Full story - September 03, 2018
ex president barack obama gives a eulogy at john mccain's funeral
The truth is that the interpretation of others’ legacies often reveals a great deal about us and our values. And is often less about the complexity of the lives of those with whom we engage.
Full story - August 31, 2018
a man stands in front of a wall full of wheels of cheese
Humans have consumed dairy for thousands of years. Now we're learning more about the importance of dairy to the development of the human diet in Europe.
Full story - August 30, 2018
toy dinosaurs on a yellow background
Estimates suggest 99.99 percent of all species that have ever lived are now extinct. All species that exist today — including human beings — will invariably go extinct at some point.
Full story - August 28, 2018
a screenshot of the BBC's pidgin language site
Today, variations of pidgins are used in all spheres of life ranging from political campaigns, television and radio broadcast.
Full story - August 28, 2018
A orca lands on the beach to catch a baby sea lion
Among scientists, however, there remains a prejudice against the idea that animals feel “real” grief or respond in complex ways to death. Following reports of the “grieving,” zoologist Jules Howard, for example, wrote, “If you believe J35 was displaying evidence of mourning or grief, you are making a case that rests on faith, not on scientific endeavor.”
Full story - August 27, 2018
Demonstrators shout slogans during a candlelight vigil in Delhi
India is the most dangerous country for sexual violence against women, according to the Thomson Reuters Foundation 2018 survey.
Full story - August 24, 2018
coffee fields in colombia
Colombia's fertile mountains already face weather-related risks, such as mudslides and erosion. Now, the country’s coffee region is increasingly vulnerable to climate change-induced disasters like flooding, drought and invasive pests.
Full story - August 26, 2018
smog in mexico city
The developing world is in the midst of an environmental crisis. Simply breathing the air is a leading cause of death.
Full story - August 25, 2018
a man walks on the street with a bunch of plastic dishes
Silicone makes messy kitchen work much easier.
Full story - August 22, 2018
Michael Cohen outside of court, looking stressed out
What might happen to Trump next, and what can the history of presidential scandal tell us about his chances of weathering this storm?