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A new study squelches a treasured theory about Indians’ origins

A CENTURY and a half ago linguists invented a new map of the world. Their research showed that a single family tree stretches its branches almost …

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Society

The Anatomy Of Ramaphosa’s Rainbow Revolution

Theuns Kruger / Graphics24<p>It is like living in another country. The difference between captured South Africa in December and hopeful South Africa in …

The Rothschilds, Freemasons, and Illuminati

The real power behind the United States is the Rothschild banking family, which can trace its roots to 1743 when Moses Amschel Bauer put the red …

Budget Deficit

10 Shockingly Grill-Friendly Vegetables

You might not have thought to toss these vegetables on the grill, but give it a shot. They'll be the sleeper hits of your next cookout.<p>10 …

SA's top rappers come to this barber to get their hair cut!

HOT TOPICS:<p>Johannesburg – He’s the man behind the hairstyles of some of SA’s favourite rappers.<p>Coming from humble beginnings, Legends Barber owner …

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.<p>Experts at the University of Edinburgh analysed mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey, to …

Scientists turn spinach leaf into working heart tissue

Researchers have managed to turn a spinach leaf into working heart tissue and are on the way to solving the problem of recreating the tiny, branching networks of blood vessels in human tissue.<p>Until now, scientists have unsuccessfully tried to use 3D printing to recreate these intricate …

Science Says These Five Things Prove You're Smart

Intelligence, or IQ, isn’t what you know, but rather the pace at which you acquire new information. Longitudinal studies have shown that IQ is fixed at an early age, so you’re stuck with what you’ve got.<p>While IQ is far from being the only thing that determines success in life—research shows that it …

The Brain

Can Science Prove The Existence Of God?

There’s an argument that many people make: that the natural world, and humanity’s existence in the Universe, point towards a divine creator that brought forth all of this into existence. To the best of our knowledge, Earth exists with a plethora of conditions that allowed for our existence, and …

Universe

Data shock: Vodacom calms unhappy clients

Cape Town - Vodacom has reached out to disappointed customers who turned to Fin24 over their unexpected hefty data bills.<p>"We have looked into most of …

Trump's Victory Is Good News For Julius Malema, Not The White Right

The white right in South Africa simply doesn't get it. If any South African grouping has reason to crow and gloat after the Donald Trump victory, it …

Dear Mr Malema - OPINION

OPINION<p>Dear Mr Malema<p>Rian Malan says he's willing to give up his land, in exchange for his life, but he would like to confirm who the rightful owners …

White flight from reality: Inside the racist panic that fueled Donald Trump’s victory

<b>Trump supporters at a campaign rally (Getty/Joe Raedle)</b><p>I live in a fly-over Indiana town. I assure you Donald Trump’s economic policies didn’t win him this election<p>David Masciotra<p>November 12, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>The mask of white civility hides the face of a monster. In her 2016 book "White Rage: The …

Hillary Clinton

Richard Rorty predicted election of Trump-like figure in 1998.

Richard Rorty, Achieving our Country, 1998 pic.twitter.com/BV9cNSzovJ<p>— lisa kerr (@coleenlisa) November 9, 2016<p>You may have seen the passage above, …

American Philosophy

Twitter / Account Suspended

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Brunettes Can Now Go Blue Without Bleach

Hair prayers, answered. ?<p>For so long, expensive hair stylists and a whole lot of bleach have robbed us brunettes of the opportunity to experiment …

Trendspotting

Brexit and Trump; applied CRISPR and the Gigafactory; the rise of self-driving vehicles, the fall of pollsters; the global saturation of smartphones, the first mass-market VR headsets; the first drone-delivered terror bomb, the first drone drug mule; Signal and the Secure Enclave; Ethereum and the …

Privacy

Why the white working class ditched Clinton

<b>(CNN) —</b> Since the presidential election, pundits have struggled to explain Donald Trump's upset win. Liberal columnists are united in shock that so many people voted for a man who inflamed racial, ethnic and religious tensions, insulted and mistreated women, and was deemed temperamentally unfit to …

Stop pretending Americans voted for Trump because they’re scared

When I heard Trump was going to beat Clinton I started crying.<p>I didn’t cry in “petulant disappointment” as some would suggest, because the largest …

Use your wits! Can you solve these fiendishly difficult puzzles?

Isn’t it time we learned to reconnect with the idea of problem-solving for fun? After all, argues Alex Bellos, the best puzzles are pieces of poetry. In an exclusive extract from his new book, he selects some of his favourites<br>See the answers here<p>For those of us whose school memories include …

Equations

First Date Conversation: 5 Things Research Says You Should Talk About

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Relationships

Waterless toilet turns waste into clean water and power

With every flush, this toilet creates water and electric power for those who need it most.<p>The "Nano Membrane Toilet," developed by a group at Britain's Cranfield University, received a grant during the second round of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Reinvent the Toilet Challenge. This …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Test Your Genes to Find Your Best Diet

Genetic testing can reveal what nutrients you’re missing and if you’re drinking too much coffee<p>Your genes can help tell you what to eat and influence how diet affects your health.<p>Variants in some of our genes determine how we metabolize and utilize nutrients, a field of study known as …

8 Ways to Flirt Without Saying a Single Word

Learn the best nonverbal pickup language, according to science<p>Long before you say hello, you can silently seduce the woman across the bar.<p>It’s all about tweaking your body language, says Joel Wade, Ph.D., a psychology professor at Bucknell University. Check out the most effective nonverbal pickup …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

Humanity May Be Alone In The Universe

There may never have been another intelligent, technologically advanced alien species in the entire history of the Universe. Last week, in the New York Times, scientist Adam Frank emphatically wrote that Yes, There Have Been Aliens, concluding that given all the potentially habitable worlds we know …