AirPods Are a Tragedy

Why You Should Start Binge-Reading Right Now. The Growing Power of Prosecutors.

AirPods Are a Tragedy

Apple claims that AirPods are building a “wireless future.” Many people think they're a symbol of disposable wealth. The truth is bleaker.

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Are You Forgetful? That's Just Your Brain Erasing Useless Memories

The purpose of memory might not be to record everything.

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Time Goes by Faster as You Get Older—but There’s a Way to Slow It Down

Sometimes it seems as if life is passing us by. When we are children, time ambles by, with endless car journeys and summer holidays which seem to last forever. But as adults, time seems to speed up at a frightening rate, with Christmas and birthdays arriving more quickly every year.

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How Mapping Shots In The NBA Changed It Forever

When we visualize the average points per shot according to shot location, only then does the true economic landscape of the contemporary NBA reveal itself. Only then does Daryl Morey’s economic vision become clear.

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Human Society Under Urgent Threat from Loss of Earth's Natural Life

Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned, as they announced the results of the most thorough planetary health check ever undertaken.

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100 Million Americans Have Chronic Pain. Very Few Use One of the Best Tools to Treat It.

Chronic pain often has no physical cause. Psychotherapy can reduce the suffering.

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Why You Should Start Binge-Reading Right Now

Ditch Netflix for a novel. And not just because a novelist is telling you to.

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The Growing Power of Prosecutors

In our current criminal justice system, there is one person who has the power to determine someone’s fate: the American prosecutor. While other players are important — police officers, judges, jury — the most essential link in the system is the prosecutor, who is critical in determining charges, setting bail, and negotiating plea bargains. And whose influence often falls under the radar.

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The Play Deficit

Children today are cossetted and pressured in equal measure. Without the freedom to play, they will never grow up.

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