King's famous "Letter from Birmingham Jail," was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights movement.
A cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, the Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday.
Chances are you've seen a diagram or an animation of how an internal combustion engine works. But seeing how a real one works at 4,000 FPS is seriously cool.
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According to the guy, the employees basically looked the other way with his set up and charged him $5 a month for power. "They knew I was looking for an apartment. They knew I hung around there all day. I built up my car in their lot and I told them I was sleeping in my car. They said no sleeping in the unit as per policy, I said ok, and that was that."
A look back through the films of "The Young Pope" creator Paolo Sorrentino shows that Lenny Berlardo is just the latest in the line of protagonists obsessed with and corrupted by fame and power.
In an interview seven days before leaving office, Mr. Obama talked about the role books have played during his presidency and throughout his life.
We know how Americans feel about Trump, but thanks to a TV guide entry in the Scottish Sunday Herald, we get a little window into how Trump is viewed around the world.
Darren Bolding, the chief technology officer of the Republican National Committee is moving to the data science firm that helped win Trump the election.
Having a baby left you with a horrible, debilitating, embarrassing injury? You’re not alone.
It's kinda hard to hate on Alex Broskow and his nice haircut, good jeans and clean-as-hell lines.
The president-elect also said he would force drug firms to negotiate prices in Medicare and Medicaid.
The Pioneer Cabin Tree, in the California mountains, experienced time as few sequoias can, through human eyes: with friendship, wounds, some fame, and death.
You might think that firing something made of glass out of a gun wouldn't work very well. The guy who made these glass slugs did a very good job, however — and there are nails in the center. As if a 12-gauge needs to be more dangerous.
Accountability doesn’t always help people make better decisions. When it comes to elected officials, this gets extra challenging.
In his first interview in 10 years, and with a loaded gun on the coffee table, Jon Peters opens up about voting for Donald — kept secret from "love of his life" Barbra Streisand — his feud with Peter Guber and how it feels to collect huge paychecks on Superman movies for doing nothing.
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Ian Andersen spent months as a traveling hockey coach among ancient buddhist temples, Shia Muslim villages and semi nomadic yak herders.
A new report by Oxfam warns of growing and dangerous concentration of wealth.
Facebook’s machine learning pipeline — from research to production — is aimed at an AI future.
Joanna Watkins suffers from Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, a rare disorder of the immune system, which means she is allergic to almost everything, including her husband's scent.
Having defected from the KGB, survived a poisoning attempt, and spent years in the media spotlight, Nikolai Evgenievich Khokhlov's life would only get stranger.
In South Sudan, a country where the vast majority of people lack internet access, fake news and hateful speech leap from Facebook to the real world — with possibly deadly consequences.
"SNL" is back for 2017 and so is Alec Baldwin. The president-elect's pre-inaugural presser was characterized by many as boorish, bizarre, and frightening — but Baldwin's Trump seems a little peeoccupied. Er, preoccupied.
We hear about terrorists attacks in the media and then adjust our lives based on how we process that information. But is the amount of media coverage dedicated to terrorism in the West in anyway commensurate with the actual risk of terrorism we face?
Skedaddle, which has an app that lets an individual create or join a trip on a chartered bus, will transport about 11,000 people to the march.
In Weimar Germany, complaints similar to those now leveled against digital derangement were made of the newspaper. The substance of these critiques speaks directly to our own media quandaries.
Earlier this week, Lorraine Chuen, a Toronto-based writer who's one of the co-founders of data journalism project Intersectional Analyst, released "Food, Race, and Power: Who gets to be an authority on "ethnic" cuisines?"
To gut a fish, you don't need to cut open the belly. You just need a couple chop sticks and a little finesse.
Three years ago, Representative John Lewis published the first book in a three-part graphic novel series about his experience as a leader for the Civil Rights Movement. Today, "March" is one of the biggest books in the country, selling out on Amazon overnight.
Dabbawalas deliver hundreds of thousands of meals on foot and by bike in one of India's busiest cities every day. The new wave of food-delivery start-ups wants to know how they do it.
The leading firm in the opaque trade of medical information is QuintilesIMS, a company founded in 1954 by an enigmatic, gay, and Jewish immigrant from Germany named Ludwig Wolfgang Frohlich.
One official says it’s because the press is now “the opposition party” while others say it’s just about moving to a bigger space.
Beck Bennett's bearded-hunk Nick is looking for a wife. Too bad none of the women on the "SNL" version of the show are "here for the right reasons."
Almost two decades after its introduction, the implicit association test has failed to deliver on its lofty promises.
The soaring buttresses and hanging walkways of UTEC in Lima have earned it the RIBA international prize. And Grafton Architects, the Irish team behind it, have equally big plans for Britain.
Amazon has recently been trialling drones in Australia and the UK, but don't get too excited: the practical reality of using drones in cities remains far away and is getting ever more distant.
Jude Law stars as Pius XIII, born Lenny Belardo — a Brooklyn guy who wants to transform the church as its new fierce, conservative (and young) pope. The show premieres on HBO tonight — here's what the reviews say.
We're awful at criticism, but getting it more often might help us stave off tears.
If you've ever wondered what Smash Mouth would sound like if they experimented with drone rock, here you go.