Alice Thevoux

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'Science for the people': researchers challenge Trump outside US conference

Hundreds of scientists rallied in Boston on Sunday to protest what they call the “direct attack” of Donald Trump and Republicans on research, scientific institutions and facts themselves, as a community reckons, and argues, with a new era of American politics.<p>Gathering in Boston’s Copley Square, …

Science

Flashback: Watch Johnny Cash 'Get Rhythm' in Early TV Appearance

Had Johnny Cash lived past the age of 71, he would've turned 83 today.<p>Related<p>Read an Excerpt of Johnny Cash Love Letter to Wife June<p>"You still …

Country Music

Isis fighters destroy ancient artefacts at Mosul museum

Islamic State militants ransacked Mosul’s central museum, destroying priceless artefacts that are thousands of years old, in the group’s latest rampage which threatens to upend millennia of coexistence in the Middle East.<p>The destruction of statues and artefacts that date from the Assyrian and …

Mosul

What holiday lights look like from space

Yep, it’s that time of year, when American households haul out snarls of fairy lights and set the electricity meter spinning. So pronounced is the festive wattage, you can actually see it from space.<p>The photo above is a composite of nighttime photos taken from the NASA satellite Suomi NPP, …

Space Travel

This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.<p>As cities sprawl and get more crowded, most don’t have much space left for urban wildlife–at least not on land. A Dutch architect plans to begin using city waterways to build floating habitats for …

How Animals Hacked The Rainbow And Got Stumped On Blue

Until about 600 million years ago, seeing colors didn't matter so much to Earth's inhabitants — nobody had eyes.<p>"Before the eye evolved, you just wouldn't have seen what was there," says Andrew Parker, a biologist at London's Natural History Museum who studies the evolution of color.<p>Simple animals …

Sesame Street is the perfect TV show

<i>For most of the history of television, the barrier to syndication—and to profitability—has been 100 episodes. The shows that have made it to that</i> …

Swimming Manta Ray Looks Like a Spaceship

Robert Sorokanich of Gizmodo notices that this huge manta ray swimming straight at a diver's camera looks like a spaceship ready to swallow you …

Why cats never became man’s best friend

Dog lovers will find it baffling that cats are the world’s most popular pet. After all, they’re passive-aggressive, emotionally unavailable, and known for their chilly independence—traits that at most qualify felines for the role of “man’s best frenemy.”<p>It turns out, though, there’s an evolutionary …

Pets

Stockhomes

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Yesterday's dog walk was pretty special. #Oslo #Ormøya

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How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Most doctors would reject aggressive treatment if terminally ill, study finds

Almost 90 per cent of doctors would opt for a "do-not-resuscitate" order, Stanford University School of Medicine study finds<p>Most doctors would reject aggressive treatments if they were terminally ill, a study has found.<p>They would opt for "a do-not-resuscitate" approach should they find themselves …

Medicine

Camps dismantled after French police standoff with migrants in Calais

Police in northern France moved in Wednesday on makeshift migrant camps near the port of Calais, prompting a standoff with the defiant residents -- many of whom have fled conflicts in Syria, Sudan and Eritrea.<p>By late afternoon, a CNN producer observed that the migrants' tents had all been …

Thank You Massimo

The Legend Massimo Vignelli was best known for being the “Grandfather of Graphic Design” for redesigning the iconic New York City subway map back in …

The Best Free WordPress Themes for Web Designs

That’s great! Very nice place to find Free WordPress themes. if you need themes check it out. Cheers for the great work!<p>WOW! If you’re searching …

Google Unveils its First Pod-Like Self-driving Car

Google has made a major breakthrough in its self-driving car project. The tech giant has now started building its own prototype vehicles from …

A Big Sur House Overlooking the Pacific Ocean

Spectacular is about the only word to describe not only the view, but the house you get to stare at that view from. The Fall House, designed by …

Greenpeace Activists Take Over Oil Rig Near Norway

More than a dozen activists from eight different countries have occupied an oil rig in the Barents Sea, as part of a Greenpeace protest against a …

How 5 Post-It Notes Can Make You Happy, Confident and Successful

Little Reminders Create Big Changes<p>You know why older people are happier?<p>Research shows as we age we remember the good and forget the bad:<p>…older …

London Is a Worse Nitrogen Dioxide Polluter Than Beijing

British tabloids may lash out at Chinese smog all they want, but when it comes to one important pollution indicator, the U.K. capital actually …

This Zoo Is Selling Exotic Animal Poop

A zoo in southern Michigan is selling truckloads of giraffe, zebra, and antelope manure to gardeners to raise money, The Associated Press reports via …

Indoor Tanning Is Just As Dangerous As the Sun

As someone with a pale complexion (I prefer the term porcelain), I get the appeal of having a summer glow. But the risks of too many ultraviolet (UV) …

16 Experts for Every Parenting Problem

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Say Hello to the Akron Zoo's New Baby Snow Leopards

After Snow Leopard couple Shanti and Roscoe gave birth to twin baby snow leopards just two years ago, the couple was blessed again with a new pair of …