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Tech Execs Fly Under the Radar at Washington’s Nerd Prom

Airbnb, Uber and Google execs descend on D.C. for annual White House dinner.<p>Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk was on hand at Saturday night’s White House Correspondents Dinner, even if many Washingtonians didn’t seem to realize it.<p>He was hardly alone. A small army of tech CEOs descended on D.C. for …

Megan Smith

Britain 'is experiencing same decline as Rome in 100BC'

Dr Jim Penman believes Britons no longer have the genetic temperament that sparked the Industrial Revolution<p>Britain is experiencing the same decline as Rome in 100BC, with the collapse of civilisation inevitable, a scientist has warned.<p>Dr Jim Penman, of the RMIT University in Melbourne, believes …

World History

Bill Maher And Ben Affleck Have A Fierce Debate Over Radical Islam

Ben Affleck appeared on "Real Time With Bill Maher" on Friday to promote his latest film, "Gone Girl." But Affleck didn't leave without getting into a heated debate with Maher over radical Islamic principles.<p>Affleck and Maher -- joined at a roundtable by Sam Harris, Nicholas Kristof, and Michael …