Why Trump's Threats Against the NFL May Violate the First Amendment

Several interpretations of the Constitution say that Trump has already broken the law by threatening free speech concerning the NFL. When can we start impeachment proceedings?

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Study Shows How Late-Night Tweeting Causes Professional Athletes To Drop the Ball

A recent study shows that NBA players performed worse in games where they had spent the previous night staying up late and Tweeting.

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A recent study, published in the online supplement of the journal Sleep, shows that NBA players performed worse in games when they had Tweeted between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m the previous night.

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And Now the Internet Is Naming the 7 Trappist-1 Exoplanets

NASA has turned to the internet for help in naming the newly discovered Trappist-1 exoplanets.

NASA asks, NASA receives

When the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) innocently queried the internet in search of a name for their new polar research ship, the web responded gleefully, and NERC got more of a response than they bargained for. They also got a name they hadn’t bargained for: Boaty McBoatface. Although their response was something along the lines of, “Ha, ha. Very funny. We’re naming the boat the RRS Sir David Attenborough,” it drew the world’s attention to the work done by NERC. (As a consolation prize of sorts, NERC bestowed the more awesome moniker on one of the ship’s remotely operated underwater vehicles.)

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