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As Aging Brain's Internal Clock Fades, A New Timekeeper May Kick In

Ever notice the catnaps that older relatives take in the middle of the day? Or how grandparents tend to be early risers?<p>You're not alone. Colleen McClung did, too. A neuroscientist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, McClung wanted to know what was going on in the brain that changes …

The Brain

E-Cigs' Inconvenient Truth: It's Much Safer to Vape

In applying the same tactics used to demonize tobacco, are anti-smoking advocates and regulators missing out on a chance to save millions of …

The first website went online 25 years ago today

If the web were a person, it wouldn't have trouble renting a car from now on: the world's first website, Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web, went online 25 years ago today. The inaugural page wasn't truly public when it went live at CERN on December 20th, 1990 (that wouldn't happen until August …

Notable Lives Lost in 2015: Pictures

Emergency Medicine

Beijing smog

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How 200 People Covered the Pearl Harbor Attacks for TIME

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>'Thus the U.S. met the first …

History

The Isis papers: a masterplan for consolidating power

24-page document, translated here, outlines principles for governing territory under the group’s control and strategy for becoming a viable state<p>Islamic State<p><b>Caliphate on the prophetic methodology</b><p>In the name of God, the compassionate, the merciful:<p>“No, by your Lord, they will not believe until they …

Islam
United Nations

Cafe That Was Hit By Paris Terrorism Attack Reopens

Three weeks after extremist gunmen shot at customers on its terrace, the Bonne Bière cafe reopened for business Friday, serving coffee and pastries to patrons who sat on the sidewalk behind memorials to the attack's victims.<p>It's the first of the targeted cafes to reopen, according to Le …

France

10 unique ways to gift wrap without wrapping paper

There's no need for paper when you have ingenious gift wrap already lying around your house.<p>There are a ton of ingenious ways to wrap your presents …

13 months: how long it will take Paris to recover

Tourism to Paris is expected to recover from the impact of November's terror attack within 13 months, according to research by the World Trade and Tourism Council (WTTC).<p>Its study, which looked at 32 countries that had been affected by a range of crises between 2001 and 2014, found that this was …

George Lucas: To feel the true force of ‘Star Wars,’ he had to learn to let it go

NICASIO, Calif. — At the ranch, yes. <i>Yes.</i> Feel it flowing within you. The gate, the road, the hills, the trees, the vineyard. You, him, the house. Luminous beings are we. This was all built in the 1980s with piles of that initial “Star Wars” money, yet the main house was made to look several decades …

Star Wars

He gave his unforgettable work for nothing. Shouldn't the designer of the peace symbol be commemorated?

The logo that Gerard Holtom created without copyright for an anti-nuclear war protest group in the 1950s has been perennially adopted and adapted around the world ‑ perhaps most memorably in the wake of the Paris attacks<p>In the early evening of 21 February 1958, a middle-aged man travelled right …

Vietnam War

An 80-Year-Old Prank Revealed, Hiding in the Periodic Table!

You wouldn’t know it, because it’s hiding down there at the bottom of the periodic table of elements, but it’s a prank—something a five-year-old might do—and the guy who did it was one of the greatest chemists in America. It’s pure silliness, staring right at you, right where I’ve drawn my circle, …

Interview: Magnus Wennman's Powerful Photos Reveal Where Syrian Refugee Children Sleep

Of the 4 million Syrian refugees who have fled their war-torn country since 2011, roughly half are children.<p>Since January, award-winning Swedish photojournalist Magnus Wennman has journeyed across the Middle East and Europe to document the sobering reality of these children's lives as they lay …

Middle East

Tributes to the Victims of the Paris Attacks: Pictures

Paris

The Eiffel Tower Stands Strong: Pictures

Europe

Mockingjay: Part 2 Is the Best Hunger Games Film

The blockbuster franchise ends its run with a scary, stirring final film.<p>Five years ago, in a year-end roundup of the best books and articles the staff of Gawker (where I worked at the time) had read in 2010, I listed <b>Suzanne Collins’s</b> <i>Mockingjay</i>, the final book in her <i>Hunger Games</i> trilogy, as one of …

Movies

The FDA finally approved ‘Frankenfish’ — the first genetically modified animal you can eat

The agency also issued guidance for manufacturers who choose to voluntarily label their products as containing ingredients from GMO sources.<p>The FDA regulates genetically engineered animals under new provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, because the modified DNA introduced into the …

Organisms

'Surgery of war': Paris hospital doctors reflect on 12 hours of mayhem

City’s medics tell how they dealt with an emergency on a scale France has not seen since 1945 as 221 patients are still in hospital following Paris attacks<p>Fifty-seven of those injured in the Paris attacks remain in intensive care on Thursday, three of them in a critical state, following an …

Radiation Therapy

Paris Attacks Create A Dilemma For Travelers

Julija Svetlova had already made reservations at two Paris restaurants, booked hotels and paid for the two-hour Eurostar train from her home city of London last week when she turned on the television.<p>"I was about to pack my luggage on Friday, and then I just sat down and started to see all the …

Flying

Calvin and Hobbes First Met 30 Years Ago

Calvin and Hobbes have been friends for 30 years.<p>It’s been exactly 30 years since the two title characters of Bill Watterson’s comic strip <i>Calvin and</i> …

Calvin and Hobbes

The Oxford online dictionary’s “word of the year” isn’t even a word

Sometimes, an emoji is the best way to describe how you’re feeling.<p>Oxford Dictionaries thinks so. For the first time, it has chosen an emoji as its Word of the Year. The organization said the “face with tears of joy” symbol (or  to you and me) was selected as the “word” that best captured the …

Language
Terrorism

Eagles of Death Metal make statement on Paris attacks

Last Friday, California rockers Eagles of Death Metal were performing at Paris concert hall Le Bataclan, when the venue was attacked. Gunmen fired …

Paris attack victims: Father-of-one died when he took a bullet for his girlfriend

Yannick Minvielle was shot dead when he jumped in front of his girlfriend as one of the Bataclan terrorists prepared to shoot her<p>Desperate loved-ones hoping for news of the missing after the Paris attacks took their search to the world through social media.<p>A special stream of messages on Twitter, …

14 Stuffing and Dressing Recipes to Make Thanksgiving's Best Dish Even Better

Let's get one thing out of the way: Whether the dish we're discussing is called "stuffing" or "dressing," and whether those terms actually refer to the same dish or two different ones, is a topic of hot debate, but frankly, we don't care all that much. Here's what we care about: a moist, savory, …

Cooking

Boyfriend Pays Tearful Tribute to California Student Who Died in Paris Attacks

Hundreds of mourners gathered at California State University-Long Beach on Sunday to pay tribute to 23-year-old Nohemi Gonzalez, an American student …

Terrorism

10 Ultra-Weird Science Fiction Novels that Became Required Reading

You want a really weird ride? A science fiction or fantasy epic that stretches your brain like taffy and ties it into strange irregular shapes? …

Paris Unadorned: Black and White Portraits of the City of Light, 1946

View along Quai du Louvre (today Quai François Mitterrand) down the Seine toward Ponte Des Arts with the Eiffel Tower in<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Ed Clark—Time & …

France