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Barack Obama and Bill Gates agree that this book is an absolute must-read

Microsoft MSFT, -0.66% founder-turned-philanthropist Bill Gates calls it “one of the best books I’ve ever read,” saying it offers a breakthrough way …

Bill Gates

A new report says traces of Monsanto pesticide found in many popular, oat-based breakfast foods

While it’s not printed anywhere on their ingredients list, some of America’s most popular breakfast foods contain pesticides. On Wednesday, the …

Pesticides

Alex Jones flees to Vimeo, is immediately banned there as well

"We do not want to profit from content of this nature in any way."<p>Alex Jones is trying to find a new home for his crumbling Infowars empire, but his …

Internet

Trump's flip-flop on tariffs burns company that backed his trade war

Three months ago, Element Electronics of South Carolina was a big supporter of President Trump's plan to impose tariffs on goods from China.<p>Then, the …

Tariffs

'The Daily Show' Puts Franklin From 'Peanuts' in Perspective With a 'This Is America' Riff (Video)

Roy Wood Jr. and Trevor Noah explain how the first African American character in the long running comic strip was both groundbreaking and awkward<p>July …

Comics

Mental health, doubters, Eagles fans — Dawk touches it all in HOF speech

CANTON, Ohio — He spoke about the highest highs and the lowest lows. He spoke about the challenges he overcame and the accomplishments he achieved. …

Mental Health

The Exposure Triangle Explained Using Star Wars LEGO

Want a simple introduction to the basics of the Exposure Triangle in photography? PHLEARN has created a trilogy of short video tutorials that explain …

Shutter Speed

Kristen Bell's Trick to Get Her Kids to Talk About Their Day Is So Simple, You'll Be Mad You Didn't Think of It

One of the most frustrating aspects of sending kids off to school for parents isn't making sure their lunches are made or getting them to the school bus on time. It's the realization that, at the end of the school day, they are going to ask their child how their day was . . . and get silence (or, …

Kristen Bell

European Union Pres Told Donald Trump ‘I Can Be Stupid As Well,’ Used ‘Colorful Cue Cards’ To Explain Trade

European Union President Jean-Claude Juncker in his trade talks with Donald Trump used 'simplified' explanations and large cue cards to communicate …

Donald Trump

Huntsman says he won’t resign Russia post

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman brushed off calls to step down after President Donald Trump’s Helsinki summit, writing that “the fragile nature of this moment” compelled him to remain in Moscow.<p>In an op-ed posted Saturday night in The Salt Lake Tribune, which his brother owns and publishes, …

Donald Trump

Trump's campaign to demonize Mueller's investigation echoes failed Watergate strategy used by Richard Nixon

President Donald Trump and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani are increasingly escalating their attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, labeling it “corrupt” and partisan. So will it work? History suggests otherwise.<p>Those of us who remember the Watergate scandal should recognize the …

Donald Trump

Tempting? Private Jet Flights For Just $280...

I recently had the pleasure of chatting with the delightful Zander Futernick about his private jet venture that promises to change the face of …

Los Angeles

Angry New Jersey woman vows to pop Trump baby balloon if it comes to her state

A pissed off New Jersey woman fed up with international hatred for President Trump vowed Thursday to deflate a giant balloon depicting him as an …

Dozens Of White Houses Materialize From Temporal Vortex As Trump’s Changing Account Of Putin Meeting Tears Apart Space-Time

WASHINGTON—Revealing that the physical world could no longer bear the weight of numerous contradictory realities, sources confirmed Friday that …

Temporal

Trump officials embarrassed by Putin show

President Trump sucking up to Vladamir Putin after the summit in Helsinki yesterday was such an unbelievable, indelible moment that many deflated …

Donald Trump

GOP Leaders Move Goalposts On Opposing Trump To Him Being Filmed Masturbating On U.S. Flag In Arlington Cemetery

WASHINGTON—Promising citizens that they would finally take action if the President crossed this new red line, GOP leaders announced Monday that they …

Virginia Lawmaker Says He Can’t Be Racist Because His Son Is Named After a Black Man

This is a twisted and somewhat confusing tale of peak caucasity, white nationalism in American government and an epic claim of “not all white people” …

EPA rollbacks already touching Americans' lives

WASHINGTON (AP) — For 37 mostly female farm-workers in California's Central Valley, U.S. policy under Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt became personal not long after sunup one day in May 2017.<p>Picking cabbage that morning, the workers noticed a tarry smell drifting from a nearby …

Pesticides

How good is Apple's Measure app at actually measuring things?

Of all the new stuff in the iOS 12 beta, the one that probably best demonstrates Apple's big push into augmented reality is the Measure app.<p>Announced …

This airplane love story Twitter thread is the cutest thing you’ll read today

When a Texas woman asked a fellow passenger to switch seats so she could sit next to her boyfriend on a flight home to Dallas, she had no idea she’d …

Fundamentalism is coming for us – and women, as ever, will be first | Suzanne Moore

When Justice Anthony Kennedy announced last week that he will retire from the US supreme court, which means Donald Trump can replace him with a more conservative judge, there was a sharp intake of breath. “Good morning, Gilead” said American women on Twitter. Ever since the TV success of The …

Feminism

‘That’s Not the Kirstjen We Know’

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is the flinty face of the immigration crisis. Her former colleagues don’t understand how she got there.<p>Last Wednesday, just before President Donald Trump put his jagged signature onto an executive order to stop separating migrant children from their parents at U.S. …

WATCH: White woman cites Trump to justify calling a Latino man a ‘rapist and animal’

In a filmed altercation, a white woman told California man Esteban Guzman that Latinos are “rapists and animals.” After he posted the video to his …

Elizabeth Warren Condemned Trump in Reno. He Answered in Las Vegas With a Slur.

HENDERSON, Nev. — The clash began Saturday morning with a populist denunciation of President Trump’s policies, delivered in Reno, Nev., by a Democratic senator who is one of his most ferocious critics.<p>It intensified within hours, with a sarcastic, racially incendiary jibe — “Pocahontas” — lobbed by …

Donald Trump

'If People Are Offended, Then They Shouldn't Be': Corey Lewandowski Refuses to Apologize for Mocking Girl with Down Syndrome

He made light of a young girl's plight after she was ripped away from her mother.CNN's Chris Cuomo on Thursday gave President Donald Trump's former …

When The White House Can't Be Believed

This essay isn't about spin, or splitting hairs, or differing opinions.<p>This involves a reality check about our expectations of the people who act in our name. About credibility at the highest levels of our government. About people whose words are heard abroad as speaking for our nation. About the …

Donald Trump

Trump Caves on His Cruel Family Separation Policy. The Trumpists Don’t Care.

One thing we learned this week that we should always remember: A majority of Republicans in this country support prison camps. For kids.<p>Here’s one …

The Real Story of Donald Trump Jr.

All he ever wanted was to make his dad proud, but things have never turned out quite right for Donald Trump Jr. Even now, despite finding his purpose as a bombastic star of the far right, Junior’s personal life is in shambles and the specter of Robert Mueller looms large. As Julia Ioffe discovers …

Donald Trump

Pew Research shows fewer than 50 percent of Americans can tell the difference between fact and opinion

A new Pew Research Center survey found that only around one in four American adults could, practically-speaking, tell the difference between factual statements and opinion.<p>The poll, which surveyed more than five thousand adults, asked those involved to correctly identify five factual statements and …