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Science fiction publishing has a major race problem, new report shows

More than half of all science fiction magazines failed to publish fiction from black authors in 2015<p>Speculative fiction magazine <i>Fireside Fiction</i> has commissioned and released a report detailing an unwelcome revelation: speculative fiction magazines and online fiction sites are failing to publish …

Creative Writing

Brazil acknowledges its history of slavery in Opening Ceremonies - The Washington Post

Over 400 years before it became the last country in the Western Hemisphere to abolish slavery in 1888, Brazil imported about 5 million African slaves, about 10 times more than the United States. The organizers of Friday’s Opening Ceremonies at Maracana Stadium acknowledged that aspect of the …

Black History

The App That Aims To Gamify Biology Has Amateurs Discovering New Species

It's dusk at a park in Dallas, and white sheets are pinned up next to tall trees, fluttering like ghosts in the wind. They've been lit up with ultraviolet lights to attract moths.<p>A handful of people are holding up their smartphones, zooming in on the small dark specks that fly to the cloth.<p>"Bugs …

Nature

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The Secrets of the Wood Wide Web

In London’s Epping Forest, a scientist named Merlin eavesdrops on trees’ underground conversations.<p>Epping Forest is a heavily regulated place. First designated as a royal hunting ground by Henry II in the twelfth century, with severe penalties imposed on commoners for poaching, it has since 1878 …

Botany

Weston Baker Creative’s Hybrid Farm Apartment created twisted facade on the High Line site

<b>A multidisciplinary design firm Weston Baker Creative designed a fully-transparent-grass Hybrid Farm Apartment building on the High Line site at West</b> …

The truth hurts – Harold Thomas wins award with Aboriginal art that is raw and real

New work from the artist behind the Aboriginal flag takes out the 33rd Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards in Darwin<p>A baby is wrenched from its mother, mouth still suckling on her nipple. Pushed down into the dirt on her knees, with her face twisted in both anguish and …

Australia

Sculptures by Anne Lemanski Explore Nature, Modernity

When studying Anne Lemanski's sculptures, the artist's choice in medium becomes just as intriguing as the subject depicted. Working from her …

Art

The Big Idea Behind Integrative Medicine

<b>Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity.</b><p><b>Hippocrates</b><p><b>Integrative medicine is an ecosystem of support for pursuing your own health and well-being. Inside that ecosystem is someone who cares about you.</b><p>Integrative medicine is emerging from a successful history of treating …

Integrative Medicine

20 Authors' First Books to Read in Your Twenties

Is there any better time to be a reader than in your twenties?<p>Freed from the assigned reading lists of the first two decades of your life, but with plenty of room left in your brain for new stories and ideas, you may never be more receptive to the book that will change your life than you are in …

Scientists caught off-guard by record temperatures linked to climate change | Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Record temperatures in the first half of 2016 have taken scientists by surprise despite widespread recognition that extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and intense, the director of the World Climate Research Programme said.<p>Crows perch on tree …

Climate Change

Will the Democrats' Free College Tuition Plan Really Work?

Speakers at the DNC Monday lauded Clinton's free tuition plan. But plenty of economists and higher education experts are skeptical.<p>Courtesy of St. …

College & University

Scientists Think They’ve Found the Ancient Ancestor of All Life on Earth

Meet LUCA, the shared relative of you and me and everything else.<p>As early as 3.8 billion years ago, life arose from the toxic waters of Earth's primordial slurry. Our ancient ancestor wasn't large, or complex, or even multicellular. As far as scientists know, it was probably just a single-celled …

Biology

Climate models are accurately predicting ocean and global warming

A new study from my colleagues and I vindicates climate models, which are accurately predicting the rate of ocean heat accumulation<p>For those of us who are concerned about global warming, two of the most critical questions we ask are, “how fast is the Earth warming?” and “how much will it warm in …

Climate Change

Transgender stories: 'People think we wake up and decide to be trans'

From a teenager whose mum joins him at Pride parades, to a 70-year-old who was sacked five times for being trans, five people tell of their experiences<p><b>Nikki Hayden, 26, psychology student,</b> <b>London</b><p>Until I was about four or five I didn’t know I wasn’t a girl, to be honest with you. One of my earliest …

LGBTQI

Where Glaciers End, Climate Change Tourism Begins

You've likely seen the infamous and ubiquitous Detroit ruin porn, which turns gaping at the city's hard times into a sort of uncomfortable quasi-art. Now, in South America, a suffering tourist economy is turning to another sort of ruin tour: A once-popular glacier that has become a victim of …

Dominican Republic

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.blog domains coming later in 2016, Wordpress says

Automattic, parent company to WordPress.com, has secured the rights to manage the sale and registration of .blog domains from later in 2016.<p>The company announced the news, fittingly, in a post on WordPress’ official blog but didn’t say exactly when they would arrive or how much the new top-level …

I Work At Walt Disney And In My Free Time I Draw Star Wars Characters And Their Cats

Hi, my name is Griselda. Me and my husband, Normand, are known as Griz and Norm. We are both artists and work at Walt Disney Studios as feature …

Walt Disney Company

Space Pictures From 1895 Found in a Basement

The 19th century glass plates of telescope images were found in the basement of the University of Copenhagen's Niels Bohr Institute.<p>A retired Danish astronomer recently stumbled upon a treasure trove of astronomical observations from the late 19th century. The oldest images, taken from the …

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Women's Health

Dog Cognition: How Do Dogs Perceive The World?

Dogs and humans share one of the strongest bonds between two different species on Earth. The connection has grown so deep, it’s literally become coded into our genes. And a wave of new research is shedding more light on these all-important dog-human relationships and what our furry friends are …

Pets

Why DNA editing needs to stop

In April 2015, a paper by Chinese scientists about their attempts to edit the DNA of a human embryo rocked the scientific world and set off a furious debate. Leading scientists warned that altering the human germ line without studying the consequences could have horrific consequences. Geneticists …

A world-leading education expert says the academic 'caste system' is ruining American schools

In his new book "Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That's Transforming Education," Robinson laments the fact that we privilege the kind of intelligence found in academia over those found in the arts or trade work.<p>"As the story goes, the smart kids go to college. The others may leave …

Education

People Can Draw Energy From Other People The Same Way Plants Do

A biological research team at Bielefeld University has made a groundbreaking discovery showing that plants can draw an alternative source of energy …

New 'blue bastard' fish species found in Australia that fights by kissing

The blue bastard fish, long rumoured to exist among Australian fisherman, has formally been identified as a new species.<p>Queensland Museum …

An alternative medicine conference ends in chaos after 29 attendees take a hallucinogenic drug

The group of "Heilpraktikers" — German for "healing practitioner," a holistic medicine profession in Germany — were reportedly ""staggering around, rolling in a meadow, talking gibberish and suffering severe cramps," at the August 4 conference, according to the Independent.<p>The practitiners all …

Medicine

Migrants finding little sympathy in Hungary for their plight

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A makeshift camp of thousands from the Middle East, Asia and Africa has been dismantled at Budapest's Keleti train station, and its inhabitants have left for Germany. But the loathing of them lingers in Hungary, which hopes to build a border fence strong enough to keep out …

Eastern Europe

This Gorilla Wants to See Your Vacation Photos

Video editor Paul Ross was visiting the Louisville Zoo recently when he came across this young man sharing photos on his smartphone with a gorilla. …