Lucci Moreno

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God Is in the Salad Dressing

Not long ago, I visited friends in rural Virginia. I cherish them because we have little in common other than our like-mindedness. Susan, a historian, is 11 years older than I am and has four children to my zero. I grew up among atheist Soviet Jews; she among evangelical Christians. Susan was …

Emmys 2017: 15 things to know, from Sean Spicer to ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Big Little Lies’

It was a show filled with emotional acceptance speeches, political jokes and unexpected cameos — here are 15 things you need to know from Sunday night’s Emmy Awards, including the fact that our culture now has a new meme:<p>… and a fun new gif:<p><i>[2017 Emmys: TV stops to bask in its own glory — and note</i> …

Entertainment
Donald Trump

People Are Calling Trump a White Supremacist on Twitter

A ton of people have chimed in.<p>Since ESPN <i>SportsCenter</i> host Jemele Hill called President Donald Trump a white supremacist in a tweet posted on September 11, she has faced a slew of backlash — but she's also seen an outpouring of support. On Tuesday, ESPN issued a statement clarifying that Hill's …

Trump supporters burn their MAGA hats over president's possible DREAMer deal

"Make America Great Again" hats have become a staple among Trump supporters.<p>But now, disgruntled over President Trump's willingness to work with Democrats over protections for DREAMers, some of his supporters are setting their headwear to show their anger, using hashtags including #AmnestyDon and …

Donald Trump

A federal judge just dealt another blow to the Trump administration's crackdown on 'sanctuary cities'

US District Judge Harry Leinenweber said in the ruling that Sessions had exceeded his authority in imposing new conditions on jurisdictions' eligibility for a major grant that funds police departments across the country, The Chicago Tribune reported.<p>Sessions in July toughened the Department of …

Immigration

Scientists just discovered organisms that are distinct from any life forms known to science

New Life<p>On the tree of life, humans share a branch with a diverse array of creatures, all with one thing in common: a backbone. This single shared …

Biology

How to trick your brain into thinking a small animal is hopping up your arm

Our brains have some pretty inaccurate maps of our body.<p>Everyone hates awkward pauses, and your brain is no exception. The mind’s eye will attempt to fill in dead spaces—though it’s not always very accurate. Try this: Have a friend give a few taps to your forearm, first near the wrist and then the …

Researchers have linked a human brain to the Internet for the first time ever

Brain Meets IoT<p>A team of researchers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa have made a major breakthrough in the field of biomedical …

Astronomers discover a pitch black planet that reflects almost zero sunlight

When you imagine planets outside of our solar system you might dream up ocean worlds, thick plains of ice, or boiling seas of molten rock. Worlds …

Proof Of 'God Playing Dice With The Universe' Found In The Sun's Interior

Deep inside the Sun’s interior, the fusion of lighter nuclei into heavier ones causes a tiny amount of mass to be lost, converted into energy via the famous <i>E = mc2</i>. At temperatures of 4,000,000 K or above, all the way up to 15,000,000 K in the Sun’s very center, hydrogen and helium isotopes build …

Physics

Artificial intelligence pioneer says we need to start over

In 1986, Geoffrey Hinton co-authored a paper that, three decades later, is central to the explosion of artificial intelligence. But Hinton says his …

Artificial Intelligence

Angelina Jolie, Unbroken

LOS ANGELES — Angelina Jolie was sitting barefoot on the porch of her luscious new home, explaining why she wants to save the world, when duty called. Her youngest son, Knox, 9, poked his little blond head around the screen door.<p>“Shiloh needs you,” the boy said quietly, referring to his middle …

U.S. Army kills contracts for hundreds of immigrant recruits. Some face deportation.

U.S. Army recruiters have abruptly canceled enlistment contracts for hundreds of foreign-born military recruits since last week, upending their lives and potentially exposing many to deportation, according to several affected recruits and former military officials familiar with their situation.<p>Many …

Immigration

Hurricane Jose may threaten Northeast next week

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tropical Storm Jose has strengthened back into a hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center.<p>The storm, which could bring rain and wind to the northeastern United States later this week. It had maximum sustained winds of nearly 80 mph and was 550 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, …

Weather

The Angels of Irma

A hurricane is a monster with two orders of magnitude. It is a weapon of mass destruction–an atmospheric daisy cutter that descends on a region and …

This sea creature found after Hurricane Harvey is pretty gnarly

Who says Twitter is just for political bickering and <i>Game of Thrones</i> hot takes?<p>The social media platform helped determine the species of a mysterious sea creature found on a Texas City, Texas, beach after Hurricane Harvey.<p>Preeti Desai, social media manager at the National Audubon Society, tweeted …

This Is the Most Popular Chicken Recipe on Pinterest

"It tastes like chicken." This has to be one of the most common phrases uttered in the world. Mothers say it to children who won't try food. New …

Extreme Brownies and other favorite recipes of Al Sicherman

<b>Extreme Brownies</b><p>Makes 24.<p>Note: “This is my favorite brownie recipe,” wrote Al Sicherman on April 19, 2007, on the occasion of his retirement. “I make …

Hawaiian Huli Huli Grilled Chicken Wings Recipe

Sticky, sweet, smoky, and tangy, these chicken wings get their flavor from an easy-to-make Hawaiian marinade. They're grilled until tender and brushed with glaze, and they're as great for a barbecue as they are for game day.<p>Why It Works<p>Half of the marinade mixture is kept separate so it can be …

Spanish probe points to wider network in attacks; American among dead

BARCELONA — Spain was seized Friday with the realization that it had incubated a large-scale terrorist plot, as authorities across Europe mounted a manhunt following the deadliest attacks to strike the country in more than a decade: two vehicle assaults in Barcelona and a Catalan coastal …

Extremism

Trump Says ‘Obstructionist Democrats’ Undermining National Security

President sends mixed messages before leaving for Camp David security summit<p>Donald Trump began the last workday of yet another chaotic week of his …

Why Spain has become a target for terrorists

At least a dozen people are dead and 100 more are injured after a van crashed into a crowd of pedestrians in a tourist-heavy district on Las Ramblas in an attack claimed by the Islamic State terrorist group. The police have two suspects in custody but are still searching for the van's driver, who …

Extremism

How the 9/11 mastermind found safe harbor in Qatar

In my opinion, Khalid Shaikh Mohammad (KSM), the mastermind of the 9/11 terror attacks, used Qatar as a hub that launched a thousand terrors. It is …

Osama Bin Laden

Stephen McGown Free: Man Held Captive By Al Qaeda For Six Years Now Free

In July this year, an Al Qaeda-linked group released a proof-of-life video showing Stephen McGown and five other foreign hostages from Australia, …

Internal threat: terrorism convicts to be released

"Dozens of convicts serving time in U.S. prisons for terrorism-related offenses are due to be released in the next several years," AP's Deb Riechmann …

Extremism