What’s a GMO?

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601538/washington-grapples-with-a-thorny-question-what-is-a-gmo-anyway/?utm_campaign=newsletters&utm_source=newsletter-weekly-biomedicine&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20160531  

Kudos to Chief Osceola

On this day in 1830, President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act into law. It was the first legislation to diverge from the previous official U.S. policy to respect Native Americans’ legal and political rights. Jackson announced his policy … Continue reading “Kudos to Chief Osceola”

We can all change and Malcolm shows us no matter the injustice, forgive your enemies, nothing else will upset them as much.

Today is the birthday of Malcolm X (books by this author), born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska (1925). When he was four years old and living in East Lansing, Michigan, white supremacists set fire to the family’s home. The East Lansing police and … Continue reading “We can all change and Malcolm shows us no matter the injustice, forgive your enemies, nothing else will upset them as much.”

Earl Warren had overseen the internment of many Japanese Americans during World War II, and regretted it.

The Supreme Court ruled that school segregation violated the Fourteenth Amendment on this date in 1954. An eight-year-old girl named Linda Brown in Topeka, Kansas, had to travel 21 blocks every day to an all-black elementary school, even though she lived … Continue reading “Earl Warren had overseen the internment of many Japanese Americans during World War II, and regretted it.”

Talk to animals?

http://www.xconomy.com/san-francisco/2016/05/06/mary-lou-jepsen-on-life-post-facebook-and-new-startup-open-water/#  

Today is the birthday of American writer Laura Hillenbrand (1967)

The author of two best-selling books of nonfiction: Seabiscuit: An American Legend (2001) and Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (2010).Hillenbrand grew up in Fairfax, Virginia, and spent her childhood riding horses on the family … Continue reading “Today is the birthday of American writer Laura Hillenbrand (1967)”

What will be said aboue E Musk a 100 years from now?

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601417/the-unbelievable-reality-of-the-impossible-hyperloop/#/set/id/601443/  

Van Gogh’s artistic style transferred to videos

    https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601424/algorithm-clones-van-goghs-artistic-style-and-pastes-it-onto-other-images-movies/#/set/id/601436/