August 08, 2017 Archive August 2017

5 skills — from empathy to manners — that tech might be eroding (and what to do about it)

Extreme heat will hit India’s most vulnerable the hardest

A history of global warming, in just 35 seconds

Five lies that are ricocheting around the right-wing media bubble

Reflections on the "Dangerous Delusions of Richard Dawkins"

Trump and Ryan Zinke may want to shrink national monument boundaries — but history points the other way

GOP launches counteroffensive against the media — to distract America from its massive failure

Fake news isn't going anywhere: It's hugely profitable — and right-wingers love it

Tesla joins effort to pair batteries with offshore wind

The latest sneaky attempt to increase corporate political power

Pass the salt: The myth of the low-salt diet

Saudi Arabia is buying off and silencing its critics

Trump's war on voters has a long history: We need a grassroots voting-rights movement to fight back

"Whatever happened to old-fashioned courtship?": Stephen Colbert questions Eric Bolling's text adventures

Secrecy and Suspicion Surround Trump’s Deregulation Teams

A pattern of ignoring terror attacks: Donald Trump remains silent three days after Minnesota mosque bombed

Study showing devastating impact of climate change leaked by someone who fears Trump will suppress it

Trump tweets anonymously sourced Fox News story as his team goes after leakers

Judd Apatow nails why conservatives make bad entertainment

"Mother!" trailer: Jennifer Lawrence stars in an Aronofsky film you might actually enjoy

Sean Hannity parrots Trump conspiracy, threatens to sue Barack Obama for allegedly spying on him

Demanding ransom, HBO hackers leak "Game of Thrones" stars’ phone numbers

WATCH: Rethinking police violence through the "invisible" experience of women of color

Dave is back! Letterman signs up for Netflix series

GOP lawmaker warns House Republicans "will likely defy Trump White House and not pass a clean debt ceiling hike"

Will we get a second season of "Twin Peaks: The Return"?

Blackwater founder Erik Prince cites East India Company as a model to privatize Afghanistan war

Dang — looks like those women-only "Wonder Woman" screenings were illegal

Tonight's top-10 list: Guests David Letterman should have on his Netflix show

James Damore: Free speech martyr or sexist tech bro?

U.K. reconsidering Rupert Murdoch's acquisition of Sky News following Seth Rich conspiracy on Fox News

Sebastian Gorka defends Trump's silence on Minnesota mosque bombing: It could be a "fake hate crime"

WATCH: Why being “rude” can save your life

Poll: 75 percent of Americans don't trust the White House

Trump: If North Korea threatens U.S. again "they will be met with fire and fury, like the world has never seen"

Rush Limbaugh: Millennials think "Game of Thrones" is real!

WATCH: Russian doping scandal exposed in dramatic Netflix documentary “Icarus”

The case for Medicare for all — plus 7 smaller steps to fix U.S. health care

“Twin Peaks: The Return” makes tragedy out of sequels

TCA Report: The Fall TV outlook for the broadcast networks isn't pretty

The ugly, pseudoscientific history behind that sexist Google manifesto

Who becomes a saint in the Catholic Church, and is that changing?