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‘The Fifth Element’ At 20: The Cacophonous Future People Couldn’t Quite Process

It’s fitting that <i>The Fifth Element</i> would turn 20 the same week as <i>Star Wars</i> day and the release of <i>Guardians Of The Galaxy</i>, because movies like <i>Guardians</i> probably wouldn’t exist without <i>The Fifth Element.</i> And for me, <i>The Fifth Element</i> is sort of like my <i>Star Wars</i>. The way a previous generation had its …

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Six Reasons To Oppose Betsy DeVos As Secretary Of Education

Senate hearings on Herr Trump's cabinet picks are coming up soon, and you should be calling your Senator. Regardless of your political leanings, there are many good reasons for opposing Betsy DeVos as a Secretary of Education.<p>1) No experience with public education.<p>This is not like appointing …

Conan O'Brien Plays Final Fantasy 15, Calls it an "Epic Waste of Time"

Conan O'Brien's "Clueless Gamer" segment has aired its newest chapter, this one themed around Square Enix's long-awaited Final Fantasy XV--and it's a wild one. O'Brien plays through a portion of the game on PlayStation 4 alongside <i>Lord of the Rings</i> actor Elijah Wood. Take a look:<p>The whole video is a …

If Trump Disputes the Election, We Have No Good Way Out

History suggests we’ve been lucky to avoid a full-blown crisis after contested elections. Whose fault is it? Start with the Founders.<p>Will this year’s presidential election be rigged, as Donald Trump has predicted?<p>It’s highly unlikely, and that’s true whether we’re talking about scary new threats, …

15 Awesome Ideas for How to Eat Chia Seeds

Chia seeds have come a long way since being only recognized as the little things that made those funny chia pets grow. More recently they’ve become …

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University Professors Form Coalition To Fight For NCAA Basketball And Football Players

A group of professors representing universities from around the country announced Thursday the formation of a national coalition dedicated to fighting for the labor rights of college men’s basketball and football players.<p>The group, which is calling itself the College Athletes Rights and Empowerment …

The Conundrum of Corporation and Nation

The U.S. economy is picking up steam but most Americans aren't feeling it. By contrast, most European economies are still in bad shape, but most Europeans are doing relatively well.<p>What's behind this? Two big facts.<p>First, American corporations exert far more political influence in the United States …

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Slow Cooker Thai Chicken

After our recent slow cooker chat here at the Tasty Kitchen Blog, I decided to pull my slow cooker down off the top shelf and dust it off. It really …

13 Problems Easily Solved With Tension Rods

Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, theyre super helpful around the house.<p>Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, they're super helpful around the house.

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Artificial Sweeteners May Contribute to Metabolic Disorders

Evidence suggests sugar substitutes aggravate diabetes and obesity.<p>Artificial sweeteners are a roughly $1.5 billion industry worldwide, often marketed as helpful for managing obesity and diabetes.<p>But some new research suggests sugar substitutes could actually contribute to soaring rates of obesity …