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What if Trump is actually a master of empathy? | Richard Friedman

There is nothing necessarily nice about empathy. What Trump doesn’t have is sympathy – he doesn’t really feel badly for other people<p>Many Americans see President Trump’s preoccupation with the protesting NFL athletes – and his near silence on the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico – as …

How Every NFL Team’s Fans Lean Politically

The showdown between President Trump and the NFL over some players’ decision to kneel during the national anthem to protest racial injustice has …

Whoever this girl is, remind us to never get on her bad side

The never-ending quest to go viral is more apparent than ever on fall Saturdays, when college campuses go from institutions of higher education to complete shitshows, for lack of a better term. Football just has a way of bringing people together, if you will.<p>It's difficult to sift through all the …

University of Maryland

Tesla's new Solar Roof is actually cheaper than a normal roof

Good news for those who have been eyeing Tesla’s new Solar Roof – the company just announced pricing for its photovoltaic tiles, and they come in at …

Nuclear plant shutdowns a crisis for small towns across the USA

VERNON, Vermont - Head south out of Brattleboro down Route 142, a two-lane country road bordered by rolling green fields, and you'll spy a “Cattle …

Nuclear Energy

Perry wants to 'make nuclear energy cool again'

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday that one of his agency's goals is to push nuclear energy.<p>"One of the things we want to do at [the Department …

Welcome to The Symbiotic Economy

— WELCOME TO THE —<p>SYMBIOTIC ECONOMY<p>Larissa exchanged <b>Yoga Lessons</b> for <b>Logo Design</b> with John<p>Simbi is a marketplace for exchanging skills and services—no …

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Larry Hochreiter: Testing & Methods Pioneer

SAM-N – In my last three articles highlighting the major thermal-hydraulic test programs sponsored by Babcock & Wilcox, General Electric, and …

"Please Read This Before You Post Another RIP On Social Media."

There is nothing more painful than the death of a loved one. Aside from sadness that comes with the loss, there’s also the task managing that comes …

Social Media

Could Time-Blocking Replace Your To-Do List?

This is how to schedule your workday to get the most done.<p>A few years ago, my to-do list was an endless source of frustration. At the end of every day, it seemed like it had more items on it than when I started. I never seemed to get it all done.<p>So, in an effort to understand what was going on, I …

Time Management

Search Openings

Emirates ups the ante with Triple Decker [updated at Midday]

Recently, Tim Clark, the CEO of Emirates hinted at changes to the Emirates fleet (as well as his own position).The airline runs a fleet that is made …

The Dangerous Precedent Set by Judicial Attacks on Trump's Travel Ban

Judge Derrick Watson’s imaginative reasoning asserts a new power to disregard formal law if the president’s words create a basis for mistrusting his motives.<p>Let’s start with the law.<p>The president of the United States has power to bar “any class of aliens” both as immigrants and as nonimmigrants and …

Donald Trump

Jeff Bezos wants Blue Origin to be the Amazon of the Moon

Not one to be left out, Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos is also making plans to go to the Moon, just like fellow space magnate Elon Musk . Bezos’ plan, uncovered by <i>The Washington Post</i> via a draft proposal presented to NASA and Trump’s administration, outlines Blue Origin’s plan to create …

Robert Mercer: the big data billionaire waging war on mainstream media

With links to Donald Trump, Steve Bannon and Nigel Farage, the rightwing US computer scientist is at the heart of a multimillion-dollar propaganda network<p>Just over a week ago, Donald Trump gathered members of the world’s press before him and told them they were liars. “The press, honestly, is out …

Donald Trump

Big Ten Basketball Is in a No Good, Very Bad Place

I’ll get to my thesis soon enough, but first a couple of disclaimers:<p>1. There are maybe five things in my life that I love more than Big Ten …

College Sports

Candice Wiggins: I was bullied in WNBA for being straight

<b>Former US basketball star Candice Wiggins says she was bullied during her career for being heterosexual.</b><p>Wiggins, 30, told the San Diego Union-Tribune that the culture in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) was "very, very harmful".<p>The four-time All-American guard blamed the "toxic" …

Trump is no fascist. He is a champion for the forgotten millions | John Daniel Davidson

Obama promised solutions but let the people down. Is it any surprise that they voted for real change?<p>Amid the ongoing protests against President Trump, calls for “resistance” among Democratic politicians and activists, and the overheated rhetoric casting Trump and his supporters as fascists and …

Donald Trump

This Super Bowl ad for Mexican avocados has nothing to do with Trump

As Donald Trump's suggested Mexican import tax thrusts avocados into the center of a fiery political debate, the very first commercial to air during …

Donald Trump

Kangaroo Island

Southern Ocean Lodge is Australia’s first true luxury lodge, offering a unique and exclusive travel experience on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. …

Black+Decker's New Robovac Compresses Dirt Into Garbage Discs That Are Easy to Throw Away

Robots have been cleaning our floors ever since the first Roomba arrived 14 years ago, but it’s not a completely hands-off chore yet. You still have …

Cleaning

A Popular Lava Viewing Area Just Collapsed Into the Ocean

“Lava viewing area” sounds like a feature of your favorite <i>Super Mario</i> game, but it’s also a real thing in Hawaii, where you can watch the Kilauea …

National Parks

How one family thrives in the Arctic with a cob house inside a solar geodesic dome

Life inside the Arctic Circle is by no means easy, unless you’re a Hjertefølger. We first heard about Benjamin and Ingrid Hjertefølger four years ago …

Arctic Circle

Republicans plan to overhaul the tax system. Here's what they're thinking so far

Congressional Republicans are planning a massive overhaul of the nation's tax system, a heavy political lift that could ultimately affect families at every income level and businesses of every size.<p>Their goal is to simplify a complicated tax code that rewards wealthy people with smart accountants, …

Automile raises $7.5 million for fleet vehicle management software

Automile, a fleet logistics and management startup, has closed a $7.5 million Series A round led by SaaStr with participation from Salesforce Ventures, Niklas Zennstrom, Dawn Capital and Point Nine Capital.<p>Automile provides customers with a box to install under the vehicle’s dashboard to track …

Software

Holiday Flight Canceled After Jabroni Names Wi-Fi Network 'Galaxy Note 7'

This week, one Virgin America flight was delayed and another was reportedly canceled after crew members discovered a wi-fi hotspot named “Samsung …

Galaxy Note

Who said what inside the Trump tech meeting: Immigration, paid maternity leave and becoming the ‘software president’

It’s almost like Recode was in the air duct at Trump Tower.<p>The leaders of tech were closemouthed about their meeting with President-elect Donald Trump yesterday in New York, saying little about it — before and after, in public and online. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos called the confab “very productive” — …

Donald Trump

This site sells some of the most useful and unexpected kitchen accessories we’ve seen

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Joseph Joseph<p>There are many products that can help you cut down on dishes or time spent cleaning up. If you're looking for kitchen tools that …

Teach English in Taiwan, and Make a Lot of Money

Teaching in Taiwan: A Sweet Deal<p>By Billie Tyler<p>Taiwan, the home of iPhone factories, McDonald's happy meal toys and iced bubble tea, right? Or is it …

McDonald's

Move Over, Cronuts! The Churroduo Is the Newest Dessert Trend You'll Drool Over

The creator of the wildly popular Cronut craze is back with another special treat: the Churroduo! The intricate dessert, made with white sesame and black sesame, is simply two sets of diamond-shaped churros interlocked to create a three-dimensional effect. Available only in Tokyo at Dominique Ansel …

Food