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Walking While Black: Bodycam Footage Shows Brutal Beating of North Carolina Man Over Alleged Jaywalking, Trespassing 

The incident occurred in August of last year, but it was only earlier this week, on Wednesday, that police bodycam footage was obtained by the …

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 …

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

Chronic use leads to chronic problems.<p>In March, long-term marijuana smoker Woody Harrelson surprised fans by announcing he was giving up his chronic …

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 …

Controversial A.I. Beats Humans at Detecting Sexual Orientation

Gay or straight? This problematic A.I. can tell.<p>Private and federal security forces are growing the controversial facial recognition technology …

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 …

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 …

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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

Compassion strikes a chord after the racist madness of Charlottesville.<p>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 -- …

2017 August 13 - Detailed View of a Solar Eclipse Corona

<b>Detailed View of a Solar Eclipse Corona</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Miloslav Druckmüller (Brno U. of Tech.), Martin Dietzel, Peter Aniol, Vojtech</b> …

Top US military official arrives South Korea amid North Korea tension

<b>Hagatña, Guam (CNN) —</b> The US' top military official has landed in South Korea ahead of talks with the country's leader and US military amid rising tensions on the Korean peninsula.<p>Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph. Dunford arrived at Osan Air Base Monday, and is scheduled to meet …

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 …

Experts: Traveler should have drawn scrutiny before flight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man acted strangely long before he caused a disturbance on a plane that prompted fighter jets to accompany it to Hawaii, but a …

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>We just …

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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 …

Interviews with Monster Girls ‒ Episode 5

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 …