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Bees with Backpacks: Keeping the Hive Alive

<b>By attaching tiny tracking devices to the backs of honey bees, one Australian scientist hopes the insects will reveal why the global bee population</b> …

All is not lost for the Bernie revolution: The Sanders campaign is using its leverage to shape the Democrats’ platform

<b>Bernie Sanders (Reuters/Carlo Allegri)</b><p>In many ways, The Democratic Party has abandoned its progressive roots — and Bernie can still help fix that<p>Sean Illing<p>April 26, 2016 9:57am (UTC)<p>Sanders' political revolution, such as it is, does not hinge on this election. Sanders himself as conceded this over …

What Hillary Clinton gets that Bernie Sanders doesn’t: Identity politics

A patriarchal ploy to keep women divided, women have been harangued for “voting with their vagina” for months. Such crude critiques are designed to undermine female political agency—specifically their support for other women.<p>And yet, feminism as an ideology espouses gender equality, which is …

Cruz on Trump campaign: 'They're acting like union boss thugs'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday accused Donald Trump supporters of "acting like union boss thugs" in pursuit of the Republican Party nomination, saying during CNN's town hall that they are intimidating potential Republican National Convention delegates.<p>"Donald and his team, it's …

House Republicans push 'nightmare' abortion bill based on racial stereotypes

Prenatal Discrimination Act seeks to make it illegal to have abortion based on sex or race of fetus but advocates argue it is unconstitutional and discriminatory<p>A bill to outlaw abortions based on sex or race that Democratic lawmakers and advocates have called a “nightmare” made its way to the US …

Clinton and Sanders Spar on Health Care at the Democratic Debate

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders say they both want universal health care. But they have different ideas about how to get there that cut to the …

Democratic Party’s error sparks furor in Colorado presidential race

The disclosure that the Colorado Democratic Party misreported the March 1 presidential straw poll results to the public — and never corrected the …

We Need Better Sex Education, Author And Mother Argues. Here’s Why.

Peggy Orenstein wants girls to better understand pleasure, performance and consent.<p>When it comes to sexual assault, there seems to be a flood of specious statistics, and a dry well of reliable information.<p>One particularly noxious stat: nearly half of reported rapes are fabricated. It’s a figure …

Mental health: There’s an app for that

Smartphone apps claim to help conditions from addiction to schizophrenia, but few have been thoroughly tested.

Disney World Delays its 5,000-Seat Mistake

Image source: Disney.<p><b>Walt Disney</b>'s Animal Kingdom theme park will be hitting the age of legal adulthood later this month, but it won't be celebrating with the nighttime show that wassupposed to be a game changer. The world's leading theme park operator announced yesterday that Rivers of Light won't …

Why Women Are Tired: The Price of Unpaid Emotional Labor

<i>Authored by Christine Hutchison, Executive Editor for Psyched in San Francisco Magazine and therapist. Christine is studying for her doctorate in Psychology at the Wright Institute, as well as working as a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern at New Perspectives Center for Counseling.</i> …

Warner Bros. drastically revamped its movie schedule after 'Batman v Superman' backlash

The studio is reportedly shifting its strategy in the face of fan and critical backlash to "Batman v Superman." It's focusing more closely on franchise-based films in hopes that they will generate hits, insiders say.

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A Hamilton Skeptic on Why the Show Isn’t As Revolutionary As It Seems

For a long time, a stray tweet from writer Jay Caspian Kang seemed to be the only hairline crack in the monolith of positive public opinion about</i> …

Beyoncé: ‘Anyone Who Perceives My Message as Anti-Police Is Completely Mistaken’

In her much-anticipated <i>Elle</i> interview published Tuesday, Beyoncé spoke about the meaning behind her “Formation” video and clarified that she is …

Sanders feeling media heat after new interview

<i>Watch CNN and NY1's Democratic debate, moderated by Wolf Blitzer, Thursday, April 14 at 9 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders' interview with the New York Daily News ahead of the state's primary later this month didn't go as planned.<p>The Vermont senator's April 1 sit down with the paper's …

Sanders ardently opposed the trade deal that led to Panama Papers abuses; Clinton supported it

<b>Bernie Sanders criticizing the Panama Free Trade Agreement that led to the Panama Papers scandal, on the Senate floor on Oct. 12, 2011 (C-Span2/YouTube)</b><p>Bernie spoke out against tax havens & Panama Free Trade Agreement 5 years ago. Hillary was on the side of the rich<p>Ben Norton<p>April 5, 2016 6:30pm …

Is it cos I is wack? The rise and fall of Sacha Baron Cohen

He gave us Ali G, Borat and fermented horse urine, all on the way to establishing himself as the king of shock comedy. But his latest film, Grimsby, is a huge flop. Where did it all go wrong?<p>Earlier this year, I saw Grimsby, the new film by Sacha Baron Cohen, at the Cineworld above my local …

Meet the women behind Disney's 'Zootopia' who are changing the animation world

The field of animation has had a long history of being a ‘boy’s club.’ A recent study by the Animation Guild revealed female creatives made up just …

Women Are Trolling This Anti-Abortion Governor in a Hilarious Way

Women are calling Gov. Mike Pence to tell them about their periods in response to a new prohibitive law.<p>Women who <i>can't even</i> with Indiana's new anti-abortion law are protesting it in a hilarious way — by calling Gov. Mike Pences's office to tell him about their periods. Pence and other anti-abortion …

If Pixar Went PG-13, It Might Look Like Overwatch's New Widowmaker Short

Blizzard has released the second of <i>Overwatch</i>’s three animated short films that are rolling out ahead of the debut of the game itself in late May. Technically, this is the third short, given that the game debuted with a Tracer/Winston vs. Widowmaker/Reaper cinematic a long while ago, but now we’re …

Hilarious Comic Nails What It's Like To Be A Dog Parent vs. A Dog Lover

Do you get the whole bed to yourself or do you have to share with a special someone?<p><i>Updated on April 5, 2016: 12:10 p.m. EST</i><p>Sure, you love dogs, but there are some things that people who aren't dog owners will just never experience.<p>Artist Kelly Angel's comic captures the difference between being …

Infertile Mice Give Birth, Thanks To 3D-Printed Ovaries

A similar technique might help restore human fertility<p>Whether it’s because of a treatment like chemotherapy, a result of age, or for other reasons, women's bodies can stop producing the eggs that, when fertilized, can become babies. Now researchers have developed a 3D-printed scaffolding that could …

Here's how 'America's toughest sheriff' treats mentally ill prisoners

During JP's first weeks in the jail, guards observed him "spitting and urinating" on the floor of his cell, exhibiting "tearful" behavior, and burping or drooling to drown out the voices he was hearing. He refused to eat or take the antipsychotic drugs he'd been prescribed. By the time he was …

The Hidden Economics of Porn

A gender-studies professor explains how the industry works.<p>Humans have been creating images of sex and genitalia for millions of years, but it is only in the past few centuries—since the 1600s, according to historians—that these representations started meeting academics’ preferred definition of …

'Is abortion murder?' — Watch Trump's latest garbled response

During a "Face the Nation" interview on April 3, 2016, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was pressed to answer the question, "Is abortion murder?"<p><i>Produced by Jacqui Frank</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Cruz, Trump look to block Kasich at convention

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> John Kasich insists he still has a shot at the GOP presidential nomination, at least at a contested convention. But if Ted Cruz and Donald Trump get their way, he could be blocked.<p>Both campaigns have their eye on a small group of delegates at the convention known as the Rules …

De Blasio offers Sanders help with debate scheduling

Tweets from https://twitter.com/politico/lists/team-politico<p>New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio offered to secure any permit for Bernie Sanders' rally, after the Vermont senator's campaign suggested that it could not accommodate both a proposed debate and the previously scheduled event on April 14 …

Here's What Ivana Trump Thinks About Donald Trump's Campaign

Ivana Trump is speaking out about her ex-husband Donald Trump‘s campaign for the White House in a revealing new interview with the <i>New York …

Hillary’s atrocious race record: Her stances over decades have been painful and wrong

<b>Hillary Clinton (AP/Patrick Semansky)</b><p>“The idea that she is or ever has been a stalwart advocate for black empowerment is absolutely ludicrous”<p>Musa al-Gharbi<p>April 3, 2016 9:59am (UTC)<p>As an African-American, I have struggled to understand why so many of my black brothers and sisters seem to prefer …

Hillary is sick of the left: Why Bernie’s persistence is a powerful reminder of Clinton’s troubling centrism

<b>Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a Democratic primary town hall sponsored by CNN, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Derry, N.H. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) (AP)</b><p>Bernie Sanders has stuck around longer than anyone could have imagined, and it’s revealing Clinton’s true …