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An Open Letter to Jeb Bush

Dear Jeb:<p>Let me establish for the record that I am a passionate, loyal, card-carrying Democrat. As such, you and I differ on virtually every political, economic and social issue imaginable. Furthermore, I consider your brother George one of the worst presidents in American history, and I can't …

Government

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Westminster Abbey

How to Travel the World for Free

We know, we know. You can't actually travel the world without paying for something along the way. But we've got a few ideas to help cut down on costs and ensure you'll have a more authentic adventure.<p><i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>We know, we know. You …

Costa Rica

New evidence for jet from Milky Way’s black hole

The evidence comes in the form of high-energy particles blasting out of the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy.<p>NASA says the best …

Samurai Text From 19th Century Deciphered, Revealing Rules For Swordsmen

A training text, used by a martial arts school to teach members of the bushi (samurai) class, has been deciphered, revealing the rules samurai were expected to follow and what it took to truly become a master swordsman.<p>The text is called <i>Bugei no jo,</i> which means "Introduction to Martial Arts" and is …

11 Things You Didn't Know About Maine's Extreme Northlands But Should

Have you ever been curious about the part of Maine so removed from the coastline it seems to be in another country: Namely, Canada? Drive North on US Route 1, as far as it goes in the United States, and you'll start to hear more French than English on the radio. Welcome to Aroostook County - the …

Robin Hood

Naia Reborn: See the Surprising Face of a First American

Science News<p>Researchers and artists have reconstructed the face of a teenage girl who lived 12,000 years ago in Mexico, and it's not the kind of face a person might typically associate with Native Americans.<p>The remains of the girl, nicknamed Naia (after the Greek term for a water nymph), were …

Milky Way above Navajo sandstone in Arizona

Those who’ve been there say the drive to White Pocket – a swirling, twisted, multicolored landscape in northern Arizona – is an adventure in its own …

The Sounds Behind The Millennium Falcon's Failing Hyperdrive

"It's not my fault!"<p>Star Wars is a visual experience, to be sure, filled with glowing lightsabers, strange aliens, and amazing outer space dogfights. But none of that would make quite so much of an impact if it weren't for the sound. Ben Burtt is the man responsible for creating much of the …

Millennium Falcon

Maglev elevators are coming that can go up, down, and sideways

ThyssenKrupp, the German steel and engineering giant, has created what it calls “the holy grail” of the elevator industry: a system that isn’t dependent on ropes or steel cables.<p>If the technology, named Multi, does well in tests beginning in 2016, the elevators of the future could be powered by the …

January 2015

Astronomers Spy Monster Star Merger on the Move

A coming collision could let astronomers peek at the birth of a jumbo star.<p>Twin monster stars are merging, astronomers report, in a confirmation of a long-held theory on how supermassive stars are born.<p>A Spanish astronomy team reports the eclipsing binary star system, known as MY Camelopardalis (MY …

I Discovered a Treasure Trove of Unpublished Rock and Roll Photographs

About 6 months ago, I put an ad on Craigslist trying to sell a 2×12 guitar cabinet. The next day I got a response from a nice guy named PJ who was …

Futuristic Archaeology - Photographs and text by Daesung Lee | LensCulture

<b>Desertification in Mongolia</b><p>Nomadic life has been central to traditional Mongolian culture throughout history. Even with recent changes brought about by urbanization, 35% of Mongolians are still living a nomadic life. These people depend on vast, open land for survival.<p>Pursuing a traditional way of …

Deserts

New CDC guidelines support male circumcision, but stop short of recommending the procedure

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention support male circumcision procedures for male newborns and teenagers in the US, according to a draft of federal guidelines released today. The guidelines stop short of recommending the procedure for all newborns. Instead, they suggest that parents …

FBI data show thousands of gun sales beat checks

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system — 186,000 last year, a rate of 512 gun sales a day, as states fail to consistently provide thorough, real-time updates on criminal and mental histories to the FBI.<p>At no time of year is this …

Washington 4-year-old accidentally shoots 3-year-old neighbor

A 3-year-old boy is in serious condition in Washington after he was shot in the mouth by a 4-year-old neighbor who was playing with a gun, police said.<p>He was hurt after 10 p.m. Friday in Lake Stevens, roughly 40 miles north of Seattle, according to a news release from the Snohomish County Sheriff's …

Supercell Cloud ‘Cinemagraphs’ by a Storm Chasing Photographer

Photographer Mike Hollingshead has gained quite a bit of exposure online for his jaw-dropping photos of storms across the United States. We featured …

Video Profile of Mark Gee, 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year

2013 was a fantastic year for astrophotographer Mark Gee. First, barely one month into the year, he went from amateur photographer to Internet …

Third video emerges of Obamacare architect insulting voters

A third video emerged Wednesday of MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, insulting voters and suggesting their ignorance was exploited by those pushing passage of the health care law.<p>Neither the White House nor Gruber would comment.<p>In this …

Top 25 all-inclusive resorts around the world | CNN Travel

The Surprising Science Behind The Movie 'Interstellar'

From wormhole highways to robotic space companions, scientific experts weigh in on Christopher Nolan's newest sci-fi blockbuster.<p>Asking a team of journalists to rally around a science fiction movie might sound ludicrous. Yet some combination of boundless vision, relaxing of natural laws, and …

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How to Get Creative with Long-Exposure Photography

Who Shot Bin Laden? A Tale of Two SEALs

Investigations<p>Two different alumni of SEAL Team Six, the secretive group of highly trained warriors that killed Osama bin Laden three years ago, have been profiting off their role in the terror leader’s death since leaving the military.<p>Former Team Six member Matt Bissonnette, who wrote a bestseller …

National Security

Trail of Tears a fun and emotional motorcycle journey through the Tennessee Valley

MADISON, Ala. (WHNT)-- Thousands of bikers rolled through the Tennessee Valley Saturday on a route known as the Trail of Tears.<p>They're hoping all who …

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Police describe 911 call, bodycam video leading to shooting of Bronze Star recipient<p>Georgia cops kept 13-year-old handcuffed in freezing squad car to …