Jack Hunter

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Guam becomes first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage

Guam's attorney general on Wednesday directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex-marriage applications, putting the island on course to be the first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage.<p>Attorney General Elizabeth Barrett-Anderson's instructions came two days after a lesbian couple …

Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryIt’s Time to Forgive <i>The Joy Luck Club</i> Inkoo Kang The landmark film beautifully portrayed the Asian American experience. Then Asian …

Aretha Franklin

How To Use Your iPhone Like A Pro Video Camera

Taking great photos with your iPhone is a lot easier than recording good-quality video. You certainly can make good video with an iPhone—filmmakers …

Revealing Photos of Skylines and Apartment Windows Capture Solitude of City Life

Living among millions of other people and bumping shoulders on overflowing sidewalks doesn't always equate to a sense of community. Ironically, the most thriving metropolis can create the strongest feelings of isolation. French photographer and graphic artist Floriane de Lassee offers an …

Skyscrapers

Experience a NASA Spacewalk Through the Lens of a GoPro Camera

Want to see what it’s like to “walk” around in space outside the International Space Station? NASA wants to show you. The agency recently strapped …

Rapid global warming may be coming sooner than you think

A new study bolsters the case that a period of much faster global warming may be imminent, if not already beginning. The study, published Wednesday …

Artists Turn Songs into 3D-Printed Sculptures

REIFY transforms David Byrne, Nick Drake, and even Wagner tracks into physical objects.<p>Music becomes tactile and textured in Brooklyn-based design studio REIFY’s 3D-printed sound sculptures. Using an unconventional array of printing materials—plastic, bronze, and even coconut husks—REIFY weaves …

Colorado Lake Hosts Thousands of Invasive Goldfish

And it's all thanks to us dumb humans<p>Innumerable children have gone through the same devastating ordeal time and time again: buy a goldfish, only to have it die shortly thereafter. But it turns out that a few goldfish in Colorado may have been a bit hardier than their owners thought.<p>In March, …

5 Ways To Quickly Pull Yourself Out of a Funk If Your Life is in The Dumps

I was in a funk for a very long time around my “Quarter-life crisis” period and like most people, I turned to the Internet for advice before asking …

NASA Chief Scientist Is Sure We'll Find Alien Life Within 20 Years

The truth is out there<p>NASA is certain: We’re not alone in this universe.<p>Speaking at a public panel on Tuesday in Washington D.C., NASA scientists discussed the likelihood of finding organic life in our solar system. Given the surprising number of oceans residing throughout our celestial home, they …

Astronomy

Our Best Layer Cake Recipes

Here, Martha's father's favorite orange-curd filled cake topped with chocolate frosting.

Dessert

Colorado’s Reverse Discrimination: Yes to Gay Marriage, No to Bible Verses

In a bizarre new twist on the religious liberty front, Colorado officials have determined that bakeries must cater to proponents of gay marriage but …

LGBTQI

The Billboard Music Awards: Here Are This Year's Nominees

Music industry trade publication and charts organizer Billboard has announced the nominees for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, their flagship public-facing event. The announcement rollout began this morning when returning BBMA host Ludacris and Fall Out Boy member Pete Wentz visited <i>Good Morning</i> …

Obama initiative highlights link between climate change, public health

By Juliet Eilperin<p>, Reporter<p>President Obama launched an initiative Tuesday aimed at highlighting the connections between climate change and public health, bringing both medical and data experts to the White House this week.<p>As part of the effort, the White House will hold a Climate Change and Health …

Procrastination Is Literally Killing You

“I’ll just read this article a little later.”<p>It’s bad enough that procrastination can ruin your work day—an earful from the boss for blowing a deadline, say, or just a later evening at the office than you planned. But the effects of habitual delay can infect you at the physical level as well as the …

NASA: We'll find alien life in 10 to 20 years

Are we alone in the universe? Top NASA scientists say the answer is almost certainly "no."<p>"I believe we are going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth in the next decade and definitive evidence in the next 10 to 20 years," Ellen Stofan, chief scientist for NASA, said at a public panel …

Astronomy

Christian activists: Indiana law tried to shield companies against gay marriage

By Sandhya Somashekhar<p>, Reporter<p>Amid the backlash over the controversial religious-liberties law in Indiana, Gov. Mike Pence and other state officials insisted the measure was never intended to permit business owners to deny service to gays and lesbians.<p>But that is not entirely true.<p>For the …

LGBTQI

Does Exercise Really Fight Depression?

We break down the science behind how sweat can make you happier<p>The prescription for a case of the blues might be a pair of running shoes and advice to get moving. A new study from the U.K. adds to the growing evidence that exercise really can fight depression—and make you less likely to develop it …