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Discover Magazine: The Crux

  • What's Going On With the World's Most Destructive Mud Volcano?
    The world’s most destructive mud volcano was born near the town of Sidoarjo, on the island of Java, Indonesia, just over 11 years ago – and to this day it has not stopped erupting. The mud volcano known as Lusi started on May 29, 2006, and at its…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 2:51pm -
  • What Would It Take to Wipe Out All Life on Earth?
    The first exoplanet was spotted in 1988. Since then more than 3,000 planets have been found outside our solar system, and it’s thought that around 20 percent of Sun-like stars have an Earth-like planet in their habitable zones. We don’t yet know…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 1:54pm -
  • Can Breathing Like Wim Hof Make Us Superhuman?
    Take a deep breath. Feel the wave of nitrogen, oxygen and carbon dioxide press against the bounds of your ribcage and swell your lungs. Exhale. Repeat.Before consciously inhaling, you probably weren’t thinking about breathing at all. The respirat…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 12:24pm -
  • Memory Repression: A Dubious Theory That's Sticking Around
    Compared to the other generational tragedies of the late '80s and early '90s, the rise of memory repression cases is hardly remembered. But nevertheless, during that time hundreds of abuse cases in the courts hinged on unproven theories of Sigmund Fr…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 11:34am -
  • Designing a Safer Explosive
    This Fourth of July, as you and your family settle on a sandy beach or grassy lawn to watch a fireworks display, you’re probably not thinking about the science behind the explosives you’re witnessing. In fact, you probably are not even thinking o…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 3:40pm -
  • Will Robots Rule Finance?
    The year is 2030. You’re in a business school lecture hall, where just a handful of students are attending a finance class.The dismal turnout has nothing to with professorial style, school ranking or subject matter. Students simply aren’t enrol…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 2:30pm -
  • When Did People Start Using Money?
    Sometimes you run across a grimy, tattered dollar bill that seems like it’s been around since the beginning of time. Assuredly it hasn’t, but the history of human beings using cash currency does go back a long time – 40,000 years.Scientists h…
    - 33 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 2:49pm -
  • Creating a Universe in the Lab? The Idea Is No Joke
    Physicists aren’t often reprimanded for using risqué humor in their academic writings, but in 1991 that is exactly what happened to the cosmologist Andrei Linde at Stanford University. He had submitted a draft article entitled ‘Hard Art of the U…
    - 34 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 2:15pm -
  • For Funding, Scientists Turn to Unorthodox Sources
    When Donna Riordan first moved to the idyllic Orcas Island just off the coast of Washington state, she had no plans of doing any sort of research, despite her background in science and education policy. But a few years later, in 2012, she learned tha…
    - 39 days ago, 14 Jun 17, 12:47pm -
  • Meet Dean Lomax, Master of the Prehistoric 'Death March'
    Paleontologists study creatures that have long ceased to be, all in the hopes of "resurrecting" the history of their lives on Earth.But paleontologist Dean Lomax, an Honorary Visiting Scientist at the University of Manchester, has made a name for h…
    - 41 days ago, 12 Jun 17, 1:35pm -

Huffington Post: US TEDWeekends

  • Every Child Has A Story To Tell
    Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.As Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie so eloquently notes, it's shockingly easy to have one narrative of Africa, one story of its people. She talks about leaving Nigeria to come to university in the US,…
    - 7 Oct 14, 4:56pm -
  • We Need a Media That Tells All of Our Stories
    Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.To understand the danger of a single story, start with a seed.It could be any seed, but a kernel of corn will do. In 1970, the genetic make up of corn in America had become so uniform that a fun…
    - 7 Oct 14, 4:23pm -
  • Storytelling And Its Discontents
    Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.My first reaction to Adichie's talk on the danger of a single story is relief. All too often, the positive power of stories is uncritically celebrated. Here's a talk that considers their shadow…
    - 6 Oct 14, 2:05pm -
  • Our Story Is Our Choice
    Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.We cannot leave it to others to write our stories for us; we all have the right, and the responsibility, to write. This was my main takeaway from Nigerian writer Chimamanda's wise and powerful…
    - 1 Oct 14, 6:21pm -
  • WATCH: This Talk Will Make You Question How Much You Really Know About Everything
    Stories make us who we are. In this inspiring talk, writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie beautifully conveys the importance of seeking out many stories from different points of view to form our understanding of the world. TED Weekends has brought you more…
    - 26 Sep 14, 1:36pm -
  • WATCH: Calling All Introverts! It's Okay If You're Not A Social Butterfly. In Fact It Could Be A Good Thing
    Why does the world seem to celebrate schmoozers, and what might we be missing when we assume quieter people have nothing worth saying? This persuasive talk from author (and self-proclaimed introvert) Susan Cain will leave you questioning your assumpt…
    - 19 Sep 14, 1:08pm -
  • "I'm Tired of Hating People" -- A Growing Movement Based In Love
    Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.I recently watched Zak Ebrahim's moving TED Talk. In it, he reveals that his father was a prominent convicted American terrorist who had plotted to bomb tunnels, bridges and even the United Nat…
    - 12 Sep 14, 4:38pm -
  • Bullying and Bigotry: Being Judged For Something Out Of Your Control
    Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post."I am tired of hating people," said Zak Ebrahim's mother after years of fervently defending her religious beliefs.Hate is such a powerful word, and when a family is forced to live under the rule…
    - 12 Sep 14, 4:35pm -
  • WATCH: Meet The Terrorist's Son Who Refused To Follow In His Father's Footsteps

    WATCH: Meet The Terrorist's Son Who Refused To Follow In His Father's Footsteps

    Zak Ebrahim is not my real name and was changed when my family decided to cut ties with my father, El-Sayed Nosair, the first member of a Bin Laden organization to shed blood on American soil. As I share in my TED Talk, I have struggled for years to…
    - 12 Sep 14, 3:20pm -
  • How My Son's Differences Are Extraordinary
    Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.In the TEDTalk My Autistic Brothers, Faith Jegede shares with us her experiences growing up with two brothers who have autism, one who does not speak with words, but with his heart, and her oth…
    - 5 Sep 14, 5:14pm -

Mashable

  • newUm, this 'Doctor Who' star thinks a female Doctor is a 'loss of a role model for boys'

    Um, this 'Doctor Who' star thinks a female Doctor is a 'loss of a role model for boys'

    Former Doctor Who star Peter Davison is stuck in a weird, weird world where role models are gendered and the idea of a woman playing the Doctor is sad.Unfortunately, you read that right. SEE ALSO: The next Doctor in 'Doctor Who' is a woman, and al…
    - 13 mins ago, 23 Jul 17, 10:38am -
  • newDisastrous 'Pokémon Go' Fest ends with anger and refunds

    Disastrous 'Pokémon Go' Fest ends with anger and refunds

    The first-ever Pokémon Go Fest wasn't all sunshine, rainbows, and catching Pokémon.Attendees at the Pokémon Go Fest in Chicago on Saturday were met with a handful of problems upon arriving at the game's first-ever official event, which was meant…
    - 36 mins ago, 23 Jul 17, 10:15am -
  • new'Supergirl' questions everything about her life in dark Season 3 trailer

    'Supergirl' questions everything about her life in dark Season 3 trailer

    "Kara Danvers was a mistake."Those words were the biggest surprise of the Supergirl panel at Comic-Con Saturday, as the showrunners teased a Season 3 that looks certain to get as dark for the girl of steel as Season 3 of the The Flash did for that h…
    - 53 mins ago, 23 Jul 17, 9:58am -
  • newBrad Pitt and Frank Ocean's friendship reached new heights at FYF Festival

    Brad Pitt and Frank Ocean's friendship reached new heights at FYF Festival

    When Brad Pitt first mentioned his love of Frank Ocean in an interview with GQ, everything felt right in the world. Ocean officially embraced the beautiful bromance when he showed love back by wearing Pitt's face on a shirt—but things escalated t…
    - 60 mins ago, 23 Jul 17, 9:51am -
  • newTrump has already started writing his speech to pardon the Thanksgiving turkey

    Trump has already started writing his speech to pardon the Thanksgiving turkey

    So, we got into work this morning and someone had slipped the working draft of President Donald Trump's speech for later this year when he pardons the Thanksgiving turkey. Apparently, he's writing it himself. I know, right??Admittedly, this is very…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Jul 17, 9:22am -
  • newThis Kickstarter beer tool got funded in 2 hours flat

    This Kickstarter beer tool got funded in 2 hours flat

    Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.When you call your product “the most advanced beer drinker’s device in the universe,” you’d better be able to deliver the goods. But barrin…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 9:00am -
  • new10 'Game of Thrones' reality shows we need now

    10 'Game of Thrones' reality shows we need now

    With Game of Thrones ending in 2018, the great lords of HBO have masterminded several spinoffs. That's all fine and well, but what if we just put a Westerosi twist on known commodities? Imagine your favorite reality TV shows, but with a Game of Thron…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 9:00am -
  • newHere's everything you need to land the finance job of your dreams

    Here's everything you need to land the finance job of your dreams

    Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.It’s hard to land a good job on Wall Street. You have to dress smart, act super confident, and watch the movie Wall Street over and over again. Y…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 9:00am -
  • newForget Yelp: Some of the best writing on the web is at IWasPoisoned.com

    Forget Yelp: Some of the best writing on the web is at IWasPoisoned.com

    Americans are taught to be ashamed of their loose bowels — but there is no greater cathartic pleasure than telling someone your story of digestive woe. Truly, nothing feels better than eliciting other people's sympathy for your minor, passing med…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 8:00am -
  • newA brief history of Shark Week

    A brief history of Shark Week

    It's finally here, one of the most sacred summer traditions in the U.S.A.: Shark Week.As the nation prepares for this momentous occasion, let us look back: What is Shark Week? How and when did it start, and what are the origins of this grand traditi…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Jul 17, 7:32am -

PBS Digital Studios: Idea Channel

  • https://youtube.com/devicesupport

    https://youtube.com/devicesupport

    https://youtube.com/devicesupporthttps://youtube.com/devicesupporthttp://m.youtube.comFrom:YouTube HelpViews:337434170ratingsTime:03:56More inHowto & Style
    - 3 Jun 15, 6:26am -

PBS Digital Studios: Inventor Series

  • https://youtube.com/devicesupport

    https://youtube.com/devicesupport

    https://youtube.com/devicesupporthttps://youtube.com/devicesupporthttp://m.youtube.comFrom:YouTube HelpViews:337436730ratingsTime:03:56More inHowto & Style
    - 3 Jun 15, 6:49am -

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