The Polar Vortex Could Bring Record Cold to This Weekend's Chiefs-Patriots Championship Game 

On Sunday, two of the nation’s greatest nemeses will be in Kansas City: the Patriots and the polar vortex. Tailgating at the NFL conference championship game at Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium will not be for the faint at heart with temperatures in the single digits and quite possibly sub-zero by game time. Are you…

Husband of Oregon Governor Cleans National Park Bathroom, Bills Trump

Dan Little, the husband of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, paid a visit recently to Mt. Hood National Forest Sno-Park southeast of Portland. The deluge of trash he encountered in the park’s bathroom, thanks to Donald Trump’s federal government shutdown, didn’t seem to jibe with that whole claim about “Making America Great…

Elizabeth Warren Is the First 2020 Candidate Who Won't Take Money From Fossil Fuel Interests

Climate change continues to be a focus of Elizabeth Warren’s nascent presidential campaign. The latest sign came on Saturday when activists approached her at a campaign event in New Hampshire to sign a pledge not to take fossil fuel donations for her presidential bid. She did, becoming the first to sign the pledge for…

Mysterious Shark Species Discovered in Museum Collection May Already Be Extinct

It’s a new year, and the world has its first new species of shark in 2019. Meet Carcharhinus obsolerus! Though, it’d be wise to temper your expectations if you hope to see the newly-described species in the wild. The unique shark—described based on a few specimens caught many decades ago—may actually be extinct, gone…

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