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Amnesty International says Northern Ireland has a huge racism problem

Racism is a “huge problem” in Northern Ireland, Amnesty International has said.<p>The human rights charity has called on the government to act following …

Northern Ireland

Billy Caldwell victory as government caves in and returns medicine

The Tory government caved in to pressure today to return Billy Caldwell’s live-saving medication.<p>Government officials worked overnight to draft …

Great Britain

Billy Caldwell's cannabis meds battle may end in arrest for mum at Heathrow

Charlotte Caldwell flies into London on Monday carrying outlawed medicinal cannabis and will face arrest or change history in the UK.<p>The mum from …

Cannabis

Get rid of junk hiding in your Mac with just a single click

Spring may be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean that your spring cleaning chores are over.<p>You've purged your closet, you've deep cleaned your …

Cleaning

Loris Karius: Liverpool keeper concussed during Champions League final - doctors

<b>Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius sustained a concussion during last month's Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid, doctors have said.</b><p>Karius, 24, was at fault for the Spanish side's first and third goals in their 3-1 victory in Kiev on 26 May.<p>The German had tests at hospitals in Boston in …

Soccer

The 9 Most Controversial Lyrics From Kanye West's New Album 'YE'

He hinted that Kim wanted to leave him. 😱<p>Kanye West released his highly anticipated new album, <i>YE</i>, on Thursday. <i>YE</i> debuted at a listening party in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and was live-streamed around the world. After a few months of intensely controversial behavior (i.e., making comments about how …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Cannabis Culture - Marijuana and his impact Human Health Documentary

Marijuana

New Hybrid Robot Uses Living Muscles to Move

Researchers in Tokyo say they're a step closer to creating more complex and lifelike body parts made of living tissue and mechanical skeletons.<p>As if the line between human and machine wasn't already blurry enough, researchers in Tokyo have developed a new method for using living rat muscle tissue …

Robotics

Citizenship for sale: how tycoons can go shopping for a new passport

It’s the must-have accessory for every self-respecting 21st-century oligarch, and a good many mere multimillionaires: a second – and sometimes a third or even a fourth – passport.<p>Israel, which helped Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich out of a spot of bother this week by granting him citizenship …

International Monetary Fund

The U.S. Army Is Going to Blow Up This Ex-Saudi Airlines Boeing 777 Jet

The service has a deal with Department of Homeland Security to collect data about how vulnerable commercial aircraft are to explosives.<p>Clear Sky …

Aviation

7 Actually Attractive Furniture Pieces for Certified Car Lovers

The home is an extension of the self that allows a display of creativity and passion through personal design. For automotive enthusiasts, the garage …

UPS will pilot these adorable electric trucks in Paris and London

The first vehicles are expected to be deployed before the end of 2018<p>UPS and UK technology company Arrival have partnered to develop a fleet of 35 modular electric delivery vehicles for trial in London and Paris. UPS said the first vehicles are expected to be deployed before the end of 2018. The …

Electric Vehicles

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in April

With Westworld and Lost in Space on deck, it’s a good month for genre<p>Next month is April, which means it’s time for the second season of HBO’s <i>Westworld</i> to arrive. Yes, there’s also going to be some “movies” at your local “theater” that may be considered “important if you want to stay remotely in …

Secret Netflix movie codes and other hacks and tips that will change your life

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>And every month, the popular …

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon street market, densely crowded with vendors, tourists and thieves.<p>After lugging this camera kit through …

Mobile Photography

I Posted A Huge Note For The Thief Who Stole My Bike. Then My Doorbell Rang

Okay, it was a big note. Armed with yellow paint, I crafted an 8-by-3-foot cardboard sign and hung it across the entire front of my landlord's …

Here's a rugged coffee maker that runs off power tool batteries

Japanese power tools manufacturer Makita has released a new rugged coffee maker that runs on battery power. The CM501DZ uses the same lithium ion battery packs as various Makita tools; the company says the largest 18V BL1860 battery is good for brewing about 640ml, or 5.3 cups.<p>Makita released its …

We can’t go on ignoring inequality, because we have the means to destroy our world but not to escape it<p>As a theoretical physicist based in Cambridge, I have lived my life in an extraordinarily privileged bubble. Cambridge is an unusual town, centred around one of the world’s great universities. …

Physics

US|Amsterdam-Style Cannabis Lounges Are Up and Running In San Francisco

As the movement to legalize marijuana gains momentum across the country, it’s becoming easier and easier to legally purchase cannabis. But the …

Blind mystic who foretold 9/11 and Brexit predicted Vladimir Putin and Russia would take over the world

A psychic who foretold the attacks on the World Trade Centre and the unlikely Brexit win in the EU Referendum has revealed what next year has in …

Vladimir Putin

Netflix Is Ready to Break Its Mold Once Again

The streaming service is slowly moving to news and talk content -- here's why that's important.<p>Throughout its history, <b>Netflix</b> (NASDAQ:NFLX) has been …

NPR’s Tiny Desk Is Actually Not Tiny at All

One of America's most respected media institutions is hiding a secret that's anything but tiny.<p><i>“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” —Albert Einstein</i><p>In the age of supposed Fake News, we as citizens have a duty to hold our press accountable. …

Learn Python and you could put yourself on track to make a six-figure salary

If you’re interested in giving up Netflix binge watching in order to pick up a new, perhaps more beneficial hobby then let us make a suggestion. …

Programming

So You're Smart, But You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

Waverly Labs offers real-time translation with its Pilot earbuds

Sometimes you travel all the way to Barcelona, only to meet up with a startup that’s been operating right around the block. Waverly Labs is a 20 person Brooklyn-based company that specializes in real-time translation through a pair of Bluetooth earbuds.<p>The startup is on-hand at Mobile World …

Ravens Are Evolving, and Not in the Way You'd Expect

Instead of branching into new species, raven groups experienced something called "speciation reversal."<p>A new study shows that the common raven is anything but commonplace in its evolution.<p>Using DNA samples taken from ravens for nearly twenty years, the study provides evidence that common ravens on …

Birds

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations | Inc.com

Next time you go to a traditional networking event, a cocktail party, or a dinner, do us all a favor: Lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making authentic connections that could open doors for you.<p>Instead, your first order of priority is to take the attention off …

George Mason

Burning Out: What Really Happens Inside a Crematorium

Four decades ago, less than 5 percent of Americans were cremated. Now that figure stands at nearly 50 percent. This is how cremation actually works, and the story of what happens to a culture when its attitudes about memorializing the dead undergo a revolution.<p>Rosehill Cemetery in Linden, New …

Los Angeles

Tarantino Is Bringing Brad Pitt and Leo DiCaprio Together for His Manson Film

Pitt will play the stunt double to DiCaprio's Western TV star, Rick Dalton, in 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.'<p>Quentin Tarantino's second-to-last film finally has a name—and a pretty nuts cast list. Brad Pitt has signed on to star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in the new movie, titled <i>Once Upon a Time</i> …

It's 2018 and People Are Wearing Bullet Crowns and Praying with Their AR-15s

Everything is fine.<p>While Parkland survivors continue to push for gun control and major sporting outlets start removing assault rifles—like the one that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month—from their shelves, hundreds of people flocked to a church in Newfoundland, …