The Rise And Fall Of The Black Panther Party
In 1966, Bobby Seale and Huey Newton created the Black Panther Party, a revolutionary black socialist movement that would take America by storm.
How Pumpkin Spice Took Over Fall: A Brief History
How and why did the pumpkin spice latte become a global phenomenon?
Honor Killing Perpetrators May Face Life In Prison, According To New Pakistani Law
Legislators say the time has come to end the "culture of impunity."
Mandatory Contraception For “Incompetent” Mothers, Dutch City Council Says
Rotterdam city council has just called for courts to give “incompetent” mothers mandatory contraception, Dutch newspaper NRC reported. Proponents say compulsory contraception is in the interest of both children and “unfit” parents, the latter of which city council members seem to define as those with learning difficulties, psychological problems or...
History Of “Racial Terrorism” Means U.S. Government Owes African-Americans Reparations, U.N. Group Says
The group cited the War on Drugs, police brutality, and mass incarceration as examples of how the U.S. continues to inflict "racial terror" on African-Americans.
Manned Mission To Mars Happening In Six Years, Elon Musk Says
If all goes to plan, SpaceX will send its first manned mission to Mars three years earlier than expected.
This U.S. Government Agency Kills Millions Of Animals A Year
Wildlife Services has used taxpayer dollars to kill millions of animals since 2000. Here's what you should know about the organization, and why the problem is bigger than wildlife.
New Photo Series Imagines Nature’s Ghostly Return To Urban Spaces
Urbanization may hold the key to alleviating poverty, but at what cost can this come?
Hangover-Free Alcohol May Be Yours By 2050
If you have ever attended college or had a job, chances are that you have also had a hangover. However, a new kind of synthetic alcohol might allow you to skip that. Imperial College professor David Nutt is behind the discovery, which he calls “alcosynth.” According to Nutt — who...
Smoking Permanently “Scars” DNA, New Research Finds
Researchers find that even if you quit smoking, you're still screwed.
The Troubling Legacy Of Mikhail Kalashnikov’s Greatest Invention
How Mikhail Kalashnikov invented the AK-47, why it took over the world, and what he wishes he'd made instead.