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What It Takes To Stand Up To Authority

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The following is an excerpt from Martha Henriques | July 13, 2018 | BBC.com |

We like to think we’d do the right thing in a tough situation. We’d stand up to our boss when necessary, step in if we …

Donald Trump: European Union Is A Foe On Trade

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The following is an excerpt from BBC.com | July 15, 2018 |

US President Donald Trump has described the European Union as a foe on trade.

He told CBS News that European countries were taking advantage of the US and …

How to Make This the Summer of Missing Out

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The following is an excerpt from Hayley Phelan | July 12, 2018 | Nytimes.com |

You could say I had the epiphany when, in the middle of a flight to Los Angeles — and a busy New York workday — …

Warren Is Preparing for 2020. So Are Biden, Booker, Harris and Sanders.

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The following is an excerpt from Alexander Burns and Jonathan Martin | July 15, 2018 | Nytimes.com |

RENO, Nev. — During a campaign-style tour of the West late last month, Senator Elizabeth Warren did not announce she was running …

South Africa: Tensions Between White Farmers and the Black Population Fuel Economic Fears

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The following is an excerpt from KRISTA MAHR | June 21, 2018 | newsweek.com |

It’s just after 8 on a crisp morning outside Besters, a farming village in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, and Mhle Msimanga is wading through his …

DEEP SPACE EXPLORATION COULD BE FUELED BY PRODUCING OXYGEN FROM WATER IN ZERO GRAVITY

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The following is an excerpt from ARISTOS GEORGIOU | July 11, 2018 | Newsweek.com |

Researchers have developed a new technique that can split water in near-zero gravity to produce oxygen and hydrogen in a process powered by light.

The …

SEC Investigating If Facebook Gave Investors Enough Warning About Data Issue, WSJ Says

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The following is an excerpt from ABRAR AL-HEETI | July 12, 2018 | cnet.com |

The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into whether Facebook gave investors enough warming about the possible misuse and improper gathering of users' data, The …

A Tiny Collision Beneath The South Pole Just Changed How We See The Universe

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The following is an excerpt from ERIC MACK | July 12, 2018 | cnet.com |

Scientists using data from a detector embedded in a huge block of ice at the South Pole have traced an eerie and elusive particle back …

The TV for the Smartphone Age

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The following is an excerpt from CHRISTINA BONNINGTON | July 11, 2018 | Slate.com |

In its early days, the television was a wood-enclosed box that blended in with your existing living room furniture. Its screen was small; plastics and …

Elegant Graphs Reduce 25 American Cities to Their Design Essence

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The following is an excerpt from HENRY GRABAR | July 11, 2018 | Slate.com |

Geographer Geoff Boeing, an urban planning postdoc at UC Berkeley, has found a way to represent a city in a handy visual shorthand. By downloading …

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