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North Korea's missile took a bizarre path through space, and here's why it deeply worries weapons experts

Early Wednesday morning, North Korea test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile to a record-breaking speed and altitude for the isolated nation.<p>North Korea's new show of force follows an ICBM test launch in July and a powerful thermonuclear test blast in September.<p>Officials in the US, …

The Amazing Biblical Archaeological Find No One Talks About

I had never heard of this 1967 find, and it is fascinating:<p>It is probably one of the greatest finds of all time and, by the bizarre rules of biblical …

5 tips on writing from ‘The Elements of Style’

I’ve been re-reading ‘The Elements of Style’ by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White lately. Quite possibly, <b>this is the best book about writing that</b> …

Creative Writing

Questioning Evolution: The Push to Change Science Class

“Evolution Mama” is a sassy song dating back many decades, probably best played on a banjo, maybe with a kazoo in the background. “Evolution mama,” it goes, “don’t you make a monkey out of me.” That certainly captures the sentiments of religious groups and like-minded politicians who believe …

EPA

Here are some of the biggest myths of the Russian-collusion story

Polls show voters are jumping to the same conclusion as much of Washington: that President Trump “colluded” with Vladimir Putin to steal the …

Social Media

Elon Musk: The Architect of Tomorrow

It’s mid-afternoon on a Friday at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, and three of Elon Musk’s children are gathered around him – one of …

Elon Musk

FBI releases 1971 letter that D.B. Cooper sleuth says could be from notorious hijacker

Newly released FBI documents pertaining to the D.B. Cooper hijacking case include a letter that may only deepen the mystery surrounding the notorious unsolved crime which marks its 46th anniversary this week.<p>“I knew from the start that I wouldn’t be caught,” says the undated, typewritten letter …

Hey, NFL owners, tired of half-empty stadiums? This isn’t hard. Tell your players to stand up for America

I’m from Green Bay; my high school colors were green & gold and I am part owner of the Green Bay Packers from when they sold stock after the 1997 Super Bowl victory. So, it took quite a bit to get me to boycott the NFL, but they managed it. Until the owners require their players to stand for the …

The secret of how to write a bestseller

“There’s no way you can teach this stuff,” he said. “It just cannot be taught. You’ve either got it or not.” Which was ironic, considering that the …