Gayn Borland

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Scientists Discover Giant New Carnivorous Dinosaur in Portugal

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists in Portugal have discovered the fossils of a previously unknown 150 million-year-old …

New York Times report casts doubt on al Qaeda involvement in Benghazi

A New York Times report on the September 11, 2012, attack that killed four Americans -- including Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens -- in Benghazi, Libya, calls into question much of what Republicans accusing the Obama administration of a cover-up have said about the incident.<p>The three main points …

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Snuggle up in the "Fuzzy Ride" sweater. ❄️⛄️

In this classic video, legendary comic Red Skelton recites what the Pledge of Allegiance means to him. ★Click to see: www.greatergood.me/1cwCfGo

Pictures of the week: Spaghetti Western, by Emanuela Colombo

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Spaghetti Western, Emanuela Colombo's project on cowboy culture in Italy

The Do’s and Don’ts of Wedding Photography

As long as there are weddings, there will be a demand for wedding photographers. For the right person, it can be a highly profitable business; …

7 Nelson Mandela Quotes You Probably Won't See In The U.S. Media

The former South African president, who died Thursday, was a revolutionary and a deep skeptic of American power.<p><b>"If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They don't care for human beings."</b><p><b>"Israel should withdraw from all the</b> …

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Pope Francis: Capitalism is “a new tyranny”

“The culture of prosperity deadens us,” the pope writes in a document laying out the platform for his papacy<p>Pope Francis on Tuesday called capitalism "a new tyranny" and very explicitly called on global leaders to act on poverty and growing inequality.<p>Francis' remarks are part of an 84-page …

Senators Call for Transparency in Targeted Killings

Three Democratic members of the Senate Intelligence Committee called Tuesday for more transparency in the OBama administration’s controversial …

Americans Don’t Like Obama’s Job Performance—or Him

A new poll indicates that Americans are no longer just disapproving of Obama's job performance—they find him dishonest.<p>November has not been kind to …

Obenshain to request recount

Virginia Republican Mark Obenshain plans to ask for a recount on Wednesday morning in his race for state attorney general, his campaign said on Tuesday.<p>Obenshain trails Democrat Mark Herring by 165 votes out of more than 2.2 million votes cast in the Nov. 5 election, according to results certified …

You Can Vote, You Can Enlist — But Can You Buy A Cigarette?

So, a uniformed Marine walks into a convenience store, and says to the clerk, "Pack of Marlboro Reds, in a box — and some matches."<p>The clerk gives the Marine the once over and says, "Sorry, son, but you look a bit young to be buying smokes. You 21?"<p>That potential scenario, in a nutshell, is the …

Karzai Holds Afghan Security Agreement Hostage For Release Of Gitmo Detainees

Though Karzai's demand seems to come at the eleventh hour, it's been at the forefront of his negotiations with the U.S. all along. He also has some supporters in the U.S.<p>"There is no excuse for Afghan detainees to continue to be held at Guantanamo, when the United States is transferring custody of …

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14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

Photo Series Captures the Stunning Beauty of Siamese Fighting Fish

A few years ago, Bangkok-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich started selling his work through microstock sites, and so he went in search of …

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …