Kimberly Robinson

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“She Didn’t Want This Come Hell or High Water”: Inside Melania Trump’s Secretive East Wing

Understanding the most enigmatic First Lady—and unusual marriage—in modern political history.<p>I. “Not My Thing”<p>Back in 2014, when Donald Trump was considering yet again a run for president, he polled his friends and advisers about what he should do. He went through a lengthy process, toyed with …

You Don’t Find Your Purpose — You Build It

“How do I find my purpose?”<p>Ever since Daniel Gulati, Oliver Segovia, and I published <i>Passion & Purpose</i> six years ago, I’ve received hundreds of questions — from younger and older people alike — about purpose. We’re all looking for purpose. Most of us feel that we’ve never found it, we’ve lost it, or …

Hikes of a Lifetime

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania<p>Early European explorers who claimed to have seen a snow-capped mountain in Equatorial Africa were dismissed as delusional. …

Mountaineering

16 movies that are so terrible they're amazing

There are good movies and there are bad movies. But at some point, a movie gets so bad that something amazing happens: Everything reaches a tipping point of terrible that makes it fun to watch again. This phenomenon has resulted in a special pool of films that we love even though we understand that …

The strange sheep that baffled scientists

A rare mutant sheep with straight, silky wool is helping unravel the mysteries of human hair.<p>When a farmer in Otago, New Zealand, saw a bizarre-looking lamb in his flock, he first assumed a wild goat had snuck in and impregnated one of his ewes. The newborn had a lamb-shaped body yet was coated …

Google made a site that shows how millions of people draw the same object

Back in November, Google released artificial intelligence experiment that asks you to draw a random object and see if the neural network can identify your doodle. Quick, Draw! was eventually turned into a tool that transformed drawings into clip art based on the best results it got, helping people …

Solar-powered modern home has gardens on every floor

Trippy!<p>Stellar eco-friendly homes topped with vegetation and solar panels are always fun to see, but this project in Buenos Aires, Argentina gets particularly creative with it. Sustainability-minded at every step, starting with selecting a site in a walkable and bikeable neighborhood, the …

Architecture

Scientists just discovered something awesome about the soil on Mars

Humans will one day walk on Mars and while it almost certainly won’t happen on the fever-dream timeline that Donald Trump seems to think is possible, …

Mysterious Moving Rocks in the Desert Stumped Scientists for 70 Years

Death Valley’s ‘sailing stones’ are able to move thanks to unique environmental conditions.<p>Have you ever seen a rock move? I mean move independently—not, like, roll after someone kicked it or knocked it over—just sliding across a flat surface of its own accord. With the exception of certain …

The Transformative Fungus That Powers Japanese Cuisine

A single mold is behind many best-known flavors.<p>It’s impossible to imagine Japanese meals without soy sauce, or the umami-rich fermented bean paste called miso, or the rice-based spirit known as sake. Which means that Japanese cuisine depends on the one fungus that enables the fermentation of all …

Bread

Why NASA is running out of spacesuits

The agency is “years away” from building a replacement<p>Today’s spacesuits are designed to work well while astronauts float around outside the International Space Station. But they’re not quite right for walking around on the moon or Mars—they’re too heavy and don’t provide enough flexibility in the …

There's No Science Behind Denying Climate Change

If you didn’t know anything about climate science, about the Earth’s temperature, about carbon dioxide or greenhouse gases, but you wanted to, how would you go about doing it? You’d begin by constructing a plan for how you’d accurately scientifically investigate the problem. You’d think about the …

Climate Change

New type of cell that clears waste from the brain discovered

Scientists have found a previously unknown type of cell that clears waste away from the brain. They suggest that their findings will increase our …

Immune System

The 5-Minute Technique That Will Help You Fall Asleep Faster

Follow this easy tutorial and you'll be catching zzzs in no time.<p>A good night's sleep can do so much for our bodies, from boosting our energy levels to protecting us from disease and even keeping our weight down. So any trick we can find to help us get to dreamland quicker is more than welcome.<p>One …

Sleep

Why the Tom's of Maine Founder Thinks He Can Create the Next Patagonia | Inc.com

On an icy day in early January, Tom Chappell peers across the rolling pasture of his 85-acre farm in southwestern Maine. He purchased the land 10 years ago, thinking it could be the very solution he needed for Ramblers Way, the idea he had for a new kind of clothing company that would create a …

Clothing