Indiana ranks 3rd in coal consumption, but a primary energy utility there just declared the end of coal by 2028
The "Women's Walk" (as Google has named it) will occur in response to how the company handled sexual misconduct claims against one of its executives.
As it turns out, the effects of the minimum wage increase are more nuanced than previously espoused.
The tax coffers for the entire country will be growing rapidly, and citizens of Canada will be able to access what they need.
At what point does spending billions on rocket technology seem irresponsible to those suffering on Earth?
This is doubly worrisome on the heels of the recent UN climate change report, which gave humanity an urgent deadline to cut carbon emissions: just 12 years.
Amazon raised its minimum wage for US workers to $15 per hour. Then, it took a bunch of other benefits away in what's being called a "stealth tax."
It's just the current cycle that involves opiates, but methamphetamine, cocaine, and others have caused the trajectory of overdoses to head the same direction
It's been de rigueur for at least 50 years that a daily, small dose of aspirin helps prevent heart attacks. However...
Using advanced laser technology, scientists at NASA will track global changes in ice with greater accuracy.
In a new book co-authored with Avis Lang, Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the morally complicated, symbiotic relationship between science and the military.
A new study asks the question: can a massive solar and wind farm be implemented in the Sahara? According to at least one of the authors, it's possible to create these solar and wind farms with technology available right now.
Bernie Sanders introduces an act to Congress named for the uber-wealthy head of Amazon aiming to make wealthy companies pay for any employees receiving public assistance.
Calling all enterprising scientists who are dying to retire ... or just put some cool cash into the bank.
LEGO folks built an actual, full-sized replica of the Bugatti Chiron—and drove it. What's next, a Mars rover?
The state joins Washington, D.C. in eliminating a predatory system that preys upon low-income people and favors the wealthy.
An interesting take on "fixing" the rampant corporate supremacy of the last 40 years.
Microsoft Windows 95 was launched exactly 23 years ago today, selling for the tidy sum of $209.95. Now you can download it for free on almost any device. Go ahead. You know you want to.
"Hang on, Mom. My coffee just flew in." IBM just filed a patent for drones to deliver coffee to people that they “sense” need it.
A group affiliated with the Russian government has been found by Microsoft to have created at least six 'spear phishing' websites targeting U.S elections, and it's certain there there will be more before November.
Citing increasing student debt and the desire to see more family and pediatric physicians, the school might have started a trend.
It’s still only in the lab at this stage, and then there’s the problem of where, exactly, to store the carbon-impregnated magnesite.
A publication from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says that the Great Recession that happened 10 years ago will cost us all $70K over a lifetime because of lost GDP.
The short answer is that an exact copy of the website was hacked, yes. In just 10 minutes. By an 11-year-old kid.
"Hothouse Earth" is basically a self-sustaining engine of warming and carbon. Ummm...
This would be the end of one of the longest economic booms since the 1990 Dot Com bubble.
No, it won't be as big as the moon, as some have claimed. Still, it will be a nice show for the next month or so.
'Medicare for all', also known as Single Payer Health Care, will be hotly debated this year, and more and more U.S. voters support the idea.
If confirmed by future observations, this would be the most significant discovery of liquid water on Mars yet.
It will take further study to confirm the star's iron influx came from a planet or two, but the initial theory is quite compelling.
"We find that Trump’s anti-Muslim tweets are highly correlated with the number of anti-Muslim hate crimes, particularly where Twitter usage is high, but only after the start of his presidential campaign."
MeerKAT is producing brilliant images of the super massive black hole that is at our galaxy’s center.
The killer whale involved in the incident, Tilikum, has been involved in three deaths of humans while in captivity.
Desperation made their family, and others, try to escape their home country.
The 2018 OECD Employment Outlook of 2018, released on July 4, has some alarming news for residents of some of the key countries involved—especially for the good ol’ U. S. of A.
In a fascinating and somewhat unexpected result, mild electrical stimulation of the prefrontal cortex part of the brain can reduce violent urges and even raise moral awareness.
Wind power on Mars makes it possible for any rover or other craft to collect power at the poles or other areas on the planet that don't get constant sunlight.
Millennials are the first generation on track to make less than their parents. Of course, there was that whole Great Recession starting in 2008...
The chances of an asteroid large enough to be a threat to areas where human beings are concentrated are small. Still, it's what's known as a "high impact" result.
Brandon Weber has been writing and creating viral joy on the Innerwebz for over 7 years at Upworthy, The Progressive, Big Think, and more. His book on forgotten histories of unions, working people, veterans, and other marginalized people is available on Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Powell's.