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America’s Fatal Shame

Even in the age of Donald Trump, murderous anti-Semitism in the United States is a cause without leaders. There is plenty of coded anti-Semitism in the United States: Every Jew knows who you mean when you castigate “globalists.” But outright killing of Jews as Jews—you have to lurk in pretty dark corners to draw inspiration for that. The hate-targets of the would-be bomber suspect Cesar Sayoc are

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Rollemodel for ingeniørfaget: Iværksætterånd med passion for autonome biler

Mød Andrea og Christian, der begge læser til ingeniør, og som gennem Danmarks teknologiske alliance Engineer the future skal få andre unge til at vælge ingeniørstudiet.

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Climate change a threat to even the most tolerant oysters

Climate change-associated severe weather events may cause flooding that threatens the survival of the Olympia oyster, new research suggests. The findings will be presented today at the American Physiological Society's (APS) Comparative Physiology: Complexity and Integration conference in New Orleans.

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After Pittsburgh, All Eyes Are on Trump Once More

In moments like this, the aftermath of yet another mass shooting—this one targeted at a synagogue in Pittsburgh—Americans tend to turn to the president for consolation and inspiration. On Saturday, as they turn to Donald Trump, it’s unclear what they might receive from a president whose decisions in moments of crisis, especially this week, are sometimes off-key. While information remains fragment

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Parker's Super Conveyor Gets Wrecked | Gold Rush

Parker's crew hits a snag with the super conveyor. Stream Full Episodes of Gold Rush: https://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/gold-rush/ Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GoldRush/ https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Gold_Rush https://twitter.com/Discovery We're on Instagram! https://www.insta

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How hibernators could help humans treat illness, conserve energy and get to Mars

Researchers will gather today to discuss the potential for hibernation and the related process, torpor, to aid human health in spaceflight at the American Physiological Society's (APS) Comparative Physiology: Complexity and Integration conference in New Orleans.

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Emergency declared in typhoon-ravaged Northern Mariana

US military aircraft laden with emergency supplies flew in to the Northern Mariana Islands Saturday in the wake of destructive Super Typhoon Yutu which destroyed buildings and cut electricity.

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Climate change a threat to even the most tolerant oysters

Climate change-associated severe weather events may cause flooding that threatens the survival of the Olympia oyster, new research suggests. The findings will be presented today at the American Physiological Society's (APS) Comparative Physiology: Complexity and Integration conference in New Orleans.

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The One Personality Trait That is Ripping America (And the World) Apart

People who are antagonistic resonate more with populist messages. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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In Europe, Speech Is an Alienable Right

A few years ago, I appeared on a live Egyptian television show hosted by a conservative Muslim with jihadist sympathies. He lured me on by offering to answer any question I had about Islam, including, he said, “whether the Prophet Muhammad was a child molester.” The host seemed awfully open-minded, I thought, given how humorless jihadists tend to be about their Prophet. When the lights went up an

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Financial Mathematics and Ultimate Frisbee

Mike Lawler talks about the most influential paper in his career in finance, teaching math to his kids and ultimate — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Falsk fisk og bacon-alger: Er du klar til at ændre dine madvaner?

Vores madvaner skal ændre sig drastisk, hvis fødevareproduktionen skal kunne blive bæredygtig.

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I can see Odysseus lashed to the mast of this ship, struggling to resist the Sirens’ song | Natalie Haynes

The eerily beautiful wreck discovered in the Black Sea takes us right back to Homer’s Greece In 399BC, Socrates drank hemlock to fulfil the orders of the Athenian law court, which had sentenced him to death for impiety and corrupting the young. His friends begged him to leave Athens instead, accompanying them into banishment. He refused and died as he had lived for 70 years, arguing the ethical su

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Memory special: Is technology making your memory worse?

From search engines to Instagram and a reliance on satnav, our relationship with technology is changing the way the brain makes memories, for better and worse

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Scientists call for ‘mega-mission’ to find ancient life on Mars

Rocket scientists tell Nasa a new rover could finally unlock red planet’s secrets American rocket engineers are being urged to push their next Mars mission to the limits of technological performance. Space scientists have told Nasa they want the agency to “dream big” to ensure their new robot rover, scheduled for launch in 2020, visits a maximum number of sites to increase chances of uncovering si

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Muller Cells, Glia of the Retina

Is that Skeletor I see under my microscope? Almost. The glowing, skeleton-looking creatures from Grim’s Carnival Marathon art are inspired by real cells of the retina! Muller cells are glia found in the eyes of all mammals. A few will be available to trace for triple points in Eyewire for two days only: All Hallows Eve and the Dia de los Muertos, Oct 31-Nov 2. To trace them you must pass Level 2

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Eye Candy: Fossil Flowers Bloomed When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

Seven complete specimens of 100 million year old flower found preserved in amber — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Uncovering the secret to collective happiness | Helen Russell

Optimism is more necessary than ever, and understanding how other cultures approach life’s trials and joys may help us achieve contentment If you read the paper or look at the news online without becoming depressed about the state of humanity – or make it through your social media feeds before your mood lurches to despair – well done you. You are a beautiful anomaly. For everyone else: huddle in.

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Here's What the Quantum Internet Has in Store

Physicists say this futuristic, super-secure network could be useful long before it reaches technological maturity — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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How to enable parental controls on Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services

DIY Think of the children. Many of the videos on Netflix, YouTube, and Hulu are inappropriate for younger eyes. Here's how to set parental controls on the most popular streaming services.

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Toiletvand, robotbier og alger: Sådan skaffer vi mad i fremtiden

I 2050 vil der være ti milliarder indbyggere på kloden. Forskere verden over arbejder på nye løsninger på at brødføde os.

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Social Inequality Left Its Mark on 5,000-Year-Old Alpine Village

Archaeologists think they've spotted traces of social inequality in a 5,000-year-old village that was buried on the shores of Lake Zurich in Switzerland.

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Author Richard K. Morgan Wants to Destroy Your Mars Fantasies

When it comes to colonization, Richard K. Morgan is much more realistic than most in the genre.

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Photo Gallery: Nebulas Are the Cat’s Meow

Star factories are resplendent in colorful gas, as are the clouds surrounding a black hole.

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Why Are There So Many Pigeons?

How history, architecture and, weirdly enough, bird milk have enabled pigeons to thrive in cities.

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Monty Python's Michael Palin on laughter, human contact, and adventure on the high seas

Hear! Michael Palin's Michael Palin impression Consider! His thoughts on John Cleese's thoughts on Political Correctness Learn! Stuff you never knew about North Korea, Polar exploration, and more! None Jason: I recently spent several hours on a transatlantic flight zooming in and out of the interactive map of the Earth on my seat's personal entertainment unit. Exploring tiny islands in the polar

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If the Mail Bomber Had Worn an ISIS Hat

Cesar Sayoc Jr., a registered Republican with a long criminal history, was arrested on Friday in connection with more than ten mail bombs sent to prominent Democrats and critics of President Trump. He was charged with five federal crimes, including threats against former presidents, but he was not charged with terrorism. And it’s a safe bet that, unless it turns out that Sayoc was inspired by a f

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Spend Hours Watching Hagerty's Engine Rebuild Time-Lapses

Hagerty's Redline Rebuilds series is a testament to the intricacies of the internal combustion engine in an age where simpler electrics are en route to dominance.

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Best Weekend Tech Deals: Outdoor, Phones, and More

Great pre-Halloween weekend deals on smartphones, tech, and outdoor gear.

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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending October 27, 2018)

This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.

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The Family Weekly: Do Dogs Really Need Their Own Pumpkin-Spice Lattes?

This Week in Family DOHLONGMA – HL MAK / GETTY In just about any supermarket pet-food aisle, shoppers these days can find so much more than the traditional kibble: Ingredients like kelp, turmeric, and apple-cider vinegar are making their way into dog food, and owners can even buy “non-GMO, American-made goat’s-milk pumpkin-spice lattes for dogs.” The Atlantic staff writer Joe Pinsker writes about

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There’s a Better Way to Elect House Members

Imagine being a Democrat this November, the morning after this year’s midterm elections. And imagine your heart sinking: Republican gerrymanders held well in key states, and despite making more than a dozen gains, Democrats have failed to take the House. It’s not the most likely scenario. But if Democrats remain in the minority for the fifth House term in a row, calls for wide-ranging electoral r

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Learn the Simple New Way to Make Google Docs Using Your Browser Bar

Welcome to doc.new. It's going to change your life.

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Tech’s Ethical Crisis Over Venture Capital Goes Beyond Saudi Arabia

In the wake of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, Silicon Valley is beginning to ask a simple but often neglected question: Where is our money coming from?

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Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Review: Distraction Machine

This year's version of the Fire HD 8 for kids includes Spanish content, audiobooks, and a 2-megapixel selfie camera for capturing your kid's nostrils.

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Memory special: Can you trust your memories?

Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus exposed false memories in historic sex abuse cases. Now there are new reasons not to trust your memories, she says

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Forlag nasser på forskeres troværdighed

Betalende forskerkunder bliver lokket ind i tvivlsomme publiceringsbutikker ved at stjæle renommé fra ansete forskere, som ellers tager kraftig afstand fra foretagendet.

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Trump’s Incoherent Rally in Charlotte

“Ninety-four percent of the press I get is negative, when I do something wonderful,” President Trump complained Friday night at a rally in Charlotte, North Carolina. Well, it depends what one means by negative and what one means by wonderful. But Trump’s rally, his third of four this week, was a clinic in why the media is kept busy pointing out the many contradictions that emerge when the preside

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What Progressives Can Learn From Michael Avenatti’s Mistake

Most progressives wouldn’t express anger or incredulity at the claims that the United States is a white-supremacist patriarchy; that racism and sexism were the decisive factors in the 2016 election; that “white male rage” is rampant; that many white women are choosing to preserve their white privilege at the expense of their gender; that those factors make it easier for white men to achieve almos

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Beto O'Rourke Grabbed a Political Third Rail—And Electrified His Campaign

There are few issues Democratic politicians have been more reluctant to address than the NFL-player protests. “It doesn’t get talked about by candidates and office holders, because no one wants to mess up and have that compromise that ability to win an election or stay in office,” Beto O’Rourke, the Democrat running for the Senate in Texas, told me. “It’s also precisely the thing where if you do

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Review: The Tangled Tree and Lamarck’s Revenge are genetic misfits

Two new books make big claims, but prove only that reports of the death of Darwinism have been greatly exaggerated

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3 great untruths to stop telling kids—and ourselves

Popular platitudes can squash your critical thinking, argues moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt. Always trust your feelings? The world is a battle between good and evil? These popular pieces of conventional wisdom are merely myths—ones that can set us up for failure. "When we protect children from unpleasantness, from conflicts, from insults, from teasing, from exclusion, we're preventing their so

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Trilobites: Why Textbooks May Need to Update What They Say About Birth Canals

A new study shows that the structure of the human pelvis varies between populations, which could have implications for how babies are birthed.

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Tidlig start og hårdt arbejde: Sådan bliver du verdens bedste

Det kræver masser af træning, en smule gode gener og hjælp fra dine medmennesker for at nå til tops.

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California agrees to delay enforcing net-neutrality law

California won't enforce the nation's toughest state-level net-neutrality law when it takes effect in January, agreeing Friday with the Trump administration and internet companies who sued that the state law should wait for the outcome of a separate lawsuit pending in Washington.

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Report: FBI conducting criminal investigation into TeslaTesla Elon Musk FBI

A published report Friday said the FBI is conducting a criminal investigation into whether electric-car maker Tesla misled investors by overstating production forecasts for its Model 3 sedan.

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Cry me a river: Low water levels causing chaos in Germany

A new island in Lake Constance. A river in Berlin flowing backward. Dead fish on the banks of lakes and ponds. Barges barely loaded so they don't run aground.

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Microsoft to keep Pentagon bid amid ethics concerns

Microsoft said Friday it is prepared to provide its technology to the US military, including for a massive cloud computing project, despite ethics concerns among some of its employees and others in Silicon Valley.

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Flettners rotorskib sejler på Magnus-effekten

De traditionelle sejl er erstattet af roterende cylindre på forsøgsskibet, der har opnået imponerende resultater på sine prøvesejladser.

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Researchers observe how Canadian and Californian rainbow trout respond to higher temps

Natural variation may help decide which rainbow trout strains are likely to survive worldwide global warming, according to a new study. The findings will be presented today at the American Physiological Society's (APS) Comparative Physiology: Complexity and Integration conference in New Orleans.

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NASA's IMERG reveals Hurricane Willa's rainfall

NASA uses satellite data to calculate the amount of rainfall generated from tropical cyclones, and used that capability for the Eastern Pacific Ocean's Hurricane Willa.

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The Higgs boson may have stopped the early universe from collapsing

Moments after the big bang, calculations show the universe could have collapsed into black holes. The reason it didn’t could be explained by the Higgs boson

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