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This Object Has Been Sprayed With The World's Blackest Material, And It's Freaking Us Out

Seriously, that's not Photoshopped.<p>Well, we've finally cracked it. Scientists have finally figured out how to paint a portal to another dimension, as …

Chemistry

Foreign governments are dumping Treasurys like never before

Some, like China and Saudi Arabia, are unloading their foreign exchange reserves to counteract capital flight, prop up their own currencies, or defend a currency peg.<p>Others might sell US Treasuries because QE is over and yields are rising as the Fed has embarked on ending its eight years of …

Trump paused a call with Putin to make an aide explain a nuclear arms treaty

Thursday afternoon, Reuters reported that Donald Trump interrupted a phone call with Vladimir Putin to ask a basic question about US-Russia relations. Specifically, he asked what New START, a nuclear arms agreement inked by the Obama administration, was. Once he heard the basics, he immediately …

Donald Trump

Iraqi special forces are closing in on ISIS militants in a crucial part of Mosul

The head of Iraq's Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) said security forces were close to seizing the entire east bank of the Tigris, which bisects Mosul north to south. That gain will bring at least half of Islamic State's last major stronghold in Iraq back under government control.<p>Iraqi forces have …

Republicans Expose Themselves As Deficit Frauds

Congressional Republicans complained loud and long the past 8 years about the budget deficits recorded during the Obama administration.<p>The GOP was so adamant about the deficit being bad for the country, for the economy and for their grandchildren that, even when deficit spending was justified by …

Republicans

Long term vegetarian diet changes human DNA raising risk of cancer and heart disease

Long term vegetarianism can lead to genetic mutations which raise the risk of heart disease and cancer, scientists have found.<p>Populations who have had a primarily vegetarian diet for generations were found to be far more likely to carry DNA which makes them susceptible to inflammation.<p>Scientists in …