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Oregon man breaks woman’s arm, knocks out her fiancee in road rage attack, police say

Megan Stackhouse and her fiancee, Lucinda Mann, spent their Friday night enjoying a carnival in Bend, Ore., hosted by a local cider company. They joked about how pricey the drinks were, and laughed about not having the nerve to ride the stomach-churning Zipper carnival ride.<p>But what was supposed to …

Crime

The United Nations says Trump is making life harder for the poor

The United Nations has never been shy about attacking the United States.<p>In recent years, U.N. officials accused the Obama administration of failing to address police brutality and sexual assault in the military. After a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last year, the U.N. team tasked with …

Health Care

'The majority of cognitively impaired years are happy ones, not unhappy ones,' research shows

You’ve turned 65 and exited middle age. What are the chances you’ll develop cognitive impairment or dementia in the years ahead?<p>New research about …

Dementia

Roseanne Tapes Rambling, Emotional Podcast With Rabbi: "She Was Sobbing"

The embattled star called in to Shmuley Boteach's show a day before she canceled on Joe Rogan.<p>Just two days after ABC yanked her show off the air in …

Donald Trump

Roseanne Barr Has Multiple Personalities And One Of Them Is ‘Quite Racist,’ Says Friend Bill Maher

Bill Maher recently joked that Roseanne Barr’s multiple personality disorder may have played a role in the comedienne losing her lucrative ABC gig.<p>As …

Comedy

The first cyberattack took place nearly 200 years ago in France

France created a national mechanical telegraph system in the 1790s; in 1834, a pair of crooked bankers named François and Joseph Blanc launched the …

Cybersecurity

'Battlefield V' will apparently be free of loot boxes

Surprise, surprise.<p>Despite speculation <i>Battlefield V</i> would include cosmetic-only loot boxes, meaning players could only score items that customised a …

Gaming Industry

Want to Make Your Workplace More Human? Here Are 4 Foolproof Ways.

Just take care not to get overly involved in employees' problems.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Employers are actively working to make the cliche “another cog in the machine” a thing of the past. Their priorities have shifted from treating employees like …

Employee Engagement

What Are the Treatments for an Infected Wound?

When there is a break, laceration or incision in the skin, a large number of bacteria — especially the bacteria that normally colonize the skin — can …

Medicine

Anger Spreads as Syria Leads Global Disarmament Body

GENEVA — The Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad has been accused of using chemical weapons, barrel bombs and torture against its own people during a seven-year civil war.<p>On Monday, it took up the rotating presidency of the United Nations-backed Conference on Disarmament.<p>The move was met with …

Middle East

The ‘13 Reasons Why’ Graphic Sexual-Assault Scene: Did the Show Go Too Far Again?

After being reprimanded for its graphic suicide scene last season, Season Two of Netflix’s teen drama shows a brutal sexual assault in explicit …

Mental Health

Earth's Magnetic Field Is Drifting Westward, and Nobody Knows Why

Over the 400 years or so that humans have been measuring Earth's magnetic field, it has drifted inexorably to the west. Now, a new hypothesis …

Here's how to tell if you're experiencing an 'introvert hangover'

• <b>Introverts and extroverts have different brain chemistry ways of functioning.</b>• <b><br>Introverts often need to take time out in an "introvert hangover."</b>• <b><br>This</b> …

Breaking Bad to the Paradise Papers: all you need to know about money laundering

<b>What is money laundering?</b><br>In British law, money laundering is defined as the process of concealing, disguising, converting, transferring or removing criminal property.<p>It is an offence to launder your own ill-gotten gains, but you can also be prosecuted for knowingly helping manage another person’s …

Corruption

The truth about 'superfoods'

So-called superfoods have skyrocketed to prominence in recent years. Juice shops boast of cold-pressed superfood smoothies. Grocery store aisles are …

15 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Have Links To Gangs

Some of the biggest and most influential members of gangs, mafias, cartels, yakuzas and triads occasionally become celebrities when their wealth, …

This 27-year-old ex-Facebook engineer invented a super popular way to protect Mac PCs from hackers without Apple's help

A tiny security startup called Kolide is starting to make waves within the computer security world.<p>It helps businesses dive into the guts of their employees' Macintosh computers to find all the sketchy things a hacker could use to break into a corporate network.<p>Kolide is on the radar because its …

10 Company Buzzwords That Are Completely Overused

These 10 words don't mean anything to your audience. The time has come to give them a rest.<p>Marketing is all about building your brand and building trust with your audience. However, marketers often make a big mistake when they're trying to achieve those goals: overusing buzzwords and jargon.<p>This …

Marketing

Michael White, pop star turned bestselling writer – obituary

Michael White, who has died aged 58, became a bestselling author of biographies, books of popular science and thrillers after a brief period as a member in the early 1980s of the Thompson Twins, a “New Romantic” pop group notable for their big hair and for the fact that there were more than two of …

Yoga, Sustainability, Politics, Spirituality.

Spirituality

Getting just 6 hours of sleep is linked to mental health issues

You might think you can get by on 5 or 6 hours’ sleep a night, but people who get less than 7 hours are more likely to have mood or mental health …

How to Sway a Baboon Despot

What other species can teach us about democracy<p>Early LAST year, more than 70 years after its publication, George Orwell’s <i>Animal Farm</i> appeared on <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i>’s best-seller list. A writer for the New York <i>Observer</i> declared the novel—an allegory involving a government run by pigs—a “guidepost” …

London School of Economics

Now Anyone Can Take Yale's Most Popular 'Life-Changing' Class For Free

"This is the kind of thing that we hope will change your life in a real way."<p>Happiness often seems elusive. No matter how many self-help books we …

Learn how to become a freelancer by taking these online courses

Do you want to set your own work hours? Are you tired of working a full-time job and answering to others? Does the idea of working 9 to 5 for the …

From The Big Bang To This Commentary

We named our science and culture commentary <i>13.7: Cosmos & Culture</i> when it launched nearly nine years ago.<p>At the time, the universe was believed to be 13.7 billion years old. But according to data released from the Planck satellite since, it took a bit longer: 13.8 billion years from the Big Bang to …

Physics

People are grateful Mariah Carey is opening up about her experience with bipolar disorder

Now more than ever, celebrities have been opening up about their experiences with mental health issues — and Mariah Carey now joins the ranks of the …

HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop has Omen style, versatile specs, $799 starting price

The new gaming lineup consists of a 15-inch laptop and two powerful towers.<p>While the HP Pavilion line encompasses many types of all-purpose machines, …

8 Devastatingly Dark Female-Led Detective Shows

In the wake of the fantastically dark and delightful <i>Killing Eve</i>, which premiered on BBC America this month to critical and commercial success, we’ve …

Best 7 podcasts to download at the airport before your next flight

You have been counting down the minutes until your next trip, and finally it’s time to get going. Before you get to the destination of your next …

Georg Cantor and the Beauty of Infinity

Georg Cantor (1845-1918)<p>On March 3, 1845, German mathematician <b>Georg Cantor</b>, creator of the set theory was born. <b>Set Theory</b> is considered the …

Mathematics