Madeline Sullivan

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‘I Am Gay, Not a Pervert’: Furor in China as Sina Weibo Bans Gay Content

BEIJING — With hashtags like #Iamgaynotapervert and images of hearts and rainbows, tens of thousands of Chinese residents took to social media over the weekend to protest efforts to censor gay-themed images, videos and cartoons.<p>The uproar was in response to a vow on Friday by Sina Weibo, one of …

China

Nuclear scientists at CERN discover color of antimatter, hope to learn much more

For the first time in history, researchers at CERN have been able to examine the spectral structure of an antimatter antihydrogen atom in full …

Physics

This is the COOLEST! Everything that’s Orbiting the Earth Right Now

Okay, if you’ve got some spare time, check out this amazing website called Stuff in Space. It’s a simulation of every satellite (alive or dead), …

Space

A Farewell to Saturn

Photojournal: PIA17218<p>After more than 13 years at Saturn, and with its fate sealed, NASA's Cassini spacecraft bid farewell to the Saturnian system by …

Astronomy

Legal marijuana could soon be a bigger market than soda

Cannabis could soon become a bigger industry than soda, and it has already started putting pressure on alcohol sales.<p>If marijuana is made legal nationwide in the US by 2030, the legal weed industry could generate $75 billion in sales by that year, according to a new note from the investment bank …

Cannabis

Needs go unmet 6 months after Maria hit Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Generators are still humming. Candles are still flickering. Homes are still being repaired.<p>Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria exactly six months ago, and the U.S. territory is still struggling to recover from the strongest storm to hit the island in nearly a century.<p>…

Caribbean
Finance

Jimmy Fallon Makes Moving Pledge to March With the Parkland Students for Gun Control

Jimmy Fallon has officially pledged to join the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High shooting in marching for increased gun control next …

Jimmy Fallon

'We need our kids back in school': West Virginia teacher strike to end Thursday

Public schools across West Virginia remained empty for a fourth school day Tuesday —but there's relief in sight for the 20,000 teachers and almost 10,000 support staff.<p>West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says striking teachers will return to the classroom on Thursday, and he's offering teachers and …

Education

Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut powder helped children build tolerance in a major study.<p>Millions of children are allergic to peanuts, and some may have life-threatening reactions if …

Biomedicine

The next five years will shape sea level rise for the next 300, study says

The world is far off course from its goals in cutting greenhouse gas emissions — and research published Tuesday illustrates one of the most striking implications of this.<p>Namely, it finds that for every five years in the present that we continue to put off strong action on climate change, the ocean …

Global Warming

Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent human rights activist in Bahrain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison over tweets alleging prison torture in his country and misconduct in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, despite wide international criticism of his trial.<p>Nabeel Rajab's …

Human Rights

California teen sentenced to 6 months for smuggling tiger cub into U.S.

<b>SAN DIEGO --</b> A California teen has been sentenced to six months in prison for smuggling in a Bengal tiger cub from Mexico. The defense attorney for …

‘They have had it’: West Virginia teachers strike, closing all public schools

Teachers across West Virginia walked off the job Thursday amid a dispute over pay and benefits, causing more than 277,000 public school students to miss classes even as educators swarmed the state Capitol in Charleston to protest.<p>All 55 counties in the state closed schools during Thursday’s work …

Education

Ask The Salty Waitress: Is it tacky to split entrées?

Graphic: Nicole Antonuccio | Photo: Teri Dixon/Getty Images<i>Are you a server’s worst nightmare without even knowing it? We’re here to help. The Salty</i> …

Food

Hidden Brain: A Study Of Airline Delays

Flight delays and late arrivals have gone down since 1990. At the same time, airlines have increased scheduled flight times because flights are taking longer, and more time is spent taxiing.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>If you've taken a flight any time recently, you may have heard the pilot make …

Demographics

Scientists have proven the existence of the strangest state of matter: superionic ice

In 1935, the <i>Harvard Crimson</i>, a student-run newspaper of Harvard University, carried the following clip:<p>Percy W. Bridgman ’04, professor of physics, can now make ice which will not melt until a temperature higher than the boiling point of water is attained.<p>This was newsworthy indeed. Bridgman went …

California officials, protesters unite to fight offshore drill plans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Commissions that oversee coastal lands and water pushed the Trump administration to leave California out of plans to expand offshore drilling, saying the state will throw up any barriers possible to prevent pumping and transportation of oil.<p>The warning came weeks after Interior …

Oil & Gas Industry

WATCH: Why Adding Milk To Your Scrambled Eggs Is a Mistake

Breakfast has long been touted as the most important meal of the day. Southern cooks readily agree, having great recipe collections for breakfast …

Breakfast

Hungary: 'Educate us for the 21st century!' students demand

Thousands of schoolchildren, university students and others protested outside Hungary's parliament on Friday to demand major education reforms.<p>Demonstrators denounce teaching methods as rigid and say they fail to prepare young people for life in the 21st century.<p>"A just, democratic and modern …

Iranian protester dies in police custody

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 22-year-old man who was arrested during the recent anti-government protests in Iran has died in police custody, according to a report on state-run media on Monday.<p>Sina Ghanbari was being held in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison after security forces detained him along with hundreds of other …

South Asia
Coast Guard

Tunisian opposition leader calls for continued protests

One killed and five injured as protests against government austerity measures spread across Tunisia.<p>A 55-year-old man has died after a protest over government austerity measures in Tunisia, the country's state news agency Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP) has reported.<p>Five others were injured during the …

Protest

Aldi rolls out vegan and vegetarian product line and people are super-excited

German-based supermarket chain Aldi has launched a line of vegetarian and vegan products in their American stores called Earth Grown. The high demand …

Vegan

Climate Change in The Arctic Is So Severe, The Chemistry of Its Water Is Changing

Not good.<p>The planet's climate is incredibly complex, and scientists are still discovering the effects and consequences of a warming planet – such as …

Global Warming

Mother Nature is repairing the ozone layer mankind tried its best to destroy

It wasn’t until the late 1980s that the world finally came to terms with the fact that manmade chemicals were destroying the Earth’s ozone layer. By …

Climate Change

This rainbow grilled cheese recipe is literally unicorn goals

Stop everything: we’ve all been making grilled cheese wrong. Yes, you still put cheese on two pieces of bread and melt it on your stove top until …

The Simplest Coconut-Chocolate Mousse Just So Happens to Be Vegan

It's free of refined sugar, too.<p><i>This story is part of the 2018 Feel Good Food Plan, our two-week mind-body-belly plan for starting the year off right.</i><p>Let’s be clear: Just because the holidays are over, and my diet is leaning toward cleaner flavors after weeks of carb heavy cheese-laden indulgence, …

Dessert

How Long Do Germs Live?

Germs are bacteria, viruses, and other microbes that cause infections. Some pathogens die almost instantly outside the body, while others may persist …

E.coli