Ioanna Gellow

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I Couldn't Afford To Take My Kids To Seaworld So I Took Them To The Fish Market And Said Shhh They're Sleeping

The people who need very little sleep

Is it true that some people need only a few hours of sleep? Helen Thomson talks to a woman whose genes might hint at how we all could survive on less shuteye.<p>What would you do if you had 60 days of extra free time a year? Ask Abby Ross, a retired psychologist from Miami, Florida, a “short-sleeper”. …

University of California

Nadia Bolz Weber: A pastor for America's outsiders

<b>At the House for All Sinners and Saints in the US city of Denver, a foul-mouthed tattoo-loving Lutheran pastor who was once a Pagan, an alcoholic and a stand-up comedian, is reinventing church.</b><p>Nadia Bolz Weber walks through the glass doors and immediately commands attention. She is 6'1" (185cm), …

Letter to My Son

“Here is what I would like for you to know: In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body—it is heritage.”<p><i>And have brought humanity to the edge of oblivion: because they think they are white.</i><p>—James Baldwin<p>Son,<p>Last Sunday the host of a popular news show asked me what it meant to lose my …

NASA Scientist Claims We Are Living In A Hologram Created By An Alien Race

Imagine if everything in our lives wasn't real. That our lives were something that was orchestrated by alien beings and our reality was an elaborate …

North Korean defector lifts lid on world's most secret state

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a schoolgirl in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee was forced to watch executions, denounce her friends for fabricated transgressions and dig tunnels in case of a nuclear attack.<p>Lee Hyeon-seo, 33, who came to South Korea in 2008, speaks during an interview with …

North Korea

This is the way the world ends: not with a bang, but with a Big Rip

New model suggests that as the universe expands everything from galaxies to space-time itself will be torn apart - but not for about 22 billion years<p>Everything we know, and everything else besides, burst into existence at the Big Bang. Now scientists have concluded that we could be heading for an …

Universe

A Rich Woman Put An Ad In The Paper Looking For Love But Never Expected This

Paper Craft

Team surprised to find water in this HIV protein

Around the world, about 35 million people are living with HIV, which constantly adapts and mutates.<p>In response to that challenge, scientists are …

Immunotherapy