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Clinton's celebrity friends vs. Trump's celebrity friends

Clinton's celebrity friends vs. Trump's celebrity friends His response after the respective events were ranked side-by-side in terms of star power, meanwhile, was an inevitable U-turn.To be fair to The Donald, it's long been harder for Republicans to get celebs than Democrats.

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign hacked

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign hacked The Democratic party has been attacked by hackers a third time, it was reported Friday afternoon, and this time it was Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign that took a direct hit.The latest hack follows high-profile breaches involving the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), the campaign arm for House Democrats.

Clever cartoon sums up the difference between Clinton and Trump

Clever cartoon sums up the difference between Clinton and Trump Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both gave memorable speeches at their respective conventions over the past two weeks, with Trump's historically long look at America in disarray and Clinton's more optimistic rebuke both endlessly discussed.One political cartoonist has managed to condense their lengthy oratory into one very simple poem and drawing that sums up their opposing views of the country and the world in general.

When Hillary Clinton embraces her inner nerd, she wins

When Hillary Clinton embraces her inner nerd, she wins Once Hillary said that, a new narrative slotted into place for the 2016 election, and it would behoove her to stick to that narrative.It's one we're familiar with from hundreds of great American movies: The Nerd Versus The Bully.

Pusha T is selling 'Delete Your Account' tees to support Hillary Clinton

Pusha T is selling 'Delete Your Account' tees to support Hillary Clinton So, inspired by one of many sassy Hillary Clinton Twitter moments of the 2016 presidential election, he is sporting a t-shirt reading "delete your account" on the front and "#ImWithHer" on the back and would like you to do the same." The shirt is available through Play Cloths, a clothing company he founded with No Malice, the other half of his rap duo, Clipse.

Coloring book imagines Hillary Clinton as Daenerys Targaryen

Coloring book imagines Hillary Clinton as Daenerys Targaryen The book, simply called, "Hillary Clinton Coloring Book," has the Democratic presidential nominee in many valiant poses.The series follows the media company's previous coloring book inspired by Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Magician takes down argument for anti-trans bathroom laws with a simple trick

Magician takes down argument for anti-trans bathroom laws with a simple trick It's rare that a video can explain a complicated social issue in less than two minutes — but this video comes as close as it gets.Comedian and magician Justin Willman decided to take down ridiculous anti-trans bathroom arguments using a deceptively simple magic trick and some good old fashioned peanut butter and jelly.

The gene therapy revolution is coming. Will the US get left behind?

The gene therapy revolution is coming. Will the US get left behind? Last year, the United States federal budget included a rider banning certain types of gene therapy research, and that has some in the scientific community worried.For one, embryonic stem cell research was mostly opposed through funding bans, but more importantly the arguments against it centered on moral and religious arguments, not practical or scientific ones.

Hillary Clinton ad parody addresses fellow kids with dank memes

Hillary Clinton ad parody addresses fellow kids with dank memes Hillary Clinton has proven time and again in 2016 that she for sure knows what memes are and cares about them deeply.This video, created by Super Deluxe, takes the Clinton campaign's use of web culture to task by creating an absolutely insane meme-filled Hillary ad.

Zapp Brannigan's Voice Actor Reading Stupid Donald Trump Quotes

Zapp Brannigan's Voice Actor Reading Stupid Donald Trump Quotes There is nothing funny about the real Donald Trump, a raisin company mascot channelling the spirit of an internet commenter.What is funny is the voice actor behind Futurama’s Zapp Brannigan reading some of Trump’s dumbest quotes (from 2016 and beyond) in character.

Cyber is the new nuclear, changing the world through mutually assured disruption

Cyber is the new nuclear, changing the world through mutually assured disruption More generally, are these particular sorts of cyber attacks really changing the world all that much?” This perceived lesser severity of cyberwar has allowed nonviolent cyber attacks to become more brazen than even Cold War espionage.

Your guide to the ‘Shadow Brokers’ NSA theft, which puts the Snowden leaks to shame

Your guide to the ‘Shadow Brokers’ NSA theft, which puts the Snowden leaks to shame It’s the group that, arguably, has given the NSA a bad name in recent years.But it’s also the group that gives the NSA the majority of its real, target-specific power to advance and protect American interests.

Donald Trump's new app tries to make personal branding great again

Donald Trump's new app tries to make personal branding great again The America First app was quietly launched Thursday and since its release there's been very little chatter about it, which may be due to app's relatively unremarkable offerings.That's right, the same name of the reality show (The Apprentice) Trump is most famous for.

Expert panel to Washington: Here’s how we cure cancer

Expert panel to Washington: Here’s how we cure cancer A panel of cancer experts has released its list of recommendations for the government’s big Cancer Moonshot program, a bid to bring the success of the Silicon Valley model to bear on cancer, the emperor of all maladies.This moonshot project, officially referred to as The Vice President’s Cancer Moonshot, was originally going to be priced at a cool billion dollars, but in the time since cancer authorities have asked for about $650 million.

An unknown state may be running drills for taking down the entire internet

An unknown state may be running drills for taking down the entire internet These have been not only getting stronger, longer lasting, and more diverse, but they’ve been moving in seemingly systematic, investigatory ways.This could be interpreted as an attempt to get defenders to “bare all,” and make their full defensive capabilities known.

US government formally blames Russia for political hacks of the DNC

US government formally blames Russia for political hacks of the DNC These thefts and disclosures are intended to interfere with the US election process.We believe, based on the scope and sensitivity of these efforts, that only Russia’s senior-most officials could have authorized these activities.

It's time to pardon Edward Snowden, and defuse Putin's increasingly dangerous weapon

It's time to pardon Edward Snowden, and defuse Putin's increasingly dangerous weapon As Russian intelligence demonstrates ever more alacrity with American political and social disruption, we must remember that the great bear still has a major weapon in reserve that’s tailored for this purpose.Edward Snowden is widely believed to be one of Vladimir Putin’s more successful gambits.

The tech that could change voting in America

The tech that could change voting in America Grant Brunner: What are the biggest changes in voting tech since the EAC was formed, and the Help America Vote Act began to be implemented?While the current voting machines have served us well since 1995, we changed our absentee voting to central count optical scan several years ago.

Take it from a Canadian: Science in America is headed for dark, dark days

Take it from a Canadian: Science in America is headed for dark, dark days This week, we saw the first of what will surely be many headlines pitting the incoming Trump administration against the outgoing principles of science in government research.One of the President-elect’s key advisers has informed the media that NASA’s climate research division will be dramatically defunded.