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Sex Is Shifting from Evolutionary to Socially Driven

Sex may be enjoyable, but in evolutionary terms, it's a very difficult way to reproduce.<br>Read More

Barney Frank drops a bombshell: How a shocking anecdote explains the financial crisis

Ever wonder why we waited six years to get a decent economic recovery? This new revelation will disgust you<p>Barney Frank has a new autobiography out. He’s long been one of the nation’s most quotable politicians. And Washington lives in perpetual longing for intra-party conflict.<p>So why has a critical …

NASA made an adorable video explaining climate change. l think a lot of people will FINALLY get it.

Here's your Hot Planet 101, courtesy of NASA. Take a minute to watch it, then we'll see how it's affecting life on earth <i>right now.</i><p>If the symptoms of …

Fantastic Nightwing-Inspired Web-Series: GRAYSON: EARTH ONE

This Neil deGrasse Tyson podcast on the origins of life is absolutely mindblowing

Tyson, Richard Dawkins and Bill Nye discuss evolution on “StarTalk Live!”<p>Scientists Neil deGrasse Tyson, Richard Dawkins and Bill Nye, along comedians Eugene Mirman, Jim Gaffigan and Maeve Higgins appeared together at the Beacon Theater for "StarTalk Live!" this past weekend.<p>During the talk Dawkins …

The eternity drive: Why DNA could be the future of data storage

<b>(CNN) —</b> How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years? Longer?<p>Already a storage company called Backblaze is running 25,000 hard drives simultaneously to get to the bottom of the question. As each hard drive coughs its last, the company replaces it and logs its …

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Police kill money-stealing botnet that infected millions of PCs

Europol and police forces across Europe have shut down Ramnit, a botnet that infected up to three million computers world-wide. The virus, generally installed by email phishing attacks or rogue sites (please stop clicking on attachments, whoever your are) was mostly used by criminal hackers to …

Biologist Richard Dawkins Does Another Reading Of His Hate Mail [Video]

Atheist Richard Dawkins is not a very popular figure among members of the religious community. Known for his scathing remarks against religion and …

“SNL” mocks psychologists behind the CIA torture report

“We don’t wanna be known as just the ‘rectal feeding guys'”<p>The cold open on this week's "Saturday Night Live" went straight for the most upsetting news of the week: the release of the Senate's report on CIA torture techniques. In the sketch, Charlie Rose (played by Taran Killam) interviews the two …

Router that anonymises internet activity raises $300,000 on Kickstarter

An internet router that aims to anonymise online activity had raised over $300,000 Tuesday, after less than 48 hours on the Kickstarter fundraising site.<p>Anonabox, a 2.4in by 1.6in router, directs internet data that connects to it by ethernet or Wi-Fi through the Tor network, software designed to …

Hackers are using Google's antivirus tool to test their attacks

Google's VirusTotal site can be very handy if you're worried about malware; upload a file and dozens of antivirus tools will check to see if it's malicious. However, it's now clear that this site can hinder as much as it helps. Security research Brandon Dixon has spotted several big hacking teams …