Tim White

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

Eight-year-old Sofia started packing her bags after hearing Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims.<p>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 …

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 …

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 …

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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> …

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 …

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

Even the supposedly unedited "full" footage is misleadingly altered, experts say.<p>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 …

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> …

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 …

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

<b>(Reuters/Mike Blake)</b><p>The political form of Christianity, championed by “The 700 Club” and Fox News, is selling a powerful snake oil<p>Edwin Lyngar<p>August 17, 2015 10:00am (UTC)<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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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

<b>(Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)</b><p>John Boehner and the conservative media reprise last year’s unjustified and overblown ACA rate-hike freakout<p>Simon Maloy<p>June 3, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>Have you heard the scary and shocking news? In 2016, health insurers are looking to dramatically hike insurance premiums for plans …

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

<b>Bobby Jindal, Grover Norquist (AP/Jim Cole/Carolyn Kaster)</b><p>The Rhodes scholar seemed bound for big things. Now even Republicans have turned on him — and his state’s a mess<p>Stephanie Grace<p>June 1, 2015 9:59pm (UTC)<p>These are not happy times in Baton Rouge, where government officials are desperately …

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

<b>(Fox News)</b><p>“Perilously close to propaganda”: How Fox News shilled for Iraq War, and Jon Stewart returned sanity<p>“Fox Effect” pushed American media to get in line and back the Iraq War. Only two comedy shows had guts to resist<p>Charles L. Ponce De Leon<p>May 23, 2015 10:30am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “That’s The …

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

The recent Pew survey shows that Islam is the fastest growing religion, not because people are converting to Islam, but because they’re having more babies. The fertility rate is much higher than that of any other religious group. That means we’re going to have more and more children growing up with …

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 …

Henry Rollins: Governor Mike Pence Threw God Under the Bus

It reminds me of an incident I witnessed last year in Washington, D.C.. A seemingly drunk white man was yelling into the window of a taxi, repeatedly …

Henry Rollins: Confessions of a Tape Trader

I think the first live cassette I ever copied was The Cramps at the Hall of Nations in Washington, D.C., 2-3-79. Ian MacKaye recorded the show after …

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

The history of life on Earth is full of evolutionary close shaves, most of which we'll never know too much about. The authors of a new study …

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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 …