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Russian to Spend Decade, $25 Billion on Super Heavy Launch Vehicle

Russia is moving ahead with a decade-long, $25 billion (1.6 trillion ruble) program to create new super-heavy launch vehicles capable of lifting up …

The Coming Collapse Of Christian Colleges

NPR reports on a serious issue facing conservative Christian colleges:Conservative Christian colleges, once relatively insulated from the culture …

9 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy on the Dip

The market has experienced a meaningful rotation in recent months thanks to a combination of accelerating economic growth, corporate tax cuts and …

Breakthrough in restoring vision: Genes from algae could cure blindness - IBTimes India

Blindness can be treated by inserting algae gene into people's eyes.<p>An innovative gene therapy, which has been invented by a French biopharma …

On its 100th birthday in 1959, Edward Teller warned the oil industry about global warming

Somebody cut the cake – new documents reveal that American oil writ large was warned of global warming at its 100th birthday party.<p>It was a typical November day in New York City. The year: 1959. Robert Dunlop, 50 years old and photographed later as clean-shaven, hair carefully parted, his earnest …

Oil & Gas Industry

The 100-year capitalist experiment that keeps Appalachia poor, sick, and stuck on coal

The first time Nick Mullins entered Deep Mine 26, a coal mine in southwestern Virginia, the irony hit him hard. Once, his ancestors had owned the coal-seamed cavern that he was now descending into, his trainee miner hard-hat secure.<p>His people had settled the Clintwood and George’s Fork area, along …

Deathbed Regrets And How To Avoid Them

Photography of Victor Hugo on his death bed, by Félix Nadar<p>Life is so short. My imprisonment as a teenager made me aware of this earlier than most. …

Consciousness

A Zillionaire’s Solution: Tax the Rich and Save the Economy

The Republican tax plan is a scam that won’t create jobs, contrary to what Trump says.<p>The Republican tax plan is a scam—a massive and destructive financial giveaway masquerading as pro-growth tax reform. Which is why our first response must be to demand not one penny of tax cuts for big …

Income Tax

Who Pays U.S. Income Taxes (and Who Doesn't)

In a progressive tax system, making more money means paying a higher tax rate. Does it actually work that way?<p>The federal individual income tax has …

Protect Your Small Business From Cyber Attacks With These Free Tools

Defend against hackers and cybercrime with free email theft protection and easy-to-use cybersecurity tools.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Cyber crime damages are predicted to cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015, according to a …

Gay Coffee Shop Owner Forcibly Ejects Christian Customers for Their Beliefs

It turns out those who vehemently demand Christians be tolerant of their views and lifestyles, and force Christians to perform services under threat …

Married Couples With Children and Jobs Cause Income Inequality

Opinion<p>Posted: Sep 20, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>Liberals talk …

Top Destinations in Italy Where Italians Go

You’re at a restaurant and want wine, but you’re not sure what to order. A Tuscan Chianti or Piedmontese Barolo is always a solid choice. Or, you’re …

Turin Shroud: the latest evidence will challenge the sceptics

Sceptics may dismiss the Turin Shroud, but there is good evidence the relic is authentic<p>A verse in the epistle to the Hebrews asserts that faith is …

2 Quotes That Will Reshape Your Approach To Life

In the movie, Gattaca, a young man, Vincent, is born with every disadvantage imaginable<p>In the movie, Gattaca, a young man, Vincent, is born with every disadvantage imaginable. It simply isn't his "fate" to have the life he wants.<p>But he doesn't accept that fate. Instead, he does everything, even …

The Navy's Railgun Is About to Get Faster and More Powerful

But when will the weapon actually go to sea?<p>The U.S. Navy's experimental railgun is getting new upgrades to make it fire more powerful shots, and fire them faster. It's the latest bit of progress on this still-landlocked weapon, but when and where it actually would be installed on a warship is not …

Cite this Article

You may glimpse a moose as you drive through Bighorn National Forest.<p>(Photo: Western Photographs/iStock/Getty Images )<p>While both Yellowstone National Park and the Black Hills of South Dakota have unforgettable scenery, there's plenty between the two you won't want to miss. The fastest way to get to …

National Parks

Mapped: the United States and Canada at the same latitudes as Europe

HAVE YOU ever wondered what cities or countries sit on the same latitude as you? Wonder no more. This map from Mapmania below will answer your …

Wanting It Enough

I want to have 10 percent body fat. I set that goal a while ago and even managed to get really close to reaching it. But eventually I found out that …

Globalisation: the rise and fall of an idea that swept the world

It’s not just a populist backlash – many economists who once swore by free trade have changed their minds, too. How had they got it so wrong? By Nikil Saval<p>The annual January gathering of the World Economic Forum in Davos is usually a placid affair: a place for well-heeled participants to exchange …

World Economic Forum

The 1-Pan, 3-Ingredient, High-Protein Recipe You Can Eat Any Meal of the Day

Looking for an easy high-protein, high-fiber meal that's perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? All you need for this recipe are basically three ingredients, one pan, and your oven.<p>For just over 400 calories, this roasted tofu, sweet potato, and bell pepper dish offers 34 grams of protein and 7.9 …

Recipes

How I Made $10,000 a Year Reselling Old Clothes on eBay

And how you can too.<p>When I graduated from college and started my first job, I was on a strict budget. I was always looking for ways to make extra …

Selling

Opinion: Trump slashing financial regulations won’t hurt you as much as you think

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — It will become a dog-eat-dog, “buyer beware” world if President Trump succeeds in gutting the Dodd-Frank Act, the fiduciary rule …

Meet the evangelicals trying to make the GOP care about refugees

For evangelicals like Jenny Yang, a pro-life ethic means fighting for refugees.<p>Twelve days after Donald Trump halted the US refugee program with his controversial executive order, Jenny Yang traveled to Capitol Hill to lobby Congress to challenge it.<p>“We have a lot of concerns with the executive …

How to Win a Trade War With China

With the ascent of Donald Trump, fears have risen that China and the U.S. might be headed for war. At least for now, any conflict is most likely to …

Former ‘Border Czar’ Gives Real Facts About Immigration

Alan Bersin says a border wall won’t address the real challenges confronting the U.S. border enforcement system: hopelessly understaffed immigration …

United States

Here is the letter the world's largest investor, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, just sent to CEOs everywhere

Fink focused on how to think long-term in this "new world" that has negated all the assumptions investors had a year ago about, for example, who would be the US president.<p>Business Insider is running the full letter below (emphasis ours):<p>Each year, I write to the CEOs of leading companies in which …

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Was a Mistake — Don't Mourn It

President Trump’s formal withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations has precipitated a flood of tears about and warnings of the end of free trade and rising Chinese hegemony from orthodox economists and pundits.<p>But there is no cause for tears or grounds …

Russia Is Already Winning

If you understand what the Kremlin is up to, the news is grim. But it also gives us a clear path to fight back.<p>The whirlwind of Russian spy news over the past few weeks has forced Americans to confront questions that previously would only have seemed possible in fiction: Did a foreign power …

Democrats can't win until they recognize how bad Obama's financial policies were

By Matt Stoller<p>During his final news conference of 2016, in mid-December, President Obama criticized Democratic efforts during the election. “Where Democrats are characterized as coastal, liberal, latte-sipping, you know, politically correct, out-of-touch folks,” Obama said, “we have to be in those …