Piranhas do bite, but can they kill you?
From eating potpourri to blast fishing, Wednesday Addams and her friends and family get involved in a number of grisly hijinks. But could they happen in real life?
Deep sea sponges and other creatures live on and among valuable manganese nodules like this one that could be mined from the seafloor.
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Mining nodules from the deep ocean seabed could provide the metals crucial for today’s EV batteries and renewable energy technology, but little is known about the harm it could cause.
Coffee shops can be a “third space” – not home or the office – where remote or gig workers can go to feel less isolated.
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Gig workers navigate the challenges of solo work by seeking out relationships and cultivating skills to cope with emotional turbulence
It’s safe to say that Elon Musk has transformed Twitter.
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The intersection of content management, misinformation, aggregated data about human behavior and crowdsourcing shows how fragile Twitter is and what would be lost with the platform’s demise.
Yacht seperti “Eclipse” milik Roman Abramovich merupakan bagian terbesar dari emisi bagi miliarder yang memilikinya.
Miliarder memiliki jejak karbon ratusan kali lebih tinggi dari rata-rata orang Amerika Serikat. Dua peneliti mencoba mengurutkan nama-namanya.
Three taikonauts rode aboard the Shenzhou 15 mission on their way to China’s new Tiangong space station.
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China has completed construction of the Tiangong space station, and science projects are now underway. The station is an important piece of China’s ambitious plans for space activity in coming years.
An 1877 print called ‘Concord - The First Blow For Liberty,’ showing American patriots going off to fight the British on April 19, 1775.
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Fuel for the American Revolution came from a source familiar today: distorted news reports used to drum up enthusiasm for overthrowing an illegitimate government.
A newspaper headline and photo show the arrival of the Molokans in Hawaii.
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In a territory landowners wanted to become a state, white immigrants were less threatening to American nativists on the mainland.
Failure can be helpful if it’s understood correctly.
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Avoiding failure by playing it safe may limit opportunities for learning and growth.
If you detect news media bias, that perception may be a result of your own bias.
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Many people define ‘bias’ as ‘anything that doesn’t agree with me.’ But are the news media really biased?
Il y a moins de femmes que d'hommes astronautes impliqués dans la recherche, la formation et les missions.
Si l’on se fie à l’histoire, l’exploration spatiale devra faire face et prévenir le harcèlement et les agressions sexuelles lors des missions et des formations.
Thousands of demonstrators gather in Washington, D.C., to support women’s rights on Oct. 8, 2022.
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Americans voters are angry about everything from abortion to inflation. While anger is good for voter turnout, it’s ultimately bad for solving problems in a democracy.
The best boards meet often.
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Their primary obligations consist of three duties: care, loyalty and obedience.
Asian American voter turnout increases when an Asian American is on the ballot.
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As the fastest-growing racial group in the US, Asian Americans form an important voting bloc and could play a key role in swing states, write two political scientists.
GOP primary voters in 2022 often chose the Trumpiest candidate, even if they had substantial electoral vulnerabilities, as does Arizona Senate candidate Blake Masters, shown here with Donald Trump.
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Voters trust their gut when they decide who an electable candidate is or isn’t. That may be a bad idea.
The process of conducting elections has become a focal point for misinformation.
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Misinformation has bedeviled social media companies for years, and the problem is especially consequential during elections. Are the companies up to the job as the 2022 midterm elections approach?
There are fewer women than men astronauts involved in research, training and missions.
If history is any indication, space exploration will need to contend with and prevent sexual harassment and assault during missions and training.
Failure to complete homework leaves students in the lurch.
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Not all students have access to the same level of parental help at home. So why are they judged as if they do? Two scholars probe how educators view students who fail to complete their homework.
A voter and her child cast a ballot during the midterm primary elections in Virginia in June 2022.
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A record amount is being spent on political advertising in the midterm elections. But evidence shows that negative ads might work counteractively, discouraging voters from casting ballots altogether.
The company’s profits will sustain these efforts in perpetuity.
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Yvon Chouinard’s gift is unusual due to its structure but is also part of a trend. Many billionaires and large foundations are now funding these causes.