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New Horizons Just Set a Record for Taking the Furthest Photographs Away From Earth

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is now 3.79 billion miles from Earth, or around 41 times the distance between the Earth and the Sun, and far beyond …

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Consciousness

The One Thing Every Woman Wants You to Do for Valentine’s Day

Every. Woman.<p>Wash your dick. Okay, it’s not that, but also please do wash your dick.<p>It’s also not chocolates, flowers, or teddy bears. I know why these things start to look like a good idea: You’re at checkout at CVS and you see a Valentine’s Day–related article, and boom! You remember it’s …

Relationships

California police worked with neo-Nazis to pursue 'anti-racist' activists, documents show

California police investigating a violent white nationalist event worked with white supremacists in an effort to identify counter-protesters and sought the prosecution of activists with “anti-racist” beliefs, court documents show.<p>The records, which also showed officers expressing sympathy with …

Rights & Freedoms

Launching Elon Musk's car toward Mars was a backup plan — here's what SpaceX actually wanted to do with Falcon Heavy's first flight

SpaceX on Tuesday launched Falcon Heavy, the most powerful operational rocket in the world, for the first time.<p>The payload on top was a red Tesla Roadster owned by the company's founder, Elon Musk. His electric car (and some cleverly placed trinkets) is now in space, helmed by a spacesuit-clad …

Space Exploration

Weinstein ex-aide breaks confidentiality agreement over alleged harassment

A British former assistant to Harvey Weinstein has said she has broken a confidential agreement to speak out about alleged sexual harassment by the disgraced Hollywood producer.<p>Zelda Perkins said in an interview with the Financial Times that she was breaking the non-disclosure agreement (NDA), said …

Sexual Harassment

Journalist lists all the words Ivanka Trump has used incorrectly — and it’s a big list

Twitter is ripping the entrepreneur and first daughter apart for her broken lexicon<p>It's definitely important use the right words when you're speaking, if you're a media personality. This is doubly true if you're the daughter of the president who claims to "have the best words" and wants to take on …

Howard Stern slams 'big fat' Harvey Weinstein: These guys are 'freaks'

Howard Stern went on a comedic tirade against Harvey Weinstein on the <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> stage in Brooklyn, New York, Wednesday night. “First of all …

The double life of the “respectable” men who harass women

Harassers don’t just have power over women. They have the social power to get away with it.<p>The actor Stephen Collins once fondled me at an awards ceremony. It’s true. Almost 30 years ago, when I was a theater critic at the New Yorker, I had my butt fondled by Stephen Collins at the Drama Desk …

Good Morning Britain viewers 'disgusted' after Harvey Weinstein scandal is described as 'fun' by Ann Coulter

<i>Good Morning Britain</i> fans said they felt "disgusted" and "shocked" after watching an interview with US commentator Ann Coulter today (October 30).<p>She …

Harvey Weinstein

What If We Are Not All Created Equal?

Right from the get-go we are taught that we are all created equal. This message is pounded into us. We learn early in school that the Declaration of Independence from 1776 states that "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal."<p>This equality is a founding principle of …

Hollywood actors speak of 'rampant' problem of male abusers targeting men

Speaking out in the wake of an allegation of sexual harassment against Kevin Spacey, male actors say abuse against boys and young men is ‘taboo’ but ‘pervasive’<p>Hollywood has a “rampant” and “pervasive” problem of men sexually abusing boys and young men, according to actors and lawyers who are …

Sexual Harassment

It’s Time for Men to Apologize Like Women—Not the Other Way Around

My husband has a trick for making me apologize less. Every time I needlessly say sorry—because the TV isn't working, because the pizza guy forgot our sodas, because I caught a cold—he tells me a “fun fact” about <i>Star Wars.</i> Not the movies, which I've seen many times, but the expanded universe novels. …

Anne Robinson says she is in 'despair' over 'fragile' modern women who are 'unable to deal' with sexual harassment in the work place

Anne Robinson has caused widespread outrage after saying women nowadays are "fragile" and unable to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace, compared to her generation which was more "robust".<p>She told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that she was "in despair" over the way women have remained …

This is the main difference between narcissistic men and women

Roughly 6% of the population has narcissistic personality disorder. Research over the years has shown that it is also more prevalent in men than in women — 7.7% vs 4.8%.<p>However, the behaviours of male and female narcissists can differ. For example, more men than women troll people online, because …