How ants work for the common good of the colony

The emerging complexity of ant societies is one of the most fascinating phenomena in the natural world: How do these tiny creatures form such intricate social networks? These networks are…

  • Travel
  • July 10, 2024
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Looking for good vibes in LA? Readers share their 'happy place'

“Just before visiting Los Angeles in the summer of 2008, I read a story in the Los Angeles Times about the opening of the first public park in downtown L.A.…

  • Technology
  • June 30, 2024
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Gemini's data analytics capabilities are not as good as Google claims

One of the selling points of Google's flagship generative AI models, Gemini 1.5 Pro and 1.5 Flash, is the amount of data they can reportedly process and analyze. In press…

  • Technology
  • June 25, 2024
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The fuzzy science on whether your pet is actually good for you

This article was originally featured on Undark. For more than a decade, in blog posts and scientific papers and public talks, the psychologist Hal Herzog has questioned whether owning pets…

  • Technology
  • June 24, 2024
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Silicon Valley's Leaders Once Again Declare 'DEI' Is Bad and 'Meritocracy' Good – But They're Wrong

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad DEI? The acronym is now almost poisonous – a word that almost immediately creates tension between those who embrace it and those who want…

In Virginia Republican Party primaries, Trump and McCarthy try to unseat House Freedom Caucus Chairman Bob Good

Republican voters in Virginia's 5th Congressional District will go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether they will hand another term to House Freedom Caucus Chairman Bob Good or replace…

Judy Garland's hometown hopes a good witch will help buy Dorothy's ruby ​​slippers: NPR

A pair of Dorthy's slippers, worn by Judy Garland in 1939, is displayed during a viewing at Plaza Athenee on December 5, 2011 in New York City. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images…

  • Food
  • June 15, 2024
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Imagine this: taking pictures of our food can be good for us

New research from Curtin University shows that taking photos of food is not just content for our social media feeds, but could be the key to improving people's diets. Published…

  • Sports
  • June 12, 2024
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The Blue Jays' Dazzling 50/50 Lotto Changes Lives for a Good Cause: 'Is This Real?'

TORONTO — Thomas can't remember what he said or heard at a meeting last month. That's because just minutes earlier he was informed by Sportsnet host Evanka Osmak that he…

  • Technology
  • June 12, 2024
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The good news about 'giant viruses' found in the Arctic Circle

“Giant viruses” sound like some kind of terrifying science fiction creation. But while some of the world's biggest viruses can certainly cause problems if they get into humans, others are…