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Do you genes determine your entire life?

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

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Michigan referee's death prompts calls for tougher laws

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Attacks on Michigan referees so alarmed Jim Dworman, an accomplished lawyer who also officiates high school basketball and …

Dick Costolo promises to change culture around harassment: ‘We’re going to get a lot more aggressive about it, and it’s going to start right now’

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Selma photographer captured history on 'Bloody Sunday'

As the column of black demonstrators in Selma, Ala., marched two by two over the Edmund Pettus Bridge, James "Spider" Martin and his camera were there to record the scene.<p>It was March 7, 1965. Martin didn't know it yet, but he was documenting one of the most consequential moments in the history of …

Researchers Discover An Ancient Replica Of Our Solar System

The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life<p>Deep within the bowels of our Milky Way Galaxy, there is another solar system that is like a miniature replica of our own. Except this planetary system is just a tad older — by about 7 billion years.<p>Using images and data collected by …

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Thai junta compares its intervention to Myanmar's 1988 crackdown

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s military on Friday compared its seizure of power in May to restore stability after months of unrest to the brutal crackdown by Myanmar’s former junta in 1988 to snuff out a pro-democracy movement.<p>Thai soldiers stand guard outside the Royal Thai Army Headquarters as …