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Boston's public schools have adopted a new, more accurate world map

There's nothing like a map to help explain the world. But some maps do a better job of it than others.<p>Which is why Boston's public schools have adopted new world maps for some of their classrooms. And, the district claims that it's the first public school system nationwide to make the switch.<p>The …

Education

LGBT community anger over YouTube restrictions which make their videos invisible

#YouTubeIsOverParty trends on Twitter after users say videos referencing same-sex relationships are being filtered out<p>YouTube has responded to accusations of discrimination from high-profile members of its LGBT community, who have reported their videos being hidden by the …

Internet

8 Costly Flight Booking Mistakes You Make All the Time

Before you book your next flight, here's how to make sure you're getting the best deal.<p>Whether you travel for pleasure or for business, buying a …

Science: Cats Aren’t Dumb, They’re Just Huge Jerks

Man’s best friend is no longer the smartest pet sleeping on your living room floor. In the category of “news everyone already suspected” it turns out cats aren’t as dumb as they’re pretending to be. Who knew, right?<p>According to a study from Kyoto University, not only are cats not just mushy lumps …

Pets

The Cool Men's Workout Brands You Can Still Wear When Your Resolution Fails

There’s way more out there than the names everyone knows.<p>There’s a specific kind of magic in the air at the start of any new year that makes you believe you might actually put that gym membership to good use. So you identify the new workout craze and — best of all — start buying new workout …

Clothing

This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time

Road Trips

How a love of cheap meat could be placing millions of men at risk of bowel cancer

For Mark Bullock, being diagnosed with bowel cancer came as a bolt out of the blue. As an otherwise fit and healthy 48-year-old, he wasn’t anything like your typical bowel cancer victim.<p>“I was in good shape, swimming regularly, I wasn’t overweight and had no family history of bowel cancer,” he says.<p>…

Russia Is Selling a Big Chunk of This State-Controlled Oil Giant

Russia said on Wednesday it sold a stake in oil giant Rosneft for 10.5 billion euros ($11.3 billion) to Qatar and commodities trader Glencore, …

Russia
North Africa

Why Fake News Is So Incredibly Effective

If you get your news from social media, as most Americans do, you are exposed to a daily dose of hoaxes, rumors, conspiracy theories and misleading …

Social Media

The hacked San Francisco public transport is a reminder our systems aren’t perfect

In an incident that feels like an episode of Mr. Robot, hackers managed to gain access to parts of San Francisco’s MUNI transportation system.<p>Last Friday, attackers managed to get into 2,112 computers and infect them with a variant of the HDDCryptor malware that encrypted all data. Screens across …

How Computers Made Humans Better at Chess

The World Chess Championship is nearing its close, with the final tie-breaking match between Norway’s Magnus Carlsen and Russia’s Sergey Karjakin set …

Artificial Intelligence

You Have a Plan B? Science Says That's a Really Bad Idea

You're just being rational, right? Perhaps you shouldn't be.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You're a lot more sensible than I am.<p>You look ahead and plan out the beautiful trajectory of your career.<p>You know where you want to be …

Business School