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I was a real Republican, before the 'wingnuts' took over my party

Trump is a danger to our nation and a disgrace to the Republican Party, but GOP leaders have decided they want to keep inflicting him on America.<p>About the same time the Trump administration had perfected its cruelty against families and children, the Hamilton County Republican Party in Cincinnati …

Republicans

‘I Drank the Apocalyptic Kool-Aid’: Art Historian Hal Foster on Why He Has Developed an Unromantic View of the Avant-Garde

People<p>Ben Davis, artnet News's chief art critic, spoke to the eminent art historian about the urgent themes of his upcoming Mellon lecture.<p>,<p>There is …

Spooky Discovery About the Largest Structure in the Universe (Today's Most Viewed)

Quasars are the nuclei of galaxies from the early days of the universe that undergo brief periods of extremely high brightness that make them visible …

Millennials Put a Choke Hold on the Fossil Fuel Industry

Chloe Maxmin and other Millennials pushing the Divest campaign are swiftly convincing Wall Street that investing in coal, oil, or natural gas is a …

The great nutrient collapse

The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention.<p>Irakli Loladze is a mathematician by training, but he was in a biology lab when he encountered the puzzle that would change his life. It was in 1998, and Loladze was studying for his Ph.D. at …

Carbon Dioxide

Wood & metal treehouse is a modern gem nestled among the trees

Most people envision treehouses as simple, do-it-yourself structures made for kids to enjoy. But as we've seen in recent years, a number of designers …

MoMA PS1 unveils futuristic solar canopy that reacts to heat, sunlight, and movement

MoMA PS1 just completed one of its most experimental and coolest installations to date. The Long Island City-based contemporary art museum wrapped up …

Dazzling 3D Monoliths Invade Japanese Cities and Landscapes

Shigeki Matsuyama combines real images with CG artworks, using WWI dazzle painting techniques.<p>Using early 20th century dazzle painting techniques originally employed to disguise World War I battleships, Japanese artist Shigeki Matsuyama regularly creates art that borders on optical illusion. The …

Art

As the 1 percent washes their money through arts funding, artists respond

<b>Occupy Museums, Installation Debtfair, 2017 (Bill Orcutt/Whitney Museum of American Art)</b><p>In an age of rising financial inequality, artists are using their work to follow the money<p>Heather Corcoran<p>June 18, 2017 5:00pm (UTC)<p>At the most recent edition of the Whitney Biennial, the long-running survey of …

The hottest planet ever discovered has an atmosphere as warm as a star’s

The hottest planet ever discovered orbits a massive star so sizzling it burns bluish white. On exoplanet KELT-9b, a gas giant 650 light-years from Earth, temperatures during the day reach 4,300 degrees Celsius, or 7,770 degrees Fahrenheit. That's only about 1,300 degrees Celsius cooler than the …

The bottleneck in Rex Tillerson’s State Department

The former ExxonMobil chief is leaning heavily on two senior aides who, officials say, have cut him off from the rest of his 75,000-person staff.<p>When former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who successfully promoted Rex Tillerson for her old job during the presidential transition, tried to …

This is how the biggest companies cheated on taxes in 2016

<b>(AP/Matt Rourke)</b><p>Corporations make billions from the U.S., and then claim all their profits in other countries<p>Paul Buchheit<p>June 1, 2017 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Donald Trump wants to cut what some call the "highest corporate tax rate in the world." The tax cut will, …

These new images of Jupiter show its clouds in stunning detail

Damn, Jupiter looks sexy.<p>After nearly a year in orbit, the Juno spacecraft is starting to crack some of Jupiter’s many mysteries.<p>This week, the journals <i>Science</i> and <i>Geophysical Research Letters</i> published the first batch of scientific findings about Jupiter, based on Juno’s trips there. Discoveries …

Astronomy

Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.<p>Africa is poor, but we can try to help its people.<p>It's a simple statement, repeated through a thousand images, newspaper stories and charity appeals each year, so that it takes on the weight of truth. When we read it, we reinforce …

30 Photoshop Techniques Every Photographer Should Know

If you're working as a photographer or retoucher, there are certain Photoshop techniques you just have to know. This amazing set of tutorials walks …

These Simple Animations Are an Intro to Film Photography

Back in February, we shared a simple animation made by the film brand Ilford that shows how a film SLR works. It turns out that video was the first …

Mar-a-Lago, Dubai, Aspen: The bottom line on protecting Trumps in the first 100 days? More than $30 million

How much does it cost to protect the Trump presidency?<p>The<p>Secret Servicedoes not release information about the costs of protecting the first family. But some hints can be gleaned from publicly released budget data, documents obtained by watchdog groups and government databases.<p>This tally by The …

McCain hammers Tillerson in NYT op-ed

Sen. John McCain slammed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a New York Times op-ed published Monday morning, accusing the nation’s chief diplomat of adopting a foreign policy that abandons both U.S. values and victims of oppression around the world.<p>McCain’s op-ed came in response to remarks …

Foreign Policy

Ro Khanna Wants to Give Working-Class Households $1 Trillion

Silicon Valley’s new member of Congress has some big ideas for combatting wage stagnation.<p>Ro Khanna has a $1 trillion plan to fatten Americans’ wallets.<p>The newly elected member of Congress, who represents Silicon Valley, has become a loud progressive voice on the Hill during his brief tenure there. …

5 Homebrew Camera Hacks in 1 Minute

Got a minute? That’s all you’ll need. Take a break from infinite scrolling through Instagram and listen up, because South African photographer …

Hacking

Trump has a plan to change the tax code to make himself much, much richer

President Trump is planning to include a massive cut in the top tax rate on “pass-through” companies, from its current level of 39.6 percent to a mere 15 percent, the Wall Street Journal’s Michael Bender and Richard Rubin report.<p>This will be sold as a boost for small businesses, and it is, but it …

Donald Trump

Michael Bloomberg called 'bullsh*t' on this energy technology

Michael Bloomberg, an outspoken environmentalist and former New York City mayor, had some harsh words for carbon capture and storage, the unproven …

Call the state department's ad for Mar-a-Lago what it is: a plea for corruption | Ross Barkan

The state department touted the virtues of the US president’s private members club. It was emblematic of all that is wrong with our times<p>No sitting president in American history has been so engrossed with personal profit as Donald Trump. Moving into the White House has not altered his lifelong …

Donald Trump

Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point …

Mexico’s Revenge

By antagonizing the U.S.’s neighbor to the south, Donald Trump has made the classic bully’s error: He has underestimated his victim.<p>Leer este artículo en español.<p>When Donald Trump first made sport of thumping Mexico—when he accused America’s neighbor of exporting rapists and “bad hombres,” when he …

Mexico

Who Oversees The President's Ethics? Here's Our List

President Trump continues to own hundreds of businesses around the world, and he has staffed his administration with wealthy people who have ties to a complex web of companies. Those financial entanglements have prompted government ethics experts to raise concerns about conflicts of interest.<p>They …

Lawmaker's 'peculiar midnight run' endangers Trump-Russia inquiry

House intelligence chair Devin Nunes reportedly disappeared from Uber ride, fueling further questions over his role in committee’s investigation<p>The House intelligence committee investigation of the Trump campaign’s alleged links with Moscow looks in danger of unravelling as a result of the …

'I take portraits of gods': the photography of Nobuyuki Kobayashi – in pictures

With his gorgeous and patiently realised black and white images, Kobayashi searches for a spiritual dimension in the calm beauty of nature

First on CNN: Generals come to State Department defense

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A small army of retired three- and four-star generals launched a mission on Capitol Hill Tuesday: to defend the State Department against drastic budget cuts proposed by the Trump administration.<p>President Donald Trump's budget would increase military spending by about $54 billion …

U.S. State Department

FBI’s Trump-Russia probe knocks White House on its heels

Trump’s team scrambles to contain fallout as Comey confirms investigation and debunks wiretapping claim.<p>The White House was knocked on the defensive ahead of its biggest week yet on Capitol Hill after FBI Director James Comey confirmed the existence of an active investigation into Russia’s meddling …

Donald Trump