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McConnell warns Trump, GOP on health bill failure

If Obamacare repeal fails in the Senate, the GOP might be forced to compromise with Democrats.<p>Mitch McConnell is delivering an urgent warning to staffers, Republican senators and even the president himself: If Obamacare repeal fails this week, the GOP will lose all leverage and be forced to work …

Chris Robinson: 5 Songs for Psychedelic Inspiration

Gong, “I Never Glid Before”<p>Don't mention "psychedelic music" if you aren't familiar with Gong. This is the perfect union of great jazz and rock, …

Top 10 Cities By Hip Hop Scene

If you’ve read any of my recent articles, you’ll recall that I’ve been focusing on rappers by regional scene. So far I’ve covered New York City’s 5 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Afrika Bambaataa & Hip Hop’s Disturbing Stance On Child Molestation

Fans of Hip Hop were thrown for a loop last month when former New York State Democratic Committee Member and author Ronald Savage made some serious …

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

16 Snacks That Can Take a Hike

<i>We're the kind of people who have to eat every three hours, and Pure Leaf Iced Tea is here to help with that.</i><p><i>Today: Put these snacks in your pack.</i><p>Being hungry is the worst. Being hungry while on the top of a mountain, isolated somewhere in the woods, or at a swimming hole quite literally off the …

Serve & Protect? A History of the Police

High and Dry, from "Contagion [rebroadcast]"

The Way They Were, from "Contagion [rebroadcast]"

Putting up a Fight, from "Contagion [rebroadcast]"

Not So Safe Space, from "Contagion [rebroadcast]"

Casualties of War, from "Contagion [rebroadcast]"

Listener Calls, from "Contagion [rebroadcast]"

The Things They Carried, from "Contagion [rebroadcast]"

Electronic Tongues Are The Beer Snobs Of The Future

If beer is the new wine, robots are the new beer snobs. Well, sort of.<p>Researchers in Barcelona have developed an electronic tongue that really knows the difference between a pilsner and a bock.<p>For now, it looks less like a slick, futuristic robot and more like a big of clump sensors. It's still a …

Kidney grown from stem cells by Australian scientists

Australian scientists grow world's first kidney from stem cells in a breakthrough that could alleviate the demand for organ transplants<p>Scientists in <b>Australia</b> have grown the world's first kidney from stem cells – a tiny organ which could eventually help to reduce the wait for transplants.<p>The …

Want Perfect Pitch? You Might Be Able To Pop A Pill For That

<b>Listen · 4:18</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>In the world of music, there is no more remarkable gift than having perfect pitch. As the story goes, Ella Fitzgerald's band would use her perfect pitch to tune their instruments.<p>Although it has a genetic component, most believe that perfect pitch — …

Tactile electronic cat whiskers could help robots 'feel' their surroundings

Nanotechnology researchers from the Berkeley Lab and the University of California Berkeley have developed highly tactile sensors that that work like …

Wash your skivvies! BART pantsless day coming

As if BART trains didn’t see enough bare skin in 2013, the New Year kicks in with a bit more clothes-free fun: the annual No Pants Subway Ride.<p>On Sunday, riders from across the Bay Area are expected to drop trou on trains, according to the event’s Facebook page.<p>“If someone asks why you aren’t …

Golden Gate Second Saturday Art & Music Walk | Oakland

The <b>Golden Gate Neighborhood of North Oakland</b> is hosting a monthly Second Saturdays event with <b>art, music, food, classes and family-friendly activities</b>.<p>…

Jerry Brown's $107 billion California spending plan leaked

<b>Sacramento</b> --<p>A robust 2013 dropped billions of unanticipated dollars into California's coffers, putting the state on the best financial footing it's had in a decade, according to a spending plan for the 2014-15 year that Gov. Jerry Brown will ask lawmakers to adopt.<p>The $107 billion general fund …

Jerry Brown

U.S. Cold Snap Inspires Climate Change Denial, While Scientists See Little Room for Doubt

The real story is that people have forgotten what cold is like, says climate expert.<p>The most severe cold snap in the U.S. in 20 years (see pictures) has some people questioning whether the Earth's climate is in fact warming.<p>The conservative website Breitbart.com has called the cold snap evidence of …

Oculus unveils new Rift prototype with positional tracking and mysterious OLED display

Oculus unveiled a new prototype of the Rift virtual reality headset at CES today, complete with positional tracking and an OLED display that features low persistence for less motion blur and a more comfortable experience for players.<p>The new prototype has been dubbed "Crystal Cove."<p>The addition of …

Inside an Intentional Community, from "Heaven On Earth"

Utopias Without Borders, from "Heaven on Earth"

Listener Call, from "Heaven On Earth"

Pullman in Perspective, from "Heaven on Earth"

A Capitalist Utopia, from "Heaven On Earth"

Failure at Fruitlands, from "Heaven on Earth"

American Utopia, French Flair, from "Heaven On Earth"