Europe’s immigration crisis is just beginning

Politics in the United States and the United Kingdom are in chaos, and things are just getting started.


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Working Class Hero: Green Day

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107 Nobel Laureates just signed a letter slamming Greenpeace over GMOs


The Hidden Treasures of the Cairo Geniza

The Cairo Geniza (spelt also as Genizah) is the name given to a collection of Jewish manuscript fragments that was discovered in Cairo.


How social media can distort and misinform when communicating science


White House Goes Dark on the 9/11 Report’s Secret 28 Pages

Former Sen. Bob Graham has spent years trying to get the 28 missing pages of the 9/11 report released and he’s not about to stop now.


Against the cult of the pussy eaters

Seriously dudes – give it a rest.


The Abandoned Humberstone And Santa Laura Saltpeter Works


Why bad ideas refuse to die | Steven Poole


They may have been disproved by science or dismissed as ridiculous, but some foolish beliefs endure. In theory they should wither away – but it’s not that simple


Top 20 Drone Photos That are Illegal to Take Today

Between the introduction of drone technology, and today’s laws limiting or banning their use, there was a glorious period when you could fly a camera almost


‘Fat Guy Across America’ Hits New York

He had no job, no car, no home of his own. He weighed 567 pounds, and his wife had left him. So Eric Hites started riding a bike from coast to coast.


San Francisco, 1925. “Jewett touring car from rear.” Going forward, the end of the road for the Jewett brand was just a year away.


See the Abandoned Ruins of a Catskills Zoo, in Photos

A once-sprawling farm with a sad ending and a hopeful Anika Burgess June 29, 2016


Longform: The Longform Guide to Road Trips by Bryan Curtis, David Samuels, Annie Proulx, Joe Hagan, Paul Theroux, Hunter S. Thompson, Peter Cooper, Paul Slansky

Our favorite stories about hitting the road.


‘The Work of the Dead’ Review: Why Humans Care for the Bodies of the Deceased

In tracing the history and culture of corpses, a new book shows the importance of remembrance to our species.


Building a Cure for Malaria

Some experts believe eradication is impossible without major socio-economic development.


Your Brain Is On Autopilot More Than You Think–Here’s How To Wake It Up

It isn’t that we’re making bad decisions. More often, we aren’t even aware there’s a decision to make.



Czech out the pool hustler Vica Kerekes, the Hungarian Christina Hendricks! Also, this magnificent meta blog post contains all the neat, groovy and far out stuff that a growing internet surfer needs


to an American soldiers following the liberation of Rome, 1944

Outside Edge:: the civil rights photography of danny lyons

Danny Lyon’s photographs, now at the Whitney, document the civil-rights movement, a Chicago biker club, Texan prisoners, and more.


Street Art Mural Sign on Restaurant Wall: Happy Male & Female Dia de Los Muertos Calaveras (Skulls) Having a Few Drinks

The Nostalgia Machine

Songs you love from the past HERE

Am 12 Weird & Wonderful Drive-Thru Businesses

Drive-thru is all about fast food, fast service & fast company though getting what you want without ever leaving your ride can get a little weird at times.


Shakespeare: Actor. Playwright. Social Climber.

Newly discovered documents suggest the playwright cared very much about a coat of arms that reflected his status as a “gentleman.”


American gun ownership drops to lowest in nearly 40 years – but gun sales up up up…what explains?

And yet, gun sales are skyrocketing. What gives?


Could cannabis cure Alzheimer’s

A number of compounds found in marijuana have been found to promote the cellular removal of amyloid beta – the toxic protein that is a key sign of Alzheimer’s disease, experts at the Salk Institute, California, found.


Healing trip: how psychedelic drugs could help treat depression

It’s time to end the 50-year ban on magic mushrooms and LSD and allow potential health benefits to be explored, researchers say


Juarez: Street Art Mural Sign on Restaurant Wall: Happy Male & Female Dia de Los Muertos Calaveras (Skulls) Having a Few Drinks


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“[January 30, 1916] Germans Attack French Positions Near the Somme. Pictured – A German trench, having recently fallen in French hands, is packed with dead from both sides.” by ZadocPaet in 100yearsago

54 beneficial compounds discovered in pure maple syrup



Why Running Helps Clear Your Mind

Research in neuroscience shows a solid link between aerobic exercise and cognitive clarity.


Art Simplot’s children, near Black River Falls, WisconsinPhotographerRussell LeeCreatedJune 1937


Serial Killers That Will Send A Chill Down Your Spine

Dorothea Puente – This innocent old lady was dubbed by the Sacramento Police Department as the “Death House Landlady”. In the 1980s, Puente rented out rooms in her house to elderly and mentally handicap people in the Sacramento area. She would cash the social security checks that came in the mail for her boarders and if anyone complained they would be killed and buried in her backyard. She was finally discovered in 1988 with the police finding nine bodies in her backyard.



Penguin population could drop 60 percent by end of the century

Climate has influenced the distribution patterns of Adélie penguins across Antarctica for millions of years.


Watch Angel Olsen’s Sassy New ‘Shut Up Kiss Me’ Video

Angel Olsen has released a new video for “Shut Up Kiss Me,” which hails from her forthcoming LP, ‘My Woman.’

The Study of Animal Feelings Gets Official

A sign of a sea change in the research community.


Fan catches foul ball while holding his daughter and eating hot dog [video]

And the winner of the most epic dad move of the year goes to: this …

Source: Fan catches foul ball while holding his daughter and eating hot dog – Holy Kaw!

History of Rock on Vimeo

A History of Rock in 15 minutes. 348 rockstars, 84 guitarists, 64 songs, 44 drummers, 1 mashup.

Museum Mysteries: Murder Bottles

By Michelle Marcella Behind the scenes at the Russell Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital, there sits a box labeled “Collection of nursing bottles, breast pum…


Daniel Naude photographs cows in his book, Sightings of the Sacred.


Researchers map wartime escape tunnel in Lithuanian forest


Jewish prisoners secretly dug 34-metre tunnel with spoons to try to escape their Nazi captors, and 11 made it to safety