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The Malmedy trial: how the truth trumped fake torture stories

In December 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge, members of a Nazi SS combat division executed 84 captured GIs near the Belgian town of ...

Large Choir Sings “Black Hole Sun”: A Moving Tribute to Chris Cornell

They paid tribute to Prince last year. Now they’re doing the same for Chris Cornell. Choir!Choir!Choir!–a group that meets weekly and sings their hearts out in ...

Animations Show the Melting Arctic Sea Ice, and What the Earth Would Look Like When All of the Ice Melts

It’s no secret that climate change has been taking a toll on the Arctic. But it’s one thing to read about it, another thing to ...

8 Habits That Make Millennials Stressed, Anxious And Unproductive

A version of this article was originally published on Forbes. Sign up for Caroline’s newsletter to get her writing sent straight to your inbox. According ...

How Frightened Parents Are Talking To Their Kids About The Manchester Attack

Following the suicide bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, people around the world have expressed their horror at the senseless violence, condolences ...

'The Bachelorette' May Have A Black Star, But It's Still Set In A White World

Some may see Rachel Lindsay’s rise as progress; but diversity isn’t about expecting black people to assimilate into a mostly white world. (Image credit: Paul ...

The Saint Before The Spy: Actor Roger Moore Dies At 89

Though most came to know him in the James Bond films, Roger Moore first displayed his brand of undercover suave in the TV series, The ...

Polar bears need to be fat, and they can’t be without sea ice

Humans are inquisitive and innovative, with an indisputable talent for problem-solving. So when we read about how polar bears are threatened by melting sea ice, ...

Beast of man

‘There’s a warrior spirit in us.’ Located near the small western Oklahoma city of Sayre, the Camp of Champions is an evangelical Christian rodeo Bible ...

A Big List of Free Art Lessons on YouTube

It may seem like a dubious honor to belong to a select group that includes some of my favorite creative people: art school dropouts. But ...

The Library of Congress Makes 25 Million Records From Its Catalog Free to Download

Image by Carol Highsmith, via Wikimedia Commons A quick fyi: According to Fortune, The Library of Congress announced that it “will make 25 million records ...

Oil-based Infertility Test Produces Higher Pregnancy Rate Than Water-Based Test

(Reuters Health) – When it comes to using X-rays to check a woman’s reproductive system in search of  a cause for her infertility, oil turns ...

Surge In Home Testing Sales Followed Charlie Sheen's HIV Disclosure

Actor Charlie Sheen’s disclosure that he is HIV positive appears to have had a striking effect on sales of home HIV testing kits, a new ...

Backing Musicians Do The Heavy Lifting On NBC's 'The Voice'

For our series, “Backstage Pass,” NPR goes behind the scenes of the hit TV show, The Voice, where we meet the house band and veteran ...

'Twin Peaks' Makes A Moody And Eccentric Return To TV

A quarter of a century later, Showtime has revived the series some fans consider the most inventive of all time. Critic David Bianculli offers his ...

To be happier, focus on what’s within your control

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,Courage to change the things I can,And wisdom to know the difference.This is the ...

Perspectrum

Perspectrum, made in 1975 by the India-born, Canada-based animator Ishu Patel, is like a gently psychedelic geometry lesson. Colourful squares and rectangles twist, turn and ...

Lou Reed Creates a List of the 10 Best Records of All Time

If you want to write, most every writer will tell you, you’ve got to read, read, read, and read. “Read more than you write,” advises ...

Meet Yasuke, Japan’s First Black Samurai Warrior

“His name was Yasuke. His height was 6 shaku 2 sun” — roughly six feet, two inches — “he was black, and his skin was ...

5 Choices You Will Regret Forever

Our days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. Most are mundane, but some are so important that they can haunt you for the ...

WHO Suspects A Fourth Person Died Of Ebola In Congo

A fourth person is believed to have died of Ebola in an outbreak of the disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health ...

In 'Margot Sanchez,' A Teen Grows Up And Learns To Love The Bronx

Instead of going to the beach with her prep school friends, Margot is stuck working at her father’s supermarket in the Bronx. Lilliam Rivera says ...

He's Leaving On A Jet Plane, Should You Follow Him?

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering “radical empathy” and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts consider whether to move to ...

Twin Peaks Essentials to Get You Ready for the Debut of Season 3: A 55-Minute Refresher, Maps, Commercials & Behind-the-Scenes Footage & More

Have you prepared yourself to return, this Sunday, to Twin Peaks, that small Washington town, so well known for its coffee and cherry pie, once ...

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million ...

BMW: Meet the 2017 650i xDrive Cabriolet

When I had the opportunity to take the 2017 BMW 650i xDrive Cabriolet for a week-long test up in my neck of the woods, Central ...

With A Wedding Dress Comes A New Beginning For A Syrian Tailor

A Syrian refugee hopes his past as a tailor will help him build a new life for his family in America. His first commission is ...

2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road Premium

This tough body-on-frame SUV with its aggressive styling has been sold across the globe for 30 years. The Toyota 4Runner has a powerful drivetrain. The ...

Male Rompers: Could This Garment Be The Worst Idea Ever?

NPR’s Michel Martin interviews Washington Post style editor Robin Givhan about the questionable new fashion curiosity — male rompers.

Anthony Weiner May Have 'A Sickness,' But It's Probably Not Sex Addiction

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) on Friday joined a group of public figures many may label sex addicts ― actor David Duchovny and golf champion Tiger Woods, ...

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