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‘Decolonizing’ Roller Derby? Team Indigenous Takes Up the Challenge

MANCHESTER, England — Some of the women have blue hair, others, purple, some long and plaited, others short and shaved on the sides. Tattoos depicting skates, roses and eagle feathers peek out from behind their elbowpads and kneepads. They wear a streak of red makeup across their face with three …

Indigenous Peoples

At least four dead in pedestrian bridge collapse at university in Miami, authorities say

<b>(CNN) —</b> At least four people died Thursday when a pedestrian bridge collapsed near Florida International University, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Downey said.<p>At least eight cars were crushed under the bridge and at least nine people were transported to hospitals for treatment, authorities said.<p>…

Justice

Texas primary: 5 things to watch

Early voting numbers in Texas suggest surging Democratic enthusiasm.<p>The road to the House majority begins Tuesday in Texas, where Democrats must cull crowded candidate fields in the first primary election of 2018.<p>Early voting numbers suggest high levels of enthusiasm on the left, particularly in …

The 50 Most Beautiful Views in the World

Even seasoned travelers will tell you that sometimes, they need to take a step back and drink it all in. Thankfully, the world is filled with …

This Is the Final Medal Count for Every Country at the 2018 Winter Olympics

After 19 days of competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, Norway came out on top of the final medal count.<p>Norway’s …

Inside a Broken Police Department in Flint, Michigan

The street lights are out. The porch lights are off. The empty houses and vacant lots are illuminated by headlamps and siren strobes and police-cruiser searchlights, flashes of color amid myriad shades of gray. The murder victims are both black and white, as are the perps, in handcuffs, and the …

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

National Parks

$10 Meals That Keep Me—and My Wallet—Full

I live in New York, one of the more expensive cities in the country, if not the world, where a roll of single-ply toilet paper at my corner store edges in around two dollars. Sometimes it feels like there are holes in my pockets, a tear in my wallet, where does all the money go? Keeping my spending …

grilled cheese

A Chinese satellite just used quantum cryptography to make an unhackable video call between Beijing and Vienna

The feat marks another milestone for the satellite, officially called Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QESS)<p>The Chinese “Micius” satellite has …

5 Costco Employees Share Their Favorite Budget Grocery Finds

When it comes to grocery shopping on a budget, it is very hard to beat Costco. If you have room to store massive quantities of food, the warehouse …

What Is Turmeric, Anyway?

By Amiel Stanek<p>It's orange. It's everywhere. But what's the deal with turmeric, and what are you supposed to do with it?<p>If you happen to follow Healthyish, our sister brand, theres a good chance you've seen the word "turmeric" thrown around more than a few times, probably attached to some sort of …

Turmeric

We Were Wrong About Rats Spreading The Black Death Plague

Classic rodent blaming.<p>Plague came to Europe in the 14th century and rapidly conquered the continent. The pandemic, one of the worst in human …

Why America still permits child marriage

CHILD marriage is common in the developing world. One in three girls there is believed to marry before the age of 18, which is how child marriage is …

Child Marriage

An immersive look into the transgender experience

bySerena DaniariDecember 29, 2017<p>How the three videos were shot<p>A portion of the footage is from cameras attached to the subjects and to the cameraman …

Transgender

Hurricane Maria Was a Natural Catastrophe. The Aftermath Is a Man-Made Disaster.

<b>On Wednesday, September 20</b>, the eye of Hurricane Maria cut a slash directly across the island of Puerto Rico, from the southeast to the northwest. It …

The Best Books We Read in 2017

The Atlantic’s editors and writers share their favorite titles—new, classic, or somewhere in between—from a year of reading.<p>Editor's Note: Find all of <i>The Atlantic</i>’s “Best of 2017” coverage here.<p><i>Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News</i> by Kevin Young<p>It’s too …

What is positive train control, and could it have prevented the Amtrak crash?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Amtrak passenger train didn't have a safety technology called the positive train control activated at the time it derailed in Washington state, said Richard Anderson, the rail service's president and co-CEO.<p>Positive train control, or PTC, can automatically slow down and stop a train if …

Amtrak

Seeking the Lost Art of Growing Old with Intention

Great lives often begin amid tumult and suffering. Seventy years ago, long before Bernd Heinrich became one of history’s fastest ultramarathoners, and ages before his scientific studies on ravens made him a leading naturalist, he was a skinny, impoverished kid living in a hut in the forest of …

My Do-It-Yourself Language Immersion, Prison-Style

Filed 10:00 p.m.<p>12.14.2017<p>Life Inside<p>Where the culture was Hispanic, ‘Me llamo Morgan’ got me started.<p><i>This article was published in collaboration</i> …

Spanish Language

Rare skeleton shown of human ancestor, 3.6 million years old

Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call "by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever found."<p>The University of the Witwatersrand displayed the virtually complete Australopithecus fossil on Wednesday.<p>The skeleton dates back 3.6 million …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Disney’s Big Bet on Streaming Relies on Little-Known Tech Company

For two days in late June, Disney’s board of directors gathered at Walt Disney World in Florida to wrestle with one topic: how technology was disrupting the company’s traditional movie, television and theme park businesses, and what to do about it?<p>The most startling presentation came from Disney’s …

TV shows

5 Steps You Should Take To Protect Yourself After Massive Equifax Hack

On Thursday, Equifax announced that from mid-May through July 2017, criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Specifically, this hack may potentially impact 143 million U.S. consumers. The information accessed includes names, Social Security …

Identity Theft

The Eclipse Hunters

Monday's total eclipse will be the first for many Americans. A hardcore group of enthusiasts, who structure their lives around the phenomenon, says: Welcome to the club.<p>On the morning of August 11, 1999, Kate Russo and her boyfriend were traveling on a bus from Belfast to Paris when they found …

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

A Photo Tour of the Tour de France

Teleportation: Photon particles today, humans tomorrow?

<b>Chinese scientists say they have "teleported" a photon particle from the ground to a satellite orbiting 1,400km (870 miles) away.</b><p>For many, however, teleportation evokes something much more exotic. Is a world previously confined to science fiction now becoming reality?<p>Well, sort of. But we are not …

These NASA Photographs Of Earth's Volcanoes Will Make You Feel Insanely Small

NASA is best known for exploring the cosmos, landing on the Moon and revealing the pillars of stars hiding hundreds of light-years away. Some of their best work, however, has involved pointing the camera back at Earth and snapping some revelatory photographs of our own world – and volcanoes are a …

Seven Things To Expect From The 2017 Solar Eclipse

On August 21st, 2017, the Moon will pass directly between the Sun and the Earth, creating a solar eclipse. Just like all objects in the presence of the Sun, the Moon casts a shadow in space, extending in a cone-like shape for 378,000 kilometers before coming to an end. But the Earth will be closer …

Solar Eclipse