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Mark Zuckerberg Sells Another $95 Million In Facebook Stock For Charity

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, added another $95 million (pretax) to the coffers of their charitable initiatives this week. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Chan Zuckerberg Foundation and CZI Holdings LLC—the pair’s two vehicles for philanthropy and impact investing—sold …

Facebook

Science will never settle the question of sex and gender in sport

It is time for sport to turn to more practical ways than biological testing to determine eligibility to compete in elite women’s sports events<p>In difficult social or political contexts, we often hope that science will forge a path to decision making that sidesteps the messiness of culture and …

Participation

Touring wineries in Chianti, Italy with an expert

At a London symposium one chilly night, there was talk of Italian wine and palm trees, warming our winter-weary souls.<p>Then I was handed a glass of pale rosé by an Italian woman who introduced herself as "Orsola with an O, because if I'd been a boy I would have been called Odoardo, after my famous …

China’s Latest Leap Forward Isn’t Just Great—It’s Quantum

Beijing launches the world’s first quantum-communications satellite into orbit<p>BEIJING—A rocket that shot skyward from the Gobi Desert early Tuesday is expected to propel China to the forefront of one of science’s most challenging fields.<p>It also is set to launch Beijing far ahead of its global …

China

The Large Hadron Collider Is Back, And Set to Flip The Science World on Its Head

You ain’t seen nothing yet.<p>The world’s largest science experiment, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), has only been around for eight years, and it’s …

Physics

Give us EU visa freedom in October or abandon migrant deal, Turkey says

BERLIN/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey could walk away from its promise to stem the flow of illegal migrants to Europe if the European Union fails to grant Turks visa-free travel to the bloc in October, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told a German newspaper.<p>Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu …

North Africa

Duterte to Congress: It’s your turn to pass long overdue FOI law

President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Congress to immediately pass the “long overdue” freedom of information (FOI) law. Current top …

Odd payment requests detailed in $81 million cyberheist from New York Fed

Fake payment orders submitted by cyberthieves who stole $81 million from Bangladesh’s account at the New York Fed gave a lot of unlikely reasons for …

Federal Reserve

How medical science hopes to slow down ageing

UNTIL the mid-nineties it was not thought that the process of ageing was subject to any general control. It was thought likely to involve hundreds if …

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The MIT Lab That’s Quietly Pioneering Fashion For Everyone

Open Style Lab wants the fashion industry to think about more bodies, more ages, and more abilities.<p>For Aimee Mury, finding clothing that works for her 11-year-old daughter Eliza is a challenge, and not just in the ways typical to buying clothes for a pre-adolescent girl. Eliza is autistic, with a …

Disability

Businesses are getting worried the election will hurt the economy

The American economy is starting to get the election jitters.<p>Slow sales of Red Robin’s gourmet burgers prompted the chain’s top executive to wonder whether this year’s vitriolic presidential campaign season has driven consumers to pull a blanket over their heads. A top executive at the Home …

Economy

Japan Is Said to Be Negotiating with Banks to Borrow At a Zero Rate

Japan’s Ministry of Finance is negotiating with the country’s major banks to lend to the government at a zero interest rate in auctions beginning in …

Japan

10 Investment Pieces Every Woman Should Own

Last week I met with a new client and we pulled together a wish list of around 10-15 items that are missing from my client's wardrobe. What I have found in working with personal styling clients is that many women are missing the same types of items in theirs. So today I am sharing a list of 10 …

Clothing

Scientists Say The US Is Facing The Strongest Hurricane Season Since Sandy Hit The East Coast

Stay safe out there.<p>We’re moving into the peak of a hurricane season that could be the strongest since 2012, the year Hurricane Sandy hit the East …

Weather

A Quantum Computing-Dominated World Is Coming In Less Than 10 Years, Says CEO Of Acronis

A seminal moment in the quantum technology field just happened: Google's team of scientists have simulated a hydrogen molecule from its quantum computers, a breakthrough that suggests it could “simulate even larger chemical systems,” writes one of Google Quantum’s engineers, Ryan Rabbush. The …

Quantum Computing

Brexit Delayed Is Brexit Denied? British Prime Minister Might Postpone EU Exit Kickoff

According to several media, notably the <i>Sunday Times</i>, Britain could delay until 2019 the triggering of the “Article 50” procedure to start negotiations to leave the European Union, making the effective Brexit date unlikely before 2021, or even much later.<p><i>The Sunday Times</i> said that the British civil …

United Kingdom

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

The markets are set to open Monday with traders wondering whether stocks can continue their record-setting run.<p>Here are the four things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. Stock market overview:</b> U.S. stock futures are pointing up, indicating share prices could rally …

Stock Markets

The world’s shortest flight? Airline launches 12-minute hop from Toronto to Niagara

There’s no drinks service or in-flight entertainment system, but passengers on board the newest Greater Toronto Airways service won’t have time to get bored. That's because its Toronto to Niagara route, which will whisk travellers from the Ontario metropolis to the home of North America’s most …

Why Are Rio's Olympic Pools Green And Smelly? Ryan Lochte's Hair Holds The Answer

No, no, NO! Hydrogen peroxide does not turn water green (nor does it make water smell like farts)<p>Whenever I read about the 2016 Summer Olympics, water quality has almost always been mentioned as being the biggest concern. And no wonder, considering that an investigative report published by the AP …

Swimming

We’re Calling It Now: The 10 Style Trends That Will Be HUGE This Fall

Sure, summer isn’t over just yet, but it never hurts to start looking ahead — right? While the onset of fall might point to the end of lazy beach days and your one-piece swimsuit’s reign, it also means there’s a slew of new runway trends in its wake — and we are SO on board with that. Before you …

Clothing

The most photographic spot in the US?

A former biology teacher turned naturalist guide, Kurt Johnson has traded in the classroom for the great outdoors at Grand Teton National Park, located in a rare ecosystem.<p>“Beavers hate the sound of running water; they are always looking for ways to stop it.”<p>We couldn’t tell if Kurt Johnson, our …

National Parks

50 places in Europe you need to visit in your lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to laying out on the beaches of Lagos, Portugal, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

European Travel

Here's What That Ice Bucket Breakthrough Is All About

We did it, guys.<p>Back in the summer of 2014, your Facebook feed was overflowing with countless videos of friends, relatives, and even celebrities …

Bill Gates

German Scientists Found a New Antibiotic—and It's In Your Nose

German researchers have found a bacteria that produces an antibiotic able to combat the often-resistant pathogen <i>Staphylococcus</i> <i>aureus</i>, and it’s in the …

Los Angeles

Why did Iran's Lake Urmia just change from bright green to blood red?

Between April and July, Iran's salty Lake Urmia changed from a bright green color to a blood red. NASA's Aqua satellite captured the image above and …

Trends

ANALYSTS SAY: US diplomatic strategy on South China Sea appears to founder

Two weeks after the July 12 announcement by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, the US strategy appears to be unraveling and the …

20 of Chicago's Most Underrated Restaurants, 2018 Edition

Chicago's most essential and hottest restaurants get all the buzz, but what about the places flying under the radar? Instead of chasing the latest openings, discover some hidden gems. These neighborhood favorites stand toe-to-toe with the city's finest and deserve recognition too. They span a …

Texas

15 Gossip Girl Wardrobe Secrets That Even Die-Hard Fans Don't Know

Despite ending four years ago, <b>Gossip Girl</b> gave us plenty of wardrobe inspiration, most of which we still chase after to this day. Remember those iconic school uniforms or Serena's gold Georges Chakra wedding gown? What about Blair's large collection of headbands?<p>The show practically created trends, …