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At the heart of Philip Alston’s special mission will be one question: can Americans enjoy fundamental human rights if they’re unable to meet basic living standards?<p>The United Nations monitor on extreme poverty and human rights has embarked on a coast-to-coast tour of the US to hold the world’s …

Human Rights

“Word-for-word:” Alex Jones boasts that Donald Trump repeats things the host tells him

Conspiracy radio host touts influencing the president in private meetings<p>Conspiracy radio talker Alex Jones boasted on Sunday that he has regular, private conversations with Donald Trump and that the president routinely parrots things that Jones tells him.<p>The Infowars founder claimed that he has …

India is miles ahead of the US with its ironclad net neutrality rules

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has published its recommendations for upholding net neutrality guidelines (PDF) across the country today, and boy, do they look good – for consumers, that is.<p>The country has been tussling with the issue of regulating internet service providers’ …

Net Neutrality

Time to release the internet from the free market – and make it a basic right

The internet without net neutrality will look like air travel: basics are barely tolerable, everything else costs extra<p>Say goodbye to net neutrality. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman, Ajit Pai, released a plan to repeal the landmark protections enacted by the agency …

Net Neutrality

What causes pain in the sternum?

Sternum pain is pain or discomfort in the area of the chest that contains the sternum and the cartilage connecting it to the ribs. The sternum is …

Why apples and oranges should go in the fridge, plus all the other foods you're storing wrong

New guidance has been issued this month advising consumers that apples, oranges and other fruit should be kept in the fridge to prolong shelf life.<p>The advice from waste charity WRAP, the Food Standards Agency and the Department for Food and Rural Affairs has been issued in a bid to cut household …

Food

Federal judge: military must allow transgender recruits starting on January 1

Trump’s ban on transgender military service just lost in court — again.<p>The US military must allow openly serving transgender recruits starting on January 1, a federal judge ruled on Monday.<p>The ruling clarifies a previous injunction issued in October by US District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly in …

Here's why apple cider vinegar isn't really a wonder food

Folk medicine has favoured apple cider vinegar for centuries and many claims are made for its supposed benefits.<p>Apple cider vinegar is made by …

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars (The Perfect Autumn Dessert)

These pumpkin cheesecake bars are so rich, creamy, and really yummy! Your kitchen will smell on autumn while making them! So soft, so elegant and …

Dessert

Send scam emails to this chatbot and it’ll waste their time for you

Chatbots. They’re usually a waste of your time, so why not have them waste someone else’s instead? Better yet: why not have them waste an <i>email scammer’s</i> time.<p>That’s the premise behind Re:scam, an email chatbot operated by New Zealand cybersecurity firm Netsafe. Next time you get a dodgy email in …

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When you Make Cheesecake

Hasta la vista cheesecake cracks!<p>November 09, 2017<p>When I first started making cheesecakes, I messed up many times – from exploding cheesecake (we …

What Happened When I Tried a Complicated Korean Skin-Care Routine for a Month

As someone who was born with a rare genetic skin condition, I've made it one of my life missions to obtain a flawless, stupidly clear complexion. In my head, I figured, if the skin on my body will never be perfect, then maybe, <i>just maybe</i>, I could find a way to get my face — what the whole world sees …

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

Pineapple Pie (10-Minutes Dessert)

Pineapple pie is an easy recipe with a creamy, refreshing, and delicious taste. You can prepare it for the weekend and enjoy a slice of this amazing …

Drinking Water Database: Put in Your ZIP Code and Find Out What's in Your Water

What's in your drinking water? Whether you're wondering if your water is safe or just what that weird smell is, a new tool is now available that …

Water

9 Habits for a Home That Always Feels Neat and Fresh

Cubbies, squeegees, and other easy ways to keep your house clean.

A Doctor's Plan to End Patriarchy

Advocating for access to safe abortions, Willie Parker decided to attack the root of the problem.<p>Willie Parker became a Christian at age 15. Well into his career as an obstetrician-gynecologist, he refused, on religious grounds, to perform abortions.<p>Over the years, he saw more and more patients who …

Feminism

Full text: James Comey testimony transcript on Trump and Russia

<i>A transcript of former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8.</i><p><b>SEN. RICHARD BURR:</b> I call this hearing to order. Director Comey, I appreciate your willingness to appear before the committee today, and more importantly I thank you for your dedicated …

Donald Trump

Callan: We can't censor our way out of terrorism

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many in the United States, including the President, are likely to welcome British Prime Minister Theresa May's suggestion that it is time to place restrictions on "safe space" Internet websites, such as Facebook and Google, that allegedly allow terrorist ideology to "breed."<p>Her call for …

Have you made a flagrant error, in confusing your alternative choices? The legendary Fleet Street editor Harold Evans proscribes this glossary to solve your language dilemmas<p>I freely acknowledge that, in a list of this sort, “glossary” is a fancy Latin word for a collection of pet peeves (noun, …

Language

Help Me, Tom’s Guide: How Do I Move Files to My Android Phone’s SD Card?

As the center of your digital life, your smartphone is greedy for storage. If you’ve got a phone that only offers 16 or even 32GB of capacity, that …

Android Phones

24 Tumblr Posts Every Cat Owner Will Immediately Recognize

cat: *touches me with its small hand* me: *eyes tearing up* thank you

10 Lessons From an Urban Escape and Evasion Class | RECOIL OFFGRID

In This Article<p>The Setup<br>• Lesson 1: Know Your Surroundings<br>• Lesson 2: Use Social Engineering<br>• Lesson 3: Get Your Stress Inoculation<br>• Lesson 4: Create a …

Create the next wave of awesome Android apps — and pay what you want

Few skill sets will take an aspiring coder further these days than being an expert in app development, particularly in the Android environment. Android powers about 80 percent of the world’s smartphones, so learn to build where the people are with the Ultimate Android Development bundle from TNW …

“Abortion is never mentioned” in the Bible—a Christian ob-gyn on why choice is pro-life

To those working in reproductive rights in the US, doctor Willie Parker is a hero. “A colored boy from Birmingham,” Alabama, as his 1962, pre-Civil Rights Act birth certificate described him, Parker grew up in abject poverty, fourth of six children, raised by a fierce single mother. Against all of …

Feminism

How Would The Universe Change If We Grew An Extra Dimension?

Imagine, if you can, the ability to move in an extra direction: one beyond up-and-down, north-and-south, or east-and-west. That there’s an independent direction beyond our conventional notions of x, y, and z-axes. And let’s make it more interesting for you: imagine that you’re the only one in the …

Physics

Racism in America: It’s so pervasive that white people pay less for car insurance

Black people pay more than white people for car insurance, even when the risk is lower<p>It’s expensive to be black in America. From cradle to grave, for everything from starter home loans to burial insurance, African Americans are confronted with a paywall that demands they fork over more than …

Printable gender-inclusive bathroom signs you can put up anywhere that needs it

All across the country, schools and states want to dictate where people can go to the bathroom. That doesn't mean folks have to listen.<p>For the trans …

My How She's Grown! Blac Chyna Shares Unrecognizable Throwback Photo from When She Was 17

Long before she was a reality star, engaged to Rob Kardashian, or a mother of three-month-old daughter Dream Kardashian and 4-year-old son King …

Why Earth’s magnetic poles could be about to swap places — and how it could affect us

The Earth's magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field — protecting life from harmful solar radiation by deflecting charged particles away. Far from being constant, this field is continuously changing. Indeed, our planet's history includes at least several hundred global …