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On the Amazon’s lawless frontier, murder mystery divides the locals and loggers

The violent murder of Sairá Ka’apor, in a logging town in Brazil’s Maranhão state, is still unsolved. But the story is all too familiar for the indigenous people fighting to protect the forest<p>Sairá Ka’apor patrolled one of the most murderous frontiers in the world, a remote and largely lawless …

Amazon Rainforest

Why 4.5 Billion Years of Fluctuating Global Temperatures Can't Explain Climate Change Today

One of the most commonly used arguments against human-caused climate change is that Earth has experienced severe fluctuations in temperature over its …

Astronomers Are Puzzled by a Huge Object at The Centre of Our Galaxy

Planet? Dead star? It's so massive!<p>The Universe is full of oddball objects that simply don't sit neatly into categories. Take a hint, …

Mesopotamian Gods and Goddesses

The Large and Varied Pantheon of Sumerian and Akkadian Deities<p>Mesopotamian gods and goddesses are known from the literature of the Sumerian people, …

11 Peanut Butter Recipes That Are (OMG!) Perfect for Dinner

If the first thing that comes to mind when you think of peanut butter is jelly, then you’re doing something wrong. Don’t just let that jar sit lonesome in your cupboard for the day you might want to smear it on a slice. Think outside the bread box and make the seemingly impossible, possible. Check …

Earth's Underworld is Real and Scientists Just Mapped It

<i>Lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch’entrate,</i> reads the gates to the <i>Inferno.</i> “Abandon all hope, you who enter,” which is a pretty nice way of saying …

Self-driving car guru forms God-bot religion, report says

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>If there is a God, I feel sure he's not a robot.<p>The world is so arbitrary, capricious and absurd that no robot could have created it, unless its internal wires were crossed beyond untangling.<p>Still, some …

U.S. House unanimously approves sweeping self-driving car measure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House on Wednesday unanimously approved a sweeping proposal to speed the deployment of self-driving cars without human controls by putting federal regulators in the driver’s seat and barring states from blocking autonomous vehicles.<p>The House measure, the first …

Autonomous Cars

Chicken Masala

Serves 4YOU’LL NEED<br>4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes<br>Juice of 1 lemon<br>1 onion, quartered<br>1 onion, finely chopped<br>2 garlic cloves, …

Physicists Can’t Agree on What Science Even Means Anymore

Author: Nick Stockton. Nick Stockton Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.16.17.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>Apologies to Merriam, Webster, and …

11 Summer Recipes You Can Make in a Slow-Cooker

When I think of slow-cookers, I automatically think of warm winter soups and stews. In fact, I associate slow-cooker recipes so heavily with winter …

The last of the Frontier Fields — Abell 370

With the final observation of the distant galaxy cluster Abell 370 — some five billion light-years away — the Frontier Fields program came to an …

Cosmology

Republicans Have Plans To Replace Obamacare — Now They Need To Agree On One

Republicans have a plan to replace Obamacare. In fact, they have several.<p>What they don't have is consensus on which one will guide the party's effort to reshape an insurance system that provides coverage for some 20 million Americans.<p>House and Senate Republicans are gathered in Philadelphia at …

Tonight’s supermoon will be the most spectacular so far

If you saw the collective social media freakout over Sunday night’s supermoon but couldn’t actually catch a glimpse, here’s some good news: Monday …

Slow Cooker Burmese Chicken and Noodles - Best Sophisticated Crock Pot Recipes - Pictures - Chowhound

An easy recipe for Burmese-style noodles with braised chicken thighs, coconut milk, and turmeric.<p>I first ate this noodle dish at Yamo, a …

Researchers Clear 'Patient Zero' From AIDS Origin Story

It's one of the biggest medical mysteries of our time: How did HIV come to the U.S.?<p>By genetically sequencing samples from people infected early on, scientists say they have figured out when and where the virus that took hold here first arrived. In the process, they have exonerated the man accused …

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