Isaac Vaughn

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'None Of This Is Real': Conservative Media React To Mueller Indictments

When conservative commentator and host Rush Limbaugh opened his radio show Monday, indictments had just been made public in Washington, D.C., against President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Manafort and one of his top lieutenants had been taken into custody on charges of money …

Donald Trump

Nintendo’s officially licensed Monopoly Zelda and Mario games drop to $20

Toys R Us has both the Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros. Monopoly board games on sale for <b>$19.99 each</b>. Shipping is free on orders of $29 or more. These games normally fetch around $30, with this discount being $5 below Toys R Us’ normal MSRP. Both games have great reviews at Zelda received 4.5/5 …

Retrogaming

Saudi Arabia grants citizenship to robot Sophia

Saudi Arabia claims to be the first country to have granted citizenship to a robot. But the decision has garnered mockery from social media users as …

How mobile phone addiction is linked to climate change?

Not long ago, only a few people could afford a cell phone. But today, even a kid who can barely talk, knows how to operate it. We are so engrossed in …

Reactions to Trump's statement on violence in Virginia

President Donald Trump blamed "many sides" for violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the wake of a white nationalist demonstration, drawing swift …

Rights & Freedoms

The Politics of Wearing White to a Wedding When There's No Bride

The cardinal rule of wedding etiquette in Western culture is that guests should never wear white. But what happens when you remove the woman from the equation?<p>Jacob Samuels' mother was the first person to ask. She wanted his opinion on a couple of dresses she could wear to his July 23rd wedding to …

How Will FX+ Impact Netflix, Hulu, And Amazon Prime Video?

When you talk about peak TV, it’s next to impossible not to mention FX. From massive successes like <i>The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story</i> …

Kids can learn to code Xbox and PC games at Microsoft stores

There are a ton of initiatives to help kids (and adults) learn to code these days. Google has lessons for teens to code animates scenes starring Wonder Woman, Apple has the kid-friendly Swift Playgrounds and a partnership with Tynker, and even Facebook has a program that suggests learning gadgets …

Glint is a stealthy London fintech startup that promises to turn gold into a ‘new global currency’

Glint, a stealthy London fintech startup that promises a new “global currency,” has raised £3.1 million from a plethora of individual backers in the financial services and asset management space, alongside early-stage investor Bray Capital.<p>They comprise Haruko Fukuda, former CEO of the World Gold …

Viral Marketing

British boss of Lego removed after just eight months because of his age

Lego has removed its British chief executive after just eight months in the top job, saying it has found a younger replacement earlier than expected.<p>The 61-year-old Bali Padda, who became the first non-Dane to lead the plastic brick giant when he started as chief executive in January, has been …

German doctor and nun Ruth Pfau, Pakistan's 'mother of leprosy patients', dies

Ruth Pfau, a German doctor renowned in Pakistan for treating leprosy and tuberculosis patients over half a century has died aged 87. Pfau's …

Why Did Donald Trump Ignore Ivanka? Al Gore says President is Controlled by Carbon Polluters

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore has accused President Donald Trump of ignoring close confidants on combating climate change and instead being …

Sea Princess cruise passengers spend 10 days in blackout for fear of pirates

1,900 passengers aboard a 104 day cruise around the world got an unsettling surprise after they departed from Sydney, Australia toward Dubai.<p>For ten days, the passengers had to endure a mandatory dusk-to-dawn blackout for fear of pirate attacks. “No deck parties, no movies under the stars, no …

Amazon sued by transgender woman, husband for workplace harassment

(Reuters) - A transgender woman and her husband sued Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday, accusing the company of subjecting them to severe harassment and physical threats when they both worked at the retailer's warehouse in Kentucky.<p>A group representing the couple said their case was striking given the …

LGBTQI

These Supplements Slash Your Risk of Dementia in Half

It’s official: A new study proves that just taking the right supplement could slash your risk of ever developing dementia 50 percent or more. Which …

What it takes to recover from drought

Using a combination of satellite imagery, machine learning and land surface supercomputer models, scientists have discovered the factors that …

Climate Change

Jennifer Lawrence Agrees With 'Passengers' Jeers: 'I'm Disappointed I Didn't Spot It'

Many critics said the film should have started with Lawrence’s character waking up on the spaceship<p>“Passengers” was heavily criticized by the press, …

Freezer Prep Veggie Packed Smoothies 4 Ways Recipe by Tasty

Ingredients<p>for 2 smoothies<p>Orange, Mango & Carrot<p>2 oranges, peeled and separated<br>• 1 mango, diced<br>• 2 carrots, shredded<br>• ½ cup (120 g) milk, or nut milk<p>Strawberry, Banana & Cauliflower<p>2 cups (290 g) strawberry<br>• 2 bananas<br>• 1 cup (300 g) cauliflower<br>• ½ cup (120 g) milk, or nut milk<p>Kiwi, Pineapple & Spinach<p>3 kiwis, …

A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt

Exclusive: In his new book, James DiNicolantonio claims salt could make us healthier. But experts have condemned the advice as potentially dangerous<p>Public health experts in the UK have spoken out against a new book that claims many of us should be eating more salt, not less – claiming the advice …

High Blood Pressure

Are bodysuits mounting a major comeback?

Thanks to shows like <i>Glow,</i> featuring ’80s fitness fashion, not to mention the general, “Let’s get physical” vibe influencing boutique exercise studios …

Men Have Always Used 'Science' to Explain Why They're Better Than Women

On Saturday, Gizmodo published a 10-page-long screed written by Google software engineer James Damore blasting the company’s diversity policies. In …

An extra dose of this longevity hormone helped make mice smarter

Protein associated with longer life helps turn Pinky into the Brain.<p>Klotho, in ancient Greek mythology, is one of the Fates controlling the span of human destiny tasked as she was with cutting the string that determined the length of a person’s life. Klotho is also a naturally occurring hormone in …

Neuroscience

Draft government report finds Americans are experiencing climate change right now

Average US temperatures have risen dramatically and fast, with recent decades the warmest of the past 1,500 years, according to a draft federal government report cited by The New York Times on Tuesday.<p>"Americans are feeling the effects of climate change right now," said the report by 13 federal …

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: How to get the best view if you’re not in the path of totality

On Aug. 21, swaths of the United States will be enveloped in a stunning midday darkness when the moon moves in front of the sun during the Great …

The most spectacular meteor shower of the year peaks this weekend — here's how to watch

Right now, Earth is plowing through a cloud of tiny bits of comet dust, turning the rice-grain-size debris into what many call shooting stars.<p>Known as the Perseid meteor shower, this recurring astronomical event is easily the most watched — and beautiful— shower every year.<p>The Perseids in 2017 is …

Astronomy

Lady Gaga dodging court appearances in Dr. Luke case

What’s Lady Gaga got to hide?<p>The “Poker Face” singer has been ducking deposition demands by producer Dr. Luke in his defamation case against singer Kesha, according to court papers.<p>Kesha, who accused Luke of sexually assaulting her, dished about the incident to Gaga via text messages in 2013, …

Six Million People in China Just Went 100% Renewable for a Week

It's the first major test of renewable energy on the grid in China.<p>The Qinghai province in China just used entirely renewable energy for seven days …

23 TV shows everyone should watch in their lifetime

We're currently in the middle of what a lot of critics call the "Golden Age" of television. The ubiquity of screens and rise of platforms like Netflix have led to more television content than ever, and more competition for them to have the best shows.<p>The best shows are the ones that take advantage …

Why People Believe Low-Frequency Sound Is Dangerous

Anxiety over “wind-turbine syndrome” stems from a decades-old misunderstanding of inaudible noise.<p>In his 1973 book <i>Supernature</i>, the scientist and adventurer Lyall Watson tells the story of a six-foot-long whistle. Part of an experiment in the 1960s, the enormous device was designed to explore the …

Wind Power

Scientists Have Recorded the Sound of Two Black Holes Colliding, and You Can Hear It Too

Something happened 3 billion years ago that changed the makeup of our prodigious universe forever. Two enormous black holes collided, resulting in an …

Black Holes