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Alaska wants 50 percent of its electricity to come from renewable sources

Alaska, a conservative-leaning state heavily dependent on oil and gas, is urgently pursuing a number of policies to usher in greater efficient and …

ICE held an American man in custody for 1,273 days. He’s not the only one who had to prove his citizenship

Immigration officers in the United States operate under a cardinal rule: Keep your hands off Americans.<p>But<p>Immigration and Customs Enforcementagents repeatedly target U.S. citizens for deportation by mistake, making wrongful arrests based on incomplete government records, bad data and lax …

Lynching memorial leaves some quietly seething: 'Let sleeping dogs lie'

Black men were lynched for “standing around”, for “annoying white girls”, for failing to call a policeman “mister”. Those are just a few of the horrific stories on display at a new national memorial to lynching victims in Montgomery, Alabama.<p>One mile away, another historical monument tells a very …

Black History

Mexican Walking Fish may hold key to helping paralysed people walk again

An endangered salamander may hold the key to helping paralysed people walk again, scientists believe.<p>The axolotl, or Mexican salamander has the astonishing ability to regenerate limbs and even spinal cord if it has been injured.<p>But now a new study by the University of Minnesota in the US has …

Death of H.R. McMaster's father being investigated as 'suspicious'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Philadelphia police are investigating last week's death of H.R. McMaster's father as "suspicious," the department told CNN on Thursday.<p>H.R. McMaster Sr., the father of the military general and former national security adviser to President Donald Trump, died last Friday of blunt impact head …

H. R. McMaster

6 Accidents That Actually Happened in National Parks

Travel<p>Enjoy your trip, but follow the rules—they're there to protect both parks and people.<p>Every year, accidents happen at national parks, usually because visitors forget that they’re in the wild. You can avoid unfortunate incidents—like the ones below— by always following park regulations, and …

National Parks

21 Books You Don’t Have to Read

And 21 you should read instead (technically 20 books—Adventures of Huckleberry Finn did not fare well).<p>We've been told all our lives that we can only call ourselves well-read once we've read the Great Books. We tried. We got halfway through <i>Infinite Jest</i> and halfway through the SparkNotes on</i> …

Chimp DNA Points at a Genetic Reason Humans Are Always Ready for War

A new study gives new meaning to the term 'battle ready'.<p>The thrill of sudden conflict is unmistakable. Your heart races, your breathing rate …

Robert Mueller

Robert S. Mueller III doesn’t seek deferments. After a classmate died in Vietnam, this well-to-do Princeton athlete traded his lacrosse stick for a …

We just hit 410 ppm of CO2. Welcome to a whole new world

<b>(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)</b><p>This is not normal: We’re on track to witness a climate unseen in 50 million years by mid-century.<p>Kate Yoder<p>April 28, 2017 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Grist.<p>In pre-industrial times, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere stood at …

What to Eat Before, During and After You Run

Even if you only jog the occasional few miles, you’ve likely heard about marathoners carb-loading before a race or long run. But pasta isn’t the only …

Nutrition

8 Lessons Ansel Adams Can Teach You About Photography

Ansel Adams is one of the titans of photographic history. When I started as a photographer, I was primarily interested in landscape photography. I …

Fight nights past: Best debate knockout lines

<b>(CNN) —</b> Debate stages have long doubled as presidential burial grounds. With a few sharp lines, an acid quip, or just a well-timed nod, the candidates can do more to unravel their opponents than in a hundred speeches or television commercials.<p>Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have made no secret of …

Government

Don't scapegoat Big Sugar. Lots of food producers profited from the demonization of fat

The recent revelation that Harvard scientists were paid off to downplay sugar's harms in the 1960s shows how the food industry shockingly manipulated nutrition science for decades. Yet the news media has given the sugar industry too much credit. The real story about how sugar got a pass — while …

All You Need to Know about Stone Sculpture

September 26, 2016<p>Deeply invested in contemporary art, Widewalls magazine aims to provide a unique experience for its readers in form of in-depth and …

3,000-Year-Old Cooking Fail Found At A Danish Dig Site

Denmark currently holds the title of world's happiest country. But we could imagine at least one Norseman back in time who, after a failed cooking attempt, probably felt little of the famed Danish hygge.<p>In a hilly wetland north of Silkeborg, archaeologists have unearthed a wholly intact Bronze Age …

Archaeology

Hilarious Finalists of The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

<b>The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2016</b> are in full swing – with hundreds of the most funny and offbeat animal photographs being sent in from around …

Can killer whales help solve the mystery of menopause?

Scientists from Exeter and York University are studying the evolution of the menopause, and have found clues to its origin in killer whales.<p>Humans and orca are two of only three species that evolved to stop having babies half-way through their lives - something even great apes and long-lived …

These awesome and incredibly detrailed animal sculptures are the work of Canadian artist Ellen Jewett. They feel like creatures who’ve managed to wander out of people’s dreams and into this world. To Ellen, sculpting has always been about life; biological narratives, emotions, movement, balance and observations about life’s subtleties and overtures. Her aesthetic ranges from the hyper-real, to the surreal,fantastic, and the grotesque. Ellen’s creative process is truly her own, she enjoys making and engineering original material combinations to suit her needs. Ellen’s beautiful sculptures are available for purchase through her Etsy shop, including custom order pieces. [via Laughing Squid]

These awesome and incredibly detrailed animal sculptures are the work of Canadian artist Ellen Jewett. They feel like creatures who’ve managed to …

Watch: Why Cats Act So Weird, According To Science

<b>TED-Ed</b> has released a video on its Facebook page to educate viewers on why cats act the way they do—weird.<p><b>For two-million years</b>, cats were solidarity …

Earth - There is a new species of whale that nobody has seen alive

In 2013 three whales washed up dead on Japan's shore on the northern tip of Hokkaido. That in itself is not particularly unusual, but these three whales were unlike any that biologists had seen before.<p>Was this really a new species of whale, never before officially documented?<p>They were smaller and …

How to Give Cakes a Crunchy, Sugary Crust

One of the best cakes I've ever had in my life was at a now-defunct restaurant in Chicago. It was one of those places that served homey, no-nonsense …

Feminine Metallic Sculptures : steel woman

Barcelona-based sculptor Jordi Diez Fernandez crafted a stunning steel woman that stands at nearly 2 meters tall, with just the sculpture's neck and …

Sculpture

Kinetic Steampunk-Inspired Sculptures Move Gracefully Using Salvaged Metal Parts

Artist Chris Cole has spent his life exploring the relationship between two disparate worlds: machines and nature. To marry his two obsessions, Cole sculpts creatures with salvaged metal parts. Fish, birds, and reptiles have their defining features cut and formed in an industrial style that recalls …

Art

Five Days And Five Nights With Doctors Without Borders

<i>This story is part of NPR's podcast</i> Embedded, <i>which digs deep into the stories behind the news. Click here to listen to the podcast.</i><p>"Look!" says Stefania Poggi. "They've made inflatable rafts."<p>Two dozen boys are splashing in a massive, muddy pool surrounded by 30-foot-tall earthen banks. They're …

Pottery unearthed in England hints at the Black Death's devastation

A professor in the United Kingdom has used a creative way to measure the dramatic, dark legacy of the Black Death in England: analyzing old pottery shards.<p>The plague claimed millions of lives in the 14th century. Fast forward to the 21st century, and in eastern England, over 2000 test pits …

Okinawa-Based Retired Marine's Arrest Triggers Anger in Japan

TOKYO — Japan’s prime minister expressed “great anger” Friday following the arrest of a retired Marine in connection with a woman's death — the latest controversy involving U.S. military bases on Okinawa.<p>“I simply can’t find any words to offer to her family,” Shinzo Abe said, telling reporters he …

Oklahoma Legislature passes bill criminalizing abortion

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Oklahoma state legislature has passed a bill that would criminalize abortion procedures in the state. According to the language of the bill, anyone who is found to have performed an abortion -- except in instances to save the life of the mother -- will be found guilty of a felony and …

Hillary Clinton

Reports: Second kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirl found

A second Nigerian schoolgirl has been found, the Nigerian army said Thursday, according to the BBC and AFP. The news comes just two days after the first was rescued two years after a mass abduction by Boko Haram militants.<p>​Army spokesman Col Usman Sani Kukasheka told the BBC that more details about …

Genius 3-Minute, All-Crispy Hash Browns from Josh Ozersky

In 2011, four years before his untimely death, Josh Ozersky hit reply to one of our early Food52 newsletters. "If you guys need a genius recipe sometime, I have a really great one for hash browns."<p>His voice was clear and compelling, and almost suspiciously confident even in what amounted to a …