Greg DeCubellis (Mr. DeCubellis)

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The two-word phrase President Trump relies on most

It's not hard to recognize the hallmarks of a speech by President Trump. Part businessman, part politican, part emcee, he adopts phrases and goes back to them over and over again. He punctuates sentences with a smattering of superlatives and decisive adjectives -- Great! Wrong! SAD! He makes …

Appearing happy on social media is increasingly being used against people in court

Danny Cuesta admitted to preying on a 15-year-old sophomore who attended the school where he taught Spanish. He lured her into a private school office to "make copies," took her to motels for sex, and posed as her personal "tutor" as an excuse to visit her at home.<p>Cuesta's victim—known in court …

Here's how education and military spending compare

We spend a lot of time talking about the value of an education in America.<p>But if education is such a valuable investment, why do we spend more than eight times as much of our federal budget on the military than schooling?<p>One indicator of a nation's priorities lies in its federal budget. And by that …

Could Your Next Uber be a Multicopter?

<b>The world’s first certified multicopter lifts off in Bruchsal, Germany, marking a new era for aerial transportation.</b><p>Just as smartphone technology …

Drones

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 9: Teaching How to Think, Not What to Think

<b>Getting Used to Thinking for Oneself</b><p>Over the decades, students were surprised that they were being taught <i>how</i> to think, not <i>what</i> to think. No theory was ever presented as either true or false, nor were the questions raised ever resolved. Instead, from the first day of class, students had to learn to …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This man was estranged from his father all his life, and then he ran off with his inheritance.<p>4:01 p.m. March 31, 2018<p>This father that is worried his …

Glispa Launches VOLTU: A Social Influencer Network to Drive High Value User Acquisition, Brand Awareness and Engagement

<i>VOLTU Empowers Social Influencers to Earn While Advertisers Drive App Installs & Customer Lifetime Value</i><p><b>Berlin, Singapore, San Francisco, Beijing,</b> …

Study links increased ovarian cancer risk with lower socioeconomic status in African American women - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Higher socioeconomic status (SES) is associated with lower ovarian cancer risk in African American women, according to the results of a study by …

Movie posters documentary 24X36 debuts trailer

A movie poster can be as memorable and as good as the film it is advertising — <i>more</i> memorable and <i>much</i> better in some cases. Director Kevin Burke’s new …

Movies

The Science Behind Hating Hillary's Voice

Commentators often criticize Hillary Clinton for having a loud, monotone, and shrill voice. In this video, <i>The Atlantic</i>’s Olga Khazan talks to voice experts to understand what makes Clinton’s voice allegedly more annoying than her competitors. The conclusions are complex: Clinton’s voice is actually …

Do Androids Submit to Electric Lit Mags? A New Journal Publishes Poems by Computers

It only takes a Google search to find all the famous minds who’ve expressed — in different languages, disparate times and places, in varying …

The latest spat between the two Koreas took a really bizarre turn

Pyongyang's fresh, albeit unorthodox, claim comes as the nation warns its military personnel to remain wary of snakes.<p>The Guardian reports that Pyongyang has told its military personnel to be wary of the serpents, as they were allegedly released by the South's spy agency to cause chaos.<p>According to …

14 Teachers Share Horror Stories About Their Students' Parents

No. 8 is just downright ridiculous.<p>It goes without saying that teachers have tough jobs. The hours can be long, the job can be thankless, earning respect from unruly students can be challenging — and sometimes, the parents can be downright ridiculous. In a recent Reddit thread that asked teachers …

17 Corny Grammar Jokes That Are Really Great And Really Corny

Don't find these funny? ::: pats shoulder ::: Their, there, they're.