JoAnn Chateau

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Dogs play for life

Dogs live to play. Let’s let them play to live. This is the idea behind an innovative training program for shelter dogs rooted in the notion that a …

EMC

When Letting Go Is A Political Act

Delete her number from your phone, hide/unsubscribe/unfriend her social media feeds, lick your wounds, grieve for what might have been, and throw …

Mind

Education Is a Political Act by Donalyn Miller

image credit: Laurie Keller <i>Nerd Camp Michigan (#nerdcampmi) kicks off with seven-minute Nerd Talks from a rotating group of speakers. This year’s</i> …

Education

Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum & its ‘Pet’ Exhibit, Puppy

Journey to Bilbao, Spain, and the city’s celebrated Guggenheim Museum, and you’ll no doubt find yourself charmed by the modern-art museum’s ‘pet’ …

Look At The 4.5 Million Baby Blue Eyes Spread In Hitachi Seaside Park Located In Japan

While you might consider the images below to be surreal, they are actually not and they are not even digital images! These are photographs clicked at …

Flowers

How to Create a Haiku in English

I love poetry and believe that if you start writing “good” poetry, it will help you to become a better creative writer. That being said, I also like …

Poetry

Stephen King Has Me Stumped on the Meaning of Shit

It’s been 24 hours since I finished <i>Finders Keepers</i> by Stephen King, read by Will Patton (exceptional narrator). I’m still dissatisfied with something.<p>…

How the Refill app is cutting plastic use

I don’t know about you, but I’ve noticed a distinct uptick in the amount of attention plastic waste is getting. We’ve known about ocean plastics and …

Fourth of July Google Doodle Inspired by First Director of National Parks Service

Tuesday's Google Doodle celebrates America's 241st birthday with a sketch inspired by the first director of the National Parks Service.<p>The drawing …

National Parks

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What Anarchy Is and Why We May All Need to Be Anarchists

The <b>anarchy</b> movement is defined by anti-systemic ideas. So, is anarchy more likely to arise when a governing system stops listening to its people and …

Ancient Olympia

Olympia Greece is the birthplace of our modern olympic games and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Touring the site is an incredible experience. <br>Only …

Beautiful timelapse of the southern lights is the most soothing thing you'll see all day

Auroras attract photographers like bees to honey, but Che McPherson's timelapse of the southern lights, a.k.a. the aurora australis, over Queenstown, New Zealand on Sunday will certainly inspire awe.<p>"[This] aurora was a little different to the ones I’ve seen before," McPherson told Storyful. "This …

New Zealand

How to Write a Great Letter, According to One of History’s Best Correspondents

For centuries, biographers have been able to rely on a priceless resource when it comes to 18th, 19th and 20th century figures: their subjects’ …

Literature

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13 of the Best Roger Moore James Bond Scenes

A tribute to the iconic actor who passed away on Tuesday.

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

No seeds were lost but the ability of the rock vault to provide failsafe protection against all disasters is now threatened by climate change<p>It was designed as an impregnable deep-freeze to protect the world’s most precious seeds from any global disaster and ensure humanity’s food supply forever. …

Tips on fighting fake news from the people who debunk it for a living

“Fake news” is making headlines this year, but online hoaxes are nothing new. They’ve existed for as long as the internet has been around.<p>In the 1990s, computer-virus warnings and missing-child hoaxes invaded the web, mostly via email and text-based websites. Then came the rise of online photos and …

Journalism

This Smiling Siberian Husky Will Put An End To All Your Woes

Don't you just want to give him a big hug?!<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Dogs

Want to Raise a Trail-Blazing Daughter? 'The Notorious RBG' Says Do These 7 Things

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a few words of advice for you.<p>Ruth Bader Ginsburg is perhaps an unlikely rock star: an 83-year-old U.S. Supreme Court justice who was described as "dour," "quiet and reserved," and a "late-blooming feminist" when she was nominated to the court in …

Labour's approach to security and foreign affairs

Labour Party

Stalin’s Cult of Personality: Its Origins and Progression

Nikita Khrushchev’s ‘Secret Speech’ given at the Twentieth Party Congress in February 1956 denounced Josef Stalin for “[perverting] Party principles” …

History

The way we pay doctors in the US makes them find problems that aren’t there

People become doctors to heal others, but because physicians’ pay in the US is linked to the treatments they recommend, doctors end up unwittingly having a fiscal interest in patient care.<p>The clinical care business business models employed in American medicine puts doctors at odds with their …

Health Care

The History That Makes President Trump's 'Tapes' Tweet Controversial

When it comes to the White House, private conversations can easily become part of the public interest — but, President Trump appeared to suggest in a …

Donald Trump

Eurovision 2017: Our favorites. Will France obtain another good result same as last year?

France and the United Kingdom automatically qualifies for the Grand Final alongside the other Big Five countries – Italy, Spain, Germany .Host …

Eurovision Song Contest

Apple just gave away all the iPhone camera’s secrets

Just because you know how to press your iPhone's camera shutter and record button and snap the perf selfie doesn't mean you're getting the most out of the incredibly capable camera.<p>To help iPhone users take better (maybe even "Shot on iPhone" worthy) photos, Apple's launched a new website with a …

iPhoneography

Jimmy Carter Reveals He Voted for Bernie Sanders in the Primary

If former President Jimmy Carter had it his way, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders would have been the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee.<p>The 39th …

Bernie Sanders

Grapevine: Wine Dogs

Gina Trippi with her dogs, Cate and Bandit. Photo by Joye Ardyn Durham<p>By Gina Trippi<p>If you’re talking wine, you’re talking dogs—somewhere. Dogs are …

Asheville

‘The People’s Budget’: Analysis of the Congressional Progressive Caucus budget for fiscal year 2018

The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) has unveiled its fiscal year 2018 (FY2018) budget, titled “The People’s Budget—A Roadmap for the …

Economics