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The Universe Is Almost Done Making Stars

Star formation is now 30 times lower than at its peak 11 billion years ago.<p>In its youth, the universe was a roiling soup of star ingredients, with new stars forming rapidly. But now it's much quieter, and things are not expected to get more exciting anytime soon, astronomers say. For the first …

New images of Pluto released for virtual flyover animation

Newly-released images of Pluto included in virtual flyover animation made by Nasa<p>New Horizons is in the process of sending back tens of gigabits of data collected during its successful flyby of Pluto in July.<p>The most recent images released by Nasa show the dwarf planet's areas of smooth, icy …

The astonishing village where little girls turn into boys aged 12

In every way, Johnny is physically and biologically male. But, astonishingly he did not grow a penis until he hit puberty.<p>He is one of many children who live in Salinas, an isolated village in the southwestern Dominican Republic, who are seemingly born female, only to become men in their teenage …

Japan passes controversial security laws | Politics

When World War II ended, allied forces made it a condition of surrender for Japan to have a military limited only to self defence.<p>Seventy years later, Japan says it needs a stronger military and has passed a law that could lead to its forces being deployed abroad.<p>The issue has sparked protests, …

Apple’s Most Popular Ad Blocker Changes His Mind, Pulls His App: ‘Just Doesn’t Feel Good’

Point to John Gruber.<p>Marco Arment, a developer and blogger who had been one of the most prominent advocates of ad blocking, has pulled his best-selling ad-blocking app from Apple’s App store.<p>“Just doesn’t feel good,” Arment titled a post explaining the move, which came just three days after his …

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