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The #Resistance Had A Very Good Night

But will that hurt Democratic chances in November?<p>The Democratic Party woke up this morning with a clear signal from Tuesday’s primary elections: The …

Government

World's best male Alpine skier vies for 2nd Pyeongchang gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The world's best male Alpine skier, Marcel Hirscher, will compete for his second gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics.<p>Hirscher starts as the favorite in the giant slalom Sunday at Yongpyong Alpine Center. He's already got a gold medal from his first event, the …

Winter Olympics

10 Simple Strategies to Control Your Anxiety

Any time you’re overcome with stress or anxiety, just follow these steps to stay calm, empower yourself, and regain control.<p>The ability to manage …

Self-help

In Rhode Island, students and parents must let schools spy on them day and night through their laptops

A majority of the Rhode Island school districts with "1-1" programs where each student is issued a laptop have a blanket policy of spying on the …

After The Upcoming Blowup ETF Will Be A Dirty Three-Letter Word

According to FPA Capital $3.5 trillion of cash is being invested mindlessly with no thought given to quality of business or valuation.<p>With all of …

Health Risks From Sitting Still

Sitting might be killing you, even if you get a daily dose of moderate or intense exercise. Research is mounting that hours of sitting is its own …

Diabetes

A Fighter Pilot and a Marine’s Perspective on What Business Can Learn from the Military

“The consequences to messing up in the civilian world can be serious. What hasn’t been serious enough is building a culture that welcomes that sort …

Thought Leadership

Smoked Pulled Pork: Done in Half the Time!

Who doesn’t love tender, juicy, melt-in-your-mouth, smoked pulled pork? But traditional cook times for this BBQ staple can have you up in the wee …

BBQ

How to protect the future web from its founders' own frailty

So, as you might imagine, I'm here to talk to you about dieting advice. If you ever want to go on a diet, the first thing you should really do is …

That FCC plan to protect your privacy? Not everyone's a fan

The feds' proposal has come under fire as some argue broadband providers should not be held to higher standards than other companies in the Internet ecosystem.<p>Critics of the Federal Communications Commission's proposal to regulate Internet privacy argue the agency's new rules will confuse consumers …

Net Neutrality

Norovirus and the anatomy of a scientific discovery

“A virus,” wrote the celebrated immunologist Peter Medawar, “is a piece of bad news wrapped in protein.”<p>The bad news from norovirus, one of the main preoccupations of my research group, is that you will soon be scuttling to the toilet for two days of misery. Its other name – winter vomiting bug – …

Biology

This Is Why Saudi Arabia And Iran Totally Hate Each Other

The two countries severed diplomatic ties this weekend and that is very, very bad.<p>*(The United Arab Emirates downgraded ties but did not sever them and Kuwait recalled its ambassador.)<p>The difference between the two branches is both simple and complicated so we're going to condense it down to saying …

South Asia

Stunning Electric-Blue Molten Streams From Rare Volcano

Electric-blue molten streams run down the side of an Indonesian volcano , periodically bursting into blue flames that shroud the black night in otherworldly colors. This unique volcano, Kawah Ijen on the eastern edge of Java, erupts molten sulfur and presents tourists with a nighttime show.<p>Olivier …

Chemistry

When Maps Lie

Tips from a geographer on how to avoid being fooled.<p>Maps are big these days. Blogs and news sites (including this one) frequently post maps and those maps often go viral—40 maps that explain the world, the favorite TV shows of each U.S. state, and so on. They’re all over Facebook, Twitter, and …

Maps

How a curmudgeonly old reporter exposed the FIFA scandal that toppled Sepp Blatter

The biggest news story of the year was breaking, but the journalist responsible was fast asleep.<p>It was just after dawn on May 27 when Andrew Jennings’s phone began ringing. Swiss police had just launched a startling raid on a luxury hotel in Zurich, arresting seven top FIFA officials and charging …

Corruption

U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided

Jovano Graves' parents begged him not to join the Army right out of high school in 2003, when U.S. troops were fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>But their son refused his parents' pleas to try college. He followed them both into the Army instead.<p><b>------------</b><p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p>This story says that the …

Military

Special Report: The war on big food

Try this simple test. Say the following out loud: Artificial colors and flavors. Pesticides. Preservatives. High-fructose corn syrup. Growth …

Agriculture

BBQ Smoked Scotch Eggs

bbq smoked scotch eggsSmoky BBQ Scotch EggsI love a good Scotch Egg, there’s something sublime about the combination of a crunchy exterior, rich …

BBQ

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

U.S. Computer Scientists Reject Mass Surveillance

An open letter from 50 researchers asks the U.S. government to take certain steps to uphold privacy.<p>Fifty prominent American computer scientists have signed an open letter urging the United States to reject mass surveillance and preserve privacy. At the heart of the letter is a warning against …

Surveillance