- Long-time Iowa farm cartoonist fired after creating this cartoon
- Post Panama Papers, call to name and shame people behind secret shell companies
- Ella Fitzgerald – Topic – YouTube
- Pre-human Species with Orange-Sized Brains May Have Used Teamwork and Buried Their Dead
- roman vishniac -ghetto photographs
- Naked mole-rats: The mammal that can survive without oxygen
- In the 1980s, the U.S. meddled in French elections, supposedly to stop Communism
- Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel (The Sailors’ Church) – Montreal, Canada
Should the public be able to freely access the names of the people behind the ownership of assets and bank accounts?
Which came first in pre-human species’ communication and teamwork—larger brains or the folds and ridges of the brain that fostered language and empathy?
The naked mole-rat is known to be cold-blooded and resistant to cancer, but scientists now believe it can also survive without oxygen.
The Reagan administration secretly funded a right-wing outfit
Small ship votives hang from the vaulted ceiling of this port-side church with a Latin inscription on the wall, “Pray for us fishermen in the hour of our death.”
Comedians find humor in the darkest subject matter and comment on society, exposing harsh truths. Most of us would be hard-pressed to say they should not h
The Longform Guide to Weed by Carl Sagan, David Samuels, Michael Pollan, Mike Binelli, Eric Schlosser, Wells Tower, John Jeremiah Sullivan, Joshuah Bearman
How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, transportation, and aerospace)?
—To explain Musk’s success, others have pointed to his heroic work ethic (he regularly works 85-hour weeks), his ability to set reality-distorting visions for the future, and his incredible resilience.
Pairing the two writers and their wars
The hunt for the identity of Spain’s answer to Vivian Maier.
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Struck by something naturally beautiful in an American city? Odds are that you have stumbled across the work of Frederick Law Olmsted.
Allie Knox is a successful financial dominatrix who gets submissives to pay for everything from her snaps to afternoons lying by the pool
About 22,000 people in U.S. have been hospitalized with the disease since 2000
Fossils found in rock from beneath the sea may be the oldest known fungi by one to two billion years.
Unable to capture the suspect believed to be the mastermind behind the Monster with 21 Faces, the police superintendent Yamamoto of Shiga Prefecture committed suicide by self-immolation in August 1985.
After an unusually intense heat wave, downpour or drought, Noah Diffenbaugh and his research group inevitably receive phone calls and emails asking whether human-caused climate change played a role.
“The question is being asked by the general public and by people trying to make decisions about how to manage the risks of a changing climate,” said Diffenbaugh, a professor of Earth system science at Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. “Getting an accurate answer is important for everything from farming to insurance premiums, to international supply chains, to infrastructure planning.”
Genes associated with resilience against brain pathology identified: Genes help cognition withstand damage in brain from Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s — ScienceDaily
Genes associated with resilience against brain pathology identified Genes help cognition withstand damage in brain from Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Date: Source: Summary: Share: The pathologies (damage) in the brain that stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological conditions cause in older adults only partially explain the memory loss, reduced reasoning ability and other cognitive impairments that result from these conditions. Little is known about why the effects of brain pathology vary between peop
fullscreenElla Fitzgerald in 1946 (William P. Gottlieb/Library of Congress) appreciation of the legendary jazz vocalist on her 100th birthdayOne hundred years ago today, Temperance and William Fitzgerald had a baby girl in Newport News, Va. They named her Ella Jane. The proud parents could not know that their daughter would grow up to become a beloved artist, a principal architect of jazz, and, as is widely recognized, the finest female vocalist of the 20th century.
1. Inside Bangkok’s First Ever Department Store, Frozen in TimeBuilt in the 1960s, Bangkok’s Nightingale-Olympic store remains unchanged today, preserved in its retro stateIn Bangkok’s lustrous, tech-fluent cityscape…it remains – madly and somewhat mightily – untouched, refusing to moder
Marijuana was introduced into US subculture in the early 1900s, and it didn’t take long for Americans’ resentment toward their Southern neighbors to manifest in draconian drug laws that continue today.
She Met the Devil, Escaped a Dragon, and Survived Several Attempts on Her Life: The Remarkable Story of St. Margaret of Antioch
St. Margaret of Antioch is a Christian saint venerated in both the Churches of the West and of the East. In the latter, she is known as Saint Marina the Great Martyr. Little is known for certain about St. Margaret’s life, and she was, at one point of time, even regarded in the West by some to be apocryphal.
SAN FRANCISCO — The same Russian hackers who breached the email servers of the Democratic National Committee in 2016 are now focusing their attention on the European elections, according to a new report due to be published on Tuesday by the cybersecurity firm Trend Micro.
In Soviet Russia, alcohol consumes YOU!