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To Remember, the Brain Must Actively Forget

Researchers find evidence that neural systems actively remove memories, which suggests that forgetting may be the default mode of the brain.<p>Going …

The Brain

The generation that grew up on Stephen King is taking him back

The author is going through a cinematic renaissance, thanks to directors who grew up as fans.<p>Stephen King is one of mainstream fiction’s great …

Horror

Hypnotic Music Ages This Wine to Perfection

Travel<p>Scientific studies suggest that soft tunes make better tasting vino–and Chile's vineyards are taking note.<p>Nestled at the bottom of the rolling hills and green vineyards of Chile’s Colchagua Valley sits a winery where the vino ages to the hypnotic sound of Gregorian chants. Known for its …

National Parks

A Guide to the Evangelical Celebrities and Pastors Dominating Hollywood

When <b>Justin Bieber</b>, the 24-year-old oft-troubled pop star, announced his engagement to <b>Hailey Baldwin</b>, the 21-year-old model daughter of <b>Stephen …

Kylie Jenner

Jakarta, the fastest-sinking city in the world

<b>The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is home to 10 million people</b> <b>but it</b> <b>is also one of the fastest-sinking cities in the world. If this goes unchecked, parts of the megacity could be entirely submerged by 20</b><b>5</b><b>0, say researchers. Is it too late?</b><p>It sits on swampy land, the Java Sea lapping against it, and …

Asia

Tyrian Purple: The disgusting origins of the colour purple

Created from the desiccated glands of sea snails, the colour purple has nevertheless come to define royalty. Kelly Grovier looks at how the hue shook off its unexpected source.<p>Purple is a paradox, a contradiction of a colour. Associated since antiquity with regality, luxuriance, and the loftiness …

Leonardo Da Vinci

How to edit a human

For decades scientists aspired to modify the code of life. Tom Whipple meets Jennifer Doudna, who succeeded<p>This story begins nearly four billion …

Genetics

The secret in my blood

At the age of eight, Matt was given blood products contaminated with HIV. When he found out, he couldn't tell a soul.<p>By Jon Kelly<p>Illustrations: Charlotte Edey<p>That night, as Matt lay in bed with the lights out, the numbness he'd felt all day began to ebb away. The enormity of what he'd learned …

Medicine

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

Sleep

Go Beyond Capri: These Are the 19 Best Underrated Islands in Europe

Raise your hand if you'd rather be vacationing on an island far away right now? What about a European adventure? Our hands just shot up, too. And …

European Travel

The Quietest Place in America Is Becoming a Warzone

<b>N 47.51575°, W 123.52133°</b>—Amid the panoply of greenery that makes up the Hoh Rainforest, a gap in the old growth forest arises. Well, more accurately …

National Parks

She Was Colombia’s Most-Feared Female Revolutionary. Can She Help It Find Peace?

As one of the few women FARC commanders, Elda Neyis Mosquera, also known as “Karina,” has confessed to a host of barbarous crimes—including forcing abortions on her own soldiers. Now that peace has broken out, she is helping to give voice to the history of entrenched sexual violence against women …

FARC

My son, Osama: the al-Qaida leader’s mother speaks for the first time

'He met some people who pretty much brainwashed him in his early 20s. You can call it a cult'<p>Reform is beginning to creep through Saudi society; the ban on women drivers has been lifted, cinemas have opened<p>Osama's son Hamza may well cloud the family’s attempts to shake off their past<p>On the corner …

Osama Bin Laden

This is what the life of an incel looks like

"Then when I started going online, I realized there is literally an epidemic of men just like me.”<p>“When I go outside I’m paralyzed with anxiety and fear. I know the traditional psychological methods of addressing this, but the fact is I need that one person to help."

Incel

Ivanka says family separation was White House "low point"

Ivanka Trump said during an Axios interview on Thursday that she agrees with White House colleagues who describe family separation as "a low point in …

Donald Trump

The oil route that could be behind the escalating Trump-Iran threats, explained

Anytime Iran and the United States trade threats, global oil markets snap to attention. The reason is the narrow stretch of water at the mouth of the Persian Gulf.<p>President Trump did not mention the strategic Strait of Hormuz in his late Sunday tirade against Iran, tweeting in capital letters that …

South Asia

The psychological effects of a heatwave

This has been a summer to remember, not least because of the unusual and prolonged spells of heat and sunshine. But aside from the physical changes of tanned skin or freckles, how does unusually hot weather affect us mentally?<p>VM Sharma and colleagues at AIMIL Geotechnical Consultancy in New Delhi …

Siblings

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, and the war over change - Vox

How demographic change is fracturing our politics.<p>In 2008, Barack Obama held up change as a beacon, attaching to it another word, a word that channeled everything his young and diverse coalition saw in his rise and their newfound political power: <i>hope</i>. An America that would elect a black man …

Political Science

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Mathematics

The Untold Story of Otto Warmbier, American Hostage

President Trump hailed him as a catalyst of the summit with Kim Jong-Un. But what happened to Warmbier—the American college student who was sent home brain-damaged from North Korea—is even more shocking than anyone knew.<p>1. Homecoming<p>On a humid morning in June 2017, in a suburb outside Cincinnati, …

North Korea

My name is Wil Wheaton. I Live With Chronic Depression and Generalized Anxiety. I Am Not Ashamed.

<i>Last month, I spoke to NAMI’s Ohio statewide conference. Here are my prepared remarks.</i><p>Before I begin, I want to warn you that this talk touches on …

Mental Health

Ravenous for Meat, China Faces a Climate Quandary

On the whole, the country consumes 28 percent of the world’s meat — twice as much as the United States. And that figure is only set to increase.<p>At …

Agriculture

A veterinarian explains what dog and cat years really mean

Understanding your pet's real age can be vital to keeping them healthy.<p>“Just how old do you think my dog is in dog years?” is a question I hear on a regular basis. People love to anthropomorphize pets, attributing human characteristics to them. And most of us want to extend our animal friends’ …

Pets

Batman, Catwoman, and the Marriage Plot in Comics

A year-long story arc saw the writer Tom King upending tradition by trying to pursue something novel for two iconic characters: personal growth.<p><i>This article contains spoilers through</i> <b>Batman</b> <i>No. 50.</i><p>Standing up for truth, justice, and the American way is apparently hell on relationships.<p>Superheroes, …

Comics

Do men have it easier? For these transgender guys, the truth is more complex

In the 1990s, the late Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres transitioned from female to male. He was in his 40s, mid-career, and afterward he marveled at the stark changes in his professional life. Now that society saw him as male, his ideas were taken more seriously. He was able to complete a whole …

San Francisco

Underground Lake Found on Mars? Get the Facts.

Science & InnovationExploring Mars<p>The 12-mile-wide reservoir could solve a Martian mystery—and offer a new target in the hunt for extraterrestrial life.<p><i>MARS returns for a second season this fall on National Geographic.</i><p>Liquid water is refreshingly abundant on moons in the outer solar system, but it …

NASA

Late bloomers: 10 classic books with terrible initial reviews

Just because books are lauded today, doesn't mean they weren't, in their own time, received with anger, fear, and disdain. Some of the most valuable …

Literature

I Lost Part of My Arm and a Leg in a Shark Attack. This Is My Story.

Paul de Gelder was a diver in the Australian Navy when he was attacked by a shark. Now, somehow, he's become a shark advocate.<p>Former Australian Navy diver Paul de Gelder is scared of only two things in life: sharks and public speaking. But after losing part of his arm and leg in a shark attack …

Ronda Rousey

Can Stacey Abrams Beat Brian Kemp and Turn Georgia Blue?

On Tuesday night, Brian Kemp—the Georgia secretary of state and self-proclaimed “politically incorrect conservative” who owns a truck, talks about …

Georgia (U.S. State)

What You Need To Know About The Democratic Socialists Of America

Thirteen socialists walk into a West Virginia bar.<p>It's a Saturday evening in early July, and the North Central West Virginia chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America is getting together at a brewery outside of Rivesville.<p>Everyone here has their own stories for how they came to socialism. For …

Middle-class