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Providing supplemental educational videos online nets Osmosis $4 million
TechCrunch

With over one million YouTube subscribers and 500,000 registered users for its supplemental educational videos, Osmosis, which bills itself as the Khan Academy of healthcare, has raised $4 million in new funding. The round was led by Felicis Ventures, with pa… more…

You're probably not washing your face for long enough, according to experts
Insider.com

Kendall Jenner got some backlash on social media for only appearing to wash her face for a few seconds. Her sister Kylie came under similar criticisms. We asked experts how long you should actually be washing your face. About 60 seconds is preferable. You sho… more…

9 research-based strategies to maximize your profits
The Next Web

What do Alan Scott, the inventor of Botox, Snuggie-creator Scott Boilen and Alexander Graham Bell have in common? Two things: They are/were all successful businessmen They didn’t particularly care for the product they sold* There’s a persistent myth that in o… more…

Blight is eating American cities. Here’s how Mobile, Alabama, stopped it
Fastcompany.com

The story of blight in Mobile, Alabama, is the story of the rich and poor in America, of unregulated real estate, and of centuries of inequality. But in Mobile, a small team figured out how to change the narrative. Growing up in Mobile, Alabama, Jeff Carter w… more…

Sen. Jon Tester Endorses Montana Gov. Steve Bullock For President
Huffpost.com

The senator said his fellow Montana Democrat could put “politics aside” and bring the country together. more…

Elizabeth Warren Has A Plan — And A Story
Huffpost.com

Campaigning on policy doesn't work for every Democrat. Here's why it seems to be working for her. more…

I Developed A Life-Threatening Tree Nut Allergy At 17. It Nearly Destroyed Me.
Huffpost.com

I never considered how far-reaching the implications of this diagnosis could be. more…

Blight is eating American cities. Here’s how Mobile, Alabama, stopped it
Fastcompany.com

The story of blight in Mobile, Alabama, is the story of the rich and poor in America, of unregulated real estate, and of centuries of inequality. But in Mobile, a small team figured out how to change the narrative. Growing up in Mobile, Alabama, Jeff Carter w… more…

Pride pickup, sphinx on move, Tony Stark’s cabin: News from around our 50 states
USA Today

Delaware’s Murderkill River turning red, plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher gets West Virginia principal suspended, and more more…

Persuade or Be Persuaded
Thepointmag.com

This is the fifth in a series of columns on public philosophy by Agnes Callard; read more here. I write to the sound of drums beating and people chanting just outside my window. The… more…

How Cars Transformed Policing
Bostonreview.net

Before the mass adoption of the car, most communities barely had a police force and citizens shared responsibility for enforcing laws. Then the car changed everything. more…

Race Matters to the Health of African American Men
Scientificamerican.com

The recent, premature death of director John Singleton is a tragic case in point -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com more…

The Lost Women of Chernobyl
Jezebel.com

HBO has done the unexpected and managed to turn a five-part, dead-serious miniseries about the nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl into a cultural event, complete with memes. The show is a sober examination of the disaster and its literal fallout on the surround… more…

The Democratic Party is protecting one of its last anti-abortion members in a safe blue district
Vox.com

Why? more…

In Pat Cipollone, Trump finds a lawyer he likes
Politico

The new White House counsel is winning over his boss. Critics say it's because he's too deferential to the president. more…

We Need To Talk About Crying At Work
Medium.com

We should stop judging people who cry — and start supporting them. more…

Lost wealth: Low-income New York City homeowners are losing
Al Jazeera English

Court records suggest NYC is stripping decades of real-estate wealth from low-income residents, women and seniors. more…

Gordon Lightfoot Is Still Following That Carefree Highway
Rollingstone.com

He scored timeless hits, befriended Bob Dylan and made the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. But even at 80, the veteran troubadour can’t bear the thought of slowing down more…

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019 So Far
Stereogum.com

Music has always been a vast universe to explore, and that sense of the unconquerable infinite has only intensified in an age of on-demand streaming and easily accessible recording equipment. The flow of new sounds is so constant, so voluminous, and so divers… more…

How Data Can Help You Win in the Winner-Take-All Economy
The New York Times

To adapt to a faster pace of change, it helps to learn how to crunch numbers about whole organizations — and about yourself. more…