Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Luxembourg's New Deal: Free Transit And Legal Weed


Luxembourg's New Deal: Free Transit And Legal Weed
It's not just public transit: The Grand Duchy's progressive new government also raised the minimum wage and gave everyone two extra days off.

December 9, 2018 at 05:47AM
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Monday, 10 December 2018

Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, And They're Not Keeping It Secret


Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, And They're Not Keeping It Secret
Dozens of companies use smartphone locations to help advertisers and even hedge funds. They say it's anonymous, but the data shows how personal it is.

December 10, 2018 at 09:01PM
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The Income Level Of Different Age Groups In The US, Visualized


The Income Level Of Different Age Groups In The US, Visualized
There's common belief that people's salary trajectories are pretty much determined by the time they reach 35 years old, but is that really true?

December 10, 2018 at 08:21PM
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Police Are Trained To Fear


Police Are Trained To Fear
As a former cop, I know why so many carry out their work with an "us versus them" mentality

December 10, 2018 at 02:00AM
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A Killing Season


A Killing Season
Monsanto's new herbicide was supposed to save US farmers from financial ruin. Instead, it upended the agriculture industry, pitting neighbor against neighbor in a struggle for survival.

December 10, 2018 at 11:24PM
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Ammon Bundy Is Quitting The Militia Movement After Breaking With Trump On Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric


Ammon Bundy Is Quitting The Militia Movement After Breaking With Trump On Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric
The decision to quit wasn't an easy one, Bundy said, but the movement's unforgiving opposition to the migrant caravan and what he called a dangerous and blinding support of President Trump left him with no choice.

December 10, 2018 at 10:00AM
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All The Criminal Charges To Emerge So Far From Robert Mueller's Investigation


All The Criminal Charges To Emerge So Far From Robert Mueller's Investigation
President Trump has called the Russia investigation a "witch hunt," but more than 30 people have been charged. Many of those who've been accused, however, may never go to trial.

December 10, 2018 at 09:00AM
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Sunday, 9 December 2018

The Planet Has Seen Sudden Warming Before. It Wiped Out Almost Everything.


The Planet Has Seen Sudden Warming Before. It Wiped Out Almost Everything.
In some ways, the planet's worst mass extinction — 250 million years ago, at the end of the Permian Period — may parallel climate change today.

December 9, 2018 at 10:00PM
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Why Black Hole Interiors Grow (Almost) Forever


Why Black Hole Interiors Grow (Almost) Forever
The renowned physicist Leonard Susskind has identified a possible quantum origin for the ever-growing volume of black holes.

December 8, 2018 at 04:54PM
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26 Pictures Of America After The Attack On Pearl Harbor


26 Pictures Of America After The Attack On Pearl Harbor
On December 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, killing 2,403 Americans and injuring more than 1,000 others. Within the week, the US had officially entered World War II.

December 8, 2018 at 03:41AM
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