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Obama has handed a surveillance state and war machine to a maniac

Trump will have a vast national security and military apparatus at his disposal, including a nuclear arsenal, to wreak havoc in the US and abroad • Become a Guardian supporter or make a contribution<p>In a little over two months, Donald Trump – after his shocking victory last night – will control a …

Surveillance

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Barack Obama does another round of mean tweets on Jimmy Kimmel Live and trolls Donald Trump

Barack Obama may be coming to the end of his second term as president, but that has not stopped him squeezing in one last appearance on Jimmy …

New Jersey

Waterfall at Casper Mountain

Health Care

A crazy new theory solves 40-year-old mystery about what happens inside of a black hole

What happens once you cross this threshold is a long-standing mystery that the world's leading scientists have been pondering for decades with little headway.<p>Now, a recent paper presented at a conference in Paris this week has proposed a solution by looking at black holes in a completely different …

Physics

The Chronic Pain Conundrum

I would have a lot of questions for both the prescriber and the patient. On the surface, with no details, this really smacks of diversion.<p><b>One of my</b> …

Pain

Chronic stress can wreak havoc on the body

Ask anybody — stress is bad news. The negative view of stress has been expressed so consistently that the concept is now built into our vernacular, …

Hiking Trail

2015 State of the Union: transcript

A full transcript of Barack Obama's speech, as prepared for delivery<p>Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans:<p>We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation fighting two long …

SeedTime

Originally this article started as 16 ways to save money by NOT being normal, but over the years we have written about so many great ways to save …

Selfies Are Linked To Mental Disorders

You’ve seen it thousands of times on Facebook and other social media outlets, there is even a song on the radio about it! Selfies have become a huge …

How-to: Recognizing Good Light for Nature Photography

It is often said that light is the lifeblood of photography. What exactly does that mean? Aside from the obvious fact that without illumination there …

Chronic pain, lousy mood are chemically connected

It's well established that chronic pain afflicts people with more than just pain.<p>With the pain come fatigue and sleeplessness, depression and frustration, and a noticeable disinterest in so many of the activities that used to fill a day.<p>It makes sense that chronic pain would leave patients feeling …

Pain

How to Photograph Flowers, Part 2: Equipment

A Better Way to Approach Pain, and America's Pain-Pill Epidemic

By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP, and P. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, FRCP, Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina<p>You may have noticed headlines about the rise of prescription drugs as a major cause of addiction and death by overdose. Pain pills are overshadowed by …

Pain

What did you do today? Your brain 'remembers' it cell by cell

No one will forget the amnesiac Henry Molaison.<p>An epileptic who had his hippocampus removed in 1953, Molaison lost the ability to record episodic memory. He had no idea if he'd eaten lunch. He greeted acquaintances each time as if it were the first.<p>Largely because of Molaison, who died in 2008, …