Scientists may have found a way to destroy the bedbug



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Super Bowl: From Size I to Size L

Ticket prices, passing yards and the size of linemen have all ballooned. Wherever you look, from jet packs to Stephen Colbert, the N.F.L. and the Super Bowl have come a long way.


Introduction to How the Super Bowl Works – How the Super Bowl Works

Super Bowl Sunday is a football fan’s dream: The game of games, where the champion of the entire season is decided in four short quarters and there is no rematch. Read all about the biggest football game of the year.


New Video Captures Only Known Wild Jaguar in the U.S.

Remote sensor camera in the Arizona mountains gives conservationists rare insight into the cat’s movements


Black History Month: Editors’ Picks

JSTOR Daily editors pick their favorite stories for Black History Month.




Gregory Crewdson’s photos “Cathedral of the Pines.”


Drug-Resistant Bacteria Is No Match For…Clay From Canada?

Offers a potential treatment for the cause of most U.S. hospital infections



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1. One Man, 100,000 Toothpicks, and 35 Years: An Incredible Kinetic Sculpture of San Francisco


Half of the large carnivore attacks are due to the imprudence of human behavior


“To go running when is dark, leaving children unattended in carnivore zones, approaching a female with young, approaching wounded animal in hunting and walking with an unleashed dog along the said areas, are the main causes of the attacks” explain the CSIC researcher Vincenzo Pentariani, Doñana Biological Station.


Protein that switches cancers from inflammation to proliferation identified: Research uncovers the role of PAD4 in cancers, especially those with early stage inflammation

PAD4 has been observed in cancers but its role was unclear. An Oxford University team have found that PAD4 citrullinates protein E2F-1, which causes it to form a protein complex with BRD4 that drives expression of inflammatory genes.


Race Is a Social Construct, Scientists Argue

Racial categories are weak proxies for genetic diversity and need to be phased out 


Top Tech Expert: The Next Trillion-Dollar Industry Will Be Built on Genetic Code


 Notes on Art and Apocalypse

Notes on art and apocalypse.From Patrick Reed’s “Distant Hammers.”How will the end come? Did it already come? Did we miss it? That we can ask this last question shows just how far our current mood of millenarianism has traveled from its antecedents in the distant and not-so-distant past. As late as Eliot, poets and prognosticators… Read More »


The Crazy History of Why We Give Valentines



Brazil’s Rio carnival of dancing and wild costumes gets underway despite Zika fears | Daily Mail Online

Mayor Eduardo Paes handed a big golden key to Rio’s carnival ceremonial King Momo, who promised a spectacular show.


Obama’s Pentagon Covers Up Bush-Era Detainee Abuse

The photos show U.S. troops posing with corpses and simulating forced sodomization. But “the most transparent administration in history” won’t let you see the horrors.


Amazing Abandoned Places and Buildings

Throughout the time nature has turned the abandoned places into beautiful and amazing places. Check out what nature can do with the help of time.


Rare, unusual Beatles and Rolling Stones photos surface via eBay sale

A shirtless Mick Jagger, relaxing poolside in Savannah, Ga., in 1965, intently studies the back cover of Bob Dylan’s then-new “Bringing It All Back Home” album, still in the shrink wrap.


There Is No Such Thing as a New Dive Bar

New bars that have artisanal chefs and toilets in their establishments are not ‘dive bars.’


The Standard Of Beauty In Mexico Has Changed Drastically In The Past 100 Years

The most recent video in the “100 Years of Beauty” series by Cut Video, focuses on the progression of beauty ideals in Mexico over the last century. Check out the video below for a serious throwback.


BBC – Travel – One country’s endless war against water

When nearly a quarter of your nation lies below sea level and another half sits less than a metre above, its very existence is under constant attack.


The Sociology Books Top 100


The Sociology Books Top 100 is a list of some of the greatest works in sociology. A broad list of classics, it spans from the founders of sociology, Marx, Durkheim and Weber, to modern-day sociologists, such as Mills, Berger and Mann. Many of the texts are essential reading for those studying the subject.


88 Important Truths I’ve Learned About Life


Everyone gets drilled with certain lessons in life. Sometimes it takes repeated demonstrations of a given law of life to really get it into your skull, and othe


When We Say Someone Is Drunk on Love, Is It Chemically True?

“When we want to read of the deeds that are done for love, whither do we turn? To the murder column.”— George Bernard Shaw George…


The Midwives of El Paso

For women of the border, where to give birth is a matter of enormous consequence, and a birthing-center industry has flourished as a result.


The Long White Line: The Mental and Physical Effects of Long-Haul Trucking –

Nothing will wreck your spinal system like the vibration of the truck bed for hours on end.


Top 10 Sin Cities in the World

The seven deadly sins of the world are what we haves been told to stay away.  But the forbidden fruit was the doom of mankind.…


Has the Internet Made Air Travel Irrelevant?

How aviation made the modern mind.


Who Killed the Sheridans?

The police say a prominent New Jersey lawyer killed himself and his wife of 47 years. Their sons refuse to believe it.


Macklemore X Ryan Lewis – Make the Money by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

The Wisdom Academy – Global Vital Stats


Astonishing, rare images of the Vietnam War from the winning side

Photos by North Vietnamese photographers show the war like it’s never been seen.


Once upon a time

The adoption of Greek literature by the Romans was more unlikely than it appears in hindsight



Are U.S. Missiles Taking Out High-Ranking Russian Military Officials?

A CIA-backed anti-Assad militia reportedly killed at least one senior Russian military official with a TOW anti-tank missile. Is this a Soviet-Afghan replay?


The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what’s typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don’t contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.


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Honeybees Suffering from Virus Spread Widely by Humans

A team of scientists believes humans are playing a major role in spreading a virus that is killing off individual honeybees and entire hives.


Spooky Tale From Japan: ‘Ghost’ Taxi Passengers Near 2011 Tsunami

“Have I died?” one shivering woman reportedly asked.


Spinning Meaningless Piles of Knots into a Riveting Plot: A War Novel That is so Much More

Matt Gallagher, Youngblood: A Novel (Atria Books, 2016)   Matt Gallagher, in a large sense, has paved the way for many of us who draw on our experienc


The Guantánamo in New York You’re Not Allowed to Know About

Mahdi Hashi had never been to the U.S. before he was imprisoned at a federal jail in lower Manhattan and subjected to prolonged solitary confinement — before he had been deemed guilty by the justice system.