It's been four and a half years since The xx released Coexist, an album of barren, wounded ballads that drew their dramatic tension from the air between notes. Singers Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim
The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list. Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they or
What do you want to study? What do you want to do for your career? If you could use some help exploring your options, you’re not alone. The higher education research group Ruffalo Noel Levitz reports 78%
MEPs have called for the adoption of comprehensive rules for how humans will interact with artificial intelligence and robots. The report makes it clear that it believes the world is on the cusp of a industrial"
Meditation, Monks, and Mountain Zen: What It’s Like to Stay at a Traditional Buddhist Temple in Japan
About 80 minutes south of Osaka by the limited-express Nankai Koya train is Koyasan, a place considered to be one of Japan’s most sacred sites. With 117 Shingon Buddhist temples, the mountain region was
The new documentary, Command and Control, digs into the forgotten near-miss and premieres January 10th on PBS Here in the US, we like to think that our nuclear weapons exist to prevent our enemies from
Even America's own government analysts see the American Era drawing to a close. Every four years, a group of U.S. intelligence analysts tries to predict the future. And this year, in a report released
Can you imagine telling an Oscar-winning actress that her face was sagging? It sounds like the stuff of a peculiar dream. But that's precisely what London-based facialist Su-Man Hsu did. And the actress?
Japan has one of the lowest rates of gun crime in the world. In 2014 there were just six gun deaths, compared to 33,599 in the US. What is the secret? If you want to buy a gun in Japan you need patience
(CNN) — As day follows day and January 20 approaches, my colleagues and students experience something along the lines of Shakespeare's Sonnet 60: "Like as the waves make toward the pebbled shore, / So
There’s too much focus on whether Americans can move up the economic ladder, and not enough on the basic question of their quality of life. Advancing social mobility—a phrase that’s shorthand for making
In these first days of the new year, millions of us will have embarked on a resolution for 2017. And maybe a good percentage will already have given up and decided that maybe the following year will be
Ansel Adams is one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century, and photographer Elliot McGucken may have discovered a reason why. While viewing some of Adams’ public domain work, McGucken realized
(CNN) — In a year-end tradition, Chief White House photographer Pete Souza has selected the best photos of President Barack Obama from 2016. "As always, the editing for this project is both subjective