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It’s Official: The Brexit Campaign Cheated Its Way to Victory

Britain’s election watchdog has fined Boris Johnson’s Vote Leave group and reported it to the police—but will it make any difference?<p>The official …

Brexit

A Megalithic Passage Tomb That Dates Back 5,500 Years Has Been Discovered In County Meath, Ireland

Archaeologists have hailed the exciting new discovery of the Megalithic tomb as the 'find of a lifetime.'<p>Archaeologists have hailed a new discovery …

Archaeology

I'm Bill Browder. Here's the Biggest Mistake Putin Made When Trying to Get Access to Me Through Trump

I wasn’t watching the Donald Trump–Vladimir Putin press conference from Helsinki. But when my phone started burning up with messages, I knew …

Russia

Astronomers have found a new crop of moons around Jupiter, and one of them is a weirdo

The total is up to 79 now<p>Ten more moons have been confirmed to orbit around Jupiter, bringing the planet’s total known satellite count to 79. That’s the highest number of moons of any planet in the Solar System. And these newly discovered space rocks are giving astronomers insight as to why the …

Astronomy

'Disgraceful': Republicans sharply criticize Trump's behavior at news conference with Putin

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) called it “disgraceful”; Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said he was “saddened” and “disappointed.” Mostly, however, Republican members of Congress reacted to President Trump’s performance beside Vladimir Putin in Helsinki with silence.<p>Democrats rushed to condemn Trump’s …

Donald Trump

'Treasonous': Trump-Putin summit leaves US leaders aghast

Former CIA director John Brennan led a barrage of criticism of Trump's performance, saying the President betrayed his country.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump sent the worst tweet of his presidency this morning

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has sent a lot of bad tweets. He's tweeted things that aren't true. He's tweeted personal attacks about everyone from Hillary Clinton to Mika Brzezinski and back. He's called North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un "Little Rocket Man." But a tweet he sent Monday morning -- …

Donald Trump

Scientists Discovered a Quadrillion Tons of Diamonds Hidden Deep Within the Earth

"Diamond is not a particularly rare mineral."<p>Adorning an ear or encircling a finger, a natural diamond is synonymous with luxury. The average cost of …

Earth Science

U.S. lawmakers shown backing fake kindergarten gun scheme in Sacha Baron Cohen satire

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In Sacha Baron Cohen's provocative new comedy show, American politicians are filmed backing a fictitious program to teach kindergartners how to use guns to defend themselves in school shootings.<p>In a seven-episode series launching on cable channel Showtime on Sunday, the …

congressmen

The map that shocked Obama.

One afternoon in the spring of 2015, a senior State Department official named Frank Lowenstein paged through a government briefing book and noticed a …

Israel

This Tiny Fern Is the "Most Economically Important' Fern On Earth

Meet the plant nicknamed 'green manure.'<p>Much like Frodo in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>, the fern <i>Azolla filiculoides</i> proves that the small can certainly pack …

University of California

Cipro's Safety Warnings Just Got Scarier

I was prescribed Cipro once. When I got the bottle of pills home, I took a minute to read the leaflet that the pharmacy stuffs in the bag—mostly just …

Medicine

Epigenetics study finds fathers pass cold weather "experience" down to kids

While your genes are more or less set in stone, the way they're expressed can be changed by environmental or lifestyle factors, and there's evidence …

Genetics

Heatwave unveils ancient settlements in Wales

<b>Ancient hillforts and Roman settlements have been revealed by the heatwave.</b><p>The dry spell has left parched fields with unmistakable "crop marks" painted into the landscape.<p>The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (RCAHMW) has been busy recording the details - before they …

Archaeology

Yotam Ottolenghi’s hummus recipes

Hummus gets its name from the Arabic word for “chickpea”, and traditionally it contains just chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; olive oil is used only to finish it off on the plate. Other versions, based mainly on olive oil and containing anything from beetroot to avocado, I’ve always …

Recipes

Man Spends 23 Years Carving Sprawling Underground Temple Under His House

Levon Arakelyan was 44 years old in 1985, when his wife asked him to dig a potato storage pit under their house in the village of Arinj, in Armenia’s …

Archaeology

5 Bucket-List Upgrades to Make a Killer Overland Truck

I’ve owned a 2005 four-door Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport for a decade, and it’s easily been the most reliable, adventure-worthy vehicle I’ve ever driven. The thing was bone stock for years, but I’ve recently started to explore the aftermarket options to see if I could make it more capable for long …

RVs

Anthony Kennedy, You Are a Total Disgrace to America

No one expected Kennedy to allow Donald Trump to pick his successor. But he has. And it should forever taint his legacy as a jurist.<p>It’s been a few …

Donald Trump

Fatmap Is Like Google Earth (on Steroids) for Hikers

Not long ago, my girlfriend and I set out for a 20-mile mountain bike ride in the Gila National Forest, in southern New Mexico. We had plenty of food and water, but we were armed with only vague directions and a mimeographed trail map from a local bike shop. The ride is remote but …

Google Earth

Ancient Tranquilizer Called "Devil Pepper" Reveals How Nature Gets Us High

Soon, we'll be able to make some of our favorite drugs without plants.<p>A team at the John Innes Centre in the UK finally has some insight into the …

High Blood Pressure

The 'Billion Tree Tsunami' is transforming northwestern Pakistan

Once arid hillsides have now become wide swaths of lush green woodland in northwestern Pakistan, where hundreds of millions of trees from 42 …

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Elena Kagan’s dissent trashes Supreme Court as “black-robed rulers overriding citizens’ choices”

The justice accuses the conservative majority of “weaponizing the First Amendment.”<p>The Supreme Court dealt a stunning blow to public sector unions in its 5-to-4 majority decision in <i>Janus vs. AFSCME</i><i>.</i> Justice Elena Kagan, who voted in opposition along with the Supreme Court’s other liberals, didn’t …

Public Sector

Men’s testosterone levels are largely determined by their environment during childhood - New study suggests that men who grow up in more challenging conditions are likely to have lower testosterone levels in later life than those who spend their childhood in healthier environments.

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Research

This Is Just the Beginning

Do you think that being asked to leave a restaurant, or having your meal interrupted, or being called by the public is bad? My fascism-enabling …

Society

Fried Tandoori Chicken

For extra-juicy—and flavorful—fried chicken, chef Rupam Bhagat of Dum in San Francisco marinates his meat using the traditional two-step tandoori …

Food

World’s Finest Chocolate Cake Recipe

This chocolate cake is so rich, creamy, and very chocolatey! The perfect combination of ingredients makes this dessert as one of the finest chocolate …

Dessert

Too smart, too successful: Mongolia’s superwomen struggle to find husbands

Highly educated women far outnumber men in the capital – making it difficult for them to find a partner<p>At the UB comedy club at the back of a bar in central Ulaanbaatar, the audience is overwhelmingly female. Groups of smartly dressed women, just out of the office, sip from bottles of beer while …

Mongolia

Border patrol agents are stopping people on highways in New England to check their citizenship

<b>(CNN) —</b> Far from ground zero in the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration along the southern border, US Customs and Border Protection checkpoints on highways in Maine and New Hampshire are catching the eye of civil liberties groups.<p>On Interstate 95 near the remote northern Maine …

Immigration

Demagogues and charlatans are stoking fear, says Joe Biden

The former US vice-president Joe Biden has accused “demagogues and charlatans” of stirring up voters’ fears just as they did in the 1930s as the issue of migration convulses politics on both sides of the Atlantic.<p>Biden, seen as a potential Democratic party candidate against Donald Trump in 2020, …

Political Science

Hollister Ranch access agreement is a wipeout and a sellout, hundreds of beach lovers scream

Just in time for the start of summer, a new skirmish in an old fight for beach access has broken out in California, where people don’t let anyone kick sand in their faces without kicking back.<p>Steady as the pounding surf, hundreds of emails have crashed ashore at the California Coastal Commission, …

California