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DuckDuckGo: The private search engine standing up to Google

After years of giving data up laissez-faire, more people are realising the web has made nearly every aspect of their lives visible to advertisers and tech companies in ways they hadn’t imagined.<p>The Cambridge Analytica scandal showed how tech giants have come to flaunt user privacy, as the political …

The 17 Best Stand-up Specials of 2017

From the personal to the political to the downright silly, these were the best stand-up specials of 2017.<p>2017 has decidedly not been a great year in …

The war against Pope Francis

His modesty and humility have made him a popular figure around the world. But inside the church, his reforms have infuriated conservatives and sparked a revolt. By Andrew Brown<p>Pope Francis is one of the most hated men in the world today. Those who hate him most are not atheists, or protestants, or …

Religion

‘Trump Is What Happens When a Political Party Abandons Ideas’

As surprising as Trump’s young presidency has been, it’s also the natural outgrowth of 30 years of Republican pandering to the lowest common denominator in American politics.<p>Almost two years ago, I wrote an article for Politico endorsing Donald Trump for president. It was a tongue-in-cheek effort—I …

Political Science

God Save Ireland From… the Catholic Church

The Irish are increasingly secular and progressive, but their church-dominated institutions have not kept up.<p>DUBLIN—Every couple of years a major …

Obama team lines up behind Perriello

Seeking to drape himself in the mantle of Barack Obama in his Virginia gubernatorial race, former Rep. Tom Perriello on Wednesday began circulating a letter showing support from more than two dozen members of the former president’s staff, according to a copy obtained by POLITICO.<p>Among the 29 …

Triumph Had A Field Day Roasting Folks At Trump’s Inauguration And The Outtakes Prove It

For roughly 20 years, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog has been relied upon to provide commentary on what deserves to be pooped on. If memory serves, Sid Caesar had the job before him. The point is, Triumph is built to roast any herd of humans that turn up for an event. This naturally led to Triumph …

Dark Days Ahead—What to Expect From President Trump

Based on my almost three decades of Trump watching, here is some of what to expect in the days ahead.<p>This Friday America enters a perilous era when a …

How To Start a Fire Using a Lemon

North Survival demonstrates a creative way to start a fire using a lemon in his latest survival tip video.<p>In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is …

WATCH: Bill O’Reilly and Dennis Miller attack Samantha Bee for mocking the efficacy of prayer after Orlando massacre

Miller at least confessed that he doesn’t “have any wisdom” when it comes to national tragedies<p>On The O'Reilly Factor Wednesday, host Bill O'Reilly and guest Dennis Miller were incensed that Samantha Bee had the audacity to mock the efficacy of prayer on Full Frontal Monday -- even though she …

How one county took on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline--and the true cost of natural gas

In Virginia, one woman’s fight to save her land<p>In Virginia, one woman’s fight to save her land<p>Glass Hollow Road is a stretch of black asphalt in Virginia’s rural Nelson County, just west of Charlottesville. Ringed by lush green mountains, it runs for a mile or two before being swallowed by the …

Thousands of atheists gather in DC for 'Reason Rally'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Thousands of atheists turned out Saturday on a muggy Washington day to take part in "Reason Rally," dedicated to boosting the political power of the growing number of non-religious Americans.<p>"We are here, we are one, we are joined and we are celebrating our secular movement and …

Religion

Unedited Video Of Jesse Watters At WHCD After-Party

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How Bristol Motor Speedway will become college football’s biggest colosseum

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Depending on exactly where you stand in the twin city of Bristol, you might be in Tennessee or Virginia.<p>About 110 miles to the West …

College Sports

The Time Robert Parish Won Thousands By Dunking On Manute Bol

<i>The following story about the 1985-86 Boston Celtics is excerpted from</i> Back from the Dead<i>, released last month by Simon & Schuster, and available</i> …

WonderCube: 8 mobile essentials in One Cubic Inch

Charger+Memory+PhoneStand+EmergencyPower all in a one-inch cube. Take it with you always, on the go. | Check out 'WonderCube: 8 mobile essentials in …

Inside the Replacements’ Disastrous ‘Saturday Night Live’ Debut

<i>The Replacements were one of the most exciting bands to bubble up from the American underground in the Eighties. By the middle of the decade, their</i> …

Comedy

Duplicate-zapping app will shape up your contacts list

If you want to clean up your contacts list so you can better utilize the power of keeping track of people’s contact info on your iPhone, you’ll need to clean it up.<p>My contacts list has always been a mess. I’ve kept a running list, saved to various services and such, since my first iPhone in …

The I Don't Cares: Wild Stab

When Nineties alt-rocker Juliana Hatfield started working with Paul Westerberg last year, she soon realized that much of the Replacements singer's …

Coddled Infants Claim College Victory

The president of Ithaca College is the latest in a string of administrators to be forced out by his own students. His offense? Hard to …

This Interview With the Guy Who Played Jar Jar Binks Is Tragic as Hell

Jar Jar Binks is the epicentre of so many people’s rage about the issues of the <i>Star Wars</i> prequels, or even <i>Star Wars</i> in general. But people often …

Star Wars

Obama’s Obama

The president has cycled through more chiefs of staff than any of his White House predecessors. Denis McDonough is the one who came to stay.<p><b>For most of 2014, White House chief of staff</b> Denis McDonough oversaw a stealthy effort to prod Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel into accelerating the release of …

Cage the Elephant on Escaping Kentucky, Sibling Rivalry, Trippy New LP

This place was everything to me and Brad,” Matt Shultz says as heavy rain pounds the windshield of his SUV. Shultz, the singer in the modern-rock …

tichenor

The first 15 apps you should download for your new iPhone

We've rounded up 15 of the best apps you should download first on your iPhone. There are the obvious apps like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat, but we chose a few hidden gems.<p>Check them out:

An oral history of 'The League'

<b>Editor's note: This article contains mature content.</b><p>In 2009, a relatively unknown network launched a show starring six relatively unknown actors. It …

This Video Nails The Hypocrisy Of The Anti-Vaccination Argument

Makes you think, doesn't it?<p>"My child, my choice" is the public cry of parents who are against vaccinating their children. But that choice may be endangering thousands of others who can't receive vaccinations because they are too young or suffer from health conditions that compromise their immune …

John Oliver just brilliantly made this election a matter of life and death

“Health care is like a pair of gym shorts. Even if it covers nearly all, you’re still left with problematic gaps”<p>The election might be a year away, but there are several elections in states across the country that are happening tomorrow that John Oliver wants Americans to look at. On Sunday's "Last …