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Alan Turing, code-breaker castrated for homosexuality, receives royal pardon

Alan Turing, a British code-breaker during World War II who was later subjected to chemical castration for homosexual activity, has received a royal pardon nearly 60 years after he committed suicide.<p>Turing was best known for developing the Bombe, a code-breaking machine that deciphered messages …

New 15-Minute At-Home Test May Detect Alzheimer's, Goes Viral

According to research published yesterday in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, a 15-minute at-home test may be able to detect early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, and cognitive decline.<p>Titled the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination test, or SAGE, and …

Element of the week: ununseptium

One of this element's parents traveled across the Atlantic Ocean more times in just a couple days than a career diplomat!<p>This week's element is ununseptium, a superheavy synthetic chemical element that has the temporary symbol, <b>Uus</b>, and the permanent atomic number, <b>117</b>. This is the penultimate …

Best Design Blogs and Online Magazines

My Favorite Design Blogs.<p>The internet is full of creativity and inspiration. Therefore it’s no surprise that there are also a large number of …

Food Porn: Saison Edition

Here's a great Flickr set of photos from a recent visit to the two Michelin-starred <b>Saison</b> in San Francisco by blogger and global traveler <b>Bonjwing Lee</b> (aka the Ulterior Epicure). Don't miss the spiny lobster. [Flickr]