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Jane Austen claimed as a hero by America's 'alt-right' movement

<i>It is a truth universally acknowledged, that America's 'alt-right' is attempting to take possession of one of Britain's most-loved authors</i><p>The "alt-right" movement, which is accused of comprising white supremacists and is credited with helping to propel Donald Trump to the US presidency in last …

Alt-Right

White Nationalists Can't Take Jane Austen Without a Fight

By Dan Piepenbring March 21, 2017<p>Lily James and Bella Heathcote in <i>Pride and Prejudice and Zombies</i>.<p>First the white nationalists took that haircut—you know the one, an arty variant on the Marine’s high-and-tight buzz, endemic to white guys in gentrifying neighborhoods circa 2013. Then the white …

Literature

This Game Turns James Joyce’s Most Notorious Novel Into Virtual Reality

If you’re befuddled by James Joyce, you’re not alone: The Irish author’s books are notoriously hard to finish. <i>Ulysses</i> is especially challenging—it’s …

The 3 ways that parallel Universes could be real

When a quantum interaction happens, one interpretation leads to an infinite number of parallel Universes. Here’s how that could be true.<p><i>“As an</i> …

Dark Matter

Genetic test can tell age a person is likely to develop Alzheimer’s

A new genetic test which calculates the age that a person is likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, has been developed by scientists.<p>The technique involves checking for mutations in 26 genes which were found in tens of thousands of dementia patients and which can be used to calculate an individual …

A Bizarre Physics Law Is Making Superfluid Helium Behave Like an Actual Black Hole

"It points to a deeper understanding of reality."<p>Of all the laws of physics, this is arguably one of the strangest - scientists have discovered that …

Quantum Physics