Food, clothes, and housing account for more than 60 percent of all spending among the poor.
Why Are American Health Care Costs So High? John Green speaks the truth.
Human creativity found in the brain
Understanding imagination reveals what makes humans unique, though scientists could apply these findings to developing artificially intelligent devices.
Cheaper solar is not just about the price of panels
Solar panels are getting cheaper all the time, but the industry is also chipping away at some other, more surprising, costs.
Over the past few days, a 4,500-square-mile area across Colorado’s Front Range has been hit by devastating floods, leaving at least six dead, forcing thousands to evacuate, and destroying thousands of homes and farms. Record amounts of rainfall generated flash floods that tore up roads and lines of communication, leaving many stranded, and hundreds still listed as missing. Evacuations are still underway as weather conditions have improved slightly. Forecasters predict drier weather by mid-week. Gathered here are recent images of the devastation in Colorado.
The United Nations recently released new data showing that 232 million people, or 3.2 percent of the world’s population, live outside of their countries of birth. This global diaspora has big implications as countries try to balance growth with unease over outsiders. So where are all of these people anyway? And are they helping or hurting their new homes?
Read more. [Image: Marko Djurica]
“I only found the option to delete my Facebook account—buried in the help center—with the assistance of Google.”
Don’t leave! We can work it out! I’ll change, I promise! You’ll miss me! Facebook makes deactivating your account really difficult.
“We saw Hiroshima today — or what little is left of it.”
-LIFE’s Bernard Hoffman to the magazine’s long-time picture editor, Wilson Hicks, in New York, September 1945
Infographic: Shark attacks
What are the most likely places to be bitten by a shark? Plus, 5 things more likely to kill you than a shark.
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