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This website lets you book private jet rides that are cheaper than some commercial flights

Stratajet bills itself as "the world's first online private jet marketplace," using technology to pull up real-time prices and availability for aircraft, much like Skyscanner or Expedia except for private jets.<p>Though it's not the only private jet booking website online, it's the first to let users …

Employment

Thousands of university applicants use hackneyed phrases which damage their prospects when applying for jobs, Ucas has warned

'Hackneyed phrases' are damaging young people's prospects when applying for jobs, the head of Ucas has warned, as the most frequently used opening lines in university applicants' personal statements have been revealed.<p>"From a young age I have (always) been..." was the most popular opening line with …

Campuses are places for open minds – not where debate is closed down

Increasingly on US and UK campuses young people are demanding a censorship that shuts down argument in a dangerous way<p>Last month, in the early hours, an act of traumatising racist violence occurred on the campus of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Students woke up to find that someone had …

Psychology

22 Science Jokes Only Smart People Will Understand

Old statisticians never die. They just get broken down by age and sex.

Jokes

Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science?

There’s a scene in Stanley Kubrick’s comic masterpiece <i>Dr. Strangelove</i> in which Jack D. Ripper, an American general who’s gone rogue and ordered a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union, unspools his paranoid worldview—and the explanation for why he drinks “only distilled water, or rainwater, and only …

Why Haven't We Met Aliens Yet? Because They've Evolved into AI

Movies and television have led us to think of aliens as green, slimy creatures traveling around in flying saucers. Nonsense.<p>While traveling in Western Samoa many years ago, I met a young Harvard University graduate student researching ants. He invited me on a hike into the jungles to assist with …

Singularity

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The HPV Vaccine Is Lowering Infection Rates

Most people don’t think of vaccinating themselves to protect against cancer, but when public health experts in the U.S. began recommending in 2006 …

Public Health

Ask Ethan: Do Gravitational Waves Exhibit Wave-Particle Duality?

Now that LIGO has detected their first gravitational wave signal, the part of Einstein’s theory that predicts that the fabric of space itself should have ripples and waves in it has been confirmed. This brings up all sorts of interesting questions, including this one from reader (and Patreon …

Physics

Why doctors choose to die differently

<b>(CNN) —</b> Snow was falling. He sat wrapped in a blanket on the edge of the couch, watching intently out the window. Large flurries lazily made their way down from gray skies. In North Carolina, this was a rare sight.<p>I stood next to his husband. His body had a musty, sick smell of unwashed hair and …

Medicine

The Video That Stopped Me Dead, No, Startled Me Alive in My Tracks

<i>"The truth shall UPSET you free."</i><p>-- Swami Beyondananda<p>Every now and then something so graphic appears, that keys into an issue so profoundly that no further explanation is needed. Please watch this video now. It's about six and a half minutes long, and it will shock, and hopefully stir you to a new …

9 Deadliest Rocks And Minerals On Earth

Lead found in Flint, Michigan water is an unfortunate example of negligence leading to the mass exposure of elemental lead found naturally in iron ore. Much in the same way humans communicate warnings of deadly plants and animals, it’s important to communicate the risks and exposure of deadly rocks …

Particles

Van Gogh's year in torment, as revealed by scientists

Scientists use x-ray technology to delve down into two of the artist's paintings and find evidence of his spectacular breakdown<p>At first glance Van Gogh’s twin paintings of ‘Bedroom at Arles’ seem virtually indistinguishable from each other.<p>Yet scratch beneath the surface and they reveal how the …

Is the world finally waking up to intersex rights?

A landmark directive in Chile last month said doctors should stop ‘normalisation’ surgery, but tackling the global systematic, societal and cultural abuse against intersex people is an uphill battle<p>“The surgeon’s approach was that I didn’t identify as a woman because I didn’t have a vagina,” says …

LGBTQI

The surprising truth about the ‘food movement’

Let me ask you a question: When it comes to our food supply, what do you care about?<p>Think about it for a second. Make a mental list.<p>Now, let me ask you another question: Do you care about farmworker exposure to pesticides? I sure do, and I’m betting you do, too. But was it on your list? I’m betting …

Agriculture