Army Base Stew for the Amerasian Soul

On existing as reminders of the trauma of U.S military occupation in Korea Youtube / Seonkyoung Longest Budaejjigae is always served in massive pots. Kept piping hot on a Butane burner, the dish is meant to be shared with a table full of people. With a name that translates to…

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A 14-Year-Long Oil Spill Nobody Talks About Could Become One Of The Worst In US History

The 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill has become the defining image of the environmental perils associated with offshore oil drilling. However, well away from the TV cameras and public outrage, a lesser-known oil spill is going on right now and it has the potential to become the one of the…

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Donald Trump LAUGHED AT During United Nations Speech! – Perez Hilton

The President was addressing the UN General Assembly when he uttered one of his signature fabricated remarks, yapping: Hilarious, no? UN members thought so, too, and couldn’t stop themselves from laughing right in Trump’s face. “Didn’t expect that reaction, but that’s okay.” If the whole second term doesn’t work out…

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VCs say Silicon Valley isnt the gold mine it used to be

In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leaving Silicon Valley.’ The author outlined reasons why the Valley has “peaked.” Venture capital investors are deploying capital outside the Bay Area more than ever before. High-profile entrepreneurs and investors, Peter Thiel,…

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Wolves Airlifted To US Island For Reboot Of Worlds Longest-Running Predator-Prey Experiment

At some point during the turn of the 20th century, moose and gray wolves wandered across the frozen surface of the Minnesota side of Lake Superior and settled onto Isle Royale, a forested, picturesque, and human-free Island. From these pioneering individuals, distinct populations of each species were founded – one…

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Scientists Find No Evidence Of Extra Dimensions From Gravitational Waves

Gravity was one of the first fundamental forces studied in modern science, but fundamentally, it is not that well understood. It is a lot weaker than electromagnetism and the two nuclear forces at the level of particles and only dominates at large scales. One potential explanation for the weakness of…

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The 11 Strongest Hurricanes Ever To Hit The Atlantic Ocean

Hurricane Florence is heading toward the East Coast of the US with 140 mph winds.  The storm, which reached Category 4 status on Monday, is expected to hit the Carolinas on Thursday or Friday. The Atlantic Ocean has seen its fair share of strong storms — 2017’s Hurricane Irma reached…

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Banks Arent as Safe as They Think

In the decade since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, regulators around the world have taken steps which, they argue, have greatly strengthened the resilience of the financial system. Buoyant asset prices and rising bank shares suggest that investors largely believe them. Unfortunately, the effectiveness of these measures remains uncertain. That…

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RIP, American Empire: Weekend Edition

  RIP. soundtrack to “Sorry to Bother You” by The Coup (explicit lyrics ahoy). This is the Weekend Edition of Bloomberg Opinion Today, a roundup of the ten most popular stories Bloomberg Opinion published this week, based on web readership, with some other stuff thrown in. New subscribers to the…

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Please Stop Doing This To Condoms, Warn US Health Officials

Public health authorities in the US have a message for us all: please, for the love of god, don’t reuse condoms. Not even once. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a tweet last week urging the public not to wash or reuse condoms, alongside a link to…

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Burglary suspect ID’d after taking selfies on stolen phone that uploaded to victim’s cloud, police say

Trending in U.S. Burglary suspect ID’d after taking selfies on stolen phone that uploaded to victim’s cloud, police say Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

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Pet DNA Test Kits Are Giving Out Dangerously Unreliable Health Information

Direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing services have exploded in popularity in recent years thanks to companies like 23andMe and AncestryDNA. Once limited to estimates of familial lineage, more and more new DTC products promise to inform customers about their likelihood of developing major diseases and health conditions. Yet as numerous recent…

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Fake news inquiry calls for social media levy to defend democracy

A UK parliamentary committee which has been running a multi-month investigation into the impact of online disinformation on political campaigning — and on democracy itself — has published a preliminary report highlighting what it describes as “significant concerns” over the risks to “shared values and the integrity of our democratic…

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Researchers Have Found A Very Curious Link Between Your Cat And Your College Major

Here’s a fairly interesting link: Students who have been exposed to the Toxoplasma gondii parasite are 40 percent more likely to major in business than those not exposed. That’s according to a study recently published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B.   First things first, what is Toxoplasma gondii? It…

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A Decision That Will Live in Infamy

In what may be the worst decision since the infamous Trump v. Hawaii elevates legal formalities as a way to avoid addressing what everyone understood is really at issue here — namely, prejudice. Chief Justice John Roberts’s majority opinion downplays Trump’s anti-Muslim bias, focusing instead on the president’s legal power to…

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