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The Stoned Age: Were cavemen on drugs?

<b>(Pichugin Dmitry/Shutterstock)</b><p>New research argues that geometric patterns in paleolithic paintings is evidence of their taste for hallucinogens<p>Steven Rosenfeld<p>July 14, 2013 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Prehistoric cave paintings across the continents have similar …

White supremacy, meet black rage

<b>Defense attorneys Don West (L), and Mark O'Mara address the media following George Zimmerman's not guilty verdict (Reuters)</b><p>How does black life come to have value in a white supremacist system, where the rules only apply to us?<p>Brittney Cooper<p>July 14, 2013 2:30pm (UTC)<p>Yesterday, six women in the …

Beyonce, Jay-Z trip stirs debate on 'people-to-people' visa

When Mary Ann Miller saw images of Beyonce and Jay-Z strolling through the streets of Havana, the Tempe, Ariz., burst out in excitement.<p>"I was at one of the restaurants they were at!" Miller said. "I was there!"<p>The power couple's trip to Cuba stunned many Americans who have spent the past five …

Palestinian Premier's Resignation Could End An Era

America's regional strategy in doubt, again. "A game-changing disappointment."<p>The resignation of Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad reverses the latest stirrings of momentum toward peace in the region and calls into question the American strategy of backing the low-key Palestinian …

Why Washington and Moscow Still Don't Trust Each Other

I left the USSR in 1991. Going back showed that Cold War stereotypes don't fade -- even with time.<p>MOSCOW--The last time I was at Sheremetyevo International Airport, I arrived early for my flight, inched through a five-hour customs line, and napped on an inflatable mattress. It was March 1991, I was …

Marco Rubio Is Determined To Make US Citizenship Extremely Difficult To Obtain

Appearing in a string of Sunday talk shows, Rubio appeared keen to reassure more hardline Republicans opposed to giving "amnesty" to illegal immigrants, promising tighter border security and a sharp uphill climb to citizenship.<p>Rubio, a Cuban-American seen as a possible 2016 White House candidate, …

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MARCO RUBIO: Immigration Reform Is 'Not Amnesty'

"What we have now isn't good for anybody," Rubio said during an appearance on "Meet The Press." "What we have in place today, the status quo, is horrible for America."<p>Rubio added that the bill would not "reward" those who have been living in the country illegally, but will provide them with a path …

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Modified DVD drive analyzes blood and performs quick HIV tests for $200

A DVD drive could be the next revolution in blood analysis, according to a team of researchers who have turned the mundane object into a laser scanning microscope, reports <i>PhysOrg</i>. The "Lab on a DVD" technology repurposes the laser, normally used to scan physical media like CDs and DVDs, into a cost …

Kidney grown in lab successfully transplanted into rat

Scientists have grown a kidney in a laboratory and shown that it works when implanted into a living animal. The work is an important step towards the …

Nobody's Seen Kim Jong Un Publicly for Two Weeks

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>North Korea's been owning headlines for the better part of a month now with its threats against the …

North Korea Says Tokyo Is Target No. 1

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>"North Korea warned Japan Friday that Tokyo would be the first target in the event of a war on the …