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Trump is creating his American caliphate, and democracy has no defence

If there was a dictator’s playbook, the Donald Trump administration would now be on the “Instrumentalise Religion” chapter. Last week, in what sounded like the launch of a US caliphate, the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, reached for a biblical verse to defend his department’s policy of separating …

Immigration

Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Jailed After New Mueller Indictment

Manafort is accused of witness tampering.<p>WASHINGTON ― Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, was ordered jailed by a federal judge on Friday after being arraigned on a new charge of witness tampering.<p>Multiple reporters in the court said that Manafort would be jailed as he …

Donald Trump

SRAM Releases NX Eagle

12 speeds, affordable parts<p>Time keeps on slipping into the future. I want to fly like an eagle, to where it’s loamy. I want to fly like an eagle, let …

Mountain Biking

Sen. Warren catches Trump's HHS Secretary lying about how they're fixing drug prices

When Donald Trump told the world that “we’re going to have some of the big drug companies, in two weeks, they’re going to announce because of what we …

Donald Trump

Sen. Bob Corker chastises Republicans for refusing to give Congress a vote on tariffs

WASHINGTON — Sen. Bob Corker chastised his fellow Republicans on Tuesday for failing to allow a vote on his proposal giving Congress the chance to accept or reject tariffs imposed by the president.<p>His voice occasionally rising, the Tennessee Republican said in a fiery speech on the Senate floor …

Congressional Committees

This viral photo perfectly illustrates Trump’s biggest lie

<b>THE MORNING PLUM:</b><p>With President Trump preparing to meet with North Korea, his meltdown at the Group of Seven meeting in Quebec and subsequent lashing out at our allies have led many to lament the possible demise of the post-war global trading order. As David Leonhardt put it: “If a president of the …

Donald Trump

How to Send A Fax From Gmail

Instant communication methods such as email and texting make it very easy to send messages, documents and other files with just a couple of mouse …

Apps

Giant Trance 2 review

<b>In nature, ecologists say the interesting stuff happens on the edges. The same can be said for mountain bikes, where finding the limits of speed and</b> …

Hung Up

The Best Leg Workouts You Can Do Absolutely Anywhere

You don’t need weights or a gym membership to pump up your legs.<p>Contrary to what some misguided meatheads would have you believe, you should <i>never</i> skip leg day.<p>Even if that means getting your workout in away from a gym, make sure to always give your gams the TLC they deserve. Your legs have the …

Workouts

This Video of Rodents Running on Buns at Burger King Will Seriously Gross You Out

A later inspection found mouse droppings throughout the restaurant.<p>If you've been considering giving up fast food, this viral video from a Burger King in Wilmington, Delaware, will make you say goodbye to burgers and fries for good.<p>As <i>NBC 10 Philadelphia</i> reports, a Facebook user took a video from …

Burger King

Tennessee hardware store puts up 'No Gays Allowed' sign

<i>This story was originally published in 2015. USA TODAY has not shared or updated it since then (except to add this note). Claims suggesting that this story is a reaction to the June 2018 Supreme Court ruling are inaccurate.</i><p>An East Tennessee hardware store owner decided to express his beliefs …

LGBTQI

Trump complains about traveling to Canada ahead of Singapore summit with Kim

President Trump is planning to fly to Canada on Friday. He is not exactly happy about it.<p>The president has vented privately about Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as their trade tensions have spilled into public view. He has mused about finding new ways to punish the United States’ northern …

Donald Trump

Are you scared yet? Meet Norman, the psychopathic AI

<b>Norman is an algorithm trained to understand pictures but, like its namesake Hitchcock's Norman Bates, it does not have an optimistic view of the world.</b><p>When a "normal" algorithm generated by artificial intelligence is asked what it sees in an abstract shape it chooses something cheery: "A group of …

Artificial Intelligence

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

Workouts

4 Easy Sheet Pan Dinners - Videos - Chowhound

431 Episodes<p>Cooking Light empowers people to cook for good health. Built with fresh ingredients, and friendly techniques, our recipes enable busy …

Food

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

Running with Bad Knees Might Be OK After All

Before we get to the new stuff, let’s just make sure we’re on the same page with regard to the old “running will ruin your knees” thing. It won’t. Numerous studies have compared groups of runners and non-runners over the course of many decades, and found no evidence that runners are more likely to …

Pain

Rescued Chimpanzees Gleefully Play in a Colorful Ball Pit After Their Caretaker Shows Them How

In a wonderful species specific enrichment exercise, a whoop of chimpanzees at the Project Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Blue Ridge, Georgia, gleefully …

Chimpanzees

“Clown Prince” Jared Kushner Is Officially the Laughing Stock of the Middle East

George Nader and Elliott Broidy do not think very highly of the First Son-in-Law.<p>On Monday night, the Associated Press published an extensive report detailing the efforts of <b>Elliott Broidy,</b> a top fund-raiser for <b>Donald Trump,</b> and his business partner, Middle East fixer <b>George Nader,</b> to score more than …

Jared Kushner

Harley-Davidson took its tax cut, closed a factory, and rewarded shareholders

The motorcycle maker in January told Kansas City workers it would close a plant there. Days later, it announced a nearly $700 million stock buyback plan.<p>In September 2017, House Speaker Paul Ryan traveled to a Harley-Davidson plant in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, to tout the Republican tax bill, …

Kansas City

Our Favorite Mountain Bikes Under $2,000

How low can you go – and what can you get – when searching for the best budget mountain bike?<b>Finding an inexpensive road bike or casual touring bike</b> …

Mountain Biking

Top 8 Mountain Biking Destinations in Georgia

Unlike pedaling on a paved trail or in a city bike lane, mountain biking really tests your skills and gets you out into the ruggedness of nature. …

A Comprehensive List Of Everything Don Jr. Doesn't Know About That Infamous Meeting

All 216 things.<p>The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday released more than 2,500 pages of documents from its inquiry into the now-infamous Trump Tower meeting on June 9, 2016. One of the bigger, more troubling revelations from that release is the fact that, at least by the evidence of his five …

Donald Trump

Nissan 370Z Successor Render Proposes All-New Design

The next-gen Z sports car could move to a Mercedes platform.<p>The Nissan 370Z is now nearly a decade old and is clearly showing its age. Slow sales are …

100 Chicken Recipes for Summer

Serve up a winning chicken dinner every night this summer! These summer chicken recipes combine fresh, seasonal produce and everyone’s kitchen …

Trump-voting crab town left shell-shocked by his visa changes

HOOPERS ISLAND, Md. — This community voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump. But now his immigration changes are killing its livelihood — legendary crabs that are a mainstay of the local economy and a regional delicacy.<p>For decades, Hoopers Island, known for its crabbing industry, has relied on a …

Immigration

Dwane Casey, NBA Coach of the Year, Was Fired. His Response Is a Genius Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Dwane Casey just role-modeled high-level emotional intelligence. His response to his firing will inspire you to up your game, too.<p>As the great Norm Peterson of <i>Cheers</i> fame once said, "It's a dog-eat-dog world and I'm wearing Milk-Bone underwear." That's how Dwane Casey must have felt last week.<p>In a …

Toronto Raptors

Pipe Wrench Throwing Knife

LinkBladesmith Jake’s Custom Knives takes an old pipe wrench and works his magic, transforming the rusty plumber’s tool into a beautiful and unique …

Knives

Big Pharma Gets a Big Win From Trump

The president campaigned on stinging criticisms of the pharmaceutical industry and promises to use Medicare to lower drug prices. But none of that materialized in his drug-pricing speech this week.<p>During the 2016 presidential campaign, one candidate famously claimed that drug companies were …

Pharma

These DIY Concrete Hands Are Perfect for Holding Plants

I’m somebody that absolutely loves DIY projects and I will try almost anything that comes my way, regardless of whether it is easy or quite …