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In the 1860s, the Danes promised a prize to whoever figured out hagfish sex. It was never claimed

If there’s one thing you <i>really</i> don’t want scattered across a highway, it’s live hagfish. But last week, five vehicles collided on an Oregon highway, flinging 7,500 pounds of hagfish—also known as “snot snakes” and “slime eels”—across the blacktop, and making a very unusual mess.<p>Gross as the goo may …

Fish

Suspended – Medium

Adrien Brody to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Locarno Film Festival

ROME – Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody will be feted by the Locarno Film Festival with its Leopard Club Award for lifetime achievement.<p>Brody is …

The Danger of Yemen's Secret Prisons

Black sites in the war-ravaged country help ensure that it will remain fertile ground for terrorists for years to come.<p>In 2010, I met an American held in what was then Yemen’s most notorious secret prison: Political Security. This man had never been formally arrested. A gang of Yemenis in …

Human Rights

This Doctor's Take on Gut Health Might Surprise You

Health begins in the gut. It’s a phrase you’ve heard before, right? But do you know why, exactly? According to Steven Gundry, MD, one of the world’s …

From Trump to string theory and supernovas: five science lectures to expand your mind

Jeffrey Sachs<p><b>Surviving Trump and overcoming climate change:</b> American economist Jeffrey Sachs ponders on some of the greatest threats facing …

Science says lasting relationships come down to 3 basic traits

Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist and author of "Anatomy of Love," put happy couples in long-term relationships into brain scanners. The results gave her an insight into what makes a relationship last.<p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

Relationships

Stephen Hawking And 32 Top Physicists Just Signed a Heated Letter on The Universe's Origin

Sh*t just got real.<p>For centuries, people have puzzled over how our Universe began. But the heat just got turned <i>way</i> up on a debate that's quietly been …

Physicists outline 10 different dimensions and how you’d experience them

Does string theory excite you? Mathematically, it holds up. Aspects about it suggest not one but several different dimensions, ones we’re not …

Frontiers Lecture: The Greatest Story Ever Told So Far

The fundamental laws of the universe are not what we think or perceive—they are weird, wild, and counterintuitive. We all experience the world in a …

[Deal Alert] 55 temporarily free and on-sale apps to round out your week

Another Friday is here and we're back with some more deals on apps. There are a bunch to get through, but let's go over some logistical stuff first. …

Major advance in solar cells made from cheap, easy-to-use perovskite

Solar cells made from an inexpensive and increasingly popular material called perovskite can more efficiently turn sunlight into electricity using a …

Google Trips is a killer travel app for the modern tourist

Going places<p>Google today announced Trips, a new app that serves as a trip planner and travel guide for anyone who is exploring a new place. The free app, which is available on Android and iOS, will organize your plane tickets and hotel reservations, offer editorial guides to more than 200 cities, …

Tourism