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The Horrors I Endured as a Female Jail Guard

I've seen more men masturbate than I can count.<p><i>This article was published in collaboration with the Marshall Project.</i><p>I don’t watch porn. It’s not that I have anything against it; it’s just not my thing. Growing up, I was a late bloomer. A skinny, soft-spoken, mixed mocha girl with glasses and a …

Criminal Justice

Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists

Chronic use leads to chronic problems.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Alcohol, Drugs, Neuroscience & Sex<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your …

Inside the 11-week, intensive tech boot camp that helps vets get hired

<b>• NS2 Serves puts veterans through an intense, three-month program to help them land jobs.</b><p><b>• Participants receive software training and certifications.</b><p><b>• Retired United States Navy vice admiral Joseph Kernan said that participants also "grow into a team" during the experience.</b><p>Making the transition …

Employment

Controversial A.I. Beats Humans at Detecting Sexual Orientation

Gay or straight? This problematic A.I. can tell.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Gender, Psychology, Security & Sex<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be …

So you want to write sci-fi? Tips from the president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

Want to be a science fiction or fantasy writer? You’d better sit down.<p>That’s the advice from Cat Rambo, a Seattle writer with more than 200 published …

Science Fiction

This spacecraft is thinner than a human hair and can capture space debris

Earth’s orbit is becoming dangerously crowded with space junk.<p>Last year, the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1A satellite collided with a tiny chunk of debris. Fortunately, the resulting damage to its solar panel turned out to be minor. But it got lucky. If the piece of space trash had been …

Commander in Chaos

With a Category 4 hurricane barreling down on Texas, President Trump pardoned a controversial lawman, sent a ban on transgender soldiers to the Pentagon, and lost a flamboyant aide.<p>Dramatic Fridays have become a hallmark of summer 2017 in the Trump administration. The hiring of Anthony Scaramucci …

Donald Trump

Trump studying options for Afghanistan war

WASHINGTON — President Trump is “studying and considering his options” for a new approach to Afghanistan and the broader South Asia region, the White …

U.S. e-sports platform to launch $100 million cryptocurrency sale in September

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Unikrn, a U.S. sports betting digital platform backed by some of the biggest names in media, entertainment and sports, will launch the sale of $100 million in cryptocurrency next month, the company's co-founder and chief executive officer, Rahul Sood, told Reuters in an …

Barack Obama breaks the record for most-liked Tweet

Barack Obama's August 13th tweet promoting racial and religious tolerance has become the most liked of all time, Twitter says. The message -- apparently in response to the death of a woman at Charlottesville neo-Nazi marches -- quotes Nelson Mandela and reads, "No one is born hating another person …

Detailed View of a Solar Eclipse Corona

Only in the fleeting darkness of a total solar eclipse is the

Big History
North Korea

Watch outer space for free on a live stream

Of course you have to sign up<p>A company called Slooh, which provides live streams of outer space via telescope, is opening up its sightings of eclipses, full moons, asteroids, and comets to anyone with an internet connection — for free. All you need to do is sign up on their website.<p>Slooh owns seven …

Astronomy
Airports

Robot cop begins patrolling the streets of Dubai

A robotic police officer is making its debut on the streets of Dubai — and I hope everyone there has watched <i>Robocop</i>.<p>The uniformed bot greeted visitors to the Gulf Information Security and Expo Conference. After the conference wraps on Tuesday, it will be deployed to the streets of Dubai.<p>The robot …

Robotics

Skier Falls Into 60-Foot Crevasse with His GoPro Rolling

“Yeah, I’m in a crevasse”, Jamie Mullner radios to his friends after tumbling 60 feet to the depths of a glacier in the Swiss Alps. “I had the GoPro …

Gabriel Dropout Anime Gets Hot Springs OVA

Episode to bundle with 1st BD/DVD in March<p>The official website for the Gabriel DropOut television anime announced on Friday that the first Blu-ray …

Episode 5 - Interviews with Monster Girls

How would you rate <b>episode 5</b> of <br>Interviews with Monster Girls ?<p>While she played an important role in the story last week, this episode offers a much …