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‘Blair Witch’: Video and Images From the Comic-Con Screening Q+A!

Last night was one of the biggest and most impactful nights in the history of horror. For months Lionsgate has been touting their new horror movie, The Woods, which turned out to be the second sequel to the 1999 The Blair Witch Project. During the screening, The Woods‘ identity in theater and online was revealed […]

Brexit: British Economy Shrinking at Fastest Rate Since Financial Crash

2 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

Britain's economy appears to be shrinking at the fastest rate since the financial crisis in the wake of last month's Brexit vote, according to a business activity index that posted the biggest drop in its 20-year history. An early edition...Show More Summary

3 Vital Lessons to Teach Your Child About This Moment in American History—and How They Can Change It!

Undoubtedly, the challenges our nation has seen over the past few weeks and months is reaching a fever pitch.  In many ways, the outrage about the circumstances of unjustified police violence has always simmered at local levels and, sometimes, boiled over into national attention. The recent killings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and the officers Keep Reading ?

The Girl Child Arrives

It was just seven months ago that the strongest El Nino in recorded history was set. The weather folks and their computers were anticipating that the Pacific Ocean would revert to a neutral status (+/- 0.5 degrees Fahrenheit). Now it looks like a full bore La Nina is in the immediate future...

Brains of college athletes with prior concussion show physical changes months, years later

TORONTO, July 21, 2016--University athletes with a history of concussion had changes in the size, blood flow and connections in their brains months and even years after the injury - changes not seen in athletes without prior concussions,...Show More Summary

Small Kansas town with big history tells story of former slaves in a new way

An often-overlooked chapter in African American history — former slaves homesteading on the prairies —  comes vividly to life this month in a tiny Kansas town. These days, only about 50 people live in Nicodemus. But in the 1870s, former slaves left Kentucky to experience freedom in what some described...

Another Aliso Canyon Methane Leak Renews Calls to Shut Down Facility

Nine months after the blowout that led to the largest emission of the greenhouse gas methane in U.S. history another leak was discovered at the same facility, the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility north of Los Angeles. The leaking...Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers Are Giving Back To Their Community By Helping The Next Generation

Last month, the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA championship and secured their first title win in the history of the franchise. Now the Cavs are paying it forward to the young sports lovers of the city by making sure they feel like champs...Show More Summary

The Girl Child Arrives

Sea surface temperatures in the central Pacific fell another 0.2 degrees in the last week. This drop was sufficient to achieve La Nina conditions: It was just seven months ago that the strongest El Nino in recorded history was set. The...Show More Summary

A Peek Inside a Donald Trump Presidency

According to the New York Times, Donald Trump Jr. approached John Kasich a couple of months ago: Did he have any interest in being the most powerful vice president in history? When Kasich’s adviser asked how this would be the case, Donald Jr. Show More Summary

This Couple Is Claiming Their Share of That Record-Breaking Powerball . . . 6 Months Later

In January, the Powerball reached a record-breaking $1.5 - it was the biggest jackpot in history. It was reported that three winning tickets were sold, but up until today, only one of the winners had claimed their prize. Marvin and Mae Acosta just came forward to collect their share of the winnings. Show More Summary

Couple Spent 6 Months Preparing to Claim Powerball Jackpot

Three winning tickets were sold in January's record $1.6 billion Powerball drawing, the largest in US history: one in Florida, one in Tennessee, and one in the LA suburb of Chino Hills. But while the Florida and Tennessee winners came forward almost immediately, the third claimant(s) remained a mystery—...

Last month was hottest June on record: US scientists

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Last month was the hottest June in modern history, marking the 14th consecutive month that global heat records have been broken, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday. “The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for June 2016 was the highest...

History Teacher Sentenced After Trying to Lure Girls for Sex

5 days agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

A Bronx-high-school history teacher was sentenced to six months in jail after trying to lure young girls for sex on Craigslist. He was banned from all New York City schools and will be forced to register as a sex offender.The 29-year-old history teacher, Jonathan Blum, posted a Craigslist ad seeking ... More »

Nike’s New Workout Lets You Get Sweaty With Serena Williams & Kevin Hart

Earlier this month, Serena Williams won her 22nd Grand Slam tournament at Wimbledon at the age of 34. She’s undoubtedly one of the most talented tennis players in the history of the sport, whose staggeringly consistent success has been achieved through a lifelong dedication to serious, hard training. But that doesn’t mean she doesn’t enjoy […]

History of Urbanization, 3700 BC – 2000 AD

This map visualizes the history of urban settlements over 6,000 years. The data shown in the map comes from a Yale-led study published earlier this month in Scientific Data, which compiled the most comprehensive dataset on historical urban populations to date. Show More Summary

Researchers Thrown For Loop After Female Sexually Transmits Zika Virus To Male Partner

At an event at the American Natural History Museum last month, Jay Varma, the Deputy Commissioner for Disease Control at the city's Health Department, noted that the biggest problem with the Zika virus is the unknown. "What we're really...Show More Summary

Seven Reasons It Made Sense for Donald Trump to Pick Mike Pence

Over the past couple of months, Donald Trump hasn’t done much right, but in picking Mike Pence, the staunchly conservative governor of Indiana, as his running mate, he probably made a wise choice. History suggests that Vice-Presidential...Show More Summary

Pulse Nightclub Burglarized One Month After Orlando Shooting

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

On Wednesday, one month after 49 people were killed in the deadliest mass shooting in American history at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, law enforcement officials handed the club back to its owner Barbara Poma. Hours later, sometime between late in… Read The post Pulse Nightclub Burglarized One Month After Orlando Shooting appeared first on Towleroad.

What Explains the Underlying Distrust of Hillary Clinton?

Given her history of being under relentless attack, it's understandable that Clinton seeks to minimize small oversights. But that's a mistake. Hillary Clinton’s 6-point lead over Donald Trump in last month’s CBS News poll has now evaporated. Show More Summary

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