Brandon Burke

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Trolling the GOP

Is Obama fast-tracking his deportation plan to mess with Boehner’s leadership strategy?<p><i>Troll: One who posts a deliberately provocative message … with the intention of causing maximum disruption and argument.</i> — Urban Dictionary<p>***<p><b>When the Obama administration last week</b> began the process of preparing …

Exploring the Cave of the Crystal Maiden

Power Spacewalk on This Week @NASA - October 17, 2014

Images From Comet’s Mars Flyby On This Week @NASA- October 24, 2014

A New View of Jupiter Reveals 'Eye' of its Storm

NASA/JPL-Caltech<p>NASA/The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI)<p>NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Wisc.<p>NASA/ESA/P. Kalas (University of California, Berkeley, …

Gladiator Gatorade? Ancient Athletes Had A Recovery Drink, Too

So it's A.D. 150, and you've just had a long day at the gym (or <i>ludus</i>), thrusting and parrying with your fellow Roman gladiators. What do you reach for to replenish your sapped strength? A post-workout recovery drink, of course.<p>Modern-day athletes often nurse their muscles with supplement shakes or …

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Beyond Sochi: Photos Of Russia By Russians

The gap between how foreigners view Russia and how Russians view themselves is wide and as old as the country itself.<p>Russian photographer Valeriy Klamm felt that foreign photojournalists who came to work in his country arrive with the pictures they want to send back home already in their head: …

Sochi 2014: 10 stunning mountain backdrops at the Olympics – in pictures

Winter Olympics,Winter Olympics 2014,Winter Olympics 2014: alpine skiing,Sport,Photography,Olympics<p>The Rosa Khutor alpine ski resort has provided a stunning backdrop to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Here are our favourite photos from the past two weeks in which the beautiful scenery steals the show

Seen From Space: Ice Covers 80 Percent of Great Lakes

A deep freeze has settled in over the Great Lakes this winter and a new image released by NASA shows the astonishing extent of the ice cover as seen from space.<p>NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of the lakes on the early afternoon of Feb. 19. At the time, 80.3 percent of the five lakes were …

Vegetarians and Their Superior Blood

A plant-based diet can lower your blood pressure, according to research released today in a major medical journal. Should we really stop eating meat before starting medication?<p>"Let me be clear about this. A low carbohydrate diet is quackery," Dr. Neal Barnard told me over the phone. "It is popular, …