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Charlotte De Witte on her intellectual bond with music, perseverance, and wisdom gained along the way [Interview]

“My goal at that stage [of my career] was just to be happy with what I do . . . and to feel satisfaction in what I’m doing right now,” mused Charlotte De Witte on her earlier days. Little did she know when taking up the art of producing and DJing at the age of […]

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Beyond the Booth 006: rrotik dishes on love for minerals, incense, and good artistic omens

Beyond the Booth is a feature dedicated to the hidden side of artists that exists outside electronic music— a side rarely discussed with those outside their immediate circle. We venture “beyond the booth,” so to speak, and dive into their deepest passions that tie into their unique personalities. After some self-introspection, each participant then returns to […]

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Scientists Use Ancient DNA to Identify Bizarre Species That Baffled Darwin

What has a body like a humpless camel, legs like a skinny rhino, and a face like the short-trunked saiga antelope? Until only recently, the accepted answer was Charles Darwin’s, and I paraphrase: “I have no idea what the hell this is.”Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Scientists Use Ancient DNA to Identify Bizarre Species That Baffled Darwin

What has a body like a humpless camel, legs like a skinny rhino, and a face like the short-trunked saiga antelope? Until only recently, the accepted answer was Charles Darwin’s, and I paraphrase: “I have no idea what the hell this is.”Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Evolution Will No Longer Be Taught in Turkish Schools

Claiming that evolution is “debatable, controversial, and too complicated for students,” Turkey’s board of education has decided to stop teaching Darwinian natural selection in its schools. The move has infuriated the country’s secular opposition, but it could embolden other countries to do the same.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Evidence of Pangea’s Breakup Found in Our Evolutionary History

Continents’ constant shifting is one of the first things you learn when you study the geologic history of Earth. South America fits into Africa like a puzzle piece, after all. Back 200 million years ago, everything was combined in a supercontinent called Pangea.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Space-Mutated Bacteria Could Be Bad News For Humans

A new experiment shows that long-term exposure to microgravity affects bacteria at the genetic level—conferring reproductive advantages that persist even after the bacteria is reintroduced to unaffected colonies and normal levels of gravity here on Earth.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Report: Staffers Frantically Stopped Trump Twitter Meltdown Over Old Global Warming Hoax

Politico published an article discussing how erratically Trump consumes news and how easy it is to slip him bullshit that he will then regurgitate on Twitter if left unattended like a four-year-old:Just days earlier, K.T. McFarland, the deputy national security adviser, had given Trump a printout …Continue reading Continue Reading at http://thedailybanter.com

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Report: Staffers Frantically Stopped Trump Twitter Meltdown Over Old Global Warming Hoax

Politico published an article discussing how erratically Trump consumes news and how easy it is to slip him bullshit that he will then regurgitate on Twitter if left unattended like a four-year-old:Just days earlier, K.T. McFarland, the deputy national security adviser, had given Trump a printout …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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This New Dinosaur Looked an Awful Lot Like a Chicken

Meet Jianianhualong tengi, a distinctly chicken-like dinosaur that lived 125 million years ago, during the Cretaceous period. This newly discovered species of dinosaur now represents the earliest known common ancestor of birds and closely related bird-like dinos, with a feathering pattern associated with aerodynamics.…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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