'Proud to be a Jackson': Paris Jackson thanks grandfather Joe

'Proud to be a Jackson': Paris Jackson thanks grandfather Joe

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Michael Jackson’s daughter has paid an emotional tribute to her grandfather Joe, posting a photo showing her holding his hand during his final hours and saying he made her and others “proud to be a Jackson.” FILE PHOTO: Paris Jackson arrives for the opening ceremony of the 25th Life Ball in […]

The tides are getting stronger thanks to the shifting continents

The tides are getting stronger thanks to the shifting continents

The tides are strong and getting strongerJeff Hornbaker / Plainpicture By Kate Ravilious Right now ocean tides are big and the next few million years will see them becoming bigger. That’s because our scattered continents are surrounded by ocean basins that are just the right size to make really powerful tides. In contrast, whenever all […]

Craft beer may get cheaper thanks to GM yeast with hoppy flavour

Craft beer may get cheaper thanks to GM yeast with hoppy flavour

Matt Cardy / Getty By Sam Wong A GENETICALLY engineered yeast makes beer taste of hops – without any actual hops. The yeast could help make brewing beer cheaper and more sustainable. Hops are the flowers of the hop plant Humulus lupulus. They give floral and bitter flavours to beer, but their high cost contributes […]

These searing hot chilli peppers are in danger thanks to snakes

These searing hot chilli peppers are in danger thanks to snakes

Donne’ sali chilli peppersMonika Egerer By Jake Buehler The donne’ sali chilli is the hottest pepper in the West Pacific’s Mariana Islands. It features prominently in the local cuisine and is beloved by the local people. But the pepper is facing an unexpected danger: snakes. The donne’ sali chilli is a variant of Capsicum frutescens, […]

Trump Told His Wealthy Mar-a-Lago Pals “You All Just Got a Lot Richer” Thanks to GOP Tax Plan

Trump Told His Wealthy Mar-a-Lago Pals “You All Just Got a Lot Richer” Thanks to GOP Tax Plan

President Trump talks with journalists after signing tax reform legislation into law in the Oval Office December 22, 2017, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images) Thirty seconds: That’s how long it takes to support the independent journalism at Truthout. We’re counting on you. Click here to chip in! In what was described […]

Putin Unveils ‘CryptoRuble’ as Assange Thanks US Gov’t Corruption for 50,000% Return on Bitcoin

Putin Unveils ‘CryptoRuble’ as Assange Thanks US Gov’t Corruption for 50,000% Return on Bitcoin

Over the weekend, WikiLeak’s Julian Assange took to social media to give his “deepest thanks to the US government, Senator McCain and Senator Lieberman for pushing Visa, MasterCard, Paypal… et al, into erecting an illegal banking blockade against @WikiLeaks starting in 2010.” In April 2010, WikiLeaks released footage from a Baghdad airstrike in July 2010 […]