Trevor Squires

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Say Hello To Your Four Newly Named Elements Of The Periodic Table

Looks like it’s nearly time to update that old periodic table poster on your wall. Because names have been proposed for four new elements announced …

Chemistry

'The Sims' Removes Gender Barriers in Video Game

Video Games<p>The creators of "The Sims" are opening up gender customization options for the first time in the history of the popular life simulation video game.<p>"The Sims" publisher Electronic Arts and developer Maxis says a free update available Thursday for "The Sims 4" will remove gender boundaries …

'Zoos aren't your babysitter' - animal expert blasts parents over gorilla shooting

Wildlife expert Jeff Corwin has advice for parents who are taking their children to look at animals - "zoos aren't your babysitter".<p>Corwin, a host on …

Cancer Patient Shares Shocking Photo Of Neck Scar To Encourage Others To Quit Smoking

'It is very scary.'<p><b>Graphic warning: This article contains images of a medical nature.</b><p>When Mickey Brady was just 14 years old, he started …

After all these years Shy Guy's face has finally been revealed

Have you ever wondered what was under the Shy Guys' masks from the <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> series? I have. I care more about what these guys look like than …

Doctor reveals horrors that make this hospital dangerous for kids

<i>A pediatrician who spent three years as a resident at Coney Island Hospital spoke to The Post’s Melkorka Licea about the frightening patient care the</i> …

Tinder Removed the Idiot Who Told This Mix-Raced Woman to Bleach Her Skin

No more hot dates for you, bro.<p>About two weeks ago, 22-year-old makeup artist Takara Allen, was talking with a Tinder guy who she had been out on one date with, until he said the most disrespectful shit ever about one of her Instagram pictures that left her "devastated."<p>During a text conversation …

Man Emergency Lands Helicopter to Teach Neil Tyson a Physics Lesson

Neil deGrasse Tyson has been educating the masses on Twitter for years now with his self-proclaimed “brain droppings,” and they’re usually golden. …

Animal rights activists send German circus ostrich to its death

An attempt by activists to free circus animals in Germany went badly wrong after an ostrich was hit by a car and died.<p>Suspected animal rights activists broke into an enclosure where a travelling circus was staying in Munich on Monday night, according to the police.<p>They attacked the circus owner and …

The biggest mistake parents make when arguing with kids

How do you deal with out-of-control kids?<p>The authors of the bestseller <i>How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk</i> have some great …

Self-help

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Zika virus definitely causes severe birth defects, CDC confirms | The Star

Zika has been sweeping through Latin America and the Caribbean in recent months, and the fear is that it will only get worse there and arrive in the …

Public Health

Something in the water: is fluoride actually good for cities?

Newcastle adds fluoride to drinking water. Hull does not. More than 50 years since it became a default health intervention, why does the debate rage more fiercely than ever?<p>As a public health researcher who examines sensitive subjects such as sexual health and teenage pregnancy, Stephen Peckham is …

Nature bird study reveals how parents choose who goes hungry

Humans have long known that the early bird gets the worm, but new research just gave us a fresh aphorism: it turns out the scrawny chick often goes …

Birds

Stuffed animal missing after being launched into space by U.K. students

MORECAMBE, England, April 8 (UPI) -- A stuffed toy dog in England has gone missing after being launched into the edge of space as part of a school …

Kitchen Science: everything you eat is made of chemicals

<i>This is the first in our ongoing Kitchen Science series exploring the physics, chemistry and biology that takes place in your home.</i><p>Earnest websites, …

Protein

Busy Wasps Build Beautiful Rainbow Nest Using Colorful Construction Paper Provided by Biologists

Italian biology student and blogger Mattia Menchetti captured remarkable photos of the natural phenomenon of polistes dominula (paper wasps) building …

This Dude's Fitness Tracker May Have Just Saved His Life

A 42-year-old man from New Jersey recently showed up in an emergency ward following a seizure. After looking at the data collected by his Fitbit …

Fibrillation

Mama birds pay attention to more than chicks’ begging

Spring has finally arrived, and birds’ nests all over the country will soon be filling up with eggs and then nestlings. Watch a nest long enough (the</i> …

Why creepy men scare us: That “ew” factor is a built-in warning bell

<b>Jack Gleeson in "Game of Thrones" (HBO)</b><p>A new study says we interpret unpredictable behavior, along with certain nonverbal cues, as ambiguously dangerous<p>Erin Coulehan<p>April 6, 2016 8:21pm (UTC)<p>I’m not sure when creepiness became so ubiquitous. As a kid, I remember thinking certain classmates or …

Inside The Vast Archives Of The Smithsonian's Museum Of Natural History

The secret world of biological museum samples.<p>The Smithsonian Institution is made up of 19 museums and galleries across the United States. As well as the exhibits on display to the public, there are enormous collections of samples kept in storage. These pictures, released by the Smithsonian's …

Museums

This strange hole in the moon might become an entrance to a future space colony

For years, scientists have been hunting for the stable lava tubes that are believed to exist on the Moon. A remnant from the Moon's past, when it was …

Scientists just discovered a new state of matter

Quantum spin liquid, a state of matter predicted over forty years ago, has finally been discovered by a team of researchers.<p>The matter, which has …

How the Media Got a Study About Vegetarianism Really, Really Wrong

Like, really.<p>If you're the sort of person who believes bacon makes everything better, then a study that made headlines this week claiming a vegetarian diet can kill you was probably a welcome sight. Enough with this nonsense about how eating less meat is better for you, for animals, and for the …

Scientists crack gorilla genome, and were stunned by what they found

A new study reveals that we're not as different from gorillas as we once believed.<p>It’s no secret that gorillas bear a number of similarities to …

Young woman found dead after she was jailed for missing court

A 23-year-old inmate at Floyd County Detention Center was found dead in a multi-person cell on Thursday and officials say they don't know what caused …

Crime

A Jewish group is demanding the removal of a welcome sign at Crescenta Valley Park

A Southland Jewish organization is seeking the removal of a sign at Crescenta Valley Park that pays tribute to a German World War I hero, claiming the site has connections to Nazi atrocities.<p>The sign reads "willkommen zum Hindenburg Park," meaning "welcome to Hindenburg Park." It commemorates a …