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‘Murder is an ancient feature of humanity’: First known victim died by bludgeoning 500,000 years ago in Spain

Nearly half a million years ago, an ancient human was murdered. With two brutal blows to the head, the attacker fractured his victim’s skull, killing him (or her). 613 more words

News

Blowing up the world, one nuke at a time

This chart is self explanatory, but does it bother anyone else that the Brits have nuked the American West a couple of dozen times (click to enlarge, via Know More)?

Art

all burned up ...

Where the ‘Green’ hurts. Actually, it burns:

Apple’s Solar Panels Catch Fire As It Touts Green Data Centers

Which reminds me, if you have rooftop solar panels, don’t expect the ‘fireys’ to put it out, they may get electrocuted.

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Energy

What Does "Plus-Sized" Really Mean?

According to Webster’s Dictionary, plus-size, or plus-sized, means extra large. But what does it really, really mean? What are the connotations? Plus-sized men can shop in a store for “Big and Tall” men.   225 more words

Humor

App Smart: Science Lessons by Kit Eaton


By Kit Eaton

Three apps that use videos and interactive features to help explain the principles of physics, chemistry and other scientific disciplines.

Published: May 26, 2015 at 06:00PM… 14 more words

Tech

Studies show men more likely to die in crashes, teen collisions decline

Men are more likely to be killed while driving than women and teen collisions have declined, two new studies show.

The first study, done by the U.S. 281 more words

Science And Technology

Let’s talk about the ethics of germline modification

Gregor Wolbring conveys the need for clarity in the call for public discussion about human germline genetic modification. 849 more words

Law & Policy