The best government position for Mark Zuckerberg would be –––––– ?

Mark Zuckerberg's 2017 plan to visit all US states hints at political ambitions

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The latest check-in with climate scientists confirms global warming is still a real thing.

New study confirms NOAA finding of faster global warming

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The whale, known as Granny, was believed to have been born in 1911 – one year before the Titanic sank.

World's oldest known orca presumed dead in blow to endangered whales

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Did we miss one of your favorite Portlandia sketches? Comment below:

The 10 best Portlandia sketches: brunch, beets and locally sourced chicken

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The sharp differences on a highly-charged, national security issue are the latest sign that matters of intelligence and policy towards Russia reflect a deep fault line in Donald J. Trump's relationship with the Republican party establishment.

Republicans voice disdain after Trump tweets support for Julian Assange

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"As of 2008, roughly 75 percent of US recruits came from neighborhoods where the average income was less than $65,000. Under the banner of civic justice, the country had effectively traded a universal draft for the far more insidious policy of economic conscription."

'Thank you for your service': what we really mean when we salute our troops

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The Hyperface project involves printing patterns on to clothing or textiles, which then appear to have eyes, mouths and other features that a computer can (mis)interpret as a face.

Anti-surveillance clothing aims to hide wearers from facial recognition

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Our favorite photos from Obama's time in office.

The best photographs of Barack Obama's presidency

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"Simon & Schuster has given Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos a $250,000 book deal – so I decided the Chicago Review of Books would not cover any of its authors in 2017."

Simon & Schuster is aiding hate speech. My magazine will have no part of this

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Two-year-old twins Brock and Bowdy Shoff were climbing on an empty chest of drawers in their bedroom when the item toppled over, trapping Brock underneath.
Bowdy, showing surprising strength, managed to push the drawers off his brother, who was pinned underneath.

Video shows toddler lifting chest of drawers off trapped twin brother

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Wednesday will mark a poignant, high-stakes return to Capitol Hill for Barack Obama, who in 2009 delivered a landmark speech to the House for fundamental healthcare reform that had eluded presidents for decades. (In a sign of the bitter wrangling to come, at one point he was interrupted by Republican Joe Wilson, who shouted: “You lie!”)

Barack Obama and Mike Pence slated for US healthcare showdown

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It’s unclear what precipitated the violence seen in the video. Blurry footage initially showed some kind of altercation, possibly involving a group of students. Several adults appeared to intervene before the video clearly showed a school resource officer picking up the female high school student and slamming her to the ground.

North Carolina officer caught on video slamming female student to ground

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House Republicans were forced into a humiliating climbdown on Tuesday after Donald J. Trump tweeted criticism of their move to gut an independent congressional ethics watchdog.

House Republicans drop rule change gutting ethics watchdog

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Charles Manson, the 82-year-old killer and cult leader, has been taken from his California prison cell to a hospital, according to unconfirmed reports.

Charles Manson 'moved from prison to hospital'

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