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Most People Are Discomfited By Disability – It Reminds Them Of Their Own Vulnerability

Our attitudes towards disability are contradictory – we are presented either as superhuman or scroungers and fakes<p>Richard Butchins<p>When I was a …

Disability

Visitors with autism can proceed with lawsuits against Disney

Visitors with severe autism can move ahead with their lawsuits claiming Disney’s U.S. parks didn’t do enough to accommodate their need for scheduled …

Autism

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice releasedatum en Collector's Edition aangekondigd - Xbox One

Activision heeft zojuist aangekondigd dat FromSoftware's Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice op 22 maart 2019 komt naar PC, PlayStation 4 en Xbox One.<p>Naast de …

Raiders’ Vegas stadium to have jail, court for unruly fans, report says

Drunken, violent fans at the new Raiders stadium in Las Vegas won’t have to go far to spend the night in the slammer.<p>According to Las Vegas Locally, …

Las Vegas

ESPN wants Chris Berman back in a bigger role

Chris Berman will be back in a more prominent role for ESPN this NFL season — that is, if the network has its way, ESPN's president told <i>The New York Post</i> on Monday.<p>Berman had been semi-retired after the 2016-17 NFL season.<p>“I like Chris and we are talking,” said Jimmy Pitaro, who has been the head …

NFL

Your smartphone can see anywhere with this wireless camera, and it’s back down to its best price

The Depstech WiFi Borescope Inspection Camera has been one of the most popular products we cover for about two years now, and we don’t see that …

Tech Trends

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany

<b>(CNN) —</b> A former Nazi labor camp guard who has been living in the United States for decades has finally been deported to Germany after years of diplomatic wrangling, the White House announced on Tuesday.<p>Jakiw Palij, who worked as a guard at the Trawniki Labor Camp, in what was then German-occupied …

U.S. Department of Justice

Aaron Hernandez fiancée addresses late NFL star's sexual orientation in new book

The fiancée of late New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez says she saw no indication the football player was gay, adding she would have accepted him regardless of his sexual orientation.<p>In the foreword for "Unnecessary Roughness," a book written by Hernandez's defense attorney Jose Baez, …

New England Patriots

Watch the first trailer for Bandai Namco's painterly WWI adventure

When <i>11-11: Memories Retold</i> was announced, it promised a war drama rife with the "emotional" human experience. Now, Bandai Namco, <i>Wallace & Gromit's</i> Aardman Animation Studios and DigixArt have released the first trailer for the narrative adventure. It introduces you to the two main characters from …

Steven Spielberg

Scientists Reverse Wrinkles, Restore Hair Growth In Mice. Implications Are 'Huge' For Aging Research

Though tales of its existence have been recounted around the globe for thousands of years, and legend has it that even Juan Ponce de Leon never found it, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) might have discovered the Fountain of Youth. And although it probably wouldn’t be in …

hair loss

Naughty America Wants to Monetize Deepfake Porn

When a flood of fake celebrity pornography generated by artificial intelligence (AI) technology surfaced on the internet earlier this year, most tech …

naughty

Orkney tidal turbine generating 'phenomenal result'

<b>A flagship tidal energy turbine has generated more electricity in its first year than Scotland's entire wave and tidal sector produced before it.</b><p>The Scotrenewables SR2000, with its 2MW turbine, was installed in the sea off Orkney in 2017.<p>It has now generated three gigawatt-hours (GWh) of …

Renewable Energy

A chess master reflects on strategies and human potential

David Bennett, 31, earned the rank of national master in chess in 2016. He coaches students of all ages in the D.C. area and competes nationally and internationally. He lives in Glover Park with his fiancee.<p><b>So what does it mean to be a national master?</b><p>It’s kind of like a black belt without stripes. …

Greenwich Village

Russians are now patrolling the Golan Heights — and you can thank Barack Obama

Vladimir Putin’s troops are now patrolling the Golan Heights — and it’s actually the least-bad solution.<p>It’s the best available way to keep Iranian …

Barack Obama

After 60 Years, I-95 Is Complete

Across the U.S., public infrastructure is crumbling thanks to legislative gridlock and chronic underfunding. Roads are overcrowded, bridges are well …

New Jersey

The Secret to Decluttering Your Mind

Do you feel overwhelmed by your thoughts and ideas? Or struggle to keep track of your personal and professional commitments?<p>If so, great news! Your …

Where even Walmart won't go: how Dollar General took over rural America

We lasted three years and three days after Dollar General opened. Sales dropped and just kept dropping Doug Nech<p>When Dollar General came to Haven, Kansas, it arrived making demands. The fastest-growing retailer in America wanted the taxpayers of the small, struggling Kansas town to pick up part of …

Dollar General

Online sale of pot after legalization raises privacy concerns, experts say

Buyers who have to provide personal information to purchase recreational pot online after legalization this fall should be able to rely on existing …

Privacy

The Must-Have iPad App for Artists, Designers & Creatives

For years I’ve heard about the app Procreate. But only recently was I able to download the app and try it with Apple Pencil on iPad for myself. I am certainly no visual artist, but I was immediately amazed by the capabilities and user-interface of Procreate. The app somehow manages to be both …

Apple Pencil

The biggest laundry mistake you're probably making

I know. You love how your laundry smells and feels after you use fabric softener or dryer sheets. I totally understand.<p>The problem is, they're not that great for your clothing, towels or dryer. Here's why you should rethink your washing and drying routine.<p>Why dryer sheets are a bad idea<p>Dryer sheets …

Cleaning

Politicians are hiring 'neuroconsultants' to study the brains of voters and influence voting decisions

Maria Pocovi slides her laptop over to me with the webcam switched on. My face stares back at me, overlaid with a grid of white lines that map the contours of my expression. Next to it is a shaded window that tracks six "core emotions": happiness, surprise, disgust, fear, anger, and sadness. Each …

Voting

Humans Wearing Exoskeletons Will Work in Ford Plants

Mechanical exoskeletons will make Ford employees' work a little easier.<p>In fifteen Ford assembly plants around the world, human workers will equip mechanical exoskeletons that will make their work a little easier.<p>The EksoVests are built by Ekso Bionics (outside of manufacturing, the company also …

Robotics

Slovenian comedian gets new role: prime minister

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — A comedian who used to impersonate the former Slovenian prime minister will now get a chance to play the part for real.<p>Marjan Sarec, a veteran stand-up comic and actor, was appointed prime minister designate on Friday after his party finished second in Slovenia's parliamentary …

Europe

Blackwater founder talks plan to privatize war in Afghanistan

Fmr intel officials discuss Trump's security clearance threats<p>09:09<p>Blackwater founder talks plan to privatize war in Afghanistan<p>07:39<p>Trump extends …

Afghanistan

China's Dismantling Of CIA Spy Ring Highlights Growing Dystopian-Like Surveillance State

The country's omnipresent cameras, facial-recognition systems, surveillance drones, and more would be at home in a dark future sci-fi flick.<p>Klaus …

Surveillance

Former CIA analyst speaks out on security clearances

The battle for the Republican Party<p>11:31<p>Joe: ‘This is why Americans hate politics’<p>05:57<p>Paul Manafort fraud trial to resume<p>04:32<p>Pres. Trump vs. intel …

Paul Manafort

South Korean-born Army vet who was at risk of deportation is granted U.S. citizenship

Last week, Yea Ji Sea packed her life into a Prius and began the long drive home from Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio to Los Angeles.<p>Before starting out, she searched for information on the internet about immigration checkpoints. Instead of taking the shortest route home, she veered a couple …

Immigration

Trump says Cuomo's 'political career is over' after governor claimed America 'was never that great'

President Trump slammed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, claiming “his political career is over” after the Democrat’s remarks earlier this week declaring that America “was never that great.”<p>“Which is worse, Hightax Andrew Cuomo's statement, ‘WE’RE NOT GOING TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, IT WAS …

Andrew Cuomo

U.S. soldier charged with smuggling 90 lbs. of cocaine from Colombia to Florida

WASHINGTON — A decorated Special Forces soldier was arrested Monday for attempting to smuggle nearly 90 pounds of cocaine from Colombia into the U.S. on a military airplane, according to two defense officials.<p>Army Master Sgt. Daniel Gould, assigned to the 7th Special Forces Group, was arrested …

Florida

NASA identifies 'foreign object debris' spotted by Mars rover

NASA's Curiosity rover team spotted a weird-looking object on Mars this week and worried it might be a piece of spacecraft debris.<p>The rover snapped an image of a thin, light-colored item laying on top of the reddish ground. It stands out from the surrounding surface.<p>Curiosity's Earth handlers …

Mars Rover