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Here's Everything Science Knows So Far About The Origins of Humans

The story evolves every year.<p>The question of where we humans come from is one many people ask, and the answer is getting more complicated as new …

Evolution

Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?

NEW YORK (AP) — Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the season appears to already be peaking.<p>It's been a rough few weeks: Hospitals have set up tents to handle patient overflow. Doctors are putting in double and triple shifts. Ambulances have been sidelined …

'Shithole' to racist: One word from Trump gets newsrooms talking about another

President Trump's vulgar remarks about immigrants forced newsrooms to decide whether to bleep the most powerful man in America.<p>More importantly, the story also sparked conversations about the president's racist track record.<p>Journalists have covered other racial remarks and controversies in Trump's …

Donald Trump

Google's solution to accidental algorithmic racism: ban gorillas

After Google was criticised in 2015 for an image-recognition algorithm that auto-tagged pictures of black people as “gorillas”, the company promised “immediate action” to prevent any repetition of the error.<p>That action was simply to prevent Google Photos from ever labelling any image as a gorilla, …

Machine Learning

Scientists take viewers to the center of the Milky Way

A new visualization provides an exceptional virtual trip—complete with a 360-degree view—to the center of our home galaxy, the Milky Way. This …

June 2015

If You Can Solve This Riddle, You're the Smartest Person on the Internet

This math problem is hurting the Internet's brain.<p>The above riddle, found on Quora, is hurting the Internet's brain. My coworker swears to me it's easy to figure out, but I haven't done it yet.<p>In case you haven't yet figured it out either, here is an explanation from someone who did:<p>Is he right? I …

10 Pictures of Handwriting That Will Make You Feel Like You Fail at Life Completely

We refuse to believe these writing samples were created with human hands.<p>If you're a normal human being, your handwriting probs looks like chicken scratch scrawled at completely random angles. But if you have super advanced mutant handwriting genes, you might have impeccable handwriting that makes …

Funeral Strippers Are a Thing in China

Well, they were. Government officials would now like them banned.<p>Photos taken at a funeral in Handan, a city in China's Hebei province went viral earlier last month — they featured a stripper performing, "removing her bra as assembled parents and children watched." (The performer was part of a …

I'm a Self-Made Woman Who Suffers From Class Anxiety

I independently earn over double the income we lived on as a five-person family. I'm not complaining or bragging — which is partly why I feel weird discussing it — but it just feels disorienting, like I fell asleep in one place and woke up in a completely different one.<p>As a kid, I didn't know you …

Siblings

Canada now ranked as fifth happiest place on Earth

Where are the world's happiest people, and what makes them so upbeat?<p>Switzerland is in the top spot – and Canada fares well too, landing in fifth place of 158 nations, according to the third world happiness report, which analyzes well-being through measures such as life expectancy, per capita …

London School of Economics