The social media site Facebook may suffer a mass exodus of users under the age of 55, a new antibiotic is discovered in soil samples, and young American Jews are challenging Israel’s influence on their identity. These discoveries and more below.

Is Facebook for Old People? Over-55s Flock in as the Young Leave A forecast 700,000 UK teenagers and young adults will leave the social media site in 2018.

Why Tanzania’s Female Mutilators Are Quitting Cutting As rain drizzled down on the dark-brown soil, Juliana Chore waded along the mud-soaked pathway to surrender her tools — knives, razor blades and calabashes — to the local official late in November 2017.

The Science of Hummingbirds Fast, intelligent and as small as your thumb, hummingbirds are a marvel of a bird. New advances in camera technology have allowed researchers to record these lightning-fast creatures and observe their behaviors in speeds discernible to the human eye.

Donald Trump, a Playboy Model, and a System for Concealing Infidelity One woman’s account of clandestine meetings, financial transactions, and legal pacts designed to hide an extramarital affair.

A Bug for Alzheimer’s? A bold theory places infection at the root of Alzheimer’s, explaining why decades of treatment have done little good.

Taylor Swift’s Lyrics Are Too Lame to Copyright, Judge Hilariously Rules In a copyright case accusing Swift of cribbing the “Shake It Off” lyrics “players gonna play” and “haters gonna hate,” a judge ruled the phrases too “banal” for protection.

The Police Case Against Bibi Netanyahu Citizens are innocent until proven guilty, but Prime Ministers are not mere citizens.

Young Jews Are Actually Winning The Generational War Over Israel Ever since the late 1960s, Israel has been a defining feature of American Jewish identity. But for the first time in fifty years, this is changing.

New Antibiotic Family Discovered in Dirt US scientists have discovered a new family of antibiotics in soil samples.

We May Miss Netanyahu Yet A moment before the party ends, we should start thinking about the morning after.

Waiting For the Robot Rembrandt What needs to happen for artificial intelligence to make fine art.

What Students Know That Experts Don’t: School Is All About Signaling, Not Skill-Building Parents, teachers, politicians and researchers tirelessly warn today’s youths about the unforgiving job market that awaits them.

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