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We really need a good plan for when a supervolcano erupts

According to Nasa, no known asteroids will threaten Earth for at least a century. We’ve got our collective eye on more than 98 per cent of near-Earth …

Can AI help prevent suicide? Facebook hopes to better identify posts and get aid to users in need

Facebook already relies on the connections between people to help identify and prevent its users from harming themselves. The social media giant …

Social Media

Scenes of Daily Life for New Yorkers Who Got Help

A small army of nonprofits help people who slip through the cracks of government assistance. Here's what that looks like up close.<p>For decades, America’s largest city has faced seemingly indefatigable dual crises: mental health on one hand, and homelessness on the other. New York City is unique in …

Mental Health

The Strange Saga of the Motel Owner Who Spied on His Guests

The filmmakers behind the new Netflix documentary 'Voyeur' talk about their complicated film.<p>On January 7, 1980, journalist Gay Talese received an anonymous letter in the mail. It was from Gerald Foos, the proprietor of the Manor House Motel in Aurora, Colorado; in the letter and subsequent ones …

Filmmaking

“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 …