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'As a black woman I'm always fetishised': racism in the bedroom

In a Bedfordshire nightclub, white couples queue to have sex with black men. Meanwhile, black women are routinely snubbed on dating sites. Why do racial stereotypes persist when it comes to sex?<p>It’s past midnight, November 2016, in Dunstable, a small town in Bedfordshire. My friend Miranda has …

Women of Color

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

Nikola Tesla's Most Extraordinary Interview, Hidden For 116 Years!

<b>I wanted to illuminate the whole earth. There is enough electricity to become a second sun. Light would appear around the equator, as a ring around</b> …

Spirituality

5 Reasons Not to Use Google for Search

Google is pretty much everywhere. It’s in your smartphone, car, and maybe even your watch— but there’s still nothing like searching Google on a …

Experts reveal why our first contact with aliens may surprise us

What will aliens look like? Experts reveal why our first contact may surprise us - and why they probably won't look like insects<p><b>One way to figure out</b> …

Why Does Pseudoscience Win At The Olympics?

Michael Phelps' "cupping" is just the latest quackery to hit the Games<p>Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke once wrote that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Clarke was thinking a bit too narrowly, though. Really, any sufficiently technical and jargony …

July 2016 Was The Hottest Month Ever Recorded

The hottest month since at least 1880 continues a streak of record-smashing temperatures.<p>If July felt horrendously hot, that’s because it was.<p>NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ― two leading global authorities on climate ― both say July 2016 was not only the hottest July …

A new ‘Einstein’ equation suggests wormholes hold key to quantum gravity

A new Einsteinian equation, ER=EPR, may be the clue physicists need to merge quantum mechanics with general relativity.

Quantum Mechanics

A Zombie Star Just Went Thermonuclear

In 2009, a binary star that had been flaring up for years suddenly exploded, growing millions of times brighter in a cosmic blink. Now, after …

The so-called fifth force of nature is starting to look more and more real - ExtremeTech

By on August 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A fifth fundamental force, perhaps …

Physics

Explorers find 2nd-oldest confirmed shipwreck in Great Lakes

The second-oldest confirmed shipwreck in the Great Lakes, an American-built, Canadian-owned sloop that sank in Lake Ontario more than 200 years ago, has been found, a team of underwater explorers said Wednesday.<p>The three-member western New York-based team said it discovered the shipwreck this …

Life may have emerged not once, but many times on Earth

IN 4.5 billion years of Earthly history, life as we know it arose just once. Every living thing on our planet shares the same chemistry, and can be …

5 Delightful & Frightful Anime Shows Based on Fairy Tales

Fairy tales inspire tribute, parody, and radical reinterpretation. They’re building blocks of culture and storytelling.<p>If you have your own take on a …

The year 2050: robot sex, talking pets – and immortality

A futurologist has made a series of startling predictions about life in 34 years’ time. But how far can we trust his forecast?

10 futuristic vehicles that will fundamentally transform how we travel

Transportation is undergoing one of the biggest transformations in history.<p>From self-driving cars to the Hyperloop, companies are investing in new ways for humans to get from point A to point B more efficiently.<p>Here's a look at some of the vehicles and transport systems that are being developed …

There’s a Huge UFO Archive Hiding in These Swedish Apartment Cellars

And it’s surprisingly low-key.<p>A little green alien on Tobias Lindgren’s desk at the Archives for the Unexplained. (All Photos: Courtesy Clas …

Paranormal

Drones vs. Robots: The Battle For Our Delivery Future Is On

Amazon is banking on flying drones to be the delivery system of the future, but the founders of Skype have a more earthbound idea.<p>Since Amazon first talked about its plan to one day deliver packages by drone, the world has been captivated with that vision of the future. But a new company started by …

MH370: Locals Of Remote Maldives Island In The Indian Ocean May Have Seen The Malaysia Airlines Flight

Reports by residents of a small Indian Ocean island community in the Maldives that they saw a large passenger jet flying over the area on the morning …

Kevin Pietersen ‘devastated’ by England snub but Andrew Strauss stands firm

Kevin Pietersen claims he has been left “devastated” by the decision of England’s new director of cricket, Andrew Strauss, to rule him out of his Test plans for the summer. On a day when the England and Wales Cricket Board sought to bring clarity to the situation, the events only served to muddy …

21st Century Belongs to Asia: PM Modi to Chinese Media Ahead of Trip

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in the ancient city of Xian on Thursday at the start of a visit to China, he will be met by Chinese …

Unidentified drones seen flying over Paris landmarks

At least five unidentified drones have flown over the Eiffel Tower, the US Embassy and other Paris landmarks overnight, authorities have said.<p>The first sighting was near the US embassy in the French capital just after midnight on Tuesday morning, prompting police to follow the unmanned aircraft …

Where Life Is: The Search for a Planet Like Ours

The hunt for Earth-like planets is hampered by funding issues, but scientists still believe.<p>Residents of the Pacific Northwest sometimes refer to the region as “God’s Country,” not for the ceaseless rain that soaks the land from October until May, but for those few glorious summer months when the …

Scientists Have Wiped Out Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes in The Lab

Image: CDC<p>The new research caused <i>Anopheles gambiae</i> mosquitoes to produce sperm that would only create males, offering new hope for eradicating …

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Facebook Buys A Virtual World

Today, in a somewhat surprising move, Facebook purchased virtual reality company Oculus VR. The buy elicited visceral reactions from people dismayed that Oculus sold out so early to snarky comments about what Facebook might do with it.<p>First of all, any talk about the Facebook news feed appearing in …

Science and God: Can They Co-Exist? | The Takeaway | WNYC

Can science and God co-exist? For centuries, science and religion have been at odds, with some fearing that the more scientists uncover, the more …