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Dakota Pipeline: Protesters Soaked With Water in Freezing Temperatures

Tear gas, freezing cold water and rubber bullets were used to disperse a crowd of 400 protesters at the Dakota Access Pipeline in clashes late Sunday and early Monday that left more than 150 activists and one law enforcement officer injured.<p>Linda Black Elk, a member of the Standing Rock Medic and …

Teargas

Possible Chinese Skeletons Could Rewrite Roman History

According to the findings published in the October issue of the Journal of Archaeological Science, Roman Britain may have been more diverse—and ties …

Archaeology

Iran Olympic protest: Woman asked to take down sign

<b>A female Iranian activist who held a protest banner during a volleyball match at the Rio Olympics was asked to take it down and leave by security staff.</b><p>Darya Safai's sign read: "Let Iranian women enter their stadiums."<p>Women have generally been banned or restricted from attending all-male sports …

Human Rights

Tens of thousands march in Peru against gender violence

LIMA, Peru (AP) — More than 50,000 people marched in Peru's capital and eight other cities on Saturday to protest violence against woman and what …

Latin America

Ancient human ancestor find in South Africa deepens evolution mystery

About twice a week, Marina Elliott takes a trip back in time. On those days, the Canadian anthropologist is out of bed by 5 a.m. and on the road by 6, driving to the Rising Star cave complex about an hour northwest of Johannesburg.<p>It's winter in South Africa and temperatures have lately been …

North Miami police allegedly shoot black man as he held hands up while lying on the ground

North Miami, Florida, police officers shot an unarmed black man as he reportedly held his hands up in the air while lying on the ground.<p>The victim, therapist Charles Kinsey, was apparently helping an autistic patient on whom someone called 911 prior to the shooting. Local station WSVN released a …

Los Angeles may pass new ban on homeless people living in cars

More than 4,600 cars and RVS were in use as living quarters this year in Los Angeles, a rise that has sparked bitter complaints that homeless people are taking up scarce street parking, dumping trash and bringing increased crime and safety risks into neighborhoods.<p>A federal appeals court last year …

California

What Can Ex-Trump Aide Corey Lewandowski Say on CNN?

CNN has hired Donald Trump’s virulently anti-journalist ex-campaign manager for a rumored $500,000. But what can he reveal beyond loyalist talking …

How Clinton and Trump compare on the big issues of 2016

Now that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former reality TV star Donald Trump are the presumptive nominees for the two major political …

Senate votes down proposal to expand FBI surveillance powers | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted down a Republican-backed proposal to expand the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s secretive surveillance powers after the mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub last week.<p>Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) officials walk through the …

Surveillance

The Smell of Depression

It seems like I've divided my feelings into categories, the way that one might do with fragrance types: floral, citrus, earthy, smoky, gourmand, spicy.<p>I decided last week that if I could find my signature scent I could stave off death. By death, I don't mean the big one, but little daily deaths: …

Everything you see is an illusion, scientist warns – and reality is MUCH weirder

It sounds like something you’d hear at a yoga retreat – or from someone who has fried their brain on LSD.<p>But the reality we all see might actually be …

Radioactive metal from nearby supernova is raining down on Earth — but we’ll be fine

We get hit by about one nucleus a year<p>The radioactive leftovers of recent star explosions close to Earth have been found in space for the first time. The rare material, called iron-60, was detected by a NASA spacecraft over the past 17 years, according to a new study published today in <i>Science</i>. …

3tags.org

Our Brain is Sensitive For Social Information

Hypnosis has helped researchers verify the fact that the brain is receptive to social information. Everyday actions are analysed by the brain and the …

The Brain

Eight Stories About #HB2 and Its Ramifications on the Transgender Community

I have tried to put together this reading list on the passage of House Bill 2 in North Carolina from a dozen different angles, and all I can come up …

This Mason Jar Ramen Recipe Will Forever Change Your Lunch Game

Start off by adding your bouillion paste and any other flavorings you desire. Next, add in your vegetables. I put the more dense ones on the bottom and delicate ones on the top (mushrooms, corn, then carrots).<p>Add your cooked noodles to the top and garnish with green onions.<p>Yum! Look how pretty that …

Political correctness may have run amok, but it's better than when casual racism ruled

Today it's popular to say that political correctness is destroying America, but a recently discovered set of century-old clippings offer a cautionary reminder of what our country was like without political correctness. From Oregon to South Carolina, journalists and their editors in 1906 felt free …

San Francisco

In A Far-Off Galaxy, A Clue To What's Causing Strange Bursts Of Radio Waves

One of the most puzzling astronomical discoveries of the past decade has just gotten a little bit clearer. Astronomers still don't know what's producing the brief, powerful bursts of radio waves they've been detecting, but for the first time, they've been able to see where one of them is coming …

Universe