Bill de Blasio unveiled a bold new initiative Wednesday morning when he announced that New York City would be installing 300,000 new sidewalk LED light systems
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Making matters worse for the “Stop Trump” movement, the upcoming primaries do not look promising for Cruz or Kasich.
Fascism doesn’t often sweep in overnight and take over some hapless nation’s government; rather, it gradually seeps into the cultural fabric — as is quietly taking place all around the globe
His several notable confrontations with record companies, streaming services, and social media users inspired other artists to both demand artistic freedom and earn their fair share of profits.
Objectivity is a much misunderstood concept and is too often uncritically mythologized as central to American journalistic practice.
Waltz With Bashir is a documentary film that exists in a rare category in that it bends the generic conventions of its format, ultimately creating an experience that is truly unique.
Run a Google search on naturalist and preservationist John Muir and you will quickly turn up one of his best-known, yet abbreviated, sayings: “The mountains are calling and I must go.”
This year’s theme is ‘The Known, the Strange and the New’. We’ll be looking for the strange in search of the new.
Robert Eggers’ period horror film “The Witch” has been one of the surprise hits of 2016. It’s even gained a second wind since its February 23 release: the first weekend of April…
The resignation of Albert Gray, who served as ACICS’ president and chief executive officer for the past seven years, comes at a precarious time for the accreditor.
What are the psychological differences between women and men? What causes these differences, and are they shrinking over time? The dominant view – held by most scholars and policymakers – is that…
Like a dystopic nightmare, a couple from Michigan faces not only large fines, but jail time over failing to return two library books — one of which is a classic by Dr. Seuss
In the hours since I first sat down to write this piece, my laptop tells me the National Basketball Association has had to deny that it threatened to cancel its 2017 All-Star…
It sounds more like a question posed in an episode of “Star Trek” than in academic discourse, but sometimes the bleeding edge of science blurs with themes found in science fiction.
When asked to name a poison, people may well think of cyanide, arsenic or strychnine. But these are not the most toxic substances known.
The New York Police Department got an order kicking a family of four out of their Queens apartment by telling a judge it was a drug den — but the dealers had moved out seven months earlier.
The space elevator is a proposed method of space transportation that would virtually eliminate the need for the large, expensive rockets that we use today.
Two schools of economic thinking have for many years been engaged in a debate about the potential effects of automation on jobs, employment and human activity
In 2005, an Illinois judge convicted Jennifer Del Prete of first degree murder and sentenced her to a prison term of twenty years. Del Prete, a mother of two who’d been working…
A man in an Anonymous mask, who was sitting peacefully, was harangued by police and arrested. All caught on camera, bystanders recorded the event while a multitude of witnesses yelled out that he did nothing wrong or illegal.
Did you know that all official Norwegian diplomats in training have to go through a formal lesson about Norwegian black metal?
A Glendale cop just showed the world that cops in America can actually stop a person armed with a knife — without killing them.
Last week, President Obama criticized journalists covering the election for “the practice of drawing ‘false equivalences’ between competing claims made by politicians.”
In the first instance of a prominent politician taken down by the 11.5 million documents leaked in the Panama Papers, Iceland Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson resigned on Tuesday
It’s 11 days of big thinking under the theme ‘The Known, the Strange and the New’ with 700 events and more debates