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Noam Chomsky predicted the rise of Donald Trump six years ago

<b>(WGBHForum)</b><p>Both parties have colossally failed the American people. It was only a matter of time before a strongman stepped in<p>Jake Johnson<p>May 19, 2016 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>In an interview with Chris Hedges in 2010, Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned linguist and …

Political Science

Ignore the smears: Bernie Sanders is right about Israel’s heinous atrocities in Gaza — he just got the numbers wrong

<b>(AP/Keith Srakocic)</b><p>Israeli soldiers admitted they shot Palestinians out of boredom, but Bernie is slammed for trying to tell the truth<p>Ben Norton<p>April 9, 2016 1:05pm (UTC)<p>Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has faced a torrent of criticism in recent days after criticizing Israel's atrocities in …

Israel

What’s Worse For Your Brain—Drinking or Playing Football?

Our correspondent drinks for a living. Is he putting his brain at more risk of damage than a football player?<p>I woke up Sunday morning with a …

A 5-Minute Exercise That Will Boost Your Mood

Try these guaranteed mood boosters, created by game designer Jane McGonigal, PhD, author of the forthcoming book Superbetter.<p><i>On left: Positive emotions, On right: Negative emotions</i><p>Look over the emotional states above and on a separate piece of paper write down any you've felt in the past 24 hours. …

Warning: CEO Class' Next Big Attack on the Incomes of Ordinary Americans

If you're like most ordinary Americans, you're not thrilled that ever since George W. Bush came into office 15 years ago your income has flat lined.<p>It probably doesn't make much sense to you that CEO pay and Wall Street bonuses have exploded while most Americans can't keep up with the rising cost …

Just A Reminder That Marilyn Monroe Was A Badass Yogi

More like Marilyn Monro-ga!<p>Muse, movie star, model ... yogi?<p>Indeed, Marilyn Monroe wasn't just an international sex symbol with perfect comedic timing, she was also an O.G. exercise fanatic at a time when women were discouraged from lifting a finger, let alone a kettlebell. She was an earlier …

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

Ancient DNA cracks puzzle of Basque origins

<b>DNA from ancient remains seems to have solved the puzzle of one of Europe's most enigmatic people: the Basques.</b><p>The distinct language and genetic make-up of the Basque people in northern Spain and southern France has puzzled anthropologists for decades.<p>One theory proposed that they were an unmixed …

After Charleston, The Time Has Come For Republicans to Denounce Hate Peddlers or Be Stained By Them

We know why he allegedly did it. Exactly why. The terrorist Dylann Roof hated and feared African Americans, and that's why he reportedly killed nine people in Charleston, South Carolina. He apparently wanted to "start a civil war" for "the sake of the white race." Let's dispense with the banalities …

49 Maps That Explain The USA For Dummies

The United States is mind-boggling. Right?!

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Eating Organic Drastically Lowers Pesticide Levels in Your Body

Researchers analyzed about 4,500 people, asking about their diet and measuring pesticide breakdown materials in their urine. Compared to people who …

Why There Should Be an Oscar Category for Dramatic Research

It's unlikely to ever happen, but an Academy Award for archival legwork could help solve the growing awards-season problem of tearing down films for supposed inaccuracies.<p>In 1935, a film critic for the <i>Cincinnati Times-Star</i> named H.T. Jordan took issue with the depiction of a Swedish king in Fox …

Sundance 2015: 'The Hunting Ground' exposes an 'epidemic' of rape in American colleges

Sundance has a way of moving the cultural thermometer. The fest can function as a discovery ground for emerging talent (Quentin Tarantino, <i>Precious’</i> …

Armed Forces

Trying to lose some lbs this year? Try one of these 10 delicious dieting apps

The new year can often bring a new start, making it a perfect time to get more healthy. For some, this includes dieting. However, dieting isn’t the …

6 Foods You Should Never Put in Your Freezer

There's more than just taste on the line...your safety could be at risk, too.<p>It's the cardinal rule of freezers: Once it goes in, it's never going to taste quite the same.<p>But for some foods, a better rule would be: It will taste awful, make you sick, or explode all over your ice-cube tray.<p>So in the …