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Lucinda Williams gets political, and takes it personally, on latest

Lucinda Williams opens her 11th studio album since 1979, "Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone" (Thirty Tigers), from a darkened corner, with a stark, acoustic reading of "Compassion." It's a poem written by her father, Miller Williams, and it compactly conveys the grace one needs to navigate a …

Five new albums to try this week: Flying Lotus, Caribou and more

Caribou – Our Love (City Slang)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: We haven’t heard from Dan Snaith as Caribou since 2010’s Odessa, and he returns here with another album of ambitious and textured electronica.<p><b>It might not be for you if</b> … You’re not sure you’re quite ready for a Caribou album influenced by what …

Google Street View Uses Camels to Capture Stunning Images of the Arabian Desert

Thanks to Google Maps' latest addition to Street View, viewers can now journey across the sands of the Liwa Desert in Abu Dhabi through the 360-degree images captured by Street View Trekkers mounted on camels. The ancient desert, which makes up part of the Arabian Desert, consists of vast expanses …

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Aziz Ansari: “I’m a feminist”

The comedian mocks the stigma that surrounds the deeply politicized word<p>It's so nice to hear that Aziz Ansari, a comedian so frustrated by the rituals of modern dating that he is writing a book about it, is in a stable and loving long-term relationship. What's even greater to hear is that this …

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

Bill Murray's 5 Most Underrated Movies

When he's not Ghostbusting<p>Despite Bill Murray's reputation as a freewheeling comedian who loves nothing more than to crash unsuspecting civilians' engagement photo shoots and bachelor parties, there's more to the 66-year-old star than just cooler-than-cool ridiculousness. For every <i>Stripes</i>,</i> …

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5 stupid, sexist things expected of men

We know the many ways sexism hurts women. Less talked about is just how destructive it can be for men<p>If you have a scrap of progressive politics in your bones, it's no surprise to you that sexism hurts women. Like, duh. That's kind of the definition of the word.<br>But we don't talk as much about how …

Pentagon unveils plan for military's response to climate change

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas on Monday, unveiling a comprehensive plan for how the U.S. military will address the effects of climate change.<p>Rising global temperatures, increasing sea levels and intensifying weather events will challenge …

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The Death of Harold at the Battle of Hastings

Harold, king of England, was killed in the fourth and last phase of the Norman attack at the Battle of Hastings in the late afternoon of October …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

8 Lifehacks for Dealing with Pets

HighSpeedInternet.com<p><i>Orange is the New Black</i> is the new black, at least as far as Netflix viewers are concerned. The women-in-prison dramedy may have …

American nurse with protective gear gets Ebola - how could this happen?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The nurse in Texas seemed to have taken all the precautions needed to protect herself from Ebola.<p>She wore a mask, gown, shield and gloves. Her patient, a man who contracted the virus in Africa, was in isolation at the Dallas hospital where she worked.<p>And yet the woman -- whose name has not …

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America's Underdog Fusion Experiment Is Closing In on the Nuclear Future

Sandia Labs' Z-Machine is one step closer to delivering commercial fusion.<p>The fusion-chasing Z-Machine has to be the most sci-fi-looking experiment in a field of research that's so often regarded as just that: science-fiction. Nonetheless, researchers working on the Z-Machine experiment, based at …

Australia's Invasive Cane Toads Have Evolved To Hop Even Faster

The "cane toad front" now moves about 60 kilometers a year.<p>Cane toads in Australia have evolved to hop straighter and farther than ever before, Australia's ABC News reports. That means they're spreading faster than ever through Australia, sparking worries that they'll harm native species in places …

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The Brilliant Ten: Roxana Geambasu Exposes How Companies Use Your Data

She's also teaching the cloud to forget personal information.<p>As a computer scientist, Roxana Geambasu of Columbia University says she picks new projects based on what “really, really annoys me.” She hates ceding control of her personal data online, which is why she’s building software that allows …

Brian Cox's Human Universe presents a fatally flawed view of evolution

Humans do not stand at the top of a ladder of creation, above the apes and below the angels, superior to all other species<p>When I watched the first episode of Human Universe, a televisual emission on the BBC presented by the ever-lovely Professor Brian Cox, I held my breath. I am usually allergic to …

Why exercise boosts IQ

If you want your mind to be sharper, the evidence suggests you should visit the gym. But how can exercising your muscles boost your brain power?<p>We tend to assume that brains don’t go with brawn – but that assumption is turning out to be seriously flawed. As the latest video from the Head Squeeze …

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This App Turns Your Phone Into A Cosmic Ray Detector

Donate your phone's capabilities to science! Plus, if physicists use data from your phone in their paper, then you'll get credited as an author.<p>Want to turn your smartphone into a cosmic ray detector? Well there's an app for that. Cosmic Rays Found in Smartphones, or CRAYFIS, uses smartphones' and …

Whether Decaf Or Regular, Coffee Seems To Be Good For Your Liver

By Laura Geggel, Staff Writer<p>Published: 10/10/2014 11:32 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>Drinking decaffeinated coffee is just as helpful as drinking regular coffee is for maintaining a healthy liver, a new study finds.<p>Regardless of whether they drank decaf or regular, people in the study who drank large …

US Government Says No Single Entity Or Nation Will Control The Internet

The U.S. reiterated its stance in favor of a multistakeholder model for Internet governance today. Speaking before the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker said that the United States will “not allow the global Internet to be …

Hackers hold 7 million Dropbox passwords ransom

Dropbox denies it has been compromised as hackers leak hundreds of passwords online and threaten to release millions more.<p>Hackers are threatening a major breach in Dropbox security, claiming to have stolen the login details of almost 7 million users, and promising to release more password details …

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The western model is broken

The west has lost the power to shape the world in its own image – as recent events, from Ukraine to Iraq, make all too clear. So why does it still preach the pernicious myth that every society must evolve along western lines?<p>“So far, the 21st century has been a rotten one for the western model,” …

We can no longer ignore Ebola’s wider impact – particularly on women

When we consider the impact of the Ebola outbreak, our thoughts turn to the things we can quantify: the number of victims, deaths, survivors, orphans. With the death toll in west Africa at 4,033 and rising, the world has finally comprehended the sheer scale of the crisis. The figures are …

Hong Kong police clash with protesters; 45 arrested

Hong Kong police arrested 45 people before dawn Wednesday after clashing with pro-democracy protesters who had barricaded a key road near the offices of the territory's chief executive.<p>Officers used pepper spray to remove the demonstrators from the Lung Wo Road underpass and a nearby park. At an …

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North Korea says leader has reappeared

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korean state media has attempted to end the international speculation about the whereabouts of leader Kim Jong Un by publishing the first photos of him in more than a month.<p>The North Korean leader gave "field guidance" to a newly built residential district and visited the Natural …

365 Days Of Origami Art By Ross Symons

We’ve seen quite a few interesting 365-day projects and this one is no exception. Ross Symons decided to fold one origami model every day for a year. …