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Tim Berners-Lee on the future of the web: 'The system is failing'

The inventor of the world wide web remains an optimist but sees a ‘nasty wind’ blowing amid concerns over advertising, net neutrality and fake news<p>Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s optimism about the future of the web is starting to wane in the face of a “nasty storm” of issues including the rollback of net …

10 'Bad' Habits That Are Actually Signs You're Smarter Than You Think

Not an excuse to be gross though!<p>Here's the thing about bad habits. Many of them can hurt you when taken to the extreme. But in small doses, those …

Self-help

Yes, coffee is actually good for you — here's what science has to say about it

Is coffee actually good for you? How many cups a day is considered healthy? Is drip coffee worse than espresso? Joe Avella and Jessica Orwig answer these questions and more on the Facebook series "Science the $#!* out of it."<p>Turns out, coffee is good for you. But there's more to the story. There's …

Coffee

Trump’s Cabinet, With a Prod, Extols the ‘Blessing’ of Serving Him

WASHINGTON — One by one, they praised President Trump, taking turns complimenting his integrity, his message, his strength, his policies. Their leader sat smiling, nodding his approval.<p>“The greatest privilege of my life is to serve as vice president to the president who’s keeping his word to the …

Donald Trump

Disaster Branding: The Importance Of Naming Climate Disasters After Trump

In the future, we should name major disasters after the person most responsible for causing them.<p>Donald Trump knows the power of branding and actually makes huge profits by selling the use of his name. But the power of naming and branding can be a double-edged sword: when a president creates and …

Ask Ethan: How Many Black Holes Are There In The Universe?

For the third time in history, we’ve directly detected an unmistakable signature of black holes: gravitational waves resulting from their merger. Combine that with what we know from stellar orbits around the galactic center, X-ray and radio observations of other galaxies, and gas infall/velocity …

Astrophysics

11 Foods That Boost Your Brain and Memory

By Kerri-Ann Jennings<p>Your brain is kind of a big deal.<p>As the control center of your body, it's in charge of keeping your heart beating and lungs …

Trump finds comfort in rallying base

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is going back to his comfort zone of rallying his base after betraying a tinge of regretful nostalgia for the life of a billionaire reality star he left behind.<p>As he marks the 100th day of his administration Saturday and pivots from a contentious period of …

Donald Trump

Trump administration removes apology for historic mass government discrimination against LGBTI employees

The Trump administration sparked fury from gay activists after it removed from its state department's website an apology for past discrimination towards the LGBTI community.<p>Former secretary of state John Kerry published an apology on the website earlier this month for his department’s past …

Which Is Better, Male or Female Orgasms?

The science is in.<p>For most of us, how the opposite sex experiences an orgasm is one of life's great mysteries. And as great as our own side of the …

Humans Used to Sleep in Two Shifts, And Maybe We Should Do It Again

It's all about timing.<p>Around a third of the population have trouble sleeping, including difficulties maintaining sleep throughout the night. While …

Charles Dickens

Science Says Sleeping Twice a Day May Be What Your Body Really Wants

It's not a new thing. It's actually in our history. It might explain some sleep disorders too.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Do you wake up in the middle of the night?<p>A lot?<p>Have you ever wondered that the reason isn't because …

Sleep

Scientists made an unprecedented map of the night sky — and the results are alarming

Astronomers loathe light pollution, also called skyglow: a dim yet pervasive orange light that obscures a crisp view of the night sky.<p>But as a new study called "The new world atlas of artificial night sky brightness," published in the journal Science Advances shows, there's a shocking amount of …

Astronomy