Rosemary Benlice

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Chessy Prout: teen victim in St Paul's rape trial speaks publicly for first time

Prout, a 15-year-old freshman at the New Hampshire prep school when Owen Labrie sexually assaulted her, tells NBC’s Today show the verdict ‘frustrated’ her<p>A teenager who was sexually assaulted at a New England prep school has spoken out about her experience and the high-profile criminal trial that …

New Hampshire

Meet the Architect Who Quit Designing Houses for the Rich to Provide Free Furniture Designs for the Poor

Ben Uyeda says: "Please steal my ideas and make money off of them"<p>Industrial designers can be petty, and I'm no exception, so I'm always thrilled …

Stag knocks cyclist off his bike during Phoenix Park race

WHEN CYCLIST SHANE O’Reilly began his cycle around Dublin’s Phoenix Park yesterday, the last thing he expected to compete with was one of the park’s …

3 unexpected ways to cook with turmeric, according to Nutrition Stripped’s McKel Hill

With everyone from doctors to facialists zeroing in on inflammation, it’s no wonder turmeric is trending—even though it’s an age-old spice. The go-to …

North Korea executes officials by anti-aircraft gun in new purge – report

Two senior regime officers reported to have been killed for posing a threat to leader Kim Jong-un<p>North Korea’s purge of senior officials who are deemed a threat to Kim Jong-un’s leadership of the country has continued with the public executions of two senior officials, according to South Korean …

Climate Change Just Opened a 'Gateway to the Underworld' in Siberia

​In the heart of Siberia’s boreal forest gapes a monstrous chasm local Yakutians call a "gateway to the underworld."<p>In the heart of Siberia's boreal forest gapes a monstrous chasm local Yakutians call a "gateway to the underworld," connecting this life to the next.<p>The ominous crater, which looms a …

Global Warming

Antarctic CO2 hits 400ppm for first time in 4m years

Climate Central: The last monitoring station in the world without a 400 parts per million reading has now reached it, NOAA confirms<p>We’re officially living in a new world.<p>Carbon dioxide has been steadily rising since the start of the Industrial Revolution, setting a new high year after year. There’s …

Greenland Hits Record 75°F, Sets Melt Record As Globe Aims At Hottest Year

Last Thursday, Greenland’s capital hit 75°F, which was hotter than New York City. This was the highest temperature ever recorded there in June — in a …

Global Warming

Monsanto And The Organics Industry Pay To Train Journalists: What Could Go Wrong?

Can journalists be impartial when their training is being paid for by the very industry they cover?<p>That’s the question I asked myself when I came across this upcoming journalist training, on the National Press Foundation (NPF) website — “Exploring the Future of Food and Agriculture.” Here’s a …

Scientists Seek Ban On Monsanto's RoundUp

On Tuesday, a delegation of independent scientists urged the EPA to ban RoundUp, Monsanto's flagship herbicide at the O'Neill House Office Building in Washington D.C. Providing testimony that it poses an unreasonable risk to humans, animals, and the environment, scientists spoke at a closed meeting …

Agriculture

The top 7 corporations, organizations, and foundations doing the MOST DAMAGE to planet earth and all those who inhabit it

Saturday, June 18, 2016 by: S. D. Wells<p>(NaturalNews) Sure, it's frustrating to think of the big picture sometimes, and the destructive elements of …

Turkey launches airstrikes after deadly Ankara bombing

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey lashed out Monday at Kurdish targets, bombing military positions in northern Iraq and rounding up dozens of militants at …

Middle East

These chips are key to drones that shoot high-speed 4K video

The drones of the future will be able to take awesome videos that you can display at high frame rates on a 4K TV.<p>These flying cameras and sports cameras will be supported by the new H2 and H12 camera chips from Silicon Valley’s Ambarella. The chips are being announced at the 2016 International CES, …

Muse is a headset and smartphone app to train your brain for better meditation

One of the more interesting products I’ve run into so far at CES is Muse, a mindfulness and meditation band that wraps around your ears, temple and forehead that reads your brainwaves in order to facilitate better meditative practices.<p>The band calculates brain activity through carefully placed …

Hyper shows off USB-C hub w/ passthrough charging for 12-inch MacBook, Apple Watch accessories, & more

At CES 2016, Hyper is showing off both new and updated product lines, all of which are specifically designed with iPhone, iPad, and Mac users in mind. The highlights are a new USB-C hub for 12″ MacBook users, a USB 3.0 Lightning thumb drive, and a pair of slick Apple Watch accessories.<p><b>HyperDrive</b> …

The Board Of Education Is An Academic Holocaust

The Civil Rights Movement Was A Farce

IUIC: The Valley Of Dry Bones

Venezuela's opposition party wins parliament in a blow to Maduro

<b>(CNN) —</b> Venezuela's opposition party has claimed the majority of seats in the National Assembly in elections held Sunday, the first major shift in power in the legislative branch since the late President Hugo Chavez took office in 1999.<p>The Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) took 99 seats to just 46 …

Venezuela

Syria Accuses U.S.-Led Coalition of Bombing Its Troops

Syrian President Bashar Assad's government accused the U.S.-led coalition of bombing an army camp and killing three soldiers. A spokesman for the coalition denied the claim on Monday.<p>The Syrian government said three soldiers were killed and 13 were wounded in the attack, which it called an act of …

Islamic State propaganda photos boast of Palmyra temple’s destruction

The Islamic State group released propaganda images Tuesday that purport to show militants laying explosives in and then blowing up the 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin in Syria’s ancient caravan city of Palmyra.<p>Brightcove player<p>The images, posted on social media by supporters of the group, …

Why is China's stock market falling and how might it affect the global economy?

Concerns about inflation, shares and interest rates are raised after ‘Black Monday’ chaos sees billions wiped off markets around the globe<p>China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters and shoring up global …

Stock Markets

Are you thinking what I’m thinking? The rise of mind control

Mind control still sounds like the stuff of sci-fi movies. But it’s coming closer, with implants that can help people with paralysis and, further off, devices to send thoughts between humans<p>Ahundred electrodes are pressed tightly against my scalp and a mixture of salt water and baby shampoo is …

The Brain

Why is Russia sending bombers close to U.S. airspace?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Russian bombers intercepted by U.S. fighter jets off the California coast on July Fourth could be seen as having raised a metaphorical middle finger to the United States.<p>"Good morning, American pilots. We are here to greet you on your Fourth of July Independence Day," they said, …

Military

Haiti's Unstoppable Outbreak

The nation has been battling a cholera epidemic since 2010—and it's still killing people. Why has no one been able to stop the spread of the disease?<p>In early February, when Jenniflore Abelard arrived at her parents’ house high in the hills of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, her father Johnson was home. …

Environmental Health