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The Whitest Protest Movement in Global History

People who need to reconsider their priorities: It’s nothing personal, says Ben Ewen-Campen, he just doesn’t think French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir is much of a painter. Monday, the Harvard postdoc joined some like-minded aesthetes for a playful protest outside the Museum of Fine Arts. The rally, which mostly bewildered passersby, was organized by Max Geller, […]

Chris Burns Becomes First Openly Gay D-I Male Basketball Coach

Chris Burns, an assistant basketball coach at Bryant University, became the first openly gay Division I men's basketball coach in NCAA history on Monday when he published a personal essay on OutSports about his decision to come out.Show More Summary

Best Job Ever In The History Of History (#2)

Swimming with Sea Otters is a darn great job as we saw on Monday…but giving tummeh tickles to a MEERKAT ain’t half bad, either. Sign me up. For either job. (Speakers UP, please.) (Wendy M.)Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Hoomin Interaction, Meerkats, Speakers UP

Texas mom accuses textbook company of erasing history with one word

A Texas mom posted a video to Facebook and Twitter last week that sparked anger over the content in her son's geography textbook, The New York Times reported on Monday.  The textbook referred to Africans who were brought to American plantations between the  1500s and 1800s as workers, rather than slaves. Show More Summary

6 Things You Didn't Know About the Nobel Prize

Nobel week is upon us again, having kicked off Monday with the award for medicine. Scientific American compiled a dozen surprising facts about the history of the prizes, established by the wealthy Swedish industrialist who happened to invent dynamite. Here are six standouts from its list: 860 laureates and 25...

Why Did British Embassies Stop Flying the Rainbow Flag? An Interview With Baroness Anelay.

Last Monday, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who has a long history of homophobic statements, made a strange declaration while addressing the United Nations General Assembly: “We … reject attempts to prescribe ‘new rights,’ that are contrary to our values, norms, traditions, and beliefs. Show More Summary

Pacific trade deal shows Latin America’s new ideological divide

3 days agoNews : BlogPost

The benefits of signing up for the biggest trade deal in history may take a while to materialize in the three Latin American countries that agreed Monday to the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Chile, Peru and Mexico already have free-trade deals in place with the United States. And their leaders are among Latin America's weakest […]

Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement Deal Struck

The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations on Monday agreed to the largest regional trade accord in history, a potentially precedent-setting model for global commerce and worker standards that would tie together 40 percent of...Show More Summary

Sharks' Raffi Torres suspended 41 games for hit on Ducks' Jakob Silfverberg

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres was suspended for 41 games Monday for an illegal check to the head of Ducks right wing Jakob Silfverberg. It is the longest suspension in NHL history in terms of the number of games. Torres will forfeit $440,860 in salary for the suspension. The money goes to...

Obama's Democratic Trade Critics Pin Their Hopes On The GOP Primary

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

W ASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Monday announced that it had sealed the biggest trade deal in history. Sorta. The actual text of the agreement hasn't been released. Some final details may or may not remain up in the air, and the Office of the U.S. Show More Summary

VIDEO: U.S. Reaches Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal With 11 Other Countries

4 days agoNews : Truthdig

Almost a decade in the making, the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership deal—the largest regional trade accord in history—was agreed to Monday by the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations.

“Biblical” Flooding Devastates South Carolina

Much of South Carolina remains at a standstill on Monday as one of the worst flooding events in U.S. history continues to unfold. Truly stupendous amounts of rain have fallen, and state officials estimate that more than half of South Carolina is currently underwater. Show More Summary

Stop me before I link again, a busy week in beer reading

MONDAY BEER LINKS, MUSING 10.05.15 When you begin forgetting about your history is when you're at highest risk of selling it out. That's today's "craft" beer observation. — Roger A. Baylor (@newalbanian) September 29, 2015 Elysian, Anheuser-Busch, and the Fight for the Soul of Seattle’s Beer. A profile of Dick Cantwell. “He was the sole […]

Five Supreme Court cases to watch that could make history

Last year the Supreme Court decided several momentous cases involving some of America's most contentious topics, including same-sex marriage and Obamacare. The new term, which begins Monday, is also full of controversial cases that could help shape the emerging identity of the Roberts court and...

Water on Mars Gives Hope of Escape Route If Trump Ends Up Winning This Thing

Monday was a landmark day in NASA's history, as they discovered flowing water on the planet Mars. Over the past few years, funding for NASA has been a subject of controversy, as several opponents of the program have questioned its usefulness. Show More Summary

The 'Men In Blazers' interview Jaguars coach Gus Bradley

The "Men In Blazers" kicked off their American football series on Monday, running down the greatest blazers in NFL history. Now they're back with a hilarious interview of Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley, who they deem to haveShow More Summary

House Benghazi Committee Breaks Record — Sort Of

Today's news: The House committee investigating the Benghazi attacks is now the longest congressional investigation in history, committee Democrats announced today. As of Monday, the House Select Committee on Benghazi, has been active...Show More Summary

Benghazi Probe Is Now Longest In Congressional History

The House committee investigating the Benghazi attacks “is now the longest congressional investigation in history,” ABC News reports. “As of Monday, the House Select Committee on Benghazi, has been active for 72 weeks — surpassing the record previously held by [...]

Cold Hard Fact for Monday, September 28, 2015

Fact: The Atlanta Falcons are 1st team in NFL history to start 3-0 after trailing in 4th quarter of every game. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: Michael Signora Read more NFL news on

The history of interracial sex: It's much more than just rape or romance.

When South African comedian Trevor Noah takes over as host of "The Daily Show" on Monday night, he'll probably introduce his new audience to his family biography. Born in Johannesburg to a black South African mother and a white Swiss German father in 1984, when apartheid was still firmly in place...

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