Tim White

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#IWillProtectYou, U.S. Service Members Promise Terrified Muslim Girl

U.S. service men and women have a powerful message for a young girl who was intimidated by Donald Trump’s call to ban Muslims from the country: Don’t be afraid; we will protect you.<p>The girl’s name is Sofia. She’s 8 years old and lives in Dallas, Texas. Earlier this month, her mom, Melissa Chance …

United States

The Antidote to Terror: Global Empathy

As terror shook Paris two and a half weeks ago, I was in Brussels, wrapping up the latest leg of my book tour. I was staying less than a mile from Molenbeek, the neighborhood where the attacks on Paris were planned. During my trip, I spent quite a bit of time speaking with educators, and as the …

Education

Israel plans to demolish 13,000 Arab buildings in West Bank, UN says

UN finds only 33 of 2,020 Palestinian planning applications approved, with demolitions causing poverty and leaving families in ‘state of chronic uncertainty’<p>Israel plans to demolish up to 13,000 structures, most of them on privately owned Palestinian land in the part of the illegally occupied West …

Israel

NACCHO Ice News: Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

<i>“This gives us an insight that goes much deeper than the need to understand addicts. Professor Peter Cohen argues that human beings have a deep need</i> …

Drug Addiction

Obama Administration To Open Wearable Tech R&D Center In Silicon Valley

The White House and the Department of Defense are working with the private sector to build flexible, wearable electronics.<p>The Obama administration and the Pentagon are giving the wearables industry a big push. On Friday, defense secretary Ash Carter will announce that the Department of Defense is …

Silicon Valley

'Sting' Videos Of Planned Parenthood Are Totally Manipulated, Forensic Analysis Finds

The undercover Planned Parenthood videos that spurred a congressional investigation were so severely manipulated that they wouldn't hold up in court, according to an analysis by three teams of forensic experts.<p>Planned Parenthood hired independent research firm Fusion GPS to investigate the validity …

Watch A Trailer For Savages’ New Album, Narrated By Henry Rollins

“Her movements were all so fast, no one had time to decide what was happening.” These words, read by Henry Rollins, are from Phyllis Rose’s <i>Jazz</i> …

New Albums

Why Climate Change Is Likely Bringing the Plague Back to Yosemite National Park

As the globe gets wetter, climate change has an unexpected role in reintroducing the lethal plague, which has produced several similar infections already this year in the Western United States.<p>Well, this can't be good.<p>A second person to visit California's Yosemite National Park has been diagnosed …

Climate Change

I was betrayed by Republican religion: What my years as a Christian fundamentalist taught me about right-wing faith

The political form of Christianity, championed by “The 700 Club” and Fox News, is selling a powerful snake oil<p><i>“If you have two shirts, give one to the poor. If you have food, share it with those who are hungry.”<br>— Luke 3:11 (NLT)</i><p>It is one of the great ironies of of contemporary American politics …

Faith

Why Republicans Can’t Stop Obama’s Executive Actions on Day One

The 2016 GOP contenders have made some pretty ambitious and far-reaching plans for their first day in office. Rick Perry said he’d show up on Day One …

Regulation

First glimpse inside the Siberian cave that holds the key to origins of man

Exclusive pictures show the world famous Denisova Cave in the Altai Mountains from which a series of stunning scientific discoveries on man's origins …

Development Of A $200 WiFi Router Geared Towards Whistleblowers Was Just Suspiciously Cancelled

In the world of whistleblowers, any packet of revealed identifying information means game over.<p>ProxyHam, a $200 WiFi router aimed at those seeking the utmost in anonymity, promised to mask users’ IP addresses and place their geographic coordinates miles away from their actual locations. Plans to …

Wi-Fi

Some people think America will be turning 2015 years old on the 4th of July

Every year on the 4th of July, the internet is alive with the sound of people warmly wishing America a very happy birthday.<p>This year, the United States will turn 2015 years old.<p>This is one of the world wide web's <i>favorite</i> jokes, tweeted with either thick irony or absolutely none at all.<p>It was …

United States

Why isn't the middle class earning $156,000 a year?

Everyone knows the Top 1% have been killing it in recent decades, while most Americans have seen their incomes stagnate.<p>But what if the middle class were doing as well as the richest Americans? What would their annual income be?<p>CNNMoney asked the Economic Policy Institute, a left-leaning research …

Demographics

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

If Google’s Project Soli is a reality, it will be mind blowing

Chanced upon this video on YouTube featuring Google’s Project Soli. This new interaction technology could disrupt industries including gaming, touch …

Entrepreneurship

Hysterical Obamacare premium hype returns: What John Boehner & the media aren’t telling you

John Boehner and the conservative media reprise last year’s unjustified and overblown ACA rate-hike freakout<p>Have you heard the scary and shocking news? In 2016, health insurers are looking to dramatically hike insurance premiums for plans sold through the Affordable Care Act’s federally facilitated …

Health Care

How Bobby Jindal lost everything: A one-time GOP hope, gutted by Grover Norquist worship and his own ambition

The Rhodes scholar seemed bound for big things. Now even Republicans have turned on him — and his state’s a mess<p>These are not happy times in Baton Rouge, where government officials are desperately trying to plug a $1.6 billion budget shortfall. But even by that standard, Wednesday, April 22, was …

Republicans

“Perilously close to propaganda”: How Fox News shilled for Iraq War, and Jon Stewart returned sanity

“Fox Effect” pushed American media to get in line and back the Iraq War. Only two comedy shows had guts to resist<p>It was no accident that the war in Iraq was the quintessential television event. Months before the invasion began, Bush administration and military officials began planning how they …

Journalism

The end of religion as we know it: Why churches can no longer hide the truth

“Caught in the Pulpit” author Daniel Dennett on closeted atheist clergy and our new age of radical transparency<p>If Daniel Dennett is anything, he is a champion of the facts. The prominent philosopher of science is an advocate for hard-nosed empiricism, and as a leading New Atheist he calls for …

Religion

Bill Gates launches network of disease surveillance centers

Centers in Africa and Asia will collect data on child mortality and help fight epidemics during outbreaks<p>Bill Gates is launching a network of disease surveillance sites aimed at reducing mortality rates among young children. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is funding the project with an initial …

Public Health

Henry Rollins: Governor Mike Pence Threw God Under the Bus

I wasn’t offended by the postings from those who stood up for the freedom to be prejudiced, even when they lacked the intellectual courage to come in …

Mike Pence

Henry Rollins: Confessions of a Tape Trader

Almost as soon as I began gathering paper evidence of this emerging scene, I became aware of cassette recordings that bands and fans were making. The …

Concerts

10 Fascinating Mysteries Of Life That Science Can't Explain

Even though science has pushed our understanding of the living world to new heights, there are still some things that just plain baffle us. It seems …

Study: Massive Amounts of CO2 Led to Mass Extinction 252 Million Years Ago

Researchers now believe a sudden spike in atmospheric carbon dioxide 252 million years ago led to abnormally acidic ocean conditions, which in turn …

Climate Change

Turns out getting the Android 5.1 update for Nexus 6 on AT&T takes a little extra effort – here’s how

This past weekend, we shared the word that it looked like the AT&T branded Nexus 6 was getting the Android 5.1 Lollipop update. However, a lot of …

How to Root Any Nexus Device

If you own a Nexus device then you know how great the “Vanilla” (or “pure”) Android OS is. However, that doesn’t mean that Nexus devices are not …

Work-life balance is dead

For U.S. residents of the East Coast, Reykjavik can be a shorter flight than going to California, and you'll get hot springs, unique food (fermented shark anyone?), interesting culture and live volcanoes. New movie "Interstellar" even filmed some scenes there.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Vacation ideas: Hop a plane …

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