When these kids are told to create their own classroom, the results are badass.

When these kids are told to create their own classroom, the results are badass.
Think back to high school. What if your teacher had told you to throw out the curriculum and run the class yourself? What would you have done? Would you extend recess by several periods? Would you turn the class into Watching "Real Housewives of Atlanta" 101? Or would you pull yourselves together, get creative, and make something incredible like, say, a piano powered by celery and old bananas? If your answer is the latter, you'd probably love Makerspace in

US to allow imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe, Zambia

US to allow imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe, Zambia
(CNN)US authorities will remove restrictions on importing African elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia. "We can't control what happens in foreign countries, but what we can control is a restriction on imports on parts of the animals," said Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States.The number of elephants in the wild plummeted 30% overall between 2007 and 2014, despite large scale conservation efforts. In some places it has dropped more than 75% due

The value of the Trump Organization has reportedly fallen off a cliff

The value of the Trump Organization has reportedly fallen off a cliff
President Donald Trump‘s business is reportedly worth much less than it previously claimed. According to Crain’s New York Business, a business-centric publication that tracks business in New York state, the Trump Organization dropped from near the top of its well-publicized list to 40th place this year after Crain‘s discovered that public filings by the president showed the organization had less than a tenth of the revenue it previously reported. Crain’s said last year the Trump Organization claimed $9.5 billion in sales,

Minecraft announces new aquatic update, opening up underwater worlds for you to explore

Minecraft announces new aquatic update, opening up underwater worlds for you to explore
During the MineCon Earth 2017 livestream on Saturday, the game’s development team revealed a new slew of features coming to the iconic game, including massively expanded oceans complete with dolphins. The update is called, appropriately enough, “The Update Aquatic,” and it’s one of a few changes to the game teased by video game developer Mojang on Saturday. The update will also include new water physics, explorable underwater shipwrecks, oceanic terrain, and tridents, a new combination ranged/melee weapon perfectly suited

Florida school is selling bulletproof inserts for students’ backpacks

Florida school is selling bulletproof inserts for students’ backpacks
In the days to month following the fifth and first deadliest shootings in modern U.S. History, one Florida private school is preparing for gun violence by taking the matter into its own hands—or, its students’ backpacks. The Florida Christian School in Miami is selling bulletproof ballistic panels for its students’ backpacks. George Gulla, the school’s dean of students and head of security, told CNN that for $120, these insertable, lightweight backpack panels can add another level of protection to

Houston Astros Star Makes Ugly Racial Gesture About A Japanese Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher At The World Series Watch

Houston Astros Star Makes Ugly Racial Gesture About A Japanese Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher At The World Series  Watch
This was NOT a good look. The World Series is exciting so far with some brilliant and exciting games between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros, but what happened last night in Houston is something Darvish, who is from Japan, was evidently the target of a motion Gurriel — who is from Cuba — did with his hands towards his eyes, laughing about it afterwards with teammates. Here's the video clip of the moment in question (below): Yuli

21 unexpected ways to give back and do good on Black Friday.

21 unexpected ways to give back and do good on Black Friday.
Thanksgiving is around the corner and you know what that means ... Black Friday and all its beautiful madness is almost upon us. Photo by Powhusku/Flickr. Sure, it's crowded and intense, but those glorious sales make it worth it, right? Maybe you'll find that game system your kids have been begging for marked down 50% or a pair of earrings you could never justify buying for yourself until the price hit the floor. Regardless of why someone chooses to

Russia probe raises the stakes on Trump’s Asia trip

Russia probe raises the stakes on Trump’s Asia trip
Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump spent hours isolated in the third-floor residence of the White House for two straight mornings this week, agonizing over developments in the Russia investigation, as aides scrambled to reschedule some briefings to prepare him for the most complicated foreign trip of his presidency.The President's aides have spent months preparing an agenda that will keep Trump engaged and upbeat, people familiar with the planning of the trip said. With this week's indictments of two former campaign

The Trump Admin Ended Obamas Equal Pay Policy & Now They’re Being Sued

The Trump Admin Ended Obamas Equal Pay Policy   & Now They’re Being Sued
Donald Trump's Equal Pay Rollback Is Getting His Administration Sued Equal pay for equal work — it's been a rallying cry for feminists for nigh on a century. And despite the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, 2009's Lily Ledbetter Equal Pay Act, and many more attempts in between, there is still a wage gap for women, and for people of color. Which is why two labor advocacy groups have filed a lawsuit

His mom took care of him when he was a sick child. Now he’s paying her back big time.

His mom took care of him when he was a sick child. Now he’s paying her back big time.
Dashawn Hightower was only 3 years old when doctors discovered he had a tumor wrapped around his kidney. He went through two years of intensive treatments that included having a needle stuck under his chest to make sure his kidney was still working. Eventually, he made it out the other side cancer free but sans one kidney. "Every day, I just think I’m lucky to be here," Dashawn says. Dashawn Hightower. All photos via Dashawn Hightower, used with permission.

Billionaires Stunned as Da Vinci’s Christ Sells for $450 Million

Billionaires Stunned as Da Vinci’s Christ Sells for $450 Million
“Jesus Christ.”That was the reaction of mega art dealer Larry Gagosian after a rediscovered painting by Leonardo da Vinci became the most expensive work ever sold, soaring to $450.3 million at a Christie’s auction in New York on Wednesday.Alex Rotter, the auction house’s co-chairman of postwar and contemporary art in the Americas, placed the winning bid on behalf of an unidentified client after a 19-minute war that saw offers at $200 million, $300 million and $350 million fall short. The result

Parliament to get vote on final Brexit deal

Parliament to get vote on final Brexit deal
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDavis: Parliament will be given time to debate, scrutinise and vote on the final deal with the EU Parliament is to be given a take-it-or leave-it vote on the final Brexit deal before the UK leaves the EU.Brexit Secretary David Davis said the terms of the UK's exit, such as money, citizen rights and any transition must become law via a new Act of Parliament.Labour welcomed a "climbdown" but some MPs

Woman says Franken inappropriately touched her in 2010

Woman says Franken inappropriately touched her in 2010
(CNN)A woman says Sen. Al Franken inappropriately touched her in 2010, telling CNN that he grabbed her buttocks while taking a photo at the Minnesota State Fair.Franken has since issued an apology to Tweeden and faces a potential investigation by the Senate Ethics Committee. "I was upset. I wasn't happy about it in the least," Jeremy Menz said. "He was already gone and I wasn't going to confront him. But yeah -- I was in shock, really."Menz's father, Mark

Richard Branson sunk a ship and turned it into a sea-saving monster.

Richard Branson sunk a ship and turned it into a sea-saving monster.
If ships really do have souls, the Kodiak Queen's must have been a weary one. It's an old ship, first launched as a Navy barge in 1940 under the uninspiring moniker YO-44, and it's had its share of experiences. On Dec. 7, 1941, for instance, it was moored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, when the Japanese attacked. The crew had to scramble to avoid the bombs while all around them, other ships and their sailors sank to the bottom of

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