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Robots could replace 1.7 million American truckers in the next decade - Los Angeles Times

Trucking paid for Scott Spindola to take a road trip down the coast of Spain, climb halfway up Machu Picchu, and sample a Costa Rican beach for two weeks. The 44-year-old from Covina now makes up to $70,000 per year, with overtime, hauling goods from the port of Long Beach. He has full medical …

Trucking

A legendary investor thinks electric cars will raise the price of oil

Now, you'd think that as more cars are powered by batteries rather than gasoline, demand for oil would slide. And in the long term, that may be true.<p>In the short term, however, electric vehicles could actually lead to a spike in the oil price, according to Dwight Anderson, the legendary commodities …

What Sex Is Really Like After Marriage

Four men open up.<p>The media often depicts sex after marriage as a fairly bleak affair for both genders: Men supposedly want more of it, women never have orgasms, etc. Cosmopolitan.com spoke with four men about their actual experiences with sex as married men.<p><b>How old are you?</b><p><b>Man A:</b> Thirty-eight.<p><b>Man …

Relationships

This time, Trump is grounded by barrage from his GOP rivals

All summer long — including in last month's first presidential debate —<p>Donald Trumphas floated above the rest of the Republican presidential field, like a malevolent puppeteer pulling everyone else's strings. On Wednesday night, in an often bludgeoning debate at the Reagan Presidential Library in …

Government

How Vermont became a clean-power powerhouse

President Obama is setting the US on a course toward producing much cleaner energy. Vermont offers a glimpse of that vision – and what the state …

Don't put to death an innocent man

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Oklahoma citizens who sentenced Richard Glossip to die are just like you and me -- ordinary folk. As fact finders, they are supposed to receive all the information they need to make an informed judgment. So if facts are falsified or withheld, crucial evidence goes missing or key …

Forensics

In Texas, It May Have All Come Too Easily For Rick Perry

The seeds of calamity for Rick Perry were sown years ago in the fertile political ground that Texas became for the Republican Party.<p>Perry suspended his campaign for president Friday evening, becoming the first candidate this year to get out of the crowded race for president. It was his second …

Government

Trump winning the nomination? Maybe not that far-fetched

Billionaire's bluster resonates with those disillusioned with 'politics as usual'<p>Defying conventional wisdom, Daily Beast writer Mark McKinnon today made the case that Donald Trump could win the Republican nomination.<p>At the very least, says McKinnon, the GOP frontrunner is likely to go the …

The Comment Donald Trump Made After Rick Perry Dropped Out Has Bobby Jindal Outraged

Donald Trump reacted to the news that Rick Perry had become the first Republican candidate to leave the 2016 race for the White House, praising the Texan as a “terrific guy.”<p>The comment came as a surprise to many as Trump had been relentless in trashing the three-term governor while the two were …

Donald Trump

10 Pieces of Advice From a Self-made Millionaire

Last year, my wife and I decided to turn our North Georgia summer retreat into our full-time residence. We decided to make a few changes to the …

7 Things Really Successful People Always Do Each Morning | Inc.com

Each morning is filled with the unknown. It could be your best day yet or, perhaps, the worst. You do have a fair amount of say in which way the day actually goes. That is, provided you are proactive in your approach.<p>Really successful people don’t achieve their goals by accident. They work hard to …

Success

Federal Government Deficit Is Rising As National Debt Expands

When the federal government spends more money than it collects, a deficit ensues. When this continues over a prolonged period, the national debt rises. Today, with over $18.367 trillion in debt, one might assume our elected officials would do everything in their power to curb spending. Rather than …

Economics

I was betrayed by Republican religion: What my years as a Christian fundamentalist taught me about right-wing faith

The political form of Christianity, championed by “The 700 Club” and Fox News, is selling a powerful snake oil<p><i>“If you have two shirts, give one to the poor. If you have food, share it with those who are hungry.”<br>— Luke 3:11 (NLT)</i><p>It is one of the great ironies of of contemporary American politics …

Hillary’s in danger, Trump is sunk: The hard truths America is ignoring this election season

While pundits regurgitate the same bad information, we’re missing the earth-shattering stories under our noses<p>In January, I began writing a weekly column for Salon. Hillary Clinton was still in pre-campaign mode but already losing ground -- churning out formulaic answers to stock questions, …

Corn Wars

On September 30, 2012, agents from the FBI contacted U.S. Customs and Border Protection at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago with an urgent …

A Sex Worker Answers All Your Questions About Working At The Famous ‘Cathouse’

The Moonlite BunnyRanch, which was profiled in HBO’s <i>Cathouse</i>, opened in 1955. Sixty years later, it’s one of only 24 legal brothels in the United States, all of which are located in Nevada.<p>There are a lot of misunderstandings about what it’s like to be a sex worker, so one of Moonlite’s employees, …

You Don't Need To Go Low-Carb To Burn Body Fat, Study Says

If you've ever tried to lose weight, you've probably gotten drawn into the argument over whether it's better to cut carbs or fat from your diet. A new study doesn't completely resolve that question, but it does provide an important insight.<p>Some proponents of the low-carb diet insist that you must …

Nutrition

Read the Highlights from Stephen Colbert’s Impassioned, Hilarious Feminist Essay

“Why did Mad Max get top billing in Fury Road when he was essentially just a grunting tripod for Charlize Theron’s rifle?”<p>Over the last few months, <b>Stephen Colbert</b> has prepared for his <i>Late Show</i> takeover by ingeniously hosting an entire public-access program, interviewing <b>George Lucas</b>, premiering a …

Mad Max

Three Female ISIS Defectors Describe Life Under Terror Group's Harsh Rule

SOUTHERN TURKEY — After driving around a small town here for about 15 minutes to make sure we weren't being followed, we were finally taken to a safe house where we waited for three Syrian women to arrive.<p>They walked in together, dressed in the most conservative form of Islamic clothing, which …

Saudi Arabia

Inside the GOP Clown Car

T<p>he thing is, when you actually think about it, it's not funny. Given what's at stake, it's more like the opposite, like the first sign of the …

How to Defeat Donald Trump

You want to defeat Donald Trump?<p>You aren't going to do it with conventional politics.<p>Like the Alan Turing character says in The Imitation Game: 'you need a machine to defeat a machine'.<p>So too with Trump.<p>Trump has risen to the number one spot in the GOP race for the Presidency not because of his …

Donald Trump just surged to his biggest lead yet in Iowa

A new CNN/ORC poll released Wednesday showed Trump getting 22% of the vote from likely Iowa Republican caucus-goers.<p>That puts him up 8 points over his next-closest challenger, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) comes in third place, earning 9% of the vote.<p>The new poll …

Government

What we learn from Donald Trump's Howard Stern appearances

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a furor erupted last week about Donald Trump's controversial comments about Megyn Kelly, the Republican presidential candidate moved quickly to shift back on the Fox News anchor — and a graphic interview she gave with Howard Stern several years ago.<p>But Trump has also appeared on the …

Donald Trump

The latest Donald Trump garbage fire: Crudely insulting Caroline Kennedy and Bernie Sanders

He mocks Kennedy as a lightweight and questions Sanders’ manhood because he let female BLM protesters speak<p>Donald Trump must be worried that headlines about his sexism are subsiding as he puts his feud with Fox’s Megyn Kelly in the rear-view mirror. To recap: Kelly did her job at Thursday’s debate, …

TV didn't kill radio, and Netflix won't kill TV

From a security selection process standpoint, can you predict ahead of time which innovations permanently damage existing moats? Are companies like Netflix and Amazon going to wipe out the formats which preceded them and completely ruin the competitive position of formerly profitable businesses? …

Televisions