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Error found in study of first ancient African genome

An error has forced researchers to go back on their claim that humans across the whole of Africa carry DNA inherited from Eurasian immigrants.<p>This …

Evolution

A Custom Lightsaber Fit For A Time Lord

Even though they're both wildly successful science fiction franchises, the worlds of <i>Doctor Who</i> and <i>Star Wars</i> aren't likely to meet anytime soon, …

Reproducibility will not cure what ails science

Leaders of the scientific community, nudged by the media (including <i>Nature</i>), are acknowledging that a culture of science focused on rewarding …

Artificial intelligence will make religion obsolete within our lifetime

After conquering the kitchen, the game show, and outer space, are our machines heading for religion next?<p>The singularity is a hypothesized time in …

NASA has discovered new planet capable of supporting life in case Earth is destroyed on September 28

<b>USA:</b> The Kepler Spacecraft was launched in 2009 with the specific aim of locating exoplanets. That is, planets with similar attributes to Earth and a …

The Internet loves Colbert's 'Late Show'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The verdict is in, and it appears that fans are digging Stephen Colbert as the new host of the "Late Show."<p>The former star of "The Colbert Report" took over for long-time host David Letterman on Tuesday night in a highly anticipated debut. His friend and former "Daily Show" boss Jon Stewart …

Survivor: Kim Davis' 'Eye Of The Tiger' use is not supported by band

Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who was jailed after refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, was released on Tuesday morning to the …

Lawrence Phillips Murder Case Victim May Have Been Sexually Assaulted (Update)

<b>11:42 AM PT</b> -- The Kern County D.A.'s office tells us Phillips has NOT been charged with sexual assault and there is no pending sexual case against …

Andrew Garfield Calls For 'a Pansexual Spider-Man'

Andrew Garfield spent two <i>Amazing Spider-Man</i> movies getting inside the head of teen science whiz Peter Parker and his wall-crawling alter ego, and …

There's A Hilarious Reason Everyone's Sharing This Poster For Tom Hardy's New Film

This is actually kind of genius.<p>Now, did you spot anything slightly...shall we say, <i>unusual</i> about it?<p>That's right. Through some genius layout tactics they've actually managed to smuggle a two-star review on there.<p>You can read it here.<p>BuzzFeed has reached out to Universal Pictures for comment.

Someone’s already camping out for iPhone 6s — and he’s not even an Apple fan

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus haven’t even been announced yet, but already an Australian man is camping out in front of Sydney’s Apple Store with the aim of being the first person in the world to buy Apple’s next-gen handset.<p>And, weirdly enough, he doesn’t claim to be a particularly big Apple …

Are We At The End Of The Android Heyday?

Over the past years, Google’s Android has come to dominate the world of mobile and tablet devices. Even though sales declined slightly at the close of 2014, Android devices still accounted for more than 75 percent of the market share by the end of Q1 2015. Presently, there is an estimate of more …

Macy's closing up to 40 more stores

Macy's plans to shut as many as 40 more stores in early 2016, picking up the pace of its closings.<p>The chain said it has yet to identify the stores it will shutter. The stores account for 1% of total sales, even though they make up more than 5% of Macy's locations.<p>Over the past five years combined, …

Quiksilver files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US

<b>The surfing clothing firm Quiksilver has filed for bankruptcy in the US after it lost 79% of its market value this year.</b><p>Founded in Australia in 1969 but now based in California, the company operates in 100 countries.<p>It said in a statement however that its operations outside the US are not part of …

Sports Industry

Planned Parenthood not invited to congressional hearing on organization

House judiciary committee will hear from ‘experts on the issues surrounding Planned Parenthood’ but representatives from the organization are not invited<p>Conservative lawmakers who demanded Planned Parenthood executives answer for “alleged atrocities” are holding the first in a series of …

Planned Parenthood

International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos -ABC News - ABC News

Search continues for American missing for weeks in Slovenia<p>Heat wave across Europe<p>Investigators hope to find answers in Mexico plane crash<p>People …

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60,000 Antelope Died in Four Days and No One Knows Why

It started in late May. When geoecologist Steffen Zuther and his colleagues arrived in central Kazakhstan to monitor the calving of one herd of saigas, a critically endangered, steppe-dwelling antelope, veterinarians in the area had already reported dead animals on the ground.<p>"But since there …

Wildlife

North Korean all-girl band 'created by Kim Jong-un'

Seven-strong group to serve as 'ideological scouts, the bugles of revolution and ideological flag-bearers'<p>A new all-girl band that North Korean state media says was created by Kim Jong-un has made its debut in Moscow.<p>The female vocalists of the Chongbong Orchestra have been tasked with "creating …

The ‘Modern Family’ Effect: Are Family Sitcoms Killing The ‘Friends’ Clones?

<i>Happy Endings</i> came to an unceremonious conclusion in 2013, but fans still feel the sting. Ever since <i>Friends</i> (itself a slight rip-off of <i>Seinfeld</i>) ended in 2004, networks have been trying to duplicate the formula by putting attractive singles who are gainfully employed (but never seem to actually …

Tim Tebow throws for 2 TDs, not worrying about QB competition

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Tim Tebow threw two touchdown passes against his former team in a strong effort to make his new team's 53-man roster.<p>Tebow, …

Hipster Barbie Shows Us How Plastic We All Really Are On Social Media

“Could I be any more authentic?!”<p>Socality Barbie is an Instagram account that primarily pokes fun at the social media app’s “community” culture, but it also offers a broader commentary on how our culture is evolving in how we portray ourselves online.<p>Authenticity on social media can be a tough …

Social Media

Spotify updates its controversial privacy policy

Spotify has released a new privacy policy after the internet whipped itself into a furor over the last one. The streaming company got itself into trouble last month with an update that some onlookers labeled "eerie" and "atrocious." Of course, it wasn't really anything worth worrying about, as …

What can I do to prevent my Android app from crashing?

In this Ask A Dev, Android engineer Kris Pena helps fellow Android developers lower their stress levels by teaching them the necessary precautions to …

Hungarian Prime Minister Tells Muslim Refugees 'Do Not Come'

Davide Monteleone—VII<p>Giulio Piscitelli—Contrasto/Redux<p>Davide Monteleone—VII<p>Alixandra Fazzina—NOOR<p>Olivier Jobard—MYOP<p>Olivier Jobard—MYOP<p>Olivier …