REVIEW: Whiteout

REVIEW: Whiteout

A master of storytelling delivers a high-strung thriller just compelling enough to dispel disbelief.

The Vaccine that Rescued a Generation

The Vaccine that Rescued a Generation

Plagues like polio have brought civilizations to their knees throughout recorded history. This time, we fought back.

The Examined Life—A Short Poem

The Examined Life—A Short Poem

A mercifully brief poem, of which there may be more.

REVIEW: The Drive-In

REVIEW: The Drive-In

A two-shot pulse of comedy and horror, The Drive-In is a goretastic romp through B-movie stardom.

The Case of the Missing ‘Hot Spot’

The Case of the Missing ‘Hot Spot’

Climate physics predicts a hot spot in the tropics. Is this prediction vindicated by the temperature record?


SCIENCE

REVIEW: Whiteout

REVIEW: Whiteout

A master of storytelling delivers a high-strung thriller just compelling enough to dispel disbelief.

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MOBILE

Google Goes Vertical in Street View Update

Google Goes Vertical in Street View Update

Google scales the steepest climbs on earth with its latest major update to Street View. Everest, Kilimanjaro and other peaks of the Seven Summits are now available in full panoramic detail.

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HD

Xbox 360 HDMI Display Settings Guide

Xbox 360 HDMI Display Settings Guide

If you’ve ever wondered how to properly configure your Xbox 360 for HDMI output, this is the guide for you.

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SOCIAL MEDIA

Boost Your Focus with a Digital Detox

Boost Your Focus with a Digital Detox

Our digital-obsessed culture tends to obscure just how rigid a stranglehold technology has on our time. Try out these tools and tips to better balance your online and offline life.

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Recent Articles

REVIEW: Whiteout

REVIEW: Whiteout

A master of storytelling delivers a high-strung thriller just compelling enough to dispel disbelief.

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The Vaccine that Rescued a Generation

The Vaccine that Rescued a Generation

Plagues like polio have brought civilizations to their knees throughout recorded history. This time, we fought back.

read more

The Examined Life—A Short Poem

The Examined Life—A Short Poem

A mercifully brief poem, of which there may be more.

read more

REVIEW: The Drive-In

REVIEW: The Drive-In

A two-shot pulse of comedy and horror, The Drive-In is a goretastic romp through B-movie stardom.

read more

The Case of the Missing ‘Hot Spot’

The Case of the Missing ‘Hot Spot’

Climate physics predicts a hot spot in the tropics. Is this prediction vindicated by the temperature record?

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Taxonomizing the Climate Change Commentator

Taxonomizing the Climate Change Commentator

The media can improve the public conversation on climate change by labeling its participants appropriately.

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REVIEW: The Unlikely Disciple

REVIEW: The Unlikely Disciple

Kevin Roose’s sojourn turned memoir is an honest, transparent, balanced look into a cultural divide that seems more unbridgeable by the year.

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After Year Away From Religion, Pastor Loses Belief in God

After Year Away From Religion, Pastor Loses Belief in God

The pastor who tried atheism out for a year has announced his conclusion.

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REVIEW: The Black Cloud

REVIEW: The Black Cloud

Fred Hoyle’s sci-fi debut continues to transport readers to places science cannot yet take us.

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Theory of Everything: The Mini-Review

Theory of Everything: The Mini-Review

A pair of electrifying performances from the film’s leads creates an emotional tour de force and one of the most powerful films to grace the big screen this year.

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David Barton’s Monument of Lies

David Barton’s Monument of Lies

A scholarly review of David Barton’s pseudo-history is now available online.

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REVIEW: The Hot Zone

REVIEW: The Hot Zone

Richard Preston’s fan favorite promises high-octane thrills but comes up short on the science.

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