Alex Sorkin

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Law Enforcement Sprays DAPL Protesters With Fire Hoses In Below-Freezing Temperatures

A video released by <i>The Guardian</i> Monday nightshows police spraying Dakota Access Pipeline protesters with what Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmaier …

Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Says Islam Is “Like a Cancer”

Last Monday night, less than a week after a near-plurality of voters chose Donald Trump as president, a special assistant from the departing …

Donald Trump

Texas Republican wants to give parents a “right to know” if their kids are gay

Parents deserve “total information” on kids’ “mental and emotional health, and more,” says State Sen. Konni Burton<p>Texas State Senator Konni Burton, a Tea Party Republican, recently filed SB 242, which would require schools to disclose transgender students' gender identities to their parents, for …

This Is How An Autistic Child Is Being Kept In "Prison" Under The Mental Health Act

Matthew Garnett, 15, who is autistic and has learning disabilities, has been detained in a psychiatric intensive-care unit for the last six months against his family's wishes. BuzzFeed News investigates why he and children like him end up stuck in a system they can't control.<p>Robin Garnett still has …

No, Scientists Have Not Created a Matrix-Like Interface That Instantly Uploads Data to Your Brain

Remember that mind-blowing scene in <i>The Matrix</i> when Neo had jiu-jitsu and kung fu uploaded directly into his brain? Researchers from HRL Laboratories …

11 Insanely Effective Apps That'll Help You Sleep Better

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How to screw up taking antidepressants

Once a week I refill my pill box. I take two antidepressants and one mood-stabilizer, along with a handful of supplements – fish oil, glucosamine, …

Antidepressants

U.K. Parliament Will Debate Banning Donald Trump From the Country

The United Kingdom Parliament will debate banning GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump from the country later this month.<p>Ministers will consider …

9 Crazy Body Hacks That Give You Superhuman Powers

But don't try these at home. Seriously.<p>Gamers often perform repetitive tasks to improve their character’s skill set, gain rewards, and advance to new levels. The process is known as grinding: Now, an underground movement has taken up that expression, calling themselves grinders, and they’re trying …

Thoth Technology patents 12-mile-high inflatable space elevator

The hardest part about space travel is actually getting to space. Tearing through Earth’s atmosphere and escaping its gravitational pull requires a …

Space Travel

Nano-Sized Synthetic Coral Could Suck Up Ocean's Pollutants

Absorbing more heavy metal than Scandinavia<p>Corals are great at absorbing toxic heavy metals, which is one of the many reasons they are dying off. Now researchers have created synthetic corals that use these same properties to soak up the pollutants instead.<p>Industrial and manufacturing processes …