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What if dark matter is changing?

Dark matter is the unseen hand that fashions the universe. It decides where galaxies will form and where they won’t. Its gravity binds stars into …

7 Hard Lessons You Need to Learn if You Want a Happy, Successful Life

The best way to enforce happy relationships is to exercise your willingness to walk away from them<p><i>"What is it that nobody tells you about adult life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?

On April 28, 1945 — 73 years ago — Italians hung the corpse of their former dictator Benito Mussolini upside down next to a gas station in Milan. Two days later, Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his bunker beneath the streets of war-ravaged Berlin. Fascism, it appeared, was dead.<p>To guard against a …

Political Science

How to Make the Right First Impression, According to Science

It's all in the pitch.<p>Good news for the socially awkward: While scientists still struggle to find a way to reverse a bad first impression, there is a …

National Academy of Sciences

Jagged Little (Blue) Pill

Released to the public 20 years ago, Viagra changed the way Americans have sex—and the way they talk about it.<p>In April of 2000, Christopher Walken hosted <i>Saturday Night Live</i>. During the show, he would insist that Will Ferrell add “more cowbell” to Blue Oyster Cult’s rendition of “(Don’t Fear) the …

Viagra

Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

I spent 5 years studying millionaires — these are the 4 steps to achieving financial success

In my Rich Habits Study, I interviewed 233 millionaires, with at least $160,000 in annual gross income and $3.2 million in net assets.<p>One of the many revelations of the study was that the life you have is a reflection of the foundation you've built during your adult years.<p>If you work hard and …

Self-improvement

The Dos and Don'ts of Amsterdam Coffeeshops

When visiting Amsterdam coffeeshops, which are local legal dispensaries for marijuana, there are few tips you should keep in mind. These dos and …

Cannabis Industry

3 Surprisingly Helpful Gadgets to Simplify Your Day

Like a Swiss Army knife, these simple items are meant to keep you prepared for whatever happens each day. These accessories and gadgets just help …

Inside the Manafort money machine: A decade of influence-peddling, lavish spending and alleged fraud

As Donald Trump crisscrossed the nation promising to drain the swamp, two of his top advisers were busy illegally building a colossal fortress of riches deep inside that swamp, according to federal prosecutors.<p>For a decade prior and on through Trump’s populist crusade, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates …

Science Confirms That Antarctica is Screwed — And So Are We

via pixabay<p>By now you should be more than aware of how bad the… er… climate situation is on Earth. If you’re not: humanity is attacking itself and …

Australia’s Gun Laws Are Not a Model for America

SYDNEY, Australia — The rampage at a high school in Parkland, Fla., has prompted calls for an Australian-style response, as have previous massacres in the United States. Australia introduced a comprehensive gun control regime after a massacre in Tasmania 22 years ago, and mass shootings here …

Devin Nunes's Fake Oversight

The House Intelligence Committee chairman’s actions are toxic to the democratic process and dangerous to American national security.<p>Watching the Senate Intelligence Committee’s world-threat hearing last week, it felt like the adults were finally back in town. Republicans and Democrats sat next to …

Surveillance

So You Want to Read Time Travel Fiction: Here’s Where to Start

Any respectable list of time travel novels has to start with H. G. Wells’ groundbreaking novel <i>The Time Machine</i>. Casting aside the magic and mysticism …

Scientists Rank 9 Recreational Drugs From Safest to Most Dangerous

The results are in.<p>A 2017 Global Drug Survey (GDS) covering hundreds of thousands of people around the world has ranked recreational drugs from the …

Constitutional Crisis in Slow Motion

Donald Trump will destroy this entire country — its institutions and its safeguards, the rule of law and the customs of civility, the concept of truth and the inviolable nature of valor — to protect his own skin.<p>We are not dealing with a normal person here, let alone a normal president.<p>This is a …

Donald Trump

Boycott the Republican Party

If conservatives want to save the GOP from itself, they need to vote mindlessly and mechanically against its nominees.<p>A few days after the Democratic electoral sweep this past November in Virginia, New Jersey, and elsewhere, <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i> asked a random Virginia man to explain his vote. The …

Donald Trump

Rep. Jim Himes On The Nunes Memo

Republicans say they have a memo listing FBI abuses. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Democratic Rep. Jim Himes, who says Republicans are trying to discredit the Trump-Russia inquiry.<p>Transcript<p>LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:<p>Washington is abuzz with talk of a mystery memo drafted by the Republican …

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

This is how democracies die | Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

Defending our constitution requires more than outrage<p>Blatant dictatorship – in the form of fascism, communism, or military rule – has disappeared across much of the world. Military coups and other violent seizures of power are rare. Most countries hold regular elections. Democracies still die, but …

Sri Lanka

'It Had Never Been Done on Television Before': The Oral History of Breaking Bad

Creator Vince Gilligan, stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, and others reflect on how an offbeat show about a drug-dealing schoolteacher revolutionized television forever.<p>Television changed the night of January 20, 2008: <i>Breaking Bad</i>, a bold and singular drama about a downtrodden, dying high school …

This Is What a White Supremacist Department of Justice Looks Like

Jeff Sessions's tenure as attorney general shows how far to the right the Republican Party has swerved under Trump.<p><i>This article is part of a weeklong series looking back at the first year of Donald Trump's presidency.</i><p>To judge Donald Trump’s presidency, we should ask what he’s done that a generic …

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff – review

Michael Wolff’s sensational White House exposé paints Trump as a childlike nonentity sustained by our grim fascination<p>Everyone knew what was in this book before anyone had read it, and the scoops skimmed off in the pre-publication headlines are now old news. Yes, here we have Bannon’s claim that …

'As a black woman I'm always fetishised': racism in the bedroom

In a Bedfordshire nightclub, white couples queue to have sex with black men. Meanwhile, black women are routinely snubbed on dating sites. Why do racial stereotypes persist when it comes to sex?<p>It’s past midnight, November 2016, in Dunstable, a small town in Bedfordshire. My friend Miranda has …

Women of Color

What If Everyone Got a Monthly Check From the Government?

One afternoon in the final days of 2016, Steffie Eronen got a phone call from her husband, Juha. The Eronens had spent Christmas with relatives in …