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Drowned worlds: Egypt's lost cities

Near the tiny farming villages of Rashwan and Abu Mishfa in the Nile Delta – the kind of villages where you might see a girl tugging on the harness of a recalcitrant water buffalo as she leads it out to graze, or a mule-drawn cart loaded with animal feed – is a scrappy lake, the haunt of …

Ancient History

The Brotherhood of Moses the Black

It may come as a shock to some, but one surprising religion is making serious inroads into the African-American community.<p>When Karl Berry walked into …

Black History

White people just don’t get it: Bernie Sanders, Ta-Nehisi Coates and the reality of reparations

The wellbeing and political interests of African-Americans are sacrificed on the mantle of political expediency<p>The well-being and political interests of African-Americans are routinely sacrificed on the mantle of political expediency in the United States.<p>To wit. During an interview last week, …

Archaeology

Here’s Why You Should Start Working Less

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Scientists just discovered a weird new shark that glows in the dark, so they officially named it the 'ninja lanternshark'

Say hello to the ninja lanternshark, a species of shark that has only just been discovered. It's really weird. It hides in the deep — and its black skin keeps it camouflaged — but it also glows in the dark.<p>The ninja lanternshark was discovered by a team at the Pacific Shark Research Center, in Moss …

Egypt opens tomb of King Tut's enigmatic wet nurse to public

For the first time since its discovery, Egypt has opened the tomb of King Tutankhamun's wet nurse Maya. The antiquities minister said the boy king's …

20+ Strange Animals You Didn’t Know Existed

The world we live in is filled with exotic wildlife, and that means more than just lions and giraffes. There are a multitude of species that are lesser known to the general public and fascinating to learn more about. Redditor preggit decided to introduce a whole batch of these real animals that …

How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …

SPICE ORIGINS: A Look into Fulani Culture

If you want to be more successful, stop networking

The biggest reason why connecting with people benefits you is simple: It allows you to extend your reach further, which in turn allows your ideas to make a much bigger impact.<p>The result is that you achieve your goals a lot faster with a few key friends to help you out than if it is just you, …

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

17 staggering facts about Saudi Arabia

And that could mean dark times ahead for about half of the cartel's members.<p>But Saudi Arabia is also looking at its own set of problems, as budget pressures continue to worsen and rumors of internal political divisions continue to proliferate.<p>As such, it's worth taking a closer look at the …

China could give 100 million people new identities in a bid to save its economy

The goal will be to create demand for empty houses in second- and third-tier cities that overbuilt during the country's construction boom. According to government figures, unsold housing inventory is up 17.8% from this time last year.<p>That unsold housing is a drag on the economy. China's growth was …

Urban jungle: wooden high-rises change city skylines as builders ditch concrete

The concrete jungle has a rival: forests. Two urban building projects, in New York City and Portland, Oregon, will be changing their city’s skylines with an environmentally sustainable, cost-competitive building material. The key ingredient? Wood.<p>Wood replaces concrete in eco-friendly building …

Architecture

Scientists claimed they found elusive ‘Planet X.’ Doubting astronomers are in an uproar.

It’s a big, dark presence at the farthest reaches of our solar system, a mysterious force powerful enough to skew the paths of planets in orbit and yet so subtle that it slips undetected past even the most powerful telescopes on Earth. For centuries, it has eluded some of the most brilliant minds …

Universe

Kanye West's 40-Minute Lecture at Oxford University Is Now Available Online

Chris Weeks—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Mike Coppola—FilmMagic/Getty Images<p>Mike Marsland—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Christopher Polk—Getty Images<p>Michel …

Police raid home of bitcoin 'founder' Craig Steven Wright

Police have raided the home of a 44-year-old Australian alleged to be the creator of cryptocurrency bitcoin.<p>Craig Steven Wright, a tech entrepreneur …

My Emancipation From American Christianity

I used to think that it was just me, that it was my problem, my deficiency, my moral defect.<p>It had to be.<p>All those times when I felt like an outsider in this American Jesus thing; the ever-more frequent moments when my throat constricted and my heart raced and my stomach turned.<p>Maybe it came in the …

Only 6% of Cities are Preparing for Driverless Cars

In a study released last month, the National League of Cities found that only 6% of cities’ current long-term transportation plans consider the …

Should We Be Concerned About The Planet That Scientists Discovered Tossed Out Of Its Solar System?

There are countless rogue planets out in the known galaxy, making their way without the aid of a star and just cozying up with whatever comes their way. With the discovery of these planets, so have come the discussions about extraterrestrial life, possible doomsday planets, and plenty of real …

White killers go to Burger King: Race, Planned Parenthood and our diseased white privilege

White shooters live and maybe get a Whopper on the way to jail. Black suspects don’t get the same royal treatment<p>Privilege consists of unearned advantages. Privilege is a system of power relationships. And privilege consists of all of the inconveniences, challenges and opportunities denied that a …

Police search for missing Hollywood visual-effects producer

GARDENA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Los Angeles County say they're searching for a Hollywood visual effects producer who hasn't been seen since …

Los Angeles County

Kelly: Dubas joins Maple Leafs as presumptive heir to the throne

Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan described this in <i>Seven Samurai</i> terms.<p>Shortly after joining the team in April, he set off across the hockey landscape in search of "innovators" and "great minds" and the "best and brightest."<p>"The name that kept coming up was Kyle's."<p>Shanahan said this …

Astronomers just saw a black hole blow something incredible into space with tremendous force

Until now, astronomers could only theorize.<p>But after an exciting observation recently announced in the journal Science, an international team has witnessed first-hand the violent battle between a sun-like star and supermassive black hole — and its incredible aftermath.<p>What they observed is an …

Radar points to a hidden chamber in king Tutankhamun’s tomb

Egyptian officials believe they have found a hidden chamber—the possible resting place of queen Nefertiti—alongside king Tutankhamun’s tomb.<p>The Egyptian government gave permission for the Antiques ministry to conduct infrared scans of the tomb in September, after British archeologist Nicholas …

Ancient History

The truth about the white working class: Why it’s really allergic to voting for Democrats

There are many theories, but a look at polling data gives us a clear picture of a demographic in decline<p>What’s up with working-class whites? It’s a question that’s been asked for decades, and has been raised again recently in the discussion surrounding an Alec MacGillis piece examining Matt Bevin’s …

Scientists have a long history of trying to convince themselves that race is genetic

Race in human taxonomy—the science of classifying organisms—has a long, disgraceful history.<p>Individuals have used race to divide and denigrate certain people while promoting their claims of superiority. Some of these individuals were, and are, respected in their time and their fields. They include …

University of Chicago

A mysteriously buckling road in California is still rising — and geologists have no idea why

Some parts of the road are now completely cracked and unusable, while others have risen more than 4.5 meters (15 feet) above the ground, but no one's quite sure what caused such a dramatic shift.<p>When roads buckle like this, it's usually due to serious shifts in the earth below caused by earthquakes …

Apocalypse Pig: The Last Antibiotic Begins to Fail

I mentioned on Monday that this past week was intended by the CDC, WHO and other health authorities to be a global awareness week for antibiotic resistance. Alarming news that came out of China at the end of the week certainly created new awareness of resistance, but possibly not what the …

Microbiology