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The controversial quest to stop climate change by pulling carbon out of the air

It may be too expensive to work<p>Most efforts at combating climate change have focused on reducing carbon emissions or trying to eliminate them, but many climate scientists believe we may have already passed the point of no return. That’s why Noah Deich wants to pull carbon out of the air.<p>"Not only …

When I’m Gone

Death is always a surprise. No one expects it. Not even terminal patients think they are going to die in a day or two. In a week, maybe. But only …

Pilgrims to the Islamic State

What Westerners migrating to ISIS have in common with Westerners who sympathized with communism<p>In <i>Political Pilgrims</i>, the sociologist Paul Hollander exposes and excoriates the mentality of a certain kind of Western intellectual, who, such is the depth of his estrangement or alienation from his own …

Human Rights

More than a million minutes of historical video added to YouTube

Associated Press and British Movietone uploading 550,000 clips<p>Associated Press and British Movietone are uploading more than a million minutes of footage to YouTube that documents the most momentous and historic events of the last 120 years. Two channels will feature more than 550,000 videos, …

San Francisco

Apple News is seriously good and might become your only news app

While everyone’s panicking about Facebook Instant Articles, I’ve seen something much more terrifying and exciting: Apple News.<p>The app, which will be installed on every iPhone that upgrades to iOS 9, is a new centralized home for content.<p>Publishers can input their content via RSS feeds or, if …

Apps

Keyboard Shortcuts on Steroids

<i>(Extra awesome if you use vim and/or XCode)</i><p>The hardest part about making useful shortcuts is coming up with them. The second hardest part is</b> …

Instapaper Zero

I have figured out how to make it through my entire Instapaper queue, breaking the laws of Internet physics. Here’s how I did it.<p><i>Note: if you’d like</i> …

EntKit — Entrepreneur Starter Kit

365+ Awesome Free Resources for Entrepreneur, Business and Life<p>entkit.com<p>Everyone is an entrepreneur. The only skills you need to be an entrepreneur: …

Descent

<b>Scientists link DNA variations to major depression for the first time</b><br>Arielle Duhaime-Ross, www.theverge.com<p>Occasionally science likes to remind us …

CERN's Large Hadron Collider has discovered a new class of particle

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have announced the discovery of the pentaquark, a class of subatomic particle consisting of four quarks and one antiquark bound together. Like the Higgs boson before it, the pentaquark's existence has been theorized for years, but experiments in the …

How Apple’s Transcendent Chihuahua Killed the Revolution

<i>Ian Bogost |</i> from <i>The Geek’s Chihuahua</i> <i>| University of Minnesota Press | April 2015 | 22 minutes (5,539 words)</i><p><i>The following is an excerpt from Ian</i> …

YouTube, Coffee and why audiobooks are a great way to consume even more books

Time is weird—and not, waking up upside down with your shirt on backwards, your mouth tasting of cigars, whiskey and lipstick weird—just weird in a …

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

God?

<b>Disclaimer</b>: All the views presented here are my personal views only.<p>Occasionally, I have had questions related to <b>God</b> pop up inside me. This post is …

Science To Prove the Existence of God

Week 23 of 52 Churches in 52 Weeks:<p>The Case from a Creationist at Highland Community Church in Wausau, Wisconsin<p>I was 15 when taught Darwin’s theory …

What are we going to do without antibiotics?

“If you look back through history… most people didn’t die of cancer or heart disease; the lifestyle diseases that affect us in the West today. They …

Homeownership in America Has Collapsed—Don't Blame Millennials

Blame 35-to-44-year-olds, the true cheapest generation<p><b>Homeownership Rate, Seasonally Adjusted</b><p>The U.S. homeownership rate has fallen to a 19-year low. Why?<p>Let's begin with the youths, as we must. It is a truth universally acknowledged that a journalist in possession of a negative statistic must find …

Why the Great Glitch of July 8th Should Scare You

Over at Fusion, Felix Salmon tells folk to chill out over The Great Technical Glitch of July 8, 2015 when a computer glitch grounded all mainland …

Let’s Talk About Millennial Poverty

We followed the path we were told to follow. So how did we end up more poor than our parents?<p>Nervously sitting in the WorkSource office in downtown …

Everything that happens when your mom has an aneurysm

<b>1700H</b><p>It’s sudden — your mom collapses face down, surrounded by colleagues and heaps of paperwork. She lies unconscious on the carpeted floor as blood …

What I Learned When I Gave Up the ‘9 to 5’

My grandparents, who were born and raised in the Soviet Union, had a very simple idea of success. They wanted to find one job, and do it for the rest …

Edgar Allan Poe’s Eureka and the Big Bang

Did the 19th century master of the macabre predict our cosmic history?<p>Poe’s tales of terror have granted him a kind of literary immortality. Who …

The Finger’s on the Self-Destruct Button

<b>The Ugly Truth about Apple, Google, Spotify, and the Rest of the Music Streaming Universe</b><p>By Anil Prasad<p>These are insanely complex times for …

Just Admit It, Part One

OK, this will feel good, I promise:<p>Just admit you really don’t give two fucks about Harper Lee’s <i>new</i> novel.<br>• Reddit without the trolls is a blank web …

The Web We Have to Save

The rich, diverse, free web that I loved — and spent years in an Iranian jail for — is dying.<br>Why is nobody stopping it?<p><b>By Hossein</i> …

Surprise! Our Attention Spans Aren’t Dead!

How Quality & Depth Have Found a Home in Pocket<p>Mad Men has now come to a close, we’re more than halfway through Season 5 of Game of Thrones, and the …

AMC's 'Humans' is an android story that's really about us

Early on in AMC's newest sci-fi show, <i>Humans</i>, a teenager wonders aloud if there's any point in going to college and spending years training to be a neurosurgeon. After all, why invest all that time and work when an advanced android, which are commonplace in the show's world, can be programmed with …