How microscopes are opening a door into an invisible universe brimming with life Genius Moments

Breaking: Old white guys are yelling on TV again. Republican senators (yes, them) gathered on Capitol Hill to make individual statements about the FBI investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. During the press conference, the group of overwhelmingly old white men ranted about the “public circus-like atmosphere” and called…

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Trump and Kavanaugh claim we live in a meritocracy. Dont believe a word of it | Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi: The president and his supreme court nominee have been claiming they rose to the top all on their own. Sadly, stretching the truth is not confined to them If you are very clever and work very hard, you can achieve anything. We know this because successful people are…

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It’s time to rethink how we view families on food stamps. These programs show why.

Unlimited fruits and veggies, breakfast, and after-school supper. These Vermont schools serve it all — for free. No matter what, all students in Burlington, Vermont, get breakfast, even in the hallway if they’re running late to class. They can load up on as many fresh, locally sourced fruits and vegetables…

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Interviewing Burt Reynolds was a revelation which still shocksme today | Hadley Freeman

I interviewed Reynolds three years ago ready to be wooed by his breezy charm. Instead, his pain, pills and professionalism left me deeply moved If ever there was proof that fame does not guarantee a lifetime of happiness, then Reynolds with Goldie Hawn in his heyday, on the set of…

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CBS News faces the wrath of Twitter for misleading Beto O’Rourke tweet

Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) eloquently defended NFL players who kneel. CBS News drew viral outrage when it completely mischaracterized O'Rourke's words.Image: Chris Covatta/Getty Images If you bothered to log onto your Twitter account at least once this week, you almost definitely saw the viral video of Democratic Senate candidate Beto…

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