Rich Right

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20,000 Republicans just voted for an actual Nazi

Illinois Republicans nominated Arthur Jones for a U.S. House seat.<p>The former head of the American Nazi Party ran for the Republican nomination of …

The 32 best things we ever bought on Amazon for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks 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>Amazon<p>Amazon, land of 1 million things you need and 5 million options for each of them, has quickly become the one-stop shop for an insane …

Cast Iron Cookware

After Watching the ‘Hypothetical’ O.J. Simpson Confession, I Realize White People Were Right All Along

They say the mark of an enlightened man is that he can objectively consider new information, rethink his position and admit when he’s wrong. Today I …

Scientists have established a link between brain damage and religious fundamentalism

A study published in the journal <i>Neuropsychologia</i> has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a …

27 foods you should stop buying immediately

Some foods are just not worth buying at the supermarket, whether it's because they're overpriced, misleading or bad for your health.<p>Here are the 27 foods you should never buy again.

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Alabama Sheriff Legally Took $750,000 Meant To Feed Inmates, Bought Beach House

A sheriff in Alabama took home as personal profit more than $750,000 that was budgeted to feed jail inmates — and then purchased a $740,000 beach house, a reporter at The Birmingham Newsfound.<p>And it's perfectly legal in Alabama, according to state law and local officials.<p>Alabama has a …

Human Rights

20,000 scientists give dire warning about the future in 'letter to humanity' – and the world is listening

A dire warning to the world about its future, which predicts catastrophe for humanity, is continuing to gain momentum.<p>The letter – which was first …

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

Saudi prince says Turkey part of 'triangle of evil': Egyptian media

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has described Turkey as part of a “triangle of evil” along with Iran and hardline Islamist groups, Egypt’s Al-Shorouk newspaper reported on Wednesday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia's then Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman …

Saudi Arabia

Senator slams Congress' inaction on 'epidemic of mass slaughter' after Florida shooting

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy lashed out at lawmakers on the Senate floor Wednesday as authorities were still investigating the scene of a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school.<p>"This happens nowhere else other than the United States of America," Murphy, the senator from Connecticut, said. …

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every night.<p>1 …

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More people were arrested last year over pot than for murder, rape, aggravated assault and robbery — combined

By Christopher Ingraham<p>Christopher Ingraham<p>Reporter covering all things data<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In 2016 more people were arrested for marijuana possession than for all crimes the FBI classifies as violent, according to 2016 crime data released by the agency on Monday.<p>Marijuana possession arrests edged …

Why a Republican Pollster Is Losing Faith in Her Party

“If I pack up my toys and go home, there are people in red MAGA hats who would be saying, ‘Don’t let the door hit you on your way out.’”<p>Kristen Soltis Anderson is losing faith in her party. And that should trigger alarms for Republican leaders concerned about the GOP’s long-term health.<p>Anderson is …

President Trump is discovering that he can’t really run the government like a business, and he doesn’t like it: report

<b>(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)</b><p>In Trump’s world, he’s in charge. But in the real world of the U.S. government, he’s not as powerful as he thinks<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>February 10, 2017 2:36pm (UTC)<p>President Donald Trump is learning the hard way what his critics told him all along during the 2016 presidential election: …

Prices For Solar Panels Keep Falling, So Why Isn’t It Cheaper To Get Solar?

But, while this growth has been impressive, there are some question marks as to whether it can continue at the same pace. Some states are phasing out …

FBI investigated white supremacists infiltrating law enforcement agencies: Report

<b>(Reuters/Eric Thayer)</b><p>The FBI feared conservative backlash in bringing a shocking report to light<p>Charlie May<p>January 31, 2017 3:23pm (UTC)<p>According to a classified FBI counterterrorism policy guide obtained by The Intercept, "white supremacists and other domestic extremists" have been joining law …

Four Must-Watch Anime of Winter 2017

Winter 2017's anime selection is a desert. Out of the nearly 50-title lineup Kotaku East’s Brian Ashcraft detailed in his seasonal guide, I found …

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Crystals

Evidence that an ancient Pueblo site was built out of “golden rectangles”

An applied mathematician discovers geometric logic in Colorado's Sun Temple ruins.<p>A millennium ago, the Pueblo peoples were constructing incredible …

Top 10 Hot Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies

The market for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is flourishing. Beyond the hype and the heightened media attention, the numerous startups and the internet giants racing to acquire them, there is a significant increase in investment and adoption by enterprises. A Narrative Science survey …

Artificial Intelligence

Public Transportation

The popular perception of underground train stations as dirty and dusty and overrun with rats, might be true of most subway stations, but not all of …

Double Adirondack Chair with Table Plans

This step by step project is about double adirondack chair with table plans. The best therapy against stress is spending time in nature. Therefore, I …

NASA has photographed a pearly white storm on Jupiter that's nearly as big as Earth

Massive storms whirl their way across the surface of Jupiter, the planet so massive that its gravity pulls at the sun, affecting its orbit.<p>The most famous of these is the mysterious Great Red Spot, a storm twice as wide as Earth that has been going on for at least 150 years, perhaps longer. But on …

A hot $1 billion hedge fund is building computers to predict how human traders will act

Manoj Narang is launching New York-based MANA Partners next month, using a mix of quant and alternative data strategies.<p>Quant funds have historically analyzed data using mathematical techniques to search for patterns of trends. The idea here is that quants can pick up on relationships between …

The Arctic’s warming trends are ‘truly unprecedented’

A record-setting year for the Arctic<p>Every day seems to be Horrible Climate Change News Day. We learn of major airports that are going to be underwater because of sea level rise, a chunk of sea ice the size of India melting in the Antarctic, and glaciers cracking from the inside out. Today’s …

Woodworking: 6 simple DIY bed frames

<b>Topics covered: Woodworking, carpentry, DIY.</b><p>Many people love a good DIY project, but building your own bed frame can seem like an undertaking that's …

These Comics Capture Exactly What Hogwarts Students Felt While Harry Potter Was There

Attending Hogwarts while Harry, Ron, and Hermione caused chaos (and saved the wizarding world) was probably the worst time to go. Simple activities like going to a Quidditch game or even taking your History of Magic final turned into yet another drama about Harry Potter. It's these feelings that …

Cool Dad Barack Obama Says Weed Is Just Like Booze and Cigarettes

Amid all of the bad turkey-pardoning jokes and high-waisted jeans, it’s easy to forget that President Barack Obama is a Cool Dad. In a recent …

Making an Arduino-based CNC plotter out of a DVD player is as easy as 1, 2, what’s Arduino again?

Once, long ago when magazines still existed, I bought a copy of Popular Mechanics. Inside was a guide on how to build a robotic lawnmower. Now this was back in the 1980s so it wasn’t a very complex machine – it basically backed up when it hit stuff – but I was amazed. Being only ten at the time I …

A Guide to Honing and Sharpening Woodworking Tools

One of the most important skills a woodworker can acquire is the ability to sharpen tools easily and well. Working with hand tools can be a …