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National Geographic Travel

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1</b><b>. Chinese gross domestic product grew by 6.9% during the third quarter,</b> its slowest quarterly growth since 2009 but still beating expectations by 0.1%.<p><b>2. T yphoon Koppu is battering the Philippines for a second day,</b> leaving two dead and thousands homeless.<p><b>3</b><b>. Henriette Reker was elected as mayor of</b> …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Eminem Talks About His Fascination With Tupac In A Powerful New Essay

Earlier this week, <i>Paper</i> released the first of three letters from current rap stars to ones that we’ve lost. Kendrick Lamar penned an essay to Eazy-E, and as you may remember, Kendrick had a conversation with 2Pac to close out <i>To Pimp a Butterfly</i>. Pac tops many people’s GOAT lists less for his …

Rap & Hip-Hop

5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes For Those Busy Weeknights

So easy.<p>We love the slow cooker for how much easier it makes our lives. Not only does it cook us dinner and dessert, but we can hack it into a steamer when needed. Plus, it turns out, it's pretty easy to clean, too.<p>In the name of ease and simplicity, we set out to find the easiest, simplest slow …

Watch John Oliver Try To Destigmatize Mental Illness

In the wake of the mass shooting in Oregon, <i>Last Week Tonight</i> used its platform to address mental illness, which John Oliver defines as “the thing …

Why 'teleportation' is no longer science fiction - Futurity

"Teleportation" may conjure up "Beam me up, Scotty" images from Star Trek. But in recent years the technology has moved from fantasy to tangible …

Science Fiction

Will nation follow California on healthcare for immigrants here illegally?

Like many blue states, California enthusiastically embraced<p>Obamacare, signing up millions for health insurance. Now, it's venturing into a potentially costly and controversial new frontier of health policy: offering medical coverage to hundreds of thousands of people living in the country illegally.<p>…

Health Care

Obama, Putin clash over differences on Syria's future

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin sharply disagreed Monday over the chaos in Syria, with Obama urging a political transition to replace the Syrian president but Putin warning it would be a mistake to abandon the current government.<p>After dueling …

Russia

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

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North Carolina Coffee Shop Owners Ran Misogynistic Blog About Their Sexual Conquests

The owners of Asheville, North Carolina shop Waking Life Espresso are in hot water this week after it was revealed that the pair authored the misogynistic pickup line blog, podcast, and twitter account Holistic Game (tagline: "Putting sweet D in the tender V since 2013"). According to <i>Jezebel</i>, the …

The hidden risks for ‘three-person’ babies

The powerhouses of the cell may have more roles than expected. Could that generate problems for mitochondrial replacement therapies?<p>In the 1990s, …

Can Genetic Engineering Bring Back Extinct Animals?

We might have a passenger pigeon again in ten years, says author.<p>Will it one day be possible to bring a woolly mammoth or a Neanderthal back to life? If so, should we? How is climate change affecting the evolution and extinction of species?<p>These are some of the questions explored in science writer …

Extinction

Oil Prices Dip as Demand Stalls on Weak China Data

Oil fell on Monday as weaker-than-expected Chinese economic data weighed on markets, adding to concerns that declining global demand would exacerbate a surplus of crude.<p>Markets are also waiting to see whether the U.S. central bank raises interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade later …

Oil

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Germany on Sunday imposed temporary controls on its border with Austria as a record number of asylum seekers have flooded into the nation over the past two weeks, creating security issues.<p><b>2.</b> Egyptian forces accidentally killed members of a tourist group from Mexico. The Egyptians had been …

Novak Djokovic

Kentucky clerk returns to work after 5-day stint in jail

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis returned to work Monday for the first time since she was jailed for defying a federal court and announced that she would no longer block her deputies from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.<p>Standing at the courthouse door, the Kentucky county clerk read …

LGBTQI

Photos of dogs on camping trips will make you want to go hiking

Goes to show the even dogs can feel some #wanderlust too! Over on Instagram, one account is quickly becoming famous for showing photos of dogs that …

Hiking