The well-regarded science writer took up poker while researching a book. Now she’s on the professional circuit.
He had intimate knowledge of every shelf at the Strand, was a partner in another bookstore and, when not reading, collected celebrities’ self portraits.
Will the President help Peter Thiel’s company, which says it has a product that could save soldier’s lives?
Study finds that, surprisingly, many who chose to spend their nights in branches of the fast-food chain have homes of their own
Let’s hear it for the neighborhood hardware store. Here, amidst the nuts and bolts, we cultivate the potential to order things, places, communities, politics, and values — we might even say, to build and repair worlds.
You might think it would be good to have your company held up in business schools as a famous example. But that wouldn't be the way the people behind the Schlitz brand feel about it. Schlitz is held up as a dreadful warning of how not to do it.
In addition to reinvigorating spiritual and community bonds, the tradition keeps Japanese artisan skills alive
A psychological quirk leads us to remember headwinds more than tailwinds. But if we recall our advantages, we will be closer to reducing inequality.
Interview of the Week: Peter Thiel “Hypnotic Mass Phenomena” Peter Thiel is one of Silicon Valley’s bigger-than-life characters. Now he is leaving the epicenter…
Max Smitheram, 54, has attempted to learn te reo Māori (the Māori language) on numerous occasions, but he has never stuck with it – until now. A pakeha…
I’m referring to the age-old question of “which fastener grade should I use?” It seems that everyone has an opinion on which grade is better but not many people can or will tell you why.
SEATTLE - More and bigger highways won’t cure Washington state’s growing traffic woes and preventing congestion is an impossible goal from a financial standpoint.That gloomy assessment comes from Roger Millar, the head of the state Department of Transporta
Reserves of cobalt and nickel used in electric-vehicle cells will not meet future demand. Refocus research to find new electrodes based on common elements such as iron and silicon, urge Kostiantyn Turcheniuk and colleagues.
A whole lot of books on the brain are published these days and you can read yourself into a coma trying to make sense of their various…
SWOT and the North Cape 4000 Words by Erik Nohlin, photos by Beth Wellie Editor's note: this is a long piece, but I wanted to leave it mostly unedited to maintain Erik's voice, and all are encouraged ...
No earlier than Aug. 6, 2018, a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy will thunder to space carrying the car-sized spacecraft, which will study the Sun closer than any human-made object ever has.