Reading Time: 4 minutes When rising temperatures and sea levels displace tens of millions of people in the near future, will these climate refugees be welcomed elsewhere or met with hostility? Here is a preview of what’s to come.
Reading Time: 10 minutes True stories, from the tragic to the grotesque, of people shooting at other people, and at things — for reasons that boggle the mind.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The belated recognition of white supremacists as a national security threat highlights historic fears of how a nation succumbs to fascism.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A chronic kidney condition spreading rapidly has been blamed on rising temperatures.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Are you choking on the fumes of climate change denial? Check out this analysis of what’s in the air! It’s not all laughing gas. Some of it may kill us all.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Devastatingly accurate comments on democracy.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Paintings, drawings, and prints from a dynamic period when President Franklin D. Roosevelt saved America by putting people — including artists — back to work
Reading Time: 3 minutes For decades, PFAS Chemicals — used in making firefighting foam, non-stick pans, and fabric protectants — have been seeping into groundwater, rivers, lakes, and even into our bodies. Now what?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Stunning facts about elephants, revealing great intelligence and depth of feeling, and videos showing them reacting to music as humans do. Elephants got rhythm!
Reading Time: 17 minutes A close look at what set off the Ferguson riots five years ago, and a closer look at the long-term abuse and predation the police subjected black citizens to every day.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A witness quotes a very interesting offhand comment by Jeffrey Epstein that may reveal at least one way he became so rich.
Reading Time: 3 minutes You have to see it to believe it! A bird that boogies with skill, invention, and exuberance.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The struggle over every inch of land in Palestine has led to decades of conflict and could ignite the entire region at any time. Two videos explain one aspect of this problem — mainly from the Palestinian viewpoint — and highlight why no solution is in sight.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Two videos on the amazing contributions bees make to our very existence.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A collection of fascinating old documentaries capturing street scenes from New York and several cities in Europe, before and after World War I and II.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Ebola is one of the most frightening infectious diseases in the world — and it is spreading.
Reading Time: 1 minute Climate change may be understandable, but how can change related to global warming possibly lead to colder winters? It’s actually not that complicated.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Witty, hilarious, and incisive comments that explain stupidity — and breathtaking specimens of the thing itself as shown in statements of US politicians.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Inspiring videos on innovative ways in which recycled plastic is getting a second life.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Tornadoes are dreadful, destructive things. Worse yet, they have been straying out of their own territory in recent years. But our little report is about their fascinating appearance and behavior, and we present a spellbinding video that shows what the excitement is about.