Steven Whitaker

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Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

<b>Rising Star Cave, South Africa (CNN) —</b> When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger's house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National Geographic.<p>Berger, a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand …

Stephen Hawking's fantastic vision of black holes may solve 40-year paradox

<b>(CNN) —</b> Want to know what happens after you pass through a black hole? Just look around you. You might land in another universe that is similar to our own, if Stephen Hawking is right. Or in a very different one.<p>The iconic astrophysicist joked about it this week as he unveiled a proposed solution …

Black Holes

Footage – 918 Spyder manufactory: behind-the-scenes

Famous atheists and their beliefs

If this is what F1 cars will look like in 2056, we can't wait for the future

Updated 2nd July 2015

Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court on Friday ruled that same-sex couples can marry nationwide, establishing a new civil right and handing gay rights advocates a historic victory.<p>In the 5-4 ruling, Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote for the majority with the four liberal …

LGBTQI

Jurassic World

It’s not the cynical, cash-in cheesefest you feared. OK, <i>Jurassic World</i> is a little of that. But this state-of-the-art dino epic is also more than a …

Texas officer's attorney: He let his emotions get the better of him

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's more to Eric Casebolt than the video that showed the former police corporal slamming a bikini-clad teenage girl to the ground in McKinney, Texas, his lawyer told reporters Wednesday.<p>And there's more to that day than those seven minutes caught on video, attorney Jane Bishkin …

Can Reading Make You Happier?

Several years ago, I was given as a gift a remote session with a bibliotherapist at the London headquarters of the School of Life, which offers innovative courses to help people deal with the daily emotional challenges of existence. I have to admit that at first I didn’t really like the idea of …

Literature

'Sense8': EW review

No one could ever accuse <i>Sense8</i> of lacking ambition. J. Michael Straczynski (<i>Babylon 5</i>), who created the show with Andy and Lana Wachowski (<i>Cloud …

Contemporary Society

Charlie’s Country is a magnetic showcase for Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil

David Gulpilil—co-star of <i>Walkabout</i>and <i>The Last Wave</i>, de rigueur cast member in arty and ambitious movies about the Australian landscape—has one of the …

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No more Bruce: Meet Caitlyn Jenner - CNN Style

Written by By Lisa Respers France, CNN<p>She has finally made her debut.<p>Vanity Fair tweeted its latest cover Monday, starring the former Bruce Jenner, now called Caitlyn.<p>Famed photographer Annie Leibovitz shot the first images of Jenner in her Malibu home for the upcoming issue. The photos accompany …

Physicist Lawrence Krauss argues science (and society) outgrew religion

<b>(YouTube)</b><p>“Parents are useful for children, but the whole point is children grow up and move beyond their parents”<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>May 29, 2015 5:30pm (UTC)<p>Earlier this month, theoretical physicist and prominent atheist Lawrence Krauss accepted the American Humanist Association's "Humanist of the …

Religion

Porsche 911 Enthusiast Magnus Walker Takes a Drive Through Downtown LA

Porsche 911 collector, restorer and enthusiast Magnus Walker takes a drive through downtown LA in<p>Porsche 911 collector, restorer and enthusiast …

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Waco coverage shows double standard on race

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Sunday, just after news broke of a shootout in Waco, Texas, involving "rival biker gangs" as The New York Times alert phrased it, the political activist Shaun King wrote on Twitter:<p>"I'll wait (and wait and wait and wait) to hear someone on the news call what just happened in Waco 'white …

Justice

SheenaIsAPunkRocker on Twitter: "#JimiHendrix - The Last photo, the day before he died... http://t.co/l05yl3hEhs"

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Jason Alexander To Star in New Comedy Pilot

Jason Alexander will star in a new comedy pilot and no, it’s not a <i>Seinfeld</i> reprise.<p>The pilot will air on <i>Adult Swim</i> and feature Alexander as a famous …

Jon Stewart slams media for showing “video of an actual murder” over and over and over again

<b>(Comedy Central)</b><p>Cable news shows have been playing Eric Garner footage “like it’s a GIF on BuzzFeed”<p>Colin Gorenstein<p>April 16, 2015 6:09pm (UTC)<p>Jon Stewart had some more cable-news damage control to take care of on yesterday's "Daily Show," following up on Tuesday's segment which tackled the …

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Bloody Yet Unsatisfying, 'Kill Me Three Times' Disappoints But Once

The Australian crime caper <i>Kill Me Three Times</i> feels like a throwback to the country's "Ozploitation" genre films of the 1970s: bloody, low-budget romps through the commonwealth's seedier side. But in its half-hearted attempt to weave a tricky narrative structure, the film also has shades of the …

Zach Braff Wants to Make Pizza for Gay Weddings in Indiana

Universal<p>Justin Lubin—ABC/Getty Images<p>CBS/Getty Images<p>Pixar/Disney<p>ABC/Getty Images<p>Pixar/Disney<p>Danny Feld—NBC/Getty Images<p>Robert Viglasky—Hartswood …