Millions of doses of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine could be distributed as early as this week.
For the cosmos, it’s all too easy being green. Stars come in a wide variety of colors, but never green. Stars form in a wide variety of sizes, colors and masses, […]
The bid to buy Greenland is unlikely to become seriously considered.
Walgreens now competes with Amazon and CVS in the race to dominate the prescription delivery market.
Amazon announced on Thursday it had signed a deal to acquire PillPack, an online pharmacy that organizes prescription medication by the dose and delivers it to customers.
While Kellyanne Conway spoke of a nonexistent massacre, there was a real, historical massacre that took place at Bowling Green - in New York City.
“Regrets, I’ve had a few,” Frank Sinatra warbled in “My Way,” before adding wistfully, “But, then again, too few to mention.” Sinatra sang that song at the end of a […]
Last week I spoke with Elana Schor of Greenwire about the Obama White House and Organizing for America’s strategy to pre-empt efforts by conservatives to undermine support for the proposed […]
In honor of Earth Day, I wanted to share an article written by my former colleague Ross Robertson for EnlightenNext magazine called “A Brighter Shade of Green: Rebooting Environmentalism for the 21stCentury.” […]
“If you’ve just had a bad week at the office,” suggests Keith Broomfield in a recent article in The Scotsman, “then spare a thought for 19th-century artist John Everett Millais […]
As Congress Debates the EPA’s Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, More Focus Should Be on Adaptation
In a guest post today, Ashley Brosius a graduate student in my “Science, Environment, and the Media” course this semester discusses the need for greater focus on adaptation policy related […]
In the wake of the Midterm elections, perhaps overlooked has been the defeat of California’s Proposition 23, an oil-industry backed measure that would have overturned the state’s legislation limiting greenhouse […]
Calif. Prop 23: Greens Enjoy Major Fundraising Lead In Campaign Battle Over Oil Company Backed Measure
Over at the NY Times’s Green blog, Todd Woody has an update on the Proposition 23 race, reporting that environmentalists opposed to the ballot measure have opened a sizable fund-raising […]
On energy policy, all eyes turn to McCain.Earlier this week I spotlighted the unheard of 20-30 point shift since February in how Americans view what should be done about the […]
When it was announced early this month that Justice John Paul Stevens would retire from the Supreme Court, Grist’s Jonathan Hiskes published a green-themed take on the news with the […]
How many friends do you have who, under the “religious views” section of their Facebook profile, list “environmentalist,” “nature,” “mother earth,” “dirty hippy,” “dirt-worshiping treehugger,” or some variation thereof? Well, […]
Are you unhappy with how various events in your life turned out? Perhaps, in a parallel Universe, things worked out very differently.
George Washington’s biggest battle? With his dentures, made from hippo ivory and maybe slaves’ teeth
Washington first took the oath of office of the president of the United States with just one natural tooth remaining.
Everything you always wanted to know about the Dutch, but were afraid to ask because they spit while they speak
The benefits of reading should not be understated, even when it comes to living a longer life. A new study finds that reading books in particular returns cognitive gains that increase longevity.
"We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done."
An English teacher explains why parents who want their kids to love reading need to let them choose their own books.
Warning: I personally haven’t read the popular Young Adult novel The Fault in Our Stars, just released as a major motion picture, nor have I seen the film itself (cue […]