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Rape and abuse: The music industry's dark side exposed

<b>Sexual abuse and harassment is "endemic" in the music industry, with "dangerous men" abusing their power, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told. Some victims are now speaking out for the first time.</b><p>"Amy" was 15 when she was groomed by her music manager from one of the UK's largest music …

Sexual Harassment

I Use a Wheelchair. And Yes, I’m Your Doctor.

When I was in the third year of my medical residency, I was asked to evaluate a new state-of-the-art, fully accessible exam table that would be used in doctors’ offices to better provide care for patients with mobility-related disabilities. The table could go as low as 18 inches off the ground to …

Disability

Company offers its employees bonus of eternal life with cryonic freezing perk if they die at work

Hedge fund firm Numerai looks to lure applicants with benefit of body preservation.<p>If you thought the free fruit in your office was a great perk, one …

British explorer Benedict Allen 'alive and well' in Papua New Guinea

Allen, 57, who went missing in jungle, is waiting to be picked up from a remote airstrip, his agent said<p>An explorer who went missing in the Papua New Guinean jungle has been found alive in a tribal war zone waiting for a rescue party to be sent to pick him up.<p>Benedict Allen, who has made programmes …

Octopuses 'walking out of the sea' on the Welsh coast

Dozens of octopuses have been witnessed crawling out of the sea on the Welsh coast.<p>Sea trip operator Brett Stones said more than 20 of the sea creatures were seen making their way on to the beach at New Quay in Ceredigion on Friday night.<p>Mr Stones, who runs SeaMor Dolphin Watching Boat Trips, …

Zoology

Apollo Astronaut Claims Not Only That Aliens Are Real But They Also Created Mankind

The concept that aliens built the human race is popular among the researchers and until now, it has captivated many curious masterminds.<p>Dominant …

Hollywood’s biggest names are ready to fight the ‘liquid diarrhea’ of TV motion smoothing

It doesn’t have to be this way!<p>Motion smoothing is the reason your parents’ TV makes everything look like a soap opera. It’s likely the first thing you turned off on your own TV to make the image tolerable, and now you’re forced to either deal with it when you visit someone else or you give in and …

Mars research subjects to emerge after 8 months of isolation

HONOLULU (AP) — After eight months of living in isolation on a remote Hawaii volcano, six NASA-backed research subjects will emerge from their …

Space Science

91 volcanoes uncovered beneath Antarctic ice

Beneath the smooth surface of Antarctic ice, trouble could be brewing.<p>Researchers from the University of Edinburgh uncovered 91 volcanoes below the ice of the West Antarctic Rift System, bringing the total of volcanoes in the area to 138. According to the Guardian, the swath of land might be the …

Russia develops military exoskeleton to give soldiers superhuman capabilities

Any sci-fi flick or video game showing a futuristic battlefield is always filled with soldiers wearing advanced high-tech armor and all manner of …

Man heralded as oldest human dies in Indonesia 'aged 146'

Indonesia says deceased man was born in December 1870, although his age was never verified<p>A man who was heralded as being the world’s longest living human has died at a claimed age of 146.<p>According to his papers, Indonesian national Sodimedjo, also known as Mbah Ghoto (Grandpa Ghoto), was born in …

Grandparents

Story about married couple discovering they were twins during IVF appears to be fake

A viral story about a married couple who struggled to conceive only to discover they were twins when they went through IVF appears to be a hoax.<p>The story, originally from a suspected fake news website called the Mississippi Herald, claims the unnamed couple underwent the treatment to help them have …

Hackers threaten to wipe out 200 million iCloud accounts

A group of hackers claims it has access to over 300 million Apple email accounts — and they say they're ready and willing to wipe the user data from …

This stick-on sweat monitor knows when you need a drink

It's being tested by the Air Force and sports beverage companies<p>Current fitness trackers can tell you how many steps you've taken or whether you've met your target heart rate. But a new sweat monitor in development could keep track of whether you need to hydrate and replenish your electrolytes.<p>The …

Northwestern University

Cryonics: frozen girl's father says providers exploit the vulnerable

Those offering to cryogenically freeze people’s bodies are offering false hope to those frightened of dying, he says<p>The father of a 14-year-old girl who was granted her dying wish to have her body cryogenically frozen has accused those who provide the service of taking advantage of vulnerable …

President Trump Will Lead to Darker, Defiant Science Fiction

"People will need it more."<p>There are undoubtedly <i>some</i> science fiction writers who voted for Donald Trump. But given the genre’s historic purpose and …

US military successfully tests electrical brain stimulation to enhance staff skills

Study paves way for personnel such as drone operators to have electrical pulses sent into their brains to improve effectiveness in high pressure situations<p>US military scientists have used electrical brain stimulators to enhance mental skills of staff, in research that aims to boost the performance …

The Brain

Scientists Might Reprogram Cow Guts So Cattle Burp Less

The world has a lot of cows—more than 1.5 billion. And every day, US slaughterhouses turn nearly 20,000 of them into steaks, hamburgers, and roast …

Cows

Everything I need to know, I learned from Dana Scully

I grew up with FOX (the channel, not the news). My family never had cable; we had a television set that we stuck a coat hanger in, as if we were from …

The unusual noise from Arctic Sea floor has Canada's army confused

Paul Quassa, an assemblyman in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, blames the noise - described variously as a pinging, hum or buzz - for driving away the animals in the Fury and Hecla Strait.<p>"That's one of the major hunting areas in the summer and winter because it's a <i>polynya,</i>" or a patch of open …

Seafloor

Researchers Clear 'Patient Zero' From AIDS Origin Story

It's one of the biggest medical mysteries of our time: How did HIV come to the U.S.?<p>By genetically sequencing samples from people infected early on, scientists say they have figured out when and where the virus that took hold here first arrived. In the process, they have exonerated the man accused …

Man kept grandmother’s decaying corpse in N.Y. house for 5 months so he could keep living there, cops say

By Travis M. Andrews<p>, Staff writer<p>A quintessential but tragic New York story goes like this: An elderly person, living alone, passes away and his body isn’t found until the stench alerts the neighbors.<p>The death of Erika Kraus-Breslin included all the requisite components of this story — the …

Crime

This Map Shows Airport WiFi Passwords Across the World

Never yearn for Internet connection during your layover again.<p>Perhaps a traveler's greatest frustration: Being stuck in the terminal, with plenty of emails to check, but no WiFi to do so.<p>Squander no longer. While many airports require you to join a particular VIP airline club to snag WiFi …

The strange, rare medical condition that leads people to insist they don’t actually exist

Cotard’s Syndrome—in which a person can believe that they’re dead, that their organs are rotting, or that they don’t exist—was first identified by the French neurologist Jules Cotard more than a century ago, in 1882. But the condition is so rare that it’s still far from fully understood.<p>Though it’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Remains of Man Who Hadn't Been Seen in 20 Years Found in Elderly Mother's Home: Reports

The skeletal remains of a man were found in his mother’s Brooklyn, New York, apartment on Thursday, according to several reports.<p>The mother had …

The sun will destroy Earth a lot sooner than you might think

There are plenty of ways Earth could go. It could smash into another planet, be swallowed by a black hole, or get pummeled to death by asteroids. There's really no way to tell which doomsday scenario will be the cause of our planet's demise.<p>But one thing is for sure — even if Earth spends the rest …

Universe