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Technology (“science of craft”, from Greek τέχνη, techne, “art, skill, cunning of hand”; and -λογία, -logia[2]) is the collection of techniques, skills, methods, and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation.

The Northernmost Settlement on Earth Cracked 70 Degrees For the First Time This Week

It’s not just the eastern part of the U.S. roasting this week. Much of the planet is on a heat bender, including the northernmost inhabited place on Earth. Alert, Canada cracked 70 degrees...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Announces The Water Dancer Book Tour

After attempting to deliver us all from evil with the beautifully written Between the World and Me, and his essay collection, We Were Eight Years in Power, award-winning author Ta-Nehisi Coates—who arguably may be the...

Library Of Congress Announce Last Week’s Top 10 Most Read Bills

Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented...

California’s Wildfires Are 500 Percent Larger Due to Climate Change

On a hot July evening last year, a rancher tried to use a hammer and stake to plug a wasp’s nest. The hammer slipped, a spark flew, and a patch of...

Scientists Wrote a Eulogy for Iceland’s First Glacier Lost to Climate Change

That may sound like an Onion headline, but alas, it is not. We’ve reached the point in our wild planetary experiment where humans are memorializing the things we’re knowingly wiping out. Iceland...

Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a Public Health Emergency...

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today declared the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). “It is...

Brilliant Data Visualization Brings The History Of Hip Hop To Life

Methodology: this uses Billboard's Hot Rap Songs Chart. Billboard began publishing this list as a weekly sales-based chart, then known as Hot Rap Singles, in 1989. In 2002, the chart was replaced with...

Great Barrier Grief

Nadine Marshall is trained as an ecologist, and she’s an expert on the Great Barrier Reef. But recently, her work has picked up an unexpected new element: crisis counseling. “People tell me...

The Great American Weed: Best Cities to Legally Toke Up in the U.S.

The legalization of marijuana for recreational and medical purposes is rapidly changing in America. Many states are adjusting their laws and regulations on weed, or creating new ones altogether. Most recently, Michigan voters passed...

These Are the 5 Best Water Purifiers for Travel

It’s only when you’ve been traveling for a while in countries with unsafe water that you truly appreciate being able to drink what comes out of the tap back home. Sure, you...

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Ta-Nehisi Coates: Reparations Are Not Just About Slavery But Also Centuries...

On the heels of Wednesday’s historic hearing on reparations, we speak with renowned writer Ta-Nehisi Coates on the lasting legacy of American slavery, how...

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