‘The 2016 Kremlin invasion of the United States’ information space was about weakening Washington, not deciding who would sit in the White House.’ Mural painted by Damien Mitchell, photographed in Brooklyn, February 2017.(Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
The ‘Trump Dossier,’ or How Russia Helped America Break Itself
Getting Trump elected was not Putin’s goal. The Kremlin just wanted to sow discord and delegitimize the United States’ democratic institutions. Mission accomplished?
MacBird! is a 1967 satire by Barbara Garson that superimposed the transferral of power following the Kennedy assassination onto the plot of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
Surely smarter than some humans
dolphins create net of mud. fish jump to escape it. dolphins catch fish to devour
Public execution of Roman Catholic Priests and other Polish Civilians in Bydgoszcz’s Old Market Square, September 9th, 1939
They’ve long been portrayed as brainwashed zealots lusting for destruction, death and glory. Yet, as Christopher Harding reveals, many kamikaze stepped into the cockpit for the final time wracke
Source: The reluctant kamikaze of the Second World War | History Extra
“Obamacare’s dead,” says the man holding a gun to its head.
Source: Obamacare Is Not Collapsing Unless Republicans Kill It.
If hazing has an evolutionary explanation, should we accept—or even encourage—the ongoing use of this type of initiation ritual?
Source: How and Why Hazing Evolved – SAPIENS
In a multipart series this week, Waste360 will examine some of the latest technologies under development and the implications their adoption will have for the industry at large.
Source: What Robotics and AI Could Mean for the Future of the Industry (Part One)
It is packed with saturated fat which can raise “bad” cholesterol and pose a heart risk, say US experts.
Source: Coconut oil ‘as unhealthy as beef fat and butter’ – BBC News
New research pinpoints the geographic origins of ancient Eurasians, showing how the continent’s population changed
Source: Ancient DNA Could Unravel the Mystery of Prehistoric European Migration | Science | Smithsonian
Wonder Woman is having an excellent week. The newly-released superhero blockbuster has earned $206.5m (£162.2m) in its first ten days in American theatres, and is now one of the highest-grossing movies ever made by a female director. There is no denying it: the film is a success.
—Now imagine it’s 2002. After begging your mum to drive you to the local Blockbuster, you snatch the last rental copy of the DVD off the shelves and make your way to the counter, your blue and yellow membership card at the ready. But what do you see on your way? A brand new Wonder Woman video game, ready to get stuck into your PS2. With your popcorn-sticky fingers firmly wrapped around a rumbling controller, you were in for a pretty good night.
Patients wait in line outside the Bethel Free Health Clinic in Biloxi, Mississippi on March 19, 2013. The clinic opened following Hurricane Katrina and continues to provide services for those that are uninsured or underinsured. After years of stagnant growth, more free clinics are opening across America as Congress attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. (Amanda McCoy/Biloxi Sun Herald/MCT) Amanda McCoy MCT