Sara Livaudais

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Technology Leaders Call Trump a 'Disaster For Innovation'

A group of over 100 technology CEOs, founders, and executives have published a letter saying that presumed Republican presidential nominee Donald …

Japanese scientists create roach glue so strong it can catch a human

Tired of those pesky roaches who just won’t quit your home? Infuriated with those subpar roach traps that can’t seem to catch a fly, let alone …

See New Promo Photos for The Next 'Game of Thrones' Episode

What does it mean?!<p>The latest from <i>Game of Thrones</i> left us off on a very sad note, but the upcoming episode promises to amp up the intensity. Thanks to some new promo photos released by HBO, we now have a better idea of what to expect on "Blood of My Blood" on Sunday night.<p>Here's the summary …

TV Series

Garcia Marquez laid to rest in Cartagena, Colombia

<b>The ashes of the late Nobel Prize winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, have been laid to rest in the Colombian coastal city of Cartagena.</b><p>They were flown home from Mexico where he had lived for years and where he died in 2014 at the age of 87.<p>A ceremony was held in the cloisters of Cartagena …

Erdoğan calls on Europe to take in more Syrian refugees

In an article for the Guardian, Turkish president says Europe not doing enough to redistribute the 3 million Syrians living in Turkey<p>The Turkish president has asked Europe to welcome more of the 3 million refugees currently living in Turkey, as the main group campaigning to take Britain out of the …

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

NASA Maps Show How Fast New Orleans Is Sinking

Using NASA airborne radar, scientists have shown the degree to which New Orleans and its surrounding areas are sinking each year. Mostly caused by …

Mystery of bizarre radar echoes solved, 50 years later

More than 50 years after weird radio echoes were detected coming from Earth's upper atmosphere, two scientists say they've pinpointed the culprit. And it's complicated.<p>In 1962, after the Jicamarca Radio Observatory was built near Lima, Peru, some unexplainable phenomenon was reflecting the radio …

We’ve Created A New Way To Look At Your Vagina – It Might Just Save Your Life

Health and Medicine Photo credit: Wearable tech is heading between women’s legs. Ko-Le Chen/TeresaAlmeida, Author providedOh vagina, how do I name …

Women's Health

The deepest 3-D map of the universe ever made confirms Einstein was a genius

This theory, among other things, stated that the speed of light in a vacuum is the same for all observers, regardless of the source.<p>In 1915, he followed this up with the publication of his theory of General Relativity, which asserted that gravity has a warping effect on space-time.<p>For over a …

Portugal ran on renewable energy alone for four days

Solar power on earth is certainly easier, but much less efficient than going above the atmosphere.<p>Last week, Portugal hit a major milestone in its …

Renewable Energy

Scientists Built a Giant Molecule That Could Fight Nearly Any Viral Infection — NOVA Next | PBS

Viruses have eluded our best efforts to fight them off. They mutate much more quickly than bacteria, and most anti-viral drugs that do keep symptoms …

Viruses

This Week’s Night Sky: Watch a Parade of Planets

The moon will gather with a colorful ensemble of planets and stars, leading up to the year’s best view of the red planet Mars.<p><b>Planet Party.</b> After darkness falls on May 18, look toward the high southern sky for the waxing gibbous moon posing next to the dazzling blue star Spica.<p>The two objects will …

Turkish opposition leader speaks out as MPs debate legal immunity law

President Erdoğan would use law stripping parliamentarians of immunity to target opposition MPs, warns pro-Kurdish HDP’s Selahattin Demirtaş<p>A push by the Turkish government to strip parliamentarians of their immunity is a clear attempt by the president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, to target opposition …

South Asia

Ethiopia is experiencing one of the worst droughts in 50 years — but farmers found an astonishing way to make the desert bloom again

If we are going to adapt to our changing world, it's experiments like these that will show us the way.<p>In the steep fields of Ethiopia's highlands, when rain falls on the parched, overworked land it runs downhill, carrying soil with it. Farmers commonly lose 130 tons of soil per hectare a year, …

Not just for vegans: How to rock your tofu with cheese, eggs — and even meat

Here’s the trouble with tofu, at least to some Western eaters: You can’t dip it in nacho cheese sauce.<p>Or can you?<p>Even as people have become accustomed to the idea of drinking soy milk lattes, the idea of eating tofu — which is, after all, just coagulated soy milk — can be a non-starter for many who …

Tofu

Turkey still shooting at refugees as young as three, says Human Rights Watch

Turkishborder guards are still shooting at Syrians fleeing violence in their hometowns, killing or injuring children as young as three, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.<p>The rights group said in a statement that Turkish border guards in March and April used excessive force against Syrians and a …

Global Air Pollution Is on the Rise Despite Decades of Efforts to Stop It

More than 80% of the world’s urban population lives in areas where air quality does not meet standards set by the World Health Organization (WHO), …

The San Andreas Fault Is Ready to Rupture, Scientist Warns

Uh oh.<p>A leading earthquake scientist has warned that the southern parts of the San Andreas fault is "locked, loaded, and ready to roll". Here's …

Recipe: Kiwi-Jalapeño Salsa

Kiwi-Jalapeño Salsa<p>Serves 2 to 4<p>4 kiwis, peeled and diced <br>1/4 cup red onion, diced <br>1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped <br>1 jalapeño pepper, seeded …

I Was Prince’s Private Chef

Once he wanted a chocolate fountain but when I asked where to put it, he looked at me, waited a beat, and said, “I do the music.”<p><i>As told to Gabrielle</i> …

7 Food Myths — Busted!

People have a lot to say about how you should be eating, but how much of it is true?<p>We’re just going to say it: There’s a lot of B.S. out there when it comes to health and nutrition advice. That’s why we asked top nutritionists and dietitians to set the record straight. Here are some of the most …

21 Cauliflower Recipes For Anyone Trying To Eat Fewer Carbs

Cauliflower pizza was just the beginning.

The 3 Foods to Avoid for a Healthier Gut (and Why It Matters)

Gut bacteria—the trillions of microorganisms living in your digestive tract—may not be the sexiest subject, but it’s a hot topic in the health world …

Hear 'Burn The Witch,' A New Radiohead Song

Radiohead has unveiled a new song! Hours after a couple of teasing Instagram posts floated onto the Web — one of a bluebird, the other of a medievally clad woman being tied to a tree by men in <i>True Detective</i> Season 1 masks — the band debuted "Burn the Witch," a very promising herald of the band's …

Iran's Aaron Aites Dead After Battle With Cancer

Aaron Aites, creator and frontman of Iran, died in his sleep on Friday after a battle with kidney cancer. The news was confirmed by life partner and fellow filmmaker Audrey Ewell in an update on his GoFundMe page.<p>Aites started Iran in San Francisco in 1998. The band debuted in 2000 with a …

Germany is about to legalize marijuana

"Our goal is that seriously ill patients are treated in the best possible way," said Hermann Groehe, who will present draft legislation to the German cabinet on Wednesday.<p>The draft bill comes as many parts of the world are relaxing laws on cannabis use and medicinal marijuana is gaining popularity …

Photos of Life on a Haitian Dump

Photographer Giles Clarke spent months documenting the lives of some of the country's poorest people.<p>In 2010, a magnitude seven earthquake hit the tiny Caribbean nation of Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people. Support flooded in from around the world, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie donated …

The mysterious selfie queen of Paris high society

Countess di Castiglione<p>The selfie queen of Paris society<p>c. 1867<p>When she first visited the photography studio of Mayer & Pierson in 1856, Virginia …

Comment on Photographs of Abandoned Psychiatric Hospitals by Jennifer L. McNash

The picture that says it’s an old operating room is actually an autopsy room. Definitely for post mortem examination!

Psychiatry