Matthew Townsend

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Here’s who’s really living with Mom and Dad

Here’s the stereotype: Across the country, basements are full of 20- and 30-somethings who graduated from college and now live with mom and dad because they can’t find a job.<p>The reality? Millions of the millennials who are stuck in their parents’ homes don’t have a college degree and can’t get a …

Demographics

Winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

<b>First Place Winner: Dig Me River</b><p>It's finally time to announce the winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest! Out of more than 15,500 entries, this year's first place winner is Wagner Araujo for this energetic black and white shot of the Brazilian Aquathlon (swimming and …

Nature

What Google's Chromecast Has That All the Other Web-to-TV Devices Don't

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google today announced a new Internet-to-television device, a well-developed area of technology that …

Star Wars to be filmed in Britain, says Lucasfilm president

The producers of the highly anticipated next instalment of Star Wars have confirmed it will be made in Britain.<p>The official confirmation by Lucasfilm …

Better Safety in Bangladesh Could Raise Clothing Prices by About 25 Cents

According to one rights group, safety enhancements in factories would barely raise prices.<p>There was some rare happy news out of Bangladesh today as Reshma Akhter, an 18-year-old seamstress, was dug out and rescued after 17 days of being trapped in the wreckage of a collapsed eight-story garment …

A Photographer Rediscovers The Crumbling Remains Of Tatooine

A photographer finds abandoned sets used in the Star Wars films crumbling in the desert.<p>In <i>Star Wars</i> (or <i>Episode IV</i> if you want to be like <i>that</i>), Luke Skywalker spends the first 15 minutes whining about his misfortune for having been born on Tatooine. He can’t go to Beggar’s Canyon to shoot womp rats …

Star Wars

What You Should Know About Chechnya as the Boston Story Unfolds

For centuries, the small Muslim country has been subject to a series of Russian occupations. Expect Vladimir Putin to use the marathon bombing to further rationalize Moscow's brutal rule.<p>Breaking reports indicate that the alleged perpetrators of the horrific Boston Marathon terrorist attack were …

Well, So Much for Serious Gun Control

The Senate couldn't break a filibuster on expanded background checks, spelling the de facto end to the post-Newtown legislative push.<p>Reuters<p>The Senate has just wrapped up a vote on the Toomey-Manchin plan for background checks, and the plan has failed, predictably. As <i>Town Hall</i>'s Kevin Glass put it, …