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Male Engineering student explains why women and men are not equal in his class

A student’s letter explaining why men and women are not equal in his engineering class has gone viral gathering over 1.4million likes on Facebook alone. 336 more words

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Scientists Recover First Genome of Ancient Human From Africa

An ancient African genome has been sequenced for the first time.
Researchers extracted DNA from a 4,500-year-old skull that was discovered in the highlands of Ethiopia. 563 more words

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New York's JFK airport has an urban farm. Wait, what?

The potatoes in your bag of complimentary airline chips could someday come from a farm at — surprise! — New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. 313 more words


Even as House descends into chaos, it manages to do big favor for Big Oil

You thought the House of Representatives was mired in dysfunction, unable to find anyone competent to accept the miserable burden of serving as speaker and… 723 more words

Climate & Energy

Trump heads to U.K. supreme court over wind farm spoiling his precious view

Donald Trump took a moment out of his busy schedule making a mockery of American politics to take a battle over wind farms to the U.K.’s supreme court. 403 more words

Climate & Energy

Self-driving cars are good. Too good

Guys, we’re so not ready for the future. The chrome-plated, fuel-efficient, robot-everything future we’ve been working toward? Trust me, we can’t handle it.

Exhibit A: Engineers at Google have been running road tests with a fleet of some 20 autonomous vehicles for six years, and in that time the robo-drivers have been involved in 11… 265 more words

Business & Technology

Amazon makes a big play for the Etsy crowd

As Amazon’s quest to control every aspect of modern commerce marches forth, the mega retailer has a new target in sight: Etsy.

Early Thursday, Amazon launched… 441 more words