Day: March 19, 2017

This fiery video captures Mount Etna's magical oozing lava

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Italy’s Mount Etna is still fired up. The Sicilian volcano has been spewing lava and belching ash on and off for nearly three months now.

After the latest eruption on March 16, fiery-hot lava began flowing down the volcano’s slopes. The video shown above captures the flow only two days later.

But as Mount Etna reminded visitors, lava is best viewed from afar. The brilliant red lava recently caused an explosion when it hit snow on the mountainside, injuring 10 people and catching groups of tourists by surprise, the Associated Press reported. Read more…

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As hyper-conservative media surged, Republicans’ trust in news cratered

 In 2000, Republicans, Democrats and Independents were all within six percentage points of one another in terms of their trust in the media, ranging from 47 percent to 53 percent. But since that time, figures for both Independents and Republicans have been declining, with Republicans generally declining at a sharper rate. Read More

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In surprise to no one, anti-Trump billboard with Nazi imagery has some people upset

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There are subtle ways to protest Donald Trump. Then there’s putting up a billboard with mushroom clouds and dollar signs that look like swastikas.

The billboard from artist Karen Fiorito went up in downtown Phoenix on Friday afternoon and (surprise!) some Trump supporters were not too happy about it.  Read more…

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Immigrant eyes

 Over the past few years we’ve seen a lot of anger. We’ve seen a seemingly sane country cut itself off from mainland Europe and we’ve seen a seemingly beneficent border police force turn angry. We’ve heard that immigrants steal our jobs, kill our people, and bring in drugs and terror. This is wrong. On the pro-side we know that immigrants, as a whole, commit less crime… Read More

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Of course Drake admits to drunk texting J-Lo on 'More Life'

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For a fleeting, exquisite moment in December, we all thought Drake and J-Lo might be dating or at least collaborating.

They cuddledThey selfied. They reminded us we are on this Earth for only a heartbeat; there is only loving and being loved. And yet, when Drake’s new “playlist” More Life appeared on Saturday, there was no new track featuring Ms. Lopez. How cruel.

She’s gone, but not forgotten. In the opening track “Free Smoke,” Drake raps that he sends J-Lo messages while under the influence. Apparently, she has declined to update him with her new digits. Read more…

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