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Knee Patients Spending Millions on Wasted Treatments, Study Finds

They would have saved money, time and effort just by going straight to surgery – although that’s not recommended, either, said Dr. Nicholas Bedard of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, who led the study.<p>“If you can get away with not doing surgery on somebody, that’s a win,” said Bedard, …

Medicine

‘Moonlight,’ ‘La La Land’ and Everything Else That Happened at the Oscars

• “Moonlight” is best picture. In a bewildering end to the show, “La La Land” was first announced as the winner before its jubilant cast and crew were interrupted with a scarcely believable correction.<p>• Emma Stone won best actress for “La La Land.” Casey Affleck won best actor for “Manchester by …

The Audience Reaction to the Best Picture Mix-Up Is the Only Oscars Moment You Need to See

You couldn't make this stuff up even if you tried.<p>In what is possibly one of the most bizarre endings to the Academy Awards in history, the wrong …

The Oscars

Here Are All The Winners At The 2017 Oscars

After Faye Dunaway mistakenly named La La Land Best Picture, it was revealed that Moonlight was actually the big winner of the night.

Moonlight wins Best Picture at Oscars after shocking La La Land mix-up

In the most shocking mix-up in Oscars history, <i>Moonlight</i> won best picture at the Academy Awards — but only after presenter Faye Dunaway announced <i>La La</i> …

Donald Trump

The Privacy Screen on This Laptop is Making Hackers Nervous

The HP EliteBook 1040 G3 is not 100% impenetrable (is anything these days?). But it will give hackers something to worry about.<p>It has come to this.<p>The HP EliteBook 1040 G3 is a new 14-inch business-grade laptop (yes, you can drop it at the airport and it will probably survive) with a cool new …

HP EliteBook

Trump’s Bizarre Management Style Is Bringing Chaos to the White House

Between his impulsive hiring process and unusual “open door” policy, Washington is on edge.<p>President <b>Donald Trump,</b> who was better known for playing a billionaire on a reality TV show than for his actual, decidedly mixed record as a businessman, has brought more of the former than the latter to the …

CNN

Debbie Reynolds, Wholesome Ingénue in 1950s Films, Dies at 84

Donald Trump

Coping with Chaos in the White House

<i>A few days ago, I wrote a post for my Facebook friends about my personal experience with narcissistic personality disorder and how I view the</i> …

Kanye West Hospitalized After Canceling Saint Pablo Tour

Less than a day after cancelling the remainder of his Saint Pablo tour, <b>Kanye West</b> has been hospitalized.<p>E! News has learned that the Grammy-winning …

Kanye West

Photographer Gregory Crewdson and his eerie rooms of gloom

Carefully staged, the American photographer’s film-like scenarios in Cathedral of the Pines depict pensive women in banal yet strangely uncanny scenarios<p>“One great thing about photography is that it kind of hovers between everything. It’s really easy to reach out to other mediums and have …

Angela Merkel dismisses reported US request for more help against Isis

Chancellor says Germany is already ‘fulfilling its part’ after reports of a letter from the US defense secretary seeking additional support<p>Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday brushed off what a German magazine said was a request from the US to provide more military help in the fight against Islamic …

Terrorism
Black History

Google cofounder Sergey Brin says these 2 books changed his life

Today, Google is one of the world's largest companies, with a market cap of more than $450 billion. Brin oversees GoogleX and Special Projects, divisions responsible for developing world-changing technology like driverless cars.<p>In a 2000 interview with the Academy of Achievement nonprofit, …

Sergey Brin
Immigration

Watch Han Solo Open Fire in the New Trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Disney and Lucasfilm dropped an epic 60-second trailer for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> on Thursday, reminding viewers how much action awaits them …

Latin America

Married John F Kennedy's love letters to Swedish aristocrat expected to fetch $10k to $15k at auction

• <b>In 1953, then 35-year-old Senator Kennedy met Gunilla von Post, 21, on a vacation to Cannes, France</b>• <b><br>Three weeks later, he married Jacqueline Bouvier</b> …

Here's what Russia will be up against if it decides to mess with Turkey

It should come as no surprise that Turkey was capable of taking out a Russian jet so easily. Turkey's military uses cutting-edge equipment, including some brought in from the US and a surprising amount it builds at home.<p>Here is some of the military hardware used by Turkey:

Military

Donald Trump Approves Of Supporters Who 'Roughed Up' Black Lives Matter Protester

A Black Lives Matter protester was reportedly punched and kicked as he lay on the ground at a rally in Alabama.<p>Donald Trump approves of the way his supporters responded to a Black Lives Matter protester, reportedly beating him during a Saturday rally in Birmingham, Alabama.<p>"Maybe he should have …

Between The World And Me | Guardian Bookshop

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Ta-Nehisi Coates: 'In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body'

In this edited extract from his new book, acclaimed writer Ta-Nehisi Coates discusses the history of race in the US in the form of a letter to his teenage son<p>Son,<p>The entire narrative of this country argues against the truth of who you are. I think of that summer that you may well remember when I …