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14 Versions Of Trump’s Presidency, From #MAGA To Impeachment

When faced with highly uncertain conditions, military units and major corporations sometimes use an exercise called scenario planning. The idea is to …

Political Science

Read This Gorgeous, Heartbreaking Story From the Attack on Titan Anthology Comic

Hajime Isayama’s blockbuster manga about a world beset by giant, naked, human-eating monstrosities is a hit not just in its native Japan, but around …

Awesome Star Wars Fan Film Imagines an Empire That Never Stopped Fighting After Return of the Jedi

Like how some soldiers never stop fighting a war well after it’s ended, this short film <i>Call of the Empire,</i> by Trevor Kerr, imagines a world where …

America's Only Humor Site

Let's talk about olive oil, chocolate ice cream, and more utter frauds.<p>By Alex Schmidt<br>• /<br>• May 28, 2018<p>Sometimes it’s the smallest details that turn out …

Asteroid Stuns Astronomers With Its Planet-like Icy Rings

Planets might reckon they’re the only ones big enough to pull off their own set of rings, but a cosmic collision has changed all that by giving the asteroid Chariklo two rings of icy debris.<p>Astronomers have previously only seen rings of material around giant worlds like Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune and …

America Is The Only Country Where A Child Can Be Sentenced To Life Behind Bars

The United States is the only country in the world that sentences juveniles -- individuals younger than 18 years old -- to life in prison without parole. On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union and Columbia Law School's Human Rights Institute argued in front of the Inter-American Commission …

Associated Press News

A UNC Student Got an A- for a 146-Word Plagiarized Essay

There's slacking off in school, and then there's <i>this</i>.<p>What was until now a murky athletic and academic scandal at the University of North Carolina …

Pope Breaks Protocol, Goes to Confession in Public

Pope Francis surprised his own master of ceremonies on Friday by confessing his sins to an ordinary priest in St. Peter's Basilica.<p>The pope was presiding at a service intended to show the importance he attaches to the sacrament of reconciliation, commonly known as confession.<p>After reading a sermon, …

Scientists Move Closer to Inventing Artificial Life

Synthetic biology advances with a man-made chromosome inserted into live brewer's yeast.<p>In a biological first, an international team has inserted a man-made chromosome into brewer's yeast, producing a life form that thrives and successfully passes the designer genes on to its offspring.<p>The …

A Saudi fatwa shuns the first comic book to feature Muslim superheroes

There are many strange things about the new fatwa from the Saudi Grand Mufti. Perhaps most strange of all is that the comic was designed to celebrate Islamic values.<p>The comic book in question, The 99, was the first to feature a team of superheroes from the Muslim world and their virtues are those …

Augustus rules again as Rome acts to restore lost mausoleum

On the 2,000th anniversary of the emperor's death work will finally start to reopen historic site to visitors<p>He was Rome's first emperor, the founder of a world-dominating imperial dynasty, and a builder of roads and stunning temples who brought peace to a far-flung empire; a man so powerful the …