Tathan Thacker

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Which Kitchen Gadgets Are Worth the Money?

It can be tricky deciding what deserves to take up space in your cabinets. We've done the math, so you don't have to.<p>Soda Maker<p>Yogurt Maker

8 Things You Are Doing the Wrong Way

We found the real reason our bedtime reading is keeping us up—along with 7 other everyday habits we're going about the wrong way...and what to try …

12 Streaming Video iPad Apps You Should Have Downloaded Yesterday (list)

Video streaming services are the best way to catch up on TV shows, movies and more while you’re on the go. And the best way to view them is on your …

Obama Refused to Send Gas Masks to Syrian Opposition for Over a Year

The administration rebuffed Syrian-opposition requests for chemical-weapons protection gear, Josh Rogin reports exclusively.<p>The Obama administration …

How the Obama Administration Reversed Course on Syria Strikes

Eleanor Clift and Josh Rogin report on how the Obama administration shifted course on Syria strikes.<p>After months of slow-walking President Obama’s …

President Obama Faces Mounting Pressure to Stay Out of Syria

Ideologically diverse critics warn that unilateral intervention would be risky, unpopular, and a transgression against domestic and international law.<p>President Obama faces increasing pressure from lawmakers, foreign-policy experts, constitutional scholars, and anti-war activists to refrain from …

EXPERTS: Any US Strikes On Syria Will Be Largely Symbolic

The raids, if they go ahead, would be aimed at punishing President Bashar al-Assad's regime and sending him a message rather than wiping out his military capacity and handing the rebels a decisive advantage, they say.<p>"Specific targets should include the Damascus-area headquarters, barracks and …

Obama’s Affordable Care Act Looking a Bit Unaffordable

Re­pub­lic­ans have long blamed Pres­id­ent Obama’s sig­na­ture health care ini­ti­at­ive for in­creas­ing in­sur­ance costs, dub­bing it the …

Clinton’s line was true: The sad facts about assault weapons and voting

<b>Bill Clinton (AP/Carolyn Kaster)</b><p>Are there really places in America where it’s easier to buy an AR-15 than vote for president? Here are the details<p>Alex Seitz-Wald<p>August 29, 2013 6:45pm (UTC)<p>At the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington yesterday afternoon, former President …

4 of the worst arguments for invading Syria yet

There’s no shortage of commentators itching for U.S. military intervention<p>Alex Kane<p>August 29, 2013 12:20pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>There’s no stopping the U.S. now: the gears of war are grinding for an attack on Syria in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack last …

How California Is Turning The Rest Of The West Blue

Colorado's politics have become positively Californian lately. There are new restrictions on guns. Pot is legal. The legislative agenda featured an expansion of alternative-energy use requirements for rural consumers. Gay couples can now enter into civil unions.<p>There's a reason for all this.<p>Lots of …

Twitter Made A Slight Change To Its Design And People Are Absolutely Freaking Out About It

The idea is to make it easier to follow conversations on Twitter as they happen in real-time.<p>But some people are freaking out because they think it looks terrible.<p>Check out some of the reactions below.<p>Though, Twitter seems to have more in mind with this update than meets the eye, Om Malik of GigaOm …