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Modern Genes Reveal 100 Major Population Shifts In Human History

Wherever conquerors go, they leave a little bit of their genetics. Gene analyses of modern people are able to reveal those influences.<p><i>Spread of Mongol Empire. Astrokey44 on Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0</i><p>Violence and love, conquest and assimilation, they're all in your DNA. Literally. As human …

Genetics

Americans surveyed: misunderstood, misrepresented or ignorant?

Following the results of the poll suggesting a quarter of Americans do not know the Earth circles the Sun, we look at some other examples of surprising US survey results<p>When <b>Newsweek</b>set 1,000 <b>Americans</b> the challenge of completing their country’s citizenship test, 29 percent could not name the current …

Demographics

In This 'Anti-Stealth' Game, You Make Sure You're Always Watched

It's like it's a commentary on something. Hmm.<p>Here's the concept behind a videogame in the "stealth" genre: you maneuver past a series of puzzles and obstacles, all the while avoiding the virtual gaze of guards, cameras, robot panopticons, etc. This idea has led to some good, even great, games. But …

Rent boys and pole dancers – the photographs of Philip-Lorca diCorcia

Philip-Lorca diCorcia made headlines in 2007 when he was sued by Erno Nussenzweig, a Hasidic Jew, who objected to his portrait being displayed in a New York art gallery. For his 1999 series Heads, DiCorcia attached a strobe light to scaffolding in New York's Times Square and positioned a hidden …

XAN Residence by MAPA Architects

XAN Family Residence.<p>MAPA Architects designed the XAN family residence, located on the north coast of Shangri-La, 135 km from Porto Alegre, Brazil. …

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Only Zidane better than Gerrard, says Owen

(Reuters) - Steven Gerrard is second only to Zinedine Zidane in terms of his world-class status, says former England and Liverpool striker Michael Owen.<p>Liverpool's Steven Gerrard (R) celebrates scoring against Tottenham Hotspur during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield in …

Why Flappy Bird Was Canceled. Would You Do the Same?

The urchin followed me down the street, cajoling. I was backpacking through Hanoi, and this poor kid living on the street had latched onto me with …