Janet Vanstry

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Last stand: 'water protectors' return to Standing Rock as drilling set to begin

Tribal leaders may have urged activists to let the fight play out in the courts, but many on the ground are calling for a final push as the pipeline moves ahead<p>Clarence Rowland returned to Standing Rock in the dark of night.<p>The 26-year-old Oglala Sioux tribe member arrived to his solar-powered hut …

First Do No Harm: The DEA targets Physicians who treat their patients pain.

There are many Doctors who label their patients unfairly, demean these patients and degrade them because they are victims of chronic life long …

This Bengaluru-Based Poet Creates Stunning Works Of Art Using Plants In Her Garden

"The flowers, leaves wilt and fade away, but the new perspective lives on."

President Obama Visits Prison in Oklahoma

Oklahoma City

Professor tests students’ ethics with cruel exam question

What kind of professor does this!?<p>Psychology students at one university faced a difficult choice with this extremely cruel exam question designed to test their ethics.<p>University of Maryland scholars were put up against each other to determine if they got extra marks.<p>The only catch was that if more …

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James Ronald Whitney

Emmy Award winning director, James Ronald Whitney, has been bi-coastal for nearly two decades, but is now living in Palm Springs, CA. Born, married …

Astronomers Spy "Bullet" Galaxy Blasting Through Other Galaxies

A speedy space collision rips gas from a fast-moving galaxy.<p><b>What's New</b><p>A distant galaxy pierced another group of galaxies like a bullet, astronomers report, in a cosmic collision some 1.4 billion light-years away.<p>Observations from Europe's XMM-Newton X-ray space telescope reveal that the bullet …

A Mysterious Virus Is Infecting Children All Over The US

The virus is sweeping the Midwest and has also hit Colorado and some states in the South.<p>CNN reports that one Kansas City hospital has seen up to 30 children a day come in for treatment for the virus, which is similar to a cold, but with worse symptoms. About 15% of those children are placed in …

Public Health

Powerful Portraits Look Deep Into the Eyes of Homeless Men and Women

With his powerful series <i>Homeless</i>, Manchester-based photographer Lee Jeffries compels us to remember the faces of those we too often ignore. As a …