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Famous Female Astronauts

When many of us think of space travel and astronauts, we go to towering figures like Neil Armstrong or Buzz Aldrin; but what many people fail to …

How Computer Vision Will Make All of Our Lives Way Easier

Action Recognition and Localization by Hierarchical Space-Time Segments – IEEE<p><i>This column is by Alexander Oser Strategy Associate at Apple</i><p>Most will …

Augmented Reality

A map of the world's billionaires and how they made their money

<b>How do billionaires get so rich in the first place? And how likely is it that you’ll become one too someday? This handy map can tell you.</b><p>The data …

Guatemalan Film 'Ixcanul' Might Be the Most Feminist Movie of the Year

In Guatemala today, something like half of the population is indigenous Mayan, but those people exist on the fringes of society, cut off from their country by racism and, often, a language barrier—the country's official language is Spanish, and many Mayans speak one of their many native languages. …

LGBT community livid after lesbian escorted out of women’s bathroom

A lesbian woman reports that she was escorted out of the Staples Center’s women’s bathroom because security believed she was a man.<p>Mary Looper, who …

Hateful internet trolls attempt to bodyshame QVC model over 'uneven nipples' - but she hits back

A model has been subjected to a torrent of horrendous online abuse after appearing on television in a figure hugging bodysuit which showed off her …

Internet

India opens the doors of its fashion world to new era of trans models

Progress is slow, but a pioneering agency is starting to change minds<p>It started with the fingernails. He’d paint them, admire them for a few minutes, then clean them before anyone saw. Then it was his mother’s makeup and one day a full outfit. The other kids made jokes – boys weren’t supposed to be …

Transgender

Chicago officer indicted three years after firing on group of black teens

On Dec. 22, 2013, Chicago police officer Marco Proano stepped out of his police vehicle, pulled out a gun and opened fire on a group of black …

Rupert Grint’s Brilliant Essay Explains Just How Well He Understood Ron Weasley’s Character

Stories about the Harry Potter franchise never cease to amaze. For over a decade, the books and the movies took us on a magical trip with our three …

Books

What Was the Biggest Movie the Year You Were Born?

From Disney classics like <b>Mary Poppins</b> and <b>Aladdin</b>, action-packed blockbusters like <b>Independence Day</b>, and multiple films from the <b>Star Wars</b> franchise, we've rounded up the top-grossing film from each year between 1960 and 2006. Which movie made the most money the year you (and your friends and family) …

Movies

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Want clean air? NASA says these are the best house plants for filtering out chemicals

In today’s modern world it can feel really hard to have a safe space where the air is clean and healthy. Especially if you live in a city it is …

The Superman of "Supergirl" Is a Bit of a Dick, Like Always

It’s been authoritatively documented that Superman is, well, a dick. Generally speaking, unless the writing is <i>really</i> bad, Superman’s dickishness …

Man of Steel

Get A Closer Look At Cyborg's Prototype Suit And The Flash's Armored Costume From BATMAN V SUPERMAN

The Flash and Cyborg's final designs for <i>Justice League</i> were received with an overall positive response, but according to Ironhead Studios, the heroes …

New STAR WARS: BATTLEFRONT Trailer Unleashes the Rebels on the Death Star

For nearly 40 years, <i>Star Wars</i> fans have relived the assault on the original Death Star, but never quite like this. EA and DICE have released a new …

Star Wars

Instagram star urges women to ditch their bras and claims wearing one 'causes breast cancer'

An Instagram star has taken to the internet claiming that wearing a bra causes breast cancer .<p>In a video, which was published on the channel to her …

Cancer

Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes Are Occurring at the Highest Levels Since 9/11

And yes, Donald Trump is partially to blame.<p>The number of hate crimes against American Muslims has risen 78 percent during 2015, according to research from California State University, San Bernardino, the <i>New York Times</i> reports.<p>While the recent terrorist attacks at home and abroad are partially to …

Zack Snyder Gives First Look at Commissioner Gordon in Justice League

Zack Snyder has revealed the first image of J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon in the upcoming DC superhero saga, <i>Justice League,</i> and the guy looks …

Europe Has a Plan for Free Public Wi-Fi That’ll Put America to Shame

When the president of the European commission gave his annual state of the union speech this week, he hit all the typical SOTU talking points—unity, …

The fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline reveals oil's fatal flaw

Someday water will be worth more than oil. Just like it was for most of human existence until some clever men figured out to dig ancient hydrocarbons out of the ground and create things like plastic and gasoline.<p>According to many, that day may soon come. As clean water becomes an increasingly …

Florida sinkhole is leaking radioactive water into the ground

A Florida company kept a dangerous secret from the public for three weeks: A massive sinkhole had leaked at least 215 million gallons of radioactive water into an aquifer.<p>The mining company said workers first noticed it around the end of August, but didn't tell anyone because they found "no risk to …

Florida

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The Magical Items of HARRY POTTER Get a Comprehensive, Elegant Poster

You know, even though the Firebolt was the fastest, top-of-the-line Quidditch broom out there, it didn’t quite have the style and elegance of the …

Harry Potter

Arctic nations square up as clamour for resources grows

With the Danes rebuffing Russia, and Canada laying further claim to the Northwest Passage, rising access to north pole reserves risks flashpoints<p>Kristian Jensen, Denmark’s foreign minister, gave a precise response last week to a request by Russia for the nations to enter bilateral talks over the …

Low-Cost, Balloon-Formed Housing Concept for Developing Countries

Not many architects can say that their father invented a new way of building. Nicoló Bini, however, is adapting his dad’s 1960s air-formed Binishell concept for a new generation.<p>Nicoló Bini went to architecture school to figure out an effective way to build low-cost housing in developing countries. …

Does Ben Affleck’s Batman Need A Robin? Ryan Potter Seems To Think So

In the past few days there’s been quite the buzz about Ben Affleck’s upcoming solo Batman film. It’s been reported that <i>Magic Mike</i> and <i>True Blood</i> actor …

Ben Affleck

Harry Potter As A ‘90s Sitcom Is Magical In A Much Different Way

1 year ago<p><i>Harry Potter</i> might get pretty dark in its later years with all the death and Nazi wizards, but its earlier years were actually pretty …

Harry Potter

Yes, Climate Change Does Kill People of Color More

Some people really don’t like facts, preferring to be swayed by feeling, hearsay, assumption, and whatever comes along to affirm their own world …

Why Museums Should Be a Safe Space to Discuss Why #BlackLivesMatter

<i>Today, from our friends at</i> Smithsonian Magazine<i>, we bring you Menachem Wecker’s piece on the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and</i> …

Black History