Josh Mattingly

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The US has been downgraded to a 'flawed democracy'

Although the report's publication comes shortly after the election of President Donald Trump, the EIU analysts write that the US was not downgraded because of him. Rather, they argue, his surprise election was an <i>effect</i> of the underlying causes that led the EIU to downgrade the US.<p>According to the …

The market looks eerily similar to the days right before the 1987 crash

Financial advisers and market strategists usually warn their clients that the market's performance in the past is not a reliable guide for its future moves.<p>But when Citi's Tom Fitzpatrick and his team overlaid the current chart of the benchmark S&P 500 with the index in 1987 — right before the …

Here are the best Fallout 4 Xbox One mods you must try

Fallout 4, Bethesda's post-apocalyptic RPG became the first game on Xbox One to utilize mods on console. Mods are a coup for Xbox One users who want …

'We have seen too many tragedies like this': Obama delivers emotional speech on recent police shootings

Speaking from Warsaw, Poland, where he is attending a NATO summit, Obama addressed the shooting deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota<p>"We have seen too many tragedies like this," he said.<p>"These are not isolated incidents," Obama added, …

Watch This Hilarious, Improvised, And Rare Camera Test Scene From 1979’s ‘The Muppet Movie’

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The Muppets

Is Sanders 2016 Becoming Nader 2000?

How Bernie could cost Hillary the election.<p>Bernie Sanders, for all his talk of revolution, never wanted to be Ralph Nader. He has a long history of keeping the Democratic Party at arm’s length, but he also has a long history of rejecting spoiler bids. Since 1992, he has always endorsed the …

How Quantum Entanglement Can Help You Understand Many-Worlds

Last week, I wrote a big long post about why entanglement doesn’t allow faster-than-light communication, and included a passing mention that was related somehow to the “Many-Worlds” Interpretation of quantum physics. That post was long already, so I didn’t have room to say more, but that remark …

A $350 gaming computer build that rivals the PS4 and Xbox One

Austin Evans Showcases his one of the most popular gaming builds. Boson 3.0 is the cheapest gaming PC build that can take out latest gen consoles.<p>A …

Every possible way to open a file on Mac OS X

Here’s how to quickly and easily enact a sensible* amount of security for your Mac above and beyond the defaults activated with every …

Telltale's Batman series begins this Summer

Telltale is doing a Batman series, in case you'd forgotten, and har har Robin Will Remember That. Or maybe not—A few details about its latest …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Albert Einstein

This adapter for Mac chargers will change your life

If you, like me, work frequently in many different locations, laptop ready, then you have no doubt experienced that pesky problem where the charger</i> …

Why Black Voters Don’t Feel the Bern

Sanders’ debate stumble on race issues and Hillary’s sure-footed answer help explain why she’s getting most of the African-American vote.<p>When it came to most issues at the Democratic debate in Flint Sunday night, Bernie Sanders was his usual crusty, confident self. But when CNN’s Don Lemon asked a …

Sanders Campaign Will Travel On, but Path to Victory Is All but Blocked

Bernie Sanders has vowed to fight for the presidential nomination until the Democratic convention, but the results Tuesday suggest that he is not anywhere close to being on track to amass a majority of pledged delegates.<p>Hillary Clinton’s landslide margins in the South and her competitiveness …

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Study: Bernie Sanders’s health plan is actually kind of a train wreck for the poor

The senator from Vermont is Hillary Clinton’s rival in the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination.<p>The senator from Vermont is Hillary Clinton’s rival in the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination.<p>Millions of families among the working poor and lower-middle class would be …

Health Care

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Avoid late-race fatigue

Carfrae is the best runner in Ironman history, but even for her the 14:30 gap to Ryf seemed insurmountable. She averaged 6:03 miles for the first 5K …

PS4, Xbox One Getting Dungeons & Dragons RPG Sword Coast Legends

Dungeons & Dragons RPG Sword Coast Legends won't be exclusive to PC for much longer. Developers n-Space and Digital Extremes have announced that the game is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It arrives on consoles this spring, offering an "all-new way" to play, the studios said.<p>The console …

You Say You Want a Revolution

If Bernie Sanders is serious about a political transformation in America, he needs a better plan.<p>If there’s one thing that fires up Bernie Sanders supporters—and makes his detractors roll their eyes—it’s his call for a “political revolution.” To his base, it’s the very point of his …

These Photos Got a Photographer Banned from North Korea

Photographer Éric Lafforgue has spent years traveling the world to shoot documentary photos for well-known publications. He was even given rare …

North Korea

Donald Trump says he uses 'every single thing in the book' to avoid paying taxes

"I mean, I pay as little as possible. I use every single thing in the book. And I have great people," the Republican presidential front-runner told supporters in Sioux Center, Iowa.<p>He contrasted his approach to how former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) addressed the tax issue during the 2012 …

Palin takes heat from veterans for using son's arrest, PTSD to criticize Obama

Sarah Palin is taking heat from veterans for seeming to point the finger at President Obama over mental issues her son may be dealing with following his Iraq war service.<p>Her son Track was arrested earlier this week on domestic violence charges, and Palin publicly addressed the case Wednesday during …

Watch Stephen Colbert Hail Palin's Return to Campaign Trail

Stephen Colbert welcomed back "the original material girl," Sarah Palin, on <i>The Late Show</i> Wednesday, celebrating the wealth of comedy to be harvested …

Politicians lie a lot — and people are becoming less trusting

But with the rise of digital media, they can now more easily get away with fudging the truth.<p>"Innovations that have occurred in social media ... have had a negative effect upon public trust," a Citi Research team led by Tina Fordham observes.<p>"While digital media can be a great source of …

How To: Stop Photos for OS X From Opening When You Connect Your iPhone

- Dec 28, 2015<p>If you’re a Mac and iPhone user, you may have noticed that OS X automatically launches the Photos app every time you attach your iOS …

Top Web Design Trends To Watch In 2016

Web design industry is an ever-changing space and there are many trends that come and go. 2015 has been another amazing year for technological advancement and we’ve seen some incredible websites.<p>You shouldn’t expect radical changes in 2016. We’ll see some current trends growing bigger, some of them …

UI Design

Fiorina widely considered a bad CEO

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina.AP<p>Carly Fiorina is ready to take on Donald Trump, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination.<p>"I think Mr. Trump's going to be hearing quite a lot from me," said Fiorina in an interview with CNBC ahead of the second Republican …

Tim Cook tells Stephen Colbert he hates 'opportunistic' Steve Jobs movies

And yes, they talked iPhone 6S too<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with Stephen Colbert on <i>The Late Show</i> tonight, and while it started out as little more than an iPhone 6S showcase, the interview eventually touched on more personal things like Cook's feelings on recent Steve Jobs movies and his own …