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5 Topics for Democratic Debate #9

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will meet in Brooklyn Thursday night, five days before New York’s crucial primary. The CNN-hosted event comes as the candidates have upped their rhetoric on the campaign trail. Clinton has criticized Sanders’ stances on …

Bernie Sanders

North Korea sentences former Virginia man to 10 years of hard labor

TOKYO — North Korea has sentenced a former Virginia man to 10 years in prison with hard labor for subversion, its official news agency said Friday, in the latest case involving an American being detained by Kim Jong Un’s regime.<p>Kim Dong-chul, 62, who was born in South Korea but became a U.S. …

Asia

Igloo Trailmate Cooler

No one likes lugging a full cooler to and from the beach or woods. With the Igloo Trailmate Cooler, all you need to do is pull. This trail-ready kit …

Vintage Hotel Luggage Labels

{ Photo from Bukowskis }<p>While there are lots of things about modern-day travel that I appreciate—like in-flight movies and wi-fi—there’s one bygone …

vintage everyday: Beautiful Vintage Camera Adverts

Because today’s high-tech and fast-paced world has made it easier to find and learn about cameras, we don’t usually find elaborate printed camera ads …

Lauren Bacall Starred Alongside Groundbreaking Tech In This 1953 Film

The great Lauren Bacall passed away yesterday, one of the last surviving stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood (some perspective: now all the actors …

Lauren Bacall

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9 Stunning Classic Cars and Trucks for Sale Right Now

From American muscle to obscure European offerings.<p>From American muscle to obscure European offerings, here are some of the most unique and interesting collector cars that are available for sale right now.

7 amazing iPad apps to make your photos pop

When you’re looking to create special, one-of-a-kind photo on your iPad, you might be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of choices out there. We’ve taken some time to find the best apps for photo editing on the iPad and create some step-by-step how-tos to ensure you get the best results.<p>Whether …

Software

Bobby Knight: Like Truman, Trump would have 'guts to drop the bomb'

According to Bobby Knight, Harry Truman was one of the three greatest presidents because he had the "guts to drop the bomb in 1944" on Japan.<p>Donald Trump, he said, could join that list as one of the four greatest presidents because he "would do the same thing."<p>The only historical problem with …

Donald Trump

Iranian view of Donald Trump: familiar but no atomic challenger

Donald Trump is viewed with much amusement in Iran – his rhetoric and inflammatory statements remind many of their former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.<p>Seda, a reformist weekly publication, recently published a special report examining “the phenomenon of Trump and his similarities with …

Donald Trump

Ride Review: Harley-Davidson Softail Slim S

The name Harley-Davidson is, in some quarters at least, practically synonymous with motorcycling. It’s been around since 1903 when William S. Harley …

7 Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Motivate Millennials

You Don't Have to Reinvent the Wheel on Good Management<p>It wasn't long ago that the basketball world was resigned to the idea that Stephen Curry would never be any more than a talented shooter whose weaknesses (his small size and oddly-turning ankles) would define him. And yet here we are in 2016, …

Self-improvement

The secret language of hotel staff

Kate Schneidernews.com.au@SchneiderK<p><b>IF YOU’VE ever wondered if hotel staff are gossiping about you behind your back, well you could be right.</b><p>But even …

Three Things Good Leaders Do in Bad Times

Generating optimism is part of the CEO’s job description.<p>Is your organization depressed yet? The people whom business leaders lead are absorbing an onslaught of downbeat messages, and that’s a problem.<p>Consider: The latest earnings reports are revealing the steepest drops since the recession. Many …

Finance

Donald Trump 'would drop the atom bomb' says supporter

Donald Trump would "have the guts" to drop an atom bomb according to a former coach of the Indiana Hoosiers basketball team who was endorsing him for president.<p>Bobby Knight compared Mr Trump to Harry Truman, who authorised the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945 during World War Two.

Donald Trump

This Fiberglass Airstream Camping Trailer Can Be Towed By Your Car

Famed favorite of iconic aluminum trailers, Airstream, recently acquired Nest Caravans from Bend, Oregon, the makers of this molded fiberglass camper …

Airstream

Gold Standard: Rawhide’s CB750 is 24-Carat Perfection

As ostentatious as it is, nothing impresses like gold—whether it’s the 24-carat kind, or the foil covering your favorite block of chocolate. And making an impression is precisely what Brandon Wurtz wanted to do with his first professional build.<p>After a six-year career honing his skills in high-end …

Gold Standard

Want to Be Truly Wealthy? Science Says to Do This

What's the one thing that sets apart the overwhelmingly wealthy from the rest of the world--other than money, of course?<p>What's the one thing that sets apart the overwhelmingly wealthy from the rest of the world--other than money, of course? They read--and they read a lot.<p>Business tycoon and famed …

Science

Why GQ's condescending Melania Trump profile goes too far

It only takes until the second paragraph of GQ’s profile of Melania Trump for the condescending tone to break through.<p>The Donald’s wife, at their wedding, wore “a $100,000 Dior dress that laborers’ hands had toiled upon for a legendary 550 hours, affixing 1,500 crystals.”<p>Message: She’s a wealthy …

Donald Trump

HitFilm 4 Express: a free editing and 3D compositing app by Rich Young

FXHOME released its free all-in-one video editing and visual effects software HitFilm 4 Express, a product based on Hitfilm Pro 4. Aimed mainly at …

A Suit Against Star Trek Fans Will Decide Who Owns the Klingon Language

The problem is, people love Star Trek. People loved the utopian-minded original series so much they resurrected it after it was canceled, rewatching it in syndication, gathering at conventions, and eventually inspiring the movies, spin-offs, and novels that turned the show into a universe. These …

Star Trek

How to manage background activity on your iPad

When you’re looking to find ways to extend the battery life of your iPad, one of the easiest ways to chip away at battery drain is to examine background activity–process that are going on behind the scenes and aren’t forward facing. By managing the background activity you will be better prepared to …

iPad Apps

New research confirms thriving microbiome is linked to a healthier body

The human microbiome is one of the most mysterious subjects in modern medicine, but two studies published today in <i>Science</i> are helping to change that. By drawing on the gut bacteria of nearly 4,000 subjects across Belgium and the Netherlands, scientists found new evidence that a person's diet and …

Health

Oklahoma Court Rules It's Not Rape If the Victim Is Intoxicated?

Claim: An Oklahoma court ruled that forced sexual contact cannot be considered rape if the victim is intoxicated or unconscious.<p>Mostly False<p>WHAT'S …

Crime

Citizen Kane at 75: Read TIME’s Original Review

'So sharply does Citizen Kane veer from cinema cliche, it hardly seems like a movie'<p>On the night of May 1, 1941—exactly 75 years ago this weekend—the movie now hailed as one of the best ever premiered in New York City. That first showing was followed by premieres in Chicago and Los Angeles, along …

Citizen Kane

Why Does Gravity Move At The Speed Of Light?

If you looked out at the Sun across the 93 million miles of space that separate our world from our nearest star, the light you’re seeing isn’t from the Sun as it is right now, but rather as it was some 8 minutes and 20 seconds ago. This is because as fast as light is — moving at the speed of light …

Astronomy

Indianapolis Star's editorial board slams Trump

Donald Trump would be “a danger to the United States and to the world” if elected president, according to Indiana’s largest newspaper, <i>The Indianapolis Star</i><i>.</i><p>In an editorial published on Thursday, the newspaper widely condemned the Republican front-runner’s “simplistic proposals,” arguing he is unfit …

Donald Trump