Sculpture by President Obama’s artist headed to Times Square

A monumental sculpture by the artist who painted President Obama’s official portrait will be in unveiled in Times Square. The bronze “Rumors of War” by Kehinde Wiley will go on display at...
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Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates Makes the Case for Reparations at Historic Congressional Hearing

On Wednesday, a subcommittee of the House Judiciary held a historic hearing on reparations for slavery—the first of its kind in over a decade. Wednesday’s hearing coincided with Juneteenth, a day...

How to Make Cannabis-Infused Gummy Bears

There is a lot you don’t know about me, but for starters, you should know that I have an insatiable fruity candy lust that is rivaled only by my lusty feelings...

Earliest evidence for cannabis smoking discovered in ancient tombs

Traces of potent pot were identified in 2,500-year-old wooden artifacts buried with people who lived along the Silk Road in China. The earliest direct evidence for human consumption of cannabis as a...

This 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Head Was Found in Siberian Permafrost

The severed head of a wolf that lived in Siberia roughly 40,000 years ago has been recovered in an astonishingly intact state, according to the Siberian Times. Because the head was buried...

The 25 Most Beautiful Places on Earth

The world is full of many stunning and surreal destinations. There are a number of places on this earth where you have to stop and pinch yourself when you visit. However,...

Could Meghan Markle Ever Actually Become Queen?

The idea of Meghan Markle inheriting the role of Queen of the British monarchy is what Hollywood movies are made of. But is it actually feasible that the Duchess of Sussex,...

These Are the 5 Best Water Purifiers for Travel

It’s only when you’ve been traveling for a while in countries with unsafe water that you truly appreciate being able to drink what comes out of the tap back home. Sure, you...

Cocoa’s child laborers

Mars, Nestlé and Hershey pledged nearly two decades ago to stop using cocoa harvested by children. Yet much of the chocolate you buy still starts with child labor. Behind much of the...

New York City Whale Sightings Jump From Just Five to 272

Reuters / David Gray Whale sightings in New York City have seen an incredible rise over this decade, starting at just five in 2011 to a total of 272 this year. Experts...

What is modern slavery?

Figure 1Modern slavery is an umbrella term Terminology Countries use differing terminologies to describe modern forms of slavery. This includes how they describe slavery itself, but...

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