What Fossils Alone Can’t Explain About Dinosaurs

When time is measured in 10-million-year blocks, the lines between ecosystems and animals that would never have coexisted can get blurry.

By LAURA POPPICK AND KNOWABLE | The Atlantic

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At the base of a pale hill in the badlands of northeastern Wyoming, Susie Maidment hits her hammer against stone.… read the full article

It Matters If Americans Call Afghanistan a Defeat

The public’s judgment about whether the United States won or lost the war will affect civilian-military relations for years to come.

By Jim Golby, Defense Policy Adviser and Peter Feaver, Duke University Professor | The Atlantic

A U.S. Army crew chief flying on board a CH-47F Chinook helicopter observes the successful test of flares during a training flight in Afghanistan, March 14, 2018.
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Early Epstein accuser: Police could have stopped him in 1997

By KATIE CAMPIONE and JENNIFER PELTZ | Associated Press

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against him: that he groped her during what she thought was a modeling interview for the Victoria’s Secret catalog.… read the full article

It looks like the Russians are trying to hide the truth about that nuclear accident in Nyonoksa

By Ryan Pickrell | Business Insider

Dmitry Dub/Associated Press

  • Evidence is mounting that Russia may be trying to cover up a tragic nuclear accident after a mysterious blast on August 8 killed at least seven people at a Russian naval weapons site.
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Richard Linklater’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette Is a Gripping Mess

The film isn’t so much a mystery thriller as it is an imperfect drama about a woman mired in a creative crisis.

By DAVID SIMS | The Atlantic

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It’s not that hard to figure out where Bernadette went. If you’re walking into Richard Linklater’s new film, Where’d You Go, Bernadette, expecting a Carmen Sandiego–style womanhunt, you might be disappointed.… read the full article

Heidi Klum, 46, faces backlash for revealing photos: ‘All I see is a midlife crisis’

By Kerry Justich | Yahoo Lifestyle

Heidi Klum, 46, faces criticism after posting a photo of her backside in a bikini. (Photo: Instagram)

Heidi Klum is living her best newlywed life on her Italian honeymoon with husband Tom Kaulitz. But her topless photos flooding people’s Instagram feeds aren’t leaving everyone filled with marital bliss.… read the full article