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Florida undersea memorial to honor lost U.S. submariners

Almost exactly 50 years ago, the USS Scorpion became the last U.S. submarine to be lost at sea when it disappeared while on patrol in the North Atlantic in 1968, with the nearly 100 officers and crew lost and presumed killed.

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Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happy, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot. Stoicism and Buddhism are both a few thousand years old and I write about them a fair amount because both have core elements that have been validated by modern science.

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Is it a wolf? A hybrid? Mysterious furry creature shot in Montana

Not even Montana’s wildlife commission is sure what it is.

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Today’s piece of historic erotic art is a detailed line drawing cave painting from Naj Tunich, a very significant Mayan site in Guatemala and is estimated to be from 700AD. The image depicts two aroused and fully nude men embracing with one wrapping his arms around his partner’s torso while the other holds his partner with one hand on his back and the other holding the side and back of his head.

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Another AI-powered device gets the FDA’s blessing

In an ongoing effort to get more AI into healthcare, the FDA just approved the marketing of an algorithm that detects wrist fractures.

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Will This Hemp-Based Oil Replace Opioids & OTC Pain Relievers?

Can hemp oil really help with your pain? Science says yes.

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The hobo inspiring a new generation of restless spirits

After leaving home as a teen, ‘Huck’ hit the road to hitchhike, hop trains and live by his own rules. Now he’s helping other vagabonds navigate a world they see no future in.

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Your Parents Are Fine, But Read This ASAP – The Beginner’s Guide to Losing Your Parent

One fine spring day a few years ago, I had a thought — one I probably should have had much earlier, one that would return to me over and over, usually when I was trying to fall asleep: Everything is…

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Archaeologists Have Discovered A Mummy In Peru That Has Been Extraordinarily Well Preserved For 1,000 Years

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Why Backers of Intermittent Fasting Believe It Can Slow Aging

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The Presence of Philip Roth


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Forgotten Element Could Redefine Time

Lutetium, a rare-earth element forgotten in the bottom of the periodic table, could be the key to even more-accurate clocks.

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What If Your Business Was So Intelligent That Nothing Came As A Surprise

Artificial intelligence (AI) is gearing up to help business leaders never be blindsided again.

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The Pentagon Can’t Account for $21 Trillion (That’s Not a Typo)

This amount of money could solve the entire planet’s miseries, but the government blames its mystery spending on a “failure to correct system deficiencies.”

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Feudalism vs. Capitalism vs. Communism vs. Socialism

Wherein I argue with a meme

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Six reasons why social media is a Bummer

Jaron Lanier, pioneer turned digital sceptic, explains in an extract from his new book why we must take back control

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Fifteen Unanswered Criminal-Law Questions About Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to announce his intention to withdraw from the JCPOA Iran nuclear agreement during a statement in the Diplomatic Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst – HP1EE581FTBTT

No. 4: How much Russian money has flowed into the Trump family and the Trump Organization since Trump suddenly and mysteriously became cash-rich in 2006?

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The Refusal to Make Things Easy for Anyone

Let’s get the stupid bit about the shared last name out of the way. It affected me. When a young wannabe, I couldn’t read him, not willingly, not without trepidation, certainly I couldn’t read h

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wisdom or foolishness or focused on reality or thinking of ..a higher reality. why? to what end?

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How the Pentagon Paid for NFL Displays of Patriotism


A key component is missing from the current controversial discussion surrounding football players and the national anthem. In the recent days of argument over whether NFL players have the right to protest racial inequality and systemic injustice in the United States, few have brought up the fact that less than a decade ago, professional football players didn’t even appear on the field during the national anthem.

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Gorgeous NSFW Female Portrait Photography by Álvaro Rodríguez Navarro

Awesome portraits by Álvaro Rodríguez Navarro, talented 24-year-old self-taught photographer, retoucher and artist based in Ciudad-Rodrigo, Castilla y León, Spain. Álvaro focuses on portraiture, he shoots a lot of beauty, lifestyle, nude and street portrait photography. More: Álvaro Rodríguez Nav

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Why media companies fear, and photographers love, this guy.

Justin Peters
The “copyright enforcer” is a walking lawsuit factory. He’s also the best hope for photographers to get paid.
—Our story starts with Geno Smith getting punched in the jaw by a teammate, as most good stories about copyright law do. It was August 2015, and the then-quarterback for the New York Jets got clocked in a practice altercation that sent him into surgery and sidelined him for the start of the NFL season. Two days after Smith’s surgery, a photojournalist named Angel Chevrestt spotted the shirtless, puffy-cheeked quarterback standing outside his apartment, tossing a football to a friend. Chevrestt took some pictures and licensed them to the New York Post, where they ran alongside an article titled “Big Mouth! Geno Emerges for First Time Post-Sucker Punch Surgery.”

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What’s wrong with secret donor agreements like the ones George Mason University inked with the Kochs

When public universities and their foundations take large sums of money from political and strategic philanthropists, they can’t safeguard academic freedom unless there’s some transparency.

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Why We Should Say Yes to Drugs


Andrew Sullivan
The great mystery to me of psychedelic experiences is the centrality of love.

I mean, why is it love exactly — overwhelming love — that so many experience under the spell of these molecules? When I first dabbled in the expansion of consciousness, I assumed it was simply some kind of wish-fulfillment.

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Read an exclusive excerpt from Stephen King’s new novel ‘The Outsider’

With the mystery surrounding the gruesome murder of an 11-year-old boy, Stephen King’s new novel ‘The Outsider’ is poised to be the summer’s spookiest read

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The Reporter Who Took Down a Unicorn

How John Carreyrou battled corporate surveillance and intimidation to expose a multibillion-dollar Silicon Valley start-up as a fraud.

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The Asteroid That Smote the Dinosaurs Burned the Birds Out of Trees


Ed Yong
Forest fires killed off tree-dwelling species and left the ground-dwelling ones to restart the avian dynasty.

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Archaeologists Discover A Stunning Neolithic Site On Cyprus With Artifacts Including Pictographs And Jewelry

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Our entirely avoidable plunge into oblivion, as a nice poster

Climate scientist Ed Hawking came up with a simple way to visualize how quickly the earth is warming up.

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The Many Philip Roths

The novelist’s wide-ranging work spanned from irreverent short stories to self-lacerating picaresque to experimental fiction, but at its center there was still a moral core.

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The story behind Philip Roth’s final days

Literary giant’s anointed biographer Blake Bailey shares the details of Roth’s long struggle with coronary artery disease, and of his prolific — and profound — writing life

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Peer rejection isn’t the culprit behind school shootings

While many school shooters suffered peer rejection of some sort, research doesn’t support the idea that peer rejection is the culprit behind shootings, a scholar argues.

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Robot submarine finds “holy grail of shipwrecks” with up to $17 billion in treasure

It’s called the Remus 6000 and it can dive nearly four miles and is loaded with sensors and cameras

The Annual Burning of Benedict Arnold

New London, Connecticut still holds a grudge against its hometown son who turned traitor and burned the city.

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Remembering Philip Roth, a Giant of American Literature

FILE – In this Sept. 8, 2008, file photo, author Philip Roth poses for a photo in the offices of his publisher, Houghton Mifflin, in New York. Roth, prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, religion and mortality, has died at age 85, his literary agent said Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

The writer, who died at the age of 85, was the last of the larger-than-life novelists of the mid-20th century.

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Philip Roth, a Born Spellbinder and Peerless Chronicler of Sex and Death

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