Jason Cole Magnon

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Kazakhstan Thinks It Finally Figured Out the Source of That Weird Sleeping Sickness

The government believes the culprit was carbon monoxide from uranium mines in the area.<p><b>Read: Officials Are Evacuating the City in Kazakhstan Where Villagers Fall Asleep At Random</b><p>For years, residents of remote villages in Kazakhstan have been plagued by a mysterious sleeping illness, causing more …

On the Red Couch with Ghostly’s Sam Valenti IV

Photo credit: Jessica MillerIf you’re into electronic music, Ghostly International’s Sam Valenti IV is terribly exciting to meet. He grew up in …

Watch: Navy Ship Uses Energy Weapon In Persian Gulf

It's not <i>Star Wars</i> on the high seas — but the U.S. Navy says it has made a "historic leap" by deploying a laser weapon system for the first time. The Navy released a video showing a LaWS — shorthand for "laser weapon system" — being used by the USS Ponce during target practice in the Persian Gulf.<p>In …

US Threatens New Sanctions On Russia

The president stressed that the United States, the European Union and other global partners must "be prepared to meet further Russian escalation with additional sanctions," the White House said in a statement, after Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone on Thursday.<p>The United …

World War II Equipment Swallowed By Trees In Russia

War is perhaps one of the most shameful things that the human race participates in on a regular basis. These images of WW2 military equipment being …

World War II

U.S. says G7 backs more sanctions if Russia escalates Ukraine crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of the world’s leading rich nations will support increasing sanctions against Russia if Moscow escalates the crisis in Ukraine, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Friday.<p>“There is broad and strong unity within the G7 on increasing sanctions and costs in response …

Google Maps Displays Crimean Border Differently In Russia, U.S.

The U.S. sees Crimea as "occupied territory," as the government said in a recent statement. But in Russia, Google Maps now shows the peninsula as part of Russian territory. America and its allies have refused to accept the region's separatist move to join Russia.<p>A look at the maps available on two …