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The Story of the Brilliant, Incendiary Trump Ad That Has Cannes Buzzing – Adweek

June 22nd, 2017 No comments

The Cosmos co-creator reflects on her husband’s legacy and how Hollywood can inspire careers in science.

Source: The Story of the Brilliant, Incendiary Trump Ad That Has Cannes Buzzing – Adweek

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Crack Research: Good news about knuckle cracking – Scientific American

May 28th, 2017 No comments
Categories: Health, Science Tags:

WATCH: Why Do We Like Our Own Farts? – ScienceAlert

May 28th, 2017 No comments

Alright guys, it’s time to talk about farts. There’s no ignoring them – the human race produces 70 billion farts every single day, and around 10 of them are yours. But why doesn’t your gas seem half as smelly as everyone else’s? The latest episode of AsapSCIENCE explains the science of farts, so we don’t have to.

Source: WATCH: Why Do We Like Our Own Farts? – ScienceAlert

Categories: Funny, Health, Science Tags:

Why people are so bad at thinking about the future.

April 14th, 2017 No comments

Your brain acts as if your future self is someone you don’t know very well and, frankly, someone you don’t care about.

Source: Why people are so bad at thinking about the future.

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Cannibalism Study Finds People Are Not That Nutritious

April 10th, 2017 No comments

While our ancient ancestors did practice cannibalism, eating other humans just couldn’t compare with taking down a mammoth.

Source: Cannibalism Study Finds People Are Not That Nutritious

Categories: Diet, Food, Science Tags:

The Extraordinary Link Between Deep Neural Networks and the Nature of the Universe – MIT Technology Review

March 21st, 2017 No comments
Categories: AI, Science Tags:

These Scientists Sent a Rocket to Mars for Less Than It Cost to Make “The Martian”

March 20th, 2017 No comments
Categories: India, Science, Space Tags:

The evidence for vaccine safety is abundant. That will be $100,000, please. – The Washington Post

February 20th, 2017 No comments

Robert De Niro and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. say they’ll pay for proof of vaccine safety. Here it is.

Source: The evidence for vaccine safety is abundant. That will be $100,000, please. – The Washington Post

Categories: Health, it works bitches! Tags:

How Texas Inflicts Bad Textbooks on Us | by Gail Collins | The New York Review of Books

February 8th, 2017 No comments

No matter where you live, if your children go to public schools, the textbooks they use were very possibly written under Texas influence. If they graduated with a reflexive suspicion of the concept of separation of church and state and an unexpected interest in the contributions of the National Rifle Association to American history, you know who to blame.

Source: How Texas Inflicts Bad Textbooks on Us | by Gail Collins | The New York Review of Books

Categories: Politics, Religion, Science Tags:

Yes, you are a fish

February 6th, 2017 No comments

I get this question all the time, and I just got asked it again: “Did you really say that humans are fish in that Ray Comfort video?” Yes, I did, and I guess I have to explain it again.…

Source: Yes, you are a fish

Categories: Biology, Evolution Tags: