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Vermont Governor on Marijuana Legalization: It's What 'Enlightened States' Do

In the next few weeks, as Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin nears the end of his time in office, his state could make history. If he has his way, Vermont …

63% Of Americans Support Torturing Suspected Terrorists

Citizen Butthead

Fentanyl: The Drug Deadlier than Heroin

Trump blames the media for nearly all of his problems as president

President Trump stepped on stage in Phoenix on Tuesday night with something clearly eating at him. Minutes into his style rally, we learned what: It wasn't the white supremacists and the Ku Klux Klan and the neo-Nazis who threw the nation into chaos and allegedly killed a woman in Virginia last …

Autism and Alan Turing Pave the Way for Cybersecurity Solutions

For those few who may not know, Alan Turing was an autistic man who cracked the Nazi Enigma code and helped the country win World War II. The machine …

Autism

Storm 360GT Searchbait

Designed to be repeatedly cast (to cover lots of water) and retrieved horizontally, Storm’s 360GT Searchbait pairs a single-ball rattling jig head …

Self-driving car startup Nutonomy to begin road tests in Boston

Self-driving taxi startup Nutonomy is expanding its autonomous vehicle trials to roads in the U.S. after it agreed to a partnership with City of Boston and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.<p>Nutonomy was spun out of the MIT and is headquartered in Boston, but it initially begin …

Samsung says no evidence of Galaxy S7 faults, after reports that some smartphones had caught fire

With Samsung still reeling from the fire-catching Galaxy Note7 calamity, the Korean electronics giant is facing fresh controversy after a series of reports indicated that the company’s Galaxy S7 range of smartphones was also exploding.<p>Independent reports from both the Philippines and Canada last …

Samsung Galaxy S7

The Tea Party Movement Is Alive and Well—And We Saw Trump Coming

In an article POLITICO published this summer, a former employee of a PAC alleged that the “Tea Party is dead,” claiming that bogus PACs had swallowed up the energy and money formerly driving the grassroots movement.<p>In fact, last week’s election showed that exactly the opposite is true: With the …

Google's working on a tap-to-pay feature for Android Wear

You may soon be able to use your NFC-enabled Android Wear smartwatch to pay for goods and services by touching it on various contactless terminals, reveals Android Police.<p>The feature, which was discovered by the popular Android blog during a teardown of the latest Google Play Services APK, is …

Economy adds fewest number of jobs in 7 months

Payroll growth slowed in April as employers added 160,000 jobs, raising concerns that weak economic growth may finally be crimping the U.S. labor market.<p>The unemployment rate, which is calculated from a different survey, was unchanged at 5%, the Labor Department said Friday, as a fall in the number …

Economy

Paul Ryan: 'I'm just not ready' to back Donald Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he cannot yet support presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's presidential campaign.<p>"I'm just not ready to do that at this point. I'm not there right now," the Wisconsin Republican told CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" in an …

Donald Trump

This Is How Different The "Avengers" Cast Looks Out Of Character

But you know they still look SUPER.

Seattle May Day Violence: 5 Police Injured in Clashes, 9 Arrested

At least nine protesters were arrested and five police officers injured during May Day clashes in Seattle where flares, bricks and Molotov cocktails were thrown, authorities said.<p>The anti-capitalist disorder followed a peaceful march earlier in the day by advocates for workers and immigrants — one …

Dupont Circle Cava Grill Opens Today

Cava Grill in Dupont Circle opens today, and lunch is free there until 2pm — if you're willing to wait in quite a line. Located at 1222 Connecticut Ave. NW, the new location has a dedicated space for take-out orders.<p>Cava will do regular service starting tomorrow at 11am.

North Korea Jams GPS Signals to Fishing Boats: South

North Korea is jamming GPS navigation systems near its border with South Korea, affecting hundreds of fishing boats but not causing any danger, officials in Seoul said Friday.<p>About 280 South Korean vessels experienced problems with their GPS navigation systems and many were forced to return to …

Elon Musk Says Nearly 200,000 Tesla Model 3 Cars Pre-Ordered In 24 Hours

The company has made over $7.5 billion in sales<p>Tesla's newest electric car, the Model 3, has only been available to pre-order for a little over a day, but it seems to be a hit already: Tesla Motors founder and CEO Elon Musk tweeted earlier today that the company received 180,000 orders from around …

It looks like Samsung's crazy folding smartphone is actually happening

According to Korean news site ETNews, Samsung will apparently start mass-producing the "smartlet" — as we call it — this year for a 2017 release.<p>What the heck is a smartlet? It's a smartphone with a folding screen that can turn into a tablet when you unfold it.<p>In a call with investors in January, …

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