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Ten Most Significant World Events in 2017

Last year a lot of people were asking if 2016 was the worst year ever. (It wasn’t.) I haven’t seen anyone making similar claims about 2017, but that …

Geopolitics

Comey: White House lied about me, FBI

Former FBI director James B. Comey on Thursday used a dramatic appearance before a national audience to sharply criticize the character of the president, accusing Trump of firing him over the Russia investigation and then misleading the public about the reasons for the dismissal.<p>Trump and his team, …

Donald Trump

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

McDonald's

Kinky sex lifts our consciousness into a heightened state of “flow,” according to a new study

American health and sex journalist Michael Castleman has compared BDSM to the child’s game of “trust,” when one child stands in front of another and falls backward, waiting to be caught. It’s a bonding experience, Castleman says, “When the falling player trusts the catcher enough to let go …

10 Misconceptions about Buddhism

In the series <i>10 Misconceptions about Buddhism</i>, scholars Robert E. Buswell Jr. and Donald S. Lopez Jr. expand and debunk these popular …

Should the FBI Hack Botnet Victims to Save the Internet?

The internet of things has ushered in a new age of debilitating DDoS attacks. Should the government intervene?<p>The internet of things has ushered in a new age of debilitating DDoS attacks. Last week, armies of poorly secured, internet-connected cameras controlled by the Mirai malware targeted …

7 Acts of Self-Care to Ease Your Mid-Semester Stress

37<p>SHARES<p>In my college experience, the last six weeks of the semester were always the worst for me, starting in late October and lasting until the …

Are you an introvert, socially anxious or shy? 6 clues to help you tell

Quiet people are having their moment.<p>The world is embracing introverts in a big way, spurred by movements like Susan Cain’s “Quiet Revolution.” It’s happening because the research validates so many of us, said Ellen Hendriksen, a clinical psychologist at Boston University's Center for Anxiety and …

How To Stop Confusing The Distinct Realities Of Mind, Body, And Spirit

I once heard an avid Buddhist claim she was completely non-attached to anything. She declared someone could shoot her with a gun and she wouldn't care. Non-attachment may well exist in the depth, but not on the more superficial personality level. Trying to impose the values of one level onto …

This One Theory Will Make You Moral

<i>Featured Image is Jonah and the Whale, by Carlos Antonio Tavella</i><p>What makes such questions as justice and ethics properly philosophical is precisely …

According to Neuroscience, These Are the 10 Most Relaxing Songs Ever

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

The Brain

Full remarks: President Obama on mass shooting in Orlando

THE PRESIDENT: Today, as Americans, we grieve the brutal murder -- a horrific massacre -- of dozens of innocent people. We pray for their families, who are grasping for answers with broken hearts. We stand with the people of Orlando, who have endured a terrible attack on their city. Although it’s …

Guns

Why Is It So Hard to Tell If Someone Likes You?

One of the most frustrating things about dating and relationships is trying to figure out whether a person has romantic feelings for you. People …

A hack will kill someone within 10 years, and it may have already happened

Where once hacks only affected computers, they now bring down everything from cars to power grids and thermostats to secretive nuclear enrichment programs.<p>So how long until a hack doesn't just cause a nuisance or monetary losses but actually <i>kills</i> someone?<p>One well-respected security expert thinks …

Scottish Muslim leaders invite 'ignorant' Trump to visit mosque

GLASGOW, Scotland — Leading figures from the Muslim community have invited Donald Trump to visit a mosque when he comes to Scotland at the end of this month.<p>The controversial presumptive Republican presidential nominee should "learn more about the Muslims that he offends almost every time he opens …

This New Synthetic Dog Breathes, Bleeds, And Dies For Veterinary Students

Ramsay Bolton called, he wants his dog back.<p>I don’t want to ruin your day or anything, but not that long ago, veterinarians in training would …

How Silicon Valley Will Replace Condoms

With support from tech heavyweights, Contraline could be the first non-condom male birth control to make it to market—but not until 2020.<p>Male birth …

Strategy shift could be as significant as Britain’s withdrawal from bases east of Suez in the late 1960s<p>A vote to leave the EU in the UK referendum could trigger a defence and security review and signal as significant a shift in national strategy as Britain’s withdrawal from bases east of Suez in …

Great Britain

Mom accused of killing 3 children, hiding bodies in closet

<b>(CNN) —</b> An Arizona mother is suspected of stabbing her three sons to death, hiding their bodies in a closet and then trying to kill herself in Phoenix on Thursday morning, police said.<p>The woman's brother called police after finding her wounded in a bathroom, authorities said. Phoenix police said …

The US war on vagueness

Former US President George W Bush waged a war on "terror". Now, US President Barack Obama has convened a summit to wage a war on "extremism".<p>But what does that even mean? One former White House national security adviser calls it a tricky question to answer.<p>On Tuesday, the White House welcomed law …

Facebook still suspending Native Americans over 'real name' policy

Changes to Facebook’s “real name” policy have failed to stop users from being suspended from the site, leading activists to renew their push to have the tech giant change its policy.<p>Dana Lone Hill, a Native American, had her account reinstated last week after being asked to provide multiple forms …

Internet

Gun rights groups await judge's ruling on California's 'microstamping' law

California's gun laws are among the nation's strictest, but a looming decision in a federal lawsuit could effectively ban handguns altogether in the Golden State, according to plaintiffs who want a judge to toss out a state law requiring all new handguns to be equipped with technology that "stamps" …

Teen Dads Pass Mutations to Their Kids

Here’s another reason to discourage teen sex: teenage fathers pass along six times as many genetic mutations to their kids as do teenage mothers.<p>Researchers who looked at the DNA of more than 24,000 parents and their children found that when the father was 20 or younger, the children had many more …

In 'American Sniper' trial, prosecution puts accused killer's words in spotlight

<b>Stephenville, Texas (CNN) —</b> Before prosecutors wrapped up their case against him, Eddie Ray Routh's words were in the spotlight Tuesday.<p>A chilling video shown in court showed police placing Routh into a squad car moments after authorities chased him down a Texas highway. Earlier that day in …

A pander war by politicians on vaccines

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the midst of a disheartening outbreak of measles and assorted other diseases we thought had been wiped out, comes another outbreak that has just gotten started: a GOP pander war.<p>And those parents who have apparently decided it is in their childrens' interests to forego vaccines are now …

Doctors say there is little they can do for Bobbi Kristina Brown, source says

Things aren’t looking good for Bobbi Kristina Brown.<p>“It’s now a matter of when the family wants to let go and accept that she’s pretty much not going to make it,” a source closely connected to the situation told FOX411, adding that doctors have expressed that there is little they can do. “They’ve …