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He’s one of the most renowned theoretical physicists but when it comes to feminism, Stephen Hawking believes general acceptance, not scientific proof, is badly needed.  SEE ALSO: Stephen Hawking reminds us technology will kill us all and it’s all our fault During an interview with ITV’s Good Morning Britain Piers Morgan, who called people attending […]

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Same-sex marriage has been dealt a blow in the Philippines, with its president dismissing the possibility of legalising marriage equality. On Sunday, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said “you have to stick to where God placed you,” reported Rappler. SEE ALSO: Disney XD sprinkles a same-sex kiss into a cartoon and it feels just right Speaking […]

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Headed to the public restroom and need TP? If you’re at Beijing’s Temple of Heaven, you’ll need to scan your face first. That’s because people have been taking so much toilet paper that the UNESCO World Heritage Site operators decided enough was enough, and installed facial recognition dispensers at its toilets, local reports said. SEE […]

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The UK’s most renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist is still using his exceptional mind to map a theory of how the universe works. But when it comes to matters here on Earth, Stephen Hawking is just as concerned about President Trump’s science policies as anyone.  During a recent interview with Good Morning Britain, set to […]

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Italy’s Mount Etna is still fired up. The Sicilian volcano has been spewing lava and belching ash on and off for nearly three months now. After the latest eruption on March 16, fiery-hot lava began flowing down the volcano’s slopes. The video shown above captures the flow only two days later. SEE ALSO: Watch this […]

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As the saying goes: Another month, another disconcerting report from top U.S. climate agencies. Last month was Earth’s second-hottest February on record since at least 1880, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently reported.  At the same time, the extent of sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctica hit record monthly lows. […]

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Neil deGrasse Tyson took a break from sharing science facts and nerdy dad jokes on Sunday to blast Donald Trump in a raging tweetstorm.  SEE ALSO: Maybe the GOP will finally get to kill Big Bird after all Specifically, Tyson targeted Trump’s proposed slashing of federal funding for programs that support the arts, education, and […]

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There are subtle ways to protest Donald Trump. Then there’s putting up a billboard with mushroom clouds and dollar signs that look like swastikas. This happened today in Phoenix, AZ. My anti-Trump billboard at 1022 Grand Ave. Thanks to Hugh Gran for letting me use his dollar swastikas in my design! #antitrump #theresistance #resist #impeachtrump […]

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There are subtle ways to protest Donald Trump. Then there’s putting up a billboard with mushroom clouds and dollar signs that look like swastikas. This happened today in Phoenix, AZ. My anti-Trump billboard at 1022 Grand Ave. Thanks to Hugh Gran for letting me use his dollar swastikas in my design! #antitrump #theresistance #resist #impeachtrump […]

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Cheerios’ recent campaign to give away flower seeds was both wildly popular and, no surprise, controversial. General Mills, maker of the O-shaped oat cereal, said it initially planned to dole out 100 million wildflower seeds to customers who requested them.  The goal? Boost the ranks of North America’s imperiled bees. Cheerios instead gave away 1.5 […]

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Mice, just like humans and monkeys, will start itching if they see a compatriot scratching itself, a new study finds. The finding is the first evidence that “socially contagious itching” exists in rodents, the researchers said. Moreover, the researchers’ neural analysis revealed that socially contagious itching is hardwired into the mouse brain. SEE ALSO: Lazy […]

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Last week, Kelly Herron was on a long run when she stopped to use the bathroom in a Seattle park and was attacked by a man hiding in a stall. She fought him off, screaming “Not today, motherfucker!”, and shared her story on social media with a very specific goal.  “After my assault, I came […]

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President Donald Trump wants to swing a heavy ax at government programs for innovative clean energy technologies — including an initiative that once backed Tesla. Trump’s budget proposal, unveiled on Thursday, would eliminate a major loan program that helped Tesla roll out its all-electric Model S. The costly but zero-emissions sedan later fueled Tesla’s rise […]

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