Jamien Jacobs

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The 3-Ingredient Pizza Crust That Rocks Our World

If you've ever made your own pizza crust, it was probably either for a special occasion or during a cooking class. It just feels so... gourmet. Which …

Kitchens

How we know that climate change is happening—and that humans are causing it

It's a matter of how, not if<p>“People come to Asheville to retire,” says Deke Arndt, “and data comes to Asheville to retire, too.”<p>He should know. Arndt and his colleagues sit atop a vast trove of current and historical climate data—data so valuable, it’s protected by multiple failsafes and even …

Climate Change

This racial justice map sheds light on an often overlooked part of U.S. history

Dark parts of American history are often swept under the rug for being too shameful and painful. But engaging with that history is crucial to …

How the Women’s March Could Have a Lasting Historical Impact

We can be our democracy’s best defense, if we learn from our history.<p><i>In this op-ed, Vanessa Williamson, a Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, explores the possible legacy of the Women's March and the history of protesting.</i><p>This inauguration weekend, thousands of people will …

Dividing Droplets Could Explain Life’s Origin

Researchers have discovered that simple “chemically active” droplets grow to the size of cells and spontaneously divide, suggesting they might have …

Spy in the Wild fails to show the real miracles of the natural world: episode 2 review

For many years now, natural history documentaries fronted by David Attenborough have ended with a 10-minute section on how they capture the remarkable images. It’s like an extra on a DVD but on TV. <b>Spy in the Wild</b> (BBC One) goes further: the filming method is half the point, and the technology is a …

David Tennant

A few interesting facts about flying squirrels

Here's a closer look at some of the most amazing, and secretive, squirrels on the planet.<p>Bats are the only mammals that truly fly, but they aren't …

Birds

We Finally Know What’s Causing Namibia's Mysterious Fairy Circles

For decades, scientists have struggled to understand the strange circles of barren land that litter the Namib Desert. Called “Fairy Circles,” their …

Nature

Why "Be Positive" is Horrible Advice, According to Buddhism

It is human nature to have negative thinking, and it’s okay to feel low and dejected. Low emotions and their presence help us to appreciate the …