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If machines develop consciousness, or if we manage to give it to them, the human-robot dynamic will forever be different.

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Stay-at-home moms work the equivalent of 2.5 full-time jobs, survey finds.

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Coronavirus layoffs are just a glimpse into our automated future, writes @michaelbhorn . So how can we protect the livelihoods of Americans? SkillUp has launched a non-profit coalition to disrupt the $5 billion outplacement industry:

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Researchers successfully sent a simulated elementary particle back in time.

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Join @pennjillette  live on Big Think Edge at 2pm ET tomorrow! Add the event to your calendar + find streaming links:

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How will the lessons we've learned here on Earth affect how we govern a new world?

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Scientists see 'rarest event ever recorded' in search for dark matter. The process takes 18,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 years.

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Should you stay or should you go? See if job hopping will work for you.

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For higher ed, COVID-19 exposes a long list of pernicious old problems more than it presents *new* problems.

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Masturbation boosts your immune system and raises your white blood cell count, helping you fight off infection and illness:

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The supervolcano that can wipe out the U.S. and kill billions may be overdue for an eruption. Great.

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MIT study finds 24-hour fasting regenerates stem cells and doubles metabolism:

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Cockroach milk: The superfood of the future has arrived:

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Animals are becoming nocturnal to avoid humans

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Your Netflix binge-watching makes climate change worse, say experts. The emissions generated by watching 30 minutes of Netflix is the same as driving almost 4 miles:

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In 2016, 14-year-old #JadeHameister  set the record for being the youngest person to ski to the North Pole from outside the Last Degree. In 2018, she did it again -- and she posted this message for all the men who wrote “Make me a sandwich” under her 2016 TEDx talk.

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@BillNye's getting a @Netflix  talk show! And here's why you need to watch it: #bigthink 

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The worst countries in the world to be a woman? Unfortunately, the U.S. is in the top 10.

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WATCH: Religious tolerance shouldn't mean accepting lower moral standards, says @MaajidNawaz 

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