Here are the top Midwestern states and cities for startups

The American Midwest has a long history of making stuff. During the 20th century, it was the manufacturing center for the nation, and indeed much of the world. It’s still where a surpassing majority of agricultural commodities are grown and processed. But is it also a major producer of technology…

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‘Master Of None’ Star Lena Waithe Featured On Landmark New Vanity Fair Cover

Actress and writer Lena Waithe, best known for her role in the Netflix comedy series “Master of None,” is the star of Vanity Fair’s April cover. The cover, released Thursday and photographed by Annie Leibovitz, is the first under the magazine’s new editor Radhika Jones, and suggests a major shift…

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Celebrities Take To The Streets, Social Media For March For Our Lives

Stars like Kim Kardashian, Miley Cyrus, Lin-Manuel Miranda and many more are showing their support for the March For Our Lives. Thousands of students, teachers and activists hit the pavement in Washington, D.C., and in hundreds of cities across the country on Saturday all for one cause: gun reform. A lone gunman…

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IPOs are back, but for how long?

The first quarter is almost over, and despite Dropbox’s splashy debut on the public market earlier today, it was preceded by just two other U.S. tech companies to IPO in 2018: Cardlytics and Zscaler.  Will Dropbox turn things around? Will the fact that Spotify is readying its debut get the momentum…

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Russell Simmons Accused Of Rape AGAIN Lawsuit Claims He Threatened Woman By Saying ‘I’m Going To Fuck You Or I’m Going To Fuck Your Son’

Russell Simmons is facing yet another unsettling accusation of sexual assault. A woman who claims the hip-hop mogul raped her in a hotel room in Sacramento, California alleges that Simmons also threatened to rape her young son if she didn’t oblige. According to court docs obtained by DailyMail.com, the Def…

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Neil Young Doesn’t Mince Words About ‘Mess’ Donald Trump

Rock legend Neil Young has given President Donald Trump a harsh review, calling him “a mess” in an article The Daily Beast published Friday. “The man — Trump, the president of the United States — is a mess. He has no balls. He hasn’t got one ball. He literally has nothing,” Young said. “All…

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Rainforest Connection enlists machine learning to listen for loggers and jaguars in the Amazon

The vastness that makes the Amazon rainforest so diverse and fertile also makes it extremely difficult to protect. Rainforest Connection is a project started back in 2014 that used solar-powered second-hand phones as listening stations that could alert authorities to sounds of illegal logging. And applying machine learning has supercharged…

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