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Grab your wallet, boycott Trump and participate in “A sprawling landscape of resistance”

<b>(Getty/Molly Riley-Pool)</b><p>There’s a lot of ways to hurt the president. How about hurting him in the wallet?<p>Mattea Kramer<p>June 4, 2017 4:30pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>In normal times, Dee from New York would have ordered her copy of The Handmaid’s Tale from Amazon, but these …

Gene therapy could wipe immune memory and "turn off" severe allergies

Scientists may be one step closer to discovering a way to genetically "turn off" allergic responses with a single injection. A team of researchers at …

Democratic Republic of Congo teeters on edge of 'catastrophe'

Riven by lawlessness, corruption and economic failure, the beleaguered country could fall back into civil war at any time<p>When he writes his court rulings, Justice Emile Dhekana buys his own paper, pens, staples and carbon-copy sheets. Then he asks for a cash payment from whichever side will win the …

12 Summer Slaws to Bring to Any Potluck Cookout

Slaw is the unsung hero of the cookout world. With all of the pasta salads, dips, and deviled eggs gracing the buffet line, you may have thought that it would be easy to bypass a bowl of raw cabbage and mayonnaise. Thankfully, coleslaw has come a long way since the questionable dish of your …

NASA Couldn't Explain What Made This Strange, Deep Hole on Mars

Nobody said it was aliens...<p>As we celebrate 2000 days of Curiosity's exploration, we should remember it's just one of an army of robotic eyes …

Dogs (and Cats) Can Love

Neurochemical research has shown that the hormone released when people are in love is released in animals in the same intimate circumstances.<p>I’m not a dog person. I prefer cats. Cats make you work to have a relationship with them, and I like that. But I have adopted several dogs, caving in to …

Ils ont créé un trou noir moléculaire en laboratoire

Le <b>SLAC</b> a réussi une véritable prouesse en créant un trou noir moléculaire en laboratoire, avec la coopération de plusieurs chercheurs du DESY. Les …

Astronomie

How Police Brutality Keeps America Poor and Uneducated

What if there were a way that cities could put millions of dollars into the school systems without raising taxes? What if your county could fix the …

Trump vs. Underwood: 7 Times House of Cards Hit a Little Too Close to Reality

Season 5 of the hit political series mirrored the Trump administration in a number of eerie ways.<p><b>Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers about Season 5 of House of Cards.</b><p><i>House of Cards</i> has always pulled from the headlines. The political Netflix series, starring <b>Kevin Spacey</b> and <b>RobinWright,</b> …

Climat: l'Inde assure la France de son soutien à l'Accord de Paris

L'Inde "est pour l'Accord de Paris, et travaillera dans ce domaine même au-delà" de cet accord sur le climat, a déclaré samedi à Paris le Premier …

24matins.fr

GB : Le ministre du Brexit David Davis a démissionné (médias)<p>International<p>Le ministre britannique en charge du Brexit, David Davis, a démissionné …

This Unsettling Short Film Showing a Drowning New York City Seems a Lot More Plausible Now

Before yesterday, Claire&Max’s latest short film—which shows what New York City would look like if climate change continued, unabated, and sea levels …

This New Study Might Actually Explain The Weirdness That Is Déjà Vu

But we still don’t know if it’s a good thing.<p>In French, déjà vu literally translates to "already seen", and describes the phenomenon of having the …

This New Neighborhood Will Grow Its Own Food, Power Itself, And Handle Its Own Waste

ReGen Village, outside of Amsterdam, doesn’t need a grid or food systems. It’s a model for a future, fully closed-loop settlement.<p>If you live inside one of the houses in a new neighborhood being built in an Amsterdam suburb, your dining room might be next to an indoor vegetable garden. Outside, …

Aquaponics

Bread and heaven: how compromising over food can save a marriage

My mother wouldn’t throw out leftover baguette but my father hated the dry, hard remnants. Their solution was bizarre, but preserved their relationship<p>Two years after the end of the war, but still during rationing, my parents married. They had never lived together, or even had sex; people didn’t in …

Une pomme de 1950 équivaut à 100 pommes d’aujourd’hui

Mordre à pleines dents dans une pêche et avaler… de l’eau sucrée. Manger toujours plus, pour se nourrir de moins en moins. Tandis que, dans les pays …

Agriculture

28 French Street Artists To Know

France has been an art capital since… well, since about as long as we’ve been making art. The Lascaux Caves, near the village of Montignac in …

Bill Murray Details New Classical Album ‘New Worlds’ With Tour

Bill Murray will release his new classical album with cellist Jan Vogler, <i>New Worlds</i>, in September via Decca Gold. The pair will premiere the stage …