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Media Ignores Bombshell Bob Menendez Trial News

Most news organizations ignored a federal judge’s decision on Monday to reject disgraced New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez’s request to dismiss …

Bob Menendez

Coca to Coffee in Colombia: How FARC Peace Deal Affects Farmers

Last year, a peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC rebels went into effect, ending over 50 years of warfare but also …

Coffee

Barriers to research collaboration: are social scientists constrained by their desire for autonomy?

<i>Researchers everywhere are being pushed to collaborate. Individual academics are being urged to join teams, small teams are encouraged to merge with</i> …

Research

Simulated Octopus Skin May Be the Future of Camouflage

Once again, cephalopods prove how amazing they are.<p>Octopuses and cuttlefish can make themselves look like a lump of sand or swaying seaweed, and …

Culture

Report: Trump Expects to Get THREE More Supreme Court Picks

President Donald Trump believes he will appoint three more Supreme Court justices before the end of his first term, according to a scoop by Axios.<p>If …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

New York Times Admits the Obvious: Its Anti-Trump Bias

The snarky, anti-Trump Twitter feeds at The New York Times have finally been tamed.<p>The Times, conceding reality, decided to update its social media …

Journalism

Guide on How Racists Want Blacks to Protest

<i>The cartoon above was created by DonkeyHotey for WhoWhatWhy from these images: Jeff Sessions caricature (DonkeyHotey / Flickr – CC BY 2.0), DoJ</i> …

U.S. Department of State

Americans' Right to Boycott Israel Needs to Be Protected

<i>Boycotting is protected under the First Amendment, but it’s now under threat; meanwhile, Facebook has drastically changed American democracy. These</i> …

Liberal View

14 Michigan monster myths to fire you up for Halloween

These beast are straight out of folklore, legend, fable and probably outright fib.

Michigan

Annesley Hall

This romantic, decaying 13th century ruin on the edge of Sherwood Forest is reputedly one of England's most haunted places.<p>Dating to the middle of …

Culture

Epic Duck: The Story of the Canvasback

With its distinct, sloping head and chestnut hues, the canvasback is one of the most striking waterfowl species, long a favorite of both duck hunters …

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

25 Cupcake Bakeries You've Got to Try

While it's difficult to improve upon perfection, bakers are constantly putting new twists on cupcakes. These bakeries showcase the latest trends and …

Cupcakes

Powell-Cotton Dioramas

An English explorer's vast natural history collection has the first realistic dioramas of animals staged in their natural habitats.<p>The Powell-Cotton …

Culture

'Duck Dynasty' Star Phil Robertson Returns with This New Show

Though the popular reality show “Duck Dynasty” is ending this year, viewers can continue to watch the show’s patriarch Phil Robertson on CRTV, a …

TV

Steinhardt Museum of Natural History

Israel's first dedicated natural history museum is home to 5 million specimens and still growing.<p>Before the addition of this 100,000-square-foot, …

Culture

The Spookiest Ghost Stories From All 50 States

From heartbroken brides to spectral oenophiles, America is a melting pot of otherworldly entities who have staked a spiritual claim in every crack …

Culture

The 10 Different Ways to Measure a Skyscraper's Height

How do we determine the actual height of a building? Where do we place the dimension line? The history of measuring skyscrapers dates back to 1885, …

Construction

Golden years: metal coating techniques used 2,000 years ago outshine modern methods

Ancient technology used by craftsmen 2,000 years ago to apply thin films of metal onto their statues surpassed modern standards for producing DVDs, …

Hypocritical Rappers Cannot Claim the Moral High Ground

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr., better known as Common, made headlines last September for becoming the first rapper to win Emmy, Grammy and Academy Awards. …

Morality

Friendship Park

Every weekend, people gather here for a brief chance to see their loved ones on the other side of the U.S.–Mexico border.<p>On most days, San Diego’s …

Culture

Spittal Pond Nature Reserve

Where a rare geological phenomenon created a section of rock that resembles a checkerboard.<p>You might not be able to play checkers at Spittal Pond …

Culture

What is Ebru Art? Exploring the Ancient Techniques of “Painting on Water”

Today, many artists strive to find inventive new ways to produce paintings. Whether employing their fingers or tiny food, they creatively prove that the practice is so much more than bristled brushes and conventional canvases. While this may seem like a novel approach to the practice, <i>Ebru …

Painting

Sputnik Crash Site

A metal ring in the middle of the road marks the exact spot where the Soviet satellite crash-landed in 1962.<p>Driving down 8th Street in Manitowoc, you …

Culture

Laura Ingraham: I Was Asked to Primary Ted Cruz

People were so angry at Sen. Ted Cruz for not endorsing Donald Trump for president at the 2016 Republican National Convention that one man approached …

Elections

Jim's Horn House

A collection of 16,000 antlers crammed beautifully into a small shed.<p>For the last six decades, Jim Phillips’ favorite pastime has been to hike out …

Culture

Ivanka and Jared’s private emails lead to world of hurt

This article first appeared on Just Security. Over the last several weeks, there have been a number of news stories outlining the use of private …

Liberal View

Kharkhorin Rock

A mysterious phallic rock on the grounds of a Buddhist monastery.<p>Wandering around Erdene Zuu Monastery, the oldest Buddhist monastery in Mongolia, …

Culture

10 Iconic Brutalist Buildings in Latin America

<i>This article was originally published by KatariMag, a blog that explores the history of contemporary culture in its most sophisticated and fresh</i> …

Architecture

'Calm Before Storm' Could Be a Real Threat to Iran, North Korea

The Voice of America reports that on Thursday, Trump met with US military leaders to discuss Iran and North Korea, then staged a photo opportunity …

North Korea

10 Celebrities Who Support the Second Amendment

There’s been a major disconnect in recent years between leftist Hollywood elites and regular, everyday Americans who often hold conservative …

Gun Control