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Number of Zika Virus Cases Triples as Congress Holds Funding Hostage

Number of Zika Virus Cases Triples as Congress Holds Funding Hostage

The number of women potentially infected by the Zika virus appears to be growing in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says more than 150 pregnant women in America appear to be currently infected with Zika virus. In addition, there are over 120 women infected by the […]

by December 15, 2016 6 comments Politics, Science, Trending, World
What You Can Learn About Food from the Healthiest Countries in the World

What You Can Learn About Food from the Healthiest Countries in the World

The results are in and the facts about the American diet are not good. Data from 2009-2010 concluded that 78 million Americans are obese. By 2030, more than half of all adults will be obese. Americans are in the midst of a crisis of diet and exercise. In remaking the […]

by December 10, 2016 6 comments Food, Science, World
How the Rise of Virtual Reality Poses Both Challenges and Possibilities for Humankind

How the Rise of Virtual Reality Poses Both Challenges and Possibilities for Humankind

For years, proponents of virtual reality have proclaimed that the immersive technology – which uses headsets to transport humans into virtual worlds – has life-changing potential. The VR revolution has been a long time coming. Technology companies have been hyping VR devices for the last thirty years. You may not […]

by December 8, 2016 3 comments Trending, World
Police Question Motives of UCLA Gunman Who Murdered Wife, Professor

Police Question Motives of UCLA Gunman Who Murdered Wife, Professor

The motives of former University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), graduate student who killed a professor, his estranged wife and then himself are being questioned amid allegations that another professor may also have been on his “kill list.”  It is now known that Mainak Sarkar’s first victim was his estranged […]

by December 7, 2016 5 comments Trending, World
Captain Cook’s Ship Endeavor Discovered off the Coast of Newport, Rhode Island

Captain Cook’s Ship Endeavor Discovered off the Coast of Newport, Rhode Island

Marine archaeologists have announced that they may have solved a mystery dating back 200 years to the loss of Captain Cook’s ship, Endeavor. The announcement comes after a decade of underwater exploration. Captain Cook’s Endeavor was built in Whitby for the purpose of carrying coal from the north east of […]

by December 4, 2016 6 comments Trending, World
28 Pages of 9/11 Report Declassified:  Explosive Revelations About Saudi Arabia

28 Pages of 9/11 Report Declassified: Explosive Revelations About Saudi Arabia

The George W. Bush administration classified thousands of documents after the terrorist hijackings of three commercial airlines brought down the World Trade Center and crashed into the Pentagon. A fourth airplane was heroically crashed by passengers who stopped the terrorists from crashing it into the White House. For the last […]

by November 29, 2016 7 comments Politics, World
Inside Pittsburgh’s Asylum City for Exiled Writers

Inside Pittsburgh’s Asylum City for Exiled Writers

In the 1980s, Salman Rushdie was subject to a fatwa, or death sentence, because of his novel The Satanic Verses. He was forced into exile. Although Rushdie had wealth and fame, his time in hiding taxed his resources. When Rushdie emerged, he and other writers formed the International Parliament of […]

by November 23, 2016 6 comments Arts, Politics, World
Secrets of Donald Trump’s Art of the Deal: The Ghostwriter Tells All

Secrets of Donald Trump’s Art of the Deal: The Ghostwriter Tells All

  Donald Trump once had a bestselling book called “The Art of the Deal,” which was his explanation of how he became a successful businessman. Like most business books, “The Art of the Deal” was written by ghostwriter. Now that ghostwriter, Tony Schwartz, is discussing the process of writing the […]

by November 21, 2016 9 comments Politics, Trending, World
Google’s Controversial Decision to Honor Yuri Kochiyama With Google Doodle

Google’s Controversial Decision to Honor Yuri Kochiyama With Google Doodle

On May 19, 2016, Google Doodle honored civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama, a Japanese-American who was friends with Malcolm X. Kochiyama is a legendary civil rights activist to many Americans. However, her public endorsement of controversial figures like Che Guevara, Fidel Castro and Osama Bin Laden. Kochiyama was born to […]

by November 20, 2016 8 comments Politics, Trending, World
What Happened After the Duel That Killed Alexander Hamilton? Gallery

What Happened After the Duel That Killed Alexander Hamilton? Gallery

The musical Hamilton is a cultural phenomenon. The Broadway show, written by Manuel Lin Miranda, has broken box office records and dominated the Tony Awards. A mix tape of the music is in the works, a PBS performance has been filmed and the actors are all being offered new roles […]

by November 17, 2016 6 comments Politics, World