The proposal came as Special Counsel’s probe closed in on US President’s former aides Flynn and Manafort

President Donald Trump’s lawyer, John Dowd, floated the possibility last year with lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort that the President might issue pardons for both men, The New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing three individuals with knowledge of the

Are corporations that use Wikipedia giving back?

YouTube’s plan to combat conspiracy videos with information sourced from Wikipedia got push back from a number of different quarters — including, surprisingly, Wikimedia itself. Seems Google didn’t mention the plan to the foundation before unveiling it at SXSW earlier this month. Whoops. Wikimedia executive director Katherine Maher responded with

Establishing ethical guidelines for marketing cryptocurrencies

The marketing of cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) is currently operating like the Wild West. From Ethereum to Litecoin to Neo, there are over 1,300 offerings in the burgeoning crypto market, and people like James Altucher are here to profit off the confusion. However, change is afoot. Facebook banned

March for Our Lives, Tide Pods, and the overdue evolution of how we talk about teens

If there’s one demographic that pop culture is obsessed with, it’s the seemingly monolithic entity that we’ve come to know as Teen™. Whether it’s Gossip Girl (rich teens in the city), Pretty Little Liars (devious teens in a murder mystery), Glee (teens who sing), Saved By The Bell (wholesome teens

Rosy outlook on Kim meeting about to hit wall of hard truths from allies, experts and US officials

President Donald Trump’s rosy outlook at the prospect of meeting with North Korean despot Kim Jong Un is about to hit a wall of hard truths erected by US allies, outside experts and officials within his administration say.Read more about this at

Aly Raisman says blaming leotards for sexual abuse is victim-shaming

Aly Raisman is tired of victim-shaming over clothing choices.  The U.S. Olympic gymnast tweeted on Sunday that “Leotards r not the problem,” calling out critics of the gymnastics uniform for victim-shaming and “implying survivors should feel it’s their fault.”  SEE ALSO: Aly Raisman sues U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics