One of the world's most mysterious books, the Voynich Manuscript, will be cloned by a small publishing house based in northern Spain. Yes, this was the real code that the fictional Indiana Jones wrote about.
"We are in a moment now where partisans no longer stop at disagreeing with each others' ideas. Increasingly, they deny each other’s facts, they disapprove of each other’s lifestyles, they stay out of each other’s neighborhoods."
Six months ago, the Obama administration put a moratorium on new coal leases on public lands. During this planned three-year pause, the Department of the Interior is reviewing its management of taxpayer-owned coal, including its impact on global warming.
When you think of sand, you might think of something brown, or white, if you're lucky. Maybe black if you're on a beach on Hawaii's Big Island. But the reality is sand is a melange of colors as varied as the rainbow.
In Nicaragua, abortion is illegal, even if a woman's life is at risk. But some abortion rights advocates claim the government is quietly turning a blind eye to certain abortions, including in the case of women infected with the Zika virus.