George Campe

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Best Google Pixel Buds Tips and Tricks You Should Know

Google’s Pixel Buds are Google’s answer to Apple’s AirPods; and believe me this is not an ordinary answer to Apple. Google has packed some awesome …

Google

Artist’s impressions of the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system

Strange dark clouds on Venus may be microbe blooms

The few probes we have sent there have had to contend with metal-melting 450C surface temperatures and the immense pressure of its thick atmosphere — …

Alien extraterrestrial lifeforms could be living in acid clouds of Venus, Nasa claims

It’s the hottest planet in the solar system and is shrouded with clouds of toxic sulphuric acid.<p>So you’d be forgiven for thinking no living organism …

Reds 1, Cubs 0: Will the Cubs ever score again?

That’s a silly question, but the last two games make you wonder.<b>TULSA</b> — The answer to the question posed in the headline is, “Of course they will.” …

Chicago Cubs

Cubs strike out NL-record 58 times through their first 5 games

CINCINNATI -- It's the kind of mark no offense wants to set, but nonetheless, after the Chicago Cubs struck out 11 times in a 1-0 loss to the …

Baseball

Behold these trippy optical illusion centerpieces

Valerio Sommella just won a 2018 design award from The German Design Council for these disorienting centerpiece plates he created for Il …

biocanvas:

Because damaged cartilage heals very slowly, researchers have developed synthetic scaffolds to help accelerate cartilage repair. These scaffolds (high magnification seen here) are interwoven, porous fibers that are seeded with cells. The scaffold mimics natural cartilage structure and helps support rapid cell growth, leading to faster tissue development.<p><i>Image by Frank Moutos and Farshid Guilak, Duke University Medical Center.</i>

Your face, made from Hubble images

Artist Sergio Albiac is creating a crowdsourced series of starry-eyed portraits reconstructing faces out of images from space.<p>Carl Sagan was not the first to make this observation, but perhaps he put it most succinctly when he wrote in 1973, "Our sun is a second- or third-generation star. All of …

Digital Art

Personal Experience of Abstraction

3 monthes ago - By Debora L. Stewart<p>Sand Between My Toes<br>Pastel on paper<br>I created this pastel yesterday while reflecting back on a recent trip to …

Art

This star is the farthest ever seen. It’s 9 billion light-years away.

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have found the farthest star ever observed, a bright dot 9 billion light-years away. Forget thanking their lucky stars: This discovery required the fortuitous alignment of a massive galactic cluster. The cluster warped the starlight, bending it toward …

Universe

We must fight back against the war on women's reproductive rights

Pro-choice campaigners have been left reeling in recent weeks

Northern Ireland

Polish pro-choice protesters rally against abortion ban

Thousands of pro-choice supporters in Poland have held a rally outside parliament. It came as the leader of the country’s ruling party backed a call by Polish Catholic bishops for a full ban on pregnancy terminations.<p>Poland already has one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the European …

Robert Dear, Accused Planned Parenthood Shooter, 'Happy' After Attack: Docs

The man accused of gunning down three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado last fall told police he was "happy" after the attack — and dreamed aborted fetuses would be grateful for what he had done, according to newly released arrest warrants.<p>Robert Dear Jr. has confessed to the Nov. …

Crime

Women rally against Donald Trump after his abortion comments

Demonstrators gathered near Trump Tower in New York in response to US presidential candidate Donald Trump's controversial abortion remarks.<p>On Wednesday, Trump said during an interview with MSNBC that he thought abortion should be banned and women who get the procedure under such a ban should be …

Donald Trump

GOP States Have Found A New Way To Shame Women For Getting An Abortion

When Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine discovered that Planned Parenthood was, in fact, <i>not</i> responsible for selling fetal tissue in the state — the …

Feminism

Report: Abortion providers faced rising violence, threats in 2015

Abortion providers and clinics saw an extreme uptick in violence, threats and disruption between 2014 and 2015, according to an annual report …

How women are transforming the Middle East: Isobel Coleman at TEDxMidAtlantic

Investing in Young Women: A Path to Prosperity in the Middle East and North Africa

<b>$2.7 trillion.</b><p>This is the economic benefit that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region could realize over the next ten years if women's labor force participation rises to equal that of men. With this change, the region could see a 47% rise in GDP over the next decade, according to a recent …

Chris Hemsworth says he's 'for sure' a feminist

Chris Hemsworth is officially a feminist. In an interview promoting his upcoming movie, <i>The Huntsman: Winter’s War</i>, the 32-year-old actor revealed he …

Nepal’s bleeding shame: menstruating women banished to cattle sheds

For five consecutive days each month, Sofalta Rokaya leaves the bed in her home in western Nepal to sleep among her family’s cows. The stone shed they share is dark and filthy, freezing in the winter and sweltering in the summer, and littered with hay, muck, insects and dung.<p>Sofalta, 16, was …

Human Rights

These women in Turkey saw the need for a different kind of news, despite the danger

Fingers tap at keyboards and brows furrow. A woman in Istanbul has just hurled herself from a 10th-floor apartment window, a frantic attempt to escape two male attackers.<p>The reporters and translators at the Jinha Women's News Agency hasten to get out their report, which takes a different approach …

The cryptic words that guided pilots on the Hiroshima bombing mission

It's just a few cryptic notations on a badly yellowed sheet of paper, but it changed the course of world history.<p>An original copy of the operations order for dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, is on display at the Museum of World War II as the 70th anniversary of the attack is …