Jim Lynch

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The NRA's Strategic Blunder

How the gun lobby created the movement that threatens to swamp it.<p>You had to be there.<p>As Americans took to the streets Saturday, defying a political order that, in Washington and many state capitals, has allowed extremists to write gun laws, the bodies -- of both the dead and the living who marched …

59 Dope Things On Amazon Prime That Have A Cult Following

It's hard to imagine that knife sets and hair brushes could inspire such fanatical enthusiasm, yet scroll through some of Amazon's highest-rated …

Google is promoting torrent sites in search results

Looking for a good torrent site? You can now get help from an unexpected source: Google.<p>The search engine is now prominently displaying several …

UN experts raise alert over 'alarming' US state bills

Nineteen US states have introduced bills that would curb freedom of expression and the right to protest since Donald Trump's election as president, an "alarming and undemocratic" trend, UN human rights investigators say.<p>Maina Kiai and David Kaye, independent UN experts on freedom of peaceful …

Rights & Freedoms

Self-Injury

Understanding and Treating Self-Injurious Behavior<p>Written by Stephen M. Edelson, Ph.D.<p>Self-injurious behavior is one of the most devastating …

How we're teaching computers to understand pictures

When a very young child looks at a picture, she can identify simple elements: "cat," "book," "chair." Now, computers are getting smart enough to do …

The Atlantic's January/February Issue: "The Tragedy of the American Military" James Fallows Asks Why The Best Soldiers in the World Keep Losing

The January/February 2015 issue of The Atlantic is now available online—with key pieces summarized and provided below:<p><b>Cover Story: "The Tragedy of the American Military"</b><p>Americans admire their military like no other public institution. They also ignore its reality. After decades covering national …

How 4 Mexican Immigrant Kids and Their Cheap Robot Beat MIT

<i>Editor's note: Ten years ago, WIRED contributing editor Joshua Davis wrote a story about four high school students in Phoenix, Arizona—three of them</i> …

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

The Pitchforks Are Coming… For Us Plutocrats

<b>Memo:</b> From Nick Hanauer <b><br>To:</b> My Fellow Zillionaires<p>You probably don’t know me, but like you I am one of those .01%ers, a proud and unapologetic capitalist. I have founded, co-founded and funded more than 30 companies across a range of industries—from itsy-bitsy ones like the night club I started in …

This is why the middle class can’t get ahead

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> When’s the last time you worked overtime? How about the last time you worked overtime <i>and</i> got paid for it? If you’re in the middle …

Income Inequality

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