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California's Drought: A Shocking Photo And Other Updates

Farmers in California, where Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency last month, are facing hard choices as a drought threatens to ruin their crops. They must weigh the costs of paying for irrigation against the chance that their fields will never get enough water this season.<p>A striking …

Your Next Cooking Oil Could Come From Hemp

A new strain of hemp produces oil with all the qualities needed for fine frying.<p>Agricultural hemp produces strong and decay-resistant fibers, a versatile oil, and requires little in the way of herbicides, since it outcompetes weeds. Hemp oil isn't widely used for cooking, though, partially because …

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The Missing Tudors: black people in 16th-century England

They were baptised and buried in parishes across the country, and even attended queens at court. So why, asks Onyeka, do we continue to airbrush …

Hunter-gatherer European had blue eyes and dark skin

The team was surprised by the hunter gatherer's unusual colouring<p><b>Scientists have shed light on what ancient Europeans looked like.</b><p>Genetic tests reveal that a hunter-gatherer who lived 7,000 years ago had the unusual combination of dark skin and hair and blue eyes.<p>It has surprised scientists, who …

Anthropology

12 Things You Need to Know Before Going Vegan

Veganism has come a long way: once reserved for peace-loving hippies, interest in a totally animal-free diet is at an all-time high, with celebrities …

Nutrition

Father sentenced to 6 months in jail for paying too much child support

A father will spend half of 2014 behind bars for doing too much for his son. After overpaying child support and seeing his son too often - breaking …

Franklin McCain, civil rights leader who helped spark sit-ins, dies at 73

Franklin McCain, the African-American civil rights leader who helped launch sit-in protests against whites-only policies at lunch counters in the South, died at the age of 73, his alma mater and family said Friday.<p>McCain and three classmates at North Carolina A&T State University were dubbed the …

A Reggae Song That Explains The 2013 Stock Market

This amazing data visualization sonifies the rise of the S&P 500 over 2013. It’s a happy tune, indeed.<p>We’ve all been told that 2013 brought us a stronger economy, but if you aren’t an economist or a serious investor, it’s likely your eyes glaze over at things like S&P 500 gains. You may have …

Stock Markets

Africans Settled China, Showing That We're All Related - Indian Country Media Network

A recent article written by Daphne R, "DNA Evidence Proves That The First People In China Were Black," confirms what black historians have been …

H.I.M Historical PICS

Snow in Cairo Is a Winter Nightmare

Egypt is rarely predictable, which is why it wasn't surprising to see snow in the desert this weekend. By Friday morning, social media had gone mad with pictures of an Egyptian winter wonderland, but these photos didn't show the new problems the snow...<p><i>Image by Maha Salem.</i><p>Egypt is rarely …

Human Rights

Remembering Mandela on Flipboard

By Flipboard News Desk | Flipboard News Desk created a magazine on Flipboard. “Remembering Mandela on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other …

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Burning Spear- Christopher Columbus

Oldest Javelins Predate Modern Humans, Raise Questions on Evolution

The oldest stone-tipped projectile weapons date to 280,000 years, study says.<p><b>The oldest known stone-tipped projectiles have been discovered in Ethiopia. The javelins are roughly 280,000 years old and predate the earliest known fossils of our species, Homo sapiens, by about 80,000 years.</b><p>These …

22-Year-Old Designer Stunningly Blends Art with Fashion

Yesterday, our friend and ever so talented photographer Alex Stoddard emailed us to tell us about a Kickstarter project that deserves our attention. Michelle Hbert is a 22-year-old up-and-coming designer that creates fashion that seems larger than life. Her dream is to produce her first …

Avant-garde

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

Health Care

Oldest Buddhist Shrine Uncovered In Nepal May Push Back the Buddha's Birth Date

Excavations uncover a shrine dating to the sixth century B.C.<p><b>Time to push back the Buddha's birth date a century or so? Archaeologists may have uncovered evidence of the oldest Buddhist shrine yet discovered, dating to around 550 B.C.</b><p><b>Located at Nepal's Lumbini pilgrimage center, the legendary site</b> …

FDA to 23andMe: Stop DNA testing

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>23andMe has made a name for itself providing a service many people didn’t even know they needed: a complete …

Description: Display approximating the ration of food (cornmeal, fish, and pork) given to each adult slave per week

<b>What Did Slaves Eat? In This Time Of Plenty, Imagine If This Was Your Food Ration Per Week.</b><p>Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave and abolitionist, wrote in 1845: “The men and women slaves received, as their monthly allowance of food, eight pounds of pork, or its equivalent in fish, and one bushel of corn meal.”<p>On coastal plantations, like those in the South Carolina Lowcountry, broken or dirty rice was plentiful and was a staple of the slave diet. Archeological evidence from excavations of …

Afghanistan considers reintroduction of public stoning for adulterers

Afghan government officials have proposed reintroducing public stoning as a punishment for adultery, Human Rights Watch said, even though the practice has been denounced both inside and outside the country as one of the most repugnant symbols of the Taliban regime.<p>The sentence for married …

Men who are unemployed show faster signs of aging, study finds

Men who are unemployed for more than two years show signs of faster aging in their DNA, according to a study published in the journal PLOS ONE.<p>Researchers at the University of Oulu, Finland and Imperial College, London arrived at this conclusion by studying blood samples collected from 5,620 men …

Telomere

When You Kill Ten Million Africans You Aren’t Called ‘Hitler’

Take a look at this picture. Do you know who it is?Most people haven’t heard of him.But you should have. When you see his face or hear his name you …

White supremacist takes DNA test, finds out he's part black

Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black.<p>And this all happened while cameras were rolling.<p>Craig Cobb, 61, who has tried to create a white enclave …

North Dakota

UN court awards Cambodia sovereignty in border dispute

Thailand ordered to withdraw troops from promontory around Preah Vihear ancient temple as court upholds 1962 ruling<p>Cambodia, not Thailand, has sovereignty over a disputed promontory around a 1,000-year-old temple, the UN's highest court ruled on Monday in a unanimous decision on a long-simmering …