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How history forgot the black women behind Nasa’s space race

In the 1940s, a group of female scientists were the human computers behind the biggest advances in aeronautics. Hidden Figures, an upcoming book and film tells their remarkable, untold story<p>Growing up in Hampton, Virginia, Margot Lee Shetterly was surrounded by brilliant female scientists and …

Women of Color

Ohio School District’s New CEO Cuts Creationism and Intelligent Design from Science Curriculum

September 5, 2016 by Hemant Mehta<p>Back in May, we learned that the Youngstown City Schools in Ohio were showing a video by Turkish Creationist <b>Adnan</b> …

Melissa Rivers remembers mother Joan on 2nd anniversary of death

Melissa Rivers expressed love and gratitude for the support she received on the second anniversary of her mother Joan's untimely death in a heartfelt message on Twitter Sunday.<p>"Thank you all for the love today. Hard to believe it's 2 yrs,” the "Fashion Police" personality tweeted, adding that she …

Celebrity Style

Galaxy Note 7 recall could cost Samsung a ‘heartbreaking’ $1 billion

Samsung’s most successful smartphone launch quickly turned into its most miserable last week when it announced a worldwide recall of the Galaxy Note 7. The South Korean company has now confirmed that the move will cost a “heartbreaking amount” of money.<p>Samsung shipped a whopping 2.5 million Galaxy …

New evidence points to upcoming fingerprint sensor support in Chrome OS

Chrome OS has evolved quite a bit over the past few years, adding Material Design, new features, and most notably, Android app support. In the background, though, Google has also slowly been changing how some core functions of Chrome OS work. Recently we saw the company add a PIN unlock option to …

Report Shows Huge Spike in Complaints From Banking Customers

American consumers continue to “experience problems” managing their accounts at banks and credit unions across the country, according to a new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.<p>There are more than 200 million deposit accounts open nationwide — checking, savings and certificates …

Republicans at fault if Obama can't raise minimum wage, US labor secretary says

If the rate remains at $7.25 at the end of his term, Barack Obama will be the third president to fail to raise it since the minimum wage was enacted in 1938<p>If Barack Obama leaves the White House in January without having increased the federal minimum wage during his two terms it will be …

Why this new river cruise is bringing a bit of derring-do to the Danube

As he twirled me around the wood-panelled ballroom at Vienna’s Palais Eschenbach, my dance partner Martin Kreml assured me he had not done this before. Strauss was playing, the gilded room was bathed in light and Martin, dressed in a black tailcoat and white shirt and bow tie, looked – and acted – …

Would You Like A Side Of Propaganda? Lunch At A North Korean Restaurant

The North Korean regime's network of overseas restaurants have enjoyed a bit of renown this year, after the defection en masse of 13 restaurant workers from one of the Pyongyang dining outposts in Northeastern China this spring.<p>Those restaurant workers are now in South Korea, having absconded in …

Italian Models Rock Naked Dresses That Are Basically Pubic Curtains

Giulia Salemi and Dayane Mello rocked vagina-baring dresses to the 2016 Venice Film Festival...<p>The thigh-split dress trend has been a thing ever since Angelina Jolie stuck out her leg on the 2012 Oscars red carpet, and, since then, celebrities have been trying their best to put their own spin on …

2 Key Metrics for Costco Investors to Focus On

While traditional retail stores worry about comparable-store sales, <b>Costco</b>'s(NASDAQ: COST) business lives or dies based on other metrics.<p>Sales are certainly important, but membership fees account for about 75% of the chain's operating profits. That makes new memberships and member churn the most …

This Is the World's Most Perfect Face, According to Science

She's a combination of features from nine celebrities.<p>It has been said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but not according to Dr Julian De Silva, a facial cosmetic surgeon from the Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery.<p>De Silva has compiled what he calls "the perfect …

Apple is going to remove abandoned apps from the App Store

It’s cleaning time in the App Store. Apple sent an email to its developer community indicating that there will be some upcoming changes in the App Store. If an app no longer works or is outdated, it’s going to get removed from the App Store. And it’s about time.<p>“We are implementing an ongoing …

Mark Zuckerberg Seems Pretty Mad at Elon Musk About That Rocket Explosion

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg had his jaunt to Africa interrupted by some pretty unfortunate news Thursday: A SpaceX rocket exploded on a …

Where Apple Has Quietly Built Its Biggest Campus

Apple has quietly moved thousands of employees into a campus that is bigger than any other that the company currently has—and it’s not its Cupertino, …

Why Google Might Make a Big Change to Its Android Strategy

Google has been a major force in the smartphone world since 2007, when it unveiled the Android mobile operating system. Nearly a decade later, …

Kim Kardashian's Sexiest Makeup Looks That Will Make You Thirsty AF

Because girl can get it.<p>In a quest to find some seriously smokin' makeup, I scoured Kim Kardashian's Instagram (aka I went through 3,631 posts!) to find her top 10 sexiest looks — all so you could have date night inspo for days.<p>1. Bronzed and Beautiful<p>Not only did Kim win for best hair and makeup …

Peppermint Oil Promotes Hair Growth without Toxic Signs

Abstract<p>Peppermint (<i>Mentha piperita</i>) is a plant native to Europe and has been widely used as a carminative and gastric stimulant worldwide. This …

Madonna slams Donald Trump's sons for hunting photo

A growing list of celebrities have spoken out against Donald Trump during his presidential run, and Madonna is now the latest to slam the politician …

Scientists have a fascinating theory to explain why smart people should spend less time with friends

Ready?<p>"I'm just too intelligent."<p>Be sure to come with plenty of supporting evidence, namely an IQ score and the results of a recent study on the "<b>savanna theory of happiness</b>." Your pals will be sure to understand.<p>The study, led by psychologists at Singapore Management University and the London …

Psychology

Google app now estimates how long people stay at certain locations

Planning your day can get a bit tricky with so many factors getting in the way, but Google aims to make it all easier with its search app. The Google Search app can find businesses and showcase their hours, location, a photo, busy times, reviews and more. It is very handy and today Google is adding …

'Absolutely Wrong': Bill Nye the Science Guy Takes on Noah's Ark Exhibit

Days after white doves and shofar horns christened the opening of a new Noah's Ark attraction in northern Kentucky, the land-anchored ship welcomed a conspicuous and curious visitor: Bill Nye “the Science Guy.”<p>The bow-tied man of science — openly skeptical about the exhibit from the time it was …

Bill Nye

Science Says You Shouldn't Work More Than This Number of Hours a Week

Working too much can be counterproductive and even hazardous to your health. You've been warned.<p>Do you work more than 40 hours a week? If you're an entrepreneur or small business owner, it's hard not to, but all that extra time in the workplace isn't necessarily a good thing. After a certain point, …