campaign update

  • Bogus Headlines Prove That AOL Is Pimping for TrumpBogus Headlines Prove That AOL Is Pimping for Trump
    According to the lead article on AOL today, “Trump surges in latest polling as Clinton’s lead shrinks,” but the article under this catchy headline fails to deliver the goods. The article, credited to “AOL.COM Editors,” claims that Real Clear Politics (RCP) reports that Trump has gained 2.3 points in recent weeks. This is what the AOL version […]

tellus digest

  • New Poll Indicates Turning Point for Johnson Campaign and the NationNew Poll Indicates Turning Point for Johnson Campaign and the Nation
    A new poll just released by Tellus News Digest reveals hidden strengths in Gary Johnson’s Libertarian party presidential campaign bid, according to data published today on the polling organization’s website. According to a press release from the company founder, a 67 year-old self-confessed former Libertarian who now considers himself a socialist, the new poll shows […]

world news

  • French interior Minister Hosts Talks on Future of Islam in FranceFrench interior Minister Hosts Talks on Future of Islam in France
    French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve will hold a day of talks on Islam in France Monday in an effort to better integrate the religion with the “values of the Republic”. Although the controversy over the burkini ban is far from over, leaders of France’s Muslim community hope that Monday’s conference will help decisively turn the […]

us news

  • Christie Vetoes N.J. Democrats’ $15 Minimum Wage BillChristie Vetoes N.J. Democrats’ $15 Minimum Wage Bill
    PENNINGTON — Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday vetoed a proposal to boost New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 an hour. The governor visited a Pennington grocery store to make remarks and announce the veto the legislation. It’s the second time during his time as governor that Christie rejected a minimum wage hike sent to him […]

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science

  • Ancestral Lucy Probably Died After Falling From a TreeAncestral Lucy Probably Died After Falling From a Tree
    It’s the coldest case in science, and it may have just been cracked. Forty years after researchers discovered Lucy, an early human ancestor who lived 3.2 million years ago, scientists think they now know how she died. After examining high-resolution CT scans of broken bones in Lucy’s right shoulder, as well as the damage to […]

technology

  • Bell’s X-247 Armed Tiltrotor Drone Joins MarinesBell’s X-247 Armed Tiltrotor Drone Joins Marines
    PENTAGON: A sleek little model sits on the desk of Lt. Gen. Jon “Dog” Davis, Marine deputy commandant for aviation. What is that,, we asked? The next tiltrotor Bell Helicopter Textron hopes the Marine Corps will buy. But it’s not the V-280 Valor, the new manned tiltrotor Bell plans to fly next year. It’s an […]
  • How We Block Adblockers – and Our Take on Adblock EthicsHow We Block Adblockers – and Our Take on Adblock Ethics
    Ad blockers – and efforts to block the ad blockers – are big news on the Internet in a debate that pits publishers against the public, with the publishers wanting their advertising to be served to their readers, and a public that is increasingly displeased with the environment that paid advertising has created on the […]

spotlight

  • How a Blind Trust Would Cripple Donald Trump in the White HouseHow a Blind Trust Would Cripple Donald Trump in the White House
    Many people are asking (I got that construction from Trump himself but in this case it is true) whether or not Donald Trump would put his assets into a blind trust. Because of the nature of his assets, most of which are tied up in the marketing of his name, it would be practically impossible to […]
  • How Easy Is It to Spot a Lie?How Easy Is It to Spot a Lie?
    Michelle Ponto, Frontiers “Who broke Grandma’s favorite vase?” As you listen to a chorus of “I don’t know” and “Not me,” how will you determine the culprit? Conventional wisdom says, divide and conquer, but what does scientific research show us about questioning a group of people at one time? Unfortunately, very little. Dr. Zarah Vernham […]
  • Jewish Athletes Shown Hostility by Muslims at Rio OlympicsJewish Athletes Shown Hostility by Muslims at Rio Olympics
    The 2016 Olympic Games have been billed as an opportunity to put politics aside in the spirit of international camaraderie, but that’s not necessarily how it’s working out for Israeli athletes. Animosity toward the 47-athlete delegation has already triggered a reprimand from the International Olympic Committee and alarm from Jewish groups like the Anti-Defamation League, […]
  • Six Million Americans Are Drinking Toxic WaterSix Million Americans Are Drinking Toxic Water
    High levels of chemicals shown to cause cancer and other health problems are laced in the drinking water of six million Americans, according to a team of researchers from Harvard’s School of Public Health. Their findings, published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters, reveal those living near industrial sites, military bases, and wastewater […]
  • Italy Could Imprison Parents Over Vegan DietItaly Could Imprison Parents Over Vegan Diet
    New draft legislation proposed by the Italian government could see parents imprisoned for feeding their children a vegan diet. Those legally responsible for under-16s who display signs of malnutrition resulting in illness or long-term health problems could be sentenced for up to four years. A member of of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia party, […]
  • Women Don’t Need Hillary Clinton to be PresidentWomen Don’t Need Hillary Clinton to be President
    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are both rotten candidates for the U.S. presidency, but they do provide great fodder for comedians. For example, the following joke arrived in my Inbox this morning: Trump and Hillary meet at a bar. Donald leans in and smiles, “The media are really tearing you apart for That Scandal.” Hillary […]
  • US Veterans’ Suicide Rate Rose 32% Since 2001US Veterans’ Suicide Rate Rose 32% Since 2001
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Suicide Prevention released a report Wednesday that showed suicide rate among veterans in the country went up by 32 percent from 2001 to 2014. The increase in the suicide rate was a lot more marked among veterans who do not use Veterans Health Administration (VHA) services, especially […]
  • Manifesto: What Tellus is AboutManifesto: What Tellus is About
    Our goal is to create a venue where content contributors can publish high quality, professionally edited, and well documented articles on trending news stories, while leaving room for the kind of in-depth exploratory articles that will cast light on stories that are being manipulated by the mainstream media. The Tellus Corporate Model Tellus News Digest is […]

tellus indepth

  • Chemical Weapons Must NOT Become the Norm in WarChemical Weapons Must NOT Become the Norm in War
    There is now, at last, conclusive evidence that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) have used chemical weapons in Syria, nearly 2.5 years after I collected evidence that proved that Assad had dropped chlorine barrel bombs on the towns of Kafr Zita and […]

sports

health

  • Blood Test Aids in Diagnosis of SchizophreniaBlood Test Aids in Diagnosis of Schizophrenia
    A brain tumor appears as a malformed blob on a brain scan, shining white among the surrounding gray tissue—a certain and devastating diagnosis. Doctors can begin treatment immediately, trying to save the most important organ in the body. The brain, however, is also vulnerable to many more, much less visible ailments. Consider the case of […]

arts & entertainment

  • Andrea Fullajtár: Revolutionary Hungarian Actress Plays Marlene DietrichAndrea Fullajtár: Revolutionary Hungarian Actress Plays Marlene Dietrich
    A long dead, enigmatic, German movie star and stage queen has found a fresh voice in a new show performed by revolutionary Hungarian actress Andrea Fullajtár. The classical thespian sings the songs and recounts the thoughts of Marlene Dietrich in the show ‘Boomerang Baby.’ Kónya Rita Veronika Fullajtár Andrea Marlene Dietrich-estjéről szóló plasztikus élménybeszámolója a […]

business

  • Student Loan Conundrums SummarizedStudent Loan Conundrums Summarized
    At every political event I’ve been to this election cycle – Democrat or Republican, down-ballot or top of the ticket – a millennial always asks the same question to whomever is running. “What are you going to do to make college more affordable and lower student loans?” they ask sincerely. And there’s no question as […]

media

  • Donald Trump: The Celebrity Candidate Undone by CelebrityDonald Trump: The Celebrity Candidate Undone by Celebrity
    When the obituary for Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign is written, “entertainment” will be listed as the cause of death. While providing entertainment is the one consistent strategy he’s effectively employed, it ultimately will be the culprit of his demise. Instead of captivating people, Trump’s act consists of shallow reactions leading to emotionally-charged conflict. Prior […]

lifestyle

  • Tao Porchon-Lynch, Ageless Spirit-Yogi, Still Teaching at 98Tao Porchon-Lynch, Ageless Spirit-Yogi, Still Teaching at 98
    This article, by Issue Editor Trevor Courneen, and other articles about everything yoga, are featured in Newsweek’s new Special Edition, Yoga Life. Between the sea of yoga pants-sporting 20-somethings strolling down city sidewalks and the expanding roster of pro athletes who claim posing as part of their training, it can certainly seem like yoga belongs […]

  • As a writer, you are probably accustomed to rejection, because that is the writer’s lot in life.  In How to Master the Art of Selling, by sales guru Tom Hopkins, the author of one of the best-selling self-improvement books of all time makes a single statement that, once internalized, helps anyone – not just salespeople […]