Day: November 21, 2019

Yale study shows same-sex sexual behavior provides species-wide benefits

A team of researchers from the Yale school of Forestry and Environmental Studies recently published research indicating scientists have been looking at ‘same-sex sexual behavior‘ (SSB) all wrong. Rather than being anomalous or abnormal, the researchers suggest that SSB is intrinsic to evolution and that ‘different-sex sexual behavior‘ (DSB) shouldn’t be considered a baseline for…

What did travel have to do with the fall of the Berlin Wall?

When the Berlin Wall fell on November 9, 1989, it was due in part to newly issued regulations on travel. As protests had escalated in communist East Berlin, the government responded by easing some border restrictions. Though the changes were intended to have only a negligible effect on travel, the public announcement misrepresented them as…

Supermassive black hole found spawning stars at ‘furious rate’ of 500 per year, NASA says

Supermassive black hole found spawning stars at ‘furious rate’ of 500 per year, NASA saysNASA says a distant black hole is creating ideal conditions for star birthStars in the Phoenix Cluster are forming 500 times faster than the Milky Way A weaker-than-usual supermassive black hole helps create ideal conditions By James Pero For Dailymail.com Published: 20:14, 20…

Kate Middleton Cancels Event Last-Minute ‘Due To The Children’

Kate Middleton canceled an appearance at Thursday’s Tusk Conservation Awards in London “due to the children,” according to a Kensington Palace spokesperson, per multiple media reports.  Though the Duchess of Cambridge will be in attendance for a tea for the finalists at Kensington Palace today, Prince William will head to the awards solo. HuffPost reached…

EPA prosecutions of polluters approach quarter-century lows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Criminal prosecution and convictions of polluters have fallen to quarter-century lows under the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency, deepening three years of overall enforcement declines, according to Justice Department statistics.And while the administration says it’s focusing on quality over quantity in pollution cases, using its enforcement resources to go after the biggest…