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relationships
relationships

Your Roommate’s Genes May Be Changing Your Health

A new study in mice suggests that the live-in partner’s genes impacts things like wound healing, immune function, and anxiety.
Jovana Drinjakovic
1.31.17
porn
porn

This Horrific Mannequin Head Camera Wants to Make VR Porn More Intimate

This just screams 'intimacy.'
Samantha Cole
1.31.17
jobs
jobs

National Park Employees Break the Silence About Trump’s Hiring Freeze

We spoke to National Park Service and Forest Service employees about the damage—sometimes irreparable—that President Trump’s hiring freeze has caused to their lives.
Sarah Emerson
1.31.17
Memes
Memes

Is America Prepared for Meme Warfare?

Memes function like IEDs.
Jacob Siegel
1.31.17
Spamalot
Spamalot

Google Is Battling a Russian Spammer Over the Use of the Letter 'G'

Vitaly Popov wants to keep control of his domain that looks nearly identical to Google.com.
Joseph Cox
1.31.17
tech
tech

How InfoWorld Broke Ground and Pissed Off Steve Jobs in the Process

When journalists wrote about computers on typewriters.
Kevin Wong
1.31.17
Canada
Canada

Canada's Supreme Court Is Preserving Every Website Mentioned In Its Rulings

The country’s top court is publicly archiving every single hyperlink in its decisions, so they aren’t lost.
Dylan C. Robertson
1.31.17
Health
Health

The Trans Community Isn’t Sure What to Do Under President Trump

Fearing new policies, trans people scramble to secure hormones.
Breena Kerr
1.31.17
brain
brain

This Futuristic Cap Lets People With Paralysis Communicate

By measuring blood oxygen levels in the brain, researchers have discovered a way to let paralyzed patients ‘speak’ again.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.31.17
Science
Science

EPA Transition Team Tells Staff Not to Believe What They See In the News

An internal EPA memo leaked to Motherboard suggests Trump's changes at the agency are causing fear and panic.
Sarah Emerson
1.30.17
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Trump’s Travel Ban Disrupts Meeting of ICANN, the Internet's Governing Body

At least two Iranian-born researchers are being blocked from crucial meetings.
Farnia Fekri
1.30.17
war
war

The Only Way to Prevent Another Nuclear Strike Is to Get Rid of All the Nukes

Doomsday Clock scientist Dr. Lawrence Krauss says as long as we possess nuclear weapons, it's 'unavoidable.'
Phil Torres
1.30.17