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Donald Trump Is Going To Be Elected

Donald Trump is going to be elected president.<p>The American people voted for him a long time ago.<p>They voted for him when The History Channel went from showing documentaries about the Second World War to "Pawn Stars" and "Swamp People."<p>They voted for him when The Discovery Channel went from showing …

I Tried Cheating a Drug Test Using 'Science' I Found on the Internet

A highly un-scientific scientific odyssey.<p>Twas the night before 4/20, and all through the head shop, people were readying themselves to ride the green dragon on the high holy holiday of stonderdom. I was there for a different reason.<p>"I need to beat a drug test tomorrow," I said to the girl behind …

Drug Testing

4 Men with 4 Very Different Incomes Open Up About the Lives They Can Afford

From a father on the poverty line to a CEO millionaire.<p><b>The median household income in America is $53,657.</b> Politicians draw $250,000 as the line between the middle and upper classes. And the true starting point of real wealth remains a cool $1,000,000. We asked four more or less typical men, each of …

Real-Life Gordon Gekko: Only Bernie Sanders Will Take on Wall Street

Asher Edelman is an old-school corporate raider. He’s probably best known as one of several individuals smushed together to form a composite of the …

Bernie Sanders

We're About to Witness a Major Development in Safe Nuclear Power

The next generation of clean nuclear power is coming. And as the world struggles to curb the devastating effects of climate change and end its …

Nuclear Energy

Law expert says brokered convention would hurt Republicans

As the Republican Party continues to roll toward selecting its presidential nominee, some party leaders and members of the media have begun to …

Government

Pope says contraceptives may be permissible in Zika-affected countries

Pope Francis said it may be acceptable for people to use contraception in countries affected by the Zika virus, in order to prevent children from being born with birth defects, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports. The Catholic Church generally does not condone the use of contraception in most …

Russian Company Claims Its Device Can Automatically Detect Snipers

The device can ostensibly also solve your sniper problem with a temporary—or permanent—solution<p>In general, you want to spot a sniper before the sniper spots you. One Russian company claims it's invented a machine that does just that.<p>Moscow state media is reporting that the Russian company …

7 Money Fixes You Can Make When You're Stuck Inside Because of the Weather

Crazy winter weather have you stuck indoors? Take advantage of your lazy snow days around the house by digging deep into your finances to make a few …

White privilege gets explained to Stephen Colbert in terms you definitely need to hear

DERAY MCKESSON, THE ACTIVIST and organizer best known for his work within the Black Lives Matter movement, recently hung out with Stephen Colbert to …

Stephen Colbert

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

Is Europe really going to ban teenagers from Facebook and the internet?

New European data protection rules would see companies require parental consent to handle data of those under 16, effectively blocking them from social media<p>The European Parliament is set to vote on Tuesday on new rules that could see teenagers banned from internet services such as Facebook, social …

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