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Okay, Now I Actually Do Want To Take Your Guns

Young people of America are now expecting to witness gun violence in their schools. It doesn't have to be that way.<p>Hey there, NRA:<p>Listen, I know the moments after a gunman opens fire in a school are hectic for you. You have to get your talking points together, you have to mentally prepare to debate …

A 36-Year-Old Accountant Stepped in as an NHL Emergency Backup Goalie

And the father-of-two absolutely killed it.<p>It’s the sort of thing we’ve all dreamt of as our heads loll at our desks during hour six of a soul-killing nine-to-five, but for Illinois’ Scott Foster, the fantasy became real. The 36-year-old accountant, dad of two, and rec league hockey player was …

Cutting ‘Old Heads’ at IBM

For nearly a half century, IBM came as close as any company to bearing the torch for the American Dream.As the world’s dominant technology firm, …

Millions of Students Are Quietly Being Taught the Koch Brothers’ Whitewashed Version of Black History

Cash-strapped social studies teachers across America have discovered an exciting new resource that provides lesson plans, study materials and even …

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

Bitcoin

33 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Photos Could Do

Google’s photo-organizing service offers plenty of powerful possibilities beyond its widely known basics. Ready to take your image library to the next level?<p>With its seamless cloud storage, platform-agnostic syncing, and simple options for sharing, Google Photos has shown that managing even a …

The Top Seven Startups For Souped-Up Senior Care

“Thousands of startups are working on a wide range of opportunities in aging,” said Katy Fike at the Aging 2.0 conference in San Francisco this November. But with that opportunity comes confusion. “There’s been a significant increase in the [startup] space, but it has also led to an increase in the …

Virtual Reality

10 Signs You're Unknowingly Pushing Yourself Into A Dead-End Career

It’s the time of year to reflect on the past twelve months. It’s the time we start thinking about changes we’ll make next year—the goals we want to accomplish. And, we also start thinking about where we want to end up in the long-term future. “Will I accomplish the things I intend to in my career? …

Employment

How To Rent Out Your Vacation Home And Not Get Slammed By The IRS

<i>Vacation homes are fun to have – a nice get-away from the hurly-burly of life. But lots of folks don’t need them year-round, and earn some side income renting out the place. What will the tax man want to know about that extra cash? Here’s how you can get on his right side, courtesy of Bruce Bell,</i> …

Chronicler of Islamic State 'killing machine' goes public

The historian carried secrets too heavy for one man to bear.<p>He packed his bag with his most treasured possessions before going to bed: the 1 terabyte hard drive with his evidence against the Islamic State group, an orange notebook half-filled with notes on Ottoman history, and, a keepsake, the …

Mosul

The Surprising Revolt at the Most Liberal College in the Country

Activists are disrupting lectures to protest "white supremacy," but many students are taking steps to stop them.<p>At Reed College, a small liberal-arts school in Portland, Oregon, a 39-year-old <i>Saturday Night Live</i> skit recently caused an uproar over cultural appropriation. In the classic Steve Martin …

Higher Education

The time when America stopped being great

<b>A year ago Donald Trump produced the biggest political upset in modern-day America, but were there historical clues that pointed to his unexpected victory?</b><p>Flying into Los Angeles, a descent that takes you from the desert, over the mountains, to the outer suburbs dotted with swimming pools shaped …

Los Angeles

11 Trips You Need to Take as Soon as You Retire

You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning.<p>No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end …

Travel

Teaching Sept. 11 To Students Who Were Born After The Attacks

"Never forget" became a national rallying cry after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.<p>Yet America's schools — where collective memory is shaped — are now full of students who never knew because they weren't alive then. Many teachers now struggle with whether and how to teach the attacks and their …

Half of new-build retirement homes sell at a loss

<b>Around half of new build retirement homes sold during a 10-year period were later re-sold at a loss, according to exclusive research for the BBC.</b><p>The research by the Elderly Accommodation Counsel charity found falls in value could be more than 50%.<p>It looked at thousands of Land Registry records for …

Housing

The Non-Religious States of America

New survey data indicates that religiously unaffiliated people in the U.S. are diverse—and in many places, they make up a greater share of the population than any faith group.<p>There was a time, not too long ago, when the vast majority of Americans identified as Christians, at least nominally. In …

Religion

The 10 New TV Shows You'll Be Obsessed With This Fall

New comedies, dark prestige dramas, and an epic Ken Burns docu-series await.<p>Summer is ending, and with it comes the conclusion of our obsessive chronicling of every incestuous hookup on <i>Game of Thrones</i> and the preposterous Roadhouse booking on <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i>. But don't leave the couch just …

How Kids’ Sports Became a $15 Billion Industry

Joey Erace knocks pitch after pitch into the netting of his $15,000 backyard batting cage, the pings from his metal bat filling the air in the south …

How Therapy Can Cure Overeating

Many struggling dieters actually suffer from binge eating disorder, and could manage their condition—and lose weight—with the help of a psychologist.<p>Melissa Rivera always turned off the cameras before she binged. Newly married to a husband who traveled frequently, the 23-year-old med student, who …

The Republican Party Is Enabling an Increasingly Dangerous Demagogue

With every passing day, the stain and responsibility for Trump’s actions stick more lastingly to the Republican establishment.<p>Last night I was in circumstances where I could hear only a few excerpts from Donald Trump’s inflammatory speech in Phoenix. The parts I heard were remarkable enough.<p>They …

Donald Trump

Take the Statues Down

A multi-ethnic democracy requires grappling honestly with the past—and recognizing the symbols of the Confederacy for what they are.<p>On Saturday in Charlottesville, a rally in defense of a statue of Robert E. Lee turned into a reenactment of the cause he led—white supremacists marching behind the …

Rights & Freedoms

Jeff Flake Has Taken On Trump And The GOP, But Will It Matter?

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake wrote his new book <i>Conscience of a Conservative: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle</i> in secret, not even telling his closest political advisers about his plans until it was ready. And given the political test he'll face over the coming year, it isn't …

Republicans

India's Silicon Valley is dying of thirst and a growing 'water mafia' is calling the shots

On the outskirts of Bangalore one morning in the summer of 2016, a sullen young man named Manjunath stood high atop a cocoa-coloured 7,000-litre …

Fall TV Preview: Your Complete Guide to the Season's Premieres

Find out when your favorite shows return—plus, every new series.<p>The season of crammed DVRs and binge-watching is upon us again.<p>Not surprisingly, the fall TV lineups reveal plenty of new pedigree programming. Shows like David Simon and George Pelecanos' HBO drama <i>The Deuce</i> and Jane Campion's …

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

High School

The Mystery of L.A. Billboard Diva Angelyne's Real Identity Is Finally Solved

Way before Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian, the enigmatic blonde bombshell was famous for being famous, perpetually driving the streets of Hollywood …

Red Cross

Are Product Managers the New Software Engineers?

Software engineers have long been the vaunted kings of Silicon Valley, but a new power nexus is rapidly emerging: Product management. Now the highest …

Product Management