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The First White Dwarf Pulsar in The Universe Has Been Found After Half a Century

A one-of-a-kind star in the known Universe.<p>Scientists have finally laid eyes on the first white dwarf pulsar in the known Universe, and while the …

A history of dark matter

No definitive answer, but the search has gotten more interesting since the 19th century.<p>Across decades, the hunt for a dark matter particle has …

Dark Matter

Observatory releases one of the largest photos they've ever taken of space

Clocking in at 49,511 x 39,136 pixels, you may have to wait a while for this newly released image of space to load from the European Southern Observatory (ESO).<p>There it is.<p>In all its glory. That image is ... vast. In fact, there are 2 billion pixels in this picture of the Cat's Paw (upper right) …

10 Netflix lifehacks everyone should know

Trends in popular software come and go, but it’s pretty clear at this point which ones are sticking around for the long haul. How else do you end up with the cultural jargon “Netflix and Chill” being so widely accepted? I’m fairly certain you’ve never heard anybody say, “Hulu and Chill.” “Youtube …

The Young Pope feels like going to Sunday mass high out of your mind

Let me share something that shines a light on what HBO’s new series <i>The Young Pope</i> is: there’s a kangaroo roaming the gardens in the Vatican. I’m serious. Early on in this show, which drips with portentous symbolism, if not actual substance, the newly elected Pope Pius XIII discovers that the …

Young Pope

Science Continues Proving That People Who Swear Are The !@#$ing Best

Do you swear a lot? Great! Because here’s some excellent and important information that will make your day about ten !@#$ing times better: People who swear are the best. No, really. Studies have been done. Last year, we learned that people who swear are articulate and intelligent; then we learned …

The Best Health Documentaries on Netflix to Kick-Start Your 2018 Resolutions

It seems counterintuitive: Sit down and stream these health documentaries to kick-start your wellness resolutions—but hear us out. While …

58 Christmas Movies To Watch On Netflix In 2016, Because There's No Such Thing As Too Many

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and it's time your Netflix queue reflected that. With the 2016 holiday season right around the corner, the …

North Carolina’s record floods could have unexpected environmental consequences

Local Riverkeepers worry that high water could lead to flooded coal ash ponds and hog manure lagoons.<p>Hurricane Matthew swept across the southeastern …

North Carolina

What Fuels Trump's Rise? Bigotry or Economic Anxiety?

<i>This article was</i> <i>first published on the Verdict site.</i><p>Is support for Donald Trump a function of economic anxiety or bigotry?<p>It could, of course, be …

LOOK: Epic Infographic Details Every Actor That's Played Major Superheroes

With “Batman v Superman” arriving in theaters today and bringing with it the debuts of two all-new versions of Batman and Wonder Woman, the folks at …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Stan Lee reveals his least favourite Marvel movie casting, comments on Zendaya / Mary Jane Watson rumour

It’s very, very rare that comic book legend Stan Lee has anything bad to say about a Marvel movie (especially if he’s in them!), but during an …

What All Men Need to Know About Hair Loss

Hair loss is tough for any man. For gay men, there’s often an extra level of insecurities. It’s inevitable for most with age, but there are certain …

Hair Care

Saudi Arabia's oil industry has an overlooked risk

Yemeni rebels said they hit Saudi Aramco facilities, but the kingdom's state-run oil company announced that "all of its oil, gas, and refining plants were operating as normal" in the aftermath, according to Bloomberg.<p>Still, some analysts argued that the episode shows that the Saudis' campaign in …

Oil

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Home in an Hour

<b>Your task list:</b><p><b>Total: 30 minutes</b><p><i>Want to bookmark this for future reference? Pin or download our cleaning cheat sheet.</i>

The 50 best colleges in America

Business Insider's 2016 ranking uses a formula that relies very little on glamour statistics, like reputation and selectivity, that are featured in many college rankings. Instead, we primarily leaned on data available from the government, weighting early-career earnings and graduation rate the …

College & University

'And Chill' might be the first useful Facebook bot

Bots these days are all the rage, but the sad truth is: most of them kind of suck.<p>‘And Chill’ is different, it may actually be the first bot to provide a bit of value by making that ever-so-difficult “what should I watch on Netflix?” decision just a tad bit easier.<p>To use And Chill, you just message …

In Defence Of Wasps: Why Squashing Them Comes With A Sting In The Tale

They are one of the most unwelcome signs of summer. Buzzing through beer gardens, attacking innocent picnics, wasps arrive ominously with a sting in …

Insects

Netflix Has Thousands Of Secret Movie Categories You Can Only Access With This Hack

Oh hello, "Critically Acclaimed Romantic Dramas from the 1980s."<p>You know that horrible, rug-pulled-out-from-under-you, life-spinning-out-of-control feeling when you've poured the wine and settled into the couch and opened the Netflix...and realized there's nothing you want to watch? It's all okay …

Entertainment

Netflix: The 5 Best British TV Shows You Can Watch Right Now

There’s obviously no shortage of great television shows here in the United States. From dramas to sitcoms, reality shows to talent competitions, we …

TV

Dear Science: Why aren’t apes evolving into humans?

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p><i>Dear Science: Why are there no hominins left on Earth? If evolution is ongoing and species are always changing and adapting, shouldn't we see new human-like species evolving from apes, even if the old ones died out?</i><p>Here's what science has to say:<p>We hate to be the ones to …

Humanity

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16 LGBT superheroes who forever changed comics

June is Pride Month, an annual celebration for LGBT folks. Although equality in the US has a long way to go, things are getting better. One good sign is the range of identities represented by superheroes in comics and movies.<p>A number of superheroes have recently come out of the closet. In 2014, …

WATCH: Kevin Conroy Gives a Taste of Batman's Laugh in "The Killing Joke"

In a new DC All-Access video veteran Batman voice actor Kevin Conroy digs into his upcoming R-rated animated adaptation of Alan Moore and Brian …

Bookshelves Shaped Like Superhero Logos Add a Special Flair to Any Secret Lair

Industrial designer Burak Dogan adds a superhero’s touch to furniture with a series of wall-mounted shelves that pay homage to beloved heroes and heroines. Superman, Captain America, Wonder Woman, and the S.H.I.E.L.D. each have their iconic logos reproduced as eye-catching planks that have plenty …

Can You Truly Speak for God?

I share a story in my book, Going Gay, about teaching on the topic of pro-gay theology at a seminar hosted by Concerned Women for America. It was around the early '90s, and I was a young, "ex-gay" man entrenched in the fundamentalist church, and a leader in the conversion therapy movement at the …

Faith

Dear Netflix: 7 reasons offline video support makes sense

Less than two years ago, Netflix told the world that offline video was “never going to happen,’’ indicating it would rather improve the infractructure to allow streaming inmore places. Recently, the company has been backtracking, and that’s a great thing for everyone.<p>Back in April, Netflix CEO Reed …

Harry Potter in 2016: what's happening this year

From the Cursed Child to Fantastic Beasts to the illustrated version of Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, here’s everything that’s coming to us this year (that we know of) from the world of JK Rowling’s wizarding world<p>This year has got to go down as the most exciting in Harry Potter history, …

Books

Physicists develop new method of crystal production

Be it in phyics, mettalurgy, gemology or engineering, the applications of crystals are very broad. A research team including Christos Likos and …