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The NRA's worst nightmare is here

<b>(CNN) —</b> It feels like the early days of the #MeToo movement, which caused a cultural shift regarding sexual misconduct -- but this time, the problem at hand is gun violence, and the movement is called #NeverAgain. And this time, the courageous individuals leading the effort for change are teenagers …

Guns

What America is getting wrong about three important words in the Second Amendment

On Wednesday night, CNN hosted a town hall about gun violence with members of the community of Parkland, Florida, which only a week earlier had experienced a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Seventeen students and teachers lost their lives.<p>The town hall was remarkable in many …

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15 Tips, Hacks and Tricks to Get the Most Out of Google Photos

Stop worrying about storage limits and scrolling endlessly to find old memories.<p>Entrepreneur Staff<p>Associate Editor<p>Many of us have thousands of photos and videos on our phones, and although it’s so easy to take them, it’s less clear how to keep them organized and transfer them to other devices.<p>In …

Google Photos

What I’ve learned from my tally of 757 doctor suicides

Five years ago, I was at a memorial. Another suicide. Our third doctor in 18 months.<p>Everyone kept whispering, "Why?"<p>That was when I decided I had to find an answer.<p>So I started counting dead doctors. I left that memorial service with a list of 10. Today I have 757 suicides on my registry.<p>And I …

Mental Health

Network error: What will be the cost of a patchwork NBN? | Paddy Manning

A good friend of mine lives in Healesville, in the Yarra Valley, about half an hour from the outer suburbs of Melbourne. Rural enough to be quiet. …

Why women have always been essential to white supremacist movements

Any social movement demanding a radical transformation of society needs the support and leadership of women. In 2017, women led the largest protest …

Feminism

27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

Wikipedia for iOS adds new black mode for iPhone X’s OLED display

Joining the ever-growing list of apps adding support and optimization for iPhone X, Wikipedia has updated its iOS app with a new “Black” mode that takes full advantage of the device’s OLED display…<p>The update comes as part of version 5.7.3 of Wikipedia for iOS. In addition to the new “Black reading …

The iOS apps that dominated our screens in 2017

2017 was a great year for Apple as a whole, and the App Store was no different.<p>From messaging apps to music-generating tools to a smart AI assistant, Apple and various third-party developers unleashed an impressive array of new software designed to get us tapping, swiping and — most importantly — …

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10 ways America is falling behind

If 2017 has seemed to you like a long and terrible year filled with bad news, then here's some good news to close things out: you were right! On a …

David Rockefeller and the Largest Art Auction of All Time

In March, David Rockefeller, the last surviving grandchild of robber baron John D. Rockefeller, died at the age of 101. As Christie’s prepares to auction his massive and prestigious collection, Vanity Fair looks into the collection’s origins.<p>When David Rockefeller died, last March, at the age of …

evaSMART: a tiny but tough aircon

Until now, the only portable air conditioning unit I'd seen was one my grandfather used: it was the size of a Dalek and looked about as friendly. It …

Google Home

10 moments to remember from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was a tale of two hearings, and five long hours, Tuesday on Capitol Hill.<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions was alternately applauded for his work while encouraged to go further (by Republicans) and grilled (by Democrats) during a sworn question-and-answer session with the House judiciary …

Donald Trump

What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer

When the world looks at the United States, it sees a land of exceptions: a time-tested if noisy democracy, a crusader in foreign policy, an exporter of beloved music and film.<p>But there is one quirk that consistently puzzles America’s fans and critics alike. Why, they ask, does it experience so many …

Guns

The social media ads Russia wanted Americans to see

Lawmakers publish all of the ads identified by Facebook as being connected to the Kremlin-linked Internet Research Agency.<p>Russian accounts bought thousands of social media ads on hot-button U.S. issues ranging from Black Lives Matter to illegal immigration, according to members of the House …

Social Media

Target 300mph: Bugatti Chiron vs Hennessey Venom F5

John Hennessey vs Wolfgang Dürheimer: TG chats to the 300mph masterminds<p>Hitting 300mph in a road car. What are the challenges? Is it even achievable? …

Sports Cars

After 70 years, we’ve finally figured out how to build a better microwave

You’ve probably never heard of Percy Spencer, but you’ve certainly used one of his most famous inventions—probably to make popcorn.<p>The microwave was invented in 1947 and soon became an American household staple. The devices sped up the heating and reheating process in the kitchen, and flew off …

Microwaves

All the countries named for or by Christopher Columbus

In 1492, Christopher Columbus set out to make the impossibly long journey by sea west from Spain to India. The Italian explorer, of course, never did fulfill his promise to Spain’s king and queen. Instead he made contact with the people who lived in what Europeans would later call the Americas, …

Costa Rica

The Danger of President Pence

Trump’s critics yearn for his exit. But Mike Pence, the corporate right’s inside man, poses his own risks.<p>On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been …

The Secret Lives of Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson’s biography portrays a man obsessed with knowledge and almost impossible to know.<p>In Renaissance Florence, a number of designated boxes placed throughout the city allowed citizens to make anonymous denunciations of various moral crimes—in 1461, for example, the artist-monk Filippo …

Do Viking Funeral Clothes Reveal Surprising Arabic Lettering?

One expert says symbols for “Ali” and “Allah” were unearthed in Scandinavia, though other experts remain skeptical.<p>In a surprising find by Swedish researchers, alleged Arabic characters were found woven into the burial costumes found from Viking boat graves, as well as the chamber grave clothing of …

Yes, Men Can Get Breast Cancer Too. Here's What You Need to Know

Get the facts about breast cancer in men, from symptoms and treatments to how it's diagnosed and the latest research.

Cancer

America's deadliest shooting incidents are getting much more deadly

<i>This article has been updated with new fatality numbers.</i><p>The mass shooting that killed at least 50 people in Las Vegas on Sunday night was the worst in modern American history. Police suspect that Stephen Paddock fired on the crowd at a country-music concert indiscriminately from his hotel room …

Guns

America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

Guns