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Today, #LoveWins Along With the 14th Amendment

June 26th, 2015: Gay marriage ended -- suddenly, in a 5-4 Supreme Court ruling, it became just marriage.<p>I remember arguing so publicly 11 years ago on CNN and every other news network. Let's revisit those arguments.<p>And now, it's law, and nothing that man from Concerned Women was worried about is …

China puts $6 trillion price tag on its climate plan

WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - It will cost China over $6.6 trillion (41 trillion yuan) to meet the greenhouse gas reduction goals it will lay out later this month in its strategy for United Nations climate negotiations, the country’s lead negotiator for the talks said Tuesday.<p>Xie Zhenhua, special …

Environmentalism

Chinese students were kicked out of Harvard's model UN after flipping out when Taiwan was called a country

AP A Taiwanese opposition demonstrator. Students from the Chinese delegation at the Harvard Model United Nations event in January were kicked out by …

Who will factcheck Fox News now? We’re lost without Stewart and Colbert

No Stewart, no Colbert — we’re heading into a 2016 presidential race where wingnuts may be allowed to roam free<p>Sophia A. McClennen<p>February 11, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Jon Stewart redefined what it meant to do political satire in our nation. Rather than simply riff off of the news, his show became the …

Stephen Colbert

Study: Genes could retain 'memory' when passed to offspring

Research carried out by the University of Cambridge has revealed a way in which a parent's experiences can be passed on to their offspring's …

Breakthrough cancer treatment 'only offered to private patients'

Health Secretary urged to return cancer treatment device to service after almost two years 'sitting idle'<p>A breakthrough cancer treatment is being denied to NHS patients while those paying privately can receive the procedure, it has been claimed.<p>London's University College Hospital is reportedly …

How Being a Doctor Became the Most Miserable Profession

Nine of 10 doctors discourage others from joining the profession, and 300 physicians commit suicide every year. When did it get this bad?<p>By the end …

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Funny dog

Marshawn Lynch deserves a statue

Much of the media is calling for Lynch to be fined. I say, give the man a raise.<p>Marshawn Lynch showed up on Media Day and answered questions for five minutes. In those five minutes he answered every question with "I'm just here so I won't get fined." He also had some Skittles and called someone …

NFL

Entropy Defied: Researchers Unboil An Egg

Unscrambling eggs is still impossible, an example of entropy in action. But boiling eggs is no longer the one-way process it used to be. Scientists in California and Australia have figured out how to turn solid albumen, the white of an egg, back into a useable liquid.<p>“We have invented a way to …

Pentagon: China's Weapons Development Has Undermined US Superiority

"We're at risk and the situation is getting worse," Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, said.<p>Kendall singled out China's military buildup as a major worry, noting that in 1994 the communist state was assessed by US intelligence agencies to be a backward military power, but one …

Chinese retiree designs a robot horse

While many retirees take up interesting hobbies when they leave the workforce, Su Daocheng, 60, might be able to claim the title of most unusual post-work activity – designing a rideable robotic horse. Su built the robot that stands just under five feet and weighs about 550 pounds over a two-month …

Apple’s new Chinese ad will make you cry whatever language you speak

One of the most interesting things about Apple’s continued expansion into China is going to be watching how it tweaks its marketing to target a country Tim Cook has claimed will soon be Apple’s biggest market.<p>Ahead of Chinese New Year on February 19, Apple has debuted a new ad in China, updating …

Video: Watch terrified passengers’ reactions when the driver floors it in a Tesla P85D

Tesla’s tuned version of its Model S has been making waves ever since it was announced last year, and we have seen it do some pretty incredible …

The Cancer Genome Atlas completes detailed ovarian cancer analysis

ARRA<p>Wednesday, June 29, 2011<p>Largest cancer genome study to date from NIH consortium; findings point to new means of assessing patient survival.<p>An …

Cancer

Medical errors in America kill more people than AIDS or drug overdoses. Here's why. - Vox

1) The American health care system kills tens of thousands of patients each year<p>Medical errors kill more people than car crashes or new disease outbreaks. They kill more people annually than breast cancer, AIDS, plane crashes, or drug overdoses. Depending which estimate you use, medical errors are …

Supercomputing reveals genetic code of cancer

Cancer researchers must use one of the world's fastest computers to detect which versions of genes are only found in cancer cells. Every form of …

Cancer

DNA clock helps to get measure of people's lifespans

Scientists have identified a biological clock that provides vital clues about how long a person is likely to live.<p>Researchers studied chemical …

Three-parent babies to be born in Britain as MPs say yes to law change

Doctors will be able to use the DNA of a 'second mother' to fix faulty genetic material in babies at risk of mitochondrial diseases like muscular dystrophy<p>Three-parent babies could be born in Britain as early as next year after MPs voted to change the law to allow the controversial IVF …

Genetics

What If You Could Prevent Alzheimer’s?

What if—in your 20s, 30s, or 40s—you could stop yourself from ever getting Alzheimer’s? One filmmaker says it’s possible.<p>The Human Genome Project was …

Russia has announced plans for joint military drills with North Korea

"We are planning an expansion of the communication lines of our military central command," Valery Gerasimov, the chief of staff of the Russian armed forces, said at a meeting attended by the heads of all of Russia's armed forces branches, according to Newsweek. "We are entering preliminary …

Seattle Pot Producer Rolling Out 12,000 Joints Ahead of Super Bowl Sunday

A Seattle-based medical marijuana retailer is anticipating Seahawks fans will want a "super bowl" for Sunday's big game. That's why employees at Solstice are working to roll a staggering number of joints — 12,000 in all — for its special "12th Pack" promotion ahead of Sunday, when the Seahawks face …