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Justice Kagan brilliantly illustrated how ridiculous the challenge to Obamacare is

The case will determine whether the US can keep subsidizing health insurance for people in 34 states whose insurance exchanges are run by the federal government.<p>One section of the law says people buying insurance through exchanges "established by the state" get subsidies; the law's opponents …

Health Care

Boldest Move Against the Drug War to Date Just Came Out of Texas, from a Republican

<b>The state’s immoral war on drugs is now bipartisanly opposed</b><p>Austin, Texas – In a bold piece of legislation, Rep. David Simpson (R) filed a bill that …

Emerging Markets

How Languages and Genes Evolve Together

Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.<p>As human populations disperse, the separation leads to changes both in genes and in language. So if we look at human DNA and languages over time, we should find that they differ along similar geographic …

Linguistics

Town in shock after 9-year-old boy is stabbed to death on playground

A family is grieving and a Michigan community is in shock after a 9-year-old boy was stabbed to death at a playground in his neighborhood this week.<p>The shock felt in Kentwood, just outside of Grand Rapids, is as much over the sudden and senseless loss of Michael Conner Verkerke as it is over the …

Beats $3.2B Sale Proves It's Great, But Not Necessarily at Headphones

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the weeks since Apple bought Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion, I have been forced to listen to a number of audiophile friends rant about the technical superiority of other headphones, such as Sennheiser, Bose and JBL (just to name a …

Apple Pay

13 Ways to Improve Digestion Naturally

Tips for re-booting your broken digestive system and achieving overall better health.<p>The most common problem I see preventing people from achieving optimal health is a broken digestive system. This occurs for a variety of reasons—from overuse of antibiotics, to stress, excess alcohol and infection. …

Malala meets Nigerian president to talk about missing schoolgirls

Malala Yousafzai, the teenage campaigner for girls’ education in Pakistan, told journalists on Monday that Nigerian PresidentGoodluck Jonathanassured her he would free 219 abducted schoolgirls being held by Islamist militants.<p>Malala, who survived a 2012 attack by Pakistani militants opposed to the …

This Stockholm Small Space Nails Industrial-Modern Style

As much as we love a dramatic before and after, sometimes a massive home makeover just strips a space of its storied personality. Leaving traces of a …

Small Spaces

10 Ways To Upgrade Your Small Space For Free

We're bombarded by images of the ideal home — the apartments we <i>should</i> have, made perfect by the decorators we don't. Yes, we love the inspiration, …

Small Spaces

This Green Energy Smoothie Will Totally Transform Your Breakfast

Looking for a mean, green alternative to your daily cup of coffee? Try this energy-boosting smoothie! The magical ingredient is matcha powder, which has half the caffeine of coffee. So if you’re in the mood for a boost that doesn’t involve a jolt of java, then give this ‘shake a try.<p>Green Energy …

Vemma® Inducted Into The Direct Selling News' Prestigious $100 Million Growth Club

TEMPE, Ariz., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vemma Nutrition Company has earned a coveted place in the DSN $100 Million Growth Club after skyrocketing …

Selling

Company says it's created the world's blackest black with carbon nanotubes

Black may not be, it turns out, the darkest shade — at least not black as we know it. British tech company Surrey Nanosystems says it's developed the world's blackest material: made of carbon nanotubes, it can absorb 99.96 percent of light that hits it. Its developers say that to the human eye, the …

Must-see morning clip: John Oliver tackles income inequality, destroys myth of “American Dream”

“Your optimism is overwhelmingly positive, except when it leads you to act against your own best interest”<p>Last night, on "Last Week Tonight" John Oliver discussed an increasingly problematic issue: income inequality.<p>The rising wealth chasm between the rich and the poor -- not an American …

5 Reasons To Skip Your Workout

Here's a fitness rule you <i>shouldn't</i> follow: "Never skip a workout."<p>Forcing yourself to stick with an extreme program that tells you to "never, ever …

Immune System

The American Century is over: How our country went down in a blaze of shame

We face a triple crisis in foreign policy, economics and democracy. Here’s how it all went to hell<p>In 1914, the American Century began. This year the American Century ended. America’s foreign policy is in a state of collapse, America’s economy doesn’t work well, and American democracy is broken. The …

Colorado's pot message to U.S.

With Alaska and Oregon gearing up to vote on legalizing marijuana in a few months and many other states considering it further down the road, one state is on everyone’s mind — Colorado.<p>Activists on both sides of the pot debate are pointing to the Colorado experiment — what they see as its great …