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Reviled FIFA president Sepp Blatter: I did not resign

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Don’t say we didn’t warn you, soccer fans

Just a few short weeks ago, right after FIFA imploded in a spectacular mushroom cloud of corruption, greed and arrogance, we explained how reviled president Sepp Blatter might not be as gone as everyone assumed he’d be after he apparently announced his resignation

Now, new comments from Blatter indicate indeed that he’s not quite ready to relinquish his iron grip on the most powerful organization in sports

Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited completely revamps how authors get paid

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The world of indie publishing is set to undergo yet another tectonic shift, initiated by the world’s biggest publisher: Amazon

In a message posted to its website last week, the company announced plans to dramatically change the way it pays authors enrolled in its Kindle Unlimited program, the Netflix-like service that allows readers to pay a flat fee ($10) to borrow an unlimited number of books every month. As of July 1, authors will be paid based on the number of pages the consumer reads. …

Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited completely revamps how authors get paid

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The world of indie publishing is set to undergo yet another tectonic shift, initiated by the world’s biggest publisher: Amazon

In a message posted to its website last week, the company announced plans to dramatically change the way it pays authors enrolled in its Kindle Unlimited program, the Netflix-like service that allows readers to pay a flat fee ($10) to borrow an unlimited number of books every month. As of July 1, authors will be paid based on the number of pages the consumer reads. …

Hundreds exposed as illicit photos of Australian women leaked online

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South Australian police are investigating a case involving more than 400 Adelaide women who reportedly had private, revealing photos shared on an American website without their consent.

A number of the women whose images were distributed, told the Adelaide Advertiser the photos may have been taken off Facebook or shared by ex-partners.

After the risqu

‘Breastfeeding Goddesses’ series finds the beauty in public feeding

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At a time when mothers are routinely shamed for breastfeeding their children in public, photographer Ivette Ivens wants to normalize the practice through a beautiful portrait series.

Her ongoing project “Breastfeeding Goddesses” features ethereal portraits of mothers feeding their children outside of the home. As Ivens tells Mashable, “My own experience inspired me to spread the word and encourage other mothers, as well as non-mothers to see breastfeeding the way it’s supposed to be seen,”…

‘Breastfeeding Goddesses’ series finds the beauty in public feeding

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At a time when mothers are routinely shamed for breastfeeding their children in public, photographer Ivette Ivens wants to normalize the practice through a beautiful portrait series.

Her ongoing project “Breastfeeding Goddesses” features ethereal portraits of mothers feeding their children outside of the home. As Ivens tells Mashable, “My own experience inspired me to spread the word and encourage other mothers, as well as non-mothers to see breastfeeding the way it’s supposed to be seen,”…

Marissa Mayer (sort of) has an answer for ‘what is Yahoo?’

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Yahoo has had several CEOs over the years, and each one has had trouble answering a simple question: What exactly is Yahoo?

Marissa Mayer’s response on Tuesday at the Bloomberg Tech Conference in San Francisco was more coherent and believable than predecessors’ attempts, although it wasn’t a crisp, satisfying message either

“We might not be the biggest technology company, but we’re the biggest tech company that gets…

3-year-old writes letters to his dead dog and mystery postal worker writes back

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After their Beagle Moe passed away in the beginning of April, Mary Architzel Westbrook and her 3-year-old son Luke started writing him letters, addressed to “Moe Westbrook, Doggie Heaven, Cloud 1,” according to her essay in Distinction Magazine

Typically, Westbrook who is from Norfolk, Virginia, took the letters out of her mailbox after Luke went to bed, but one night she forgot. Two weeks later, Mary found an unstamped message in her mailbox. The return address simply read, “From Moe.”

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3-year-old writes letters to his dead dog and mystery postal worker writes back

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After their Beagle Moe passed away in the beginning of April, Mary Architzel Westbrook and her 3-year-old son Luke started writing him letters, addressed to “Moe Westbrook, Doggie Heaven, Cloud 1,” according to her essay in Distinction Magazine

Typically, Westbrook who is from Norfolk, Virginia, took the letters out of her mailbox after Luke went to bed, but one night she forgot. Two weeks later, Mary found an unstamped message in her mailbox. The return address simply read, “From Moe.”

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Patrick Stewart and the Right to Decline, NOT Discriminate

I can’t remember the last time I publicly agreed with a celebrity. It’s never been something that I do; celebrities generally know less about important topics than scholars or journalists whose opinion I respect. Often times, they know less about them, particularly when it comes to topics that affect the general population rather than the insulated worlds of the rich and famous.

That’s only one of the reasons that this article is a divergence from the norm. The other strange aspect is that…