Miserably hot summers are not the worst problem we face in the coming decades. Rising seas, an uptick in hurricanes and wildfires, and more invasive insects are already beginning to transform the United
By pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, US president Donald Trump has gifted China with the opportunity of a lifetime: to save the planet from climate change—and make lots and lots of money in process.
Sarah Sentilles In a book that is as much a collection of insights into war, torture, art, and healing as it is a meditation on the world we live in today, Sarah Sentilles dissects the role of art and
Science News It produces hydrogen fuel, the cleanest known source of energy. In a few short years, house paint might be able to do more than simply brighten your walls. A team of researchers in Australia
John McCain is increasingly mad as hell about President Trump. And on Friday, he went after Trump — hard. During a speech at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, the Republican senator from Arizona
After a tumultuous campaign and transition, President-elect Donald Trump will take the oath of office Friday as the least-popular incoming president in at least four decades, but a majority of Americans
When calligrapher Paul Antonio was 10 years old, he used to wander along the beaches of his native Trinidad looking for turkey vulture feathers to turn into quills. “For a long time I thought I was at
In the fall of 1994, the Clinton Administration’s much debated comprehensive, and complicated, health-insurance bill—known derisively as Hillarycare—died quietly on Capitol Hill. It was a moment that,
Arizona: The Grand Canyon State hasn’t voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since Bill Clinton in 1996, but Democrats believe that increased Hispanic voter registration will keep things competitive.
US election day counter Republicans in congress reacted with fury to the FBI director's announcement clearing Hillary Clinton of criminal wrongdoing two days before the election. James Comey caused a shock
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Recently, my partner, who once lived in a meditation-focused intentional community (read: hippie house), urged me to go on a 10-day silent retreat to learn insight meditation. Being a skeptic, but wanting
After attending the Milken Center for the Future of Aging’s Purposeful Aging Summit last week, I came away with this: There’s a growing body of scientific research proving that aging with purpose is really,
What would Hermione Granger say? Actress Emma Watson has been named in the so-called "Panama Papers" as having used a company based in a Caribbean tax haven to handle her money, it was revealed Tuesday.
Dieting doesn't cure obesity. That's not news, although it was reconfirmed last week in a particularly mediagenic fashion in a study published by National Institutes of Health researchers. The researchers
Your guide to finding your next ride Whether you’re a road racer, daily commuter, or mountain biker, the 2016 class of bicycles sets a high standard for performance and comfort. The bikes on this list
Science & InnovationAll Over the Map In 15th-century Europe, the Apocalypse weighed heavily on the minds of the people. Plagues were rampant. The once-great capital of the Roman empire, Constantinople,
A Minnesota judge found the preponderance of evidence did not favor coal industry climate science denial Peabody Energy, the world’s largest private sector coal company (now bankrupt), recently faced against