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The First Nuclear Power Plant in Belarus Is a Dangerous Fiasco

In July, construction workers at the Astravets nuclear power plant in Belarus dropped a 330 ton reactor shell. Weeks went by before the government admitted an “abnormal situation” had occurred, prompting international concerns about safety at the Russian-built facility—and the Belarusian government’s unwillingness to disclose information in a timely manner. 7 more words

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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New York Times Bestseller

“I would recommend this book to anyone interested in a fun, engaging look at early human history…you’ll have a hard time putting it down.”–Bill Gates… 267 more words

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The Science of Fear-Mongering: How to Protect Your Mind from Demagogues

Harvard psychologist Susan David explains the dangers of fear-mongering, the questionable ethics of journalism in spreading hate politics, and the disturbing way that repetition wears down our brain’s resistance to fallacies and hate speech. 13 more words

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‘We are probably one of the last generations of Homo sapiens’ — Yuval Noah Harari

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Historian and author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Noah Harari predicts the future of humanity.

“We are probably one of the last generations of Homo sapiens,” he tells  14 more words

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‘We are probably one of the last generations of Homo sapiens’ — Yuval Noah Harari

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Historian and author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Noah Harari predicts the future of humanity.

“We are probably one of the last generations of Homo sapiens,” he tells  15 more words

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The first autonomous soft robot powered only by a chemical reaction

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The first autonomous, untethered, entirely soft 3-D-printed robot (powered only by a chemical reaction) has been demonstrated by a team of Harvard University researchers and described in the journal… 779 more words

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The first autonomous soft robot powered only by a chemical reaction

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The first autonomous, untethered, entirely soft 3-D-printed robot (powered only by a chemical reaction) has been demonstrated by a team of Harvard University researchers and described in the journal… 780 more words

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