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Saturday, January 6, 2018

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Today in History

Harold Godwinson is crowned King Harold II – King of England.
Henry VIII of England marries his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves. The marriage will last six months.
The Governor of Maryland, Thomas Hicks, announces his opposition to the state’s possible secession from the Union.
Japanese railway authorities in Korea refuse to transport Russian troops.
Union leaders ask President William H. Taft to investigate U.S. Steel’s practices.
New Mexico becomes the 47th U.S. state of the Union.
Germany acknowledges Finland’s independence.
Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States, dies at the age of 60 in his home at Sagamore Hill, New York.
The U.S. Navy orders the sale of 125 flying boats to encourage commercial aviation.
The United States bans the shipment of arms to war-torn Spain.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt asks Congress to support the Lend-lease Bill to help supply the Allies.
Boeing B-29 bombers in the Pacific strike new blows on Tokyo and Nanking.
Ho Chi Minh wins in the Vietnamese elections.
Moscow announces a reduction in its armed forces by 300,000.
Over 16,000 U.S. and 14,000 Vietnamese troops start their biggest attack on the Iron Triangle, northwest of Saigon.
Astronomers report sighting a new galaxy 12 billion light years away.
In one of the closest Presidential elections in U.S. history, the shrub was finally declared the winner of the bitterly contested 2000 Presidential elections more than five weeks after the election due to the disputed Florida ballots.
Former Ku Klux Klan organizer Edgar Ray Killen is arrested as a suspect in the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers in Mississippi.
The U.S. Senate confirms Janet Yellen as the first woman to chair the Federal Reserve in the central bank’s 100-year history.

Chilling Facts About the Winter 'Bomb Cyclone' Blasting the East Coast

‘Bomb cyclone’ and record cold have already claimed more than a dozen lives

More than a dozen people have already died from the cold weather that is freezing the lower United States.

Profanity may be a sign of honesty

People who tend to swear more could be more honest and trustworthy with their opinions and ideas, a new study has shown.

Want to Avoid Migraines?

The Gig Economy May Strengthen the 'Invisible Advantage' Men Have at Work

1 in 10 Youth Experiences Some Form of Homelessness

The Surprising Upside to Video Game Addiction's Classification as a Mental Health Disorder

The Explosive Compound RDX May Be the Greatest Threat to the U.S.'s Health

New Book Reveals Toxic Tech 'Bro' Culture and Sex Parties in Silicon Valley

NSA contractor to plead guilty to massive theft of secret data

Ex-US NSA contractor to plead guilty to massive theft of secret data

'The Punisher' star says 'fuck' you to alt-righters who appropriate the franchise logo

In a tell-all interview, “The Punisher” star Joe Bernthal had some choice words for right-wing racists who use the show’s skull logo for their own ends.

The Very Real Threat of Climate Catastrophe

What foods are we at risk of losing to climate change?

A lot of the Internet-reading public spent the beginning of their New Year scrolling past predictions that chocolate could be extinct by the year 2050, leading to a slightly frantic dialogue about whether it could be spared via candy company-sponsored genetic engineering.
The chocolate doomsday news was somewhat overblown online; the source of this week's mania was a two-year-old report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. But a point it raised was that in a lot of cases, climate change is shrinking the regions where our favorite foods are able to grow. Which means that rising temperatures will render certain foods inaccessible not because they'll go extinct right away, but because they're potentially about to become insanely expensive.

Scientists Issue Dire Warning if the Goals of the Paris Climate Accord Go Unmet

Earth-like features on Saturn’s moon Titan

The oceans of liquid ethane and methane on the surface of Titan are certainly very different from the water bodies on Earth, but some of their properties and some of the other features on Saturn’s largest moon are much like those on our planet. Scientists have determined this fact using a topographic map created using data collected by the Cassini-Huygens mission.
Earth-like features on Saturn’s moon Titan

Woman who let 22 dogs freeze faces criminal charges

A woman was arrested on 22 counts of animal cruelty in New Hampshire after police found she had been housing 22 dogs in a barn without fresh water or heat on Wednesday, according to several local outlets.

'Sowing' corals on degraded reefs could help large-scale restoration

Coral reefs are integral ocean ecosystems that are in grave danger. Across the world, reef systems are facing danger of extinction with the number of threatened species rising every year. Climate change and pollution are seen as the major factors contributing to these colorful underwater forests dying out in our warming seas.

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