It was the summer of 2016 and molecular and cellular biologist/multidisciplinary artist Ashley Baccus-Clark was gifting herself a day of self-care. The police shootings of Alton Sterling and…Continue
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Don't forget to turn your scales back ten pounds this weekend...
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In June 2006, a 16-year-old girl began a video blog on YouTube. Her name was Bree, she’d been lurking in the burgeoning community for a while. She was a self-described dork, she thought her hometown was really boring –…Continue
The Taiwanese electronics manufacture Asus has unveiled a home robot called Zenbo that can talk, control your home and provide assistance when needed – all for the cost of a top-end smartphone.
The $599 (£410) robot…Continue
the 1830s, computer science has been trying very hard to race ahead of its time. Particularly over the last 75 years, there have been many astounding developments – the first electronic programmable computer, the first integrated circuit computer, the first microprocessor. But the next anticipated step may be the most…Continue
Saturday delivered a great win for diversity in entertainment as women swept every category at the 2015 Nebula Awards. The annual event celebrates the year's best literary contributions to science fiction and fantasy.…Continue
(CNN) Dripping with menace, the alien in Ridley Scott's 1979 space horror classic was quite literally the movie's break-out star.…
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Though the exact method detailed in Discovery is a bit different than the LIGO Lab's hardware, the experimental method used to…Continue
It's a familiar scene: You're waiting for a train, or for a chronically late friend. Bored, you reach for your phone to pull up Twitter -- but you left your phone at home, or the battery's dead. You stare about, panicked, desperate for something stimulating to occupy the next few seemingly endless…Continue
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The most original plot in AfroFuturism, contemporary and classic science fiction has come to its conclusion, with the forces of Earth pitted against several thousand of the most technologically advanced humans, African American humans, in the history of…Continue
#TenThingsNotToSayToAWriter is a trending hashtag on the internet and one which Jodi Picoult, Amy Tan and others are having fun with...so I thought I'd chime in. After three decades of living the writer's life,…Continue
Scientists have created a transistor made up of a single molecule. Surrounded by just 12 atoms, it is likely to be the smallest possible size for a transistor – and the hard limit for Moore’s…Continue
“No matter how successful I am, and no matter how many things I have under my belt, it just feels like nothing is enough” – those are the words of the writer and performer…Continue
Self-published authors could be paid as little as $0.006 per page read under new rules planned by Amazon.
A new social network that uses a points-based system to encourage people to interact with content is closing in on 1 million registered users since it launched earlier this month, according to the company's CEO.
"We've been around for a week. We are already serving significant…Continue
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1. "Entitlement Chat" - when someone drops into chat, interrupts…Continue
The grande dame of fantasy Ursula K Le Guin has weighed in forcefully to the debate about Amazon’s role in publishing. In a blogpost on the site Book View Cafe, entitled “Up the Amazon with the…Continue
PurpleGeko is the company behind Venus vs Mars, a comic drama that…Continue
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