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Flyboarding — who knew? (quite a cool video)

Water is forced under pressure to a pair of boots with jet nozzles that provide thrust for the rider to fly.

Aaron Schock has another wardrobe malfunction

Conservative anti-gay Republican Congressman Aaron Schock is still having a hard time keeping his clothes on.

Lindsey Graham is thinking of running for president

This should prove interesting, as Graham has been dogged for years about speculation as to whether he's gay.

Stephen Colbert on the religious right’s Values Voters Summit

Apparently the President lives at 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue, and Bobby Jindal is confused about evolution.

Our mistaken messaging on climate change

My good friend Ben Finzel works as a communications consultant specializing on clean energy issues. Ben recently wrote an article about how poor messaging on climate change is hindering progress on the issue. I thought it worthwhile to share it with you. ____________ A week ago, the world’s largest-ever march to demand action on climate […]

To guarantee a living wage, make government the employer of last resort

Economist Kelton's fix for employment: "Create competition" between gov't and the private sector for employees.

Don’t expect the GOP to move left anytime soon

The GOP is currently falling victim to a perfect storm of moral cognition and a worn-out strategy.

2nd possible Ebola case in US, 5 kids possibly exposed

We've also found out the name of the first Ebola patient, who is not a US citizen, but was visiting from Liberia.

Sex, death and what banning books teaches our kids

A school district in California actually has a "Book Reconsideration Committee" that decides which books to ban.

“Boobs on the ground”: Fox host on female troops fighting ISIS

Fox Host Eric Bolling referred to a female Air Force pilot who led a strike against ISIS as "boobs on the ground."

How contagious is Ebola really?

Now that the US has its first Ebola case, let's look at how contagious Ebola really is.

Ebola now in the US, first case confirmed by CDC

A Dallas man, who was recently in Africa, has been confirmed to have Ebola.

GOP Senate group run by Sen. Moran lapses into 9/11 trutherism

A GOP group with ties to Mitt Romney has reiterated a charge that 9/11 was an inside job.

Economist Stephanie Kelton: 80% of income gains since recovery have gone to the top 20%

Is there "burnable carbon"? Economist Kelton says "There better be, because we're not stopping."

How modern politics killed compromise

The opportunities for cross-partisan policymaking have all but disappeared.

Media: Obama was right about ISIS, but we’re mad at him anyway

Fox and the Daily Beast are livid at President Obama for telling 60 Minutes the truth about ISIS last night.

Gays are like ISIS beheading America, per religious right confab

Benhams previously suggested gays be put to death, that gay marriage is like Nazi Germany, and they don't Islam.

Virginia GOP could suppress 2% of the vote this November

Virginia's new voter ID law - one of the strictest in the nation - requires a photo ID in order to cast a ballot.

I test-drove a $100,000 iPhone yesterday (aka Tesla)

The Tesla electric car really is pretty fun. Gadget-lovers will love it.

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