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Today in History

The last great 'christian' invasion, led jointly by John the Fearless of Nevers and King Sigismund of Hungary, ends in disaster at the hands of Sultan Bayezid I’s Ottoman army at Nicopolis.
In Sweden, King Sigismund is defeated at Stangebro by his uncle Charles.
British troops capture Ethan Allen, the hero of Ticonderoga, when he and a handful of Americans try to invade Canada.
Congress proposes 12 new amendments to the Constitution.
The 12th Amendment is ratified, changing the procedure of choosing the president and vice-president.
American General Zachary Taylor’s forces capture Monterey, Mexico.
The first National Aeronautic Show opens at Madison Square Garden.
An allied offensive is launched in France against the German Army.
Brazil declares war on Austria.
German Chancellor Adolf Hitler meets with Italian Premier Benito Mussolini in Munich.
President Franklin Roosevelt urges negotiations between Hitler and Czech President Edvard Benes over the Sudetenland.
The War Labor Board orders equal pay for women in the United States.
The Red Army retakes Smolensk from the Germans who are retreating to the Dnieper River in the Soviet Union.
President Dwight Eisenhower and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev begin Camp David talks.
Scientists warn that continued use of aerosol sprays will cause ozone depletion, which will lead to an increased risk of skin cancer and global weather changes.
Sandra Day O’Connor, the first female Supreme Court Justice, is sworn in.
The Maze Prison escape takes place, County Antrim, Northern Ireland; 38 IRA prisoners escape in the largest prison breakout in British history; known among Irish republicans as the Great Escape.
NASA launches the Mars Observer probe; it fails 11 months later.
Ireland’s last Magdalene laundry closes; begun as asylums to rehabilitate “fallen women,” they increasingly took on prison-like qualities.
China launches the Shenzhou 7 spacecraft; its crew performs China’s first extra-vehicular activity (EVA).
US President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy jointly accuse Iran of building a secret nuclear enrichment facility.

Muslim human rights activist facing jail for refusing to hand over passwords to authorities

Muslim human rights activist facing jail for refusing to hand over passwords to authorities

On Schizophrenia ...

Banned Books Week

The American Library Association (ALA)’s yearly Banned Books Week, held this year between Sunday September 24 and Saturday September 30, is both a celebration of freedom and a warning against censorship.

France Is Considering Making Catcalling Illegal

France cracking down on sexual harassment
France Is Considering Making Catcalling Illegal
The country is cracking down on street harassment in a bid to end macho culture

Funny Dudes Make The Best Lovers

funny guys give better orgasms
The Science Is In: Funny Dudes Make The Best Lovers
According to new research, your sense of humor may be the most potent aphrodisiac

Orgasm Addicts, Sex Doesn’t Have to Be Red Hot

Things You Need to Know About Whiskey Dick

Is whiskey dick real?
5 Things You Need to Know About Whiskey Dick, the Greatest Curse Known to Mankind
A shot might calm your nerves. But it'll also shut down your penis

The FDA Just Recalled "Death Wish" Coffee Over Very Real Death Risk

Death Wish Coffee
The FDA Just Recalled "Death Wish" Coffee Over Very Real Death Risk
The canned coffee may have been harboring a fatal disease

Gatorade Tries to Say Water is Bad For You, Gets Sued

Gatorade sued
Gatorade Tries to Say Water is Bad For You, Gets Sued
The sports drink company claimed that water would decrease performance

The anatomy of a hurricane

What makes a hurricane tick? Whether it’s a disheveled tropical depression or a picture-perfect category five swirling across the ocean like a buzzsaw, every tropical cyclone that forms on Earth has the same basic structure. These powerful storms are just as fragile as they are mighty, and there's a fine line between atmospheric fury and a flimsy blob of harmless clouds.
Tropical cyclones—the catch-all term for tropical depressions, tropical storms, and hurricanes—require four key ingredients in order to form: existing thunderstorms, warm water, moist air, and light winds.

NASA asteroid mission uses earth’s gravity as a slingshot

In its quest to find out how young Earth evolved and life on this planet began, NASA has used Earth’s gravity like a slingshot to propel a spacecraft into an orbit that will help it land on an asteroid and bring a sample back home.

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What Happened When I Tried to Have a Civilized Conversation with Fox 'News' Fans

Parents of white teen accused of hanging black child claim it was an accident

On August 28, an 8-year-old biracial boy was playing with a group of teenagers in the small town of Claremont, New Hampshire. Soon, however, their games took a dangerous turn. Somehow, the boy—who is half black—wound up with a rope around his neck, hanging from a tree.

It's Nearly Impossible for Victims of Police Brutality to Get Justice

Police shootings are killing Latinos

Magdiel Sanchez, of Oklahoma City, was at the wrong place at the wrong time on Tuesday when Oklahoma City police, on their way to a hit-and-run collision in the area, stopped him for holding a metal pipe.
As Sanchez approached the officers holding the metal pipe in hand, the officers asked him to drop the pipe and to get on the ground, but the 35-year-old deaf man could not hear them. Even after his neighbors yelled to police that Sanchez was deaf and could not hear their orders, he was shot by one officer with a Taser and another officer with a gun.

California cop caught on video shooting a man seven times and killing him

California cop caught on video shooting a man seven times and killing him after scuffle

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