Nico Pitney
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Nico Pitney is an executive editor at the The Huffington Post.

Previously he was VP of product management and managing editor. He was HuffPost's first DC bureau chief, overseeing coverage during the 2008 elections.

Prior to joining HuffPost, he was managing editor of ThinkProgress and deputy research director at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC.

He lives in San Francisco with his wife and daughter.

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2015年に地球はどのように変わったのか NASAが空撮、日本のあの場所も

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2016 | 1:32 AM

2015年に地球はどう変わったか。燃え盛る山火事から海上の島々の異常な誕生まで、NASAがこの1年に撮った地球上の劇的な変化の数々。

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Police: Person Detained Over Arson At Southern California Mosque

(11) Comments | Posted December 11, 2015 | 7:50 PM

COACHELLA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California mosque was damaged in a fire that authorities said was intentionally...

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Putin Agrees To Suspend Russian Flights To Egypt

(1) Comments | Posted November 6, 2015 | 8:14 AM

* U.S. imposes air travel security measures

* Western officials see increasing possibility bomb involved

* Sound of...

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There's A Virtuoso At The White House And The Work She's Doing Is Fascinating

(0) Comments | Posted November 4, 2015 | 4:18 PM


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A decade ago, Glamour magazine declared Maya Shankar one of the country's 10 most impressive women in...

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How Ta-Nehisi Coates Escaped: A Reading List

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2015 | 5:10 PM


 


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In a recent interviewThe Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates was asked how he managed to escape...

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脳細胞は大人になってからでも増やせる 有効なのはどんな習慣?

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2015 | 10:56 PM

セックス、ダークチョコレート、有酸素運動はどれも効果的だ、と神経科学者はいう。

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How To Give Your Child The Gift Of Failure

(0) Comments | Posted October 21, 2015 | 12:42 PM


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Pain is a part of growing up, and parents should let their kids sit with it "just...

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Meet Sabaa Tahir, Who's Written 'The Next Game Of Thrones'

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2015 | 12:36 PM

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The launch of Sabaa Tahir's debut novel, "An Ember in the Ashes," is the stuff of literary legend.

The book...

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残りの人生を幸せに生きるために、今すぐ始められる22のこと

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2015 | 11:27 PM

人生には厳しいことがあっても、それで落ち込む必要なんてないのです。

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How To Live This Year As If It Were Your Last

(1) Comments | Posted October 8, 2015 | 11:52 AM

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On their first night in class, the students receive alarming news. They have only nine months to live.

The news is fictional. But the...

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The Brilliant Alex Borstein On Parenting, Creativity And Divorce

(1) Comments | Posted October 1, 2015 | 2:55 PM

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Alex Borstein is the profanely funny comic actor who voices Lois Griffin on "The Family Guy." She also stars in "Getting On," the most...

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What It Takes To Rise The Ranks At Google

(0) Comments | Posted September 25, 2015 | 11:44 AM

On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a user asked: "How hard is it to make Senior Staff Engineer at Google?" One of the most popular answers is by senior engineer Carlos Pizano. His advice is about Google, but can be applied to many...

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"Nothing Stops A Bullet Like A Job"

(0) Comments | Posted September 23, 2015 | 3:40 PM

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For three decades, gang members seeking a new life have shown up on Greg Boyle's doorstep. A Jesuit priest, "Father G"...

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In The Midst Of Depression, Lessons For Living

(0) Comments | Posted September 21, 2015 | 12:08 PM

Sophia is a project to collect life lessons from fascinating people. Today we hear from Amy, 28, from Montana, who has managed to find fulfillment despite recurring bouts of clinical depression. Share your own life lessons here

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I Used To Think The Right Answer Was To Lead A Balanced Life

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2015 | 12:51 PM

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Today we hear from Rebecca Moore, who founded and oversees Google Earth Outreach, which helps nonprofits use Google's mapping technology to tackle issues like deforestation, climate change,...

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Answering These 13 Life Questions Will Make You Wiser

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2015 | 1:02 PM

Earlier this year, HuffPost launched Sophia, a project to collect life lessons from fascinating people.

We've asked some brilliant and accomplished individuals -- best-selling authors, Nobel Prize-winning scientists, top artists, entrepreneurs, athletes, and more -- to share practical wisdom they've learned in the course of their...

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When Life Forces You To Choose Between Your Husband And Your Child

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2015 | 7:47 PM

Sophia is a project to collect life lessons from fascinating people. Robin, 53, from Michigan offered some of the wisdom she's gained from a life that's seen its share of hardship. Share your own life lessons here

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Facebook Co-Founder Giving Millions Directly To The Poor, No Strings Attached

(8) Comments | Posted August 2, 2015 | 4:41 PM


GiveDirectly has a straightforward approach to helping the world's poorest people: just give them cash, no strings attached. 


The New York-based nonprofit has distributed about $1,000—roughly a year's income—to thousands of ultra-poor households in Kenya and Uganda. Recipients don't need to pay back the money,...

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Elon Musk To Address 'Nerd Altruists' At Google HQ

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2015 | 3:42 PM

Elon Musk is set to appear at the Googleplex next month, not to talk electric cars or space exploration but to address a burgeoning movement of "nerd altruists." 

The Tesla and SpaceX founder will speak at Effective Altruism (EA) Global, a gathering of far-flung technologists, entrepreneurs, students and activists who use...

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Meet The 63rd Black Woman In American History With A Physics Ph.D.

(672) Comments | Posted June 24, 2015 | 1:36 PM

Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is a 32-year-old theoretical astrophysicist. Her academic home is arguably the nation's most elite physics department, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

In one sense, she is among a dying breed. Prescod-Weinstein is a pen-and-paper theorist. "Basically...

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