Brian Estabrook

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Ola meu nome é Vanessa Valin, quero te contar um pouco da minha experiência que aprendi com o livro sobre orquídeas, como cuidar delas sem errar, …

Inside GitHub’s Super-Lean Management Strategy–And How It Drives Innovation

Comedy is central to a lot of our video content. I think that just to strip it down to the fundamentals, I think that comedy is fun and people like …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

Slavery As ‘Innovation’ and Other Provocative Ideas: What I Learned From Henry Louis Gates’s ‘Many Rivers to Cross’

Henry Louis Gates’s new PBS show takes a hard look at American colonists as innovators in racism and slavery. Jamelle Bouie on the provocative claims …

'Last Night at the Viper Room': The Life and Death of River Phoenix

<i>It's been 20 years since the death of River Phoenix at age 23. In</i> Last Night at the Viper Room<i>, out today,</i> Rolling Stone <i>contributor Gavin Edwards</i> …

Iceland rises from the ashes of banking collapse

A new mood of proud nationalism is emerging in economically resurgent Iceland after an out-of-control banking system sank the country into financial meltdown exactly five years ago. Riding this wave of confidence is 38-year-old prime minister, Sigmundur Davíd Gunnlaugsson, elected in April on …

“Star Wars” almost didn’t get made

The studio had low expectations for the epic that changed movies forever<p>In the 1960s, despite the social and racial turmoil in America, despite assassinations and the wound of Vietnam, it was possible for young men in love with the movies to believe an extraordinary opportunity was coming into …

Reinventing the Toilet in India

Gandhi said “<b>Sanitation is more important than independence</b>”. To demonstrate his commitment he made cleanliness and sanitation an integral part of …

The Truth About Obamacare and How It Solves the Suffering of the Insured

Last week, I wrote a lengthy piece to refute the Republican lies about Obamacare. This week, I am going to write about some of the truths.<p>Let me start by acknowledging: Obamacare is not perfect. Neither is Medicare. Neither is Social Security. Or capitalism. Or your household. Any large …

Yesterday’s fuel

THE dawn of the oil age was fairly recent. Although the stuff was used to waterproof boats in the Middle East 6,000 years ago, extracting it in …

Why the World Bank Is Taking On Climate Change

<i>The World Bank, headquartered a block from the White House, was founded after World War II to combat global poverty. But over the past year, fighting</i> …

The oceans are acidifying at the fastest rate in 300 million years. How worried should we be?

The world's oceans are turning acidic at what's likely the fastest pace in 300 million years. Scientists tend to think this is a troubling development. But just how worried should we be, exactly?<p>It's a question marine experts have been racing to get a handle on in recent years. Here's what they do …

New Mexico-size volcano discovered in the depths of the Pacific Ocean

New Mexico-size volcano discovered in the depths of the Pacific Ocean<p>The largest single volcano on Earth lay quietly hiding in the depths of the Pacific Ocean, about a thousand miles east of Japan, having been extinct for millions of years. Scientists have now discovered the dome-shaped behemoth, …

The 5 Most Sobering Charts from the IPCC Climate Report

• <i>Published:</i> September 27th, 2013<p>The first installment in the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest scientific assessment on climate …

The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

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