Jayne Sampson

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Here is how the US empire will spiral into fascism and collapse — according to science

A sociologist who predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union and 9/11 attacks warns that American global power will collapse under Donald Trump. …

Globalization

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Mind Over Body: A Psychiatrist Tells How To Tap Into Wisdom And Grow With Age

We’ve all seen it happen: An older friend or family member retires, is diagnosed with a serious illness or loses a spouse. Suddenly, this …

How I Got Delightfully High On Legal Mushrooms

Ever since Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon’s eccentric but oddly compelling food diary went viral — and people finally started taking Goop …

Genius

Ivanka Trump’s clothing company will be spared from tariffs, thanks to her dad

A convenient omission from the administration's threat of costly new tariffs.<p>The steel and aluminum industries in China will soon be slapped with …

Donald Trump

Glowing Kate Middleton looks effortlessly elegant as final countdown for baby number three begins

A glowing Kate Middleton, who is expected to give birth to her third child this month, was the picture of happiness when she attended a church …

Prince Philip

The White House releases a photo of its interns, and the internet asks: Why so few people of color?

WASHINGTON — The White House released a photo Friday of its spring 2018 interns — and the internet quickly noted a lack of people of color.<p>One …

Donald Trump

Spring Meteor Shower, and More Can't-Miss Sky Events in April

This month will delight sky-watchers with a host of planets, glittering star clusters, and the peak of the annual Lyrids.<p>As the seasons shift here on Earth, the celestial realm will deliver a planet bonanza, a wandering moon, and an early morning meteor shower.<p>So pull out your binoculars and mark …

Astronomy

The Outbound Journal

This Shockingly Simple Move Stopped My Kid From Constantly Interrupting Me

We’ve all been there: You’re at the playground trying to chat with a fellow parent, when your kid unceremoniously interrupts the conversation because …

Parenting

Popular Beer and Wine Brands Contaminated With Monsanto's Weedkiller, Tests Reveal

By Zen Honeycutt<p>The past few years have revealed some disturbing news for the alcohol industry. In 2015, CBS news broke the announcement of a lawsuit …

Glyphosate

Beginning Exerciser? Start With This Basic Total Body Strength Workout

The basic total body workout targets all the muscles in the body, including the hips, glutes, thighs, chest, back, shoulders, arms and abs. This …

Workouts

Why Is Trump So Afraid of Russia?

The former C.I.A. director John Brennan pulled no punches on Wednesday when he was asked why President Trump had congratulated his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for his victory in a rigged election, even after Mr. Trump’s national security staff warned him not to.<p>“I think he’s afraid of the …

Donald Trump

How to keep Facebook apps from accessing your data

Don't want developers to have your data? Here's how to get it removed (and make sure it's gone) today.<p>As Mark Zuckerberg testifies at the joint committee hearing questions about your own personal privacy on Facebook have probably come to mind After it was recently revealed that Cambridge Analytica …

Apps

The decades-long quest to end drought (and feed millions) by taking the salt out of seawater

In October 2017, Charlie Paton was driving across the parched plains of northwestern Somaliland when he passed a seemingly endless queue of rumbling …

Abu Dhabi

Alarming photos reveal devastating scale of rainforest destruction in Papua New Guinea

Photos and footage documenting the devastating impact illegal logging on the people and ecosystems of Papua New Guinea, have been released by …

Biodiversity

This Weighted Blanket Is Proven to Reduce Stress And Anxiety

Get a better night's sleep with this weighted blanket.<p>According to the CDC, an astounding 83.6 million Americans suffer from sleep deprivation — and …

Sleep

Ken Burns to Stanford Grads: Trump Is "an Insult to Our History"

President Hennessy, members of the Board of Trustees, distinguished faculty and staff, proud and relieved parents, calm and serene grandparents, …

Affordable Care Act

Robert Mueller has Trump and company right where he wants them

The special counsel is on the case<p>The rich specificity of the emerging Trump-Russia narrative, found in the indictments of special prosecutor Robert Mueller, is now smothering the president’s defenses, overwhelming his counterattacks and depriving him of options and friends. No wonder Trump is in a …

Donald Trump

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Beware 'Disease X': the mystery killer keeping scientists awake at night

Over two days in early February, the World Health Organization (WHO) convened an expert committee at its Geneva headquarters to consider the unthinkable.<p>The goal was to identify pathogens with the potential to spread and kill millions but for which there are currently no, or insufficient, …

California is taking a cooling off period after generating too much energy from the sun

California’s solar sector has been on fire. But after a building sprint that saw its share of solar rise from 0.5% of generation in 2010 to 10% last year, the state may be taking a break following two new production records this month.<p>Solar served up an unprecedented 50% of the state’s demand on a …

Much of the modern world is explained by one population spike

We like to think of the story of human growth as a single, long ascent. In fact, it’s a solitary spike. The population growth rate hovered just above zero for more than 10,000 years. Only after something happened in the 1700s did the growth rate begin to climb, and climb, and climb.<p>With the …

Trump administration quietly makes it legal to bring elephant parts to the U.S. as trophies

The Trump administration will allow Americans to bring tusks and other elephant body parts back to this country as trophies, in a pivot away from the support President Trump voiced last year for an Obama-era trophy ban.<p>The decision, announced quietly in a March 1 memorandum from the U.S. Fish and …

Donald Trump

Ethics experts say their 'fear has been realized' as Trump faces one of his most consequential conflicts of interest yet

Ethics experts fear that the week-long standoff at a Panamanian hotel between ownership and the Trump Organization just presented one of the most consequential conflicts of interest yet for President Donald Trump.<p>The dispute broke out into the open last week when Orestes Fintiklis, the majority …

Donald Trump

New Species of 'Indestructible' Animal Found in Surprising Place

Discovered in a parking lot in Japan, the tardigrade species could provide clues for how the animal has changed over time.<p>Tardigrades are microscopic, resilient organisms that might just outlive the Sun—and their known world just got a little bigger.<p>Kazuharu Arakawa, a researcher at Tokyo's Keio …

A body language expert analysed the relationship between future royal sisters-in-law Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton — here's her verdict

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, Kate Middleton, and Price William appeared for their first official royal engagement as a foursome on Wednesday — and observers couldn't help but use the opportunity to analyse the relationship between the "Suits" actress and her future sister-in-law.<p>The pair wore …

Me Too movement

How to Make Pastrami from Scratch

Pastrami on club with spicy mustard may be the ultimate comfort food. It seems indulgent and simply delicious — but most of us probably have no clue …

24 Documentaries To Watch If You Want To Be ~Changed~

"Are you still there?" — Netflix, this weekend<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

21 Things Fiftysomethings Wish Twentysomethings Knew

"Inside every old person is a young person who’d like to get out." H/T Quora<p>"[...]By going through the motions you will eventually gain it." — L. Lee<p>— Tim Dees<p>"[...]Having kids can be a huge expense, milestone, and disappointment. Aaaaand there’s the other side too…" — Bill Dred<p>"[...]Often our …