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New DNA From a Neanderthal Bone Holds Evidence of a Lost Tribe of Humans

We've been swapping DNA for a long time.<p>A femur discovered in a cave in southwestern Germany has provided researchers with firm evidence that a small …

The White House Science Division Officially Has Zero Staff Members

The purge of government employees that have scientific expertise continues. On Friday, the last three members of the White House’s Office of Science …

The White House

Too Close For Comfort: Insiders Worry About DOJ Lawyers Speaking At White House

John Huber is a career prosecutor in Utah who's served in both Democratic and Republican administrations. This month, the Trump White House nominated him to serve as a U.S. attorney in that state.<p>But it came as something of a surprise to current and former Justice Department veterans Wednesday when …

Donald Trump

The skull cult at the world’s oldest temple probably isn’t quite what you think

But it’s hugely important all the same.<p>Honestly, we should all be so comfortable with death that we're willing to carve stuff into people's skulls. Calling ancient civilizations “skull cults” gives them a creepy vibe, like they were the Neolithic version of that stringy-haired kid who always wore …

Real Estate

Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2017: There is no alternative to science!

Last year it was Brexit. This year it's fake news, post-truth and alternative facts. There's a predictable sense at the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate …


'This Bill Will Do You Harm.’ Read Barack Obama’s Statement on GOP Health Plan

President Barack Obama is urging lawmakers to “step back and measure what’s really at stake” when considering a health care bill proposed Thursday by …

Health Care

Trump’s Cabinet, With a Prod, Extols the ‘Blessing’ of Serving Him

WASHINGTON — One by one, they praised President Trump, taking turns complimenting his integrity, his message, his strength, his policies. Their leader sat smiling, nodding his approval.<p>“The greatest privilege of my life is to serve as vice president to the president who’s keeping his word to the …

Donald Trump
Clean Technology

France declares tweet-war on Donald Trump?

Commentary: The French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs decides to mimic the president's tweaking Twitter tactics by editing his new climate change video. Is this just the beginning?<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Donald Trump is …

Donald Trump

Disaster Branding: The Importance Of Naming Climate Disasters After Trump

Donald Trump knows the power of branding and actually makes huge profits by selling the use of his name. But the power of naming and branding can be a double-edged sword: when a president creates and perpetuates real human disasters, we can truthfully attach his name to them and allow well-earned …

Donald Trump

France taunts US by editing White House video on climate deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> France is taunting the US on the Paris Agreement -- again.<p>This time, French officials remade a White House video by editing captions that explain why the Paris climate accord was a "bad deal" for the US.<p>The video, posted on Twitter by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, is …

The White House

The ultimate burger: our top 6 recipes – Jamie Oliver | Features

We’re bringing together the best bun-based recipes for your barbecue or summer get-together. From old-school classics to veggie super stars, we’ve …


This Lemon-Turmeric Chicken Is Sticky, Sweet & Satisfying

Budget-friendly chicken thighs — cooked simply in some olive oil with salt and pepper — consistently deliver juicy, flavorful results. But sometimes …


Unnamed White House Official Says Trump Is 'Completely F---ed'

“Veep” star weighs in<p>As unrelenting shockers keep streaming in from the White House, one more has a senior Trump administration official on the …

Donald Trump

Impeachment may be a real possibility for Donald Trump

As Democrats start to mull removing Trump for office, a poll finds that voters have Dems’ backs<p>Nearly half of all Americans want to see President Donald Trump get impeached.<p>A new survey released by Public Policy Polling found that 48 percent of Americans would support impeaching Trump, compared to …

Donald Trump

Behold: The Bacon-Wrapped Burger Roll

Yep, we made a meat roll.<p>2 pounds ground beef<p>2 eggs<p>1 cup bread crumbs<p>2 teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>2 teaspoons garlic powder<p>4-6 slices ham<p>8-10 slices cheddar cheese<p>2 cups spinach<p>10-12 slices bacon<p>1. Preheat the oven to 350˚F/180˚C.<p>2. In a large bowl, mix the ground beef, eggs, bread crumbs, salt, …


Did this other human species overlap with our ancestors? - Futurity

A new species, Homo naledi, may have survived for as long as 2 million years alongside other species of early humans in Africa, say researchers.


I f**king hate science

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s streamlined astrophysics book and the perils of popular scientism<p>In late July 2014, a Twitter user named @dogboner posted a photo of a man on a subway train working on his laptop, accompanied by the caption, “Some guy using his laptop on the train like a dumbass nerd lol.” The …

David Bowie
Clean Technology

Taste Beyond The Tongue


Someone stuffed a pizza inside a burger inside a pizza, because dreams do come true

You've heard of pizza. You've heard of burgers. You may have even heard of a pizza burger. But we guarantee you've never been in the presence of a …


‘Stalker’ Trailer: Criterion Re-Releases Andrei Tarkovsky’s Sci-Fi Classic — Watch

Tarkovsky's masterpiece gets a new digital restoration, which will play the big screen beginning on May 5 at the Film Society of Lincoln …


Let's Model Radioactive Decay to Show How Carbon Dating Works

Radioactive material gets a bad rap, what with radiation and fallout and nuclear waste and all. But it offers some practical uses. One of the coolest …

The Medianoche Is the Cuban Sandwich You Want for Breakfast

Cook the pork:<p>Arrange rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F.<p>Combine the salt, garlic powder, cumin, and pepper in a small bowl. Sprinkle …


What to Cook This Week

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. Back in 1967, this was an Easter Sunday, and a crowd of more than 10,000 gathered on the Sheep Meadow in Central Park …