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America Is Still Running Out of Fresh Water

For much of the last week, poli­cy­makers’ eyes have been trained over­seas, as Pres­id­ent Obama tries to con­vince Con­gress (and the pub­lic) that …

The Way The U.S. Teaches Science Doesn’t Work

Here's how to fix it<p>In 2012, a shocking 69 percent of American high-school graduates failed to meet college-readiness benchmarks in science. And in a 2010 paper about math and science achievement, the U.S. ranked last out of the eight countries studied (including England, South Korea, and Hungary). …

How Marvel's superheroes found the magic to make us all true believers

Marvel Comics revolutionised the superhero genre in the 1960s with comic book characters such as Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man and the Hulk. Colourfully costumed adventurers who fought criminals and alien monsters primarily on the streets of New York City, and who, despite their incredible …

Joss Whedon Points at 'Temple of Doom' Scene as Example of Cultural Problem – /Film

Watching the films of some of our most revered filmmakers, it’s often difficult to point out exactly why their work is so much better than others. …

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Rise in violence 'linked to climate change'

<b>Shifts in climate are strongly linked to increases in violence around the world, a study suggests.</b><p>US scientists found that even small changes in temperature or rainfall correlated with a rise in assaults, rapes and murders, as well as group conflicts and war.<p>The team says with the current projected …

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19 Copycat Recipes That Taste Better Than The Store-Bought Originals

We've all fallen victim to culinary laziness after a long, hard day. It takes close to no effort to pop open a sack of chips, rip open a wrapped Hostess cupcake or make a quick stop for a greasy bagged burger at the drive-thru.<p>But convenience need not trump taste. Food can be so much more enjoyable …

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Edward Snowden asylum: US 'disappointed' by Russian decision

The White House expressed anger and dismay on Thursday after Russia granted temporary asylum to the American whistleblower Edward Snowden and allowed him to leave the Moscow airport where he had been holed up for over a month.<p>White House spokesman Jay Carney said the US was "extremely disappointed" …

Evolution Punishes Selfish People, Game Theory Study Says

How long can you get ahead by screwing other people over?<p>Contrary to our Darwinian inclinations, evolution may not be as dog-eat-dog of a world as we thought it was. The selfish can survive for a while, but according to new game theory research, long-term survival requires cooperation.<p>Game …

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Snowden gets Russian asylum

NSA leaker Edward Snowden has left the Moscow airport, entered Russia and been granted one-year temporary asylum, according to reports Thursday.<p>Snowden called the move a win for the law.<p>“Over the past eight weeks we have seen the Obama administration show no respect for international or domestic …

NSA spy leaks: US denounces Snowden's Russian asylum

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9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

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5 Fantastic Patio Flooring Ideas

Patios are a perfect addition to a home, particularly in the summer when evenings are long and barbeques or other social gatherings are plentiful. …

Students spoof GPS signals to send yacht off course

University of Texas at Austin students used a custom-built GPS signal spoofer to send a yacht off course. The $80 million vessel relies entirely on GPS for navigation, and with the owner's permission the students used their device to mimic a GPS signal. The yacht's on-board navigation system …

These Bacteria Are Wired to Hunt Like a Tiny Wolf Pack

Author: Joe Hanson. Joe Hanson Science<p>Date of Publication: 07.24.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>You wouldn’t know it, but there is an …

Modernist Cuisine Is Static: This "Bagel" Is Proof

<b>Now celebrating its tenth anniversary,</b> the 17-seat Minibar in Washington, D.C., has received every award possible. Last year, its chef José Andres was named by <i>Time</i> as one of its 100 Most Influential People in the world. This year, the President and Mrs. Obama celebrated Valentine's Day there.<p>With …

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The Toronto Film Festival lineup: Every movie you'll want to see for the rest of 2013 

Sending normally level-headed film lovers into a flight-booking, hotel-securing, credit-card-maxing frenzy, the programmers of the Toronto …

Easy & Quick Cleaning Tips for the Kitchen {Part 1}

No one gets a thrill out of cleaning the kitchen. But the fact of the matter is, we all have to do it. And if we figured out how to do it right, in …

Hugh Jackman Says He Dressed Up As Wolverine At Comic-Con And No One Recognized Him

Hugh Jackman said he did the same.<p>During the "X-Men: Days of Future Past" panel, the actor said he walked around Comic-Con in his Wolverine outfit only to get ridiculed by fans.<p>"I got dressed up in my full Wolverine costume. Not one person stopped me," said Jackman. "One guy goes, 'Eh, not bad.' …

President Obama: Pitch Perfect on Trayvon, yet Silent on Abdulrahman

Do Americans care as much about justice and individual rights when Muslim Americans are killed?<p>Few things divide us as quickly and powerfully as criminal trials that contain or spark racial controversy. Think of the police officers who beat Rodney King; the murder case against O.J. Simpson; the …

A Scientist Debunks The 'Magic' Of Vitamins And Supplements

A pediatrician who spent years defending childhood vaccines against the likes of actress/activist Jenny McCarthy has launched an assault on megavitamins and dietary supplements.<p>"If you take large quantities of vitamin A, vtamin E, beta carotene [or] selenium you increase your risk of cancer, risk …

My Hometown: What Detroit’s Demise Says About America

My an­cest­ors helped build De­troit. The Fourniers were fur-trap­pers and farm­ers liv­ing hard by the De­troit River un­til the fledgling auto …

How To Get Some Privacy Into Your Backyard – 10 Modern Ideas

Having a spacious backyard can be very rewarding. You get to relax outdoors and to entertain your guests when they come over. But there is an issue …

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