Eric Hintz

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Prepare for the worst: this inequality rift will tear our society apart

The biggest rise in inequality since Thatcher is on its way, bringing economic instability, poverty, poor health, increased violence and fear among neighbours<p>Homelessness and child poverty have risen, the NHS is in dire financial straits, understaffed prisons have record suicide rates, the elderly …

Income Inequality

Finn the puppy reunites with his favorite toy after 5 years apart

One of the best feelings in the world has to be when when you finally find something you love after years of it being lost.<p>Finn the dog knows exactly …

Pets

Relive your youth with a retro Xbox One controller

Video game makers understand thousand (possibly millions) of 30-something fans are driven by an urge to recapture the simply days of their youth. Earlier this year, Nintendo rereleased its NES, which couldn’t stay on shelves, while a side-scrolling Mario game, <i>Super Mario Run</i>, debuted on mobile. We …

Super Mario Run

Boy Scouts will allow transgender children into programmes

The Boy Scouts of America announced on Monday that it will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in its boys only programmes.<p>The organisation announced it had made the decision to begin basing enrollment in its boys-only programs on the gender a child or parent lists on the …

LGBTQI
Donald Trump

I Study Authoritarian Despots, and Trump Is Borrowing a Lot of Their Tactics

It doesn't mean Trump is a despot or will become one. But it does mean we should worry.<p>The media is constantly "condemning and providing false information again, with some truths omitted, some issues exaggerated, and some news reported without scrutiny."<p>That's not a quote from Trump administration …

Donald Trump

Hey, Buds? The Westminster Dog Show Is Almost Here, and This Year They're Showing CATS

The Westminster Dog Show is old reliable, a calming nigh-whisper of a brook among the murky and turbulent sea that is everything else on the 1153 …

Pets

Scientists Created A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Quantum Mechanics

NASA captures Saturn's rings in mind-blowing detail

NASA's Cassini mission sticks its face into Saturn's rings and sends back some luscious close-ups that are out-of-this-world.<p>We've never seen Saturn's rings quite like this before.<p>NASA's Cassini mission is heading toward its grand finale phase. The spacecraft will ultimately end up dying in …

Astronomy

An Open Letter To My Trans Male Student

Dear K,<p>Don't think I didn't notice who you were meant to be before you even took a seat at the front of my classroom. Your outgoing nature didn't fool me either, more so it was refreshing to see someone like you appear happy and content in high school. However, I noted your love of snap back hats, …

High School

Possible Trump Action Specifically Targeting LGBTQ People

There are a number of rumors swirling that Donald Trump is planning to sign yet another discriminatory executive action – this time specifically …

LGBTQI