Joel Gargan

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The 7 Best Science Documentaries on Netflix in July, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Beyond the swath of rom-coms, stand-up specials, and original programs, Netflix has a number of …

Film Festivals

Steve Bartman probably isn’t going to throw out the first pitch at Wrigley Field

The movement to have disgraced Cubs fan Steve Bartman throw out the first pitch at a World Series game this year has been picking up steam ever since the North Siders clinched their first berth in the Fall Classic in 71 years on Saturday night. Yahoo’s Jeff Passan says it’s all about finally …

The Science Behind Purple Kush, and the Colors of Cannabis

Let us take you through the rainbow of cannabis colors.<p>Before cannabinoid testing and genetic profiling of the cannabis plant, consumers would judge a batch of weed based on its smell, taste, and color. In fact, a whopping 93 percent of buyers make a purchasing choice contingent on the color and …

One of the fastest growing fields in science still makes a lot of people very uncomfortable

Think of someone whose political ideology leads them to ignore and groundlessly reject science. Typically, this often describes those on the right of the political spectrum, where climate change, women’s reproductive health, and even evolution are routinely dismissed. But a massive and fast growing …

Genetics

Dead by Daylight Review

Horror in games (and films) is too often characterised by jump scares; shocking, startling events designed to trigger a fight-or-flight response. Dead by Daylight, to its credit, eschews these in favour of real horror--a gradual increase in tension resulting from the unshakeable sense of impending …

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Will Single-Handedly Save Nintendo

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild; Nintendo Has its Mojo Back<p>It was hard to ignore Nintendo’s presence at E3 2016. Naysayers questioned why …

Breath of the Wild

Follow The Path Of Luke Skywalker’s Lightsaber From ‘The Phantom Menace’ To ‘The Force Awakens’

<b>SPOILER WARNING: There are some spoilerish visuals from Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the video above, so press play with care.</b><p>So the mystery behind Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber in <i>The Force Awakens</i> has yet to be solved, but we do know whose hands it ended up in by the end of the movie. To get to …

Luke Skywalker

Top pollster: 'I have never seen anything like' what happened in Michigan

He's "never seen anything like" what happened there on Tuesday night.<p>"No. No. No," Mitchell, who conducts the Fox 2/Mitchell polls, told Business Insider in an interview on Wednesday.<p>He was referring to the result in the state that stunned the collective political world on Tuesday night.<p>Sen. Bernie …

Mark Zuckerberg joins tech bosses in supporting Obama on immigration

The tech industry says the ‘ingenuity, skill and entrepreneurial spirit’ of immigrants is good for the US economy, and is backing Barack Obama<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley leaders have urged the supreme court to uphold Barack Obama’s efforts to allow millions of undocumented …

Why Rey Is Obi Wan Kenobi's Granddaughter

<b>Warning: Major spoilers ahead -- but really the movie's been out for more than 10 days. Why are you reading Star Wars analysis if you haven't seen the movie yet?</b><p><b>Who is Rey?</b><p>Like much of the world last weekend, I had the sincere pleasure of seeing a brand new <i>Star Wars</i> movie. For an entire weekend …

"Be Open-Minded to a Mass Effect With No Shepard," Dev Says About Andromeda

BioWare senior development director Chris Wynn has responded to criticisms about how Mass Effect: Andromeda, the next game in the spacefaring RPG series, is leaving Commander Shepard behind.<p>In response to a fan who said Mass Effect would be "embarrassing" without Shepard, Wynn said on Twitter that …

Mars find suggests our solar system is awash with life | Letters

Within the space of a few weeks liquid water has been declared to exist on Mars (Is there life on Mars ? Running water may give a hint, 29 September), the Saturnian moon Enceladus and Pluto (Telegraph, 17 July). This must also surely spell out an abundance of Earth-like bacterial life for the …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Jul<p>26<p>Thu<p>featuring Annie LeBlanc, Jet Jurgensmeyer, Caroline Grace, Macy Martin, Sage Charmaine… and a surprise special guest!<p>Rams Head Live!, …

Baltimore

Carly Fiorina: Obama ‘Broke Every Rule of Negotiation’ on Iran Deal

President Barack Obama “broke every rule of negotiation” in brokering the Iran Deal, Carly Fiorina said, and regardless of what Congress decides, “the rest of the world has moved on” with its implementation.<p>But as president, she said she’d implement a “new deal,” cutting off the flow of money to …

Angry about Cecil the Lion? You’re going about it all wrong.

IT’S HARD TO HEAR THE STORY OF CECIL THE LION’S murder and not be infuriated. Cecil, a famous attraction at Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, was …

Extinction

This Lamp Runs On Salt Water

Got some water? Got some salt? Now you also have a light.<p>As you can imagine of a country that is spread over more than 7,000 islands, many people in the Philippines aren’t hooked up to the power grid, so a common light source is the relatively dangerous kerosene lamp. In addition to the fire risk, …