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Teacher busted for sex with students caught driving with alleged victim

A former Connecticut special education teacher accused of having sex with students was caught in a car with one of her alleged victims – despite an …

A Swiss weedkiller robot could curb our dependence on herbicides

It takes a lot of work to keep produce aisles stocked in grocery stores — there’s the planting, tending, picking, and shipping. And even though most …

The Most Important Retirement Chart You'll Ever See

Want to amass $1 million -- or more -- for your retirement? This very cool chart shows how you can do it.<p>For most of us, retirement will be only as …

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes may be our first true feminist anti-hero

It’s 2008, and Elizabeth Holmes is about to be removed as CEO of Theranos, the blood-testing startup she founded. Don Lucas, chairman of Theranos’ board, has convened an emergency meeting with the other directors to discuss concerns about Holmes’ revenue projections, which seem highly unrealistic. …

We've become normalized to Trump's tweets. Not this one.

Nowadays, it takes a lot for Americans to become incensed about Trump's tweets. We need at least one World War threat or nuclear weapon tangent to …

Florida woman rescued after slipping note to veterinarian saying boyfriend was holding her captive, cops say

A Florida woman was rescued Friday after she slipped a note to a veterinarian saying she needed help because her armed boyfriend was beating and threatening her, police said.<p>Jeremy Floyd, 39, was arrested after allegedly holding his girlfriend, Carolyn Reichle, captive in their home in Volusia …

Indiana teacher who stopped school shooting was shot three times as he subdued gunman

The Indiana science teacher and former college football player who tackled an armed student inside his classroom is being praised for quickly stopping the shooting despite being shot several times.<p>One of Jason Seaman's students at Noblesville West Middle School said another student entered the …

Middle School

For Children in Crisis, Water Is Life

"I have three wishes," says 10-year-old Hiba, who moved with her family to a "skeleton building" without windows or doors in Homs, Syria after …

Statement on the Attack Against Humanitarian Workers in Northeast Nigeria

<b>NEW YORK</b> (March 2, 2018) –“UNICEF is shocked by the attack on 1 March in Rann, Borno State, in which three aid workers lost their lives, three were …

'It gave me superpowers': The men who say sexual abstinence changed their lives

A man who gave up masturbation for 700 days says his abstinence gave him "superpowers".<p>He is one of 200,000 men who have joined the "NoFap" online …

East Germany’s old mines transformed into new lake district

Despite a €2.2bn regeneration programme, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDR’s industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour …<p>‘This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany,” says Sören, my tour guide from IBA …

People With This Personality Trait Have More Sex

So much for playing hard to get—<b>a new study shows that people who behave more altruistically, or in other words, are simply nicer and more thoughtful</b> …

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in August

Get ready for The Get Down<p>The availability of movies and TV shows on streaming services is a veritable merry-go-round these days, with so many titles coming and going that it’s hard to keep things straight. So this month, I’m going to take more of a simplified approach.<p>On August 12th, the first …

Entertainment

This is the best scientific argument that your brain isn't a computer

One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about the brain — or more precisely, about consciousness — and it's been going on for decades. The central question: Is the brain fundamentally like a …

Consciousness

Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer – Robert Epstein

No matter how hard they try, brain scientists and cognitive psychologists will never find a copy of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the brain – or copies …

Singularity

Want to Be Truly Wealthy? Science Says to Do This

Some of the world's richest people attribute much of their success to this single habit.<p>What's the one thing that sets apart the overwhelmingly wealthy from the rest of the world--other than money, of course? They read--and they read a lot.<p>Business tycoon and famed investor Warren Buffett is said …