Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Maine Woods National Monument

The National Park System turned 100 years old this week, and it got a very big present to mark the the occasion. We'll visit the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in Northern Maine.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Inefficiency Machines by Meret Vollenweider and Wasabii Ng highlight energy use in the home

Graduate shows 2016: in this movie, Royal College of Art graduate Meret Vollenweider explains how her interactive installation of human-powered appliances aims to stop people taking electricity for granted. (more…)

Friday, August 19, 2016

'Mother Jones' Reporter Reveals Details Of Life Inside A Private Prison

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Mother Jones reporter Shane Bauer about what life is like in private prisons. For an undercover piece, he worked as a prison guard in a private prison for four months. On Thursday, the Justice Department said the federal government will not renew its contracts with private prison operators.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Huffington Post Founder Moves On To New Online Startup

Arianna Huffington, who established the news site in 2005, is going to focus on Thrive Global. She says it will address health and striking a balance between work and personal life.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Matpat's Game Lab

Explore the intersection of science and video games as YouTube Creator MatPat takes his wildly popular Game Theorists channel to the next level with a new YouTube Original Series: Game Lab.