Microwaves suspected in ‘sonic attacks’ on US envoys in Cuba and China, scientists say

( CNN) They’ve been described as “sonic attacks” — bizarre, unexplained head injuries that spurred the United States to bring home diplomatic staff from China and Cuba. Now scientists are saying the ailments could have been caused by microwave weapons. “Everybody was relatively skeptical at first, ” he told the newspaper, “and everyone now concurs…

Amsterdam’s history retold by objects buried in river silt

( CNN) Centuries of unwanted and lost items — from medieval shoes to modern cellphones — are helping to tell the story of Amsterdam’s urban history from a fresh perspective. The objects consist of everything from medieval weapons and cookware to everyday modern items like credit cards and cameras, and offer snapshots of the history…

Eat farm-to( -your-kitchen) -table because it’s good for you and the earth; here’s how

( CNN) Drew Hiatt walked me around a small patch of farmland simply a few footsteps away from his dining room inside the Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton, New York. He is the farm planner and executive chef of the House’s Jean-Georges restaurant, which serves farm-to-table cuisine, sourcing ingredients grown on the property’s one-acre farm.…

After 15 Miscarriages She Finally Had A Daughter — Then She Tragically Lost Her

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A Mysterious Botanical Substance Is Being Called The New Bath Salts

“I started taking kratom roughly five years ago, ”* Shane tells The KIND. Kratom is an herbal medication derived from a tree that grows in Southeast Asia. According to online substance information hub, Tripsit, kratom has historically been taken as a recreational narcotic, a analgesic, medication for diarrhea, and treatment for opiate addiction. That last…

As people name the first big news story they remember, Sen. Orrin Hatch steps in to induce us feel not so old

Deadspin, the hybrid sports/ politics site owned by Sen. Ted Cruz, was inspired by O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing Thursday to asks its readers the first really big news story they recollect being aware of as a kid. What’s the first big news story you were aware of as a kid? https :// t.co/ dTTNyDuUxR pic.twitter.com/…