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Фото дня – 14 августа — Naked Science

«Хаббл» заснял уничтожающиеся гравитацией галактики.<p>Гравитация управляет движениями космоса. Она собирает галактики вместе, образуя небольшие группы …

Bentley wants to put holographic butlers in its luxury cars

The 21st century Jeeves will be beamed directly into your personal transportation pod, serving up glasses of champagne, bouquets of roses and a freshly ironed copy of that morning's Times newspaper - at least according to Bentley's graphic designers.<p>Speaking to The Mirror, Bentley design director …

How a Tiny West Virginia Lab Blew Open VW's Diesel Emissions Scam

When the lab measured massive dirty emissions, technicians thought it was a fluke. Then they took a closer look at the VWs they were testing.<p>By now you've heard of the major diesel controversy at Volkswagen. The automaker admitted to using engine management software that only engaged diesel …

The UN says we need to 'wake up' and fight violence against women and girls online

Tech companies aren’t immune from 'social responsibility or from liability'<p>The internet is being used as a tool "to inflict harm on women and girls," the United Nations declared today, ina powerful report that calls for worldwide action against rampant online violence that targets women. At stake: …

Moynihan, Mass Incarceration, and Responsibility

Good intentions and deep sympathies cannot counter corrosive doctrines and destructive policy.<p>I want to respond to Greg Weiner’s contention that I’ve offered a distorted picture of Daniel Patrick Moynihan. There’s a lot wrong with Weiner’s note. I specifically object to the idea that the Moynihan …