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Climate Change Is the ‘Mother of All Risks' to National Security

Serving at Pentagon, I worked with leaders who studied threats ranging from insurgent groups to rogue states. One of the U.S. military’s less-noticed …

Climate

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Geography

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Confessions of a Lumbersexual

Several years ago I was riding in a van with two female friends in the front seats when one of them pointed out the window and yelled “Wait! Slow …

Politicians Who Bared All in Playboy

We read it for the political interviews! Dick Cheney is the latest politician to strip down, figuratively, for the publication—here are five more …

Meet the ‘living dead’: Forensic scientists’ new weapon

The bacteria in and on our bodies can betray some of our deepest secrets – even after we die. Linda Geddes investigates.<p>In the seconds after you breathe your last breath, the living dead take over. Now that your blood no longer flows, oxygen levels within your body plummet and degrading chemical …

Biology

Facebook has scrapped its “feeling fat” emoticon

Facebook has removed “fat” from the list of “feelings” that can be associated with a user’s status updates in response to a petition that garnered nearly 17,000 signatures on Change.org. The petition argued that the “fat” feeling and emoticon were making fun of people who struggle with negative …

Body Image

Medical Technology Makes 'Time of Death' Harder to Pinpoint

Advances in medicine can prolong life, but they can also make it more difficult for doctors to know when a patient has truly died.<p>We tried our best, but CPR, an injection of epinephrine, and 360 joules of electricity all failed to restart Mrs. Melnyk’s heart. When everybody on the resuscitation …

Medicine