David McCormick

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Opinion: Killing of Marius the Giraffe Exposes Myths About Zoos

For the Copenhagen Zoo, it seems Marius was worth more dead than alive.<p>When Marius, a young male giraffe at the Copenhagen Zoo, was shot to death by his keepers a few days ago, the world caught its breath. How could the zoo and Marius's keepers do such a thing—particularly when people around the …

Sears Archives Home Page

Once again, Sears has made history. For the first time, Sears has opened the doors to its vast archival collection and invited the public to peek …

NYC Is a Real-Life Snow Globe Right Now

Snowy weather in the Big Apple is leading some to call it "Snow York City." Although Winter Storm Pax is bringing extreme, dangerous conditions to parts of the eastern US, people in downtown NYC are taking to Instagram to share stunning pictures of the snow-covered city. Central Park is blanketed …

International Book Giving Day 2018

An inspiring guest post from Adeela Khan, Director of Projects at Give a Book, and a supporter of #BookGivingDay since the very beginning.<p><b>Give a Book</b></b> …

Books

Hemingway's favourite burger recipe

<b>"We ate well and cheaply and drank well and cheaply and slept well and warm together and loved each other" wrote Ernest Hemingway in A Moveable Feast. Could it have been a wholesome burger that made them sleep so well, asks Tanvi Misra?</b><p>According to Sandra Spanier, general editor of the Hemingway …

Cuba

everything will be fine

Worried sick: What’s up with today’s rampant anxiety?

Fearful days: anxiety disorders affect 1 in 5 Americans every year <i>(Image: Andrew Ferguson/getty)</i><p><i>Anxiety disorders are the most common</i> …

William S. Burroughs at 100: Rebel, Junkie, Exile, Genius

Not published in LIFE. William S. Burroughs in Paris, 1959 -- the year his novel Naked Lunch was published.<br>Loomis Dean—Time & Life Pictures/Getty …

Nature Gallery

Artwork by: Bill Watterson

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Vitamin C 'gives chemotherapy a boost'

<b>High-dose vitamin C can boost the cancer-killing effect of chemotherapy in the lab and mice, research suggests.</b><p>Given by injection, it could potentially be a safe, effective and low-cost treatment for ovarian and other cancers, say US scientists.<p>Reporting in Science Translational Medicine, they call …

Cancer

Walt Disney’s “Gulliver Mickey” (1934)

Walt Disney’s “Gulliver Mickey” (1934)