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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

US Air Force to launch new spy satellites to keep an eye on what other nations are doing in space

The US Air Force will launch new satellites Wednesday to track those of other countries…

With sales sputtering, Apple’s iPad looks to IBM alliance

Apple Inc’s iPad is losing steam just four years after its release, but an alliance…

Media

Jon Stewart loves the dummies at CNN so much, he wants you to help him buy it

Reacting to news that media mogul Rupert Murdoch is attempting to purchase media conglomerate Time…

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…

U.S. News

US man claims African land as his own kingdom, makes his daughter a ‘princess’

Fathers often see their daughters as royalty. But a few months ago, when Emily Heaton…

ND woman accidentally shoots herself while trying to scare off intruder

A North Dakota woman accidentally shot herself last week while trying to scare away an…

Latest Obamacare legal knot won’t be easy to untangle

U.S. judges have their work cut out for them untangling a legal knot created on…

San Francisco cracks down on homeless: Sleep in train station, go to jail

Transit police on San Francisco’s BART commuter rail line on Tuesday stepped up efforts to…

Employees of religious organizations may yet get contraception coverage under Obamacare

The Obama administration is developing a method for religious organizations opposed to contraception coverage under…

World

UN rights chief condemns Israel and Hamas: ‘Strong possibility’ international law violated

Israel’s military actions in the Gaza Strip could amount to war crimes, UN rights chief Navi Pillay said Wednesday while…

US-bound migrants face racist abuse and torture in Mexico: human rights groups

Human rights groups on Tuesday said that US-bound migrants passing through Mexico routinely face abuses, discrimination and even torture. With…

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…

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