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Lower Body Strength and Endurance Challenge - Beginner or Advanced Lower Body Workout

Don’t let the fact that I am not using weights in this video distract you, this workout is actually an incredibly challenging lower body strength …

The 265 members of Congress who sold you out to ISPs, and how much it cost to buy them

They betrayed you for chump change<p>Republicans in Congress just voted to reverse a landmark FCC privacy rule that opens the door for ISPs to sell customer data. Lawmakers provided no credible reason for this being in the interest of Americans, except for vague platitudes about “consumer choice” and …

Net Neutrality

The new American exceptionalism: How the Russian connection to the 2016 election signals the destruction of our nation’s ideals

Our nation has a long history of fighting over what American exceptionalism means. It’s about to get even uglier<p>Amid a new slate of disturbing and unsubstantiated reports about the connections between President-elect Donald Trump and Russia it is easy to become distracted by lurid allegations about …

Political Science

Court: No First Amendment right to videorecord police unless you are challenging the police at the time

In recent years, lower federal courts have generally held that the First Amendment protects a right to videorecord (and photograph) in public places, especially when one is recording public servants such as the police.<p>Because recording events that you observe in public places is important to be …

U.S. Federal Courts

6 free online classes you should consider before going to business school

So you’ve been considering getting an MBA.<p>It seems like a foolproof plan, right? After all, the MBA is the degree that opens the doors to the world …

University of Pennsylvania

The Hidden Harm of Antidepressants

Antidepressants are some of the most commonly prescribed medications out there. More than one out of 10 Americans over age 12—roughly 11 percent—take …

Medicine

Nearly all of our medical research is wrong

Something is rotten in the state of biomedical research. Everyone who works in the field knows this on some level. We applaud presentations by colleagues at conferences, hoping that they will extend the same courtesy to us, but we know in our hearts that the majority or even the vast majority of …

Science

Paul Ryan Forgot to Turn Off His Lamp

Speaker of the House and noted fiscal conservative Paul Ryan has been livestreaming the view from his office all day and into the night. He also, …

Livestreaming

Oil can reach $20 this year because 'the Saudis are willing to play the long game'

But according to IHS Insight's chief economist, Dr. Nariman Behravesh<i>,</i> who oversees a team of more than 400 economists, worse is yet to come.<p>"Is it feasible for oil to reach $20 per barrel in 2016? Yes it is," Behravesh said in an interview with Business Insider at the World Economic Forum in …

Oil

Mischievous traffic cone delays British Airways passengers for hours

A traffic cone caused a two-hour delay for British Airways passengers at Aberdeen Airport in Scotland on Thursday night.<p>The cone was blown underneath …

The stock market just did something it's done only 3 other times in the past 100 years — and it's not good

This is the second time in the past six months that this has happened — remember, stocks fell 10% in August in just a few days — and these two corrections in such a short time don't look good, historically.<p>Any single correction isn't, in and of itself, a problem, but the speed with which stocks …

Stock Markets

Is This The House That Will Turn Millennials Into Homeowners?

Millennials are having a hard time entering the real estate market (because the generations before them destroyed it). This affordable, sustainable house is trying to change that.<p>If you were born after 1980, there’s a pretty good chance you don’t own a house. Thanks in part to massive student loans …

A judge ruled the parents of a disabled child can file a 'wrongful birth' lawsuit

The "wrongful birth" suit claims the parents would not have conceived their son if doctors had warned them about the genetic risks, OregonLive reports.<p>The parents, Kerry and Scott Tomlinson, allege that their pediatrician and staff at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center were negligent, having failed to …

Judiciary

The GOP’s anti-crying crusade is so deeply embarrassing it hurts

Yesterday, Paul Ryan became the latest Republican to put down Obama for showing genuine human emotion<p>Three years into his second term, it's not difficult to draw the conclusion that President Obama might be the most scrutinized chief executive in modern history.<p>There's inherently nothing wrong with …

Mass Shootings

Clinton Mercilessly Grilled on MSNBC: ‘What’s the Difference Between a Democrat and a Socialist?’

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton was mercilessly grilled Tuesday evening by an MSNBC host over the difference between the ideology of a Democrat and socialist.<p>“I want to try to help you tonight…locate yourself politically,” Chris Matthews, host of “Hardball,” told Clinton before noting that …

Government

Super Bowl Will Stop Local Kids From Playing Soccer, Lawsuit Says

The Santa Clara Youth Soccer League filed a lawsuit against the city and the National Football League, claiming that construction on three fields …

NFL

If Guns Are So Good, Invite 'Em to GOP Rallies

Dear Donald, Ted, Marco, Jeb, and the whole GOP field,<p>Are you serious? Are you seriously contending that background checks for everyone who buys a gun are bad policy and a threat to the Constitution? The same Constitution whose Second Amendment starts, "A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to …

Guns

Revealed: the cheapest time to book flights to your favourite destinations

The same flights can be more than £600 cheaper depending on when they're booked, new research has shown.<p>Each destination also has its own optimum booking time, ranging from as little as two months in advance to as far as 11 months.<p>The study by travel search engine Kayak.co.uk found that those …

Los Angeles

Sanders Says Wall Street Should Pay For College

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stumped at Northstar Elementary School in Knoxville on New Year's Eve morning.<p>The Vermont senator, who is …

Middle-class

Oil drives our Israel policy: New government documents reveal a very different history of America and the Middle East

The protection of American oil interests has been at the heart of U.S. policies for decades<p>The role of the United States in the Arab-Israeli conflict is an inextri­cable part of history in this region. Confronting that role is indispens­able to understanding both U.S. policy in the conflict and its …

Israel

Paul Graham: 'Ending economic inequality means ending startups'

In a new essay, Graham defends startups because they generate new wealth rather than take from the existing pie. Instead, people should be focused on ending poverty, not ending income inequality.<p>Graham obviously has a vested financial interest to think this way. As he says in the opening, he is a …

Startups

Even in expensive cities, the sharing economy may just have its limits

In the age of WeWork and micro-apartments, are we heading toward a 21st-century version of a workhouse where employers can call on us night and day?<p>I’ve never been a fan of the “sharing economy”. Not that there’s anything intrinsically wrong with Uber, Airbnb and their peers, it’s just that there …

Real Estate

Crock Pot Chicken Teriyaki #Chicken #Dinner #Crockpot

Shares 383<p><i>Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something.</i> …

Here's how much it costs to get a haircut around the world

But if you're searching for a good deal on your next trim, we recommend that you avoid getting your hair cut in Geneva or Zurich.<p>UBS analysts collected data on the prices of various services — such as haircuts — across major cities in the world and found that there's a strong correlation between …

Hair

Garlic Mashed Potatoes In The Slow Cooker Recipe

"Simple and delicious! If you cook for a large family or want to reduce last-minute chaos in the kitchen, you will LOVVVVE this recipe! It has been …

Cooking

Apple could be forced to add more ‘executives of color’

Apple could be forced to add more non-white executives and directors, due to a proposal put forward by an investor who thinks the current makeup of Apple execs is “a little bit too vanilla.”<p>The possible pro-diversity push was reportedly prompted after the son of investor Antonio Avian Maldonado II, …

Why Inflation Is Low, Despite The Fed's Massive Monetary Expansion

The other morning while watching one of my favorite Saturday morning talk shows, one of the regular guests made a comment, which took me by surprise. He said that infusing the economy with a massive amount of money apparently does not cause inflation. He cited the Fed’s post-2008 monetary expansion …

Economics

Subway's New Ad Steers Sandwich Chain in New Direction

In the world of marketing, when in doubt, companies love to go back to the beginning.<p>That’s the plan for Subway, which unveiled a new ad campaign for …

Fast Casual