Nicole Gagne doesn't remember the fall itself, or any of the month that followed. She spent almost all of it in a hospital bed, pumped full of a painkiller that had the happy side effect of causing temporary amnesia. So she doesn't remember the concrete staircase dissolving under the weight of her ... More >>
Nitty Scott MC is fresh out of her teens and she's already had three career changes, though she's remained a writer throughout. Within the last few years she's made a name for herself among New York's tough crowds as a legit MC who only includes organic hip-hop ingredients in her dishes. Nitty ... More >>
It would be easy to dismiss Kitty Prydescarlet-haired 19-year-old white women from Daytona Beach, Florida, would not fit anyone's profile of "the next to blow," and rap-singing songs about Justin Bieber ("Justin Bieber") and an object of her affection ("Okay Cupid") isn't the most direct path ... More >>
Ooh -- awkward.Creepily, Disney built a town in central Florida, just five miles south of Walt Disney World, 14 years ago. It is called Celebration, Florida, and, you might expect, it has a certain Stepford quality, with "manicured lawns and classic movie theaters." It is also a town where, a ... More >>
Right-wingers were angry that the Obama Administration was declining to finance new trips to the moon. But since they're true believers in the free market, maybe they'll be happy to hear that the President's new budget includes a scheme to privatize space travel. The Washington Post learns from th ... More >>
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How the military and private tech contractors are training a new generation of soldiers
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