Trumps War on the Press Follows the Mussolini and Hitler Playbook

Trumps War on the Press Follows the Mussolini and Hitler Playbook
Beneath the madness and the lies of The Year of Trump there remains a constant drumbeat, unyielding and determined. It broke cover on Jan. 22, 2017 when Donald Trump and his assorted flacks began long before, but this concept was so naked, so novel and so unblinkingly forthright that it established the rules for the assault to come, just as the first salvo of an artillery barrage signals the creation of a new battlefield where there will be many

Kids Dont Have Parents AnymoreThey Have Sharents

Kids Dont Have Parents AnymoreThey Have Sharents
Who and what is a sharent exactly? If you have both a child and a smartphone, its probably you.Sharenting, a term to describe parents who actively share their kids digital identities online, is rampant in the United States, with 92 percent of toddlers under the age of 2 already having their own unique digital identity. As 2017 comes to a close, it appears to be a phenomenon that shows no sign of slowing down.When I first started looking into

President Ivankas First Year in Office

President Ivankas First Year in Office
Fire & Fury, portrays a Trump campaign and administration populated by thirsty idiots and headed by a Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have an earnest deal between them, that if either of them runs for president, it will be Ivankamaking Ivanka the first female president, not Hillary Clinton. As though that pair were a beloved power couple, a political Beyonce and Jay-Z. As though they were in a mental footrace, their expertise in business dealings and spent more than

The Fight for LGBT Equality in 2018 Will Be Fierce

The Fight for LGBT Equality in 2018 Will Be Fierce
Jay Michaelson: So, here we are at the end of a strange year for LGBTQ Americans. On the one hand, mainstream acceptance of gay people continues to spread; gays are now officially boring. On the other hand, trans people are being singled out for government persecution on the one hand and continued street violence on the other.Meanwhile, as all three of us have written, the Trump-Pence administration is inflicting the "death of a thousand blows" against LGBTQ civil rights,

By The Way, There Are Street Lights Powered By Dog Shit

By The Way, There Are Street Lights Powered By Dog Shit
Believe it or not, we once worked out – as best we could – how much energy you could generate if you burned the poop of our planet's entire human population. It’s surprisingly little, perhaps enough to power a few million standard American households. Saying that, poop can be used as a (flawed) power source when push comes to shove, and as highlighted by a piece in The Guardian, there is a place on this curious planet where dog poo

All the different reasons people are suing Apple for slowing down their iPhones

All the different reasons people are suing Apple for slowing down their iPhones
Image: mashable/lili samsYou may have heard: iPhone customers around the U.S. are suing Apple for slowing down their older phones.  Class-action lawsuits have been filed in at least three states — California, Illinois, and New York.  Whether or not Apple violated any consumer rights is for the courts to decide. What is known at this point is that some people are disgruntled, though it's for all sorts of different reasons. SEE ALSO: Why you shouldn't worry about Apple slowing

Company Forced Underperforming Female Employees To Slap Each Other To ‘Build Team Spirit’

Company Forced Underperforming Female Employees To Slap Each Other To ‘Build Team Spirit’
Let’s be honest, we have all wanted to slap one of our colleagues at some point. What stops us is the fact that we’d undoubtedly lose our jobs after a lengthy meeting with the HR department. However, for one company in China, slapping those you work with is not only condoned, it is celebrated, forced and encouraged. The beauty and skincare company, Nanchang Jinhuayuan Meiye, has caused mass controversy in China, and now across the world, after a video from their 14th-anniversary

Senate Passes Massive Tax Cuts For The Rich In Middle Of The Night

Senate Passes Massive Tax Cuts For The Rich In Middle Of The Night
WASHINGTON ― When Donald Trump was elected president last year, a sweeping rewrite of the tax code was one of his top priorities. Throughout the campaign, Trump said he wanted a “middle-class tax cut,” one that wouldn’t benefit wealthy people like him and would spur huge levels of economic growth while not adding to the national debt. “For the hedge fund guys, they’re going to be paying up,” Trump . As president, Trump has continued to insist the tax

AT&T Will Give Workers $1,000 Bonuses to Celebrate the Tax Bill

AT&T Will Give Workers  $1,000 Bonuses to Celebrate the Tax Bill
AT&T Inc., the phone carrier locked in a battle with the U.S. government over its Time Warner Inc. acquisition, lauded President gutted utility-style regulations for internet service providers.AT&T has an immediate financial incentive to persuade the Justice Department to end the Time Warner suit instead of slogging through months of legal wrangling. A settlement would let AT&T avoid paying hundreds of millions of dollars in fees to creditors to amend the terms of bonds issued to finance the merger,

A wedding photographer captured her parents’ love in this incredible viral photoshoot.

A wedding photographer captured her parents’ love in this incredible viral photoshoot.
Amber Robinson, a photographer from Raleigh, North Carolina, is used to capturing photos of young couples in love. Much of her business comes from weddings and engagement shoots with couples bursting at the seams with new love. Recently, however, she took on an assignment that was... a bit different from her usual fare. The photos she took were no less romantic or full of love. Unlike her usual clients, the stars of this photo shoot were her own parents.

A wedding photographer captured her parents’ love in this incredible viral photo shoot.

A wedding photographer captured her parents’ love in this incredible viral photo shoot.
Amber Robinson, a photographer from Raleigh, North Carolina, is used to capturing photos of young couples in love. Much of her business comes from weddings and engagement shoots with couples bursting at the seams with new love. Recently, however, she took on an assignment that was... a bit different from her usual fare. The photos she took were no less romantic or full of love. Unlike her usual clients, the stars of this photo shoot were her own parents.

Interior secretary pushing controversial road project

Interior secretary pushing controversial road project
Cold Bay, Alaska (CNN)Far down the Alaskan peninsula, where it curves into the Bering Sea, lies the remote Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. The federally protected, 492-square-mile wilderness area is home to brown bears, caribou, wolves, and, once a year, the entire world population of black brant geese.Critics of the road, however, say it would be disastrous, not just for the Izembek refuge but in setting a precedent for construction in wilderness areas nationwide. They also cast doubt on the

12 Reasons Millennials Are Totally OVER Church

12 Reasons Millennials Are Totally OVER Church
ShareTweet By Sam Eaton Millennials and church don’t seem to mix. The truth is no one has asked me why millennials don’t like church. Luckily, as a public school teacher, I am highly skilled at answering questions before they’re asked. It’s a gift really. From the depths of my heart, I want to love church. I want to be head-over-heels for church like the unshakable Ned Flanders. I want to send global, sky-writing airplanes telling the life-change that happens

Trump, Show Us the Receipts if Summer Zervos Is Lying

Trump, Show Us the Receipts if Summer Zervos Is Lying
A room service receipt for a lone club sandwich could prove Donald Trump a liar and Summer Zervos a sex crime victim.Zervos has said that is what Trump ordered after he used a dinner invitation as an opportunity to grope her and grind against her repeatedly in his room at the Beverly Hills Hotel a decade ago. Dinner consisted of a club sandwich and fries, which Ms. Zervos and Mr. Trump shared, reports the complaint that accompanied the defamation

A Band Without a No. 1 Hit Is Outselling Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran

A Band Without a No. 1 Hit Is Outselling Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran
An old New Wave rock band that’s never released a No. 1 song in the U.S. is selling more concert tickets than the biggest pop stars in the world.Depeche Mode, the British synth-pop group formed in 1980, is having one of the most remarkable tours in modern music and its most-successful concert run ever. The band sold 1.27 million tickets through the first nine months of 2017, more than Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber or Bruno Mars -- much younger pop

NHS ‘overcharged by millions for key drug’

NHS ‘overcharged by millions for key drug’
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDr Mark Vanderpump told the BBC patients were seeing liothyronine sold for £5 in other European cities Drug company Concordia overcharged the NHS by millions for a key thyroid treatment, the Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally found. The CMA said that last year the NHS spent £34m on its drug, liothyronine, up from about £600,000 in 2006.The amount the NHS paid per pack rose from around £4.46 in 2007 to