On the question of whether college is worth it, the jury is in. College is absolutely worth it. The supporting research is piled high. In one recent report on college, the author wrote, “Let me be clear,
Anxious about the state of the country? You’re not alone. Seven in 10 Americans across all age groups report negative feelings when asked about what’s happening today in the United States. Democrats are
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1. Voldemort was 71 years old when he died in the Battle of Hogwarts. 2. And Dumbledore was 115 years old when he was killed by Snape. 3. Fred and George Weasley were born on April Fools' Day. 4. And Potter
The industry is groping for ways to talk the public down. Renewable energy is hot. It has incredible momentum, not only in terms of deployment and costs but in terms of public opinion and cultural cachet.
Antibiotic resistance could be tackled by giving people a combination of drugs which no longer work on their own, a new study suggests. Scientists have discovered thousands of drug cocktails which can
Photographer: Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images What causes empires to fall? According to one influential view, it’s ultimately a question of investment. Great powers are the nations that best harness their potential
Source: Keystone/Hulton Archive via Getty Images When Henry Kissinger traveled to China in 1971, he did more than end nearly a quarter-century of estrangement between Washington and Beijing. He also managed
A massive new study confirms a national energy grid would pay for itself. The US does not have a national energy grid. Instead, functionally speaking, it has three grids: the Eastern Interconnection, (a
Some of the tastier food on supermarket shelves created by experimentation in the produce world Row 7, a collaboration between a chef, a plant breeder and a seedsman, aims to sell seeds for vegetables
A father and son are growing fruit and vegetables 8 metres below the surface of the Mediterranean Sea — here's why
This is Nemo's Garden, it's an underwater farm created by the Ocean Reef Group. The project was started as an experiment as the owner's crops were suffering in cold weather. Nemo's Garden utilises the
A new study suggests that early humans mated with the mysterious Denisovans in two separate waves. Around 41,000 years ago, a young woman died in a cold cave, high up in Siberia’s Altai Mountains. Scientists
The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem. 1. For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies.
You might assume that evolution gave Charles Darwin enough to ponder during his five year voyage on The Beagle. But of all the phenomena the naturalist encountered circumnavigating the globe, it was the
Replacing all those natural gas furnaces is going to be tricky. Around five years ago, my wife and I decided to do a whole bunch of the more boring home maintenance jobs at once, just to get them out the