October 14, 2016

UCT Students Say Science is Racist, Discuss African Black Magic [VIDEO]

'Whole thing should be scratched off'

Via: The Daily Caller

Public University Cancels 'Sausage Party' Screening Because An Evil Douche Sucks On A Broken Juice Box

'This movie normalizes sexual assault and sexual violence'

Via: The Daily Caller

WristWhirl lets you control your smartwatch with hand gestures (and look mad while you do it)

wristwhirl1 It's a funny thing: Smartwatches are supposed to be the more accessible alternative to your smartphone, but you can operate a phone with one hand, while the watch takes two. Luckily, Dartmouth researchers are on the case, and have engineered a way to use your wrist as a sort of joystick, allowing you to use your smartwatch one-handed. Read More

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Wikileaks: Gabbard Received Spiteful Email From Fundraisers Over Sanders Support

'Hammed dropped!'

Via: The Daily Caller

The future of cleantech in Indonesia

Indonesia, Jakarta, View of city during sunset Indonesia presents unique challenges in the form of renewable energies, but currently lacks significant infrastructure capable of supporting such expansion, with its mobile-first economy only being able to provide so much support for structured growth. However, if capitalized correctly, Indonesia has the potential to harness clean technology into a vehicle for prosperity. Read More

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The Latest: 3 arrested in plot targeting Somalis in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The Latest on Kansas bomb plot (all times local):

4:30 p.m.

Three members of a Kansas group face federal charges related to an alleged plot to bomb an apartment building filled with Somali immigrants in the western Kansas meatpacking town of Garden City.

The charges against ...

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NAACP Set To Denounce Charter Schools, Although Blacks Love Them

Supporters warn of 'new Jim Crow'

Via: The Daily Caller

Applications are open for Hardware Battlefield at CES

Nima We're back. Hardware Battlefield is TechCrunch's premier hardware startup event and is returning to the world's largest consumer electronic show. Applications are now open until November 3 at 9pm PT. Submit your application here to compete for free demo space at the Consumer Electronics Show, a $50,000 prize and the Metal Man trophy. Hardware Battlefield is part of… Read More

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Trump Lashes Out at Accusers, Says Allegations Are All Lies

Donald Trump pushed back aggressively against what he called "phony" accusations of inappropriate sexual conduct leveled by several women, two more of whom came forward on Friday.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

The Presidential Character

(Steven Hayward) Surveying the electoral scene of the moment summons to mind Henry Adams's mordant observation that the progression of presidents from George Washington to Ulysses S. Grant was a sufficient refutation of the theory of evolution. What would Adams think of our current candidates? I'm with John about the utter shamelessness and hypocrisy of the left over revelations and allegations of Trump's bad behavior. It's disgusting, to use one of The

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How to Carve a Pumpkin With a Pair of Colt .45s

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The Latest: Newtown families to appeal gun suit's dismissal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The Latest on the dismissal of a lawsuit by Newtown families against rifle maker Remington Arms (all times local):

4:40 p.m.

A lawyer representing the Newtown families that sued the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre says they will appeal ...

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Judge Strikes Down Newtown Family Lawsuit Against Firearm Maker

'We need a national movement'

Via: The Daily Caller

Five considerations about accelerated learning for the next administration

Hacker writing code Our next president will take office during a period of seismic change across the education landscape. Policymakers, students and employers increasingly question the cost — and return — on a college degree, as a profusion of new pathways from education-to-employment emerge. Read More

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Paul Ryan: This Election Has taken Some Very Dark Turns

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan spoke to college Republicans in his home state of Wisconsin to outline the case of House Republicans. While he didn't mention Donald Trump by name, he did take a veiled shot at the GOP nominee, saying that the election has taken "some very dark turns."

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Court: Governor's Office Must Release Katie McGinty Emails

A Pennsylvania court ruled on Friday that Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's office must release emails sent by Katie McGinty that it has kept from the state Republican Party.

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Summer Zervos, former 'Apprentice' contest, accuses Trump of sexual misconduct

A former contestant on "The Apprentice" came out Friday with a new allegation of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump, who is countering the mounting allegations of sexual assault by telling supporters they are lies being pushed by the media and Hillary Clinton's campaign.

Summer Zervos, who appeared on season five ...

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WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN: Lincoln Chafee Now Realizes Plan To Foist Metric System On America Was A 'Big Mistake'

'I went back and forth on including the metric system angle'

Via: The Daily Caller

Flexible e-paper display is full color but less than a micrometer thick

 Reflective displays like those found on e-readers are great for black-and-white text, but color has yet to make a compelling play on them. That may change with the serendipitous discovery of a full-color e-paper material that's also flexible and power-efficient. Read More

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What a Trump Loss Means for Congress

Democrats have been given a gift in 2016. Party officials are increasingly optimistic that Donald Trump's flailing presidential campaign will damage fellow Republicans and give them control of the Senate—and perhaps even the House. Yet neither scenario is assured, even if Hillary Clinton wins the presidency in a blowout. Bloomberg Politics' Sahil Kapur has more on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Clinton Campaign Flagged 'Guide to the Allegations of Bill Clinton's Womanizing'

A staffer with Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign made note of an article highlighting allegations of Bill Clinton's womanizing and sexual assault last year, newly leaked emails show.

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Warren seeks removal of SEC head; White House rejects idea

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling on President Barack Obama to replace Mary Jo White as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Warren says White has refused to issue a rule requiring public companies to disclose political contributions.

In a letter to the president on Friday, the ...

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James Carville Calls Trump A 'L-O-S-E-R,' Warns He'll Improve For Final Debate

"Trump's gotta get better -- because he can't get any worse."

Via: The Daily Caller

Instacart reverses course, re-introducing tips for shoppers

instacart-thumb Under pressure from shoppers complaining about losing the ability to receive tips last month as the company looked to smooth out the earnings curve, Instacart said it is re-introducing the ability for customers to tip shoppers. "After announcing this change, we heard a lot of feedback from our shopper community," the company said in a blog post. "While our shoppers liked most… Read More

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Ryan Avoids Mentioning Trump While Urging Vote Against Clinton

House Speaker Paul Ryan tells students in Madison, Wis., they have the chance to save country from "liberal progressivism" and prevent victory for Hillary Clinton. Ryan, speaking at the Madison Masonic Center Foundation near the Univ. of Wisconsin, says this election isn't "necessarily" the one he wanted, though never mentions by name the GOP presidential nominee, Donald Trump Makes some veiled references to Trump, for example by telling students not to engage in a conversation about "the latest

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Annoy Meg Whitman, support Scott Garrett

(Paul Mirengoff) Meg Whitman is the chief executive of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Co. A liberal Republican, she was crushed by Jerry Brown when she ran for governor of California in 2010, an excellent year for the GOP. This year, Whitman has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Not content with endorsing a left-wing crook for the nation's highest office, Whitman is doing her part to give Clinton a Democratic House by endorsing Democrat Josh

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Podesta Linked Up Google's Executive Chairman and Cheryl Mills, Robby Mook

Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman John Podesta facilitated meetings between Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, and key Clinton players Robby Mook and Cheryl Mills in 2014, according to hacked emails released by WikiLeaks.

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Ethics board to review Puyallup lawmaker's case

PUYALLUP, Wash. (AP) - A Washington ethics panel will decide whether a state lawmaker broke the law by posting taxpayer-funded videos to her Facebook campaign page.

The Olympian reports (http://bit.ly/2dctDh4 ) that the Legislative Ethics Board says the material posted by Rep. Melanie Stambaugh, a Puyallup Republican, could be subject ...

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Dubious Details Surround Judge's Approval Of Bridgegate Complaint Against Christie

Complaint raises eyebrows among experts

Via: The Daily Caller

Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain episode 6 analyzes the future

trust-disrupted The final episode of this six-part series explores the future implications of Bitcoin and blockchain technology. The episode describes the divide between Wall Street's preferred closed use of the blockchain and Silicon Valley's vision of an open system. Will the technology ever be integrated into our world's mainstream economy? Whose vision will prevail, Wall Street or… Read More

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