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Moon Country by Simon Armitage and Glyn Maxwell

Two poets’ travels in Iceland, through its ancient sagas as well as its contemporary landscape, cast a disorienting but compelling spell<p>I’m lucky enough to travel for work, to a jumble of far and not-so-far-flung places. When I’m back at home for any length of time, however, I start to get an itch. …

Greece votes on high-stakes bailout referendum

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks started casting ballots early Sunday in the closely watched bailout referendum, with opinion polls showing people evenly …

Scottie Pippen says he was 'LeBron James before LeBron James'

When people discuss LeBron James and compare him to past players, two NBA legends come to mind: Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson. However, in an interview with the Northeast Ohio Media Group, Scottie Pippen argued that LeBron is more comparable to him:<p>"I was LeBron James before LeBron James," Bulls …

Basketball

Gay marriage declared legal across the US in historic supreme court ruling

Supreme court: gay marriage legal across the US – live updates<p>Read more<p>Same-sex marriages are now legal across the entirety of the United States after a historic supreme court ruling that declared attempts by conservative states to ban them unconstitutional.<p>In what may prove the most important …

LGBTQI

Nine Kenyan officials suspended over university massacre

But no action to be taken against senior officer who used police plane to fly family home from coast on day of the Shabaab attack in Garissa that killed 148 people<p>Nine Kenyan officials have been suspended and could face charges of criminal negligence over the massacre at Garissa university earlier …

Blackmagic launching a tiny, drone-friendly RAW cinema camera

Hollywood needs better quality than a GoPro can deliver for aerial footage, but heavy cinema cameras demand really expensive drones to lift them. Blackmagic Design clearly thought all this through and is about to launch a Micro Cinema Camera with a Micro Four Thirds mount (<b>update</b>: The product page …

More favorite photos of February 20-21 planets and moon

Wonderful photos of Venus and Mars, and the waxing moon, after sunset on February 20-21, 2015! Thanks to all who posted at EarthSky Facebook or …

Astronomy

When space expanded faster-than-light

New maps from Planck mission support theory of cosmic inflation, the idea that, in the moments following Big Bang, space expanded faster than the …