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Frida Kahlo and the birth of Fridolatry

Bitch. Sauvage. Icon. Barbie doll: the grotesque exploitation of Frida Kahlo… and the artist behind the myths

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Scientists Have Invented a Software That Can ‘See’ Several Minutes Into The Future

Taking predictions to a new, borderline creepy level.

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Don’t Eat Before Reading This

A New York chef spills some trade secrets.

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Crisis on the High Plains: The Loss of America’s Largest Aquifer – the Ogallala

The grain-growing region in the High Plains of America—known as America’s breadbasket—relies entirely on the Ogallala Aquifer. But long term unsustainable use of the aquifer is forcing states in the region to face the prospect of a regional economic disaster. As the High Plains states reach the verge of a major crisis, the states have […]

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Marxist World:What Did You Expect From Capitalism?

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Marx’s theory remains one of the most perceptive critiques of capitalism ever offered. Far from being outdated, Marxism is crucial for making sense of the world today.

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Athletic performance limits: How can we go faster, higher, farther?

Science is helping to create new training methods and amazing performances in sports. How much faster, stronger, and better can humans get?

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Gone but Not Deleted

When loved ones die, what do we do with the digital reminders they’ve left behind?

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Colorful and Dreamlike Self-Portraits By Yolanda García

Gorgeous fine art self-portraits by Yolanda García, talented 27-year-old photographer, retoucher and artist based in Madrid, Spain. Yolanda focuses on portraiture, she shoots conceptual and playful self-portrait photography. More: Yolanda García, Instagram, Facebook h/t: photogrist

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Illustrations By Ed Vebell: Nuremberg Nazis, Hitchcock’s Stuttering Parrot And Ladies In Red – Flashbak

Edward Vebell (May 25, 1921 – February 9, 2018) was born to Lithuanian immigrants in Chicago. A talented and largely self-taught artist, his professional career incorporated the military, journalism and advertising. A fast and fluid worker, anyone who read newspapers, pulp fiction or the side of cereal boxes in the mid-century was familiar with Vebell’s illustrations, if not … Continue reading “Illustrations By Ed Vebell: Nuremberg Nazis, Hitchcock’s Stuttering Parrot And Ladies In Red”

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The Great American Road Trip Is Making a Comeback

And Millennials are partly responsible.

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Lessons on political polarization from Lincoln’s ‘House Divided’ speech, 160 years later

Lincoln’s description of the Union as a house divided is well-remembered today. But many Americans fail to heed its lessons about equality and the moral foundations of popular government.

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Who Owns the $17 Billion San Jose Loot?

When a shipwreck is found, who gets the loot? The case of the San Jose has got interested parties battling and legal scholars scratching their heads.

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29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.

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The Forgotten Black Pioneers Who Settled the Midwest

Before the Civil War, free black settlements grew in the Northwest Territory.

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U.S. Healthcare Ranked Worst In The Developed World

Of the eleven developed nations evaluated by the Commonwealth Fund, the United States comes in dead last on healthcare.

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What is the origin of Father’s Day?

On the third Sunday of every June in the United States, sons and daughters across the country honor their fathers with cards, gifts and a little encouragement to kick back. You might buy dad a tie without thinking twice, but have you ever stopped to wonder how this celebration got started?

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38 Days That Made Us Dads

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A Father’s Day reminder from science: Your kids aren’t really growing up quickly

Time often seems to fly by when you’re a parent. A social psychologist explains why it actually – and fortunately – does not.

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Surprising Ways to Beat Anxiety And Become More Resilient, According to Science

You’re not alone.

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Fathers also want to ‘have it all,’ study says

According to the 2016 National Study of the Changing Workforce, almost half of fathers in heterosexual relationships say they share caregiving responsibilities equally or take on a greater share of caregiving than their partner.

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American History for Truthdiggers: The Jeffersonian Enigma (1800-1808)

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The third president’s election and two terms were hailed by some as revolutionary and a national salvation, but others saw a darkness beneath Thomas Jefferson’s republicanism.

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This Is Why Xanax Is Blowing Up in America

From the explosion of ADHD meds to the economic crisis to the Trump presidency, this dangerous trend didn’t come out of nowhere.

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UTSA researchers create method that can quickly and accurately detect infections

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A radical plan to fix inequality is making waves with its many moral dilemmas

In their new book, Eric Posner and Glen Weyl imagine a world where everything is always for sale, including a migrant’s right to live and work abroad.

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Father’s somehow made this a nicer world

A gallery of beautiful women and Pretty Girls

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The Terrible Stereotypes of Mother’s and Father’s Day Cards

Dads love beer. Moms love wine. And greeting-card companies love gendered tropes about parenting.

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12 Text Message Ideas To Send To Your Dad On Father’s Day That Are Actually Funny

With Father’s Day rapidly approaching, you probably want to start getting prepared now, instead of doing everything at the last minute. If you’re buying a gift, you definitely need to start thinking about that right away to give yourself time for del…

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US government finds new malware from North Korea

With Operation Popeye, the U.S. government made weather an instrument of war

Operation Popeye was a secret Vietnam War-era effort to conduct covert cloud seeding over Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, extend the monsoon season, and give the United States an advantage in the war.

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29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.

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Six ways to reduce blood pressure – naturally

Having even slightly high blood pressure in mid-life can dramatically increase your risk of dementia in later life, according to a major new study.

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Galbraith and Panitch: What Would Real Economic Reform Look Like?

In Pt.3 James K. Galbraith and Leo Panitch imagine what a genuinely reform minded US government might do about the economy

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Looking back at Standing Rock – in pictures

Photographer Josué Rivas spent seven months documenting the Native American community that came together to protest against the controversial Dakota pipeline. The work has been published in the book Standing Strong, which has won the 2018 FotoEvidence Book award with World Press Photo.

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Climate change is creating a new kind of grief, and we’re completely unprepared for it

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Scientists to America: Embrace climate action or lose your coastal cities

Antarctica lost a trillion tons of ice just since 2012. Avoiding total collapse requires embrace of Paris Climate Accord now.

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