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Cartoon Donald Trump's Bedtime Routine May Give You Nightmares

Sleep well, Mr. President!<p>President Donald Trump’s pre-sleep rituals have received a cartoon makeover.<p>The “Late Show” imagined on Friday what POTUS does before drifting off inside the White House each night. Just don’t let it give you nightmares.<p><b>Check out the full segment above.</b>

De-Grading: Why Do Schools Use Grades That Teach Nothing?

<i>First published in The Hechinger Report</i> A few years ago I was speaking to a group of parents whose children had just started Hampshire College. A father asked a question that was on many minds: "How can your college be rigorous without grading student work?" Before I could respond, another parent …

Stop what you’re doing and buy these $38 headphones

The Carbo Tenore could cost ten times as much and they’d still be a steal<p>Words fail me. I’ve seen — or, more accurately put, <i>heard</i> — the audio price-performance curve shattered into tiny little pieces and I’m still reeling from it. The Carbo Tenore ZH-DX200-CT earphones from Japan’s Zero Audio are …

NYPD Officer Used Excessive Force On Ex-Tennis Player James Blake: Review Board

Blake had been misidentified as a suspect in a crime.<p>A New York City police officer used excessive force when he tackled former professional tennis player James Blake during an arrest outside a Manhattan hotel in September, according to a city board that reviews police conduct.<p>In a widely seen …

Watch Obama's Fiercest Speech Yet on Gun Violence

Calling America's epidemic of gun violence "a political choice we make" and declaring of the nation's political class, "we, collectively, are …