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John Kelly shut down Pruitt’s climate denial ‘red team,’ but they have a Plan B

Let fossil fuel-funded think tanks make their case, then ignore it<p>In 2007, the US Supreme Court ruled that carbon dioxide is an air pollutant, which means that if it poses a threat to public health or welfare, the EPA must regulate it under the Clean Air Act. In 2009, the EPA completed its review …

Climate Change

It is possible to do more by doing less — here's how

Like many entrepreneurs, I have a low attention span and a great number of interests, causing just about everything to stick to my snowball as it rolls down the hill. One of the questions that I need to continually ask myself, therefore, is, 'What can I shed?' It's important for me to be constantly …

Time Management

James Comey’s fateful decision on Hillary Clinton’s emails is slowly coming into focus

On Oct. 28, 2016, James B. Comey made a decision that I soon labeled “unavoidably horrible”: to disclose that the FBI was reviewing more Hillary Clinton emails. This disclosure, 11 days before the presidential election, is now routinely blamed for her narrow loss, including by Clinton herself.<p>And …

Donald Trump

What Trump’s address sounded like in eight American living rooms

In Milwaukee, a retired factory worker sipping coffee in his burgundy recliner cheered as President Trump promised in his State of the Union address to build new roads, bridges, waterways and other infrastructure improvements.<p>In New Jersey, a Democrat-turned-Trump-voter whose 26-year-old son died …

United States

Global Warming: Fake News from the Start

Opinion<p>Posted: Dec 17, 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><i>By Dr. Tim Ball</i> …

Climate Change
Critical Thinking

Scientists have beaten down the best climate denial argument

Clouds don’t act as a climate thermostat, and they’re not going to save us from global warming<p>Climate deniers have come up with a lot of arguments about why we shouldn’t worry about global warming – about 200 of them – but most are quite poor, contradictory, and easily debunked by consulting the …

Climate Change

Doug Jones May Have Won, But White Women Lost in Alabama Last Night

Last night, former federal prosecutor Doug Jones pulled off a long-shot victory over multiply accused child molester Roy Moore in the special election for Jeff Sessions’s vacant Alabama Senate seat, effectively restoring many Americans’ faith in humanity. But while Jones won big, white women …

How to Mix Skin Tones

Tips to add to your figure painting knowledge.<p>Every skin tonecontains the three primary colors - red, yellow, and blue - in different ratios …

Tutorials

3 Supernatural Noir Tales That Reflect The Inhuman Condition

<i>Jason Heller is a senior writer at</i> The A.V. Club, <i>a Hugo Award-winning editor and author of the novel</i> Taft 2012.<p>Los Angeles is the city of many great traditions — one of them being crime fiction. From the hardboiled classics of Raymond Chandler to the gritty noir of James Ellroy, numerous novels …

Books

PABLO PICASSO WEEPING WOMAN x ERIC KIM TRACE

WEEPING WOMAN ERIC KIM PICASSO REMIXI love PABLO PICASSO, because he was the ultimate big ass kid. He made on average 1-2 art works a day until he …

Art

Carne Asada Tacos For Summertime Grilling

Get outside and start grilling!<p><b>Servings: 5</b><p>2 pounds flap steak (or substitute skirt or flank steak)<p>10 medium flour tortillas<p>1 cup cotija cheese, crumbled<p>1 cup cilantro, chopped<p>1 cup red onion, chopped<p><i>Marinade</i><p>2 cups chipotle peppers in adobo sauce<p>2 cups orange juice<p>½ cup lime juice<p>1 tablespoon cumin<p>1 …

BBQ

Watch your raw memories become mind-blowing abstract art

Imagine if you could turn your memories and emotions into compelling, abstract paintings. It's basically every artist's dream.<p>A London-based creative …

Brainwaves

The life-changing magic of getting a person to change their mind—even yourself

How do we get others to change their minds? That is the question many of us are asking in this polarizing social and political climate, where the gulf between some people’s beliefs appears almost insurmountable. But there is a way, based in the academic field of adult learning, that has helped …

A Visual Tour Of The World’s Best Street Art

The best street art makes you pause. You’re walking down the street — a coffee in one hand, your cell in the other — and then BAM: you’re hit with an array of shapes and colors so attention-grabbing that all you can do is stop. And then take an Instagram picture. And then, after you’ve received …

Street Art

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

THE LAB

A scientist named George Church has a wild idea to upend evolution — here’s what you should know about him

They're considering launching a decade-long drive to build, from scratch, all the genes that make humans human.<p>The meeting raised all sorts of ethical questions. But that's nothing new for Church. He has been stirring controversy, and excitement, in the scientific community for decades. He wants to …

Genetics

Mind-blowing images of Saturn from the Cassini orbiter

FYI: Experts Always Notice These Mistakes in Your Paint Color Choices

<b>One of the most frequent questions we get asked as décor editors has to be "W</b>hat color should I paint my room?" <b>With paint companies often offering</b> …

Watch: Artist Lina Iris Viktor on the Misconceptions of Blackness in Art, and Painting With Pure Gold

Artist Lina Iris Viktor is known for creating works using a palette of black, majorelle blue and pure 24-karat gold, but she refuses to be tied down …

Art

20+ Stunning Nature Tunnels That Are Like Walking Through a Fairy Tale

Nature has an incredible way of making us feel like we’re living in a fairy tale. Whether it’s cloaking the landscape in a blanket of fog or wowing us with a rainbow of colors, one thing is clear: the Earth is a magical place. And what better way to make believe that you’re living in a story book …

Japan

The Modern Caravan: A Vintage Airstream Transformed

Three years ago, Ellen Prasse, an art teacher, and her partner, artist and writer Kate Oliver, who were living in a small Southern town, found …

Vincent Van Gogh Quotes: 10 Sayings To Remember The 'Starry Night' Artist On His 164th Birthday

Thursday would have been the 164th birthday of Vincent van Gogh, the famous Postimpressionist painter who created more than 2,100 works in the last …

Five legendary bands whose music wouldn’t sound the same without the late Chuck Berry

The world lost one of popular music’s most important and influential musical architects on Saturday, as Chuck Berry died at the age of 90. Berry’s …

Johnny B. Goode

This Artist Is Teaching Neural Networks to Make Abstract Art

Gregory Chatonsky even let a program name the paintings.<p>Can computers make art? Nearly a year after Google's DeepDream program flooded the internet with puppyslugs, it's still hard to tell. Artist Gregory Chatonsky, whose work deals with the technological catastrophes facing our culture, explores …

Digital Art

Take a life-affirming stroll through this database of Bob Ross paintings

The past couple of years have been very good for Bob Ross and the greater internet, first with Twitch’s massive joint viewing of his filmography and …

Art

Ed Ruscha, Frank Gehry, and Other Stars Talk Chris Burden in New Performance Art Doc

Art World<p>The documentary, called simply "Burden," is getting good reviews.<p>,<p>“He just walks into the buzz saw and lets the feathers fly.” So says West …

Frank Gehry

17 Little One-Minute Hacks That'll Improve Your Life Instantly

Harder, better, faster, stronger.

Being Lazy Is the Key to Success, According to the Best-Selling Author of 'Moneyball' | Inc.com

Do you think of yourself as lazy? If so, do you think that's a good thing? It just might be the key to success. That's according to Michael Lewis, author of the bestsellers <i>Moneyball</i>, <i>The Big Short</i>, and many more.<p>Lewis was a keynote speaker at the 2017 Insight Summit put on by online survey company …

Moneyball