Javier Esparza

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5 Must-Try Traditional Hawaiian Foods

Tuck into Hawaiian favorites, like the malasada, something between a donut hole and a jelly donut. (Photo: Alamy)<p>A quick Hawaiian language lesson: …

Sushi

10 online careers you can start today with basically no money

Does working from home or any remote location of your choice, while dictating your schedule and having complete control over your career sound good?<p>If so, you should consider starting an online career.<p>It's a lot easier than you might think — thanks to the internet, it's actually quite simple, …

Ancient Stone Carvings Show a Comet Swarm Hitting Earth Around 10,950 BCE

Around the time civilisation changed forever.<p>Researchers have translated famous ancient symbols in a temple in Turkey, and they tell the story of a …

Rude Doctors, Rude Nurses, Rude Patients

Just how much rudeness is there in the hospital, and who bears the brunt of it?<p>A few weeks ago I wrote about a study that looked at what happens to medical teams when parents are rude to doctors. In these studies of simulated patient emergencies, doctors and nurses working in the neonatal intensive …

The Workplace

Is This Store the Best-Kept Secret in Fashion?

NASHVILLE — The novelist Ann Patchett, who lives in this city, has said that she brings out-of-town visitors to two places: the Parthenon, the replica of the ancient Greek structure in Centennial Park, and United Apparel Liquidators, or U.A.L. as devotees know it. Both are temples of a sort.<p>The …

Oscar de la Renta

Kellyanne Conway on surveillance: ‘I’m not in the job of having evidence’

Kellyanne Conway was doing okay. She’d effectively neutralized the bubbling outcry over comments she made to the Bergen Record, in which she defended President Trump’s evidence-free claims of wiretapping by noting that various household devices could be used to surveil a target. “You can surveil …

Donald Trump

How Lemonade Helped Paris Fend Off Plague And Other Surprising 'Food Fights'

Did a thirst for lemonade, the beverage that launched a thousand childhood businesses, keep Paris safe from the bubonic plague? Did ergot poisoning lead to the Crusades? According to a new book by Tom Nealon, food writer and antiquarian bookseller, it's a distinct possibility.<p>Nealon's book, <i>Food</i> …

Weight loss research says morning ravers who wake up to party at dawn might be onto something

In 16 cities across the globe, people are waking up at the crack of dawn to get their dance and fitness on. And they're doing it stone-cold sober.<p>Daybreaker, a 3-hour morning party thrown in cities including San Francisco, New York, London, and Tokyo, is part of what its creators call a "movement." …

This New Phenomenon Squeezes Electrons to Speeds Physicists Didn't Even Know Were Possible

Now entering 'superballistic' mode.<p>Imagine you've got 50 people all trying to squeeze through the same doorway at the same time. That stress-filled …

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Personal Data

This Is What Happens To Women's Rights When The Far Right Takes Over

Limits on contraception, end of domestic violence protection, and an ongoing push to ban abortion — and that's just the start.

When Japan Had a Third Gender

A figure in a translucent kimono coyly holds a fan. Another arranges an iris in a vase. Are they men or women?<p>As a mind-bending exhibition that opened Friday at the Japan Society illustrates, they are what scholars call a third gender — adolescent males seen as the height of beauty in early modern …

How the Dutch Stopped Being Decent and Dull

In normal times, few people outside the Netherlands would have paid the slightest attention to this week’s Dutch parliamentary elections. In normal times, even people who would have paid attention could have expected yet another solid middle-of-the-road government to be formed by a coalition of …

Congress May Overturn Obama-Era Rules on Internet Privacy

Republicans in the U.S. Congress are moving to repeal regulations adopted by the Obama administration in October that would have subjected internet …

With Claims of C.I.A. Hacking, How to Protect Your Devices

WikiLeaks this week published a trove of documents that appears to detail how the Central Intelligence Agency successfully hacked a wide variety of tech products, including iPhones, Android devices, Wi-Fi routers and Samsung televisions.<p>That’s just about every major category of consumer …

Burnout Isn't Just Unpleasant--It Can Damage Your Brain. Here's How to Avoid It | Inc.com

Are you feeling burned out at work? You should take that feeling seriously. Research shows that not only does burnout affect your mood and productivity--it actually affects your brain function. Participants in burnout studies showed enlarged amygdalae, and thinning of the frontal cortex. The …

Burnout

WikiLeaks Reports CIA Hacks Into Everything from iPhones to Smart TVs

Infamous leaking group WikiLeaks released a trove of alleged Central Intelligence Agency hacking documents that describe ways of penetrating various …

Revolutionary New Battery Tech Holds 3X More Charge

A team of researchers at the University of Texas have invented a new type of technology that could lead to safer, faster-charging and longer-lasting …

Clean Energy

5 of the worst atrocities carried out by British Empire, after 'historical amnesia' claims

The British people suffer "historical amnesia" over the atrocities committed by their former empire, an Indian MP and author has claimed.<p>Former UN …

World History

A collection of rare photos features men of the late 1800s in surprisingly intimate embraces

Men embracing<p>Brotherly love in Victorian times<p>c. 1880s<p>In 2008, Columbia University librarian Herbert Mitchell passed away, bequeathing a trove of …

How to Teach Siri Proper Pronunciation

Siri is smart, but when she pronounces street names or even our children’s names wrong we begin to doubt her intelligence. Sure, her blunders can …

What is the ‘Orange & Teal Look’ and Why is it So Popular?

Many a blockbuster movie and several popular travel photo/video creators out there use something called the ‘Orange and Teal look’ when they color …

Elon Musk And Bill Gates Are Really Worried About Your Job

There’s a rising chorus of concern among tech leaders in the United States about how quickly robots will take away human jobs.Stephen Hawking has …

The Blood of Komodo Dragons Could Help Us to Slay Antibiotic Resistance

The hidden power of dragons' blood.<p>Protein fragments in the blood of Komodo dragons have antimicrobial properties that help them resist toxic …

An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park

Three churches, a school, and dozens of homes were demolished<p>When Reverend Christopher Rush laid the cornerstone of the First African Methodist …

A Fasting Diet Could Reverse Diabetes And Repair The Pancreas, Says New Research

This looks promising.<p>Researchers have been able to reverse symptoms of diabetes and restore pancreas functions in mice by putting them on a version …

Ask Ethan: Does Dark Energy Mean We're Losing Information About The Universe?

Perhaps the biggest surprise of all about the Universe came at the very end of the 20th century: the discovery of dark energy and the accelerated expansion of the Universe. Rather than being pulled towards us gravitationally, the most distant galaxies in the Universe are speeding away from us at …

Universe

Seven Earth-sized planets orbit an alien star only 40 light-years away

A small, cool star in distant space plays host to something amazing.<p>Scientists have discovered that at least seven Earth-sized worlds circle the star …