A Department of Education official suggested that “90 percent” of all campus rapes aren’t real – Salon.com

As Besty DeVos prepares to meet with sexual assault advocacy groups — an approach criticized for its planned meetings with those accused of rape — a top official at the Department of Education suggested “90 percent” of sexual assault allegations on college campuses, “fall into the category of ‘we were both drunk,’” in an interview. Candice E. Jackson, […]

The Swarm of Bees Outside Vox Media, Explained – VICE

In Trump’s America, the press is under attack. You know what I’m talking about—in your head, do a montage of Donald Trump saying “fake news,” congressional candidates body-slamming reporters, and so on. But on Tuesday, that war intensified, when a swarm of bees lingered outside Vox Media’s New York City offices. What Are Bees? “Bees […]

Rex Tillerson Doesn’t Understand America – The Atlantic

Google Microdata Mobile only ad Article “Cover” His idea that the country’s interests and its values are two separate things—the first mandatory, the second optional—reflects a misreading of the past. Google Metadata Yuri Gripas / Reuters On May 3rd Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gave his first big speech about American foreign policy to the […]

Is Trump Unfit to Be President? – The Atlantic

Google Microdata Mobile only ad Article “Cover” The Unfit President Unlike George W. Bush and Barack Obama before him, Trump doesn’t seem to care about working out or eating healthy. Google Metadata Michelle Kondrich / The Atlantic When Teddy Roosevelt was in office, he had the White House basement coated with mats. An avid martial […]

Corporate database leak exposes millions of contact details

They include over 100,000 military personnel. A 52.2GB corporate database that has leaked online compromises the contact details over 33.7 million employees in the United States. The list includes government workers, most of whom are soldiers and other military personnel from the Department of Defense. According to ZDNet, the database came from business services firm Dun […]

The Wild Boars of Fukushima – The Atlantic

The Wild Boars of Fukushima Six years after the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, the evacuation zone around the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant remains devoid of humans—but the boars have moved in. Reuters reports that after the people left, wild boars living in the nearby hills came down to the towns […]

How Brain Scientists Forgot That Brains Have Owners – The Atlantic

Google Microdata Mobile only ad Article “Cover” Five neuroscientists argue that fancy new technologies have led the field astray. Google Metadata A rat’s brain activity is recorded by sensors connected to its head. Reuters It’s a good time to be interested in the brain. Neuroscientists can now turn neurons on or off with just a […]