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How Plants Communicate & Think - Nature Documentary HD

NOVA: The Hidden Power of Plants

Have Aliens Built Huge Structures around Boyajian's Star?

One quiet afternoon in the fall of 2014, just as the trees were changing from green to gold, Tabetha Boyajian visited our astronomy department at …

Telescopes

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

No seeds were lost but the ability of the rock vault to provide failsafe protection against all disasters is now threatened by climate change<p>It was designed as an impregnable deep-freeze to protect the world’s most precious seeds from any global disaster and ensure humanity’s food supply forever. …

Climate Change

Crispr Creator Jennifer Doudna on the Promises—and Pitfalls—of Easy Genetic Modification

For $150, you can buy a Crispr kit online and use it to engineer heartier gut bacteria in your kitchen. That’s thrilling, but the technology is …

Genetics

Watch Alabama Shakes Travel Back In Time With Cover Of 'Killer Diller'

There's old-school, and then there's <i>old-school</i>. As a TV special to conclude the PBS documentary series <i>American Epic</i> — which tells the story of the music immortalized by a 1920s-era recording studio — <i>The</i> <i>American Epic Sessions</i> compels contemporary musicians to use a re-creation of that studio in an …

Jack White

How your airplane stays in the air

Everything you've ever wanted to know about how your airplane works.<p>If you’ve ever wondered how massive airplanes — one of which weighs more than 661 …

Aerospace

Officials: Man tried to get into cockpit on flight to Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Two U.S. fighter jets were summoned Friday to escort a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii after an unruly man was subdued by passengers and flight attendants, who had to use a drink cart to block him from the front of the plane.<p>The man, later identified as Anil Uskanil, 25, of …

Aviation

The World's Best Timekeepers Are Unlocking Quantum Control Over Entire Molecules

Molecules are the new atoms.<p>The world's most accurate timekeepers have brought their powers to bear on the next leap in quantum research - moving …

Researchers Say They've Identified The Functions of Life's Earliest Genes

The 'chicken and egg' of evolution.<p>A new study on how genes function across the living world has added weight to the hypothesis that life on Earth …

Grand Jury Won’t Indict Ohio Officer in Killing of Boy, 13

A grand jury in Columbus, Ohio, declined on Friday to indict a white police officer who fatally shot a 13-year-old black boy who was brandishing a BB gun, finding that the officer’s actions were justified, city officials and the police said.<p>The officer, Bryan Mason, had chased Tyre King into an …

Policing

Yuval Harari's New Book Feeds the Tech Czars' God Complex

Silicon Valley big shots like Sergey Brin and Peter Thiel are obsessed with immortality, and historian Yuval Harari's new book plays right into their fantasy.<p>What do the most powerful people in the world read? For Donald Trump, the depressing but familiar answer is nothing beyond tweets and …

Silicon Valley

In rumors around a DNC staffer’s death, a whiff of a Clinton-era conspiracy theory

Depressed and losing sleep after a few months in the White House, Vince Foster became convinced that the turmoil surrounding his work for President Clinton would never stop. He’d already been the subject of a scathing newspaper editorial that had raised questions about his long association with …

Hillary Clinton

Buster’s Mal Heart - A Broadcast Alert From The Illuminati That The INVERSION That’s Coming Soon?

Sarkodie - Illuminati (Official Video)

Celebrities speaking out against the Illuminati - MUST WATCH !!!

I Want to Believe

<i>Just because we can hear the black helicopters doesn’t mean they don’t exist</i><p>My old co-driver Nick and I would pass the time on interstate furniture …

Ancient Aliens

How One Photographer Captured Jimi Hendrix at His Peak

Jimi Hendrix sits next to Carmen Borrero in a Pool Box seat during afternoon sound check at the Hollywood Bowl, Sept. 14<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Ed …

Guitar

Trump urges Arab nations to do more to fight extremism

Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington:<p>President Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia for his first foreign trip.<br>• Historically black colleges view Trump administration warily, but also with some optimism<br>• White House does not dispute that FBI probe now includes at least one …

Elections

The Apocalypse Isn't What It Used to Be

TriStarTriStar PicturesTriStar PicturesTriStar PicturesTriStar <i><br>This video originally appeared on</i> Aeon<i> and has been reprinted here with permission.</i>In …

Movies

The U.S. is waging a massive shadow war in Africa, exclusive documents reveal

By Nick Turse on May 18, 2017<p>Six years ago, a deputy commanding general for U.S. Army Special Operations Command gave a conservative estimate of 116 missions being carried out at any one time by Navy SEALs, Army Green Berets, and other special operations forces across the globe.<p>Today, according to …

War

Bessie Stringfield, the Bad-Ass Black Motorcycle Queen of the 1930s

In the 1930s, Bessie Stringfield practically disappeared in a cloud of smoke, bolting across the walls of a wooden, bowl-shaped arena: the Wall of …

Weird

Yes, the Population of Africa Will Grow Tremendously This Century

In my <i>Reason</i> column last week, I wrote about Africa's economic prospects in view of the continent's explosive population growth. A number of readers …

Study: Nearly half of all Hawaii marriages involve interracial couples

Four out of every ten newlyweds in Honolulu are married to someone of a different race or ethnicity, by far the highest percentage of any …

Hawaii

Hawaii school official pleads guilty to stealing $3 million

The chief financial officer of an international school in Hawaii has admitted to stealing more than $3 million from the school.

Hawaii

Their code was used to hack Sony and create 'WannaCry.' Meet the 'Lazarus Group,' the armed robbers of the Internet

On Feb. 4, 2016, as employees left work to enjoy their weekends, the central bank of Bangladesh began firing off dozens of transfer orders to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, asking to remove money from its accounts — almost $1 billion.<p>It was a heist. The robbers hadn’t walked in with guns or …

Security

Northwest of Hell: Spin’s 1989 Soundgarden Profile

<i>Chris Cornell, former frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, passed away May 17, 2017 in Detroit at the age of 52. In light of his passing, we are</i> …

Chris Cornell

Chinese jets intercept US aircraft over East China Sea, US says

<b>Two Chinese Sukhoi Su-30 jets have conducted an "unprofessional" intercept of a US aircraft, the US military said.</b><p>One of the Chinese jets came as close as 150ft (45m) to the US WC-135 plane and flew upside down above it, according to US officials cited by CNN.<p>The US says the plane was on a mission …

China

Betsy DeVos Wants to Kill a Major Student Loan Forgiveness Program

No, this isn't a joke.Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images A lot of people who went to grad school, or who are at least thinking about it, are going to …

Betsy DeVos

Basquiat Painting Is Sold for $110.5 Million at Auction

Joining the rarefied $100 million-plus club in a sales room punctuated by periodic gasps from the crowd, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s powerful 1982 painting of a skull brought $110.5 million at Sotheby’s, to become the sixth most expensive work ever sold at auction. Only 10 other works have broken the …

Artists