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Why Are There So Many Iranians In Los Angeles? [Becoming Iranian-American, Pt. 1] | AJ+

Why Are There So Many Iranians In Los Angeles? [Becoming Iranian-American, Pt. 1] |...

Los Angeles is home to the largest community of Iranians outside of Iran. But what are the origins of this slice of Iran in America, aka “Tehrangeles”? Watch Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8H1WvyiZqoc&t=6s When the 1979 Iran Hostage...
EVIL HALLOWEEN GRAFFITI MURAL – SATURNO in Los Angeles… presented by Ewkuks

EVIL HALLOWEEN GRAFFITI MURAL – SATURNO in Los Angeles… presented by Ewkuks

Barcelona-based artist, Saturno paints a Halloween themed Jack-O-Lantern flanked by two demon angels in East Los Angeles. Saturno uses his signature style of not using outlines, but painting to create the most natural...

Why Congress would keep working during a government shutdown

Unless Congress passes new spending legislation by December 20, at least some federal agencies may need to cease operations and shut down, just as several agencies did for a month around this time last...

US-China trade deal: 3 fundamental issues remain unresolved

The U.S. and China have reportedly reached a so-called phase one deal in their ongoing trade war. While few details have been disclosed, the agreement principally seems to involve the U.S. calling off a new...

How To Restore Any Google Photo 'Creations' You Accidentally Delete

Google Photos has a few AI-driven features that enhance your photos and build “automated creations” on your behalf—such as slideshow videos, collages, and animations of your shots. For example, the Google Photos AI might...

The Lifehacker Staff's Biggest Upgrades of 2019

With all the hacks we test every day, it’s hard to differentiate which ones are trendy, and which are real game changers. So we asked the Lifehacker staff to share their biggest upgrades of 2019—and...

In impeachment spotlight, dueling views of professionalism appear

Impeachment hearings have thrust a handful of public servants into the spotlight, where competing ideas about government professionals – variously called the establishment, the “deep state,” technocrats, bureaucrats, experts and elites – shape public...

Impeachment is better than exile

When the framers of the Constitution created the process for Congress to impeach “all civil officers of the United States,” they rejected a much more severe punishment practiced in early America: exile. That threat was...

Friday's Best Deals: Azul, Laundry Hampers, Samsung UHD TVs, and More

Best Deals of the DayBest Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily. An Indochino overcoat sale, Brita pitcher Gold Box, Cuisinart grills, and a smart air fryer lead off Friday’s best...

The Future of the Face Computer

Smart glasses definitely got off to a rocky start with consumers. To quickly recap, they were expensive, dorky-looking, and in real life, they didn’t live up to the fantasy painted for us in pop...

What to Do When You're Locked Out of Your iPhone

Screenshot: David Murphy Tech 911Tech 911Do you have a tech question keeping you up at night? We'd love to answer it! Email david.murphy@lifehacker.com with "Tech 911" in the subject line. What happens when someone else locks...

Butterfly lovers become citizen scientists by logging sightings on eButterfly

The Abstract features interesting research and the people behind it.Kathleen Prudic is an entomologist who studies pollinators. We caught up with her recently to discuss her work as co-directer of eButterfly. What is eButterfly? Kathleen Prudic:...

Margaret Morse Nice thought like a song sparrow and changed how scientists understand animal...

The invader, puffed out into the shape of a ball, fluttered one wing straight up in the air. He sang constantly and softly, incomplete songs in rapid succession. The defender, silent, hunched his shoulders...

When Trump calls someone a dog, he’s tapping into ugly history

The news was recently filled with stories about Trump’s praise for Conan, the Belgian Malinois used to hunt Islamic State Group founder and leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, alongside his vivid accounts of al-Baghdadi’s “death...

When Trump calls someone a dog, he’s tapping into some ugly history

The news was recently filled with stories about Trump’s praise for Conan, the Belgian Malinois used to hunt Islamic State Group founder and leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, alongside his vivid accounts of al-Baghdadi’s “death...

Memo from a historian: White ladies cooking in plantation museums are a denial of...

Fall is almost gone and winter is coming, as are hundreds of hearth cooking demonstrations at countless historic homes and plantations throughout the nation. Like an automated clock, historic kitchens become the center stage for...

Uber’s data revealed nearly 6,000 sexual assaults. Does that mean it’s not safe?

Since Uber released its first ever safety report on Dec. 5, the media has raised alarms for the 5,981 instances of sexual assault included in the document. This also includes 464 reports of rape over...

‘Organic’ label doesn’t guarantee that holiday ham was a happy pig

This holiday season, Americans will buy some 20 million turkeys and 300 million pounds of ham. Some of these turkeys and hams will be certified organic, reflecting the common belief that organically raised animals live...

The Earth needs multiple methods for removing CO2 from the air to avert worst...

Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are higher than at any time in human history, and nine of the warmest years have occurred since 2005. Even with the progress made in introducing alternatives to...
Crysis 2 Trailer – Battle Los Angeles STYLE HD 720p

Crysis 2 Trailer – Battle Los Angeles STYLE HD 720p

Music: Johann Johannsson - The Sun's Gone Dim Crysis 2 - March 22 Created by : Csomi
Aaron Eckhart stars in BATTLE: LOS ANGELES – In theaters 3/11

Aaron Eckhart stars in BATTLE: LOS ANGELES – In theaters 3/11

Release Date: 11 March 2011 (United States) For years, there have been documented cases of UFO sightings around the world -- Buenos Aires, Seoul, France, Germany, China. But in 2011, what were once just sightings...
Los Angeles retailers lament impact of US-China trade war on business

Los Angeles retailers lament impact of US-China trade war on business

Washington has slapped a new 15% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods. The taxes will be imposed in two stages. The first batch of affected imports include smart watches, TVs, and footwear. A...
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Inaugural Speech

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Inaugural Speech

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was inaugurated in a public ceremony on June 30th, 2013. To find out more about Mayor Garcetti and his agenda for Los Angeles visit www.lamayor.org.
South Central Los Angeles “Graffiti” Urban Art

South Central Los Angeles “Graffiti” Urban Art

2014 Graffiti, Urban Art & Urban Expression Found on the the Streets of South Central Los Angeles, Some of the Toughest Street of the United States With Beautiful Art Bright An Colorful . Urban Exploring...

The dangers of depicting Greta Thunberg as a prophet

She came from obscurity and ignited a global movement. Beginning with a small but persistent act of protest outside the Swedish parliament, she inspired millions to join her. Her fiery speech to the United...

How to Uninstall Windows 10's Unnecessary 'KB4532441' Update

Microsoft accidentally pushed yet another unnecessary Windows 10 update. This week’s “KB4532441" update went out to regular users of Windows 10, even though the update was meant for those using Windows Autopilot—a way for...

Why are whales big, but not bigger?

Minke whale. Jeremy Goldbogen, CC BY-NDBoth toothed and baleen (filter-feeding) whales are among the largest animals ever to exist. Blue whales, which measure up to 100 feet (30 meters) long and can weigh over...

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is My Wife Emotionally Abusive?

Hello, all you little orgasm dermestid beetles, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you take your relationship out of early access. This week, we’re talking about the moments...

Thursday's Best Deals: A Huge REI Sale, Anker Gold Box, Gaming Accessories, and More

Best Deals of the DayBest Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily. An Amazon Warehouse sale, Civilization VI, discounted string lights, and an Anker projector exclusive lead off Thursday’s best...

Which Big Expenses Are Worth Splurging On?

We’re all told to save up as much money as possible. But are there some things that are worth spending a few extra bucks on? In the video above, personal finance expert and I Will...