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Mueller’s Politicized Indictment of Twelve Russian Intelligence Officers

If the idea was to give Vladimir Putin and his thug regime a new way to sabotage the United States, nice work.<p>So, is Russia now presumed innocent of …

Donald Trump

The Truth about Separating Kids

Some economic migrants are using children as chits, but the problem is fixable — if Congress acts.<p>The latest furor over Trump immigration policy …

Why I am a Pegan – or Paleo-Vegan – and Why You Should Be Too! - Dr. Mark Hyman

As a doctor, it is my job to figure out the best way to keep my patients healthy. We now know that food is medicine, perhaps the most powerful drug …

John Rice-Cameron Wants to Make Stanford Great Again

John David Rice-Cameron tells us to meet him outside the Hoover Institution. He’s there 15 minutes before we had planned, working in the deserted …

Code Name Crossfire Hurricane: The Secret Origins of the Trump Investigation

WASHINGTON — Within hours of opening an investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia in the summer of 2016, the F.B.I. dispatched a pair of agents to London on a mission so secretive that all but a handful of officials were kept in the dark.<p>Their assignment, which has not been previously …

How about a few questions for Robert Mueller?

Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE has plenty of questions for President …

Donald Trump

Why American doctors keep doing expensive procedures that don’t work

The proportion of medical procedures unsupported by evidence may be nearly half.<p>The news last fall that stents inserted in patients with heart disease to keep arteries open work no better than a placebo ought to be shocking. Each year, hundreds of thousands of American patients receive stents for …

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Report: Major news networks refused to cover bombshell story about Obama protecting Hezbollah

Politico broke a bombshell story on Monday, reporting that the Obama administration sabotaged its own DEA’s efforts to fight Hezbollah, a terrorist group supported by Iran, in order to sign his prized nuclear deal with Iran.<p>Despite the gravity of the story, not many Americans went to bed informed …

Visualising your sleep with Pillow

One of our great concerns when developing Pillow was how to format our sleep diagrams in order to depict sleep patterns in the best possible way. We …

How Clinton Botched North Korea and Obama Repeated the Mistake with Iran

RUSH: Let’s dissect some of this North Korea stuff, because the main thing here is it isn’t new. The North Koreans and their nuclear desires is an …

North Korea

These are the 15 happiest countries in the world

Forget buying that new car, opt for a scarf and gloves and head to Norway if you want to achieve true happiness, a new report suggests.<p>Renowned for …

How the sugar industry has distorted health science for more than 50 years

The sugar industry has a long history of shaping nutrition policy in the United States, working to mask the potential risks of consuming too much of the sweet stuff.<p>It wasn’t until this year, for instance, that the US Dietary Guidelines finally recommended people keep their consumption of added …

Alan Dershowitz: John Kerry's meaningless speech and tragic missed opportunity

What if the Secretary of State gave a policy speech and no one listened? Because Secretary Kerry’s speech Wednesday came <i>after</i> the U.S.'s abstention on the Security Council vote, nobody in Israel will pay any attention to anything he said. Had the speech come <i>before</i> the abstention, there would have …

The 6 Most Effective Core Exercises for Distance Athletes

And two core exercises athletes should absolutely avoid.<p>There are things you come across when running that you can ignore: jerk drivers, annoying partners, random bad advice in the middle of a race. And then there are things that you shouldn’t ignore—like your core muscles.<p>“Your core stabilizes …

White House Gives $55 Million to Build Genetic Database

The Obama Administration is giving out $55 million to a collection of hospitals and companies to uncover links between a person’s genome and disease. …

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Biologists have recreated life inside a computer — NOVA Next | PBS

A few years ago, Michael Levin faced a conundrum. He and his colleagues at the Tufts Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology just outside …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Remember that claim "global warming is causing cherry trees to bloom earlier" ? – Never mind, light pollution is likely the cause

Oh this is funny. I pointed out the other day on Twitter that “Global Warming is the universal boogeyman of the left”. Almost anything that seems …

Even algorithms are biased against black men

A study on offenders in Florida refutes the notion that computers are more objective than people<p>One of my most treasured possessions is <i>The Art of Computer Programming</i> by Donald Knuth, a computer scientist for whom the word “legendary” might have been coined. In a way, one could think of his magnum …

Computer Science

Low-fat diets and exercise are pointless for losing weight, warns surgical expert

Low fat diets and exercise are pointless for those wanting to lose weight and obese people should simply eat less, a former shadow health minister told the House of Lords yesterday.<p>Lord McColl, emeritus professor of surgery at Guys Hospital in London, warned that current health advice to avoid fat …

Brain-to-Brain Communication Is Closer Than You Think

Don't call it telepathy, but call it very cool.<p>When neuroscientists used a monkey's thoughts to control computers, it was a huge breakthrough in mind-machine research. But harnessing brain waves has become even more complex now that humans are the subjects. Recently, researchers used the thoughts …

How the Brain Makes and Breaks Habits

<i>Summary: Researchers report they have identified a neural pathway involved in switching between habitual behavior and deliberate decision</i> …

Neuroscience

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Only humans, not computers, can learn or predict

Joab Rosenberg Contributor<p>Joab Rosenberg is the former deputy head analyst for the Israeli government and CEO of Epistema.<p>Nature magazine announced in late January that a computer designed by Google’s DeepMind defeated a human master in the ancient Chinese board game, “Go.” This impressive …

Artificial Intelligence

You can be this hot by working out 1 hour a week

If Joe Wicks has his way, we will be ditching our scales and feasting on carbohydrates and healthy fats — and instead of a growing waistline, we’ll …

Surprisingly, These 10 Professional Jobs Are Under Threat From Big Data

When you read or hear news stories about the imminent takeover of robots and algorithms that will eliminate jobs for human workers, many times the first examples given are blue-collar jobs like factory workers and taxi drivers. And you may have mentally congratulated yourself because your …

Machine Learning

‘How Would Jesus Vote?’: Theologian’s Big Challenge to Liberals and Conservatives

Dr. Darrell Bock, professor at Dallas Theological Seminary and author of the new book “How Would Jesus Vote,” believes that people on “both the left and the right cherry pick the Bible,” saying that this dynamic has led to intense gridlock in contemporary politics.<p>“The title is provocative on …

'The Lost Gospel': The ancient manuscript that claims Jesus married Mary Magdalene and had children

What you are about to read is a detective story.<p>We have uncovered an ancient writing that is encrypted with a hidden meaning. In the process of …