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Charles Koch agrees with ... Bernie Sanders?

Koch says he agrees with Sanders that the country’s political and economic system is rigged in favor of the privileged few, and he agrees that our …

Johnny Depp Stars As Donald Trump (Yep, You Read That Right)

Funny Or Die Presents Donald Trump's The Art Of The Deal: The Movie from Funny Or Die<p>Ready for a quick game of true or false?<p>In 1987 Donald Trump wrote a business advice book called <i>The Art of the Deal.</i> [TRUE]<p>That book was a best-seller. [TRUE]<p>Trump made a TV movie based on the book that was …

Ted Cruz Outwits Donald Trump with Ease

Poor Donald Trump. He was just so thoroughly swindled by Ted Cruz it's not even funny.<p>Yes, this is the New York City billionaire we're talking about here. Supposedly the big-time deal-maker. This is the guy who wrote the book, "The Art of the Deal."<p>Trump is constantly bragging about his ability to …

Republicans prefer a religious candidate. But they’re willing to give Donald Trump a pass.

Call it the Trump God gap: A lot of Americans who are religious and <b></b>say they want to elect someone who shares their beliefs are this year supporting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, whom they don’t see as very religious at all.<p>The gap hit the news Tuesday when Jerry Falwell Jr., son …

The One Weird Trait That Predicts Whether You’re a Trump Supporter

And it’s not gender, age, income, race or religion.<p>If I asked you what most defines Donald Trump supporters, what would you say? They’re white? They’re poor? They’re uneducated?<p>You’d be wrong.<p>In fact, I’ve found a single statistically significant variable predicts whether a voter supports Trump—and …

Political Science

9 questions about Benghazi you were too embarrassed to ask

The first hour of Monday night's Republican convention session has been dominated by discussions of Benghazi — the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Libya that claimed the lives of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. The argument being made is that Hillary Clinton is …

Hillary Clinton

Doctors Without Borders says U.S. airstrike hit hospital in Afghanistan; at least 19 dead

KABUL — An airstrike apparently carried out by U.S. forces heavily damaged a charitable hospital in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least 19 people — three of them reportedly children — in an incident that a senior U.N. official equated to a war crime.<p>The airstrike occurred before dawn …

Afghanistan

No, Native Americans aren't genetically more susceptible to alcoholism

Time to retire the 'firewater' fairytale<p>When Jessica Elm, a citizen of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin, was studying for her master’s degree in social work, she frequently heard about how genes were responsible for the high risk of alcoholism among American Indians. But her own family’s …

3D-printable ice house could be our home on Mars

One of the challenges of building a habitat on Mars is going to be materials. Transporting enough materials to build shelter will add to the shuttle payload, so a plan for a shelter can be built from materials that are already available on Mars would be really useful.<p>To solve this interesting …

Space Exploration

Sorry, Your Vitamin C Megadose Is Basically Useless

Maybe just wash your hands more?<p>It’s Fall which means flu season and a germy free-for-all — but we’re on it! Here’s our guide to staying healthy ’til Spring:<p>Schools are back in session, which means the common cold is not too far behind.<p>To avoid a cold or cut one short, you may be tempted to stock …

6 Facts You Should Know About Introverts That Have Significant Leadership Implications

Much has been written about the differences between introverts and extroverts. Susan Cain’s book <i>Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking</i> provides the single greatest source of data compiled on the differences between introverts and extroverts (at least that I’ve found) and …

Leadership

They Pretend To Be Us While Pretending We Don't Exist

White poet Michael Derrick Hudson's use of the Chinese pen name Yi-Fen Chou was an act of yellowface that is part of a long tradition of white voices drowning out those of color in the literary world.<p><b>To be Other</b> in America is to be coveted and hated at the same time. It’s never been enough to know …

It’s probably a myth that we’re not getting enough sleep

We’ve been told that the modern, connected life is taking a toll on our sleep. Compared to previous generations, studies report, we’ve been sleeping less and less every year. And that is making us “more likely to suffer from chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, depression, and obesity, …

Public Health

SpaceX Unveils Crew Dragon Capsule For First Private Astronaut Flights

Gorgeous but cramped<p>If things go as planned, 2017 will mark the year when private companies will deliver astronauts to the International Space Station for the first time. And it looks like anyone riding with SpaceX will be riding in style. The company is finalizing the interior design of their Crew …

US official: 'IS making and using chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria'

<b>There is a growing belief within the US government that the Islamic State militant group is making and using crude chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria, a US official has told the BBC.</b><p>The US has identified at least four occasions on both sides of the Iraq-Syria border where IS has used mustard …

I Know the Real Reason Why Donald Trump Is So Popular

They just don't get it. And by <i>they</i> I mean the political pundits- the "experts." And by <i>it</i> I mean why Donald Trump continues to resonate with Americans. And by <i>Americans</i> I mean the people of whom 41% can't name the Vice-President, 65% can't name a single Supreme Court justice, and 77% believe that …

Former CIA director under Obama: 'Someone needs to lose their job' if reports about ISIS intelligence are true

According to a report from The Daily Beast, more than 50 intelligence analysts at Centcom have formally complained that reports on the Islamic State and the Nusra Front— Al Qaeda's Syria branch — have been repeatedly altered by senior intelligence officials to fit with the Obama administration's …

Typhoon Etau: thousands evacuated as severe flooding hits Japan

More than 100,000 people ordered to leave homes as torrential rains cause widespread disruption in east of country<p>At least two people have died and several others are missing as flooding in eastern Japan forced the evacuation of more than 100,000 people and left large parts of one town submerged.<p>TV …

Implanted Sponges Soak Up Cancer Cells

Better to stop cancer before it spreads<p>Metastatic cancer, or a cancer that spreads to other parts of the body, causes more than 90 percent of cancer deaths. Doctors constantly monitor patients’ blood to make sure that cancer cells haven’t broken off from the original tumor and started spreading, …

Try It Now

Why Can’t We Fall Asleep?

<i>This is the first piece in a three-part series on sleep. Read part two, on sleeping and dreaming, and part three, on wakefulness.</i><p>Here’s what’s supposed to happen when you fall asleep. Your body temperature falls, even as your feet and hands warm up—the temperature changes likely help the circadian …

White poet used Chinese pen name to gain entry into Best American Poetry

Editors kept Yi-Fen Chou’s poem in the 2015 anthology, published today, even after the author revealed his real identity to be Michael Derrick Hudson<p>Controversy has enveloped the prestigious Best American Poetry anthology after it emerged that a white poet had been included in the selection after …

2 Stammer Verbs to Avoid in Your Fiction

by Hernán Piñera | via Flickr<p>Note from Jane: Today’s guest post is by editor Jessi Rita Hoffman (@JRHwords).<p>As a writer, you’ve probably heard the …

American Civilians And Veterans Are Fighting ISIS In Syria And Iraq

Many fighters have joined anti-Islamic State militias out of a sense of moral duty.<p><i>Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page.</i><p>…