November 25, 2017

How Advertising Shaped Thanksgiving As We Know It

At one point, turkey was jockeying with duck and chicken for king of the Thanksgiving table. Read More »

Jet Fuel From Sugarcane? It’s Not A Flight of Fancy

Scientists have engineered sugarcane to increase its oil content and are developing renewable jet aircraft fuel from the oil. The engineered sugarcane could become a valuable energy crop. Read More »

Four Things the Paradise Papers Tell Us About Global Elites

The Paradise Papers reveal how little the world really knows about the level of tax avoidance that takes place. Read More »

What to Look Forward After Loss of 33,000 Jobs

Even though Republicans and Democrats agree that the effect of the hurricanes dampened the September report, minimal shifts from the report in August seem to indicate Trump hasn’t managed to stimulate job growth the way he promised to. Read More »

8 Killed in Terrorist Attack in Manhattan

No evidence at this stage to suggest a wider plot or a wider scheme, says Governor Cuomo. The attacker, 29-year-old of Uzbekistan origin, shot, injured and in custody. Read More »

Tricking And Treating Has a History

Everything you need to know about the history of Halloween. Read More »

Is Local News on The Cusp of A Renaissance?

A new study explores the state of an industry that's tapping creative revenue streams and incorporating new tools to engage with readers. Read More »

How Safe is Your Smartphone from Hackers?

Your smartphone may be at risk of being hacked even while you are charging it at the airport or replacing its broken screen. Read More »

Do Gun Purchases Go Up After Mass Shootings?

Research on background checks for gun purchases suggests there is an increase in gun acquisition a few months after a mass shooting happens. Read More »

Lessons Pakistani Democrats Can Learn from Tom Price

Tom Price's resignation may mean an end to his political career, but it reinforces the trust of millions of voters in the American democracy. What can quasi democracies like Pakistan learn from this episode? Read More »