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Former NASA scientist says they found life on Mars in the 1970s

Former NASA scientist says they found life on Mars in the 1970s

We may have already discovered the essence of life on Mars 40 years ago, according to a former NASA scientist. Gilbert V. Levin, who was principal investigator on a NASA experiment that sent Viking landers to Mars in 1976, published an article in the Scientific American journal last Thursday, arguing the experiment’s positive results were…MORE

Celebrities brought back the sneaker optical illusion. We’re not thrilled

Celebrities brought back the sneaker optical illusion. We’re not thrilled

Think about it: For two whole years, we had managed to peacefully carry on with our daily activities without angry-tweeting at strangers about the color of a pair of shoes. That glorious time is over. *Sigh* That debate is back after two stars posted the image on Instagram asking for their fans’ responses. “I saw…MORE

A third of US Nobel Prize winners in chemistry, medicine and physics are immigrants

A third of US Nobel Prize winners in chemistry, medicine and physics are immigrants

They live in different places, work at different universities and dedicate their careers to studying different topics. But there’s one thing at least four of this year’s US Nobel Prize laureates share. They’re immigrants. That’s in keeping with a long-running trend, according to a recent report from the National Foundation for American Policy. Immigrants have…MORE

A man saw a list of his town’s school lunch debt. So he paid the entire bill

A man saw a list of his town’s school lunch debt. So he paid the entire bill

One man in Jupiter, Florida, decided that he could make a difference in his town by paying off the lunch debt for every child in the system. It all started with a Facebook post. Angie Vyas-Knight, administrator of the “Jupiter Mamas” Facebook group, told CNN she was disgusted by national news stories about children who…MORE