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Chinese Biotech Giant Rules Out Cloning Humans… For Now

BEIJING — The head of a Chinese firm that is building the world’s biggest animal cloning factory has vowed not to use the technology on people — for …

The Wild Ideas You Missed While Donald Trump Was Talking

Trump’s not the only Republican making dubious claims. He’s just the only one we’ve paid attention to.<p>After five Republican debates, most Americans know about Donald Trump’s provocative beliefs, like his desires to end birthright citizenship, stop Muslim immigration and kill families of suspected …

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

Young Adults Get A Leg Up With LinkedIn

If your son or daughter is a high school or college student, let’s explore a summer project that probably isn’t on your or your child’s radar …

5 Ridiculous Feminist Trends the Media Want You to Try

Feminism is constantly evolving. It started with land ownership, then the right to vote and somehow made it to free-for-all abortion rights and dying …

Like so much of American culture with African slave roots, the early Klan history is conveniently forgotten<p>Why do the Ku Klux Klan wear white robes that look like bedsheets? We have been told that this silly uniform used to represent ghosts of the Confederate dead, but that’s not the whole story. …

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How the Brain Can Hear Voices That Don't Exist

<b>By Elena Weissmann</b><p>“The auditory hallucinations started at a very young age, maybe around 4. I heard dark voices, men’s voices, very low—in some type …

Pluto conspiracy theorists claim New Horizons visit is 'biggest lie in history'

Let the Pluto conspiracy theories begin! Internet erupts with claims that New Horizons visit is the 'biggest lie in history'<p><b>Online conspiracy</b> …

Maryland student's 'tragedy of the commons' tweet goes viral | Toronto Star

“It first started off with a bunch of (University of Maryland) kids and teenagers in general retweeting it,” with responses like “Typical UMD. This …

Why Nobody Intervened in the July 4 Metro Murder

On Saturday, July 4 a group of people traveling on a Red Line Metro train headed to Fourth of July festivities in Washington, D.C. watched as one …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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6 Lessons You Should Have Learned In College

<i>What are some important things you wish you'd known in college?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Raghav Haran, Digital</i> …

This Is Why Some People's Personality Is Just So Charming

Have you ever met someone that was simply irresistible? You probably couldn’t put your finger on it, but there was just something about them that …

Here Are the 6 Most Wanted Nazi War Criminals

A court in Northern Germany has s94-year-old Oskar Groening, a former SS-Unterscharführer, or junior squad leader, to four years in prison. His …

A Stanford professor asked 24 volunteers to spend 2 weeks in prison and the results were catastrophic

During the summer of 1971, 24 volunteers living near Stanford University were interviewed, selected, and arrested.<p>They'd all responded to a simple newspaper ad calling for male college students whom, it said, would get $15 a day to participate in a "psychological study of prison life" that …

Hero Woman Refuses to Be Shamed After Her Public Threesome Goes Viral

When women are caught being sexual on the internet, it's still up to them to find a way to control their own stories.<p><i>Related Articles:</i><p>Meet the Two Female Entrepreneurs Making 'Feminist' Sex Toys<p>Pakistan's Radical Feminists Are Fighting Violence with Activism and Art<p>What the Hell Is a Hot</i> …

The Denver Airport Conspiracy, What Lurks Underneath America’s Biggest and Most Bizarre Airport? - Alien UFO Sightings

Located 25 miles from Denver on a plot of land encompassing 53 square miles, sits the second largest- and the most bizarre airport in the world, the …

Your Phone Knows If You're Depressed

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

Planned Parenthood Sells Dead Baby Parts, And That Shouldn’t Shock You At All

Planned Parenthood has been caught on tape selling the body parts of aborted children.<p>In a lengthy investigation, Planned Parenthood Federation Senior Director of Medical Services Dr. Deborah Nucatola, is recorded discussing the sale of dead babies. She calmly nibbles on a nice green salad and sips …

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

If you’ve asked yourself how to become a happier person, this is already a very good sign. Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. …

Scientists in China edit human genome in embryos for the first time

New study confirms rumors in the scientific community, heralds new debate over the ethics of human genetic engineering<p>For the first time ever, scientists have reported editing the genetic code in human embryos. The work, carried out by researchers in China, sought to remove a gene responsible for a …

Embryonic Twin Found in Woman's Brain

An Indiana woman undergoing surgery in Los Angeles to remove a tumor experienced a twist worthy of a sci-fi plot when doctors discovered an embryonic …

The Untold Story Behind New York’s Most Brutal Cop Killings

A <i>fter the social upheavals of the 1960s failed to trigger the vast systemic changes many protesters sought, the early 1970s saw a number of militant groups form secret underground cells that pledged to use violence in an attempt to fight for civil rights, end the Vietnam War and, in the minds of</i> …

We’ve Forgotten About India’s Rape Crisis

World attention on India’s rape epidemic has waned since the infamous killing of Jyoti Singh, but the country’s sexual violence crisis continues …

There is already a brilliant parody of Dove's latest 'Real Beauty' ad, switching the focus to men and their penis size

Dove's "Campaign for Real Beauty" has been running for more than a decade now, with each new ad highlighting women's lack of self confidence about their appearance, and how they'll feel better about themselves if they accept they are beautiful. The well-trodden storyline means the campaign is ripe …

Are men and women hardwired for different skills?

Grandmaster Nigel Short has suggested women's brains aren't suited to chess. Is it true, or just another case of neurosexism?<p>For a top-ranked chess player with an enviable ability to think strategically, it was an uncharacteristically rash move. Nigel Short <b>just claimed that men and women had</b> …

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Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom

Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain<p>Scientists in Australia, home to some of the most poisonous creatures on Earth, have made an important discovery about spider venom that eventually could lead to a new class of painkillers.<p>Spiders use their venom to …

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The strangest sounds in the world

Do you hear the same things as me? Probably not. As these weird audio illusions show, people have radically different opinions about what reaches their ears, says David Robson.<p>“You know you were told to be nice and not to heckle?” Sophie Meekings asks her audience in the dingy cellar of the North …