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New technique could enable design of hybrid glasses and revolutionize gas storage

Bizarre Mars photos: Signs of life, or signs the Internet has lost its mind?

Nasa starts year-long isolation to simulate life on Mars

How The Ballpoint Pen Killed Cursive

Marvel villains are now quoting David Cameron

Why these colored water droplets seem to be alive

A women’s theatre in rural Turkey.

Fetal Cells Can Be Found In A New Mother's Body And Will Effect Her Health Even After Pregnancy

18 Times Breastfeeding Was Portrayed Onscreen, For Better Or Worse

The Terrible Teens

Scientists Work on New 'Liquid Biopsy' for Breast Cancer

121-year-old time capsule found at bridge near Kingussie

Earth's mineralogy unique in the cosmos

A US dilemma: Kurds or Turks?

Young Hands in Mexico Feed Growing U.S. Demand for Heroin

West Point professor calls on US military to target legal critics of war on terror

The Village That Will Be Swept Away

‘You’re one of us now’

Troubled Water: What I Learned Teaching Hurricane Katrina in the Classroom

Hoarding Is Making Firefighting Harder

The ‘saddest bride I have ever seen': Child marriage is as popular as ever in Bangladesh

Anguish of 'disappearance' continues across the world, say campaigners

Death of a young black man in a Virginia prison sparks outrage

Middle East faces water shortages for the next 25 years, study says

Citizens Taking Video of Police See Themselves Facing Arrest

Prison Vendors See Continued Signs of a Captive Market

American Teen Gets 11 Year Sentence For Pro-ISIS Tweets That Taught People How To Use Bitcoin

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Quantum "Spookiness" Passes Toughest Test Yet

A Wonderfully Clear Explanation of How Road Diets Work

The Egg Map

Why It’s Hard to Sue the NSA: You Have to Prove It Spied on You

Nitrogen triiodide: "So volatile that a mosquito landing on it will make it explode"

Marijuana Use May Lower Sperm Counts 'Quite a Lot'

Wittgenstein, Schoolteacher

A Man Known As The “Portland Pooper” Has Been Relieving Himself On People’s Lawns

What Do Conspiracy Theories Do to Us?

The Red-Baiting of Lena Horne

Study: 15% of West Bank Settlers Are American

Pew Study Finds Orthodox Similar to Evangelical Christians — Not Other Jews

Kids toss out fruits and veggies from school lunches, researchers find

Everything you always wanted to know about panda sex (but were afraid to ask)

Japan's Cultural Fascination With Scissors

Reasons You Were Not Promoted That are Totally Unrelated to Gender.

Poignant vs. Pungent: A Tale of Swapped Histories and Mirror Definitions

The Last Secrets of Skull and Bones

Man with almost-perfect poop donates it to help patients with C-diff infection

Lego a 'better investment than shares and gold'

Making Ocean Water Drinkable Is Much Harder Than You Think

Why Phone Fraud Starts With A Silent Call

Why the Rich Love Burning Man

Gay Teen Worried He Might Be Christian

Japanese police bracing for gang war as Yamaguchi-gumi mafia group splits

America’s Great Infrastructure Stagnation

When Prisons Need to Be More Like Nursing Homes

Amid Backlash Against Isolating Inmates, New Mexico Moves Toward Change

Man found to have been shedding virulent strain of polio for 30 years

An Important But Rarely Discussed Lesson of the Stanford Prison Experiment

Libyan drownings, truck of corpses drive up migrant toll

Expert: We’re ‘locked-in’ to 3 feet of sea level rise
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Shaved, really.

She went to stay with her grandmother and came back with some snazzy sneakers. When I asked her, she said she had to really fight with Grandma to get them, because her grandmother didn't want her buying from the boy's side of the aisle and told her she's "too young to make the decision" to have her hair styled the way she does.

I do not pretend to understand this mindset. It's hair, which is what I told Ana.

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Ever wanted to look at a millipede’s genitals?

Poland drought: Jewish tombstones and fighter plane uncovered as rivers run dry

Think Like a Tree: What We Can Learn From the Oaks That Survived Katrina

Backstreet Boys and 'NSync to make zombie horror film with Sharknado team

Women in mostly male workplaces exhibit psychological stress response

Here’s what happens when you try to replicate climate contrarian papers

The Huge, Pricey Detectors That Capture Tiny Neutrinos

10 Strange Secret Societies That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

William Ellsworth “Dummy" Hoy: Baseball's Greatest Deaf Player

Putting Six Degrees of Separation to the Test

Coroner: Man Dies of Injuries From Crash 50 Years Ago

Talking to ourselves: the science of the little voice in your head

What B.C. Public School Classrooms Look Like Without Stuff Bought By Teachers

160 Years of Hurricanes in One Incredible Infographic

Google Has a Secret Interview Process… And It Landed Me a Job

The growing global battle against blood-sucking ticks

It Took Basically a Whole Town to Salvage This Incompetent Marriage Proposal

The Frightening Power of the Home-Schooling Lobby

How Ancient Palmyra, Now in ISIS's Grip, Grew Rich and Powerful

How Nairobi Got Its Ad-Hoc Bus System on Google Maps

Microbiomes of human throat may be linked to schizophrenia

The Evolution of Magazine Covers

How Is a Soap Bubble Like a Hurricane?

Want to Make a Diamond in Just 10 Weeks? Use a Microwave

Rising Sea Levels More Dangerous Than Thought
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Which was then topped off with a second application of shitty news. I don't really want to get into the details, but suffice to say I completely lost my appetite for lunch, which was a gyro and ought to have been delicious.

Also, went to Home Depot. They're selling 3D printers, or you can use theirs as a demonstration. The writing next to the demo caused me to make a stunning realization, one I have been completely unaware of since the 10th grade. Drafting wasn't a complete and total waste of time after all!

Damn, if I could go back in time and smack myself into passing that class, I would. But I couldn't. A lot of awful things caught up to me my sophomore year, and having a sucky class first period was not something I could cope with. Some of the reasons I failed were beyond my control, most were the sort of things that ought to not have been beyond my control, but really, kinda were. Drafting, ladies and gentlemen, is a good 73% of the reason I transferred out of Stuy. And now I find out that it could've been useful. Fuck it all to hell.

To sum up, I am eating a bialy for late dinner. That made my day a little better.

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Swiss cheese hole mystery solved: It's all down to dirt

NSA preps quantum-resistant algorithms to head off crypto-apocalypse

GMOs: Myth vs. Fact (via America's Finest News Source)

Why Sticking a Pair of Eyeballs on a Sign Actually Changes Behavior

Power companies may have found a new way to crack into the solar business

The pronoun 'I' is becoming obsolete

Narcolepsy medication modafinil is world's first safe 'smart drug'

Ghostly Particles from Outer Space Detected in Antarctica

The forgotten history of 4 everyday inventions that were supposed to change the world

First-time Texas drug felons to be eligible for food stamps again

Gut microbes linked to major autoimmune eye disease

In New Orleans' Hardest-Hit Neighborhood, A Recovery — By Sheer Will

Stem cell treatment halts MS progression in 91% of patients

The day I removed a toy dinosaur from a woman's vagina

Wormhole Created in Lab Makes Invisible Magnetic Field

Mauritania upholds conviction of anti-slave activists

People with psychopathic traits are less likely to 'catch' a yawn than empathetic folks

Google ordered to remove links to stories about Google removing links to stories

L.A. 'Shade Ball' Rollout a 'Potential Disaster'

The Jared Fogle case: Why we understand so little about child sex abuse

In Orwellian fashion, Americans have been stripped of the right to walk.

Mexico finds 63 children working in vegetable packing firm

Australia has denied environmental approval to just 18 projects since 2000

Macedonia: State of emergency declared over migrants

U.S.: ISIS mortar tests positive for sulfur mustard agent
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Depraved Masochist Enjoys Following The News

Research reveals link between age and opinions about video games

World's fastest number game wows spectators and scientists

Scientists built a ‘vomiting device’ to show how spewing chunks spreads disease

H.P Lovecraft’s very bizarre hatred of Red Hook and Brooklyn Heights (It's not that bizarre. Was anybody unaware that he was a racist xenophobe?)

Blind children can repurpose brain's visual center to process speech – study

This Crazy Sky Pool Is Either Incredible or Terrifying

Elon Musk’s hyperloop is actually getting kind of serious

Chameleons' swiveling eyes not as independent as once thought

XKCD: Kitchen Tips

Divers recover $4.5M in gold coin off Florida beach

Vaccine against Middle East Mystery Disease Shows Promise

These spiders glide through the air like Superman

Colors in culture

Huh? Schools Think Kids Don’t Want to Learn Computer Science

Why Does Food Eaten on an Airplane Taste So Blah?

Ant knows how to self-medicate to fight off fungal infection

A Social History of Jell-O Salad: The Rise and Fall of an American Icon

Molecular scientists unexpectedly produce new type of glass

Americans back federal funds for Planned Parenthood health services: poll

Immigration Officials Arrest 50 Suspected Of Human Rights Violations

The Biggest Scandal in US History That We're Still Not Talking About

The Books That Prison Officials Don’t Want Chelsea Manning to Read

Burundi's Nkurunziza sworn in for third term, urges refugees who fled violence to return

Haunted in Fishkill: My Memories of Prison Brutality and the Beat Up Squad

Humans are 'unique super-predator'

There Might Be Fracking Wastewater on Your Organic Fruits and Veggies

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Calloo, callay? Well, it's lonely without the thumpety thump of decreasingly little feet (they both wear women's size shoes now), and the constant whine of, well, whining.

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Mice sing just like birds, but we can’t hear them

First Saudi women register to vote

Why Fans Don’t Always Make Things Cooler

Oldest known message in a bottle washes ashore in Germany

What Other Countries Can Teach America About Transgender Military Service

Half of Jerusalem Arabs want to be Israelis

Carbon nanofibres made from CO2 in the air

Poll: Majority in US wants gov't to curb prescription costs

Where Are All The People of Color in Sci-Fi/Fantasy?

'Space Jam' Forever: The Website That Wouldn't Die

Two-year-olds with larger oral vocabularies enter kindergarten better prepared

The software Stephen Hawking uses to talk to the world is now free

Hummingbird tongues are way weirder than we thought

Poland looking into report of Nazi treasure train found

5 Images Of Kids Too Badass To Be Real (That Totally Are)

Earth's Mysteriously Light Core Contains Brimstone

US launches biggest allied airborne drills since Cold War ended

NASA scours retired space shuttles for spare parts

How Black Reporters Report On Black Death

Donald Trump slams 'birthright citizenship.' Why does US even have it?

Mexico condemns Donald Trump's 'racist' and 'absurd' immigration plan

New limbs and new hope for Africa's hunted albino children

South Korea says it exchanged fire with North Korea at border

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Inchoate.

Aug. 19th, 2015 12:12 pm
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What IS it with that word? In the 29-odd years since I learned to read, I don't think I encountered that word once until this last year. And now I've seen it no less than 4 times since January!

Now, the first time I was pleased to encounter a word that was truly new to me, new enough that I had to look it up. I'm always happy to build my vocabulary, and like my much vaunted typing speed, my vocabulary is at a point where it's hard to see any improvement. Unless I am reading very technical articles, and thus vastly improving my knowledge of specialist terms regarding science subfields, I rarely encounter unknown words in the wild. (This is perhaps exacerbated by my habit of reading the dictionary, but what can I do? I like the dictionary.)

Times two and three surprised me, but I chalked it up to a frequency illusion. Now that I'm at time four, I'm getting outright baffled. Did everybody know this word but me? Was it in some inordinately popular word-of-the-day calendar, and if I look at the Google N-grams I'm gonna see some spike in 2015? Did it appear on the SATs in 2013, and everybody decided to help the kid next door study for the test last year and this? DID I STEP INTO A PARALLEL UNIVERSE WHERE EVERYBODY KNOWS THIS WORD? There has got to be a rational answer for the fact that it's all of a sudden everywhere, but damned if I can see it.

Inchoate. It's not even a bad word (though it looks funny), but I'm so perplexed.

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Encouraging Study Finds It Now Easier Than Ever For American Dollars To Rise Into Upper Class

The Moon is Surrounded by Neon, NASA Probe Reveals

Alaska village seeks to reunite with Russian relatives

This interactive map shows how ‘wrong’ other maps are

Chimps and monkeys have entered the stone age

The Story of Mexican Coke Is a Lot More Complex Than Hipsters Would Like to Admit

Technology has created more jobs than it has destroyed, says 140 years of data (People keep saying this, but all I can think of is Invitation to the Game, where the main character finds the even her safety jobs, such as barber, are listed as "more efficient" to be done with robots. It works out well for her in the end, but not for most people. Past results are no guarantee of future success.)

Everything You've Heard About Chastity Belts Is a Lie

Angels and Errors: How the Harrow & Wealdstone Disaster Helped Shape Modern Britain

Why Is Stolen Art So Hard to Find?

The Great Chicago Onion Ring: Why Selling Onion Futures Is Against Federal Law

Cheating Wonders: Beringer's Lying Stones

The mind-blowing science of how Febreze hides your smelliness

Asked to plot themselves on a 'sexuality scale', 23% of British people choose something other than 100% heterosexual – and the figure rises to 49% among 18-24 year olds

Space Elevator Could Be Rocket Alternative for Astronauts

The farm-by-farm fight between China and the United States to dominate the global food supply.

Police Training Is Seriously Lacking in Actual Science

Synthetic Identity Fraud: A New Kind of Costly ID Theft You’ve Never Heard Of

Data show that in Utah, SWAT-style tactics are overwhelmingly used to serve drug warrants

For Kurdish youth in Turkey, autonomy is no longer enough

Scientists find evidence of prehistoric massacre in Europe

Head Lice Now Resistant to Common Meds in 25 States

Momentum builds to stop the automatic shackling of juveniles in court

Israeli Opposition Leader Fears New Palestinian Uprising

Facing legal bills, ‘Muslim-free’ gun shop teams with George Zimmerman to sell Confederate flag prints. (Actual quote: "“You cannot assume everyone who flies a Confederate flag is racist in the same way that you cannot judge every Muslim to be a terrorist, or every gun owner to be a serial killer." Perhaps not, but in this case, I'll take the bet.)

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It's hard to tell, because it's so gradual, but her teeth are making real progress! One tooth was so far back in her mouth that it hadn't had a bracket put on it, but it has a bracket now, because there's room for it to be moved forwards!

And then we came home and everybody slept. I have no idea what on earth possessed me to think 9:30 am was a good hour to go to the dentist.

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Healthy mood spreads through social contact, depression doesn't

Is it worth treating everyone who might get worms?

How to See Invisible Infrastructure (THIS IS FASCINATING AND YOU WANT TO READ IT)

Big Question: Why Does Tap Water Go Stale Overnight?

Tips For Handling A Picky Eater (from The Onion)

First almost fully-formed human brain grown in lab, researchers claim

FDA approves 'female Viagra' with strong warning

Report: Women to be allowed into Navy SEALs

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Forgetful scientists accidentally quadruple lithium-ion battery lifespan

How to Beat the Drought by Hoarding Water (If It Ever Rains Again)

How a Meat Industry Byproduct Could Make Solar Panels Cheaper

The Tree of Life may be a bush

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The Rise and Fall of America’s Fossil Dogs

The Mexican comedians with a serious civic message

Philadelphia archdiocese cancels LGBT program ahead of pope visit

State Department Fights for Rights of Gay Envoys

Islamic leaders issue bold call for rapid phase out of fossil fuels

A Judge Just Handed Abortion Supporters a Huge Win in the Deep South

5 Dumb Things I Saw (And Did) While In Charge Of US Nukes

Donald Trump's Immigration Principles Would've Barred His Own Grandfather

Navajo Nation Farmers Feel The Weight Of Colorado Mine Spill

'Gag law': Spaniard who photographed police faces fine

Climate change is making the Texas panhandle too hot and dry to raise beef.

Locked in Solitary at 14: Adult Jails Isolate Youths Despite Risk

Major publisher retracts 64 scientific papers in fake peer review outbreak

‘All Our Young People Have Gone to the Mountains’

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And the heat is supposed to continue forever. Or at least a week, anyway.

And Ana is going to the orthodontist tomorrow, which is gonna suck. On the plus side, on Wednesday she's visiting her dad's mom, so Grandma gets to deal with the Week of Soup, not us!

In celebration of the occasion, we bought new socks. And also shoes, but that was because Ana revealed she had outgrown hers (which I swear we bought less than two months ago) and we happened to conveniently be in a shoe store.

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A Surprisingly Uncomplicated Look At Rube Goldberg Machines in Movies

What We Know About the NSA and AT&T’s Spying Pact

Your Color Red Really Could Be My Blue

8 Obvious Lies That People Believed For Waaay Too Long

Newly discovered documents show how crucial autism research was ignored, perpetuating misinformation about autistic children. (Now, if we could just convince them to start referring to autistic people instead of only ever children!)

Paleobotanists identify what could be the mythical 'first flower'

A Great Wall of Staten Island to Ward Off Hurricanes

A new report shows online friendship is becoming the mainstream for teenagers.

'Drinkable book' could give millions access to clean water

When Public Servants Refuse to Serve the Public

The military governs your diet: From pizza to burritos to new plastic pouches, the Pentagon wields shocking power in grocery aisle

Two Women Make History by Passing Army's Elite Ranger School

New research finds that when parents with math anxieties try to help their kids, their efforts could backfire.

Hundreds of US rabbis voice support for Iran nuclear deal

Planned Parenthood seeks injunction against Florida health agency

The Harsh Human Cost of Defunding Planned Parenthood

Wave of heroin overdose deaths on Staten Island stirs fears

Inmates say they worked for free for jail officials

The Bail Trap

Cotopaxi eruption: What's with all the volcanoes these days?

Will Robots Create Good Jobs?

City grime 'breathes back out' polluting nitrogen gases

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Have tried putting it in recovery mode three times now, have yet to successfully wipe it. If this doesn't work and I end up having to go down to the Apple store, I'm not going to be a happy Connie.

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Sequestered prion protein takes the good mood away, suggests new hypothesis on depression

The Slide and the Excise: NYC’s Most Notorious 19th Century Gay Bars

75 Years Later, the Deadly Bombing That Rocked the New York World's Fair Is Still Unsolved

Three men arrested following treasure hunt in New York City's sewers

Study uncovers dramatic cross-cultural differences in babies' sitting ability

Gendering Toys Isn’t About Nature or Tradition. It’s About Ideology.

5 Creepy Unsolved Mysteries (That Have Totally Been Solved)

Fertility clinics destroy embryos all the time. Why aren’t conservatives after them?

With a Thousand Times More Cells Than Humans, Why Don't Whales Get Cancer More?

Lawsuit over two-word tweet—“actually yes”—can move ahead, judge finds

Critically endangered species successfully reproduced using frozen sperm from ferret dead for 20 years

U.S. military's transgender care costs 'negligible,' study says

Ginny – The Loving Dog That Rescued Over 900 Injured Stray Cats

How doctors want to die is different than most people

Rogue supernovas likely flung into space by black hole slingshots

The Japanese women who married the enemy

Germans are so scared of surveillance they microwave their ID cards

U.S. military looks into moving some Guantanamo detainees to military sites

Housing chief suggests mothers may deliberately expose children to lead

Indefensible: The Story Of New Orleans’ Public Defenders

Egypt rejects rights groups' call for probe into 2013 killings of hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood protesters

Why President Obama and Congress turned their backs on food safety

Cops now suspected of killing 18 people in Brazil

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If we weren’t so obsessed with Warren G. Harding’s sex life, we’d realize he was a pretty good president

What’s Been Found In Hillary’s Emails So Far

The Unexpected Health Benefits of Tetris

Did technology kill the book or give it new life?

How Tea + Sugar Reshaped The British Empire

Fortifying sweet potatoes against blindness

Everyone's Upstairs Neighbors

How can ants tell each other apart? Why, with their crazy refined sense of smell.

Addict amnesty: Police give heroin addicts support, rehab

Puzzle: Are You Smarter Than 52,765 Other New York Times Readers? (No, no I am not.)

Gene therapy cures blindness by replacing vision cells in eyes

Judge temporarily blocks Alabama abortion clinic regulation

No traffic jams in asthmatic cells

20 Times Stores Were a Little Confused About Back To School Supplies

Archeologists may have solved mystery of the 'Lost Colony'

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Squid That Looks Like a Bee Stung It in the Eyeball (That's eyeball, singular. The other eye looks completely different.)

Bounce, Launch, Splash! The Joy of the Diving Board

Intel, Micron debut 3D XPoint storage technology 1,000x faster than current SSDs

The 6 Cruelest Science Experiments Ever (Were Done on Kids)

What it takes to be a jailhouse lawyer.

Facebook rescinds internship to Harvard student who exposed a privacy flaw in Messenger

The Hidden Bias of Cameras

GPS Trackers In Fake Elephant Tusks Reveal Ivory Smuggling Route

Chasing fair skin, Ivorians ignore whitening cream ban

Forecasters warn that "Godzilla El Nino" could hit U.S.

Spousal abuse: The ‘silent illness’ driving women into homelessness

Dear White America: I know it’s hard, but you have to acknowledge what’s happening in this country

Netanyahu Appoints Opponent Of Palestinian Statehood As UN Envoy

Health of oceans 'declining fast'

New explosions and fire in Tianjin send smoke into the sky

A War Of All Against All

The growing wealth gap that nobody is talking about

Enforcement for white-collar crime hits 20-year low

Euro ministers give blessing to Greek bailout, wooing IMF on debt
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So, as everybody has heard, Target isn't separating it's toys and bedding into "girl" and "boy" sections anymore. My reaction was "Oh, hey, great. Whoop-de-doo." Other people's reaction was more like "Oh! Hey, great! Whoop-de-doo!!!!" but, you know, without the sarcasm. These are both understandable reactions.

Perhaps predictably, or perhaps surprisingly, there are the other people, who look upon this as the unheralded fifth horseman of the apocalypse. In one breath they both proclaim how obvious it is that boys and girls are DIFFERENT, DAMNIT! and profess their total inability to determine which toy goes to which kid without a color coded map and strict gender segregation, preferably with an actual wall between areas. They swear up and down that they and THEIR kids never EVER wanted the WRONG toy (well, yes, most children are amply socialized in gender norms and then some) and then predict how soon the downfall of civilization is going to come once girls realize they can play with trucks. Oh, heavens, won't somebody think of the children???

Nitwits. Were it not for laughing, I should pity them. If ever there were a time to answer fools according to their folly, now is surely that time.

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Ex-President Warren Harding's Love Child Confirmed Through DNA Testing

New Zealand will shut down its last large coal-fired power generators in 2018

Federal court: Anti-Muslim group can't post ads on buses

Nefertiti 'was buried inside King Tut's tomb'

Cheers! Yeast's Evolutionary Journey Gave Beer Its Flavor

You Missed a Spot (and Made a Mural)

Why Letting Women Take Tea Breaks Was Once Considered Dangerous

Bizarrely Social and Crafty Octopus Stuns Scientists

Attacks on refugees tempered by strong support in Germany

How the UK found Japanese speakers in a hurry in WW2

How Jehovah’s Witnesses Are Changing Medicine

Yes, Virginia, people of color do fucking read SF/F

APA Task Force Aims to Reduce Transphobia Among Psychologists

The 6 Most Intriguing Stupid Questions Answered by Science

The Resurrection of America's Slums

It’s unconstitutional to ban the homeless from sleeping outside, the federal government says

New York police union collecting images of city's homeless

Bid to keep pork substitutes on French school menus rebuffed

Humans responsible for demise of gigantic ancient mammals (Surprise, surprise.)

Clerk's office defies order; no same-sex marriage licenses

Austerity kills: The sad, sick truth about right-wing economics’ body count

Black poverty differs from white poverty

Israel struggles to find medics to force-feed prisoner

Tianjin explosion: Dozens dead; areas of Chinese port city devastated

It turns out parenthood is worse than divorce, unemployment — even the death of a partner

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The part of track she really enjoyed was throwing the javelin. I'm very annoyed. I can find any number of running clubs and amateur teams for her age, but javelin? Hah, don't make me laugh. She couldn't like something a little more doable?

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Pacific Northwest cities enact voluntary water reductions

Machine That Turns Poo Into Water Gets a Test Run in Africa

How orthography and ornithology catalysed a new folk etymology

How Bees Carry Their Baggage

THE LAST DAYS OF THE POLYMATH

The Container Ship Tourism Industry

Why Stevie Wonder is 'welcome to apply' to the CIA

Forget Sykes-Picot. It’s the Treaty of Sèvres That Explains the Modern Middle East.

Beatrice White, the girl who killed half a million flies for Toronto

The “Pillars of Creation” Have Been, Are Being, and Will Be Destroyed

5 Random People Who Stumbled Into Real Conspiracies

Facing rising dental costs, seniors head to Mexico

Losing your sense of smell takes away more than scents and flavours

DuPont and the Chemistry of Deception

This Man Has Been Trying to Live Life as a Goat

The teen disease you’ve probably never heard of

Giant Crack in Africa Will Create a New Ocean

Mexico bans giveaways of baby formula at hospitals

Utah and Pakistan educational institutions team up to solve water issues

Trans fats, but not saturated fats like butter, linked to greater risk of early death and heart disease

What happens when two foxes find a dog's ball? Adorableness ensures.

Amnesty International votes in support of decriminalizing sex trade

Russia and Nato war games increase risk of real clash, report says

The Crimes of Children

Why Not Insider Trade on Every Company?

Try West Bank Settlers in Israeli Military Court Just Like Palestinians

Officer fired for 'troubling' decisions in shooting of Texas teen

Ferguson forced to return Humvees as US military gear still flows to local police

A Massive Oil Pipeline Under the Great Lakes Is Way Past Its Expiration Date

5 Maddening Things Poor People Can't Get Out From Under

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