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Allison Mack, Smallville actress, charged over Nxivm sex trafficking

<b>Allison Mack, a US actress known for the TV show Smallville, has appeared in court on charges of aiding a sex trafficking operation disguised as a mentoring group.</b><p>Keith Raniere, the leader of the so-called self-help group, was arrested by the FBI in Mexico in March.<p>Ms Mack is accused of helping him …

Crime

Natalie Portman pulls out of 'Jewish Nobel' over recent events in Israel

Natalie Portman has pulled out of the "Jewish Nobel" prize ceremony in Israel because of her "extreme distress" over recent events in the country.<p>The American-Israeli actress said she did not feel comfortable attending public events in Israel after the state was criticised for firing on Palestinian …

Israel

Should Quantum Anomalies Make Us Rethink Reality?

Inexplicable lab results may be telling us we’re on the cusp of a new scientific paradigm

Consciousness

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Alfa Romeo

Crowds turn out around the world for March for Science

Citizens from Durban, South Africa, to Sydney, Australia, and from Berlin to Washington turned out for the second March for Science. In Germany, …

South Africa

Google futurist and director of engineering: Basic income will spread worldwide by the 2030s

As it becomes apparent that artificial intelligence will replace ever-more jobs in the coming years, a growing number of politicians, nonprofits, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have started thinking about how we'll cope with a world in which not everyone can — or needs to — work.<p>Basic income …

Singularity

What 7 ancient iconic buildings looked like during their glory days

1/<p>The Parthenon in Athens, Greece, was constructed in the 5th century BCE.<p>Standing tall on the hill of the Acropolis, Athens' ancient citadel, the …

Ancient History

Have We Been Poaching Eggs All Wrong?

I’ve been poaching eggs at least once, if not four or five times, a week for decades. That’s how I know there’s way too much overthinking, and just plain silly thinking, around poaching eggs. They are the easiest (and best) eggs you can make!<p>An old boyfriend taught me to make poached eggs. Rather, …

Eggs

Five Interesting Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - March 2018

Apps designed for the Mac don't often receive as much attention as apps for iOS, so we've launched a monthly series that highlights useful, interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out.<p>This month's app selection, outlined in the video and the post below, includes apps for cleaning up apps on …

Apps

Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just a week and a half before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe.<p>Hawking, who died Wednesday at 76, was coauthor to a mathematical paper that seeks proof of the "multiverse" theory, which posits …

Physics

Court rules parents do not need to lie about Easter Bunny

<b>A Canadian couple should not have had their foster children taken away after they refused to lie and say that the Easter Bunny was real, a judge ruled.</b><p>Frances and Derek Baars, a religious Christian couple, said they would host an Easter egg hunt, but that was not enough to satisfy their case worker.<p>…

Easter Bunny

Stephen Hawking explains what happened before Big Bang

Commentary: The physicist tells Neil deGrasse Tyson what came before the Big Bang. Was there anything there? Was there nothing there? Was there even a there there?<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>So there was this chicken, OK? And then …

Physics

Physicists Have Confirmed a Pear-Shaped Nucleus, And It Could Ruin Time Travel Forever

Noooooo.<p>Physicists have confirmed the existence of a new form of atomic nuclei, and the fact that it's not symmetrical challenges the fundamental …

Airbnb partners with Nest to offer discounts on thermostats for top-rated hosts

30 percent off Nest thermostats and Nest Protect for ‘superhosts’<p>Airbnb is offering discounts on Nest products — specifically the smart home company’s popular thermostats and Nest Protect devices — for top-rated “superhosts” as part of a new initiative to better reward the top hosts on the …

Airbnb

Top 50 Best Gifts for Kids: The Ultimate List 2018

Finding the perfect kid’s birthday gift can be next to impossible, especially if you’re dealing with a kid who has everything. But luckily, I’m …

Why Thomas Friedman issued a 'code red' warning to America

Thomas Friedman doesn't scare easily.<p>The New York Times op-ed columnist is best known for his sober columns about foreign policy and technology.<p>That's why his Monday column stood out. "Our democracy is in serious danger," he wrote in the opening line. "President Trump is either totally compromised …

Donald Trump

Scientists Discover New Form Of Light That Could Change The Game In Quantum Computing

A team of physicists appears to have created a new form of light, one that could have some exciting implications in the field of quantum computing.<p>In …

Can Running Harm Your Relationship?

My friend and I were nearly three hours into a Saturday-morning run through the redwoods in the Oakland hills. We’re both in our 40s, both have two …

Woman Asks Why A Guy She Turned Down Didn’t Try Harder, Gets The Perfect Response

A guy invites a girl on a date, tries all of his best moves, but she says no. A guy has to move on, otherwise, it’s harassment. Unless it isn’t? …

Germany considers plan for free public transport to reduce pollution

The German government is considering plans to make public transport free in cities suffering from poor air quality.<p>The idea was set out in a letter, sent to EU Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella, and was signed by German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks, Agriculture Minister Christian …

My teenage daughter is embarrassed by the car we’re giving her for her birthday

It’s not cool enough and it’s the wrong colour. I think she’s being ungrateful but am I out of touch? No, says Annalisa Barbieri, but let her make her own mistakes<p><b>I bought my 17-year-old daughter driving lessons for her birthday. It was always assumed she would have my partner’s six-year-old car</b> …

Parenting

Here's How Drinking Hot Tea Could Increase Your Risk of Cancer

Smoking cigarettes and drinking too much alcohol both raise your risk for developing esophageal cancer, which affects the tube connecting the throat …

Cancer

I'm a Family Psychologist and These Are the 20 Most Common Parenting Mistakes I See

<i>Most parents try to do what's best for their children. What happens when we don't even realize our behavior is harmful? Our friends at Fatherly share with us 20 common parenting mistakes.</i><p>What are some common mistakes parents make that could actually hurt their children's mental and physical health …

Parenting

Low-level alcohol consumption can help clean the brain

Everyone knows that drinking to excess is bad for your health (and potentially embarrassing), but a new study conducted by researchers at the …

Sigmar Gabriel underscores German responsibility for Holocaust

Germany alone carried out the Holocaust, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has said amid a row over Poland's bill about Holocaust terminology. Critics, …

5 Lame Excuses That Unsuccessful People Always Make

You need to eliminate these five excuses from your mindset immediately.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even the most determined and motivated entrepreneurs will come up with excuses as to why he or she cannot do something. Obstacles arise and then self-doubt enters the …

Motivation

Why Thomas Jefferson Owned a Qur’an

Two hundred and three years ago this month, President James Madison approved the act of Congress purchasing Thomas Jefferson’s private library. …

Instant Pot Buffalo Wings Are Fast, Easy, and Very Good

My fellow Americans, the annual Final Handegg is upon us. I’m a simple, soccer-loving girl from upstate New York, and as such, I have simple tastes: …

Mortified mum confronted by teacher after son tells class she does something very rude for a living

Children have a special talent for saying things to completely embarrass their parents.<p>Whether it's repeating something private they've overheard in …

Florida police: 7-year-old arrested for punching teacher

MIAMI – Miami police have arrested a 7-year-old boy accused of hitting his teacher.<p>The <i>Miami Herald</i> cites a police report stating Mercy Álvarez’s son was handcuffed last Thursday for hitting the teacher. The first-grader was then hospitalized under the Florida Mental Health Act for a psychiatric …

Crime