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Out To Lunch: School Lunch Programs Are Stressful And Unhealthy

Remember when kids had a lunch hour? I do. Back in the 1980s, my children had enough time to walk home for lunch and go back to school to run around on the playground. Now their kids have 20 minutes for lunch, which includes the time it takes to march them into the lunchroom, get their food, and …

New 2D perovskite cell could slash the cost of solar

Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory have come up with new perovskite technology that could dramatically increase the efficiency and …

Mass Effect: Andromeda Has "Meaningful" Sidequests, BioWare Says

Mass Effect: Andromeda will have "meaningful" sidequests, similar to those found in CD Projekt Red's The Witcher series, according to BioWare. Producer Fabrice Condominas told PC Gamer (via DualShockers) that BioWare heard the feedback from Dragon Age: Inquisition regarding its sidequests.<p>One of …

AMD Ryzen Biggest Leak Yet: Amazing Benchmarks And Prices Starting At Just $129

In the final run up to the highly anticipated launch of AMD’s Ryzen processors early next month, we’re seeing the first pricing leaks and also some fantastic performance rumors from some leaked benchmarks too. I’ve already covered some initial prices, which look set to worry Intel and also what …

Raspberry Pi Battery Power HAT – Pi18650 HAT (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts that are looking for a way to power their Raspberry Pi Zero mini PC using just a regular battery, may be interested in a new …

Kristen Stewart Drops F-Bomb During ‘SNL’ Monologue

Kristen Stewart dropped a profanity during her monologue on a particularly scathing broadcast of “Saturday Night Live” that lampooned not only …

‘SNL’ Scorecard: Kristen Stewart Hosts The Most Dangerous Show In Ages

Oh, man, when was the last time <i>SNL</i> felt so <i>dangerous</i>? A couple points about this: first of all, we are always told that the original Not Ready For Prime Time Players from the show’s first season were “dangerous.” And if you go back and watch some of those sketches, there are ample examples of why. …

Why Do Fans Excuse the Patriots’ Cheating Past?

BOSTON — In a psychological experiment, researchers separated people into two groups and offered some of them an option: Complete a fun, 10-minute task, or take on a difficult, 45-minute one. Placed in a room alone, they were told to choose which task they would have to do, or let a coin flip …

What's wrong with this picture: Pornhub, the web's biggest porn site, is now teaching sex ed

So long, awkward condom-on-banana high school demos—PornHub, the world’s largest distributor of adult entertainment, is the new go-to for sexual education. Or at least it wants to be.<p>The global porn website launched its “Pornhub Sexual Wellness Center” this week, with a press release calling itself …

SolarEdge sets inverter efficiency record with new technology platform

SolarEdge’s HD-Wave inverter has broken the California Energy Commission’s record for inverter efficiency.<p>The inverter, which was announced in September 2015 but is only now seeing wide-scale rollout, tested at 99% weighted efficiency while the competition clocks in between 96-98%. Arguably more …

Our markets subsidise the debts of big business while starving small companies of capital

The Prime Minister has rightly talked a lot about the need for “responsible capitalism” since taking office. The Government has outlined measures for consultation around, for example, corporate governance and executive pay. This is welcome and the measures worth exploring. But she has also been …

Melissa McCarthy Does a Perfect, Terrifying Sean Spicer Impression on SNL

"Apologize to me! That apology is NOT accepted!"<p>Last night, <i>SNL</i> treated us to not one, but two terrifying cold opens: The first a Steve Bannon bit courtesy of Mikey Day. The second: A beyond perfect Sean Spicer impression by the magnificent Melissa McCarthy.<p>McCarthy's Spicer reports that Trump's …

In Donald Trump's America, women have no authority over their own bodies – Arkansas Act 45 proves this

The heart of all moral and legal arguments about abortion is this: who owns a woman’s body? Is it the woman herself, or is it someone else? In the …

Feminism

3 Things We Wish Bill Maher Would

First of all, a confession: I probably agree with 90% of Bill's Maher's political/ideological positions, so the piddling complaints that follow aren't the result of any fundamental difference in philosophy or political doctrine.<p>As far as I'm concerned, Bill Maher's view of the world is very much in …

Comedy

New FCC Chairman Scales Back Broadband Subsidies for the Poor

Amid a slew of moves Friday, new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai reversed the addition of nine network providers to a program that subsidizes broadband …

Bill Maher to Tom Brady and the Patriots: ‘F— You and Your Deflated Balls’

Bill Maher has a message for the Patriots: ‘F— you.’<p>The “Real Time” host ripped into Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the team, and said he was rooting …

Trump’s lies are not the problem. It’s the millions who swallow them who really matter | Nick Cohen

As the alt-right continues to set the agenda in global politics at a frightening pace, has the world reverted to a 20th-century era of totalitarianism?<p>Compulsive liars shouldn’t frighten you. They can harm no one, if no one listens to them. Compulsive believers, on the other hand: they should …

How a Bike With Infinite Gears Changed The Way I Commute

For the past three months, I’ve been riding the Priority Bicycles Continuum, a commuter bike outfitted with a handful of low-maintenance components …

Commuting

Don't ever try to use 'Harry Potter' against J.K. Rowling in an argument

LONDON — As we've learned over the past week, throwing insults at J.K. Rowling on Twitter is a very bad idea.<p>But attempting to use references from …

RPGs

To commemorate Black History Month, Trump administration decrees that white supremacists can’t be terrorists

<b>Timothy James McVeigh; Donald Trump (AP/Evan Vucci/David Longstreath)</b><p>Trump wants to focus counterterrorism exclusively on Muslims. Is this a thank-you note to white supremacists?<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>February 3, 2017 9:59am (UTC)<p>During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to "take care of …

Seth Meyers Uses The Latest ‘A Closer Look’ To Analyze Donald Trump’s First Week In Office

In the latest “A Closer Look” segment on <i>Late Night With Seth Meyers</i>, Seth digs in to just how well or poorly Donald Trump is doing now that everybody has made it through the first few weeks of his presidency. While “made it through” might be an optimistic perspective about the last 13 days, …

Amplification of Cretaceous Warmth by Biological Cloud Feedbacks

That’s the title of an article in <i>Science</i> today (available here with subs.) I’m giving a talk this morning so don’t have a lot of time to comment on …

What a growing coalition of anti-Trump protesters can learn from the Tea Party’s success

Sociologists say it’s possible to build a movement against Trump. It will require more than protest.<p>If President Donald Trump’s first two weeks in the White House have been defined by anything, it’s protest. Just a day after Trump’s inauguration, millions of people around the country demonstrated …

Betsy DeVos could make history as the first pick for US education secretary ever to be rejected

US president Donald Trump’s latest astonishing feat: Getting Americans to get truly, vigorously riled up over education.<p>On Feb. 1, two Republican senators unexpectedly came out in opposition to the confirmation of Betsy DeVos, Trump’s less-than-qualified pick for education secretary. Lisa …

9 Hot Sauces We Love With a Fiery Passion (Plus Food Pairings!)

It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with hot sauce. You’ll find us splashing the spicy stuff on our morning eggs, afternoon sandwiches, and dinner …

The March for Science isn’t partisan or anti-Trump—it’s pro-facts

First came the Women’s March. Now comes the March for Science. Given the ongoing protests sweeping the US, one might assume that scientists are organizing to voice their general disagreement with Donald Trump’s policies—or perhaps that they simply want to protect their grants and jobs from federal …

Scientists Have a Plan to Replace Fossil Fuels With Nuclear Fusion by 2030

Bring it on.<p>Nuclear fusion is premised on building technology that would replicate the reaction that naturally powers our Sun - two light atoms, in …

Netflix’s Most Promising New Original Shows Of 2017

Netflix is not content to release one or two television series a month, which is arguably enough to justify anyone’s monthly subscription fee. The company released close to 50 series in 2016, and plans to continue upping its original series production in 2017. In addition to returning series like</i> …

TV

March for Science to unite researchers against Trump

Earth Day 2017 will see another large-scale protest against US President Trump. After the huge success of the Women's March, it is now the …