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How to safely watch Mercury pass in front of the Sun...

How to safely watch Mercury pass in front of the Sun today
While Mercury travels around the Sun every 88 days, it's tilted orbit means it only passes between the Earth and Sun about 13 times a century. This time, the transit will be visible in a lot of regions (including Euope and Africa), but folks in North and South America will have the best view.If you're…

WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Analysis and Highlights from November 4

WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Analysis and Highlights from November 4
0 of 10Credit: WWE.comThe November 4 episode of Raw featured the fallout of three significant happenings in the WWE Universe: "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt defeating Seth Rollins for the Universal Championship at Crown Jewel, NXT invading SmackDown just 24 hours later and sparking the road to Survivor Series, and Brock Lesnar quitting the blue brand…

Viewpoint: Let’s not wait any longer for the male pill

Viewpoint: Let’s not wait any longer for the male pill
Image copyright Getty Images Scientists have been working on the male contraceptive pill for almost half a century.Yet despite encouraging news reports, an over-the-counter version is not just around the corner.Lack of funding and presumed disinterest from men means that one has never been mass produced. Instead, women are still generally expected to take responsibility…

How Central Bankers Accidentally Printed Cryptocurrencies Against Themselves

How Central Bankers Accidentally Printed Cryptocurrencies Against Themselves
The United States Federal Reserve this week said that it will start growing its balance sheet again in response to the rough couple of weeks that the overnight lending markets have experienced in September.Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said in a statement:As we indicated in our March statement on balance sheet normalization, at some point, we…

Tim Cook defends Apple’s decision to remove Hong Kong protest app

Tim Cook defends Apple’s decision to remove Hong Kong protest app
According to Reuters, Cook said Apple based the decision on "credible information" from Hong Kong police and Apple users. Those sources said the app was used to "maliciously to target individual officers for violence and to victimize individuals and property where no police are present." That kind of behavior would violate App Store guidelines prohibiting…

Massachusetts girl, 5, infected with EEE discharged from hospital as donations...

Massachusetts girl, 5, infected with EEE discharged from hospital as donations reach $190G
A 5-year-old girl from Sudbury, Massachusetts who contracted the potentially deadly mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus in September was cleared to go home late last week, her family said.Sophia Garabedian was rushed to Boston Children’s Hospital early last month with what appeared to be severe flu-like symptoms. But further testing revealed Sophia —  who…

Bagel Guy Chris Morgan Sued For Bailing on Fight With Screech

Bagel Guy Chris Morgan Sued For Bailing on Fight With Screech
Angry Bagel Guy Sued For Bailing On Fight With Screech ... You Cost Us Big Time!!! 10/7/2019 12:49 PM PT Exclusive TMZ.com The angry bagel guy is now facing a big lawsuit after bailing on his "celebrity" boxing match with Dustin Diamond at the last minute. According to new legal docs obtained by TMZ ...…

Oil Prices May Slump Heavily In 2020 | OilPrice.com

Oil Prices May Slump Heavily In 2020 | OilPrice.com
OPEC and its partners will not deepen their oil production cut yet but will discuss the topic again in December. This is what Saudi Arabia’s newly appointed Energy Minister Abdulaziz bin Salman told media after this week’s meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee. A discussion, however, may not be enough. OPEC+ may be forced…

Feminism the Greatest Evil: The Repudiation of Life

In the minds of many, evil is epitomized by Nazi Germany. An embittered Austrian corporal, a racist ideology, and an amoral eugenics movement all...

Sonia Sotomayor: Supreme Misandrist?

Does this remark make you want to head for the hills? “I would hope that a wise Caucasian man with the richness of his experiences...

Sexism Rife within the Democratic Party

“I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach better conclusion than a...

Liberals Indifferent to the AIDS Time-bomb

I’m writing this column because I’m appalled how liberals remain impervious to the fact that our current strategy to controlling AIDS has proven to...