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Hillary Clinton’s South Carolina win wasn’t as impressive as you think

There is no way around it. Hillary Clinton’s win in South Carolina’s Democratic primary was epic. We all knew Clinton wanted to run the table on Sen. Bernie Sanders (I). But her performance last Saturday essentially snatched the table from him and cast a pall over the rest of his candidacy.<p>Clinton …

Government

When It Comes To Your Metabolism, Is It Mind Over Matter?

The nutrition labels on the foods you're eating may be doing more than just informing you-they could be persuading your mind and body. Alia Crum, a …

Nutrition

Hubble image: This is what a dying star looks like

The death of a star has never been so beautiful.<p>Astronomers from NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) imaged this beautiful Wolf-Rayet star — …

Universe

Is Ted Cruz The Zodiac Killer? Poll Shows Nearly 40% Of People Think The Presidential Candidate Might Be The Uncaught Murderer!

OK so this <i>probably</i> isn't true…<p>But still, it makes for a REALLY funny poll!!!<p><b>Ted Cruz</b>, currently running for President as part of the Republican …

Donald Trump
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Black activists interrupt Clinton speech

<b>US Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been heckled by two Black Lives Matter (BLM) activists during</b> …

What Not Sleeping For A Week Does To Your Brain And Body

We know that sleep deprivation isn't good for our health. But taken to the extreme, sleep deprivation completely erodes the mind and body, and could eventually lead to death. For this reason, it's been used as a form of torture.<p>The Senate Committee's 2014 report on the CIA's use of torture revealed …

Sleep

Trump is No. 1, but who's his No. 2?

The media often act like we have a sacred duty to exaggerate. We believe that if something is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.<p>Thus, in just a few short months, we have gone from saying it is impossible for Donald Trump to win the Republican nomination to saying it is inevitable that Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

Can Sanders narrow the gap with black voters in South Carolina?

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.—It took Sam Jr. a few minutes to fully warm to my Yankee charm.<p>"I don't talk politics. It scares away the clients," he told me, …

Middle-class

Concerns About Elections Board Raised at DC Council

With D.C.’s primary election just more than three months away, concerns the troubled Board of Elections won’t be ready were raised at a D.C. Council …

How Sleep Affects Your Success

Sleep is an essential component of our life. It’s the time our body takes to reboot and prepare for the day ahead. Every adult requires,at least, six …

Where Will Bush Supporters Go?

With Jeb Bush dropping out of the Republican presidential race after the first three state contests, the big question is whether the move will benefit Marco Rubio. Many have speculated for weeks that if Bush or John Kasich were to leave the race, Rubio would benefit by consolidating the …

Government

The Latest: Trump argues caucus system leaves people puzzled

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race a day before the Republican caucuses in Nevada. South Carolina Democrats vote for their presidential nominee on Saturday (all times local):<p>10:30 p.m.<p>Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has revealed he isn't in love with the caucus …

Government

Myths in Education, or How Bad Teaching Is Encouraged

<b>“Opinions don’t affect facts.</b><b>But facts should affect opinions, and do, if you are rational.”</b> (Ricky Gervais)I thought I would not have to blog about …

Pedagogy

Voters Don’t Love Rubio the Way Elites Do

Donald Trump appears to have won all 50 delegates in Saturday’s South Carolina Republican primary, but this hasn’t stopped certain pundits from …

Republicans

What Your Brain Does Automatically So Some Memories Are Recalled Preferentially And Without Effort - PsyBlog

We can only recall a very small proportion of the memories we make each day.<p>New research finds that rewarding memories are recalled preferentially …

The Brain

This Is What WIFI, Cell Phones, iPads & More Are Doing To Your Child’s Brain – 100 + Scientists Are Now Petitioning The UN

I'm in!<p>*This article only represents a very small fraction of the research regarding the dangers associated with these devices. We encourage you to …

Trump punches back against Pope just before crucial primary: Who does that?

Maybe Donald Trump was bored by boxing with Cruz, Rubio and Jeb and decided to punch up.<p>Maybe it was a heavenly gift that enabled Trump to hijack the news cycle once again.<p>Maybe it’s that the Pope landed the first blow.<p>Whatever the case, the Republican presidential front-runner is now engaged in a …

iPhone: What the 'i' in Apple’s handset name stands for

It’s perhaps one of the most important letters in the world — but nobody’s entirely sure what it means.<p>The i at the start of iPhone is one of its …

Google launches service to make all your email accounts look like Gmail

Google has launched a new feature that allows other email accounts to have the feel and function of Gmail.<p>Last year, Google began allowing Android Gmail users to access email accounts from Yahoo! Mail, Outlook, and Hotmail. On Wednesday, Google took this a step further by allowing you to add other …

The Most Powerful Space Telescope Ever

Inside a <b>​</b>nondescript building at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, NASA engineers are assembling the most powerful space telescope ever created. Once completed, the James Webb Space Telescope will be the largest space observatory in the known universe, <b>​</b>with<b>​</b> 100 times the …

Universe

Google submits patent for online voting

In a patent submitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Google has outlined a concept for real-time online voting, right on the Google home …

These Illustrations of Disney Princesses as Millennials Represent Every Member of Your Squad

Which one of them are you?<p>Canadian artist Anoosha Syed set out to imagine what Disney princesses would be like as Millennial women, and the resulting illustrations offer a refreshing range of body types and vivid evocation of their different personalities.<p>Jasmine is totally boho chic. She's the …

This Movable Village Of Shipping Container Houses Instantly Creates A New Neighborhood

Often cities have extra land but not the cash or wherewithal to create new developments. Now they can create extra housing, with very little fuss.<p>As in most big cities, it’s hard to find an apartment to rent in Copenhagen—and even harder to find one that’s affordable. But the city also has a lot of …