Jacques Vorves

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A Letter to Donald Trump Supporters With One Big Question

You’re right to mistrust conventional politicians. But why do you think he’ll treat you any better?<p>Dear Donald Trump Supporters:<p>You’re fed up. This much I understand. You’re fed up with politicians who say one thing on the campaign trail, like that they’re going to stop illegal immigration, and …

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

Bill O’Reilly’s inequality disaster: Fox News’ loudest pundit makes a complete fool of himself on taxes

<b>(Fox News)</b><p>Fox’s resident war hero has literally the worst possible take on income inequality<p>Simon Maloy<p>April 21, 2015 4:27pm (UTC)<p>It’s pat at this point to observe that income inequality will be a defining issue of the 2016 race. Everyone is wondering just how far Hillary Clinton will shift to the …

Wealthier children have bigger brains, study finds

Brain scans offer new dimension to the so-called “achievement gap”<p>Richer pupils achieve higher academic grades because their brains are different, according to research.<p>Past research has shown pupils from low-income backgrounds fared worse than those from wealthier families.<p>Brain scans have now …

Bill Maher terrifies Bill O’Reilly: An atheist has the Fox News host running scared

<b>(AP/Janet Van Ham/Kathy Willens/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>What flabbergasts O’Reilly & Coulter is nonbelievers are no longer keeping mum about Christianity’s rank stupidity<p>Jeffrey Tayler<p>April 12, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>Refuting the likes of Fox News’ popular talk-show host Bill O’Reilly and the …

ISIS Wants a Truce

After months of being targeted by U.S.-led airstrikes, losing ground in Iraq and suffering defeat in a weeks-long assault to capture the Syrian …

Middle East

Syria's civil war 'linked to global warming'

Syria may have fallen into its vicious civil war due, in part, to a drought caused by climate change in what scientists say is strongest connection between violence and human-caused climate change<p>The conflict that has torn Syria apart can be traced, in part, to a record drought worsened by global …

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

Top 10 Most Libertarian Mark Twain Quotes

#1. “Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.”<p>Mark Twain was not a fan of the copyright system.

Why We Must Offend Religion More

“Yes, it is freedom of speech, but,” said Inna Shevchenko, the 24-year-old leader of the topless, fiercely atheist activist group Femen in France. On …

The Coming Race War Won’t Be About Race

Barrett Emke for TIME<p>Barrett Emke for TIME<p>Alexey Furman—EPA<p>David Carson—St Louis Post Dispatch/Polaris<p>Barrett Emke for TIME<p>Barrett Emke for …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Syrian Forces Just Bombed ISIS Targets Inside Iraq

The bombing run was carried out in the western province of Anbar, which shares a long and mostly unpatrolled border with Syria. ISIS has found the space needed to plan and launch offensives in Iraq and Syria in the undefended and lawless frontier between the two countries.<p>This is the second …

Putin Clamps Down: A Chilling Report From Moscow

“Nadya, pay the bill,” Masha Alyokhina says impatiently, taking a drag of her cigarette.<p>“OK, OK,” says Nadya Tolokonnikova. She stubs out her own …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Pizza Baked With 3-D Printed Dough And Pizza Sauce

This is the 3-D printed pizza made by Natural Machines. Natural Machines is a company in Barcelona that's developing a 3-D food printer called the …

Xbox Live among game services targeted by US and UK spy agencies

To the National Security Agency analyst writing a briefing to his superiors, the situation was clear: their current surveillance efforts were lacking something. The agency's impressive arsenal of cable taps and sophisticated hacking attacks was not enough. What it really needed was a horde of …

Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and …

Missing CIA operative failed by US government, family says

The family of an American missing for almost seven years, revealed to have been engaged on a rogue CIA mission in Iran, berated the US government for failing to do enough to secure his release on Friday and called on the Obama administration to “step up and take care of one of its own”.<p>A day after …

Nelson Mandela: A look back

POLITICO rounds up career highlights and praise U.S. politicans had for the former South Africa president and anti-apartheid leader.<p>12/05/2013 04:50 PM EST

A new reversible USB plug is finally on its way

A new reversible USB plug is likely to hit the market next year.<p>The next generation of USBs is currently being developed, according to a press release by USB 3.0 Promotor Group. The new connectors, known as Type Cs, will sport a number of new features, including a smaller and thinner design, but …

Minimum Wage Was Once Enough To Keep a Family of 3 Out of Poverty

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