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Why Were Two Scottish Independence Supporters Arrested for Their Peaceful Stand in Glasgow?

Two Yes campaigners who were surrounded by angry unionists in St. George's Square after the independence referendum could still face a day in court or a fine.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>When Glasgow's city center was overrun by rampaging unionists the day after Scotland voted against …

United Kingdom

The Vanishing Island - Photographs by Daesung Lee | LensCulture

Imagine if over the next few decades, your home-town were to shrink by 1/2. No, not in population—in area. In available, physical space. What would you do? What could you do?<p>Ghoramara is an island located on a delta region in West Bengal. Due to climate change (melting ice in the Himalayas, …

Government (India)

The States People Are Fleeing

More people are moving out of New Jersey than are moving in. The same is true for New York and Illinois. Those three states top the “outbound” list compiled by United Van Lines, the big St. Louis-based moving company that has put together an annual survey of where Americans are moving for the last …


Chasing History, Yosemite Climbers Sand and Superglue Their Fingers

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson take special care of their hands to help their fingertips hang on to a sheer vertical wall.<p>Soaking in hot tubs and doing dishes are to rock climbers what garlic is to vampires.<p>For all the courage and skill it takes to climb mountain walls, the thought of softened, …

Man finds himself alone on Delta flight | CNN Travel