Russell Harlow

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Artist Makes Incredibly Detailed Drawings of Famous Buildings Around the World

They say patience is a virtue, but for some artists it’s a necessity. Emi Nakajima’s detailed ink drawings of famous architectural sites, which …

Iron Man

The One Thing You Should Add To Your Coffee For A Faster Metabolism

If you’re a coffee lover, there are few ingredients you would consider adding, other than maybe a spoonful of sugar, milk, and milk froth, that can …

A Trip Through New York City in 1911

Once you get over how strangely natural this glimpse of New York City from 100 years ago is, you start to notice how differently public space was …

Mathematicians Explore Mirror Link Between Two Geometric Worlds

Decades after physicists happened upon a stunning mathematical coincidence, researchers are getting close to understanding the link between two …

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

Holy Flying Spaghetti Monster, this week has not been good for my blood pressure. There's no point in pretending that the Nunes memo isn't going to …

Why Schools Fail To Teach Slavery's 'Hard History'

"In the ways that we teach and learn about the history of American slavery," write the authors of a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), "the nation needs an intervention."<p>This new report, titled <i>Teaching Hard History: American Slavery</i>, is meant to be that intervention: a resource …

Black History

The Hidden History of Trump’s First Trip to Moscow

In 1987, a young real estate developer traveled to the Soviet Union. The KGB almost certainly made the trip happen.<p>It was 1984 and General Vladimir Alexandrovich Kryuchkov had a problem. The general occupied one of the KGB’s most exalted posts. He was head of the First Chief Directorate, the …

Russia

How the Republic starts to fall

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p>If you listen to history podcasts, you've probably heard of Mike Duncan. The American broadcaster's …

Political Science

Harvard psychiatrist Lance Dodes: Donald Trump is a “sociopath” and “a very sick individual”

<b>(Getty/Alex Wong)</b><p>Harvard professor and psychoanalyst on the “antiquated” Goldwater rule and our president’s “serious mental illness”<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>September 12, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>The president of the United States is a global celebrity whose every action is endlessly commented upon and dissected for …

Mental Health

Opinion: The U.S. economy will never have another Golden Age

It was the Golden Age of the U.S. economy, the quarter century between 1948 and 1973, when the U.S. reigned supreme, manufacturing flourished and the …

'Reckless and unmanageable': LA Times editorial board rips into Trump and the GOP

The Los Angeles Times' editorial board published a scathing column on Sunday that targeted President Donald Trump and the GOP in the wake of last week's tragedy in Charlottesville.<p>"These are not normal times," the editorial began. "The man in the White House is reckless and unmanageable, a danger …

Scientists Just Discovered New Kinds of Cells in The Human Brain

It could help detect brain disease before it occurs.<p>Neuroscientists have discovered a new way to categorise neurons at a molecular level. This will …

Sometimes you need a pulsing red circle of data to understand how abnormally hot Earth is getting

Earth is constantly breaking heat records. The latest international State of the Climate report noted that 2016 was the hottest year on record, and NASA just announced that July 2017 tied with July 2016 as the hottest July on record. We’ve heard a variation on this theme, well, a few times: 16 of …

Global Warming

Neuroscientist explains how your brain hallucinates your conscious reality

In this recently released TED Talk, neuroscientist Anil Seth explains the intricacies of human consciousness and how we all are constantly …

Satirical Banksy-style mural shows Donald Trump as evolutionary misstep

With Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, street artists in Britain are having a blast.<p>The most popular of them all, mysterious master Banksy, …

Streetwear

More leading German politicians land into Trump | News | DW | 30.05.2017

After Angela Merkel's words about frayed EU-US ties under Trump, more German politicians have weighed in. First the foreign minister, then Merkel's …

Behold This Treasure Trove of Images From Behind the Scenes of Star Trek's Third Season

The end of April saw the release of the third installment of <i>To Boldly Go: Rare Photos from the TOS Soundstage</i> by Gerald Gurian. The book covers the …

Star Trek

Americans are witnessing a slow-motion coup

Rule of law be damned, President Trump was mad as hell and casting around looking for a reason to fire James Comey<p>Less than a day after the firing of FBI Director James Comey, it's becoming clear that Trump has conspired with his attorney general and deputy attorney general to make any sort of …

Is Another Universe Sitting Too Close To Us On The Multiverse Bus?

Since the 1960s, astronomers have been aware of the electromagnetic background radiation that pervades the Universe. Known as the Cosmic Microwave …

Strength brings problems and weakness brings others. But weakness posing as strength is the most dangerous of all<p>In his history of the origins of the great war, Christopher Clark wrote of “brittle masculinity”, a threatened sense of manhood that lurked beneath the spiked helms and elaborate …

Donald Trump

Two Harvard researchers have found only the second known parchment manuscript of America’s formative text in a West Sussex archive<p>When in the course of human events it becomes necessary to visit a tiny records office in southern England because it claims to have a copy of the Declaration of …

Humanities

15 Enlightening Rumi Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Rumi was a famous poet who has influenced countless generations across the world.<p>He has been described as the most popular poet ever and best selling …

How Judaism and Christianity originated from Ancient Egyptian Mystic Sect

Professor Godini G. Darah of Department of English and Literary Studies, Delta State University, Abraka, has argued that Egyptian Mystery System gave …

RIP U.S. Senate, 1789-2017

This week has taught us Washington really is as broken and hopeless as we feared.<p>This is the week when we will discover if Washington really is as broken and hopeless as President Donald Trump and his supporters long have claimed it is. Looks like the answer is yes.<p>If an affable and well-qualified …

Mitch McConnell

Noam Chomsky: Why Donald Trump is pushing the doomsday clock to the brink of midnight

Noam Chomsky discussed Trump, Russia, history and the<p><i>The following is an</i> <i>transcript of a recent public interview at the University of Arizona with linguist and political commentator Noam Chomsky by Dr. David N. Gibbs.</i><p><b>David Gibbs:</b> The main issue on everyone’s minds is the inauguration of Donald Trump …

“SNL” predicted this: Eric Trump inadvertently spills the beans on his unethical relationship with his father

Alex Moffatt’s depiction of Eric Trump as a simpleton who accidentally tells the truth was sharper than we thought<p>Eric Trump just made a blunder predicted by "Saturday Night Live" earlier this month.<p>In a March 4 skit, "Saturday Night Live" comedian Alex Moffatt depicted President Donald Trump's …

Two UFOs spotted flying by ISS in this recent footage [VIDEO]

Initially these alien spacecraft appear to be lens flares, but they can be seen clearly later on.<p>UFOs have been spotted yet another time in a video …

What America Stood For

"Where people are desperate, it is still America they count on, whether they love or scorn it, and America they blame when aid does not come."<p>After Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election in November, a foreign ambassador accosted one of my deputies at the State Department, where …

Political Science

The only woman to win the medal of honor fought for her role in the Civil War

Don’t mess with Mary Edwards Walker<p>Mary Edwards Walker was no stranger to sneaking across enemy lines. When she wasn’t acting as a surgeon to tend to …