If you are up too late, and the TV is on, chances are at some point you will hear the “bom bom bom bom bom” of Law and Order’s iconic intro music. In one particular episode, a delusional poet who’d lost her own daughter kidnapped a 10 year old girl who had been one of her students, taking her away ...
As with anything else, there's good news and there's bad news. The bad news is that the earth is continuing to heat up—this past decade was in fact the hottest decade ever recorded in the history of science. Last year, China surpassed the United States as the largest producer of carbon dioxide ...
European airlines took test flights over Europe today to see the effect of the Eyjafjallajökull ash on their jets - but it is still unclear when flights over Europe will return to normal.
The iPad. It’s new. It’s cool. And, it’s a terrific designexperience that is likely to excite and delight your grandmother…and you. It isa stellar example of what designers should consider when creating systems forolder, no actually, all users – from systems that deliver fun to medicaldevices ...
The English philosopher Andrew Flew who argued for the existence of God after a lifetime of atheism has died at the age of 87.
Established by the British in 1920, the Baghdad Equestrian Club has been one of the most stable institutions in Iraq since the invasion.
Jackie Kennedy's wit and style suits a British actress such as Rachel Weisz who will play the role in an upcoming film, writes The Independent.
Scaling back Bush's promised manned moon landing left Obama in the cold of deep space, but now compromises are being made with NASA.
A volcanologist speaks with Scientific American about the rare case of Iceland's disruptive volcanic eruption and how long it might last.
A columnist at Bloomberg News cannot see how Goldman Sachs will escape its SEC fraud charges or rebuild its tarnished reputation.
The Palestinian Authority is boycotting goods sold in new Israeli settlements, but the new policy is merely a cosmetic change, writes one Guardian contributor.
Oceanic absorption of CO2 is good for the air but turns the water acidic branding it climate change's "evil twin".
Steve Chapman of the Chicago Tribune writes that non-physicians, like nurse practitioners, should be given more authority to treat patients.
Aerosol pollution has sharply declined since the '80s, but its removal from the air will increase the rate of global warming.
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 sub-header: “The court loses an environmental rock star.” Stevens became a Supreme Court Justice in 1975 – just 13 ...