Aubrey Yunik

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Perfect Lineup of Satellites Finds 'Missing Link' in Aurora Mystery

For the first time, the bright, shimmering auroras that dance across the sky have been directly linked to specific disturbances in Earth's magnetic …

In the 16th Century, the Best Office Decor was a Tiny Rotting Corpse

Miniature memento moris were all the rage for around 300 years.<p>A 16th-century memento mori attributed to Hans Leinberger. (Photo: The Walters Art …

First-Ever DNA Analysis Of Ancient Phoenician People

Editor's Blog Photo credit: The ancient port of Carthage, pictured, was the hub of the Phoenician civilization. Dasha Petrenko/ShutterstockDominating …

​We Asked an Expert if Shark Attacks Are Really Getting Worse Because of Climate Change

Shark attacks are really just "love taps."<p>Every summer, our collective obsession with sharks fucking humans up rears its ugly head. Ever since Jaws dah-domped its way into our collective unconscious, society has gone into a mass freakout over "man-eating" sharks, which manifests in sensational …

How The World Can Get To 100% Renewable Energy By 2050

Is 100% renewable energy feasible for the world, or is it just a pipedream? It can be reality, according to a new report issued by Greenpeace. Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable World Energy Outlook 2015 contends that it is possible for Earth's electricity needs to be 100% provided by renewable …

How to Learn a Language Faster From 12 Language Experts

In a world that demands rapid learning, the ability to learn a language faster is an important skill to acquire. Here's 12 learning tips from the …

Kit Harington: “There’s a Sexism That Happens Towards Men”

The Game of Thrones actor wants to be more than “a head of hair or a set of looks.”<p><b>Kit Harington</b> <i>really</i> wants us to understand how hard it is to be pretty. The <i>Game of Thrones</i> actor complained last year about being labeled a “hunk,” calling the label demeaning. Those comments raised some eyebrows—but …

This Is The Secret To Keeping Secrets

Ethics aside, these are the psychological reasons why it’s so hard not to spill the beans.<p>Ever have someone share a piece of information in confidence and ask you not to tell it to anyone else–then you spilled the beans anyway? Of course you did! You’re human. Some of us are better at keeping …

He Had AIDS and I Had Hepatitis C: A Love Story

How we found each other amidst addiction, ongoing sobriety, and life-threatening illness.<p>One girlfriend slipped a mickey into my coffee," he said, "and when I passed out she poured lighter fluid on me and all my belongings and torched me."<p>We were sitting at Le Singe Vert in Chelsea. As the waiter …

Relationships

Can Planting More Milkweed Save Monarch Butterflies? It's Complicated

Monarch butterflies are disappearing.<p>Populations of these distinctive black and orange migratory insects have been in precipitous decline for the past 20 years, but scientists aren't exactly sure what's causing them to vanish.<p>So far, potential culprits include disease, climate change, drought and …

Green Party’s Jill Stein on Why Bernie Sanders Should Go Third-Party

America’s two major political parties are poised this year to pit a couple of historically disliked presidential candidates against each other. …

Middle-class

Inside the Radioactive City Russia Doesn’t Want You to Know About

The director of documentary 'City 40' says she's lost contact with residents who risked their lives to tell their story.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>It looks like a lovely place to visit. From inside, Ozersk has all the charm of a European capital: beautiful parks, broad public …