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Davos is Trump’s kind of town

The global punditry is all a twitter this week with the prospect of Donald Trump going to Davos—the chic winter gathering place of the world’s rich …

As the Lac-Mégantic criminal trial ends, government action must begin

Bruce Campbell | January 24, 2018<br>The Quebec town's citizens were not protected from unsafe transportation conditions which remain in place today. …

Obama, Being Black, Was Perfectly Suited to Deliver the Racist Message

<b>There was the time the president</b> <b>scolded black parents</b> in Texas:Y’all have Popeyes out in Beaumont? I know some of y’all you got that cold Popeyes out …

The US Finally Tells the Truth About Its Objectives in Syria

<b>After over a year of flip-flopping and reversing its position</b> on Syria and its president, Bashar al-Assad, the U.S has finally admitted the real …

When Alternative Media Sells Out

<b>Last August I made a note</b> of the fact that <i>The Young Turks</i>’ Cenk Uygur had retweeted a fan who said that he gets his news from Uygur and MSNBC’s …

Rare 400-Year-Old Map Traces Indigenous Roots in Mexico

A rare, indigenous-made map of Mexico from the era of the Nahuatl people's first contact with Europeans is now in the collection of the U.S. Library …

Putin: “Publish A World Map And Mark All The U.S. Military Bases On It. You Will See The Difference Between Russia And The US"

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a forum of independent regional and local mass media in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, April 28, 2015.<p>This …

Requiem For a Scream

Edvard Munch turned his mental struggles into spectacular work. But do artists need to be tortured to achieve greatness?<p><i>Produced in</i> <i>Partnership with</i> …

These miniature murder scenes have shown detectives how to study homicides for 70 years

<b>It was murder most foul</b> in the parsonage. Detective Mark Titanski of the Worcester County, Md., Sheriff's Office switched on a flashlight and scanned the scene: The body of a high school student in a yellow dress lay faceup. A pool of blood had spread around her head. A hammer was on the floor …

RT, Sputnik and Russia’s New Theory of War

One morning in January 2016, Martin Steltner showed up at his office in the state courthouse building in western Berlin. Steltner, who has served for more than a dozen years as the spokesman for the Berlin state prosecutor, resembles a detective out of classic crime fiction: crisp suit, wavy gray …

All We Want for Dinner Are These Cucumbers With Crispy Beef

A beef-and-cucumber dish that you never saw coming.<p>I love cucumbers. Raw, pickled, spicy or sweet, even daintily dipped in a dish of salt and eaten out of hand. I love cucumbers so much, in fact, I wrote a book about them (go ahead and order several copies. I’ll wait). Growing up largely on …

Cooking

The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know

Genius ideas from the Cooking Light brain trust show you how to save time, minimize effort, make do deliciously, and not let anything get in your way …

26 Useful Websites That Will Completely Change Your Life for the Better

In this day and age, there's something for everyone—and that includes online. Left with scraps in the fridge and don't know what to make for dinner? There's a website for that. Need a push to relax during a chaotic day? There's one for that, too.<p>In fact, there's no shortage of clever sites that …

Glowing Red Eye: Cosmic Bubble Surrounds Odd 'Carbon Star'

Gorgeous new imagery shows the enormous, glowing bubble that a strange, dying red star has blown around itself.<p>The huge star, known as U Antliae, …

13 Chefs' Go-To Shift Drinks at the End of a Long Night

Nothin' like a tall glass of Dad Juice to close out the day.<p>The shift drink, like the family meal, is <b>one of the restaurant industry's most hallowed traditions</b>. After a grueling night on their feet, either stuck in a hot kitchen with high-strung colleagues or on the floor with cranky customers, this …

Labor Day

A Quick, Cheap, and Effective Way to Fight Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Meditation is good for depression. And so is exercise. But, according to a small new study from Rutgers University, together—in a twice a week …

Depression

Jaw-Dropping Jupiter: Juno Probe Snaps Dramatic Up-Close Views of Planet

New photos by NASA's Juno spacecraft capture the solar system's largest planet in all its complex glory.<p>The four photos — which Juno took over an …

10 things to try after you install iOS 11

What to do after you upgrade<p>iOS 11 is available, officially, today. It's coming to every iPhone and iPad made in the past few years, and chances are, you're going to upgrade. When you install it on your iPhone, you'll find that some things are very different than what you're used to, but the core …

See Inside a Berlin Synagogue's First Rosh Hashanah After World War II

Jewish New Year photo essay by Robert Capa from LIFE magazine, Oct. 8, 1945.<br>LIFE Magazine<p>1 of 3<p>When Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins on …

Mutant butterflies reveal the genetic roots of colorful wings

Engineered mutant butterflies give a glimpse deep into the genetic roots of wing patterns, an international team reported Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The authors of the new study rearranged colors on butterfly wings by deleting a single gene using a genome editing …

Biology

Still Fighting at Standing Rock

The national media has moved on, but the story is not over.<p>Rattler sat on the sofa scrolling through his phone. It was a drizzling, cold spring day in Bismarck, North Dakota, but he wasn’t going outside much anyway. A great mountain of a man with thick black hair to his waist and a disarming …

How to Make a Crepe Cake That's More Dramatic Than a Shonda Rhimes Show

We went through 125 crepes testing this crepe cake recipe—so we learned a lot.<p>If crepe cake making was a sport, assistant food editor <b>Amelia Rampe</b> would have a shelf full of gold trophies. When developing our brand-new crepe cake recipe, she tested the 25-layer pastry <i>five times</i>, making 125 crepes in …

Baking

His maiden address was unlike any delivered by a US president, and when it was over a sense of incoherence and menace hung in the air<p>Donald Trump’s maiden address to the UN general assembly was unlike any ever delivered in the chamber by a US president.<p>There are precedents for such fulminations, …

Donald Trump

Is Internet Porn Making Young Men Impotent?

One afternoon last March, Tony, 27, logged onto PornHub to jerk off, as he usually did when he came home from work. He had just broken up with his …

This nuclear-explosion simulator shows where radioactive fallout would blow using today's weather

Imagine a 150-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the city closest to you.<p>Do you know how the city, its surrounding region, and its inhabitants would be affected? If you can't think of much more than "a lot of people would die," you're not alone.<p>"We live in a world where nuclear weapons issues are on …

People Are Watching This Election To See If Fascism Is Making A Comeback In Italy

Seventy-two years after the death of the former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, fascist movements are aiming to return to national politics. And anger against immigrants is propelling nationalists across the country.<p>ROME — A priest and a fascist will face off this fall in an election in Rome …

At Mexican School Hit by Quake, Heartbreak and Dwindling Hope

MEXICO CITY — Gustavo López recognized the boy’s clothes first.<p>His tiny frame, pulled from the wreckage, lay over the jagged pieces of what remained of the school. It was his 7-year-old son.<p>He sat in shock for hours, quietly trying to maintain strength for his 9-year-old daughter, who had escaped …

Ted Rall by Ted Rall for Sep 9, 2016

World's Largest Gorilla Species at Risk of Extinction

The population of the world's largest ape has collapsed over the last two decades. Fewer than 4,000 Grauer's gorillas remain in the wild, and now …

Union decline lowers wages of nonunion workers: The overlooked reason why wages are stuck and inequality is growing

Executive summaryPay for private-sector workers has barely budged over the past three and a half decades. In fact, for men in the private sector who …