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The Latest: Florida gov calls on FBI director to resign

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local):<p>7:15 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump has met with victims of a school shooting who are recovering at a Florida hospital.<p>He's praising the "incredible" work of doctors, nurses and first responders …

Nikolas Cruz

Robert Mueller just made it impossible for Trump to call the special counsel probe a 'total hoax'

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Friday afternoon, the Justice Department announced that special counsel Robert Mueller had indicted 13 Russian nationals for their roles in attempted meddling in the 2016 election.<p>Most of these people do not live in the United States, and you can bet your bottom dollar that Russia won't …

Donald Trump

This Is How Reading Changes Your Brain & It's Even More Wild Than You'd Think

I'm in grad school right now, and we've been reading three of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's very challenging novels. TBH, the reading sort of makes …

The Brain

Trump's America will be saddled with debt – like his bankrupted hotels were

The Republican spending bill throws conservative principles – whatever remains of them – into the wind<p>Once upon a time, conservatives said they hated Barack Obama because of his budget deficits. They said he was destroying America and its future, which made them very angry indeed. They were so mad …

Donald Trump

Disinformation Is Becoming Unstoppable

We are in the midst of a “tech-lash.” For months, the leading Internet companies have faced a wave of criticism sparked by revelations that they …

Researchers recorded a thought making its way through the brain in real time — see what it looks like

What happens in the brain when you're listening to a person's voice or looking at their face?<p>Neuroscientists at the University of California Berkeley have some new answers to that question after peering inside the opened-up heads of 16 epilepsy patients.<p>The scientists' aim was to track what happens …

The Brain

White House Doctor Writes Note Saying Trump Too Sick to Talk to Mueller

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Amid reports that Donald Trump might soon be summoned to appear before Robert Mueller, the White House doctor wrote a note on Wednesday indicating that Trump was too sick to talk to the special counsel.<p>“Donald Trump is not well,” Dr. Ronny Jackson wrote.<p>The doctor’s …

Donald Trump

I thought I was one of the good guys. Then I read the Aziz Ansari story.

She told me to stop. I ignored her. It took me years to realize how wrong I was.<p>Last week, I read the Babe.net article describing an encounter between comedian Aziz Ansari and a woman identified only as “Grace.” I read about how Ansari allegedly pushed past several verbal and nonverbal cues …

Relationships

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple cofounder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

Steve Jobs

Millennials Are Ready To Be Leaders: Here's How They're Doing It

Millennials have been changing the workplace ever since they started arriving on the scene nearly a decade ago. Now, Millennials are growing older and are starting to step into leadership and management positions. There are a few different definitions of “millennial,” but Pew Research sets the …

Demographics

This Is The Fascinating Way Blue Eyes Get Their Colour

The human body is incredible.<p>Your eyes aren't blue (or green) because they contain pigmented cells.<p>As Paul Van Slembrouck writes for Medium, their …

Makeup

Boys can’t be boys. Here’s how to fix India’s toxic masculinity problem

Every day, we hear of horrible atrocities that have taken place against girls and women in India. This is despite the fact that as a country, we can boast of having some of the most progressive policies and civic movements. It is despite the fact that we have the world’s largest pool of elected …

Civil Society

In 2018, we will see a black hole for the first time ever

We're about to see — for the very first time — the event horizon of a black hole, proving beyond any last vestige of doubt that Einstein’s interstellar monsters are real. And here’s what it will look like.<p>While astronomers have long seen the fallout of the presence of black holes on the stars and …

Telescopes

Ancient Poo Is The First-Ever Confirmation Hippocrates Was Right About Parasites

Ancient Greeks had worms.<p>You've probably been wondering about this for a while: did the Ancient Greeks ever get intestinal worms like we do today?<p>The …

What Would The Climate Be Like If Man-Made Global Warming Didn't Exist?

<i>If global warming is man-made, what would the climate be like if not for it? Would it not change at all? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Michael Barnard, Low-carbon Innovation</b> …

Climate Change

Top income investor: ten stocks you should own for the next decade

Shares around the world look expensive as markets have marched up over recent years but it’s still possible to find high-quality businesses, trading at attractive valuations – and paying a sustainable dividend.<p>With this in mind, we've found 10 stocks across the globe that balance cash generation …

Scientists have beaten down the best climate denial argument

Clouds don’t act as a climate thermostat, and they’re not going to save us from global warming<p>Climate deniers have come up with a lot of arguments about why we shouldn’t worry about global warming – about 200 of them – but most are quite poor, contradictory, and easily debunked by consulting the …

Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied to Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep

Older brains may forget more because they lose their rhythm at night.<p>During deep sleep, older people have less coordination between two brain waves that are important to saving new memories, a team reports in the journal <i>Neuron.</i><p>"It's like a drummer that's perhaps just one beat off the rhythm," says …

‘He Would Probably Be a Dictator by Now’

Two charter leaders of the #NeverTrump movement assess Year One.<p><i>Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>Last year, Eliot Cohen rallied dozens of fellow veterans of Republican administrations, people like him who had served in the upper reaches of the …

Republican Party

Let it go: The Arctic will never be frozen again

Last week, at a New Orleans conference center that once doubled as a storm shelter for thousands during Hurricane Katrina, a group of polar …

Global Warming

We Ain’t Never Had Nothin’ Like That

The first time I saw Kobe play, he started out on the damn bench. I wasn’t having none of that. I spent the first half yelling at Del Harris.<p>It was …

This former parliamentarian says the Senate is broken and he knows how to fix it

The Senate doesn’t exactly have a glorious reputation these days.<p>President Trump was rather angry with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) this summer when Senate Republicans failed to terminate the Affordable Care Act. “I am very disappointed in Mitch,” he said then.<p>Sen. John McCain …

Political Science

Chong apologises for Guan Eng 'deity' jibe

MCA Youth chief Chong Sin Woon has apologised for his <b>remarks</b> earlier today about Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and the flood which devastated …

They voted for Brexit in a cry of pain – what happened to the left-behind?

May hasn’t delivered on her pledge to rebalance the country. In fact with austerity cuts, economic revival in leave-voting areas seems more unlikely than ever<p>It was not much more than a year ago. The result of the EU referendum was still being pored over, and the political moment seemed to be all …

The Quiet Religious-Freedom Fight That Is Remaking America

A federal law was supposed to put an end to the use of local zoning laws as tools of discrimination. It hasn't.<p>A church outgrows its old building. It finds a vacant warehouse in a middle-class neighborhood, close to the highway and convenient for its congregants. Mortgage money is raised, plans are …

Religion

Donald Trump swaps his suit for a Top Gun bomber jacket in Japan

Donald Trump has begun his tour of Asia with a visit to US troops stationed in Japan.<p>The Commander-in-Chief looked thrilled when he was given a Top Gun-style bomber jacket by officials at the Yokota Air Base on the outskirts of Tokyo.<p>He later addressed the troops, and issued a stern warning that …

Donald Trump

Is Trump Changing The Presidency Or Is It Changing Him? 4 Historians Weigh In

A year ago Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton, and the surprises haven't stopped since.<p>He promised to be a transformational president, to "drain the swamp" and shake up the establishment.<p>And he promised that being president would change <i>him</i> — saying that he could become more "presidential" than …

Donald Trump

3 Reasons to Retire as Early as You Can -- and How to Do It

There may be more good reasons to retire than you realized, and you may be able to afford an early retirement, too -- here's how.<p>Many, if not most, …

Our smartphone addiction is killing us: study

“Put down the cellphone and get to work! Put down the cellphone and go to bed!”<p>These are the pleas of bosses and parents in a world that will soon be …

This 30-Minute Treadmill Workout Was Designed to Blast Away Belly Fat

If you've been feeling bored or disinterested in your cardio workouts lately, we've got just the remedy for you. Michael Olzinski, MSc, Purplepatch endurance coach and Equinox run coach, designed a 30-minute treadmill session for POPSUGAR that will have you sweating buckets in no time. This is an …