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Obamacare is only 'exploding' in red states

When he talks about his efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, President Trump almost always asserts that Obamacare is "exploding." Republican members of Congress make similar claims, insisting that Obamacare is unsustainable—and that they therefore have no choice but to "repeal and replace" it.<p>…

Health Care

Here’s what ‘Starship Troopers’ looks like as a modern blockbuster

Paul Verhoeven’s <i>Starship Troopers</i> celebrates its 20th birthday this year, marking two decades of people arguing whether it’s a dumb action movie or a …

Science Fiction Movies

Tom Cruise Takes To The Sea With James Corden For A Boat Tour Hilariously Based On His Films

Highway to the… river zone? When Tom Cruise joined James Corden during the ‘Late Late Show’s stint across the pond we had no idea they were actually …

Man dies after going swimming with new tattoo

Fresh ink made him vulnerable to flesh-eating bacteria.<p>There are all kinds of reasons to look before you leap into the ocean.<p>After all, as pollution …

Medical Journals

Sarah Silverman Tells Ex Jimmy Kimmel All About Her New Boyfriend

Of all the awkward ways to catch up with an ex, sitting down together for a televised interview feels like a particularly inspired form of torture. …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

NHL draft lottery 2017 odds: Avalanche still command the top spot

Colorado is in position to win a No. 1 draft pick for the first time since 2013.<p>For the other 14 teams that missed the Stanley Cup playoffs, this time of year offers only one solace: the NHL draft lottery simulator. The 2017 NHL entry draft will feature another team in the mix, the Vegas Golden …

WATCH: Co-owner Bill Murray tries to bribe umpires before minor-league game

Bill Murray is co-owner of the Charleston RiverDogs and he tried to bribe the umpires before Opening Day<p>The major league season opened this past …

Watch This Tense And Awkward Short Film, Shot in One Take By Drone

<b>WHAT:</b> A voyeuristic short that appears to be about a man’s mental breakdown, but actually has a lot more on its mind.<p><b>WHO:</b> New York-based filmmaker Paul Trillo.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> A lot has been said about the public shaming of people like Justine Sacco, who fired off a gross tweet before getting on a …

Astronomers just turned on a planet-size telescope to take a picture of a black hole

Every image you’ve seen of a black hole is an illustration. A giant “virtual” telescope may change that.<p>The closest astronomers have come to directly “seeing” a black hole happened last year, when the LIGO observatory detected the spacetime-warping gravitational waves radiating from a pair of black …

Black Holes

Space buffs drool as NASA announces a major 'discovery beyond our solar system'

WHY IT MATTERS TO YOU<p>Exoplanets, such as those expected to be announced by NASA on Wednesday, may hold the key to life beyond Earth.<p>If life exists …

You’ll Never Look At “The Walking Dead” Tiger The Same After You See This

Spoiler alert: that horrific tiger attack on <i>The Walking Dead</i> season 7 finale was actually a guy jumping around in a blue unitard. It sounds like a …

The Walking Dead

Quantum Physics is Bringing Our Wildest Sci-Fi Dreams to Life

Spooky Subatomic Space<p>Think of every amazing future technology you’ve seen or read about in science fiction, or imagined yourself. Big innovations …

Quantum Mechanics

All About Pacing - 4 Important Questions To Ask

<b>1. What is pacing?</b><p>Pacing is all about the manipulation of time and controlling the speed and rhythm of a story.<p>“Pacing is part structural choices and …

Here Are The TV Shows Based On Books Premiering In 2017

Get your DVR ready.

13 things to tweak when setting up a Windows 10 laptop

Get your new laptop set up just the way you want it. Here's a baker's dozen of settings to check or change. And when you are done here, be sure to check out the best new features of Windows 10 April 2018 Update, its hidden gems and the new privacy settings.<p>Check for updates<p>Microsoft releases a …

It’s true: Chicken tenders are perfect, and delicious.

Here’s one thing a lot of restaurant chefs have in common with a lot of kids, and we’re not talking about the wunderkinder who compete on junior cooking shows: They love good, crispy, crunchy chicken tenderloins, a.k.a. chicken fingers.<p><i>[Make the recipe: Oven-Baked Chicken Tenders With</i> …

Download Content for Offline Viewing Before You Travel This Summer

The summer travel season is prime time for offline viewing. And if you're among the millions of Americans who'll take that long-planned trip to …

Smart TV

This Arizona campground is far enough for stargazing, but close enough to town for a great meal

As the weather in the low country between Los Angeles and Phoenix offers its last roasting temperatures of the season, the smart money is on higher elevations. My wife, dog and I fled the 109-degree heat of Phoenix for the campground at the edge of Show Low, Ariz. — close enough to buy extra tent …

Verily, The Art in Mighty Thor Is So Damn Good

There are many incredible looking comic books out these days, but one of my favorite-looking series at the moment is thanks to the incredible art of …

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

Recipes

Keira Knightley Has Been Wearing Wigs for Years Due to Hair Loss

"It got so bad that my hair literally began to fall out of my head...."<p>In an interview with <i>InStyle</i>, Keira Knightley opened up about the serious toll that constantly changing her hair color for movie roles took on her locks. The regular dyeing was <i>so</i> damaging that her hair began to fall out.<p>"I have …

The Best Documentaries On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: May 4th</b><p>Streaming video is the best thing that’s ever happened to documentaries. People who would never have paid for a ticket to a theatrical nonfiction film are now, thanks to Netflix’s robust selection, scarfing down the stuff by the barrel. But where to start among the masses? …

3-D Fractals Offer Clues to Complex Systems | Quanta Magazine

Jessica Kourkounis for Quanta Magazine<p>Donald Richards discusses the statistical rule-of-thumb he wishes everyone knew.<p>Aubrey Wade for Quanta …

Fixing Windows 10 activation problems after a hardware upgrade

In less than a month -- July 29, 2016, to be specific -- upgrading from Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 to Windows 10 will cost $119 (for the Home edition) or $199 (for the Pro edition), instead of...nothing.<p>But because Windows 10 uses digital licenses instead of traditional product keys, many of you are …

Monte Cristo Waffle Sandwich #SundaySupper

Classic Monte Cristo ham sandwich- cleverly disguised inside a waffle.<p><b>Monte Cristo Waffle Sandwich</b><p><b>By Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime</b><p>I think everyone …

Breakfast

Should You Track Word Count While Writing a Novel? Yes, No, and Maybe So

If you eavesdrop on a conversation between writers, it's easy to mistake talk about craft for something else. Marathons, maybe.<p>"I had such a slow day. Only 500 in two hours!"<p>"Mine went well. I topped 2000 before lunch!"<p>What are these writers despairing or gloating over? Word count. Some …

Vanguard Founder Jack Bogle Talks About Taxes, Investing And The Election

John C. “Jack” Bogle, the Founder of The Vanguard Group, Inc., and President of Vanguard’s Bogle Financial Markets Research Center, has witnessed more than a few presidential elections in his lifetime. The most current election cycle, though, stands out as “at least the most chaotic within my …