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Astronomers Just Found More Evidence of a New Type of Black Hole

Black holes keep getting stranger.<p>Black holes are among the most mysterious objects in the Universe. But they have one thing in common - most of the …

A tale of two countries: Thanks to President Trump, America is now engaged in a civil war of sorts

<b>President-elect Donald Trump listens to a question as he speaks to reporters at Mar-a-Lago, Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP)</b><p>We’re now in a battle over the very concepts of reason and fact that the Enlightenment brought forth<p>Neal Gabler<p>January 30, 2017 1:00pm …

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A huge mouth and no anus – this could be our earliest known ancestor

Thought to have lived 540 million years ago, the discovery of <i>Saccorhytus coronarious</i> fossils sheds light on the early stages of evolution<p>You won’t find it in your family album, but a tiny prehistoric creature with a bag-like body, a huge mouth and no anus has become the best candidate yet for our …

Evolution

Milky Way being pushed through space by cosmic dead zone, say scientists

It is known that our galaxy is being pulled through space, but cosmologists suspected it was being pushed as well – and new research might confirm it<p>The Milky Way is being “pushed” through space by a cosmic dead zone that lurks half a billion light years from Earth, researchers claim.<p>Located on the …

Here's what mental health experts think of President Trump's behavior

There it was again: During his first week in office, even as he unveiled policies affecting momentous issues from women's health and war refugees to …

Hands on with Colorware’s new skins for Google Pixel/Pixel XL [Gallery]

Google’s Pixel is one of the best devices available today, but it doesn’t offer all that much on the hardware front, rather focusing on the software. It lacks a certain flair that many other devices offer, but you can easily make up for that with a skin. Many have gravitated to dBrand for skins, …

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The Expanse is the best show on TV that no one is watching

Don’t pass on this one<p>Star Wars is once again the crowning king of box office blockbusters. Star Trek has been rebooted and revitalized for a new generation. In just a few months we will see the highly anticipated next chapter of Mass Effect, arguably gaming's best sci-fi universe.<p>But with a solid …

An Airport Protest in Support of Religious Freedom

Fury over the Trump administration’s immigrant ban found purpose after travelers from abroad were detained at U.S. airports.<p>It was already shaping up to be a strange day when New York Representatives Jarrold Nadler and Nydia Velázquez arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport shortly after …

Immigration

Ask Ethan: What Is Spacetime?

When it comes to understanding the Universe, there are a few things everyone’s heard of: Schrödinger’s cat, the Twin Paradox and E = mc^2. But despite being around for over 100 years now, General Relativity — Einstein’s greatest achievement — is largely mysterious to everyone from the general …

Physics

This Flowchart Helps You Find Your Leadership Style

If you ever have to step up and manage people, it can be pretty difficult to figure out the best way to do it in a way that both works with your …

How to Use Natural Light for Portrait Photography

The single most essential tool for any photographer is light. A good photographer constantly searches for the light that best illustrates a scene or …

Trump’s Immigration Ban Is Already Harming American Science

Iranian scientists have been a major boon to everything from Mars exploration to Ebola-fighting to advanced mathematics.<p>Samira Asgari had been preparing for the trip for months. She had just earned her Ph.D. from a Swiss university and was ready to start a postdoctoral fellowship at Brigham and …

Immigration

No woman is safe: How the Hyde Amendment and H.R. 7 punish America’s most vulnerable

<b>FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, Planned Parenthood supporters rally for women's access to reproductive health care on "National Pink Out Day'' at Los Angeles City Hall. Persistent Republican-led efforts to restrict access to abortion and to curb government funding for Planned Parenthood</b> …

Feminism

28 books to read in 2017

We're only in the first month of the new year, but this much is already clear: There are a lot of good books coming our way. From nonfiction that …

The pocket money gap – and 10 other ways girls are taught they’re worth less | Laura Bates

The £2.20 difference in boys’ and girls’ pocket money clearly shows the message children receive from birth: it’s men who hold the purse strings<p>A new study has revealed that the gender pay gap begins as early as childhood, with boys on average receiving 20% more pocket money than girls. While the …

Gender

Is Your Emotional Intelligence High or Low? Here Are 10 Ways to Find Out

Hint: Emotionally intelligent people are not afraid of expressing their feelings clearly and directly.<p>One of my favorite topics to write about is emotional intelligence in leaders. I say this because a culture of high leadership EQ will produce dramatic results.<p>On the flip side, low leadership EQ …

3 Mistakes that Beginner Photographers Always Make & How to Fix Them (VIDEO)

We like the photo how-to videos from the folks at Mango Street Lab because they're short, sweet, and eminently helpful. The below video tutorial …

Video Tutorials

Radical ketamine therapy could treat alcohol addiction

A one-off dose of the drug could help alcohol addicts reduce their intake by ‘erasing’ drink-related memories, say psychologists testing treatment<p>Scientists believe that a radical treatment involving the tranquilliser ketamine could help overcome alcohol addiction by “erasing” drink-related …

Alcohol

New Organisms Have Been Formed Using The First Ever 6-Letter Genetic Code

This could be the beginning of a whole new life form.<p>Scientists have engineered the first ever 'semi-synthetic' organisms, by breeding <i>E. coli</i> …

10 Netflix lifehacks everyone should know

Trends in popular software come and go, but it’s pretty clear at this point which ones are sticking around for the long haul. How else do you end up with the cultural jargon “Netflix and Chill” being so widely accepted? I’m fairly certain you’ve never heard anybody say, “Hulu and Chill.” “Youtube …

Ethics — the next frontier for artificial intelligence

Don Basile Contributor<p>Don Basile is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist with more than 20 years of executive experience in technology, healthcare and telecommunications.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Hemp can’t get you high, but it can get high-tech<br>• Tech companies and the global rise of …

Artificial Intelligence

Roe v. Wade Attorney: Trump Is Biggest Threat Yet to Reproductive Rights

Forty-four years ago, the Supreme Court made a surprise ruling in favor of a young attorney, declaring abortion legal nationwide. Sarah Weddington, the lawyer who argued Roe v. Wade, says now that her legacy — and the law itself— has never been more at risk.<p>Just 26 years old at the time, Weddington …

Ashley Judd read the "Nasty Women" poem at the Women's March and it will give you chills

There were a lot of powerful moments from the Women’s March on Saturday. One of these moments was Ashley Judd reading a powerful poem to the crowd at …

4 Types of Light You Should Know as a Photographer

More often than not, composing an image can be much like solving a puzzle. Although many photographers are filled to the brim with creativity, their …

No deal for the arts: It’s no surprise that Donald Trump wants to tell the arts and humanities “you’re fired”

<b>(Getty/Alex Wong/Mireia Triguero Roura)</b><p>Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget will eliminate the NEA. It’s more of a statement about values than money<p>Noah Charney<p>January 22, 2017 7:00pm (UTC)<p>With all this talk of walls and allegations of sexual assault, not to mention speculation on Russian …

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