Cause of Death Found for 300 Elephants in Botswana

From Inside Edition. Experts say they have identified the cause of death for hundreds of elephants across Botswana. Government officials say a naturally occurring neurotoxin called cyanobacteria has been blooming in the water. Officials say the phenomenon has been brought on by climate change, with warmer temperatures increasing the intensity and severity of harmful algae…

The Real Reason London’s Skyscrapers Are Oddly Shaped – Cheddar Explains

From Cheddar. London’s skyline is spotted with several distinctly shaped skyscrapers. Londoners have awarded these unique building with some quirky nicknames including the Gherkin, the Shard, and the Cheesegreater. But these now iconic buildings weren’t designed this way for purely aesthetic purposes. Further reading: Emporis https://www.emporis.com/buildings/138268/old-st-pauls-cathedral-london-united-kingdom Historic England https://historicengland.org.uk/content/docs/get-involved/londons-image-and-identity-pdf/ CNN https://www.cnn.com/2017/09/21/world/st-pauls-london-protected-views/index.html313: Metropolitics https://metropolitiques.eu/Skyline-policy-the-Shard-and.html Office for…

The Double Standard for Patriotism in America

From VICE News. VICE News is connecting the dots between the current Black Lives Matter protests and another major protest you probably learned about that set the course for the country. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram:…

The Big Story: America’s Place in the World

From The Atlantic. For nearly four years, the United States has been governed by a nationalist president who has taken foreign policy in a different direction from his predecessors—and, thus, in a different direction from what most international leaders have come to expect. Join foreign-affairs experts from The Atlantic for a conversation on where America’s…

Trump’s Reelection Pitch Is Scary AF. Just Ask the Guy Who Directed ‘The Blair Witch Project’

From VICE News. We had Dan Myrick, the Director of the Blair Witch Project, critique Trump’s 2020 horror narrative. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Wildfires In California and Siberia Are More Connected Than You Think

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This Is What a Supreme Court Vacancy Means for the Election

From VICE News. Mitch McConnell doesn’t care about your feelings. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Never Stopped Fighting

From VICE News. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a liberal legend and feminist icon on the nation’s highest court, died Friday. She was 87. Justice Ginsburg was only the second woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court. She passed away after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, the court said. Ginsburg’s passing signals…

Are Taller People Really Better Off? | Complexify

From VICE News. We took a measuring tape to the world of human stature, high-stepping through everything from the science of growth to bogus height-enhancing drugs, to bring you every inch of this extensive subject. Here’s what we learned. VICE News’ “Complexify” series takes you down the rabbit hole, to show you why just about…

The Truth Behind Street Gang MS-13

From Inside Edition. “There are a lot of common misunderstandings or myths about street gangs,” crime expert Steven Dudley told Inside Edition Digital. In particular, the group Mara Salvatrucha-13, or MS- 13. MS-13 has received a lot of attention in the media, and not every depiction has been accurate. According to Dudley, the group “is…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

From Inside Edition. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. Her death at the age of 87 was announced on Friday by the Supreme Court. The cause was complications of metastatic pancreas cancer. Nominated to the nation’s highest court by President Bill Clinton, Ginsburg became the second female Supreme Court justice in U.S. history…

A ‘Narco Sub’ Filled With $18.6 Million of Cocaine Was Found in Colombia, and Other Drug Crackdowns

From VICE News. Here’s everything that happened in the world of drugs this week that you might have missed. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo #VICENews #News

Family BBQ Turns Into COVID-19 Outbreak

From Inside Edition. It was a family backyard barbecue that turned into a COVID-19 nightmare. Tina Smith says her family hadn’t seen each other in months when they got together in her sister’s backyard near San Bernardino, California. No one was showing any symptoms, and they stayed outdoors the whole time – though there were…

74 Sex Offenders Work as Cheerleading Staffers: Report

From Inside Edition. Following the arrest of Jerry Harris of the Netflix docuseries “Cheer" on child pornography charges comes a shocking investigation into the world of cheerleading. Nearly 180 individuals, including coaches and choreographers, affiliated with cheerleading, have faced sexual misconduct charges involving minors, USA Today found in a new report. It also found that…