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The 12 worst typos Trump has deleted from Twitter in 2018 (so far)

Add spellcheck to the long list of staffers fired from the Trump White House . Image: Getty Images for Comedy Central The first half of 2018 on Donald Trump’s Twitter timeline has been full of confusion, rage, and a whole heap of presidential typos. The news cycle has moved at a breakneck speed, and so has Trump’s tendency to tweet — and then delete — tweets with typos. Even in the face of opposition from Congress and the potential violation of post-Watergate transparency laws. SEE ALSO: Yep, Trump is appealing…

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Richard Powers: It was like a religious conversion. I realised the natural world isnt ours

After writing novels on artificial intelligence, neuroscience and genetics, Powers has turned to trees. While on a hike through the Great Smoky Mountains, he talks about environmentalism and not having children To reach the latest work, The Overstory . As a botanist in his narrative explains, trees and humen share a common ancestor, and a one-quarter of their genes.” For five years I’ve been telling people I’m writing a novel about trees ,” he says, with a smile,” and they’ve said:’ Really ?’” ‘ The book was like a five-year-long…

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From Lawrence of Arabia to Breaking Bad: the desert as a cultural oasis

A place of sanctuary, stones and stone festivals what draws artists and writers to the deserts unforgiving landscape? In 1990 a flyer circulated in San Francisco inviting people to attend a unique happening:” The Zone Trip is an extended event that takes us outside of our local region of time and place. On this particular expedition, we shall travel to a vast, desolate, white expanse stretching onward to the horizon in all directions .” Wilfred Thesiger, recalling his marathon journeys in the Arabian peninsula’s Empty Quarter in the 1940 s,…

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Dominic Cooper and James Corden go head-to-head in an intense electric shock quiz

Turns out Dominic Cooper and James Corden go route back. They’ve been friends for ages, they used to live together, and Cooper even introduced Corden to his future wife Julia Carey. Anyway, what better way to put that friendship to the test than a quiz where the loser gets a sharp electric shock? SEE ALSO: Chris Pratt teaching James Corden how to hike is a glorious disaster In the clip above from The Late Late Show , the pair do their best to answer questions about each other. Turns out…

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Dog gadgets you absolutely must get for your furry friend

Doggies dream of gadgets Image: Mashable composite/ Christopher Lee/ Getty Images Forget Shark Week, it’s Bark Week on Mashable. Join us as we celebrate all the good dogs, which we humans do not deserve . Most of us already spoil our dogs. But how can we deny them? After all, they are all, objectively speaking, very good boys and girls. Standard playthings can get the job done, sure, but your doggo is probably deserving of an upgrade. We’ve ranked some of the best dog gadgets out there. These will show…

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