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Producing Wind Energy In The Ocean, No Turbines In Sight

The startup, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is testing a wind energy technology that looks nothing like a turbine. It’s a permeable mast or panel that …

No, this isn’t the 1930s – but yes, this is fascism

The spread of fascism in the 1920s was significantly aided by the fact that liberals and mainstream conservatives failed to take it seriously. …

Students were told to select gender pronouns. One chose ‘His Majesty’ to protest ‘absurdity.’

By Lindsey Bever<p>, Reporter<p>The University of Michigan has implemented a “designated pronoun” policy to allow students to choose the way they want their professors to refer to them in class.<p>As a protest measure, one student created a new identity: “His Majesty.”<p>Grant Strobl, a junior at U-M and a …

LGBTQI

John Howard Says It's "Just A Fact" That There Will Never Be Gender Equality In Politics

"It is not a terrible thing to say, it just happens to be the truth."

A 60-Year-Old Pattern in the Stratosphere Just Reversed

For six decades, scientists have watched a steady circulating wind pattern in the tropical stratosphere repeating like clockwork every two years. Now …

UCLA student president leaves due to pro-BDS harassment

Chatterjee says that he has been harassed and discriminated against because he "refused to support anti-Semitic, anti-Zionist activity."<p>><p>UCLA campus …

MSNBC host in Twitter storm over BDS

MSNBC host Christopher Hayes responded to the actions of an ultra-Orthodox man on a flight saying it's time to have a "good, frank" talk about …

Intimate Partner and Domestic Violence Homicides*: Sex Differences April 2012 – March 2015 (3 years)

<b>Domestic Homicide or Intimate Partner Homicide?</b>The ONS defines <b>domestic homicide</b> as including the following: spouse, cohabiting partner, …

Domestic Violence

Australian Breaking News Headlines & World News Online | SMH.com.au

Donald Trump smothered the British PM with praise, but also doubled down on his claim about her political nemesis.<p>by Nick Miller<p>Add to shortlist<p>More …

My Brother's Pregnancy and the Making of a New American Family

When the call came, my brother was at work in the open office in Cambridge, Mass., he shares with seven colleagues who, like him, help run clinical …

Cricket South Africa reveal racial quotas

Cricket South Africa have put in place racial quotas for the national team across all three formats of the game in an effort to increase the number …

Clinton Told FBI She Thought Classified Markings Were Alphabetical Paragraphs

<b>Hillary Clinton told FBI agents in July that she thought the classified “C” markings on emails recovered from her private emails were just a way to</b> …

I don't eat meat because I'm a feminist

Such language and behaviour employed to describe the female form is not unique. Men guffaw amongst their comrades, claiming to be either a "boob" or …

Feminism

Sports Journalist Schools Dude Who Tried To Teach Her About Sports

Mic drop.<p>Mansplainers are no match for journalist Erin Riley.<p>On Tuesday, the writer from Sydney, Australia, reacted on Twitter to a piece from The Herald Sun about wages for women in the Australian Football League (AFL). Riley, whose work largely focuses on gender and sports, called out the pay gap …

Sports History

French PM suggests naked breasts represent France better than a headscarf

Manuel Valls faces criticism for comments regarding Marianne, a symbol of republic, in context of continuing burkini ban row<p>The French prime minister has drawn criticism for suggesting that naked breasts are more representative of France than a headscarf, in the latest flare-up of the bitter …

France

Mothers' pay lags far behind men

<b>Women in the UK returning to work after having a baby fall even further behind men in earning power, a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said.</b><p>The gap between hourly earnings of the two sexes becomes steadily wider after women become mothers, the IFS says.<p>Over the subsequent 12 years, …

Gender

Women have won the fight for equality. Now they should use their power to help the boys

When Theresa May went to visit Nicola Sturgeon in Edinburgh, they posed for a photograph on the steps of Bute House, the official residence of Scotland’s First Minister. It was one for Mrs Stugeon’s album and she published it on her Twitter account a few hours later.<p>Politics aside, she said, this …

Feminism

Ellen DeGeneres Responds to Accusations That Usain Bolt Tweet Was Racist

Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has come under fire for a Photoshopped photo of Olympic gold medal-winning track star Usain Bolt posted on her Twitter …

Man charged with shooting dead US Imam and friend

A New York man has been charged with the double murder of a Imam and his friend, in a brutal daylight slaying that has shocked Muslim communities across the US.<p>Police said late on Monday that Oscar Morel, 35, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder over the deaths of Imam Maulana …

A Mideast Rift in College

On campuses around the country, a debate over Israel and the B.D.S. movement.<p>To the Editor: Re “The Middle East Conflict on Campus” (Education Life, Aug. 7):<p>As an educator and university president, I see a profound contradiction between the boycott, divestment and sanctions, or B.D.S., movement and …