Raymalee Degnan

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Meet Tom Brady’s Shaman

The Patriots quarterback’s obsession with the mystical advice book, ‘The Four Agreements’<p>How well do we know Tom Brady, really? In interviews, New England’s quarterback is polite but vigorously on-message, the human embodiment of coach Bill Belichick’s impenetrable, don’t-stir-the-pot Patriot Way. …

Tom Brady

Other presidents have blocked groups of foreigners from the U.S., but never so broadly

In issuing his ban on immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, President Trump relied on a 65-year-old provision of the federal Immigration and Nationality Act.<p>The provision gives presidents broad authority to ban individual immigrants or groups of immigrants. Presidents haven't …

BREAKING: Two Juveniles Arrested, Charged with Arson in Connetion to Gatlinburg Wildfires

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation held a press conference today to announce the arrest of two juveniles in connection with a wildfire that …

1.8 million American truck drivers could lose their jobs to robots. What then?

One of the last well-paying working-class jobs is basically doomed.<p>So far, discussion of self-driving cars has mostly confined itself to tech geeks and urbanists. But if they live up to their promise, autonomous vehicles could have seismic effects on America’s economy and culture. It’s probably …

Trucking

Here's How Flowers Move—and Why

It may not surprise you that sunflowers have something of a thing for the sun. OK, that’s true of all plants, which is why they orient their flowers …

University of California

Tom Brady is innocent

The other day, I was talking with a friend about Tom Brady. And here’s what he said:<p>“I think he probably did something, but the whole thing was …

Drug Testing

1 Peter 3:15: Can You Defend Your Hope in Christ?

All Christians know non-Christians. Whether with co-workers, spouses, parents, or acquaintances, a critical question faces us daily: How do I give a …

8 Must-Make Carrot Recipes For Spring

Sweet and crunchy, carrots are a delicious sign of spring. They're also one of the most versatile veggies in the kitchen: you can snack on them raw, roast them for a side dish, purée them into a soup, shred them into a salad or bake them into muffins and cake.<p><b>1. French Grated Carrot Salad with</b> …

Game shows that ability to navigate declines at young age

<b>(CNN) —</b> A mobile game has revealed the navigational skills of people around the world in a bid to develop an accurate test for dementia.<p>The smartphone game, called "Sea Hero Quest," asks players to set sail on a global adventure in search of precious artifacts -- in the form of memories -- which …

Dementia

Shrimp Pad Thai

I love this Pad Thai recipe but full disclosure (so the recipe police don’t come after me): it’s not <i>quite</i> authentic. Fact is, it’s difficult to find …

Why America will never get rid of Daylight Saving Time

The life of an economist is often frustrating. It’s our job to figure out the most efficient, welfare-enhancing solutions to economic problems, only to see the 2nd or even 20th best solution become policy. There are special interests and well-intentioned, but misinformed, policy makers who steer us …

Time Management