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Landmark DAWN study presented at SVIN meeting with New England Journal of Medicine release::::: IMAGE: This study was presented at Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology 10th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. view more Credit: SVIN Boston, MA November 11, 2017 is a day to remember for the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN). Simultaneous with the online publication in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Dr Tudor Jovin, former SVIN president, and Dr. R
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Twitter Appears OK with Pizzagate Peddler Doxing Roy Moore’s Accuser::::: AL Senate candidate Roy Moore/AP Right–wing conspiracy peddler Jack Posobiec —the guy who riled up his followers over “Pizzagate” and nearly got someone killed —appears to have gotten away with doxing AL Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore’s accuser . On Friday, Posobiec tweeted a photo of Leigh Corfman, who accused Moore of sexually assaulting her in 1979 when she was 14 and Moore was a 32–yea
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'These Are Not The Actions of an Innocent Man'::::: “Every time he sees me he says, ‘I didn’t do that,’ and I really believe that.”—Donald Trump on Vladimir Putin, en route to Hanoi, November 11, 2017. So, to put it bluntly: At this point in the proceedings, there can be no innocent explanation for Donald Trump’s rejection of the truth about Russian meddling in last year’s elections. Earlier, it may have been suggested, sympathetically, that the c
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Impressively, Jason Momoa Still Knows His Dothraki From Game of Thrones::::: Image: YouTube Jason Momoa’s stint as Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones was notable but not exceptionally lengthy. Despite not having appeared on the show since 2012, however, Momoa hasn’t lost his Dothraki chops. On a recent appearance on The Graham Norton Show, Momoa took a trip down memory lane, recalling his time as one of “the Drogos” and whipping out some of the fictional tongue, developed for
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The Gas Monkeys Set To Chopping This '34 Ford | Fast N' Loud::::: #FastNLoud | Mondays at 9p Brian Bass and the Monkeys begin to cut up an antique Ford. Say goodbye to 5 inches. Full Episodes Streaming FREE: https://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/fast-n-loud/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Test your Fast N' Loud car smarts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyV4MUe346Y Follow Us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/FastNLoudTV https://twitter.com
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Disneyland Decontaminates Cooling Towers Linked to Legionnaire’s Disease Outbreak::::: Photo: AP Disneyland shut down two cooling towers after it was discovered they may have played a role in a small Legionnaire’s disease outbreak in southern California, the Los Angeles Times reported on Saturday. According to the paper, the cooling towers in question appear to be associated with the cases of 12 people who spent time in Anaheim and then were discovered to have developed the disease
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Cooking For One Or Two? The Mini Instant Pot Just Got a Whole Lot Cheaper.::::: Instant Pot Duo Mini , $52 Instant Pot DUO60 , $75 If you don’t own a pressure cooker , today’s a great day to fix that. The newest, pint-sized 3Qt Instant Pot Mini wants a permanent home on your kitchen counter, and it just got its biggest ever discount down to just $52. Perfectly sized for any apartment, this is also our readers’ favorite slow cooker , and one of their favorite rice cookers too
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Ars Technica:::::
Need for Speed: Payback can’t avoid its own bankruptcy::::: Enlarge / Derelicts start weak but are potentially some of the most powerful cars in the game—assuming you grind enough. reader comments 0 Game details Developer: Ghost Games Publisher : Electronic Arts Platform : Windows (reviewed), Xbox One, PS4 Release Date: Nov. 10, 2017 ESRB Rating: T for Teen Price : $60 Links: Origin | Official website Despite being an overall fantastic year for games, 201
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories:::::
'Bots battle for the ball, and the globe, in Robot Olympiad::::: The World Robotics Olympiad, being held in Costa Rica this weekend, shows human athletes still have little to worry about: sweat and glory do not compute well when relegated to faceless automatons. But the same may not be true for workers, especially those in menial or transport activities where robots are steadily taking over. Think factory assemblers and sorters, or even self-driving cars. So
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories:::::
Aircraft overhead forces Orbital to cancel cargo launch::::: The unexpected sighting of an aircraft in the area near Wallops Island, Virginia forced Orbital ATK to cancel its planned launch Saturday of an unmanned cargo ship to the International Space Station. Just moments before the Antares rocket was to blast off, carrying the Cygnus cargo ship at 7:37 am (1237 GMT), mission control called, "Abort, abort, abort!" The next opportunity for launch is Sund
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories:::::
Smog-hit Delhi calls off odd-even car rationing plan::::: Delhi and its surrounding states have been shrouded in a hazardous fog of toxic pollutants for nearly a week, prompting authorities to roll out a slew of measures to combat the crisis India's smog-choked capital has called off a plan to restrict private vehicle use after the country's top environmental court ruled women, VIPs and two-wheelers could not be exempt. Delhi and its surrounding states
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US sage grouse policy heading back to square one::::: In this April 20, 2013 file photo, male greater sage grouse perform mating rituals for a female grouse, not pictured, on a lake outside Walden, Colo. Federal scientists and land managers who've been crafting strategies to protect sage grouse habitat across the West for nearly two decades are going back to the drawing board under a new Trump administration edict to reassess existing plans condemne
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily:::::
Sixth-graders can learn, perform hands-only CPR:::::Students as young as sixth-graders can learn and perform CPR effectively and should be targeted for training, according to preliminary research.
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily:::::
Smell test challenge suggests clinical benefit for some before development of Alzheimer's:::::In a new study, researchers have determined that a declining sense of smell may be able to identify patients with mild cognitive impairment that could respond to certain drugs used to treat Alzheimer's disease.
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Mutant gene network in colon cancer identified:::::The principles of the gene network for colon tumorigenesis have been identified. The principles will be used to find the molecular target for effective anti-cancer drugs in the future. Further, this research gained attention for using a systems biology approach, which is an integrated research area of IT and BT.
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Memory: Recognizing images seen briefly ten years previously:::::Recalling the names of old classmates 50 years after graduation or of favorite childhood television series illustrates the amazing abilities of human memory. Emotion and repeated exposure are both known to play a role in long-term memorization, but why do we remember things that are not emotionally charged and have only been seen or experienced a few times in the past? To answer this question, sci
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Genetic treatment for blindness may soon be reality:::::Patients who had lost their sight to an inherited retinal disease could see well enough to navigate a maze after being treated with a new gene therapy.
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Justice League's Cinematographer Talks the Film's Lighter Style::::: Image: Warner Bros. Fans have noticed one important thing about Justice League since the film was first shown: It’s not as dark as Zack Snyder’s older work. Like, not nearly as dark. Apparently, that was the intention from day one. In an in-depth interview with Kodak , the film’s cinematographer, Fabian Wagner, talks the film’s style, his approach to filming, and the benefits of the 35mm film, wh
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MakeSpace, the ‘Cloud Storage for Physical Stuff’ Startup, Swaps Out Its CEO::::: MakeSpace, a well-funded startup that emerged from the recent explosion of on-demand services companies, has replaced its CEO, the company confirmed to WIRED. Co-founder Sam Rosen has stepped down and co-founder and COO Rahul Gandhi will become CEO. The company says the departure, which has been in the works for the last month, was “completely amicable” and plans to announce the news Monday morni
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Hvad har politikerne dog tænkt på med de nye kørekortregler?:::::Det kan godt være, at politikerne og Ældresagen klapper i deres hænder over de nye regler for fornyelse af kørekort. Det kan også godt være, at intentionen bag loven er ok. Men resultatet er noget makværk med en del meget bekymrende huller.
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The Guy Who Oversaw Mt. Gox's Catastrophic Meltdown Could Still Get Very Rich::::: Photo: AP Mark Karpelès, the former chief of spectacularly failed Japanese Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is on trial in Japan on charges he embezzled millions from the company before its collapse. He, Mt. Gox, and his current company Tibanne (which owns 88 percent of Mt. Gox) are all bankrupt. Yet Karpelès could still walk away with hundreds of millions in profits from his various business schemes, r
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Amazon Makes a Sound Bar Now, and It's Even Cheaper Than Usual Today::::: Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more. Amazon makes sound bars now, because of course they do, and their 2.1 channel, 31.5" model is down to an all-time low $80 right now , from its usual $95. This bar’s integrated subwoofer won’t give you the kind of bass you’d expect fro
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BBC News - Science & Environment:::::
Venus and Jupiter conjunction: Sky-watchers await dawn display::::: Image caption Venus seen crossing the sun. Jupiter and Venus will be visible to the naked eye close together in the sky before dawn on Monday. The planets will appear in conjunction in the south-east, just above the horizon, and may appear to look like one bright star. In the UK, the best viewing time will be 40 minutes before sunrise. Jupiter's four Galilean moons will also be visible to those w
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Trump Again Cozies Up to the Guy Who Attacked U.S. Elections::::: AP For Donald Trump, there’s no such thing as bad optics. Or, maybe there is and he just doesn’t care. One would think that with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion in Russia’s attacks on the 2016 elections heating up, and with the indictments of two Trump campaign aides last week , the president would be extremely cautious this weekend at a regional economic su
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The First Trailer for Season Five of Agents of SHIELD is Here, Quipping in Space::::: Image: Marvel Studios Finally. The first footage of the fifth season of Agents of SHIELD was premiered at New York Comic Con over a month ago, and now, finally, fans can catch a glimpse of what’s coming. Marvel and ABC have released two clips: a full trailer and a thirty second spot, with overlapping but not identical footage. If you’ve read Katharine’s recap of the NYCC footage, you already know
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WTF? Canada Decides the F-Word’s Not Such a Bad Word::::: WARNING: This post contains strong language... unless you're French. Fuck. It's never been a bad word— it just makes some people uncomfortable. On the other hand, some people totally love "fuck," like the late, great George Carlin . VIDEO (Age verification may be required to view this.) And David Peel , also no longer with us, explained in hilarious detail what a truly versatile word it i
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Neuroethics Society Meeting: Environmental Factors Impacting the Developing Brain::::: It’s not just genetics, it’s not just diet—many factors contribute to healthy brain development in people, which continues until about 25 years of age. At yesterday’s International Neuroethics Society (INS) panel, “The Brain in Context,” three neuroscientists talked about different aspects of the physical and social environments that can affect the developing brain. Even before a baby is born, in
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Flash showrunner suspended over "a pattern of alleged sexual harassment"::::: (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) WBTV has suspended co-creator, executive producer, and showrunner Andrew Kreisberg from his duties on The Flash tonight, over multiple allegations of sexual harassment that have been levied against him. This is per Deadline and Variety , both of which are reporting on a statement released by Warner Bros. TV Group tonight, stating, “We have recently been
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30 Vaquita Porpoises Are Left. One Died in a Rescue Mission.::::: Mexico banned totoaba fishing in 1993, but it was only in 2015 — when vaquita numbers dwindled to about 100 — that the government also banned most gill nets, including those used for catching shrimp and other kinds of fish. The gill nets catch the totoaba, and also trap the vaquitas. Fishermen are still allowed to use a different type of net, intended for catching corvina fish, that is not suppos
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A Shadow Delegation Stalks the Official U.S. Team at Climate Talks::::: Yet seven in 10 Americans believe global warming is occurring, according to a Yale University survey , and more than 60 percent say they are at least “somewhat worried” about its effects. “There’s a debate in the United States between the denialists who pooh-pooh any thought about climate change and the catastrophic dangers it portends, and those who agree with the scientific academies of every c
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Donald Trump Denies Ordering DOJ to Stop AT&T and Time Warner Deal Unless They Sell CNN::::: Photo: AP President Donald Trump denied on Saturday reports that he had ordered the Department of Justice to halt the $85.4 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner unless the combined company sells off Turner Broadcasting , a group of cable channels which includes Trump’s hated arch-enemy CNN. Per Recode , Trump told reporters on Air Force One that he “didn’t make that decision—it was mad
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Penn study finds men are more likely to receive CPR in public than women::::: PHILADELPHIA--When it comes to your likelihood of receiving bystander CPR if you experience a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in public, it turns out your gender may play a lifesaving role. According to a new study from researchers in the Center for Resuscitation Science at Penn Medicine, which is being presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2017, men are more likely to recei
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Latinos less aware of automated external defibrillators::::: ANAHEIM, California, Nov. 11, 2017 -- Latinos are less likely to know what an automated external defibrillator (AED) is and who can use it, which could affect outcomes of sudden cardiac arrests in Latino neighborhoods, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science
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Sixth-graders can learn, perform hands-only CPR::::: ANAHEIM, California, Nov. 11, 2017 -- Students as young as sixth-graders can learn and perform CPR effectively and should be targeted for training, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians. Researchers assessed the ability of 16
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Men more likely to receive bystander CPR in public than women::::: ANAHEIM, California, Nov. 11, 2017 -- Men are more likely to receive bystander CPR in public locations compared to women, and they are more likely to survive after the life-saving measure, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinician
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Scientific American Content: Global:::::
6 Medical Innovations That Moved from The Battlefield to Mainstream Medicine::::: Wartime medicine is an incredibly challenging setting for the doctors, nurses, and paramedics who practice it: Not only are the injuries frequently serious ones, but the tools at hand are often more limited than in a traditional hospital. Over the centuries, that has meant that battlefield medical personnel have had to innovate. Those wartime practices, in turn, often served to refine medic
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Saturday's Best Deals: Reebok Apparel, AmazonBasics Sound Bar, Apple Accessories, and More::::: Amazon’s own sound bar , Reebok workout gear , and a patio heater sale lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals AmazonBasics 2.1 Channel Bluetooth Sound Bar , $80 Amazon makes sound bars now, because of course they do, and their 2.1 channel, 31.5" model is down to an all-time low $80 right now , fro
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This $100-million Startup Plans to Put Chips Into Human Brains to Enhance Intelligence::::: If you could, would you delete some memories you don't like and replace them with much better ones? How far are you willing to go to tweak your brain if doing so could give you super abilities? These are not just hypothetical questions to Bryan Johnson, the founder of the brain-hacking startup Kernel . He believes that in the next 15 years humans will be able to greatly expand their brain's n
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This YouTuber Spent a Month Training Like Batman For One Awesome Fight Scene::::: Image: Warner Bros. Batman is all about preparation. To become the caped vigilante, Bruce Wayne spent years of his life training and travelling the world, not to mention spending exorbitant amounts of money. A month of training isn’t the same, but it’s a start. And a month is what Michelle Khare embarked upon. On her YouTube channel , the blogger and athlete, who regularly takes on stunt fights a
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Al-Qaeda Has Rebuilt Itself—With Iran's Help::::: The last Islamic State redoubts have been falling in quick succession in recent weeks, with the U.S.-backed coalition taking the caliphate’s self-declared capital of Raqqa last month, and then Syrian forces reclaiming the strategic oil city of Deir al-Zour. But while the group’s experiment in a statehood built on rape, slavery, and execution nears its end, an older terror front has been quietly r
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Gotham by Gaslight Trailer Pits the Bat and the Cat Against a Serial Killer::::: Still: Warner Bros. via YouTube It’s Batman: The Steampunk Series . The first full trailer is out for Warner Bros.’ next DC animated movie, Batman: Gotham by Gaslight , where the Dark Knight (in a fancy cravat) goes up against one of the most notorious serial killers in history. The Victorian alt-reality tale, drawn by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, centers around Batman trying to take down Jack t
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Review: Incase NoviConnected 4 Wheel Hubless Travel Roller::::: If you’re the kind of person who will arrive at the airport without charging your phone or laptop, you are also the kind of person who will forget to charge the battery bank in your smart luggage. I discovered this when a three-hour delay kicked off my weekend trip with Incase’s NoviConnected carry-on suitcase. Sorry, but it’s true. At home, it took six hours of wall charging at home to get the N
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Don't Let YouTube Babysit Your Children::::: Image: YouTube Maybe it’s happened to you. You’re cruising around YouTube and then boom: a video of Spiderman hanging out with girls in bikinis trying to make Elsa from Frozen jealous and then the Joker appears, ready to fight. This would seem like a weird video to any sane adult. But the weirdest thing is that it’s actually made for kids. YouTube is aware of the issue. On Thursday night, the com
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William Safire Honored by Neuroethics Society::::: INS President Judy Illes, Steven Hyman, Dana Foundation Vice President Barbara Gill, Dana Foundation Chairman Ed Rover Pulitzer Prize winner William Safire was widely credited with giving the word “neuroethics” its current meaning, defining it as “the examination of what is right and wrong, good and bad about the treatment of, perfection of, or unwelcome invasion of and worrisome manipulation of
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Ars Technica:::::
Spatial audio is the most exciting thing to happen to pop music since stereo::::: Enlarge / To get the Dolby Atmos version of Automatic For The People , you'll have to buy this complete 3-CD, 1-Blu-ray edition. R.E.M./Craft Recordings reader comments 70 As much as I love overpriced gizmos in my living room, I still tend to be reluctant about new standards. TVs are a great example. I've appreciated the bonuses offered by 3D, 4K, and HDR , but I concede they all lack content and
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Pyramiderne har afgivet lidt flere hemmeligheder til moderne teknologi::::: »Fordi et mysterium er 4.500 år gammelt, betyder det ikke, at det ikke kan løses.« Det er mottoet for det videnskabelige Scan Pyramids-projekt, som blev påbegyndt for to år siden af ingeniører og forskere fra fakultetet for ingeniørvidenskab ved Cairo Universitet og det franske HIP Institute (en forkortelse for Heritage, Innovation, Preservation). I sidste uge offentliggjorde Scan Pyramids, at fr
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Popular Science:::::
12 essential widgets that belong on your Android home screen::::: When you flip through the screens of your phone, you probably see each app as a little icon. But some applications let you swap that icon for a widget, a larger image that sometimes lets you access the app without opening it. Widgets add aesthetic appeal to your home screens while also providing some useful features. For example, weather apps can deck out your home screen with the day's up-to-dat
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Work Up a Sweat With Amazon's One-Day Reebok Sale::::: Reebok Gold Box If your workout wardrobe could use a few new additions, today’s Reebok sale on Amazon has you covered . There’s a little bit of everything in here (except shoes, weirdly enough) for both men and women, including a lot of cold weather gear so you don’t get too lazy as the temperatures drop. These prices are only available today though , and the best stuff could sell out early. More
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New Microsoft Word attacks infect PCs sans macros::::: reader comments 41 Fancy Bear, the advanced hacking group researchers say is tied to the Russian government, is actively exploiting a newly revived technique that gives attackers a stealthy means of infecting computers using Microsoft Office documents, security researchers said this week. Fancy Bear is one of two Russian-sponsored hacking outfits researchers say breached Democratic National Commi
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Tribes Across the Midwest Are Gearing up for a Big New Pipeline Battle::::: Tribal and environmental groups opposed to the Enbridge Line 3 project rally September 28, 2017, at the State Capitol in Minnesota. Photo: AP The sun was still hiding Wednesday morning, November 8, when about 15 individuals woke up to leave Camp Makwa on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota. The time was 3 a.m., and this time of year, temperatures can drop real low, like 20 de
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Stellar Zombie: Scientists Discover a Star That Won't Die::::: The appearance of a years-long supernova explosion challenges scientist's current understanding of star formation and death, and work is underway to explain the bizarre phenomenon. Stars more than eight times the mass of the sun end their lives in fantastic explosions called supernovas . These are among the most energetic phenomena in the universe. The brightness of a single dying star can
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Landing::::: The pilot lowers the flaps and the plane slows as if pausing to take one last deep breath of the chilled air of the heavens before wading out into and then bellying onto the stale smell of the city, and holding that breath for as long as it can, the mushy gray trees of the suburbs rising up from the bottom. And then it lets go of that breath with a rush, spreads out its wings, and lets itself sli
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'Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency' Worth a Second Look::::: BBC America’s science fiction show Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency is based on a pair of novels by Douglas Adams , author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy . Science fiction author Tom Gerencer loves the idea of Dirk Gently—a detective who trusts in fate and leaves everything up to chance. “He’s not a brilliant detective,” Gerencer says in Episode 281 of the Geek’s Guide to the Gala
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Lovlig doping: Kød og rødbedesaft fremmer din præstation::::: - Effekten af steroider er utrolig. Sådan lyder det fra en af de pumpede fyre i DR3-serien ’Hård Udenpå’. Her tager mændene steroider for at blive store og stærke, selvom det er ulovligt og har farlige bivirkninger. Men der findes lovlige og naturlige midler, du kan bruge til at booste din præstation i træningscenteret. Nogle virker bedre end andre, og samtidig findes der også en række myter og p
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Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire: A 30-minute grimdark fantasy war::::: Charles Theel reader comments 16 Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com . Games Workshop is making a play. While the large UK publisher has dominated the miniatures world for decades, it has only recently returned to the cardboard jungle. New game Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire is the key element i
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Scientific American Content: Global:::::
A Huge Plume of Magma Is Bulging Against Antarctica::::: Imagine drifting over Antarctica's icy expanse. A white continent extends below you, and it's smothered in enough frozen water to drown every coastline in the world in a 216-foot (66 meters) wave if it were to melt. But scientists now believe that, deep beneath almost 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) of ice and a relatively thin slice of rocky crust, one region of the frozen continent hides a column of r
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Live Science:::::
In Your Face! Male Crabs Gloat with 'Victory Dance'::::: When mangrove crab males tussle over a female, the victorious crab often dismisses the loser with a claw-pumping strut. Credit: Marut Sayannikroth/Shutterstock Some male animals are known for busting a move in elaborate mating dances to woo prospective mates. But some crab males perform a special dance for the males they've just defeated in combat, to discourage them from coming back for more,
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What Drives Religious Belief? It's Not Intuition::::: Is religious belief driven by the heart or the head — that is, is it intuition or reason that explains why people believe in god or gods? The answer may be neither: A new study finds that cultural upbringing may explain religious creed. The finding challenges the standard view among psychologists, who tend to report that religious beliefs come intuitively to people, the researchers said.
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Landmark study may impact standard stroke treatment guidelines::::: Standard guidelines for stroke treatment currently recommend clot removal only within six hours of stroke onset. But a milestone study with results published today in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that clot removal up to 24 hours after stroke led to significantly reduced disability for properly selected patients. The international multi-center clinical study, known as the DAWN trial
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Scientists Start To Tease Out The Subtler Ways Racism Hurts Health::::: The day Dr. Roberto Montenegro finished his Ph.D. was memorable. But not for the right reasons. "I still cringe when I think about it," says Montenegro. It had started well. His colleagues at UCLA had taken him and his girlfriend (now wife) out to a fancy restaurant to celebrate. "I was dressed up in the fanciest suit I had at the time and my wife looked beautiful, like always," he says. "We laug
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Space Photos of the Week: Jupiter Takes One Hell of a Selfie::::: This week the planets are taking over—starting with Jupiter, king of the solar system. The Juno spacecraft entered the planet's orbit on July 1, 2016 and has been beaming back mind-blowing photos of the gas giant ever since. Above, Jupiter’s southern hemisphere is a dizzying mosaic of swirling storms. Moving further out into the solar system, we find ourselves at Saturn. Many tiny moons orbit the
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Ingeniøren:::::
»Det handler om, hvad robotter og androider kan lære os om det at være menneske«::::: I Schweiz holder en version af Hiroshi Ishiguro foredrag for en sal fuld af tilhørere. Senere flyver samme version til en konference i Chile, pakket i to kufferter og ét styk håndbagage. I Japan sidder den originale Ishiguro på sit kontor og stirrer intenst på sin computerskærm under foredragene. Han kan se, høre og føle tilhørernes reaktioner i Schweiz og Chile. Lige indtil koncentrationen glipp
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Ars Technica:::::
DOJ: Man fired laser at police helicopter, tried to drive away then crashed::::: Enlarge / Downtown Fresno's skyline can be seen below snow caps the Sierra Nevada mountains and clouds along the foothills. Craig Kohlruss/Fresno Bee/MCT via Getty Images reader comments 0 A man in Fresno, California was indicted this week on federal criminal charges—prosecutors say that Michael Vincent Alvarez fired a laser pointer repeatedly at a local police helicopter. According to the crimin
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Big Think:::::
Our Jellyfish Overlords — Juli Berwald — Think Again - a Big Think Podcast #124::::: Subscribe on Google Play , Stitcher , or iTunes Come talk to us on Twitter : @bigthinkagain Jason Gots : What happens in your brain when I say the word “Jellyfish”? If you’re not a marine biologist, and if going to the beach almost anywhere in the world is a part of your life, the word probably makes you wince. Maybe you remember getting stung. Maybe you remember someone putti
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Scientific American Content: Global:::::
Unraveling an Ancient Code Written In Strings::::: In July 2015, my husband and I were crammed into a stuffy minivan with 12 others, climbing out of Lima’s coastal mist into the sun-filled mountains thousands of feet above. After hours of dust clouds and dizzying hairpin turns, our destination appeared below—the remote Andean village of San Juan de Collata, Peru. It was a scattering of adobe houses with no running water, no sewage, and electricit
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Alias Grace Is True Crime Through the Female Gaze::::: In a scene in the second episode of Netflix’s Alias Grace , Grace Marks (Sarah Gadon) comforts her best friend, Mary Whitney (Rebecca Liddiard), who’s in extraordinary pain following an illegal abortion. Both are teenagers and servant girls in Upper Canada. Mary’s been abandoned by the wealthy man who promised to marry her, but who now wants her to drown herself to spare him any shame. “Grace, I
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The Atlantic:::::
What Donna Brazile's New Book Really Reveals::::: Donna Brazile seems confused. In her new book Hacks , released this Tuesday, and in an excerpt in Politico Magazine published last week , the former interim chair of the Democratic National Committee wrote that she searched for proof that the 2016 Democratic presidential primary was “rigged” for Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders, and said, “By September 7... I had found my proof and it broke my
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BBC News - Science & Environment:::::
Turning Kenya's plastic bottle waste into boats:::::These men in Kenya have decided to do something about the amount of plastic bottles that clog an island's beaches.
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Terra Incognita: 'The Planet Factory' And 'The Undiscovered Islands'::::: Humanity has always wondered what's on the far shore — even if our guesses sometimes miss the mark. Antar Dayal/Getty Images/Illustration Works hide caption toggle caption Antar Dayal/Getty Images/Illustration Works Humanity has always wondered what's on the far shore — even if our guesses sometimes miss the mark. Antar Dayal/Getty Images/Illustration Works To be human is to wonder where we are.
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$280M Worth of Ethereum Is Trapped Thanks To a Dumb Bug::::: On Monday, a small configuration mistake at an internet service provider and infrastructure company caused internet outages around the United States for a few hours, reverberating across other ISPs' networks as well. Cool way to start the week. From there, research indicated this week that the Kremlin-linked hacking group APT28 (also known as Fancy Bear) has been exploiting a newly exposed vulner
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All the Experiments Aboard Saturday's ISS Resupply Mission::::: At 7:37 am Eastern time on Saturday, a Cygnus cargo ship jam-packed with over three tons of crew supplies and hardware will blast toward the International Space Station atop Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket. ISS resupply missions aren’t just about making sure astronauts never run out of toilet paper. (Those folks keep a six month stockpile of all necessities anyway, which is why it isn’t a huge deal
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Scientific American Content: Global:::::
First Flight of NASA's Largest Rocket May Be Delayed Until 2020::::: The first launch of NASA's Space Launch System, which will carry the new Orion spacecraft, should still be possible by December 2019, according to NASA officials, although a new report puts the estimated launch date at June 2020. The mission, called Exploration Mission 1 (EM-1), will be uncrewed—although, earlier this year, NASA considered adding crew —and will pave the way for future mission
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Ingeniøren:::::
Engineering Day skal vække skoleelevers ingeniørgen::::: »Måske kommer vi til at kommunikere gennem en chip i hjernen, så vi kan læse hinandens tanker.« »Eller vi får en slags ur, der viser den, vi taler med, som et hologram.« Det skortede ikke på opfindsomme bud på nye teknologier, der om føje år kan erstatte smartphonen, da eleverne fra 6.X på Ingrid Jespersens Gymnasieskole i mandags var samlet på Enigma Museet i København til Danmarks første Engi­n
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Big Think:::::
A Surprising Strategy Makes Kids Persevere at Boring Tasks::::: Most likely, you don’t need to be convinced in the utility of perseverance - the ability to stick to a boring task, despite the fact that the Facebook tab is blinking with notifications in your browser. Implementing tactics that help us resist distractions in order to work towards long-term goals is crucial for success. Now, researchers have found an interesting strategy that has been proven to w
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Big Think:::::
The Way You Speak Reveals Your Subconscious Stress::::: I can read your face better than you can. The same holds true for you. While the role of mirror neurons is still not well understood (and sometimes disputed), the fact that we can tell what another person is feeling, often more quickly than they can, is a consequence of being a social animal. This transcends facial expressions. We read bodies all of the time. For example, if we meet for the first
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Viden:::::
IT-blogger frygter misbrug af ansigtsgenkendelse::::: Kunstig intelligens. Vi hører ordene igen og igen, og de kloge computer-algoritmer deler vandene. Nogle ser enorme udviklingsmuligheder, der kan gøre samfundet markant bedre - fx i form af førerløse biler. Andre er bekymret for, hvordan teknologien kan misbruges. Læs også: Skal vi frygte den kunstige intelligens? Til den sidste gruppe hører it-blogger Dorte Toft, der måske er mest er kendt for at
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories:::::
Mountain lion in San Francisco neighborhood is tranquilized::::: A mountain lion cornered by a game warden near a San Francisco playground and shot with a tranquilizer gun on Friday has been fitted with a GPS collar and is ready to go back into the wild. The animal was spotted earlier in the day amid trees, brush and ivy behind a housing complex in the city's Diamond Heights neighborhood. Authorities decided to tranquilize the cat and relocate it because it wa
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories:::::
Data firm CEO: Reached out to WikiLeaks about Clinton emails::::: A data firm that worked for President Donald Trump's campaign reached out to WikiLeaks during the campaign about obtaining emails related to Democrat Hillary Clinton, the company's CEO said. Alexander Nix, CEO of Cambridge Analytica, said the approach was in "early June 2016" after WikiLeaks Editor Julian Assange had publicly claimed he had Clinton emails and planned to publish them. Nix said his
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories:::::
Climate target too low and progress too slow: top scientist::::: The world must sharply draw down greenhouse gas emissions and suck billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide from the air if today's youth are to be spared climate cataclysm, a top scientist has warned. "This reality is being ignored by governments around the world," said James Hansen, who famously announced to the US Congress 30 years ago that global warming was underway. "To say that we are 'movin
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories:::::
Massive data breach has cost Equifax nearly $90 million::::: A massive security breach that hit Equifax has cost the US credit bureau nearly $90 million so far, a figure that is set to rise further, its chief financial officer said on Thursday. The company, which gathers data on consumers to help lenders determine borrowers' creditworthiness, revealed in September that hackers had stolen the personal details, including names, dates of birth and social secu
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories:::::
Anger rises as toxic air chokes India's capital::::: Indian commuters wait for transport amid thick blanket of smog on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. As air pollution peaked this week in Delhi, it rose to more than 30 times the World Health Organization's recommended safe level. Experts have compared it to smoking a couple of packs of cigarettes a day. A recent report by the Lancet medical journal estimated that a quarter
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The Atlantic:::::
'One Person Shouldn’t Be in Charge of the Fate of the World'::::: During his visit to South Korea this week, Donald Trump said something supposedly reassuring. The U.S. government, he noted, wants to solve the problem of North Korea’s nuclear weapons peacefully. But, if necessary, it is “ prepared to defend itself and its allies using the full range of our unmatched military capabilities,” which “we hope to God we never have to use.” But as Beatrice Fihn sees i
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New on MIT Technology Review:::::
The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending November 11, 2017)::::: To continue reading this article, please exit incognito mode or log in . Not an Insider? Subscribe now for unlimited access to online articles. Subscribe today
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The Atlantic:::::
Theresa May's 'Profoundly Weak, Surprisingly Stable' Leadership::::: A far cry from the kind of leadership she promised on the campaign trail over the summer, Theresa May’s week has been anything but “ strong and stable .” Over a seven-day period, the U.K. prime minister lost two members of her cabinet—one to a sexual-harassment scandal that has implicated leaders on both sides of the House of Commons, and another to a breach of the ministerial code that ended in
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Ingeniøren:::::
Spørg Scientariet: Kan man høste strøm fra feltet omkring strømførende ledninger?::::: Vores læser Michael Henningsen spørger: Man kan, som det er de fleste bekendt, få strøm ved hjælp af induktion, så nu er mit spørgsmål: Vil det være muligt at 'høste' strøm i større stil fra lysnetledningsnettet ved at udnytte det felt, der jo automatisk skabes omkring strømførende ledninger? Og vil denne 'høst' i så fald skabe et større forbrug/tab i lysnettet? Jeg er helt på det rene med, at de
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily:::::
Both obese and anorexic women have low levels of 'feel good' neurosteroid:::::Women at opposite extremes of the weight spectrum have low levels of the neuroactive steroid allopregnanolone, according to new research.
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Popular Science:::::
We'd rather that bridges never wobbled—but here's why they do::::: Bridges are our way of bandaging holes in the earth that are too vast for our frail bodies to cross. They’re band-aids between mountain crags, stitches across major rivers, temporary fixes cast in steel and stone, enduring only as long as we continue to administer treatment. Though some can be massive monuments to the endurance of engineering, others are designed to be as delicate as a surgeon’s
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Scientific American Content: Global:::::
Insect Brain System Knows What You Want::::: The goal for a lot of tech companies today: figure out what you, their customer, want next , before you even ask. It's driven by something called similarity search . "If you go to YouTube and you watch a video they're going to suggest similar videos to the one you're watching. That's similarity search. If you go to Amazon and look for similar products to the one you're going to buy, that's si
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The Atlantic:::::
The Atlantic's Week in Culture::::: Don’t Miss Disney’s Bullying Tactics Against the Press Failed — David Sims looks at how after the company barred Los Angeles Times journalists from its movie screenings, the film-critic community united to push back. Brad Penner / USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Frontiers of Sports How Kristaps Porzingis Became New York’s New King of Sports — Robert O’Connell says the 22-year-old Latvian’s breakout mo
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UK and EU action plans should 'lose jargon' in a bid to win the battle with 'sup::::: IMAGE: This is professor Laura Piddock. view more Credit: University of Birmingham One of the UK's leading microbiologists is concerned that confusing language and a lack of specific objectives are hampering the global fight against antibiotic-resistant infections. Laura Piddock, Professor of Microbiology at the University of Birmingham, and her collaborators have written a report for the
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The Atlantic:::::
The Atlantic Daily: The Real and the Virtual::::: What We’re Following Alleged Abuses : A number of Republican officials and conservative commentators are defending Roy Moore , the U.S. Senate candidate from Alabama, against allegations that he had sexual contact with an underage girl when he was 32, and pursued other teenage women. Meanwhile, in response to accusations of sexual misconduct against the comedian Louis C. K., distributors canceled
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Gizmodo:::::
Deadspin Martellus Bennett On Getting Cut By The Packers: “They Tried To Fuck Me Over” | Jezebel Lou::::: Deadspin Martellus Bennett On Getting Cut By The Packers: “They Tried To Fuck Me Over” | Jezebel Louis C.K. Releases Statement: ‘These Stories Are True’ | Splinter Why Working Women With Migraines Suffer in Silence | The Root The Root ’s Clapback Mailbag: The Gray Area | Earther Google Street View Has Reached the Tiny Faroe Islands Thanks to Sheep |
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Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily:::::
Engaging children in math at home equals a boost in more than just math skills:::::Preschool children who engage in math activities at home with their parents not only improve their math skills, but also their general vocabulary, according to research from Purdue University.
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Big Think:::::
Why Vegetarians Should Be Prepared to Bend Their Own Rules::::: It’s a common enough scenario. A vegetarian has been invited to a friend’s place for dinner. The host forgets that the guest is a vegetarian, and places a pork chop in front of her. What is she to do? Probably her initial feelings will be disgust and repulsion. Vegetarians often develop these sorts of attitudes towards meat-based food, making it easier for them to be absolutists about shunning me
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Discovery (uploads) on YouTube:::::
How Much Will The Guys Pay For This "$500" AMC Gremlin? | Misfit Garage::::: #MisfitGarage | Wednesdays 9p Tom and Thomas check out a 1973 AMC Gremlin with a 350 V8 with the hopes of turning into it into a killer Donut car. Full episodes streaming FREE: https://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/misfit-garage/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/misfitgarage https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow us on Twitter:
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Gizmodo:::::
The 10 Best Deals of November 10, 2017::::: Before you head out for the weekend, check out the 10 best deals we found today from around the web. Head over to our main post for more deals, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a chance to save. You can also join our Kinja Deals Community Facebook group to connect with your fellow deal hunters. #1: Rare Coffee Gear DIscounts OXO Good Grips Cold Brew Coffee Maker , $40 Aerobie A
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NYT > Science:::::
Trilobites: The Bridge Wobbles. So Do You. That’s When the Trouble Starts.::::: Photo The Millennium Bridge in London had to close for repairs when too many pedestrians crossing on it made it too wobbly. Credit Stefan Wermuth/Reuters A bouncy foot bridge is charming — until it isn’t. This was the case for Brooklyn’s Squibb Park Bridge in 2014, London’s Millennium Bridge in 2000 and a long list of other bridges throughout history that became worrisomely wobbly when large crow
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The Atlantic:::::
The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Roy Moore Denies Allegations of Sexual Misconduct::::: Today in 5 Lines In an interview with conservative commentator Sean Hannity, Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore denied allegations that he had a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32, but only said he could not recall dating girls as young as 17. Earlier in the day, Mitt Romney said Moore “is unfit for office and should step aside.” Senate Republicans’ campaign committee will no
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Ars Technica:::::
Unusual experiment reveals the power of non-mainstream media::::: Enlarge / Social media is highly illogical. That's why I read magazines. Paramount reader comments 16 Pundits and activists have long blamed the "mainstream media" for having an outsized effect on public perceptions. Whatever side of the political spectrum you're on, some people say, it seems as if large media outlets like the New York Times or FOX News exert too much power over the national conv
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NYT > Science:::::
Global Health: In Africa, Rural Clinics Entice Pregnant Women With ‘Baby Pictures’::::: The medical charity Bridge to Health Medical and Dental tested the concept in the highlands of southwest Uganda in 2014. Their study , published by PLOS One this year, found that when doctors set up temporary clinics in rural villages, six times as many pregnant women visited when free ultrasounds were advertised, compared with the turnout in villages where the ultrasounds were not offered or wer
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Popular Science:::::
Airmega 400S review: This smart purifier will clear the air and your bank account::::: The Wi-Fi-connected Airmega 400S is designed to handle large indoor spaces (up to 1,560 square feet) and includes an onboard air quality sensor plus two kinds of filters that trap particulates as small as 0.3 microns, the HEPA standard . Testing Setting up this side-table-sized (23 x 15 x 15 inches) air purifier takes a total of 10 minutes and mostly involves peeling off a bunch of protective pla
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Big Think:::::
Scientists Finally Know Why Sleep Deprivation Leads to Mental Sluggishness::::: Few things are worse for your health than long-term sleep deprivation. The sleep deprived have a higher risk of quite a number of conditions including heart disease, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and depression. Lack of sleep also has a deleterious effect on the brain, particularly on memory and cognition. Besides harried work schedules and our obsessions with our smart phones, sleep
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Dana Foundation:::::
Neuroethics Society Meeting: Science Communication::::: Tali Sharot, Alan Leshner, Joseph Fins, and Ed Yong Gone are the days when science communication mainly consisted of publishing in peer-reviewed journals. Instead, there’s a “hunger” among scientists, and particularly young scientists, to communicate their work to public, said Alan Leshner, CEO emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and a member of the Dana All
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Live Science:::::
Gay Lions? Not Quite::::: A wildlife photographer captured a stunning image of two male lions in Kenya's Masai Mara. Credit: Paul Goldstein/Cover Images/Newscom A photograph of two male lions seemingly in an amorous embrace has some humans clutching their pearls. After the release of the photograph, taken in August at Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve, Ezekiel Mutua, the chief executive of the Kenya Film Classific
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Live Science:::::
Don't Bug Out! Your Cluttered Home Won't Attract Creepy-Crawlies::::: Do you have a cluttered coffee table or a stack of boxes from that last move you've never gotten around to putting away? Good news — your tendency toward untidiness isn't unhygienic. The amount of clutter in a house or room doesn't predict the types of insects and other creepy-crawlies found there, new research finds. In a detailed survey of 50 homes in Raleigh, North Carolina, entomologist
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News:::::
Genetic treatment for blindness may soon be reality::::: New Orleans - Nov. 10, 2017 -- Patients who had lost their sight to an inherited retinal disease could see well enough to navigate a maze after being treated with a new gene therapy, according to research presented today at AAO 2017, the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Patients in the study had a condition called Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), which begins in i
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories:::::
Orbital cargo ship poised for frigid launch::::: An Antares rocket with an unmanned Cygnus spacecraft onboard that will bring 7,400 pounds (3,356 kilograms) of food, supplies, equipment and science experiments to astronauts at the International Space Station An unmanned Cygnus cargo ship operated by Orbital ATK is poised to blast off toward the International Space Station on a frigid Saturday, carrying supplies to the six astronauts living in o
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Gizmodo:::::
The Mad Scientist Behind That Creepy, Viral, Long-Legged Bear Explains Himself::::: Screengrab: Amazon This week, cursed images of an enormous stuffed animal with legs seemingly made to strangle you in your sleep spread across the internet after a Twitter user shared some Amazon reviews of the six-and-a-half-foot Joyfay Giant Teddy Bear . Some shoppers assumed they were ordering a larger version of a childhood teddy, but were disturbed to receive a furry creature with disproport
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Science | The Guardian:::::
Thomas Keneally: death is not the fly in the cosmic ointment. It is the cosmic ointment::::: W hen I was 16, I was given a wonderful anthology, Poetry of the English-Speaking World, as an English prize. I recommend it to this day, since I have returned to it often between 1952 and now. And early in it occurs a poem which brought me up short then, at demented 16, and speaks still, at a somewhat differently demented 81. When I say “demented” I do not yet mean the aphasia which has disassem
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An Insanely Breathtaking Photo of China's Rice Harvest::::: With President Trump's visit to Beijing this week, there’s been a lot of nervous talk about China's growing wealth and trade. The country will soon overtake the US to become the world’s largest economy , and its government is aggressively pushing innovation in everything from solar power to artificial intelligence to electric cars. But one of China’s most important industries is also one of its o
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Chinese Bike-Sharing Startup Mobike Has Its Eye on Expansion::::: When Chinese bike-sharing company Mobike first formed, investors and suppliers were skeptical. The idea of a bike share program without storage docks had been tried before in China. But when Mobike launched with a few bikes last April, the service exploded, especially on social media. “It became more of a lifestyle in the city, rather than just a boring bike-sharing service,” cofounder and CTO Jo
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Big Think:::::
23 Reasons to Follow the #MyOneScienceTweet Hashtag on Twitter::::: Entomology grad student Dalton Ludwig started it. It's great. Knowing that scientists are just as bugged — especially entymologists — about misconceptions as the rest of us, Ludwig asked a simple question on Twitter: If you could have the entire world know just one thing about your field of study, then what would it be? #MyOneScienceTweet — Dalton Ludwick (@EntoLudwick) October 27, 2017
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Gizmodo:::::
Ride-Hailing Service Prominent at SXSW Briefly Exposed Data on as Many as 1 Million Customers::::: Photo: Getty Ride-hailing apps like Uber, Lyft, and countless smaller startups are afforded access to information you might prefer other people didn’t know. In most cases, you’re providing explicit details concerning your whereabouts, as well as your destination. As long as that data stays private, it’s all gravy: You safely get home from the bar, the driver and service get paid, and no one needs
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News:::::
Engaging children in math at home equals a boost in more than just math skills::::: IMAGE: Amy Napoli, a doctoral student, and David Purpura, an assistant professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, found that preschool children who engage in math activities at... view more Credit: Purdue University photo/Mark Simons WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Preschool children who engage in math activities at home with their parents not only improve their math skills,
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Gizmodo:::::
Watch a Paramotorist Catch a Paper Airplane While Flying 2,000 Feet in the Air::::: GIF GIF: YouTube If you’re looking for a relaxing way to run out the work clock on a Friday afternoon, I highly recommend Tucker Gott’s flying videos on YouTube . He takes to the air using a parachute and a propeller strapped to his back, which gives him the freedom to try fun stunts like launching and catching a paper airplane in mid-air . The ease with which Gott takes the skies, navigates his
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Ars Technica:::::
CEO who presided over Mt. Gox’s collapse could end up with massive profits::::: Enlarge / French national Mark Karpelès, former CEO of collapsed Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, attends a press conference after his first hearing in Tokyo on July 11, 2017. QUENTIN TYBERGHIEN/AFP/Getty Images reader comments 46 Despite the fact that he oversaw the period when Mt. Gox went from the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange to a bankrupt and damaged company, CEO Mark Karpelès could stand to pro
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New Scientist - News:::::
A ‘magic number’ of people walking across a bridge makes it sway::::: A big enough crowd can start a bridge swaying Facundo Arrizabalaga/Epa/REX/Shutterstock By Aylin Woodward When we cross a bridge, we expect it to remain level, but a big enough group of pedestrians can cause a bridge to sway. This happened in 2000 when London’s Millennium Bridge first opened . The sleek suspension footbridge wobbled dangerously underfoot as thousands of pedestrians crossed th
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New Scientist - News:::::
Human arrivals wiped out the Caribbean’s giant ground sloths::::: Gone but not forgotten Chronicle/Alamy Stock Photo By Fred Pearce Who killed the giant ground sloth? Or the mammoth and sabre-toothed cat, come to that. Was it humans or a natural event, like the end of the last ice age? The question is endlessly debated. But the answer, at least in the Caribbean, now seems certain: it was humans. It is hard to distinguish the effects of humans and natural cl
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Live Science:::::
The Story Behind That Viral Photo of a Lonely Rhino::::: Want to know what extinction looks like? This is the last male Northern White Rhino. The Last. Nevermore pic.twitter.com/o4obIQUpaR — Daniel Schneider (@BiologistDan) November 6, 2017 The tweet went viral on Nov. 6: a photo of a lone rhinoceros, resting with its chin on the dusty ground of a wooden enclosure. Accompanying the photo, the caption read, "Want to know what extinction looks
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News:::::
Insomnia linked to alcohol-use among adolescents, says Rutgers University-Camden::::: CAMDEN - Insomnia is linked to frequency of alcohol use among early adolescents, according to new Rutgers University-Camden research. "Parents, educators, and therapists should consider insomnia to be a risk marker for alcohol use, and alcohol use a risk marker for insomnia, among early adolescents," writes Rutgers-Camden researcher Naomi Marmorstein in the study, published recently in the journa
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Gizmodo:::::
Here's What You'll Need to Pull Off Fast Charging on the iPhone X::::: Gizmodo One of Apple’s big new features for the iPhone X (and the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus ) is wireless charging , but if you care more about speed than convenience, there’s another perk you should know about. The company’s newest smartphones all support fast charging , too. Apple claims you can get from 0 to 50% charge in 30 minutes—just not with the charger that comes in the box. The Verge has a ha
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NYT > Science:::::
Q&A: The Way the Wind Blows::::: Photo Credit Victoria Roberts Q. The wind turbines that generate electricity seem to have just three blades, or sometimes two. Why so few? A. As many as 90 percent of the turbines in use now have three blades. But experiments are still underway to determine what number of blades works best in terms of efficiency, durability and economy. When the wind shifts, the three-blade design minimizes vibra
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Big Think:::::
Gene Therapy Gives a Boy with Epidermolysis Bullosa His Life Back::::: Among the most promising advances in medicine recently has been developing the ability to “heal” misbehaving genes by replacing defective elements with healthy ones through “gene therapy.” A recent case offers some startling evidence of how effective this approach may come to be. Doctors have replaced nearly all of one young patient’s epidermis with healthy skin. The unidentified Syrian boy suf
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New on MIT Technology Review:::::
MIT Technology Review Names Gideon Lichfield Editor in Chief::::: MIT Technology Review announced that Gideon Lichfield has been named its new editor in chief. Lichfield will oversee all of MIT Technology Review’s editorial content and products, including the website, digital newsletters, print magazine, and live events, as well as new platforms and formats under development. “Gideon is a seasoned journalist with the vision, creativity, and industry-leading dig
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Ars Technica:::::
New doings at Ars: “The Guidemaster” and more recommendations::::: Enlarge / "Fear not, ranger...barbarian...thief.... sysadmin!" Dungeon Master by Toei Animation / CBS reader comments 3 In the interest of transparency and keeping you up to date about the goings-on at Ars, this brief article will detail how series like the Ars Dealmaster works and what we think you should know about it and other, similar plans we have for the future. Longtime readers are likely
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The Atlantic:::::
'I Don't Remember Anything Like That'::::: Updated on November 11, 2017. Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, facing allegations that he had a sexual encounter with an underage girl nearly 40 years ago, denied any impropriety in an interview with conservative radio host Sean Hannity on Friday. But his responses to Hannity’s queries are likely to deepen the still-developing scandal—they’ve already led to two Senate Republicans wi
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Popular Science:::::
Meet the very good dogs who hunt down invasive species::::: Lily is a golden retriever from Georgia. Seamus is a border collie from Montana. Together, they are leading a Working Dogs for Conservation team to eradicate an invasive weed from Mount Sentinel in Missoula, Montana. Before the team of dogs took over, humans were doing a mediocre job of controlling dyer’s woad, a knee-high, light green weed native to southeastern Russia. The problem lay with how
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News:::::
Smell test challenge suggests clinical benefit for some before development of Alzheimer's::::: New York, NY (November 10, 2017) - Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and the New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) may have discovered a way to use a patient's sense of smell to treat Alzheimer's disease before it ever develops. Having an impaired sense of smell is recognized as one of the early signs of cognitive decline, before the clinical onset of Alzheimer's dis
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Dana Foundation:::::
Neuroscience and Society: To Tell the Truth!::::: Elizabeth Loftus, Charles Dike, and Victoria Talwar In the animal kingdom, humans have the unique distinction of being the species that tell lies, which researcher Victoria Talwar describes as “verbal statements made with the intention to deceive.” An emphasis is placed on the word “intention” because this is what distinguishes lies from other false statements, such as mistakes or sarcasm. During
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The Atlantic:::::
Louis C.K., Roy Moore, and Hollywood's Sexualization of Girls::::: On Thursday, as The New York Times published a report in which five women accused Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct, the distributor of C.K.’s new film, I Love You, Daddy —about a 17-year-old girl dating a 68-year-old man— canceled the premiere event that had been set to take place on Thursday evening. On the same day, The Washington Post published a story in which several different women accused R
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Gizmodo:::::
Researchers Find Grasshopper Stuck in Classic Van Gogh Painting::::: Image: Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853 - 1890). Olive Trees.1889. Oil on canvas. Dimensions: Unframed: 28 3/4 x 36 1/4 inches (73.03 x 92.08 cm). Framed: 37 3/4 x 45 1/2 x 2 inches (95.89 x 115.57 x 5.08 cm). Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust. 32-2. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art A famous work of art has captured more than just van Gogh’s impressions—it’s preserving a hundred-year-old grasshoppe
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Futurity.org:::::
These ancient wolf-sized otters had fearsome jaws::::: A massive, wolf-sized otter that lived about 6 million years ago may have terrorized much larger prey with a surprisingly powerful bite, according to CT scans of its massive jaw. The findings offer clues about how the oversized creature, weighing in at about 110 pounds, lived in the wetlands of southwest China. “We started our study with the idea that this otter was just a larger version of a sea
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Inside Science:::::
The Neurobiology of Political Belief::::: The Neurobiology of Political Belief The long road to truly understanding what causes our political beliefs. The Neurobiology of Political Belief Video of The Neurobiology of Political Belief Human Friday, November 10, 2017 - 13:30 Alistair Jennings, Contributor (Inside Science) -- What are your political beliefs? And did you know they’re affecting your behavior? Take language as an example, Repu
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The Atlantic:::::
The Great Ginkgo Leaf Dump Is Here::::: The day is finally here. From the northern reaches of New England to the southernmost stretch of the Chesapeake Bay, one of autumn’s most famous performances will take place this weekend. On Friday or Saturday night, the first hard frost will likely sweep down the coast. Ginkgo trees—known for their fractured, twisted branches and broad, fan-shaped leaves—will react like a surprised burglar and d
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News:::::
Both obese and anorexic women have low levels of 'feel good' neurosteroid::::: Women at opposite extremes of the weight spectrum have low levels of the neuroactive steroid allopregnanolone, according to new research published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology . Previous research has linked low levels of allopregnanolone -- known to scientists as "allo" -- to depression and anxiety, which are common mood disorders associated with anorexia nervosa and obesity. Allo is a
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News:::::
Mass. panel reviews cataract surgery adverse events, makes recommendations for prevention::::: A team of specialists in anesthesiology, ophthalmology and patient safety convened in response to a series of injuries to patients receiving cataract surgery has reported its findings regarding factors contributing to those and other adverse events and strategies for preventing patient harm in such procedures. In two papers published online in Anesthesia & Analgesia , investigators from the Betsy
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Ars Technica:::::
The Genesis G90 proves it’s past time to take this new luxury brand seriously::::: reader comments 12 The 2017 Genesis G90. Jonathan Gitlin At more than 17 feet long (5.2m) the G90 is a lot of car. Jonathan Gitlin Do these rear lights remind anyone else of Mercedes-Benz? Jonathan Gitlin The G90's 3.3L twin-turbo V6. The same engine is in the new Kia Stinger, but that car has a lot less mass to move. Jonathan Gitlin The fit and finish of the cabin is very good. Jonathan Gitlin T
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Popular Science:::::
You can use aluminum foil to strengthen your Wi-Fi signal::::: Wi-Fi signals are ubiquitous, but even though they're invisible to us, the materials they interact with still affect them. These electromagnetic waves can travel through wood, glass, or concrete, but not water, so—pro tip—don’t put a fish tank in front of your router. Then there’s metal: it reflects the waves, a fact you can even take advantage of to shape the Wi-Fi signal in your home. That’s th
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'Your gift will not be wasted': face transplant patient meets donor's widow::::: Standing in a stately Mayo Clinic library, Lilly Ross reached out and touched the face of a stranger, prodding the rosy cheeks and eyeing the hairless gap in a chin she once had known so well. “That’s why he always grew it so long, so he could try to mesh it together on the chin,” she told Andy Sandness, as he shut his eyes and braced for the tickle of her touch on new nerve endings in the face t
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Ink from ancient Egyptian papyri contains copper:::::Until recently, it was assumed that the ink used for writing was primarily carbon-based at least until the fourth and fifth centuries AD. But in a new study, analyses of 2,000-year-old papyri fragments with X-ray microscopy show that black ink used by Egyptian scribes also contained copper -- an element previously not identified in ancient ink.
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Crunch time for food security:::::Insects have been a valuable source of nutritional protein for centuries, as both food and feed. The challenge now is to broaden their appeal, safely and sustainably.
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Oxygen: Innovative ventilation system created by researchers:::::Researchers are developing a silent and energetically efficient ventilation device (recuperator), which retains up to 89 percent of heat.
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Understanding the Berlin patient's unexpected cure of HIV:::::Researchers have a new way to understand the much-studied Berlin patient's unexpected cure from HIV and improve outcomes of stem cell transplants for patients with other blood-related diseases such as leukemia and sickle-cell disease. A team has shown a species of monkey called Mauritian cynomolgus macaques can successfully receive stem cell transplants.
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Nitric oxide: Experimental analysis of its role in brain tissue in simulated ischemia:::::A new study looks at the role of nitric oxide (NO) in brain tissue in simulated ischemia in rats. The study seeks to cast light on NO as a signalling molecule in a modeled ischemic and hemorrhagic insult.
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NIH study finds donor corneas can be safely preserved for longer period::::: Results from a large, national clinical trial show that corneal donor tissue can be safely stored for 11 days without negatively impacting the success of transplantation surgery to restore vision in people with diseases of the cornea. The cornea is the eye's clear outer covering. Currently, donor corneas are generally not used for surgery in the United States if they have been preserved for longe
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Chemists May Have Found the 'Missing Link' to the First Life on Earth::::: Four billion years ago, Earth was covered in a watery sludge swarming with primordial molecules, gases, and minerals — nothing that biologists would recognize as alive. Then somehow, out of that prebiotic stew emerged the first critical building blocks — proteins, sugars, amino acids, cell walls — that would combine over the next billion years to form the first specks of life on the planet.
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Debating Whether Reptiles or Amphibians Should Be House Pets::::: Collector demand for rare animals means some suppliers seek threatened, new or unclassified species in the wild, a trend that has become so problematic that scientists withhold details about the locations of species they study in publications for fear of poaching. To bypass international trade regulations, collectors may pass off wild animals as captive-bred. Overexploitation also becomes a probl
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Photos of the Week: 11/4–11/10::::: A cross-border mass on the Rio Grande, First Lady Melania Trump visits the Great Wall, terrible smog in India, the aftermath of a mass shooting in Texas, continued fighting in Yemen and Libya, a bear prepares for hibernation in Kosovo, and much more.
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The Old Taylor Swift Is Hiding Within Reputation::::: Despite what she said , the old Taylor Swift isn’t quite dead. After eight songs of confrontation and angst, Reputation ’s “Getaway Car” arrives like a savior: the one true tune to hum misty-eyed after the movies. It’s got that 1989 synth glimmer, that Red melodic coziness, that Speak Now full-heart emotion. There are even such famous Swift tics as stories about driving and easy poetry about colo
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DNAinfo, Gothamist, and What We Lose in the Disappearing Digital Archive::::: Photo illustration by Elena Scotti/Splinter/GMG, photos via Shutterstock On Monday afternoon, as a few hundred people gathered at New York’s City Hall to protest the shuttering of local news sites DNAinfo and Gothamist, a carousel of speakers took turns proclaiming their love for journalism—including frequent targets of the press. Tragedies make strange bedfellows. The sites wrote negative articl
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Scientific American Content: Global:::::
Using CRISPR to Do More Than Cut::::: Using CRISPR to Do More Than Cut Using the CRISPR–Cas9 system, scientists can do much more than gene editing—they can boost gene transcription or use fluorescent proteins to paint and track a chromosome. In this Nature Video animation, several innovative uses for CRISPR are outlined and explained. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on October 31, 2017. It is a N
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Looking Back at 10 Years of the Hashtag on Twitter::::: Ten years ago, the city of San Diego, California, was surrounded on three sides by fire. The canyons were impassable, the freeways were closed, and the refuges were filling up. Local reporters and residents, as well as concerned onlookers from around the world, turned to the nascent social network Twitter to share updates using the #sandiegofire hashtag. Few knew what hashtags were at the time, b
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Novel mechanism by which tumors evade cancer immunotherapies:::::A new study has identified a novel mechanism by which tumors of the aggressive skin cancer melanoma can resist cancer immunotherapy.
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Rhythm of DNA replication exploited to kill cancer cells:::::Human cells divide and create new cells throughout life. In this process, a steady -- even rhythmic -- supply of DNA building blocks is needed to create new DNA. Now researchers have shown exactly how human cells regulate this process so it does not fail and cause illness. The researchers also show how they can manipulate the rhythm and suggest how this can be used in the future to kill cancer cel
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The path length of light in opaque media:::::A transparent substance will allow light to travel through on a straight line, in a turbid substance the light will be scattered numerous times, traveling on more complicated zig-zag trajectories. But astonishingly, the average total distance covered by the light inside the substance is always the same.
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Understanding biomolecular mechanism crucial to life: Calcium pumps in our cells:::::Our cells move energy and matter to the places it is needed. But how do they do this in real time, and seen from the perspective of a single molecule? Scientists have successfully uncovered new basic insights into this invisible world, by doing experiments that track how a single molecule of the protein 'engine' known as the calcium pump works.
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No-growth economy could mean fewer crashes and higher wages, study shows:::::An economy based on zero growth could be more stable -- experiencing fewer crashes -- and bring higher wages, suggests a new study.
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Green roofs to reduce the effects of climate change:::::It would be necessary to have between 207 and 740 hectares of green roofs in a city like Seville (Spain), depending on the scenario that is contemplated, to reduce the effects of climate change in relation to the maximum temperature rises of between 1.5 and 6 ºC that are estimated by the end of the century. This would require between 11 and 40 percent of the buildings in the city.
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Research highlights ethical sourcing of materials for modern technology:::::Researchers have identified methods to predict the environmental and social cost of resourcing new deposits of rare earth minerals used in the production of mobile phones, wind turbines and electric vehicles.
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New wake-promoting node pinpointed in brain:::::Neurologists had suspected that a component of the 'ascending arousal system' could be found supramammillary nucleus, part of the caudal hypothalamus in the brain for more than 100 years. In mice, activating this region using targeted chemical genetic techniques resulted in prolonged wakefulness during the animals' normal sleep periods.
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HPV jab means women only need 3 cervical screens in a lifetime, research suggests:::::Women may only need three cervical screens in their lifetime if they have been given the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, according to a new study.
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Some Chinese coal ash too radioactive for reuse:::::Many manufacturers use coal ash from power plants as a low-cost binding agent in concrete and other building materials. But a new study finds that coal ash from high-uranium deposits in China is too radioactive for this use. Some coal ash analyzed in the study contained radiation 43 times higher than the maximum safe limit set for residential building materials by the U.N. Scientific Committee on
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Cancer immunotherapy uses melanin against melanoma::::: Researchers have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model. The technique is applied via a transdermal patch. "Melanin is a natural pigment that can efficiently transform absorbed sunlight energy into heat," says Zhen Gu, corresponding author of a paper on the work and an associate professor in th
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Two Paradigms of Psychological Theories::::: A community for those who are interested in the mind, brain, language and artificial intelligence. Want to know more? Take a look at our reading list here. If you have any suggestions for further inclusions, post them here .
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Facebook Local Might Be the Only Facebook App You Need::::: It seemed like only a matter of time until Facebook figured out how to kill Yelp and Foursquare. The company's been experimenting around the edges for years: It's offered food ordering within Facebook , a "Professional Services" portal for finding nail salons and plumbers on Facebook, even ways to pay for stuff on the social network. And Facebook always had one huge, seemingly unshakable advantag
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Why the wiggle in a crowd’s walk can put a wobble in a bridge::::: View the video Some bridges could really put a swing in your step. Crowds walking on a bridge can cause it to sway — sometimes dangerously. Using improved simulations to represent how people walk, scientists have now devised a better way to calculate under what conditions this swaying may arise , researchers report November 10 online in Science Advances . When a bridge — typically a suspension br
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Plasma from lasers can shed light on cosmic rays, solar eruptions:::::Lasers have been used by researchers to create conditions that mimic astrophysical behavior. The laboratory technique enables the study of outer-space-like plasma in a controlled and reproducible environment.
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Breakthrough research suggests potential treatment for autism, intellectual disability:::::A research team has identified the pathological mechanism for a certain type of autism and intellectual disability by creating a genetically modified mouse. They are hopeful it could eventually lead to a therapeutic fix.
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Tomatoes with enhanced antioxidant properties created with genetic engineering:::::New research has identified a new strategy to simultaneously enhance health-promoting vitamin E by ~6-fold and double both provitamin A and lycopene contents in tomatoes, to significantly boost antioxidant properties.
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How a 'shadow zone' traps the world's oldest ocean water:::::New research has revealed why the oldest water in the ocean in the North Pacific has remained trapped in a shadow zone around 2km below the sea surface for over 1000 years.
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Site of asteroid impact changed the history of life:::::An asteroid, also known as the Chicxulub Impactor, hit Earth some 66 million years ago, causing a crater 180 km wide. The impact of the asteroid heated organic matter in rocks and ejected it into the atmosphere, forming soot in the stratosphere.
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Blue lighting is scientifically proven to help us relax faster than white lighting after an argument:::::Researchers say that blue light accelerates the relaxation process after acute psychosocial stress such as arguing with a friend or when someone pressures you to quickly finish some task.
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New facades enhance energy efficiency of buildings:::::Researchers have designed a new system that reduces the energy gains-losses of buildings through their façade, managing to reduce the energy consumption due to air flow.
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New nano-sized hexameric molecular capsule:::::Halonium ions used in a new study are well-known reaction intermediates and halogenating reagents in synthesis, but now they have been used as robust and stable structural units in molecular nanotechnology, report scientists.
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Dementia treatment research: Exit through the lymphatic system:::::Scientists have disproved a decades-old orthodoxy: cerebrospinal fluid does not leave the cranial cavity via blood vessels, but instead through the lymphatic system. This finding has far-reaching implications in new treatments for dementia.
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Rian Johnson Is Getting a Star Wars Trilogy—'The Last Jedi' Must Be Amazing::::: Congratulations, Rian Johnson—you survived the Star Wars obstacle course! In a world where not every director even gets to finish the movie they start producing, you, exalted amongst your peers, have not only wrapped one—you’ve been given more. Lucasfilm announced yesterday that you're getting your own trilogy (three films!) with which you can do whatever you want. (Like, within reason.) How does
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Google Street View Has Reached the Tiny Faroe Islands Thanks to Sheep::::: Photo: Grégoire Sieuw/Visit Faroe Islands The Faroe Islands are a sparsely-inhabited archipelago in the North Atlantic. Until last week, their remoteness gave them the distinction of being one of the few spots in the developed world not captured on Google Street View. But now, thanks to the islands’ roaming sheep, the remote roads, towns, cliffs and waterfalls are available for anyone with inter
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The Ultimate Carpet Cleaner Has Never Been Cheaper::::: Bissell Big Green Deep Cleaning Carpet Cleaner , $284 Even at today’s all-time low price , Bissell’s Big Green carpet cleaner isn’t a cheap piece of hardware. But it’s one of Amazon’s top sellers, and boasts an insane 4.7 star rating from over 3,000 reviewers, so you get what you pay for. If you have a lot of carpets and rugs in your house, it might be worth a splurge .
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Yanis Varoufakis, the Bad-Boy Former Finance Minister, Is Back::::: PARIS — In the often-dismal European landscape of technocrats and party hacks, few figures are as colorful and polarizing as Yanis Varoufakis. Remember him? The bad-boy Greek finance minister who, in a heated moment in the European debt crisis in 2015, showed up to meet the chancellor of the exchequer in a long black leather coat, like the Goth who crashed the garden party, before eventually bein
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Science | The Guardian:::::
Trump environment nominee struggles to answer basic climate questions – video::::: Kathleen Hartnett White struggles to answer basic questions posed by the Senate committee on environment and public works on Thursday. Hartnett White, Trump’s nominee for the environmental quality council chair, had difficulty answering questions from Senators Ben Cardin and Sheldon Whitehouse on green house emissions and climate science Continue reading...
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Paradise Papers Investigation Shows StubHub Rewarding Large-Scale Scalpers::::: Image Source: Cage8 In the most recent case of financial intrigue bubbling up following the leak of the Paradise Papers , an investigation by the CBC and the Toronto Star uncovered evidence of a multi-million dollar ticket scalping operation that StubHub not only permits but incentivizes. And now the ticket reselling platform’s offices have been raided by authorities. News outlets are still combi
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Space station getting delivery from Virginia for a change::::: The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is seen on launch Pad-0A during sunrise, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
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Clearing ruins launches new phase in California fire cleanup::::: Work crews remove debris a the site of a home destroyed by fires in the Coffey Park area of Santa Rosa, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Rumbling front loaders began scraping up the ash and rubble of nearly 9,000 destroyed homes and other structures in Northern California this week as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers launched a new phase of the largest wildfire clean-up in the state's history. (A
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Supreme Court takes a technological step forward::::: Surely but slowly, the Supreme Court is entering the 21st century. The court is making new legal filings available online starting Monday, years behind the rest of the federal court system. Can livestreamed audio of arguments and even televised sessions be far behind? Yes, they can. But advocates of court openness will take what they can get for now, especially because the Supreme Court will no
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Chinese medicine scholars develop novel targeted delivery system for CRISPR/Cas9:::::Chinese Medicine scholars have succeeded in developing a novel targeted delivery system for CRISPR/Cas9 to achieve therapeutic genome editing of VEGFA in osteosarcoma (OS).
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Ars Technica:::::
Dinosaurs kept mammals in the dark::::: Enlarge / Big eyes help you avoid dinosaurs. reader comments 25 Most mammals are nocturnal, but even those mammals that are not nocturnal have large eyes that are better suited to dim light. Their eyes are more similar to the eyes of nocturnal animals in other clades than to the eyes of animals that spend their time in the daylight. After studying this peculiarity, in 1942 the optometrist Gordon
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Aborting a Launch of NASA’S Orion Capsule Sounds Absolutely Horrifying::::: GIF Credit: NASA/Johnson NASA is currently developing a space capsule, called Orion, that will eventually carry a crew of four astronauts to Low Earth Orbit and beyond. Should something go catastrophically wrong during launch, an abort system will work to save the lives of the astronauts—but whoa, would they ever be in for a hell of a ride. The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (Orion MPCV) will b
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