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We've Missed the Entire Point About GMO Food -- A Farmer Explains Why

When it comes to the subject of GMO (Genetically-Modified Organism) food, it's hard not to have an opinion. You might be skeptical or inquisitive, outraged or indifferent; perhaps more often than not, you feel a little of each. Still, there's growing consensus on the issue. A recent poll states …


Clock controversy risks backfiring for Obama as critics cast doubt on narrative

President Obama’s public backing of a Texas high school freshman, who got national headlines last week when his homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb by teachers, could be causing a headache for the White House and other supporters as questions are being raised about the motives in the …

Mark Zuckerberg

Megyn Kelly SHUTS DOWN a panelist: Obama is NOT a Muslim

Tonight Megyn Kelly discussed with her panel the Muslim question Trump got during his townhall tonight. One of the panelists seemed to entertain the …

Megyn Kelly

Can't believe your eyes? Scientists build tiny invisibility cloak

Scientists might be a step – a teeny tiny step – closer to developing that Harry Potter-style invisibility cloak of your dreams. Researchers at UC Berkeley have created a thin metamaterial that can conform to irregularly shaped objects and render them invisible in certain wavelengths of light.<p>For …

Ahmed Mohamed is tired, excited to meet Obama – and wants his clock back

This week, the teenage inventor gained global attention after being arrested for bringing a clock he made to his high school in Irving, Texas<p>Above all else, Ahmed Mohamed wants some sleep.<p>Early Thursday afternoon, when he would be in school if he weren’t suspended, he curled his 14-year-old frame …

Middle School

Most important things in the world, September 18

A stuffed animal on razor wire at the border crossing with the Hungarian town of Roszke, in Horgos, Serbia, on Thursday.REUTERS/Marko Djurica<p>Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Friday.<p><b>1.</b> The Federal Reserve kept its benchmark interest rates pegged at 0% to 0.25%, where they have been …

National Parks

The Former Nobel Boss Just Revealed The TRUTH About Obama's Nobel Peace Prize

The decision to award the Nobel Peace Price to Barack Obama was a “mistake,” according to the former secretary of the committee.<p>Geir Lundestand, the …

Martin Luther King, Jr.
Human Rights
Presidential Debate
Tampa Bay
Rights & Freedoms

After Hillary Slams Trump for Not Denouncing Man’s ‘Muslim’ Remarks, BuzzFeed Reporter Recalls What Her Campaign Did to Obama in 2008

Hillary Clinton scolded Donald Trump on Twitter Friday, saying it was “just plain wrong” that he didn’t denounce a man’s claims that Muslims are a “problem” and President Barack Obama secretly practices Islam during town hall event Thursday.<p>BuzzFeed’s Andrew Kaczynski responded to the tweet by …

Donald Trump

Obama admin won't reveal to Congress number of Americans killed by Iran

The Obama administration is declining to inform Congress about the number of American citizens and troops killed by Iran and its terror proxies, according to a document provided to Congress and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.<p>The administration was repeatedly asked by Congress to release …

Obama Administration

Research Supports Your Longing to Read Fiction

Whether they believe it or not, every work of fiction a dedicated reader picks up to read in their free time benefits them significantly, at least in …

GOP congressman plans to boycott pope's speech over climate

The vast majority of the world's scientists agree that the planet is warming.<p>Citing Pope Francis' support for action on climate change, Republican Rep. Paul Gosar says he is boycotting the pontiff's address to Congress.<p>In an op-ed published by Town Hall on Thursday, Gosar criticized the pope for …

Clean Technology
Bowe Bergdahl

Dr. Carson, Dr.Paul, Meet Dr. Hippocrates

When doctors become politicians do they forget their oath, the part that says "I will keep them from harm"? So it seems.<p>In the Republican debate last Wednesday, the two doctors on the stage dangerously hedged on vaccinations. They have put children at risk, confused some parents, and made life very …

Hours before Constitution Day, GOP candidates demonstrate constitutional confusion

At the Republican debate on Wednesday night, some 228 years after the Founding Fathers made the Constitution the supreme law of the land, candidates …


Salma Hayek on Donald Trump and the GOP: ‘America Is Not a Reality Show’

The Oscar-nominated actress opens up about her new film Septembers of Shiraz, why Trump’s GOP has her worried, and how it’s women who will save the …

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Law Enforcement

Star Wars: why Princess Leia is nearly two years older than twin Luke Skywalker

Relative velocity time dilation means that Princess Leia is older than Luke Skywalker, according to scientists<p>They are supposed to be twins, but Princess Leia would actually be nearly two years older than Luke Skywalker because of Einstein’s theory of relativity, say scientists.<p>The fact that Luke …

Why the Republicans Secretly Hate the Assimilation of Legal Immigrants

Well the debate is over and, if the Trump spectacle were not so dangerous, watching the Republicans devour each other in the shark tank would be fun. But America is more than a reality show, and the stakes are too high for pure enjoyment.<p>Wednesday night, in the "children's table" warm up debate, …