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Evangelicals Still Don’t Know What to Do With the Big Bang

When a major discovery confirmed the Big Bang this week, some evangelicals ignored it, while others claimed it’s already in the Bible. But the …

6 Sleep Myths to Finally Put to Bed

<i>By Diana Kelly for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>The real reason you can’t fall asleep might not be as simple as you think. If you’ve ever said, “I need to catch …

How ‘Cosmos’ Bungles the History of Religion and Science

Neil Degrasse Tyson’s remake of the 1980s series tries to explain how early-modern thinkers began to discover the wonders of the universe. Its …

How LBJ Saved the Civil Rights Act

Fifty years later, new accounts of its fraught passage reveal the era's real hero—and it isn’t the Supreme Court.<p>In the winter of 1963, as the Civil Rights Act worked its way through Congress, Justice William Brennan decided to play for time. The Supreme Court had recently heard arguments in the …

Details of Illegal Torture That the CIA Doesn't Want You to Know About

Senate staffers say the agency tortured prisoners in ways that went beyond what the Bush-era DOJ approved, according to an Al-Jazeera America report.<p>The Senate report on CIA torture is still being suppressed. But details are leaking out, according to a report by Jason Leopold. Citing Intelligence …

On the Ramifications of High-Tech, Big-Data Medical Care

As more of medicine comes into the info age, will we get better sooner? Or simply have a more detailed idea of why we're sick?<p>As mentioned this morning, in our new issue I have an interview with Dr. David Blumenthal about the paradox of modernization in the American health care system. We all know …

There Is A Giant Space Gun Rusting Away In Barbados

Not to be confused with the conspiracy factory known as Project HAARP (High-Frequency Active Aural Research Program), Project HARP (High Altitude …

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

The Otherworldy Charms of Scarlett Johansson

Let's say you're an alien, and you've come down to Earth in order to harvest the flesh of our planet's population for sustenance. (Just go with us …

Scarlett Johansson

How architect Clive Wilkinson helped Google ditch cubicles and embrace glass

Architect Clive Wilkinson had to convince Google that cubicles were bad for business. "Cubicles are the worst — like chicken farming," says Wilkinson. "They are humiliating, disenfranchising and isolating."<p>The renowned architect spent a few minutes recently with <i>Dezeen,</i> where he revealed details …