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  • Mark Zuckerberg Reveals the One Question He Asks Before Hiring a New Facebook Employee

    When Mark Zuckerberg is involved in bringing a new employee into Facebook, the CEO said the answer to one simple question helps him determine whether it's a good hire.

    ABC News
  • These are the best pictures we have of Earth's 'second moon'

    The moon is the largest object floating through...

    Business Insider
  • Second Los Angeles hospital identifies 'superbug' infections

    By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles were infected with a drug-resistant "superbug" bacteria during endoscopic procedures that may have exposed 64 others since last August, the hospital said on Wednesday. One of the four infected…

    Reuters
  • What Happens When a Fighter Pilot Has Diarrhea in the Cockpit?

    What is it like to have diarrhea in the cockpit as a fighter pilot?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.Answer by Tim Hibbetts,…

    Huffington Post
  • More Arab Women Studying STEM

    For as long as she can remember, Amirah Ahmad Daghache has had a fascination with electronics and computer systems. Today, Daghache, a Palestinian-Canadian, is putting those math skills to use as a telecommunications engineering major at the Canadian University of Dubai. "I'm hoping to pursue my…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • Sunken Japanese WWII Battleship Located in the Philippines

    More than 70 years after it sank during World War II, the legendary Japanese battleship Musashi has been discovered off the coast of the Philippines. Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has been leading an expedition to find the Musashi — one of the biggest battleships ever built — aboard…

    LiveScience.com
  • This Could Be the Year of Pluto's Planetary Comeback

    Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt, and NASA's Dawn spacecraft will arrive at this dwarf planet on March 6, 2015. Pluto is the largest object in the Kuiper belt, and NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will arrive at this dwarf planet on July 15, 2015. These two events will make 2015 an…

    Wochit
  • What Sony's Project Morpheus Can Do

    Sony today unveiled the latest prototype of its Project Morpheus gaming headset and revealed that consumers could strap on the device as early as next year.

    ABC News
  • Bavarian sees results of Phase III Prostvac trial by early 2017

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Bavarian Nordic expects the full results of its Phase III trials for prostate cancer drug Prostvac by early 2017, Chief Executive Paul Chaplin said after the Danish firm struck a $1 billion supply deal with Bristol-Myers Squibb. "We're looking at late 2016, early 2017 based…

    Reuters
  • Norm Carlson, Who Gave 'Go' for NASA's Saturn V, Shuttle and Beans, Dies at 81

    When NASA astronauts next launch to space from Florida, the flight control team that oversees their liftoff may celebrate with a traditional crock of beans. The test director who oversaw the launch countdowns for Apollo 11, the first moon landing in 1969, and STS-1, the first space shuttle flight…

    SPACE.com
  • Kids Get Flu Every 2 Years, Adults Twice a Decade

    Children get the flu more often than adults do, a new study finds. "There's a lot of debate in the field as to how often people get flu, as opposed to flu-like illness caused by something else," said Adam Kucharski, the study's lead researcher and a fellow at the London School of Hygiene &Tropical…

    LiveScience.com
  • Israel uses military expertise to join commercial space race

    Israel is embarking on a five-year mission to stake its claim on a crowded new frontier, the $250 billion a year commercial space market. Using the expertise of a defence industry that created technology such as the "Iron Dome" missile interceptor, Israel plans to move beyond its current focus on…

    Reuters
  • Proposed South Africa farm size limit is negotiating tactic: minister

    By Ed Stoddard BOTHAVILLE, South Africa (Reuters) - A proposal by the South African government to limit farm size to 12,000 hectares is a "negotiating tactic" as it tries to press ahead with the redistribution of land to black farmers, the minister of agriculture said. What informs the end of that…

    Reuters
  • New Metro State program marries aerospace and manufacturing (Slideshow) (Video)

    A new program at Metropolitan State University of Denver aims to produce workers who can build the spacecraft and satellites designed by engineers at local companies. Officials at MSU Denver (generally known as Metro State) believe their program will prepare students to fill a gap in the aerospace…

    American City Business Journals
  • Kim Kardashian plots tech takeover

    Four4FourSciTech: Kim Kardashian’s tech empire; get set for Apple Watch; ageist Tinder?, human head transplants

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  • "Acting white": The most insidious myth about black kids and achievement

    The acting white theory — the idea that African-American kids underachieve academically because they and their peers associate being smart with acting white, and because they're afraid that they'll be shunned — was born in the 1980s. John Ogbu, an anthropology professor at the University of…

    Vox.com
  • MoMA retrospective journeys into world of Iceland's Bjork

    "Bjork," which opens on Sunday and runs through June 7, follows the artist through 20 years of her career, from her first mature solo album "Debut" in 1993 to her latest work and a new music installation commissioned for the retrospective. "It's been an incredibly generous and fruitful journey for…

    Reuters
  • NASA Celebrates 100th Birthday of America's First Flight Program

    NASA is celebrating the 100th birthday of the United States' original aeronautics program today with photos showing what the dream of flight looked like a century ago.

    ABC News