Ari Mileikowsky

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Everything Trump Touches Dies review: a poison dart in the neck of the Republican monster

Trump's far-flung empire of bullshit makes the Teapot Dome scandal look like a warm-up act in the Corruption Olympics Rick Wilson<p>The monster is out of its cage, and its trainers encourage only its dumbest, darkest, most cruel and violent behaviors Rick Wilson<p>A lifetime of adultery, venality, and …

Donald Trump

This student invented a bulletproof wall to protect from school shootings

According to Audrey Larson, her bulletproof panel is a non-political solution to a highly-politicized issue.

Guns

Republican gerrymandering wall is starting to crumble

Take that, John Roberts!<p>One of retired Justice Anthony Kennedy’s final acts as a sitting justice was to stare partisan gerrymandering directly in the …

Government

Five foods to improve your heart health—and two to absolutely avoid

If it feels hard to keep up with nutritional advice, don't worry—cardiologists are here to help.<p>Nutritional advice can feel overwhelming. It seems, at least from some headlines, like the advice is constantly changing. Even though the science hasn’t actually changed all that much over the years, we …

Holistic Medicine

A New Drug for Migraines Hit the Market — It's a Landmark for Women's Health

Why did this take so long?<p>The announcement brought tears to my eyes. My prescription was called in by my doctor in June, but getting the injection to …

Women's Health

A historic Trump tell-all

The President of the United States admitted, on the record, that he misled the American people about the infamous Russia meeting in Trump Tower.<p><b>The</b> …

Donald Trump

Saudi Arabia Planned to Invade Qatar Last Summer. Rex Tillerson’s Efforts to Stop It May Have Cost Him His Job.

Thirteen hours before Secretary of State Rex Tillerson learned from the presidential Twitter feed that he was being fired, he did something that …

Saudi Arabia

3M knew your non-stick pan was poisoning you in the ’70s

More proof that conglomerates don’t give a shit about your health.<p>The Intercept has obtained evidence that chemical conglomerate 3M knew about the health dangers of perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) since the 1970s. These components were in thousands of everyday …

Selling

Why Haven't We Cured Cancer? American Cancer Society- World's Wealthiest "Non-Profit" - CNN iReport

<b>Have you ever wondered where all the money goes that you donate to the American Cancer</b> <b>Society ?</b>With the advancement of medicine, you'd think scientists would have unlocked the cure by now with the ACS's help. Right?.<p><b>Is there more to this story than meets the eye?</b>Apparently, the American Cancer …

American Cancer Society

Simple Steps to Protect Yourself on Public Wi-Fi

Accessing the internet isn't normally a problem when you're inside the confines of your own home—it's secure, it's easy to connect to, and it's …

Wi-Fi

How Silicon Valley Became a Den of Spies

The West Coast is a growing target of foreign espionage. And it’s not ready to fight back.<p>SAN FRANCISCO—In the fall of 1989, during the Cold War’s wan and washed-out final months, the Berlin Wall was crumbling—and so was San Francisco. The powerful Loma Prieta earthquake, the most destructive to …

Silicon Valley

The mystery of Russia’s missing wealth shows how Putin retains his power

Russia is a nuclear power. But an economic power it is not. Last year, the country’s GDP totaled around $1.6 trillion, less than that of the state of Texas. Nor is its wealth growing: Russia’s GDP in 2017 was smaller than it was in 2013, adjusting for price changes.<p>And yet there’s no question of …

Russia

The brain may clean out Alzheimer’s plaques during sleep

Sleep deprivation may speed up development of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dementia

See 200 Years of Immigration in the United States as a Graphic of a Growing Tree

Culture & Exploration<p>200 Years of U.S. Immigration Looks Like the Rings of a Tree<p>These data visualizers imagined each era of U.S. immigration as a ring in a growing tree trunk.<p>U.S. immigration by origin at birth, 1830-2015<p>1950<p>1850<p>1900<p>2000<p>Each dash<p>represents<p>100 immigrants.<p>Each ring represents<p>one …

Immigration

Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds.<p>Health and Human Services grants for shelters, foster care and other child welfare …

Immigration

Baltimore police stopped noticing crime after Freddie Gray's death. A wave of killings followed.

BALTIMORE – Just before a wave of violence turned Baltimore into the nation’s deadliest big city, a curious thing happened to its police force: officers suddenly seemed to stop noticing crime.<p>Police officers reported seeing fewer drug dealers on street corners. They encountered fewer people who had …

Justice

Common cause of dementia may be treatable

A new study — led by the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom — has now uncovered how a disease that affects the brain's small blood vessels …

Browser benchmark battle July 2018: Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Edge

It’s been more than 20 months since our last browser benchmark battle, and we really wanted to avoid letting two years elapse before getting a fresh set of a results. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge have all improved significantly over the past year and a half, and as I’ve argued …

Texting and Driving Study Shows That FOMO Is Greater Than the Fear of Death

'FOMO is a powerful motivator of behavior.'<p>The fear of missing out can be emotionally exhausting, but it can also be physically dangerous. Scientists …

Locking Down Linux: Using Ubuntu as Your Primary OS, Part 1 (Physical Attack Defense)

Windows 10 and macOS have poor reputations when it comes to customer privacy and user policies. In addition, our steady flow of hacking Windows 10 …

American elections are a battle of billionaires. We are merely spectators | David Callahan

With ever deeper pockets, the rich can more easily afford to pull multiple levers of influence and many are doing exactly that<p>Pull up a seat, this year’s election is getting interesting.<p>In one corner, backing the Republican, are billionaire heavyweights like Sheldon Adelson and the Koch brothers. …

This amazing new web tool lets you create microsites that exist solely as URLs

Long live the open web<p>Former Google designer Nicholas Jitkoff, who’s now the vice president of design at Dropbox, has created a really nifty new web tool he’s calling itty bitty sites, or self-contained microsites that exist solely as URLs. You can create your own by following this URL: …

QR codes

A Frightening New Reason to Worry About Air Pollution

A massive study solidifies the link between particulates from cars and diabetes.<p>It’s fairly well known that a bad diet, a lack of exercise, and genetics can all contribute to type 2 diabetes. But a new global study points to an additional, surprising culprit: the air pollution emitted by cars and …

Pollution

Nuts Could Be Key to Sperm Crisis, Suggests International Nut Council Study

Eating nuts might save your nuts.<p>The Western world’s sperm is in crisis. In July 2017, a huge meta-analysis suggested the sperm count of the average …

Drug that stops progression of Parkinson's disease heads for human trials

An exciting experimental drug developed by scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine has been found to stop the progression of Parkinson's disease in live …

How To: Hack Wi-Fi & Networks More Easily with Lazy Script

Wi-Fi tools keep getting more and more accessible to beginners, and the LAZY script is a framework of serious penetration tools that can be explored …

Scientists 'completely surprised' by immunity-boosting virus

Though you may not hear of it often, cytomegalovirus is a fairly common virus. It is usually harmless, but once contracted, it remains in the system …

Facebook acknowledges it shared user data with dozens of companies

Facebook has admitted providing dozens of tech companies with special access to user data after publicly saying it restricted such access in 2015.<p>Facebook continued sharing information with 61 hardware and software makers after it said it discontinued the practice in May 2015, the social networking …

Internet

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Body Fat

Anthony Kennedy, You Are a Total Disgrace to America

No one expected Kennedy to allow Donald Trump to pick his successor. But he has. And it should forever taint his legacy as a jurist.<p>It’s been a few …