Category Archives: Society

Earthquake Maps Reveal Higher Risks for Much of U.S.

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Author: National Geographic

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Look out, South Carolina, Illinois, and Missouri. Although California is well known for earthquakes, new federal government maps extend the high-risk zones for temblors across much more of the country. On Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) announced updated U.S. National Seismic Hazard Maps, which reflect the most current...

The New Face Of Hunger

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Author: National Geographic

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On a gold-gray morning in Mitchell County, Iowa, Christina Dreier sends her son, Keagan, to school without breakfast. He is three years old, barrel-chested, and stubborn, and usually refuses to eat the free meal he qualifies for at preschool. Faced with a dwindling pantry, Dreier has decided to try some...

Malaysian Airlines Plane MH17 Shot Down Over Ukraine

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Author: Shaun Walker

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A Malaysian Airlines passenger plane has been shot down on the Russian-Ukraine border in an 'act of terrorism', killing all 295 people on board including a reported five to ten Britons and 23 Americans. The Boeing 777 aircraft was hit by a sophisticated surface-to-air missile over territory near Donetsk held...

Before Stonehenge

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Author: National Geographic

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They had Stone Age technology, but their vision was millennia ahead of their time. Five thousand years ago the ancient inhabitants of Orkney—a fertile, green archipelago off the northern tip of modern-day Scotland—erected a complex of monumental buildings unlike anything they had ever attempted before. They quarried thousands of tons...

Why Do Banksters Get Help but Not Homeowners?

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Author: The Daily Take

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It's time to start helping the people, and stop helping Wall Street. According to an agreement announced earlier today, big bank Citigroup will pay $7 billion to settle a Department of Justice investigation into that bank's involvement with risky subprime mortgages. The agreement stems from Citigroup's role in the trading...

A Look at Apocalypse Prophecies of Isaac Newton and Jesus

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Author: Tara MacIsaac

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The universe is full of mysteries that challenge our current knowledge. In "Beyond Science" Epoch Times collects stories about these strange phenomena to stimulate the imagination and open up previously undreamed of possibilities. Are they true? You decide. Isaac Newton took an interest in biblical prophecies, looking for patterns and...