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LIGHT CALIFORNIA, USA
Human Augmentation Rewires The Brain
Scientists discover what happens to our neural circuitry when we learn to use robotic upgrades
The Next Giant Leaps
From spider robots to antennas on the Cornish coast, these UK-based projects are laying the groundwork for a permanent station on the Moon
Covid-19 After Lockdown
As the UK gradually comes out of lockdown, what do the coming months have in store?
Great Balls Of Fire
Going behind the scenes at East Anglia airbase RAF Marham to get up close to the new F-35, the first fighter jet that does (most of) the flying for pilots
The Rise Of The Cat Burglar
They scaled walls, climbed through lofty windows, and preyed on the grandest mansions in the land. Eloise Moss introduces the high-climbing criminals who stole Britons’ jewellery – and sometimes their hearts – in the 1920s and 30s
A Medieval King As You've Never Seen Him Before
The inner workings of Henry III’s mind are laid bare in a unique collection of letters that have survived from the 13th century. David Carpenter, who has written a major new biography on Henry, presents seven insights that these documents give us into the king
Okavango Delta, Botswana
First Studies From The Largest-Ever Human Genome Database Released
The Genome Aggregation Database has collected 15,708 genomes and 125,748 exomes (the protein-coding part of the genome) to help shed light on how genetic mutations can lead to disease
What Pop Psychology Gets Wrong
Power corrupts, crowds are violent, and depression is just a chemical imbalance. Or are they? Classic psychology theories often have a nice ring to them, creating a mythology that persists throughout the media, cinema, and literature. But new research is revealing that the human mind isn’t as simple as we’d like to think
SOME UBER, LYFT DRIVERS SUE OVER CALIFORNIA BALLOT MEASURE
Drivers for app-based ride-hailing and delivery services filed a lawsuit to overturn a California ballot initiative that makes them independent contractors instead of employees eligible for benefits and job protections.
Upgrading by downsizing
Builder believes tiny homes have large variety of uses
It's the BEST Day because I live here & I live now
What makes the best day for me? Any day at all that I wake up in the USA.
Remembrance & a Sacred Earth
LLEWELLYN VAUGHAN-LEE mourns our forgetting of our connection with the Earth, inviting us once more to remember, reconnect and rekindle the sacredness of that relationship in our lives.
CALIFORNIA BOARD URGES BIAS REVIEWS OF POLICE SOCIAL MEDIA
California police agencies should routinely review officers’ social media, cellphones and computers for racist, bigoted or other offensive content that contributes to disproportionate police stops of Black people, a state advisory board said Monday.
Latinos are 18% of the U.S. population … … but only 3% of corporate directors
Even big Latin-themed restaurant chains have no Hispanic board members. Activists want to change that
Clutter, Be Gone!
Fifteen minutes a day keeps the mess away
GREAT SCOUT AND PLAINSMAN
WHERE WE'RE HEADED
WHERE WE’RE HEADED
The Tradition of Burnt Wood
An ancient Japanese method for finishing woodwork was adapted by bungalow builders, and it’s back in style.