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Monday, July 22, 2024

Watering and fertilizing crops to provide enough food for a changing world is a major challenge in agriculture. Now, scientists at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a "smart soil" that can keep plants better hydrated and provide a controlled release of nutrients. In tests it drastically improved crop growth while using far less water. read more

Incoherent audio wrongly attributed to Vice President Kamala Harris is going viral among right-wing accounts on TikTok following President Joe Biden's exit from the presidential race. read more

A total of $47 million was donated via ActBlue to all races in the seven hours after Harris launched her campaign Sunday. read more

Disneyland employees in California authorized a strike in a union-wide vote Friday, opening the door to withhold their labor from "the happiest place on Earth", the theme park's unions announced. read more

A coalition of former Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley voters pledged their support for Democratic Vice President Kamala Harris' presidential bid on Sunday, hours after President Joe Biden announced that he was dropping out of the race. read more

Josh Marshall: As I've noted, Pennsylvania State Police initially told reporters on the scene that Trump had been struck by shards of glass. Then Trump himself said he'd been hit with a bullet and that was the end of the matter. There's small detail from a local news report from last Sunday that suggests it as at least plausible that the initial report was correct, that Trump was struck by some flying debris. read more

Russia on Sunday said two US bomber planes had approached its border in the Arctic and that it had scrambled fighter jets to make them turn away. read more

In just over one year, three vehicles have driven into the water at Honokohau Small Boat Harbor in Kailua-Kona. The latest incident happened just this past Saturday. read more

An Atlanta man is facing a trespassing charge after authorities said he drove nearly three hours to South Carolina to vandalize a Confederate battle flag. read more

Kimberly A. Cheatle will appear before a House committee amid criticism over the way her agency handled security for the rally at which former President Donald J. Trump was injured by a would-be assassin. read more

Sunday, July 21, 2024

President Joe Biden's decision to drop his re-election bid and endorse Vice President Kamala Harris means Democrats have to choose a running mate for Harris, assuming she wins the Democratic nomination for president. Here are six of the most likely candidates at least according to political analysts plus one wild card. read more

The Curiosity rover has made its most unusual find to date on Mars: rocks made of pure sulfur. read more

When Florida real estate professional Susan Hicks discovered the app Forewarn over a year ago, she was shocked to learn that for a service costing about $20 a month she could instantly retrieve detailed data on prospective clients with only their phone number. read more

X (the website formerly known as Twitter) is reportedly stonewalling subpoena requests related to a legal case involving dead financier and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein. read more

Liberal redneck Trae Crowder says he spent time with J.D. Vance in 2016 "pounding beers" and lamenting how bad President Trump would be for America. read more


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