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Trump viciously attacks his late mother on Mother's Day

Mary Anne MacLeod Trump died in 2000, but that didn't stop Donald Trump from saving his most vicious tweet ever for her:<p>x<p>Happy Mother’s Day!!! …

Infoporn: where to mine asteroids to get the deep-space dollars

<b>Click here to explore the graphic above in more detail</b><p>A single large asteroid can hold as much platinum as has ever been mined on Earth, but the real …

Space Exploration

Turn Your Home Into a Smart One With Mesh's DIY Kit

<i>By April Glaser for WIRED.</i><p>Mesh<p>The Internet is everywhere, and if you're down with using a smartphone to control everything in your life, the Internet of Things is a dream come true. The problem is living the networked Good Life generally means forking out the cash to buy connected gadgets ($67 for …

Enterprise Risk Management Services

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Experience: my boyfriend threw acid in my face

I can only describe the pain as like sitting inside a fire<p>It was about 2pm on a Sunday in April 2013. I was in my kitchen, texting friends to ask for their addresses. In 12 days I was getting my master’s degree in counselling and I was sending out invitations to family and friends to my graduation …

Crime

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Why a Trans Person Would Vote for Cruz

In a recent interview with transgender journalist Dawn Ennis, Caitlyn Jenner came out supporting presidential candidate Ted Cruz. This came as a shock to most transgender people; Ted Cruz is one of the most virulently anti-transgender politicians in the nation. He regularly appears with, and takes …

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“The Taliban managed to leave the city without a single shot being fired, and the night was calm. It shows the utmost incompetence of our …

Warnings for Scotland, North Carolina | Weather Underground

Scotland Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio<p>Watches & Warnings<p>Flash Flood Watch<p>Issued: 2:41 PM EDT May. 18, 2018 – National Weather …

The Best And Worst Moments Of The 2016 Grammys

Otherwise known as: Brittany Howard and Kendrick Lamar save an entire show.<p>The Grammys celebrate the year's best music and weirdest ideas. To the producers who thought it was a great idea to put Luke Bryan and Tyrese Gibson in the same performance, congrats on being such tastemakers.<p>By now, it's no …

Robert Durst Pleads Guilty To Gun Charge, Accepts 7-Year Sentence

"What the hell did I do? Killed them all, of course."<p>These words, muttered by New York real estate heir and suspected serial killer Robert Durst in the finale of HBO's documentary series <i>The Jinx</i>, sent chills down the spines of viewers and put Durst back in the spotlight.<p>Now Durst, 72, could spend …

The inclusive ballet school: 'It's the one place she can be herself'

Five-year-old Sophie is one of many disabled, ill and non-disabled children who have learned to dance at the Flamingo Chicks school<p>Until Sophie, five, started dance classes, she had never been on a play date. Sophie, who has sensory difficulties and is on the autism spectrum, began weekly inclusive …

Autism

How to Fix Prefab Architecture? Make It More Like Product Design

Connect Homes’ cofounder argues for a new approach to modular home building.<p>I’m an architect, and for many reasons—quality, availability, efficiency, …

Prefab Homes

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Sylvester Stallone's Beautiful Family Shows Him Up On The Red Carpet

All "knockouts"!<p>Sylvester Stallone's gorgeous family accompanied him to the premiere of "Creed" Thursday night, and ended up stealing the show.<p>Stallone's model wife, Jennifer Flavin, and three teenage daughters (Sophia, Sistine and Scarlet) all wore beautiful dresses. While the 69-year-old actor …

Neighbour warned Colorado police before triple shooting

<b>Colorado police did not heed a warning from a woman who reported seeing her neighbour outside with a rifle before he killed three people.</b><p>Naomi Bettis called emergency services before the shootings, but the dispatcher, citing the state's gun laws, said Noah Harpham had a right to carry the rifle …

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Uber is raising another $1 billion and could soon be worth $70 billion

This round would come just three months after Uber raised $1 billion for its China branch. It would also be Uber's eighth round in five years.<p>Earlier this week, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said that the company was "nowhere near" going public.<p>Those remarks came after Bill Gurley, superstar venture …

10 Genius Garden Hacks with Poured Concrete

An encore to the usefulness of concrete in the garden! (Our previous post on the subject focused on genius ideas for Hardscaping 101: Poured-in-Place …

Landscaping

The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

'Pet insurance may have led to thousands of pounds of debt'

The Information Commissioner's Office is to look into claims that the personal details of an 87-year-old man were sold or passed on by charities up to 200 times.<p>An investigation by the Daily Mail found that Samuel Rae, who has dementia, lost £35,000 after his information eventually ended up with …

Fox chief asks Trump to apologize for 'verbal assaults' on Megyn Kelly

One message retweeted by Donald Trump called Kelly a ‘bimbo’, and in another statement he said ‘I do not think Megyn Kelly is a quality journalist’<p>A detente between two of the most powerful forces in Republican politics – Fox News and Donald Trump – appeared in danger of disintegration on Tuesday, …

Donald Trump

CEO Pays Out $27 Million In Employee Bonuses After Selling Company

Nevzat Aydin thinks other CEOs might hate him for it, but he doesn't care.<p>Turkey's leading online food-ordering company recently sold, but internal morale is high.<p>That's because Nevzat Aydin, the CEO and co-founder of Yemeksepeti.com, paid out $27 million in company sale proceeds to 114 of his …

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Witness: Tamerlan Tsarnaev admitted to bombing

<b>Boston (CNN) —</b> Dun Meng knew to pull over his Mercedes-Benz SUV to respond to a text message that night in April 2013. That's when a man got out of another car, jumped into his SUV and pointed a gun at him.<p>"He asked me, 'Do you know the Boston Marathon explosion?' " Meng told a crowded courtroom …

Oklahoma's Black Greek Organizations 'Extremely Disturbed' By Racist Frat Video

Students and officials at the University of Oklahoma are outraged after a video surfaced Sunday night showing members of the school's Sigma Alpha Epilson fraternity chanting racist lyrics.<p>In the video, members of the fraternity can be heard singing a song that includes the line “There will never be …