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Watch John Mellencamp Talk Farm Aid, Politics on 'Sunday Morning'

John Mellencamp talked Farm Aid, his new album <i>Sad Clowns & Hillbillies</i>, mortality and how his political views differ from his fans in a wide-ranging …

Music

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains 2 Things Most People Can't Grasp

Apparently, we have a problem with time and size.<p>There are plenty of things scientists don’t understand about the universe, but for everyday folks, some of the biggest misconceptions are about the basics: time and size.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson, the world-famous astrophysicist, director of the Hayden …

Woman seriously burned after intestinal gas catches fire during surgery

A patient in Japan was hurt mid-surgery when she passed gas that caught fire causing serious injuries to her body, a university hospital in Tokyo said on Friday.<p>The woman, in her 30s, was undergoing an operation that involved applying a laser to her cervix, the lower part of the uterus at the Tokyo …

The Structure and Function of the Kidneys

It is hard to understand the signs and symptoms of kidney disease unless we appreciate the kidneys’ role in our body. This article explains what the …

16 damaging behaviors of unsuccessful people

Everyone wants to achieve success, but it seems perpetually out of reach for some of us.<p>Sometimes, that's just the work of unfortunate external circumstances. However, in other cases, we're just our own worst enemies.<p>There are a few subtle (and some not-so-subtle) behaviors that can conspire to …

Full Transcript from the First 2016 Presidential Debate Between Trump, Clinton

<i>The full transcript from the first presidential debate Monday at Hofstra University involving Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Lester Holt, anchor of NBC Nightly News, served as moderator.</i><p>HOLT: Good evening from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. I'm Lester Holt, anchor of "NBC Nightly …

Over and over again, the military has conducted dangerous biowarfare experiments on Americans

On September 20, 1950, a US Navy ship just off the coast of San Francisco used a giant hose to spray a cloud of microbes into the air and into the city's famous fog. The military was testing how a biological weapon attack would affect the 800,000 residents of the city.<p>The people of San Francisco …

Military

America Is Not the Greatest Country on Earth. It’s No. 28

Every study ranking nations by health or living standards invariably offers Scandinavian social democracies a chance to show their quiet dominance. A …

Fleet Street: Last journalists leave former home of national papers

<b>The last two journalists working in Fleet Street are leaving what was once seen as the centre of UK journalism.</b><p>Reporters Gavin Sherriff and Darryl Smith worked for the Dundee-based Sunday Post, which closes its London office on Friday.<p>For decades Fleet Street was synonymous with the nation's …

A Fast-Casual Chain Brings Healthy Meals to L.A.'s Food Deserts

Everytable has come up with a unique pricing model meant to make fresh food available at any income.<p><i>This story originally appeared in Spanish on our sister site, CityLab Latino.</i><p>Los Angeles is a bifurcated city. North of the 10 and west of the 405 sits a cluster of neighborhoods that, for the most …

Urban Agriculture

Dr. Dre Issued Bizarre Citizen's Arrest After Home Confrontation

<b>UPDATE</b>: The L.A. County District Attorney rejected Dr. Dre's citizen's arrest for insufficient evidence, TMZ reports. Law enforcement said Dre did …

Rap & Hip-Hop