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August17 Goodies

John Kelly, Asserting Authority, Fires Anthony Scaramucci

WASHINGTON — John F. Kelly, President Trump’s new chief of staff, firmly asserted his authority on his first day in the White House on Monday, telling aides he will impose military discipline on a free-for-all West Wing, and he underscored his intent by firing Anthony Scaramucci, the bombastic communications director, 10 days after he was hired.

'Marmite amnesty' under way at London City airport

Jar-swapping exercise could spread, as security staff stock up with 70g containers for passengers intent on taking their favourite foods on holiday

These Mesmerizing, Satisfying Slime Videos Are the Internet’s New Obsession

There is a slime for every purpose under heaven.

Finding Poetry in Other Lives: James Baldwin on Shakespeare, Language as a Tool of Love, and the Poet’s Responsibilit...

"The greatest poet in the English language found his poetry where poetry is found: in the lives of the people. He could have done this only through love — by

James Baldwin’s Advice on Writing

"Talent is insignificant. I know a lot of talented ruins. Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck, but most of all, endurance."

In pictures: Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 - BBC News

An image of a volcano struck by lightning has beaten photographs of crocodiles, dervishes and surfers to win this year's grand prize.

Mark Twain Quotes

Find and save ideas about Mark twain quotes on Pinterest. | See more about Mark twain, Kindness quotes and Mark twain facts.

SoundCloud asks investors to support rescue deal

Streaming music company sets Friday as its do-or-die.

Albert Einstein's Essay on Racial Bias in 1946

After arriving in the U.S. in the 1930s, Albert Einstein witnessed the inequities and injustices done to black Americans. Read his little-known essay from 1946 about the 'deeply entrenched evil' as he saw it then, and that pervades this country today.

Alternatives to Statins for Lowering Cholesterol

Statins are prescription drugs used to lower cholesterol. However, they can have side effects. Learn about alternatives such as new drugs and lifestyle changes.

Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman Probably Had Sex Once

A willing foe, and sea room.

With Hate in their Hearts: The State of White Supremacy in the United States

A tragic event taking 9 lives at Emanuel AME Church revealed the pain and suffering hate can cause. Learn about the state of white supremacy in the US.

ImageOptim — how to use

After launching, drag'n'drop images into its window (if drag'n'drop is not convenient for you, you can press the [+] button in the bottom-left corner instead).

How to Find Royalty Free Images for Your WordPress Blog Posts

Want to know how to find royalty free images for your WordPress blog post? Here are the best resources to find royalty free images for your blog posts.

20 of the Best Free Stock Photo Sites To Use In 2017

Looking to spruce up your content marketing in 2017 without breaking the bank? Here are 20 sites that offer free stock photos.

Compress and Resize JPEG Images & Photos Online | toolur

Compress and resize images & photos in JPEG format online with lossless or lossy compression algorithms, you can also convert PNG to JPG with it.