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Donald Trump's first week: carnage, both real and imagined | Tom McCarthy

What started with an ominous inauguration speech has ended with executive orders on everything from immigration to banning refugees and reigniting the fossil fuel industry. What does it mean for his presidency?<p>The crowd was small, the weather was bad and the speech, that described “American …

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Professor Smith Goes to Washington

In response to the new president’s stances on a range of issues, more scientists are preparing to run for political office.<p><i>Updated on June 4, 2018</i><p>For American science, the next four years look to be challenging. The newly inaugurated President Trump, and many of his Cabinet picks, have repeatedly …

Welcome to dystopia – George Orwell experts on Donald Trump | The panel

Since Kellyanne Conway spoke of ‘alternative facts’, Nineteen Eighty-Four has hit the No 1 spot in Amazon’s book sales chart. So, is the age of Newspeak here?

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Lenovo's new VR headset is coming for less than $400

Let's face it: With the way things are going, you won't be able to dodge virtual reality forever. That's exactly why Lenovo has been working on a relatively inexpensive VR headset for Windows machines, and we got the chance to strap one on and take it for a spin. Before we go any further, though, …

Prominent Trump Backers Sign Letter Pushing To End Conflicts Of Interest

Some prominent conservatives have signed on to a letter warning President-elect Donald Trump that he needs to sell off his businesses to address his many conflicts of interest.<p>"Respectfully, you cannot serve the country as president and also own a world-wide business enterprise, without seriously …

Liberals risk becoming a permanent minority in America | Daniel T Rodgers

Faced with an existential threat, here are the things they must do to reinvent themselves<p>What will liberalism do in the new, terrifying world the 2016 election has inaugurated? More than any other presidential election in a century, its outcome turned not on issues but on resentment and alienation. …

Extremist militias recruiting in fear of Clinton winning election, activists say

In the past 12 months, Jessica Campbell has had her car’s fuel line cut and its wheel nuts loosened. Late last year, she had a GPS tracker surreptitiously attached to her vehicle. She is now accustomed to being tailed by unfamiliar vehicles on Interstate 5 near her home in Cottage Grove, just …

Rights & Freedoms

Why Trump's performance on the 'most important night of the whole campaign' was especially brutal

She first gave an effective response to a bizarre suggestion from Trump — that she had prepared too hard for Monday night's debate. She retorted, somewhat awkwardly yet still persuasively, that she had prepared not only for the debate but for being president.<p>Then they segued into an exchange that …

Photographer Captures Cute Portraits of Animal Doppelgangers

61 Shares<p>Comments<p>Animal siblings are absolutely adorable, but when they’re brothers from other mothers, that is, somehow, even cuter. Warren …

Parting shots: He hits her on stamina; she pounces in retort

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the opening Hillary Clinton had been waiting for all night.<p>Late in Monday's debate, when the candidates each had notched …

Ford Spent the Presidential Debate Correcting Trump on Twitter

Donald Trump’s opening remarks during the presidential debate at Hofstra University on Monday night began on an ominous note: U.S. jobs fleeing the …

Trump’s no Einstein: But his ignorant, illiterate answers to the campaign science quiz reflect a non-stupid strategy

<b>Donald Trump; Albert Einstein (AP/Chris Carlson/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Trump says there’s no climate change, and no money to fix it — but his non-answers aren’t as dumb as they seem<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>September 13, 2016 10:59am (UTC)<p>Both major-party presidential candidates responded to a question about …

Public Health

How Could 5,000 Employees Cheat? The Science Behind the Wells Fargo Scandal

Deception. Fraud. Over 5,000 fired. What went wrong? Science gives us some clues.<p>As you've no doubt heard by now, Wells Fargo recently received a $100 million penalty from the Consumer Financial Bureau, in response to illegal banking practices of its employees. This brought the bank's total bill …

Psychology

Animal rights activists call for ban after video shows male chicks being shredded

Graphic footage allegedly shot at Specialised Breeders Australia hatchery shows day-old male chicks being killed<p>Graphic footage seemingly showing day-old male chicks being shredded in Melbourne egg hatcheries has renewed animal rights activists’ calls for an end to the legal practice.<p>Animal …

Activism

What we learned from the Republican national convention, day one

The first day and night of the 2016 Republican national convention is complete. Here’s what we learned:<p><b>The program reached its dramatic climax with a splashy entrance</b> by Donald Trump, who emerged in a cloud of blue smoke to We Are the Champions by Queen. He said “we’re gonna win so big” and …

Melania Trump convention speech seems to plagiarise Michelle Obama

A number of lines in the robustly applauded speech delivered by Melania Trump at the Republican national convention on Monday night appear to have been lifted verbatim from a speech Michelle Obama delivered at the 2008 Democratic convention.<p>Donald Trump backers play to fears of America on opening …

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Romney Says He Won't Support Trump, Warns Of "Trickle-Down Racism"

The 2012 Republican nominee repeatedly slammed Trump, saying he would not vote for him and raising new questions about the candidate's tax returns.<p>Mitt Romney slammed Donald Trump over and over again Friday, saying he was "disturbed" by the presumptive Republican presidential nominee and doesn't …

Spotify is making you boring: When algorithms shape music taste, human curiosity loses

<b>John Cusack and Jack Black in "High Fidelity" (Touchstone Pictures)</b><p>With all the songs at our fingertips, we’re exposed to very few, thanks to how digital recommendations work<p>Scott Timberg<p>June 10, 2016 4:27pm (UTC)<p>Despite some old-school comebacks like the rise in vinyl sales, we’re now in a very …

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Traffic Simulator Shows You How Jams Form in Real Time

Watch careless virtual drivers cause massive traffic jams just like real ones.<p>Traffic jams seem to appear out of nowhere and sometimes for no good reason other than to frustrate you. If you've ever wanted to see just how easy it is for a jam to get started, take a look at traffic-simulation.de, a …

Elizabeth Warren's VP prospects: The good and the bad

<b>(CNN) —</b> Elizabeth Warren's toe-to-toe Twitter duels with Donald Trump, her blistering speeches branding him a racist, and her meeting with Hillary Clinton on Friday have ignited a wave of speculation that she could soon find herself on the Democratic presidential ticket.<p>Such a pairing would be big …

Peek inside Obama's post-presidential pad

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama will lease a home in Washington, D.C.'s Kalorama neighborhood after he leaves the White House next year, CNN has confirmed.<p>The real estate is reportedly a house owned by Joe Lockhart, who served as White House press secretary under former President Bill …

Real Estate

Short Film Shows What It's Like to Grow Up Being Player Two in Video Games

If you grew up with an older brother or sister and an old school video game console, Zachary Antell’s short animation <i>Player Two</i> should hit you right …

The Jungle Book puts pressure on Warner Bros. and Andy Serkis

All hail Disney, the king of the jungle, which beat even the loftiest of expectations for Jon Favreau’s adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story</i> …

How the Supreme Court has changed since Antonin Scalia died

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the eight weeks since Justice Antonin Scalia's sudden death, the political branches of government have engaged in a raging debate over the future of the Supreme Court.<p>Inside the court, meanwhile, the remaining eight justices have had to deal with the complications of the present, …

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Everyone is ignoring this excellent alternative to the Toyota Prius

Excitement then around electric cars and plug-in hybrid electric cars was running high. The Toyota Prius had revolutionized the way Americans thought about fuel economy.<p>But the original Prius design didn't involve all-electric operation. So the next logical step in the evolution of the automobile …

The Model 3 is going to be a big test for Tesla

New York (AFP) - Tesla is set to unveil the Model 3, its long-anticipated pitch to middle class drivers and a key component in founder Elon Musk's vision to mainstream the electric car.<p>Tesla Motors, until now a purveyor of luxurious all-electric cars with equally luxurious price-tags, plans to sell …

John Kerry: election campaign descending into 'embarrassment' for US

Secretary of state says world leaders are ‘shocked’ as Republican candidates Ted Cruz and Donald Trump defend plans to combat terror and focus on Muslims<p>The chaos of the 2016 US presidential election “is an embarrassment to our country”, secretary of state John Kerry said on Sunday, as he reflected …