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Donald Trump Just Blamed the White Supremacist Hunger Games on ‘Many Sides.’ Here’s What He Meant

As white supremacists gathered in Charlottesville, Va., to form neo-Nazi, Confederate Voltron, President Fuckboy McToupee decided to weigh in on the …

Amazon's big rival in India just got $2.5 billion

Japanese telecom and investment giant Softbank just made sure Flipkart has plenty of cash to fight off Amazon's aggressive push into India.<p>The firm …

SALT THE NON-LETHAL HANDGUN

Meet Salt the Non-lethal Handgun ($279). It was designed “around the belief that a gun does not have to take a life to protect a life.” Instead of …

Self Defense

The System That Killed Alton Sterling and Philando Castile Cannot Be Reformed

There are moments when atrocities are so horrendous that they paralyze. I am feeling that sense of immobility now.<p>I already knew that on average, a …

David Simon's HBO Porn Series The Deuce Sounds Pretty... Interesting

David Simon’s forthcoming HBO series <i>The Deuce</i> is ostensibly about how porn became the cultural and economic juggernaut it is today—but it’s also …

7 Interesting And Important Life Skills Worth Learning This Year!

One of the best ways of truly living your dream and going after the kind of life you want, is to learn skills you need to take you there. Sounds …

Elite private school gets a dressing down after it says boys can wear skirts

It was meant to be a progressive move, designed to create a comfortable environment for students questioning their gender identity.<p>But Highgate School's proposed "gender neutral" uniform - under which boys would be permitted to wear skirts - has provoked a furious backlash among alumni.<p>The …

The best movies of 2017 so far, ranked

Superheroes, superpigs, and all points in between.<p>It’s hard to believe, but true: 2017 is already half over.<p>The most prestigious films of the year usually come out in the fall in an attempt to make a run at the Oscars. But this year has <i>already</i> yielded a bumper crop of great movies, including three …

The Arab vision for fighting terrorism

The only way to fight "terror" in the region is to reclaim a shared vision that transcends tribalism and sectarianism.<p>Merely six weeks after the deadly attacks of September 11, 2001, the US Congress passed an appalling law, the USA Patriot Act, which gave the US government under President George W. …

Challenging the status quo in mathematics: Teaching for understanding

Despite decades of reform efforts, mathematics teaching in the U.S. has changed little in the last century. As a result, it seems, American students …

Teaching

E3 2017: IGN's Top 25 Games of the Show by the Numbers

And the top 10 biggest games by platform, too.<p>Now that the annual gathering of the industry's biggest developers and publishers is firmly in the …

This Former TV Writer Is Blazing A New Trail As A Street Artist

Steven Paul Judd is blazing a new trail for Native American artists. After working as a TV writer in Los Angeles, he set out on a path to make art that he couldn’t find anywhere else. His art school was YouTube tutorials and endless hours spent tinkering in Photoshop. This autodidactic approach …

Harvard freshmen's ouster over posts draws broad response

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Few college-bound kids lose their shot, and their slot, at their dream school once they get in, but it happened at one of the …

Social Media

Dark Days in America, and Still Darker Ones to Come

Just as in 1856, no one expects the climate of disunion to get anything but worse.<p>The Alexandria, Virginia ambush has a foreboding precedent in …

London Mosque Van Attack: Worshippers in Finsbury Park Targeted

LONDON — A van plowed into pedestrians near a London mosque early Monday, injuring 10 people in what the city's mayor called a "horrific terrorist attack."<p>It appeared to be the third incident in as many months in the British capital involving a vehicle being driven into a crowd.<p>All the victims were …

Extremism

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges. Along the way, …

Higher Education

How Science Is Helping America Tackle Police Racism

The police killings of several unarmed black men in recent months have sparked protests nationwide demanding justice, heightening tensions between …

Starbucks Customer Says She Was Mocked for Wearing a Donald Trump Shirt

A North Carolina woman said that she was mocked by employees at a local Starbucks for wearing a T-shirt with an image of President Donald Trump.<p>Kayla …

Kent State football player dies after preseason workout

Tyler Heintz, an incoming freshman at Kent State who planned to play on the offensive line for the Golden Flashes, died late Tuesday morning after taking part in preseason conditioning drills.<p>Here’s the school’s statement from Tuesday night:<p>“Today, the Kent State University family mourns the tragic …

'Liquid Light' Can Bend Around Objects in a Frictionless Flow

For several centuries now, scientists have known that light behaves like a wave, expanding out from its source until absorbed or reflected by …

This is how to deal with psychopaths and toxic people: 5 proven secrets

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

Anti-Shariah rallies planned across US worry Muslim leaders

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Inside a mosque in the college town of Eugene, a half-dozen men prostrated themselves on a carpet while another man led the …

Why we need wisdom taught in schools

<b>Prof. Robert Sternberg argues that a national focus on standardized tests and IQ scores is hampering global progress.</b><p>Intelligence without wisdom …

Black troops as much as twice as likely to be punished by commanders, courts

WASHINGTON — Black troops are far more likely than their white comrades to face court martial or other forms of military punishment, according to a study to be released Wednesday.<p>Black service members were as much as two times more likely than white troops to face discipline in an average year, …

Military

Why Japan has so many vending machines

Trump on Saudi Arabia, Muslims and Islam