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Dear Ahmed Mohamed: I Know What You're Going Through

I was only 16 years old when I was handcuffed at school, and soon after, had a felony record.<p>On April 22, 2013 I was arrested for my volcano project. I brought it in with the intentions to show my teacher and have the project approved by him.<p>Before I even got to the classroom, my friends asked for …

NASA Admits It's Unable to Solve 'Mystery of Why Global Warming Appears to Have Slowed'

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California just released a decade-long study which evaluated ocean temperatures at extreme depths, and the …

15 Most Devastating facts about World War 2 that will shock you!

<b>11. Metal shortage during the World War 2 led to the Oscar’s statuettes being made of painted plaster.</b><p>Since 1929, Oscar’s have been polished with …

A case against the death penalty

On the last day of oral arguments in the current term, the Supreme Court heard arguments in the <i>Glossip v. Gross</i> case, which concerns one of the drugs used in Oklahoma’s lethal injection executions. Coincidentally, it also was the first anniversary of Oklahoma’s botched execution of Clayton Lockett, …

How Geography Shaped American History, Law and Politics

Many of the divisions today between “red” and “blue” states correlate sharply with geography, says author.<p>Most people understand the phrase “the law of the land” to mean the set of laws that apply in a given region or country. This seems to be the sense intended by the framers who used the phrase …

War

Assad's Devilishly Simple Plan To Bring The West To His Side Against ISIS

And now that ISIS has matured into a regional force that beheaded an American journalist and threatens global interests, Assad is offering to cooperate with the West to fight the extremist group in Syria.<p>"It's a strategy to eliminate the FSA and have the two main players face each other in Syria: …

Africa's political cartoons – in pictures

Tejumola Olaniyan founded Africacartoons.com, the first continent-wide digital encyclopaedia of political cartoons by African artists. He talks to African Digital Art about the collection

Political Cartoons

Scientists sip 170-year-old beer from shipwreck, regret it immediately

When you're picking out a beer, what flavors do you look for? If hints of soured milk and burnt rubber, or a "goaty" taste sound delightful to you, …

Beer

Coke, Nutella, Mentos And A Condom Make For One Exciting Experiment (VIDEO)

The Mentos and Coke experiment has just hit an extremely weird new level.<p>Using a Durex condom, Nutella and athletic tape, Italian YouTube user milleaccendini has allegedly accomplished an astonishing world record... though, we're kind of still scratching our heads on what exactly that new record is.<p>…