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Carrie Fisher, child of Hollywood who blazed a path as 'Star Wars' heroine, screenwriter and author, dies at 60

Carrie Fisher never tired of poking fun at "Star Wars," starting with the instantly iconic buns her character, Princess Leia, wore on the sides of her head, which she once called "a hair-don't instead of a hairdo."<p>It was just one example of the astringent and often self-directed wit that defined …

Star Wars

Protest like your basic rights depend on it – because power is taken, never given | Jamia Wilson

The arc of change may be long, but we must keep fighting. Shared values can build momentum, shift culture and even influence policy over time<p>Initially,I didn’t plan to attend the Women’s March on Washington, slated for the day after the inauguration.<p>Though a long-time feminist activist and a …

How to avoid choosing the wrong retirement ‘paradise’

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>You thought you found the perfect place to move after retirement. The weather seemed …

Get set for December supermoon, Geminid meteor shower

Two bright celestial scenes are going to play out in the heavens on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning: a supermoon and a meteor shower.<p>While the supermoon of November was the subject of plenty of attention, the evening of December 14 will also host a supermoon, which is a phenomenon that occurs …

'Mythical' sea blob finally spotted a century after its discovery

A mysterious sea blob that looks like a psychedelic Slinky has finally been spotted, more than a century after it was first described.<p>The translucent, sea-dwelling invertebrate, called <i>Bathochordaeus charon</i>, was identified recently off the coast of Monterey, California, by scientists using a …

Is cycling to work really cheaper than public transport?

For city-dwellers, it makes sense that cycling is always cheaper than driving or taking public transport. But is that actually the case?<p>On the first day I commuted to work by bike, I woke up earlier than usual, overstuffed my backpack with snacks, clothes and towels and hit the road at 07:30.<p>After …

The most disruptive phase of globalization is just beginning

To properly understand globalization, you need to start 200,000 years ago.<p>Richard Baldwin skillfully takes on this daunting task in a new book, starting all the way back with the hunter-gatherers. For too long, he says, traditional analysis of trade has been too narrow, he argues.<p>The economist, who …

Globalization

Marvel's Luke Cage Renewed for Season 2 By Netflix

"Always forward."<p>Netflix has renewed Marvel's Luke Cage for a second season.<p>The popular streaming service made the announcement at Comic-Con Brazil, …

Syrian army tells rebels in Aleppo to leave or die

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — The Syrian army on Sunday ordered rebels in Aleppo to leave the city or face "inevitable death," as a series of airstrikes on …

Middle East

What Is EmDrive, NASA's New Space Engine?

NASA is going to Mars, perhaps as early as 2033. It won't be a short trip, however, at least not with current technology.<p>According to a recent <b>Boeing</b> (NYSE: BA) presentation on NASA's plan for a manned mission to Mars, the best time to launch a spaceship from Earth to Mars is during "Mars …