Functioning 'mechanical gears' seen in nature for the first time
a plant-hopping insect found in gardens across Europe - has hind-leg joints with curved cog-like strips of opposing 'teeth' that intermesh,
Researchers see link between hunter-gatherer cannabis use, fewer parasites
Washington State University researchers have found that the more hunter-gatherers smoke cannabis, the less they are infected by intestinal w
ALEC, Where Corporations Are ''People'' Like You and Me
Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata continues to expose the secrets of ALEC and ACCE.
Learning War: An Educational Historian's Perspective
War is grotesque, it changes US society and its burdens often fall on the most marginalized people.
How Right-Wing Groups Hope to Chip Away at Rules Allowing Us to Know Who...
Corporate speech advocacy groups are trying to chip away at what's left of disclosure requirements.
Residents Fight Back Against Pittsburgh's Privatized Water Authority
Residents have filed suit against their municipal water authority as well as the corporation that pulls its strings.
One Year After Gaza Massacre, UN Exposes Likely War Crimes
Israel and Palestinian armed groups likely violated international humanitarian law during the 2014 conflict in the Gaza Strip.
South Carolina Man Who Defended Home from DEA No-Knock Raid Sentenced to...
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A man who shot and injured a Drug Enforcement Administration agent during an early-morning no-knock raid was sentenced to e
Supreme Court Tosses EPA Rules That Would Prevent Thousands of Asthma Cases
EPA rules limiting toxic air pollution emissions would have prevented thousands of cases of asthma, birth defects and other health problems.
Fast-Track Retaliation: Back the 2016 Democratic Candidates Who Oppose t...
Voters can push back against the idea that a Democratic presidential candidate must be a corporate backer on trade policy to win the nominat
US Senate "Outlawing" of Torture Rings Hollow While Legal Assassinations...
MARK KARLIN, EDITOR OF BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT (Photo: Justin Norman) On Tuesday, the Senate voted to ban the use of torture by the United Sta
Commentary: For-Profit Hospitals Mark Up Prices by More Than 1,000 Perce...
Of the 50 US hospitals that mark up prices the most, 49 of them are part of for-profit hospital chains.
Tamir Rice Killing: Activists Push for Arrests After Judge Finds Probabl...
A judge in Ohio has found probable cause to charge a police officer with murder for the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.
Federal Judge Orders Release of Albert Woodfox, Held 40+ Years in Solita...
Albert Woodfox is the longest-serving US prisoner in solitary confinement.
Oklahoma top state in 2015 police fatal shootings per capita
A Tulsa World database of fatal shootings dating to 2007 indicates the state has seen 19 cases so far, which equates to a rate of 4.9 per 1
Glenn Greenwald: Social Media, Privacy and Activism
Are services like Skype, Facebook or Google safe?