Whitey Slazinski

21 Flips | 3 Magazines | 14 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @WhiteySlazinski | Keep up with Whitey Slazinski on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Whitey Slazinski”

Seven States, Led by Texas, Sue to End DACA Program

Opening another front in the battle over immigration policy, Texas and six other states sued the federal government on Tuesday in an attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.<p>The lawsuit — joined by Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina and West Virginia — …

Immigration

Jean-Paul Sartre’s Concepts of Freedom & “Existential Choice” Explained in an Animated Video Narrated by Stephen Fry

The non-existence, or non-importance, of the self has for millennia been an uncontroversial proposition in Eastern thought. But Western thinkers have …

Jean Paul Sartre

Watch: Bill Maher catches Trumpster Anthony Scaramucci in a blatant lie

In what can only be described as a strange interview, “Real Time” host Bill Maher caught former aide to President Donald Trump, Anthony Scaramucci, …

Donald Trump

The Silicon Valley execs who don't eat for days: 'It's not dieting, it's biohacking'

The last time any food passed Phil Libin’s lips was a day ago, when he ate yakitori at a restaurant in San Francisco’s Mission district. He’ll next eat in three days time on Thursday evening, when he has a reservation at one of the fanciest sushi restaurants in town. In the intervening fourdays …

Silicon Valley

Follow these top wildlife Photographers on Instagram

EXPLORE THE WILD LIFE WITH THESE TOP PHOTOGRAPHERS ON INSTAGRAM<p>Top wildlife Photographers on Instagram<p>Photography and wildlife are two of the many …

Wreckage of U.S.S. Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific

In the 72 years since the Indianapolis, a United States Navy cruiser, sank about 12 minutes after being torpedoed by a Japanese submarine, the disaster has inspired controversy, dozens of books, a play and a famous scene in “Jaws.”<p>But the resting place of the Indianapolis had remained a …

Judiciary

Hackers Show How Smart Devices Could Use Sonar to Spy On You

A team of student hackers have demonstrated a method for using music to turn smart devices into tools for spying. The system is based on sonar, and …

University of Washington

Rulers, Religion and Riches by Jared Rubin – why the west got rich

Why are some parts of the world rich, and other parts poor? In the west many of us live in conditions almost unimaginably more comfortable than billions of people in regions where economic growth and development have been slower. Inequality defines our world. As the Nobel prize-winning economist …

Religion

Deep Lines in Japan with Manu Dominguez

On behalf of Vans Snow, <b>Manu Dominguez</b> shreds some absolutely floaty lines in Japan. This could be considered a work trip for Manu, as he was there …

Extreme Sports

Time does not mend a broken heart as scientists find condition causes long-term damage

Songwriters, poets and novelists have long mused over whether time truly heals everything.<p>Charles Dickens toyed over whether the bitter Miss Haversham would ever recover from being jilted at the altar, and for many historians, Queen Victoria's black dress came to symbolise her irreparable suffering …

Medical Research

How to Deal With an Awful Boss

Tips for when your boss is draining the life out of you.<p><b>By Eric Barker</b><p>Do you deal with some awful people at work? Do they annoy you beyond belief at …

Tim Cook 'Reveals' Who Is Really Behind Donald Trump’s Late Night Tweets

The Apple CEO trolled the president during his commencement speech at MIT.<p>Tim Cook used part of his address to graduating students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Friday to poke fun at President Donald Trump.<p>The Apple CEO began by saying he’d never figured out how students at the …

Donald Trump

Radiation therapy vital to treating brain tumors, but it exacts a toll: Researchers say treatment alters neural networks and may cause long-term cognitive impairment

Researchers say treatment alters neural networks and may cause long-term cognitive impairment<p>Radiation therapy (RT) using high-energy particles is a …

Rick Perry Casts Doubt on Election of Openly Gay Student Body President

After Texas A&M University elected its first openly gay student president, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry took a break from national politics on Wednesday to question if his alma mater’s election process was rigged in the name of diversity.<p>In an editorial published Wednesday in the Houston …

Student Government

Afghanistan avalanches death toll passes 135

Rescuers are battling to reach survivors of avalanches in Afghanistan’s remote, mountainous north, as the death toll exceeds 100 and fears grow for dozens of people still believed to be trapped beneath the snow.<p>Aid was being delivered by helicopter to the worst-hit province, Nuristan, where at …

Natural Disasters

Death toll up to 21 as heavy storm batters Eastern US with wind and heavy rain

A powerful storm system plowed up the US Eastern seaboard with torrential showers and high winds on Monday, hindering airline and rail travel, after killing at least 21 people in the South, many in mobile homes demolished by tornadoes.<p>The storm, which unleashed deadly twisters in Mississippi and …

Weather

Being Mom To A Middle Schooler Can Be The Toughest Gig Of All

Although her oldest child, Ben, is 10 years old, Andrea Scher, 44, feels like a new mom again.<p>Scher suffered from maternal depression after Ben was born, eventually recovering with the help of antidepressants and psychotherapy. She was understandably relieved that her depression didn't return after …

Parenting

Could nanotechnology stop us ageing?

To be fair, that's pretty accurate. But that was <i>all</i>he was able to say on the subject. I asked if he knew anything about it other than that or what it …

Nanotech