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Feminism Around the World: Economist Analyzes Global Gender Gap in the Workplace Despite Feminist Gains

<i>Welcome to Feminism Around the World, a weekly feature here at TMS where we focus on women’s lives and feminist concerns around the world by</i> …

Adrien Brody Joins ‘Peaky Blinders’ Season 4; First Story Elements Revealed

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: As filming gets underway on the 4th season of <i>Peaky Blinders</i>, Oscar winner Adrien Brody has suited up to join the Steven Knight-created …

TV

Oregon judge grants legal ‘agender’ status

A Portland resident was granted “agender” status by an Oregon judge earlier this month, in what is likely the first-such decision of its kind.<p>Patch, …

Gender

Gorillaz / Saturnz Barz

Gorillaz returns with four new tracks. This one in particular features Murdoc, 2D, Noodle, and Russel Hobbs in a house haunted by everything from …

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 3 Guest Stars & First Photos Revealed

article<p>http://screenrant.com/unbreakable-kimmy-schmidt-season-3-images-guest-stars/<p>en_US<p>Rachel Dratch, Maya Rudolph, & Ray Liotta will appear.<p>Screen …

Interview: Life Screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick

Interview: Life screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul WernickColumbia Pictures and Skydance gave ComingSoon.net the opportunity to interview <b>Life</b> …

Dead Pool

Europa: Our best shot at finding alien life?

Science editor, BBC News website, The Woodlands, Texas<p><b>After two decades of development and "heartbreak", scientists are on the verge of sending missions to explore the ocean world of Europa. Could this be our best shot at finding life elsewhere in the Solar System?</b><p>Orbiting the giant planet Jupiter …

Space Exploration

How Engineers Fight to Wrap Cheapo Cars in Luxurious Silence

Luxury cars offer all sorts of perks to generate oohs and aahs: gesture controls, massage seats, self-driving capabilities. But you’re unlikely to …

Engineering

How TV Opening Titles Got to Be So Damn Good

A sharply dressed silhouette plummets through a canyon of advertisements. A troubled man chomps on a cigar as he drives along the New Jersey …

TV

Disney is looking at creating ‘another decade and a half of Star Wars stories’ after Episode IX

Iger dropped hints about The Last Jedi and the standalone Han Solo film<p>At the Scale: The Future of Tech and Entertainment conference in Santa Monica, California, Disney CEO Bob Iger spoke on a variety of topics, from his tenure at Disney, the next installments of the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise, and that …

Star Wars

Bob Iger Reveals ‘Star Wars’ Han Solo Spinoff Details, Talks Plans After ‘Episode IX’

Disney CEO Bob Iger dropped some details about the upcoming “Star Wars” movies at a USC tech conference on Thursday.<p>At the conference, where he also …

Star Wars

These AI bots created their own language to talk to each other

A next step in the development of artificial intelligence.<p>It is now table stakes for artificial intelligence algorithms to “learn” about the world around them. The next level: For AI bots to learn how to talk to each other — and develop their own shared language.<p>New research released last week by …

Artificial Intelligence

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer has a problem with its cooling system

"They have come to us and said we want to look at some ... corrective action."<p>Launched to the International Space Station in 2011 on the penultimate …

Space

em>Suicide Squad</em> breakdown: Enchantress

Sony Pictures Imageworks has released a new breakdown of their work on <i>Suicide Squad</i>, this time focusing on Enchantress.<p>For some serious in-depth …

We're About to Enter a New Era in Parkinson's Disease Treatments

Before we get to the therapeutic stuff, here is a reminder of the main problem people with Parkinson’s disease face.<p>Researchers are reasonably sure …

Medicine

'LIFE' on the Space Station: Stars, Director Talk About ISS in Sci-Fi Thriller

Daniel Espinosa believes NASA might forbid his new movie "Life" — which takes place on board the International Space Station — from being screened by …

NASA

Lawrence Krauss on religion, science and our intellectual journey around the Universe

Krauss' new book explores the greatest story ever told - physics and the workings of our Universe<p>Author Lawrence Krauss' upcoming book is all about the history of physics and modern research, encompassing both cosmology and subatomic physics; what Krauss describes as particle astrophysics. It’s a …

Physics

More than two-thirds of cancer mutations are due to random DNA copying errors, study says

More than two-thirds of cancer-causing mutations are the result of random mistakes in DNA replication that occur when normal cells divide, according to a paper published Thursday. The study is sure to renew a vigorous debate over how much people can do to prevent cancer and how much is …

Cancer

The Sandy Side Of The Moon

Art

Horizon Zero Dawn Looks Unnaturally Good Because Of 'Hyper-Realism'

Strange Beasts in Vimeo Staff Picks

A sci-fi short about augmented reality. "Strange Beasts" is an augmented reality game. It allows you to create and grow your own virtual pet. How far…

Kirkin’ Overtime: The Weird Late-’90s ‘Star Trek’ Mashup You Didn’t Know About

The death of Captain James T. Kirk remains one of the saddest travesties in the history of the Star Trek franchise. Kirk died not in glorious …

Star Trek

Stunning 'new' cloud formations captured in updated atlas – in pictures

Roll clouds and wave-like asperitas are among the additions to the new digital International Cloud Atlas, that dates back to the 19th century. It features hundreds of images captured by meteorologists and cloud lovers from around the world<p>Have you seen any of the “new” cloud formations?

World Meteorological Organization

The Gig Economy Celebrates Working Yourself to Death

Last September, a very twenty-first-century type of story appeared on the company blog of the ride-sharing app Lyft. “Long-time Lyft driver and mentor, Mary, was nine months pregnant when she picked up a passenger the night of July 21st,” the post began. “About a week away from her due date, Mary …

Great Depression

Accidental therapists: For insect detectives, the trickiest cases involve the bugs that aren’t really there

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Gale Ridge could tell something was wrong as soon as the man walked into her office at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment …

Bed bugs

Dinosaur crater's clue to origin of life

Science editor, BBC News website, The Woodlands, Texas<p><b>The crater made by the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs is revealing clues to the origins of life on Earth.</b><p>Scientists have drilled into the 200km-wide Chicxulub crater now buried under the Gulf of Mexico.<p>They say its rocks show evidence of …

Earth Science

Congress Is About To Give Away Your Online Privacy

Congress is poised to roll back FCC privacy protections in a way that could seriously compromise our online lives. The protections require internet …

Net Neutrality

This pretty e-paper smart calendar is everything I want in a gadget

A designer named Kosho Tsuboi has conceived a beautiful gadget idea. His product, the Magic Calendar, is an e-paper calendar that syncs with a smartphone to display your schedule. The project is associated with Google’s Android Experiments, which appears to be a Japanese program in which creators …

Gear & Gadgets

Ed Fries uncovers earliest known arcade game Easter egg in Starship 1

In the course of talking to former Xbox exec Ed Fries about Atari's 1974 racing arcade game <i>Gran Trak 10</i>, former Atari engineer Ron Milner offhandedly …

Game Development