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The Book That Predicted Trump

There’s a sort of ideal figure that conservative intellectuals conjure when they want to argue about the essence of their ideology. This figure is a dreamy quietist of peaceable disposition, who savors apolitical friendship, nurses a skeptical outlook, and looks to an anti-theoretical politics of …

Will This Election Finally End Marijuana Prohibition?

<i>This article was</i> <i>first published on the Cato Institute site.</i><p>This November’s election could be a decisive turning point in the struggle to end U.S. …

Mexican lawmaker pushes for expropriation law if Trump wins

A Mexican lawmaker is pushing legislation that would let Mexico's government retaliate against a possible Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBrennan …

Donald Trump

Trump rails against allowing Syrian refugees in Detroit

Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBrennan defends Kaepernick: He didn't kneel 'to disrespect our flag' Trump warns Syria against attack on rebel …

Donald Trump

Trump’s adhesion contract from hell

By David Post<p>David Post<p>Email Bio<p>[UPDATED 9-3-2016]<p>If you want to make phone calls on behalf of Donald Trump’s presidential bid, you will have to agree to the terms of this contract, posted at the talk.donaldjtrump.com website (and reprinted in full at the bottom of this post).<p>It’s a very peculiar …

Donald Trump

Hillary and the Missing BlackBerrys

<i>A version of this post originally appeared in the Cyber Saturday edition of Data Sheet,</i> Fortune<i>’s</i> <i>daily tech newsletter.</i><p>Media outlets spent Friday …

23 Easy Dessert Dips That Will Make You Swoon

Just because you don't like baking doesn't mean you don't love dessert.

Dessert

Car hacking is the future – and sooner or later you'll be hit

Security is finally being taken seriously but the fact that we are increasingly entrusting our lives to self-driving cars creates unease<p>“Car companies are finally realising that what they sell is just a big computer you sit in,” says Kevin Tighe, a senior systems engineer at the security testing …

15 of the deadliest, most destructive hurricanes in US history

Hurricane season, which lasts from June to the end of November for the Atlantic Ocean, has seen plenty of catastrophic storms throughout history.<p>Here's a look at some of the deadliest, most horrific storms that have hit the US over the past century.

Trump Surrogate Struggles To Explain Inaccuracies In His Biography (VIDEO)

A South Carolina pastor and Donald Trump surrogate who apologized this week after posting a photograph of Hillary Clinton in blackface issued another …

Obamacare 'on the cusp of falling apart' as insurers flee health exchanges

Frustration grows among subscribers as companies are threatening to back out of health marketplaces, but some experts urge patience over growing pains<p>When Christine Lo left her job in June, she was hoping Obamacare would mean she could still have health insurance.<p>Lo, 35, was confronted by a …

Employment

President Obama plans daylong White House music festival in October

After eight long years in the Oval Office, President Obama intends to make as much noise as possible on the way out the door.<p>The White House …

Music Festivals

Someone yelled "the n*ggers are coming!" at a black Canadian actor shooting a commercial

When it comes to racism against black people, even Canada loses its reputation as one of the friendliest places on earth.<p>In a Facebook video posted …

Protests Heat Up in Detroit as Trump Courts Black Voters During Church Visit

This photo of an officer comforting a baby went viral. But there’s more to the story.

By Amy B Wang<p>Amy B Wang<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>By the time Michelle Burton and a dozen other Birmingham, Ala., police officers arrived at an apartment, it was too late to save a 30-year-old man, who died of an apparent drug overdose.<p>On the …

Family Court

Can you boost your brain power by making yourself ambidextrous?

Lots of companies offer ambidexterity training that promises to improve cognitive power. But research shows there could be risks<p>Could learning to write with both hands make your brain sharper and more speedy? Could training schoolchildren to use their non-dominant hands improve their exam results? …

The Brain

One of the biggest ways college students are ripped off is getting out of control

But most conversations center on ballooning tuition costs, rather than a less well-known expense that strains the wallets of college students: textbooks.<p>Since 1977, the price of college textbooks has more than tripled the rate of inflation, meaning a 1,041% rise, according to NBC News, which cites …

College & University

Don Cheadle unleashes Twitter storm on Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claimed Saturday that the fatal shooting of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin is a reason why African-American voters will back his candidacy.<p>"Dwayne Wade's cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in Chicago," Trump tweeted Saturday morning, …

The 50 Best Video Games of All Time

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The 11 Tools You Need to Run Your Business From Anywhere

Want to get away from the office and still be able to run your business? Use these 11 tools.<p>Remote working is a trend that's here to stay. In fact, the latest report from Global Workplace Analytics indicates a 103% growth in employees working from home since 2005. It's a trend that positively and …

Turkey Adds New Massive Bridge Between Europe And Asia

The bridge forms part of the 257-kilometer North Marmara Highway, which is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2018.<p>Turkey opened one of the world's largest bridges Friday designed to allow traffic to cross the Bosphorus Strait between Europe and Asia and ease congestion in Istanbul.<p>President …

Schools aren't teaching the most important subject for kids

The note was written by a fifth-grade girl. As Mohr Lone read it, the girl's words began to fill her with joy.<p>"Ever since you left, I've been looking at my surroundings more and being careful about who I'm talking to and what I'm saying," Mohr Lone later recalled, reading the note over the phone. …

12 Israeli sensor technologies that will rock your world

Sensors are the hidden brain in everything from precision agriculture to connected cars, home appliances to security systems, smart cities to digital …

Imaging

Why learning how to code is not enough

As a former electrical engineer and coding bootcamp student, here’s my piece of advice: <b>Learning how to code is not enough.</b><p>By that I mean, if your …

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How to Turn a Blog Post Into an Infographic

No doubt you’ve seen your fair share of infographics. They’re the darlings of marketers and social media experts because they are able to communicate …

Why Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down is a rapper’s delight

The director’s first TV project walks the poverty-stricken streets of 1970s New York to capture the birth of hip-hop. We go behind the scenes to find Luhrmann and star Jaden Smith bringing the beat back<p>It’s a December morning at an enormous film studio in the depths of Queens, New York, and three …

Rodrigo Duterte: 'I don't care about human rights'

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has named several government officials, including judges, members of Congress and military officers accused of having links to the illegal drug trade, just hours after vowing to maintain his "shoot-to-kill" order against drug dealers.<p>In a televised national …

Tokyo elects first female governor to tackle Olympic-size tasks

By Anna Fifield<p>Anna Fifield<p>Beijing bureau chief.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>TOKYO — Tokyo has elected its first female governor, choosing Yuriko Koike, an English-speaking former defense minister who once compared herself to Hillary Clinton, to lead the Japanese capital into the next Olympic Games.<p>The result …

Japan