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Latin America

ABC reporter delivers pointed declaration to Trump: We will 'pursue the truth' even if we must endure your 'wrath'

ABC<p>ABC White House reporter Jonathan Karl closed a show on Sunday with a declaration: Reporters will keep doing their jobs despite President Donald Trump's declaration that news outlets were "the enemy of the American people."<p>Filling in for George Stephanopoulos on "This Week," the ABC reporter …

Donald Trump

Meryl Streep Took A Stand Against Donald Trump And Hollywood Took Notice

"Serve that tea, girl, put some lemon in it." —Leslie Jones

Here's How The Celebrity Audience Reacted To Meryl Streep's Golden Globes Speech

Lots of feelings.

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

‘RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic’ opens the gate for gameplay on Android

Atari released a “new” game today that has an Android version available, but older PC gamers may recognize it as being a classic game. The new title …

The real reason why we have sex

Science may have just learned the real reason we have sex — and, no, it’s not just because it feels good.<p>Evolutionarily speaking, sexual reproduction …

These 15 trends will transform the natural world in 2017

What should we be thinking about when we think about the future of biodiversity, conservation and the environment? An international team of experts in horizon scanning, science communication and conservation recently asked that question as participants in the eighth annual Horizon Scan of Emerging …

Ecology

The way we might protect ourselves from an exploding star could help us find alien civilizations

Eventually, stars die — not with a whimper, but with a bang.<p>When they do, there's the potential that any nearby planets could be devastated by destructive cosmic rays, potentially wiping out life on those worlds.<p>We're not quite ready to build any sort of defense for human civilization against a …

Electromagnetism

Why Hot Whiskey Is The Greatest Warm Cocktail Ever

<i>For</i> Bon Appetit<i>, by Maggie Lange.</i><p>I wouldn’t dare to presume about you. For me though, this is the time of year that I’m overbooked, underdressed, I’m on the verge of a thrilling cold-flu combo, I’ve often eaten too much and yet I still stand directly next to snacks table, and I very much would like …

Seasonal Food