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Viral ‘Goat Monster’ Is Actually a Real Goat Breed

A video of a deformed-looking male goat has been doing the round online for over a month, with many referring to the animal as a ‘goat monster’. It …

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Who Really Stands to Win from Universal Basic Income?

It has enthusiasts on both the left and the right. Maybe that’s the giveaway.<p>In 1795, a group of magistrates gathered in the English village of Speenhamland to try to solve a social crisis brought on by the rising price of grain. The challenge was an increase in poverty, even among the employed. …

Something Stirs: What Will Happen as Permafrost Thaws?

Homes are sinking and trees are tipping over in Alaska. Mammoth bones are surfacing in the Russian Far East — so many that people have begun selling …

New Age of Slavery

Created byCampbell, Patrick, American<p>Mediumwatercolor on paperDimensionsH x W: 22 1/2 × 15 1/4 in. (57.2 × 38.7 …

MS: New findings may 'prevent future loss of brain cells'

Blocking a unique type of cell death that occurs in multiple sclerosis could be a way to halt the debilitating disease, according to new …

2018 Leica Oskar Barnack Award: 12 finalists chosen

‘LEICA OSKAR BARNACK AWARD’: THE TWELVE FINALISTS HAVE BEEN CHOSENThe twelve finalists of this year’s Leica Oskar Barnack Award (LOBA) have been …

This One Shocking Factor Can Make You 4600 Percent More Likely To Become an Addict

Click here for reuse options! It was discovered quite by accident – in part of a study of a totally different subject.One of my earliest memories is …

Magnetic 'metal seed' that destroys brain tumours in ten minutes invented by British scientists

Deadly brain tumours could be removed in just ten minutes with a groundbreaking new treatment which uses MRI scanners to heat up cancer cells until they die.<p>The new therapy, developed by University College London, involves injecting a tiny magnetic metal ‘seed’ into the bloodstream and directing it …

Cancer

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe just beamed back even more jaw-dropping photos of the planet's tireless storm clouds

Juno, a tennis-court-size NASA probe at Jupiter, recently sent scientists a new batch of data, and the photos it included are even more stunning than the last set.<p>NASA launched Juno toward Jupiter in August 2011 and the probe arrived in July 2016. Every 53.5 days since then, Juno has performed an …

Astronomy

Scientists Have Found a Strong Link Between a Terrible Childhood And Being Intensely Creative

Beautiful things can emerge from dark places.<p>Performing artists who were exposed to abuse, neglect or a dysfunctional family as a child might …

Why the Dancing Makes 'This Is America' So Uncomfortable to Watch

The new music video from Childish Gambino weaponizes the viewer’s instinctive bodily empathy.<p>“This Is America” isn’t the first time that Donald Glover, as his musical alter ego Childish Gambino, has harnessed dance in service of surrealism. But the art form has a conspicuous symbolic significance …

Music Videos

I job hunted like a man. Here’s what happened.

Two months ago, I found myself back in the market for a new job. My “dream job” turned out to be more of a nightmare, and I needed to find a new job …

This company is making an at-home CRISPR kit to find out what’s making you sick

‘When I think of CRISPR, I really think of biology’s search engine’<p>A new biotech company co-founded by CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna is developing a device that uses CRISPR to detect all kinds of diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, and Zika. The tech is still just in prototype phase, but research …

Orbiform Rolls Like A Ball Without Being A Sphere

AltDynamic have machined a mathematically perfect solid of constant width that is capable of rolling like a ball even though it is not a perfect …

CupcakKe Celebrates The LGBTQIA Community In “Crayons” Video

This is a treat<p>Full disclosure: The first time I heard CupcakKe's "Crayons," I shed a tear or two. At the time, I didn't realize she had released her new album, <i>Ephorize</i>, (which is very good!), and was operating on Spotify's new music release playlist. "Crayons" was an unexpected joyride, one I …

I didn’t understand male privilege until I became a stay-at-home dad

When my wife returned to work after parental leave, I took my first trip to the grocery with two kids, not knowing I would return home feeling like a hero. On a Monday morning, I pushed the green cart with flame decals through the second set of sliding doors and toward the deli. My 3-year-old son …

Parenting

Pictures Capture the Invisible Glow of Flowers

Picture Stories<p>Ultraviolet light reveals alien-like colors and fairy sparkles in seemingly normal plants.<p>Take a look at some of the flowers photographed by Craig Burrows and you might feel as if you’ve suddenly been transported into the alien world of Pandora from James Cameron’s <i>Avatar</i>. Brightly …

James Cameron

'The story of a weird world I was warned never to tell'

<b>Pauline Dakin's childhood in Canada in the 1970s was full of secrets, disruption and unpleasant surprises. She wasn't allowed to talk about her family life with anyone - and it wasn't until she was 23 that she was told why.</b><p>There was always something unusual about Pauline Dakin's family.<p>"My brother …

School Administration

The Surprising Reason Women Say 'Text Me When You Get Home'

A new book delves into the power of modern female friendships, and what makes them so unique.<p>"Text me when you get home." We've all said it at the …

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Inventions

The Horrors I Endured as a Female Jail Guard

I've seen more men masturbate than I can count.<p><i>This article was published in collaboration with the Marshall Project.</i><p>I don’t watch porn. It’s not that I have anything against it; it’s just not my thing. Growing up, I was a late bloomer. A skinny, soft-spoken, mixed mocha girl with glasses and a …

Solar system with seven Earth-size planets may contain worlds with liquid water

An alien planetary system that features seven roughly Earth-size planets is beginning to reveal its secrets. This week, scientists announced new …

Student 3D prints extraordinary 6-string electric violin

Musician Sean Riley from the University of Texas at Austin designed and 3D printed a special 6-string electric violin to play a unique …

Mothers who regret having children are speaking up like never before

Photoillustration by Stephen Gregory & Heshmat Saberi<p>‘I regret having children’<p>In pushing the boundaries of accepted maternal response, women are …

NASA's $1 Billion Probe Just Sent Back Mind-Meltingly Gorgeous New Images of Jupiter

?<p>NASA's $US1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas …

Astronomy

How To Get Organized And Be A Better Miniature Painter in 2018

<i>Geek & Sundry Painters Guild is our show where host Will Friedle goes on a journey to learn how to paint miniatures. Last season, he learned basic</i> …

Solar-powered floating rig can harvest hydrogen from seawater

Hydrogen is a clean fuel source, but current methods of producing it, often by converting natural gas, can undo any environmental benefit. Producing …

Physicists just invented an essential component needed for quantum computers

by Science Alert December 18, 2017 Robots & Machines 5453<p>Mike McRae<p>In 2016, the Nobel Prize in Physics went to three British scientists for their …

Weather ‘extremes off the scale’

WEATHER weirding is getting real.<p>And the United States is about to experience an extreme Christmas, according to forward forecasts.<p>Something very odd …

Artist Brilliantly Illustrates Different Mental Disorders Using Only Paper Clips

In 2013, Project Semicolon began to take the world by storm in a global movement to support those who struggle with self-harm, addiction, and suicidal thoughts. The initiative spawned, among other things, tattoos of semicolons as a symbol of “not the end, but a new beginning.” Inspired by this …

Mental Disorders