Shakespeare Experiment Comes Off Rails At Eleventh Hour|Humor

Shakespeare Experiment Comes Off Rails At Eleventh Hour|Humor

"Not of an ape, but for all time" – '3793 Ben Jonson' An experiment involving more than 100,000 monkeys in different locations around the world, to investigate whether, if left alone with a typewriter for long enough, one of them might come up with the entire works of William Shakespeare, was back to 'square one' […]

The rise of the apprentice: a European tradition comes to the U.S

The rise of the apprentice: a European tradition comes to the U.S

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The growing number of apprenticeships in the U.S. has more to do with European companies importing the practice into their American operations than with the long-running NBC television reality show and its former host who now lives in the White House. Traditional apprenticeships are more than summer internships familiar to Americans, […]

The Syria Narrative Comes Apart – With Guest Sen. Richard Black

The Syria Narrative Comes Apart – With Guest Sen. Richard Black

Nothing the US government tells us about Syria and the alleged chemical attack at Douma makes any sense. VA State Senator and retired US Army JAG officer Richard Black joins today’s Liberty Report to draw on his experiences traveling to Syria and following the war. He does not believe what Washington is telling us and […]

When It Comes to Taxes, the Government Always Wants More

The cable bill was the last straw, says Kristin Tate. “That’s the one that really made me mad.” Comcast included $ 36 in charges for mysterious things like “utility tax” and “government access fee.” That motivated her to research obscure taxes and put what she learned in a new book, How Do I Tax Thee? […]

Ban on plastic microbeads comes into force in the UK

Ban on plastic microbeads comes into force in the UK

Tiny microbeads are too tiny to be filtered out using waste-water treatment processesScience History Images / Alamy Stock Photo By New Scientist Staff and Press Association A UK-wide ban on the manufacture of cosmetics and care products containing tiny pieces of plastic known as “microbeads” has come into force. The move is aimed at protecting […]

When it comes to climate, Donald Trump is in a club by himself

When it comes to climate, Donald Trump is in a club by himself

On his ownSaul Loeb/AFP/Getty With Syria’s announcement it will join the Paris Agreement on climate change, the US now stands alone. Until yesterday, it was one of the final two nations either rejecting or refusing to sign the UN agreement. In September, a third holdout – Nicaragua – announced it was in after two years […]

As Trump tax comes to floor, failure could spell stocks selloff

As Trump tax comes to floor, failure could spell stocks selloff

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors are increasingly pricing in the effect of a corporate tax cut into the shares of U.S. companies, leaving the market primed for a steep sell-off if the Republican-controlled Congress fails to pass one of President Donald Trump’s top priorities. FILE PHOTO: A street sign is seen in front of the […]