Travis Mazzy

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Kyoto: 10 Things to Do

Head east of the Kamogawa River, toward Ginkaku-ji and Kyoto University, and Kyoto begins to reveals its artistic side. Besides the extremely …

Add Excitement to Your Scrambled Eggs with One Clever Ingredient

When it comes to quick, protein-heavy breakfasts, options can be slim. If you’re not in the mood for a chalky bar or shake, scrambled eggs are high …

Scientists Have Discovered a Way to Make Alcohol Out of Thin Air

But it's not just for drinking.<p>Friends, the utopia is real. Researchers say they have a way to make alcohol out of thin air, and the technique might …

This photograph of a tiny seahorse hauling a Q-tip is both fantastic and shameful

It’s a pretty rare occurrence when a photographer snaps a gorgeous image, shares it with thousands of fans who adore it, and yet everyone — including …

10 meaningless phrases restaurants use on menus to justify high markups

Eating at restaurants is a tricky business. Not only do you have to be conscientious of menu markups ($32 for dried pasta in jarred pesto?), but you …

'Destiny 2' studio explains how a hate symbol made it into the game

Earlier this week, <i>Destiny 2</i> developer Bungie announced that it had become aware of some armor in the game that looked a lot like a symbol used by white supremacists. The company apologized, noted that the symbols didn't represent its values and said the offending armor would be removed.<p>On Bungie's …

Solid and liquid cats, didgeridoos and cheese disgust scoop Ig Nobel awards

In ancient times, cats were worshipped as gods. Now a scientific paper arguing that the feline species may indeed transcend some of the usual physical boundaries has been recognised with one of science’s most sought-after accolades: an Ig Nobel prize.<p>The theoretical treatise, entitled On the …

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Boffin wins (Ig) Nobel prize asking if cats can be liquid

Why people hate cheese and speaker worn in the vagina also score 'make you laugh, then make you think' awards2017's Ig Nobel prizes have been …

Amazon removes one-star reviews from Hillary Clinton's new book

Amazon was on the defensive end this week after receiving criticism for deleting negative reviews of Hillary Clinton's new book.<p>The online retail giant acknowledged its decision to remove one-star reviews of Clinton's memoir, <i>What Happened,</i> claiming they have the right to uphold reviews from …

It’s official: San Francisco is the richest urban area in America

The thriving, technology-driven wealth of the Bay Area is the envy of the rest of America, with good reason.<p>According to the latest data from the US Census Bureau, San Francisco tops the list of the 25 largest metropolitan areas by household income. The median household in the San Francisco area …

After Equifax Hack, Consumers Are On Their Own. Here Are 6 Tips To Protect Your Data

When it comes to dealing with the aftermath of Equifax's massive data breach, it'll be up to consumers to be on guard against data thieves, experts say.<p>Last week, the credit-rating company disclosed that it was hacked earlier this year, leaving 143 million U.S. consumers' personal information …

Twitter founder: Tech companies fund fake news - CNN Video

In a conversation about misinformation and advertising on the internet, Twitter co-founder and Medium founder and CEO Ev Williams says "a fundamental problem with our information ecosystem is [that] attention gets rewarded, not quality of information."

Outer Space Is About to Get a Whole Lot Closer

The economics of getting to space are about to undergo a massive change. A new breed of rocket scientists have arrived with small, low-cost …

Here's What's Really Going on With That Study Saying AI Can Detect Your Sexual Orientation

A scientific firestorm.<p>Last week, scientists made headlines around the world when news broke of an artificial intelligence (AI) that had been trained …

Your schedule could be killing you

Viktor Koen<p>Modern lifestyles are at war with the way our bodies evolved to function.<p>It is 7 p.m. on a spring Friday, and the Highland Hospital emergency room in Oakland, one of the busiest trauma centers in northern California, is expecting. When the patient—a young bicyclist hit by a car—arrives, …

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How College Students Can Surprisingly Save Massive Money Right on Campus

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 20.4 million U.S. students are attending college this fall.<p>With the average cost of …

Trump admin backs Colorado baker who refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration is backing a Colorado baker who refused to create a cake for the wedding of a same-sex couple.<p>The case -- one of the most important to be heard this term -- pits advocates for religious liberty against supporters of LGBT rights.<p>In a friend-of-the-court …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Hillary Clinton says Bernie Sanders' attacks 'paved the way' for Trump

Excerpts released from Hillary Clinton's upcoming book <i>What Happened,</i> looking at her failed 2016 presidential campaign, shows that the former secretary of State blames her defeat at least partly on her primary rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders.<p>In passages shared on social media, Clinton said that because …

Government

Richard Branson refuses to leave his private island amid 'potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Irma

The billionaire entrepreneur made the announcement in a blog post on Virgin Group's website.<p>Branson's private island, called Necker, is one of more than 50 islands that make up the British Virgin Islands. Necker is expected to take a direct hit from Irma, which is now a Category 5 hurricane with …

The Hide and Seek World Championship Will Take Over an Italian Ghost Town

Beginning in the 1960s and through the early 1970s, Consonno—a medieval hamlet located in the province of Lecco, a densely forested area in northern …

Danish submarine owner claims journalist Kim Wall died when she was hit by hatch cover

Danish artist and inventor Peter Madsen has told a court that he disposed of the body of journalist Kim Wall in a state of “suicidal psychosis”, after a heavy hatch to the command tower in his home-built submarine UC3 Nautilus dropped onto her head and killed her.<p>In his first public statement since …

A biotech CEO who sold a company for $14 billion shares his best career advice

Hung's the CEO of Axovant, a company that has a shot to launch the first new Alzheimer's drug in 15 years. Before joining the company in April, Hung founded Medivation, a cancer drugmaker based San Francisco that Pfizer bought for $14 billion in August 2016.<p>Business Insider asked Hung for his best …

Those 3% of scientific papers that deny climate change? A review found them all flawed

It’s often said that of all the published scientific research on climate change, 97% of the papers conclude that global warming is real, problematic for the planet, and has been exacerbated by human activity.<p>But what about those 3% of papers that reach contrary conclusions? Some skeptics have …

Climate Change

Questioning evolution is neither science denial nor the preserve of creationists

In a supposedly “post-truth” era, we need to be ever mindful of threats to scientific or evidence-based ways of thinking about the world. And one of the ongoing and continual threats to a scientific worldview is “science denial”, the rejection of core accepted scientific paradigms like evolution … …

Atheism

Kristoffer Lawson talks about a future where you zoom into work

Kristoffer Lawson created one of the coolest things I’ve seen in a while: Solu, the social computer. His tiny device uses a unique UI and UX to allow you to connect with friends and collaborate using an icon-based OS that lets you zoom in and out of work.<p>Lawson and I spoke about the future of …

Report: 78% of fulltime US workers live paycheck to paycheck

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Donald Trump’s Reckless Response to North Korea’s Nuclear Test

It’s not clear what time Donald Trump, our restless President, was told of the latest North Korean nuclear test, which took place close to midnight Saturday, Washington time, and was that nation’s largest yet—Kim Jong-un’s first hydrogen bomb, apparently. But it only took until 7:30 <i>A.M.</i> for Trump …

Disturbed sleep patterns may be key to ADHD, study finds

Struggling to concentrate, having too much energy and being unable to control behaviour – the main manifestations of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – have been linked to disruptions in sleep, researchers will reveal on Sunday.<p>The findings underline a growing awareness among doctors …

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