Hayden Ashcraft

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Texas Sued the United States While Nobody Was Looking

And the worst part is,<p>the case poses an interesting constitutional question.<p>The justices of the United States Supreme Court are supposed to be an earnest bunch, polite but firm in their treatment of the lawyers who come before the court to argue for their clients. But, at least for the four …

Obama Administration

Houston's flood of biblical proportions, in photos

Heavy rains, nearing 2 feet in some places, swamped the Houston, Texas metro area, causing significant flooding and forcing evacuations.<p>By 10:30 a.m. …

Extreme Weather

Is street drug flakka gone for good?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In late 2014, the synthetic drug known as flakka exploded on the scene and prompted such bizarre, violent behavior that it quickly became shorthand for lunacy. The street drug, which is similar to cocaine but much cheaper and more potent, has been called "$5 insanity."<p>The hype was not …

Florida

Coachella 2016: the most spectacular shows – in pictures

Coachella saw Guns N’ Roses and LCD Soundsystem reunite, Rihanna make a guest appearance, and bands from Death Grips to Run the Jewels rock the California desert

Colorized Photos of Child Laborers Bring Struggles of the Past to Life

Noon hour in the Ewen Breaker, Pennsylvania Coal Co. Jan. 1911. South Pittston, Pennsylvania.<br>Lewis Hine—Library of Congress<p>1 of 28<p>Lewis Hine was one …

Photography

Burning Man 2015: Revellers gather for week-long party in the desert, in pictures - Telegraph

Threat to Texas dam subsides as flood recovery continues

The threat to a rain-swollen dam near Dallas has subsided, but the death toll continues to rise as authorities in Texas struggle to recover from punishing rains that unleashed floods throughout the state.<p>The body of a 31-year-old man was found near a flooded car in Houston on Wednesday, raising the …

Hilarious Mashup Reimagines Sloths on Famous Album Covers

Do sloths make everything better? Matt Tucker, the Picture Editor at Buzzfeed UK, thinks so. He's the mastermind behind this hilarious series of sloths that replace humans on iconic album covers. With a mix of classic and contemporary favorites, these adorable creatures are transformed into …

Mashups

Bitcoin promoter pleads guilty over Silk Road charges

Charlie Shrem, 24, pleads guilty in New York federal court to aiding and abetting an unlicensed money transmitting business, helping move over $1m in the digital currency Bitcoin to users of illicit online marketplace<p>A man who helped to promote Bitcoin wants to remain in the business despite …

World of Science in Pictures

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

The Other Tunnel