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These Are The Most (And Least) LGBT-Friendly Workplaces In The U.S.

Human Rights Campaign Foundation data show which industries have progressive policies for LGBT workers, and which are woefully behind.<p>Diversity initiatives are proliferating in corporate America. Intel made headlines earlier this year for publishing the early results of a multipronged effort to …

These Disturbing Images Reveal Brain Differences Between Men And Women

A new study offers “important clues.”<p>We know that women outnumber men significantly when it comes to mental illness diagnosis -- they're twice as likely to be found to have depression and anxiety disorders -- but the reasons why are less clear.<p>New research from the University of Montreal, published …

Gender

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

5 Classic Anime You Should Watch: Anime 101

Welcome to Anime 101! I’m sure there are many new or casual Anime fans wondering, “What anime should I be watching?” In this lesson, there are 5 …

Anime

10 Valuable Lessons That Dragon Ball Z Taught Anime Fans

<b>For 90's, Dragon Ball is one the most epic anime series we had watched in our childhood.</b><p>It made us do air boxing during intense fighting scenes and …

A Periodic Table Surprise: The One Element In Stars That Isn't On Earth

When it comes to the elements in the periodic table found throughout the Universe, it’s only the first two that originated from the Big Bang: hydrogen and helium. Everything else was formed from stars, whether:<p>fused in their cores, from lighter elements into heavier ones,<br>• built in supernovae, where …

Universe

Starwatch: Celestial fireworks

Get ready to watch nature’s very own fireworks display as the Perseids meteor shower rolls into town. The shower can be seen every year between 17 July and 24 August, with the peak falling this year on the morning of 13 August. Conditions for viewing the shower are favourable as the moon – a …

Astronomy

Scientists discovered the last lake on Mars, which might be preserving ancient life

Though Mars has no liquid water today, the Red Planet was submerged under vast oceans billions of years ago. And where there's water, there's the potential for life.<p>Scientists suspected that after the oceans evaporated, that was it for water — and life — on Mars. But a recent paper published in the …

Scientists say you're still getting smarter in one key area during your 30s

Your ability to process new information peaks around age 18 and then declines rapidly. Your working memory is strongest in your mid-20s.<p>And yet in other ways, you're getting progressively smarter throughout early and mid-adulthood.<p>Recent research suggests that social intelligence, which encompasses …

What Black Anime Fans Can Teach Us About Race in America

We caught up with some of the black attendees at Otakon, Baltimore's anime convention, to learn about why anime resonated with them and why there aren't more black characters.<p>In 2009, Soulja Boy tweeted this fact: "I'm a fan of Anime ^_^." A year later, he dropped the track "Anime," referring to …

Anime

The Point of No Return: Climate Change Nightmares Are Already Here

Historians may look to 2015 as the year when shit really started hitting the fan. Some snapshots: In just the past few months, record-setting heat …

I Tried a TeaTox and Nothing Happened

I have a non-contentious relationship with my body, but it has been a struggle to get here. At the ripe old age of 32, I am comfortable with the fact that I gain weight and it stays on. I still look good in clothing and decent without. The hardest thing to accept about myself has been my stomach. …

After the A-bomb survivors die, who will be Hiroshima's memory keepers?

On a recent afternoon in Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park, two men sat on a bench, deep in conversation.<p>The older one sports a narrow-brimmed fedora. He’s probably in his 80s. The younger guy, in a hoodie, looks like he’s barely out of college.<p>“It’s so beautiful here,” the younger guy says. “So hard …