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Nobel Prize Winner Gets Dedicated Bike Rack Spot Since He’s Not Such a Great Driver

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:59

George Smith may be one of chemistry’s foremost minds, but he admits he’s not so hot behind the wheel.

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Donald Trump Didn't Really Win 52% of White Women in 2016

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:55

The idea that a majority of white women voted for the President has shaped national narratives. The only problem? It's probably wrong.

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Women Achieved Enormous Power in Ancient Egypt. What They Did With It Is a Warning for Today

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:30

"Ancient Egypt allowed more females into power in the ancient world than any other place on earth. Was that society somehow more progressive than we might expect? The answer is a quick and deflating no."

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Chinese city wants to launch artificial moon to 'replace streetlights'

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:05

The city of Chengdu plans to boost the real moon with the glow of a more powerful fake one, according to reports in the Chinese media

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One for the Road. A Man Allegedly Robbed a Subway Before Returning to Grab His Sandwich

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:37

A robber returned to the scene of the crime for one very good reason.

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Joe Biden, 75, Says His Age Would Be a 'Legitimate Issue' If He Runs for President

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:28

"They're gonna judge me on my vitality"

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Wounded to Be Airlifted to Russia After Deadly Crimea School Attack

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:23

At least 10 of the wounded in a school shooting and bomb attack carried out by a student at a vocational school in Crimea will be airlifted to hospitals in Russia, the health minister said Thursday.

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Provocateur Stormy Daniels Takes an Unexpected Turn in the National Spotlight

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:06

To understand what it means to be famous like Stormy Daniels, for the reasons she is famous, spend time with her in a public space

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South Africans Rally for Rape Accuser After She Endured a Grueling Cross-Examination During Televised Trial

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:57

Cheryl Zondi has accused pastor Timothy Omotoso of rape

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British-built spacecraft ready for blast-off on seven year mission to Mercury

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:54

A British-built spacecraft will blast-off on Friday at the start of a seven year, five billion mile journey to Mercury, the planet closest to the sun.

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Workers would pay to have a boss with these 10 traits, new research finds

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:45

New research from New York University finds that both men and women see stereotypically male traits such as assertiveness and competitiveness as 'must-haves' for successful leaders. Researchers argue that preference for these certain types of leadership traits could explain why there are fewer women in positions of power. In the findings, published in the journal "Frontiers in Psychology," researchers ran two studies to understand how men and women perceive what makes a great leader by focusing on attributes often associated with certain genders.

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Chinese Woman Kills Herself and Her Children After Her Husband Fakes His Death

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:26

Some have blamed the incident on the harsh lives of women in rural China, prompting a national debate on the matter

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How Close Are We to Kubrick's AI-Controlled Vision of the Future?

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 05:25

Movie audiences first heard these calmly intoned and ominous words in 1968, spoken by a spaceship's intelligent computer in the science-fiction masterpiece "2001: A Space Odyssey." With that one phrase, the computer named HAL 9000 confirmed that it could think for itself, and that it was prepared to terminate the astronauts who were planning to deactivate it. Fifty years after director Stanley Kubrick released his visionary masterpiece of space colonization, how close are humans to the future that he imagined, in which we partner with artificial intelligence (A.I.) that we ultimately may not be able to control?

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How the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi Could Upend the Middle East

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:34

The vanishing of Jamal Khashoggi threatens to make a global pariah out of Saudi Arabia's once feted crown prince

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Is Sangamo Therapeutics Inc. a Buy?

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:31

Can this beaten-down gene-editing and gene therapy biotech bounce back?

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Provocateur Stormy Daniels Takes an Unexpected Turn in the National Spotlight

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:30

Porn star Stormy Daniels remains in the spotlight as her alleged affair with President Donald Trump continues to make waves.

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Jamal Khashoggi Was My Co-Writer and My Friend. Here's the Last Thing He Told Me

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:24

I last saw Jamal Khashoggi in early July, over breakfast at our favorite London restaurant, the Wolseley. He and I first met 39 years ago.

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It’s Time for Americans to Take Back the Vote

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:06

In many places, Republicans have fundamentally changed the electoral system in a way that undermines the principle of one person, one vote.

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The Bracing Honesty of Kiese Laymon’s Memoir Heavy

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:04

Kiese Laymon's memoir 'Heavy' explores his relationship with his mother while growing up as a black man in Mississippi.

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Best-Selling Historian Joseph J. Ellis Explains What the Founding Fathers Got Wrong

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 03:52

Best-selling historian Joseph J. Ellis discusses what the Founding Fathers got wrong — and what they would say of our country today.

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