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Some apps were listening to you through the smartphone’s mic to track your TV viewing, says report

There may be a reason why that ol’ “Facebook is listening to you talk” conspiracy theory refuses to die – and not just because Facebook’s ad technology has gotten so good, it’s downright creepy. As it turns out, some apps are <i>actually</i> listening. Well, kind of! According to a recent report from The …

Apps

Russian genius kid 'born on Mars' claims Egyptian Sphinx hold THIS secret that will change life on Earth forever

<b>THE Russian child genius who says he was born on Mars claims the secret to all human life can be found INSIDE the Great Sphinx of Egypt.</b><p>Boriska …

Love, sex and marriage in ancient Egypt

From sexual innuendo to 'trial' marriages – the ancient Egyptians were not so different to us when it came to affairs of the heart. Here, Charlotte …

A Quick Animated History of Why We Use the Numbers We Use

I find the history of numbers so much more fascinating than the application of numbers. Who cares about learning calculus, when you can geek out on …

Mathematics

Why it’s so hard to get over your ex, according to a relationship psychologist

Few things knock your emotional world off its axis like a breakup. When my first long-term relationship ended, I woke up for several days in a row not quite remembering that my ex and I had split. This lapse would only last one or two seconds, but each time the reality hit, I switched from my usual …

Psychology

Ancient Egyptian Woman’s Face Reconstructed

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA—<i>Live Science</i> reports that a team of researchers, including an imaging specialist, a forensic Egyptologist, and a sculptor, …

Mammoths could become a protected species to curb laundering of elephant tusks

Despite being extinct for 4,000 years, woolly mammoths could get legal protection.<p>The move would be made under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites), the Sunday Times reported.<p>This follows the discovery of mammoth tusks in the Siberian tundra which have emerged as the …

Pan-Africanism, African Union and the quest for a United States of Africa

<b>”Those who say that a continental government of Africa is illusory are deceiving themselves. They ignore the lessons of history. If the United States</b> …

Africa

How Ancient Religion Got You High

Religion and drugs wouldn’t seem to mix well, but history tells us otherwise.<p>Earlier this year a small group of self-designated nuns in California …

Stream and Watch your Favorite TV Shows, Movies and Live TV

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TV

DNA results are in: Early humans and Neanderthals made babies together

<b>(CNN) —</b> Neanderthals may not have been as lucky as our human ancestors in the long run, but that doesn't mean the two subspecies didn't <i>get</i> lucky.<p>Scientists have discovered that Homo sapiens -- that's us -- made more babies with archaic humanlike species than initially thought. That sexual history …

Atheist Richard Dawkins Reveals the Best Argument He’s Ever Heard for God’s Existence: ‘It’s the Best One Going’

Famed atheist Richard Dawkins, an evolutionary biologist who is known for vocally deriding religion, recently revealed the best argument that he’s ever heard for God’s existence.<p>During a visit late last year to Google’s offices in Kirkland, Washington, Dawkins discussed his memoir, “Brief Candle in …

This graph shows how strongly people around the world feel about religion

New statistics from the Pew Research Centre show that people from the UK feel far less strongly about religion than most other people around the world<p>New data from the Pew Research Centre's 2015 Global Attitudes survey has measured how people around the world feel about religion in their lives.<p>Many …

Let there be light: Handwritten draft of King James Bible reveals the secrets of its creation

Every great work of literature is a product of meticulous editing and revision. The King James is no exception<p>The King James Bible may well be the greatest work of literature ever written by committee—and now we know a bit more about the collaboration that produced it.<p>Jeffrey Allen Miller, an …

God Over Everything: Black Spirituality and the Paradox of Religion

During his powerful eulogy for Clementa Pinckney, the former South Carolina State Senator and beloved Reverend of Emmanuel A.M.E. Church who was tragically murdered in a vicious mass shooting, President Obama spoke passionately to Pinckney's embodiment of spiritual principles.<p>"We are here today to …

The father of Egyptology suffered a tragic death after deciphering the Rosetta Stone

A mystery surrounds the death of a 19 th century Frenchman who unraveled a great mystery—the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. Jean-Francois Champollion …

The 8 bloodiest Roman emperors in history

Ruthless and violent, Roman emperors are famous for their tyrannical reigns of terror. But who were the worst Roman emperors? Here, historian Sean …

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

The Brain

Hitler’s world may not be so far away | Timothy Snyder

Misunderstanding the Holocaust has made us too certain we are ethically superior to the Europeans of the 1940s. Faced with a new catastrophe – such as devastating climate change – could we become mass killers again?<p><b>It was 20 years after I chose to become a historian</b> that I first saw a photograph of …

World History

You are not your brain or your body

<i>This post originally appeared at WaitButWhy.com.</i><p>When you say the word “me,” you probably feel pretty clear about what that means. It’s one of the things you’re cleareston in the whole world—something you’ve understood since you were a year old. You might be working on the question, “Who amI?” but …

Bill Clinton

Engineer Medical

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Watch this moving TED talk on how a Zen hospice is "redesigning" death - Lion's Roar

Featured in <i>Lion’s Roar</i> and a new <i>New York Times Magazine</i> profile, BJ Miller is changing how we think about death. Watch his fascinating TED Talk, …

Neanderthals: Facts About Our Extinct Human Relatives

Neanderthals (or Neandertals) are our closest extinct human relatives. There is some debate as to whether they were a distinct species of the <i>Homo</i> …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be tested

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

Talk like an Egyptian: 8ft scroll reveals prenup demands of women in ancient times

Ancient Egyptian women knew what they wanted and exactly how to get it. A massive 8-foot prenuptial contract reveals that wives of the era were solid …

Scientists discovered the last lake on Mars, which might be preserving ancient life

Though Mars has no liquid water today, the Red Planet was submerged under vast oceans billions of years ago. And where there's water, there's the potential for life.<p>Scientists suspected that after the oceans evaporated, that was it for water — and life — on Mars. But a recent paper published in the …

Where algebra got its name

With a history stretching back more than 2,000 years, the Uzbekistani city of Khiva is a bustling oasis packed full of exquisite architecture from its Silk Road heyday.