Go ahead and stand
beneath the trees
catch the yellow leaves
dripping off summer's eaves
You hover in the middle
of a season now in flow,
palm a piece of sunshine;
Autumn will never know
Heavy winds and downpours shook loose many leaves last night. Our green late-summer grass is now adorned with yellowing leaves, haphazardly fallen, like soft footprints on sand. I love Autumn -- the colors of New England are brilliant, inspiring, and cold nights mixed with warm days are appreciated contrasts -- but I always wish to linger longer on summer. You can't deny the signs, though. Yellow leaves on green grass ... it always starts whenever it starts. #smallstories
Let us pause for a moment to reflect on how utterly bizarre Pres. Trump's behavior has become. The man appears to be incoherent.
Trump’s Denmark saga of the absurd...
How Slave Owners Dictated the Language of the 2nd Amendment https://www.thedailybeast.com/how-slave-owners-dictated-the-language-of-the-2nd-amendment?source=twitter&via=desktop via @thedailybeast
Nigerian Teens Are Making Sci-Fi Shorts with Slick Visual Effects
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Iceland holds funeral for first glacier lost to climate change https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/19/iceland-holds-funeral-for-first-glacier-lost-to-climate-change?CMP=share_btn_tw
US Politics: The misogyny Steve King embodies is very much in the DNA of the Republican party.
The Republican party is very much Steve King’s party – don’t let any Republican try and pretend otherwise.
Hackers show how easy it is to infiltrate the voting systems Moscow Mitch won't allow to be secured https://www.dailykos.com/story/2019/8/15/1879220/-Hackers-show-how-easy-it-is-to-infiltrate-the-voting-systems-Moscow-Mitch-won-t-allow-to-be-secured
I feel like I should apologize to the rest of the world.
US produces far more waste and recycles far less of it than other developed countries.
US represents 4% of the world’s population but produces 12% of municipal solid waste, a stark contrast with China and India.
These vivid, nostalgic photos show what Tokyo looked like in the 1970s.
A new book by photographer Greg Girard showcases his images from the Japanese city from decades ago.
"Border Patrol Agent Who Hit Migrant With Truck Pleads Guilty
Matthew Bowen, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge, had sent a text message referring to immigrants as “subhuman” and “murdering savages,” according to court documents."
Solar now cheaper than grid electricity across China
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Eugene Robinson writes: Pres.Trump’s claim that he supports legal immigration turns out to be yet another lie.
"What Changed in Charlottesville
For white supremacists, Confederate monuments aren’t about the past — they symbolize a racist vision of the future."
Disney Research Makes Dynamic Robots Less Wiggly, More Lifelike
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'Coal is over': the miners rooting for the Green New Deal
An area desperately in need of an economic transformation looks to new promise after Trump’s promises prove empty.
Orthwein Endowed Professor for Lifelong Learning in the Sciences, College of Education; Dept. of Math and Computer Science, University of Missouri - St. Louis
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