Megan Aconfora

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Netflix Wants To Pay You $2,000 A Week To Travel The World And Hang Out On Its Sets

Forget everything you’ve ever heard about a career in streaming Netflix all day not being a viable job. The streaming company is making dreams a reality by offering some very lucky viewers (with access to Instagram) the opportunity to get paid to watch their favorite TV shows and movies being made. …

From string theory to Mother Of All Theories

<i>String theory — there are five of them — merges Einstein’s general relativity with quantum mechanics to understand black holes and the universe. Now</i> …

Living on Other Planets: What Would It Be Like?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on the moon? What about Mars, or Venus or Mercury? We sure have and that's why we decided to …

Ancient DNA sheds light on how language, cultures evolved in Bronze Age Europe

It's tricky studying the history of a time when no one wrote things down. Archaeology pieces together how people lived in the past by studying artifacts they left behind; linguistics by analyzing newer languages to reconstruct the old.<p>This week, another branch of science -- genetics -- gave the …

Anthropology

The 29 Best Chocolate Chip Dessert Recipes for the Chocolate Lover

More by Nettie<p>When you have those bags of chocolate chips in your pantry calling your name, try to make one or all of these 29 fantastic chocolate …

Graveyard of Stars May Surround Milky Way's Monster Black Hole

The remains of thousands of stars might exist in a vast graveyard near the giant black hole at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy, a region where dead …

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryDeclaring You’re “Washed” Is a Brag, Not a Confession Rebecca Onion People in their 30s and 40s are proudly abandoning the quest to be …