Ron Morreale

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Unarmed Teen Killed by Police Was ‘Simply Backing His Mom’s Minivan’ Out of Garage, Lawsuit Claims

The 17-year-old was home alone when officers were called to the red-brick house to check on him after he’d allegedly threatened to harm himself on …

In 1968, the Supreme Court gutted the Fourth Amendment, certain that it would all work out in the end. It didn't.

In 1968, the Supremes ruled in <i>Terry v. Ohio</i> that the police did not need "probable cause" to stop a person, it was sufficient that they have …

Fourth Amendment

This New App Will Help You Identify the Plants and Animals You See in Nature

Learn the difference between a poppy and a windflower.<p>New app Seek is giving curious outdoorsy types an easy way to identify the plants and animals …

Machine Perception

What Did Ancient Romans Do Without Toilet Paper?

We’ve all been caught unawares by our digestive tract at one time or another.<p>It happened to the Nash family several months ago. We were nearing the …

Ancient Rome

It Was A Company With A Lot Of Promise. Then A Chinese Customer Stole Its Technology

Massachusetts-based American Superconductor seemed to be riding high in early 2011, reaping strong sales and even praise from the White House for successfully cracking the Asian import markets.<p>Then, one day that April, employees were called to a meeting where they heard some very disturbing …

Intellectual Property

Perfect Your Writing Across All Your Devices

Whether you think you're a fantastic writer, or you struggle to put together coherent sentences, WhiteSmoke is a tool worth investing in.<p>You've …

Reading Ovid in the Age of #MeToo

In 2015, four Columbia University undergraduates published an op-ed in their student paper petitioning English professors to affix trigger warnings to Ovid’s Metamorphoses. The poem’s “vivid depictions of rape and sexual assault,” they wrote, were distressing to survivors, one of whom “was …

The Workout That Saves Lindsey Vonn From Wipeouts

In the gym with the skier as she fights the weights and the rotational forces.

Europe’s new data protection rules export privacy standards worldwide

Europe wants to conquer the world all over again.<p>Only this time, its killer app isn’t steel or gunpowder. It’s an EU legal juggernaut aimed at …

The insect that painted Europe red

Truly vibrant red was elusive for many years: until a mysterious dye was discovered in Mexico. Devon Van Houten Maldonado reveals how a crushed bug became a sign of wealth and status.<p>Although scarlet is the colour of sin in the Old Testament, the ancient world’s elite was thirsty for red, a symbol …

Mexico City

The show that takes avant-garde beyond Duchamp and Dalí

Avant-garde art is any creation that radically pushes boundaries, challenges the status quo and asks viewers to question their social and political realities. The avant-garde movement has its roots in modernism when it peaked with movements like Futurism, Dadaism and Surrealism. You can find …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

No. 3 U.S. diplomat quits in latest departure under Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department’s third-ranking official, Tom Shannon, said on Thursday he was stepping down, the latest senior career diplomat to exit since President Donald Trump took office a year ago.<p>FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shakes hands with acting …