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How Life and Luck Changed Earth's Minerals

Is evolution predictable, or was it heavily shaped by random events? Biologists have argued over this question for decades. Some have suggested that …

Know your history: Understanding racism in the US | Black History

There will never be an acceptable explanation for what happened between Michael Brown and Darren Wilson in Ferguson but we will never fully grasp <i>why</i> the stage was set for such an encounter unless we know American history.<p>We cannot fully comprehend why Dylan Roof murdered nine parishioners at …

Black History

9 hot startup cities that aren't San Francisco or NYC

But there's a slew of other metro areas with established infrastructure and skilled work forces that can match those more established locations at a fraction of the cost of living and with less day-to-day stress.<p>These are the places where startup dreams come easier and cheaper, but can still pay …

San Francisco

These 5 Phrases Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Carpenters work with wood. Composers' medium is sound. Business leaders like you, however, work in words.<p>Think about it--whether it's persuading a prospective client, laying out your vision for your company, or motivating your staff, the primary tool at your disposal is language. Which means the …

Leadership
Education Technology

A New Way To Look At Emotions

When I was a kid, I noticed that sometimes fear and anticipation felt the same way.<p>I'd get butterflies, a kind of queasiness in the stomach. To figure out what I was feeling, I came to realize, what was needed was not introspection, but attention to the context.<p>According to Lisa Feldman Barrett, …

Emotions

A man was able to call the international space station and talk to astronauts from his backyard

After learning that the path of the ISS would intersect with his home on Earth, Lane apparently spent weeks planning the perfect moment to make his move and call up outer space, and much to his (and everyone's) delight, he succeeded in speaking to the astronauts aboard the craft for a solid 50 …

Space Exploration

Public Schools to Teachers: Run Your Class on Fear or Get Fired

As part of a burgeoning new public school program called “No Nonsense Nurturing” teachers are required to wear earpieces. They’re reminded to be less …

Teaching

#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Women scientists smash sexist gender stereotypes on Twitter

A new hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer - aimed at dispelling myths around how women in STEM industries look - has gone viral on social media<p>Remember #DistractinglySexy – the hashtag that took off in the aftermath of the ‘Tim Hunt women are distracting and cry in labs’ debacle? The one where women …

Can you solve it? The area maze puzzle – video

Alex Bellos sets a mind-bending puzzle – the area maze. Originally invented for schoolchildren, it's become a big hit with adults in Japan. Can you find the missing values in the four puzzles Alex has set? He goes through an example to help you along! For a written version, click here.

Puzzles

United Arab Emrates leads way with planned mission to Mars

The ambitions of the United Arab Emirates run high, way above the skyscrapers. The tiny emirate is thinking big and aims to take the lead in space exploration. Or, as they say … the new goal is the planet Mars.<p>The UAE Space Agency was born as recently as July 2014, but it has already presented last …

A Scientist Deploys Light And Sound To Reveal The Brain

Lihong Wang creates the sort of medical technology you'd expect to find on the starship Enterprise.<p>Wang, a professor of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has already helped develop instruments that can detect individual cancer cells in the bloodstream and oxygen …

Imaging

Inside the Hospital Where Israeli Doctors Treat Syrian Patients | VICE News

The attack last month by a group of Israel's Druze minority on wounded Syrians traveling in an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) ambulance to a hospital in the Golan Heights has drawn attention to Israel's practice of offering medical care to Syrian militants. But it's not just rebels who are being …

Israel

Multispectral Imaging: New Technology Resurrects Centuries-Old Texts

Look closely at the faded letters of a centuries-old piece of parchment, and behind them you might see the remnants of an earlier work: perhaps a play or poem thought lost for generations. Scholars are applying a high-tech method to extract these hidden texts, left unnoticed or ignored for …

Imaging

NASA Has Discovered a Planet Similar to Earth

Could this be our first step towards a real life ‘Interstellar?’<p>NASA scientists have just found a planet most similar to Earth. Dubbed Keplar-452b, the planet is 1,400 lightyears away from Earth, and like us, shares a strikingly similar orbit to its own unique star, completing a full cycle in 385 …

15 Scientific Facts That Will Warm Your Cold, Dead, Heart

The world’s pretty alright sometimes.

Nasa may have found the most Earth-like planet to date

<i>UPDATE: Nasa has now announced its findings. Read all about it here.</i><p>Nasa may have just found the closest thing to an Earth-like planet in the …

In an IS training camp, children told: Behead the doll

SANLIURFA, Turkey (AP) — The children each received a doll and a sword. Then they were lined up, more than 120 of them, and given their next lesson by their Islamic State group instructors: Behead the doll.<p>A 14-year-old who was among the line of abducted boys from Iraq's Yazidi religious minority …

Islam

7 Mistakes Smart People Make

Being smart is a huge leg up in life, but it’s not a golden ticket. Intelligent people, despite their natural gifts, can, and often do, end up …

Self-improvement

Best photos of the comet

Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS) is easiest to catch in binoculars from Earth’s Southern Hemisphere. Many have captured dazzling photos of the comet.<p>Comet …

Astronomy

The New $100 Million Search For Life in the Cosmos

Can you hear me?<p>More than a half-century after the first modern search for communicating extraterrestrial life, humanity’s quest to find intelligent beings in the cosmos is getting a much-needed boost. Today, Silicon Valley billionaire Yuri Milner announced a $100 million project that will scan the …