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Termites were farming 25 million years ago — long before humans

When it comes to farming, termites are OG. By searching through cliffs in southwestern Tanzania, researchers have discovered fossilized "fungus gardens" created by termites 25 million years ago, reports <i>The Washington Post</i>. And the scientists are not kidding about this — the gardens revealed that …

Shazam for Android now identifies songs automatically

Ever wandered into a club, restaurant or even someone’s living room and just enjoyed every single song that played there? I’ve had that happen several times in my travels, but launching SoundHound and engaging the ‘listen to identify track’ feature every time is a pain.<p>Thankfully, Shazam has a …

Correction: Schools-Absent Students story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story about students habitually missing school, The Associated Press, using data provided by the U.S. Department of Education, …

13 apps that helped me break my worst habits at work and at home

If your answer is a resounding YES, then let me tell you - I empathize!<p>Between work commitments, money managing, keeping your health in order and an ever-demanding social calendar, it can be difficult to achieve some sense of balance.<p>Or prioritize the things you actually want to do with your time… …

This bizarre sea monster shows how strange life gets after an apocalypse

A newly discovered marine reptile is giving scientists a glimpse into the wondrous feats of nature in the face of adversity. <i>Sclerocormus</i> <i>parviceps</i> lived about 247 million years ago — in the aftermath of the most devastating mass extinction we know of, often referred to as "The Great Dying." Some 96 …

Striped bass mass death studied near Nova Scotia Power plant in Trenton

A new study investigating an unusual fish kill in Pictou Harbour, N.S., has found striped bass that congregate in warm waste water near the local …

'Captain America: Civil War' battles to fifth biggest box office opening ever

Captain America and Iron Man battled to blockbuster numbers this weekend.<p>"Captain America: Civil War," the latest film in Disney's Marvel franchise, punched its way to an estimated $181.8 million opening in North America this weekend.<p>That makes the film, which pits Chris Evans' Captain America …

Michelle Rodriguez jealous of Paul Walker's death

Michelle Rodriguez has revealed that her grief after costar Paul Walker’s 2013 death was fueled by more than just sadness over his absence.<p>In a clip …

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No, critics disliking 'Batman v Superman' is not a conspiracy

To state the blindingly obvious: The precise number of reviewers who have been paid to negatively review "Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice" is zero. Studios can buy influence through junkets and other perks, but it's always aimed at getting critics to like their product, not dislike someone …

Aries Spears: Black People Didn't Latch On to Dave Chappelle Until the Chappelle Show

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Five things would happen if everyone stopped eating meat

Today marks the end of World Week for the Abolition of Meat – an appropriate time to ask ourselves what would happen if those of us who live in the …

The Hottest Looks of the 2016 Screen Actors Guild Awards

Stars from Emilia Clarke to Kate Winslet walked the red carpet last night.<p>Stars from Emilia Clarke to Kate Winslet walked the red carpet last night.

Sean Penn drank tequila with 'El Chapo' in a Mexican jungle — and it may have led to his capture

That interview led Mexican forces to discover Guzmán's whereabouts, a Mexican official told The Associated Press.<p>"The official, who spoke Saturday on condition of anonymity, said it was the Penn interview that led authorities to Guzman in a rural part of Durango state in October," the AP reported. …

Admit it: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' stinks -- and here's why

On Christmas Day, I fulfilled my duty as an American consumer and took the family to see the new "Star Wars" movie. The excursion solved a mystery: Why do so many of the reviews, even the enthusiastic ones, carry an undertone of disappointment?<p>The simple answer is that "Star Wars: The Force …

Scientists sequence first ancient Irish human genomes

TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN, Dublin, Ireland, Dec. 28th, 2015 - A team of geneticists from Trinity College Dublin and archaeologists from Queen's …

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is the fastest movie to earn $1 billion at the box office

After nabbing the Christmas Day box-office record with $49.3 million, shattering the previous record of $24.6 million held by 2009's "Sherlock Holmes," with the weekend coming to the close "The Force Awakens" has grabbed another honor — becoming the record holder for the fastest movie ever to gross …

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God did not create Universe: Hawking

God no longer has any place in theories on the creation of the Universe due to a series of developments in physics, British scientist Stephen Hawking …

Mystery of Dead Sea Scroll Authors Possibly Solved

The Dead Sea Scrolls may have been written, at least in part, by a sectarian group called the Essenes, according to nearly 200 textiles discovered in …

NASA ‘amazed’ by the best close-ups of Pluto yet

Three billion miles away, Pluto’s contrasting landscapes can now be seen as if they were half a city block away. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft …

Astronomers just saw a black hole blow something incredible into space with tremendous force

Until now, astronomers could only theorize.<p>But after an exciting observation recently announced in the journal Science, an international team has witnessed first-hand the violent battle between a sun-like star and supermassive black hole — and its incredible aftermath.<p>What they observed is an …

This Is The Beginning Of The End Of The Fossil Fuel Industry

Oil and coal companies are either going to have to invest in renewables, or perish.<p>The fossil fuel industry is at a crossroads.<p>Oil and gas giants such as Royal Dutch Shell, ExxonMobil and BP continue to reap stupendous profits from selling products that contribute to the high levels of carbon …

Dinosaur footprints reveal giant creatures once roamed Scotland

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh found hundreds of dinosaur footprints from the Middle Jurassic, 170 million years ago<p>Dinosaur footprints from the biggest creatures ever to roam Britain have been discovered on the Isle of Skye.<p>Although they look like rock pools, the hundreds of …

Shocking Climate Change Pictures Show What London And New York Could Look Like In The Future

As an unprecedented number of world leaders meet in Paris to discuss climate change, these pictures show how cities across the globe will drastically …

Kobe Bryant's retirement poem crashed the site that hosted it

The retirement of NBA legend Kobe Bryant took many by surprise on Sunday night. Right now, Bryant's fans around the world are finding out that every …

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Can we prove that God exists? Richard Dawkins and the limits of faith and atheism

<b>God, Santa Claus (Wikimedia/Milles Studio via Shutterstock)</b><p>Atheists sometimes argue the case against God is the same as the case against Santa Claus. Let’s test the logic<p>Gary Gutting<p>November 29, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “What Philosophy Can Do”<p>Our first concern will be Richard Dawkins’s …

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The Illusion of Inclusion: How We Are Failing Students with Learning Disabilities

The education world is abuzz trying to make sense of disheartening findings that, since 2013, scores in reading and math have gone down or remained stagnant across fourth and eighth grades. What we aren't talking about, however, is the performance of students with disabilities, who continue to lack …

Tom Brady on playing another 10 years: 'What else am I going to do?'

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady told New York reporters last week that he hopes to play another 10 years, and the …

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Nasa images of cosmic catastrophe give glimpse of Earth's ultimate fate

The destruction of a solar system has been captured for the first time by astronomers who said the violent events provide a grim glimpse of Earth’s ultimate fate.<p>Images taken by Nasa’s Kepler 2 space mission reveal the rocky remains of a world that is being torn apart as it spirals around a dead …

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