A marine scientist explains the threat of the Loop Current, a 800-pound gorilla of Gulf hurricane risks.
You may only have a few minutes to prepare.
The following is an excerpt from Viruses, Pandemics, and Immunity by Arup K. Chakraborty and Andrey S. Shaw. Reprinted with Permission from The MIT PRESS. Copyright 2021. Koch’s Postulates, Anthrax, […]
Flying that helicopter too low is counterproductive.
Getting plenty of sleep just became even more important.
Sir Ken Robinson died on August 21 of cancer at the age of 70.
Duke University researchers might have solved a half-century old problem.
Seldom are these conversations actually anti-racist.
Practicing Socratic ignorance, or avoiding certainty of our own knowledge, diminishes inequality and pushes us in our search for wisdom.
"I've got Santa on the phone and he says he's not coming unless you go to bed now."
By not taking emergency action to combat climate change, we're gambling dangerously with the future.
It’s both accurate and slightly misleading to call the keto diet a “fad diet”. On the one hand, the keto diet has in recent years become a fad, taking over a […]
Etgar Keret's stories are as funny, painful, and surreal as life itself. We talk about the craziness of his native Israel, his new collection of short stories FLY ALREADY, marijuana, dementia, and much more.
Everyone in the United States will soon have a chance to try plant-based burgers.
Even the best science imaginable has its limits. In terms of ambition, it’s hard to ask for more than to know absolutely everything there is to know about the Universe. That’s […]
Should all speech be free? How much intolerance should society tolerate?
Beefless meat enters the mainstream.
Key performance indicators, KPIs, are not new: It’s said that way back in the third century, China’s Wei dynasty began using them to rate the behavior of members of the […]
In his final years, Martin Luther King, Jr. become increasingly focused on the problem of poverty in America.
Also, don't offer screen-time as a reward for good behavior.
Maybe you both need a time-out.
It's "clinically proven" to induce nightmares, says Burger King, which ran a pretty weird study.
With so much emphasis on mothers, turns out fathers have to be equally vigilant in their habits.
Maybe try counseling first before you try this, married folks.
In practice, no one has ever developed a democracy that works particularly well if judged in absolute terms. But all the alternatives so far have been worse.