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Marshawn Lynch narrating ‘Planet Earth’ iguana escape is the best thing we’ve seen all day

The famous miracle iguana escape that dropped on “Planet Earth II” early November has been wonderfully re-imagined with narration by former Seattle …

US Power Will Decline Under Trump, Says Futurist Who Predicted Soviet Collapse

We talked to Nobel Prize-nominated Johan Galtung, who predicted that someone like Trump would win the US, and that it will trigger a decline in power.<p>Johan Galtung, a Nobel Peace Prize-nominated sociologist who predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union, warned that US global power will collapse …

Geopolitics

Why farmers may want to keep, not kill, weeds - Futurity

"It's very important to recognize the benefits of all the species within the crop field—that includes both the crops and the weeds," says Kristine …

The Bundy brothers’ acquittal shows how white privilege perverts justice in the US

What do we think would happen if a vocal anti-government armed militia made up of black Americans took over federal property for nearly six weeks? What would “justice” look like?<p>These and similarhypothetical questions are worth contemplating in the wake of the recent acquittal of the Bundy …

Justice

How Minnesota's governor performed an economic miracle by raising tax on the rich and increasing minimum wage

By every measure, Minnesota governor Mark Dayton's five year run as governor has been a stellar success: while Tim Pawlenty, his tax-slashing, …

No, The Universe Is Not Expanding at an Accelerated Rate, Say Physicists

This could change everything.<p>Back in 2011, three astronomers were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery that the Universe wasn't …

Physics

Report: Google Search Bias Protecting Hillary Clinton Confirmed in Experiment

In a report published by Sputnik News, psychologist Robert Epstein reveals evidence that Google is manipulating search results related to Hillary …

Warren Buffett Fact Checks Donald Trump’s Attempt To Lump Him Into The ‘Massive’ Tax Deduction Club

On Monday, Warren Buffett responded to Donald Trump‘s debate claims about his tax deductions and offered up his own tax information as a rebuttal. This follows Buffett’s previous challenge for an I’ll-show-you-mine offer at a Clinton rally, but Trump didn’t bite. Well, Trump chomped hard during the …

Growing up poor taught me that good opportunities aren’t enough to guarantee a better life

Last month, on my way to a friend’s new apartment in San Francisco, I listened to an episode of Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist History podcast called “Carlos Doesn’t Remember.” I quickly found myself in tears. The protagonist’s story was my story; it was my co-founder’s story; and it may be your …

Education

Harry Reid lambastes Donald Trump for spending 'daddy's money' after GOP nominee mocked his brutal injury

The Republican nominee was asked by The Washington Post about Reid's recent comment that the Manhattan billionaire was "not slim and trim."<p>"Harry Reid?" Trump said, apparently grimacing and waving his hand. "I think he should go back and start working out again with his rubber work-out pieces."<p>That …

Donald Trump

Hurricane Drought Hits a New Record

Saturday was a quiet day across the Gulf of Mexico, but not one without note, because a strange record was set: It has been 1,048 days since a …

Weather

Blood sugar Managements

It’s an epidemic in our country. And because one can’t feel it, it does its damage silently. That is the READ MORE<p>Photograph courtesy of Pixabay.com …

If All Lives Matter, Act Like It

The demonization of black victims and the lionization of law enforcement have to stop.<p>I've looked down the barrel of a cop's gun on three separate occasions, none of which involved crime. The most recent was in my own home, when I neglected to punch my alarm code in quickly enough upon entry. Was …

Law Enforcement

Scientists extend the lifespan of mice by up to 35 percent

Would you like to live 35 percent longer? Apparently the trick is removing worn-out "senescent' cells that have a degenerative affect on your body. "Cellular senescence is a biological mechanism that functions as an 'emergency brake' used by damaged cells to stop dividing," says Jan van Deursen, …

Pilot Discovers Cat on Wing of Plane While in Flight

Related Articles<p>Cat on Wing of Plane<p>I guess something got overlooked during the pre-flight check! A pilot was surprised to look over and see a cat on …

Pets

Clinton’s pledge to forgive student debt of entrepreneurs, not average workers, will benefit the elite

Hillary’s “Initiative on Technology & Innovation” reflects her Reaganite, neoliberal, technocratic worldview<p>Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton has pledged to help forgive the student loans of entrepreneurs and small business owners, yet has not made similar promises to help …

Middle-class

This Underground Swiss Hydroelectric Plant Will Power 1 Million Homes With Gravity

It’s like a Bond villain’s lair, but for clean power.<p>Switzerland’s Linthal hydropower plant produces as much power as a nuclear plant, using nothing but the energy of gravity. It’s the world’s biggest pumped-storage facility, which means that it works as a kind of giant battery, using water to …

Hillary Clinton's Private Server Contained Special Access Program Intelligence. Bernie Sanders Must Continue to Campaign

The media at the moment seems to be enamored with Hillary Clinton's delegate count, even though she hasn't achieved 2,383 pledged delegates. Since Clinton won't have 2,383 pledged delegates before the Democratic Convention, and still faces an FBI criminal investigation, it's only prudent that …

Bernie Sanders

OkCupid 'Research' That Exposed 70k Users Removed After Copyright Claim

Open Science Framework has removed the data set that was scraped from the dating site.<p>Last week, Danish students publicly released a dataset on nearly 70,000 users of the dating site OkCupid, including their usernames, sexual turn-ons, and orientation. Now an open science site has removed the data …

OkCupid

FINANCIAL ADVISOR INSIGHTS: May 9

Blaise Pascal Wikimedia Commons<p><i>FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors.</i><p>Blaise Pascal, a brilliant 17th-century mathematician, famously argued that if God exists, belief would lead to infinite joy in heaven, while …

Retirement

Cats ahoy! Kitten sails around the world having the time of her life

Captain Liz Clark is something of a loner — after all, she's spent the decade of her life sailing around the world on her boat The Swell. But she hasn't always been alone, thanks to a lovely cat named Amelia who climbed onboard in 2013 and never left (well, hardly ever).<p>Clark has an enviable life …

Mystery Film

Bill Clinton to Millennials: You Are Everything That's Wrong With This Country, Please Vote for Hillary

Bill Clinton, who continues to be allowed to wander onto stages and address thousands of people as if entirely by accident, found a new group of …

Bernie Sanders

Why Even President Trump Won't Kill The Climate Deal

When the leading Republican presidential candidate calls climate change a hoax dreamed up by the Chinese government, environmentalists have a reason to be concerned.<p>But even if the American people put a climate change denier like Donald Trump in the White House, the U.S. remains unlikely to renege …

Climate

Obama’s Brexit overreach is typical of his arrogance

The British politicians counting on his endorsement don’t understand the resentment he can cause<p>Listen<p>Nobody could describe Donald Trump as lacking in self-confidence, but the billionaire egomaniac is emotional jelly compared with King Barack. Even before he won the Nobel peace prize, Obama was …

Political Science

Research says children of older mothers are smarter, taller, and stronger

The risks of having children later in life are well documented: there’s a higher chance the baby will have issues at birth, like Down’s syndrome, or be more likely to develop autism and Alzheimer’s later in life. It’s also simply harder to get pregnant as time marches on.<p>But a study of more than …

College & University

No Joke: 6 Fruits and Veggies You Should Never Peel

<i>by guest blogger</i> <i>Caroline Praderio</i><i>,</i> <i>food and nutrition writer for</i> Prevention <i>magazine and EatClean.com</i><p>Most of the time, we're telling you that eating healthier means you'll need to do a bit more work, e.g. cook more meals at home, DIY your own almond butter, scour every food label. So this will come …

Nutrition

China Wants to Power the World

China’s State Grid Corporation, the world’s biggest power company, is on an impressive buying binge. As Bloomberg News reports, the company is …

Renewable Energy

Owning a cat can lead to mental health problems, study warns

If you're prone to sudden bursts of anger, it could be your cat's fault.<p>A new study has found that people with Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED) - characterised by explosive bouts of rage - are twice as likely to have been infected by a parasite found in cat faeces.<p>The findings suggest that …

The only difference between a Christian gunman and a Muslim terrorist is racism

Yesterday, a man opened fire in the visitors center of the US Capitol. He drew his weapon and pointed it at officers, one of whom fired and struck the suspect before he could go any further. The media would later learn that the same man had shouted “I am a Prophet of God” from the balcony of the …

Extremism
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