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A New Policy at Starbucks: People Can Sit Without Buying Anything

Last month, two black men who went to a Starbucks in Philadelphia and did not buy anything were denied use of the restroom and asked to leave.<p>Then an employee called the police and the men were arrested, prompting protests, boycotts and accusations of racism.<p>Now, Starbucks has changed its policy.<p>On …

United States

Ancient Rome’s Collapse Is Written Into Arctic Ice

Scientists can finally track the civilization’s economic booms and recessions—thanks to the exhaust of its massive coin-making operation, preserved for centuries in Greenland’s ice sheet.<p>On March 15, some time ago, several dozen famous politicians—sturdy men, duly elected senators who claimed to …

Ancient History

IRELAND: ARCHAEOLOGISTS DISCOVER REMAINS OF NEW HUMANOID SPECIES

<b>A team of archaeologists affiliated with the University College Dublin, have unearthed three skeletons from a previously unknown humanoid species of</b> …

Archaeology

Breakthrough injection could help you shed 14 pounds a month

British scientists have developed a hormone injection that could help people lose 14 pounds in just four weeks.<p>The jab mimics the effects of a …

Diabetes

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Earth Science

RealDoll sex robot goes on sale, armed with ‘X Mode’ for turbocharged love-making

It’s finally here: the moment when men can take the plunge and opt for a lifetime of making love to the lifeless bodies of machines.<p>Realbotix …

Lips

This Is How Men Really Think About Sex

Over my career as a sex therapist, I have had the opportunity to sit with thousands of men as they've discussed their sexual feelings, sex lives, and …

Relationships

So You're Smart, But You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

Top 10 Healthiest Foods In The World

What is actually healthy eating? It is consuming a variety of foods that give all essential nutrients for your body. But choosing the right foods …

Having sex every day for a month saved my marriage

My husband Damien and I have been together for 10 years and married for seven when I noticed I was bored.<p>Was it the famous seven-year itch setting …

How SpaceX plans to bring speedy broadband to the whole world

The first Starlink satellites are set to launch aboard a Falcon 9 on Thursday. It could be the start of a whole new way to share Elon Musk memes.<p>After a third delay, Thursday is now the day SpaceX plans to launch two small prototype satellites aboard a Falcon 9 rocket, the beginning of what Elon …

Space Exploration

'Time-traveller from 2030' PASSES lie detector test and claims revealing the future could put him in danger

A man who claims he is from the year 2030 - and has revealed a number of predictions for the future - has undergone a lie detector test and …

Sora Aoi: Japan's porn star who taught a Chinese generation about sex

<b>When Japanese actress and former porn star Sora Aoi announced her marriage online, it set off a frenzy on Chinese social media.</b><p>That's because she has played a surprisingly significant role in the lives of a generation of young Chinese internet users.<p>On New Year's day, Ms Aoi posted a picture of her …

China

ButterflyVPN is a router that unlocks the internet on-the-go

A limited internet doesn’t make sense, right? It seems like a contradictory idea, but in many places it is. Some countries restrict access to certain websites, and often services we know and love are not available in these markets. It’s a bummer, but there are ways to go around these digital …

Buy Ripple, Tron, NEO or XLM and you could get as rich as the early Bitcoin traders

If you were lucky enough to buy Bitcoin a few years ago, you’re probably feeling pretty pleased with yourself.<p>But what if you’re skint and hoping to …

Navy Pilot Says UFO He Saw Off California Was ‘Not of This World’

A former Navy pilot has opened up about an otherworldly experience he says he experienced in 2004. His testimony comes just days after the Pentagon …

Paranormal

10 Mysteries That Hint At Forgotten Advanced Civilizations

Prehistory literally means the time “before we had written records” (roughly the time before the 4th Century BC) and ancient history is the time …

Are Jesus’ Birth and The Bible Fake News? Atheists Unveil Billboard Challenging 'Virgin Birth and Talking Snakes'

A group of atheists is challenging the nation's most powerful figures: President Donald Trump and God.<p>The American Atheist's annual Christmas-themed …

These solar panels can pull clean drinking water out of the air — and they've spread to 12 countries around the world

Around the world, approximately 2.1 billion people do not have immediate access to clean drinking water.<p>A startup called Zero Mass Water aims to make clean water easily accessible to more people around the world. In 2015, it launched its first product, Source — a solar panel array that harvests and …

Clean Energy

Can You Find the Perfectly-Camouflaged Snow Leopard Hidden On This Mountainside?

There’s a good reason it’s so difficult for photographers and film crews to capture the elusive snow leopard in the wild. The animal’s not only a …

Five Impossible Facts That Would Have To Be True If The Earth Were Flat

From any one location on the surface of the Earth, it’s impossible to tell what our planet’s shape is. Having a single vantage point, even with a clear horizon, allows you to see a handful of miles (or kilometers) in any direction, but that can only allow you to place constraints. The Earth could …

Flat Earth Society

A New Bird Species Has Evolved on Galapagos And Scientists Watched It Happen

It's the first time humans have seen this in the wild.<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to observe something amazing: the evolution of a …

How Traveling Back In Time Could Really, Physically Be Possible

It’s one of the greatest tropes in movies, literature, and television shows: the idea that we could travel back in time to alter the past. From the time turner in <i>Harry Potter</i> to <i>Back To The Future</i> to <i>Groundhog Day</i>, traveling back in time provides us with the possibility of righting wrongs in our own …

Physics

Top 5 Misconceptions About Evolution And Why They're Wrong

Most science lovers are used to defending the evidence when the subject of evolution comes up. But even the most enthusiastic of us can get tired of …

We don’t care about this entire generation of Americans, but they’re pretty used to it by now

Don’t call them Millennials. Don’t call them Gen X. Just call them already.<p>I assumed my husband was Gen X. He listens to Counting Crows, references <i>In</i> …

Here's What Happens When Astronauts Use a Fidget Spinner in Space

Way to make them cool again!<p>Okay, we know that the fidget spinner craze is pretty much over by now. But when you're living on the International Space …

A New History of the First Peoples in the Americas

The miracle of modern genetics has revolutionized the story anthropologists tell about how humans spread out across the Earth.<p>Europeans arriving in the New World met people all the way from the frozen north to the frozen south. All had rich and mature cultures and established languages. The …

Anthropology

Astronauts Are Roasting B.o.B's Flat Earth Satellite And It's Amazing

"I can save B.o.B a lot of money"<p>If you haven't heard, rapper B.o.B thinks the Earth is flat.<p>We know this, because he tweets about it constantly, and …

Space Exploration

Before of the Crusades: 350 - 1095

Launched by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095, the First Crusade was the most successful. Urban gave a dramatic speech urging …