Julia Jardine

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Dakota Pipeline decision delayed to Sept. 9, thousands of indigenous activists continue protest

In Washington today, District Judge James E. Boarsberge said he will not issue a decision on a legal challenge by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe …

Standing Rock Reservation

Smartphone app could help treat anxiety and depression

In a joint project between the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester researchers have examined the initial trial of a smartphone application …

Venezuela president declares emergency, cites U.S., domestic 'threats'

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s opposition on Saturday slammed a state of emergency decreed by President Nicolas Maduro and vowed to press home efforts to remove the leftist leader this year amid a grim economic crisis.<p>Maduro on Friday night declared a 60-day state of emergency due to what he …

Venezuela

This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

Mathematics

Raped, Pregnant Girls Are The Focus Of This Searing Photo Project

Photographer Linda Forsell says her project Children Having Children portrays the reality that many Guatemalan girls face.<p>One of the girls was told that she was a bad influence on the other girls at her school when her belly started to show after being raped by a 53-year-old man tied to a tree. …

The Top 23 Most Beautiful American Campsites

Photo by Christin Healey, Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>It's not too late to get that summer camping trip in the books and any one of these 23 campsites would make for an amazing trip. Rally the crew, pack up the car, and head out to sleep under the stars at one of these beautiful American …

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.

Fitness

How to Be on Vacation Every Day for the Rest of Your Life (Really)

Yes, it's true that Americans take really half-assed vacations. Here's the unexpected upside.<p>Bear with me--I think I've figured this out. I wish I'd done so years ago, but better late than never. (Hint: It involves entrepreneurship.)<p>Recently, I asked hundreds of entrepreneurs, CEOs, and other …

Income Tax

Lost cities: where to pretend you are Indiana Jones

Unearthing lost cities used to be the preserve of machete-wielding, Indiana Jones types, but advances in technology lie behind the most recent discoveries rather any derring-do in the jungle.<p>One of the most groundbreaking recent finds lay hidden in Honduras’ near-impenetrable La Moskitia rainforest …

Archaeology

The Earth Is Now "Locked In" To A 3 Foot Sea Level Rise, NASA Says

"The best science today says it is going to happen and that we're not ready for it," a climate scientist told BuzzFeed News. "That, unfortunately, is bad news."<p>Steve Nerem, a geophysicist at NASA and the University of Colorado, Boulder, said the world is all but certain to see a three foot sea …

The Only Two Rules You Need To Know To Be Successful In Work And Life

Staying focused on the right things can make all the difference.<p>There are three skills you need to be financially successful: making money, keeping money, growing money. James Altucher is mostly only good at making money.<p>“I’ve had several instances where I’ve started a business, sold it, made a lot …

Self-improvement

Two Indian Sisters Ordered to Be Raped by Village Council Beg Supreme Court for Help

A petition to save two sisters in India from being raped and publicly humiliated for their brother’s actions, a punishment handed down by an …

India

19 Hikes That Should Never Make Your Bucket List

But if the taste of blood and dirt turns you on, then this is for you.<p><b>Disclaimer:</b><p>The following trails are extremely demanding and require extensive training, advanced gear, and expertise with highly technical terrain. Many of these hikes also require the fitness and ability to perform strenuous …

Your Backyard Burgers Are Bursting With Gross Bacteria

Medium rare? Maybe not.<p>Word to the wise: If you're planning on hosting an end-of-summer barbecue, don't even <i>think</i> about buying conventional ground beef for your burgers.<p>Consumer Reports recently tested 458 pounds of ground beef from suppliers nationwide, and found that more than 80 percent of the …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley10 hours …

The Next Revolution in Photography Is Coming

It’s time to stop talking about photography. It’s not that photography is dead as many have claimed, but it’s gone.<p>Just as there’s a time to stop …

Photography

Want to feel happier? Watch a film that makes you cry

Watching a tearjerker will spark a burst of happiness 90 minutes after the film has ended scientists have found<p>It is said that laughter is the best medicine, but when it comes to feeling blue, crying might be the best cure.<p>Researchers in the Netherlands videoed a group of 60 volunteers watching two …

Two Gay Men Who Fled ISIS Just Made U.N. History

"ISIS are also professional when it comes to tracking gay people," one gay Iraqi man told a historic session of the U.N. Security Council. "They hunt them down one by one. ... And it's like dominoes. If one goes, the others will be taken down too."<p>UNITED NATIONS — Three months after arriving in the …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Guest Writer<p>Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can …

The Brain

Everything You Need To Know About Traveling Solo As A Woman

Experts explain how to navigate safety, costs and social anxiety.<p>If you have the heart of an explorer, traveling alone is an excellent way to see the world on your own terms. But it can also be scary, particularly if you're a woman concerned about her safety on a solo trip to far-flung corners of …

Learning a foreign language may make you immune to 2 key decision-making biases

Investigations into the ways and means to combat these biases have lagged behind, but that's starting to change.<p>Now a team of researchers at the University of Chicago has reported that people are immune to two key biases when they think in their second, less familiar language.<p>The first half of the …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos18 hours agoView More<p>Don't Miss!<p>Amazon …

Red Carpet

18 Real Things Donald Trump Has Actually Said About Women

Yes, this man is running for president.<p>Donald Trump claims to “cherish” women, but his actions ― and words ― suggest otherwise.<p>Fox News’ Megyn Kelly called him out on his sexist behavior during the GOP debate on August 6, reminding him: “You have called women you don’t like ‘fat pigs’, ‘dogs’, …

Listen To Lady Gaga's Gut-Wrenching Song About Rape

The song, titled "Till It Happens to You," will be featured in an upcoming PSA.

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No, America is not a Christian nation

<b>(History Channel)</b><p>Why is the Right so obsessed with pushing revisionist history?<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>October 17, 2013 1:02pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>It’s common to hear conservatives say things like Paul Ryan did during the campaign: “Our rights come from nature and God, not from …

Your Guide to Shutting Down Your Friends' Sexist Jokes

Hey, I’m Hannah Witton, and this is “Just One Question” on Moral Courage TV. Today, I’m going to be talking about how to call out your friends when …

My 2015 confession: conservatives were right about everything

<b>Lower taxes bring greater wealth</b><br>Absolutely indisputable. In 1980, at the start of Our Savior's Reign, the top tax rate in America was a disgusting 70 …

Middle-class

False Dawn: The 35th Anniversary of Iranian Revolution

(By Farhang Jahanpour)<p>The Iranian revolution succeeded exactly 35 years ago this week. After 37 years of rule, Mohammad Reza Shah left Iran on 16 …