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There’s a reason some birds don’t seem to fly south for winter anymore, scientists say

The birds and the bees are telling humans about much more than sex, a new study released Thursday says.<p>They are a harbinger of climate change, with species swapping habitats like a game of musical chairs as regions in Europe and the United States warm. Populations of American robins that winter in …

Birds

Martin Shkreli offers Kanye West $10 million to be sole owner of new album

Kanye West has a $10 million offer on the table.<p>The request: To release his next album exclusively to Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical executive who became a national figurehead for corporate greed after upping the price of a potentially life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750. He's also …

Ten most essential R&B albums of the 90s

There are few musicians quite as forward-facing as Erykah Badu. Forever choosing quality over quantity, her discography contains only five official studio albums (over a career spanning two decades), the first of which celebrates its 19th anniversary this week. Titled <i>Baduizm,</i> her stellar debut …

David Bowie, New Yorker

<i>1967</i><p>Once upon a time, not so very long ago, David Robert Jones was born to Peggy and John Jones in Brixton, southwest London. He was an imaginative child, by reports, and had musical aspirations as well as talent early on. His cousin Kristina Amadeus recently wrote, in a letter to the editors of <i>The</i> …

7 scientific tips for staying toasty warm

These scientific points will help you not lose body heat.<p>Staying comfy in the cold, whether you're hiking urban canyons or hip deep in backcountry …

Science U-Turn: Drop Carbs To Start Burning Twice As Much Fat

Why Is This Important?<p>Because it flips on its head what we all thought we knew about carbs.<p>Long Story Short<p>A new study suggests that elite endurance athletes who eat very few carbohydrates burn more than twice as much fat as high-carb athletes during maximum exertion and prolonged exercise. The …

Nutrition

Robin Williams and Mama Jean: The 'Stars' of Lewy Body Dementia

I feel the pain of Susan Williams, the widow of Robin Williams. When she told <i>Good Morning America,</i> "Lewy body dementia killed Robin. It's what took his life," I understood, because Lewy body dementia (LBD) is what killed my mother, Mama Jean (Brickhouse). By speaking publicly, Susan Williams is …

The Suburban Dad Behind Rap’s Bible

Writer Shea Serrano discusses picking the most important rap song of every year since 1979 for his stunning illustrated history, The Rap Year …

How to Create Instagram Ads

Shares 4K<p>Do you use Instagram for business?<p>Interested in running ads?<p>Instagram advertising gives businesses and brands an effective way to increase …

Meet the Chimps That Lawyers Argue Are People

In a new study, chimpanzees were trained to walk upright. The fine print: They’re also plaintiffs in a landmark lawsuit.<p>The plaintiffs of a historic lawsuit seeking legal rights for chimpanzees finally made a public appearance—not in court, but in a study on the mechanics of walking on two feet.<p>The …

Nature Communications

Meet Kacy Hill: Yeezus Tour Dancer and Kanye’s New Protégé

<b>Kacy Hill</b>’s face is instantly familiar. It may be that her music videos, of which the world has seen only two, are just that indelible—she released her first, for “Experience,” and shortly after, <b>Kanye West</b> announced that he’d signed her to his label, G.O.O.D. Music. But it’s just as likely that we …

Meet The Famous Artists And Writers Who Were Teachers First

On World Teacher's Day, don't forget to thank your favorite art teacher or English professor.<p>Monday is World Teacher's Day, a UNESCO-supported holiday that honors the critical role teachers play in maintaining education systems across the globe. Organizations in countries like Brazil, Poland, India …

The 10 U.S. Cities With The Biggest Gap Between Rich And Poor

Atlanta, San Francisco, and Boston are among the cities with the highest income inequality in the nation.<p>In San Francisco, the richest 5% of households rake in an average of $423,000 a year, while the poorest 20% make around $24,000. The income gap between rich and poor is even worse in Atlanta, …

Miley Cyrus's 5 Most Magical Moments on 'Saturday Night Live'

Everything about her performances was pure magic.<p>Smiley Face Emoji on an Acid Trip, Miley Cyrus, hosted <i>Saturday Night Live</i> last night and she was perfection. Like, every sketch and every song was <i>solid gold</i>. From her millennial skit masterpiece, to her gorgeous version of <i>Twinkle</i> (that left her and …

Miley Cyrus

Why Are French Guys Dressing Like They’re From Brooklyn?

In my first days of living in Paris, I quickly discovered a way to soften the notoriously frosty Parisian demeanor. “<i>Je suis New Yorkaise</i>,” I would utter, with what I hoped was an air of nonchalance, and would watch my opponent’s expression morph from superiority to something that could almost be …

France

Smoking Hot This Year: Beer-Can Burgers

<i>Photo by Rob Baas.</i><p>"Every few years, a dish or two comes along that captures the fancy and taste of a generation. Typically, it's a dish that most people had never heard of one year, then couldn't seem to live without the next." I wrote these words in the preface to <i>Beer-Can Chicken</i> (Workman, 2002), …

How To Make Your Own Almond Milk, Because It's Ridiculously Easy

Wham, bam, thank you, ma'am.<p>The list of ingredients on a carton of almond milk is long. Too long. It includes things like locust bean gum, sunflower lecithin, gellan gum and sometimes even carrageenan. Though those are all commonly found in many foods you buy at the grocery store and <i>most</i> aren't …

How can business improve global health?

The dramatic success of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in driving advances in human health will be a hard act to follow. In just 15 years, …

Public Health