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Stephen Hawking, best-known physicist of his time, has died

LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, died Wednesday. He was 76.<p>Hawking died at his home in Cambridge, England, according to a statement by the University of Cambridge.<p>The best-known theoretical physicist of his …

Physics

Aplicativo usa realidade aumentada para ajudar você a desenhar

Algoritmo do Sketch AR ensina à câmera do celular a distinguir diferentes planos. Ferramenta está disponível para download gratuito para iOS e Android<p>…

New findings paint picture of Neanderthals as artists

<b>(CNN) —</b> Neanderthals may not have been that different from us, after all.<p>New evidence reveals that they created the world's oldest known cave paintings and even wore seashells as body ornaments. Both behaviors suggest that they thought symbolically and had an artistic sensibility like modern …

Archaeology

One day without plastic. Can you do it?

Take the pledge to go plastic-free on Feb. 21.<p>Like it or not, plastic is everywhere. We sit on it, store our food in it, drink from it, text with it, …

Pollution

Dramatic Whale Hunts Depicted in Ancient Rock Art

The paintings match historical artifacts that suggest hunters set out on small boats with makeshift harpoons.<p>Using makeshift harpoons and rafts, a hunter spears a large whale.<p>It would have been a welcome kill for hunter-gatherers living in one of the world's driest regions, Chile's Atacama Desert, …

How presidents spent their birthdays

<i>What’s the deal with Presidents' Day?</i><p><i>It started as a celebration of George Washington’s birthday on Feb. 22. But in the 1970s, the holiday was moved to the third Monday in February to create more three-day weekends. To help kick off the celebration, The Post’s Lillian Cunningham, host of the</i> …

The best documentaries of 2017

Throughout 2017 we’ve seen widening social divides as our beliefs become more entrenched, and the stories we see and share become increasingly tailored to our interests. Political unrest has been catalysed by erratic, and frustratingly binary approaches to nuanced social, economic and international …

Will humans be able to soon re-grow their missing limbs? Scientists believe so - IBTimes India

Could we be like Deadpool in real-life? Scientists claim that humans might one day be able to re-grow missing limbs<p>What if someone tells you that you …

O que está por trás da decisão de Trump sobre Jerusalém?

Atitude do presidente americano de reconhecer cidade disputada como capital de Israel e transferir embaixada gerou críticas em todo o mundo. Para …

Itália: democratas protestam contra volta do fascismo

Os italianos do partido Democrata, que ocupam o governo, realizaram neste sábado um protesto para alertar sobre as tentativas do fascismo retornar ao …

Conheça histórias de pessoas que reduziram o consumo para viver melhor

Isabel Alves saía sempre exausta do trabalho em um escritório de moda em São Paulo. Para piorar, o trânsito infernal da capital paulista deixava a …

A morte de Haroldo Palo Jr. e a importância da fotografia da natureza

No dia 25 de novembro, depois de um infarto agudo do miocárdio, a fotografia de natureza se despediu de um de seus grandes mestres: Haroldo Palo Jr., …

Conheça a história de Rosie, ilustração símbolo do feminismo

Hoje conhecida como símbolo <b>feminista</b>, a ilustração de Rosie, a Rebitadora, demorou para fazer sucesso. Ela foi criada durante a <b>Segunda Guerra Mundial</b> …

The ‘greatest film-maker who ever lived’

It’s not right that the Swedish master Ingmar Bergman is always described as dark and gloomy. He was a deeply humane artist with great empathy, writes Benjamin Ramm.<p>Woody Allen once lauded Ingmar Bergman as “probably the greatest film artist, all things considered, since the invention of the motion …

Animated Short In a Heartbeat Is About Love That's Too Big To Keep a Secret

Love is never easy, but it sure gets trickier when your heart literally refuses to contain itself.<p><i>In a Heartbeat</i> is an animated short about a …

Before sharks became movie villains, they were celebrated in myths across the world

Fear and fascination<p>Close your eyes and think of sharks. Chances are, you picture <i>Jaws</i>, bloody shark attacks, tacky Shark Week specials, or maybe <i>Sharknado</i>. Sharks have had a rather one-dimensional reputation in the West. But while our modern imagination sees sharks almost exclusively as terrifying …

Em segredo, arqueólogos exumaram os corpos de Dom Pedro I e suas esposas. Eles têm 5 revelações sobre as mortes que você não vai acreditar!

Preocupada com a preservação da cripta onde estavam os restos mortais da primeira geração da família real brasileira, a arqueóloga e historiadora …

Psiquiatra explica como os transgêneros nascem com o cérebro incompatível com a genitália. Leitura imperdível

O pai e a mãe não têm o poder de mudar o gênero do filho. Ou seja, os pais não são os culpados por uma criança ter uma questão de gênero. No entanto, …

"Trump cumpriu promessa de colocar Washington de cabeça para baixo"

Em entrevista à DW, biógrafa de magnata diz que, em seis meses no cargo, presidente americano só conseguiu bagunçar governo, mostrando incapacidade …

20 animaux et des papillons... Walt Disney pour de vrai

Bienvenu dans le monde de Walt Disney pour de vrai avec cette série de photos des animaux et des papillons.<p>Une cohabitation qui paraît parfois bien …

How to unlock Netflix to watch every movie and TV show using these secret codes

With this simple trick, Netflix users can unlock a whole new world of content.<p>Netflix users are already in treat with a wide range of movies and TV …

The Mathematician Who Will Make You Fall in Love With Numbers

Math conferences don’t usually feature standing ovations, but Francis Su received one last month in Atlanta. Su, a mathematician at Harvey Mudd …

Biologist who discovers blonde moth with tiny genitals names new species after Donald Trump

Evolutionary biologist Dr Vazrick Nazari has discovered a new tiny moth that he took the liberty of naming after President-elect Donald Trump, calling it <i>Neopalpa donaldtrumpi.</i><p>Nazari made the announcement on Twitter, and adding his hopes that the incoming president will pay attention to the …

Aprenda truques para nunca mais ter bolinhas na virilha após a depilação!

“Não importa o que o eu faça: sempre fico com bolinhas doloridas na virilha depois de depilar. É horrível, pois não posso usar biquíni muito cavado. …

The Film That Explains Freud’s Theory About Our Wild Behavior

January 10, 2017<p>Wes Anderson is one of the most beloved directors in recent history. Maybe it’s his peculiar aesthetic, his symmetric takes, the …

Watch How Zero Became a Number

Zero is a tricky number. It's the only integer that is neither positive nor negative. You cannot divide by zero, but you can add, multiply, and …

10 documentários da Netflix que você precisa conferir

Ao contestar padrões da sociedade ou retratar grupos que vivem em realidades excepcionais, os documentários servem como ferramenta para descobrir e …

Pixar’s 8 best short films

Pixar is almost singlehandedly keeping alive the classic cinema tradition of screening a short film for theater audiences before the feature they …

Michio Kaku: What's the Fate of the Universe? It's in the Dark Matter

The best children’s books of 2016

From tales of migration and crime to wolves, bugs and the difficulty of sharing – Julia Eccleshare’s picks of the year<p><b>We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen</b> (Walker, £12.99)<p>The award-winning author of <i>I Want My Hat Back</i> tells big stories simply. He is at his glorious best in <i>We Found a Hat</i>, which, with a …

Books