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Mass Grave Discovered From Gruesome 400-Year-Old Shipwreck on 'Murder Island'

It was the end of a tragic voyage.<p>One of Australia's most bloody maritime mutinies is still turning up gruesome secrets after almost 400 …

For The First Time, Scientists Have Sequenced The Genes of an Extinct Marsupial Carnivore

It died out in 1936.<p>Australia's extinct carnivorous marsupial, the thylacine, has long been held up as a tragic symbol of humanity's lack of care for …

A private letter from Darwin detailing his doubts about God just sold at auction for $125,000 — here's what he wrote

When Darwin published "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" in 1859, many people saw the book as an attack on religion. How could the world have been created in seven days if the evolution of living creatures on Earth took place over hundreds of thousands of years, as Darwin …

Nobel Prize

How the most distant black hole ever could rewrite the history of the universe

Supermassive black holes lurk in every galaxy. As if their voracious appetite for matter and insane gravitational forces weren’t enough to make them …

Art world fights back in US culture crisis

“Is culture in the Americas in big trouble?” was the burning question at a talk at Art Basel in Miami Beach on Thursday evening, to which all …

Worries Grow In Hong Kong As China Pushes Its Official Version Of History In Schools

The last time China pressured Hong Kong to scrap its curriculum in favor of one developed by China's Communist Party-led government, tens of thousands marched through the city chanting, "Down with national education!"<p>It was the summer of 2012, and the movement to stop Hong Kong's government from …

Hong Kong

The Rise of Progressivism

The Rise Of Progressivism<br>(Image by The Political Hawk) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Last year the Western world was dominated by the far …

Yes, We Can Defeat Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. Here Are 6 Powerful Ways to Do It | Inc.com

Harvey Weinstein. Roger Ailes. Kevin Spacey. Roy Moore. Al Franken. Charlie Rose. Steve Jurvetson. John Lasseter. Matt Lauer. Even Batman admitted guilt but seemed to escape <i>The New York Times</i>' growing list of the accused.<p>According to a 2016 report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, …

Sexual Harassment

The GOP tax plan would blow a hole in American science

Several proposed tax cuts hurt grad students. Scientific research will suffer too.<p>If you thought the Republican tax plan was just about huge tax cuts for the wealthy, think again. It’s also a major attack on science.<p>To understand why, let’s step back a bit. The scientific enterprise in America …

New York Times

5 Artists Taking Back the Female Form at NADA Miami

A year has passed since patrons and partiers of the art world last gathered in Miami for Art Basel art fair. Last year, shocked and outraged by the presidential election outcome that had been decided only a few weeks earlier, we had eagerly celebrated the artists who spoke out through their work, …

Art Basel