An 800-year-old label may rewrite the history of a Java Sea shipwreck

Enlarge (credit: The Field Museum, Anthropology. Photographer Pacific Sea Resources) In the 1980s, fishermen working off the coast of Indonesia made a surprising haul: a cargo of ceramic vessels, elephant tusks, sweet-smelling resin, and other artifacts from a ship that had lain on the bottom of the Java Sea for centuries. Most of the ship’s […]

America's Heavyweight Boxing Champ Wants to Rewrite History

Two days before his sixth straight WBC heavyweight championship defense, this time against Bermane Stiverne, Deontay Wilder sits in the balcony of Manhattan’s Edison Ballroom, staring down at — no, through — the throngs of media waiting for him to speak. Moments later, onstage, he’ll stare through Stiverne too. “Once I hit 15 knockouts in […]

Archaeologists found thousands of hidden structures in the Guatemalan jungle — and it could re-write human history

Archaeologists uncovered 60,000 previously unknown Mayan structures deep in the Guatemalan jungle using state-of-art laser technology. The find could completely rewrite what we know about the Mayan civilization.  Archaeologists are extremely excited.   Using state-of-the-art laser technology, archaeologists uncovered over 60,000 previously unknown Mayan structures deep in the Guatemalan jungle, including foundations for houses, military fortifications, […]

Myanmar’s president calls for rewrite of military-drafted constitution, fair treatment for minorities amid Rohingya crisis

Thomson Reuters Myanmar’s president called for a reform to the country’s military-drafted constitution and justice for recognized minorities as over half a million Muslims in the country’s Rakhine state have been pushed out by the military. In Myanmar, the President’s post is largely ceremonial, and the military holds much more political power. Some say the […]

This Presidential Hopeful Wants to Rewrite Colombia's Peace Deal

Aikido, the art of peace. That’s what Colombian Sen. Iván Duque is riffing on at 10 p.m. from the front seat of a bulletproof Toyota as I sit squeezed between two bodyguards. The Japanese martial art is a discipline he mastered as a teenager and, today, as one of the most vocal opponents of Colombia’s […]

Trump’s attempt to rewrite NAFTA pushes a provision that is ‘senseless — and unnecessary’

Donald Trump campaigned for president on the premise that he would rip up US trade deals including the North America Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada, which he has dubbed “the worst trade deal ever made.” While he was quick to renege on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement with 11 Pacific-Rim nations that President Barack […]

Venezuela’s president released a version of ‘Despacito’ to support his effort to rewrite the constitution

YouTube Venezuela is less than a week from the vote called by President Nicolas Maduro to elect for members of a constituent assembly that would start redrafting the country’s constitution — a move widely criticized as an attempt to expand government’s power while disempowering citizens. Widespread public displeasure with Maduro’s effort has manifested itself in […]

Disney Hired A ‘Game of Thrones’ Writer To Rewrite Guy Ritchie’s ‘Aladdin,’ Because Of Course

Guy Ritchie‘s adaptation of Aladdin is trying to stay one jump ahead of the original animated classic. Now that the production has cast its two leads of color after a comprehensive and troubled search, Disney’s next live-action project is turning its eyes to its script. To rewrite the screenplay, Disney has hired former Game of Thrones […]

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Elon Musk asks for help to rewrite Trump’s immigration ban

Yesterday, Elon Musk responded to President Donald Trump’s executive order regarding an immigration ban, saying that it was “not the best way to address the country’s challenges.” Following up with a Tweet today, he urged his followers to read the order, and asked for specific amendments, saying that he would “seek advisory council consensus” and […]