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NFL’s Roger Goodell Just Had the Press Conference From Hell

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Where is Roger Goodell? The football-loving world finally got its answer on Friday afternoon when the embattled NFL commissioner made his first public appearance in over a week to address his league’s spiraling domestic abuse and discipline crisis

It went downhill in a hurry. Goodell was criticized by current players on Twitter during the conference, a prankster interrupted him during the appearance before being dragged away, pundits on TV generally panned his performance afterward and NFL…

Facebook Won’t Budge On Letting Drag Queens Keep Their Names

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Dial Back: 7 Ways the Phone Call Has Evolved

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Consider the history of the telephone call. In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell secured a patent that would go on to define the device for the majority of its commercial life. To say we’ve come a long way since then is an understatement that probably warrants its own busy signal.

Close to 140 years after Bell first spoke to Watson over a wire, our very concept of how we use the phone has transformed

Once mechanical objects with specific applications, for many of us, phones are now primarily our…

Why Facebook Is Deleting Drag Queen Profile Pages

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12 Unique Apple Watch Bands We Want on Our Wrists

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Tim Cook calls the Apple Watch the most personal device the company has ever created

We’d like it to be a bit more personal

The new Watch, which starts at $349, is highly customizable, with a variety of different bands, from leather, to stainless steel to fluoroelastomer. But much like the original iPhone case, it’s only a matter of time before third party designers start creating their own unique wristbands

There’s so…

Kick-Start Your Job Search in One Immaculate Day

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Do you spend the first 30 minutes of every workday scrolling through job postings and fantasizing about the day you’ll leave and finally start working at a gig you love? Maybe you read all the advice you can find online about finding your passion and landing that dream job, but you just can’t seem to find the time to follow through.

Well, consider this your wake up call. You’re going to take a full day off from work, stop daydreaming about your new position, and actually do something that’ll…

If Ray Rice Never Plays Again, Please Don’t Credit Ethics

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In the roughy 35 hours since a leaked video showed the world something everyone already knew happened — NFL star Ray Rice knocking his then-fianc

Say Goodbye to Summer With 18 Vintage Photos

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Labor Day weekend has arrived. Pack away the barbecue, tank tops and beach days.

But before you think about cold weather and Pumpkin Spice Lattes, look back at summers of the 1970s documented by the National ArchivesPhotographers captured personal summer moments — everything from Florida retirees doing water aerobics to kids marching in a costume parade in Minnesota.

Farewell, summer. Read more…

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Looksee Debuts A Tinder-Meets-Instagram For Connecting Around Shared Photos

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10 Things You Didn’t Know You Agreed to via Terms of Service

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The terms of service, also known as the document you’re supposed to read before signing up for a site or platform, is a treasure trove of legal guidelines, rules and permissions that few people really care about.

But there are a few things you’re agreeing to, hidden within the jargon, that might change the way you use the web. Some permissions, like keeping personal information, protecting copyrights and preventing impersonation, are well-known and relatively innocuous. That said, there’s a…