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Today in History

The city of Seville, Spain, surrenders to Ferdinand III of Castile after a two-year siege.
John Hancock is elected president of the Continental Congress for the second time.
French and Poles defeat the Spanish at Battle of Tudela.
Union forces win the Battle of Orchard Knob, Tennessee.
The Battle of Chattanooga, one of the most decisive battles of the American Civil War, begins (also in Tennessee).
Italian tenor Enrico Caruso makes his American debut in a Metropolitan Opera production of Verdi’s Rigoletto.
Russo-German talks break down because of Russia’s insistence on consulting France.
The Wright brothers form a million-dollar corporation for the commercial manufacture of their airplanes.
President Warren G. Harding signs the Willis-Campbell Act, better known as the anti-beer bill. It forbids doctors to prescribe beer or liquor for medicinal purposes.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt recalls the American ambassador from Havana, Cuba, and urges stability in the island nation.
The United States and Great Britain agree on a 5-5-3 naval ratio, with both countries allowed to build five million tons of naval ships while Japan can only build three. Japan will denounce the treaty.
The United States abandons the American embassy in Madrid, Spain, which is engulfed by the civil war.
U.S. troops move into Dutch Guiana to guard the bauxite mines.
The film Casablanca premieres in New York City.
U.S. Marines declare the island of Tarawa secure.
Wartime meat and butter rationing ends in the United States.
North Korea signs 10-year aid pact with Peking.
Four men hijack Pan-Am Flight 281 , with 87 passengers, from Miami to Cuba.
In Europe’s biggest earthquake since 1915, 3,000 people are killed in Italy.
Reagan signs a top-secret directive giving the CIA authority to recruit and support Contra rebels in Nicaragua.
The first all-woman expedition to the South Pole sets off from Antarctica on the first part of a 70-day trip; the group includes 12 Russians, 3 Americans and 1 Japanese.
The first Smartphone, IBM’s Simon, is introduced at COMDEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is elected president of Liberia. She is the first woman to lead an African nation.
In the second-deadliest day of sectarian violence in Iraq since the beginning of the 2003 war, 215 people are killed and nearly 260 injured by bombs in Sadr City.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh signs a deal to to transfer power to the vice president, in exchange for legal immunity; the agreement came after 11 months of protests.

Does human consciousness really exist?

Everyone knows what it feels like to have consciousness: it’s that self-evident sense of personal awareness, which gives us a feeling of ownership and control over the thoughts, emotions and experiences that we have every day.

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Egypt discovers ancient Roman treasure and 'royal head'

The Egyptian government announced Tuesday that archaeologists have uncovered three sunken, millennia-old shipwrecks off the country's north coast.
The wrecks, filled with ancient artifacts, are Roman and date back when the empire spread over Europe and North Africa.

Discovery of cigar-shaped asteroid from outer space could help unveil secrets of extrasolar worlds

It came from outer space … and went back there two weeks later, having astonished and excited astronomers and planetary scientists. A cigar-shaped object, less than half a kilometer long and barely bright enough to be detected by the world’s most powerful telescopes, payed us a flying visit in October this year – reminding us that the heavens still hold plenty of surprises.

Greed, Fear and Our Own Biases Blind Us to the Realities of Climate Change

In These States, Past Marijuana Crimes Can Go Away

The Dumbass Trump Tax Plan Wants to Create a Nation of Idiots

Twitter Confirms Maddow's Prediction: Ending Net Neutrality Is A Very Big Deal

Twitter Confirms Maddow's Prediction: Ending Net Neutrality Is A Very Big Deal

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million Uber customers and drivers

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers, and concealed the breach for over a year, Bloomberg reports.

Telecom Industry Busted for a Secret Lobbying Campaign to Kill Net Neutrality

Man kicked off Greyhound bus because of his name

A PhD candidate who was traveling on a Greyhound bus from Dallas to a conference in Kansas City this month says he was was kicked off at 3 a.m. during a stop in Witchita because his name is Mohammad.

Cops charge mom with felony after she planted recorder in child’s backpack to collect evidence of bullying

A Virginia mother who placed a recording device in her 9-year-old daughter’s backpack to help prove to school officials that she was being bullied has been charged by police with a felony.

School suspends teacher after he admits flunking students for sitting out the pledge

A New York school teacher has been suspended after he admitted giving two students failing grades ten years ago because they did not stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

Clueless anti-LGBT cabal opens its conference with a rainbow flag interpretive dance

MassResistance, a notorious anti-LGBT cabal based in Massachusetts, recently opened up a conference with the curious decision to have a man perform an interpretive dance while holding two rainbow-colored flags.

West Virginia Mormon cult sued for protecting youth leader accused of abusing toddlers since 2007

An LDS cult in Berkeley County, West Virginia has been hit with a massive lawsuit for allowing a pedophile to serve as a youth leader despite accusations of child molestation dating back to 2007.

Auburn University professor turned priest busted in massive Alabama child porn sting

Episcopal priest Rev. Michael Glenn Rich was one of two men arrested in a state operation to nab child predators. 

Jim Crow Is Making a Furious Comeback

NY police union hopes for mass shooting at Brooklyn College

Responding to a erroneous report in the New York Post that students at Brooklyn College want cops banned from the campus, a union representing the cops invoked mass shootings and terrorism.

Woman targeted by sheriff for her ‘fuck Trump’ sticker is now selling them

The woman targeted by the Fort Bend County, Texas sheriff for her anti-Dumbass Trump truck sticker is now selling her wares online.

Giant concrete swastika discovered beneath German sports field

A massive concrete swastika was discovered in Germany last week while a construction crew was excavating a foundation for new locker rooms at an athletic field.

White nationalist Richard Spencer humiliated

The owners of Rocklands Farm in Poolesville, Maryland kicked the white nationalists out in the middle of their booking.

Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer banned from 26 European countries

White Nationalist Richard Spencer has been banned from 26 European countries for five years, the Polish news site Niezalenzna reported Monday.

Neo-Nazis are mourning 'great revolutionary' Charles Manson

After Charles Manson, pop culture’s favorite white supremacist cult leader, died late Sunday night, a majority of Americans praised the passing of the infamous swastika-tattooed figure. But some neo-Nazis who identified with Manson’s “Helter Skelter” vision of a post-race war white utopia were less celebratory.

Georgia State Trooper threatened own son with ‘a bullet between his eyes’

Georgia State Trooper Dale Roberts sued his own son under the state’s new “Grandparents Right” law in a bid to gain custody of his son’s daughter, WMAZ news reports.

Drunken cop shoots Kentucky telephone tech on service call at his home

A retired Kentucky police officer was arrested after shooting a utility worker on a service call at his home.

Atlanta cop nearly got away with brutal beating of teen suspect

An Atlanta police officer was fired after trying to justify his violent arrest of a black teenager — but one of his supervisors didn’t think his story added up.

Politically charged murder trial of Mexican immigrant goes to jury

A San Francisco jury on Tuesday was deliberating the fate of a Mexican man accused of murdering a woman while illegally in the United States in a case that Dumbass Trump has cited in urging tighter borders and a crackdown on “sanctuary cities.”

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