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Kevin Convey, chair of the Department of Journalism at Quinnipaic University, spoke to Hari Sreenivasan about how social media adapts to violent terrorist imagery. In a statement today, President Obama said the entire world is “appalled” by the...
The N. plumipes spider was found to grow larger within densely-populated cities. Photo by Wikimedia user Karora It turns out that spiders love city life, especially rich cities. According to a study published Wednesday by journal PLOS ONE, certain...
Local residents gather around a very sick Saah Exco, 10, in a back alley of the West Point slum on August 19, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. The boy was one of the patients that was pulled out of a holding center for suspected Ebola patients when the...
Demonstrators have been gathering in Ferguson, Missouri, since the Aug. 9 shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown to call for the arrest of the officer, Darren Wilson. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images The clash between protesters and law...
The best way to maximize your Social Security benefits, says Larry Kotlikoff, is to keep working and paying Social Security taxes. Photo by Flickr user j.o.h.n. walker. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security original 34 “secrets”, his...
Arizona artist Alexi Devilliers constructs sculptures, robots and other fun creatures out of recycled tin cans. The tin cans he uses for his projects come from ingredients in meals he cooks up every week, which he then donates to elderly homeless...