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Nicki Minaj accused of ‘cultural appropriation’ after Saturday Night Live performance

She performed on 'SNL' last weekend.<p>Nicki Minaj has faced accusations of cultural appropriation, after she donned an Asian-inspired outfit for her …

Nicki Minaj

To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression,Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person... anyone can do those …

Self-improvement

Skeletons tell story of 'truly horrifying' fifth-century massacre

<b>(CNN) —</b> About 1,500 years ago, something terrible happened at Sandby borg, a ringfort on the beautiful island of Öland, off Sweden's southeast Baltic coast.<p>Yearly excavations beginning in 2011 provided the first clues to the island's grisly secret. The digging uncovered the skeletons of dozens of …

Paleontology

‘Whole Again’: A Vet Maimed by an I.E.D. Receives a Transplanted Penis

BALTIMORE — In a 14-hour operation, a young military veteran whose genitals were blown off by a bomb received an extraordinary transplant: a penis, scrotum and portion of the abdominal wall, taken from a deceased organ donor.<p>The surgery, performed last month at Johns Hopkins Hospital, was the most …

Medicine

Things We Find Gross About Ourselves That Our Partners Find Hot

"I used to get ringworms quite a lot, my ex was fascinated by it."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i>.<p>Look: Everyone has things about themselves that they find gross. Who hasn't loudly declared that something stinks only to sniff their pits and realize it's them, or received oral sex from …

Threading

Alfie Evans' parents lose legal appeal for Vatican treatment

Judge urges family to engage with doctors to arrange palliative care ‘for final days or hours’ • Evans’ parents in last-ditch bid to overturn court ruling<p>The parents of Alfie Evans have lost a last-ditch legal appeal to fly their son to Vatican City in what a high court judge called “the final …

Alfie Evans

Gmail spam mystery: Before you change your password, read this

Some Gmail users have been reporting spam in their sent folders. But before you change your password, do this first.<p>There's something weird afoot in the world of Gmail. As widely reported earlier -- first by Mashable, then by our sister sites ZDNet and TechRepublic -- some people have noticed spam …

Information Systems

How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

A New Study Suggests There Could Have Been Intelligent Life on Earth Before Humans

Looking for aliens across deep space is great, but have we looked hard enough in our own terrestrial backyard—here on Earth?<p><i>One author of the new study, leading climatologist Gavin Schmidt, wrote a work of fiction to explore its findings. Read 'Under the Sun', which we published at Terraform</i> …

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles

Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis by enabling for the first time the full recycling of bottles.<p>The new research was spurred by the discovery in 2016 of the first …

Pollution

How Birds-To-Be Get Oxygen Inside Eggs

Your body needs oxygen to function — and that was true even before you were born. As you grew inside your mother's womb, even before you had working lungs, your cells were crying out for oxygen. And your mother kindly answered that call. Oxygen and nutrients from her blood made their way down your …

Eggs

2018’s closest far moon on April 8

Image at top: Last quarter moon in spring, by Chirag Upreti in the Bronx, New York.<p>A last quarter moon rises around midnight (1 a.m. if you’re on …

Naan, dosa and beyond: A beginner’s guide to Indian breads

When Indian-American chef Floyd Cardoz built out the New York City restaurant space that would eventually become Bombay Bread Bar, he wanted to make …

Astronomers Find Evidence of Thousands of Black Holes at the Center of Our Galaxy

Astronomers have long predicted that as many as 20,000 black holes could be hiding in our galaxy’s center, but so far no one has been able to spot …

Our study suggests the elusive 'neutrino' could make up a significant part of dark matter

Physicists trying to understand the fundamental structure of nature rely on consistent theoretical frameworks that can explain what we see and …

Why Doesn't The Black Hole In The Middle Of Our Galaxy Consume Everything?

<i>Why doesn’t the black hole in the middle of the galaxy consume the entire galaxy? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Corey S. Powell, Book author and science editor at Aeon, on</b> …

Black Holes

Something is flashing brightly in deep space and scientists have no idea why

Scientists searching the sky for supernova explosions recently got something they truly didn’t expect. Hoping to observe the long, sustained pulses …

Center Of The Milky Way Has Thousands Of Black Holes, Study Shows

The supermassive black hole lurking at the center of our galaxy appears to have a lot of company, according to a new study that suggests the monster is surrounded by about 10,000 other black holes.<p>For decades, scientists have thought that black holes should sink to the center of galaxies and …

Black Holes

A 2nd 'Big Bang' could end our universe in an instant — and it's all because of a tiny particle that controls the laws of physics

Our universe may end the same way it was created: with a big, sudden bang.<p>That's according to new research from a group of Harvard physicists, who found that the destabilization of the Higgs boson — a tiny quantum particle that gives other particles mass — could lead to an explosion of energy that …

Physics

The Truth About Men and Sex

Over my career as a sex therapist, I have had the opportunity to sit with thousands of men as they've discussed their sexual feelings, sex lives, and …

Relationships

21 Facts That Will Remind You How Complex The Universe Really Is

"The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."

Universe

What Are Glial Cells and What Do They Do?

You've likely heard of the "gray matter" of the brain, which is made up of cells called neurons, but a lesser-known type of brain cell is what makes …

Neuroscience

Gain a child, lose a tooth. Old wives tale is true, study suggests

The old wives tale which states ‘gain a child and lose a tooth’ is true, new research suggests.<p>The idea that tooth loss is associated with pregnancy has been a popular myth for hundreds of years, but there has been little evidence to show that mothers should take it seriously.<p>Now researchers has …

10 Myths Straight Men Have Been Told About Sex

In the #MeToo era, society is finally having frank conversations about the myths and misunderstandings women and people assigned female at birth …

Feminism

Here’s what Facebook knows about you, and how to download all your data

Facebook has long allowed you to download an archive of all the data the social network has on you, and <i>HackerNoon’s</i> Georges Abi-Heila decided to find out exactly what company knows about its users …<p>Abi-Heila reports (via <i>TNW</i>) that his archive was a 500MB zip file, and it included everything from the …

How Do Mirrors Actually Work? This Video Explains Their Flipping Magic

Okay, we're impressed.<p>Mirror image is a tricky thing, but it's pretty clear when you look at words in a reflection, that mirrors flip things …

The MB&F MoonMachine 2 reconnects you with the celestial

If and when your crypto investments go back up feel free to spend about $100,000 on one of these new creations from the watchmakers at MB&F and noted horologist Stepan Sarpaneva. The watch, called the MoonMachine 2, has a “heads-up” time display on the back end of the case where you see the hours …

Are you left-handed? Scientists have discovered the reason behind it

Past research suggests being right or left handed is connected to the human brain.<p>People have been wondering for a long time why only 10 percent of …

Kings of clarity: Etymotic ER4 in-ear headphones

If you’re serious about getting the best in-ear headphones, start with this one.<p>Etymotic pioneered in-ear headphones in the mid-1980s, <i>decades</i> before other headphone companies followed its lead. Its ER4 model debuted in 1991, and it remained the company's flagship model, with only slight changes, …

Consumer Tech