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Democrats to Donald Trump: Here's a Bill to Outlaw Family Separation

Nearly 2,000 migrant children have been ripped from their parents at the border under president Trump's new "zero-tolerance" policy – state-sponsored …

Immigration

Laura Bush Shames Donald Trump and the Republican Party Over Border Policy

Three cheers for Laura Bush. In an op-ed for the Washington <i>Post</i> that, on Sunday night, landed on the White House lawn like a howitzer shell, the former First Lady described the Trump Administration’s policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border as “cruel” and “immoral.” …

Immigration

Seeing Is Believing: Satellites Show Antarctic Ice Loss Has Tripled In 6 Years

Ice losses from Antarctica have tripled since 2012, according to a comprehensive survey by scientists from all over the world.<p>The Ice Sheet Mass Balance Inter-comparison Exercise (IMBIE) is a major climate assessment by 84 scientists from 44 international organisations combining data from 24 …

Antarctica

If President Trump is innocent, why is he doing everything he can to take down the investigation?

Donald Trump has repeatedly said he has not committed a crime and that the Mueller probe is a “witch hunt”, yet he has employed a number of …

Donald Trump

Is volcanic activity on the rise – and if so, where's next?

In November Mount Agung on Bali erupted, sending plumes of smoke and ash 30,000 feet into the air and shutting the popular holiday island’s only airport. More than 400 flights a day were cancelled until Denpasar reopened.<p>Last month eyes turned to Hawaii, where Kilauea, said to be continuously …

Geology

The rust belt is being sold a lie – China has funded US spending

The president’s bizarre solutions to the US trade deficit threaten to send his country into recession<p>First it was Europe, Canada and Mexico. Now Donald Trump’s focus has switched to the real target for his trade war: China. Wilbur Ross, the US commerce secretary, is in Beijing for talks aimed at …

Economics

Trump might be leading the US to another meltdown

Following the quiet rollback of Obama-era Wall Street regulations, the US may be on the verge of yet another crash.<p>The US financial regulatory agencies have weakened banking rules.<p>Then in late May, Congress voted to weaken them even further.<p>They went after the Volcker Rule which prohibits banks …

Finance

Here Are 5 Founding Fathers Whose Skepticism About Christianity Would Make Them Unelectable Today

Click here for reuse options! Thomas Jefferson believed that a rational form of religion would take root in America. Was he ever wrong.To hear the …

Religion

The 90s: The Decade That Doesn’t Fit?

In <i>A Hard Day’s Night</i>, the exceptional madcap 1964 film 1964 starring <b>The Beatles</b>, a reporter asks <b>Ringo Starr</b>, “Are you a mod or a rocker?” She’s …

Music

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

Bill Gates

Run-up in home prices is 'not sustainable,' Realtors' chief economist claims

Home values have been rising for six straight years, and the gains have been accelerating for the past two years. <i>Unlike</i> the last housing boom, the gains are not driven by fast and easy mortgage money, but instead by solid buyer demand and very low supply. Still, <i>like</i> the last housing boom, some are …

Real Estate

Soros Warns “Another Major Financial Crisis” Is Looming—and Trump Is Partly to Blame

Legendary investor George Soros is worried that the global economy could be headed to the dumps in large part pushed downward by Europe, with a …

Stock Markets

Archaeologists uncover remains of man crushed as he fled Pompeii

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man managed to escape the first eruptive fury of Vesuvius in A.D. 79, only to be crushed beneath a block of stone hurled by an explosive volcanic cloud, new excavations at the site suggest.<p>Archeologists working at the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, Italy, found the man's remains almost …

Archaeology

Eighties Babies Are Officially the Brokest Generation, Federal Reserve Study Concludes

Right after the Great Recession, it was a little hard to tell who had it worse: Millennials or Gen X. On the one hand, those of us in our twenties …

Demographics

Humans just 0.01% of all life but have destroyed 83% of wild mammals – study

Humankind is revealed as simultaneously insignificant and utterly dominant in the grand scheme of life on Earth by a groundbreaking new assessment of all life on the planet.<p>The world’s 7.6 billion people represent just 0.01% of all living things, according to the study. Yet since the dawn of …

Biology

Donald Trump and the disturbing power of dehumanizing language

Dehumanization is already prevalent in America. We don’t need anyone — especially Trump — stoking it further.<p>“You wouldn’t believe how bad these people are,” President Donald Trump said Wednesday about people who have been deported from the United States, during a discussion about California …

Donald Trump

Report: Gen Z Is the Loneliest Generation of Adults

In the famous words of Ferris Bueller, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”You can also …

13 sci-fi movies now on Netflix that you need to see

From classics to indies and picks from around the world<p>Astronomers believe that there are more than 40 billion planets inhabiting the space of the Milky Way. There are nearly as many movies filed under Netflix’s “sci-fi & fantasy” tag.<p>Reaching them all in a single lifetime would require light-speed …

Science Fiction

Climate Denial is a Form of American Exceptionalism

America is already great, my friends, at least when it comes to climate denial.<p>New research published this week in <i>Nature Climate Change</i> shows the …

Almost all the ice covering the Bering Sea has melted, throwing Alaska communities into disarray

Almost all the ice covering the Bering Sea has melted, scientists have confirmed, throwing communities living around its shores into disarray.<p>The …

Global Warming

Millennials are struggling. Is it the fault of the baby boomers?

T he late 1940s were about bombsites, rationing, loss and mourning, but amid the gloom a new generation was emerging. In the grim, grey aftermath of war, children were born on an unprecedented scale in a population explosion: the baby boomers – born between 1946 and the mid-60s – had arrived. It …

Housing

The New Midlife Crisis for Women

Sometimes, I think I'm falling apart. Then, I talk to my friends. One spent a whole winter getting a babysitter for her toddler daughter in the …

The new U.S. housing crisis is about more than a lack of new construction

In order to buy a home, you need to find on that's actually for sale.<p>While many people still think that the last housing crisis in the United States was largely due to banks offering too many subprime mortgages, it's now clear that wasn't actually the case. Instead, recent research pins the blame …

Real Estate

Why you shouldn't buy a new car ... ever

<b>"Name me something that you use less than 4 percent of the day, all the while it loses value."</b><p>There are days when I feel like I drive the oldest car …

Did Buzz Aldrin see a UFO on way to moon?

The report gained steam when British publications said it appeared Aldrin, the second man on the moon, and three others, had passed lie detector …

Incredible drone footage shows growth of huge miles-long crack that could tear Africa in TWO

This incredible drone footage captures the scale of growth in a huge crack which is threatening to tear Africa in two.<p>The enormous crevice is already …

This Is The Secret Meaning Behind The Devil's Number 666

It's a code for his real name.<p>We've all heard about the infamous number 666, which is rather cryptically referred to as the "number of the beast" in …

The Outbound Journal

Vegan Refried Bean Burrito with Jalapeño Cilantro Hummus

<i>This easy Vegan Refried Bean Burrito with Jalapeño Cilantro Hummus is perfect for lunch or a weeknight meal. It can be customized to suit your</i> …

10 Heart-Healthy Dinners for Busy Cooks

When you're busy, eating a healthy dinner can sometimes feel daunting. It's a whole lot quicker and easier to call for takeout or grab a bite on your …