Stephina Fisher

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It Took A Musician's Ear To Decode The Complex Song In Whale Calls

<i>Humpback whales don't just sing songs — they compose</i> <i>with the whales around them, singing a song that evolves over time. Scientists didn't know that until they started recording whale sounds in the 1960s and spent years listening. The evolution of this "culture of listening" among researchers is the</i> …

Senate blocks Planned Parenthood defunding measure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican legislation to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood failed to gather enough support in the U.S. Senate on Monday, halting at least for now moves to punish the women’s health group for its role in gathering fetal tissue from abortions for medical …

These photos from a march for black lives in 1917 show how little has changed in 98 years

For the past three summers, activists and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement have marched in the streets of New York City, seeking to …

Falsifying History on Behalf Of Agendas. “US Civil War was about Money not Slavery” | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>In an article on April 13, I used the so-called Civil War and the myths with which court historians have encumbered that war to show how history is</i> …

Castles of The Bronx; Massive Waterslide Coming to NYC

Week in Review 7/25<p>These 3 Grand Castle Mansions In the Bronx Are Up For Grabs, Huge Water Slide Coming to Downtown Manhattan in August, The 10 Hottest New York City Homes With Private Pools, What $1,900/Month Can Rent You In New York City, New 2 World Trade Center Design Wins Praise From …

Startups Grow In Africa, But Ecosystems Need More To Flourish

<i>Obamania</i> has gripped Kenya as the 44th U.S. president lands in Nairobi, the country’s capital, for a visit. From t-shirts, mugs, and caps with Barack Obama’s name and image to “Obama themed ringtones,” (“Yes we can!”) it will not be hard for the U.S. president to find entrepreneurs in Kenya.<p>Among …

Why This Artist Let Her Nude Body Tell The Story of Slave Trading in New York City

Nona Faustine pays homage to her ancestors in a powerful and public way.<p>Nona Faustine's photographs are blowing up on Facebook and no one is more surprised than her. Born and raised in Brooklyn, with a distinct city accent, her tone is as light as her work is somber. In the "White Shoes" photo …

Sandra Bland’s American tragedy: How a country’s vicious history lives on in an all-too-modern outrage

<b>(Reuters)</b><p>Sandra Bland’s story is about race and migration, the ghosts that still haunt us and the violence that won’t end<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>July 25, 2015 1:29pm (UTC)<p>It is likely that almost every black American has a story—familial or personal—about being unjustly harassed or otherwise treated badly …