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The creator of a super successful £27 computer said Brexit has been 'rocket fuel' for his business — but also a 'mixed bag'

Ask most tech entrepreneurs what they think about Brexit, and most will complain that the UK's decision to leave the EU will starve the country of international tech talent.<p>Eben Upton, the inventor of the super cheap Raspberry Pi computer, is careful not to voice an opinion about whether Brexit is …

Clinton Campaign Left Frustrated, Angry After Bill and Hillary Continuously Blamed Them For Sucking

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST:<p>By Phillip Stucky<p><b>Bill</b> and <b>Hillary Clinton</b> made no secret of the fact they blame campaign staffers for her defeat in the …

Former Obama Official Says Bureaucrats Manipulate Climate Stats To Influence Policy

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST:<p>By Chris White<p>A former member of the Obama administration claims Washington D.C. often uses “misleading” news releases …

climatedata

United Pilot Removed From Plane After Bizarre Rant About Donald Trump and Her Divorce

<i>This article has been updated to reflect comment from United Airlines.</i><p>A United Airlines pilot was replaced before takeoff on Saturday after she went …

Depression Strikes Today's Teen Girls Especially Hard

It's tough to be a teenager. Hormones kick in, peer pressures escalate and academic expectations loom large. Kids become more aware of their environment in the teen years — down the block and online. The whole mix of changes can increase stress, anxiety and the risk of depression among all teens, …

Social Media

Yet Another Comically Bad Caricature of Libertarianism

In many cases, libertarians are the exact opposite of how the author describes us.<p>As I was eating lunch today, a colleague of mine brought to my …

Political Science

Boeing just unveiled its slick new 'Starliner' spacesuit to protect a new generation of NASA astronauts

NASA isn't thrilled about having to pay Russia billions of dollars to launch US astronauts on Russian rockets inside of Russian spacesuits.<p>But that's the current spaceflight pickle the space agency finds itself in; there's really no other option unless you're China.<p>However, two aerospace companies …

Utopian ideas on climate change will get us precisely nowhere

Consumption - of cars, flights and more - is how most people measure progress, and campaigners must concentrate on reducing the harm this does. Back-to-nature idealism will surely fail<p>Urging people to stop consuming stuff in order to slow the rate of climate change is a gambit that is doomed to …

European Union

Take nobody's word for it – evidence and authority in a world of propaganda

‘Nullius in verba’ is a fine ideal, but science is a little bit more complicated than that, as is the world in general<p>‘Nullius in verba’ – roughly, ‘Take nobody’s word for it’ – is the motto of one of the world’s oldest scientific societies, the Royal Society. It neatly expresses the ideal that the …

Boris Johnson

Thatcher forced to intervene over Tebbit’s ‘obsessive’ criticism of BBC, papers reveal

PM’s advisers warned her chairman’s 1986 attacks on reporting of US bombing of Libya could turn into repeat of Westland affair<p>Margaret Thatcher’s closest advisers warned her that Norman Tebbit’s 1986 attack on the BBC for its coverage of the US bombing of Libya was “in danger of turning into …

What Your Schools Never Taught You About Class Warfare

Class warfare is a hot topic in the U.S. As far as being a popular point of discussion, it goes back to Franklin Roosevelt’s inaugural address, was …

Middle-class

It Just Got Real — Cops At DAPL Now Have Missile Launchers — Not Kidding

Standing Rock, ND — Over the last several months, the world has watched the American police state in action as cops from more than a dozen states …

FAA

Trump Reverses Obama's Mortgage Fee Cuts on First Day

Soon after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, his administration undid one of Barack Obama’s last-minute economic-policy actions: a mortgage-fee …

Australia: 5 dead as car deliberately plows into crowd in Melbourne

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 10-year-old girl and a three-month-old baby boy were among five people killed when a driver deliberately ran over pedestrians in a busy street in central Melbourne on Friday.<p>Photos from the scene showed wreckage of a baby's pram atop the car's bonnet, as emergency workers attended to …

Formula One pulled a fast one on the US taxman – and it's all perfectly legal

When Liberty Media finalized the takeover of Formula One auto racing’s parent company Delta Topco last week, it should have been music to the ears of America’s taxman.<p>F1 is the world’s most popular motor sport, famous for the high-speed races it holds at glitzy locations from Malaysia to Monaco. …

Finance

The artist combines matte painting, collages and photography to create composites with reality of their own

What do you get when you combine matte painting, cutout fragments of old photos and magazine pictures, photography and digital manipulation? British …

How to Draw a Charcoal Portrait Step by Step

index >drawing tutorials >how to draw a charcoal portrait<p>I buy all of my supplies from Blick Art Materials. Buying your stuff from that link helps me …

Finnish Artist Uses Long Exposure Photography to Paint Gorgeously Ethereal Illustrations With Light

Hannu Huhtamo is a Finnish artist who uses long-exposure photography to paint with light, resulting in gorgeously ethereal illustrations that seem to …

Photography

Canada Is Sending Acousticians to Investigate a Mystery Ping in the Arctic Ocean

It’s scaring animals away from an important hunting ground.<p>For months, hunters in the Canadian territory of Nunavut have had to deal with a …

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman - Dwarf + Giant

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman<p><i></i> Book Reviews January 8, 2017 Eric Larkin<p>I remember studying mythology in school, and the Norse mythology, if we even …

Ancient History

The Warrior in the Modern Age

January 13th, 2017 By Stefan H. Verstappen Guest writer for Wake Up World Just as they did in civilizations throughout history, our current regimes …

The Hero’s Journey

<b>The Hero’s Journey</b> is a pattern discovered in mythological stories by the American Scholar, Joseph Campbell. Campbell maintained that all …

The Melancholy Visual Fables of Laura Makabresku

I’ve been quietly in love with the work of Polish photographer Laura Makabresku for years. Her otherworldly photographs fall into that special …

A Real Footage Of A Haunted Doll Caught Moving At Night Has Been Released And It's Creepy As Fu*k

Posted On Aug 13, 2015<p>A rather creepy-looking puppet who is said to have choked its previous owner was filmed moving on its own at night inside a …

10 (More) Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

Documentaries aren't movies you'd usually think of when rattling off a list of horror films, but because documentaries depict things that <i>really</i> …

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8 Apps Every Witch Should Have On Her Phone

As any modern witch knows, our spiritual practices should not be confined to the physical realm. Sure, we love our tried-and-true tarot deck and our …

Apps

Hypothetical Planet Nine May Be A Rogue World Captured By The Sun, Researchers Say

The fabled Planet Nine — or Planet X, if you will — may be a former “rouge planet” that our sun captured long back. This is a theory put forward by …