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SHOCKING VIDEO: Cover Blown On Voter Suppression Scheme

I'm sorry, this is legal how? In case you missed it, Republican lawmakers across the country have been pushing for stricter voter ID laws and a host of other measures that prevent thousands of American citizens from voting — all in the name of combating a non-existent "epidemic" of voter fraud. To no one's surprise, the Americans targeted by these laws come from traditionally left-leaning demographics. You can (and should) learn much more about these anti-voting measures here and see an example of them in action here.

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This article originally appeared on 07.10.21


Dr. Daniel Mansfield and his team at the University of New South Wales in Australia have just made an incredible discovery. While studying a 3,700-year-old tablet from the ancient civilization of Babylon, they found evidence that the Babylonians were doing something astounding: trigonometry!

Most historians have credited the Greeks with creating the study of triangles' sides and angles, but this tablet presents indisputable evidence that the Babylonians were using the technique 1,500 years before the Greeks ever were.


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This article originally appeared on 09.08.16


92-year-old Norma had a strange and heartbreaking routine.

Every night around 5:30 p.m., she stood up and told the staff at her Ohio nursing home that she needed to leave. When they asked why, she said she needed to go home to take care of her mother. Her mom, of course, had long since passed away.

Behavior like Norma's is quite common for older folks suffering from Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. Walter, another man in the same assisted living facility, demanded breakfast from the staff every night around 7:30.

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