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Everything you know about drugs is wrong

Author Carl Hart says we focus too much on drugs’ dangers – and not enough on how racism affects drug policy<p>It’s not every day you read a book that blows the lid off of everything you’ve ever been taught about drugs, but Dr. Carl Hart’s recent work, "High Price," does just that. Part memoir, part …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

How Does a Transistor Work?

What’s next for the black left?

The future of a movement after Occupy and Obama<p>At the beginning of this book I invoked David Scott’s rejection of the romantic narrative of black politics—a narrative tied to a period in which international black victories ranged from the independence of African and Caribbean nations to the …

Unhappy Spending: Why So Many People Are Broke

<i>"I don't know what love has got to do with happiness But the times when we were happy Were the times we never tried... I'm going to be a happy idiot and struggle for the legal tender" -Jackson Browne</i><p>I live in a world where people are supposed to be happy, but many are miserable.<p>I work with people …

Bodysuit lets you feel the video game

<b>A high-tech, skin-tight shirt incorporates haptic feedback to let you feel the action when you play your favourite games.</b><p>First, there was the Oculus …

Augmented Reality

Chris Hayes: Bring on the upper-middle-class revolution!

The MSNBC anchor pins Iraq, the economy, Katrina and more on elites — and says we all need to get radicalized now<p>Twenty years ago, William Greider's "Who Will Tell the People?" documented the betrayal of American democracy by the elites -- by both political parties, by the press, by corporations …

Tick-Tick-Tick: Do 60 Minutes and America's Billionaires Want Us to Beg?

If you're a jobless person looking for food or a wounded vet who needs health care, <i>60 Minutes</i> has a solution: Beg a billionaire for it. That was part of the powerful, if covert, message behind last Sunday's <i>60 Minutes</i> broadcast.<p>The rest of Sunday night's message, which tracks closely with the …