He’s already considered one of the most iconic Ohioans ever. Not bad for a 25-year old. But while countless fans are worried about Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James’ injured elbow, there is also a palpable anxiety over what might happen to Ohio’s economy if LeBron leaves. About a month before ...
As of last Wednesday, 13 entities had offered assistance with the Gulf oil spill cleanup including Canada, Croatia, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Republic of Korea, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United Nations. The list offers came from a State ...
After taking tens of millions of dollars in losses over the past two years, The Washington Post Company has put Newsweek up for sale which, along with Time, once defined the nation’s conversation about events foreign and domestic. The attempt to sell the magazine confirms many trends of our ...
How designers are revolutionizing product packaging, one of consumerism's most toxic and wasteful byproducts, by using smart engineering and innovative materials to dramatically lighten its carbon footprint.
Scientists have found that the brains of problem gamblers react more intensely to "near misses" than those of casual gamblers—possibly spurring them on to play more.
A German animal biologist Silvia Gaus says we should be killing the oil-soaked birds in the Gulf of Mexico. Doing so would be less painful in the long run than trying to clean them, she says.
If computerized trading is found to have accelerated yesterday's trading carnage on Wall Street, it may spark demand for tighter regulation of high-speed trading.
Abou Farman writes about the art of the "Persian dub" in movies of the 1970's where Western movies would get creative embellishments in dubbed translation.
Scientists have sequenced the Neanderthal genome, discovering it to be practically identical to that of humans. In fact, most humans can probably trace some of their DNA to Neanderthals.
Denialism about the nature of the AIDS virus is estimated to have killed many thousands of people. Should scientists should be held accountable?
Bruce Usher writes that China is thus far ahead of the U.S. in developing clean technology. But with swift action America can still win.
"When people wash their hands immediately after making a decision, they are less likely to rationalize its merits—possibly making them less content with the decision."
Northrop Grumman is testing a high-powered, lightweight laser that can be used by U.S. soldiers in combat settings. Use of lasers on the battlefield could change warfare significantly.
By creating the first theoretical model of a wormhole 75 years ago, Albert Einstein and Nathan Rosen allowed science-fiction writers to consider the idea of time travel, writes Dave Goldberg.
The Eyjafjallajökull continues in its new explosive phase, now disrupting transatlantic air traffic routes.