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  • When Will We Have A Vaccine For Ebola Virus?

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    30 Jul 2014 | 7:54 pm
    The deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa highlights the urgent need for a vaccine, and researchers say one may be available in a few years
  • The Real Business Of Fake Hollywood Money

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    30 Jul 2014 | 4:56 pm
    Hollywood prop producers face a constant dilemma: the necessity to skirt the line between strict counterfeiting laws and producers’ demands for incredibly realistic money.
  • There's Going To Be An Award Show For Dogs

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    30 Jul 2014 | 4:55 am
    The World Dog Awards will fete canines in all lines of work — from entertainment to health services, the military to... Youtube.
  • What Makes A Good Female Video Game Character?

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    30 Jul 2014 | 10:40 am
    Women are awesome. Obviously. But for some reason, developers are reticent to give women larger roles in their games. The females we see most often are overly sexualized, at the mercy of men and when they happen to be solid characters, the game doesn't allow you to play as them.
  • Teens Are Lighting Themselves On Fire

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    30 Jul 2014 | 9:14 am
    If you’re worried that we’ve gone a few too many weeks since the last kid-focused, Web-enabled moral panic — i.e., Slender Man stabbings — then you’re in luck: Teenagers are now dousing themselves in accelerants and setting themselves ablaze for Internet glory.
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  • When Will We Have A Vaccine For Ebola Virus?

    30 Jul 2014 | 7:54 pm
    The deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa highlights the urgent need for a vaccine, and researchers say one may be available in a few years
  • The Transgender Crucible

    30 Jul 2014 | 7:54 pm
    As a homeless trans teen, CeCe McDonald suffered a lifetime of hardships. But when she was charged with murder for simply defending herself, she became a folk hero.
  • The Hargrave Four

    30 Jul 2014 | 7:54 pm
    They were the most talented line in amateur football history. They were all destined for NFL stardom. Then everything fell apart.
  • The Elusive Link Between Casinos And Crime

    30 Jul 2014 | 6:56 pm
    Casinos and the cities that welcome them have a reputation for crime. But is it deserved?
  • Why Can’t The Banking Industry Solve Its Ethics Problems?

    30 Jul 2014 | 6:56 pm
    Some of the world’s leading bank regulators are trying to figure how scandal and ethical violations run rampant in the industry. And they have taken to sounding like parents who have grown increasingly exasperated at teenage children who keep wrecking the family car.
 
 
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  • Teens Are Lighting Themselves On Fire

    30 Jul 2014 | 9:14 am
    If you’re worried that we’ve gone a few too many weeks since the last kid-focused, Web-enabled moral panic — i.e., Slender Man stabbings — then you’re in luck: Teenagers are now dousing themselves in accelerants and setting themselves ablaze for Internet glory.
  • The Government Shutdown May Have Caused A Baby Boom In DC

    30 Jul 2014 | 4:55 am
    No one liked the government shutdown, but apparently, it wasn’t without love. The kind of love that transpires when, say, you and your partner both don’t have to go to work. One week passes. Then two. You’re bored. You’re adults. You share a bed. And nine months later, there you are at a hospital that seems strangely overcrowded.
  • Why Do Teenage Girls Scream At Concerts?

    26 Jul 2014 | 6:24 am
    Why do young women assembled at pop concerts express their collective ecstasy with the most alarming sound available to their bodies? Why do they scream?
  • 'Casablanca' Piano Up For Sale

    22 Jul 2014 | 8:48 am
    The iconic piano from Hollywood romance "Casablanca" goes on sale at auction in New York in November, the highlight of more than two dozen collectors' items from the fabled war-time classic.
  • The State Senator Trying To End Prostitution On Tinder

    13 Jul 2014 | 11:42 pm
    Anyone who’s ever used an online dating service like Tinder knows that there are sex workers on the app. Even Tinder, to a certain extent, probably knows it. One person who doesn’t know about Tinder’s popularity among cam girls and sex workers, however, is New Mexico State Sen. Jacob Candelaria.
 
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  • Gay Marriage And The Political Psychology Of Disgust

    27 Jul 2014 | 11:57 am
    Why is it that some react to the LGBT community with the same emotions we use for rotting food? Scientists are starting to figure it out.
  • Chicago Politicians Don't Have The Monopoly On Corruption

    24 Jul 2014 | 6:27 am
    In the past decade, more than 30 current or former state officeholders in New York have been convicted of crimes, sanctioned or otherwise accused of wrongdoing. Here are some of them.
  • What The Hobby Lobby Ruling Means For America

    22 Jul 2014 | 4:18 pm
    Corporations should have the same freedoms as the people who run them. But danger arises when they wield their tremendous financial power for political reasons.
  • The Final 'Redskins' Defenders In Politics

    22 Jul 2014 | 4:12 am
    "And for those of us who were raised Redskins fans, I don't think we've ever done anything wrong." Until recently, Tribbett, a maven of Virginia politics , was best known for his popular b...
  • Millennials' Political Views Don't Make Any Sense

    15 Jul 2014 | 4:52 pm
    Millennial politics is simple, really. Young people support big government, unless it costs any more money. They're for smaller government, unless budget cuts scratch a program they've heard of. They'd like Washington to fix everything, just so long as it doesn't run anything.
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  • The Dapper Doctor’s Vaporized Sushi And Clouds Of Cognac

    29 Jul 2014 | 1:15 am
    Breaking down the walls between art and science , a trans-Atlantic Ph.D. is whimsically challenging the way we think about eating and imbibing.
  • A Bunch Of Science Writers Wrote Legitimate Papers On Tatooine

    24 Jul 2014 | 5:35 pm
    Because science writing is focused on real efforts to understand the real universe, you might reasonably ask why a collection of science writers have chosen to spend time and creative energy writing about imaginary animals from a planet that does not exist.
  • Sixth-Grader's Science Fair Finding Shocks Ecologists

    21 Jul 2014 | 11:29 am
    When 12-year-old Lauren Arrington heard about her sixth-grade science project, she knew she wanted to study lionfish. Growing up in Jupiter, Florida, she saw them in the ocean while snorkeling and fishing with her dad. Her project showed that the lionfish can survive in nearly fresh water. The results blew away professional ecologists.
  • Top Universities Getting Women To Pursue Computer Science

    19 Jul 2014 | 5:00 am
    One of the reasons so few women work in tech is that few choose to study computer science or engineering. At a few top college programs, though, that appears to be changing.
  • What Is Science For?

    18 Jul 2014 | 10:49 am
    In this portfolio of curated texts and visual material, D. Graham Burnett and Mark Dion — who shared a studio for a year while each working at the intersection of artistic practice and the history of science — juxtapose a collection of telling historical quotations with images that evoke collective fantasies of rational inquiry into nature.
 
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  • When Will We Have A Vaccine For Ebola Virus?

    30 Jul 2014 | 7:54 pm
    The deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa highlights the urgent need for a vaccine, and researchers say one may be available in a few years
  • The Transgender Crucible

    30 Jul 2014 | 7:54 pm
    As a homeless trans teen, CeCe McDonald suffered a lifetime of hardships. But when she was charged with murder for simply defending herself, she became a folk hero.
  • The Hargrave Four

    30 Jul 2014 | 7:54 pm
    They were the most talented line in amateur football history. They were all destined for NFL stardom. Then everything fell apart.
  • The Elusive Link Between Casinos And Crime

    30 Jul 2014 | 6:56 pm
    Casinos and the cities that welcome them have a reputation for crime. But is it deserved?
  • Why Can’t The Banking Industry Solve Its Ethics Problems?

    30 Jul 2014 | 6:56 pm
    Some of the world’s leading bank regulators are trying to figure how scandal and ethical violations run rampant in the industry. And they have taken to sounding like parents who have grown increasingly exasperated at teenage children who keep wrecking the family car.
 
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  • When Will We Have A Vaccine For Ebola Virus?

    30 Jul 2014 | 7:54 pm
    The deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa highlights the urgent need for a vaccine, and researchers say one may be available in a few years
  • The Transgender Crucible

    30 Jul 2014 | 7:54 pm
    As a homeless trans teen, CeCe McDonald suffered a lifetime of hardships. But when she was charged with murder for simply defending herself, she became a folk hero.
  • The Hargrave Four

    30 Jul 2014 | 7:54 pm
    They were the most talented line in amateur football history. They were all destined for NFL stardom. Then everything fell apart.
  • The Elusive Link Between Casinos And Crime

    30 Jul 2014 | 6:56 pm
    Casinos and the cities that welcome them have a reputation for crime. But is it deserved?
  • Why Can’t The Banking Industry Solve Its Ethics Problems?

    30 Jul 2014 | 6:56 pm
    Some of the world’s leading bank regulators are trying to figure how scandal and ethical violations run rampant in the industry. And they have taken to sounding like parents who have grown increasingly exasperated at teenage children who keep wrecking the family car.
 
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  • When Will We Have A Vaccine For Ebola Virus?

    30 Jul 2014 | 7:54 pm
    The deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa highlights the urgent need for a vaccine, and researchers say one may be available in a few years
  • The Transgender Crucible

    30 Jul 2014 | 7:54 pm
    As a homeless trans teen, CeCe McDonald suffered a lifetime of hardships. But when she was charged with murder for simply defending herself, she became a folk hero.
  • The Hargrave Four

    30 Jul 2014 | 7:54 pm
    They were the most talented line in amateur football history. They were all destined for NFL stardom. Then everything fell apart.
  • The Elusive Link Between Casinos And Crime

    30 Jul 2014 | 6:56 pm
    Casinos and the cities that welcome them have a reputation for crime. But is it deserved?
  • Why Can’t The Banking Industry Solve Its Ethics Problems?

    30 Jul 2014 | 6:56 pm
    Some of the world’s leading bank regulators are trying to figure how scandal and ethical violations run rampant in the industry. And they have taken to sounding like parents who have grown increasingly exasperated at teenage children who keep wrecking the family car.
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  • Microsoft Is About To Launch A Selfie Phone

    29 Jul 2014 | 1:27 pm
    Sources familiar with the company’s plans tell The Verge that Microsoft devices chief Stephen Elop showed off what he described as a “selfie phone” during an internal company presentation.
  • The Return Of The Desktop Productivity App

    28 Jul 2014 | 8:40 am
    For many users, the desktop productivity app probably never fully went away. Anyone who uses Microsoft Exchange for email or calendaring, or Microsoft Word as their word processor, can tell you that those applications remain omnipresent in a number of organizations. What has changed, however, is how users first find and connect with those applications.
  • Microsoft 's Marketing Department Needs To Be Stopped

    23 Jul 2014 | 1:51 pm
    This "parody" of LMFAO's now-three-year-old "Sexy And I Know It" is "celebrating [OneNote's] new integration with Surface Pro 3." If they're trying to sell tablets it just might work, because we threw all of our laptops out the window in abject horror after watching this.
  • Microsoft To Cut As Many As 18,000 Jobs This Year

    17 Jul 2014 | 5:40 am
    Microsoft on Thursday announced it plans to cut 18,000 jobs this year — its deepest-ever cuts — as the company looked to digest its Nokia acquisition and reposition itself for the future.
  • Obama Administration Says The World’s Servers Are Ours

    14 Jul 2014 | 2:43 pm
    Microsoft , Sandyford, Co.
 
 
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  • The Dapper Doctor’s Vaporized Sushi And Clouds Of Cognac

    29 Jul 2014 | 1:15 am
    Breaking down the walls between art and science , a trans-Atlantic Ph.D. is whimsically challenging the way we think about eating and imbibing.
  • A Bunch Of Science Writers Wrote Legitimate Papers On Tatooine

    24 Jul 2014 | 5:35 pm
    Because science writing is focused on real efforts to understand the real universe, you might reasonably ask why a collection of science writers have chosen to spend time and creative energy writing about imaginary animals from a planet that does not exist.
  • Sixth-Grader's Science Fair Finding Shocks Ecologists

    21 Jul 2014 | 11:29 am
    When 12-year-old Lauren Arrington heard about her sixth-grade science project, she knew she wanted to study lionfish. Growing up in Jupiter, Florida, she saw them in the ocean while snorkeling and fishing with her dad. Her project showed that the lionfish can survive in nearly fresh water. The results blew away professional ecologists.
  • Top Universities Getting Women To Pursue Computer Science

    19 Jul 2014 | 5:00 am
    One of the reasons so few women work in tech is that few choose to study computer science or engineering. At a few top college programs, though, that appears to be changing.
  • What Is Science For?

    18 Jul 2014 | 10:49 am
    In this portfolio of curated texts and visual material, D. Graham Burnett and Mark Dion — who shared a studio for a year while each working at the intersection of artistic practice and the history of science — juxtapose a collection of telling historical quotations with images that evoke collective fantasies of rational inquiry into nature.
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  • The Challenges Of Having Sex As A Little Person

    30 Jul 2014 | 3:00 pm
    A sex therapist helps people with dwarfism overcome their bodies' obstacles to sex and intimacy.
  • A Trans Guy’s Experience As A Sex Worker

    30 Jul 2014 | 2:38 pm
    While it’s relatively understood that many trans women do sex work, so far in my experience, I’m the only trans man I’ve heard of who has worked in the sex industry. I’d like to share my experiences as a male prostitute, with the hope that other trans people and sex workers can feel less alone and know there are people out there who share their experiences and place no judgment on them.
  • That Time Richard Nixon Discussed Panda Sex

    29 Jul 2014 | 7:30 am
    When it comes to leaked Nixon conversations, this one is pretty tame. However, it is refreshing to know that between his paranoid wiretapping and outright anti-Semitism, he was as into pandas as the rest of us.
  • The Scientific Case For Decriminalizing Sex Work

    25 Jul 2014 | 1:21 pm
    New research suggests that existing legislation against sex work may also be harming society at large — and that decriminalizing sex work could help slow the spread of HIV.
  • How To Get Your Sex Tape Off The Internet

    24 Jul 2014 | 5:26 am
    How hard is it to remove a sex ually explicit video you've made from the horny corners of the internet?
 
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    Digg: Space Stories

  • This Man-Made Leaf Could Let Humans Colonize Space

    29 Jul 2014 | 12:06 pm
    Plants don't grow in zero gravity, but this oxygen-creating "leaf" doesn't need to grow. NASA, you've got your work cut out for you.
  • America's Top Threats In Space Are Lasers And Nukes

    26 Jul 2014 | 8:46 am
    The U.S. thought it won the space race long ago, but no victory lasts forever. On Tuesday, Gen. William Shelton, the commander of Air Force Space Command, speaking at the Atlantic Council, said that U.S. dominance in space will be confronted by some real threats in the years ahead.
  • The Five Greatest Space Hacks Of All Time

    26 Jul 2014 | 7:33 am
    “Houston, we have a problem.” Immortal words that have become a by-word for an emergency, not just in space , but anywhere on Earth.
  • The Space -Beer Race Heats Up

    20 Jul 2014 | 11:30 am
    A small team of people gathered in the Nevada desert earlier this week to take another step toward answering one of mankind’s most pressing questions: What does beer taste like in space ?
  • Japanese Artist Launches Plants Into Space

    18 Jul 2014 | 1:06 pm
    For his Exobiotanica project, the artist Azuma Makoto sent two pieces of botanical matter into the stratosphere, including a 50-year-old bonsai pine from his personal collection.
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