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‘A different dimension of loss’: inside the great insect die-off

Scientists have identified 2 million species of living things. No one knows how many more are out there, and tens of thousands may be vanishing before we have even had a chance to encounter them. By Jacob Mikanowski<p>The Earth is ridiculously, burstingly full of life. Four billion years after the …

Natural History Museum

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

Can Forensic Linguistics Pin Down the Author of a Trump Tweet?

Using data to assess whether the president's lawyer really wrote a message that renewed questions about obstruction of justice.<p>On Saturday, a single tweet from Donald Trump—or at least one from the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account—seemed to turn everyone into an amateur forensic linguist, sifting …

Donald Trump

‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ Director Simon Kinberg Admits ‘Apocalypse’ Failed Because It Put VFX Over Characters

The director hopes to put the "X-Men" franchise back on track when he makes his directorial debut with "Dark Phoenix."<p>Simon Kinberg has been with the …

Comics

'The Terror': Ridley Scott AMC Series' First Look Trailer Drops (Video)

These are far from ideal sailing conditions<p>Ridley Scott is a busy, busy man. But don’t worry, TV fans. In between making blockbuster films he’s found …

What One Airline Is Doing to Give Travelers a Better Chance of Actually Fitting Their Carry-on Onboard

Finnaly, some news about an airline doing something to give travelers more space. American Airlines is going to be switching out the overhead bins on …

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’s trailer is bad, but the T. rex queen provides hope

Slay, queen<p>Unfortunately for Universal Pictures, the <i>Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom</i> trailer didn’t leave people very impressed, but there’s one not-so-tiny hero who’s getting her due once more.<p>The ginormous Tyrannosaurus shows up just over halfway through the trailer, pulverizing a smaller dinosaur …

Trump declares emergency in California over wildfires

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday declared a state of emergency in California due to raging wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of structures and forced thousands from their homes.<p>A car drives past a large wall of approaching flames from the Lilac Fire, a fast moving …

Donald Trump

Southern California wildfires grow, threatening more homes and wiping out communities

VENTURA, Calif. — Six major wildfires continued to rage out of control Friday morning, fed by erratic winds that have blanketed parts of Southern California in thick smoke and blown hot embers onto rooftops, turning communities to ash.<p>Residents of Ventura County, where the so-called Thomas Fire has …

20 Top Photos from the 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Need a laugh? The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has announced its finalists for 2017. The contest injects humor into the world of wildlife …

The Substitute Phone is designed to help smartphone addicts cope in their absence

Satisfy your cravings for swiping and scrolling<p>We’ve all been there: fiddling with your smartphone because it’s there, or reaching for it when you hear a text message notification. Austrian designer Klemens Schillinger created the Substitute Phone as a way to help smartphone addicts cope in its …

Donald Trump’s Obsession With Time Magazine Makes Almost Too Much Sense

The now-fading publication evokes a distinct 20th-century kind of wealth and influence—like the Plaza Hotel and Elaine’s on the Upper East Side.<p>If you had to pick the year <i>Time</i> magazine’s “person of the year” jumped the shark, you’d probably start with 2006. That was when <i>Time</i> looked at the rise of …

Donald Trump

Florida woman accused of killing husband, hiding duct-taped body in closet and walling over it

A Florida woman killed her 72-year-old husband and then went to great lengths to hide his body in a closet in their home, authorities have charged.<p>Okaloosa deputies said Alfred Wozniak was shot in the left temple. His wife Barbara Wozniak, 65, was charged Friday with murder.<p>The couple lived in …

'Manspreader' arrested in assault on New York subway rider

A man accused of punching a woman in the face on the New York City subway after she complained about him “manspreading" was arrested Saturday, officials said.<p>Derek Smith, 56, of Brooklyn, was taken into custody late Saturday and charged with assault, officials told The New York Post.<p>The victim, Sam …

‘Parks & Rec’ Mike Schur Says “Everybody Knew About Kevin Spacey”; ‘Leftovers’ Damon Lindelof Regrets Theroux Jokes

Back when Mike Schur was writing for <i>Saturday Night Live–</i>a gig that ran from 1997-2004<i>–</i>he says he became aware of some issues with Kevin Spacey’s …

Sylvester Stallone Ex-Wife Brigitte Nielsen Sexual Assault Story is a Lie

<b>Sylvester Stallone</b>'s ex-wife, <b>Brigitte Nielsen</b>, says there is no way Stallone could have sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl in Las Vegas because …

Harrison Ford becomes real-life hero

Harrison Ford is living up to the heroism of some of his fan-favorite characters like Indiana Jones, Han Solo and more. On Sunday, the star reportedly helped a woman who crashed her car on a California highway.<p>According to TMZ, which first reported the story, Ford was driving in Santa Paula, on …

How often you actually need to shower, according to science

When was the last time you showered?<p>If you're like most people, the answer is probably less than 24 hours ago.<p>There's no official protocol for how often to shower, but folks around the world — in countries like India, the US, Spain, and Mexico — all bathe about once a day (either with soap or …

Skin Care

Bodies of missing California hikers found locked in embrace, cops say

Authorities on Monday may have discovered the bodies of two long-missing hikers, found locked in an embrace, in Joshua Tree National Park -- nearly three months after the couple went missing while hiking in extreme heat.<p>While no cause of death was immediately given, pending an autopsy, it's …

Stanford researchers built a 'gaydar' for photos — and it reveals something disturbing about facial recognition technology

Psychologist Michal Kosinski and his colleague Yilun Wang at the Stanford Graduate School of Business caused a stir last month when they suggested that artificial intelligence could apply a sort of "gaydar" to profile photos on dating websites.<p>In a forthcoming paper in the Journal of Personality …

Artificial Intelligence

9 States Will Soon Require Passports for Domestic Flights

The TSA: always convenient.<p>Come January 22, 2018, residents of nine states will need a U.S. passport to board any flight, domestic or international, according to new TSA guidelines. It's always refreshing when air travel becomes more complicated.<p>The nine states are <b>Kentucky</b>, <b>Maine</b>, <b>Minnesota</b>, <b>Missouri</b>,</b> …

Florida Man Awarded $37,500 After Cops Mistake Glazed Doughnut Crumbs For Meth

It sounds like a joke, but, well — keep reading.<p>In December 2015, 64-year-old Daniel Rushing had just dropped off a friend at chemotherapy and was driving home an older woman from his church who worked at the 7-Eleven and would otherwise walk the 2 miles home.<p>As Rushing drove away from the …

Crime

Why do we feel so guilty all the time?

Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt. By Devorah Baum<p>I feel guilty about everything. Already today I’ve felt guilty about having said the wrong thing to a friend. Then I felt guilty about avoiding …

Corruption

Journalist Kim Wall's head found in sea near Copenhagen

<b>The head of Swedish journalist Kim Wall has been found, two months after she disappeared on a trip with a Danish submariner, Danish police say.</b><p>Divers found bags containing her head, legs and clothing in Koge Bay, just south of Copenhagen, the city's police inspector Jens Moller Jensen said.<p>They …

Copenhagen

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

Operating Systems

YouTube removes ad for prostitute-filled 'Sex Island' getaway in Colombia

A Colombian resort which is currently promoting a prostitute-filled “sex island experience” has had its steamy promotional video removed from YouTube.<p>The Good Girls Company’s YouTube account, which was suspended by the site’s moderators as of Friday morning, was advertising its sex-filled getaway …

Man cleared of killing daughter, 2, after son, 7, confesses

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors dropped a capital murder charge against a Texas man accused in the death of his 2-year-old daughter after …

Fort Worth

Georgia sheriff, deputies indicted after body searches of 900 high school students

The sound system squawked at 8 a.m., just as the school day was revving up at Worth County High School. The campus was now on lockdown, the announcement said. Neither the teachers nor students at the south Georgia school knew what was going on.<p>For the next four hours, 40 uniformed officers — the …

High School

Angry GOP donors close their wallets

'I’m sick and tired of nothing happening,' one contributor says of the party's legislative failures.<p>Republicans are confronting a growing revolt from their top donors, who are cutting off the party in protest over its inability to get anything done.<p>Tensions reached a boiling point at a recent …

Las Vegas killer fired at airport fuel tank

<b>Las Vegas (CNN) —</b> As investigators tried to piece together the reason why a man with an arsenal of rifles rained deadly fire down on Las Vegas concertgoers, dozens of his victims remained in the hospital.<p>At Sunrise Hospital, where 200 of the killed, wounded and hurt were taken Sunday night, 45 …