In a surprising finding, researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, N.Y., have found that millions of insomniacs may be able to blame their inability to sleep on a daily habit that disrupts brain function.
Magpul, maker of gun accessories like grips, mounts, sights and magazines, was among the first firearms companies to take a principled stand against gun control laws passed last year in Colorado, where the company had done business for the past 14 years.
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Agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection valiantly averted a potential threat last week to the Nation’s environment — as well as citizens’ possible overexposure to aesthetics — by destroying 13 rare flutes that, being made of wood and all, ostensibly posed a threat of introducing “exotic plant pathogens” into the ecosystem. The flutes, hand-made […]
Detroit Police Chief James Craig, who’s been on the job since July of last year, started blowing minds this week by telling anyone who would listen that law-abiding citizens who possess concealed carry permits — and the pistols to accompany them — make for wonderfully effective crime deterrents. Craig spoke at a press conference Thursday, […]
A year ago, it might’ve been cool. What child doesn’t want to hear Mickey Mouse say “Happy birthday, Johnny!” without first having to be prompted by Mom and Dad. It’s the magic of Disney, after all. Only in today’s post-National Security Agency scandal world, it isn’t cool. In fact, it’s downright creepy. Disney plans to […]
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is releasing a series of year-in-review posts that focus on different aspects of the highly-publicized clash between government surveillance and individual freedoms in 2013. This one, by EFF’s Hanni Fakhoury, shows that the political will to protect Americans’ Constitutional rights against illegal searches and seizures has largely resided with State governments […]
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When researcher at the Department of Kinesiology at Texas Christian University took a look at how eating behavior affects how much we eat, they made surprising observations. And you can use their findings to slim your waistline.
The White House has repeatedly tweaked “law of the land” Obamacare. In a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, 11 U.S. attorneys general contend that the Administration’s actions are “flatly illegal under federal constitutional and statutory law.”