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Binary Fission Versus Mitosis: Similarities and Differences

Compare and Contrast Cell Division in Eukaryotes and Prokaryotes<p>Binary fission, mitosis, and meiosis are the main forms of cell division. Binary …

Fission

North Korea erasing most anti-US propaganda

Nix the nuclear warheads, cue the doves.<p>The North Korean government is erasing much of its anti-U.S. propaganda following dictator Kim Jong-un’s …

Mars Is Passe. Venus Is the Real Next Frontier

Mars has long been heralded as the next planet Earthlings can escape to when this planet becomes uninhabitable, just a redder, colder, and darker …

Mars Mission

If FL Town Bends Rules for Orthodox Jews, Satanist Will React with “Giant Dongs”

An obscure church/state separation case, if handled the wrong way, could lead to a very provocative response.

SunPower SolarStratos Electric Plane Can Fly To Edge Of Space

SolarStratos is the new all-electric solar-powered aircraft that by 2020 will try to reach the stratosphere in the world’s first piloted …

Universalism and “The Devil’s Redemption” and Barth

The Devil’s Redemption: A New History and Interpretation of Christian Universalism Michael McClymond is Professor of Modern Christianity at Saint …

Kim Jong-un 'erases his father and grandfather' from new mandatory national oath

Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, has introduced a new national oath playing down the achievements of his father and grandfather and instead praising his own ideology and leadership.<p>The oath, which must be recited by all citizens, was originally introduced in the 1970s, when Kim Il-sung, the …

This insane golden chamber contains water so pure it can dissolve metal, and is helping scientists detect dying stars

• <b>The Super-Kamiokande neutrino detector is a physics experiment the size of a 15-storey building, buried under a mountain in Japan.</b>• <b><br>Neutrinos are sub-atomic particles that pass through us all the time, and studying them can tell us about supernovas and the composition of the universe.</b>• <b><br>The detector is</b> …

Particles

Morgan Stanley sees 'a pattern forming' of the space industry developing like self-driving cars

The space industry is valued at over $350 billion but Morgan Stanley is telling its clients to pay attention to a market that could grow very …

Laser bursts generate electricity faster than any other method

The DOE issued those challenges in 2007. That same year, Franco, then a doctoral student at the University of Toronto, was lead author of a paper in</i> …

Inside North Korea’s Shocking Museum of American War Atrocities

Weekends, we usually take day trips outside of Pyongyang. Today’s Saturday, so we’ll take a drive out to neighboring South Hwanghae Province, which …

Hot Springs

NASA outlines its plan to defend the Earth from asteroids

If anyone understands the gravity of a situation involving asteroids colliding with the Earth, it's NASA.<p>On Wednesday, the space agency, in conjunction with The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), outlined an audacious new strategy and five chief goals to defend the Earth from …

When Children Say They’re Trans

Hormones? Surgery? The choices are fraught—and there are no easy answers.<p>Claire is a 14-year-old girl with short auburn hair and a broad smile. She lives outside Philadelphia with her mother and father, both professional scientists. Claire can come across as an introvert, but she quickly opens up, …

It’s Not Easy to Fight Extremists if You’re Called One: Why the SPLC Had to Pay Maajid Nawaz $3.375 Million

PARIS — Few people of conscience doubt that the Southern Poverty Law Center,known as the SPLC, has done great work investigating and exposing those …

Southern Poverty Law Center

Near Christianity: A Review (by Michelle Van Loon)

Review: Near Christianity By Michelle Van Loon www.MichelleVanLoon.com and www.ThePerennialGen.com Historically, Evangelicals have been those who’ve …

Inside the Disturbing Forum Incels Use to Brutally Criticize Each Other's Faces

Lookism is the site "where looks matter," but the unhinged plastic surgery ideas exchanged by users suggest that's a big understatement.<p>When Tom stumbled upon Lookism.net, he thought he'd found "the cheat code to life"—or at least an explanation as to why the girl he was fixated on didn't like him …

11 Finished Book Series You Can Marathon-Read This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means we book nerds finally have time to read all those great series we have been meaning to get around to. On the list …

Trump Calls For 'Space Force' To Defend U.S. Interests Among The Stars

<b>Updated at 6:15 p.m. ET</b><p>President Trump Monday announced his intention to create a "space force" that would oversee the military's activities off-world.<p>"When it comes to defending America, it is not enough to merely have an American presence in space," Trump said at a meeting of the National Space …

Space Force

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Enigmatic Stone Balls from 5,000 Years Ago Continue to Baffle Archaeologists

Some of the most enigmatic human-made objects from Europe's late Stone Age — intricately carved balls of stone, each about the size of a baseball — …

People’s egos get bigger after meditation and yoga, says a new study

According to Buddhist teaching, the self is an illusion. The religion preaches a fundamentally selfless worldview, encouraging followers to renounce individual desires and distance themselves from self-concern. To advance this perspective, millions of people around the world practice yoga and …

Southern Baptists Call Off the Culture War

America’s largest Protestant group moves to cut ties with the Republican Party and reengage with mainstream culture.

Childhood deprivation predicts preferences for authoritarian leaders in adulthood

New research has found a link between a harsh childhood and authoritarianism. People who experienced deprivation in childhood are more likely to …

N. Korea defector recalls field trip to execution

North Korean defector Sungju Lee recalls going on a school trip to a public execution when he was 11 years old.

JUST SO: The Microbe-To-Man Evolution Story Is Dumb, Bad Science. Why Do Our Kids Learn It As Fact?

9:36 PM 06/15/2018<p>Dare suggest that America’s school children should be alerted to scientific problems with microbe-to-man evolution, and you can …

What’s the Minimum Number of People you Should Send in a Generational Ship to Proxima Centauri?

Humanity has long dreamed about sending humans to other planets, even before crewed spaceflight became a reality. And with the discovery of thousands …

Psychedelic drugs like DMT and LSD promote neural plasticity the brain

Psychedelic drugs may have mind-altering powers in the physical sense, too. A new study, published June 12 in the journal Cell Reports, found …

Rapture-Ready: How U.S. Policy Meshes With Armageddon

Brothers and sisters! Let us speak now of the return of Jesus to the Holy Land in a blaze of glory. For it is this fervent promise, I kid you not, …

A 3,000-year-old glass head deepens one of the Bible’s oldest mysteries

By Avi Selk<p>Avi Selk<p>Reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Buried under a pair of hills at Israel's northern border, at the nexus of three ancient kingdoms, is one of the last large biblical sites yet to be uncovered. So said an international team of archaeologists after they started to dig up the ruins of Abel …

Archaeology