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With Operation Popeye, the U.S. government made weather an instrument of war

As geo-engineering projects soar, the declassified project is newly relevant.<p>It was a seasonably chilly afternoon in 1974 when Senators Claiborne Pell, a Democrat from Rhode Island, and Clifford Case, a Republican from New Jersey, strode into the chambers of the Senate Committee on Foreign …

This fake self-destruct button is about to become your new favorite stress relief toy

If you're having an especially bad day at work or<p>the current political climateTwitter is causing you stress, you might appreciate having a …

The Shocking Truth About Term Limits

Opinion<p>Posted: Oct 08, 2017 12:00 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>“Michigan’s …

Government

Sessions asks Congress to let him prosecute medical pot shops, patients

Eliminating medical cannabis would likely push more people toward opioids.<p>While recreational marijuana companies remain in precarious territory under …

18 Signs That Show We've Reached the Tipping Point

By Bruce Melton<p>Our planet's systems have a tremendous capacity to absorb punishment before they begin to show signs of degradation. Earth's ecology …

The EPA found that fracking can impact drinking water quality.

Its long-awaited report corrects the record on the scientific evidence regarding a controversial aspect of hydraulic fracturing. From the report’s …

5 Ways to Deal With a Psychopath

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

Psychology

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The Dangers of the Ever More Powerful Presidency

In his book “The Decline and Fall of the American Republic,” Bruce Ackerman writes that the power of the American Presidency today vastly exceeds what the founders had in mind and, as a result, is “a serious threat to our constitutional tradition.” With the office’s current powers, “perhaps we will …

A virgin birth has been confirmed in a reticulated python — a first for the species

It's no miracle, but it sure is a rare event: A reticulated python (the world's largest species of snake) gave birth to six babies without the help of a male partner.<p>The birth actually occurred in 2012. But it was only a few months ago that researchers published DNA evidence that Thelma — an …

Ron Paul Says if Americans Understood This, the Hobby Lobby Contraception Case Would Likely Never Have Happened

Former Republican Congressman Ron Paul of Texas said Wednesday that if Americans understood the definition of “rights,” the battle over whether Hobby Lobby should have to pay for its employees’ birth control would likely never have happened.<p>“It’s the whole issue of the understanding of what rights …

Associated Press News

Congress Quietly Deletes a Key Disclosure of Free Trips Lawmakers Take

It’s go­ing to be a little more dif­fi­cult to fer­ret out which mem­bers of Con­gress are lav­ished with all-ex­penses-paid trips around the world …

Ethics Committee

One chilling reason Americans are increasingly overweight

The new documentary “Fed Up” reveals how Big Food pushed the government to give out compromised health information<p>Martha Rosenberg<p>May 30, 2014 5:45pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The documentary <i>Fed Up,</i>released in theaters on May 9, untangles the roots of obesity in America’s …