You wouldn’t think that free-trade deals could lead to a diabetes and obesity epidemic, but they have. Today, many countries in the global south are seeing an explosion of these afflictions - all because
Religious institutions that use government power in support of themselves and force their views on persons of other faiths, or of no faith, undermine all our civil rights. Moreover, state support of an
The first thing you notice as you walk into the operating theatre is the smell. There isn’t one. There’s no whiff of chemical preservatives, no sniff of disinfectant and, reassuringly, no smell of bodies.
Vikas Jha on Twitter
'Is Hillary Rodham Clinton a McDonald's Big Mac or a Chipotle burrito bowl? A can of Bud or a bottle of Blue Moon? JC Penney or J. Crew?" That was the opening question of a front page Washington Post on
Google's already making sure you don't download malware, and now it's expanding its Safe Browsing initiative. In addition to preventative warnings prior to downloading, the Chrome browser will now throw
(CNN) — Julianne Moore won an Academy Award for her heart-wrenching performance in "Still Alice," in which she plays a linguistics professor with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Much has been written
There's a small subgenre of young-adult novels that treat suicide as a mystery left behind for the survivors. From John Green's 2006 debut Looking For Alaska and Jay Asher's 2007 bestseller Thirteen Reasons
Selected from more than 200,000 applicants, the 50 men and 50 women are a step closer to taking part in the one-way mission. You can read more about Britain’s five hopefuls here. The organisers ranked
New research starts to explain why some people feel nauseous on cars, boats, buses, and carnival rides, while others don't. The wide expanse of blue water that covers most of this world holds many mysteries.
The majority of those diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder are women but still so few people understand what it is. Sarah Graham reports Mental health has never been so high on the agenda. Both
The countdown to Samsung's next big phone launch is at less than two weeks now, and the Korean company is starting to release strategic teasers hinting at the specs we can expect from the new device. week,
This post is co-authored by Dorie Clark and Matthew Turner. We always hear about the success stories. Mark Zuckerberg launching in his dorm room. The WhatsApp guys selling for $19 billion. Uber disrupting
To Explain the World: the Discovery of Modern Science by Steven Weinberg, review: 'fascinating but unbalanced'
A sweeping account of the birth of modern science argues that physics and astronomy were the driving forces behind the revolution There have been many accounts of the historical progression of our understanding
(CNN) — Earlier this week, we learned that Samsung televisions are eavesdropping on their owners. If you have one of their Internet-connected smart TVs, you can turn on a voice command feature that saves
Singer-songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins, 50, is pregnant with her second child. According to Us Weekly, Hawkins had 15 of her embryos frozen when she was 31. Twenty years later, she's decided that it's time
They made music together, took drugs together, formed bands together, slept together. But none of the legends of the Laurel Canyon scene that flowered in L.A. in the late 60s and early 70s—Joni Mitchell,