Crystal Bryson

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A Look at Who’s Who in Israel’s New Far-Right Government | VICE News

After 49 days of coalition negotiations and wrangling over ministerial positions, on Thursday evening Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finally was sworn into what many have called the country's most right-wing government ever. From the allegations of inciting genocide, to the finance …

Clintons report $30M from speeches, book in past 16 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton reported Friday that they earned more than $30 million combined in …

Middle-class

The Unpleasant Charisma of John Kasich

He’s tamed the federal budget and brought Ohio's economy back from the brink. His next target might be the White House—and he could be 2016's most interesting candidate.<p>The last time John Kasich went to New Hampshire, the visit did not go well. It was 16 years ago, and Kasich, a 47-year-old …

Hillary and Liberals: Here’s the Deal

You don’t have to say you love her, because the election isn’t even directly about her. It’s about finally undoing the Reagan revolution.<p>In the last …

Hillary Doesn't Like Unpaid Internships, but Clinton Foundation Sure Does

The charity spent $30 million on salaries last year but not one cent on interns, unlike the Ford or Gates Foundations. What gives?<p>Hillary Clinton may …

The mind-bending effects of feeling two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

Faith and Wisdom in Science by Tom McLeish, review – rich and discursive | Tim Radford

McLeish doesn’t buy the argument that religion is about turning untested belief into truth. Science, he points out, also makes claims that turn out to be false<p><i>The Royal Society has announced the shortlist for its annual science book prize. In the week preceding the announcement of the winner on 10</i> …

Study: Autism signs in babies can be erased

A new pilot study suggests that signs of autism symptoms can be erased if babies begin therapy even before they can toddle.<p>Researchers have long taken the "earlier the better" approach to treatment, but this tiny study – in just seven children – is the first to look at starting therapy in the first …

Finally, Wall Street gets put on trial: We can still hold the 0.1 percent responsible for tanking the economy

<b>(Reuters/Yuri Gripas/AP/Eric Risberg)</b><p>Too Big To Fail bailouts let them get away with it. The amazing result of California fraud trial could change that<p>Thomas Frank<p>September 7, 2014 11:00am (UTC)<p>The Tea Party regards Barack Obama as a kind of devil figure, but when it comes to hunting down the …

World's first cyborg wants to hack your body

<b>(CNN) —</b> Neil Harbisson is the world's first legally recognized cyborg. He has an antenna implanted into his skull that gives him access to something he was born without: the ability to perceive color.<p>In a world where technology is overwhelming our mental focus and social lives, Harbisson, 32, has a …

Watermark review – a critical eye on the way water shapes our world

Documentarist Jennifer Baichwal first collaborated with photographer Edward Burtynsky on 2006’s stunning Manufactured Landscapes, which illustrated the visual impact of industrialisation on the Earth’s surface. Here, they’ve turned to the myriad ways water shapes our landscape, and is shaped in …

Doctor turns to 3D printers in a race to save a toddler's mind

Gabe suffered from terrible seizures known as "mind erasers." But doctors used a 3D printed brain to pioneer a medical breakthrough and give him a normal life<p><i>Come along with</i> The Verge <i>for the second season of Detours. We’ve traveled across the country to find the people, groups, and companies that</i> …

Science Finds 'Tiny Computers' Embedded In Human Skin

We like to think that all our smarts are contained in our brain, but researchers at Umea University in Sweden have found that the neurons that extend into our fingertips perform the same sorts of calculations that take place in the cerebral cortex.<p>In other words, what we’ve been told about our …

6 Needs of the Millennial Traveler

Travel

Nuclear 'Command And Control': A History Of False Alarms And Near Catastrophes

Globally, there are thousands of nuclear weapons hidden away and ready to go, just awaiting the right electrical signal. They are, writes investigative reporter Eric Schlosser, a collective death wish — barely suppressed. Every one is an accident waiting to happen, a potential act of mass murder, …

7 Important Details Nobody Mentions About Ferguson

<i>On August 9, 2014, an unarmed black youth named Michael Brown was killed by a white police officer named Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, after</i> …