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The Science Behind the Impossible EM Drive

The hypothetical spacecraft engine has made waves for seeming to violate the laws of physics. What's actually going on?<p>One of the most controversial stories in science right now is the EM Drive, a hypothetical new type of spacecraft engine that seems to break the laws of physics. While many …

Physics

Scientists Have Cooled an Object Beyond The Icy Limits of Known Physics

What's cooler than cool?<p>For the first time, physicists have cooled a mechanical object to a temperature colder than previously thought possible, …

The 5 Biggest Questions About the Universe (and How We're Trying To Answer Them)

From the discovery of gravitational waves to locating our nearest Earth-like planetary neighbor, 2016 was a banner year for astronomy. In fact, it’s not only been a good year for space science, but a great few decades. Many of the biggest puzzles in astronomy and cosmology have been solved.<p>Take the …

Universe

Family Lives in the Arctic Circle by Building Cob House in a Solar Geodesic Dome

The Arctic Circle conjures up images of extreme weather conditions, but one family has managed to create their own cozy oasis in the far reaches of Norway. The Hjertefølger family has been living on Norway’s Sandhornøya island, where they started their journey into sustainable living, since 2013. …

Northern Lights

It's Coming! Get Ready for the 'Great American Total Solar Eclipse' of 2017

The year of the Great American Total Solar Eclipse is upon us.<p>On Aug. 21, the moon will completely blot out the sun for observers in 12 states, from …

Sanders: Schumer, Pelosi and Ellison are the leaders of the Democratic Party

When asked who the leaders of the Democratic Party are now, Sen. Bernie Sanders offered three names: Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and Keith Ellison. He didn't include himself, despite being promoted to a new post within the party<b>.</b><p>Sanders, speaking at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science …

Democratic Party

20+ DIY Christmas Decorations That Look So Elegant

"Oh, this old scalloped tree skirt? It's vintage."<p>Elevate your home this holiday season with plenty of cash leftover for presents under the tree. These fancy DIY Christmas decor projects will gift you your most festive display yet.

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Self Defense

You need to get inside the mind of a climate change denier if you want to change it

It has never been more important to figure out how to have constructive conversations with climate change deniers.<p>Whether the current global climate change was caused by the actions of humans should no longer be a topic of debate. In 2013, a survey undertaken of over 4,000 academic papers published …

Psychology

50 Facts About Felines for National Cat Day

Around 3.4 million cats enter shelters each year, and only 37 percent of them find forever homes. That’s why animal welfare advocates marked October …

Sturgeon 'gobsmacked' by lack of answers to basic Brexit questions

Scotland’s first minister warns long and complicated exit from EU could lead to ‘lost decade of uncertainty and turmoil’<p>Nicola Sturgeon has said she finds it “gobsmacking” that Theresa May’s government is still unable to answer basic questions about its Brexit strategy, almost three months on from …

United Kingdom

Judge Evokes Mississippi ‘Of Slavery, Lynchings, Pain And White Supremacy’ In Confederate Flag Ruling

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves is no fan of the Confederate flag, and judging by his ruling on Thursday, he’s also pretty critical of the entire state of Mississippi.<p>Reeves, a black man and native Mississippian, ultimately dismissed the lawsuit that would have declared the Confederate battle …

War

Why are people still defending slavery in America? 5 common excuses, debunked.

From Bill O’Reilly’s “slaves were well-fed” to the myth of Irish slaves.<p>This year’s Republican and Democratic National Conventions yielded an unexpected takeaway: Most Americans don’t know much about slavery.<p>On the latest episode of her MTV web series <i>Decoded,</i> comedian and activist Franchesca Ramsey …

Russian Doping Whistleblower Says She Fears For Her Life

RIO DE JANEIRO - The Russian runner who helped expose a system of state-backed doping in her country says she fears for her life and has been forced to move after hackers tried to find her location.<p>The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Saturday Yulia Stepanova’s online doping management …

Doping

The U.S. can’t let Trump win: His victory would embolden the most hateful Americans who fostered his rise

A victory for Trump would legitimize the dangerous, inchoate anger of unhinged Americans<p>Donald Trump is an existential threat to American democracy, and therefore he can't simply lose the election. He has to be electorally humiliated. Crushed. Embarrassed. The candidate who pledged "so much …

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npr:<p>skunkbear:<p>Your body is constantly refreshing itself, bit by bit. But every cell type turns over at a different rate.<p>Is there anything that stays …

Donald Trump’s conspiracy theory-fueled campaign — and the voters who embrace it

Donald Trump's first full statement on the FBI's recommendation that Hillary Clinton not face criminal charges over her use of a private email server as secretary of state understandably takes issue with the announcement. Even if Trump had not spent months arguing that Clinton broke the law, it's …

Government

Today's Journey to Space Station Will Take Longer Than Usual

Two astronauts and one cosmonaut will begin a two-day journey to the International Space Station tonight (July 6), rather than the more common 6-hour …

Space Exploration

Now Scientists Are Teaching a Robot to Hunt Prey

Some scientists are hard at work making a “kill switch” to overpower a too-strong AI and protect us, if needed. Others are specifically teaching …

Robotics

The disturbing data on Republicans and racism: Trump backers are the most bigoted within the GOP

Racists are more likely to be Republicans — and the most extreme among them are Donald Trump supporters<p>Presumptive 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is a bigot. He wants to ban Muslims from entering the United States, believes that Hispanic and Latino immigrants come to America in …

Government

13 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

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Donald Trump Parts Ways With Controversial Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski

Falling in the polls and watching Republican delegates mount a campaign to oust him, Donald Trump has cut ties with his controversial campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.<p>Trump announced the change on Monday in a statement from spokeswoman Hope Hicks, which was first reported by The New York …

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Could this woman really stop Trump?

Teacher and Republican convention delegate Kendal Unruh has a plan to deprive Donald Trump of the nomination on the convention floor.

Five Guys' franchisees founded a grilled-cheese shop — and now it's going national

And now that grilled-cheese concept Melt Shop has comfortably ensconced itself in Manhattan, it's looking to expand.<p>The chain's parent company, Aurify Brands, is no stranger to scaling up.<p>With a massive Five Guys franchise group in New York, Melt Shop has some serious experience behind it.<p>There are …

Cooking

Reality check: Does the electoral map work in Trump's favor?

Based on the results of the past six US presidential elections, it’s true Trump has an uphill climb – but those results should be treated with caution<p>After months of claiming that Donald Trump doesn’t have a hope in hell of winning the Republican nomination (facepalm), several sources are now …

Government

Funding for Scottish-backed rare cat conservation effort

<b>A project aimed at improving the conservation status of one of the world's rarest and least known wild cats has secured key funding.</b><p>The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) is working with the Snow Leopard Trust and Sweden's Nordens Ark Zoo on the Pallas's cat initiative.<p>Pallas's cats are …

Wildlife