"With its recent demand that employees come back to the office (BTO), Amazon just tipped its hand and showed how bad the brewing real estate catastrophe is about to get — and it’s worse than you could imagine."
"This month, Gov. Greg Gianforte signed a law barring the state from calculating the climate impacts of major projects. At the same time, a federal judge ruled that a first-of-its-kind climate lawsuit will go to trial next month."
"Kudzu (Pueraria lobata) is now a classic image of the South, since it is common on roadsides but rare in the colder areas north of Virginia. Botanists displayed kudzu at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876."
"In 1998 Stephen Hawking took me on as his PhD student “to work on a quantum theory of the Big Bang”. What started out as a doctoral project evolved over some 20 years into an intense collaboration that ended only with ."
"The list of obstacles to the stock market rally gets longer by the day. Equities had a blast in July with those in Europe and the US rising the most since 2020, yet it’s a long way from a short-term bear market rally to a sustained move higher."
"Your genes play an important role in your health, but so do your behaviors and environment, such as what you eat and how physically active you are. Epigenetics is the study of how your behaviors and environment can cause changes that affect the way your genes work."
"According to the researchers, while previous studies have theorized that a 35°C wet-bulb temperature was the upper limit of human adaptability, that temperature was based on theory and modeling and not real-world data from humans."
"Coffee, cola or an energy drink: caffeine is the world's most widely consumed psychoactive substance. Researchers from the University of Basel have now shown in a study that regular caffeine intake can change the gray matter of the brain. However, the effect appears to be temporary."
"The Gulf of Maine is growing increasingly warm and salty, due to ocean currents pushing warm water into the gulf from the Northwest Atlantic, according to a new NASA-funded study. These temperature and salinity changes have led to a substantial decrease in the productivity of phytoplankton that serve as the basis of the marine food web."
"CNN's new boss Chris Licht says that beginning today, CNN has added a "Breaking News” guideline to its stylebook, to address overuse of the breaking news banner across its network and cable news writ-large. Why it matters: Licht and Warner Bros."