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Stephen King has strong words following Trump's tweet about Omarosa

You only have to take a quick glance at Stephen King's Twitter feed to know that he's no fan of Donald Trump.<p>But a recent tweet from the President — …

Donald Trump

A new report says traces of Monsanto pesticide found in many popular, oat-based breakfast foods

While it’s not printed anywhere on their ingredients list, some of America’s most popular breakfast foods contain pesticides. On Wednesday, the …

Pesticides

NASA Creates a Visualization That Sets Breathtaking Footage of the Moon to Claude Debussy’s “Clair de Lune” (Moonlight)

From NASA's Ernie Wright comes "Moonlight (Clair de Lune)," a visualization that takes beautiful images of the lunar terrain and sets them to Claude …

Piano

Design is never neutral

Designers can’t simply make digital products easier to use. They have to think about what’s in the best interests of the user, writes Adobe’s Khoi Vinh.<p>To their own detriment, designers prefer to think about “how” much more than “why.” Here’s a good example–or perhaps it would be more appropriate …

UX Design

Edward Snowden Divulges the 5 Easiest Ways to Protect Yourself Online

Edward Snowden lists services that will protect your privacy with just a few downloads.<br>Read More

The VR headsets (and games) that we recommend to students

After long days of lectures, quizzes and research papers, you deserve to take your mind off school for a bit. What better way to decompress than by jacking into virtual reality for a few minutes of tranquility? It doesn't have to break the bank, either. The 32GB Oculus Go will only set you back …

Virtual Reality

Omarosa looks like she got under Trump's skin — and it's backfiring on the president

President Donald Trump called Omarosa Manigault Newman, his former White House aide and reality TV companion, a low life and a dog in response her allegation that he's a racist — a strategy that appears to be backfiring on him.<p>Omarosa, on a publicity tour of talk shows for her new book, has emerged …

Donald Trump

John Oliver Goes Off on ‘Racist’ Fox News Host Laura Ingraham

The ‘Last Week Tonight’ host also mocked the pathetic turnout for the ‘Unite the Right 2’ white nationalist rally in Washington, D.C.<p>“As we tape this …

Rights & Freedoms

Top takeaways from a groundbreaking election night for Democrats

On the Republican side, Minnesotans reject T-Paw’s comeback attempt, and Scott Walker’s machine shows its potency.<p>A hodgepodge of states that voted in primaries on Tuesday revealed a surprising amount about the state of Democratic politics these days.<p>In the Northeast, Democratic voters in two …

Government

Michael Caine confirms what really happened at the end of Inception

It's been nearly 10 years since Christopher Nolan's <i>Inception</i> hit theaters, and the debate over the film's ending continues to rage on. Did dream …

Marion Cotillard

Ex-Trump exec: He's racist through and through

Former President of Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino Jack O'Donnell says President Donald Trump has a long history of racism and is "a racist through and through."

Donald Trump

The 10 most unhinged parts of Omarosa's 'Unhinged'

We're well into the second season of <i>Trump: The Presidency</i>, and Omarosa — who was supposed to have left after season one — keeps worming her way back …

Donald Trump

This app scans food labels in seconds flat to ensure they’re compliant with your diet

When you’re following a specific diet plan, grocery shopping can be seriously tough and time-consuming since you have to scan endless ingredients …

Diets

What Trump-Omarosa feud means for midterms: 'You have a dynamic where communities of color think they are under attack'

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s attacks on prominent African-Americans have alarmed civil rights advocates and rattled some Republicans who fear his rhetoric could add to Democratic chances of capturing the House of Representatives in this year's midterm elections.<p>Trump drew a barrage of …

Donald Trump

New Synchronized Photographs of Swimmers by Mária Švarbová | Colossal

<p>New photographs from Slovakian artist Mária Švarbová (previously) continue her exploration of strangely melancholy poolside scenes. Coolly detached …

Art

What is Fresco Art? Exploring the Ancient Technique of Painting on Plaster

The <b>fresco</b> is celebrated as one of the most significant mural-making techniques in the history of art. Though most commonly associated with art of the Italian Renaissance, the painting technique has been around for millennia, inspiring ancient and contemporary artists alike.<p>Created by painting …

Italy

Trump’s Iran Sanctions Are Backfiring in Iraq

The U.S. crackdown on Tehran is putting Iraqi politicians in an awkward spot.<p>BAGHDAD—As soon as the most recent round of U.S. sanctions, announced by the Trump administration on August 7, hit Iran, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said his country would reluctantly comply. But a week later, …

Middle East

Superman died so Lois & Clark: The New Adventures Of Superman could live 

It’s been 25 years since the death of Superman, a cultural event that shocked a nation, swept comic books into the mainstream, and, we’re guessing, …

Superman

Box Office: The Marvel Cinematic Universe Is A Brand, Not A Franchise

<i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> arrives on DVD, Blu-Ray and 4K HD today after earning $2.045 billion in global theatrical release. That includes $677 million in domestic grosses alone. But, amazingly, <i>Avengers 3</i> is not the year’s biggest domestic earner, as Marvel’s own <i>Black Panther</i> earned $700m domestic …

Box Office

President Trump Responds To Omarosa's Book With Insults And Threats Of Legal Action

President Trump is attacking his former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, calling her a "dog," among other things. The attack comes even as he denies using a racial slur on the set of his reality show <i>The Apprentice.</i><p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>President Trump is fighting back against Omarosa …

Donald Trump

White House: It’s in ‘Public Interest’ for Staff to Skirt Ethics Rules to Meet with Fox News

It is “in the public interest” for the White House’s top communicator to be excused from federal ethics laws so he can meet with Fox News, according …

White House Falsely Claims Trump Has Created More Jobs for Black Americans Than Obama Did

what was said<p>“This president, since he took office, in the year and a half that he’s been here, has created 700,000 new jobs for African-Americans. That’s 700,000 African-Americans that are working now that weren’t working when this president took place. When President Obama left after eight years …

The White House

Infinity War: A secret Thor cameo you probably missed and more reveals from the directors' commentary

Hear us and rejoice. <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> is now out on Blu-ray, allowing you to relive the hardest two and a half hours of your life so far. If you …

Marvel Universe

Didn't Like Westworld Season 2? HBO Says You Weren't Paying Enough Attention

Were you not a fan of <i>Westworld</i> Season 2? That might not be <i>Westworld</i>'s fault. Instead, perhaps you aren't a dedicated enough superfan. That was the idea posited by HBO programming president Casey Bloys, when asked about backlash to the second season.<p>Speaking at the TCA press tour Bloys said, "Most …

TV Series

Tokyo’s New Digital Art Museum Is Designed to Blow Your Mind

When the <b>Mori Building Digital Art Museum</b> opened in Tokyo in June, it became the world’s first museum dedicated solely to digital art—which is …

Digital Art

How to buy the healthiest, tastiest honey available (hint, it doesn’t come in a bear-shaped bottle)

I consider myself a pretty savvy healthy food shopper; I scour the grocery store shelves armed with my mental check-list: Are these eggs ethically …

Bacterial Infections

Malware has no trouble hiding and bypassing macOS user warnings

Warnings bypass can be used to "do a lot of malicious stuff," researcher says.<p>Apple works hard to make its software secure. Beyond primary …

Information Security

I Watched "Jurassic Park" For The First Time Since I Was A Kid And I Had Many Thoughts

"Sorry Alan, it’s all about Dr. Malcolm (Jeff Goldbae) now."<p>1. This score is rather fab.<p>2. Ooh we’re on Isla Nublar! I definitely should have watched this before I watched <i>Jurassic World</i> and its sequel…things would have tied up a bit more.<p>3. Ooh, the iconic dino eye.<p>4. This lawyer seems shady AF but …

Universal Pictures

‘Loop disease’ could kill your iPhone 7 or 7 Plus

It has a ridiculous name, but it’s a serious problem. Incidents of “loop disease’ are reportedly sending growing numbers of iPhones to the repair shop.<p>This isn’t a new virus or an iOS bug. Instead, it’s a hardware problem affecting older iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units.<p>The first symptoms are …

IPhone 7

The Anti-Anxiety Diet: 7 Foods a Harvard Doctor Wants You to Eat

For most of us, the anxiety-diet connection begins and ends with having too much coffee before work and experiencing those uncomfortable, anxious …

Mental Health