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A $732 billion investor says Wall Street is seriously underestimating Trump's tax plan

The tax-reform proposal that the White House unveiled this week is already fraught with a number of issues that could delay its timeline. They include a lack of details on how revenue shortfalls would be made up and a looming jostle among lobbyists for the most favorable piece of legislation.<p>Even …

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Top 7 things to know about the astronomical event [Live Stream link]

America is going to experience Total Solar Eclipse on August 21 for the first time after 1979.<p>All the sky gazers across North America will get to …

It’s not Facebook you’re addicted to—it’s the drama

Facebook recently announced that it now has over 2 billion monthly users. This makes its “population” larger than that of China, the US, Mexico, and Japan combined. Its popularity—and with it, the influence it has in society—is beyond dispute. But for many the experience of actually using the site …

What’s so awe-inspiring about solar eclipses, in one paragraph

“You suddenly feel as though you can see the clockwork of the solar system.”<p>On August 21, the moon will completely block out the sun over a 60-mile-wide path stretching from Oregon to South Carolina. The rest of the country will experience a partial version of this, with the moon blocking 50 …

Beta blockers unnecessary for many heart attack sufferers, says study

The medicines can cause uncomfortable side effects<p>Thousands of people might be needlessly taking heart drugs which can cause uncomfortable side …

Young Americans Have Zero Interest in the Most In-Demand Jobs (Infographic) | Inc.com

In a decade, who's going to fix your vehicle, deliver your mail or landscape your yard? Probably not the teenagers you know, at least if they have anything to say about it. According a survey of 400 teenagers, conducted by market research agency C+R Research, young Americans aren't interested in …

Demographics

LinkedIn Changed How It Features Posts and Forgot to Tell Everyone | Inc.com

Are you writing articles on LinkedIn? If you're not, you are missing out on a huge opportunity to reach and influence your target market, develop your personal brand, and generate new business opportunities. With 467 million global users, LinkedIn is a massive global business network that you …

University of Alberta scientists study urine levels in pools

<b>Canadian researchers have figured out a way to test just how much urine can be found in a swimming pool.</b><p>The results? In some cases, about 0.01% of pool water is urine.<p>It is a small amount but likely more than enough for most swimmers - and enough to be a public health concern.<p>In one instance, the …

Doppler Labs Makes a Huge Splash in the Innovation of Personal Sound

Here One is a pair of ear buds coupled with an app that not only acts as a volume control in an ever louder world, it couples Bluetooth streaming with some powerful noise filters. The result is a product unlike any other. As the creators point out, there are plenty of headphone solutions in all …

San Francisco

How Good Gut Bacteria Could Transform Your Health

Scientist Jeff Leach is studying gut microbes that have the potential to improve our weight, mood, allergies, heart and more.<p>Barefoot and coated in …

Lincoln, Washington and Roosevelt ranked top three U.S. presidents

(Reuters) - Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Franklin D. Roosevelt were ranked as the top three U.S. presidents in history respectively while Barack Obama entered the rankings in the 12th spot, based on a survey of historians released on Friday.<p>Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight Eisenhower rounded …

American Institutions Are Pushing Back Against Trump

The bureaucracy, the press, the judiciary, and the public are not only pushing back, they’re having some success.<p>Nothing Donald Trump has done since becoming President is particularly surprising. The attacks on judges and the press, the clash of civilizations worldview, the ignorance of public …

Donald Trump

Evolution vs. Creationism

<b>Introduction</b> <i><br>by Karin Tucker</i><p><b>Section 1: At Issue: Evolution & Darwinism</b><p>1.1 Darwin’s Living Legacy <i><br>by Gary Stix</i><p>1.2 The Origin of Darwinism <i><br>by C.D.</i> …

In Israel, teaching kids cyber skills is a national mission

BEIT SHEMESH, Israel (AP) — In some Israeli schools, fourth-graders learn computer programming while gifted 10th-graders take after-school classes in …

Track Trump's first 100 days in office with this non-partisan website

Before the election, Trump was clear about the goals of his first 100 days in office. Later these goals became immortalized-ish in a PDF titled ‘Donald Trump’s Contract with the American Voter.’<p>While we’re often not sure exactly where Trump stands on policy due to a bit of early flip-flopping, …

Donald Trump

Why Amazon's Echo is totally dominating — and what Google, Microsoft, and Apple have to do to catch up

In 2016, the Amazon Echo line of devices appeared to have a great sales year, with the cheap Echo Dot smart speaker finishing out the holiday shopping season as the best-selling item on all of Amazon.com. Forrester research estimates that 6 million Amazon Echo devices were sold by the end of …

US shoe company recalls boot over swastika prints and apologises for 'obvious mistake'

A shoe company in the US has apologised and recalled a boot after a viral photo showed it left behind tiny swastika prints.<p>Conal International Trading Co, which manufactures the Polar Fox boot, said it was "no way intentional" and an "obvious mistake" made by manufacturers in China.<p>"We will not be …

Shoes

A Year Later, You Can Still Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

Although Microsoft concluded its free Windows 10 upgrade program on July 29, 2016, the company has yet to close some of the loopholes that it …

How to use Chrome Remote Desktop to help friends and family with new devices

If you’re anything like me, you spend basically all of your time on “holiday” not with family enjoying a nice cup of cocoa, but rather fixing and setting up all their devices. This can be annoying itself, but when you go back home, it can be even more of a pain helping out remotely without being …

Science Says Your Face Evolved to Look Like a Butt

To most people, the term “butthead” represents nothing more than a ubiquitous elementary-school slur. For others, it may be a nostalgic reminder of …

Anthropology

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Is Connected

From space time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

Trump chooses conservative Georgia congressman, a harsh critic of Obamacare, to be Health secretary

President-elect<p>Donald Trumpplans to select House Budget Committee ChairmanTom Price(R-Ga.) to be his Health and Human Services secretary, two people familiar with the decision said late Monday.<p>In picking Price, Trump tapped an arch-conservative lawmaker and leading critic of the<p>Affordable Care …

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Globalization

Donald Trump's America

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> In Donald Trump's America, undocumented immigrants will be deported en masse, Arab Americans will be racially profiled and the United States will "bomb the s--- out of ISIS."<p>In Trump's America, foreign Muslims will be banned from the US, Syrian refugees sent back to their war-torn …

Immigration

3 reasons researchers are terrified about Donald Trump's presidency

Among those people are scientists, many of whom have been concerned about statements Trump has made about science and research. Some are even worried about their jobs in their fields, as well as Trump's impact on the scientific opinions of the country.<p>These are some of the beliefs Trump has stated …

Astronomers Say These Strange Signals Coming From Space Are Probably From Aliens

Ever since we gained a sense of our place in the universe, we’ve been waiting for the day when extraterrestrial intelligent life would make itself …

Paranormal

Psychology shows that Democrats and Republicans can’t even agree on objective reality

If you think this year’s election has reached unprecedented levels of partisan acrimony, you’re right.<p>According to a June 2016 Pew Research Center poll, for the first time since 1992, a majority of Democrats and Republicans not only express frustration with each other, but they also claim to live …

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

The Winklevoss brothers are speeding up SEC approval for their bitcoin fund

Tech entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have appointed State Street as the transfer agent for their bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund (ETF), the Winklevoss Bitcoin Fund, according to their latest regulatory filing on Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>This means State Street will act …

Muslims Made Fun of Donald Trump's Islamophobia Debate Answer With #MuslimsReportStuff

Twitter users roundly mocked Donald Trump with the hashtag #MuslimsReportStuff, after he answered a question at the presidential debate about …