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The Most Hilarious And Poignant Signs From The March For Science

All over the country yesterday (Earth Day!), tens of thousands took to the streets to protest the Trump administration’s lack of support and (in some cases) downright disdain of science. With huge proposed budget cuts to agencies like the EPA and the Department of Health and Human Services, many …

Trump Administration

Bill Maher Says President Trump's Health Care Plan Was 'Always Bait and Switch'

Bill Maher had strong words for President Donald Trump and his administration following Friday’s announcement that the GOP had pulled their …

Health Care

Confirmation Hearings to Begin for Trump Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Neil Gorsuch, chosen by President Trump to succeed Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court, goes before the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday for a three-day confirmation hearing.<p>Democrats, still seething over the refusal by Republican leaders to even consider a vote for President Obama's nominee …

Chinese teen's acoustic AC/DC 'Thunderstruck' cover will blow you away

AC/DC is hard enough to emulate on electric guitar, but "Thunderstruck" on acoustic guitar is a sight to behold.<p>13-year-old Liu Jiazhuo is going …

China

NY Attorney General Hires Prosecutor To Target Trump: Report

Eric Schneiderman maneuvers to take on the White House.<p>New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has reportedly hired a prosecutor to examine the activities of the Trump administration.<p>Schneiderman has tapped public-corruption expert Howard McMaster from the office of former Manhattan U.S. …

Umlani Bushcamp: An Affordable Eco Safari Lodge in Kruger, South Africa

Going on safari has been a dream of ours for a long time and Umlani Bushcamp was the perfect first safari destination. It’s a rustic, off-the-grid, …

Pope appears to back anti-Trump protests in letter condemning populism

Pontiff tells activists he supports their fight against ‘gutting of democracies’ in letter that appears to take aim at US president<p>Pope Francis has offered his unequivocal support to grassroots organisers and activists who are fighting for social justice, migrants, and environmentalism, saying he …

Touching huge great white sharks is fearless feat for diver; photos | Adventure Sports Network

Martin Kochling touches a great white shark while diving off Guadalupe Island, Mexico. Photo: Courtesy of Jean-Marie Ghislain/Caters News<p>Guadalupe …

Scuba Diving

Your Dog Can Tell If Someone's a Bad Person

Trust their instinct!<p>If you're a pet owner, you've probably long suspected that your furry friend is pretty insightful, and now a new study has shown just how canny that canine of yours could be...<p>Research published in the journal <i>Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews</i> has shown that dogs are …

Mysterious great white shark death off South Africa; were orcas involved? | Adventure Sports Network

A dead great white shark was discovered Thursday off Pearly Beach, South Africa, and there's speculation that orcas might have killed the shark.<p>The …

Boeing wins $13.8 billion Singapore Airlines order for wide-body jets

Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced a $13.8 billion order to buy 39 Boeing wide-body aircraft as it pursues expansion opportunities, a setback for the U.S. planemaker's rival Airbus Group in the fight for long-term orders.<p>Airbus Group has flagged its intention to build a bigger version of its A350, …

Zuckerberg to Trump: 'We are a nation of immigrants'

Trump’s ever-evolving policy on immigration is a hot button issue. In a nation arguably more divided than at any point since the Civil War, talking points surrounding the deportation of immigrants, banning muslim entry, and building a giant wall to replace a wall that most don’t seem to realize …

Mexicans begin to unite in fight against Trump's plans

Mexicans are beginning to debate how to fight back against U.S. President Donald Trump's aggressive stance on trade and immigration.<p>Prominent political figures have suggested the country expel U.S. law enforcement agents, stop detaining Central American migrants or no longer inspect northbound …

America’s liberal cities are readying to battle Donald Trump on almost every front

As a candidate and now as US president, Donald Trump has seemed hellbent on alienating urban voters.<p>During the campaign, the New Yorker repeatedly and, some would argue, offensively spoke of America’s “inner cities” as “war zones” where life was “hell” for African-Americans. City voters returned …

Bill de Blasio

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …

Google Is Giving $20m to The First Team to Land a Spacecraft on The Moon in 2017

The final countdown has begun.<p>Google's nearly decade-long quest to get private space explorers to land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon is finally …

Space Exploration

How in the world did SpaceX snap this stunning rocket-landing photo?

Turns out SpaceX isn’t only pretty clever at getting rockets back to Earth in one piece. The team can snap a mean photo, too.<p>This latest image, …

Boeing To Start Trump Era With New Wave Of Downsizing

A 32-year career at Boeing comes to a close in April for engineer Dave Baine of suburban Seattle. Baine was already prepared to retire when Boeing sealed the deal by making him a buyout offer last week.<p>"It's better than a gold watch," he says. The deal is six months' pay in a lump sum and extended …

Recovered SpaceX rocket arrives in Port of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first stage of a SpaceX rocket that landed on a platform floating in the Pacific Ocean after a weekend launch has arrived in …