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The 13 Best Crime Movies on Netflix Right Now

We've combed through the conmen, cops, and crooks to come up with a list of the absolute best crime movies on Netflix right now.<p>The most optimistic way to think of crime is that it exposes the most dangerous cracks in the fabric of society. To survive as a species, humans must live together; …

Roy Moore attorney implodes on live TV, pulls out racist dog whistle to justify preying on teens

Here’s the clip, full transcript below.<p><b>STEPHANIE RUHLE:</b> Are you saying you think that this woman is a false witness? You think her testimony is made …

On Senate Health Bill, Trump Falters in the Closer’s Role

WASHINGTON — President Trump began his all-hands meeting with Republican senators at the White House on Tuesday by saying they were “very close” to passing a health care bill, just as efforts to fast-track a vote this week collapsed.<p>If Republicans do manage to broker a deal — as Senator Mitch …

The 13 Best Science Fiction Books of 2017

It's been a good year for sci-fi escapism.<p>In 2017, current events made escaping into a sci-fi story all the more appetizing, and there were lots of great choices.<p>Below are our 13 favorite sci-fi books from 2017. They include stories about underground lunar societies, a Manhattan partially covered …

5 Reasons Collectors Like Watches From Micro Brands | Page 2 of 2

Autodromo Group B with some ’80s rally racing design elements.<p>People who buy watches also know that most personalities can’t stomach the same edgy, …

Shut Up & Take My Money - Issue 128

<i>Shut Up & Take My Money</i> is now a magazine – buy it now!<p>The bank account may say ‘no’, but in the rosy world of Shut Up & Take My Money, there is no …

Flynn told Trump team twice working as a Turkey foreign agent.

Earlier this week, former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn registered as a foreign agent with the Justice Department for lobbying work linked to …

Donald Trump

The terms Trump and Bannon use: a glossary

By Marc Fisher<p>, Senior editor<p>President Trump and his chief strategist, Stephen K. Bannon, have introduced a new political language to Washington — a populist and nationalist rhetoric that cuts across traditional Republican vs. Democratic divisions.<p>Some of the words and phrases the administration …

Political Science

Cosmic Superclusters, The Universe's Largest Structures, Don't Actually Exist

On the largest scales, the Universe looks like a vast cosmic web. Stars link up into galaxies, which are clustered together in galactic groups. Many groups bound together lead to galaxy clusters, and occasionally clusters merge together, creating even larger clusters. Many clusters together, …

Cosmology

Stephen King and J.J. Abrams are going to show Stranger Things how it’s done

Last year, Netflix scored an unexpected hit with <i>Stranger Things</i>, a show that combined the influence of Stephen King and Steven Spielberg into one glorious, retro-80s treat. Audiences apparently weren’t the only ones that noticed, because now King and Spielberg heir apparent J.J. Abrams have …

Planet Nine Just Got An Unexpected New Team of Hunters

Since Pluto was infamously demoted to a dwarf planet in 2006, some astronomers have turned their attention to finding the true Planet 9, a …

The dwarf planet Ceres may be capable of supporting life

Dawn spacecraft discovers organic materials on its surface<p>The Dawn spacecraft has detected organic compounds on Ceres, a dwarf planet in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. The findings are reported today in <i>Science.</i><p>Organic compounds are the building blocks of life on Earth. Today's …

Astronomy

A Guided Meditation to Heal Depression

When depression takes a hold of you, life seems to have no meaning. There seems to be nothing to feel joyful and excited about. And no matter how …

Meditation

Donald Trump’s Chilling Language, and the Fearsome Power of Words

The new president’s divisive Inaugural Address profoundly underscores the importance of language in our society.<p><b>Donald Trump</b> is rendering language meaningless.<p>He is constantly contradicting himself and conjuring a reality at odds with verifiable facts—not just in impulsive tweets and incoherent, …

5 Fantasy Shorts to Inspire Your Own Story

Have you ever wanted to write a fantasy novel? Writing a story can be a challenge, especially fantasy. To create a rich, vibrant fantasy story, you …

NASA's Orion Tests Future of Manned Spaceflight

The unmanned capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Friday morning.<p><i>Update: NASA's Orion spacecraft launched successfully at 7:05 a.m. EST on Friday. The space capsule, unmanned for this test flight, successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 11:29 a.m. EST.</i><p>A trial by fire awaits the …