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Why live on Earth when you can live in a hole on Mars? No, really.

Most people try their best to avoid residing six feet (or more) underground. But if you want to live on Mars, that might be your only option. This …

Habitats

‘I am not a racist’: New York lawyer apologizes for rant about Spanish speakers in viral video

The New York lawyer propelled to ignominy after a video showed him making xenophobic remarks at a deli apologized Tuesday in a brief statement, saying the video did not depict the “real me.”<p>Aaron Schlossberg said he regretted the hurt he had caused, apologized for the way he expressed himself and …

Rights & Freedoms

Shaq: 'I held back' during boxing match against De La Hoya

Shaquille O'Neal claims he went easy on Oscar De La Hoya during their 2009 boxing match.<p>The five-round fight, which was filmed for the first season …

Boxing

How People Analytics Can Help You Change Process, Culture, and Strategy

It seems like every business is struggling with the concept of transformation. Large incumbents are trying to keep pace with digital upstarts., and even digital native companies born as disruptors know that they need to transform. Take Uber: at only eight years old, it’s already upended the …

Management

Jimmy Kimmel Roasts ABC, and Departing Producer Shonda Rhimes: ‘We Hope She Rots in Hell’

Among Kimmel's zingers: "I have to admit, I'm excited about 'Murphy Brown.' I think it's exciting to see anything brown at CBS."<p>Jimmy Kimmel was back …

TV

Biggest Test Yet Shows Einstein Was Wrong About 'Spooky Action at a Distance'

A groundbreaking quantum experiment recently confirmed the reality of "spooky action-at-a-distance" — the bizarre phenomenon that Einstein hated — in …

Quantum Physics

Dentists apologize for wearing cultural costumes in ‘ignorant and offensive’ teeth whitening ad

WoooowwwwwSoooo….maybe a review to educate? https://www.facebook.com/RenaissanceDentalCenter/FB page is shut down…Posted by Kanyon Sayers-Roods on Wednesday, May 9, 2018<p>Before the “Everyone Smiles in the Same Language” ad — before the anger and accusations of cultural appropriation and hurried …

La Trobe University

Weekend Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Breaks The All-Time Record For An Opening Weekend

We’ve grown accustomed to franchise fatigue over the last few years, where once sure bets like <i>Transformers</i> and <i>Pirates of the Carribean</i> have cratered at the domestic box office. Studios are having difficulties keeping viewers interested in even trilogies. Meanwhile, sequels are not typically …

Avengers: Infinity War

Lava pours from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano in mesmerising timelapse video

This timelapse video shows lava pouring out of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii.<p>It was filmed after an eruption on Monday following a period of …

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Cancer treatment could see people heal themselves, researchers say

Dr. Shashi Gujar describes the new melanoma immunotherapy treatment he's researching with the old adage: give a man a fish and he eats for a day; …

Cancer

Scientists Discover Almost Completely Black Planet

The dark planet only reflects 1 percent of the light hitting it.<p>Astronomers have found plenty of exoplanets—planets orbiting other stars—over the last few years, and usually they can measure some of the properties of these planets. At the very least, astronomers can generally measure the size of …

Universe

The Difference Between Social Anxiety And Introversion, In 4 Comics

Loving alone time is different from a mental health condition.<p>Introversion and social anxiety are often conflated, whether it’s in people’s minds or in memes on the internet. Here’s the reality: Preferring alone time is not the same as living with a mental health condition.<p>Introversion (the …

Depression

Why Did It Take So Long to Expose Hans Asperger's Nazi Ties?

Suspicions dogged the autism researcher for years, but they were largely unverifiable, until now.<p>At least no one ever put up a prominent statue to Hans Asperger, so we are spared the scene where they bring in the crane to drag another historical figure down from his pedestal. But essentially, that …

Autism

These celebrities with tiny heads will get you through the day

Less<p>More<p>Excuse us while we compose ourselves, it’s hard to write through the tears of laughter.<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>There was a great deal of …

Remove Embarrassing Netflix Titles From Your Viewing History

Get ready to binge watch Netflix completely shame-free. Worried about getting caught watching episodes of <i>Stranger Things</i> without your roommate? …

Black-ish taking a break after that devastating episode

After airing their most devastating episode last week, Black-ish will not be airing tonight. The show is on a brief hiatus as they prepare to crush …

What If Earth Started Spinning Backward?

For billions of years, Earth has rotated in the same direction as the sun — but what if that direction were reversed?<p>Deserts would cover North …

Earth Science

Last Known Person Born in 19th Century Dies at 117

(TOKYO) — The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died.<p>Nabi Tajima died in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in …

Beyonce’s Mom Warned Her That White Audience Would Be ‘Confused’ by Coachella Performance

Beyonce’s Coachella performance on Saturday sent shockwaves through social media with her jam-packed two-hour set, but her mother admitted that she …

Study Reveals How Earth Would Change if It Suddenly Spun the Other Way

While other planets are indubitably lovely, Earth is the one that carries us around day in and day out. It also has LaCroix, a delicious beverage …

The Quantum Race the United States Can’t Afford To Lose

The quantum race is on, and the stakes are high. The winner will gain a military and intelligence edge, as well as a first mover advantage in what is …

Get your first look at Emma Stone and Jonah Hill in Netflix's black comedy series 'Maniac'

The Netflix comedy train just keeps on rolling.<p>Netflix is getting a bizarre new comedy series starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill called <i>Maniac</i>, and …

A College Student's Guide to Avoiding Burnout

SUNDAY, April 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Juggling classes, jobs and extracurricular activities can lead to big-time burnout in college, but knowing …

Different shades of shadow

This graphic is perhaps more complex than first meets the eye. The Sun glows hot to the left, illuminating the Earth's surface. The side facing away …

The public shaming of Mark Zuckerberg

The Facebook founder’s congressional hearings strongly resembled torture techniques straight out of the 1800s.<p>By the time lawmakers were openly …

Social Media

‘I Am Gay, Not a Pervert’: Furor in China as Sina Weibo Bans Gay Content

BEIJING — With hashtags like #Iamgaynotapervert and images of hearts and rainbows, tens of thousands of Chinese residents took to social media over the weekend to protest efforts to censor gay-themed images, videos and cartoons.<p>The uproar was in response to a vow on Friday by Sina Weibo, one of …

China

Mountains

They define landscapes, people risk their lives to climb them, and they can even make their own weather.<p>The mighty chunks rise all over the world, including the oceans. They usually have steep, sloping sides and sharp or rounded ridges, and a high point, called a peak or summit. Most geologists …

Jupiter's Great Red Spot Captured by Juno in Stunning NASA Photos

The latest photos from NASA’s Juno orbiter are getting up close and personal with Jupiter. Known as Perijove 12 – because it’s this mission’s 12th …

How to set up two-factor authentication on your PlayStation 4

As we move about the digital world, one of the most important things we can do as consumers is protect our data. In a world where nefarious …

How close are we to video-recording our dreams?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Although most of us dream four to six times a night, we forget 90% of our dreams 10 minutes after they end.<p>Dreams are designed to be forgotten, explained Antonio Zadra, a psychology professor at the Université de Montréal. It's "very important to not confuse dream experiences with …

Stephen King