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What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn

Drew was 8 years old when he was flipping through TV channels at home and landed on “Girls Gone Wild.” A few years later, he came across HBO’s late-night soft-core pornography. Then in ninth grade, he found online porn sites on his phone. The videos were good for getting off, he said, but also …

Indiana University

Making a Crypto Utopia in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, P.R. — They call what they are building Puertopia. But then someone told them, apparently in all seriousness, that it translates to “eternal boy playground” in Latin. So they are changing the name: They will call it Sol.<p>Dozens of entrepreneurs, made newly wealthy by blockchain and …

Here's how leaders around the world are reacting to Fidel Castro's death

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro died Friday night at the age of 90.<p>Castro was a monumental and controversial figure in 20th century politics. He seized power from Cuban dictator Fulgencia Batista in 1959 and ruled over Cuba — first as prime minister, and then as president for decades.<p>Here's how …

Cuba

iPhone X review: face the future

Works in progress can still be great<p>After months of hype, endless speculation, and a wave of last-minute rumors about production delays, the iPhone X is finally here. Apple says it’s a complete reimagining of what the iPhone should be, 10 years after the original revolutionized the world. That …

Do New DNA Discoveries Really Disprove the Bible?

Opinion<p>Posted: Jul 31, 2017 11:15 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>There was a …

Muslims revere Jesus too, but this Turkish author sees the Islamic Jesus in a new light

Newcomers to the Quran might be surprised to find that the Prophet Muhammad is only mentioned a handful of times in the Muslim holy book.<p>The prophet whose name is mentioned most? That would be Moses — indeed, the very same Moses from the Book of Exodus.<p>Jesus, the son of Mary, is mentioned numerous …

Jerusalem: Metal detectors at holy site 'could be removed'

<b>Israel is willing to consider alternatives to controversial metal detectors it installed at a holy site in Jerusalem, a senior official says.</b><p>Major General Yoav Mordechai called on the Muslim world to put forward other suggestions.<p>Israel installed the detectors after two Israeli policemen were …

Israel

‘I was buried alive’: Diver survives 60 hours trapped in an underwater cave

By Marissa Payne<p>, Reporter<p>The lowest moment for scuba diver Xisco Gracia came when he made sure he had his knife on him. If he was going to die trapped in an underwater cave, he wanted it to be quick.<p>“I wanted to have it as a last resort,” he told the BBC this week of his April ordeal.<p>Gracia was …

Carbon Dioxide

Congress will let internet providers sell your data—so rebels devised a way to fool corporations

Last week, the US Congress voted to overturn rules that would have prevented Internet service providers from selling customers’ data without permission. Though the rules had not yet gone into effect, the vote drew considerable attention to the question of how people can better protect their online …

Net Neutrality

150+ Educational Websites For Lifelong Learners

This list keeps being updated with more online educational resources:<p>Take a look at EVERLEARNERS.COM<p>If you are anything like me, you have discovered …

Learning

S.N.L.: Why Alec Baldwin’s Latest Trump Impression Was His Most Diabolical Yet

The frequent S.N.L. host may have driven the president over the edge this time.<p>When veteran host and <b>Donald Trump</b> impersonator-in-chief <b>Alec Baldwin</b> took the Studio 8h stage Saturday night, <i>S.N.L.</i> fans were eager to see what he’d do with, potentially, a full 90 minutes to bedevil our reactionary, …

11 new trailers you should watch this week

11 new trailers to watch this weekend<p>I love movies that take place in pretty much a single location. There's something really wonderful about watching a director make use of a limited space and budget and creating a compelling world out of something far more limited than what you see in a typical …

Does Having More Black Officers Reduce Police Violence?

The unrest in Ferguson, Mo., following the death of Michael Brown in summer 2015 drew renewed scrutiny to police violence and revealed just how little the public knew about its pervasiveness. At first, there were widespread calls to address what officers <i>looked</i> like since Brown was African-American …

Law Enforcement

Chris Kyle's Iraqi Interpreter Defends Trump's Travel Ban

The Iraqi man who worked as "American Sniper" Chris Kyle's interpreter during the Iraq War says he agrees with President Donald Trump's travel ban, and he has some strong words for the protesters who are resisting the executive order.<p>On "The First 100 Days" tonight, Martha MacCallum was joined by …

Major Companies Speak Out Against Trump's Exec. Order on Immigration

A number of high-profile companies have openly expressed their opposition to President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.<p>This past weekend, the top executives from these companies released statements, posted tweets and announced donations to the American Civil Liberties Union as forms …

Fall in Love with Gorgeous Sundance Favorite Call Me by Your Name

Lust is in the air in this first look at the dreamy film, starring Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer.<p><i>Call Me by Your Name</i> isn’t just the steamy, sad story of a slightly illicit gay romance. It’s also a witty, observant depiction of the social rhythms of life.<p>You’ll see that in this exclusive clip …

False Teachers and Deadly Doctrines

For the past few years, lists of Christian bestsellers have been topped by a book claiming fresh revelation from Jesus Christ. Before that, they were …

Theology

Trump’s Next Move on Immigration to Hit Closer to Home for Tech

President Donald Trump’s clash with Silicon Valley over immigration is about to become even more contentious.<p>After the new president banned refugees …

US border agents checking Facebook profiles, lawyer says

Should what's on your Facebook page be a factor in determining whether you're allowed to re-enter the United States? That's a question to ponder in the wake of President Donald Trump's ban on immigration that began on Friday.<p>Border patrol agents are checking the Facebook accounts of people who are …

Google creates $4 million crisis fund to fight Trump's immigration ban

Google is joining other technology companies in supporting its employees and other people alike affected with Trump administration’s move to restrict …

After considering reversal, Trump says he will keep federal LGBTQ protections intact

That said, the administration could still add provisions that hinder the rule to bar discrimination.<p><i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Calling Peter Thiel.<p>Well, maybe not, as it turns out, since the influence of the Silicon Valley investor — a “proud” gay man — on the Trump administration seems almost nil …

Googlers just walked out of work in protest of Trump's immigration ban

Google employees from eight campuses today staged a work stoppage and walked out in protest of President Trump’s immigration ban. Google, and tech companies in general, stand to be among the most affected should Trump’s seven country immigration ban — and the hazy status on existing visa holders — …

Immigration

Boy Scouts to allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll

The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that it will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in its boys-only programs.<p>The organization announced it had made the decision to begin basing enrollment in its boys-only programs on the gender a child or parent lists on the …

LGBTQI

A commuter's dream: Entrepreneurs race to develop flying car

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even before George Jetson entranced kids with his cartoon flying car, people dreamed of soaring above traffic congestion. Inventors …

Flying Car