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In a Wistful Age, Farmers Find a New Angle: Chore TV

PEACHAM, Vt. — The sweet smell of hay rose off the earth on a recent evening, as Morgan Gold strode across his farmyard in heavy boots. He crossed the paddock, scanning for new eggs, water levels, infected peck wounds, rips in the fence line. But mainly — let’s be honest — he was looking for […]

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F.B.I. Searches Jake Paul’s California Home

The F.B.I. executed a search warrant early Wednesday morning at the California home of Jake Paul, a brash YouTube provocateur who was recently criticized for hosting a large house party during the pandemic, according to the agency. The search of Mr. Paul’s residence in Calabasas, northwest of Los Angeles, was conducted as part of an […]

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I Tried to Live Without the Tech Giants. It Was Impossible.

The chief executives of Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple were called before a House antitrust committee this week, ostensibly to answer questions about whether they have too much power and whether that hurts consumers. The tech bosses, who appeared via videoconference, fended off questions about being “cyber barons,” saying they have plenty of competition and […]

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Misleading Virus Video, Pushed by the Trumps, Spreads Online

In a video posted Monday online, a group of people calling themselves “America’s Frontline Doctors” and wearing white medical coats spoke against the backdrop of the Supreme Court in Washington, sharing misleading claims about the virus, including that hydroxychloroquine was an effective coronavirus treatment and that masks did not slow the spread of the virus. […]

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Matisse Thybulle Is the Breakout (Mini-Movie) Star of the N.B.A. Bubble

Not long after the N.B.A. suspended its season in March because of the coronavirus pandemic, Matisse Thybulle began looking for ways to occupy his time. He read books. He worked out. He also discovered TikTok, the video-sharing platform that seemed a natural fit for an avid photographer like himself. He filmed himself dribbling around his […]

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Hannibal Buress Meets the Moment

In his dynamite, accidentally topical new special “Miami Nights,” released for free on YouTube over the July Fourth weekend, Hannibal Buress describes himself as “medium famous,” which he says translates to: “I constantly talk people out of recognizing me.” Comedy has traditionally been more difficult to those in the middle. A-list stars are given every […]

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