Sherri Bunye

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What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Understanding Obamacare at the Supreme Court

<b>Struggling to understand the intricacies of the Affordable Care Act lawsuit ruled on by the Supreme Court? We break it down to the basics.</b><p>The Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, and ever since has been the subject of legal and legislative battles.<p>Now, the Supreme Court has decided on King v …

Health Care

Eden and The Tribe Are Two Must-See Summer Movies You’ve Maybe Never Heard Of

Though they're not big-budget blockbusters, Eden and The Tribe are two of the best movies you’ll see this summer.<p>Now that you’ve all seen <i>Jurassic World</i>—or almost all of you, anyway—what summer movie should you see next? <i>Inside Out</i> is a smart, wistful wonder that could do the trick. But if you’re not …

'True Detective': EW review

True Detective<p>We gave it a <b>B</b><p>There are two <b></b>prevailing schools of thought about <i>True Detective</i>‘s first season<i>.</i> Either you believe it was an exquisitely …

TV

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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These Are The Best Fitness Trackers | Inc.com

If you're looking for the best way to track your activity and exercise, the $150 Fitbit Charge HR is the fitness tracker we'd recommend for most people. According to our tests--which included 60 hours of research and 10 days of real-world testing--the Charge HR is more accurate at counting steps …

Wearable Tech

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Welcome to the Red State HIV Epidemic

Republican governors face tough decisions as the disease spreads in middle America.<p>It wasn’t supposed to happen here. Not in Austin, a one-doctor-and-an-ice-cream-shop town of 4,200 in southeastern Indiana, nestled off Interstate 65 on the road from Indianapolis to Louisville, where dusty …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

2015 National Spelling Bee in Pictures

When Will Self-Driving Trucks Destroy America?

A Medium article on driverless trucks went viral in my Facebook and Twitter feeds last week. It seemed as if everyone I knew was suddenly deeply …

How Ford Models Changed the Face of Beauty

The little-known story behind a pair of young newlyweds in post–World War II Manhattan who launched the era of the supermodel.<p>When Eileen Otte and Jerry Ford eloped to San Francisco in November 1944, in the midst of World War II, it was hardly surprising that Jerry should declare his profession as …

Facebook Brings Its Controversial Internet.org Initiative To Pakistan

Facebook’s Internet.org initiative to provide free basic internet access has been heavily criticized over the past few months, but it’s business as usual for the U.S. company after its service rolled into Pakistan — a country with a population of over 180 million — today.<p>Telenor is the local …

Unbreakable: A Robot That Can't Be Stopped

New research shows that artificial intelligence can use trial and error to finish a job even when a robot's body is damaged.<p>It almost looks like a wounded animal.<p>There’s that little hop in its gait, the way it looks tentative as it springs forward from its haunches, the not-exactly-straight …

Robotics

Why is the U.S. bringing down the hammer on FIFA?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In recent years, FIFA has made news not just for enforcing rules on the soccer field, but also for allegedly breaking them off it.<p>The body that governs soccer, the most popular sport in the world, is a multibillion-dollar behemoth.<p>Great power, yes. Great responsibility? Not so much, critics …

Corruption

The Problem With Asking Republicans, 'Would You Have Invaded Iraq?'

Here's the better question: Is war the best response to dictators with WMD?<p>The “would you have invaded Iraq” saga continues. Sunday on Fox News, Chris Wallace tried again and again to get Marco Rubio to say whether, in hindsight, the Bush administration was right to invade a WMD-less Iraq. And …

Political Science

LG adds to the G4 family with two new mid-range devices: the G Stylo and G4c

LG is hoping to broaden the appeal of its G4 line-up with a pair of new mid-range devices, offering screen sizes to suit different tastes. The LG G Stylo — known as the G4 Stylus outside of North America and South Korea — bumps the G4's screen size from 5.5-inches to 5.7-inches, and comes with a …

ISIS seizes key Iraqi city of Ramadi: What happens next?

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS forces pushed east Monday from their fresh victory in Ramadi as the Iraqi government rushed reinforcements to shore up defensive lines meant to stop the terror group's advance.<p>Iraqi and U.S. officials promised eventual defeat for the self-proclaimed Islamic State, but the loss of the …

Islam

Cancer screening: An example of when less can be more, experts say

Americans get too many tests to screen for common types of cancer, and the American College of Physicians wants them to stop.<p>New clinical guidelines from the medical group include a litany of statistics that illustrate our obsession with cancer screening. Among them: About 6 in 10 adults submitted …

Cancer

The 'endgame' is here as Greece gets crunched on 2 fronts

Athens barely made its latest payment (May 12) to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and it managed to do so only when the government discovered that it could use a reserve account it wasn't aware of, according to the Greek media.<p>Kathimerini, a Greek daily newspaper, reports that Prime Minister …

Blueprint for a Better Human Body

People who wear and design prosthetics are rethinking the form of our species.<p>When Elizabeth Wright smacks her right leg on a table, she says “ow.” That’s only interesting if you know one more thing: that her right leg is made out of carbon fiber and metal. It’s also part of her. “It is my right …

Singularity

The Ghosts of Laprak

How life in a small mountainous village was turned upside down by Nepal’s deadly earthquake — loved ones lost, homes destroyed. BuzzFeed News’ Anup Kaphle brings the first in-depth report from Laprak, near the quake’s epicenter.<p>LAPRAK, Nepal — It was a quiet Saturday in Laprak. With the village’s …

June 2015

Diversity

The Justice Department is reviewing its Stingray phone-tracking programs

For years, the phone-tracking devices known as Stingrays have been one of law enforcement's most closely guarded secrets — but a new report from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> suggests that may be about to change. According to the report, the Justice Department is in the midst of a full review of how law …

The latest in Nepal: Canadian aid flights to Nepal resume; Centenarian pulled from quake rubble

<b>NEPAL URGES FOREIGN RESCUERS TO GO HOME</b><p>Nepal is urging foreign rescuers to return home or go to rural areas saying most of the rescue work is over and the remaining operation can be handled by local workers.<p>Information Minister Minendra Rijal says the major rescue work in the urban areas of the …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes