Geography

Three Breakthrough Discoveries That Prove Our History Books Are Wrong

History classes teach us one thing, yet, the new world breakthrough discoveries don’t stop to make us wonder whether what we learn in school is a …

History

Scientists Have Found a Quadrillion Tonnes of Diamonds Lurking Deep Beneath Earth's Surface

But there's a catch.<p>That diamond on your wedding ring isn't as rare as you might think.<p>Using sound waves, scientists uncovered a cache of diamonds …

Geology

Asians Surpass African-Americans and Latinos in Income Inequality | The Takeaway

A new study by the PEW Research Center shows that income inequality is rising rapidly in Asian communities in the U.S.

Demographics

Jimmy Kimmel Asks Americans To Name ANY Country, And Result Is Too Painful To Watch Until Little Boy Steps In

Americans have a reputation abroad for being somewhat insular, and that is putting it kindly. Perhaps it’s a lack of curiosity, education or just …

Geography

Where The World Lacks Confidence In Trump And Putin [Infographic]

Hot on the heels of an incendiary and controversial European tour, U.S. President Donald Trump will meet Russia’s Vladimir Putin at a summit in Helsinki today. Even though Trump and Putin have met on the sidelines of multilateral talks before, this marks the first proper summit between the two …

Donald Trump

Everyone is saying the same thing about cheeky Princess Charlotte

Princess Charlotte melted the nation's hearts all over again when she showed her cheeky personality at Prince Louis' christening.<p>The three year-old …

Human Geography

Poll Finds 97% Of Americans Don’t Know Who Donald Trump Is

WASHINGTON—With results that were consistent across every demographic group in all 50 states, a poll published Monday by the Pew Research Center …

Humor

Migration rises as non-EU workers make up for fall in EU arrivals

Migration into the UK is on the up as non-EU nationals arrive in growing numbers, more than replacing a slide in EU citizens coming to Britain.<p>Net migration rose to 282,000 in 2017, the Office for National Statistics said, up from 249,000 in 2016.<p>This is still short of the high of 332,000 in 2015, …

Business

The Trump-Putin Summit Makes Finland Nervous About History Repeating Itself

When Finland’s government announced in June that it would host Monday’s summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the nation’s minister of …

World News

Geospatial Analytics Will Eat The World, And You Won't Even Know It

In 2011 Marc Andreseen famously wrote that software was eating the world. Unsurprisingly, he was right. Software continues to provide enormous business value with a previously unheard of ability to scale quickly. The software revolution has created a virtuous cycle that supports the creation of …

Big Data

Lava bomb hits tour boat in Hawaii and injures 23 people

Hawaii's youngest volcano, Kilauea, continues to erupt and flow into the sea — which means lava bombs.<p>An airborne blob of volcanic lava hit a tour …

Science

Jimmy Kimmel Asked Americans if They Could Point to One Country on a Map — It Wasn't Pretty

As President Donald Trump trotted around the globe for his meetings with Queen Elizabeth, NATO, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, late-night TV …

South America

China’s ageing population problem worsens as birth and marriage rates fall | South China Morning Post

China’s ageing society problem appears to be worsening, with the latest official statistics revealing that both its birth and marriage rates have …

Demographics

Chart of the day: The Government hasn't been very good at predicting population growth

Australia's population growth has outstripped official expectations for more than a decade, according to the Government's own estimates.<p>The …

Human Geography

Soccer: Croatia fly flag for the little guys

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A World Cup of surprises showed once again how small teams are finding a way to compete with the big boys, as was the case at the European Championship two years ago.<p>It was Iceland and Wales who shook up the established order in 2016, now Belgium and Croatia have shown that …

Soccer

Trump’s defense of Putin finds few supporters in Congress

President Trump’s refusal Monday to denounce Russian President Vladimir Putin for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign sparked pointed criticism from Republican leaders, including several of Trump’s legislative allies who warned that his actions could ultimately hurt national security …

U.S. Politics

How ideas of 'adulthood', its rights and responsibilities, are changing around the world

Around the world, the idea of adulthood - when it happens and how it is defined - is being challenged.<p>In Australia, the Greens’ Jordon Steele-John …

Psychology

One million over 50s lost to the workforce because of age bias, MPs warn

One million over-50s are being lost to the workforce because age discrimination legislation isn't working, MPs warn.<p>Employers must also offer more flexible conditions for workers who are having to care for their elderly relatives.<p>Companies need to adapt to an ageing workplace, the Commons' women …

Demographics

These Chicago Catholics have a game plan for evangelization

Chicago, Ill., Jul 26, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Taking its cue from the <b>recent and massive Convocation of Catholic Leaders</b> in the U.S., one …

Catholicism

The Business Leader's Guide To Communication Across Generations

In today’s business environment, it is not uncommon to have three or four generations working together in the same organization. Learning the communication preferences for each of these groups has become incredibly important — how you say something (language and communication media) can determine …

Leadership

A quadrillion tons of diamonds are hiding below Earth’s surface

Money

Interesting Photo of the Day: Mount St. Helens at Sunrise

Mount St. Helens, an active volcano in the state of Washington, is infamous for its deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event in the …

Geology

In Blow to Sinclair, F.C.C. Chief Says He Has ‘Serious Concerns’ With Tribune Deal

The Sinclair Broadcast Group’s plan to create a broadcasting behemoth that could rival Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News was dealt a potentially crippling blow on Monday by the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.<p>Sinclair, already the largest owner of local television stations in the United …

Business

Why do liberals value higher education more than conservatives?

Why do liberals in America value higher education more than conservatives?<p>The divide shows up in a survey released today by Teachers College, …

Higher Education

Study says Asians in U.S. have widest income gap; How it shows up in DFW

Asians have the highest median income of any race in the U.S., according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data from 1970 …

Texas

Ratings: ABC Edges CBS With Game Shows, Like 'Celebrity Family Feud'

“Big Brother” almost changed up the network rankings this week<p>Led by “Celebrity Family Feud,” ABC just won its seventh Sunday in a row in TV ratings …

Demographics

Geologists from MSU found out how over 2.6 Ga years old rocks were formed at Limpopo Complex

Cratons (from the Greek "power" or "might") are the areas of the oldest continental crust on Earth that are preserved only in several places on our …

Geology

Disturbed Area Act to be amended: Gujarat government

The Gujarat government has decided to amend several provisions of the Disturbed Area Act soon. The amendments will be introduced through a bill to be …

India News

Madagascar has faster internet than UK, France and Canada

Madagascar, one of world’s poorest countries, has the fastest broadband internet speed in Africa and has average speeds much faster than some of the world’s wealthiest nations, according to a broadband speed league table from UK analytics firm Cable, which collects data from 200 countries.<p>At 24.9 …

News (Hong Kong)

Center For Immigration Studies Calls Out WaPo For Not Correcting Article After A Week

3:28 PM 07/16/2018<p>Center for Immigration Studies executive director Mark Krikorian called out The Washington Post on Sunday for not correcting facts …

Conservative View