A sunny walk through the cherry blossoms is a public service. Because cloudy, even rainy weather this weekend dims the pleasures of Roosevelt Island’s peak, we shot this video for those who will miss it.
The purpose of play — for children, monkeys, rats or meerkats — has proved surprisingly hard to pin down. Scientists continue to toss around ideas. By Chris Woolston 3.30.2021 Anyone who has ever chucked a tennis ball in the general vicinity of a border collie knows that […]
Caitlin Clark, Colorado State University Whether baked as chips into a cookie, melted into a sweet warm drink or molded into the shape of a smiling bunny, chocolate is one of the world’s most universally consumed foods.
Yeah, crocuses poked out of the soil along Central Park’s pathways, but the first day of spring, 2021, blossomed with something else: People.
In an op-ed in the New York Times, “Tasmanian Tiger Is Extinct. Why Do People Keep Seeing Them,” the so-called experts strike again. Scientists engage their inner know-it-all, and mass media helps them along.
Your life’s a popup, a one of a kind invention, a wrinkle in time. And what’s great is you can screw up, win, lose or draw and, then, do it again.
The source of wisdom? What is it? I’ve wondered about it since messages first came to me, clear and easy, out of the blue, years ago. Like art, I know it when I see it, but I still don’t know what it really is. Or where it comes […]
Our walk in the Swiss Alps started uphill on a sunny summer day. More of a hike, really, it included brown cows and views that take your breath away.
The idea to do a dance performance about neutrino physics happened through serendipity. It was October 2015, and it was soon after the announcement of the Nobel Prize in physics (to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that these sub-atomic particles […]
These maxims might help all of us get a grip, step back from hopelessness, and push ahead. By Jim Hightower | January 13, 2021 This article was originally posted in OtherWords.