Students in South Dakota will now graduate from high school without studying early American history, under new teaching guidelines adopted by the state. After a year of deliberations, the state Board of Education adopted new curriculum standards that no longer require instructors to teach the first 100 years of U.S. history. Such milestone events and

By Dr. Mercola If asked why your stomach growls, many people would answer, “Because I’m hungry!” This is somewhat of a myth, however. Your stomach may make noise when you’re hungry and lacking food in your stomach, but it can also growl when you’re not hungry and your stomach is full. The growling noise may

An astronomy session Monday night in Fargo went bad fast. (Photo: Grand Forks Herald) Two North Dakota college students checking out the nighttime sky at first thought officers from the Fargo Police Department were part of a prank. Levi Joraanstad and Colin Waldera, students at North Dakota State University, were using their telescope by the

© NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI/Alex Parker      NASA has selected the potential next destination for the New Horizons mission to visit after its historic July 14 flyby of the Pluto system. The destination is a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) known as 2014 MU69 that orbits nearly a billion miles beyond Pluto. This remote KBO was one of

Thai police said they arrested a foreigner on Saturday who matched the description of a man who left a bag at the site of a Bangkok blast that killed 20 people nearly two weeks ago. Police raided a decaying four-floor apartment block in a suburb of the capital and found “multiple” fake passports and bomb-making

Last night we heard the best ‘excuse’ yet if you are caught with an Ashley Madison account, from Dan Loeb – “due diligence.” Today, not to be outdone by a married hedge fund manager, Vice-President Joe Biden’s son “Hunter” has unleashed his own set of excuses for member ship of the extramarital affairs website, as

From The Anti-Media: Derrick BrozeAugust 28, 2015 (ANTIMEDIA) Here at The Anti Media, we have been a bit conflicted with our coverage of the 2016 presidential election. We tend to keep our discussion of presidential candidates to a minimum to avoid aching migraines. When it comes to Donald Trump (someone likely to give a fair

Generating and storing renewable energy, such as solar or wind power, is a key barrier to a clean-energy economy. When the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) was established at Caltech and its partnering institutions in 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Innovation Hub had one main goal: a cost-effective method of producing

From ArsTechnica: Charlie Miller (left) and Chris Valasek present the details of their hacks of the Fiat Chrysler Uconnect system at Black Hat in Las Vegas on August 5.Sean Gallagher Less than a month after their command performances at the Black Hat and Def Con security conferences in Las Vegas, security researchers Charlie Miller (late

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee may have a savior in Ron Cameron, but Cameron’s Jesus Fund may not be playing according to rules. (Flickr/John Pemble) The Arkansas man who dropped $3 million into the super PAC supporting Mike Huckabee‘s bid for the Republican presidential nomination for years handed out millions of dollars to a secret

The Pentagon is partnering with Silicon Valley stalwarts, including Apple, to develop flexible electronics — thin, bendable sensors that can be embedded in fabric or circuits that can conform to other structures.  The Defense Department is launching the new public-private partnership to research applications for flexible technology, which could be used to create higher-tech bandages for soldiers or report on the maintenance needs

On May 6, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced a hotshot hire shortly would be at the helm of the nation’s 24-hour cyber watch floor. The position had been vacant since last September. It was not until August that Johnson named a respected, in-house assistant secretary and a low-profile HP security chief to jointly

Since the end of World War Two the Central Intelligence Agency has been a major force in US and foreign news media, exerting considerable influence over what the public sees, hears and reads on a regular basis. CIA publicists and journalists alike will assert they have few, if any, relationships, yet the seldom acknowledged history of

WALPOLE, Mass. – Massachusetts’ Walpole School District recently decided to permanently block a citizen’s Confederate flag banner that overlooks a high school athletic field, but opted to keep the school’s Rebels moniker. The Walpole School Committee voted unanimously Thursday to make permanent a 14-by-7-foot banner it erected during last year’s graduation ceremonies to block a

U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump denied a newspaper report on Friday that he wanted to buy top-tier Argentine soccer club San Lorenzo, Pope Francis’ favorite team. “Never even heard of the team – no interest!” the real estate magnate and contender for the Republican presidential nomination, tweeted after the New York Post reported that Trump