By next month, California, ever-eager to push the envelope on social issues, will become the first state to let transgendered people list their changed identity on their death certificates.
The tensions between Russia and America reached a new high last Thursday when a Russian official demanded an international investigation into America’s moon landing on July 20, 1969.
The scientist recently appointed to a Vatican post has called his critics, including Breitbart News, “vicious liars”.
Thailand has confirmed its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) following travel warnings issued against South Korea by Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau, as that nation struggles to limit the number of cases of the deadly disease, which takes an estimated 40% of the lives it touches.
The way the media throw around accusations of sexism you’d think it was an epidemic. Perhaps it is because the biggest perpetrators of sexism are the media.
From Slate: Polar bears have made dolphins part of their diet. For the first time, scientists have observed polar bears devouring white-beaked dolphins in the Arctic and are crediting global warming for introducing these two species to each other. “This
Following the apology from a Nobel Laureate after he claimed that “girls” in laboratories “cry when you criticise them”, Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos went on Sky News to talk about ‘Sexism in Science’.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The drug industry’s decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as government experts recommended approval for a pill to boost sexual desire in women.
During a wide-ranging interview with Esquire UK, actor Jake Gyllenhaal revealed he believes human behavior is impacted by the moon.
As we travel pell-mell into a “transhuman” future, one where humans physically remake themselves at will, we are now being presented with “transabled” individuals. People who want to purposefully cut off their arms and/or legs, people who want to blind themselves, and people who otherwise covet becoming disabled in one form or another should be allowed to do whatever they want with their bodies, and the taxpayer should pay for it.
Otto and Elise Hampel were German citizens living in Berlin, Germany, during World War II. They were never Nazi supporters. But the loss of Elise’s brother, killed in action in 1940, saw their resentment of Hitler transition into action against his regime. The Hampels began a stealth, anti-Nazi protest campaign.
The Pentagon had to admit, Wednesday, that it had accidentally sent live anthrax samples to nearly a dozen labs across the country and at least one overseas. They are now working with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to contain the shipments.
According to reports from Russia’s public spending watchdog agency, Roscosmos, NASA’s Russian counterpart, is experiencing a wave of corruption, resulting in about $1.8 billion worth of financial violations.
MUMBAI: India is on the cusp of developing its own reusable space launch vehicle, popularly known as a space shuttle. Isro’s 1.5 tonne vehicle resembling an aircraft is provisionally slated to make its maiden flight towards the end of July or August from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.
On Wednesday, The Guardian published an article concerning possible harmful mental health effects of video games.
Researchers are discovering that free WiFi networks are so easy to breach that anyone using one is leaving their computer and other electronic devices open to hacking.
A new study on typhoid fever, an infection spread through unsanitary food and water, and prominent in parts of Asia and Africa, has found that an antibiotic-resistant clone has begun to spread in southern Africa, threatening to reach epidemic levels.
On Monday, President Obama tweeted out a week-old Huffington Post opinion editorial that claimed that NASA budget cuts were made by “climate change deniers.”
If an amended bill allowing some schoolchildren to temporarily avoid getting vaccinations for “personal belief exemptions,” clears legislation, thousands of non vaccinated children who have already entered first grade will be able to remain in school.
Over 40 percent of California adults have a chronic health condition, according to a report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The most prevalent chronic health condition is high blood pressure. Approximately one in four–7.6 million adults–suffer from