Jennifer Lyn

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The First 3 Things A CIA Spy Learned About Iraq In 2003 Say It All

Lindsay Moran, who left the CIA in 2003 after five years there and later wrote a book about her experiences, wrote that she wishes she'd "written a braver kind of book" that exposed the wrongdoing she saw at the agency.<p>One interesting tidbit from her article describes what she learned from Iraqi …

I Asked 20 Coworkers To Draw The United States. Most Couldn't.

By: Gianni Jaccoma<p>Learning the 50 states was a part of every American student's grade school curriculum; whether or not you thought Alaska and Hawaii were located somewhere just off the California coast, well, that's another matter. But how much of that geographic knowledge stays with people into …

Uncover the Mystery of the Magi

It's a story you've likely heard thousands of times, but how much do you really know about the magi? Who were the magi? Why were these non-Jews …

UFOs Photographed Over Leicester

By David W Owen<br>Leicestershire Mercury<br>12-13-14<p>Sky watcher Sam Green thought he’d struck gold when he captured this incredible image of what looks like …

The Chinese government wants to isolate the Dalai Lama – and it’s working

If the Pope had met the Dalai Lama, Chinese Catholics would have been made to suffer<p>What a pity the Pope did not be meet the Dalai Lama when the …

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This doomed Alaskan village shows just how unprepared we are for climate change

It’s a Wednesday morning in late August, the first day of classes at the Shishmaref School. The doors of the pale blue building haven’t opened yet, …

Stunning images taken on Nasa Cassini spacecraft's mission to Saturn

Hotel Trend: Modular Glamping

We started off camping in tents. The wilderness doubled as playground and commode, and food was cooked over the fire. Then came glamping, still …

Countdown to extinction: There are only 5 northern white rhinos left in the world

The death of a rhino in San Diego this weekend puts the species one step closer to being wiped out entirely<p>One of the world's six remaining northern white rhinos died Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, U-T San Diego reports, leaving the species just five members away from …

The 16 Most Bizarre (But Beautiful) Homes We've Ever Seen

As homeowners shift toward more sustainable, off-the-grid, DIY habitats, unique homes are inevitable. Here we look at 16 innovative, bizarre, and one-of-a-kind homes and what makes them stand out<p>As homeowners shift toward more sustainable, off-the-grid, DIY habitats, unique homes are inevitable. …

Earth Could Face Another Mass Extinction in Next 200 Years: Study

Over the next few centuries, Earth could face a mass extinction on par with the one that killed off the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, according to a new study. A mass extinction is when 75 percent or more of the planet's species die out — an event that has happened five times in Earth's history. …

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Earth's Future? Ancient Warming Gives Ominous Peek at Climate Change

New data from the Earth’s last big warmup, some 56 million years ago, may offer a sneak peek into what today's climate change may eventually look like.<p>Scientists have determined that the rate at which carbon emissions heated up the planet during the late Paleocene is much more similar to modern …

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Elizabeth Kolbert On The Vanishing Of Species

Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction, talks with Popular Science's reporter about the prehistory and the present of mass species die-offs<p>Elizabeth Kolbert writes about ecological disasters-in-progress with such perception and verve that readers come away wanting more. Al Gore recently …

NSA program stopped no terror attacks, says White House panel member

A member of the White House review panel on NSA surveillance said he was “absolutely” surprised when he discovered the agency’s lack of evidence that the bulk collection of telephone call records had thwarted any terrorist attacks.<p>“It was, ‘Huh, hello? What are we doing here?’” said Geoffrey Stone, …

Twitter's Faces in Things - in pictures

Some people have the good fortune of seeing the Virgin Mary on their toasted sandwich and then selling it on eBay. For the rest of us, who see merely anonymous faces in everyday things, the new Twitter account Faces in Things, which began on 10 November and already has more than 300,000 followers, …