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How Close Are We to Self-Destruction?

While some claim we’re living in peaceful times, the Doomsday Clock ticks on. Two anthropologists get to the bottom of this contradiction.<p>Each …

Brookyln Gangs, 1959

American style is often thought of as the sack suit with an oxford-cloth button down, or a tweed sport coat with flat-front chinos. In the immediate …

Clothing

As pound plunges, UK's Cameron defends EU deal to avert 'Brexit' | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The pound posted its biggest one-day loss in almost six years on Monday on concerns of a possible British exit from the EU, adding to the pressure on Prime Minister David Cameron as he mounted a defense of his deal to keep the country in the bloc.<p>The fall in the currency, as well …

United Kingdom

EU's real brake isn't Britain but Franco-German impasse | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Forget Brexit. The real obstacle to deeper European integration is not the awkward British, whether they choose to stay in the European Union with a “special status” or leave.<p>French President Francois Hollande (R) arrives with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to attend a press …

Europe

The Hidden Bias of Science’s Universal Language

The vast majority of scientific papers today are published in English. What gets lost when other languages get left out?<p>Newton’s <i>Principia Mathematica</i> was written in Latin; Einstein’s first influential papers were written in German; Marie Curie’s work was published in French. Yet today, most …

These Are What the Google Artificial Intelligence’s Dreams Look Like

Spoiler alert: they're as weird as electric sheep<p>Google's servers drive the much of the world's data, and apparently, they dream as well, according to a Google blog post by two Google software engineers and an intern.<p>Google’s artificial neural networks (ANNs) are stacked layers of artificial …

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Let that hateful flag fly: From George W. Bush to Lindsey Graham, a history of Republican support for the Confederate flag

It’s a symbol of racial apartheid — and much of the GOP can’t bring itself to condemn the stars and bars<p>South Carolina, a state that's nearly 30% African-American, celebrates"Confederate Memorial Day" and proudly displays the flag of the Southern Confederacy at its statehouse in Columbia -- a …

15 movies you’re going to want to watch in 2015

2014 was a great year for movies, but — if anything — 2015 looks to be even better. If you’re fretting over which films to build your year around, look no further: Cult of Mac has you covered.<p>From sci-fi epics from the brains behind <i>The Matrix</i>, to the next instalment in the James Bond franchise, to, …

Here’s what Apple included in this year’s $320 ‘Lucky Bag’ specials

The contents of Apple’s 2015 Japanese “Lucky Bag” sales have been revealed. The bags went on sale at 8 AM local time this morning, and the entire collection of deals was quickly revealed by those who had taken advantage of the limited-time offer.<p>The bags will cost shoppers around ¥38,000 (or about …

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How Math Explains Saturn's Rings

The Enūma Anu Enlil, a series of 70 clay tablets, was found in the ruins of King Ashurbanipal’s library in Nineveh (on the eastern bank of the River …

The 17 Best Movie Moments Of The Year

If going to the movies had an instant-replay feature, Matthew McConaughey sobbing in "Interstellar," Rosamund Pike delivering the iconic Cool Girl speech in "Gone Girl" and the electrifying musical finale of "Whiplash" are just a few moments we'd demand to see again. As 2014 winds down, we're still …

[Ticker] New leftwing party in the lead in Spain

Today, 09:26<p>From same-sex marriage in Malta to horrors in Azerbaijan - survey shows huge disparities on gay rights in Europe, amid "stagnating" …

Europe

Angela Merkel warns David Cameron over freedom of movement

David Cameron has been warned by German chancellor Angela Merkel that she would rather see the UK leave the European Union than change freedom of movement rules, according to reports.<p>Downing Street on Sunday did not deny that the conversation had taken place, after German newspaper Der Spiegel said …

It's Always 9:41 on the iPhone 6

In ads for the latest version of Apple's phone, it's always the same time. Here's why.<p>The image above, currently running on Apple's U.S. website, depicts the iPhone 6 in its now-familiar grande and venti sizes. It is, you may notice, similar to other images of the phone that have run in marketing …

10 Easy Shrimp Recipes Everyone Will Love

<b>1. Ginger, Garlic & Chili Shrimp</b><p>In this quick and easy recipe -- adapted from The Splendid Table's <i>How To Eat Supper</i> by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift -- jumbo shrimp are bathed in a brine flavored with salt, sugar and chili powder, and then sautéed with loads of fresh ginger and garlic. It's …

The Moment the U.S. Ended Iran's Brief Experiment in Democracy

Sixty years ago this week, on Aug. 19, 1953, the United States, in collaboration with Britain, successfully staged a coup in Iran to overthrow democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh that a newly declassified CIA document reveals was designed to preserve the control of Western …

Can the Ice Wall in <cite>Game of Thrones</cite> Survive Science?

A massive wall of ice protects the Seven Kingdoms from the dangers of the wintry north in HBO's hit series <i>Game of Thrones</i>. But in the real world, an …

Three Science Words We Should Stop Using

How can we improve everyone's ideas about the nature of science? I think there are three words that we shouldn't use.<p>Word 1: Hypothesis ——————<p>In my …