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Thousands rally in Romania against judiciary in government-backed protests

The ruling Social Democratic Party in Romania organized a large demonstration to counter anti-government protests held after Social Democrats tried …

Europe

The Endocannabinoid System - How Cannabis Affects The Human Body

How Cannabis Affects The Human Body<p><b>The legal cannabis</b> movement started in San Francisco in the early 1990’s when it was discovered that cannabis …

Cannabis

Building Blocks of Life Found on Mars

Two landmark discoveries reveal organic carbon on the red planet, shaping the future hunt for life on Mars.<p>Day to day, it’s easy to lose sight of an astonishing fact: Since 2012, humankind has been driving a nuclear-powered sciencemobile the size of an SUV on another planet.<p>This engineering marvel, …

Astronomy

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage? The New Tax Law Changes the Math

Tax-law changes will shut millions out of mortgage-interest deductions, especially if they are married couples<p>Now is the time to find out if you are one of the millions of Americans who won’t be able to deduct their monthly mortgage-interest payments.<p>For 2017, 32 million tax filers got a …

Finance

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Diabetes

Number One In Poverty, California Isn't Our Most Progressive State -- It's Our Most Racist One

Everyone thinks California is our most progressive state. And why not? It imposes the highest tax on the richest one percent. It is aggressively implementing Obamacare. And it is standing up to President Donald Trump on everything from immigration to the environment.<p>And yet the Golden State is also …

Middle-class

Google listed “Nazism” as the ideology of the California Republican Party

“It is disgraceful that the world’s largest search engine has labeled millions of California Republicans as Nazis”

Republican Party

Obama administration was corrupt, more and more evidence reveals daily

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>There was so much hope in January 2009 when Barack Obama took office. Here was the first black president of the United States, …

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

Companies Have an Aha! Moment: Bullies Don’t Make the Best Managers

After Nike Inc. ousted a handful of male executives for behavior issues over the past few months, some media reports tied the departures to the …

Climate skeptics more eco-friendly than global-warming alarmists: study

Al Gore has been accused of hypocrisy for talking the talk on climate change despite burning through fossil fuels at a rapid clip, but it turns out …

The Single Word Entrepreneurs Fear the Most

You can't manage your way to greatness.<p>When it comes to creating new products or services, imagining new solutions, there's a word I can't stand to hear. Like garlic to a vampire, we entrepreneurs and innovators must shrink from this word, but unfortunately the word is so common that many people …

Check Your iPhone Battery’s Health—and if You’ve Been Throttled

Apple just rolled out a tool to show you whether your iPhone’s battery has degraded to the point where iOS deliberately slows things down<p>By<p>David Pierce<p>David Pierce<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@pierce<p>piercedavid<p>david.pierce@wsj.com<p>If you upgraded your iPhone to iOS 11.3, which rolled out over the …

Mobile

Here's Why That Video Of Reporters Reading The Same Script Went Viral

"Fake news" has become one of President Trump's favorite mantras. A video of reporters reading from the same script proves the idea of fake news has …

Quitting Facebook? Download your data before you go

First, it was Cambridge Analytica. Now, it's the ugly truth memo. What's next?<p>If you are finally ready to quit Facebook once and for all, you should take your data -- all your posts and messages, photos and videos, friends and groups and so on -- with you before you go. Thankfully, Facebook makes …

Social Media

How to Edit PDF Files for Free

Not everyone can afford the steep subscription fee that Adobe charges for its Adobe Acrobat DC PDF editor (Rs. 12,168 per year). The app is the best …

3 Economic Fallacies That Just Won’t Die

<i>Economics in One Lesson</i> is a magnificent rebuttal of popular economic fallacies deeply embedded in the political discourse of his time. By means of a …

Armed sheriff’s deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The armed school resource officer assigned to protect students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took a defensive position outside the school and did not enter the building while the shooter was killing students and teachers inside with an AR-15 assault-style rifle, …

Guns

After Florida School Shooting, Russian ‘Bot’ Army Pounced

SAN FRANCISCO — One hour after news broke about the school shooting in Florida last week, Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia released hundreds of posts taking up the gun control debate.<p>The accounts addressed the news with the speed of a cable news network. Some adopted the hashtag …

Social Media

Schumer's shutdown reveals: Democrats will destroy America just to spite Trump

Donald Trump was inaugurated one year ago after promising to make America great again. Throughout the campaign everyone knew what he believed, though …

Tim Kaine's Son Sentenced for Actions in Trump Protest

Poor Linwood Kaine. Life is rough when your dad is the running mate of the worst candidate in history. At a Trump rally in March, he was arrested for …

Tim Kaine

McCabe draws blank on Democrats’ funding of Trump dossier, new subpoenas planned

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Congressional investigators tell Fox News that Tuesday’s seven-hour interrogation of Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe contained numerous conflicts with the testimony of previous witnesses, prompting the Republican majority staff of the House Intelligence Committee to decide to issue …

Researchers Find Everyone Has a Bias Blind Spot

Believing You’re Less Biased Than Your Peers Has Detrimental Consequences<p>By Shilo Rea / 412-268-6094 / shilo@cmu.edu<p>It has been well established that …

Critical Thinking

'Blowback': Clinton campaign planned to fire me over email probe, Obama intel watchdog says

A government watchdog who played a central role in the Hillary Clinton email investigation during the Obama administration told Fox News that he, his family and his staffers faced an intense backlash at the time from Clinton allies – and that the campaign even put out word that it planned to fire …

Daylight Saving Time as Americans know it was instituted by corporate lobbies, not farmers

At some point in elementary school, many American children learn that Daylight Saving Time was originally intended to give farmers an extra hour of light to work the fields.<p>That is, in fact, a lie.<p>Farmers actually hated the practice, because it cut an hour of daylight in the morning, leaving them …

​Why Pot Makes You Paranoid—but Mellows Out Your Buddies

The kind of high you experience depends on a whole bunch of thing<p>Pot has the overriding perception as the chill-out drug. In fact, almost a third of marijuana users in the U.S. say the main purpose of it is to reduce anxiety or stress, a recent Marist poll found.<p>But that’s not always the case—in …

Cannabis

Study Finds Mass Killings Not On The Rise Over Past Decade

<b>CHICAGO (CBS) —</b> Research by of University of Illinois professor has revealed a surprising trend about mass murder in the United States.<p>Contrary to …

FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration approved controversial nuclear deal with Moscow

Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had …

'No science' behind transgender therapy for kids, doctors warn

Washington D.C., Oct 15, 2017 / 03:57 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Children who struggle to match their gender identity with their biological sex should not …