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The Independent's Case for Clinton

<i>The following is an adaptation of an address delivered to the Democratic National Convention on July 27, 2016:</i><p>When the Founding Fathers arrived in …

Donald Trump

"Time and Again You’ve Picked Me Up”: President Obama’s Powerful Valedictory to the Nation

President Barack Obama offered a stirring endorsement of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention on …

Elections

Democrats have stolen the GOP's best rhetoric — and Republicans have noticed

One of the unexpected consequences of Donald Trump's angry pessimism is that it has forced the GOP to cede some of their strongest themes to …

Rhetoric

3 winners and 4 losers from the third night of the Democratic National Convention

On a normal convention night, either the sitting vice president or the newly named VP nominee would headline. When Mike Pence spoke in Cleveland last …

Joe Biden

Forbidden City stays dry thanks to ancient plumbing while cities across China suffer severe floods

While many cities across China have faced serious and even deadly flooding over the past few months, there is at least one place in China where …

Asia

Tommy Thomas, One Of Malaysia’s Top Legal Brains, Calls For Najib To Resign

By :Tommy Thomas<p>THe might of the most powerful nation in the world has been brought to bear to investigate, uncover and institute legal proceedings …

Crime

Bloomberg's Case Against Trump

The billionaire former New York mayor denounced the Republican nominee as a “dangerous demagogue” and a “risky, reckless, and radical choice.”<p>Michael Bloomberg, a brand-name billionaire far wealthier than Donald Trump, a famously independent voter who derides both the Democratic and Republican …

Donald Trump

How Germans handle terror

In the face of a rash of attacks, Germans are staying remarkably calm<p>ASK some Germans how people should react to terrorism and most would probably …

Terrorism

Have we stopped to appreciate how crazy Donald Trump has gotten recently?

Last Thursday, Donald Trump gave a pretty normal convention speech. It was darker, grimmer, and more pessimistic than most, but it was free of …

Donald Trump

Belgian scientists make novel water-from-urine machine

The team at Ghent University in Belgium say their technique could also be applied in rural areas and developing countries where fertilisers and …

Scientists might have found the origin of life on Earth

Scientists might have found the common ancestor that unites all life on Earth – and it’s called Luca.<p>Our ultimate relative was a single-cell, …

Earth

Bill Clinton’s Love Song to Hillary Finally Gave Her the Credit She Deserves

It was, to be sure, a very long speech. Maybe not as long as the last very long speech, but it felt even longer because it was a speech styled not as …

Bill Clinton

Like Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton now has an anger translator

“I’m Hillary goddamn Clinton. I’m a political prodigy, have been since I was 16.”<p>No, the Democratic nominee for US president didn’t actually refer to herself as a prodigy. These are the opening words to an expletive-riddled harangue written by “Hillary Clinton,” a self-styled “patriarchy smasher,” …

Democrats

Bill Clinton's very detailed relationship anecdote is ruining love for a lot of people

Here's something we never thought we'd say: Bill Clinton just raised the bar for love stories everywhere.<p>The former president's Democratic National Convention speech, which clocked in at over 40 minutes, was <i>full</i> of detail about Bill and Hillary's relationship — from the first time they met to the …

Democrats

How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet

Flickr

Bill Clinton explained Hillary’s political style perfectly — but disguised it as a love story

There was a moment in Bill Clinton’s winding, loving, and occasionally weird speech about his wife that encapsulated how Hillary Clinton’s admirers …

Democrats

Bill Clinton’s speech sold Hillary’s legacy with a speech only he could deliver

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images"Actually doing the work is hard," Bill Clinton said. "You know, it’s hard, and some people think it’s boring."That …

Bill Clinton

Blockchain could be the sorely needed revolution that Hillary Clinton brings to Washington

Recently Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her policy initiatives for technology and innovation. She reiterated her support for high-tech education, job creation, and the adoption of a wide range of technologies. What surprised most observers was her call for “public service blockchain applications.”<p>…

Hillary Clinton

Dolly the sheep’s clones are perfectly healthy, which could be huge for the future of cloning

When Dolly the sheep died of lung disease and severe arthritis in 2003 after a relatively short seven year life, many scientists speculated that perhaps cloning had something to do with it. Could cloning an adult mammal, they wondered, make the clone adult-like right from birth. Maybe clones were …

Cloning

6 Google Flights Tricks That Beat Any Travel Agent

Latitudestock - TTL via Getty Images<p>Chances are you're familiar with Google Flights. The flight search engine does everything you assume it would, …

Google

Trump supporter gets told off by the President of Estonia

The fourth President of Estonia has some words of wisdom for a now-deleted Trump supporter account.(via)The post Trump supporter gets told off by the …

British Humour

This 1920s guide to boiling times for vegetables explains everything about terrible British food

‏<i>@JessicaS_PZ</i> writs, “Recommended boiling times for vegetables in a 1922 inn-keeping guide.”<p>Wow. This would just create mush.

Why are mass murders so uncommon in Japan?

In the early morning of Tuesday July 26, a lone attacker with a backpack full of knives stabbed 19 people to death and injured at least 25 more at a care home for disabled people in the city of Sagamihara, about thirty kilometers west of central Tokyo. The assailant was arrested and identified as …

Japan

Behavioral genetics, one of the fastest growing fields in science, still makes a lot of people very uncomfortable — Quartz

Think of someone whose political ideology leads them to ignore and groundlessly reject science. Typically, this often describes those on the right of the political spectrum, where climate change, women’s reproductive health, and even evolution are routinely dismissed. But a massive and fast growing …

Science

Citigroup, HSBC Jettison Customers as Era of Global Empires Ends

By Yalman Onaran<p>July 26, 2016<p>How does a company lose 69 million customers? Just ask Citigroup Inc.<p>Once upon a time, about a decade ago, the New …

Economics

Michelle Obama's DNC speech made Hillary Clinton's historic nomination feel personal

After a day of boos, protests, and raucousness on day one of the Democratic National Convention, Michelle Obama gave arguably the best, most resonant …

Michelle Obama

How Michelle Obama wrote Trump out of the American narrative

In 2008, Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention came amidst a storm of criticism. Her comment that her husband’s victories had …

Donald Trump

Bernie Sanders probably just won the White House for Hillary Clinton

On a day that began in Philadelphia with division and disunity, Bernie Sanders finished it by delivering a speech that may well have secured Hillary …

Elections

Michelle Obama DNC speech transcript: read the speech Democrats loved so much

<i>(From a rush transcript)</i><p>Thank you all, thank you so much. [Cheering] It is hard to believe that it has been eight years since I first came to this …

Michelle Obama

4 Ice Cream Floats Made With Wine To Transform Your Summer Drinking | FWx

In the heat of the summer, you want something sweet and delicious to cool you down. But you also want to kick back and enjoy a cocktail. The team behind Brooklyn Winery just opened up BKW, a new restaurant in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and have created the ultimate boozy summer indulgence: wine ice …

Ice Cream