A day after accepting a top White House job, President Donald Trump's new communications adviser announced Saturday that he's deleting old tweets, saying his own views have evolved and that what he said in the past shouldn't be a distraction. Show More Summary
rchaeologists prepare to lift the lid of Roman sarcophagus found in Southwark, London [Credit: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire] This is an exceptional find for London, where only two similar late Roman sarcophagi have been discovered in theirShow More Summary
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich Egyptologist Julia Budka is studying the impact of intercultural contacts in Ancient Egypt. The post New Kingdom Egypt: The goldsmith’s tomb appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.
A number of so-called scientific journals have accepted a Star Wars-themed spoof paper. The manuscript is an absurd mess of factual errors, plagiarism and movie quotes. I know because I wrote it. Inspired by previous publishing "stings", I wanted to test whether 'predatory' journals would publish an obviously absurd paper. Show More Summary
Just received verbal govt approval for The Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil-Balt-DC Hyperloop. NY-DC in 29 mins. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 20, 2017 Adam Ozimek asks me: How should we think about this in a meta-rational...Show More Summary
TPM: New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci refused on Friday to distance himself from the Trump administration’s baseless claim that 3 million illegal votes cast for Hillary Clinton lost Donald Trump the popular vote, quickly extinguishing hopes the investment-banker-turned-Trump-insider would usher … Continue reading ?
Explore the International Space Station with Google Street View and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet
Klain in WaPo: What about Trump? He not only put Neil M. Gorsuch in the Supreme Court vacancy created by Merrick Garland’s blocked confirmation, but he also selected 27 lower-court judges as of mid-July. Twenty-seven! That’s three times Obama’s total and … Continue reading ?
Being told you have cancer is never welcome, but being told you have a glioblastoma tumor is especially scary. This is the news that longtime Arizona Sen. John McCain got after he had a blood clot removed above his left eye on Friday. Glioblastoma is the same type of tumor that killed Sen. Edward...
Anxiety can mean many different things to many different people. When handled in the correct way, a little bit of anxiety is usually helpful. It warns us to be careful if we sense danger. It can remind us of consequences we once had to live […]
Over the next three months, the Baltic country of Estonia will become about 8 inches taller. That's because it's decided to change how it measures heights above sea level, converting from an old Russian system to something called the European Vertical Reference System, reports the Postimees newspaper. The country's highest...
This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky The giant Arecibo radio telescope has joined the Red Dots project searching for the nearest terrestrial planets beyond our own Solar System. The post...Show More Summary
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Here is the government’s own answer: No. The President’s clemency power is conferred by Article II, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution of the United States, which provides: “The President... shall have Power to grant Reprieves...Show More Summary
This week saw fidget spinners engage in combat, a casino get hacked through their fish tank, and a writer lament about her body modification. The post This Week in Making: Fidget Spinner Battle, Hacked Fish Tank, and Magnetic Finger appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
By Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel sent extra troops into the occupied West Bank on Saturday and its police broke up a crowd of stone-throwing Palestinians in Jerusalem as international concern mounted over the deadliest outbreak of violence between the two sides for years. Show More Summary
The Sun rises over golden fields of algae, their hanging gardens planted to sheer granite walls and uncovered by the low tide, ancient in its ways, eagerly exposing this wonder of the water world. Happy Seaweed Sunday!
Correlated noise in the two LIGO gravitational-wave detectors may provide evidence that the universe is governed by conformal cyclic cosmology (CCC) which assumes that the universe consists of a succession of aeons, says Roger Penrose of the University of Oxford....