David DeShan

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These are the most and least biased news outlets in the US, according to Americans

Americans believe that 62% of the news they consume on TV, in newspapers, and on the radio — and 80% of the news they see on social media — is biased, according to two new surveys.<p>Those surveyed also believe 44% of news reporting and 64% of news on social media are inaccurate. And they're upset …

Breitbart News

Here’s what global warming looks like month by month for 137 years

The Earth is warmer now than at any time since reliable record-keeping began in 1880, and we're continuing to warm at an accelerated rate. In fact, …

Climate Change

Want To Downsize In Retirement? Problem One, Millennials Don't Want Your Stuff

For many Baby Boomers looking to sell their homes and make a move in retirement, finding Millennials willing and able to buy their houses might turn out to be a serious hurdle. But that’s not the only challenge they will face when they relocate in retirement.<p>Moving is never easy, but it is a unique …

Minimalism

You probably don’t think of the 10 Commandments like this! Check out the pope’s amazing insight

The devil was able to convince Eve of a lie. Do we buy into it too??<p>Pope Francis has centered on one word in the Bible that helps us to see the Ten …

Theology

Transforming Health Care from the Ground Up

The U.S. health care system desperately needs reform to rein in costs, improve quality, and expand access. Federal policy changes are essential, of course; however, top-down solutions alone cannot fix a wasteful and misdirected system. The industry also needs transformation from the bottom up, by …

Health Care

Family Separation Is Trump's Immigration Policy. Here's Why He Won't Own It

President Trump and administration officials are walking a fine line on family separation at the border.<p>They argue they don't like the policy, but that their hands are tied — and instead are pointing fingers at Congress to "fix" it.<p>There may be good reason for that — the policy (and it is a Trump …

Immigration

Connection between stress and autoimmune disease affirmed by massive 30-year study

A massive study spanning 30 years of data and examining a cohort of over one million people has found a strong association between persons suffering …

Autoimmune Diseases

Global warming cooks up 'a different world' over 3 decades

+8<p>In this Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 file photo, a young girl wades in the water outside of Fatou Faye's home in Diamniadio Island, Saloum Delta in …

Climate Change

NASA's chilling 30-year-old warning

We were warned. On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told the US Congress and the world that global warming wasn’t approaching — it had already arrived.<p>The testimony of the top NASA scientist, said Rice University historian Douglas Brinkley, was “the opening salvo of the age …

Climate Change

HPV vaccine has almost wiped out infections in young women, figures show

The HPV vaccine has almost completely wiped out infections in young women, and if expanded to men could prevent thousands of cancer cases in Britain each year, new figures suggest.<p>New figures from Public Health England show that the rate of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in women aged between 16 to 21 …

Public Health

Behold the First Commercial Computer (in the US) - the UNIVAC I

UNIVAC I – Operator Console (Museum of Science, Boston, MA)<p>On <b>June 14, 1951</b> the very first electronic computer produced in series (and in the United …

University of Pennsylvania

4 ETFs To Park Your Money When You Want To Cut Market Exposure

From time to time investors look at reducing their market exposure and “parking” their money safely. Some choose plain cash, but cash has a negative real rate – it does not grow, and inflation eats away at its value.<p>Some ETFs can provide stability and a moderate return with very low exposure to …

Investing

Map of Anti-Vaxxer Strongholds Shows America's Outbreak-Vulnerable Zones

This is where herd immunity can't protect you.<p>Pregnant celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D is under fire after declaring she wants a “natural” and …

Public Health

We Compared Life Expectancy in All 50 States to Countries Around the World. The Results Are Truly Stunning

If you live in Mississippi, you have the same life expectancy as someone in Bangladesh.<p>What's the difference between living in Minnesota and living in Mississippi? About seven years.<p>It sounds like some kind of weird joke, but according to a new study, it's no laughing matter. That's because there's …

World Health Organization

Religiously unaffiliated 'nones' are pursuing spirituality, but not community

In the 1980s, only 10% of Americans said that they had no religious affiliation. Three decades later, more than 23% of Americans describe themselves as nonreligious, according to the Pew Research Center. This growing group is referred to as the “nones,” meaning those whose religious affiliation is …

Religion

The Most And Least Peaceful Countries Worldwide [Infographic]

The 12th annual “Global Peace Index” has been released by the Institute for Economics and Peace, an international and independent non-profit think tank. The index reveals that the world is less peaceful today than at any time in the past decade with 92 countries seeing their scores deteriorate and …

South Sudan

In Masterpiece Cakeshop, Justice Kennedy Strikes a Blow for the Dignity of the Faithful

Tolerance, it appears, is not a one-way street.<p>Since the rise of the gay-marriage movement, it has become fashionable to decry dissenters as haters …

Civil Rights

US Customs seizes Ohio family's life savings at airport

<b>(CNN) —</b> Members of an immigrant family in Ohio say US Customs and Border Protection seized $58,100 of their life savings. Now they want it back.<p>Rustem Kazazi, 64, was headed to his native Albania to visit relatives in October, according to a federal lawsuit that he, his wife, Lejla, and son, Erald, …

Corruption

Coal isn’t coming back. Just ask the Trump administration.

Administration's own data demolish Trump's rosy rhetoric and reveal coal isn't coming back.<p>Total fossil fuel use in the power sector dropped to its …

Fossil Fuels

3 Reasons to Retire as Early as You Can

The third is overwhelmingly the most popular -- and has nothing to do with money.<p>If you laid a timeline of human existence across a 100-yard football …

Retirement

Scientists Measure The Pressure Distribution Inside The Proton

The proton is a positively charged particle that makes up every single atom in our Universe. We’re normally taught in schools that protons are really, really, really, REALLY, tiny dots of charge. But if we delve deeper into the proton we find that the proton does have an internal structure. Within …

Physics

The 6 Best Ways to Get Health Insurance When You're Self-Employed

For entrepreneurs, finding good health coverage can be difficult. Here are the options for getting the best care.<p>For entrepreneurs, obtaining health insurance can be tricky. New regulations are in place that purports to make it easier, however, in reality, things have become more convoluted and …

How AI And Machine Learning Are Transforming Law Firms And The Legal Sector

Whenever a professional sector faces new technology, questions arise regarding how that technology will disrupt daily operations and the careers of those who choose that profession. And lawyers and the legal profession are no exception. Today, artificial intelligence (AI) is beginning to transform …

Artificial Intelligence

UCLH aims to bring ‘game-changing’ benefits of artificial intelligence to NHS patients, from cancer diagnosis to reducing wait times<p>One of the country’s biggest hospitals has unveiled sweeping plans to use artificial intelligence to carry out tasks traditionally performed by doctors and nurses, …

Artificial Intelligence

Email Is Dangerous

Electronic mail as we know it is drowning in spam, forged phishing mails, and other scams and hacks. It’s going to get worse before it gets better.<p>One week ago, a group of European security researchers warned that two obscure encryption schemes for email were deeply broken. Those schemes, called …

Security

The Pressure Inside Every Proton is 10x That Inside Neutron Stars

Neutron stars are famous for combining a very high-density with a very small radius. As the remnants of massive stars that have undergone …

American family homes are getting bigger than ever, but US homeowners don't fully understand the consequences of living big

The United States is facing a housing crisis: Affordable housing is inadequate, while luxury homes abound. Homelessness remains a persistent problem in many areas of the country.<p>Despite this, popular culture has often focused on housing as an opportunity for upward mobility: the American Dream …

Housing

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

The Burnout Crisis in American Medicine

Are electronic medical records and demanding regulations contributing to a historic doctor shortage?<p>During a recent evening on call in the hospital, I was asked to see an elderly woman with a failing kidney. She’d come in feeling weak and short of breath and had been admitted to the cardiology …

Health Care

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness