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Who Are The Real Gentrifiers Of New York City?

"The End of Black Harlem", as argued by Michael Henry Adams in <i>The New York Times</i>, is rapidly approaching. The trend is evident in the analysis of Census data from 2000 to 2010 by City University of New York's, Center for Urban Research. Data shows that the Black population in Harlem has fallen …

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte urges people to kill drug addicts

Authoritarian firebrand Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as the Philippines’ president on Thursday, extending an olive branch to the country’s elites in his official speech, only to later vow to wipe out drug traffickers and urge the population to kill addicts.<p>Duterte, 71, won last month’s election in …

Asia

Female Beauty Photographed All Around the World

Almost three years ago the Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc quit her office job and set out on a journey to photograph the diversity of female …

Black People Genocide Preparation Conference in Paris

A panel of all white people in Paris talking about how to reduce black population in Africa.<p>One of the conference organizer, Bernard Lugan, said …

David Miliband 'to be given top US government job if Hillary Clinton becomes president'

David Miliband is expected to be appointed to a "top" US government position if Hillary Clinton becomes president in January 2017, it was reported on Thursday.<p>The former Labour foreign secretary, who now works as president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee in New York, has told MP …

Final piece of type 1 diabetes puzzle solved

<b>A complete picture of the areas that the immune system attacks to cause type 1 diabetes has finally been revealed by scientists.</b><p>The study, published in the journal Diabetes, discovered the fifth and final critical target at which the immune system errantly takes aim.<p>The team at the University of …

Thousands of Chicago Teachers Go on Strike for Better Public School Funding

Thousands of Chicago teachers went on a one-day strike Friday to put pressure on the government to address insufficient public school …

Vladimir Putin just did the US a huge favor

Geopolitical expert George Friedman disagrees.<p>Speaking in a Mauldin Economics video, Friedman says the Russian deployment was part of an elaborate US-Russia negotiation. The real issue is further north.<p><b>Syria-Ukraine connection</b><p>According to Friedman, the US is in a quandary. It needs a stable Syrian …

What Causes Autism? What We Know, Don’t Know, And Suspect

We're finally getting closer to understanding.<p><i>This article was originally written by Andrew Whitehouse from the University of Western Australia, and</i> …

New York moves to stop gay conversion therapy for youths

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced …

Mental Health

Putin: The Paris attacks might never have happened if the US had listened to me

Putin made the suggestion during an interview with German newspaper Bild. His comments about the US and Iraq appear in an English translation on the Kremlin's website, but not in an English translation provided by Bild.<p>Here's the exchange as recorded on the Kremlin's site (emphasis added):<p><b>Question:</b> …

Twitter is having fun with the penny-pinching ways of Tanzania’s new president

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania<p>John Magufuli has only been president for three weeks but he is already stamping his authority on the new government.<p>A few days after taking office, he issued an edict banning all foreign trips by government officials. Any external work requiring Tanzania’s presence would be …

Africa

Libyan politicians sign UN peace deal to unify rival governments

Members of two competing parliaments met in Morocco to agree plan although some groups have denounced it as illegitimate<p>A group of Libyan politicians have signed a UN-sponsored peace deal that nominally unifies the country’s two rival governments, despite being denounced as illegitimate by some of …

Africa

The 10 best tips about money Warren Buffett has ever shared

Warren Buffett is one of the greatest investing and business minds today. But aside from his exponential investing success, Buffett is probably most famous for his humorous insights, colorful commentary and wise advice. It's part of what makes him a perfect fit to be a finalist for the 2015 "Best …

The Tardigrade Genome Has Been Sequenced, And It's Even Weirder Than We Thought

What the...<p>Scientists have sequenced the entire genome of the tardigrade, AKA the water bear, for the first time. And their results suggest that this …

Biology

Canada's new, liberal Prime Minister immediately moves to cripple their energy industry

Well, that didn’t take long at all. When Canadians went to the polls and kicked out the nasty conservatives in favor of an all liberal, all the time …

Canada

Junípero Serra’s missions destroyed entire native cultures--now he's going to be a saint

It's a warm fall day outside Mission Dolores, where an Ohlone man whose baptismal name is Francisco is tied to a whipping post. A week ago he ran away to the village where he grew up, but the soldiers hunted him down and brought him back in chains. A priest has gathered the other Indians at the …

Yeast cells genetically modified to create morphine-like painkiller

Scientists have genetically modified yeast cells to make them churn out painkillers that are normally harvested from opium poppies.<p>The procedure raises hopes for a biological manufacturing route that slashes the time it takes to make the valuable drugs from a year to several days.<p>Researchers at …

Organisms

The amazing way new sexual partners affect male sperm

Scientists are studying the ways in which novelty affects our sexual selves. Here’s what they’ve found<p>When it comes to relationships, mainstream society tends to favor the “till death do us part” approach. But new research conducted by the College of Wooster suggests one particular part of the male …

Which Company Will Change the Future of Healthcare? Here are 10 Contenders

I have yet to hear of an industry that hasn't been massively disrupted by technology. Healthcare is no stranger to this disruption. The question is which companies will actually break through the barrier and solve some of the major issues healthcare faces today?<p>Major trends are becoming anything …

Robots learn to evolve and improve

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1185000/1185837_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524617440_a9e4ec57141b8c1289022224c1a2831d<p><b>Engineers have developed a robotic system that can evolve and improve its performance.</b><p>A robot arm builds "babies" that get progressively …

Condo demand drawing buyers to Calgary’s core

One of her current clients, Dr. Elaine Bland, owns a unit in the Chocolate Condos by Battistella Developments, located at 1 St. and 15 Ave. S.W.<p>Looking to upgrade, Dr. Bland purchased another condo in Victoria Place, just three blocks from her Chocolate home.<p>“I really like this area,” said Dr. …

How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built Six Homes — ProPublica

The neighborhood of Campeche sprawls up a steep hillside in Haiti’s capital city, Port-au-Prince. Goats rustle in trash that goes forever …

Alice Goffman: How we're priming some kids for college — and others for prison

2 Army veterans explain this ominous 2008 photo from Iraq

An ominous photo that an American soldier took during the Iraq War is shaping up to be one of the conflict's most iconic images for the members of one US Army squadron, according to two veterans writing in The New York Times.<p>The photo shows Lt. Col. Rod Coffey holding a flag his unit captured after …

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are expecting first child

Facebook founder announces he is expecting a baby with his wife Priscilla Chan after three miscarriages<p>Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he and his wife are expecting their first baby.<p>The billionaire wrote on Facebook that he and Priscilla Chan, whom he married in 2012, have …

Mortgage vs renting: 19pc vs 52pc of wages

Fresh figures underline a gulf in the additional costs faced by those priced out of the property market<p>Private tenants are shelling out half of their take-home pay on rent, an authoritative report has revealed.<p>Figures in the government’s latest English Housing Survey show tenants paid 52pc of their …

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