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Horrigan: Adolf, Donald and the Art of the Big Lie

Ever since Donald Trump announced his campaign for the presidency, there’s been a lot of talk about the “big lie” technique — the more outrageous and …

Donald Trump

Jeff Sessions Has Got The Bible All Wrong

The U.S. government has historically used the bible as a weapon, citing it as a means to dehumanize others or to justify atrocities committed in the name of God, country and morality. The current Trump administration is guilty of some of the most egregious violations of human rights in recent …

Immigration

Amy Poehler Is as Displeased With 2018 as You Are, Judging by These Interview Answers

Listen, 2018 has maybe not been the best year on the books—and as long as the news cycle continues, comedy queen Amy Poehler is letting the world know she doesn't have time for light Q&As. The <i>Parks and Recreation</i> creator was recently named one of the most powerful people in comedy by <i>The Hollywood</i> …

Comedy

Where the Anti-Vaxxers Are

A new study has identified the hotspots of philosophical and religious vaccine exemptions: the paperwork that (in some states) you can fill out in …

Public Health

We’ve Been Here Before: A Psychologist Calls Out the Horrifying Familiarity of America’s Treatment of Migrant Children

Amid a deluge of recent reports on the terrors migrants are facing at the U.S. border, including stories of families ripped apart and planned “tent …

Immigration

Wave Of 'Red Flag' Gun Laws Shows Power Of The Parkland Effect

The number of states that allow courts to disarm people showing warning signs of violence has doubled since the February massacre.<p>In the four months since a mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school, the number of states with so-called red flag laws has doubled, expanding the ability of …

Guns

22 Netflix Tips to Boost Your Binge-Watching

Here's how to make the most of your streaming experience.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying …

Apps

Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border

Lawyers, translators, donations, protest.<p>If you’re horrified by news of families being separated at the borders, here’s a bit of news you can …

Immigration

Sean Anderson lost 300 pounds by shifting from a diet mentality to a recovery mentality

<b>Name:</b> Sean Anderson<p><b>Age:</b> 46<p><b>Residence:</b> Ponca City, OK<p><b>Job:</b> Radio personality<p><b>Marital status:</b> Divorced, father of two adult daughters and grandfather of 4<p><b>Peak weight:</b> 505 pounds<p><b>Current weight:</b> 205 pounds<p>Sean Anderson remembers the day he decided he had to do something about his weight. He was 36 years …

Fitness

Trump's Unhinged Fox News Interview on the White House Lawn Was Frightening

Donald Trump has exhibited authoritarian impulses since the early days of his campaign. But the president's recent meeting with Kim Jong-un seems to …

Donald Trump

What Causes Insomnia?

(YouTube link)<p>If you're stressing out about something specific, you know what's causing you to lose sleep. When you don't know what's causing it, the …

Sleep

Want To End Sexual Harassment? Landmark Study Finds Ousting 'Bad Men' Isn't Enough

The most potent predictor of sexual misconduct goes beyond individual perpetrators.<p>When sexual harassment happens, it’s easy ― and not wrong ― to blame individual perpetrators, i.e., the “bad men.” And over the past couple of years, lots of men have been fired, demoted, arrested and publicly shamed …

Sexual Harassment

Game board and mug mat

This handy little project doubles as a game board, complete with button checkers in their own pocket, or a mug mat! Staci from Crafty Staci has a …

Crafting

I am raising my daughter to speak three languages. A stranger demanded I 'speak English' to her.

I felt her staring at me on the playground as I called out to my daughter.<p>She must be someone’s grandmother, I thought. She must be curious, as people often are.<p>Then she took one step toward me — pink fingernails, dark blond hair — and opened her mouth, e-nun-ci-a-ting each word.<p>“Speak English,” …

Language

Someone did the maths on Trump’s Korean War claim and it’s a thing of beauty

Here’s Donald Trump flying home on Air Force One after meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un in Singapore.People picked up on what he had to say …

Korean War

How To Discredit A Government In Eight Words

"It is very biblical to enforce the law."<p>In 2013, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) became a celebrity in Egypt. Gohmert, a hardline conservative, had been issuing wild conspiracy theories from the House floor for years.<p>He had claimed that terrorists were sending pregnant women to the United States to …

Donald Trump

Amy Poehler Got Dead Serious During A Recent Comedy Q&A

“Who cares? The whole world is on fire.”<p>The Hollywood Reporter published its “Most Powerful People In Comedy” list this week, doing lighthearted Q&A’s with some of the funniest actors, writers and comedians out there.<p>While most had witty responses when asked to name things like their “dream product …

Comedy

Spare me the calls for civility – President Trump deserves our rage

Can we stop pretending that the right cares about civility? Whether it’s the faux outrage over the television host Samantha Bee calling Ivanka Trump a “cunt” or the yammering over Robert DeNiro’s “fuck Trump” battle cry at the Tony awards, I’m tired of those on the right feigning shock. After all, …

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Trump Calls Female Reporter 'So Obnoxious,' Tells Her To Be Quiet

CBS' Weijia Jiang asked the president to explain why he thinks North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat.<p>Are you looking for more substance to President Donald Trump’s vague claim that North Korea “is no longer a nuclear threat”?<p>So was CBS News correspondent Weijia Jiang as she jostled with …

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Donald Trump Kept A Voucher For One Of His Many Alleged Misdeeds

Happy birthday, Mr. President!<p>Prosecutors looking to nail President Donald Trump over the alleged misuse of his supposedly charitable foundation won’t have to look too hard for evidence. Trump has provided it.<p>On Thursday ― the president’s birthday ― the New York state attorney general sued Trump …

Donald Trump

Watch Kim Jong-un's stunned reaction to Trump's fat joke

Most people wouldn't use an international nuclear weapons summit to try out their latest comedy material.<p>Most people aren't President Trump.<p>At …

Kim Jong-un

Thousands of Women Take to the Streets as South Korea Confronts Spycam Porn

On Saturday, about 22,000 women reportedly rallied in Seoul, South Korea to protest spycam porn, known as “molka.” The demonstration, which AFP …

South Korea

Trump is a bully who thought Canada was weak. He was wrong about us

It was, by all accounts, a tense conversation over trade and the economy. The US president called the Canadian prime minister an “asshole”. When the prime minister learned of it, he responded: “I’ve been called worse things by better people.”<p>The insult was uttered in the Oval Office in December of …

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Stephen Colbert Cut a Star Wars Trailer to Dunk on Kelly Marie Tran's Harassers

The idea that Kelly Marie Tran, the charming actress who played Rose Tico in <i>The Last Jedi</i>, would get such hate for her role that she would possibly …

Stephen Colbert

I Don't Need to 'Understand' Anyone Who Still Supports This President*

What his administration* is doing to these migrant children is a national disgrace.<p>T<i>he New York Times</i> had a story on Friday that should’ve brought shame and derision upon anyone who voted for the racist monster in the White House, and upon the racist monster that the other racist monster installed …

Immigration

One Magnificent Photo Sums Up Donald Trump's G-7 Visit

This picture says a thousand words.<p>Perhaps no other photo is in more need of a thorough caption than the one released Saturday by the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel from the Group of Seven’s annual meeting in Quebec.<p>Tense and confrontational, it appears to sum up President Donald Trump’s …

Donald Trump

What To Watch On Amazon Prime That’s New This Week

Check out Billy Bob Thornton's show.<p>Streamline recommends the second season debut of “Goliath” as the thing you should watch on Amazon Prime this week. Amazon adds the show on June 15. All eight episodes will debut at the same time.<p>The show had a bit of an extended hiatus. The first season debuted …

Shopping

Ranking Every Pixar Short

It’s crazy to think about how computer animation looked pre-Pixar compared to after the company got running. Originally incorporated as a subunit of …

Animation

7 Brilliant Life Hacks You Can Only Learn In Therapy

Everyone loves a good life hack — especially when it seems like something you can only learn in therapy — because therapists have a way of helping …

Self-help

Trump Gets Torched For Reportedly Claiming Canada Burned The White House In 1814

Canada wasn't a nation at the time.<p>President Donald Trump is getting scorched on Twitter after he reportedly accused Canada of setting fire to the White House during the War of 1812.<p>During a phone conversation on May 25, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked Trump how tariffs against his …

Donald Trump