'North of Dixie: Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South' spotlights moments in the fight against discrimination, focusing on areas of the country where the struggle for civil rights has been ignored
When Justin Craig heard how much homes were selling for in Detroit, he knew he couldn't pass up the opportunity. "It's mind-boggling what your money buys here," he says, pointing to homes with price tags
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Devastating. Please have a year's supply of tissues on hand for this next story. When a shooter entered Oregon's Umqua Community College on Oct. 1, 2015, and murdered nine students, one of the people was
When a two-week-old cheetah named Kumbali at the Richmond Zoo was losing weight because his mother wasn’t producing enough milk, zookeepers had to take it upon themselves to bottle feed the cub every hours.
So much of the agriculture and food industry is affected by the release of the federal government's dietary guidelines every five years that it's natural to expect them to keep a close eye on the results.
"Everything we know and love about the universe and all the laws of physics as they apply, apply to 4 percent of the universe. That's stunning." EDITOR’S NOTE: An earlier version of this story was published
(AP/Carolyn Kaster) The American empire has been reduced to dust. All that remains is the stale jingoism of our Republican candidates Tom Engelhardt October 1, 2015 8:15am (UTC) This piece originally on
For years, a team of NASA scientists had pondered over the enigmatic dark streaks lining the inner and outer faces of craters on the Martian surface, shown below. But no longer. NASA announced the answer
(Reuters/Jonathan Ernst) The progressive favorite talks about the “dark underbelly” of “how America built a great middle class” September 28, 2015 8:52pm (UTC) Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren just
Some pretty horrible things befall astronaut Mark Watney in the new movie The Martian: sandstorms, explosions, extreme isolation, even frustrations growing potatoes. It's a series of unfortunate events
Mark Pagel, Ph.D., is an evolutionary biologist who has made a career of applying the mathematical tools of his trade to the evolution of language and human culture. BuzzFeed Science spoke with Pagel his
Imagine your worst vision of hell. Then imagine this: a 5 million degree tornado of plasma, spinning for almost 40 hours, and rising more than 40,000 miles. You could fit five Earths in the swirling funnel.
Let's get this straight: we're killing off hundreds of millions of acres not for human food, but primarily for fuel and feed? That's a real head scratcher right there. When it comes to the subject of (Genetically-Modified
All she needed was a different kind of man ... Netflix's description of Disney's 1995 "Pocahontas" was only one line, but it immediately rubbed Adrienne Keene, author of the Native issues blog Native the
So a question pondered during this event was -- is this a sporting event, an art form or just plain entertainment? I came to the conclusion that to me fitness bodybuilding is all of these. It's show time
A month ago Democrats were working to stop a GOP-penned resolution of disapproval against President Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran. No, the resolution wouldn't preclude the president's authority enter