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Bernie Sanders Has a Secret

Vermont, his son and the hungry early years that made him the surging socialist he is today.<p>One morning last month in Burlington, Vermont, at the law office of John Franco, one of Bernie Sanders’ best friends since the 1970s, Franco talked to me at length about Sanders’ commitment and his …

Middle-class

5 upcoming PC indie games you can't afford to ignore

Introduction<p>You don't need pick up a triple-A blockbuster to have a good time these days. Some of the most addictive games in 2014 were indies - from …

Indie Gaming

The Minecraft Farlands: One Man's Quest to Reach the End of World

<b>A quest to the edge of an endless world can feel like an eternal glitch.</b><p>The YouTuber Kurt J. Mac is currently on an impossible mission. He is trying …

"I consider myself black," says white woman who posed as an African American

US civil rights activist Rachel Dolezal, who claimed she was an African American, was outed by her parents as a white woman<p>A prominent white US civil rights activist who falsely claimed she was of African-American descent says she considers herself to be "black".<p>Rachel Dolezal, 37, the head of the …

Rachel Dolezal

Viscous-Looking Photos of Models Completely Encased in Honey

Los Angeles-based photographer Blake Little covers the human body in honey and captures the sweet, sticky results. The series is titled <i>Preservation</i>, and it features images of nude or barely-clothed models that are coated from head to toe in the amber-colored liquid. This simple act seems to …

Down and dirty fairy tales: How this rediscovered stash of darker-than-Grimm stories destroys our Prince Charming myths

The translator of a newly discovered trove of 150-year-old tales on the gender-bending surprises found there<p>In 2012, readers around the world were intrigued to learn that a researcher in northern Bavaria had discovered hundreds of never-published fairy- and folktales collected by the 19th-century …

Watch Kanye West’s Arresting S.N.L. Live Performance Featuring Sia

When it was announced that <b>Kanye West</b> would take part in <i>Saturday Night Live’s</i> 40th Anniversary Special, many speculated he would share the stage with another featured guest, <b>Paul McCartney</b>. But Kanye had something much edgier planned. Having blown off some steam earlier by jokingly snatching <b>Matt</b> …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Best mobile games of December and January (pictures)

Build A Compact 1080p Gaming PC For $400 (Benchmarks Included)

<b>[UPDATE: This has proven to be a popular build, but what if you want to stretch your budget to $800? Check out this newer mini-ITX, 1440p gaming build!]</b><p>There’s a widespread misconception floating around that says building a decent gaming PC is an expensive endeavor. But what if you could assemble …

Computer Hardware

Wyatt Cenac's Hilarious Theory About Mario And Princess Peach

"Luigi is a man who lives in fear of constant Bowser attacks... I think his fears are misplaced." If anybody should be afraid in comedian Wyatt …

Is your system booting slowly? Here’s how to flush out clogged startup apps

Is starting your computer way more of a hassle than it should be? Do you find yourself waiting around for apps to load and connections to finish …

Nine foods to help you beat belly fat

<b>(CNN) —</b> For a lot of people, fighting belly fat is part of their New Year's resolution. But for me it's a lifelong mission.<p>Growing up as a fat kid in the 1980's, I figured there was nothing I could do about my growing girth.<p>My dad was obese, and I was well over 200 pounds by the time I was 14.<p>I'd …

Nutrition

Florida Georgia Line

Tyler Hubbard, 27, and Brian Kelley, 29 of Florida Georgia Line embody what it means to be on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in the music category: a blend of country, rock, electronic, hip-hop and pop—with a shot of disruptive entrepreneurialism (more on them here). Read on to see the whole class of …