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Do We Ever Really Die Online?

Social media is turning into a giant graveyard, with sometimes disturbing consequences. So what can we do to keep control of our data after we're gone? Kieran Yates looks at one of the great conundrums of the digital age<p><b>Imagine a future where your great, great grandchildren</b> are gathered around a …

Clintons Emails Released Clearly Show She Knew the Dangers to USA from Fukushima and Covered It Up

Aloha folks, stock here. These articles take a lot of work. <i>If you like to see more and continued articles, sign up as a follower on the right tool …

Pokémon GO and 10 More Apps That Make You Exercise

July 2016 might as well be renamed, "The Month of Pokémon GO." Released to iOS and Android on July 5th, within two weeks the nostalgic 90s game that …

Human Hearing Loss Could Be Reversible

Many animals regenerate the tiny hair cells that enable hearing—and there are promising signs that people can be made to do the same.<p>After a songbird loses its hearing due to physical trauma or loud noise, the sensory hair cells in its inner ear regenerate naturally. The healed bird can use its …

What Gary Johnson, the Libertarian nominee for president, wants to do to America

Two things make Gary Johnson an unusual Libertarian nominee for the presidency.<p>The first is that Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico, is polling respectably well for a third-party candidate whom few voters have ever heard of. A recent poll by the Salt Lake Tribune put Johnson at 13 percent …

Gary Johnson Reaches All-Time Polling High of 13% on Eve of GOP Convention

Three national presidential polls came out over the weekend, and all three contain historically good news for Libertarian Party nominee Gary …

The Libertarians’ Secret Weapon

The third-party candidacy of Gary Johnson might make the most unpredictable election in modern times even weirder.<p>Not long ago, Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party’s 2016 Presidential candidate, put a halt to his considerable consumption of marijuana. “The last time I indulged is about two months …

Unraveling the Orchid Mantis Mystery

Orchid mantises—particularly juveniles—seem aptly named. They’re predominantly white with pink or yellow accents, similar to some orchids and other …

Nature

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A Senator Just Went on 60 Minutes Claiming the 9/11 Attackers Had "Support from Within the US"

Underneath the visitors’ center in the United States Capitol is a secure room where the House Intelligence Committee stores highly classified files. …

Bad News for Terraforming: Mars's Atmosphere Is Lost in Space

The hopes of turning Mars into a more Earth-like planet have just taken a hit.<p>Science-fiction writers have long dreamed of terraforming Mars—changing …

Space

Cats take over G20 stage in Turkey

Three cats took over the stage at the G20 Leader's Summit in Antalya, Turkey.<p>Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin are among the world leaders who will be attending the event.

Barack Obama

22 Times Cats Made No Sense

Cats are weird.

Anne Hathaway Shares Hilarious Yearbook Photos of Some of Hollywood's Biggest Stars

Anne Hathaway was recently nominated for a People's Choice Award for favorite movie actress, and to celebrate, she shared amazing high school yearbook photos of her fellow nominees. Anne took to Instagram on Thursday after compiling a collage of photos of Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock, Melissa …

Anne Hathaway

Notable airline bombings and foiled plots

<b>(CNN) —</b> For almost as long as there have been passenger planes, there have been criminals and terrorists who want to bring them down.<p>The first happened 82 years ago; the most recent definitive incident -- twin bombings in Russia -- was 11 years ago. And U.S. intelligence suggested Wednesday that an …

Airplanes

The infographic book of space

As of last Thursday I am a published author (ignoring my thesis). I created a book of infographics relating to space with Chris North from Cardiff …

'Zeno effect' verified—atoms won't move while you watch

One of the oddest predictions of quantum theory – that a system can't change while you're watching it – has been confirmed in an experiment by …

Quantum Physics

Two Hundred Bears Killed in Florida's First Hunt in Decades [Updated]

After 21 years of cohabiting peacefully, Florida’s residents have turned on their most majestic of neighbors: the bears.<p>The state held its first bear …

The Darknet: Is the Government Destroying ‘the Wild West of the Internet?’

On July 15th in Pittsburgh, David J. Hickton, a gray-haired U.S. attorney in a crisp dark suit, stepped out before an American flag to announce the …

Lionfish Continue Their Invasion of the East Coast's Warm Waters

Compared to threats like pollution, tourism, development, and climate change, the ornately frilled lionfish might not seem like much of a menace to …

Fish

My Work Here Is Done...

Hilarious Street Art by Michael Pederson – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Clever interventions by Sydney-based street artist Michael Pederson add a sense of humour and playfulness to the kinds of things we walk by everyday …

16 geeky Halloween candies that you’ll want to hoard for yourself

While Halloween should be the premier candy holiday of the year, it’s hard to ignore the plain, cold truth: Most Halloween candy is boring.<p>Candy …

Decorations

18 Foods and Supplies You Need Before a Big Storm

When a hurricane, snowstorm, or other major weather event is looming, you probably already know the basics: fill up your gas tank, be sure the …

Nutrition

Products with a Purpose: The Scrubba Wash Bag

For as long as people have been travelling, camping, and backpacking, we’ve struggled to find just the right balance between over-packing, and not …

Cleaning