A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 39 people as it ravaged a small state near the Mexican border, the countryís president said.
The mountain village of San Marcos, 80 miles (130 kilometers) from the epicenter, suffered much of the damage with about 30 homes collapsing in its center. Hundreds of frightened villagers were on the streets, one of which was cracked open by the temblor, the strongest to hit Guatemala since a deadly 1976 quake that killed 23,000.
Russia calls for an investigation into the Moon landing 2015-06-29 21:06
A Russian official has has cast doubt on the first moon landings and demanded an investigation into what really happened after original Nasa footage of the event disappeared.
Vladimir Markin, a spokesman for the Russian government's Investigative Committee, says he wants an inquiry after the video from 1969 and a piece of lunar rock, which was brought back to earth, went ...
The Solution to White Privilege: #TakeUsDown 2015-06-29 20:47 The only way to please the ‚Äúanti-racists.‚ÄĚ
Joseph Sobran famously challenged liberals to define a society in which they would be conservatives. Today, the challenge is to define a society in which white people are not racist.
The last half century has seen a continual shifting of the goalposts when it comes to defining ‚Äúracism.‚ÄĚ During the so-called Civil Rights movement, ...
Threat from Artificial Intelligence not just Hollywood fantasy 2015-06-29 20:04 Oxford academic Dr Stuart Armstrong warns humanity runs the risk of creating super intelligent computers that eventually destroy us all
From the dystopian writings of Aldous Huxley and HG Wells to the sinister and apocalyptic vision of modern Hollywood blockbusters, the rise of the machines has long terrified mankind.
But it now seems that the brave new world of science-fiction could ...