Shaggy Hayes

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Here Are All The Crazy Ways Humans Are Changing Nature

A new photo series titled “A Guide to the Flora and Fauna of the World” documents the ways humans are changing the natural world. Shot and edited by Robert Zhao Renhui, whose work explores the ethics and morality of man’s relationship to nature, the images catalogue how animals and organisms evolve …

Why the right hates American history

Thomas Jefferson knew that education is vital to a functioning Democratic Republic. Conservatives have other ideas<p>Sure, the war on education helps Republican lawmakers destroy unions and slash government spending, but it's our history of progressive change that makes Conservatives hate accurate …

Watch: Stealthy Octopus Leaps From Water and Attacks Crab

The predator's "sheer aggressiveness" surprised even an octopus scientist.<p>Elusive creatures known mainly for their eight arms, ink blast, and high intelligence, octopuses are also fearsome predators with a variety of natural weapons at their disposal.<p>Porsche Indrisie learned that firsthand recently …

Zoology

After Thousands of Years, Earth's Frozen Life Forms Are Waking Up

What's happening in Siberia's thawing permafrost and Greenland's melting glaciers sounds borderline supernatural. Ancient viruses, bacteria, plants, …

The Latest Privacy Risk? Looking Up Medical And Drug Information Online

Your most sensitive web searches (or just your 2 a.m. hypochondria) have become fodder for advertisers and data brokers.<p>If you have cancer, HIV, diabetes, lupus, depression, heart disease—or you simply look up health-related information online—advertisers are watching you. A new paper on what …

Planet Earth: Facts About Its Orbit, Atmosphere & Size

Earth, our home, is the third planet from the sun. It is the only planet known to have an atmosphere containing free oxygen, oceans of liquid water …

Earth Science

Privacy Activists Fight Police Bodycams

Everyone wanted police body cams, but the new accountability tool raises numerous privacy and public records questions.<p>Prodded by the public outcry …

Surveillance

Is nuclear war looming in the Senate?

There are nuclear arms in the Senate.<p>For all of its ornate statuary of former Vice Presidents, vaulted, tempura ceilings painted by Constantino Brumidi and depictions of the Moon Landing, the hallways of the United States Senate are basically weaponized.<p>There are fusion bombs. Fission bombs. All …

The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Multiple Sclerosis