The Landing is a powerful short film directed by Josh Tanner that tells the story of a mysterious UFO crash in the 1960s and the truth that is revealed when it’s found again in the present day. It makes us question what is alien and makes us wonder if it’s better off just not knowing things sometimes.
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Reclaiming for the African world the ancient Kamite heritage, which includes the knowledge of heroic sovereigns such as Ramses the Great, must be seen as an integral part of the Black liberation movement. It will inspire and direct us. Kmt was the heart and soul of Africa, and we need only glance at her noble traditions, her dignity, humanity and royal splendor to measure our true fall from power.
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The relationship between a mother and daughter is unlike any other.
With Mother’s Day coming up, we’ve rounded up 15 images of women with their mothers from around the world. Each photo captures the bond the two women share. While all the women and their surroundings look different, the mother-daughter connection never changes.
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Knowing the difference between HDMI and USB qualifies me as the local tech “expert,” so folks often invite around to fix their computer problems. I’ll let you into a little secret, though: Most of the time, I’m not doing anything all that impressive or magical. Troubleshooting basic computer problems is actually pretty straightforward.
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Rare earth elements are hard-to-find metals that we need for batteries, solar cells and electronics. These days, they’re mostly mined and processed in China. But it wasn’t always so. The history of rare earth elements is surprising, and some of it even takes place in America’s backyard. In fact, there is still a rare earth mine in the US.
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For years, a small Canadian company, Okanagan Specialty Fruits, has been touting its Arctic apple, which doesn’t turn an unsightly brown after being sliced. The U.S. Department of Agriculture finally approved it for planting this week. But before you see any Arctic apples at the grocery store, get ready for a big round of GMO controversy.
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The affordable housing crisis in San Francisco has reached a fever pitch, with even George Lucas helping out. Here’s another smart solution that chips away at the problem: Swapping a parking lot with a new neighborhood, courtesy of one of the city’s most influential landowners, the San Francisco Giants.
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