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This Quantum Theory Says Time Can Flow Backward

Quantum physics throws all the rules of classical physics out the window. In the quantum world, particles can pass through solid walls, be in two …

The Anthony Scaramucci Era Will Be Freakish, Embarrassing and All Too Short

Glad-handing hedge-funder turned White House press chief has reignited the comic potential of Trump presidency. It's too bad he won't last past the …

Donald Trump

The real reason why psychopaths are so good at lying

While that's typically not the <i>only</i> characteristic of someone with antisocial personality disorder — the umbrella term the National Institutes for Health uses to define psychopathy — it is recognized globally as a major red flag.<p>It was previously assumed that people with antisocial personality …

Do Humans Have a Moral Duty to Stop Procreating?

With the amount of destruction we're causing, is it time we curbed our own population?<br>Read More

Ancient Rome

Bible says Canaanites were wiped out by Israelites but scientists just found their descendants living in Lebanon

It is a command that led the leading atheist Richard Dawkins to claim that the God of the Old Testament was “a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic …

Politics and the English Language

Most people who bother with the matter at all would admit that the English language is in a bad way, but it is generally assumed that we cannot by …

A Dead Simple Tool To Find Out What Facebook Knows About You

A new Chrome extension reveals the unsettling amount of information the company might have on you.<p>If you could measure all the information you consume online, what would you learn about yourself?<p>That’s the question behind the new Chrome extension Data Selfie. Created by developers Hang Do Thi Duc …

How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The sumptuous lips of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian queen’s face, and the plump belly of a 9th-century Mexican baby, are now at your disposal.<p>New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 375,000 images of works from its collection, with no restrictions on what you can do with them. The images, …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

A Mismatch of Home Buyers and Sellers Points to Pain This Year

The divide between the prices of homes Americans want to buy and the inventory of such homes is growing, suggesting first-time home buyers and high-end sellers might have a difficult year ahead of them.<p>Across the U.S., 27% of online home searches in the fourth quarter were for starter homes, but …

Real Estate

Royal Refresh: The Major Design Trend You Never Saw Coming

Our latest design crush feels particularly timely with Valentine's Day just around the corner. Indeed, it involves plush fabrics in rich hues, …

Honey Bee Extinction Will Change Life As We Know It

If bees disappear, so will all of life's modern luxuries.<p>For an animal most humans take care to avoid, the humble honey bee plays a colossal role in all our lives. But both domestic and wild honey bees are now disappearing at an alarming rate, and the ripple effect of their disappearance will touch …

Coal-fired electricity is at its lowest since officials started keeping track

President Donald Trump has vowed to restore the long-struggling U.S. coal sector. The only problem? America's power plants have already moved …

Leaks from inside Trump's White House suggest staff are alarmed by his volatile and erratic conduct

<i>The Huffington Post</i> reports tonight that President Donald Trump recently phoned up General Mike Flynn at 3 AM to ask him whether a strong or weak …

Trump fears terrorists, but more Americans are shot dead by toddlers

Shortly before leaving America for Britain, after 12 years as a correspondent, the relative of one of my son’s friends politely declined my invitation to visit us in London.<p>“I don’t think I could go to Europe,” she said. “It doesn’t seem safe.”<p>Try as I might I could not suppress a laugh. My wife …

Gun Control

5 Things Every Loving Homeowner Should Know About Their Own Home

Your relationship with your home is one that will hopefully last a long time, so it pays to learn its most intimate details. And not to be weird, but …

Home Improvement

The Coretta Scott King letter Elizabeth Warren was trying to read

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1986, Coretta Scott King, the widow of Martin Luther King Jr., wrote a letter to Sen. Strom Thurmond criticizing Jeff Sessions, who was then a nominee to be a federal judge.<p>On Tuesday night, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren attempted to read part of the letter on the Senate floor. …

Black History

Has Trump snapped the tether? His claim that media “doesn’t want to report” terrorism suggests he’s lost contact with reality

Trump did a dozen things last weekend that would have provoked a crisis — for a normal president. He’s not normal<p>President Donald Trump is almost completely disconnected from reality. I wish I were just being hyperbolic and partisan, but I’m not. It's difficult in this age of snappy internet takes …

'Trump' replaced with 'Steve Bannon' in web browser extension as president fumes over reports his adviser is 'calling the shots'

A new Google Chrome extension replaces the word "Trump" with "Steve Bannon" as part of an effort to highlight the influence that the White House chief strategist has on the president.<p>American Bridge, a Democrat-aligned super PAC, produced the internet browser extension to show the "power" Donald …

Why Trump wants to disempower institutions that protect the truth

The US president is attacking the very institutions that are meant to expose lies: universities, the media and the judiciary. Democracy is impossible without them<p>Donald Trump is hardly the first president to lie. But what distinguishes Trump from previous presidential fibsters are his meta-lies. …

Donald Trump

Dismantling Dodd-Frank: Donald Trump's Valentine's gift to Wall Street

Donald Trump has succeeded in grafting his own attention deficit onto policy-making. And with executive orders flying off his desk at such a frenzied pace, it is almost impossible to choose which of them deserves the loudest howls of outrage.<p>Emanating with gale force, each hideous White House act …

Donald Trump

Being a Strategic Leader Is About Asking the Right Questions

If you asked the world’s most successful business leaders what it means to “be strategic,” how many different answers do you think you’d get? Consider this number: 115,800,000. It’s the number of unique links returned when I searched online for “strategic leadership.”<p>There’s a good reason for all …

Donald Trump is systematically attacking every institution which could hold him in check

So let's get this straight. If there’s a terrorist attack on America, the “so-called” judge who blocked Donald Trump’s travel ban will be to blame, along with the entire US “court system”.<p>It won’t be because demoralised security agencies struggling to adapt to unqualified new managers fail to …

Donald Trump

Fried Chicken with Crunch

An unconventional secret to perfectly crispy fried chicken<p>You have to hand it to Todd Ginsberg, a Jewish guy from New Jersey who moved south and decided he could reinvent fried chicken. He only makes it Friday nights at <b>the General Muir</b> in Atlanta, a smart mashup of a New York deli and a …

Drop Biscuits and Gravy Recipe

"'We enjoy these flaky biscuits covered with creamy gravy not only for breakfast, but sometimes for dinner,' reports Darlene Markel of Sublimity, …

Would you wear a leather jacket grown in a lab?

It’s hard to place a finger on what makes leather so alluring. Perhaps it’s the unique supple strength, the timeless chic, or the primal intimacy of donning animal skin. The highly-coveted material is used across the fashion, automotive, and interior design industries, and it tops the charts as one …

Human Rights

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Amplification of Cretaceous Warmth by Biological Cloud Feedbacks

That’s the title of an article in <i>Science</i> today (available here with subs.) I’m giving a talk this morning so don’t have a lot of time to comment on …

Climate Change

Hey, Bibi: You Manage Your Border, We’ll Manage Ours

The Israel Prime Minister stepped in a hole and kept digging when he praised Trump’s wall. Stay out of our hemisphere, buddy.<p>Jerusalem, we have a …

Israel

Ultranutty Pecan Bars | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

bracket design studio completes concrete villa 131

<b>iranian architect s</b><b>hervin hosseini of bracket design studio has recently completed the concrete-cast villa 131 in urban isfahan, iran.</b> the city …

Landscape Photography