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Science

Tokyo artist transforms bonsai trees into ‘exobiotanica’ by launching them into space

Azuma Makoto has created a completely unprecedented set of landscape images that show organic life on the…

Falling behind: U.S. among the least energy efficient of the world’s largest economies

Originally published at Climate Central Germany is the global leader in energy efficiency, and the…

Gravity plays a key role in shaping the U.S. West’s sandstone arches

Every artist has their secret and it turns out Mother Nature is no different. …

Scientists hope radar technology will help them find 100 year-old Aboriginal burial ground

Scientists said Tuesday they hope that radar technology will help them find a century-old Aboriginal…

Tech News

Sony invests in front-facing camera sensors to make ‘selfies’ look better

Sony Corp said on Thursday it would invest 35 billion yen ($345 million) to increase…

China insists it loves peace as army shows off robots that dance to Shakira

To the sound of Shakira’s Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) robots demonstrated their dance…

Media

Congress is officially less popular than the worst ‘Star Wars’ character ever

Congress’ approval ratings are low enough that they trail even the least popular character in…

Failed sale of 1869 Karl Marx letter disappoints Chinese capitalists who set the price too high

A letter by the late Karl Marx, the German philosopher who offered an alternative to…

U.S. News

Obama’s VA nominee promises corporate-style discipline under his watch

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama’s nominee to fix the Department…

Maine Gov. LePage complains: Housing eight immigrant kids is a ‘huge burden’

BOSTON (Reuters) – Maine Governor Paul LePage blasted the White House on Tuesday for placing…

Chrysler to recall up to 792,300 SUVs for ignition problem that plagued GM

Washington (AFP) – Chrysler on Tuesday said it would recall up to 792,300 sport utility…

Oregon initiative legalizing recreational pot use qualifies for November ballot

By Sharon Bernstein (Reuters) – An initiative seeking to legalize, tax and regulate recreational marijuana…

U.S. to release intelligence data on downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

US intelligence officials were expected to present data Tuesday backing up the theory that pro-Russian…

World

Palestinians plead for UN action to stop Gaza violence

The Palestinian envoy to the United Nations held up photographs of slain children and read out the names of the…

Worldwide female genital mutilation ban sought at UN-backed ‘Girl Summit’

British Prime Minister David Cameron called on Tuesday for a worldwide ban on female genital mutilation and child marriage as…

Al-Jazeera offices in Gaza evacuated after direct hit by Israeli fire

Israel’s army has denied targeting the Gaza offices of al-Jazeera TV after the network’s correspondents reported that the building had…

Israel: We will not agree to ceasefire until all Hamas tunnels are destroyed

Israel will not halt its fire in Gaza until it finishes an operation aimed at destroying tunnels used by militants…

Right-wing professor: Raping Arab women is ‘the only thing that deters suicide bombers’

A professor and researcher for a right-wing Israeli think tank suggested in an interview earlier this month that raping Arab…

World pushes for truce as Israel’s attack on Gaza displaces 100,000 Palestinians

The UN chief and Washington’s top diplomat were holding a flurry of meetings in Cairo on Tuesday to push for…

President Daniel Ortega calls attack on supporters in Nicaragua a ‘massacre’

President Daniel Ortega on Monday slammed as a “massacre” an attack on his political supporters that killed five people and…

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