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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Larry Sanders, the older brother of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) , who lives in the U.K., is taking a page from his brother's book and running for the parliamentary seat left empty by former Prime Minister David Cameron . And in keeping with family tradition, he will campaign on a platform to end social inequality and neoliberalism. The elder...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The planet could pass the critical 1.5°C global temperature threshold in a...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Proponents of her ouster argued that former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff...

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With the world too much with us, we honor the winners of the 26th First Annual (yes) Ig Nobel Prizes, celebrating wild if minimally useful science research around the world. Winners include a brand analysis of rock personalities (Economics), a three-volume work on collecting flies (Literature), an effort to live as a badger (Biology), and, key in this election season, a philosophical study on bullshit (Peace Prize); the authors conclude, "Bullshit may be more pervasive than ever before.”