This ‘Deadpool 2’ Theory Suggests a Secret Relationship Between Two Main Characters

Are two characters in Deadpool 2 involved in a secret relationship? A wacky new theory has laid out all the evidence, and when you pair that with some information we know about the making of the sequel, it’s starting to sound pretty convincing. Discover this odd (but plausible!) Deadpool 2 theory below. Before we go […]

Researchers claim to have transferred a memory between two sea slugs

Enlarge / An Aplysia, also known as a sea hare. (credit: Jerry Kirkhart) How does a brain hold on to a memory? There’s evidence for a number of processes, from potentially transient changes in gene expression, through long-term changes in DNA packaging, and up to alterations of the connections among cells. Complicating matters further, none […]

The 9 biggest differences between British and American diets

Wikimedia Commons Although the United States of America did use to be part of Great Britain on the other side of the tiny little pond (AKA the Atlantic Ocean) and the two lands do share a primary language, there are pretty big cultural differences between the two — for one the food is different. First […]

Striking maps reveal the huge wealth gap between San Francisco and the rest of the country

Google Earth/Leanna Garfield The typical San Francisco household makes about $ 96,677 each year. That’s nearly double the national median household income of $ 57,617, according to the US Census Bureau.  A new interactive map — which plots average incomes in counties across the US — visualizes the enormous wealth gap between the San Francisco Bay Area and the […]

Groundbreaking workers’ compensation case makes link between benzene and cancer

Mitch LaPrade had an 11-year battle to prove that his cancer is linked to contact with the chemical benzene at the printing company where he worked. But firefighters with the exact same form of leukemia are given automatic acknowledgement that benzene exposure on the job is to blame.

Silicon Valley’s pay gap between women and men in tech is so wide it increases the national average

All over the country, women across various industries are fighting for equal pay, and the tech industry is no exception. According to data from Statista, the average pay gap in the tech industry for cities across the US is about 16%, meaning that on average, women in tech get paid about 16% less than their […]

Text messages between 2 FBI employees show how they reacted to Comey’s firing and Mueller’s appointment as special counsel in the Russia investigation

The once-missing text messages between two former FBI employees were released to Congress on Thursday. The text messages — which span December 2016 through May 2017 — are between FBI special agent Peter Strzok and FBI counsel Lisa Page, who were in an ongoing, intimate relationship. Many of the text messages in the 49-page release are shorthand and are […]

The battle between the beef industry and Silicon Valley’s lab-grown meat startups is heating up

Flickr / Marc Dalmulder In February, the US Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) filed a petition to the USDA arguing that lab-grown meat startups should not be able to call their products “meat,” since they do not come from slaughtered animals. But this week, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) asked the USDA to regulate the startups as […]