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The Dwight Eisenhower lesson America forgot

In his farewell address, Ike famously warned about our military industrial complex. Now we face permanent war<p>It’s 1990. I’m a young captain in the U.S. Air Force. I’ve just witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall, something I never thought I’d see, short of a third world war. Right now I’m witnessing …

The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

Niklas Kronwall Suspension the Right Call but What's Fair or Foul Is Still Murky

Niklas Kronwall deserved to be suspended for one game. He launched himself into Nikita Kucherov, making initial, primary, forceful contact with the head. Kronwall's missing Game 7 against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night is a stiff punishment, one the NHL had no choice but to levy.<p>The NHL …

Be My Eyes lets you lend your eyes to help the blind

A new non-profit app, Be My Eyes, seeks to help the blind by connecting them with people who can assist with their daily lives over live video.<p>When downloaded the app asks if you are sighted or blind, in order to see if you’re asking for help or offering help. If you sign up as a volunteer, when …

These 11 Speeches from the Last Two Centuries Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Frederick Douglass

Researchers May Have Found A Fragment of Amelia Earhart's Plane

A patch of aluminum discovered in 1991 has been identified as part of the long lost aircraft.<p>Amelia Earhart disappeared 77 years ago, but 2014 is turning out to be a banner year for her. Her namesake completed a memorial flight around the world, reenacting the original Earhart's infamous flight …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …