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Your Body is a Teeming Battleground

It’s time to rethink the quest to control aging, death, and disease—and the fear of mortality that fuels it.<p>I went to medical school, at least in part, to get to know death and perhaps to make my peace with it. So did many of my doctor friends, as I would find out. One day—usually when you’re …

Immune System

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like

Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Some people are contented with their weekly …

Soundtracks

How Women See How Male Authors See Them

On Easter Sunday, the writer and podcaster Whit Reynolds ripped open a Pandora’s box of secondary sex characteristics when she challenged her Twitter followers to “describe yourself like a male author would.” The responses—of which there are now thousands—don’t so much display a unifying theme as a …

Literature

Madeleine Albright Warns: Don't Let Fascism Go 'Unnoticed Until It's Too Late'

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright describes herself as an "optimist who worries a lot." And lately, it seems, there has been much to worry about.<p>Albright's new book, <i>Fascism: A Warning,</i> starts by describing how Hitler and Mussolini came to power in the 20th century, then warns about …

Political Science

Is There Something Unique about the Transgender Brain?

Some children insist, from the moment they can speak, that they are not the gender indicated by their biological sex. So where does this knowledge …

The Brain

A Technique To Control Your Dreams Has Been Verified For The First Time

A technique to induce lucid dreaming has been independently verified for the first time, and might be even more effective when combined with others. …

Physiology

Leaked: Cambridge Analytica's blueprint for Trump victory

Exclusive: Former employee explains how presentation showed techniques used to target voters<p>The blueprint for how Cambridge Analytica claimed to have won the White House for Donald Trump by using Google, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube is revealed for the first time in an internal company …

Cambridge Analytica

Detailing the Insane Final Days of John Currie as UT's AD | RTI

Photo Credit: Mason Burgin/RTI<p>After the University of Tennessee and former Athletics Director John Currie agreed to a $2.5 million settlement on the …

College Sports

Internet Association wants in on the lawsuit challenging net neutrality repeal

The Internet Association has filed to intervene in the ongoing lawsuit against the FCC challenging the repeal of net neutrality protections.<p>The Internet Association is a trade association that represents some of the world’s biggest internet companies, including Google, Facebook, Amazon, Dropbox, …

Net Neutrality

Cambridge Analytica's Role In Trump's 2016 Campaign Raises Potential Legal Flags

The British data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has gone from mysterious genius to potential defendant as details emerge about its role in Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign. With conservative strategist Steve Bannon playing a founding role, backed by money from billionaire Robert Mercer and …

Cambridge Analytica

Scientists Show How LSD Dissolves the Barrier Between You and Everyone Else

There's a reason acid trips create feeling of "oneness."<p>A distorted “sense of self” underlies certain psychiatric disorders, like schizophrenia and …

Neuroscience

Eric Cartman: America's Favorite Little $@#&*%

Iconoclast? Insufferable? Sound off on the 'In Character' Blog.<p>Eric Cartman is by far the most famous of the four foul-mouthed grade-schoolers who inhabit the cardboard-cutout town of South Park on Comedy Central. In fact, he ranked No. 10 on a <i>TV Guide</i> list of the Top 50 cartoon characters of all …

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The Element Visibility Trigger In Google Tag Manager

Holy visibility, Batman! Visibility is a seriously undervalued aspect of web analytics tracking. Too often, we fall into the trap of thinking that …

Web Development

New Report on Emerging AI Risks Paints a Grim Future

A new report authored by over two-dozen experts on the implications of emerging technologies is sounding the alarm bells on the ways artificial …

If The Universe Is 13.8 Billion Years Old, How Can We See 46 Billion Light Years Away?

There are a few fundamental facts about the Universe — its origin, its history, and what it is today — that are awfully hard to wrap your head around. One of them is the Big Bang, or the idea that the Universe began a certain time ago: 13.8 billion years ago to be precise. That’s the first moment …

Galaxies

The Paradox Of The Cloverfield Paradox

(DANGER, WILL ROBINSON. SPOILERS AHEAD) What is a paradox? A paradox is a statement that seems to contradict itself, but seems to be true. The …

These Astronauts Saw Earth From Space. Here's How It Changed Them.

For the bulk of human history, it’s been impossible to put Earth in cosmic perspective.<p>Bound by gravity and biology, we can’t easily step outside it, above it, or away from it. For most of us, Earth is inescapably larger than life. Even now, after nearly six decades of human spaceflight, precious …

NASA — Help Explore Your Own Solar Neighborhood

What Ever Happened To Brendan Fraser?

GQ’s Zach Baron reports on the stupendous rise and surprising disappearance of the once ubiquitous movie star.<p><b>Brendan Fraser</b> wants me to meet his horse. “I got this horse because it's a big horse,” he says, standing in a barn in Bedford, New York. He removes a green bandanna from his pocket and …

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This Is Moebius' Brain Off Drugs: Late Artist Gets High On Life

Mind-altering substances have inspired artists for centuries, but going sober isn't usually associated with flights of wild creativity. Perhaps only the legendary French artist Jean Giraud, a.k.a. Moebius, could be so tickled, dizzied and generally thrown for a loop by the experience of giving up …

World Trade Center

The Google Ranking Factor You Can Influence in an Afternoon [Case Study]

What does Google consider “quality content"? And how do you capitalize on a seemingly subjective characteristic to improve your standing in …

SEO

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The Last Jedi and the Problem of Free Will

"Either our universe is predetermined like the Star Wars universe, or it’s indeterministic. But either way, it’s not immediately obvious that free …

Evolving Assessments of Human and Natural Contributions to Climate Change

Introduction<p>As Congress continues to deliberate whether and how to address climate change, a key question has been the degree to which humans have …

The ‘Deep State’ Conspiracy Is How Fascists Discredit Democracy

The efforts to call into question the motivations of top officials at the FBI are creating a constitutional crisis.<p>The memorandum put together by …

How the Republicans rigged Congress — new documents reveal an untold story

Exclusive: Insider documents unveil Republicans’ years-long scheme to gerrymander America and undermine democracy<p>Delegates to the 2009 Republican Legislative Campaign Committee’s national meeting stayed in style at The Hermitage, Nashville’s magnificent Beaux-Arts landmark and one of the most …

Government

Can You Say...Hero?

Fred Rogers has been doing the same small good thing for a very long time...<p><i>This article was originally published in the November 1998 issue.</i><p>Once upon a time, a little boy loved a stuffed animal whose name was Old Rabbit. It was so old, in fact, that it was really an unstuffed animal; so old that …

Hung Up

Researchers create 'true' 3D holograms by trapping particles

SciFi movies like <i>Star Wars</i> and <i>Avatar</i> depict holograms that you can see from any angle, but the reality is a lot less scintillating. So far, the only true color hologram we've seen come from a tiny, complicated display created by a Korean group led by LG, while the rest are just "Pepper's Ghost" …

10 Things You Should Know About the Facebook News Feed Armageddon

Earlier this month, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook announced the end of the Facebook News Feed as we know it.<p>In a nutshell, public posts from …

Facebook may already be putting its news feed changes in place — users say they're seeing few posts from news or other organizations

The next time you check Facebook, you may only see a few articles from news publications or posts from other organizations you follow — if you see any at all.<p>Facebook users contacted on Saturday said their news feeds — the list of posts you see right when you log into the Facebook webpage or load …

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