Archives for: August 2015

world war The Frontlines of Climate Change: Why Obama’s Trip To Alaska Is a Really Big Deal

world war The Frontlines of Climate Change: Why Obama’s Trip To Alaska Is a Really Big Deal

President Obama’s headed to Alaska today, but it’s not the typical politicized meet-and-greet. From talking to residents who are forced to flee their homes due to rising sea levels, to learning the political repercussions of melting polar ice, he’s got one of the most science-focused itineraries ever embarked upon by an American president.

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world war RIP Oliver Sacks: 7 Must-Read Books and Stories About Our Beautiful Brains

world war RIP Oliver Sacks: 7 Must-Read Books and Stories About Our Beautiful Brains

In the past day you may have seen the internet lighting up with appreciations for the writer and neurologist Oliver Sacks. He died yesterday at age 82
, leaving behind a lifetime of illuminating writing that helped us to understand our own brains as beautiful, imperfect machines. Here are a few of our favorite books and stories.

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world war The Steve Jobs Documentary Apple Doesn’t Want You to See

world war The Steve Jobs Documentary Apple Doesn’t Want You to See

Remember when Steve Jobs abandoned his daughter and refused to pay child support despite being worth millions of dollars?

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