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Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls: Postgame Grades and Analysis

Behind a stellar defensive effort, the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on Monday, 94-88. The Bulls' lead in the best-of-seven series is now 3-2. Milwaukee held Chicago to 34.4 percent shooting thanks in large part to the starting backcourt of Khris Middleton and Michael Carter-Williams. Show More Summary

6 New Technologies For Runners

Running is one of the best things you can do for your health. In fact, a recent study found that running for just a few minutes a day lowers the risk of an untimely demise by 30 percent. That said, there is a good way to run and a better way to run. So make the most of your run with these cool and new technologies. More »      

What to Do if You Think You’re on the No-Fly List

It has come to this. There is a self-help guides from the ACLU on what to do if you think you are on the U.S. government’s no-fly list. Oh, and the TSA says 99 percent of the people who contact them about no-fly have been denied boarding only because their names are similar to a [...]

Our stunted democracy could learn from Kazakhstan: Another Bush/Clinton race doesn’t look free to the rest of the world

We act superior to countries where leaders are reelected with 97 percent. But to them we don't look much different

What Should High Schools Do? 44 Percent of Sexual Assaults Happen BEFORE College

Forty-four percent of reported sexual assaults take place before the victim is 18. One in three-to-four girls, and one in five-to-seven boys are sexually abused prior to leaving high school. And yet, secondary schools -- by which I mean...Show More Summary

Conductor Helps Customers Figure Out If They’re Ready For Google’s “Mobile Friendly” Update

Last week, Google updated its search algorithm to favor mobile-friendly pages in mobile search results — a move that could affect 40 percent of Fortune 500 websites. If you’re worried about the update, Conductor has built a new Mobile Visibility tool to help. Show More Summary

Cook says 20% of iPhone install base upgraded to iPhone 6, 6 Plus

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday revealed about 20 percent of active iPhone users have upgraded to the company's latest iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus hardware, leaving room for growth.

Would a 30-percent discount make you consider a Chinese car? [w/poll]

GAC wants to put its GS4 crossover on sale in the US in 2017. To lure buyers, the company wants to undercut the price of segment rivals by 30 percent. Continue reading Would a 30-percent discount make you consider a Chinese car? [w/poll]...Show More Summary

Apple Revenues In China Soar 71% In Q2

Apple is tearing it up in China. During its second quarter, the company saw 71 percent revenue growth in the locale, and the company is widely thought to have sold more iPhones there than in the United States. Notably, the company’s Chinese revenue came in second place to Europe’s during the first quarter, losing $17.2 billion to $16.1 billion. Show More Summary

New Rumors About the Tesla Home Battery’s Price and Leasing Program

8 hours agoTechnology : Yahoo: Tech

Though the U.S. installed 30 percent more solar photovoltaics in 2014 than it did in the previous year, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association, they still only account for 0.4 percent of electricity generated in the United Sates. Show More Summary

This Compact Washing Machine Is Exactly What's Missing From Your Life

We've never been this excited about a washing machine - ever. A portable, compact version called Drumi from Yirego is incredibly genius (no power outlet required), and it's 100 percent real. The gadget cleans up to seven pieces at aShow More Summary

Apple Mac Sales Up 10% YoY Despite Global Decline In PC Shipments

Apple sold approximately 4.5 million Macs this quarter, according to the company’s Q2 2015 earnings report, released today. This represents year-over-year growth of 10 percent, with 4.1 million Macs sold in the same quarter last year. Show More Summary

75 Percent Of The World’s Extremely Hot Days Can Be Attributed To Climate Change

Climate change is already contributing to heat waves and torrential downpours, and these types of events will only worsen as the world continues to warm. The post 75 Percent Of The World’s Extremely Hot Days Can Be Attributed To Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.

WaPo corrects: ‘Barbara Ann’ is by the Beach Boys, not The Beatles. No wait, it’s by The Regents.

8 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Washington Post On Monday, The Washington Post added this correction to a story by Aaron Blake entitled “21 percent of Republicans want to take military action against Iran. What?” Here’s the correction: Correction: This post initially attributed the song “Barbara Ann” to The Beatles. Show More Summary

Global warming to blame for 75 percent of hottest days

9 hours agoTechnology : Tech Talk

New study finds that three-quarters of hot days can be linked to man-made climate change from greenhouse gas emissions

Americans Are Binge Drinking More, Especially Women

9 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

The binge drinking rates for women rose almost 36 percent between 2002 and 2012, according to a study published this month in the American Journal of Public Health. Men's binge drinking rates rose 23 percent over the same time period,...Show More Summary

Low-Wage Workers Are Older than You Think: 89 Percent of Workers Who Would Benefit from a $12 Minimum Wage are at Least 20 Years Old

It’s a common myth that very low-wage workers—workers who would get a raise if the minimum wage were increased—are mostly teenagers working to earn extra spending money. The reality is that raising the federal minimum wage to $12.00 per hour …

Is TPP trade deal a massive giveaway to major corporations? An exchange between Obama and Sherrod Brown

One way to make sense of the bewilderingly complex debate over the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal — which involves a dozen countries around the Pacific and could impact some 40 percent of U.S. trade — is to understand that there are a number of separate arguments about it proceeding on different tracks. There’s the […]

11 characteristics of a profitable rental investment: Part 1

Cash-on-cash. Market comparables. The 70 percent rule. It is easy to fall into "analysis paralysis" with the investor vocabulary. When it comes down to it, there is a shortlist to look at when choosing a good investment. This list begins with an honest look at your financial situation along with specific goal setting...

The Fatal Flaw in Obama’s Drone Strike Reforms

Micah Zenko Defense, "The policy guidance issued in May 2013 has not applied to 46 percent of all drone strikes and 46 percent of all victims."  Today, Adam Entous reported the latest confirmation about what informed citizens already knew: the White House’s purported policy guidance for U.S. Show More Summary

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