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The Best Safe Space Ever [Video]

Amber Ruffin, an amazing “Late Night with Seth Meyers” show writer, recently showed the host her safe space. Watch and see why it’s the best place ever. Related on EcoSalon This Reading Makes Trump’s Black History Month Speech Even Worse...Show More Summary

U.K. Casting: Actors + Storytellers for Black History Month Educational Tour

Hello and welcome to one of our shoutouts for projects casting around the U.K. As always there’s a mix of opportunities for all ages, abilities, and locations but do remember to check if you fit the bill before applying. Although weShow More Summary

How President Trump Failed His Biggest Leadership Test Yet

For seven months, President Donald Trump giddily has ignored the norms of his office and tried the patience of those who had more than a passing knowledge of its history. But during Tuesday’s press conference, before the gold-plated bank of elevators inside his Midtown temple to himself, the President defended those linked to white nationalists,…

Mountain - a review

Last night I took myself to see the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s (ACO) performance, Mountain, which I’d been looking forward to for months. I'm no expert on classical music. I still learning about the histories, personalities and bodies of work of various composers, but what I do know is that I love listening to this genre of music. Show More Summary

An invitational sporting event will come to Oahu in September — and it's not surfing

Surfing isn’t the only sport with a history in Hawaii. Polo has been around on the islands since the 1880s. Next month, world-class polo returns to Oahu with the Hawaii Invitational of Polo. The event is set for Sept. 16 at the Honolulu Polo Club’s fields in Waimanalo, a town on the eastern side...

LA area Port Traffic increased in July

From the Port of Long Beach: Port of Long Beach Sees Busiest Month EverSurging cargo volume in July set a record for the best month in the Port of Long Beach’s 106-year history, surpassing the previous high mark set in August 2015 for...Show More Summary

A Brief History of Blood Coming Out of Her Wherever

Society has given us women plenty to be ashamed of—our size, our smells, and the biological inevitability that we have to shed our uterine lining once a month. It’s actually pretty metal, when you think about it: To paraphrase comedian Cameron Esposito, there are days we walk around running the world while chunks of our bodies are […]

India-Pakistan: Voices of the Partition

This month marks 70 years since British India split into two nations -- Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan -- and millions were uprooted in one of the largest mass migrations in history. An untold number of people -- some...Show More Summary

Merkel embarks on Germany's 'strangest' campaign

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has returned from a three-week Alpine holiday to embark Saturday on what may be the most bizarre election campaign in the country's post-war history. After months of studiously ignoring the race for the...Show More Summary

Emmanuel Macron's Sudden Collapse: French 'Radical Centrist' Now as Unpopular as Trump

Three months after his huge win, the French neoliberal darling has seen his popularity crumble. It's no surprise. A few months ago Emmanuel Macron was on top of the world. After being elected the youngest president in French history,...Show More Summary

Most watched eclipse in history could answer the question of whether life can survive on Mars

A total solar eclipse is an opportunity for serious science and not just another chance to be entertained, though you’re excused if, this month, you can’t tell the difference. First, a future fact: A total eclipse is expected to be visible in a 70-mile-wide swath of North America starting at about 10:21 a.m. on Monday, […]

A new Kickstarter Gold Standard: Celebrating repeat creators

Last month, over sixty of the most inventive creators in Kickstarter history returned to the platform for a special initiative called Kickstarter Gold. These artists, designers, musicians, filmmakers, and makers were invited by Kickstarter's Outreach and Curation teams to launch new projects putting fresh spins on their most celebrated works. Show More Summary

The Next 'SEGA Forever' Game Release is Almost Certainly 'Ristar'

SEGA Forever, SEGA's new retro gaming initiative, has had a pretty rocky start since its launch a couple of months ago. Between severe emulation problems, bugs with purchase histories and saved games on certain games, and the somewhat underwhelming selection of launch titles, a lot of hopeful SEGA fans were let down. For their part,

Chelsea Houska: Adam Lind Is a Meth Addict!

If you watched last night's episode of Teen Mom 2, then you witnessed one of the saddest scenes in the series history, which is really saying something. We've known for several months that Adam Lind tested positive for meth shortly before...Show More Summary

Even from 'hell hole', Japan's chastened Abe rules on

Less than six months ago Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appeared poised to stay in power until 2021, becoming Japan's longest-serving leader and cementing a coveted place in history. Now, the humbled hawk finds himself fighting for his political life or, in the words of one observer, scrambling to crawl out of a "hell hole". Show More Summary

New Horizons' next target is starting to look a little weird

In less than 17 months NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will make a close proximity pass of the ancient Kuiper belt object (KBO) 2014 MU69, marking what will be the most remote flyby in the history of robotic space exploration. In preparation...Show More Summary

How America Went Haywire

Out next month: Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History by Kurt Andersen. “Over the course of five centuries—from the Salem witch trials to Scientology to the Satanic Panic of the 1980s, from P. T. Barnum to Hollywood and [...]

Richard Dudman, Reporter at Center of History’s Churn, Dies at 99

The journalist for The St. Louis Post-Dispatch spent over a month in Cambodia as a captive of the Vietcong, met Pol Pot and published excerpts from the Pentagon Papers.

It Only Took 7 Months for ‘Despacito’ to Become the Most-Viewed Video in YouTube History

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” has broken the record for YouTube’s most popular video ever and it hasn’t even been in this world for a year. As of Friday, the video for the original version of “Despacito,” which came out in January, has amassed over 2,995,361,447 views at time ... More »

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