A deadlier and more transmissible variant has taken root, but now we have the tools to stop it if we want.
Last winter, when the gloom first fell, I saw an old woman, her back bent like a shepherd’s crook, walking watchfully through the freezing rain. She navigated the slush as she crossed the road, in black boots that she’d lined with plastic bags against the wet and the cold.
The pandemic gave Ministry of Supply, a Fast Company most innovative fashion brand, the chance to rebuild its working culture in a way it says will last long after COVID is gone.
New data indicating that Earth’s surface broke up about 3.2 billion years ago helps clarify how plate tectonics drove the evolution of complex life.
Germany has a reputation for getting things done in an efficient manner, even despite evidence to the contrary. Efficiency has played an important historic role in Germany — though not always a positive one.
What a growing body of research reveals about the biology of human happiness—and how to navigate the (temporary) slump in middle age.
On my birthday last year, 6 October, my boyfriend and I split up, after almost a decade together. We were driving back from a holiday in Maine, a last chance to find a way to make it work. We had a lovely time; it didn’t change anything.
Interned during WWI, circus entertainer Joseph Pilates used found materials and his fellow prisoners as his test lab, and imagined an exercise system that would captivate millions.
“He wanted to feel like he did everything he could possibly do,” says “Ma Rainey” costar Colman Domingo. “And he did.”
What can American parents learn from how other cultures look at parenting? A look at child-rearing ideas in Japan, Norway, Spain — and beyond.
Globally, only one in 50 new cars were fully electric in 2020, and one in 14 in the UK. Sounds impressive, but even if all new cars were electric now, it would still take 15-20 years to replace the world’s fossil fuel car fleet.
Super light, pillow-y and fluffy, and so easy to make with just 5 ingredients. You won’t be able to go back to store-bought gnocchi.
“I’m freezing,” has to be my most used phrase. I’m not even talking about right now, during winter, when everyone’s cold. All year round you can find me complaining about the fact that I can’t feel my fingers or that I need a jacket.
Fundamentally, two of the world’s most pressing challenges, climate change and soil degradation, boil down to a simple imbalance: there is too much carbon in the air, and not enough in the ground. And for Guy Hudson and Tegan Nock, the solution is patently obvious.
The scientist who won the race to deliver the first widely used coronavirus vaccine says people can rest assured the shots are safe, and that the technology behind it will soon be used to fight another global scourge — cancer.