Roshell Aguilar

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Trump faceoff with China exposes GOP weakness in rural US

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gary Bailey is certain China is trying to rattle Donald Trump voters with its threat to slap tariffs on soybeans and other …

Tariffs

The Stanford economist who won the "Baby Nobel" explains the flaws in anti-free trade arguments

Stanford economist Dave Donaldson, the 2017 winner of the John Bates Clark Medal (also known as the “Baby Nobel“), studies one of the hottest topics in economics: the effects of international trade. Amid Donald Trump’s blustery tirades against free trade, Donaldson’s measured and contemplative …

Economics

Trump Replacing Secretary Of State Tillerson With CIA Director Mike Pompeo

<b>Updated at 3:00 p.m. ET</b><p>President Trump announced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was fired on Tuesday morning in a tweet that followed a year of frequent tension between the two leaders.<p>Trump said he is nominating CIA Director Mike Pompeo as Tillerson's replacement, which requires confirmation by …

Donald Trump

Dog Breed Guide Is a Hilariously Accurate Representation of 20+ Different Pups

Choosing a canine companion can be a challenge. Different dog breeds each have their own personalities that might mesh perfectly with yours, or the two of you might drive each other crazy. Luckily, illustrator Grace Gogarty, aka Little Tunny, has created a hilariously helpful guide to distinguish …

Pets

What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn

Drew was 8 years old when he was flipping through TV channels at home and landed on “Girls Gone Wild.” A few years later, he came across HBO’s late-night soft-core pornography. Then in ninth grade, he found online porn sites on his phone. The videos were good for getting off, he said, but also …

Indiana University

25+ Satirical Illustrations By The Realist That Will Make You Think

Asaf Hanuka is a talented Tel Aviv-based artist who became well known on the internet due to his often satirical auto-biographical webcomics.<p>The …

How I became Christian again: my long journey to find faith once more

After experiencing the horrors of war, <b>Bryan Mealer</b> lost his faith. Morning runs with a priest – and a visit to a more welcoming church – helped restore it<p>A few mornings a week, I go running with a priest.<p>We meet at 5.30 under a streetlamp in central Austin and make our way down to the state capitol …

Moral Conundrums and Political Passions

The controversy over a Balthus painting at the Met, and the socially committed work of Käthe Kollwitz and Sue Coe.<p>I both like and dislike “Thérèse Dreaming” (1938), the Balthus painting that thousands of people have petitioned the Metropolitan Museum to remove from view because it brazens the …

Art

With Their Tax Cut, Trump and GOP Are On the Side of Growth Angels

With President Trump’s signing of the big tax-cut bill, the GOP snatched victory from the jaws of defeat. Suddenly, the political and economic …

A New History of the Second World War

In 1936, Charles Lindbergh arrived in Berlin to inspect the Luftwaffe. The visit had been arranged by Truman Smith, an ingenious intelligence officer who knew that Herman Göring, the Nazi air marshal, would find the American aviator’s celebrity irresistible; Lindbergh flew to Berlin with his wife, …

World History

A History of the Conservative War on Universities

The GOP tax bill is the latest example of an anti-intellectualism that’s been brewing for decades.<p>The Republican-controlled Congress is now poised to pass one of the most dramatic changes to the tax code in more than a generation—one with significant benefits for the wealthiest sector of society. …

Political Science

United Nations official visiting Alabama to investigate 'great poverty and inequality'

A United Nations official arrives in Alabama this week to investigate poverty, inequality and "barriers to political participation" in the …

Metropolitan Museum of Art refuses to remove controversial painting of girl

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has refused to remove a 1938 painting by the artist known as Balthus that depicts a young girl in what some are saying is a sexually suggestive pose.<p>The painting , entitled "Therese Dreaming," shows the girl leaning back with her underwear …

Art

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@flipboard | Official Flipboard account<p>10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: May 2018<p>From the vocal knockout Tenille Townes to the Garth …

35 Happy Little Facts About Bob Ross

Whether or not you’re artistically inclined, there’s a good chance that you—like millions of other people around the world—have been captivated by …

Why the vaginal mesh scandal could be 'bigger than thalidomide'

For the past eight years, Carolyn Tyrer has been in constant pain. The 58-year-old art teacher and mother-of-two feels like her pelvic area is being “ripped apart” whenever she walks. Her long-time hobbies of horse riding and gardening have faded to distant memories, while her relationship with her …

College students built this $250,000 home that has a hydroponic farm and indoor greenhouse

A new solar-powered home that grows leafy greens indoors skips most of those steps. The home, created by a team of graduate students from the University of Maryland, features a wall that uses an agricultural technique called hydroponic farming. That means that produce grows in nutrient-rich water …

University of Maryland

High stakes in Myanmar as Suu Kyi to address Rohingya crisis

BANGKOK: As Rakhine state burns and Rohingya flee, Aung San Suu Kyi is preparing to address Myanmar on the crisis for the first time — a high wire …

Tosepankali Hostel / Proyecto Cafeína

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Traveling is a thrilling experience. A moment in your life when you are relaxed and open to new …

Son of Philippines' Duterte linked to $125 million drug shipment as his father's drug war kills thousands

Opponents of the president, who has instigated a fierce crackdown on a trade he says is destroying the country, say they believe his son Paolo may have helped ease the entry of the drug shipment at the port in Manila, the capital.<p>On Tuesday, Duterte said he had told Paolo to attend the senate …

Trump Signals End to DACA Protection for Immigrant Children

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to the Obama-era program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation, calling it an “amnesty-first approach” and urging Congress to pass a replacement before he begins phasing out its protections in six months.<p>As early as March, …

Immigration

‘My mum always told me I was white, like her. Now I know the truth’

As a child in a white Anglo-Irish family, Georgina Lawton’s curiosity about her dark skin colour was constantly brushed aside. Only when her father died did the truth surface<p>You might not think it to look at me, but my upbringing was a very Anglo-Irish affair. I grew up on the outskirts of London …

Mexico Sugar Tax Cuts Soft Drink Sales by 6% - saludmóvil™

If you’re the kind of person who has a stubborn little sugar devil perched on your shoulder most of the time, perhaps a visit to Mexico is in order. …

Bakers trapped inside Houston bakery made bread for two days straight

<b>Stuck inside El Bolillo Bakery during Hurricane Harvey, the bakers used 4,400 pounds of flour making pan dulce for flood victims.</b><p>It's like the "Help, …

Is it ethical to take a luxury holiday in a ‘developing’ country?

Thinking of booking a luxury holiday to a developing country so you can experience the authenticity of a culture untouched by Western influences? And …

President Trump grants pardon to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona

How Kids’ Sports Became a $15 Billion Industry

Joey Erace knocks pitch after pitch into the netting of his $15,000 backyard batting cage, the pings from his metal bat filling the air in the south …

Octopus research shows that consciousness isn’t what makes humans special

Whether or not octopuses should be viewed as charming or terrifying very much depends on your personal perspective. But it’s hard to deny their intelligence.<p>Octopuses can squirt water at an annoyingly bright bulb until it short-circuits. They can tell humans apart (even those who are wearing the …

Consciousness

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Is The Universe Conscious?

The history of science — in particular the physical sciences, like physics and astronomy — can be told as the incremental realization that there is large-scale coherence in the universe.<p>By large-scale coherence, I mean that some of the same physical laws hold at scales as diverse as the atom and …

Physics