Robert Husted

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UN Deems Abortion a Human Right

Image credit: AP Photo/Shawn Pogatchnik, File<p>The United Nations’ Human Rights Committee has determined that abortion is a human right. This …

Clean Windows and Keep Them Streak-Free With the "Blue Rain" Method

Cleaning windows is a pain, especially if you live somewhere that gets a lot of rain. The “Blue Rain” window cleaning method will keep your windows …

Middle East Quartet in Jerusalem to advance two-state solution

Israeli forces take position on the roof of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City during clashes with Palestinians on Sept. 28, 2015. …

Is religion in the U.S. doing a vanishing act?

For generations, the United States has been considered a religious outlier—its citizens more dedicated to their faith and houses of worship than the …

Shocking historical finding: Mormon icon Eliza R. Snow was gang-raped by Missouri ruffians

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2016, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

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What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

Basic Income

9 Crazy Conspiracy Theories About TV Shows

Sometimes, devoted fans get a little carried away in their efforts to interpret their favorite shows, and become convinced that there's more to what …

How to Say (Almost) Everything in a Hundred-Word Language

Those who speak Toki Pona say linguistic simplicity can enable a more profound form of communication.<p>In Chinese, the word <i>computer</i> translates directly as <i>electric brain</i>.<p>In Icelandic, a <i>compass</i> is a <i>direction-shower</i>, and a <i>microscope</i> a <i>small-watcher</i>.<p>In Lakota, <i>horse</i> is literally <i>dog of wonder</i>.<p>These …

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Madison first in nation to pass ordinance protecting atheists

MADISON, Wis. - As the current common council met for the last time Tuesday, members unanimously voted to make discriminating against atheism, and …

Taiwan hit by 6.4-magnitude earthquake, in pictures - Telegraph

Wednelstein 7-X stellerator generates plasma, proves its promise for fusion - ExtremeTech

By on February 5, 2016 at 7:52 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It must have been a …

Are implanted chips the future of boarding passes?

These days, flying means having your travel documents in order and carrying multiple forms of identification. American fliers could potentially even have to carry a passport on domestic flights if their state does not stick to the government’s Real ID timeline.<p>In the future, however, this kind of …

We're the Only Animals With Chins, and No One Knows Why

Despite much chin-stroking.<p>“Little pig, little pig, let me come in,” says the big, bad wolf. “No, no, not by the hair on my chinny chin chin,” say the three little pigs. This scene is deeply unrealistic and not just because of the pigs' architectural competence, the wolf's implausible lung …

Evolution

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Summarized in a Hilariously Crude 60-Second Animation

If you haven’t seen <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> yet, why bother? Just troll the entire world by saying you were too busy or that <i>Star Wars</i> is just …

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Dying Whales, Horrific Omen

Earth's ailing oceans are witnessing a shocking trend - dying whales.<p><i>Beached sperms whales along Dutch island of Texel in second week of Jan. 2016. Photo credit: washingtonpost.com</i><p>My colleagues at Baylor University, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, and the Smithsonian Institute perfected a …

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(VIDEO) NRA Exposes the Lie Of the "Australian Example" Of Gun Control

The Democrats are afraid to admit that their final objective in gun control in banning firearms. Instead, they use every shooting incident, no matter …

Pope Francis Reaffirms God's Love for LGBT Community in New Book

A new book by Pope Francis comes out today under the title <i>The Name of God is Mercy</i>. The release coincides with the Jubilee Year of Mercy, which …

Fallout from the archbishops’ deal on gay rights | Letters

Anglicanism,LGBT rights,Religion,Christianity,World news,Gay marriage,Sexuality,Same-sex marriage (US),Marriage equality (Australia),Society,Justin Welby,UK news<p>I was baptised into the Church of England nearly 70 years ago and still generally regard myself as Christian, at least through history, …

Our pick of 2016's most exciting sci-fi, superhero and fantasy films

Can Rogue One prove you don’t need The Force to make a great Star Wars movie? And will Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them pull in fans of Harry Potter in the absence of the Boy Who Lived?<p>If 2015 was the year of rather safe “triboot” or “legacyquel” film-making, with nostalgia-packed …

Why evolution may be intelligent, based on deep learning

Moth Orchid flower (credit: Christian Kneidinger)A computer scientist and biologist propose to unify the theory of evolution with learning theories …

We Might Not Exist if Not For This Accident That Happened 600 Million Years Ago

Amazing.<p>Millions of years ago, a random genetic accident may have enabled all of modern multicellular life to evolve. A single change was all that …

The Wingnut Plot to Rewrite the Constitution

Marco Rubio wants a Constitutional Convention. So do lefty pundits and right-wing talk-show hosts. Here’s why that’s a terrible idea.<p>In his quest to …