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Cory Booker just got pulled over for being a senator while black

Rude? A black senator decrying racism to a Cabinet member who says she can't recall whether Trump called an entire continent a 's---hole'? Please.<p>The legacy of Barack Obama is secure. It was never the Affordable Care Act. It was Barack Obama. Sen. Cory Booker proved that last week in a Senate …

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Fortnightly for the next two months, I’ll be investigating different drugs, busting some myths and explaining potential harms and benefits. This week: cannabis<p>Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in the UK. It’s the resin of a plant, and is consumed by smoking (sometimes with, sometimes …

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23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

6 tech trends for 2015 that will change our future

Technology and innovation can be frustrating to watch in action. That’s because there usually isn’t much action — just incremental change with …

Google Just Made Another Smart Move In Its War With Microsoft

It is rolling out a better, more sophisticated program to attract partners, called "resellers," to help it sell.<p>And one big thing it will do is paying its most successful resellers a bigger commission.<p>Currently, the standard commission it pays is 20%, sources close to Google told the Wall Street …

Margaret Mead on the Root of Racism and the Liability of Law Enforcement

On her ascent to fame as the world’s best-known and most influential cultural anthropologist, Margaret Mead became one of modern history’s greatest academic celebrities. As she toured the world to give university lectures, public talks, and presentations at various institutions, she brought with …

'Gundam: The Origin' Will Introduce Classic Anime To A Whole New Generation

One of the big anime events in the Japanese calendar for next year is the theatrical release of the first part for Gundam: The Origin.<p>This is a big deal in Japan, not least due to the fact that this is the animated version of a hugely successful manga that in itself was a re-telling of the classic …

Attention, Filmmakers: Here Are the Secrets to the ‘Serial’ Podcast’s Storytelling Success

Attention, Filmmakers: Here Are the Secrets to the 'Serial' Podcast's Storytelling Success<p>For now, at least, there are still two Americas: the …

25 Thanksgiving Jokes That Will Get You Through Dinner With Your Family

If returning to your hometown, having dinner with your extended family and eating yourself into a food coma aren't your bag, Thanksgiving can be a little uncomfortable. Luckily, these comedians know exactly how you feel.<p>We rounded up 25 of the best musings on Turkey Day so you can crack a smile …

Anonymous takes over Ku Klux Klan's Twitter account

The internet activist group Anonymous has responded to Twitter taunts from the Ku Klux Klan by taking over its US Twitter account.<p>The Twitter spat began after the KKK allegedly threatened protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, as the area awaits an imminent court decision over the killing of Michael …

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After 500K iOS Downloads, ‘iPad Game’ Monument Valley Arrives On Android

Monument Valley, an iOS game made by London-based app design studio ustwo, has launched on Android — after racking up an impressive 500,000 downloads on the App Store in just over a month.<p>The Android version of Monument Valley is priced the same as the iOS game — with ustwo continuing to take a …

Gesture Alarm Clock does f***ing everything

With Gesture Alarm Clock, you set wakeup alerts by drawing numbers on the screen. It has a sleep timer that plays a variety of soothing music and sounds to lull you off. Plus, it has three different vibration strengths, several gesture-based snoozes, and if you think you’d wake up easier if your …

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Prestigio’s first Windows Phone leaked, complete with leather clad body

The first image of a new Windows Phone device has been leaked online. It’s from a manufacturer named Prestigio, a newcomer to Microsoft’s world, and …

Mobile Technology

Samsung's Answer to Google Glass Coming in September, Report Says

Samsung will launch a connected headset similar to Google Glass in September, a new report says. The device will reportedly run on the Tizen …

Airbnb Wins in New York — But Not for Long

<b>UPDATE, May 14,2014, 5:54 p.m.</b> After an initial defeat on a technicality on Tuesday, the New York attorney general has filed a new subpoena for …

Net neutrality ads appear in Washington ahead of FCC vote

<b>Crowdfunded ads that aim to put pressure on a US regulator before it proposes new net neutrality rules have appeared in Washington DC.</b><p>The campaign was organised by Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.<p>It urges people to phone the watchdog and oppose it allowing telecom firms to charge for prioritised …

Leaked LG G3 images provide best look yet

Phone-watchers eagerly awaiting the forthcoming announcement of LG's G3 smartphone can get a glimpse of some allegedly leaked photos of the flagship smartphone in all its brushed-finish glory.<p>Mobile tech blog Phone Arena posted five pictures of the forthcoming flagship handset. The images depict a …

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Research Project Cider Brings iOS Apps to Android Devices

Six PhD students at Columbia University‘s Department of Computer Science have developed Cider, an OS compatibility architecture capable of running iOS apps on Android. Rather than using a strict virtual machine, they achieved the feat by running domestic and foreign binaries on the same device.<p>They …

Facebook is testing Google Now–like Cards for mobile

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr/Marcin Wichary<p>Users on Facebook (s fb) spend plenty of time updating their whereabouts on the platform, but a …

Which Xbox One should you buy?

Microsoft's initial vision for the Xbox One was so inextricably linked to the Kinect that the company didn't even consider it a peripheral: if you bought an Xbox One, you had to pay for the Kinect whether you wanted it or not.<p>That's all changed with yesterday's announcement of a new $400 (£350 in …

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