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Trump’s Black Ex-Girlfriend Kara Young Talks, As KKK ‘New Yorker’ Cover Joins Controversial ‘Economist’ Cover

Kara Young and President Donald Trump dated years ago, with the biracial model being in the middle of a love triangle between Trump and A.J. Benza, …

British Columbia has a plan to counter Trump’s tariffs with a blow to American coal

A worthwhile Canadian initiative.<p>British Columbia’s premier, Christy Clark, has an idea for Canada to hit back at President Trump’s new softwood lumber tariffs in a way that microtargets his political base — banning thermal coal exports from her province’s ports.<p>The ports themselves are under …

British Columbia

Five new things you can do with Google Earth

Happy Earth Day<p>Earlier this week, Google unveiled a new version of Google Earth, an app that was considered amazing when it launched in 2001 but hadn’t really evolved in the same way that Google’s other technologies have. Now, thanks to this latest update, Google Earth is replete with 3D imagery, …

Google Earth

What was the Korean War? The 1950s-era conflict is why North Korea still hates us today.

Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea continue to escalate — but for North Koreans, feelings of aggression and anger toward America are nothing …

North Korea

Many photographs from the Great Depression were ‘killed’ with a hole punch. Why?

1 May 2017<p>107 notes<p>photography<br>• black and white<br>• history<br>• life<br>• people<br>• portrait<br>• culture<br>• nostalgia<br>• vintage<br>• 1930s<p>Many photographs from the Great Depression were …

Hoovervilles in the '30s

Many of the shanty towns that sprung up all over the United States during the Depression were facetiously called Hoovervilles because so many people …

Great Depression

What Caused the Depression? A New Overview Spreads the Blame.

<b>A RABBLE OF DEAD MONEY</b> <b><br>The Great Crash and the Global Depression: 1929-1939</b><br>By Charles R. Morris<br>Illustrated. 389 pp. PublicAffairs. $29.99.<p>For scholars and popular writers alike, the Great Depression has long been a kind of economic Rorschach test. Free marketers look at the economic disaster and …

Economics

A Visually Absorbing History of the Great Depression in the U.S - Photographs We Won't Forget

Way back since photography was discovered, <b>masters of the art</b> have done an inspiring job of documenting some of the most important events that took …

Great Depression

How Americans Ate During The Great Depression

How Americans Ate During The Great Depression<p><b>GUEST</b>:<p><b>Andrew Coe</b>, co-author, "A Square Meal: A Culinary History of the Great Depression"<p>Celery soup …

Great Depression

Microsoft co-founder pledges $30 million to house Seattle's homeless

The man who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates has pledged $30 million to house Seattle's homeless.<p>Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said Wednesday the city was partnering with Paul G. Allen's family foundation to build a facility to house homeless families with children.<p>Allen's foundation will provide $30 …

Homelessness

Historian on Donald Trump's Civil War Comments: "God Help Us"

President Donald Trump said in an interview on SiriusXM's "Main Street Meets the Beltway" show Monday that if Andrew Jackson had been president in …

Donald Trump

Dermatologists’ Favorite Drugstore Products for Sensitive Skin

If you have sensitive skin, the skin-care aisle at the drugstore can feel like a danger zone. Will this cream cause my face to break out in a rash? …

Skin Care

This Ice Cube Trick Will Make Your Burgers Super Juicy

Juicy burgers that melt in your mouth are one of life’s greatest pleasures. If your patties often turn out tough and dry, this clever method might …

Cooking