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There's a New STD in Town, and It Could Soon Become a Superbug

If left untreated, it can cause female infertility.<p>Sexually transmitted infections can be worrisome and embarrassing, but with a few notable …

Public Health

Donald Trump Made Justice Kennedy an Offer He Couldn’t Refuse

Behind the scenes, the president worked for months to assure Kennedy his legacy would be in good hands. “I think the Gorsuch nomination had a huge impact,” one law professor said.<p>The left was stunned by the announcement that Justice <b>Anthony Kennedy,</b> one of the decisive swing votes on the Supreme …

Donald Trump

We Finally Know Why There's a Bizarre Structure in Our Inner Ears Nobody Talks About

Time to change the textbooks.<p>Deep inside your ear there's a tiny thing you may not know about - a dead-end tube called an endolymphatic sac. Details …

Biology

Obama: ‘You are right to be concerned’

In his first public comments in months, the former president talks about anger, regrets — and what the Republicans are doing right.<p>BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Barack Obama’s message to Democrats: Stop dreaming of him.<p>Speaking at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser Thursday here in the lush …

Barack Obama

Scientists Identify a "New Type of Depression"

Scientists want to develop new antidepressant drugs.<p>An estimated half of the 322 million people affected by depression don’t appear to benefit from …

Neuroscience

Kroger to buy Home Chef meal kits in deal worth up to $700 million

Kroger Co. on Wednesday announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Chicago-based meal kit company, Home Chef, in a deal that could total $700 million.<p>The Cincinnati-based grocery giant would pay an initial purchase price of $200 million and up to an additional $500 million in "earnout" …

Kroger

Trump can't block Twitter users from following his account, judge rules

President Donald Trump can't block Twitter users critical of his policies from following him on the social network, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.<p>Seven Twitter users sued Trump in July after the president blocked them for criticizing or mocking him on the social network. The group argued the …

Donald Trump

Collusion Happened

Despite what the president says, the question is answered.<p>Trump aides colluded with foreign governments.<p>This is a simple, straightforward statement, and by this point, it ought to be an uncontroversial one. There’s ample evidence on many fronts, from legal documents to reliable reporting. This …

Belly fat linked to vitamin D deficiency

A new study reveals that individuals with higher levels of belly fat and larger waistlines are more likely to have lower vitamin D levels.<p>Currently, …

Holistic Medicine

The Results of a 100,000-Person Quantum Experiment Seem To Violate Einstein’s Theory of Local Realism

The largest participatory experiment in quantum physics is helping physicists better understand the nature of reality by eliminating free will from the equation.<p>When you close your eyes, you don’t assume that the world is no longer there simply because you can’t see it. Similarly, everything we …

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Genetics

Donald Trump Isn’t Going to Like This Photo Very Much

Thankfully, Donald Trump stayed far away from former first lady Barbara Bush’s funeral services in Texas on Saturday, which were attended by four …

If you love staying up late and sleeping in, doing otherwise might actually hurt your health

Here’s one more way our modern sleep schedules might be killing us.<p>Night owls might get a rap for staying up too late watching Netflix or getting lost in meme spirals on the web, but it’s not all fun and games. Study after study shows the later you sleep and rise, the more likely you are to develop …

Sleep

Donald Trump Takes Out Paul Ryan, and ‘It’s Going to Be a Civil War’

Everything Trump touches dies, and the speaker’s legacy is no exception.<p>The news that Paul Ryan is retiring from Congress was received by grim-faced …

Tesla Solar Roof Buyer Tells Us First Impressions of Elon Musk's Tiles

Amanda Tobler is among the first to get on board.<p>Tesla’s solar roof is generating power for people right now. The tiles are part of CEO Elon Musk’s …

Nuclear fusion on brink of being realised, say MIT scientists

Carbon-free fusion power could be ‘on the grid in 15 years’<p>The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on the grid within 15 years.<p>The project, a collaboration between scientists at MIT and a private …

Physics

Domesday book lent to British Library for Anglo-Saxon exhibition

Domesday, the earliest public record and perhaps the most famous book in English history, is to be lent to the British Library for a landmark exhibition on the Anglo-Saxons.<p>The National Archives announced on Friday that it was lending one of its most prized possessions, the great survey of England …

Think the White House is in chaos now? Just wait.

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has, throughout his life, embraced chaos as a life philosophy. (He's like Littlefinger in that way.)<p>But now, chaos -- spurred by surprise departures, the ongoing Russia investigation and Trump's own grudge-nursing -- is threatening to overwhelm his presidency, and …

Donald Trump

School forced to cancel classes as nearby church holds AR-15 worship ceremony

Gun fans forced an elementary school to close as they renewed their wedding vows bearing AR-15 assault rifles while wearing crowns made out of …

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, …

Man dies after being sucked into MRI scanner at Indian hospital

An Indian man died after being sucked into an MRI machine while visiting a relative at a hospital in Mumbai, police said Monday.<p>Rajesh Maru, 32, was yanked towards the machine by its magnetic force after he entered the room carrying an oxygen cylinder, the city’s police said in a statement.<p>“We have …

Scanners

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

personalgrowth

Angry Burger King customers lose it as Whopper is used to make point about net neutrality

Okay, so imagine net neutrality is a Burger King Whopper.<p>The chain tricked customers into thinking they’d adopted the new rule by creating fast and …

FBI Director Reportedly Threatens to Resign 

After reporting Sunday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has consistently urged FBI Director Christopher Wray to make a “fresh start” by cleaning …

Donald Trump

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 …

Venezuela

22 Home Hacks That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

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The most comprehensive look yet at how the Las Vegas concert massacre unfolded

In an 81-page investigative report released Friday, Las Vegas police gave their most comprehensive timeline to date on how the Oct. 1 massacre unfolded at a country music concert on the Strip.<p>The report did not give any greater insight into why gunman Stephen Paddock, an amateur gambler, opened …

Government shuts down as lawmakers still searching for a deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> The federal government shut down at midnight Friday as senators continued to scramble to reach a deal to fund the government.<p>This is the first modern government shutdown with Congress and the White House controlled by the same party, and it comes on the one-year anniversary of President …

'Bloggergate' fiasco leads Dublin hotel to ban bloggers in the most hilarious way possible

An Irish hotel has banned bloggers and other influencers after a 22-year-old YouTuber broke down in tears when she was refused free accomodation.<p>Elle Darby, a UK-based social media influencer first emailed Charleville Lodge in Dublin to seek a tit for tat arrangement seeking a free five night …

Social Media

The White Moose Café

White Moose presents "House of Influencers"<p>Starring Jen Hatton Sketches<p>Produced by Paul V. Stenson<p>...<p>Directed by Gerardwalshfilmmaker<p>See More