Dawn Marie Atkins

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How To: The 5 Best Apps for Transcribing Lectures & Converting Speech to Text on Your iPhone

The transcribing app can be an invaluable tool, especially if you're a student or are in a profession that relies on audio journals or interviews. …

Apps

Can You Solve This Brain-Teaser Without Losing It?

Facebook user Lisa Woelke shared a brain-teaser that has been driving the Internet nuts. The post — which has been shared by more than 170,000 users — depicts a math equation with fruit items in lieu of numbers. For example, it can be deduced from the first line that one apple is equivalent to the …

Mathematics

The EPA's own staff are aghast that Trump is bringing back asbestos

The Trump administration's plan to bring back asbestos is right in line with Trumpist ideology that any science that interferes with profits is a …

Asbestos

This earthquake bed could save your life

A Turkish architecture firm has designed a bed to keep you safe during the next big quake.

Earthquakes

Colorful Open-Impressionism Paintings Capture the Beauty of Wine Country

California-based artist Erin Hanson creates colorful landscape paintings that pay homage to the American great outdoors. Her latest series has recently been compiled into a 300-page art book, titled <i>Wine Country: Impressions in Oil</i>, and celebrates the beautiful wine regions across California, the …

Painting

Street Musician Performs Brilliant Covers of Classic Pink Floyd Songs In Front of the Pantheon in Rome

A talented street musician named Serin in Rome is becoming known for his incredible covers of classic Pink Floyd songs, which he performs right in …

Pink Floyd

Video Of Ivanka Trump Reacting To Her Dad's Joke About Vetoing Her Pet Project Is So Awkward

Things got a little awkward in Iowa on Thursday. At a press conference promoting Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, which White House …

Ivanka Trump

A Neuroscientist Explains How Trump Supporters Are Easily Hoodwinked Because of This One Psychological Problem

Those who score low on political knowledge tend to overestimate their expertise even more when greater emphasis is placed on political affiliation.In …

Psychology

9 traps you fall into that limit your happiness

Almost every action we take in life is aimed at achieving or maintaining “happiness” — that elusive state where we feel contentment, satisfaction, …

Happiness

Trump and Putin's Morphed Face on TIME Magazine Cover is Giving Everyone Nightmares

'How to unsee?'<p><i>TIME</i> magazine's latest cover is out and it is something you cannot unsee for a long time.<p>In its 30 July edition, titled "The Summit …

GOP Leaders Move Goalposts On Opposing Trump To Him Being Filmed Masturbating On U.S. Flag In Arlington Cemetery

WASHINGTON—Promising citizens that they would finally take action if the President crossed this new red line, GOP leaders announced Monday that they …

Mueller asteroid hurtling toward Planet Trump

No matter how many times Donald Trump kisses Vladimir Putin’s dictatorial butt at their pseudo summit in Helsinki, all they will make there is …

'Fat Mexican B*tches': Racist White Women Attack Colorado Neighbors and Defy Police Order to Go Home

Two white women were caught on camera this week angrily berating their Latino neighbors in their neighborhood in Denver, Colorado.<p>In a video posted …

Angry racist berates woman for wearing a Puerto Rico shirt in America — without realizing it’s part of the US

An angry racist man was caught on camera over the weekend berating a woman for wearing a shirt with the Puerto Rican flag on it in the United States …

Michelle Wolf Compares Ivanka Trump to Herpes: ‘You Always Show Up When We’re About to Get F*cked’

In a segment about ‘civility,’ the comedian also referred to the president’s eldest daughter as ‘the prettiest tumor in a swiftly moving …

When It’s Too Late to Stop Fascism, According to Stefan Zweig

The Austrian émigré writer Stefan Zweig composed the first draft of his memoir, “The World of Yesterday,” in a feverish rapture during the summer of 1941, as headlines gave every indication that civilization was being swallowed in darkness. Zweig’s beloved France had fallen to the Nazis the …

Melania Trump's jacket is the Trump administration

A horrendously chosen jacket is an appropriate, vile footnote in the immigrant family separation crisis.<p>When I read reports that first lady Melania Trump, en route to visit immigrant kids detained at the border, wore a jacket that read "I REALLY DON'T CARE DO U?" I thought it was, like, an …

I am raising my daughter to speak three languages. A stranger demanded I 'speak English' to her

I felt her staring at me on the playground as I called out to my daughter.<p>She must be someone’s grandmother, I thought. She must be curious, as people often are.<p>Then she took one step toward me — pink fingernails, dark blond hair — and opened her mouth, e-nun-ci-a-ting each word.<p>“Speak English,” …

Language

Seizing epileptic boy's cannabis oil at Heathrow signed his death warrant, mother tells minister

A mother who had the cannabis oil used to treat her son's severe epilepsy confiscated at Heathrow Airport has said the Home Office minister has signed her son's "death warrant".<p>Charlotte Caldwell made the trip to Toronto and back with 12-year-old Billy to get a six-month supply to treat up to 100 …

Cooking steak indoors? Embrace the reverse sear

Cooking steak outside? That's easy. Get the grill as hot as possible, toss the meat on and cook until done. But attempt that same stunt indoors, and you'll smoke out your family and any immediate neighbors. Sure, you could turn the heat down, though then you risk either ending up with a sad, gray …

Fox News Has a Deranged New Solution for School Shootings

It seems that every time another school shooting happens, some opportunistic demon has an insane “solution” to deal with this tragic American …

The Beatles' Esher Demos: The Lost Basement Tapes That Became the White Album

<i>Rob Sheffield’s book</i> Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World <i>is a celebration of the band, from the longtime</i> Rolling …

Video Evidence Proves That Betsy DeVos Might Be the Dumbest Person in Trump’s Cabinet

If the fate of the world rested on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ ability to answer a question about anything from elementary-level math to what …

White people, could you stop calling the police on black people for living?

May. 14, 2018, 12:49 p.m.<p>Trump<p>At least 55 Palestinians dead in the Gaza Strip, 2,700 wounded. Is anyone surprised by this turn of events? If you are, you shouldn’t be.<p>It was inevitable. The peace process is moribund, and with it the hopes of the approximately 2 million people crammed into this …

Donald Trump

This Next Level Weed Grinder Will Pack a Joint for You

The future is here.<p>Here's your chance to get smacked with minimal effort. On Wednesday's episode of <i>Desus & Mero</i>, the VICELAND hosts discussed the Otto Grinder, which not only grinds your bud but can pack it in a joint for you as well. It'll set you back around $130, but you gotta admit that it'd be …

Stormy Daniels makes cameo on 'SNL' to mock President Trump

"A storm's a comin', baby."<p>That's what the actual Stormy Daniels said to Alec Baldwin's President Donald Trump on this week's edition of "Saturday Night Live." The actress appeared in the cold open alongside many other big names that surround Trump.<p>One such name was Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, …

Take a Trip Through New York City in the Year 1911

Back in 1911, the Swedish film production company Svenska Biografteatern visited New York City during a trip to America and shot footage of various …

New York City

Gallery: Dazzling visions in the 4th Fine Art Photography Awards

The winners of the 4th Fine Art Photography Awards have been revealed and they span everything from extraordinary images of nature to surreal …

Art Photography

SNL: Robert De Niro’s Robert Mueller Interrogates Ben Stiller’s Michael Cohen

“You broke the law. And now we’re going to catch all of you little fockers, you got that?” De Niro’s Mueller told Stiller’s Cohen.<p>In lieu of Alec …

Stephen Colbert And Cookie Monster Reveal Some Deep Dark Confessions On The ‘Late Show’

Two of America’s most trusted entertainers have a series of deep dark confessions they need to set free. What better place to reveal those hidden struggles than on network television? That’s the strategy Stephen Colbert and biscuit enthusiast Cookie Monster employed on Friday’s <i>Late Show</i> and it …

Stephen Colbert