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F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Secret to Great Writing: Letters of Advice to a Friend’s Teenage Daughter and to His Own

What is the secret of great writing? For David Foster Wallace, it was about fun. For Henry Miller, about discovery. Susan Sontag saw it as self-exploration. Many literary greats anchored it to their daily routines. And yet, the answer remains elusive and ever-changing.<p>In the fall of 1938, Radcliffe …

The world reached 3 dangerous climate change milestones this summer

In 1848, two ships — the HMS Terror and the HMS Erebus — sank while trying to navigate through the Northwest Passage. It was brutal: a 900-mile-long sea route punctuated with heavy sea ice that connects the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans through an arctic maze. Neither ship made it. All 129 …

Obama just created the largest protected place on the planet

PRESIDENT OBAMA GIVES SOME PRETTY SWEET birthday presents. This week is the 100th anniversary of the creation of the National Parks Service. So in …

Comment le journalisme musical m’a mené tout droit à l’hôpital psychiatrique

J'étais tout ce que vous détestiez : un musicien raté qui passait son temps à critiquer les autres musiciens.<p><i>Cet article a été initialement publié sur</i> <i>Noisey</i><p>Selon une célèbre citation, « écrire sur la musique, c'est comme danser de l'architecture ». Peut-être que vous la connaissez. On l'attribue …

Solar delivers cheapest electricity ‘ever, anywhere, by any technology’

Half the price of coal!<p>Chile has just contracted for the cheapest unsubsidized power plant in the world, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) …

The Lost Girls of Panama: The Full Story

The mysterious deaths of two young tourists in Panama puzzled examiners and shocked nations on both sides of the Atlantic; now secretly leaked …

When Animals Teach, It's Special

<i>Can elephants teach? Credit: Carl Safina</i><p>Like toolmaking, teaching was once thought to be an exclusive capacity of the human mind. It's not, but teaching is rare, and teachers are an elite group.<p>"Teaching" requires this: one individual must take time from their own task to demonstrate and instruct …

Whales Win Yet Again on Sonar: Why Do the Navy and NMFS Refuse to Get It Right?

On social issues, the military has often seemed the last to know. Ending racial discrimination took decades. Outlawing discrimination based on sexual preference took just as long. This year, the role of women in combat is finally being recognized. In every case, the military's rationale for …

Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

'Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary' documents two men and their trip of a lifetime

Timothy Leary and Ram Dass were, at least as far as public images went, the contrasting faces of the 1960s counterculture.<p>Leary was the LSD advocate, the exuberant popularizer of a "turn on, tune in, drop out" philosophy. He was called "the most dangerous man in America" by Richard Nixon and said …

Steven Spielberg

To Your Brain, Audiobooks Are Not ‘Cheating’

As is required of all women in their 30s, I am in a book club. At the first meeting of this group, one poor unsuspecting woman mentioned that she had …

New Film Takes You on a Psychedelic 'Trip' to Meet Psychonauts Around the World

What is a psychonaut exactly? According to clinical psychiatrist Jan Dirk Blom, psychonautics is "the exploration of the psyche by means of …

Psychedelic Drugs

How language is processed by your brain

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you read a sentence (such as this one) about kicking a ball, neurons related to the motor function of your leg and foot will be activated in your brain. Similarly, if you talk about cooking garlic, neurons associated with smelling will fire up. Since it is almost impossible to do or …

Language Learning

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This Is the First Mammal to Be Killed Off by Human-Caused Climate Change

Scientists believe the disappearance of a small rodent from the Great Barrier Reef marks the world’s first recorded extinction of a mammal primarily …

Climate Change

Joe Biden Writes An Open Letter To Stanford Survivor

The vice president, in an open letter sent to BuzzFeed News, said "a lot of people failed" the Stanford sexual assault survivor and that she will "save lives" thanks to the powerful message she read to her assailant in court.<p>Vice President Joe Biden penned an open letter to the Stanford sexual …

Bernie Sanders proved politicians can make it this far without selling their souls | Robert Reich

No matter what happens next, his leadership has been essential in changing politics in the United States<p>Related: Ripples of a revolution: what will Bernie Sanders' supporters do next?<p>I don’t know what Bernie Sanders is going to do from here on, and I’m not going to presume to advise him on his next …

China's eco-civilization plan calls for 23% forest cover by 2020

Besides the United States, China has done more than any other country to contribute to climate change. But while China’s greenhouse gas emissions are …

G7 leaders agree to stop subsidizing fossil fuels by 2025

The G7 hammered one more nail in the fossil fuel industry’s coffin. As many countries pursue clean energy technology and progress towards renewable …

Fossil Fuels

A Lot of Weird Stuff Has Been Happening in the Oceans

• Author: Sarah Zhang. Sarah Zhang Science<br>• Date of Publication: 05.30.16. 05.30.16<br>• Time of Publication: 12:00 pm. 12:00 pm<p>The oceans have been acting …

Brazilian teen speaks out about brutal gang rape

<b>Rio de Janeiro (CNN) —</b> The Brazilian teenage girl who says she was brutally gang raped in a Rio de Janeiro slum is speaking out about the attack and the related graphic video that went viral.<p>"If I have to wait for the justice system, they've already shown that nothing is going to happen," she told …

Brazil

Donald Trump's energy policies would harm the nation and worsen global warming

Here's Donald Trump's vision of America's energy future: warmer climate, higher seas and worsened smog with increased risks of serious illness among Americans forced to inhale emissions from ramped-up coal-fired power plants.<p>Yeah, that'll make America great again.<p>Trump, unlike Hillary Clinton and …

Fossil Fuels

Donald Trump Pledges to Rip Up Paris Climate Agreement in Energy Speech

In a rare prepared speech, Donald Trump outlined his energy policy in Bismarck, North Dakota.<p>Trump is known for bucking conservative orthodoxy but, on Thursday, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee largely hewed to the typical Republican line. Reading from a teleprompter, Trump called …

Climate

21 Movies From The '80s You Need To Show Your Kids

These are treasures everybody should have on their must-see list.

Kenyans being evicted from the world's largest refugee camp say 'the world has abandoned us'

One of her five other children had a nervous breakdown after witnessing his brother's death.<p>"When Yasin saw the bleeding he went mad," said Katra, adding that her now 22-year-old son still has psychotic episodes, but if she was able to go to Nairobi for proper treatment she believes he could …

India Records Highest Temperature Ever: 123.8 Degrees Fahrenheit

India recorded its hottest day on the books on Thursday amid a scorching heatwave and "staggering" number of farmer suicides.<p>Sizzling at 51 degrees …

Trump's Energy Adviser Is Dangerously Anti-Environment

Of course he thinks the globe is cooling.<p>In a move that will shock no one, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has elected a climate science denying, pro-oil and gas, anti-EPA congressman to head up his energy policy initiative.<p>Fossil fuel advocate Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) has been …

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

Portugal runs for four days straight on renewable energy alone

Zero emission milestone reached as country is powered by just wind, solar and hydro-generated electricity for 107 hours<p>Portugal kept its lights on with renewable energy alone for four consecutive days last week in a clean energy milestone revealed by data analysis of national energy network figures.<p>…

Renewable Energy