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Turnbull is starting to push his progressive hand

<b>Malcolm Turnbull has begun to test the nerve of his party's hard right by speaking out on issues such as public transport, same-sex marriage and</b> …

A city that will teach you to be at peace

Tzfat is one of those places people visit for a few days, on a lark, and next thing they know a lifetime has passed.<p>Tzfat is one of those places that can’t seem to make up its mind. Over the centuries, the small Israeli city, perched high above the Sea of Galilee, has seesawed between the sacred …

Giant squid writ small: juvenile monsters of the deep captured off Japan

Three young squid caught by marine biologists are the spitting image of their gigantic parents – if nearly 1,000lbs and 50ft smaller<p>Marine biologists have captured three young giant squid, Japanese researchers reported, in what would be the first confirmed catch of very young juveniles of the …

New Horizons aiming toward next target

On Sunday, the craft that explored Pluto successfully executed the 2nd of 4 maneuvers designed to aim it toward a small Kuiper Belt object called …

The Dark Web isn't as revolutionary as you'd think

When the United States Naval Research Laboratory began development of The Onion Router (TOR) in the mid-1990’s they meant well.<p>How could they have known it would eventually become a popular habitat for hackers, child pornographers and criminals?<p>The goal was to create a portal where dissidents of …

Privacy

Another Reason Not To Eat Sea Turtles: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Researchers have found some nasty microbes in turtles off the coast of Mexico<p>Turtles may not have gained the human fascination of other sea animals, particularly the shark, but these Triassic reptiles continue to be adored by many. In the wild, these creatures continue to be the target ecotourism …

Sea Turtles

A Common Hospital Infection May be Coming To Us From Food

Science & InnovationGermination<p>One of the most common and troubling infections that occur in healthcare may come from an unexpected source, according to a new paper: from food. Yet because it is not one of the bacteria that we think of as disease-causing foodborne organisms, the size of the threat …

Public Health

Hunt for alien life on Jupiter begins

European Space Agency joins forces with Airbus to develop new space probe to look for extra-terrestrial existence<p>In the past year humanity has landed on a comet, ventured to Pluto and discovered another planet which is so like our own it has been dubbed Earth 2.0.<p>But in the coming decades, space …

Fracking, Quakes, and Drinking Water: Your Questions Answered

We answer reader questions about the controversial method of extracting oil and gas known as hydraulic fracturing.<p>Does it really cause earthquakes? What about the impact on drinking water? These and other questions, including one about dinosaurs, surfaced when we asked what you want to know about …

Oil & Gas Industry

Mysterious Balls of Goo Are Rolling Onto American Beaches

Weird & Wild<p>These thumbnail-size animals may look like jellyfish stripped of their tentacles, but they're actually a lot weirder than that.<p>Stranded jellyfish are common sights along beaches around the world. Some places can see up to a billion animals coating the sand. But beachgoers along the U.S. …

There’s reportedly a big, secret spreadsheet where Google employees share their salaries

<i>This post has been updated</i><p>It’s illegal for US companies to prevent employees from sharing and discussing salary data amongst themselves, though that kind of information exchange rarely happens in a systematic way. But that doesn’t mean companies like it, or handle it well when it arises.<p>On Friday, …

The Workplace