Food-journaling apps are a great way to log your eating habits, but so many people stop using them in the first week. Why? Divided social support and calorie counters that favor fast food over a home-cooked meal.
Health apps aren't regulated by the medical industry and there's little in the way of standardization, making them unreliable and a risky investment for some consumers.
Researchers make a case for why you should go to the movies alone. They say you'll have just as much fun as if you went with a group — don't miss out on life just because you can't find someone to go with you.
What if the Black Plague had killed off almost all Europeans? Then this is what Africa might have looked like.
India's most populous city will experience its first Metro service on Sunday. The line's first phase, part of a larger project to be finished by 2021, features 12 elevated stations on an 11.4 km stretch of track.
How desperate can a city facing financial armageddon get? What’s the last resort for cities such as Detroit, wounded first by the failing American auto industry and then set bleeding […]
Enter a rapidly changing world where a passionate scientist by the name of Isaac Newton burns political bridges in London, a royal astronomer, Edmond Halley, seeks a powerful formula from […]
On Monday, I suggested that Justice Thomas might build on his first moment of non-silence in seven years. “If he wants to demonstrate that he takes his judicial role seriously […]
There are many things we can criticise the US for, but freedom of speech is not (at present) one of them. The US not only have the valuable First Amendment rights […]
“A painter, a composer, and a poet went on a road trip,” begins one print advertisement for the MoMA’s new exhibition Inventing Abstraction: 1910-1925. Although it sounds like the start […]
The past decade has seen much commentary about the perils of triumphalism—with good reason. That sentiment contributed not only to America’s decisions to invade Iraq and undertake a nation-building effort […]
The smallest sprout shows there is really no death, And if ever there was it led forward life, and does not wait at the end to arrest it, And ceas’d […]
Not too long ago, over dinner, a few friends were discussing an impending visit by Princess Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. The occasion would be to commemorate the launch of a […]
The “great convergence” that began with the emergence of the Asian Tigers, accelerated with explosive growth in China and India, and continues today with numerous other countries spanning the globe—all within the past five decades or so—then it was far from preordained.
This is the first of two posts on the topic of the market for second trimester abortions. Later on in the week we will talk about the impact of government […]
Two months ago I had some serious problems with my web host which led to daily calls with the helpdesk. I soon found out that it was far better to […]
If most maps are like meat and potatoes, these are like fruit and dessert
China is the world’s most populous nation (1). That much anybody knows. But even if we know a bit more (that the number of Chinese is around 1.32 billion, which […]