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Why “Hook” by Blues Traveler is actually a pretty genius work of metafiction 

<i>The album may or may not be obsolete, but the fact remains: Listeners have long obsessed over individual songs. The Single File is</i> The A.V. Club<i>’s</i> …

Pop Music

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Meditation

The Cowardice of Covering for Too-Violent Cops

A brutality case in New Jersey illustrates how the failures of law-enforcement agencies to police themselves can be thought of as failures of courage.<p>Last May, a 16-year-old without a driver’s license was steering his parents’ sedan down a street in Carteret, New Jersey, when a police car pulled …

Justice

The Battle of the Best Semi-Auto Shotguns for 2018 - The Winner Is....

Semi-auto shotguns are the upgraded version of the pump-action shotguns we all know and love. They are prized for their quick firepower and reduction …

Home Invasion

Boulder police made 'tactical decision' to let demonstrators break city gun law during protest

Related Stories<p>Apr 21:<br>• Pro-gun demonstrators rally in downtown Boulder against assault weapons ban<br>• Apr 18:<br>• Gun control advocates urge Boulder not to …

Guns

Philly Students Lead Forum On Gun Violence, Racial Profiling

Racism

Effort in Oregon county would ban enforcing gun control laws

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Some residents of an Oregon county are asking voters to support a proposed ballot measure that would bar local officials from enforcing any gun control law and uphold gun rights outlined in the Constitution.<p>The proposed Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance was filed with the …

Guns

With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

Televisions

People Voted for Trump Because They Were Anxious, Not Poor

A new study finds that Trump voters weren’t losing income or jobs. Instead, they were concerned about their place in the world.<p>For the past 18 months, many political scientists have been seized by one question: Less-educated whites were President Trump’s most enthusiastic supporters. But why, …

University of Pennsylvania

Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Will Have You Dreaming of France

Mustard is one of those condiments that can add a lot of easy flavor to your cooking. And two kinds of mustard (grainy and smooth)? Now you're …

Slow Cookers

Anthony Bourdain’s Journey Deep Into the Heart of Trump Country: ‘I Was Utterly Disarmed’

The ‘Parts Unknown’ host discusses his upcoming West Virginia episode, why he won’t be filming in Russia and Turkey anymore, and how Trump is going …

Donald Trump

Man hailed a hero after wrestling Nashville Waffle House shooter

NASHVILLE, Tenn. —The man who wrestled the gun away from the suspect in Nashville's Waffle House shooting says he had entered the restaurant just two …

Time I

Do You Have PTSD? Here Are 6 Ways to Deal With Intense Emotions

Managing intense emotions in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an important part of treatment. When people have PTSD, they are likely going to …

Mindfulness

Curious Kids: What happens in our bodies when we sleep?

<i>This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to answer.</i> …

The Brain

Canadian lynched in Peru as locals accuse him of murder

<b>Officials in Peru are investigating the lynching of a Canadian man in the remote Amazon region of Peru.</b><p>Police found the body of Sebastian Woodroffe, 41, on Saturday buried near where an indigenous spiritual healer had been killed days previously.<p>Investigators say locals suspected Mr Woodroffe of …

Canadian News

All-Too-Familiar Video Shows White Police Officers Pinning Down a Young Black Woman in a Waffle House

In an episode very reminiscent of last week’s Starbucks arrests, 25-year-old Chikesia Clemons is seen here being threatened and pushed to the ground …

Crime

Mexican Walking Fish may hold key to helping paralysed people walk again

An endangered salamander may hold the key to helping paralysed people walk again, scientists believe.<p>The axolotl, or Mexican salamander has the astonishing ability to regenerate limbs and even spinal cord if it has been injured.<p>But now a new study by the University of Minnesota in the US has …

Spinal Cords

7 Brain-Based Ways to Make Learning Stick

When it comes to student learning, we usually think about how to get information into memory, says expert Marilee Sprenger. But we also have to get …

Teaching

Georgia rally is latest disappointment for American extreme right

With a paltry turnout, the rally in Newnan is the yet another setback for neo-Nazis and white supremacists.<p>If American white supremacists plan a …

Rights & Freedoms

The causes of paedophilia and child sexual abuse are more complex than the public believes

The public often feels intense loathing and anger towards paedophiles and those who sexually abuse children. A raft of sex offender policies such as …

Crime

10 Healing Plants Which Were Used By The Native Americans To Treat Anything From Joint Pain To Cancer For Centuries

More and more people are ditching the traditional medicine and its chemically produced medications and look for natural remedies to every medical …

Alternative Medicine

Naked Gunman Kills 4 In Waffle House Shooting, Remains At Large

<b>Updated at 10:05 p.m.</b><p>Nashville Police are warning residents to keep their doors locked and their eyes open for a partially nude man following a shooting early Sunday morning that left four people dead.<p>There is reason to believe, police say, that the suspect at large is carrying at least one weapon …

Crime

Planned Parenthood chief says Trump administration is 'the worst for women that I've seen in my lifetime'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Outgoing Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards is slamming the Trump administration, dubbing it "the worst for women that I've seen in my lifetime."<p>Richards' comments came during an interview with CNN's Van Jones on his show Saturday, as she recalled a "disappointing" January 2017 …

Planned Parenthood

A fake news campaign hotline

<b>NewsGuard,</b> a new service that uses trained journalists to rate thousands of news and information sites, will announce that it has launched a secure, …

Fake News

CIA agents in 'about 30 countries' being tracked by technology, top official says

<b>(CNN) —</b> CIA officers working overseas used to expect to be followed after hours by adversarial spies hoping to find their sources.<p>But now, foreign spies often don't need to bother because technology can do it for them, said Dawn Meyerriecks, deputy director of the CIA's science and technology …

Surveillance

The last surviving human from the 19th century has died

Nabi Tajima died yesterday at a hospital on the Japanese island of Kikaijima, according to the Associated Press.<p>Born Aug. 4, 1900, she passed away at the age of 117 and 280 days, meaning she was was the last known person alive who had experienced the 19th century. (1900 is the last year of that …

19th Century

Anthony Hopkins is a treasure and we're lucky to have him on Twitter

Legendary actor Anthony Hopkins is good at Twitter.<p>He may have as much reach as Patrick Stewart, whose 3 million plus followers dwarf Hopkins' …

Anthony Hopkins

Cops Act Like Soldiers at Small Georgia Neo–Nazi Rally

Dressing and acting more like they were on patrol in Afghanistan than policing a neo–Nazi rally in a small town in Georgia, hundreds of police …

Rights & Freedoms

Deputy who shot unarmed black man in Houston is fired

<b>(CNN) —</b> The deputy who shot and killed an unarmed black man in Houston has been fired, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.<p>Cameron Brewer was fired in connection with the fatal shooting of Danny Ray Thomas on March 22, a statement from the HCSO said, after a disciplinary committee …

Justice

Bill Maher: The Only Late-Night Host Willing to Challenge the Left

Many progressives have written off the ‘Real Time’ host, but his importance to the late-night landscape should not be dismissed.<p>With the constant …

Comedy