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‘Pulp Fiction’: 25 fun facts in honor of the film’s 25th anniversary

Quoting Ezekiel 25:17 from “Pulp Fiction” will likely get you laughed out of Sunday school class. That’s because the Bible verse, as recited by Samuel L. Jackson’s character, Jules Winnfield, doesn’t actually exist. In the film, Winnfield speaks these words to people before he kills them: “The path of the righteous man is beset on…MORE

The Democratic Party is being transformed. These House votes show how.

The decisive House of Representatives vote last Friday barring discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity marked a milestone in shifting American attitudes toward gay rights. But it also represented a landmark in the evolution of the Democratic Party into an urbanized coalition centered on the voters and communities most comfortable with social and…MORE

5 things to know for May 21: Trump, Yemen, US storms, Ford, China & drones

Thought about the kilogram lately? Probably not. Well, you should know it’s been changed, slightly.┬áHere’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. President Trump A federal judge…MORE

Yuan watch; Retail earnings; BP meeting

1. Yuan watch: Investors are on high alert for China’s yuan to fall to the symbolically important level of 7 to the US dollar. A move below that threshold, last breached during the 2008 financial crisis, could ripple through markets and further complicate trade talks between Washington and Beijing. The yuan continued to fall Tuesday…MORE

3 million-year-old ‘mighty mouse’ fossil still has red fur

A few million years ago, a little red mouse with a tiny white belly ran through the fields of what’s now a German village named Willershausen. Researchers know that because they found an incredibly well-preserved fossil of the now-extinct mouse, which they dubbed “mighty mouse.” And the technology they used to study it could change…MORE

International football’s concussion protocols ‘are the worst in the world’

In 2002, at just 59, former British footballer Jeff Astle choked to death. He’d been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease before his death. But 12 years later, Dr. Willie Stewart, a neurosurgeon, concluded that Astle had actually been suffering from the degenerative brain disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) from repeatedly heading footballs. “Unless you’ve…MORE

What little kids need to know about sex

I live in the Bay Area, where, according to my very unscientific estimate, approximately 8 out of 10 parents self-identify as enlightened. These are the moms and dads who broach thorny topics like race, poverty and sexism with their young children, undeterred by their complexity and high stakes. Still, not all topics receive such a…MORE

Study finds CBD effective in treating heroin addiction

Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive ingredient in hemp and marijuana, could treat opioid addiction, a new study says. Given to patients with heroin addiction, cannabidiol, also known as CBD, reduced their cravings for the illicit drug as well as their levels of anxiety. “The intense craving is what drives the drug use,” said Yasmin Hurd, the lead…MORE

After 19 tornadoes ripped through 4 states, millions are now under flash flooding threat

Severe thunderstorms will drench and flood parts of Oklahoma Tuesday, following on the heels of a series of tornadoes that touched down in that state and others. At least 19 tornadoes swept through central Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri and Arkansas Monday, carrying warnings of “considerable” damage to homes, businesses and vehicles with the possibility of “complete…MORE

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