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Congress Ignores Trump's Priorities for Science Funding

Nearly every science agency stands to get more money under a spending bill that avoids proposed cuts from the White House.<p><i>Updated on March 23 at 2:31 p.m. ET</i><p>When President Donald Trump was sworn into office, much of the science community braced for the worst. Trump had long shown a stubborn …

Donald Trump

Sam Bloch, Champion of Holocaust Survivors, Is Dead at 93

Sam Bloch, who fled the Nazi occupation of his Polish hometown with his mother and brother, joined the Jewish resistance that fought Germans in Belarus, and later helped organize large public assemblages of Jewish Holocaust survivors, died on Feb. 4 at his home in the Rego Park section of Queens. …

Travel Makes a Better Educator: “This Roaming Teacher” in the World

Teaching Traveling: Sometimes I encounter someone so inspiring online that I beg them to do a Teaching Traveling interview. This is what happened …

A Simple, Soul Satisfying Thai Red Curry Soup

Simple Thai Red Curry Soup<p><i>Simple Thai Red Curry Soup</i>, an easy and incredibly satisfying, soul-reviving cup of comfort. With flavors that are almost …

WATCH: Do This For the Best Bloody Mary Ever

If you’re a fan of the Bloody Mary, you’re probably very particular about the way you like it to be made. Do you like it spiked with horseradish or …

Shrimp Cobb Salad with Bacon Dressing Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook bacon in a skillet over medium, turning occasionally, until crisp, about 10 minutes. Transfer bacon to a plate lined with …

The 76 Most Delish Chinese Recipes

Fact: Making these recipes is way easier than eating with chopsticks will ever be.<p>1 of 76<p>Brandon Bales<p>Mongolian Meatball Ramen<p>Turn that instant ramen …

Balsamic Mushroom Pasta

Cook your pasta as per instructions, your mushrooms will take about 12-15 minutes to cook so time it well.<p>Melt the butter in a pan over a medium high …

Our Favorite Rib Recipes of All-Time

We’re not saying these ribs are required at your summer party, but they’re highly recommended for happy guests.<p>These rib recipes cover all areas of …

Creamy Rice with Scallops Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine rice, chicken broth, and water in a large pot over high, and bring to a boil. Stir in thyme sprig, butter, 1 1⁄2 …

Orcas can imitate human speech, research reveals

High-pitched, eerie and yet distinct, the sound of a voice calling the name “Amy” is unmistakable. But this isn’t a human cry – it’s the voice of a killer whale called Wikie.<p>New research reveals that orcas are able to imitate human speech, in some cases at the first attempt, saying words such as …

Animals

Want to chat with Shakespeare? AI bots will soon allow us to talk to the dead

Imagine debating the interpretation of a Shakespearean sonnet and being able to clarify its meaning with the bard himself. Or sitting in history class and being able to ask George Washington questions about the Constitution, no soul-conjuring witchcraft required.<p>In the next decade, advancing AI …

The Masquerade Games in Bulgaria: Pictures

6 Inventions that are Changing the World Right Now

X-rays and magnetic resonance imaging have allowed doctors to glimpse beneath our skin for sometime, but imagine having a real-time view in unprecedented detail to check soft tissues for cancer or look for clogged arteries. It's just one of over a dozen inventions and inventors nominated for the …

Inventions

Visit Serengeti in March for Baby Animals and Predators in Action

Zebras and wildebeest on a drinking hole in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.<p>Lions resting by a carcass in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania<p>Leopard …

CT Scans Reveal Brutal Injuries On Pharaoh Ramesses III

Ancient Egypt isn’t known for its happy families. To add to the macabre history, a recent set of imaging scans has shown that the story of Ramesses …

How to explore the world's greatest archipelagos

Readers share their tips on exploring the world's archipelagos.<p>This week's winning entry<p><b>Escape from modern living</b><p>Inspired by your article in Discover, we explored Palawan and the surrounding islands on the only sailing paraw [outrigger] in the Philippines. This is as remote as travel gets. …

U.K. National Parks

See photos of national parks in the United Kingdom (including Brecon Beacons, Exmoor, Snowdonia, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

National Parks

Thailand, Laos and Vietnam Adventure Tour with G Adventures

If you want to explore South-East Asia this 22 day adventure tour of Thailand, Laos and Vietnam will appeal to you.<p>This is a special trip which will …

Princeton Prof: ‘Common Misunderstanding’ of Constitution Has Led to ‘Serious Erosion’ of Freedom

Princeton University professor Robert George contended in a new video published online Tuesday that a “common misunderstanding” has led to a “serious erosion” of freedom in America.<p>George, a professor of jurisprudence, asked at the outset of the video: “How does the Constitution of the United …

7 Books That Will Train Your Brain to Overachieve | Inc.com

The human brain is the most powerful tool you can possibly possess. Are you training and using your brain to its full potential? These seven books will help you achieve the peak performance you’ll need to compete, today and in the future.<p>1. Curious<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future …

The Brain

CIA helped produce 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Mark Boal, left, nominee for writing original screenplay and best picture, and Kathryn Bigelow, nominee for best picture, for Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP<p>"Zero Dark Thirty" has always been controversial. The movie depicted the CIA's hunt for Osama bin Laden and the eventual Navy SEAL raid that …

Harry Potter Fans, J.K. Rowling Says It’s Officially “The Dawn Of The Age Of Hufflepuff”

So won't the real Hufflepuffs please stand up?

Who Are the Biggest Killers in America? The Numbers Will Shock You

The criminal justice reform movement has shined a light on the inhumane conditions in our prisons, and the horrific killings of unarmed people by the …

Top 16 Stephen King Quotes To Inspire Everyone

I first became interested in Stephen King not by reading his novels, but by reading his book <i>On Writing</i>. I was in my late 20s and finishing up my …

Young Gorillas Use Teamwork To Dismantle Poacher Traps and Protect their Clan

Time and time again, the planet’s great apes have displayed their intelligence through reasoning and even architecture. However last week, two young …

15 Performances All Aspiring Actors Must See

With our Backstage Expert contributors spanning various areas of this business, they’ve worked with countless actors in their careers, and know a …

Charlie Chaplin

7 Things Critics Look for When Reviewing a Movie

The most important thing to remember when watching a film critically is that every single frame and moment has been specifically crafted to have an …