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‘Accidental Americans’ living abroad fight tax bill from Uncle Sam

PARIS — Tom Wallis was born here and has spent his entire life in France, but it turns out that the 40-year-old entrepreneur from Grenoble owes tens of thousands of dollars in taxes to the United States.<p>Wallis' mother was French, but he holds U.S. citizenship through his American father. He had …

Finance

Sean Hannity Isn't A Journalist And Fox News Isn't News

Earlier this week, Fox News declared its “full support” for Sean Hannity after it was revealed the conservative commentator was also a client of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney.<p>Although Hannity has spent months defending Cohen on his nightly program, his failure to divulge …

Donald Trump

Ted Cruz's embarrassing ode to Donald Trump is why people hate politicians

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In the course of the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump called Ted Cruz a liar, not-so-subtly suggested Cruz's wife was unattractive and floated the possibility that Cruz's father might have had a role in the assassination of John F. Kennedy.<p>So it makes perfect sense that Cruz penned a …

Republicans

DIY Li-ion battery building kit opens door for homemade ebikes, powerwalls and even EVs

For DIY enthusiasts in the green energy community, homemade lithium-ion battery packs have long been a holy grail. For everything from home solar energy storage to garage-built electric bicycles, go-karts and full-size EVs, lithium-ion batteries were once one of the most limiting factors for …

Clean Energy

President Signs Executive Order Mandating That Poor People Work or Lose ‘Welfare’

Without much fanfare (totally apropos, given what’s been happening in the world of the White House in the last 72 hours), President Donald Trump …

Health Care

Donald Trump Takes Out Paul Ryan, and ‘It’s Going to Be a Civil War’

Everything Trump touches dies, and the speaker’s legacy is no exception.<p>The news that Paul Ryan is retiring from Congress was received by grim-faced …

Donald Trump

A Grass-Roots Movement For Healthy Soil Spreads Among Farmers

In American farm country, a grass-roots movement is spreading, a movement to keep more roots in the soil. (Not just grass roots, of course; roots of all kinds.) Its goal: Promoting healthy soil that's full of life.<p>I met three different farmers recently who are part of this movement in one way or …

Farming

The Story Of Hannelore Schmatz — The First Woman To Die On Everest

Hannelore Schmatz summited Everest with her husband in 1979. Unfortunately, she'd never make it down to celebrate with him.The post The Story Of …

Mountaineering

Technologie de la ruche FONGE

1. INTRODUCTION<p>Les abeilles ont toujours recherché un abri pouvant leur offrir les meilleures conditions de vie. Elles se sont très souvent refugiées …

Agriculture

Pat Dorsey's Top 5 Flies for April

This month’s “Top 5” video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Colorado, features a special guest: legendary tailwaters angler Pat Dorsey. (His son …

Fishing

There are better ways to assess students than with high-stakes standardized tests. These schools are using them with success.

For years, education policy dictated that student standardized test scores be central in the assessment of students (not to mention teachers and principals and schools) — despite protests by parents, educators, students and even assessment experts.<p>More recently, however, we’ve seen reductions in …

Education

Flyfishing Made Easy: 10 Tips for More Trout

Flyfishing for trout isn’t a complicated, difficult sport. A close look reveals that a successful flyfisherman has mastered several basic abilities: …

Fishing

North Shore Billet Announces The Quadrant Ring™

The age of the round chainring is over.<p>Through an exhaustive R&D process to refine the oval chainring we discovered that optimum pedalling efficiency …

Mountain Biking

Ted Nugent: Parkland’s Student-Activists Are ‘Soulless’ Liars

Classic rocker and NRA board member Ted Nugent has attacked Parkland’s teenage school shooting survivors-turned-gun control activists, calling them …

Ted Nugent

The State Department Wants to Require Visa Applicants to Submit Five Years of Social Media Details

(WASHINGTON) — The State Department wants to require all U.S. visa applicants to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and …

Social Media

UK’s largest butterfly could ‘be lost’ due to climate change

A rare butterfly could go extinct in the UK as a result of climate change, research suggests.The British swallowtail, which is a subspecies known as</i> …

Climate Change

The largest protests in American history are happening now. Expect them to get bigger.

Size matters — at least when it comes to the size of our protests.<p>Though final count is still being tabulated, researchers Erica Chenoweth and Jeremy …

Rights & Freedoms

Four living trees grow through this dreamy treehouse retreat in Montana

Many of us can remember having a childhood treehouse, but Montana Treehouse Retreat owners Kati and Daren Robison have taken this idea one step …

Treehouses

Scott Pruitt’s Dirty Politics

How the Environmental Protection Agency became the fossil-fuel industry’s best friend.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>One afternoon last April, Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, travelled to the …

Fossil Fuels

Chomsky: 'The Republican Party Is the Most Dangerous Organization in Human History'

Click here for reuse options! The renowned linguist and cognitive scientist on where we stand as an economy, as a country, and as human beings.<i>* This</i> …

Middle-class

Fox & Friends pundit supporting death penalty for drug dealers says they should be executed 'at a young age'

A Fox News pundit on Monday said that President Donald Trump was right to consider the death penalty for drug offenses because it is the “only …

Donald Trump

Trump insults Chuck Todd again

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Railing against much of the mainstream press, President Donald Trump continued to air his grievances with the media, honing in on NBC News anchor Chuck Todd.<p>"It's 1999, I'm on Meet the Press, a show now headed by sleepy eyes Chuck Todd," Trump recalled. "He's a sleeping son of a …

Donald Trump

The Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra-Macro: A $399 Full-Frame 5:1 Lens

Venus Optics has just announced its new Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra-Macro lens, an “affordable extreme macro option for full frame cameras.”<p>The …

The Playful Street Photography of Pau Buscató

Pau Buscató is a street photographer who has a knack for capturing playful moments in which subjects and scenes come together in curious ways for …

White people don't seem to realise that eventually the far right will come for them too

The wonderful thing about history is that sometimes it’s a guide to the future than a recording of the past.<p>This is what worries me. A large number …

Morning Joe: Trump isn’t joking about becoming president for life -- and Republicans are ‘fools’ if they think so

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough ripped Republicans who tolerate President Donald Trump’s not-so-funny jokes about becoming president for life.<p>The “Morning …

It's time to stop listening to your elders

There's a new generation talking, and we would all do well to listen.<p>Shortly after the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom, I made a prediction about …

George Soros

YouTube removes ads from InfoWars’ Alex Jones channel but says it has no plans to delete it

As YouTube continues in its efforts to crack down harder on content that violates its terms of usage and promotes offensive and/or misleading content, it’s found itself in the fake news crossfire this weekend.<p>After a video and some advertisers were removed from YouTube channels controlled by Alex …

Internet

Van Jones Drops A Truth Bomb: Obama Would Be In Gimo If He Had 1 Week Like Trump

Van Jones called out the race-based hypocrisy of Republicans by bluntly stating that Obama would be in Guantanamo if he had one week like Trump.<p>Video:<p>…

Solving The Plastic Crisis Won't Be As Simple As Trading Plastic For Existing Alternatives

We need to support scientific researchers. Giving them the technology, tools and support they need is our best hope for solving the plastics …

Sustainability