Monday, 21 May 2018

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Why the Early Votes in New Hampshire Actually Matter This Year

Hillary Clinton has won the first precinct in the nation to report results: the tiny town of Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, whose eight voters cast their ballots shortly after midnight. Clinton garnered four votes to Donald Trump’s two; Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson received a single vote, and one voter wrote…

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'Jinx' Subject Robert Durst Pleads Not Guilty to Susan Berman Murder

Robert Durst, the subject of the acclaimed and shocking HBO docuseries The Jinx, has pleaded not guilty to the 2000 murder of his friend Susan Berman. Monday was his first appearance in court for the 16-year-old case. “I do want to say here and now, though, I am not guilty,”…

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Judge Stymies Trump Lawsuit Over Nevada Early Vote

Am incredulous Clark County, Nevada, judge denied an order for a lawsuit filed by the Donald Trump campaign over votes cast at an early voting location in Las Vegas that allowed people to vote after its 8 p.m. closing time, CNBC reports. The suit was filed after a polling place…

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Why Psychedelics Might Be Legalized Sooner Than You Think

“You don’t hear about it anymore,” John Lennon said in 1980, lamenting how psilocybin mushrooms went underground. “But people are still visiting the cosmos.” Like its psychedelic companions, psilocybin earned its stigma in the Sixties, after which Nixon’s Controlled Substances Act officially prohibited it.  But science is slowly discovering new…

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Watch Stephen Colbert Talk 'Darkest' U.S. Election, Chat With 'Melania Trump'

Stephen Colbert’s Election Day Showtime Special began with a chill. “The country is on the edge – of the country so it can walk into Canada,” the host said right off the bat, referencing the close presidential race unfolding in real-time with the aptly titled live program Live Election Night Democracy’s…