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Photographer captures images of uncontacted Amazon tribe

Brazilian Ricardo Stuckert accidentally stumbled on to the tribe after his helicopter was diverted<p>A photographer has captured images of an uncontacted Amazonian tribe after his helicopter flight took a detour to avoid a rainstorm and happened to fly over their longhouse.<p>“I took the camera and …

Brazil

Spurs unsure what to expect from stoic Duncan at jersey retirement ceremony

Tim Duncan became known throughout his 19-year career not just for his extraordinary two-way play, but for his unflappable calm (give or take a few …

Basketball

Gregg Popovich and Tim Duncan 'More Soulmates in Life Than in Basketball'

The San Antonio Spurs will honor Tim Duncan by retiring his jersey at tonight’s Spurs-Pelicans game and Gregg Popovich joined Sportscenter to talk …

Five takeaways from the Lakers' 119-108 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers

The first question<p>LakersCoachLuke Waltonwas asked after Saturday’s loss to theCleveland Cavaliersaddressed the team’s effort. He answered quickly.<p>"I loved it," Walton said.<p>He went on to talk about the lesson the Lakers are learning about how difficult it is to win in the<p>NBA, especially when facing …

Here Are 19 of The Most Incredible Nature Photos of 2016

Thank you, Planet Earth.<p>When we take a moment to step back and look, the world is stunningly beautiful.<p>There's beauty in the flashing movements of …

Nature

This LEGO riff on Van Gogh’s famous self-portrait is a great optical illusion

Artist Geoffroy Amelot created this Lego-centric replica of Vincent Van Gogh’s famous self-portrait.<p>You can vaguely tell what it is from close up, …

Art

Trump slanders the CIA and tilts America toward Putin’s Russia

It's like the plot of a fantastical political thriller.<p>Russian hackers attempt to subvert the American<p>presidential election. TheCIAuncovers the malign meddling, but when the Russians’ favored candidate wins the presidency, that candidate dismisses the findings of the intelligence community as …

Freedom of Press Foundation Asks Canon, Nikon, and Other Camera Manufacturers to Sell Encrypted Cameras | WIRED

Author: Andy Greenberg. Andy Greenberg Security<p>Date of Publication: 12.14.16.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>150 Filmmakers Ask Nikon and Canon …

Kawhi Leonard is so great at defense, he's actually hurting the Spurs

Seriously, San Antonio is at its worst when he's on the floor; it makes no sense until you look closer<p>There's something really weird going on with …

A Kid Meets His Mother's Strange New Boyfriend in Surreal Short Chez Moi

In filmmaker Phiong Mai Nguyen’s short fantasy film <i>Chez Moi</i>, a little boy is startled to encounter his beloved mother’s new boyfriend one morning at …

Real Madrid, Bayern unveil jerseys made from recycled ocean waste

Bayern Munich and Real Madrid will attempt to stem the tide of ocean pollution.<p>The two European giants unveiled the environmentally conscious tops …

Soccer

The 15 best poetry books of all time

Canada's new prime minister just named the most diverse cabinet in history — here are some members

Canada's new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, was sworn into office on Wednesday.<p>At the ceremony he revealed his 30 cabinet ministers — 15 of whom are women.<p>Not counting Trudeau, the 31st member, that means 50% of Canada's privy council is female.<p>Trudeau also renamed the Ministry of Citizenship and …

Canada

The man who got spit on at a Donald Trump rally said he never felt such hatred in America

Sanchez, 30, is from Honduras. He lives in the U.S. on a work permit, and has been here for 14 years. Sanchez works as a technician at Hilliard Automotive in Richmond, Virginia, the host city of a Trump rally that got testy in mid-October.<p>Trump's rhetoric about illegal immigration had rubbed …

Donald Trump

Hey Netflix: It's Time to Bring Back Firefly

All right, Netflix and Amazon and Vimeo and every other streaming service out there are hungry for original content: It’s time to stop screwing …

Trump’s America vs. Hillary’s America: The most shocking contrasts between the Democratic & Republican debates

If there’s one thing last night’s debate made clear, it’s that our political parties are living on separate planets<p>Everyone on the right agreed that the Democratic debate last night was dull as dirt: No fireworks, no pizazz. The candidates didn't insult each other's looks or tell gory tales of …

Government

Buddhism and Grief: Where It Gets Tricky

<i>(I spent the winter of 2012 in silence on a self-guided retreat at the Forest Refuge, a Buddhist meditation center in rural Massachusetts. This twice-monthly blog, which begins with this installment, explores daily life in the silence, and how intensive retreats offer a compass for everyday …

Meditation

The 3 Reasons Bernie Sanders WILL be the Next President (That Have Nothing to do With Him)

<i>Photo via Bernie 2016.</i><p>Bernie Sanders will be the next President of the United States, due in part to three big factors that have nothing to do with him. Full disclosure: I love Bernie Sanders. He's a statesman and seems like a good person, if not the best singer. As a fellow "loony liberal," I've …

Middle-class

Give Me Bernie Sanders Or Give Me (Political) Death!

When I was a kid, my dad explained to me that we were Democrats because they stood for the working people like us and the Republicans were for the rich people. There is nothing inherently wrong in that, he explained, as everyone deserves representation. It was a yin-yang that kept the United States …

Middle-class

The Slam Poem About Female Masturbation Men Need To Hear

Anna Binkovitz wants the world to know that women do <i>not</i> need someone else in bed to have a good time.<p>In her spoken word poem, "Masturbation," Binkovitz reminds everyone that she can find pleasure -- all on her own. The Minnesota-native performed the poem at the Individual World Poetry Slam last …

Poetry Slam

6 More Landmarks That Should Have Their Indigenous Names Restored

President Barack Obama restored the Athabascan name, Denali, to the highest peak in North America on Sunday. The name, which means "High One" or "Great One," replaces that of former President William McKinley, who never even saw the place.<p>But what if the president used his executive power to …

National Parks

“There is no god — now what?”: How to find meaning in an atheist world

Filmmaker and photographer Chris Johnson on the dangers of religion and his new documentary, “A Better Life”<p>In 2014, photographer and filmmaker Chris Johnson published A Better Life, a coffee table book that profiles atheists from around the world as they discuss the pursuits and relationships that …

Religion
Mark Twain

Hilarious Black Dude Answers White People's Most Burning Questions

"Have you ever had a question you wanted to ask the one black friend that you know, but refrained because you didn't want to run the risk of sounding racist?"<p>That's the question Gabriel Green asked at the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational finals in March. Green, a student at Eastern Michigan …

Poetry Slam

Ninety-five and going strong: the cult of Charles Bukowski

Although he died in 1993, the poet and writer is almost the perfect fit for the Internet and social reading.<p>It’s hard to overthink what one feels …

Literature