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6. Best Visual Effects - Guardians Of The Galaxy

In one of the rare instances of the Academy actually recognising the existence of Marvel films, James Gunn's Guardians Of The Galaxy was nominated …

Obama sounds alarm on climate damage in visit to Everglades

EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) — Amid lurking alligators and the steamy heat of Florida's Everglades, President Barack Obama on Wednesday …

Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom

Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain<p>Scientists in Australia, home to some of the most poisonous creatures on Earth, have made an important discovery about spider venom that eventually could lead to a new class of painkillers.<p>Spiders use their venom to …

Painkillers

Six ways meditation can boost health - Health & Wellbeing

Features<p>Six ways meditation can boost health<p>Taking a bit of time out to focus your mind can seem an indulgence in today's fast-paced ever-connected …

Missing Malaysia Airlines Searchers Think They're Closing in Rapidly on Site

Paul Kennedy couldn’t believe what his sonar showed him March 7: what looked like a debris field on the floor of the Indian Ocean. It’s Flight 370, …

The car of the future — the very near future — might be driven by the wind

In a city bursting with 20th century history and 21st century glitz, the scrap of Berlin I’ve found myself in on a grey winter’s morning is the definition of ordinary, an American-style mini-mart /gas station where my companions and I are ordering bad coffee to a soundtrack of generic schmaltzy pop.<p>…

Ted Cruz’s absurd anti-science logic: “Global warming alarmists are the equivalent of flat-earthers”

The 2016 candidate spoke with the Texas Tribune on Tuesday<p>Ted Cruz, official 2016 presidential contender, spoke with the Texas Tribune's political reporter Jay Root about why the country should vote for him to be Rat Overlord. In the interview, Cruz echoed some of his more extreme views on climate …

Spotlight: “Melen Hirren” Catherine Park

<i>You’ve probably heard of the actress Helen Mirren, right? Imagine our surprise when we came across a magazine curated by “Melen Hirren”—and no, we’re not dyslexic.</i><p><i>The person responsible is Catherine Park, a content producer and aspiring writer/designer from Los Angeles. Protective and somewhat shy,</i> …

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To The Girl Who Cheated On The Love Of My Life

You broke him. He loved you, you lived with him, you were going to get married and then you f**ked up. You cheated on him, multiple times, and now he …

The twisted morality of climate denial: How religion and American exceptionalism are undermining our future

Despite overwhelming scientific consensus, Americans remain split on climate change. Here’s why<p>James Inhofe, the senior Republican senator from Oklahoma and author of "The Great Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future," has recently become chairman of the Senate’s Environment …

In Florida, Officials Ban Term ‘Climate Change’

People try to pass through a flooded street in Miami Beach. Florida is the state most susceptible to the effects of global warming. (Photo:</i> …

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Finally I Hear a Politician Explain My Country Just the Way I Understand It

"America is not some fragile thing." Words to live by.<p>I've been in transit or offline all of today and didn't see President Obama's Selma speech in real time. I'm catching up with it now, very late at night, and had a reaction different from the good job/bad job assessment I can't help giving (as a …

Political Science

9 Awesome Brands For Plus-Size Workout Clothes

Stylish stuff that won't ride up during workouts? Yes, please.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p>And btw, "plus-size" doesn't just mean bigger.<p>According to Rachel Blumenfeld, founder of Manifesta, a …

Clothing

Hawaii's Most Epic And Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens?<p>To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like:<p>Well, thanks to a powerful storm, it's gone. Possibly forever. And we're heartbroken.<p>The Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii's …

How artificial intelligence may change our lives

Benedict Cumberbatch plays computer pioneer Alan Turing in the Oscar-nominated film "The Imitation Game." The "game" he speaks of has come to be …

Artificial Intelligence

Fast-Evolving Human DNA Leads to Bigger-Brained Mice

Between 5 and 7 million years of evolution separate us humans from our closest relatives—chimpanzees. During that time, our bodies have diverged to an obvious degree, as have our mental skills. We have created spoken language, writing, mathematics, and advanced technology—including machines that …

Evolution

Envisioning Eco-Friendly Architecture in Paris

The 2007 Paris Climate Action Plan set a goal of reducing the city’s environmental footprint by 75% by 2050 (using 2004 as the base year), including …

Why Some Remember Dreams, Others Don't

People who tend to remember their dreams also respond more strongly than others to hearing their name when they're awake, new research …

Japanese Scientists Build Artificial Brain Cerebellum In The Laboratory

Japanese researchers say they have used human embryonic stem cells to build a three-dimension structure similar to the part of the brain called the …

How Art Heals the Wounds of War

In making a mask, soldiers who suffer brain injuries put a face to their pain.<p>The cover of the February issue of National Geographic shows retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. Aaron Tam holding a mask that exposes a brain. It's a representation of Tam's own brain, a brain subjected to more than 300 blast …

How YouTube Changed Journalism

The video-streaming site, created 10 years ago today, has reduced the barriers to entry for news publication—for both good and bad.<p>Ten years ago today, Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, three former employees of PayPal, registered a new company devised around a simple idea: that there …

Internet

Lyft Seeks New Funding to Better Compete With Uber

Lyft doesn’t intend to cede its share of the ride-sharing market to its surging competitor Uber.<p>The peer-to-peer ride-sharing company and booking app …

With Nowhere for Snow To Go, Airline Cancellations Spike

Flying to places like Chicago or New York in the wintertime is always a gamble, and this year is no different. Blizzards howling across the Midwest en route to the East Coast have snarled flights from coast to coast.<p>“Chicago is the hub for three of our four major airlines — American, United and …

The Future Of Work - Just A Millennial Thing?

When people think about the future of work they immediately gravitate towards talking about how millennials are changing the way things get done. You may have heard some of the stats that millennials are going to comprise 50% of the workforce by 2020 and 75% of the workforce by 2025. However, you …

The Acceleration of Acceleration: How The Future Is Arriving Far Faster Than Expected

<i>This article co-written with Ken Goffman.</i><p>One of the things that happens when you write books about the future is you get to watch your predictions …

Republicans: Barack Obama still not doing enough to boost economy

“Millions are still struggling” despite Friday’s big job numbers, House Speaker John Boehner said.<p>President Barack Obama is still doing too little to promote economic growth, Republicans said Friday even as they welcomed the good news in the latest jobs report.<p>Republicans have slowly embraced the …