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6 films that narrowed the Hollywood gender gap
'Wonder Woman' surpassed all expectations. It’s the No 1 US film of the summer, with over $400m.
What are the economic consequences of North Korea's threats?
Global markets reacted to the escalation in tensions, buying safe-haven assets such as gold, the Swiss franc and the Japanese yen, and selling stocks.
Why 2017 is a record-breaking year for hurricanes
This year’s hurricane season is set to become the most destructive for at least a decade with many records already broken.
The future is battery-powered. But are we overcharging the planet?
Last week China joined Britain, France, India and Norway in announcing plans to ditch gas and diesel cars in favour of electric vehicles.
Neuroscientists have figured out why you can’t concentrate at work
Loud noise has become one of the greatest irritants at work.
What does new US policy on Afghan mean for India & Pakistan?
The new US policy could be ineffective and unsustainable if it fails to address some inherent contradictions, particularly regarding relations with the Taliban.
For the first time in 80 years there's a new type of chocolate
Ruby Chocolate is the newest natural millennial-pink food item.
The 3% of scientific papers that deny climate change? They're all flawed
Some skeptics have suggested that the authors of studies indicating that climate change is not real, not harmful, or not man-made are bravely standing up for the truth.
How to keep your brain young
A look at the research around preserving our brain health and keeping mentally active.
Why hydrogen bombs are much harder to make than atomic bombs
Nine countries are believed to have developed nuclear weapons, but only five are thought to have tested H-bombs: the US, China, Russia, the UK and France.
How do we measure sustainability?
According to the GRI guidelines, a typical report should consist of the following elements: vision and strategy; governance structure and management.
The solution to fast-moving times? Decisiveness
More than any other time in both our personal and professional lives, it appears that things are chaotic.
Why the new space race must focus on sustainability
An influx of investment from states and start-ups requires new regulation and oversight of space technologies, writes Brian Weeden.
Here's why climate change is dividing the highly educated
New research shows that education and facts don’t prevent climate change deniers from cherry picking evidence to support their own beliefs.
How people around the world view education
People around the world disagree about which is more important to emphasize in school: creative thinking or basic academic skills and discipline.
[OPINION] These are the habits that make interesting people
There are several habits that many interesting people have in common. Sometimes these habits form naturally, but they are more often than not the result of conscious effort.
What happens in an internet minute in 2017?
It was revealed that Facebook has more than two billion active monthly users, meaning in any given month, more than 25% of Earth’s population logs into their Facebook.
The UN has a 17-step plan to save the world
If you have too many things you need to do, it’s best to write them down. Saving the world, it seems, follows the same principle.