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Here are the 2017 Hugo Award nominees

The finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards were announced this morning, and the ballot includes a refreshing number of women and authors of color in what has been a historically white male-dominated field.<p>The Hugo Awards, named after <i>Amazing Stories</i> editor Hugo Gernsback, are awarded to recognize the …

28 of the Hottest Beauty Products Launching in April 2017

While everyone was hibernating during Winter, we were secretly testing some of Spring's hottest beauty launches. We're finally able to share the top ones we truly love for April. These hair, skin, makeup, and nail picks are actually items that have made it into our beauty routines. Get ready for an …

The New Atheists of the Philippines

Their style is less Richard Dawkins, more Christian missionary.<p>Among filthy puddles of rainwater in a slum in Alabang, a district just south of the Philippines’ capital city of Manila, a young woman named Jahziel Tayco Ferrer was teaching a science lesson. A group of children sat around her on a …

Religion

This incredible tool lets you see how Facebook tracks you online

A browser extension shows you how Facebook infers what content you want to see based on your social media habits and behaviors.<p>Data Selfie is a free …

21 Of The Most Romantic Quotes In Literature

"If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever.” ―Alfred Tennyson<p>1. “In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.” —Rumi<p>2. …

The March for Science isn’t partisan or anti-Trump—it’s pro-facts

First came the Women’s March. Now comes the March for Science. Given the ongoing protests sweeping the US, one might assume that scientists are organizing to voice their general disagreement with Donald Trump’s policies—or perhaps that they simply want to protect their grants and jobs from federal …

Donald Trump

10 Things You Should Know About the Discworld Books

In 2003, the BBC asked 140,000 Britons to come up with the nation’s top 100 novels. Just two writers had five works that cracked the top 100: Charles …

This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body

In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.<p>"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean," Sagan says. "Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We …

15 Slow Cooker Meals to Get You Through the Work Week

November 26, 2017<p>Copy By: Cassandra Monroe<br>• Feature Image By: One Lovely Life<p>Ease, comfort, and little preparation required- these are a few reasons …

A San Francisco Fogaholic’s Stunning Photos

Gorgeous Haze<p>Nicholas Steinberg, an award-winning photographer from San Francisco, takes the world on journey through the eyes of a self-confessed …

Eagle Spyder GT

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>British<br>• Cars<br>• Design<br>• Jaguar<p>Eagle was founded in England in 1984 with a sole focus on the Jaguar E-Type – both classic …

Test your sensitivity to ASMR with this skin-tingling sound generator

ASMR, or autonomous sensory meridian response, is a pleasant physical or emotional feeling (not based in science) triggered most often by soft sounds such as vocal fry, rustling leaves, crinkling paper, or scratching dry skin. It’s become a huge YouTube genre, and popular accounts like ASMR Darling …

5 Easy DIY Tutorials for That Viral Chunky Knit Blanket

It's time to cuddle up with some Netflix and knits!<p>It's that time of year when staying indoors while snuggled up in a blanket all day sounds better than having to go to work or do errands, especially if it was this chunky knit blanket that people on Instagram are obsessing over.<p>This new knit …

The only healthy meal plan you need this year

Breakfast:<p>Sweet-potato fritters with poached eggs and avocado<p><b>Alice Liveing says:</b> “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s important …

Recipes

Mesmerizing Long Exposure Photos of Traffic Lights in the Fog

Fine Art photographer Lucas Zimmermann‘s long exposure photographs of traffic lights in the fog are oddly satisfying. At once creepy and serene, his …

Photography

This Stock Could Turn a $10,000 Investment Into $1,000 in Future Annual Cash Flow

Image source: Getty Images.<p><i>"The thing is, if you're just oogling fat current dividend yields you are missing the more profitable boat. When it comes to dividend investing, the far smarter play is to zero in on companies that consistently increase their dividend payouts."</i><p><i>--</i>Wealthifi<p>Too often, income …

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

2017 Book Preview: 33 Titles To Add To Your Shelf

New year, new books.<p>2017, ahoy! These are the books ― among others! ― that we can’t wait to read.<p><b>January</b><p><b>The Man Who Shot My Eye Out Is Dead</b> <b>by Chanelle Benz</b><p>A debut collection that spans centuries and oceans, Benz’s book skips from adventure to adventure for an action-packed, imaginative read. Her …

Books

What would happen if a nuclear weapon was detonated in your nearest city? Find out with this online tool

If you feel your life is lacking a little in pointless anxiety this festive season, here's a fun online tool that lets you find out how much damage would occur if a nuclear bomb exploded in your neighbourhood.<p>NUKEMAP was created by Alex Wellerstein, a historian of science at the Stevens Institute …

War

Watch: The Mathematics of Winning Monopoly

In this 20-minute video, two mathematicians play Monopoly and work out how to win at it...using math.<p>The mathematicians are Dr. Hannah Fry and Matt …

Little Things Can Make An Atheist

As I read deeper in the literature of unbelief and 'freethought' from the past three centuries, it is interesting to see 'Little Things' given as reasons for rejecting Christianity and God.<p><b>Here's a sampling that I have paraphrased from multiple authors living a hundred to three hundred years ago:</b><p>• …

Magical Photos of Winter in Finland Under the Northern Lights

Born and based in beautiful Lapland, Finland, nature photographer Tiina Törmänen is never short on inspiration. A real-life winter wonderland, the Finnish Lapland is renowned for its sparkling, snowy landscapes lit by starry skies and the spectacular Northern Lights. Törmänen captures this seasonal …

What’s standing between Donald Trump and nuclear war?

The main barriers to using nuclear weapons are psychological, not legal<p>Now that Donald Trump is officially the president of the United States, he is in complete control of America’s nuclear arsenal. Should he decide to start a nuclear war, there are no legal safeguards to stop him. Instead, a much …

These Same-Sex Wedding Rings And Engagement Rings Are Changing The Jewellery Game

'It’s all about love and not gender.'<p>The market for same-sex wedding and engagement rings is a fast-growing one, and sales could soon lead to big …

Woman who couldn't eat for five years because of mystery pain baffled her doctors

The medical team encircled Mackenzie Hild’s bed, their somber expressions reflecting the gravity of the news they were about to impart to the Harvard …

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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Greenland's receding icecap to expose top-secret US nuclear project

Camp Century – part of Project Iceworm – is an underground cold war network that was thought to have been buried forever<p>A top-secret US military project from the cold war and the toxic waste it conceals, thought to have been buried forever beneath the Greenland icecap, are likely to be uncovered by …

Cold War

Women of the CIA: The Hidden History of American Spycraft

U.S. CIA Women<p>“My first son was my 1993 World Trade Center bombing baby,” says Gina Bennett, a veteran CIA analyst who has spent her career tracking …

The 6 Biggest Takeaways from a Study Documenting the Amazing Rise of Non-Religious Americans

September 22, 2016 by Hemant Mehta<p>A new study released today by the Public Religion Research Institute documents the incredible rise of religiously …

Everything You Wanna Know About Tequila But Are Too Afraid To Ask

The best affordable bottles, easy cocktails that'll impress literally everyone, and how to (maybe) avoid those damn hangovers.<p>Because really this is the most useful information of all. All prices are for a 750-milliliter bottle and are taken from Under the Label.