Roger Federer on life off the court and just how much longer he feels he can pull off the impossible.
At the age of 20, Christopher Knight parked his car on a remote trail in Maine and walked away with only the most basic supplies. He had no plan. His chief motivation was to avoid contact with people. This is his story.
The risk to our crops comes in direct proportion to the ways in which we have simplified agriculture.
In Arctic Siberia, Russian scientists are trying to stave off catastrophic climate change—by resurrecting an Ice Age biome complete with lab-grown woolly mammoths.
In 1902, the US Congress authorized funds for human trials of food preservatives to determine if they would be used safely. Harvey Wiley, Chief of the Bureau of Chemistry called these his “hygienic table studies.” They soon became known popularly as “the Poison Squad.”
Paul Mason used to weigh close to 1,000 pounds. Now that he’s shed almost all of it, freeing himself from his tomb of a body, he’s facing a question that’s heavy in its own right: How should he spend the rest of his life?
As automation reduces the need for human labor, some Silicon Valley executives think
a universal income will be the answer — and the beta test is happening in Kenya.
The elusive search for a no-calorie sweetener that tastes and feels as good as the stuff extracted from pure cane.
If your patterns of thought, emotions, and behavior so drastically alter over the decades, can you truly be considered the same person in old age as you were as a teenager?