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Mike Duncan Handles the Turmoil of History

Mike Duncan Handles the Turmoil of History

Is history made by individual actors—by so-called great men—or by vast, impersonal social forces? Tolstoy, in War and Peace, saw history as the chaos of random events, a swarm of uncoordinated human actions that could never be adequately summarized without falsehood, nor directed by any individual. In Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series, on the other hand, history has…

BHP to invest $7.5-billion on potash mine as it quits oil

BHP to invest $7.5-billion on potash mine as it quits oil

BHP announced it will spin out its energy business to Australia’s Woodside Petroleum Ltd., creating one of the world’s largest independent oil and gas companies. CHRIS HELGREN/Reuters The world’s largest mining company, BHP Group Ltd., signalled its future is focused on sustainable industries by committing $7.5-billion to a massive Saskatchewan potash project while exiting the…

Bloodroots (XS)

Bloodroots (XS)

by Lee Mehr , posted 1 day ago / 702 ViewsThe blood-drenched jacket sleeves of Hotline Miami caught the attention of many around its release.  The visceral 80s-themed action tied with your character’s fragility added the right nuance at the right time.  Fast forward to indie developer/publisher Paper Cult, now that hyper-violent isometric action has been transplanted…

Oklahoma Wants a Supreme Court Do-Over on Tribal Sovereignty

Oklahoma Wants a Supreme Court Do-Over on Tribal Sovereignty

“At the far end of the Trail of Tears was a promise,” Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote two years ago in McGirt v. Oklahoma. His majority ruling recognized that the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s reservation still existed because Congress, implicitly keeping that promise, had not explicitly disestablished it when Oklahoma became a state in 1907. The 5–4…

Videos Shed New Light on Wild Boat Crash Legend Roiling South Carolina

Videos Shed New Light on Wild Boat Crash Legend Roiling South Carolina

For the last two months, South Carolina authorities have been scrambling to figure out who fatally shot Paul Murdaugh and his 52-year-old mother “execution-style” outside their 1,700-acre Islandton home.Now, newly released audio and video footage of the deadly, drunken boat crash that had landed the 22-year-old in legal hot water before that incident—along with a…

NZ ‘ignorant’ to close down Marsden Point

NZ ‘ignorant’ to close down Marsden Point

An Australian analyst warns New Zealand is being naive about the dangers of shutting down its only oil refinery. Marsden Point’s planned closure is being warned against by some experts. Photo: 123rf.com Shareholders in Refining NZ vote this Friday on a recommendation from company directors to turn Marsden Point into a terminal that only imports…

British navy group: ‘Potential hijack’ of ship off UAE coast

British navy group: ‘Potential hijack’ of ship off UAE coast

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The British navy warned of a “potential hijack” of a ship off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman on Tuesday, though the circumstances remained unclear. The incident comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West over Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal with world…