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Golf and Television Won't Make America Great Again
Donald Trump promised "forgotten Americans" he'd be their tireless advocate in the White House. That hasn't quite panned out thus far.
From Inc.
Inc. 08/01/17
How I Created a Billion-Dollar Company
As told to Lindsay Blakely Michael Dubin | Dollar Shave Club → Men’s toiletries Michael Dubin conjured Dollar Shave Club initially as a way to help a friend’s father offload a surplus supply of razors. The idea was good; the marketing, genius. Prop
From New York Magazine
New York Magazine 08/20/17
Now, This Is A Supermodel Ashley Graham Isn't A Sample Size.
ASHLEY GRAHAM’S LIFELONG mission to lift women up has taken on ridiculous, corporeal form today. That form is me, clinging to her arm, trying not to die, as she takes me Roller blading for maybe the third time in my life. “I know you’re nervous. You

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Period of Change: The Women Fighting to Break Hong Kong's Menstruation Taboo

In a sex-toy shop nestled in the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay, a quiet revolution is taking place. Amid the usual paraphernalia you might expect on the shelves of Sally’s Toys is a stack of menstrual cups, a clue to the outlet’s second life. Once a week, the shop hosts education sessions for women on a taboo subject: periods. Miki So, 24, is the brains behind the menstruation information sessions at Sally’s. After spending hours educating women one-on-one about menstruation, their bodies and the menstrual cup in the store, So decided that developing a workshop would make more
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Anthony Bourdain’s Wandering Spirit

It’s a February morning in Brooklyn, and Anthony Bourdain is lying on his side on a tatami mat, being poked in the arm by a very pointy stick. There’s a glass of whisky nearby, from which Bourdain periodically sips to help dull the pain, while cameras capture every moment. The man doing the poking is Japanese-born tattoo artist Takashi Matsuba, who owns the studio that Bourdain and his crew have taken over for an episode of the Balvenie’s Raw Craft. The web series, which premiered in 2015 and begins its third season this month, profiles America’s most talented craftspeople, all chosen by the h
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Betting It All, With Brand-New Chips

FROM THE WIDE WINDOWS OF HER FOURTH-FLOOR OFFICE, Lisa Su can look across the Austin campus of Advanced Micro Devices and see the laboratory building where the company’s new chips get tested. In the spring of 2016, Su was looking in that direction quite often, not to mention texting, instant messaging, and calling the staffers who worked there. She was waiting eagerly for a Zeppelin to arrive. Zeppelin was the code name for AMD’s newest microprocessor, a flagship chip designed to run in personal computers and corporate servers—and the company’s future was riding on its success. Su, a Ph.D. mi