Koko, the Gorilla Who Knew Sign Language, Dies at 46
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The Gorilla Foundation says the western lowland gorilla died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Santa Cruz mountains.
FACT CHECK: Is an 'Obama Don't Separate Me From My Mommy' Protest Sign Real?
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A photograph showing protesters holding a sign is real, but the sign is referring to separations due to the deportation of family members in the United States rather than forcibly separating families at the border.
Charles Krauthammer, Prominent Conservative Voice, Has Died
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Krauthammer's death was announced by two organizations that were longtime employers: Fox News Channel and The Washington Post.
R.I.P. Koko
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The Gorilla Foundation has announced the passing of Koko. Koko the lowland gorilla was born at the San Francisco Zoo and was only one year old when she began to train in sign language with Dr. Francine “Penny” Patterson. Koko's amazing ability to communicate led to the establishment of the Gorilla Foundation. She had a vocabulary of around 1,000 words in sign language and understood around 2,000 spoken words. Koko loved to watch movies and was an avid fan of the TV show Mister Rogers' Neighbo...
A Ten Hour Loop of Soothing Ocean Footage Featuring the Mysterious Creatures of the Deep Sea
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BBC Earth has again partnered with OceanX Media to provide a beautifully soothing ten hours of deep water ocean footage that features the mysterious
Koko (1971-2018), The Highly Intelligent Gorilla Who Learned to Communicate Through Sign Language
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Koko, the incredibly loving and highly intelligent western lowland gorilla who learned how to communicate with humans through a modified form of American
The 1980 Television Debut of U2
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In 1980, a fresh-faced young Irish band who called themselves U2 made their television debut on the RTE program The Late Late show, which was hosted at
Supermassive stars could explain globular clusters’ strange chemical
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The giant stars may have formed within the clusters and polluted them with peculiar elements.
An Amusing Photo Series That Digitally Inserts Images of Tiny Cats Into Different Kinds of Foods
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A post shared by Cats In Food (@cats_in_food) on Mar 26, 2018 at 7:36am PDT Cats In Food is very amusing series of digitally manipulated photos that
Journalists, Activists Criticize Social Media Sites Amid Conflicts Over Content
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A news media trade group accused Facebook specifically of furthering a "dangerous narrative" regarding paid content.
Instagram just launched a weird new app. Here's everything you need to know
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Downloading the app is just the beginning of the confusion
The Strange Death of Europe by Douglas Murray - review
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On publication in May last year, The Strange Death of Europe became a surprise bestseller and remained so all last summer. It’s rare that a book of such seriousness, cogency and pessimism finds so many readers. Murray announces quite simply in his introduction: “Europe is committing suicide.” He predicts within the lifespans of most people currently alive “Europe will not be Europe and the peoples of Europe will have lost the only place in the world we had to call home”.
Amazing grace: Center offers recovery in home environment
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THORNTOWN ? Since House of Grace opened last year, the recovery home for women has housed six women and graduated three from the faith-based program.
Amazing Rhythm Aces return to the Shoals on June 29
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SHEFFIELD ? While some artists will gradually remove older songs from their setlists and concentrate on newer material, Russell Smith said he enjoys playing songs that made The Amazing Rhythm
Oregon's Enchanted Forest featured on 'Ghost Adventures' Saturday
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Oregon's Enchanted Forest gets the spooky treatment on the June 23 episode of Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures."
Introducing Amazing Paper Grace - Romancing the Swirl Collection
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Becca Feeken and the Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team show you each and every die and how they can be used in the Introducing Amazing Paper Grace - Romancing the Swirl Collection
Top 10 Visionaries Business Leaders in India
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The power of vision; an ability to see the ideas or business integrated and moving towards the success and growth, the visionary ideas get spread and are adapted. The visionary business leaders are recognized in the crowd.
Possible Young Bigfoot Seen in Missouri
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Possible Young Bigfoot Seen in Missouri - Missouri is home to several mysterious mystery creatures and tales. One of the most famous is the Momo. The Momo is said to be a Bigfoot type of creature that is covered in hair. Momo is short for Missouri Monster and it was first reported in 1971. I recently received an interesting sighting report from Missouri, could there be a connection to the Momo? Here is the report and some of the follow up questions.
How Leaders Can Get More Comfortable With Taking Risks
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Learn how leaders and their organizations can get more comfortable with taking risks by identifying which ones are smart ones to make, and which ones are best to avoid.
Thinking Magically™ | I?ve Decided
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In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. - Theodore Roosevelt Let’s cut right to the chase . . . I WANT YOU TO WAKE EVERY MORNING AND DECIDE (FIRST AND?
Doctors, nurses and police officers answer ad to become paranormal investigators
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When paranormal investigator Jo Banks advertised for a new member to join the team she was hopeful of a good response.
Incredibly Vivid Footage of AC/DC Playing 'Highway to Hell' for a Massive Argentinian Crowd in 2009
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In 2009, legendary rock band AC/DC performed a three nights of shows in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the first time in the 18 years previous, playing their
Teach Your Children to Nurture the Right Values - FinerMinds
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Raising a child is by far one of the hardest endeavors ever. A great way to begin is to teach your children to nurture the right values.
Are You in It Just for the Bucks? — Frank Sonnenberg Online
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Do you let money dictate your activities, affect your relationships, and consume your thoughts? If you live for money, it’s time to get a life. The truth is, many people are actually poor because the only thing they have is money. Are you in it just for the bucks?
R.I.P. Koko, the amazing gorilla who used sign language to communicate with humans
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That time Robin Williams hung out with Koko in 2001. Sad news out of Woodside, California: Koko, the western lowland gorilla who mastered American Sign Language, passed away Wednesday in her sleep …
The Fascinating History of an Improbable Band That Recorded a Gorgeous Soulful Album in Prison
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The short documentary "Edge of Daybreak" by Alix Lambert is a short, beautiful documentary featured in the online video series "The Atlantic Selects",
Star Wars Death Star Camping Tent
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The Monster Factory has released a Star Wars Death Star Camping Tent that resembles the Empire's ultimate weapon and comfortably sleeps up to three people
5 Work Habits That Can Help You Manage Mental Health - FinerMinds
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These days, it can be tough to maintain your sanity in the workplace. Here are 5 work habits you for a positive impact on your cognitive abilities.
'Doctor Strange' screenwriter wants to give you 'Nightmares' with short-story collection
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C. Robert Cargill discusses his new book, 'We Are Where the Nightmares Go'
'Working for the Man, Playing in the Band' Works Hard at Its Story
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The difficulty of balancing brief but numerous accounts of Brown's mental instability with the thrill of playing in his band makes for an inconsistent reading experience.
7 amazing SF Bay Area things to do this weekend, June 22-24
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Got weekend plans? You do now! Here are seven terrific ways to spend your time, from SF Pride to a new Bay Area roller coaster, rampaging Jurassic dinosaurs and 10 unbelievably fun alfresco eaterie…
Say It Loud! 100 Great Protest Songs: Part 4 - Dead Kennedys to Steve Earle
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PopMatters has scoured the musical spectrum for the best examples of the protest song form, including anthems of great popularity and obscurity alike. Stay tuned all week as we unveil the top 100.​
The Tragic Roots of America?s Favorite Cherry
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The most popular cherry in America is the dark red Bing cherry, but few know where its name came from. The variety was first developed at Seth Lewelling's orchard in Oregon. The Lewelling family had hauled 700 fruit trees out west in the mid 1800s to take advantage of the region's fertile land and mild weather. Ah Bing was a 6-foot-tall Chinese immigrant who worked for Lewelling for 30 years, earning money to send back to his wife and children in China.As the foreman of Lewelling’s orchard crew,
Racial Discrimination and Implicit Bias
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Discussions about racial profiling and other discriminatory practices usually focus on explicit bias—that is, discriminatory beliefs and practices that a person, society, or government intentionally and consciously supports. However, implicit bias is as powerful, if not a more powerful, factor?
'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Is the Best of the Franchise, at Least
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J.A. Bayona delivers one of the best Hollywood directorial efforts of 2018 in this genre, reviving this flailing franchise with guilty pleasures and a genuine sense of dread.
Facebook Researchers Develop a Neural Network That Predicts Body Movement Using Musical Input
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Facebook Researchers Eli Shlizerman, Lucio Dery, Hayden Schoen and Ira Kemelmacher Shlizerman, in partnership with the University of Washington and