Jeremy Whatley

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Ai Weiwei debuts 'Good Fences Make Good Neighbors' in NYC in response to the refugee crisis

Chinese artist, filmmaker, photographer, and activist Ai Weiwei premiered his latest installation of public art in New York City this week. The piece …

White restaurant manager enslaved black man for years, federal prosecutors say

A white restaurant manager accused of enslaving and abusing a mentally disabled black man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in South Carolina on a charge of forced labor.<p>Federal prosecutors say Bobby Paul Edwards used “force, threats of force, physical restraint, and coercion” to compel …

Crime

Here’s what NASA’s new Planetary Protection Officer will actually do

You’ve probably already heard about NASA’s newest job opening. It carries a pretty impressive title, and being the official “Planetary Protection …

Top 10 Best Cameras For Travel Photography of 2018

Choosing the best camera for travel photography can make all the difference between returning home with wonderful memories of your trip or awful …

This Secret Catholic Exorcist Cult in Brazil Is Making a Deal With the Devil

The Vatican is looking into a group of exorcists who apparently made a pact with Satan on climate change and the death of Pope Francis.<p>ROME—Plinio …

What if we’re living in a computer simulation?

Virtual reality technology is making great advances, but it has also helped popularise a theory long debated by philosophers and now gaining supporters in Silicon Valley – that the outside world is itself a simulation<p>Have you ever wondered if life is not exactly what it’s cracked up to be? OK, …

Singularity

Trump suggests only politics could lead court to rule against his immigration order

President Trump denounced arguments against his immigration order as “disgraceful” on Wednesday — a day after three federal appellate judges lobbed critical inquiries at those challenging and defending the plan — and suggested a ruling against his administration would be based on politics and not a …

Immigration

Future Intelligence: Will A.I. Be A Friend or Potential Enemy?

AI: Artificial Imitation<p>Artificial Intelligence (AI) is enjoying one of its periodic moments in the limelight. Why this interest now? Some of this we …

Puppies' response to speech could shed light on baby-talk, suggests study

Baby-talk and pet-talk might have a common purpose in attempting to engage with a non-speaking listener, say researchers<p>Puppies prick up their ears to human cooing but adult dogs are unmoved by it, according to a new study.<p>Scientists have found that humans use a sing-song cadence, similar to that …

US report: Putin ordered effort to help Trump, hurt Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a hidden campaign to influence America's presidential election in favor of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, U.S. intelligence agencies declared Friday in the government's first formal allegation supporting sensational claims that Trump …

For These Scientists, Their Passion Was Also Their Downfall. Literally.

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

New Trump, same as the old Trump

<b>Cincinnati (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump delivered an unmistakable message Thursday in his first big speech since election night -- the unconventional, impulsive and unscripted person who won a stunning victory is the one that America will get as its President.<p>The President-elect emerged from three weeks …

Donald Trump

Sexism Can Be Harmful for Men Too, But Not in the Ways You Might Think

New research published by the American Psychological Association finds that sexism may have an impact on men too — but not necessarily in the way …

Mental Health

Feeling terrible right now? Maybe some poetry will help.

Today is a hard day. America has just elected a president who embodies white populist nationalism, who will cost 21 million people their health insurance, who has said he wants to punish women who get abortions, whose views on global warming are so out of line with scientific consensus that they …

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Nine Tales of Crises in “All That Man Is”

David Szalay’s novel is bracingly unsentimental about male desire and male failure.<p>For many contemporary writers of fiction, The Novel looms balefully, a rigid school from which we should all be desperate to play hooky. That impulse is not especially new. For at least a century, in recurrent spasms …

Literature

The Mystery of a Newly Discovered 'Dark Galaxy'

The surprise detection of a massive, Milky Way-size system mostly made of dark matter is changing astronomers’ ideas about how galaxies form.<p>Among the thousand-plus galaxies in the Coma cluster, a massive clump of matter some 300 million light-years away, is at least one—and maybe a few …

Dark Matter

The Myth of Mindfulness

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How Lobsters Eat Jellyfish Without Harm From Venomous Stingers

Changing Planet<p><b>Their secret: They wrap their feces in a protective membrane for safe passage of the stingers through their gut</b><p><b>Hiroshima University</b> scientists examined lobster feces to discover that the crustaceans surround their servings of jellyfish in protective membranes that prevent the …

​Bill Nye the Science Guy: Here to change the world

<i>Bill Nye the Science Guy has gone from changing the way kids look at science, to trying to change the way some adults deal with climate change. It's</i> …

President Barack Obama Formally Backs Hillary Clinton

Seven books to read before you start writing your own

A first-time author shares her reading list as she was preparing to write her novel.<p>“I never read a novel till I was 18,” Sunjeev Sahota, author of</i> …

16 reasons Android phones are better than iPhones

But while iPhones might be selling like hotcakes, there are still a bunch of reasons why Android phones are better.

Apps

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation