Eric Munoz

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When Labor Day Meant Something

Remembering the radical past of a day now devoted to picnics and back-to-school sales<p>Labor Day online specials at Walmart this year “celebrate hard work with big savings.” For brick-and-mortar shoppers near my home in Chicago, several Walmart stores are open all 24 hours of Labor Day. Remember, …

The Ways Food Tricks Our Brains

How restaurants, low-cal labels, candles, music, and even salads fool us into unhealthy eating.<p>In 1998, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania published a study that might strike you as kind of mean.<p>They took two people with severe amnesia, who couldn’t remember events occurring more than …

Eyes Over Compton: How Police Spied on a Whole City

A sergeant in the L.A. County Sheriff's Department compared the experiment to Big Brother, even though he went ahead with it willingly. Is your city next?<p>This is the future if nothing is done to stop it.<p>In a secret test of mass surveillance technology, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

Urban Green Zone

The area on this map, called Madla-Revheim, is the main developmental edge of Stavanger, Norway for which MVRDV and Space Group seek to implement …

Frederick McSwain and François Chambard: Off The Grid

NYC designers Frederick McSwain and François Chambard (of UM Project) created an outdoors-inspired exhibition at Gallery R’Pure for New York Design …

Secret Spaces: An Illegal NYC Watertower Nightclub

In New York City there are plenty of places to get drunk, starting with my kitchen. But most crave a more glamorous experience, and in a city of …

3 Things That Determine The Market Value Of A College Degree

What is the value of a college degree? Why do some college graduates get multiple job offers, while others end up with jobs that do not require a college degree?<p>These questions aren’t new, but they’re raised anew this time of the year, as colleges around the country award degrees and graduates head …

Whoa: Howard Jones Was in a Coma for Three Days

It’s been almost a year-and-a-half since former Killswitch Engage vocalist Howard Jones revealed that he has type-2 diabetes. And while that’s …

Iron Tongue's "Lioness" Will Rwake You Up

Truth be told, my headline is a little misleading. Although Iron Tongue does feature Rwake’s Chris “CT” Terry, all the two bands really have in …

Malcolm X's grandson killed in Mexico City, US officials confirm

Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of political activist Malcolm X, died while traveling in Mexico, US officials confirmed Friday. He was 28.<p>Two US officials …

Paramedic from Texas plant blast arrested for pipe bomb

Officials are mum on whether the arrest is linked to the explosion that killed 14 last month.<p>A volunteer paramedic who was among the first on the scene of a massive explosion last month at a West, Texas fertilizer plant was arrested early Friday and charged with possession of a destructive …

Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's retrial starts

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/977000/977423_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534398019_438d126cd3a183a2b42dcbf0580b9afb<p><b>The retrial of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has opened at a court in Cairo.</b><p>Mr Mubarak faces charges of complicity in the killings of …

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Pakistan election: Five reasons why it matters

Pakistan's election marks a historic milestone for its people and a crucial moment for regional stability.<p><b>The march of democracy</b><p>Pakistan has been governed by the military for half its history. Civilian governments have collapsed under the weight of their own corruption and incompetence or been …

Google's Schmidt: The Internet needs a delete button

NEW YORK--The Internet needs a delete button, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said Monday.<p>Actions someone takes when young can haunt the person forever, Schmidt said, because the information will always be on the Internet. He used the example of a young person who committed a crime that …

Washington man damages 4 homes in bulldozer rampage, authorities say

A man angry at his neighbors went on a rampage in a bulldozer Friday on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said.<p>Barry Alan Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail for investigation of …

Sandy Hook Elementary School To Be Torn Down And Rebuilt

"I think our message should be at that site that love can win over fear," said Steve Uhde, whose son is a Sandy Hook second-grader. Another Sandy Hook parent, Peter Barresi, said he was worried that if a new school were to be built at a different location: "We didn't just lose 20 children and six …

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Colleges Soak Poor U.S. Students to Funnel Aid to Rich

U.S. colleges such as Boston University are using financial aid to lure rich students while shortchanging the poor, forcing those most in need to …

US: Russia Withheld 'Crucial' Intel on Boston Bomb Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev

Citing unnamed US officials, the Journal said on its website that the information consisted of text messages between the mother of Tamerlan Tsarnaev and a Russian relative.<p>Tsarnaev died in a shootout days after the April 15 twin blasts that killed three people and wounded more than 260 near the …

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