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I suppose it’s not a social norm, and not a manly thing to do, to feel, discuss feelings. So that’s what I’m giving the finger to. Social norms and stuff…what good are social norms, really? I think all they do is project a limited and harmful image of people. It thus impedes a broader social acceptance of what someone, or a group of people, might actually be like

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  • New club focuses on gender gap in technology - Chicago Tribune

    New club focuses on gender gap in technology - Chicago Tribune

    Chicago TribuneNew club focuses on gender gap in technologyChicago Tribune"When I was growing up in Schaumburg, I was terrified of math and science … and my parents were both engineers," Reshma Saujani, CEO of the group that aims to close the gende…
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  • Trending Science: Astronomers find a ninth planet in our Solar System - Cordis News

    Trending Science: Astronomers find a ninth planet in our Solar System - Cordis News

    Cordis NewsTrending Science: Astronomers find a ninth planet in our Solar SystemCordis NewsScientists from the California Institute of Technology (CALTECH) have claimed that there is a ninth planet in our Solar System, orbiting far beyond even the dw…
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  • The Difficulty of Talking About Doomsday - The Atlantic

    The Difficulty of Talking About Doomsday - The Atlantic

    The AtlanticThe Difficulty of Talking About DoomsdayThe AtlanticBut this makes ICBMs seem science-fictional. In politics and technology coverage—when we discus the realistic future of copious student-loan debt and the occasional self-driving car—…
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  • Curbing Zika Virus: Mosquito Control - Popular Science

    Curbing Zika Virus: Mosquito Control - Popular Science

    Popular ScienceCurbing Zika Virus: Mosquito ControlPopular ScienceSome researchers are focused on high-tech ways to control the mosquitoes. For example, Oxitec, a U.K.-based company working on genetically engineered A. aegypti to help control dengue…
    - 13 days ago 26 Jan 16, 3:28pm -
  • Chubb: Invest In Unique Scientific Ideas - TravelersToday

    Chubb: Invest In Unique Scientific Ideas - TravelersToday

    TravelersTodayChubb: Invest In Unique Scientific IdeasTravelersTodayProfessor Chubb believes it's overwhelmingly clear that without advances in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the economy would be smaller and occupations would be si…
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  • newYoung Orangutans Get Wheeled To Forest School

    Young Orangutans Get Wheeled To Forest School

    Young orangutans in Indonesia are attending forest school to teach them skills like foraging and nest-making in the hope they can be reintroduced to the wild. Video shot by International Animal Rescue shows them being taken to class every morning in…
    - 1 hour ago 8 Feb 16, 10:41am -
  • newCaught On Camera: Leopard Strolls Into School
    A leopard has been captured on CCTV prowling through a school in Karnataka, India.
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  • newEagles V Drones: Police Mull New Flying Squad

    Eagles V Drones: Police Mull New Flying Squad

    The Metropolitan Police could one day use eagles to take out drones operated by criminals. According to The Times, the force’s commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe is considering the crime fighting tactic already used by officers in Holland. Dutch p…
    - 6 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 5:44am -
  • Mentally ill man who killed wife won't get her pension
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A man who was found not guilty of his wife's death by reason of mental insanity will not get her pension under a judge's ruling.
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  • Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin
    The drivers of 15 vehicles parked on ice at Geneva Lake in the Wisconsin for a so-called Winterfest celebration on Saturday, but their festivities were interrupted when the ice broke, police said. Five of the vehicles that fell into the water were sa…
    - 1 day ago 7 Feb 16, 4:21am -

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  • newJ.K. Rowling responds to fan's cry for help in the most heartwarming way

    J.K. Rowling responds to fan's cry for help in the most heartwarming way

    LONDON — No matter how busy J.K. Rowling might be, she often finds some time to interact with her fans on Twitter — especially if the fan in question is asking her for help.See also: 24 times J.K. Rowling was a total badass on TwitterOn Monday…
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  • newLeopard goes to Bengaluru school, leaves six injured

    Leopard goes to Bengaluru school, leaves six injured

    A suburban school in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru had an unexpected visit from a male leopard on Sunday morning. Since it was a holiday, there were no children in the school, but the ten-hour-long effort to capture the animal left six people…
    - 3 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 9:25am -
  • newThese sisters recreated a photo with their childhood dog, before it passed away

    These sisters recreated a photo with their childhood dog, before it passed away

    It's not easy when you know a beloved pet is about to pass away, but these Australian siblings made the most of the final moments of this dog's life.The Dobbie sisters in Adelaide recreated a childhood photo with Tigger, their Jack Russell terrier o…
    - 4 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 8:16am -
  • newBooking an Uber in India might land you a free Valentine's Day weekend getaway

    Booking an Uber in India might land you a free Valentine's Day weekend getaway

    After wooing Indian riders with chopper rides on Christmas, Uber India is giving lovebirds a chance take a free, last-minute Valentine's Day weekend getaway with a first-of-its-kind on-demand service on Friday, Feb. 12See also: Snuggling with Uber p…
    - 5 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 7:17am -
  • newNo one knows if Beyoncé will tour Australia, and it's seriously horrible

    No one knows if Beyoncé will tour Australia, and it's seriously horrible

    Beyoncé is clearly all business — after killing her Super Bowl halftime show (thanks for coming, Chris Martin) she gave the world another thrill by announcing the Formation World Tour.Would she bring Formation to Australia? The country was hit…
    - 6 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 6:23am -
  • newHere's why Peyton Manning embarrassed everyone with his Budweiser marketing

    Here's why Peyton Manning embarrassed everyone with his Budweiser marketing

    At this point in American history — saturated with brands as we are, savvy about all the advertising tricks — there is no product placement that can surprise us as a nation. Except, maybe, when Peyton Manning takes a bow for leading his team t…
    - 6 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 5:59am -
  • newSuper Bowl 50: Broncos ruin Cam Newton's coronation

    Super Bowl 50: Broncos ruin Cam Newton's coronation

    Out with the new, in with the oldSuper Bowl 50's considerable hype period was treated by many (ahem, guilty) as a coronation for Cam Newton, the 26-year-old Carolina Panthers superstar named NFL MVP on Saturday night. But in the end, the last man st…
    - 6 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 5:38am -
  • newA video of Australia's dazzling coast is all filmed with a drone

    A video of Australia's dazzling coast is all filmed with a drone

    Tourism boards of the world, this is the guy you need to hire.This is a video shot by 18-year-old filmmaker Tim Eddy with a drone off the coast of Byron Bay and Lennox Head, on the northern parts of New South Wales in Australia.See also: Super c…
    - 7 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 5:22am -
  • newA Mars One candidate is spending 5 days in a box in Australia

    A Mars One candidate is spending 5 days in a box in Australia

    Remember the Mars One hype of 2013? Those heady days when an enigmatic Dutch man, Bas Lansdorp, convinced the world he was going to send a bunch of people on a one-way trip to Mars.The project has received a beating in the press in the years followi…
    - 7 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 5:16am -
  • newSurvivor pulled from building 2 days after Taiwan quake

    Survivor pulled from building 2 days after Taiwan quake

    A survivor found shielded under the body of her husband was pulled out alive from the rubble of a toppled high-rise apartment building on Monday, Taiwanese media reported, two days after a powerful quake that killed at least 36.See also: The afterma…
    - 7 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 5:01am -
  • newVenmo went down after the Super Bowl, and some people think they know why

    Venmo went down after the Super Bowl, and some people think they know why

    So you thought the dabbing quarterback with the million-dollar smile, Cam Newton, was going to win, huh? Well now, if you put your money where your mouth was — that is, you made a bet on the game with your friends — it may be time to pay up. …
    - 7 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 4:54am -
  • newArtists design totally rad shoes for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Artists design totally rad shoes for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Turtles don't really need shoes. Their webbed, clawed feet allow them to move around easily, regardless of terrain. Anthropomorphic turtles who battle New York City criminals using ninjutsu, on the other hand, might want a pair of killer sneakers.Th…
    - 7 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 4:52am -
  • newIran's selfie-taking, hoops-shooting religious leaders are stars on Instagram

    Iran's selfie-taking, hoops-shooting religious leaders are stars on Instagram

    "A clergyman vacuuming alongside his playful child.""A clergyman using his time reading a book in subway. ""Two clergymen on a chairlift down after mountain climbing."These simple, somewhat broken sentences sound, well, simple and broken. But pair…
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  • newLady Gaga dancing to Beyoncé during the Super Bowl halftime show is all of us

    Lady Gaga dancing to Beyoncé during the Super Bowl halftime show is all of us

    Lady Gaga's Sunday evening was very similar to all of oursFirst, she shut down Super Bowl 50 with a yass-worthy performance of the national anthem. Then she took a spot in the bleachers to dance it out to Beyoncé's (and Coldplay's and Bruno Mars')…
    - 7 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 4:36am -
  • new5 perfect comebacks for dealing with nosy relatives

    5 perfect comebacks for dealing with nosy relatives

    It's that time of the year again — Chinese New Year. Lots of good food to feast on, red packets to collect and awkward situations to manoeuvre around.We know the pain because we've all had to deal with our fair share of nosy relatives who just don…
    - 8 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 4:32am -
  • newEli Manning showed zero emotion when his brother won the Super Bowl

    Eli Manning showed zero emotion when his brother won the Super Bowl

    Eli Manning is a man of few emotions.Just as the Broncos scored the winning touchdown at the Super Bowl on Sunday, the camera panned to the Manning's family box where Eli looked more confused than happy for his big bro PeytonSee also: The NFL reall…
    - 8 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 4:27am -
  • newBeyoncé's Super Bowl halftime outfit was the perfect homage to Michael Jackson

    Beyoncé's Super Bowl halftime outfit was the perfect homage to Michael Jackson

    The Queen honors The King — of pop, that isDuring Super Bowl 50, Beyoncé subtly paid homage to Michael Jackson's Super Bowl XXVII performance by echoing his leather and gold halftime outfit. Bey also sported a military-inspired jacket, made by Ds…
    - 8 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 4:23am -
  • newThese celebrity Super Bowl Instagrams are giving us FOMO

    These celebrity Super Bowl Instagrams are giving us FOMO

    Unless you're a diehard Panthers fan, attending Super Bowl 50 looked like a whole lot of funThe excitement, the energy, the chance to see Beyoncé outshine an entire stage full of performers— these are the reasons people attend the Super Bowl IRL.…
    - 8 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 4:16am -
  • newHere what happened during Key and Peele's Super Bowl livestream

    Here what happened during Key and Peele's Super Bowl livestream

    Forget about NFL football players and the Puppy Bowl.Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele — they of Key and Peele — brought a new form of Super Bowl entertainment with their Squarespace livestream this year. The duo, channeling real lif…
    - 8 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 4:05am -
  • newPoor Josh Norman ends Super Bowl Sunday in tears

    Poor Josh Norman ends Super Bowl Sunday in tears

    Super Bowl Sunday might have been fun for most of its viewers, but not everyone had a good night.Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman struggled to keep it together at the end of the game. After his team lost, Norman summoned all his strength and…
    - 8 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 4:03am -
  • newI watched the Super Bowl for the first time and I had no idea what was happening

    I watched the Super Bowl for the first time and I had no idea what was happening

    LONDON — If you're a diehard sports fan, what I'm about to write may shock you. In fact, you should probably look away nowUntil tonight, I had never, ever watched the Super Bowl. My understanding of American football was — and remains — non-ex…
    - 8 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 4:01am -
  • newSuper Bowl 50: Relive the best and worst moments in photos

    Super Bowl 50: Relive the best and worst moments in photos

    There are no winners or losers here, just Beyoncé and the un-photogenic restWhether you're celebrating a win or nursing the wounds of a loss, Super Bowl 50 is now one for the history books. So relive all the touchdowns, the fumbles, the hot referee…
    - 8 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 3:46am -
  • newBeyoncé's 12 fiercest faces from Super Bowl 50

    Beyoncé's 12 fiercest faces from Super Bowl 50

    The results are in: Beyoncé has won Super Bowl 50.Sure, Queen B isn't technically a Bronco or a Panther. But when she stepped on the stage Sunday night, she stole our hearts — and Chris Martin's stage.See also: Beyonce slays, slays, slays the Su…
    - 9 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 3:28am -
  • newAmazon's Super Bowl ad didn't show you this extra Easter egg

    Amazon's Super Bowl ad didn't show you this extra Easter egg

    Amazon aired its first-ever Super Bowl commercial on Sunday night to shine the spotlight on its Amazon Echo, a part-speaker, part-smart-home gadget. When actor Alec Baldwin asks voice assistant Alexa how many championships Dan Marino has won, she res…
    - 9 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 3:18am -
  • newThe NFL really wants you to have sex tonight

    The NFL really wants you to have sex tonight

    If you get bored tonight after the game, the NFL has some suggestionsIn one of the most bizarre ads of the big game, the NFL rounded up a bunch of children who were supposedly conceived on various past Super Bowl Sundays and had them sing "Kiss From…
    - 9 hours ago 8 Feb 16, 3:17am -

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  • Man's Fatal Rabies Mimicked Drug Side Effect
    When a man in Missouri contracted rabies, his symptoms mimicked those of a serious drug reaction, making it hard for doctors to figure out the real cause of his illness until it was too late. The case shows that “human rabies is a fatal disease, an…
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  • Oldest Draft of King James Bible Discovered, Historian Says
    The King James Bible, the most widely read book in the English language — from which phrases like “a man after his own heart” emerged — is as storied as it is elusive. Now, a historian claims to have found the oldest known draft of the Chri…
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  • Kerry: Climate change, food security key to global stability
    MILAN, Italy (AP) — The stability of the world is directly linked to climate change and its impact on food security for billions of people, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. Go to Source
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  • Sea in distress – bringing sustainability to EU fisheries
    Our fragile marine ecosystems are under threat. Sustainable use of resources is key to redressing the balance. Enter a network of EU-funding research agencies who have already offered a glimpse of the future of fisheries and aquaculture research. Go…
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New Scientist video round-up - October 24, 2008
Find out how a Playmobil boat in a tank explains the 'dead water' effect, see a newly-discovered coral reef and bisexual beetles.
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Find out how squid use ink to communicate, the secrets of worm grunting and why a new pill turns into a sponge when it's swallowed.
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New Scientist video round-up - October 10, 2008
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/ Carbon material gives more grip than gecko feet. Deepest-living fishes caught on camera for the first time.
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See a fruit fly undergo a driving simulation, a car powered entirely by steam, and find out what makes birds sing faster.
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Find out about a robotic dragonfly that could soon be sent to space, wasps that recognise recent acquaintances and a study that shows that babies may be less ...
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    On this day in 1931, gangster Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years in prison for tax evasion and fined $80,000, signaling the downfall of one of the most notorious criminals of the 1920s and 1930s. Alphonse Gabriel Capone was born in Brooklyn, New York…
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  • News story: Culture Secretary reappoints Trustee of National Museums Liverpool
    Laura Carstensen has been reappointed as Trustee of National Museums Liverpool, for 4 years from 17 October 2015 to 16 October 2019. Laura Carstensen has held leadership roles in the City, in public service and in business in a career spanning more t…
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  • News story: £35 million Rembrandt painting at risk of leaving the UK
    One of Rembrandt’s greatest late portraits is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £35 million. In order to provide a last chance to save it for the nation, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has p…
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  • October 16, 1934: The Long March
    The embattled Chinese Communists break through Nationalist enemy lines and begin an epic flight from their encircled headquarters in southwest China. Known as Ch’ang Cheng—the “Long March”—the retreat lasted 368 days and covered 6,000 miles…
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  • Speech: Arts Council England’s ‘cultural education challenge’
    Firstly, can I say thank you for allowing me to contribute to this discussion and to the launch of the cultural education challenge. Nobody here needs reminding that Britain is a world leader in culture and the arts. The new book by the historian Dom…
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  • October 15, 1917: Mata Hari executed
    Mata Hari, the archetype of the seductive female spy, is executed for espionage by a French firing squad at Vincennes outside of Paris. She first came to Paris in 1905 and found fame as a performer of exotic Asian-inspired dances. She soon began tour…
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  • Statistics: Wellbeing in Northern Ireland: October 2015
    This report is an update of a previous publication reporting Northern Ireland data for indicators in the ONS Measuring National Wellbeing Wheel of Measures, which consists of 41 indicators in 10 domains. It includes headline indicators in areas such…
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  • October 14, 1947: Yeager breaks sound barrier
    U.S. Air Force Captain Chuck Yeager becomes the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Yeager, born in Myra, West Virginia, in 1923, was a combat fighter during World War II and flew 64 missions over Europe. He shot down 13 German planes…
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  • Press release: Magna Carta comes to China
    To mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, an original edition from Hereford Cathedral has embarked on an ambitious world tour, and is set to arrive for the first time in history in China from Tuesday 13 October for two weeks of exhibitions and sp…
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How Does The Foot Work? - Hands & Feet - BBC
Contains graphic images of medical dissection. Looking at more layers inside the foot we get a first hand look at how the foot actually works. Taken from Hands ...
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Dissecting A Human Foot - Hands & Feet - BBC
Contains graphic images of medical dissection. The team dissect a real foot, taking it apart layer by layer to reveal what it's made up of. Taken from Hands & Feet ...
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Which Finger Could You Do Without? - Hands & Feet - BBC
Contains graphic images of medical dissection. Dr George McGavin continues his look at a dissected hand, posed with the question, which finger could you do ...
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Dissecting A Hand - Hands & Feet - BBC
Contains graphic images. Hand surgeon, Donald Sammut, demonstrates to Dr George McGavin, what the inner workings of the hand look like. Taken from ...
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