How China Uses Twitter And Facebook To Share Disinformation About Hong Kong
Earlier this month, Chinese state media launched a domestic blitz depicting the Hong Kong protests as riots funded by the CIA. China-linked social media
California Wildfires Spark Interest In DIY Home Protection
As California struggles through a wildfire season that has forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee and burned hundreds of homes, researchers are seeking ways to protect buildings including by wrapping them in "fire blankets." Reuters reports: Last month, Fumiaki Takahashi, a professor at Ca...
Mastodon Bones Spark Major Claim—and Major Doubt
Why Starbucks' New Cup Is Sparking Outrage
Signs The "Spark" Is Gone And How To Get It Back
How long does it take for the "spark" in a relationship to fade? It obviously depends on the couple.But a recent survey asked 2,000 people, and the average answer was 5 years and 2 months in.
What Sparked An E. Coli Outbreak In Lettuce? Scientists Trace A Surprising Source
The illnesses started appearing in late March. Here and there, across the country, people were checking themselves in to hospitals, sick from toxic E. coli
How One Couple's Love Story Sparked Change In Their Community, Block By Block
Husband and wife Larry and Sharon Adams have spent the past two decades renovating homes in their Milwaukee neighborhood. Their commitment to their community grew out of their own relationship.
Before 'The Blind Pig' Raid, What Sparked The Detroit Uprising
Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit www.npr.org/. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: This weekend marks 50 years since the start of what many people here
How the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill sparked Earth Day
In 1969, a blowout on an offshore oil platform spewed more than 3 million gallons of oil into the Santa Barbara Channel. It was the largest oil spill off America’s coast at the time and sparked environmental policy change, and the creation of Earth Day Pacific Standard Magazine reporters Max Ufberg and Kate Wheeling interviewed over a dozen people whose lives were directly impacted by the spill. Here are some of the stories they heard: “I got an anonymous call. For some reason…
The internet's hilarious responses to the Marie Kondo craze are sparking joy
The new Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo is a massive hit — but not everyone is buying it
No Chill: Brother Nature’s Foul Unearthed Tweets Spark Hilarious Memes
Animals would have a lot to say about The Deer Whisperer if they let the Internet speak for them.
How a Craigslist ad for ‘unconditional love’ sparked an inspiring chain of kindness
When Francesca Murray volunteered to cook meals for Brice Royer, a man with an intestinal tumor, she never expected what she got in return.
Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom Spark Engagement Rumors With Ring
Katy was spotted wearing a massive yellow diamond on her left ring finger this week
Jennifer Lopez and Pete Davidson Spark New Love in Hilarious 'SNL' Skit
Uh-oh, looks like Jennifer Lopez may have a new love interest, the infamous SNL character Chad, that is.
Cannabis Churches Are Sparking Debate Over What It Means to Have a Higher Power
Cannabis churches are a growing phenomenon throughout the US, but not everyone's convinced.
20 Years Ago, 'The Sopranos' Sparked A Golden Age For TV
Creator David Chase’s violent, hilarious and proudly profane family drama all but invented a new kind of cable series — one with serious artistic aspirations, intended for discerning adults.
I'm Leaving Facebook: Why Groups and FB Live No Longer Spark Joy
For almost a decade, I've been creating private Facebook Groups to form discussion groups for my students and clients. And more recently, I've employed Facebook Live to hold live video presentations, interviews and discussions. No more. As Marie Kondo says, "If something no longer sparks joy and inspires you to use it, thank that something for the memory, and respectfully retire it." She's usually talking about…
Case before the Supreme Court sparking rumors about rush to nominate Kavanaugh
As the country awaits the completion of the FBI investigation into Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, rumors have swirled on social media about why there may be a rush by Republican lawmakers wanting to confirm him. A case from Alabama on the US Supreme Court’s October docket could provide the answer. The case, Gamble v. United States, addresses whether the “separate sovereigns doctrine” of the double jeopardy clause should be upheld.
PG&E May Be Responsible For Sparking Two More Nor Cal Fires
Contra Costa County officials say two fast-growing fires burning in Lafayette appear to have been sparked on Sunday by damage Pacific Gas and Electric Company power lines.
How a crumbling bridge in Syracuse is sparking a conversation about reparations
This city's south side was devastated when a highway section went up. Now that there's talk of taking it down, residents think they should be protected -- and compensated.