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Shortage of eligible men has left women taking desperate steps to preserve their fertility, experts say

A dearth of marriagable men has left an “oversupply” of educated women taking desperate steps to preserve their fertility, experts say.<p>The first global study into egg freezing found that shortages of eligible men were the prime reason why women had attempted to take matters into their own …

These Modern Witches Want to Cast a Spell on You

Modern witchcraft combines feminism, self-help, and wellness. But is there more to it than pretty crystals, stunning Instagram pictures, and …

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

Tony Awards

What it means to serve

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jessica Gray stands tall and strong, wearing her late husband's Army T-shirt. His wedding ring rests on a chain around her neck, as her arms wrap tightly and emotionally around the folded American flag that was draped over his coffin just a few months earlier.<p>Prior to this picture, the …

Military

House bill that would allow Congress to remove Trump from office gains momentum after Trump's feud with 'Morning Joe'

Twenty-five Democratic lawmakers now back a bill that would give them a path to remove President Donald Trump from office, Yahoo News reported.<p>The bill would create an Oversight Commission on Presidential Capacity, and it appears to be based on a section in the 25th Amendment which allows for the …

Donald Trump

Silicon Valley's old boy power structure is getting toppled and the repercussions will be huge

"We're going to do this unlike Uber. The women get them first," Sacca said to the crowd of fans that would mob him like a celebrity afterwards.<p>The beer stunt was a snipe at one of his early portfolio companies that had come under internal investigation for claims of sexism in the workplace. But now …

NICE INTERNET YOU HAVE THERE…

It would be a shame if anything happened to it.<p>If you’re not paranoid, you haven’t been paying attention lately.<p>You probably read about <b>NotPetya</b>, a …

Scientists Push Back Against Controversial Paper Claiming a Limit To Human Lifespans

Humans don’t like dying, they don’t like the idea of dying, and most have made not dying an important part of their life. Lots of folks are …

Albert Einstein

How quantum trickery can scramble cause and effect

Logic-defying experiments in quantum causality can twist the notion of time itself.<p>Albert Einstein is heading out for his daily stroll and has to …

Tackling Racism, Misogyny, And Harassment Through Street Art

On an afternoon, a couple of weeks ago, a friend and I were walking down the sidewalk, when a man rode by us on a bicycle and yelled out that he liked my hair.<p>I smiled, politely, and thanked him. Not because I was actually thankful to be yelled at about my physical appearance while trying to walk …

Feminism

The burkini debate: Is female nudity empowering?

A DW web-video about the burkini has gone viral, sparking a debate about the relationship between female nudity and politics. Here is what can be …

Feminism

Why You Must Learn to Work With Difficult People

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and how you can use its waters to reflect on and improve …

Self-help

This is how bad it is for women in Silicon Valley

<b>I work in Silicon Valley, a community where six- and seven-figure investments are routinely tossed at ideas that sometimes soar to success but more</b> …

Silicon Valley

Facebook’s Chatbots Have Invented Their Own Secret Language, Let’s Hope Our New Overlords Are Kind

It’s a commonly held belief that computers will become sentient and take over the planet, enslaving humans and reigning supreme until a plucky band of unlikely heroes shuts that whole thing down. That almost certainly won’t happen, but that doesn’t make the occasional surprise discovery that …

Chatbots

Google advances AI with ‘one model to learn them all’

Google quietly released an academic paper that could provide a blueprint for the future of machine learning. Called “One Model to Learn Them All,” it lays out a template for how to create a single machine learning model that can address multiple tasks well.<p>The MultiModel, as the Google researchers …

Amazon's new dirt-cheap gadget is a Trojan horse built to beat Google and invade your home

Amazon, Google, and Apple are in the early stages of an epic war for your home — and a new $20 (£15) gadget may give Amazon a crucial upper hand.<p>One of the hottest areas in tech right now is the world of AI-powered virtual assistants. These voice-controlled bots can manage your schedule, tell you …

‘Solar paint’ breakthrough can provide endless energy source

It harnesses sun and the moisture in the air to harvest hydrogen<p>There’s big business in disguising energy-generating tech like solar panels as innocuous building elements like roof tiles, window blinds, and even stained glass. But researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne may have created the …

We're encouraged to eat less meat to tackle climate change — but vegetables aren't always better

And with many questioning the sustainability of importing so much food from so far away, we are beginning to ask if switching to a vegetarian diet to cut emissions caused by meat production is as sustainable as one might think.<p>The influence of the global trade of food on local diets and cultural …

If Palestinians And Israelis Can Cooperate On The Environment...

Investing in peace and the environment makes sense. Palestine and Israel are on the same side of the Paris Accord. In a world of scarce resources that is hotter and dryer than ever before the lack of water for people and nations will be a constant cause for further conflict. The Middle East, …

Sugar In Your DNA Could Make Eco-Friendly Plastic To Cut Down Pollution

Scientists have designed a new, more biodegradable type of plastic that wouldn’t litter our oceans and beaches for hundreds of years — the more …

Want to Save Trees? Print More, HP Says

HP, trying to jumpstart its once-mighty consumer printing business, is investing in sustainable forests and making ink cartridges out of recycled …

Think Wind Turbines and Solar Panels Are Fads? Think Again

Wind power and solar power generated 10% of U.S. electricity in March, and both sources continue to grow at a rapid clip, displacing more-expensive …

The eco guide to fair trade lite

Sainsbury’s has launched a new ‘Fairly Traded’ tea range. Well and good, but the fear is they may seek to swerve Fairtrade’s tough regulations<p>We know the drill. An appealing product gets listed by a major retailer, becomes well loved by consumers only for that retailer to replace it with an …

Funny Pictures – June 18, 2017

In the town that I live in, people paint rocks and hide them for others to find. My son found this one yesterday. <br>viaHave you seen this dog? <br>viaWe …

A new study may explain why men harass women on the street

A new study conducted by an international research group may have revealed why some men harass women on the street. Coordinated by Promundo, a global …

Kamala Harris is every woman who stands up to speak

<b>(CNN) —</b> Washington may be a tough town where the big boys roam free, but apparently, freshman Sen. Kamala Devi Harris makes these career politicians nervous.<p>Educated, experienced and ready to rumble, the senator from California will not be silenced, especially when it comes to getting at the truth …

Donald Trump

Pence hires his own lawyer for Russia probes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has hired a lawyer known for defending government officials in high-profile investigations to help him with probes into whether there were ties between the election campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia, his office said on …

Can your CTO still code?

Chief technology officers need to keep their sleeves rolled up and maintain their coding skills to better challenge their teams of developers.<p>Many chief technology officers study technology, consider different architectures and challenge their team to deliver products and services. The problem with …

CTOs

LinkedIn Just Gave Away a Big Secret

For the first time ever, LinkedIn is sharing some incredibly valuable data about what makes its members sit up and take notice.<p>When it comes to generating attention online, Content remains King - and LinkedIn is no exception.<p>In fact, the network has made a concerted effort to invest in technology …

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Astronomers Discover That Our Sun Likely Had an "Evil" Twin That Killed the Dinosaurs

Stellar Doppelganger<p>We have long known that the dinosaurs were killed by a catastrophic comet impact with the Earth’s surface but what if there was …

Astronomy