Larry Wilmore tries to teach Rand Paul ‘the dozens’ — and it goes as hilariously wrong as you’d expect

Larry Wilmore tries to teach Rand Paul ‘the dozens’ — and it goes as hilariously wrong as you’d expect

Travis Gettys Larry Wilmore sat down for some soul food with a visibly uncomfortable Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for a hilariously awkward segment. The “Nightly Show” host took the Republican presidential candidate to Southern Hospitality BBQ in New York City, and Paul explained what set him apart from his rivals. “What’s extraordinary about what I’m

New Hillary Clinton ad advocates gun control

New Hillary Clinton ad advocates gun control

Reuters Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton released her first ad targeting gun control on Tuesday, a month after pledging to take on the powerful U.S. gun lobby. The 30-second spot uses footage from an Oct. 5 town hall in Manchester, New Hampshire, where Clinton said she would pursue expanded background checks and take steps to

Review finds economics research is usually not replicable

Review finds economics research is usually not replicable

The Conversation A sense of crisis is developing in economics after two Federal Reserve economists came to the alarming conclusion that economics research is usually not replicable. The economists took 67 empirical papers from 13 reputable academic journals. Without assistance from the original researchers they were only able to get the same result in a

It’s time to acknowledge Bill Clinton dominated his era just as Reagan did his

It’s time to acknowledge Bill Clinton dominated his era just as Reagan did his

History News Network It’s time to take Bill Clinton, his presidency, and his times seriously. Historians dithered before getting right with Reagan, letting their political and intellectual disdain discourage thoughtful scholarship for over two decades after his inauguration. Then, suddenly, there was a Reagan love-in, with even some liberal historians writing surprisingly admiring books about

Discovery of molecular oxygen in comet tail forces rethink on how the solar system formed

Discovery of molecular oxygen in comet tail forces rethink on how the solar system formed

The Conversation Scientists have for the first time detected molecular oxygen (O2) in a comet’s coma, the cloud of gas surrounding it when it moves close to the sun. The discovery, which challenges our understanding of how the solar system formed, was made by the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft orbiting comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko . The

Creepy Christian principal says sexist school dress codes help preserve girls’ virginity for their ‘one and only’

Creepy Christian principal says sexist school dress codes help preserve girls’ virginity for their ‘one and only’

Bethania Palma Markus A Christian high school principal is being criticized for an op-ed where he says dress codes imposed on young women help protect the “gift” of their virginity, which should be preserved for their “one and only.” The piece, published in MLive by Jim Bazen, principal of Plymouth Christian High School in Grand Rapids,

Holy war: Louisiana students fight Christian indoctrination at public high school

Holy war: Louisiana students fight Christian indoctrination at public high school

David Ferguson A Baptist pastor and an evangelical Christian high school principal are fighting the ACLU and students over a pattern of intense Christian indoctrination at Airline High School, a public school in Bossier Parish, Louisiana. According to Slate, Pastor Mike Welch of Bistineau Baptist Church and Airline principal Jason Rowland are angrily retrenching after