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Speed Read: A Black Cop Infiltrates The KKK

While he was a Colorado Springs police officer, Ron Stallworth successfully infiltrated the KKK, even though he was black. Read the highlights of his …

John Kerry's Latest Snowden Comments Are Moronic, Offensive, and Dangerous | VICE News

Secretary of State John Kerry repeated his line on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden Tuesday with the most moronic aplomb to date.<p>Snowden had commented in an NBC interview that he had not intended to take refuge in Russia, but was stuck there <i>en route</i> to Latin America when the US government suspended …

Surveillance

Powdered-alcohol creator shares 'the truth about Palcohol'

The creator of "Palcohol" gives a full-throated defense of the powdered alcohol, and a demonstration, in response to criticism and calls to ban the product.<p>Last month, to the delight of those, like myself, who love imbibing and all things "instant," a modern-day hero emerged. But rather than …

Alcohol

Obama’s New Helicopter Fleet Could Cost $20 Billion

The U.S. government has been trying for decades—and burning through billions—to replace Marine One, the president’s helicopters. Will it finally get …

Are Religious People Nicer on Sundays?

Are religious people nicer on Sundays?<p>Prior research has found mixed evidence for the long-theorized link between religiosity and pro-social …

Religion

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

‘Noah’: The Bible vs. the Blockbuster

Director Darren Aronofsky takes plenty of liberties with the biblical myth, but also brings back parts of the story we've forgotten.<p>With <i>Noah</i>, Darren …

Is This the End of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Comeback?

'Sabotage' is awful, but Schwarzenegger is good in ways that suggest he might still have a future in film.<p>He always said he'd be back.<p>Ahh-nold. …

Want to Succeed at a Startup? Focus on These 5 Qualities.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working at a startup isn't all ping-pong tables and free food. Though table tennis skills may help you stand out in the crowd (especially at Hukkster HQ), there are certain key qualities that will set you up for success in the startup …

Startups

6 Secret Weapons of Shy Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a misconception that all entrepreneurs are extroverts — boisterous or bubbly personalities who are always the life of the party. But they’re not. And even those who are extroverted can be shy.<p>There is a distinction. Introverts …

Public Speaking

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: Incremental Is The New Cool

Apple is under siege. Samsung is moving from strength to strength with every new version of its flagship Galaxy phones and this year is likely to be no exception, with the S5 on the horizon.<p>What started out as a poor alternative to the iPhone is quickly becoming a powerful adversary; Samsung is …

X Marks the Spot: Powerful Flare Erupts on the Sun

It's fitting that a powerful solar flare created a bright X-shaped pattern in this extreme ultraviolet view of the sun's disk, captured Saturday by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. The blast rates as an X-class flare, which puts it in the most serious category of solar flares.<p>Saturday's outburst …

Astronomy

How Doodling Can Make You More Successful

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a child, I filled the margins of my notebooks with scribbles – spontaneous swirls and words written in funky fonts. My teachers reprimanded me for my doodles, at times removing my notebook from my desk.<p>It turns out what they viewed as …

Creativity

A letter to Paul Ryan about inner-city issues, and what’s to blame

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference, March 6, 2014, in National Harbor, Md.<p>Susan Walsh/AP<p>This week, …

In Jahi McMath saga, science and religion clash

It will take more than doctors, judges and medical records to convince Nailah Winkfield that her child is dead.<p>Winkfield's 13-year-old daughter, Jahi McMath, entered an Oakland hospital for tonsil surgery three weeks ago and wound up on life support.<p>Now Jahi is hooked to a ventilator that handles …