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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

High-End Stores Use Facial Recognition Tools To Spot VIPs

When a young Indian-American woman walked into the funky L.A. jewelry boutique Tarina Tarantino, store manager Lauren Twisselman thought she was just like any other customer. She didn't realize the woman was actress and writer Mindy Kaling.<p>"I hadn't watched <i>The Office</i>,"Twisselman says. Kaling both …

Fossil Tooth Is "Smoking Gun" That T. Rex Was a Killer

A fossil tooth is the best proof yet that T. rex wasn't just a giant vulture.<p><b>A fossil tooth found buried inside the healed tailbones of a duckbill dinosaur suggests the animal survived a close encounter with a Tyrannosaurus rex about 65 million years ago, according to a new study.</b><p>Scientists say the …

There’s nothing about abortion in the Bible

<b>(Twin Design via Shutterstock)</b><p>But that hasn’t stopped the religious right from invoking the good book in its war on women’s rights<p>Adam Lee<p>July 20, 2013 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Republican officeholders are bending all their efforts... to ban abortion. In the last few …

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago'

President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the White House Friday to discuss African-Americans' reaction to last weekend's verdict in the George Zimmerman case, saying that "Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago."<p>"You know, when Trayvon Martin was first shot, I said that this …

Medicines To Fight White Plague Are Losing Their Punch

You probably don't think about tuberculosis much. Why would you? The number of cases in the U.S. is at an all-time low.<p>But TB has returned with a vengeance in some parts of world, and there have been some troubling outbreaks here at home, too.<p>Many of the cases come with a deadly twist. They're …

Indian school lunch poisoning: doctors race to save children

Doctors are fighting to save a group of primary schoolchildren poisoned by their school lunch at a primary school in a poor rural area of eastern …

A Small Colorado Town Might Start Paying Residents To Shoot Down Government Drones

Deer Trail resident Philip Steel is the prime mover behind this, writing the ordinance that will be passed or struck down on August 6.<p>Under the proposed ordinance, Deer Trail residents would be able to get what equates to a "drone-hunting license."<p>If they shoot down a drone and bring "identifiable …

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Rolling Stone Portrays Alleged Boston Bomber As Dreamy Teen Heartthrob

On the front of the magazine is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving member of the duo of brothers alleged to have carried out the attacks on the Boston Marathon.<p>Three people were killed and more than 260 were injured in the blasts.<p>The cover story is titled "Jahar's World" and is described as "a …

What great writing can teach us about Trayvon Martin

<b>Protester holds an image of Trayvon Martin at a rally in Miami, Florida (Reuters/Andrew Innerarity)</b><p>The best authors do what racists can’t — cut through stereotypes to each person’s particular humanity<p>Karen E. Bender<p>July 15, 2013 11:21pm (UTC)<p>One issue I like to address with my writing students is …

Is George Zimmerman white or Hispanic? That depends

<b>George Zimmerman</b><p>For white Hispanics, our privilege can always be undercut. Zimmerman bet on his whiteness — and now he’s entrapped<p>Isa Hopkins<p>July 16, 2013 11:45am (UTC)<p>In the cascade of social media responses to the verdict in the death of young, black Trayvon Martin, the racial and ethnic identity …

Next Time, Try Not to Compare Huma Abedin to the Taj Mahal

Everyone's giggling at a new Weiner profile where the writer seems to have a crush on Weiner's wife. The crush isn't the problem.<p><i>New York</i> magazine has a new Anthony Weiner profile by Mark Jacobson. Some people are already giggling at what appears to be the writer's crush on Huma Abedin, Weiner's …