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“Game of Thrones” Season 7, Episode 2 Recap: Flaming Ships and Demented Laughter

Sarah Larson recaps “Game of Thrones” Season 7, Episode 2, “Stormborn,” in which Yara and Theon Greyjoy face off against Euron, and Grey Worm and Missandei consummate their relationship.

Anthony Scaramucci apologises to Donald Trump over tweets praising Hillary Clinton and urging tighter gun laws

 A day after accepting a top White House job, President Donald Trump's new communications adviser announced Saturday that he's deleting old tweets, saying his own views have evolved and that what he said in the past shouldn't be a distraction. Show More Summary

Women entrepreneurs still lag behind men in accessing new business funding

Women entrepreneurs are finding it increasingly difficult to access venture capital funding for start-up businesses and remain much less likely to attract funding than male entrepreneurs, according to a new study published in Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance.

Fearing surveillance, dads with a record avoid kids' schools

A sociologist and former elementary school teacher recently identified a mechanism that may explain why kids whose parents have spent time behind bars have worse educational outcomes -- and strong, lasting, negative consequences that often span generations.

The Senate Health-Care Vote and John McCain’s Tragic Contradictions

John Cassidy on the Senate vote on Mitch McConnell’s motion to consider the G.O.P. health-care bill and John McCain’s impassioned speech on bipartisanship.

Senate Advances Bill Undermining Trump Administration's Energy Research Cuts

The Senate Appropriations Committee moved to sustain funding for energy research and development, breaking with the president and House of Representatives -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Sen. John McCain just contradicted his own healthcare vote in a speech

July, 25, 2017: Mark it down as one of the strangest days of John McCain's entire, lengthy time in the Senate.  The senator flew to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday — days after being diagnosed with brain cancer — just in time to cast...Show More Summary

Study Uncovers the Universal Language of Arousal

Chilled out or worked up? Most of us can pick up pretty quickly on another human's state of emotional arousal. But Charles Darwin hypothesized that understanding emotional expression across species went way, way back, all the way toShow More Summary

Color-shifting electronic skin could have wearable tech and prosthetic uses

The ability of some animals, including chameleons, octopus, and squid, to change their skin colour for camouflage, temperature control, or communication is well known.

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