Megan Higgins

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The Vatican Is Looking for God in the Stars

Pope Francis urges deep space explorers not to fear the truth about what’s out there.<p>ROME—If you think faith and science can’t share common ground, …

Wildlife Tourism: The 10 'Cruelest' Animal Attractions, Revealed By World Animal Protection

Tourists will travel great distances for the chance to not only to see a wild animal, but also interact with it.<p>Elephant rides, dolphin shows and …

These photos of the US Army's 2015 need to be seen to be believed...

• This 14-year-old boy is bossing social media with his colorful cakes<br>• Disney has made flying stunt robots that can pose like superheroes in midair<br>• The …

What our global obsession with Star Wars says about modern life

Critics are saying that it's the movie fans have been waiting for .<p>But let's think about <i>why</i> the franchise resonates so deeply with people at such a huge scale.<p>I'm a Star Wars fan. Growing up, when people would say that they had never seen the movies, I'd look at them with a mixture of disgust and …

Paris attacks prompt artists to pick up their pencils

World<p>Why the fight for legal abortion is only half the battle | View<p>"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood International Women’s Health Coalition<p>World<p>One year after liberation, little progress made in Mosul<p>""God willing, next …

Diply

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Iraq Vet: What Real War With ISIS Would Mean

The news alert for the Paris attacks came across my phone as I was about to officiate the marriage of my friend Sean, a veteran of multiple tours in …

Photos: World landmarks light up in Tricolore to show solidarity with France

As the Eiffel Tower went dark after Friday’s bloody terrorist attacks in Paris, landmarks around the world lit up in the French national colors—red, white, and blue—to show solidarity with victims. Reports estimate that some 127 people may have been killed.<p>In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the iconic …

World Trade Center

questions to ask when you learn of digitization projects

beach photographer ca. 1890 (National Media Museum, via flickr commons)Some days you wake up and you see announcements of a new project to digitize a …

Humanities

Three-Dimensional Human Collages Encased in Layers of Glass

Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Dustin Yellin has received worldwide recognition for his technique to creating large-scale, fantastical collages encased within layers of glass. <i>Psychogeographies</i>, his newest exhibition commissioned by the New York City Ballet for the annual Art series, is a …

Art

21 Cats Who Are Still Figuring Out This Whole Cat Thing

It's a lot harder than it looks.

New York Libraries Are Digitizing Family Histories

New Yorkers have a new way to add their family’s story to the annals of history. Culture in Transit, a project spearheaded by the Metropolitan New …

The First Multicolor Print Book Has Been Opened and Digitized

A book from 1633 that was previously considered too fragile to open has been digitized and unveiled by the Cambridge University Library.<p><i>The Manual of</i> …

Aylan Kurdi's body is among photos that have changed history

16 pictures that changed the world: From the horrors of starvation in south Sudan to Tiananmen Square - the heartbreaking sight of little Aylan's …

Military Aircraft

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.