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Swedish symphony turns homophobic hate mail into beautiful music

There's no better troll than a classical music orchestra troll.<p>Last month, the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra in Sweden received a piece of …

Half of Hollywood is gay, says Ian McKellan, who was denied roles because of his sexual orientation | hollywood

Veteran actor Ian McKellen has attacked Hollywood’s timidity in depicting minorities on screen. The 78-year-old actor, famous for his roles in the …

LGBTQI

Memorial Day for Me Means the Gay Nude Beach - them.

Even as the rest of America celebrates Memorial Day today, to me, the day is important because it marks the unofficial opening weekend of the gay …

A scientist named George Church has a wild idea to upend evolution — here’s what you should know about him

They're considering launching a decade-long drive to build, from scratch, all the genes that make humans human.<p>The meeting raised all sorts of ethical questions. But that's nothing new for Church. He has been stirring controversy, and excitement, in the scientific community for decades. He wants to …

This high school kid taught himself to be an AI wizard

If you're deep into the world of artificial intelligence, you certainly know Kaggle, the Google Cloud-owned platform where AI coders compete on …

FREE WILL.

Free will Take the red pill or the blue, Which way do you wanna go? You choose. You have the power to change your fate To state your life’s purpose …

This pretty e-paper smart calendar is everything I want in a gadget

A designer named Kosho Tsuboi has conceived a beautiful gadget idea. His product, the Magic Calendar, is an e-paper calendar that syncs with a smartphone to display your schedule. The project is associated with Google’s Android Experiments, which appears to be a Japanese program in which creators …

Gear & Gadgets

An Increasing Number of Adults in the U.S. Identify As LGBT

According to a survey of 1.6 million people, an increasing number of adults living in the U.S. now identifies as LGBT. The survey, conducted by …

Cells dripped into the brain help man fight a deadly cancer

A man with deadly brain cancer that had spread to his spine saw his tumors shrink and, for a time, completely vanish after a novel treatment to help his immune system attack his disease — another first in this promising field.<p>The type of immunotherapy that 50-year-old Richard Grady received already …

My Favorite Books of 2016

G<b>arth Greenwell’s “What Belongs to You”</b> (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) appeared early in 2016, and is a short first novel by a young writer; still, it was not easily surpassed by anything that appeared later in the year. It is narrated by a gay American man who has been living and teaching in the …

21 Brilliant Books You’ve Never Heard Of

Championed by 21 writers you have.<p>Ever come across a book—on a nightstand in an Airbnb, in a box of your mom’s college junk, on a shelf at a friend’s <i>Bachelor</i> viewing party—that’s so energizingly rip-roaring, so envelopingly world-building, that you can’t really believe you’ve never heard of it …

Comment on Mice Born From Artificial Eggs a ‘Stunning Achievement’ by R.L.Gilkes

My page crashed , I ment to say ; Awesome and terrifying. Brings to mind many things thought to only be science fiction indeed. Like stories referred …

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Tiny Stanford invention purifies water in minutes using the sun

Is that a piece of bark in your drink? A bug, maybe? Nope. It's a tiny water-purifying tablet powered by the sun.<p>The device comes from scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University's Institute for Materials and Energy Science. It measures 1 …

A Record 49 Out LGBTI Athletes Competing In Rio Olympics (UPDATED)

A "who to watch" list<p><i>This article originally appeared on Outsports.</i><p>The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio will have a record number of publicly out lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex athletes.<p>Outsports and Olympic and LGBT historian Tony Scupham-Bilton have identified at least 49 out …

Great Britain

Legions of nanorobots target cancerous tumors with precision: Administering anti-cancer drugs redefined

Administering anti-cancer drugs redefined<p>Researchers have just achieved a spectacular breakthrough in cancer research. They have developed new …

Male hormone reverses cell aging in clinical trial - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Telomerase, an enzyme naturally found in the human organism, is the closest of all known substances to a "cellular elixir of youth." In a recent …

Dallas police chief: Shooter had larger plans

<b>(CNN) —</b> The gunman who killed five police officers in Dallas was plotting larger attacks, Dallas Police Chief David Brown said Sunday.<p>"We're convinced that this suspect had other plans and thought that what he was doing was righteous and believed that he was going to target law enforcement -- make …

Law Enforcement

Harvard Scientist Engineers Bacterium That Inhales CO2, Produces Energy -- A 'Bionic Leaf'

The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel.<p>When Harvard Professor of Energy Daniel G. Nocera announced he was working with bacteria last year, other scientists cautioned it would be …

University of Chicago

GE wants to use CO2 pollution to make huge solar batteries

Two big problems have been vexing environmental scientists for decades: How to store solar energy for later use, and what to do with CO2 that's been captured and sequestered from coal plants? Scientists from General Electric (GE) could solve both those problems at once by using CO2 as a giant …

There May Be Hope For A Gay 'Star Wars' Romance After All

Actor John Boyega and director Rian Johnson don't seem opposed to the idea.<p>John Boyega has reignited fans' hopes for a gay romance in the "Star Wars" franchise.<p>The 23-year-old actor nabbed the "EE Rising Star" award at the 2016 BAFTA Film Awards on Feb. 14, joining the likes of James McAvoy and Tom …

Incredible Sci-Fi Thriller Short - IMMERSION

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

US and British army parade 300 yards from Russia border

American armoured vehicles and British soldiers parade through Estonian border city of Narva, as tensions between Russia and the West continue to escalate<p>US army vehicles and British soldiers paraded through the streets of an Estonian city just 300 yards from the Russian border yesterday, in a …

This crazy kettle heats only the water you need

A 2013 report found, in the UK alone, £68 million was being wasted every year from one single factor: overfilling kettles. That is the cost of electricity used to boil water that then never gets used. Of course, it's difficult to gauge exactly how much water you'll need for one cup when filling …

Engineering

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

Drugs