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Christine Blasey Ford’s Politics: She’s a Democrat

Christine Blasey Ford has come forward to accuse Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct that dates to the 1980s, …

Human Rights

Ontario legislature set for midnight session on Toronto council-cutting bill

The Ontario government's move to push through a bill cutting the size of Toronto's city council nearly in half is to resume first thing on Monday as …

Christine Elliott

This Futuristic Electric Toothbrush Actually Cleans Itself

Available for 45 percent off.<p>Anyone who’s used an electric toothbrush knows that it’s practically impossible to go back to using a regular brush. Electric toothbrushes are much better for your teeth and gums, and require minimal brushing effort.<p>This TAO Clean Sonic Toothbrush & Cleaning Station …

Search Of Botham Jean's Apartment Ignites Outrage Over Victim’s ‘Character Assassination’

The affidavit noted that marijuana was seized from Jean's apartment, but people pointed out that it had nothing to do with his death.<p>The lawyer for …

Civil Rights

Bombshell discovery in Dallas police shooting of man in wrong apartment leads to more questions

Questions surrounding the mysterious death of Botham Shem Jean, the 26-year-old man killed by Dallas police officer Amber Guyger on Sept. 6 after she allegedly mistook Jean’s apartment for hers, continue to mount, adding additional confusion to an already mind-bending case.<p>Now, two different …

Police Shootings

How To Make Texas-Style Brisket in the Oven — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Beefy brisket is the king of Texas barbecue. Yes, Texas has ribs and pulled pork, but tender, peppery brisket is what most people dream of when they …

Recipes

Astronomers Have Found the Universe's Missing Matter

Astronomers have finally found the last of the missing universe. It’s been hiding since the mid-1990s, when researchers decided to inventory all the …

Galaxies

Cancer patients who choose complementary medicine are twice as likely to die within seven years, study suggests

Cancer patients who choose complementary medicine over treatments like chemotherapy, or surgery, are twice as likely to die within seven years, the first major study has shown.<p>Researchers from Yale University followed 1,290 patients who were diagnosed with breast, prostate, lung, or colorectal …

The Surprising See-Through Trend Celebrities Are Obsessed With This Summer

When you hear <b>Kim Kardashian</b> plus the word “sheer” in the same sentence, I’m sure your mind goes to a dirty place. But think again! The sheer trend …

What proportion of the human body is bacteria (and how do we measure it)?

Next time you try washing your hands with antibacterial soap, consider that there's at least as many bacteria in your body as human cells.<p>For …

Not so black and white: zebra stripes do not keep them cool, study finds

Of all the many hypotheses purporting to explain why zebras are striped, it is perhaps the most enticing.<p>The distinctive black and white hide - so the theory goes - provokes an intricate pattern of air currents and eddies that keeps the beast cool under the relentless African sun.<p>Because they …

Scientists defy 'force of nature' to unlock secrets of Hawaii volcano

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Dressed in heavy cotton, a helmet and respirator, Jessica Ball worked the night shift monitoring "fissure 8," which has been spewing fountains of lava as high as a 15-story building from a slope on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano.<p>The lava poured into a channel oozing toward the …

Coffee Really May Help You Live Longer, According to Science

Caffeine lovers rejoice!<p>By now, you've probably seen a <i>lot</i> of studies about coffee — so many that it can be hard to know what's true about the caffeinated beverage and your health.<p>But a new study published in JAMA is certainly worth paying attention to, given its sheer sample size. Researchers …

Cancer-causing gene may have 'jumped' from plants into humans

Genes that cause cancer may have originated in plants and then “jumped” into humans, according to a new study.<p>The world’s largest analysis of so-called “jumping genes” has revealed the crucial role of an element known as L1, which the new data shows entered humans about 150 million years ago.<p>The …

Opioid interventions overlook women’s needs

Current efforts to confront the growth of opioid addiction and overdose deaths need to do a better job of incorporating how women fit into the …

Most inner-belt asteroids come from just 5 or 6 planets

Most asteroids and meteorites originate from the splintering of a handful of minor planets formed during the infancy of our solar system, a new study …

Why science breeds a culture of sexism

“Woman after woman says ‘I am afraid to be alone in a room with a man’​. How are you going to have a productive career?<p>Lois, a medical researcher, endured more than five years of sexual harassment during her postgraduate study at a leading UK university. It started when she worked on a project …

Sexual Harassment

Another giant study confirms that your coffee habit is probably good for you

Enjoy your morning cup of joe with a dash of smugness.<p>Here’s the thing about coffee: there’s never been much scientific debate about whether it’s healthy. Yes, people have been concerned about it since the 16th century, but as long as we’ve been analyzing its effects we’ve observed that drinking …

Mayo Clinic

We love fireworks because they scare us

Our brains enjoy fear, but only in small, controlled doses.<p>On the Fourth of July, skies will be ablaze with exploding art. Our souls will swell with splendor as we watch thousands of fireworks burst in the night, shooting up like hot comets then fanning out into brilliant umbrellas of twinkling …

BEST 8 Incredible Lakes in Canada

The land of thousands of lakes. Most of them are located in the mountains: the azure alpine lakes from Canada have been the most recognizable in the …

12 Great Hikes in Banff National Park – Hiking Alberta

<b>1.</b> <b>Larch Valley</b><p>The hike from <b>Moraine Lake,</b> near <b>Lake Louise Village,</b> through <b>Larch Valley</b> to <b>Sentinel Pass,</b> wedged between <b>Pinnacle Mountain</b> and <b>Mount …

Heat warning extended into certain central Alberta regions

Environment Canada issued heat warnings for much of northern Alberta early Monday morning, and added two more regions later Monday afternoon.

Family reacts to fatal vehicle accident

Officials are wrapping up a five-day mission looking at Yukon and BC fisheries, from Dease Lake to the Beaufort Sea.<p>A sentencing hearing for a Watson …

Man wrestles bear to protect his dog in Jasper National Park attack

When a black bear lunged at his dog in Jasper National Park last month, the owner jumped on the wild animal to protect his pet.<p>The dog, which had …

Eric Akis In Our Backyard: Raise a glass to alcohol-free cocktails

In early May, a reader, Patrick, asked if I could do a column on non-alcoholic drinks. I said yes, but would wait until warmer weather came, when a …

45 Strawberry Desserts to Celebrate Summer

<b>1</b> of <b>45</b><p>Strawberry Shortcake Trifles<p><p>These individual portions of strawberry shortcake are easy to throw together and make an impressive dessert for …

China Won’t Solve the World’s Plastics Problem Any More

For a long time, China has been a dumping ground for the world’s problematic plastics. In the 1990s, Chinese markets saw that discarded plastic could …

After Volcano Eruption in Guatemala, Re-creating a Truck Covered in Ash

<i>Times Insider</i> <i>delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how news, features and opinion come together at The New York Times.</i><p>On June 3, Volcán de Fuego in Guatemala erupted, sending burning lava, rocks and gas surging down the slopes toward the communities at the volcano’s base. The village of San …

Is There a Smarter Path to Artificial Intelligence? Some Experts Hope So

For the past five years, the hottest thing in artificial intelligence has been a branch known as deep learning. The grandly named statistical technique, put simply, gives computers a way to learn by processing vast amounts of data. Thanks to deep learning, computers can easily identify faces and …

This Summer Solstice, Earth's Days Are Longer Than Ever

Explainer<p>Earth hasn't always had a 24-hour day. Here's what that means for the June solstice.<p>As the summer solstice draws closer, Stephen Meyers has been welcoming the few extra minutes of sunlight each day that light up his walk home. He knows that after the year’s longest stretch of sunlight on …

Solstice