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Outspoken Maldives Blogger Who Challenged Radical Islamists Is Killed

MALÉ, Maldives — A liberal blogger who wrote satirical critiques of the Maldivian government and the spread of radical Islam died Sunday after being stabbed in the stairway of his apartment building.<p>The blogger, Yameen Rasheed, 29, had complained repeatedly to the police about receiving death …

53 movies you need to see in your lifetime

Television might be on an upswing, but nothing will ever replace movies. In the past century that they've been around, they're given us unforgettable stories and characters.<p>Here are 53 movies everyone should watch in their lifetimes. They're a mix of movies to see when you're growing up, stone-cold …

The 20 Best Movies and Shows on Netflix for 4/20

Here are the best things to watch on 4/20 on Netflix.<p>Well, it’s April 20, and you’re probably deciding which Netflix content best suits your stoner …

Entertainment

DeVos Civil Rights Office Pick Once Claimed Discrimination for Being White: Report

Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has appointed as the acting head of the department’s Office for Civil Rights a woman who once complained of discrimination for being white. The appointment has civil rights advocates leery of the choice.<p>Attorney Candice Jackson, who was announced as the …

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The benefits of being a vegetarian are abundant. Vegetarianism is an empowering choice that can improve health, increase the quality of your life, save hundreds of animals each year, and help prevent environmental destruction. Vegetarians abstain from consuming any red meat, seafood, or poultry. …

Here’s an Evolutionary Explanation for Your Dog’s Guilty Face

You may already be familiar with Dog Shaming, an incredible corner of the internet where pet owners throw shade at their dogs for such offenses as …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The 10 most irresistible colognes, according to real women

When it comes to cologne, the first rule is a little goes a long way (someone tell that to our last Uber driver, please?). The second is to think …

Lensatic Compass

The lensatic compass is (was) the typical military field compass, and is used principally to measure or lay out magnetic bearings. It can also be …

Recipe: How to Make the Fluffiest Omelet Ever

The current dominating theory on omelets is that they should be soft and pale, the eggs just-set with an interior the texture of creamy custard. But you know what? There’s more than one way to make an omelet. This version, which is offered at New York City’s Egg Shop — the popular brunch spot’s …

Breakfast

Bill Maher Gets No Smiles From Tyranny Expert: “I’m Not Going To Laugh At Any Of That”

<b>UPDATE with video, below</b> Bill Maher couldn’t get so much as a chuckle out of his history professor guest tonight when the subject turned to …

Bill Maher

We're About to Enter a New Era in Parkinson's Disease Treatments

Before we get to the therapeutic stuff, here is a reminder of the main problem people with Parkinson’s disease face.<p>Researchers are reasonably sure …

Medical Research

Kristen Bell can't visit Ellen DeGeneres' house: 'It's bad for my marriage'

Ellen DeGeneres’ style is getting in the middle of Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard’s marriage.<p>Following Shepard’s comedic visit to <i>The Ellen DeGeneres</i> …

Knee Patients Spending Millions on Wasted Treatments, Study Finds

Wasted treatments for knee pain have racked up millions of dollars in medical bills, researchers reported Tuesday.<p>Patients who had knee replacements went through treatments such as injections that did not help, that are not recommended, and that accounted for a third of their total medical bills, …

Pain

Emily Ratajkowski Literally Stops Traffic in DKNY Intimates

Emily Ratajkowski has never been one to shy away from showing off her body. In fact, she's been known to celebrate her body with countless images on her Instagram account promoting body positivity. So we weren't surprised to hear that DKNY tapped the model as the new face of its SS '17 intimates …

Emily Ratajkowski

The 1930s were humanity's darkest, bloodiest hour. Are you paying attention?

A decade haunted by mass poverty, violent extremism and world war gives us one crucial advantage: the chance to learn the era’s lessons and avoid its mistakes<p>Even to mention the 1930s is to evoke the period when human civilisation entered its darkest, bloodiest chapter. No case needs to be argued; …

Prince Charles

Robots aren’t killing the American Dream. Neither is trade. This is the problem.

“No, robots aren’t killing the American Dream,” argued the New York Times editorial board in February. As evidence, the Times emphasized that labor productivity and capital investment have decelerated in the new century. In theory, that wouldn’t be happening if automation were the main reason that …

Income Inequality

There is a retail bubble -- and it's bursting

America has way too many stores -- at a time when consumers are increasingly shopping online instead of at the mall. One retail CEO even compared the state of retail today to the housing bubble back in the mid-2000s.<p>Urban Outfitters, Staples, Dick's (DKS) and Men's Wearhouse/Jos. A Bank owner …

Macy's

11 Travel Backpacks Made for Exploring the World

Pack up one of these top-rated travel backpacks and hit the road for an adventure you'll never forget.<p>Carrying a travel backpack can make life on the road much easier than with a suitcase. Some are great for week-long trips across Europe's countryside, while others are ideal for quick weekend …

eLearning Company

eLearning Company: Custom eLearning Solutions<p>Services<p>eLearning development<p>We produce outstanding learning products that deliver high learner …

Education Technology

New Futuristic Computers Could Completely Eliminate the Need for the Cloud

Small Things, Big Packages<p>Technology has a habit of shrinking in size while simultaneously growing in functionality year after year. This theme is …

Internet of Things

Must-Know Insider Info from the Tucson Gem Shows

Robb Report<p>Motors<p>Aviation<br>• Cars<br>• Marine<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Car of the Month<p>Travel<p>Destinations<br>• Hotels<br>• Resorts<br>• Spas<p>Style<p>Men’s Fashion<br>• Footwear<br>• Jewelry<br>• Watch …

Jewelry

Quantum Loopholes And The Problem Of Free Will

Last week’s post about dark matter and ordinary atoms was prompted by a question from a colleague in the psychology department. That question, in turn, originated in an argument he was having with someone else, who was arguing that exotic physics could provide justification for “free will.” This is …

This stunning photo series captures the life and wisdom of 100 year olds

There probably isn’t one secret ingredient to living until 100.<p>And according to a new photo series, it seems that for every 100-year-old that says …

Metrology in 2019

Measure for Measure | Published: 03 February 2017<p>Klaus von Klitzing<p><i>Nature Physics</i> <b>volume 13</b>, page 198 (2017) | Download Citation<p>Subjects<p>Quantum …

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Trump’s America, where even park employees have become enemies of the state | Sarah Kendzior

Brutal policies accompanied by suppression of the facts are sure signs of an autocracy<p>Last Tuesday, for a few hours, Badlands National Park defied presidential orders. “Today, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is higher than at any time in the last 650,000 years #climate,” it tweeted. …

National Parks

We May Finally Have a Way of Mass Producing Graphene

The Miracle Material for All<p>Hailed as the future’s 2D miracle material, graphene has remarkable applications. Graphene is essentially a one-atom …

Graphene

30 Best Menswear Brands You Need In Your Life Right Now

Not all brands are created equal. As with cars, watches and fancy homes, the word ‘designer’ is often misused in clothing. Nowadays, designer fashion …