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Inside Ford’s plan to remake Detroit–and itself

Detroit needs Ford–but Ford may need Detroit even more.<p>Ford has a problem: The 110-year-old company has a reputation for being slow to innovate, and that’s not only hurting its stock price, it’s also preventing Ford from attracting big talent.<p>To help position itself as a 21st-century innovator, …

The 11 Smartest Documentaries on Netflix

Expand your mind with stories about conjoined twins, false confessions, and the time John Huston went off to fight in World War II.<p>Perhaps the quickest way to <i>Matrix</i>-download new knowledge into your brain is to consume it in documentary form. All you have to do is plop yourself in front of a screen …

Rachel Dolezal

The AI farm experiment

Major companies are bringing together new machine learning algorithms, better and cheaper sensors, and increased computing power in hopes of …

Machine Learning

Shatter, Batter, Wax: How Cannabis Extracts Come to Be

Some time around the mid-aughts, folks in the weed industry began to notice a shift in the market. Pot smokers were <i>smoking</i> less, and dabbing …

One in ten people who have never used cocaine have traces on fingertips

Cocaine is now so prevalent in society that one in 10 people who have never used the drug have traces on their hands, a new study has shown.<p>Researchers at the University Surrey tested the fingerprints of 50 drug free volunteers and 15 drug users who had taken cocaine or heroin in the past 24 …

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

College Degrees Can Be a Bargain Abroad

For 18-year-old Liza Miezejeski, choosing the right college meant balancing her desire for adventure and her fear of debt.<p>“I didn’t want to stay at …

Conversation Is a Skill. Here's How to Be Better At It | Heleo

“I consider questions to be the most powerful tool you have at your disposal.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>How a single black man inspired 200 KKK members to</i> …

TED Talks

Out of the Favela

I grew up a couple of miles from the beach.<p>But it wasn’t what you’re probably thinking.<p>I didn’t grow up in some beautiful beach town. I didn’t even …

The Road Goes on Forever and the Story Never Ends

Lance Armstrong is telling a story. He is seated at a boisterous table in a barbecue joint in Aspen, Colorado, along with his five children, ages 6 to 17, his fiancée, assorted friends, and a reporter. Behind the restaurant rise the lush green slopes of 10,000-foot Buttermilk Mountain, which in …

Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood

By Tara Bahrampour<p>, Reporter<p>When 17-year-old Quattro Musser hangs out with friends, they don't drink beer or cruise around in cars with their dates. Rather, they stick to G-rated activities such as rock-climbing or talking about books.<p>They are in good company, according to a new study showing that …

High School

Pull Quote

Magazine<p>We’re learning more about the craving that fuels self-defeating habits—and how new discoveries can help us kick the habit.<p>Patrick Perotti scoffed when his mother told him about a doctor who uses electromagnetic waves to treat drug addiction. “I thought he was a swindler,” Perotti …

Drug Addiction

Generation Adderall

Have you ever been to Enfield? I had never even heard of it until I was 23 and living in London for graduate school. One afternoon, I received notification that a package whose arrival I had been anticipating for days had been bogged down in customs and was now in a FedEx warehouse in Enfield, an …

Mind

The History Behind America's Favorite Chair: The Eames Lounge and Ottoman

The molded plywood chair that became an American icon.<p>Charles and Ray Eames often visited their friend Billy Wilder on his film sets. While working, the famed director would put together a makeshift lounge chair so that he could nap between takes. Something about his jerry-rigged seat struck a …

Living Rooms

We talked to an ethical hacker, here’s what we learned

Believe it or not, not all hackers are malicious.<p>Ethical hackers are experts hired to support organizations and governments and keep their systems secure. These ethical hackers provide expertise to protect citizens and regular people from malicious hackers. We recently sat down with one to learn …

Obama's Bill Simmons interview: Trump, smoking and Aaron Rodgers

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a wide-ranging sitdown with former ESPN writer and editor Bill Simmons, President Barack Obama in an interview published Tuesday spoke candidly about his errors, triumphs and using the Secret Service to keep tabs on his eldest daughter Malia's admirers.<p>No dates have come through the …

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 …

Elon Musk Powers Up: Inside Tesla’s $5 Billion Gigafactory

Elon Musk is venturing headfirst into the battery business. Here’s why it might be his boldest bet yet.<p>Elon Musk walks briskly onto the stage as hard rock blasts in the background. The guitar riff, which sounds like entrance music suitable for a professional wrestler or a minor-league cleanup …

Better sleep may be the key to treating depression, anxiety and schizophrenia

We are only beginning to unravel the genetic and biochemical basis of mental illness—a vague term including conditions as diverse as anxiety, depression, and mood and psychotic disorders. With millions of people suffering from such conditions, it is crucial that we find ways to improve diagnosis …

How Oakland's Roots of Change is Transforming Food Policy in California

"If you put [them] out of business, you could hurt just those farmers you'd like to see flourish. A better way would be to grow the market for local, …

Agriculture

The scientists with reasons to be cheerful

Photograph: Universal History Archive/Getty Images<p>Loaded to the gunnells: an illustration of boats shipping guano in the 1850s from Peru.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/31352b32e8832ad26ba84131dc5cf596ccf13351/0_419_5000_3000/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Look and learn: an example of the everyday …

The new cool girl trap: Why we traded one set of rigid rules about who’s “likable” for another

<b>Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Schumer, Anne Hathaway, Taylor Swift (AP/Reuters/Arthur Mola/Jordan Strauss/Mario Anzuoni/Greg Allen)</b><p>Even if the rubric for “likability” has changed, women are still judged in opposition to one another<p>Arielle Bernstein<p>November 8, 2015 11:30pm (UTC)<p>Miranda July opens her …

Feminism

The Hidden Features of Google Maps

Staying on top of new navigation features is a little tedious so it's a good thing we do it for you! But like, for serious.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>Sometimes I don't even notice until I'm in the middle of something and notice my phone is doing this weird thing it never used to do. …

Google Maps

Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s Bold Plan For The Future Of Facebook

Facebook is firing on all cylinders. Now Mark Zuckerberg is looking to the decade ahead, from AI to VR to drones.<p><b>“Mark is fixing stuff.”</b><p>I’m killing time in the Frank Gehry–designed Building 20, whose signature feature is its soaring 434,000 square feet of open space, the latest addition to …

Caged: What Drives Ronda Rousey to Wake Up and Fight

<i>"When are we going to see women in the UFC, dude?"</i> – TMZ cameraman<p><i>"Never."</i> – Dana White, president of Ultimate Fighting Championship, 2011<p>On a recent fall afternoon at New York's London Hotel, Ultimate Fighting Championship's first and current Women's Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, sat in a …

Lost at sea: the man who vanished for 14 months

In November 2012, Salvador Alvarenga went fishing off the coast of Mexico. Two days later, a storm hit and he made a desperate SOS. It was the last anyone heard from him – for 438 days. This is his story

Behind Bars, Cheap Ramen Is As Good As Gold

Instant ramen noodles are often looked upon with scorn as cheap food for starving college kids.<p>But as a new book points out, those noodles are like gold for people in prison.<p>Gustavo "Goose" Alvarez spent more than a decade locked up on a weapons charge, among others. And during that time, he grew …

Microwaves

Living and Dying on Airbnb

My dad died in an Airbnb rental, and he’s not the only one. What can the company do to improve safety?<p>T<b>he rope swing</b> looked inviting. Photos of it on …

Adele: Inside Her Private Life and Triumphant Return

As Adele steers through a South London high street in her four-door Mini Cooper, with her toddler’s vacant car seat in back and the remains of a …

Hear Jack Johnson’s Love Letter to Surfing

“This is only my second time in New York,” says surfer John John Florence, relaxing in a <i>Rolling Stone</i> conference room. “The buildings, the people, …