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Portugal Just Ran For 4 Straight Days Entirely on Renewable Energy

Awesome!<p>As renewable energy matures into an ever more popular and cost-effective source of electricity, we're getting used to seeing some historic …

Chinese jets intercept US spy plane over South China Sea, Pentagon says

<b>Two Chinese fighters have carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a US military aircraft over the South China Sea, the Pentagon says.</b><p>The incident happened in international airspace on 17 May as the US maritime reconnaissance aircraft carried out a routine patrol in the area, it added.<p>However, a …

[Correspondent’s column] The butterfly effect of failed N. Korea-US talks : Editorial & Opinion : News : The Hankyoreh

I Spent 12 Days In North Korea And Took These Panoramic Shots Of The Socialist Nation

My first trip to North Korea was in 2014 and I spent about 12 days in the hermit kingdom with my wife. We travelled to many places outside of …

35 Illegal Photos That Were Secretly Smuggled Out Of North Korea.

26.3k views<p>Sometimes, it feels like the entire world is accessible to us: International travel is easier than ever before, and even if we can't make …

A North Korean Submarine Is Reportedly Missing at Sea

U.S. officials say North Korea lost contact with the sub earlier this week.<p>North Korea has lost contact with one of its submarines, U.S. officials tell CNN. The submarine, apparently on some sort of exercise earlier this week, was being tracked by the U.S. military when it suddenly stopped. The …

For the Record: One hour closer to the Trump presidency

Happy Monday, everyone! Thanks to the start of Daylight Saving Time, we're now one hour closer to President Trump installing a very classy gold roof on the White House. Or perhaps we're one hour closer to to the throwback return of the Clinton era like the "Salute Your Shorts" comeback nobody was …

Top 12 Reasons This Is The Most Depressing Election Ever

So much for the highest race of the land.<p>Presidential elections aren't guaranteed to be fun, ennobling or grand, but they are supposed to somehow, in the end, reaffirm what's best about America. You know the tropes: pageant of democracy, solemn act of self-government, silent temple of the polling …

The depressing spectacle of Donald Trump’s rallies

IT MUST be painful for President Barack Obama to see some of the worst incidents of racial tensions and violence of his presidency erupt during its …

Chinese press warns US against Trump

In a strongly worded editorial on Monday, China's official media criticised the rise of Donald Trump in the race to the White House, warning of …

Trump's businesses would create unprecedented challenges in the White House

At practically every stop in his wild and thus far successful ride to the Republican nomination, Donald Trump has touted his businesses, and argued that his deep experience in financing and deal-making uniquely qualifies him to be president.<p>But if he actually reaches the White House, the sheer size …

The Trump violence surge: Don’t treat this like it’s anything close to normal

<b>Trump Supporters face off with protesters in Chicago (AP/Charles Rex Arbogast)</b><p>Please stop saying Donald Trump sounds “reasonable” as he stomps all over political norms and people get hurt<p>Simon Maloy<p>March 14, 2016 9:58am (UTC)<p>After last week’s Republican presidential debate, Bloomberg Politics …

Donald Trump

What Trump Supporters Were Doing Before Trump

Typically, at this point in a presidential election cycle, punditry is focused on campaign tactics and delegate counts — who is advertising where, …

Johnny Depp calls Donald Trump a 'brat' - here are the best celebrity Trump insults

Rihanna, Cara Delevingne, George Clooney and Cher are among those who have insulted Donald Trump<p>Actor Johnny Depp has called Donald Trump a “brat” while speaking to students at Arizona State University after recently portraying the flaxen-haired billionaire in a Funny Or Die spoof.<p>He made fun of …

Trump eyes Republican breakthrough via wins in Florida, Ohio

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Donald Trump could take a giant step on Tuesday toward securing the Republican presidential nomination if he wins the Florida and Ohio primaries, which would intensify pressure for rivals from the party establishment to pull out of the race.<p>Republican U.S. presidential …

Government

Today’s Cars Are Parked 95% of the Time

Reports of the death of car-buying among millennials turn out to have been greatly exaggerated. But there’s one big reason ride-hailing services like …

Conflict photographer: Corinne Dufka's humanitarian resolve

A fighter with Charles Taylor’s NPFL faction executes a prisoner captured during a frontline battle. The man pleaded for his life but was then stripped naked and shot.<p>Humanitarian resolve<p>It was through social work that Corinne Dufka first picked up a camera, documenting human-rights abuses during …

Meet the Movie Star Kidnapped by North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Il

Eager to have the North Korean movie industry catch up to South Korea, the Dear Leader kidnapped a top South Korean actress and director. And that’s …

Seoul fears Kaesong will become North Korean military base

South Korea's abandoned industrial park is just 35 miles on a highway from Seoul<p>Seoul has expressed its deep fears that the Kaesong industrial park is being turned into a major North Korean military base less than 35 miles from the South Korean capital.<p>South Korean businesses on Thursday evacuated …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. The CEO of Myspace told us why he just sold the company to Time Inc.</b> On Thursday Time Inc. announced it was acquiring the social network's parent company Viant.<p><b>2. The Independent owner is considering closing national print titles.</b> The owner Evgeny Lebedev has not yet made a final decision, but …

Ernst & Young

Does the discovery of gravitational waves foretell the end of physics?

It took us 100 years to confirm the last big puzzle of Einstein’s theory of relativity. On Feb. 11, scientists announced that they have detected gravitational waves, which are created when two accelerating masses generate “ripples” in the curvature of spacetime—just like frolicking children on a …

Physics

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Giant iceberg in Antarctica kills off 150,000 penguins

Researchers believe a grounded iceberg in Antarctica – which is larger than Luxembourg – could lead to the loss of an entire colony of Adélie penguins which have been forced to travel 70 miles to feed<p>An enormous iceberg in Antarctica has killed off 150,000 penguins and threatens to wipe out an …

Wales

Take a Look Inside to the Google’s London Headquarters

Google is the internet’s biggest company. Until the first day the company change many things in our lives. The technologies they invented shape the …

What video games get wrong about love and sex

As a medium, games are only really now getting to grips with romance and relationships, but they’re still too goal-orientated<p>Let’s say I want to know what love is ... and I want something to show me. I could listen to pop music. I would discover that love is the greatest thing. It’s a drug. It’s …