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Argentina says missing submarine suffered explosion but doesn't know the crew's fate

The Argentine navy confirmed Thursday that its missing submarine experienced an explosion Nov. 15 in south Atlantic Ocean waters but had no information on the fate of the 44 crew members. “There was an anomalous event [which was] unusual, short, violent and non-nuclear, consistent with an explosion,”...

From cars to Mars: What's good for F1 is good for life across the universe

The rocks used to surface the track at this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix are helping scientists understand how life might occur on other planets.

'Lost' 99% of ocean microplastics to be identified with dye?

The smallest microplastics in our oceans – which go largely undetected and are potentially harmful – could be more effectively identified using an innovative and inexpensive new method, developed by researchers at the University of Warwick.

Newly revealed vision of St. Pope John Paul: Islam will invade Europe

‘It’s called islamism. They will invade Europe. I saw the hordes coming from the West to the East’

Amid questions, Notre Dame insists it won’t pay for employee abortions

Alumni were outraged when the University had seemed to reverse its policy of not funding abortions.

Morocco to pray for rain

Parched Morocco which is heavily dependent on its agricultural sector is to hold prayers for rain Friday in mosques across the country under a royal decree.

Stunning fetal surgery images offer amazing glimpse of baby in the womb

Fetal surgery is becoming more and more common, saving lives and improving the conditions of preborn children. Like many other medical advances, open fetal surgery (as displayed in the images below) offers an amazing look at the developing person inside the womb. Show More Summary

17 Turkeys Remind Us All Why We’re Vegan This Thanksgiving

Do you have non-vegan Thanksgiving fatigue? Scroll this inspirational round-up of turkeys who are now living their best lives ever at sanctuaries. The post 17 Turkeys Remind Us All Why We’re Vegan This Thanksgiving appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

Thunderstorms create radioactivity, scientists discover

Thunder and lightning have sparked awe and fear in humans since time immemorial. In both modern and ancient cultures, these natural phenomena are often thought to be governed by some of the most important and powerful gods – Indra in Hinduism, Zeus in Greek mythology and Thor in Norse mythology.

Former StemExpress employee: I’ve seen technicians ‘stealing baby parts’ without consent

The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) has released another video featuring Holly O’Donnell, the former StemExpress employee turned whistleblower. O’Donnell has spoken out multiple times about her experiences with Planned Parenthood and StemExpress, and is continuing to expose the gruesome operation in this latest video. Show More Summary

Holidays with the Skywalkers

I would endeavor today to be sanguine and say something righteous and hopeful this holiday season. The closer one looks at the state of our world, the more reason there is for concern. We look and see many things that need to change, and we wonder if perhaps it is too late to change them. Perhaps we [&hellip

Norwegian Oil Fund Ready To Divest From Oil & Gas

Norway, which is still a monarchy, has two sovereign wealth funds. The Government Pension Fund Global, also known as the Oil Fund, was established in 1990 to invest the profits from the country’s petroleum sales. As of September of this year, it was valued at more than $1 trillion, equal to $192,307 per Norwegian citizen. The other [&hellip

HRC Gives Thanks for Your Dedication to Equality and Resisting Discrimination in all Forms

Following a year of attacks on our community from the Trump-Pence administration, HRC is thankful to our staff, members, supporters and volunteers who stepped up like never before to resist the Trump-Pence Administration’s discriminatory agenda at every turn. We are thankful to those who rallied on the steps of the U.S. Show More Summary

HRC & West Elm Partner on Giving Tuesday “Love Is Love” Effort in Support of LGBTQ Equality

Post submitted by Madeleine Roberts, Communications Assistant Today, HRC is proud to join forces with West Elm to launch a special “Love is Love” effort one week from today on Giving Tuesday, a global day that encourages giving back to your community -- with time, a donation, a gift or speaking up on important issues. Show More Summary

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: November 21, 2017

TODAY IN SEATTLE @ 1:30 PM PT -- ORAL ARGUMENTS TO BE HEARD IN KARNOSKI V. TRUMP CHALLENGE TO TRANSGENDER TROOPS BAN: The case, filed by Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN, challenges the constitutionality of the Trump-Pence administration’s ban on military service by transgender individuals. Show More Summary

Mercury decline in seabirds due to diet, not emissions controls

For 47 years, biologists have plucked eggs from seabird nests along the British Columbia coast. Many of the eggs were collected from remote rocky islands surrounded by some of the world's roughest seas.

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