Sharon Seedig

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Erica Garner suffering from 'major brain damage' after cardiac arrest

Garner, a vocal member of the Black Lives Matter movement whose father was killed by a police officer three years ago, is in intensive care in New York<p>Erica Garner, who became a vocal member of the Black Lives Matter movement after her father was killed by a police officer three years ago, was in …

Meryl Streep Accused of Knowing About Harvey Weinstein’s Abuse in ‘She Knew’ Posters

The posters started appearing in Los Angeles after Streep issued a public statement denying ever hearing about Weinstein's alleged harassment and …

Oumuamua might NOT be an alien spacecraft after all - scientists sweep the object for radio signals

Researchers have completed their first scan of the cigar-shaped "Oumuamua" object that's currently hurtling through the solar system.<p>It had been …

Romney's back, and that's a problem for Trump that could get worse

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney is a serious political threat to President Donald Trump.<p>That explains why Trump, in defiance of his change-agent brand, is encouraging Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, to run for an eighth term — which could block Romney's path to the Senate. The potential danger posed by Romney …

Improve Your Focus in 9 Minutes or Less With This Morning Routine

It’s your body’s job to house and protect your brain, but did you know that you can also use your body to strengthen your mind? In this article, …

The Brain

One Air Force pilot dead, another injured after plane crash in Texas

One Air Force pilot died and another was injured when their plane crashed Monday afternoon about 14 miles from their base in Texas, military officials said.<p>The two pilots, whose names were not released by the military, were flying a T-38 Talon - a twin-engine supersonic jet that is primarily used …

Military

Kevin Spacey Responds to Alleged Sexual Misconduct [Updated]

The two-time Oscar winner does not deny actor Anthony Rapp’s allegations.<p><i>Update (October 30, 2017, 12:23 a.m.):</i> Responding to allegations from actor <b>Anthony Rapp</b> published in BuzzFeed just hours before, <b>Kevin Spacey</b> posted an apology on his personal Twitter account late Sunday night. Though claiming …

A Woman Has Suffered a Clinical Broken Heart After The Death of Her Dog

Heartbreak can be deadly.<p>Joanie Simpson woke early one morning with a terrible backache. Her chest started hurting when she turned over.<p>Within 20 …

A teacher’s trick test question fooled the internet

A question on a teacher’s math quiz about an orchestra playing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony became a meme over the weekend because it didn’t make sense.<p>…

Internet

The Planets Could Cause Some Major Inner Turmoil This Weekend

At 12:25 a.m. EST tonight (or, depending how you look at it, very early tomorrow morning), Jupiter will oppose Uranus, meaning the two planets will …

Roger Stone plans to deny collusion, evidence of Russia hacking to Congress

Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone plans to fiercely deny to the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that he had any contact, much less colluded, with Russian operatives during the 2016 presidential election, according to a prepared opening statement he shared with The Washington …

3 Miniature Painting Hacks From The Kitchen

I’ll be the first to admit that there are moments where I feel totally spoiled as a hobbyist. It feels like there’s a product for everything. At the …

Trump, Democrats confirm outline of DACA deal, despite denials

Pelosi and Schumer said Trump agreed not to demand wall funding as part of an agreement to shield Dreamers.<p>President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders reached a tentative agreement Wednesday night to provide a pathway to citizenship for young immigrants known as Dreamers — but after …

Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

Researchers say they have located the wreckage of a World War II-era US warship that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes.<p>The sinking of the USS Indianapolis remains the US Navy's single worst loss at sea. The fate of its crew - nearly …

If You Take Ibuprofen Often, Read This

There’s a conventional wisdom around the fact that over-the-counter drugs, which don’t require a prescription, are relatively safe. After all, if …

Silk Way Road Rally in Pictures

Cute dog gets away with bean bag murder

Being extraordinarily cute can get you out of a lot of trouble. Take, for instance, this amazing dog. He’s not amazing because he does tricks or …

Mummified alien corpses unearthed in secret tomb in Peru[VIDEO] - IBTimes India

At least five such alien corpses were dug out in Peru's Nazca city in a secret tomb.<p>Researchers have discovered a mummified alien corpse which was …

The 7 Biggest Unanswered Questions in Physics

Physicists have solved some of the universe's biggest mysteries. But they're not done yet.<p>If Isaac Newton suddenly popped out of a time machine, he’d be delighted to see how far physics had come. Things that were deeply mysterious a few centuries ago are now taught in freshman physics classes (the …

Physics

President Trump, who got five draft deferments, again attacks Sen. Blumenthal's military record

President Trump likes to taunt his enemies but he seems to have a special place in his Twitter thumb for Sen. Richard Blumenthal, the Connecticut Democrat who was talking about the Russia investigation on CNN on Monday morning.<p>Trump has mentioned Blumenthal in at least four other tweets, on two …

The 19 Best Foods for Health and Happiness

If a single food was guaranteed to make you instantly slim or happy, or end your allergy woes, stores would have to fight back the feverish shoppers. …

A timeline of the explosive lawsuit alleging a White House link in the Seth Rich conspiracy

NPR’s David Folkenflik reported Tuesday morning on a lawsuit filed by a man named Rod Wheeler that makes a remarkable claim: The Trump White House — or President Trump personally — may have been aware of or involved in a discredited Fox News story about the killing of a Democratic National …

Learning By Thinking

A Conversation WithTania Lombrozo[7.28.17]<i>Sometimes you think you understand something, and when you try to explain it to somebody else, you realize</i> …

University of California

What is a Law of Nature?

By Andrés Ruiz<p>One of the central questions in the philosophy of science is under what conditions, if any, it can be said that a scientific law has …

Rules of Professional Conduct: Rule 4.1--Truthfulness in Statements to Others

Comment<p><b>Misrepresentation</b> <br>[1] A lawyer is required to be truthful when dealing with others on a client’s behalf, but generally has no affirmative duty …

Memories of Alzheimer's Patients May Not Be Lost Forever

And lasers might help bring them back.<p>Scientists at Columbia University discovered during a study published in the journal <i>Hippocampus</i> that the …