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What’s So ‘American’ About John Milton’s Lucifer?

William Blake's Satan Exulting Over Eve. John Milton's Lucifer in Paradise Lost was a different kind of Devil—a conflicted and brooding self-mythologizer. Three hundred and fifty years ago, the poet John Milton wrote one of the greatest characters in all of British literature: Lucifer, the antagonist of the epic poem Paradise Lost. Feared by Puritans,...

How Artificial Intelligence and the robotic revolution will change the workplace of tomorrow

The workplace is going to look drastically different ten years from now. The coming of the Second Machine Age is quickly bringing massive changes along with it. Manual jobs, such as lorry driving or house building are being replaced by robotic automation, and accountants, lawyers, doctors and financial advisers are being supplemented and replaced by high level artificial intelligence...

Trump Supporters Threaten To #BoycottHawaii After Travel Ban Ruling & Twitter Has The Best Responses!

Sorry, Trumpsters — doesn't look like #BoycottHawaii is having the effect you wanted! A little background: A federal judge in Hawaii, U.S. District Judge Derrick K. Watson, ruled to freeze Donald Trump's revised travel ban on people from several Muslim-majority countries just hours before it was set to go into effect on Thursday. Sucks to suck, Drumpf! In response,...

McDonald’s says they were hacked after rogue tweet calls Trump a ‘disgusting excuse of a president’

Trump celebrated winning the Republican nomination with McDonald's While on the campaign trail, U.S. President Donald Trump made no secret about his love for McDonald’s. But four months into his presidency, it appears the McDonald’s corporate Twitter account isn’t lovin’ his work. McDonald’s said their corporate Twitter account @McDonaldsCorp was “compromised” when a tweet was sent out Thursday morning...

GST starts to look like an Indian wedding, unprepared and uncertain

The reform, which intends to knit India together into a single tax area for the first time, goes live on July 1 — in fact, at the stroke of midnight. (PTI) India stands on the brink of one of its most momentous policy reforms in decades unprepared and uncertain. We’re just a few days away from the launch of...

‘Pharma Bro’ defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial

"Pharma Bro" just won't keep his mouth shut. Even with his federal securities fraud trial set to begin Monday, Martin Shkreli has blatantly defied his attorneys' advice to lay low. The former pharmaceutical CEO, who became a pariah after raising the cost of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent, has been preening for cameras and trolling on social media, potentially...

Kelly: Blue Jays’ Osuna waging an internal battle away from the diamond

Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna pitches against the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the ninth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on June 21, 2017. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images) When he arrived at his first spring training 2 1/2 years ago, Roberto Osuna was one of those talents who stand out before you’ve ever seen him play....

Darjeeling violence: Hills tense but incident-free; 12 hour Eid relaxation for Muslims

Darjeeling remained tense but incident-free on Day Eleven of the indefinite shutdown, while, in a change of stand, agitation-spearhead the GJM decided to give a 12-hour bandh relaxation only for Muslims to celebrate Eid tomorrow. (Representative Photo: PTI) Darjeeling remained tense but incident-free on Day Eleven of the indefinite shutdown, while, in a change of stand, agitation-spearhead the GJM...

Healthy after kidney transplant, Merritt returns to worlds

Ryan Crouser competes in the men's shot put at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Crouser won the event. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Aries Merritt will be making a return to the world championships. This time, with a working kidney. The world-record holder Merritt finished second behind Aleec Harris in...

Missing North Carolina Teen Hailey Burns Found Alive Over A Year After Disappearing

Hailey Elizabeth Burns is now 17-years-old, and up until this weekend the North Carolina teen had been missing for over a year. On Sunday, however, a near miracle occurred when Hailey was found and reunited with her family and loved ones. In addition to Hailey Burns, who has been diagnosed with Aspbergers syndrome, being returned home safely, the man...

🐶 Martha the Neapolitan mastiff has been crowned the world's ugliest dog! 🐶

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How one man's generosity is giving a helping hand to children who need 3D-printed limbs all over the world.

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