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A gossip columnist's guide to outwitting Trump, 'a narcissist beyond description'

The former New York Post columnist Susan Mulcahy has been dealing with Trump’s lies for decades. What is her advice to the media on handling him?<p>When Donald Trump became a presidential candidate, Susan Mulcahy got a call from a former colleague at New York Newsday. “You’d better stock up on …

Donald Trump

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Military

The 12 Most Controversial Facts In Mathematics

The following 12 simple math problems prove outstandingly controversial among students of math, but are nonetheless facts.<p>They're paradoxes and idiosyncrasies of probability. And they're guaranteed to start an argument or two.<p>If you're looking for a mathematical way to impress your friends and …

ISIS sanctions organ harvesting from living ‘apostates’… even if it kills them

Islamic State’s human organ harvesting is sanctioned by a fatwa issued last January, when the group’s Islamic scholars explained that internals of …

Mustaches Beat Women to Top Medical Jobs

If you want a top position in medicine, you might want to consider growing a mustache.<p>Researchers found there are more men with mustaches in the top positions at university-associated medical centers than women. That includes unusual mustaches, like the Fu Manchu style, and men who have beards or …

This is how much warmer 2015 has been than any year recorded

This year will go down in history as the warmest year on record, beating out 2014 for the dubious distinction. That fact alone is striking, …

The Top 10 Claims Made by Creationists to Counter Scientific Theories

One of the most challenging tasks for the modern day creationist to is reconcile the belief in a 6,000 year old Earth with the ever-growing mountain …

Blank's Rule: To Predict the Future, a Third of You Need to Be Crazy

<i>In a rapidly changing world those who copy the past have doomed their future.</i><p>When companies or agencies search for disruptive and innovative strategies they often assemble a panel of experts to advise them. Ironically the panel is often made up of people whose ideas about innovation were relevant …

9 Idiotic Office Rules That Drive Everyone Insane

Companies need to have rules--that's a given--but they don't have to be shortsighted and lazy attempts at creating order.<p>I understand the temptation. As my company has grown, so has our difficulty maintaining standards. There have been many instances where someone crossed a line, and we were …

Getting the buzz on Melbourne: A coffee lover’s guide

MELBOURNE, Australia — It’s 9:30 on Sunday morning and at Stagger Lee’s, a cafe in the fashionable Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy, things are heating …

Men eat more food when they are trying to impress women, study finds

In a woman’s presence, men eat 93% more pizza than when they are on their own or with male friends<p>There are many ways that men try to impress women - be that with their wallets or their wit.<p>However, eating massive quantities of food is an unusual way that men innately try to show off to the female …

What If the Nazis Won? Inside Amazon’s ‘The Man in the High Castle’

The Man in the High Castle, the new Amazon series that launches Friday, imagines a world in which Hitler beat the U.S. to the atomic bomb. It’s …

Beijing vows justice as ISIS kills Chinese, Norwegian hostages

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Beijing has vowed to bring ISIS to justice after the group said it had executed two hostages, a Chinese and a Norwegian.<p>ISIS said it had killed the two men, identified as Chinese national Fan Jinghui and Norwegian citizen Ole Johan Grimsgaard-Ofstad in its English-language online …

Over half of American millennials say they’d consider leaving the US. Here’s why I’ve already left.

After fifteen months of travel, I returned to the United States ready to give American life another try. After a few months at home with my family, I …

Brew Your Coffee with Vinegar

The world's most refreshing coffee drink<p>On a hot July day in Portland this year, during what I was told was a very un-Portland-like wave of real …

Street-Level Surveillance

A Guide to Law Enforcement Spying Technology<p>EFF’s “Street-Level Surveillance” project shines light on the advanced surveillance technologies that law …

Surveillance

While Photographing Oahu’s Homeless, Diana Kim Discovers her Estranged Father Among Them

Honolulu-based photographer Diana Kim had been sharing the stories of the city’s homeless community for years when she recognized her own father, …

Empathy

Two Indian sisters to be raped as 'punishment' after brother eloped

The woman was forced into an arranged marriage in February with a man from her own caste despite her relationship, according to Zee news, citing the …

Uttar Pradesh

Scientists Asked 650+ People, 'What is Happiness?' This Is How They Replied.

When philosophers try to answer the question: "What is a good life?", it usually involves lots of alone time, thinking and meditating, hopefully with a pipe, a fireplace, or some nice mountain trails.<p>Then the scientific method happened. With it, the emphasis shifted from within to without -- from …

PM - 'Hikikomori' sweeps Japan: a million men lock themselves inside for years 07/07/2015

MARK COLVIN: Japan is grappling with a recent and troubling problem in which hundreds of thousands of people have become recluses.<p>Estimates suggest …

Mental Disorders

Giant Japanese robot will fistfight America's MegaBot

Get set for a live-action version of Transformers, as the company behind giant Japanese robot Kuratas has accepted a duel challenge from upstart US challenger MegaBot. However, it'll only fight on one condition: Combat must be hand-to-hand with no guns. Kuratas has been around for three years and …

This car can run for 100 years without ever having to refuel

Powered by thorium, which would last so long it may even outlive you, the vehicle will combust long before this chemical does. Thorium is …

Chef Tim Love's 5 Tips for Perfect Steak

Here, 5 tips for perfecting your next steak from star chef Tim Love.<p><i>Texas chef Tim Love is dropping steak knowledge on us at the Food & Wine Classic</i> …

BBQ

Pull Quote

Future of Food<p>The White House released three goals for saving honeybees and other pollinators, which are crucial to the nation's economy. But money isn't enough, one expert says.<p>The White House announced a new plan for halting the precipitous decline in honeybees and other pollinators on Tuesday, …

Ecology

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Information Systems

NASA's First Encounter With the 'Last Planet' --"A New Class of Worlds"

Asked if he is excited, William McKinnon, PhD, a planetary scientist in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis who is a …

Did Our Early Solar System Harbor Super-Earths? -- "Earth Belongs to a 2nd Generation of Planets"

This scenario has been suggested by Konstantin Batygin, a Caltech planetary scientist, and Gregory Laughlin of UC Santa Cruz in a paper that appears …