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These copycat bills on Sharia law and terrorism have no effect. So why do states keep passing them? USA TODAY
A far-right think tank pushed model bills on Sharia law and terrorism in dozens of states. Civil rights groups say the goal was to stoke fear.
Nearly 9500 People Affected by Rakhine State Floods - Myanmar ReliefWeb
By MIN AUNG KHINE. SITTWE—More than 9,000 people were displaced by floods in Rakhine State in the second week of July, according to the state's Disaster ...
Are people canceling Amazon Prime following Prime Day? USA TODAY
As Amazon's Prime Day sales were heating up, search traffic was also up for terms like “boycott Amazon” and “cancel Prime.”
Say Hello to Dog Facial Recognition Technology Slate
As facial recognition has taken off, so have privacy concerns. There is no shortage of recent scandals: China's government is actively monitoring citizens through ...
WEB EXTRA: Memphis is among the most dangerous cities for pedestrians www.localmemphis.com
Each year, dozens of people are hit and killed crossing Memphis streets.
Liberty Counsel is using right-wing evangelical media to amplify its fights against conversion therapy protections Media Matters for America
Extreme anti-LGBTQ group Liberty Counsel has turned to and shaped right-wing evangelical media coverage of conversion therapy, pushing misinformation ...
James Charles named one of TIME’s 25 most influential people on the internet PinkNews
James Charles has made it on to TIME's list of 25 most influential people on the internet following his infamous online feud with Tati Westbrook.
Toilet paper startups like No. 2 and Who Gives a Crap? are changing TP Vox.com
Slick marketing, subscription models, and eco-consciousness are changing the toilet paper landscape.
Which jobs make people the happiest in America? Moneyweb.co.za
Firefighters in the US have the highest level of job satisfaction.
Notre-Dame came far closer to collapsing than people knew. This is how it was saved. The New York Times
A baffling alert. A race to the wrong building. Notre-Dame still stands only because firefighters decided to risk everything, a New York Times reconstruction has ...
Waves Founder Sells Blockchain Startup to Russian Financial Consultant CoinDesk
A startup founded by the Waves platform team, Vostok, has been sold to one of the project's earliest investors. According to a report by Gazeta.ru, Waves CEO ...
Elon Musk’s Neuralink Wants ‘Sewing Machine-Like’ Robots to Wire Brains to the Internet The New York Times
A San Francisco company financed by Mr. Musk, Neuralink says it has created a device that could one day wire data links directly to the brain.
[PHOTOS] Little Inaaya Kemmu cuddled up in Soha Ali Khan's arms is the cutest thing on the web Times Now
Inaaya Naumi Kemmu is one of the cutest lil star kids we've ever seen. Our lenses spotted Kunal Kemmu, Soha Ali Khan at the airport with Inaaya and we can't ...
Fraud web page features TV actor swindling people The New Indian Express
G Poonguzhali, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Kochi City, told Express that such web pages are fake and advised people to not fall for such baits.
Social chat app Capture launches to take a shot at less viral success TechCrunch
At first glance launching a new social app may seem as sensible a startup idea as plunging headfirst into shark-infested waters. But with even infamous ...
The Try Guys Rack Up Hits While Taking Their Show on the Road Variety
It's been almost five years since four Buzzfeed employees filmed an experiment in which they tried on ladies' underwear from Victoria's Secret. From this simple ...
Facebook's Marcus Says He'd Accept 100% of His Pay in Libra CoinDesk
Facebook's blockchain lead David Marcus told lawmakers he would be willing to accept 100 percent of his salary in the social media giant's proposed Libra ...
25 Most Influential People on the Internet in 2019 TIME
For our fifth annual roundup of the most influential people on the Internet, TIME evaluated contenders by looking at their global impact on social media and their ...
How Businesses Should Prepare for Global Internet Access Harvard Business Review
In May of this year, a rocket launched by SpaceX, the company founded by Elon Musk, carried aloft a payload that heralds great opportunities for global business ...
Hackers breached Bulgaria’s tax agency and leaked the data of 5M people The Next Web
Hackers breached Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency – its own version of the IRS – and emailed the personal data of five million citizens to local media.