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DEADLINE Oct. 31st: 1st CHAPTER/FULL NOVEL Festival. (Watch October Winners)

<b>DEADLINE Oct. 31st: 1st CHAPTER/FULL NOVEL Festival.</b><p>Get your story performed at the Writing Festival. FULL FEEDBACK on all entries.<p>WATCH the Recent …

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Japan's hidden caste of untouchables

<b>Japan has a reputation of being a homogeneous, mostly harmonious society. There are few foreigners, linguistic differences are rare and on the surface class distinctions are largely absent. But, as Mike Sunda discovered, there is one, often hidden, exception: Japan's untouchables.</b><p>In the corner of a …

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Extinction

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

blackholes

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

Young Jupiter wiped out solar system's early inner planets, study says

Before Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars occupied the inner solar system, there may have been a previous generation of planets that were bigger and more numerous – but were ultimately doomed by Jupiter, according to a new study.<p>If indeed the early solar system was crowded with so-called super-Earths, …

Scientists Can Now Read Your Memories

Researchers have mapped rats’ memories, and humans could be next.<p>Scientists may have cracked the code of memories by successfully tracing how they …

16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year

Gallery16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year<p>The Chinese New Year is just around the corner. What better way to ring in the Year of the Goat than with a smattering of delicious Chinese appetizers? From Dan Dan Noodles to dumplings galore, we've got 16 starters to help you kick off the new …

Pamela Anderson said she's never felt pretty enough to be a model

Even this "Baywatch" bombshell has her insecurities.<p>Pamela Anderson, who holds more Playboy covers than any other woman, revealed it took her decades to believe she was beautiful.<p>"I've just signed with Next Modeling agency for commercials and appearances. That is funny. I've never felt pretty …

The Books They Carried onto Omaha Beach

When the American armed forces prepared for the DDay assault, the most in demand item was a book.<p>During World War II, books were one of the few items …

Dish unveils its slimmer, cheaper online TV service at CES

Hoping to attract more customers by offering less TV, Dish Network executives announced Monday that they will soon launch a slimmed-down -- OK, emaciated -- online TV service for $20 a month.<p>Dubbed Sling TV, it marks the first time that a major company will offer a multichannel video service …

China Needs Millions of Brides ASAP

In the villages outside of Handan, China, a bachelor looking to marry a local girl needs to have as much as $64,000 -- the price tag for a suitable …

Embrace Your Inner Slob and Still Look Respectable

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

The Love You're Given

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

UK singles chart to take into account Spotify and other streaming sites

Music,Downloads,Digital music and audio,Spotify,Internet,Thom Yorke,Radiohead,Bastille,Billy Bragg,UK news,Digital media,Media<p>From July audio streams of music will be counted towards official chart rankings alongside single purchases and downloads<p>It was once described by Thom Yorke as the "last …

Shame and Survival

She tried public appearances. She tried being reclusive. She tried leaving the country, and she tried finding a job. But the epic humiliation of 1998, when her affair with Bill Clinton became an all-consuming story, has followed Monica Lewinsky every day. After 10 years of self-imposed reticence, …

10 Outdoor Pools from Members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory

Is there any better fantasy than someone else’s pool? When the weather warms, we think not. Here, 10 favorites from members of the Remodelista …