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In Case You Missed It, Lawmakers Just Introduced 3 New Marijuana Reform Bills in Congress

This could be the most comprehensive set of cannabis reforms ever presented on Capitol Hill.<p>In many ways the marijuana industry has been practically …

19 unforgettable quotes from legendary Marine Gen. James 'Mad Dog' Mattis

The 66-year-old retired four-star general met with Trump on November 19 to discuss a possible job offer as defense secretary, and a large portion of DC is rallying behind him.<p>Mattis is something of a legendary figure in the US military. Viewed as a warrior among Marines and respected by members of …

Chimamanda Adichie Clapped Back At A Man Who Said Trump Isn't Racist

“I am sorry, but if you are a white man, you don’t get to define what racism is.”<p>View this post on Facebook<p>The exchange was part of a larger discussion between the Nigerian novelist and R. Emmett Tyrrell, editor-in-chief of the conservative magazine <i>American Spectator</i>, on BBC Newsnight, which aired …

Worried about the NSA under Trump? Here's how to protect yourself

We don’t yet know Trump’s surveillance plans, but follow these guidelines if you think it’s better to be safe than sorry<p>In January 2017, Donald Trump will become President of the United States of America, and the most technologically advanced surveillance infrastructure in the world will start …

Privacy

15 Items All Men Should Toss by Age 30

Your 20s are a time for firsts: first job, first apartment, and so on. And as you grow and become more mature, so does your style. You're probably …

Top 5 Supplements for Gaining Muscle

Top 5 Supplements for Getting Muscle<p>Looking to gain muscular tissue? When putting your body via extreme training it’s crucial to satisfy all enhanced …

WIKILEAKS: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Funds and Logistically Supports ISIL

"Aren't the Saudis your friends?" Obama smiled. "It's complicated," he said. "My view has never been that we should throw our traditional allies"--the Saudis--"overboard in favor of Iran." President Barack Obama http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/04/the-obama-doctrine/471525/<p>"We have …

Leaked Emails Show That Trump Was a Tool Used by the Hillary Campaign From Day One

If you were wondering if a Trump candidacy was any worry to Clinton, then wonder no more.<p>The hacked emails released by Wikileaks shows an interesting …

Government

Russia says U.S. actions threaten its national security | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday he had detected increasing U.S. hostility towards Moscow and complained about what he said was a series of aggressive U.S. steps that threatened Russia’s national security.<p>Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during …

FBI documents reveal Obama used a pseudonym in emails with Clinton

President Barack Obama used a pseudonym in email conversations with Hillary Clinton, newly released FBI documents reveal.<p>The revelation came as the federal agency released a second batch of notes from its investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of …

I graduated from Harvard and MIT — here are the 7 best tips I can give you to ace a college application

For high school, I went to a small all-girls school where even applying to the Ivies was pretty rare, but I believed I could get in and at 18 years old found myself accepted to Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Yale, Cornell, Columbia, Northwestern, and Washington University in St. Louis.<p>So how did I do it? …

That Russian superhero movie with a machine-gun-wielding bear gets an English trailer

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5-Day Bodybuilding Schedule for Men

One of the most popular bodybuilding workout schedules is a five-day split, in which you train one of five parts of your body on a each day of the …

Shotguns – the Firearm Do-Alls

Written by R. Ann Parris on The Prepper Journal.We hear about how shotguns are the do-all when it comes to hunting and self-defense. What we don’t …

How to master computer science minus the student loans

These days, college isn't the end-all, be-all means of gaining critical professional skills. Which is great, because who likes paying loans for the next ten years of their lives?<p>This Complete Computer Science Bundle is a perfect example, giving students a full programming education without the …

NASA's retro guide to future living - CNN Style

Written by Thomas Page, CNN<p>It's early evening and you're with friends, enjoying a drink or two. The sun is shining after all and it's been a long week.<p>The river nearby shimmers in the light. You follow its course, your eyes gradually moving up, up, over your head and then down to the other side. …

Has the age of quantum computing arrived?

It’s a mind-bending concept with the potential to change the world, and Canadian tech company D-Wave claims to have cracked the code<p>Ever since Charles Babbage’s conceptual, unrealised Analytical Engine in the 1830s, computer science has been trying very hard to race ahead of its time. Particularly …

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These 3 'hot' tech skills can boost your pay by 22 percent

And there's three in particular that are worth some bank, according to a new survey on job skills by Payscale.<p>Payscale tapped into data on more than 2 million US workers to determine which skills increase a tech professional's salary the most.<p>They looked at how much more people with these skills …

9 Free Online Courses To Pump Up Your Big Data, Analytics Skills

Do you really need to go back to school and get another degree in order to establish yourself in a career as a data scientist? Maybe not. These nine …

Noam Chomsky: America has made the world a more dangerous place

<b>(AP/Adel Hana)</b><p>America’s leftist conscience explores the devastating consequences of our war on terror. Part 2 of a 2-part excerpt<p>Noam Chomsky<p>May 11, 2016 9:15am (UTC)<p>[<i>This piece, the second of two parts, is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book,</i> Who Rules the World? <i>(Metro</i><i>politan Books). Part 1 can</i> …

Who rules the world? America is no longer the obvious answer

Challenged from all sides, the US is losing its tight grip on international power, <b>Noam Chomsky</b> writes, as world public opinion becomes a ‘second superpower’<p>When we ask “who rules the world?” we commonly adopt the standard convention that the actors in world affairs are states, primarily the great …

Geopolitics

19 interview questions that are designed to trick you

But while they may seem simple — that's the point — some are actually designed to get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: they're trick questions.<p>"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," …

Free Code Camp survey reveals demographics of self-taught coders

If you’ve ever wondered who exactly is signing up for all these free learn-at-home coding classes and tutorial websites, Free Code Camp (which is one of them) has kindly surveyed 15,624 users with regard to various basic demographics and some more code-centric items.<p>Related Articles<p>Supermodel …

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America Has Never Been So Ripe for Tyranny

Democracies end<p>when they are too democratic.<p>And right now, America is a breeding ground for tyranny.<p>Illustration by Zohar Lazar<p>As this dystopian …

8 Tech Skills That Will Help You Land a Six-Figure Salary

According to job-hunting site Dice, employers are searching resumes for these words or phrases most frequently.<p>In the tech industry, one day a skill is hot, the next it's not. IT professionals spend a lot of their career learning, training, and trying to keep up.<p>Job-hunting site Dice prides itself …

Big Data

The best free ways to send secure, private emails

So you’ve decided you want private and anonymous email.<p>It sure can be useful. “Normal” email is about as secure as a postcard. After it’s sent and …