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Before You Say You Hate Modern Dance, Think of the Chimpanzees

Jane Goodall’s discoveries with our simian cousins provide a clue as to what dance tells us about human nature.

Canadian News

Londoner's Diary: John Humphrys puts his foot in it again today

In Today's Diary: John Humprys puts his foot in it (again) | St Paul's High Mistress in trouble with email | Independent wins at Editorial Comment …

Don’t Let the Koch Brothers Buy Time Magazine

Can you imagine what it would be like to see your life’s work suddenly go down the drain? I can—right now. As a former <i>Time</i> editor who spent 13 years …

Media Industry

5 fascinating facts about the grizzly bear

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Animals

Film reviews round-up: Jane, Daddy's Home 2, Beach Rats, Lost in Paris

<b>Jane (PG)</b><p>★★★★☆<p><i>Dir. Brett Morgen, 90 mins, featuring: Jane Goodall</i><p>Brett Morgen is on the track of conservationist Jane Goodall in his extraordinary …

Women in Science

Jane review – wondrous footage lights up Goodall's Tarzan dream

Jane Goodall’s research into chimp behaviour was a great leap forward in scientific research and this documentary does her work full justice<p>Here is a portrait of the primatologist as a young woman. Using footage only recently rediscovered in the National Geographic archive, octogenarian Jane …

Women in Science

The Culture Is Changing, With Feminist Cheese

Last year Erin Bligh, the proprietor of Dancing Goats Dairy in Newbury, Mass., planned to introduce a new cheese — hard, with spicy peppers — called Madam President, in what she assumed would be a fromage homage to a historic election.<p>Then came the unexpected result: hard cheese indeed, in the …

Food & Dining

16 Books That Will Help Turn Kids Into Young Environmentalists

Like many adults, I think regularly about the increasingly horrible environmental legacy we are leaving today’s kids, to say nothing of the kids of …

Women in Science

25 Movies to See Over Thanksgiving Weekend

No matter how much you love your family, the holidays can be hard to navigate, especially if you have <i>that</i> family member with <i>those</i> thoughts on “the …

Entertainment

Cincinnati Zoo is saving a species one cheetah at a time

We look at international cheetah conservation and how the cat ambassador program is, maybe, helping the species survive.

Animals

Theatre Review: ‘Me… Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall’ at Kennedy Center Family Theater

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Nina Simone

Leonardo DiCaprio and Jane Goodall ‘kissing’ at premiere

A night after spies saw Leonardo DiCaprio hanging with a 22-year-old model — Jaden Smith’s ex Sarah Snyder — the “Wolf of Wall Street” star turned …

Women in Science

Averting Ecocide: We need a Human Survival Index

In the view of most thinking people, the human species is more likely to earn its end in either a nuclear Armageddon or an episode of uncontrollable …

Stanford University

Oscar Contender 'Jane' Takes Brett Morgen From Kurt Cobain to Jane Goodall

Oscar Wrap Magazine: Despite his acclaimed docs about Kurt Cobain and Robert Evans, Morgen said the primatologist had no idea who he was<p><i>This</i> …

Entertainment

Movies to watch this week at the cinema: Battle of the Sexes, Suburbicon, and more

Emma Stone and Steve Carell are pitch-perfect in a smart sports biopic

Julianne Moore

A Wild Life

“Menaced by lizards in Indonesia, cuffed by a gorilla in Africa, stung by poisonous caterpillars in the world’s deepest cave”—so ran the lead to a …

Wildlife

Producers Guild Unveils Documentary Feature Nominees

The winner will be announced Jan. 20 at the PGA Awards.<p>The Producers Guild of America on Monday announced the nominees for its award for Outstanding …

Documentaries

Brett Morgen (‘Jane’ director) chats ‘immersive’ NatGeo documentary about Jane Goodall [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

During our recent webcam chat (<i>watch the exclusive video above</i>) “Jane” director <b>Brett Morgen</b> reveals that he was at first reluctant to make a …

Entertainment

‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ and ‘Mudbound’ Vie Against Fall Box Office Hits

As "Lady Bird" and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" set the specialty box office pace, we estimate "Mudbound"'s secret grosses.<p>Leading …

Entertainment

Leonardo DiCaprio and Jane Goodall May Be Hollywood's Cutest Couple

This week, Leonardo DiCaprio was spotted out with a new model gal pal: 22-year-old Sarah Snyder, who also happens to be the ex-girlfriend of Jaden Smith. But it was another female companion that made for a more compelling pairing: Jane Goodall. The actor made an appearance at the primatologist's …

Women in Science

Trump postpones decision on allowing import of elephant parts

Amid backlash over move to end ban, president says he will delay administration action ‘until such time as I review all conservation facts’<p>Donald Trump said that he would delay his administration’s decision to allow the importing of elephant body parts from Zimbabwe “until such time as I review all …

Wildlife

Errol Morris and More Filmmakers on How to F*ck With Conventions and Find Your Own Visual Style

Vérité style has long been the cornerstone of documentary filmmaking, with few strong exceptions.<p>“Errol Morris was the only one doing documentaries …

Documentaries

Trump’s presidency may present “the greatest psychiatric disaster in history” - Salon.com

Donald Trump's presidency is dangerous and destructive. Because he is an autocrat and petit-fascist, he has repeatedly demonstrated contempt for American democracy. His personal and political behavior has diminished America on the world stage. He has torn apart basic assumptions about political …

U.S. Politics

Jane Goodall: Bride of Gombe

Midway through the remarkable new documentary <i>Jane</i> comes a scene that could stand for its whole improbable story. Twenty-something Jane Goodall, not …

Conservative View

Jane Goodall Sent an Urgent Letter to Every U.S. Senator. But They Didn't Listen.

What do scientists know anyway?

Science

Who’s The Greatest Genius of All Time? 6 Innovators Weigh In

As part of our annual Genius Issue, Time asked six modern-day innovators to write on who they think is the greatest genius of all time. Here’s what …

World News

Behind the Scenes of Oculus Educational Content, Plus Our Favorite Immersive Experiences that Foster Learning

<i>November 13 – 17 is National Education Week in the US. To celebrate, we’re highlighting the intersections of VR and education with a series of blog</i> …

Virtual Reality

Overcoming neoliberalism: Sally McManus tries to 'Change the Rules'

<b>With the ACTU's new 'Change the Rules' campaign, Sally McManus is playing the long game, says Jay Goodall.</b><p><i>"She speaks quietly, straightforwardly,</i> …

Women in Science

NBA's Stephen Curry to teach online basketball class

Students may never become a two-time MVP, but hoops star says video course will teach students the fundamentals

Stephen Curry