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In a climate of Black Lives Matter protests and the growing white backlash, some African Americans feel the answer is not gun control but to arm themselves
The tallest Mormon temple in the world soars above the Beltway.
The Ogallala aquifer turned the region into America’s breadbasket. Now it, and a way of life, are being drained away.
Ruby Bridges, the first African-American to attend a white elementary school in the deep South, November 14th, 1960.
Next month, Chinese researchers will edit adult human DNA using the revolutionary CRISPR/Cas-9 tool , commonly known as CRISPR, for the first time anywhere in the world.
Photographer Peter van Agtmael goes inside the world of the KKK
Donald Trump, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton at launching of Rainbow Coalition’s Wall Street Project at the WTC – 1996
Whenever I see my 10-year-old daughter brimming over with so much energy that she jumps up in the middle of supper to run around the table, I think to myself, “those young mitochondria.” Mitochondria are our cells’ energy dynamos.
When NASA tests habitation on Mars, they do it at a station in the Mojave Desert. This is a landscape that was chosen to be most representative of another planet and it’s also where Andrea Zettler, American sculptor, installation artist, and investigator of social practice, set up her sci-fi
Ancient land bridges may explain how animals navigated breakup of continents
An Oklahoma sheriff allegedly let his son deal meth from his police car, rounded up women for stripteases—and covered up a missing-persons case.
There may be a way to trap bed bugs using their own pheromones
The mere sight of a bed bug spells trouble. These small insects with a hunger for human blood have spread worldwide over the last decade and are now at epidemic levels in America. They have even trumped cockroaches as the number one pest in the country.
What I know now about Ted, whose photographs documented the 1960s, and about J. Edgar Hoover’s attempts to label him a Soviet spy
In 1969, Ted Streshinsky shot this photograph on Telegraph Avenue during the People’s Park demonstrations in the UC-Berkeley campus. (Courtesy the Streshinsky family)By Shirley StreshinskyJune 6, 2016
After Ted died in 2003, and I was finally at home and alone following the daze of formalities, I found myself methodically going through all of the pockets in his suits and jackets and coats. Borderline delusional, I know. But I thought he might have left me a note. Something he had forgotten to tell me, even though I’d been with him all those last hours and weeks and months, and the 36 years before that.
The British have long associated delicious food with depraved indulgence, and now we have virtuous meals that are good for the soul. Is either attitude really healthy?
A new study proves “The Devil Wears Prada” was exactly right.
A new study of the genomes of Australasians has revealed sections of DNA that do not match any known hominin species.
John Koopman used to write for a newspaper. Now he’s an Uber driver: “Thanks to Uber, I am not poor. I am just … nobody.”
Can’t quit saying “um” and “ah” like Barack Obama and Kim Kardashian? Just learn how to use them better
Pit stop analysis shows ancient travelers were often thousands of miles from home.
Whatever side of the aisle you’re on, H.L. Mencken is as relevant as ever.
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One of the earliest funeral banquets ever to be discovered reveals a preplanned, carefully constructed event that reflects social changes at the beginning of the transition to agriculture in the Natufian period
Notorious whistle-blower Edward Snowden has helped design an open-source smartphone device that warns people when their phone’s antennae are transmitting information.
Just a few days ago, KickassTorrents was dealt a blow when Artem Vaulin was arrested and the site seized by feds. Of course, it didn’t take long for mirrors to spring up, keeping KAT online in new …
Ice cream advertising near Berlin, ConnecticutPhotographerRussell LeeCreatedOctober 1939
Rope making tool from mammoth ivory from Hohle Fels Cave in southwestern Germany, ca. 40,000 years old.