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[NyTimes] : "This is a very dangerous man, our next president. Dangerous in his certitude about what he doesn't know. Dangerous in his ignorance of history, his antipathy toward reading, his inability to sort fact from fiction. The last man to play things by the gut while in control of the world's most powerful …"
[NyTimes] : "So what do we do now? By “we” I mean all those left, center and even right who saw Donald Trump as the worst man ever to run for president and assumed that a strong majority of our fellow citizens would agree.<p>I'm not talking about rethinking political strategy. There will be a time for that — God …"
[NyTimes] : "Donald John Trump defied the skeptics who said he would never run, and the political veterans who scoffed at his slapdash campaign.<p>He attacked the norms of American politics, singling out groups for derision on the basis of race and religion and attacking the legitimacy of the political process.<p>He …"
[NyTimes] : "This election year has been an exhausting parade of ugliness. It has also highlighted some fundamental truths about the United States circa 2016, lessons that political leaders should heed beyond Tuesday's elections.<p><b>Hate sells.</b> Racism, bigotry and misogyny, Donald Trump has proved, can energize a …"
[NyTimes] : "SAN FRANCISCO — Hundreds of fake retail and product apps have popped up in Apple's App Store in recent weeks — just in time to deceive holiday shoppers.<p>The counterfeiters have masqueraded as retail chains like Dollar Tree and Foot Locker, big department stores like Dillard's and Nordstrom, online …"
[NyTimes] : "Engineers investigating the explosion of one of SpaceX's rockets in September have figured out what went wrong, and launches could resume in mid-December, Elon Musk, the company's chief executive, said on Friday.<p>“I think we've gotten to the bottom of the problem,” Mr. Musk said during an interview …"
[NyTimes] : "As he has done for decades, once a week David F. Swensen convenes his staff — including his cadre of apprentices — for a morning-long meeting among the Gothic revival flourishes and crenelations of the Yale University campus to debate investment ideas.<p>Mr. Swensen, 62, runs the school's $25.4 …"
[NyTimes] : "If you work for a school or nonprofit of any sort, there is a decent chance that your workplace retirement savings plan is not as good as it could be — if you are lucky enough to have one at all.<p>While employees of universities and big hospitals often have reasonably attractive plans, public …"
[NyTimes] : "LIKE many red-blooded American children, I spent high school study hall poring over the pages of car magazines. I ignored my English homework (surprise, Mrs. Oberg! I'm <i>that</i> Tom Voelk); my interest was in art. Ferrari and Lamborghini sculpture, that is.<p>Years later, I joyfully slid behind the wheel …"
[NyTimes] : "The Scottish scientist David Brewster was one of those 19th-century characters with no real equivalent today. An ordained minister in the Church of Scotland, he took an early interest in astronomy and became for a time one of the world's leading experts on the science of optics. He also harbored a …"
[NyTimes] : "TO get an idea of how annoying it can be to say “O.K., Google” multiple times a day, try replacing the word Google with another brand.<p>O.K., Pepsi. O.K., Chipotle. O.K., Skittles. You get the picture. It's difficult to utter “O.K., Google,” the phrase used to control Google's new Home smart speaker, …"
[NyTimes] : "SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. — Crushed by exhaustion, you may dream of a competitor's head morphing into a Pokémon-like demon — and then open your eyes and still see it. The next day you will quit the race.<p>To fill your queasy stomach during your third 112-mile bike ride, you will discover the best way to eat …"
[NyTimes] : "If you're hoping to document your vote by taking a photo of your ballot, you may be headed for a legal gray area that in some states has grown only murkier in the days leading up to Election Day.<p>Because the laws in several states are muddled, under review or confusing, unsuspecting voters may run …"