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The right wing hates America: The loudest flag-waving patriots are always the dangerous hypocrites

A presidential nominee who sees America as a “Third World country,” “nightmare,” “embarrassment” and “hellhole”?<p>Does the right wing hate America? It has become a legitimate and important question to consider.<p>Ambrose Bierce, in <i>The Devil’s Dictionary</i>, defined “patriot” as “the dupe of statesmen and …

8 Habits That Make Millennials Stressed, Anxious and Unproductive

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), millennials experience more stress and are less able to manage it than any other generation. More than half of us admit to having lain awake at night during the past month from stress.<p>Not surprisingly, millennials are also more anxious than …

Why teenagers ignore parents while watching television...they can't multitask

Teenagers may struggle to concentrate on instructions while distracted by television or a computer, a new study suggests<p>Parents who are frustrated that their teenager does not listen to them while using their iPad or watching televising should take heart. A new study suggests that people cannot …

Government Officials Now Want to Surveil Your PlayStation 4 Because Terrorism

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How anxiety scrambles your brain and makes it hard to learn

Levels of stress and anxiety are on the rise among students. Juliet Rix has tips to control the panic and thrive academically<p>Olivia admits she’s always been a worrier – but when she started university, her anxiety steadily began to build. One day she was simply too frightened to leave the house. …

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We created Islamic extremism: Those blaming Islam for ISIS would have supported Osama bin Laden in the ’80s

Jingoists conveniently forget the West’s Cold War strategy was to arm the Islamic extremists that became al-Qaida<p>History takes no prisoners. It shows, with absolute lucidity, that the Islamic extremism ravaging the world today was borne out of the Western foreign policy of yesteryear.<p>Gore Vidal …

Howard Zinn: “The American Empire has always been a bipartisan project”

In a 2008 essay, Zinn discusses what the classroom didn’t teach him about American imperialism<p>With an occupying army waging war in Iraq and Afghanistan, with military bases and corporate bullying in every part of the world, there is hardly a question any more of the existence of an American Empire. …

Know your history: Understanding racism in the US | Black History

There will never be an acceptable explanation for what happened between Michael Brown and Darren Wilson in Ferguson but we will never fully grasp <i>why</i> the stage was set for such an encounter unless we know American history.<p>We cannot fully comprehend why Dylan Roof murdered nine parishioners at …

Black History

How America became the most powerful country on Earth, in 11 maps - Vox

We take it for granted that the United States is the most powerful country on Earth today, and perhaps in human history. The story of how that came to be is long, fascinating, complex — and often misunderstood. Here, excerpted in part from "70 maps that explain America," are maps that help show …

Humans could download brains on to a computer and live forever

The brain works like a complex circuit board which could be recreated on a computer<p>Humans could download their brain on to a computer and live forever inside a machine, a Cambridge neuroscientist has claimed.<p>Dr Hannah Critchlow said that if a computer could be built to recreate the 100 trillion …

Singularity

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Singularity

Scientists Have Found Out Why You're Chronically Late

Forget traffic, blame your personality.<p>Anyone can be late a handful of times, sure, but to be the person who's always five minutes late (at the …

Stephen Tempest's answer to Why did Germany lose in World War I?

Germany went into the First World War with the advantage of a very large, very well-trained, and very well-equipped army. One-on-one, they could …

Project UROK teaches teens how to talk about anxiety and mental illness

Mara Wilson, writer and performer who made her name as a child actress in <i>Matilda</i> and <i>Mrs. Doubtfire</i>, is sitting in front of a gray screen, hair …

Mixed Signals: Why People Misunderstand Each Other

The psychological quirks that make it tricky to get an accurate read on someone's emotions<p>In her new book <i>No One Understands You and What To Do About It</i>, Heidi Grant Halvorson tells readers a story about her friend, Tim. When Tim started a new job as a manager, one of his top priorities was …

What Kimmy Schmidt can teach us about happiness

Kimmy Schmidt is unbreakable: Even after being held hostage in an underground bunker for 15 years, she still sees the world as a joyous fairyland. …

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Wormhole to another galaxy may exist in Milky Way

A space-time tunnel could exist in the middle of the Milky Way and we could travel through it, say scientists<p>A giant doorway to another galaxy may exist at the centre of the Milky Way, a study suggests.<p>Scientists believe that dark matter at the centre of our galaxy could sustain a wormhole that we …