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Escape From Tomorrow, Miley Cyrus, and the history of dirty Disney satire.

At a recent New York screening of his controversial first feature, <i>Escape From Tomorrow</i>, writer-director Randy Moore explained the inspiration for his …

JFK book assails conspiracy theory

A forthcoming book raises serious doubts about a key piece of evidence that led a House committee to conclude in 1979 that President John F. Kennedy was likely killed as part of a conspiracy.<p>University of Virginia political scientist Larry Sabato commissioned a scientific analysis of the Dallas …

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Remove People from Your Photos with This Photoshop Script

If you're tired of tourists or strangers cluttering up your perfect travel and landscape photos, here's an easy way to get rid of them in …

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Dinosaur bone wars: Othniel Charles Marsh, Edward Drinker Cope, and their forgotten rival.

<i>This is part of a special series about great rivalries: between tech titans, sports franchises, and even dinosaur hunters. Read about the series</i> …

Inside the New Strategy Group Where Right-Wing Activists and Journalists Coordinate Messaging

From left: Frank Gaffney; Ginni Thomas; Allen West<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Believing they are losing the …

Stay-at-home dad finds summer salvation on Pinterest - TODAY.com

<i>Statistic: While home with my kids, 70 percent of my time is spent telling them that they just ate or to go play outside.</i><p>Being a stay-at-home dad is much more than just sitting around the house playing Call of Duty while the kids run amuck. There’s also a lot of chores and self-deprecation …

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Christie may be forced to quit as governor

If he runs for president, obscure rules could doom the governor’s fundraising. Unless he leaves office<p>If the polls are right and Chris Christie wins a lopsided reelection victory this fall, it will put the New Jersey governor in position to seek the presidency in 2016. That’s the conventional …

Don’t buy the right-wing myth about Detroit

Conservatives want you to think high taxes drove people away. The real truth is much worse for their radical agenda<p>In the wake of Detroit's bankruptcy, you may be wondering: How could anyone be surprised that a city so tied to manufacturing faces crippling problems in an era that has seen such an …

Awesome dad defends awesome daughter’s message to Texas lawmakers

Billy Cain thinks everyone needs to calm down about his daughter’s quippy rebuttal to Texas’ new anti-abortion law<p>A 14-year-old Texan stirred a considerable amount of controversy last week with a quippy sign protesting the state's sweeping new abortion restrictions. Tuesday Cain's message, written …

When a hypothesis is neither true nor false

Mathematician Georg Cantor went mad trying to prove the Continuum Hypothesis. We’re still trying 100 years later<p>Georg Cantor died in 1918 in a sanatorium in Halle, Germany. A pre-eminent mathematician, he had laid the foundation for the theory of infinite numbers in the 1870s. At the time, his …

“The Conjuring”: Right-wing, woman-hating and really scary

From its historical lies to its family-values messaging, the sneakiest Christian movie of the year is a real horror<p>“The Conjuring” is an old-fashioned horror movie, almost old-fashioned to the point of meta-ness. I don’t just mean the 1970s setting, the haunted house in New England, the family …

Facebook ban gets Kirk Cameron free publicity

The Rapture’s poster boy says his film “about why God allows bad things to happen to good people” was banned<p>Oh, Facebook, you cutups. The reasoning behind what you allow and what you ban is tougher to crack than the Voynich manuscript. You have a history of turning a blind eye to some outstandingly …

Christopher Hitchens’ lies do atheism no favors

I’m also an atheist and believe the religious right is a problem. But so is Hitchens’ intellectual dishonesty<p>While a scientist like Richard Dawkins might be forgiven for not having his philosophic/aesthetic house in order, no such tolerance should be allowed for his notorious comrade-in-arms …