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Is Removing Climate Skepticism From Textbooks Censorship?

When it comes to climate change, many American students are learning inaccurate information, or nothing at all. Barely half of middle- and …

High School

What Can Our Craziest Dreams Teach Us?

“During sleep the mind can be a remarkable engine of problem solving and emotional processing.”<p>Most dreams are boring, and immediately forgotten. For every monstrous nightmare that wakes you up in a cold sweat, or fantastical dream of flying, there are fistfuls of dreams where you’re probably just …

Siblings

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Climate change activist takes aim at the 'most irresponsible companies in the world'

Three years ago, environmentalist Bill McKibben wrote an article for <i>Rolling Stone</i> that catapulted the divestment movement into popular conversation. …

Porsche unveils all-electric Tesla-fighting sports car

Porsche is jumping into the electric car business.<p>The German sports car company has announced its all-electric Mission E sports car. The concept vehicle, which will be on sale within five years, boasts a 600 horsepower motor, a range of more than 300 miles, and a recharging time of under 15 minutes.<p>…

The actual NASA technologies that Matt Damon will use in the space survival film “The Martian”

Those who criticized Christopher Nolan’s 2014 film <i>Interstellar</i> for being too unrealistic are in for a treat. In October, perhaps the most science-based science fiction space film ever will hit theaters: <i>The Martian</i>, based on the bestselling book of the same name by Andy Weir.<p><i>The Martian</i> is written …

Transform your car into the 4G LTE connected car of the future with Vinli's little black box

Vinli wants to transform the car you own today into the 4G Web-connected, Wi-Fi hotspotting, mpg-boosting, teen driver-monitoring car of the future. Just plug its little black box into the diagnostics port.<p>Onboard vehicle diagnostic (OBD-II) readers have been around since the early nineties, but …

4G LTE

Can Compassion Change the World?

The Dalai Lama has a long history of meeting and collaborating with social scientists—psychologists, neuroscientists, economists, and others looking …

How Climate Change is Transforming Food Culture in Greenland

The town of Ilulissat, with the icebergs of Disko Bay behind it.

Canada confronts its dark history of abuse in residential schools

Sue Caribou contracts pneumonia once a year, like clockwork. The recurring illness stems from her childhood years at one of Canada’s horrific residential schools. “I was thrown into a cold shower every night, sometimes after being raped”, the frail 50-year-old indigenous mother of six said, …

Canada

Ruth Bader Ginsburg eviscerates same-sex marriage opponents in court

At a turning point in history where most of the male members of the US supreme court seemed unsure which way to turn, one justice stood out during Tuesday’s hearing on the constitutionality of gay marriage for her spatial awareness.<p>Ruth Bader Ginsburg has long been a liberal champion – dubbed …

LGBTQI

Mindfulness Made Simple

“Mindfulness” has become a buzzword that is often misinterpreted. What is mindfulness? How can it benefit you?<p>Mindfulness is much more basic than …

Fiat 500 1957 Edition Cabrio Priced at $25,680

Fiat introduced the 500 1957 Edition coupe last year, and now it is ready to bring out a drop-top version.<p>Just like the coupe, the Fiat 500 1957 Edition Fiat 500C Abarth w/Video” target=”_blank”>Cabrio features a sport-tuned suspension, unique retro body-color design, and 16-inch forged aluminum …

Dark Horse

The story of a record-shattering, all-electric ’68 Mustang<p><b>The world’s most expensive</b> supercars can hit 60 miles per hour in less than three seconds. The fastest production car in the world, the Hennessey Venom GT, does it in 2.7; Lamborghini’s 602-horsepower V-10-powered Huracán has been …

Inside the Mad, Mad World of TripAdvisor

The Koryo Hotel does pretty well on TripAdvisor, all things considered. The Internet never—and I mean never—works. The towels are “thin,” the sheet thread count low, and the milk powdered. Watch out for the “giant mutant cockroach snake hybrid“ in the shower. Guests even have to pay for the …

The Evolution Of Steve Jobs

If Apple’s rise depended on the standard Steve Jobs clichés, what are we to make of its dominance now? Time to revisit—and correct—the myth.<p>Wunderkind. Jerk. Innovator. Tyrant. (All of the above.) Even now, almost four years after his death, it’s hard to read a story about Steve Jobs that doesn’t …

40 years and counting: the team behind Voyager’s space odyssey

On a chilly March morning, Steve Howard, aged 65, is at work in his office on the northern edge of Pasadena, California. Two computer screens are squeezed on to his corner desk along with family photos, a tissue box and tins of Altoids Curiously Strong Peppermints. The office is in a quiet business …

Space

Mapped: These are the quietest spots in America

If you want some peace and quiet, get away from people and water and trek to the valleys in between western US mountains.<p>The US National Park Service released new maps of the loudest and quietest parts of the country, and the winner for the quietest overall area is the Basin and Range region, which …

Book Review: Melting Away

<b>Melting Away: A Ten-Year Journey through Our Endangered Polar Regions</b><br>by Camille Seaman<br>Princeton Architectural Press, 2014 (($55))<p>The steady …

DNA Reveals How Darwin's Finches Evolved

A study finds that a gene that helps form human faces also shapes the beaks of the famously varied Galápagos finches.<p>Wide, slender, pointed, blunt: The many flavors of beak sported by the finches that flit about the remote Galápagos Islands were an important clue to Darwin that species might change …

Evolution

Understanding Kim Jong Un, The World’s Most Enigmatic and Unpredictable Dictator

Everyone knows that North Korea’s leader is a bloodthirsty madman and buffoon—or is he really? Mark Bowden digs into the hard facts for an unusual portrait.<p>Does anyone make an easier target than Kim Jong Un? He’s Fatboy Kim the Third, the North Korean tyrant with a Fred Flintstone haircut—the …

IIHS Lists Vehicles with Lowest, Highest Rates of Driver Deaths

Overall driver fatalities have gone down significantly in just the last few years. Not only that, but in 2012, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recorded zero driver deaths among nine vehicles registered for the 2011 model year.<p>Larger vehicles dominate the list of models with a …

72 hours in Dundee

A visit to the Dundee Hills is a visit to the soul of Oregon wine country.<p>While not quite the oldest region in the modern Oregon wine industry — the …

Where did all the sardines go?

Pacific sardines are suffering their worst population crash in decades, and the fallout could be catastrophic<p>The Galapagos archipelago, a breathtakingly beautiful cluster of 19 islands and more than 100 rocks and islets off the coast of mainland Ecuador, was designated a United Nations World …

What 100 Million Stars Looks Like: NASA Releases a 1.5 Gigapixel Photo of the Andromeda Galaxy

NASA has released the largest and sharpest photograph ever made of the Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest spiral galaxy to ours that contains an estimated …

Nabokov on Inspiration and the Six Short Stories Everyone Should Read

<i>“Show up, show up, show up,”</i> Isabel Allende advised, <i>“and after a while the muse shows up, too.”</i> <i>“Inspiration is for amateurs,”</i> Chuck Close famously proclaimed, <i>“the rest of us just show up and get to work.”</i> <i>“When you work regularly,”</i> Gretchen Rubin asserted, <i>“inspiration strikes regularly.”</i> But as …

The west has lost intellectual self-confidence

For the first half of my life, international politics was defined by the cold war. The fall of the Berlin Wall ended that era and began another one: …

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