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Pompeii hero Pliny the Elder may have been found 2,000 years later

Italian scientists are a few thousand euros and a test tube away from conclusively identifying the body of Pliny the Elder, the Roman polymath, …

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Frustrated 5-Year-Old's Speech About 'Marack Obama' Is Deeply Relatable

Taylor voted for pizza.<p>For 5-year-old Taylor, it’s bad enough Barack Obama is no longer the U.S. president ― but did Hillary Clinton have to lose the 2016 election, too?<p>In a three-part Instagram video that’s gone viral since her mom uploaded the clips on Thursday, the 5-year-old had some questions …

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A Very Clever Parrot Uses His Own Discarded Feather to Scratch the Back of His Head

In 2007, a 29-year old yellow-headed Amazon named Poncho gratefully accepted one of his own discarded feathers from his human Cheryl Rampton and …

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How I Learned To Love Statistics — And Why You Should, Too

I always hated statistics. I mean really, really, <i>really</i> hated it.<p>Recently though, I've had a change of heart about the subject. In response, I find statistics changing my mind, or at least changing my perspective.<p>Let me explain.<p>When I was an undergraduate physics major, lab classes were mandatory. …

Watch as the world’s cities appear one-by-one over 6,000 years

Watch the rise of human cities, beginning with [arguably] the world’s first city in 3700 BC and continuing up to the present.<p>Use the controls at the …

31 Brilliant Books That You Really Need To Read This Spring

Required reading from April to June. UK release dates.

After 150 Years, the ASA Says No to p-values

<b>By Dr. Norman Matloff</b>.<p>Sadly, the concept of p-values and significance testing forms the very core of statistics. A number of us have been pointing …

Ted Cruz fact check: which temperature data are the best? | Dana Nuccitelli

Ted Cruz’s claim that satellite data are “the best” is unjustified and false<p>Satellites don’t measure the Earth’s temperature. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and his fellow climate contrarians love the satellite data, but as Carl Mears of the Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) satellite dataset and Ben Santer …

What is it like to be a Jew married to an Arab in Israel?

Mixed Jewish-Arab couples are rare and have to vault over hurdles thrown up by the Israeli state and their respective societies.<p>Varda arrived in Israel from Holland as a 17-year-old Jew brimming with Zionist fervour.<p>She wanted to do her part for the Jewish state so she moved to Jerusalem, became an …

Vatican Newspaper Slams 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Movies<p>ROME — It may have wowed audiences around the world breaking box office records in the process, but "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" found a tough audience at the Vatican.<p>Calling the movie “confused and hazy,” a review in Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano said that the film “fails most …

Little Kitten Hasn’t Met His Human Sibling-to-Be Yet, But He’s Already in Love! (PHOTOS)

Soon-to-be parents are always worried about how their pets will respond to the new addition to the family. Luckily, most animals are very welcoming …

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Our Data Science Apprenticeship is Now Live

Data Science Courses to Avoid

While there are now many data science programs worth attending (see for instance programs from top universities), there are still programs …

Paleo Crossing | Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Paleo Crossing: Clues to Ohio's Earliest Residents<p>Posted: May 11, 2015<p>Sometimes science demands quick decisions and rapid mobilization. On other …

Why Consumers Should Care About Apple’s War on Big Data

In recent remarks to the Electronic Privacy Information Center, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook declared that “people have a fundamental right to privacy.” He …

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5 Great Books To Read In June

A roundup of recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

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26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

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Kobo's High-Resolution Glo HD E-Reader Takes Aim at Kindles

Gadgets<p>Kobo has been providing alternatives to Kindle e-readers for years, and its latest device, the Glo HD, takes dead aim at Amazon's most popular model, the Paperwhite. The Glo HD trumps it in nearly every respect: the screen, while the same size at 6 inches across, has a much higher …

Giant Human Skeleton unearthed in Varna, Bulgaria

Archaeologists in Bulgaria have discovered the remains of what they have described as a “huge skeleton” in downtown Varna, a city on the shores of …

Fears and Emotions Your Pet Wants You to Know

<b>By Dr. Becker</b><p><b>“I’m sick” or “I’m in pain”</b><p>Our animal companions can’t tell us when they’re hurt or feel sick, and many types of pets, such as cats, are …

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