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13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

4 Arizona Officers on Paid Leave After Video Shows Them Brutally Pummeling Man Who Was on His Cellphone 

The Mesa, Ariz., Police Department is under scrutiny after releasing video on Tuesday that showed officers brutally beating a man who appeared to be …

Resources

The Tension Between Promoting Mobility and Preventing Falls in the Hospital

Matthew E. Growdon, MD, MPH,1,2 Ronald I. Shorr, MD, MS,3 and Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH4,5<p>When older adults are hospitalized, there is an inherent …

An Israel 'Conspiracy Theory' That Proved True—but Also More Complicated

A New York Times correction is an object lesson in writing about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, where the reality is almost too strange to believe.<p>To report on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is to invite criticism and controversy. In what is arguably the most well-covered story in the world …

Israel

The Best Advice from Reddit’s /r/LifeProTips

We’ve said it before, but our love for Reddit can’t be overstated. The self-titled “Front Page of the Internet” is our favorite place to browse, and …

Headphones

The Frontline Interview: Charlie Sykes | FRONTLINE | PBS | Official Site

<i>Charlie Sykes is a conservative talk-radio host who rose to national attention during the 2016 presidential primaries as part of the “Never Trump”</i> …

Republicans

Whatever happened to the Christian intellectual? Progressive faith in a secular age

<b>Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; W.H. Auden; Dorothy Day (AP/Getty/Salon)</b><p>Progressive Christian thought dominated much of 20th-century public life — and we need it more than ever today<p>Jay Parini<p>April 1, 2018 12:00pm (UTC)<p>In a poem called “Men Made Out of Words,” Wallace Stevens says it all: “Life …

How To Disable Facebook’s Data Collection Setting, Including Phone Call & Text Logs

On Mar. 25, Facebook acknowledged that as part of their data collection process for Android users, those who downloaded Messenger on their phones and …

A look at the legal issues surrounding payment to porn star

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stormy Daniels says she got paid $130,000 to keep quiet about a 2006 sexual encounter with Donald Trump. The porn star's claim has …

‘It’s chaos. . . . It’s not good for anything’: After rejecting Trump’s offer, Ted Olson admonishes him

Former George W. Bush administration solicitor general Ted Olson last week turned down President Trump's entreaties to join his legal team for the Russia investigation. And now Olson is explaining what seems to be his reasoning.<p>It probably won't surprise you.<p>“I think everybody would agree: This is …

Many Trump voters are willing to dump democracy: Can our republic survive this?

<b>Donald Trump (Getty Images)</b><p>Authors discuss new report: One-third of Trump voters want a “strong leader” who doesn’t have to face elections<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>March 21, 2018 9:00am (UTC)<p>Donald Trump is a giant in the political forest: loud and destructive, incapable of subtlety and utterly transparent in …

Political Science

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 …

U.S. Congress

Robert Mueller’s Russia Probe Just Got a Lot Weirder

A mysterious Middle East fixer, the founder of Blackwater, an Emirati prince, and a secret meeting in the Seychelles are now under investigation as Robert Mueller uncovers a nexus of foreign influence on the Trump campaign.<p>Last night, as the White House was dealing with the resignation of <b>Gary Cohn</b> …

Andrew Sullivan: Is This the Beginning of Trump’s End?

One of my favorite words is <i>quickening</i> as a noun. The dictionary will tell you it means the period in early pregnancy when an unborn child first …

How to upgrade an iPod for 2018 with flash memory and a new battery

Bring back the iPod with some style<p>Apple’s iPod is probably the pinnacle of personal audio devices. Sure, Android and iOS phones can play music with their fancy streaming services and gigabytes of storage, but nothing beats the elegant style, refined design, and tactile click wheel of a classic …

The truth about the new ‘top secret’ memo Republicans can’t stop talking about

Yes, please, release the memo.<p>House Republicans and right-wing media outlets are up in arms about a classified memo purportedly detailing misconduct …

What Mark Zuckerberg didn’t tell Congress: You’re risking more than your data on Facebook

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress about the social media giant’s recent privacy violations. On day two of answering …

Social Media

Our 10 Most Anticipated Shows in 2018

Just like last year and the year before that and the year before that and so on until just before the premiere of <i>Breaking Bad</i>, a hell of a lot of TV …

TV

News: 100+ Apps iOS Users Need on Their iPhones in 2018

While there aren't as many ways to customize your iPhone like there is on Android, there are still a lot of apps out there that can help streamline …

The Internet Goes Wild Over Trump’s New York Times Interview: ‘A Whole Lot of Nutty’

Thursday evening brought a surprise <i>New York Times</i> interview with President <b>Donald Trump</b>. <i>Times</i> reporter <b>Michael Schmidt</b> was able to speak to the …

The decline of U.S. influence is the great global story of our age

By Fareed Zakaria<p>Columnist<p>Daniel Kahneman, who won a Nobel Prize in economics for reshaping our understanding of human motivation, once said: "No one ever made a decision because of a number. They need a story." That's as true for nations as for individuals. Countries have always oriented …

Geopolitics

Best Mac games of 2017

Game developers are embracing macOS like never before, which means Windows isn’t the only place to get the greatest titles anymore. The past year brought us a ton of terrific Mac games, from intense first-person shooters to gorgeous platformers filled with charm.<p>Here’s our roundup of the best Mac …

Economic vandalism: We're getting dragged into tax race to the bottom

The claim that cutting our tax rate will attract more investment becomes spurious when the global corporate tax tide has gone out.<p>Sir Joh …

House Republican on GOP tax bill: this is a corporate tax cut, not a middle-class one

Rep. Mark Sanford: For “truth in advertising,” GOP should acknowledge and defend this as a corporate tax cut bill.<p>Republican Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) voted for the Republican tax plan, but he says the GOP isn’t telling the truth about what this tax bill is. It isn’t a middle-class tax cut, he said; …

The best Nintendo Switch games

The Nintendo Switch is an excellent game console. If you don't want to quit collecting Power Moons in <i>Super Mario Odyssey</i> but need a change of scenery from your living room, that's entirely doable. Simply take the tablet out of its dock, slide your Joy-cons back on and you can pick up right where …

iPhone 8 review: The Inessential iPhone

For ten years, the release of a new iPhone model has been cause for celebration. People wait in lines, wake up at ungodly hours to pre-order their …

Mobile Technology

What Trump Could Never Understand About Putin

As their bromance dwindles, history could teach a bewildered president a major lesson about one of America’s most significant adversaries.<p>In 1946, George F. Kennan, then a 44-year-old American diplomat based at the U.S. embassy in Moscow, wrote an 8,000-word “long telegram” delineating his views on …

The Dance of Death

Falling civilizations embrace what Freud calls the death instinct. They are dominated by people who serve up fantasies and steal as much as they can. …

Robert Mueller

Russian Group Linked to DNC Hack Just Made More Apple Malware

Fancy Bear is at it again.<p>The Russian hacking group also known as the Sofacy group and APT28, among other names, created a variant of an existing …