclaimer Craig Reid says the twins saw Dexy’s Midnight Runners in 1980, when they were 18. Image caption Paul Heaton says The Proclaimers were brilliant live Kevin Rowland helped The Proclaimers make a demo which found its way to The Housemartins, another popular 80s band famous for being outside the pop orthodoxy. The Housemartins invited The Proclaimers to tour with them in 1986. Charlie Reid says: “The first gig was…

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

NEW YORK On a cloudy May morning, Rose Marcario, the chief executive of outdoor retailer Patagonia, stared out a second-story window of a Manhattan restaurant, watching construction workers jackhammer the street below. The workers made her think of her grandfather, an Italian immigrant who, after making it through Ellis Island in the 1920s, got his first job digging the streets of this city. He earned 10 cents a day and…

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Trump says he has over 100 million social media followers, but the math doesn’t add up

I have way more social media followers then you, loser.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock President Donald Trump, as we know, enjoys inflating the size of crowds. Even digital crowds … The president implied he had more than 100 million social media followers in a tweet on Friday morning and, well, that’s… (almost certainly) not true, unless he’s counting several government accounts. SEE ALSO: Trumpniks have no defense for the James Comey mess, so…

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‘Minority Report’ becomes reality with new Japanese law

Abe said the bill will help combat terrorism.Image: ROBICHON/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Minority Report came out 15 years ago but it’s now one step closer to becoming a reality. On Thursday morning, Japanese lawmakers passed a bill that allows prosecutors to monitor and arrest terrorist groups or criminal organizations who are in the process of planning a crime, Bloomberg reported. Did precrime just come to mind? The bill is eerily similar to the…

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Here’s a draft of the Senate’s healthcare bill they’ve been trying to hide

Image: Getty Images For weeks, Republicans in the Senate have done everything they can to try and hide their proposed healthcare bill from the public because transparency is sooooo 2016. Thankfully, we’ve obtained a very special draft of the proposed legislation, courtesy of an anonymous owl that flew by and dropped it on my desk. The owl asked that he not be named in our report for security reasons. SEE…

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The gender of Beyonc’s twins might have been revealed by Barack Obama himself

Image: Isa Foltin/Getty Images Former president Barack Obama might be getting a little too comfortable outside of the office. He’s out here doing good work, sure, but he’s also possibly leaking some seriously classified information without a care in the world. At least that’s what some fans of Beyonc and Jay-Z think. Many have noticed that during the beautiful introduction Obama made for Jay-Z’s induction into the Songwriter’s Hall of…

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GOP Senator gets trolled with a perfect email prank

Look at this photograph.Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images It’s 2017 and trolling by way of Nickelback still shows no sign of slowing down. Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska announced on Twitter Friday that he was the victim of some pretty hilarious internet trolling. Someone found a few of his email addresses, and signed him up for a bunch of promotion and fan newsletters about the most hated band on the…

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Trump Killed A Key Obama Immigration Program. But What He Didn’t Do Matters More.

WASHINGTON The Trump administration formalized an immigration policy shift on Thursday evening that was notable for what it didnt do as much as what it did. The Department of Homeland Security rescinded DAPA, a never-implemented program that would have allowed some undocumented parents of U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents to stay in the country. But more significantly, it left in place the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a…

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Dennis Rodman just gave Kim Jong-un Trump’s key to success, and hoo boy here we go

Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman presents "Trump: The Art of the Deal" to North Korea's Sports Minister Kim Il Guk.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Tremendous news, everyone! There is a good chance that right at this very moment, Kim Jong-un you know, the leader of North Korea holds in his powerful hands President Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal. Yep. In a series of completely comforting and not at all stressful…

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Someone in Hong Kong just bought a parking space for $664,260

Image: Vincent Yu/AP/REX/Shutterstock In a city where land is sparse, even parking lots go for a premium. A parking space in Hong Kong has been sold for a record $664,260 (HK$ 5.18 million) making it the most expensive parking space in the world, according to the South China Morning Post. SEE ALSO: Would You Live in These Tiny Apartments? At just 188 square feet, or 17.5 square metres, that works…

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Snap’s stock price is hovering at an all-time low

Image: mashable/lili sams Own a piece of Snapchat, they said. You’ll be cool, they said. SEE ALSO: Snapchat is on a crusade to show why it’s better than Facebook (hint: size isn’t everything) If you took that advice, you’re probably not in a good place. Snap’s stock fell to its IPO price of $17 on Thursday, a significant barometer for the company since it went public. It’s been tumbling down…

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How to achieve your summer travel goals without breaking the bank

Image: flickr/HAMZA BUTT Sponsored Advertising Content by the Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Card from Chase We all have responsibilities that need to be accounted for when we’re thinking of planning a summer trip. Whether it’s your rent, your bills, or some other expense that is making you hesitate to book your dream vacation, we can all relate to that travel FOMO. But you don’t have to put a huge dent…

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