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A simple illustration reveals everything you need to know about the connection between Trump and Russia

Manafort. Page. Gordon. Stone. Kislyak. Sater.<p>Trump's connections to Russia appear to be so tangled and unwieldy, they're almost impossible to …

If You’re A Bibliophile, These Literary Tattoos Will Inspire You To Get Inked

There's nothing quite like reading a book. If you're a bibliophile, you know what I am talking about. There's no feeling like holding a book in your …

Literature

Researchers replicated a notorious social experiment that claimed to explain the rise of fascism

Remember that study from psychology class where participants were willing to shock people with excessively high voltage, just because a researcher told them to?<p>Well, a new paper published March 14 just announced that the famous Milgram Experiment has been replicated in Poland over 50 years since …

Psychology

Hillary Clinton on what she'd change about the 2016 election: 'I'd win'

Hillary Clinton spoke at her alma mater, Wellesley College, on Thursday in an event that was closed to the press, the Boston Globe reported.<p>Clinton, who graduated from the Wellesley in 1969, spoke about the 2016 campaign and public life, at one point taking questions from the audience.<p>The Globe …

Former President Bush Says SNL Impressions Never Bothered Him A Bit

There's nothing like being out of office for more than eight years to make a former president look happy and, maybe for some, human again.<p>George W. Bush appeared on ABC's <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> on Thursday night --laughing, cracking jokes and charming his host as he plugged his new book of portraits of …

Trump Has Spent More Time Golfing and Tweeting Than at Intelligence Briefings

And he's spent over half his presidency with "non-work time."<p>It's been a long 744 hours since Donald Trump was sworn in as President, and since then, he's certainly done...stuff. <i>The Washington Post</i> broke down just how he's spent his first month in office. Spoiler alert: most of it was not in the …

Women's March organisers plan a 'day without women' strike

The organisers behind the Women's March are gearing up for an even bigger protest against Donald Trump.<p>After they filled the streets of cities and towns around the world, they are looking to see how the US would cope if they didn't have women in the workforce for a day.<p>The group is planning a …

Donald Trump

Trump chooses two men to advise him on ‘women in the workplace’

According to a list circulated by the White House, President Donald Trump has asked two successful chief executives to talk about women in the …

What psychology teaches us about opposing an unpopular president

Trump’s best hope is to convince opponents he’s more popular than he actually is.<p>These are disorienting times for American democracy. Key features of a democratic nation — that the candidate who wins the majority has the right to rule, that elections are free from outside influence, and that …

This Week In Trump's 'Alternative Facts'

Less than 24 hours after White House press secretary Sean Spicer had spouted numerous falsehoods about inauguration crowd size and more, Kellyanne Conway went on NBC's <i>Meet the Press</i> to defend him. In the process, the counselor to President Trump coined a phrase that's now destined to follow Trump …

Donald Trump

Joel Sternfeld’s Colorful and Ironic America

In the early 1970s, Joel Sternfeld traveled the country in a Volkswagen camper with his large format camera. For years, he stopped over in small …

20 photos that capture the beauty of ballet in the real world

<b>American modern dancer and choreographer Martha Graham once said: ‘Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance.’</b><p>She was right. You …

Tiffany Trump on voter rolls in 2 states, despite claims otherwise by Kellyanne Conway

Just one day after President Donald Trump said he would ask for a "major investigation" into his unsubstantiated allegations of voter fraud, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway pushed back on proof that shows the president's youngest daughter on voter registration rolls in two states.<p>Tiffany …

Donald Trump

Want Fitter, Healthier, And More Productive Kids? Just Start School Later

One in three Canadian teens don’t get enough sleep, says the study from McGill University in Montreal, meaning they fail to meet national sleep …

McGill University

Read Donald Trump's Full Inauguration Speech

Donald Trump delivered his first speech as President of the United States on Friday morning.<p>Trump was joined at the inauguration by members of his …

Don’t Call it Frisco, An Amusing Series About a Boston Newcomer Trying to Adapt to San Francisco

The very amusing web-series “Don’t Call it Frisco” by Vibrant Films tells the story of somewhat straight-laced Boston transplant named Pat who tries …

Meek Mill Will Punch Drake For $5 Million

So many celebrity livestreams are boring, reminding us only that the glam life can be as banal as our own. But sometimes, just sometimes, you catch …

New urban park in Dallas will be one of America’s biggest

The $600 million park will be 11 times bigger than Central Park<p>Dallas, Texas, is prepped to become one of the “greenest” cities in the United States. The city is building a 10,000-acre nature district along the Trinity River, and the $600 million park will be more than 11 times the size of New York …

35 Things People With ADHD Want Everyone Else To Know

"I wish people understood that I don’t have a choice in how my brain works."

At 24, Jacob Jonas hashtags his dance company into the spotlight

The nine dancers in Jacob Jonas the Company sit in a semi-circle on a rehearsal floor and poke gentle fun at the company's artistic director and namesake.<p>"He kind of didn't know what he was doing at the time," says Anibal Sandoval of Jonas, who was 21 when he founded the company. "There was an …

Want to Be a Brilliant Public Speaker? Take a Cue From One of President Obama's Quirks

Love him or hate him, President Obama's predictable habit of hesitating when talking speaks volumes about his intelligence and communication genius.<p>If you want to be...the best public speaker you can be...you might just want...to insert some pauses...into every speech you give.<p>At least, that's what …

Pedal across the Golden Gate Bridge, then catch a ferry back

<b>Why</b>: There's more than one way to cross America's favorite orange bridge.<p><b>What:</b> First, rent a bicycle in San Francisco's North Beach or Fisherman's Wharf areas. (There are several rental outfits, including Blazing Saddles and San Francisco Bike Rentals.) Then (following the directions the rental …

California

Feel small under North America's tallest falls

<b>Why:</b> North America's tallest waterfall, splashing down in one of its most gorgeous valleys.<p><b>What:</b> The essence of Yosemite Valley is soaring granite and falling water. So if you’re a park beginner, get yourself to the base of Lower Yosemite Fall. Preferably in spring.<p>This is the bottom of a …

50 Things You Need to Know Before Taking Up Photography

Welcome to the world of photography. Before we jump in, there are a few things you will need to know.<p><b>This is a Deep, Deep Rabbit Hole</b> – It takes a …

Using A Balloon Lets You Take Better Pop-Up Flash Photos, And The Difference Is Amazing

When external flash units cost up to $900 it’s no wonder why people come up with incredible DIY solutions. Russian photographer duo “Koldunov …

Where should you travel in 2017? A list of top travel lists

Where should you travel in 2017? Here's a list of top destination lists from expert sources across the travel industry, from guidebook and magazine publishers to travel agents, tour operators and websites.<p>LONELY PLANET<p>— Top 10 U.S. destinations: Asheville, North Carolina; Western Washington; …

Why 2016 is the year the public got things wrong

A new Ipsos Mori poll across 40 countries reveals many people are tolerant and happy – yet see a world full of fear and gloom<p>It would be hard to call 2016 a vintage year – but even with that in mind, many people are guilty of wildly exaggerating the threats, fears and social trends that have shaped …

Amanda Knox: Why Do Innocent Women Confess to Crimes They Didn’t Commit?

Very little is known about how different genders experience criminal investigations differently—but is it time for this to change?<p>"What we think in this situation," said the first detective, "the other babies are screaming, crying, whatever. You're taking care of them by yourself. You have Ben in …

Hidden Gems of New York's Central Park

There are so many hidden parts of New York’s Central Park that locals have come to love and are worth discovering. (Photo: Francois Roux/Alamy)<p>You …

21 reasons to visit Thailand

December 5 is Father's Day in Thailand – the first it has marked without its late ruler Bhumibol Adulyadej. His son was proclaimed the new king on December 1.<p>Life in Thailand continues much as normal despite its official year of mourning – but after a difficult few months, the country needs tourism …