Ricky Caswell

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New Study Claims Fracking Leads to More Earthquakes

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A new study published today in the journal <i>Science</i> has uncovered even more evidence that there is a …

The secret history of the Bill of Rights

Activists today invoke the 2nd and 4th Amendments as if they’re kindred spirits with Madison. Here’s the real story<p>Michael Lind<p>June 20, 2013 11:44am (UTC)<p>Is the Bill of Rights — made up by the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution — the foundation of American liberty? So we are told by civil …

The aliens are already here – your best pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/guardianwitness-blog/gallery/2013/jun/21/alien-sightings-your-pictures<p>720<p>We asked you to send in your photos …

Google Alternative DuckDuckGo Hit Nearly 3.1M Queries Yesterday

Just over a week after passing a record 2 million searches in a single day, DuckDuckGo has announced a new milestone: the company processed 3,095,907 searches yesterday. DuckDuckGo made it clear that this stat does not include yesterday’s 18.9 million searches via its API and approximately half a …

Here's How Immigration Reform Reduces The Deficit

Today, the Congressional Budget Office released a report saying the Senate's comprehensive immigration reform bill would reduce the federal budget deficit by $200 billion over the next ten years and $690 billion over the following ten.<p>This chart shows how those numbers add up. Additional spending …

Immigration Reform

The 10 Cheapest Cities In The World

When I was in Nicaragua in 2011, I had a friend who was renting a room with her boyfriend in Managua.<p>They each paid $25 per month for rent. The bus ride to their job cost 10 American cents.<p>Point being: There are places in the world where your dollar can go a very long way.<p>This is important. If …

Black Sea

47% of Britons will develop cancer in their lifetime by 2020, study shows

Rates of cancer are rising so much that by 2020 almost half of Britons will develop the disease in their lifetime, but more people will survive the …

Comet Lovejoy flies into Sun to reveal solar secrets

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/984000/984409_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534405585_0e19b296503c93d41f6c7f878fc7dfbb<p><b>A comet's close encounter with the Sun has given scientists a look at a solar region that has never been visited by spacecraft.</b><p>In 2011, …

Astronomy

Yucca looms over nuclear waste

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee received more than 2,000 comments on the draft nuclear waste legislation it released in April, and many conveyed a common message: How can we trust the government to handle this issue after the failure of Yucca Mountain?<p>The comments — from state …

Jay Pharoah's Lil Wayne Impression Is Flawless

Do yourself a favor listen to this amazing free style rap about wasp gumbo.

Can You Make It Through This Song Without Laughing Out Loud?

This is a tune from an album that sold over 12 million copies around the world in 2000. Brace yourself.

The Girl Who Turned to Bone

Unexpected discoveries in the quest to cure an extraordinary skeletal condition show how medically relevant rare diseases can be.<p>When Jeannie Peeper was born in 1958, there was only one thing amiss: her big toes were short and crooked. Doctors fitted her with toe braces and sent her home. Two …

Ghost Army: The Inflatable Tanks That Fooled Hitler

The Allies saved thousands of lives by embracing the artistry of war.<p>These props -- "advanced technology" as advanced technology -- were amazingly effective, doing what all good theater props will: setting a believable scene. The Ghost Army, some 1,100 men in all, ended up staging more than twenty …

Gigaom | Adios, Dora: Netflix is starting to take Viacom shows offline

Advertisement<p>Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Don’t ask Netflix (s NFLX) subscribers: The video service removed <i>Spongebob Squarepants</i>, <i>Dora the</i> …

Listen to ScHoolboy Q’s new party anthem, “Hell of a Night”

Black Hippy member and Kendrick Lamar associate ScHoolboy Q continues to build toward his major label debut, <i>Oxymoron</i>. Earlier this week we heard him …

Yahoo wants to buy Tumblr. Will Facebook swoop in at the last minute?

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer thinks that what Blogger did for Google, Tumblr could do for her aging Internet company — make it relevant and a …

Obama Commencement Address at Morehouse Turns Into Controversy

It was a rough week for Obama. IRS. Benghazi. The AP. Morehouse, too? Allison Samuels reports.<p>“It has been a tough week for President Obama but …

World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

National Parks

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

Kid President Sends Heartfelt Mother's Day Salute to Moms

Kid President, the youthful powerhouse in a power suit who knows how to give one heck of a motivational pep talk, has taken his inspirational talents …