Sara Franklin

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It Was Cultural Anxiety That Drove White, Working-Class Voters to Trump

A new study finds that fear of societal change, not economic pressure, motivated votes for the president among non-salaried workers without college degrees.<p>White Americans carried Donald Trump to the White House. He won college-educated white voters by a four-point margin over Hillary Clinton, …

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How a KGB Assassin Used the Death of His Child to Defect

Bogdan Stashinsky was forced to work for the KGB against his will and became one of the most wanted assassins in the world. This is the story of how he put it all on the line to escape.<p>Shortly before 5 a.m. on August 10, 1961, Bogdan Stashinsky was waiting near his apartment building in Moscow to …

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Every geek movie we're excited about in 2017

Hip-Hop Tribute Album To Chrono Trigger Now Available

gamer culture<p>by Ian Boudreau on December 09, 2016 at 04:00 PM<p>14,247 Views<p><i>7</i><p>Gato, the rapping robot you encounter in the opening moments of Chrono …

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The 22 unhealthiest, unhappiest, poorest, and most unsafe countries on Earth

Prosperity may mostly be used to talk about money, but the Legatum Institute thinks there is more to it than that.<p>It takes into account 89 different variables, ranging from indicators like a country's unemployment rate to asking citizens about how much political freedom they feel they have.<p>The data …

The Most Popular Toys During the Holidays Since 1983 (Infographic)

Did you ever own a Game Boy? If not, what rock did you live under?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the holidays, and you know what that means: <i>shopping</i>.<p>Every year, there’s always that one must-have item -- especially when it comes to kids' toys. People are known to …

Why Some Video Games Are In Danger of Disappearing Forever

Years of neglect are eroding gaming history. Cartridges rot in garages, companies hoard demos that they will never release, and obscure titles fade …

How to watch The Game Awards on your screen of choice

The Game Awards kicks off at 8:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, Dec. 1, but it's not airing on any television networks. So how do you watch?<p>There are lots of …

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10 Unusual and Awesome Hotels for Your Travel Bucket List

When it comes to finding the perfect hotel for an upcoming vacation, there are many factors that can go into your decision. Whether you’re looking for a honeymoon destination, babymoon locale or just somewhere to get away with your BFF or S.O., location, amenities and budget are just a few of the …

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Hollywood Still Isn't Ready to Process the War in Iraq

So far, its efforts have been variations on the same misunderstood story about a soldier's experience.<p>When Ang Lee's new film <i>Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk</i> premiered at the New York Film Festival last month it was hammered by half the reviewers who bothered to see it. <i>The Guardian</i> called it an …

The 15 countries that have gone unconquered the longest

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This cute game about a girl and her dog is absolutely terrifying

Just looking at <i>Yomawari: Night Alone</i>, a survival horror game available on Steam and PlayStation Vita, it’s hard to imagine how it could be scary. It stars a cute little girl with a big red bow in her hair, and it features a charming 2D art style that gives it the feel of a pleasant modern-day …

These Gateway Drinks Will Up Your Cocktail Game Dramatically

Staring down the menu at a cocktail bar can be an intimidating prospect for the uninitiated. What’s the difference between “Martini” and a martini? What’s an old-fashioned no. 1 versus a no. 2? What makes a daiquiri a daiquiri exactly? And it never helps that every bartender in the country makes …

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7 urban adventures for serious thrill-seekers

There's adventure travel and then there's travel just for adrenaline junkies who think they've seen and done it all.<p>Fly a plane above the Vegas Strip while doing aerobatic loops. Or drive a race car at triple-digit speeds around the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. You can even walk …

The favorite foods and eccentric eating habits of 9 ruthless dictators

Cobra stew. Hallucinogenic root bark. KFC. These were favorite meals of some 20th-century dictators.<p>In "Dictators' Dinners: A Bad Taste Guide to Entertaining Tyrants," Victoria Clark and Melissa Scott offer astonishing insights into dictators' table manners, food vices, and fears of poisonings. …

Haunting photographs of abandoned icons of the American dream

A pink 1950s Edsel collects rust and dust in the backyard of an abandoned home, a dilapidated service station sits along a barren stretch of highway, …

The 15 airports that all pilots love flying to

What makes the perfect landing? Beautiful scenery, jovial ground crew, and white-knuckle crosswinds that mean the autopilot stays off; according to the pilots we questioned, that's the secret of job satisfaction.<p>1. Naples, Italy<p>“The views during descent and approach are breath-taking! I enjoy the …

7 Celebrity Makeup Artists Share Their Favorite 10-Second Tips

Any time we come across a quick makeup trick, it’s gold in our books. Especially if said trick makes a world of a difference, we employ it daily. We …

This Interactive Map Of Music Genres Will Take Up The Rest Of Your Day

A Belgian architect has created a map that could be the Internet’s next great music source.<p>The word ‘map’ doesn’t quite do Musicmap justice. If it were merely a map, that would just be a chance to jokingly present Dubstep as the Port Moseby, Papua New Guinea of the music world. Instead, the new …

Can 'Overwatch' Overtake 'League of Legends' Without Fostering Toxicity?

Blizzard's wildly popular arena shooter is attracting more people than Riot's legendary MOBA. Is civility the cause?<p>Blizzard Entertainment's team-based arena shooter <i>Overwatch</i> is a pretty big deal. It's only been out for a month, but already it's said to have raked in $269 million across PC and …

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Discovering the Tsaatan People

<i>The first of these strong portraits was selected as a single image finalist in the LensCulture Portrait Awards 2016</i><i>. Here, we present a fuller selection from the body of work. You can discover more inspiring portraits from all the 39 winners, finalists and Jurors' picks.</i><p>This is a series of …

Torbjörn Is Currently Ruining 'Overwatch' On PS4 And Xbox One

<i>Overwatch</i> continues to dominate the 2016 landscape, having now amassed over 10 million players across consoles and PC. It’s easily one of the biggest success stories of the year, and appears to be on track to dominate most of its similarly-genred competition. It is not, however, without its …

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15 real-world places every movie fan should travel to

Movie fans are spoiled for choices when it comes to travel. No matter where you are in the world, you probably aren't far from a place a movie was shot. But here are 15 of the absolute must-do's for traveling cinephiles.

The Witcher 3 Is A Folklore RPG, Not A Fantasy RPG

The Witcher 3 is a wonderful game in a very literal sense. It is full of wonder, from the startling entities that stalk its darkest corners to the …

The 9 best indie sci-fi and fantasy movies on Netflix

Sometimes it can be hard to choose from Netflix‘s enormous archive of available movies. So, if you’re a sci-fi/fantasy fan in search of something new …

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