En-Chieh Chao

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Poland defends march calling for ethnic cleansing of Jews, Muslims

The event, which drew 60,000 marchers, was held on Saturday to celebrate the country’s Independence Day. Foreign Ministry says it condemns …

過勞真的會死嗎?超時工作對健康的影響

根據勞動部104年職業病給付概況來看,因過勞死(腦心血管疾病)而申請給付的人數為26人,是造成死亡人數最多的職業病、佔死亡人數的七成。臺灣勞工2016年平均年工時為2034小時,雖然相比起來是這十年最低,但仍超過2000小時,而每週經常性工時平均約為43.28小時(資料來源:國際勞動統計)。「過勞」 …

List of featured speakers for sociology conference, most of them men, sparks debate and backlash

Sociologists study inequality for a living. The field is also relatively diverse. Panels at sociology conferences -- unlike some of their …

Higher Education

Ontario psychiatric hospital offers sweat lodge ceremony

A Catholic psychiatric hospital in Ontario has introduced a new treatment option for its patients — the traditional First Nations healing practice of …

Mental Health

How the female Viking warrior was written out of history

What Bj 581, the ‘female Viking warrior’ tells us about assumed gender roles in archaeological inquiry<p>In the 1880s Scandinavian archaeologists unearthed a grave containing all the implements required for battle, including shields, an axe, a spear, a sword, and a bow with a set of heavy arrows, …

Archaeology

Religious thoughts trigger reward systems like love, drugs

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most Americans, about 89%, say they believe in God, and some have felt God's presence while listening to a sermon or sensed time stand still while they were in deep prayer or meditation.<p>Now, a new study shows through functional MRI scans that such religious and spiritual experiences can be …

The Brain

Stories of some of the Istanbul airport terror attack victims

On Tuesday, 44 people were killed, including 19 foreigners, and 237 injured after three Daesh-linked suicide bombers attacked Istanbul's main Atatürk …

Extremism

Suicide epidemic leads to state of emergency in Canadian aboriginal community

There's a crisis gripping a small indigenous community in Northern Ontario: The Attawapiskat First Nation, home to fewer than 2,000 people, is struggling with a suicide epidemic.<p>In October, a 13-year-old girl committed suicide in Attawapiskat; since then, according to the Canadian Press, there have …

Turkish Press Freedom: All Over But the Teargas

Riot police moved in as the Turkish government took over Zaman, the country’s biggest newspaper.<p>ISTANBUL—Fear gripped critics of Turkey’s President …

#ObamaAndKids Took Over the Internet Today, Thanks to This Extraordinary Photo

What a moment.<p>Chances are that if you are anywhere on the internet today, you are seeing hordes of photos being shared of President Obama hanging out, playing with, and generally just looking cool around kids. And you might be wondering why.<p>The #ObamaAndKids 'movement' all started when White House …

The White House

DNA study finds London was ethnically diverse from start

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1208000/1208694_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522265214_146ea143bd978ee21ebbddc5acabbed0<p><b>A DNA study has confirmed that London was an ethnically diverse city from its very beginnings, BBC News has learned.</b><p>The analysis reveals …

Anthropology

Startups cater to Muslim millennials with dating apps and vegan halal soap

It used to be that American Muslims who wanted a halal meal had to live in a major city and know a good butcher. Want to find an eligible spouse? Get …

Kellogg School

Why So Many Americans Claim Cherokee Ancestry

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Genealogy
Hinduism

Journalist Peter Greste Calls on Australia to End Secrecy over Offshore Asylum Detention Centers

<b>AMY GOODMAN:</b> Our guest for the hour is Peter Greste, Al Jazeera journalist, known around the world because he was one of three Al Jazeera journalists …

The astonishing village where little girls turn into boys aged 12

In every way, Johnny is physically and biologically male. But, astonishingly he did not grow a penis until he hit puberty.<p>He is one of many children who live in Salinas, an isolated village in the southwestern Dominican Republic, who are seemingly born female, only to become men in their teenage …

13 Of The World's Most Colorful Lakes

These 13 colorful lakes are like something out of a dream.<p>These naturally bold beauties are like something out of a dream.

Yellowstone National Park

Homo Naledi, New Human Species Found: Pictures

Prehistory

Portraits of Refugees and the Few Things They Fled Home With

Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing their war torn countries in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia, bringing very few possessions …

Here's what your food would look like if it weren't genetically modified over millennia

Genetically modified foods, or GMOs, inspire strong reactions nowadays, but humans have been tweaking the genetics of our favorite produce for millennia.<p>While GMOs may involve splicing genes from other organisms (such as bacteria) to give plants desired traits — like resistance to pests, selective …

Forestry

12 Amazing Women Who Totally Rocked at Science

This March, in honor of Women's History Month, LiveScience is taking a look at the accomplishments of some of the most inspirational women in science.

Women's History

證據會說話:鑑識科學大剖析

撰文:丹尼爾.賽弗特(Daniel Seifert)<p>最駭人的凶殺案發生時,如何逮到凶手?有時候,單純聞聞屍體或觀察蠅蛆就能伸張正義。跟著《Discovery探索頻道雜誌》深入鑑識科學的領域,檢視線索並思考罪犯如何掩蓋行跡。<p>本圖擷取自《探索頻道雜誌國際中文版》2015年07月號第30期,全見版請點擊放 …

This Is The Main Reason Humans Crave Orgasms

<i>“The pleasure of living and the pleasure of the orgasm are identical. Extreme orgasm anxiety forms the basis of the general fear of life.” ~</i><b>Wilhelm</b> …

Yemen's Hidden War

A journey into one of the most remote and dangerous countries in the world<p>Dawn is just breaking on June 5th at Djibouti's international airport, but …