Amanda Ferguson

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Being Pretty Is a Problem When You're Applying For Low-Level Jobs

Still a form of discrimination.<p>Being perceived as attractive isn't usually considered much of an impediment in today's world. Oh, sure, there's the …

Photos: Observe the Moon Night

Saturday night is International Observe the Moon Night, and EarthSky community members from around the world sent photos, reminding us that we all …

Astronomy

How Science Can Help You Beat Carnival Game Scams

Anybody who’s tried their hand at carnival games knows that something is always a little…off about them. It’s hard to say what exactly, but we know …

Why Women Who Arch Their Backs Are More Alluring to Men

Men appear to be more drawn to women who slightly curve their backs, revealing what could be an evolutionary tactic used by females to imply they are …

Your reading list just got longer—the 2017 National Book Awards longlist is here

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U.S. Airstrike Killed Over 100 Civilians in Mosul, Pentagon Says

A Pentagon investigation has found that more than 100 civilians were killed after the U.S. dropped a bomb on a building in Mosul, Iraq, in March.<p>The probe found that the U.S. bomb triggered secondary explosions from devices clandestinely planted there by ISIS fighters. And the military says the …

Middle East

Meet the 'Cyclops Kid': One-Eyed Goat Born in India

A goat with one large eye in the middle of its forehead — a rare birth defect known as cyclopia — was born in a village in Assam, India, on May …