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Sculpting a romantic lead for “The Shape of Water”

GUILLERMO DEL TORO (the director of “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “Pacific Rim”) was six years old when he watched the American horror classic “The Creature …

Economics

Everyone a Changemaker

Bill Drayton invented the term “social entrepreneur” and founded Ashoka, the organization that supports 3,500 of them in 93 countries. He’s a legend in the nonprofit world, so I went to him this week to see if he could offer some clarity and hope in discouraging times. He did not disappoint.<p>Drayton …

Nonprofits

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IT WAS not, in the end, the much anticipated take-off that took your breath away. It was the landings. Eight minutes after they had lifted the first …

Elon Musk

How to cook the perfect vindaloo

Vindaloo is a tangy Goan dish with sweet spices, not the familiar British chilli-eating contest. If you want the real version, here’s how to make it<p>The peculiar place of vindaloo, a fierily fragrant speciality of Goa in popular culture can be summed up by the 1998 World Cup football anthem of the …

Curries

These 5 Big Tech Trends Are Changing the Way We Learn

Our current education system is not fit for purpose. Student mental health is at an all-time low, and student debt is at an all-time high. Dominated …

Education Technology

We need to nationalise Google, Facebook and Amazon. Here’s why

A crisis is looming. These monopoly platforms hoovering up our data have no competition: they’re too big to serve the public interest<p>For the briefest moment in March 2014, Facebook’s dominance looked under threat. Ello, amid much hype, presented itself as the non-corporate alternative to Facebook. …

How clean is solar power?

THAT solar panels do not emit greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide when they are generating electricity is without question. This is why they are …

Record-breaking climate change pushes world into ‘uncharted territory’

Earth is a planet in upheaval, say scientists, as the World Meteorological Organisation publishes analysis of recent heat highs and ice lows<p>The record-breaking heat that made 2016 the hottest year ever recorded has continued into 2017, pushing the world into “truly uncharted territory”, according …

¿Cómo funciona la energía solar?

La energía solar es una de las fuentes de energía renovables más importantes de las que hoy disponemos. Os contamos más información sobre la energía …

Discurso de Su Majestad el Rey en la Cumbre de Líderes sobre Cambio Climático en la ONU

Es realmente un honor para mí hablar hoy por primera vez, como Rey de España, ante las Naciones Unidas. Y me alegra especialmente que sea con motivo …

La Importancia de las Energias Alternativas

El consumo energético es un marcador sensible para la testear el bienestar y prosperidad de una población pero las fuentes fósiles son limitadas y …

This house was 3D-printed in just 24 hours

As we start to 3D-print everything — including houses, of all things — it's pretty impressive that a company built one in just 24 hours.<p>Located in …

The sugar conspiracy

In 1972, a British scientist sounded the alarm that sugar – and not fat – was the greatest danger to our health. But his findings were ridiculed and his reputation ruined. How did the world’s top nutrition scientists get it so wrong for so long?<p>Robert Lustig is a paediatric endocrinologist at the …

Epic Antarctic voyage maps seafloor to predict ocean rise as glacier the size of California melts

Global research group will trace Totten glacier’s history back to last ice age, in hope of predicting future melting patterns<p>In East Antarctica, 3,000km south of the West Australian town of Albany, an ice shelf the size of California is melting from below.<p>The concerning trend was confirmed by …

La croissance européenne tient bon, malgré le Brexit

Article sélectionné dans<br>La Matinale du 01/11/2016 Découvrir l’application<p>Entre juillet et septembre, le PIB de la zone euro a crû de 0,3 % par …

Marchés

Why can’t I get a signal on my phone?

MOBILE phones have advanced in leaps and bounds over the past few years. What was once a simple portable telephone and text-messaging device is now …

Why world leaders are meeting to discuss hydrofluorocarbons

IN 1985 a gaping hole was found in the ozone layer above Antarctica. Two years later leaders from around the world signed the Montreal Protocol, a …

Bariatric Surgery: The Solution to Obesity?

Diet and exercise alone rarely help people lose weight and keep it off. Are operations the answer?<p>“Half my life has been about trying to lose weight,” Henry Roberts said. He was telling me about his decision to have a surgery that would reduce the size of his stomach by seventy-five per cent. …

The Plastics Revolution: How Chemists Are Pushing Polymers to New Limits

Hermann Staudinger was a pacifist, but this was one fight he was determined to win. In 1920, the German chemist proposed that polymers—a broad class …

Cambio climático amenaza la base de la seguridad alimentaria de América Latina y el Caribe: el sector agrícola | Comunicado de prensa | Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe

El impacto del cambio climático en América Latina y el Caribe será considerable por su dependencia económica respecto de la agricultura, la baja …

A girl's view of the 17 sustainable development goals - in pictures

‘If you don’t know where to start with the SDGs, start with women and girls everything else will fall into place,’ said UN Women head Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka recently. These photographs of women and girls all over the world illustrate each of the 17 SDGs. The exhibition was part of last year’s …

Sustainability

The grim prospect

FEW, nowadays, would regard gardening as dangerous. But on March 14th 1941 a British policeman called Albert Alexander died of it. Early that year he …

Should America Fear China’s Alternative to the TPP?

One of the key arguments used by the Obama administration to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is that if the United States doesn’t write …

China

Les mille vertus du chevillage

Pour la chroniqueuse de « La Matinale » Maïa Mazaurette, cette pratique permet d’expérimenter la réciprocité sexuelle.<p>La pratique porte un nom : …

Amérique Centrale

Tecnología educativa, gratuita, a costa de los datos de los alumnos

GAFE ya se aplica en instituciones escolares de primaria y secundaria de al menos 11 localidades del país, de un total de 2.454 municipios. En 2015, …

On Marrying the Wrong Person

In his consulting room at Berggasse 19, in central Vienna, Sigmund Freud came…<p>Many of us want to start our own businesses. Public space is filled …

James K. Polk

BrewDog’s open-source revolution is at the vanguard of postcapitalism

By sharing their recipes, the Scottish-based brewery shows a modern understanding of intellectual property. This approach won’t destroy capitalism, but it does challenge its dynamics<p>For me, the beer revolution began early. It was the late 1990s – at a beachside eaterie in Santa Cruz, a gaggle of …

Non cogito, ergo sum

It was the fifth set of a semi-final at last year’s US Open. After four hours of epic tennis, Roger Federer needed one more point to see off his …

The great chain of being sure about things

WHEN the Honduran police came to evict her in 2009 Mariana Catalina Izaguirre had lived in her lowly house for three decades. Unlike many of her …