Why the Arctic Fires Are So Bad for the Planet (Aside from the Actual Flames)
The fires could create a feedback loop that only worsens the effects of climate change and leads to more fires.
This Heartbreaking Photo Captures the Horrors of Syria's Civil War
The 5-year-old Syrian girl who attempted to save her sister's life later died at the hospital.
Duterte Said “You Must Be Stupid” If You Think He’ll Stand Trial at The Hague for His Drug War
“I am a Filipino. We have our courts here... Shit,” he continued.
It's So Damn Hot Around the World Right Now
A global heat wave is hitting Alaska, Europe, and Asia.
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Russia Is About to Tow its “Floating Chernobyl” Through the Arctic Circle
The plant’s two reactors sit atop a nearly 500-foot platform, which will be pulled by tugboats through the Northern Sea Route
We're Buying Into a Giant Lie About Plastic
All in all, only 9 percent of the world’s plastic scrap gets recycled.
No One Is Allowed to Leave This Scientology Cruise Ship Because of Measles
This is the ship where Tom Cruise did the splits while singing a rendition of “Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll” on his birthday.
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Sri Lanka’s Grief Over Easter Attacks Is Turning to Fury at the Government
What we know, and still don’t know, about the bombings in Sri Lanka.
Experts Are Already Arguing Over How to Rebuild Notre Dame
“If you want to do it in five years, it won’t be done in the traditional way, and I think they would have to cut corners."
Japan is going to start hunting whales commercially for the first time in more than 30 years
The Japanese barely eat whale meat anymore.
The tsunami in Indonesia may not be over yet
More than 400 people are dead in the aftermath of a monster tsunami in Indonesia, and more destruction might still be on the way.
Twitter Says Trump Is Too Important to Kick Off the Platform
Regardless of threats to destroy an entire country.