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Some Republicans Discuss Anti-Trump Convention Coup

After nearly a week long fire storm surrounding Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his attacks on a federal judge because of his Mexican heritage, which led to harsh criticism from his supporters and even one un-endorsement, some Republicans are raising the specter that a new nominee …

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The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

Rocky Mountains

Destroying the Decepticon in My Living Room - Cutting Cable TV's $1K Umbilical Cord

My new rabbit ears...<p>Our electric bill had jumped so much, I thought maybe three or four neighbors had run extension cords off the back of my garage. We walked all around the house, examining every outlet, toaster, stereo and toothbrush charger--right past the culprit hiding in plain sight. We were …

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3 gadgets that are always listening and how to stop them

Imagine driving down a dark, deserted road when your tire blows out. There's no one around, but, thankfully, you're not alone. "Hey, Siri. Call roadside assistance." A second later, you get a response in a warm and comforting voice, "Calling roadside assistance."<p>Personal digital assistants, such as …

Burglar Jailed 110 Years After Raping 12-Year-Old Girl And Slitting Her Throat So Deep Her ‘Vocal Cords Were Exposed’

Osvaldo Rivera, 35, of Camden, New Jersey, was sentenced to 110 years in prison after breaking into a home and raping a 12-year-old girl and …

Microsoft will release Windows 10 on July 29th

Windows 10

Joss Whedon Clashed With Marvel Over Thor Dream Sequence in Avengers 2

Avengers 2 could have been quite different.<p>Joss Whedon, writer-director of Avengers: Age of Ultron, has explained why Thor's (Chris Hemsworth) …

'The Avengers: Age of Ultron' ending explained

<b>SPOILER WARNING:</b>The following article contains spoilers for "The Avengers: Age of Ultron." If you haven't seen the movie and don't wish to know details about the final scene, do not read ahead.<p>Those who saw Joss Whedon's "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" this past week know that the film ends rather …

How To Select The Best Cruise Ship Cabins

Photo: Flickr<p>For those travelers planning their next cruise vacation, it can be overwhelming picking between cabin types on a variety of cruise lines. Here are some tips to ensure your cruise will be smooth sailing.<p><b>Feeling lucky?</b><p>Often times the lowest price available is on what is called a …

Best Wireless Chargers for Android under $25

Share Email Comments<p>Wireless chargers are easy to use and save you time and free up some space by eliminating the need of<br>cords. With a wireless …

Tech Trends

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Our Authors<p>Michael Neidorff<p>Embracing and Engaging the Possibilities of the Digital Revolution<p>D. Steve Boland & Cynthia Brown<p>Bridging the Digital …

Someone Put All "The Avengers: Age Of Ultron" Trailers In Chronological Order And It Is Awesome

This will make you even more psyched for the Avengers sequel.

A month when black history and activism take centre stage

Following studying towards her Film & Media degree at the University of Cape Town and North Carolina State University, Stefanie Jason began work as a …

Black History

America’s Forgotten Mass Lynching: When 237 People Were Murdered In Arkansas

In 1919, in the wake of World War I, black sharecroppers unionized in Arkansas, unleashing a wave of white vigilantism and mass murder that left 237 …

FBI investigates claim suspects in 1946 Georgia mass lynching may be alive

US authorities are investigating whether some of those responsible for one of the American south’s most notorious mass lynchings are still alive, in an attempt to finally bring prosecutions over the brutal unsolved killings.<p>FBI agents have questioned a man in Georgia about the Moore’s Ford Bridge …

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Here’s how to unlock your phone under the new rules

New rules governing U.S. wireless carriers went into full effect on Wednesday, although many carriers had been following the guidelines for nearly a …

Telecoms

Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

Credit: Flickr<p>So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.<p><b>Security & Health</b><p>• <b>Check in with your</b> …

15 Things Not to Do in New York City

No matter how many times you've been to New York, the city can overwhelm you with its plethora of sights, museums, restaurants, activities and more. Unfortunately, many visitors make the mistake of spending their precious vacation time on the wrong things, or go about seeing the city in the wrong …

New York City

A Gorgeous iPad Air Clone Is Dirt Cheap And Can Run Android Or Windows

The Onda V919 3G Air looks exactly like the iPad Air, but it doesn't run iOS like Apple's current tablets and iPhones. Rather, users can switch between Android and Windows 8.1, Chinese tech blog PC Pop reports (via Phone Arena).<p>There's also another significant difference between the Onda V919 3G …

7 safety tips from hackers

It's easy to get hacked. And yes, it can happen to you.<p>Follow this advice from actual hackers, and you'll be a lot safer online.<p><b>1. Turn off your phone's Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.</b> Hackers are religious about this. Keeping these features "on" all the time makes it easy for strangers to slip into your …

Cowboys are proof that firing isn't always best on Black Monday

Welcome to Black Monday.<p>It’s the day that immediately follows the final game of the regular season. If it becomes any more of a ritual, it will land a corporate sponsor.<p>Among those who are expected to surrender their parking passes are Jets general manager John Idzik, Jets head coach Rex Ryan, …

I'm Really Screwed With These FFEL PLUS Loans My Parents Took Out

<b>Huffington Post Reader Question</b><p>Dear Steve,<p>I was a student at New York University from 1996-2000, receiving my degree in film. As an irresponsible 17 year old, I decided to shoulder the debt burden to finance this endeavor.<p>My father was the guarantor and my family received a variety of Stafford …

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

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Jennifer Karmon<p>Kendrick Lamar, deemed “arguably the most talented rapper of his generation” by Rolling Stone last year when he was 27, has written …