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Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an …

Teaching Sept. 11 To Students Who Were Born After The Attacks

"Never forget" became a national rallying cry after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.<p>Yet America's schools — where collective memory is shaped — are now full of students who never knew because they weren't alive then. Many teachers now struggle with whether and how to teach the attacks and their …

Google’s most-searched “how-to” questions capture all the magic and struggle of being human

My younger sister always gives me very good advice.<p>Once, for instance, she told me, “You need to stop asking Google questions about your life.” And she was right: Treating an Internet search engine as an advice column isn’t necessarily the best way to navigate life. When you ask Google, “How to …

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Arizona's 'concentration camp': why was Tent City kept open for 24 years?

In 1993 Joe Arpaio, America’s ‘toughest sheriff’, opened a temporary outdoor jail in Phoenix. After more than two decades, the notorious project is finally closing<p>‘Hitler! Hitler!” the prisoners chanted to the TV cameras in protest. It was 4 February 2009. More than 200 Latino men in …

What's the 'alt-left'? Experts say it's a 'made-up term'

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump equated white supremacist marchers in Charlottesville to counterprotesters by calling them "alt-left," prompting an immediate backlash and questions about the term itself.<p>"What about the alt-left that came charging at, as you say, the alt-right, do they have any …

Rights & Freedoms

Diversity is the great rightwing scapegoat for working-class woes | Maya Wiley

Trump’s base will not get the education or jobs they need, nor will anyone else, by blaming immigrants and minorities. They are starting to see that<p>Donald Trump has crossed the 200-day mark since his inauguration. It was a raucous run-up to this milestone, and true to his campaign style, the …

20 Cheap Meals That Won't Break The Bank

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New XCOM 2 Expansion Coming This August

A new expansion, called <i>War of the Chosen</i>, will come out for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this summer, on Aug. 29.<p>The <i>War of the Chosen</i> will …

warofthechosen

What’s a Special Counsel, and What Will He Do in the Trump Investigation?

Wednesday evening’s bombshell news was that former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate Russian interference with …

Donald Trump

A forgotten Darwinian theory upends everything biologists thought about the female orgasm

Richard Prum spends most of his time studying birds. But this year, the award-winning evolutionary ornithologist has also produced an unexpected feminist manifesto.<p>In his new book, <i>The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World—And Us,</i> Prum, an …

Evolution

Researchers found the body of a 25-foot-long shark, and it's grim but strangely beautiful

Last week, the Marine Strandings Network was called in to investigate a dead shark in Cornwall, England. What MSN found was not just any shark: it …

Allow me to womansplain the problem with gendered language | Arwa Mahdawi

Words such as ‘girlboss’ and ‘manspreading’ have gone from making an important point to reinforcing the differences between men and women<p>She is a #Girlboss. She is a mumtrepreneur. She is a SheEO. He is a manterrupter. A mansplainer. A manspreader. He is always bropropriating women’s ideas. She is …

Feminism

Marine Le Pen's 'Brutal' Upbringing Shaped Her Worldview

Even if far-right leader Marine Le Pen doesn't make it through the first round of French presidential elections Sunday, there's no doubt she's become a major figure in the French political landscape. In just six years at the helm of the nationalist National Front party, she has changed it from a …

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Alex Jones Narrating Planet Earth Is the Best Thing You'll See All Week

"The centipede uses the energy to lay eggs of liberty."<p>David Attenborough may seem like the perfect person to voice <i>Planet Earth</i>, but CAFE has illuminated who should <i>actually</i> voice the nature series: Alex Jones.<p>This clip of Alex Jones narrating a centipede's journey to lay "eggs of liberty" may only …

Capcom's Human Anatomical Reference For Artists

Over twenty years ago, Capcom created an anatomical reference guide that is apparently still in use today when bringing characters to life.<p>According …

anatomical

A year after Firewatch

Writer Sean Vanaman looks back and talks about Campo Santo’s next game<p>Just over a year ago, <i>Firewatch</i> released to positive reviews and commercial success. It was an intriguing exploration-puzzle story set in a beautiful wilderness. But its main strength was in creating believable characters — Henry …

Indie Gaming

The 712-page Google doc that proves Muslims do condemn terrorism

When a classmate told 19-year-old Heraa Hashmi that “all terrorists are Muslims” she began to compile a dossier of all instances of Muslims condemning terror attacks<p>It happened in history class. Heraa Hashmi, a 19-year-old American Muslim student at the University of Colorado, was supposed to be …

Religion

Why our emotions are cultural – not built in at birth

There is no scientific evidence that we are hardwired with emotions, says Lisa Feldman Barrett. They develop as we grow<p>The time-honoured story of emotion goes something like this: we all have emotions built in from birth. They are distinct, recognisable phenomena inside us. When something happens …

Emotions

How to Stay Focused and Eliminate Distraction

Having a hard time focusing lately? You’re not alone. Research shows interruptions occur about every twelve minutes in the workplace, and every three …

The Brain

Trump’s in the White House bubble, and he loves it

The president is more cloistered than his predecessors, relying on Twitter and cable news instead of retail politics.<p>President Donald Trump is sticking to his comfort zone.<p>Trump has spent each of the 48 nights of his presidency either at the White House or at his private Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida. …

Review: Sun Kil Moon’s ‘Common’ Is a Stream-of-Consciousness Epic

Three years after the resplendently sorrowful <i>Benji</i> –<br>Mark Kozelek’s apotheosis, 20 years in, as a<br>songwriter-cum-barstool-storyteller – comes this …

Scientists finally figured out why whales leap into the air

All over the world, whales leap high into the air and crash back into the water, slapping their tails and fins on the ocean’s surface on the way down. Since breaching (as the behavior is called) demands so much energy—especially when whales are fasting during migrations—scientists assume it plays a …

Humpback Whales

Our research in China's estuaries offers glimpses of a dire future: a world without effective antibiotics

Estuaries are natural filtering points between freshwater and the ocean where pollutants tend to accumulate. Stephane Mahe/Reuters<p>Michael Gillings, <i>Macquarie University</i><p>Antibiotics are medicines for treating infectious diseases caused by bacteria. They are one of the greatest medical discoveries of …

Expedition To Discover The 'Lost' Meteorites Of Antarctica Begins In 2020

Fragments of dead planets long since destroyed.<p>Scientists from the University of Manchester will soon be embarking on a truly remarkable adventure: …

Meteorites

Geologists have discovered a lost continent beneath Mauritius in the Indian Ocean

An ancient lost continent is lying at the bottom of the Indian Ocean, underneath the island of Mauritius, according to a new study led by a geologist from South Africa’s University of the Witwatersrand.<p>“Mauritia,” what researchers have dubbed the continental fragment, likely broke off of the …

Earth Science

Karaage is the Japanese method for making superior fried chicken

What strikes me about the Japanese relationship with fried chicken is the frequency of consumption—more often than a once-in-a-while indulgence. In …

These Kids' Drawings Are Being Turned Into Amazing Anime

"By using kids' drawing as original design material to create, I can get results I couldn’t achieved by myself."