Lilith Eve

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A Rare Look at the Radical Lesbian Movement of the 1970s

Donna Gottschalk doesn’t consider herself a photojournalist or a documentarian photographer, but the photos she’s taken since the age of 17 provide some of the most complete insight into a part of the 1970s and ‘80s that’s often overlooked: the birth and growth of the radical lesbian movement in …

San Francisco

Michigan Man Discovers Strange Glowing Rocks In The Upper Peninsula

A Michigan man made the discovery of a lifetime when he stumbled on glowing rocks on the beaches of Lake Superior. The rocks, which he named “Yooperlites” emit an eerie glow, appearing to be partially molten rock.<p>Rintamaki, a gem and mineral dealer, made this discovery after hunting for rocks in …

Lake Superior

Federal prosecutors using expanded powers to target terrorist propaganda web content

Federal Crown prosecutors have, for the first time, used the terrorism-propaganda provision of the Criminal Code in an attempt to remove content from the internet.<p>Under that law, authorities can seek judicial orders that oblige internet service providers and social-media companies to take down …

Messaging

NASA increases Opportunity rover recovery effort as sunlight returns

NASA is ramping up its Opportunity rover recovery efforts, revealing that its latest data from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an increasing …

Mars Rover

We’re going to the Red Planet! All the past, present, and future missions to Mars

SpaceX founder Elon Musk says travel to Mars is within reach, with a goal to have one million people living on Mars within 100 years. SpaceX isn’t …

Mars Express

Getting humans to Mars begins at the South Pole

Subscribe to WIRED<p>Sending a manned mission to Mars has been the goal of national and international space agencies for decades. What once seemed like …

Internet Sleuths Are Hunting for China’s Secret Internment Camps for Muslims

The country is using high-tech methods of repression, but even the simplest tech may be enough to expose them.<p>Citizen journalists and scholars are in a race against time, scouring the internet for evidence before the Chinese government can erase it. Since last year, the country has been sending …

Technology

New Research Confirms That We Get Our Intelligence From Our Mothers

Science just proved what your mum has been saying all along<p>When it comes to your IQ, "I got it from my mama" couldn't be more accurate. New research featured in <i>Psychology Spot</i> says people are born with conditioned genes that work differently depending on if they're from your mother or father — and …

IQ

Weather Channel We Built a Virtual Hurricane ... Lifesaving Tech Debuts

<b>The Weather Channel</b> is stepping up its game for <b>Hurricane Florence</b> with some amazing Star Wars-like graphics that have the potential to save hundreds …

Virtual Reality

The Latest: Trump claims Maria death toll rose 'like magic'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rejection of the official death count from Hurricane Maria (all times local):<p>10:40 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump is circling back to his claim that the death toll from Hurricane Maria last year was inflated and says the number rose to 3,000 …

Donald Trump

This is how the world ends: will we soon see category 6 hurricanes?

<b>There is no such thing as a</b> <b>category 6 hurricane or tropical storm – yet.</b> The highest level – the top of the scale for the most powerful, most devastating hurricane or tropical storm capable of destroying entire cities like New Orleans or New York – is a category 5 storm.<p>Meteorologists and …

Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane season may be even worse in 2018 after a harrowing 2017

The initial forecasts of an above-average season for hurricanes, beginning on 1 June, follow a punishing spate of storms last year<p>The US may have to brace itself for another harrowing spate of hurricanes this year, with forecasts of an active 2018 season coming amid new research that shows powerful …

Hurricane Harvey

Why Duchess Kate has had a longer maternity leave with Prince Louis than George or Charlotte

<p><b>The Duchess of Cambridge</b> has been enjoying spending time with her baby son, <b>Prince Louis</b>, since giving birth in April. Kate, who has only appeared in …

Maternity

Generate Two-Factor Authentication Codes on Linux with ‘Authenticator’

'Authenticator' is an easy to use two-factor authentication app for the Linux desktop, and lets you generate 2-factor authentication codes for more …

That hole drilled in Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft may have done more damage than initially thought

The tale of the mysterious hole that turned up on a spacecraft attached to the International Space Station continues to get stranger. In a new report …

Her 3,000-Year-Old Bones Showed Unusual Signs of Wear. It Turns Out, She Was a Master Ceramicist

Back in 2009, archaeologists at Eleutherna—an ancient city-state located on the Greek island of Crete—discovered a woman’s skeleton that showed …

Muscle

SpaceX signs up mystery passenger for first trip around moon

SpaceX has a passenger for the first private trip around the moon on its Big Falcon Rocket.<p>But it's cloaking the news in a bit of mystery for a few days. The rocket company, founded by Elon Musk, will reveal the passenger's identity on Monday.<p>"SpaceX has signed the world's first private passenger …

Virgin Galactic

Spectacular ice age wolf pup and caribou dug up in Canada

The Klondike region of Canada is famous for its gold, but now other remarkable ancient treasures have been unearthed from the melting permafrost.<p>Two mummified ice age mammals – a wolf pup and a caribou calf – were discovered by gold miners in the area in 2016 and unveiled on Thursday at a ceremony …

Ice Age

Has The Large Hadron Collider Accidentally Thrown Away The Evidence For New Physics?

Over at the Large Hadron Collider, protons simultaneously circle clockwise and counterclockwise, smashing into one another while moving at 99.9999991% the speed of light apiece. At two specific points designed to have the greatest numbers of collisions, enormous particle detectors were constructed …

Particles

The Unheralded Women Behind the Montgomery Bus Boycott

<i>Welcome to The Thread, OZY’s chart-topping weekly podcast. In Season 3, The Thread charts how a revolutionary idea — nonviolent resistance — changed</i> …

Civil Rights

Gender Is a Construct. Christine and the Queens Built a Bulldozer.

In the spring of 2017, the French pop singer, songwriter, producer and choreographer Hélöise Letissier felt ready to reintroduce herself.<p>It had been three years since the French release of her debut album, “Chaleur Humaine” (“Human Warmth”), announced the persona Christine and the Queens, an …

New Albums

How 2 Housewives Created The World's Most Popular Personality Test

Corporations eat it up, eager to turn employees into commodities. But Myers-Briggs began as a parenting tool, thanks to an unlikely mother-daughter pair.<p>If you’d asked me a few months ago if I knew who created the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the world’s most popular personality assessment, I’d …

Myers-Briggs

The Closest Exoplanet to Earth Could Be "Highly Habitable"

Just a cosmic hop, skip and jump away, an Earth-size planet orbits the closest star to our sun, Proxima Centauri.<p>Ever since the discovery of the …

Proxima Centauri

Discovery of new neurons in the ear could lead to treatments for tinnitus

It's estimated that there are 100 billion neurons in the human body, so it's no surprise that some of them have evaded detection by scientists. Now, …

Research

7 Things You Never Thought to Add to Your Smoothie

Add some zest to your smoothie.<p>February 02, 2017<p>In an attempt to increase my health and fitness this year, I've been trying to drink one smoothie a …

Healthy Eating

Telomeres: What causes biological aging?

If you are wondering how your cells age, look no further than the ends of your chromosomes. Special structures called telomeres keep a close eye on …

For the first time, researchers will release genetically engineered mosquitoes in Africa

The government of Burkina Faso granted scientists permission to release genetically engineered mosquitoes anytime this year or next, researchers announced Wednesday. It's a key step in the broader efforts to use bioengineering to eliminate malaria in the region.<p>The release, which scientists are …

Mosquitoes

DNA test for predicing risk of leukemia relapse

A group of Canadian and Korean scientists and physicians have developed the first DNA-based test that allows them to tell which patients will relapse …

Mutations

How is former NBA player Shawn Bradley so tall? BYU genetic researchers found out

Mark A. Philbrick, Brigham Young University<p>How is former NBA player Shawn Bradley so tall? BYU genetic researchers found out<p> 1 photo<p>PROVO — The …

Mutations

What makes aggressive brain cancer 'immortal?'

A new study has discovered what makes glioblastoma cells so resilient and difficult to destroy. The finding may lead to more effective, targeted …

Cell Biology