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This Is What The Inside Of A $53 Million Jet Looks Like

<i>By Nick Mafi for Architectural Digest.</i><p><i>(photos: Embraer)</i><p>To step inside the Embraer Lineage 1000E is to enter a world of among the finest amenities money can buy--and the Federal Aviation Administration will allow. At $53 million, this private jet--which was unveiled earlier this year at Geneva's …

Aziz Ansari: Talking Modern Love With The 'Master Of None'

A few months ago, Shankar Vedantam hosted an event in Washington, D.C., with the comedian Aziz Ansari. You might know him as Tom Haverford from <i>Parks and Recreation</i>, or you might currently be binge-watching his new show on Netflix, Master of None.<p>What you might <i>not</i> know about Ansari is that he is …

Aziz Ansari

A Genetic Map Hints At What Makes A Brain Human

Patterns of gene expression in human and mouse brains suggest that cells known as glial cells may have helped us evolve brains that can acquire language and solve complex problems.<p>Scientists have been dissecting human brains for centuries. But nobody can explain precisely what allows people to use …

The Brain

Why Pumpkins And Squashes Aren’t Extinct

The pumpkin shouldn’t exist. Nor should squashes, gourds, and courgettes. These common dinner-table vegetables are all part of a group of plants called <i>Cucurbita</i>, whose wild ancestors were deeply bitter and encased in tough rinds. They depended on large animals like mammoths to break them apart and …

Hunter Gatherers

Nasa Mars announcement: Sun strips away red planet's atmosphere

Nasa reveals in a press conference that the sun robbed Mars of its once-thick atmosphere and water<p>Scientists have documented a solar storm blasting away Mars' atmosphere, an important clue in a long-standing mystery of how a planet that was once like Earth turned into a cold, dry desert, research …

Astronomy