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Justice Department Ordered to Release 1950s Gay 'Purge' Documents

The Justice Department must search for and release historical records pertaining to a “purge” of gay and lesbian federal employees by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) under J. Edgar Hoover, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled last week.<p>The documents are related to …

Surveillance

Why antimatter might be the answer to life, the Universe and everything

Experiments that reveal the behaviour of antihydrogen could tell physicists more about the rules that hold the Universe together.<p>The answer to life, …

How to Beat the System and Avoid Overpaying for Your Next Flight

Economy seats on the same flight can range from $100 to $600.<p>How annoyed would you get if you found out the person next to you paid less for their …

This lucky family is currently flying around the world in luxury for free thanks to travel hacking

A family-of-four are currently the envy of many as they are flying around the world in luxury for free, thanks to travel hacking. Husband-and-wife, Pedro Pla and Grace Cheng, managed to save a total of $54,000 on their round-the-world business class air tickets, and are now in the middle of a …

Medicine Is Getting More Precise … For White People

Every human on earth is unique — our genes are different, we eat different things, we live in different places. As a result, medical treatments tend …

The New Wave Of Mindfulness Tech: Meditation VR

In a new immersive experience, anyone can cut ties with reality for a few minutes and find themselves at a Northern California retreat center.<p>When talking about the particular stressors of life in the modern age, it’s hard not to point to tech as part of the problem. Technological innovations, it …

Here’s what the first Tesla solar roofs look like in the wild

The solar tiles are being installed on the homes of Tesla employees, including Musk’s own house<p>When Elon Musk started taking preorders for Tesla’s solar roof tiles earlier this year, he said they’d be installing the roofs on Tesla employees homes first as a way of test-driving the technology. …

This Man Has Been Quietly Collecting Invaluable Climate Data for More Than 40 Years

billy barr of Gothic, Colorado wears a lot of hats—literally and figuratively.<p>Sure, the reclusive mountain man (who prefers his name spelled in …

Hubble Telescope Detects Stratosphere on Huge Alien Planet

A huge, superhot alien planet has a stratrosphere, like Earth does, a new study suggests.<p>"This result is exciting because it shows that a common …

A Dinosaur So Well Preserved, It Looks Like a Statue

Borealopelta, discovered accidentally by Canadian miners, is one of the most spectacular fossil finds of all time.<p>In March 2011, a construction worker named Shawn Funk visited an impressive dinosaur collection at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta. As he walked through halls full of ancient bones, …

Dinosaurs

Congress Is Heading for a Confrontation With Sessions Over Marijuana

Congress is heading for a confrontation with Attorney General Jeff Sessions over pot.<p>Sessions is seeking to crack down on marijuana use while …

Cannabis

The Scientist Who Studied Einstein's Brain Learned That These 5 Factors Make You Smarter

In 1985, we thought Einstein's brain wasn't much different from anyone else's. We were wrong.<p>We still don't completely understand how the brain works and yet we're building machines to replicate it. Our quest to create artificial intelligence has grown into a near-frenzy as we surge ahead with …

The Brain

Use These Mental Tricks to Prepare for Dealing with Unpleasant People

The mindfulness craze has already been tapped for a huge variety of benefits—improved sleep, increased productivity, cutting out mindless snacking, …

Mindfulness

17 'facts' about space and Earth that you thought were true — but have been debunked by science

No surprise there. I've made a living speaking to experts and writing about it for more than a decade, and I've read obsessively on the topic for much longer than that.<p>I've heard a lot of peculiar "facts" over the years — and even believed and shared a few myself — that I eventually learned were …

Loneliness