Reading Time: 2 minutes Hilarious and tragic videos of brawling parliaments from around the world. Is this what’s next for US Congress?
Reading Time: 3 minutes What happens when people living on the edge are finally pushed off?
Reading Time: 2 minutes If, as the song goes, you feel the earth move under your feet, and the sky tumblin’ down — It may have something to do with the collapsing bridge you’re on, and the fact that people don’t want to pay the taxes needed for its repair. We present a quick look at America’s disintegrating infrastructure with a focus on its bridges.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A dog’s sense of smell is one of the great marvels of nature. It not only allows them to detect bombs or drugs but even cancer deep inside the human body.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A man with a seemingly hopeless spinal injury is walking today, thanks to experimental therapy — using stem cells derived from the fat in his own belly.
Reading Time: 2 minutes If the cold weather makes it harder for you to argue with climate change deniers about the existence of global warming, this story is for you.
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: 3 minutes A chronic kidney condition spreading rapidly has been blamed on rising temperatures.
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: 2 minutes It’s raining (micro)plastic! With scientists reporting higher plastic counts in rain all over the world, the tiny microfibers are quickly becoming a big problem.
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 You have to see it to believe it! A bird that boogies with skill, invention, and exuberance.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Former Pennsylvania Rep. Joe Sestak has jumped into the Democratic presidential primaries and is making a strong case against war with Iran.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Your personal information is in high demand by organizations from all over the planet. But exactly how much is your digital footprint actually worth?
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: 2 minutes Despite decades of promises by US presidents to reduce reliance on oil and gas, consumption has only increased. How did we get here, and what might it mean if the economics of oil growth are operating in the red?