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Did Exxon Lie About Global Warming?

Oil giant knew dangers of climate change and did everything in its power to deny threat of a warming planet<p>At 9 a.m., ExxonMobil's shareholders start …

Climate

Street Art Warrior Women Draw Comparisons to Caravaggio

Swiss artist Leza One doesn’t just believe in the power of graffiti, but all forms of art.<p>Swiss artist Leza One can't remember a time when he wasn't making art. At barely 15, he started to create graffiti in the form of rudimentary tags, lettering, and random throw-ups, without apparent thought for …

Art

Bernie Sanders dazzles Stephen Colbert: “I don’t take money from billionaires, but I do check every vending machine change slot”

Democratic presidential candidate performs a sketch — and talks delegate math — on the “Late Show”<p>Out of nowhere, Bernie Sanders appeared on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" cold-open sketch last night.<p>After Colbert has his arm caught in a vending machine trying to retrieve a Kit Kat bar, the Vermont …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places In The World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

Amalfi Coast

Democrats, this is why you need to fear Hillary Clinton: The NY Times is absolutely right — she’s a bigger hawk than the Republicans

“Clinton is the last true hawk left in the” race, more belligerent than Cruz and Trump, the New York Times says<p>Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is even more of a war hawk than her Republican counterparts, the U.S. newspaper of record says in a new report.<p>"How Hillary Clinton Became …

Watch: From My Lai to Ferguson, China blasts US human rights abuses in a new documentary

China’s state television channel CCTV broadcast a 45-minute documentary on Sunday (Mar. 13) to hundreds of millions of households in China, accusing the US of severe human rights abuses from sexual assault to gun violence to racism.<p>The movie is the latest example of Beijing’s increasing criticism …

Rights & Freedoms

10 young artists create a time capsule of the future for adidas

Arvida Byström, Yung Jake, Emmanuel Olunkwa, and Lucia Santina Ribisi (aided by The Flatbush Zombies) entertained a giant crowd at NYC's New Museum last night.<p>@jambox__<p>The line wrapping around Bowery to get into the New Museum's adidas event last night was so insane people thought the brand was …

Streetwear

Gun Rights Advocate Jamie Gilt Reportedly Shot by Young Son

On 8 March 2016, 31-year-old Jamie Gilt was apparently shot in the back by her young son as she drove in Palatka, Florida. WTLV reported that Gilt …

4 Americans get medical pot from the feds

EUGENE, Oregon - Sometime after midnight on a moonlit rural Oregon highway, a state trooper checking a car he had just pulled over found less than an …

Cannabis

105-year-old artist is winning fans across the world

Creative passion is perhaps the secret to a long life.<p>Aboriginal artist Loongkoonan is proving that age is just a number by creating award-winning …

It should be over for Hillary: Party elites and MSNBC can’t prop her up after Bernie’s Michigan miracle

Trade, wages and the corrupt political class are the new key issues. Bernie and Trump finished off the party elites<p>You wouldn’t know it from watching TV last night or reading the national papers this morning but Bernie Sanders’ Michigan win ranks among the greatest upsets in presidential primary …

No, Bernie Sanders’ moment isn’t over: Why his gargantuan impact can’t be erased by a Super Tuesday drubbing

While polling shows Sanders bracing for what could be critical losses tonight, his movement will live on regardless<p>For most of the past year, the traditional media has waged a determined campaign to pretend the Democratic presidential primary doesn’t exist. (The DNC certainly did its best to help …

12 National Parks That Will Take Your Breath Away

Have you ever been somewhere so beautiful, that it literally leaves you speechless? Well, if you love nature and the great outdoors, you’re sure to …

National Parks

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Setting the Record Straight on Medicare for All: An Open Letter From 560 Physicians and Medical Students

<i>Physicians-in-training voice their support for single-payer reform. Photo: Al Nowakowski.</i><p><i>The following statement has been signed by more than 560 physicians and medical students. It was crafted by Andrea Christopher, M.D., Fellow in General Internal Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Adam Gaffney,</i> …

100+ Painters Contributing 12 Oil Paintings per Second in World’s First Feature-Length Painted Animation – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

“Loving Vincent” has a trailer! The world’s first feature-length painted animation will focus on the life of Vincent Van Gogh and feature 12 oil …

Loving Vincent

Big picture: Pakistan's surging glaciers

<i>Every month, we round up some of the most strange, striking and plain stunning snapshots of the world around us. See more amazing images in the</i> …

Hillary Clinton has a race problem — and it’s resurfacing at a dangerous time

A brittle reaction to Black Lives Matter protester on eve of South Carolina refocuses voters on problematic record<p>According to a Feb. 16 CNN/ORC poll, a whopping 65 percent of South Carolinian black voters are planning to support Hillary Clinton in Saturday’s primary, while only 28 percent are …

De-termination

<b>Author : Jae Miles, Staff Writer</b>It always bothered me that the robot apocalypse, as portrayed by our scribes, had the robots emulating the strategies …

Robotics

The End of the Establishment?

Step back from the campaign fray for just a moment and consider the enormity of what's already occurred.<p>A 74-year-old Jew from Vermont who describes himself as a democratic socialist, who wasn't even a Democrat until recently, has come within a whisker of beating Hillary Clinton in the Iowa caucus, …

Is U.S. ‘presidentialist’ democracy failing?

Perplexed by today’s turbulent American political scene? Not to worry: A distinguished political scientist wrote an essay 26 years ago that anticipated our predicament with eerie explanatory power. The only downside is that its author specialized in the causes of democratic collapse.<p>“The Perils of …

Political Science

Socialism in America Is Closer Than You Think

In 1970, the great liberal economist John Kenneth Galbraith declared that the “Democratic Party must henceforth use the word ‘socialism.’ It …

The Koch Brothers' Dirty War on Solar Power

All over the country, the Kochs and utilities have been blocking solar initiatives — but nowhere more so than in Florida<p>After decades of false …

Solar Power
Mexico

Decoding the US Empire of Chaos: The Global Reversal of the Social Evolution of Humanity | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The interview (transcript below) from questions with Prof. John McMurtry was conducted for the 15th Anniversary of “Geopolitika” a journal of</i> …

Globalization

These Chaotic Illustrations Aren't Trying to Be Charming (But Still Are)

Tom O'Hern exposes himself through his art.<p>Known to travel armed with a pack of homemade stickers to make his mark on defaceable public property, Tasmanian artist Tom O’Hern has a large output of paintings, photos, drawings, animations, outdoor stencil work, and graffiti. He centers all these …

Artists

Even if Sanders wins the popular vote, Clinton could still get the nomination

The Democratic party decides its nominee in a massively undemocratic way – and is a ticking time bomb for the party and its voter base if Bernie keeps winning<p>Many people on Twitter expressed surprise that Hillary Clinton basically walked away with the same amount of total delegates as Bernie …

Capitalism is making us miserable: New global survey challenges the most sacred of free-market dogma

Data indicate the basic happiness of a citizenry is unrelated or even inversely proportional to its nation’s wealth<p>What is happiness? This might sound like a question you’d hear come out of Derek Zoolander’s mouth. But seriously, think about it. Is it a matter of perspective, your relationships, a …