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Making new layered superconductors using high entropy alloys

Researchers have created new superconductors made of layers of bismuth sulfide and a high entropy rare earth alloy oxyfluoride, containing five different rare earth elements at the same crystallographic site. The new material retains superconducting properties over a wider range of lattice parameters than materials without high-entropy-alloy states. Their work promises an exciting new strategy(…)

‘They Are Lifting Us Up.’ How Parkland Students Are Using Their Moment to Help Minority Anti-Violence Groups

The Peace Warriors, a group of predominantly black high school students from Chicago, have been fighting gun violence for 10 years without garnering much attention from the outside world. The students from Parkland, Fla. brought the issue to national prominence in a matter of days. So when the Chicago youth group from North Lawndale College(…)

California Man Pleads Guilty of Using Stolen Identities to Set Up and Sell Bank Accounts in Russia Probe

(WASHINGTON) — A California man has pleaded guilty to unwittingly selling bank accounts to Russians meddling in the US elections. Richard Pinedo of Santa Paula pleaded guilty earlier this month to using stolen identities to set up bank accounts that were then used by the Russians. A Justice Department spokeswoman says Pinedo did not know(…)

Broad City Stars ‘Take Accountability’ For Using ‘White Dude Power’ To Bring Show To TV

Woke AF… In a recent interview with EW Radio on SiriusXM, Broad City stars Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson address former Louis C.K. manager Dave Becky‘s involvement with their show. After the New York Times published a shocking report where five women tell stories of sexual misconduct against the Louie star, the comedian responded by(…)

Melania Trump Conspiracy: Is the White House Using a Stand-In?

Melania-gate? Fake Melania? Melania-a-lago? As if the Trump Administration doesn't have countless real scandals dogging its heels, observant internet denizens have added another to the pile. Brought about by a video in which Melania Trump doesn't quite look like herself, various people within the Twittersphere express doubts — some jokingly, others seriously — about the veracity(…)