Art

MTV Unplugged in New York Album Review | Pitchfork

MTV Unplugged in New York Album Review | Pitchfork

Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit Nirvana’s transcendent live acoustic album recorded in 1993. Full story

Education

It’s Delightful, It’s Delicious, It’s DeVito

It’s Delightful, It’s Delicious, It’s DeVito

Could playing the ringmaster in the new “Dumbo” be an allegory for our political circus? Full story

Economics

Readers Respond: America's Recycling Crisis  Atlantic

Readers Respond: America's Recycling Crisis Atlantic

I truly believe that legislation must be passed requiring manufacturers to be responsible for recycling the packaging they use for their products. Elizabeth Lobo. Tuscon, Ariz. When and how are we to hold corporations accountable for their role in producing waste? Some big companies have promised to reduce packaging and reduce single-use plastic by 2025. We have to hold them to that. In the meantime, real pricing of products—which includes the ... Full story

Entertainment

Theresa May isn’t the adult in the room. She’s part of the problem.

Theresa May isn’t the adult in the room. She’s part of the problem.

British Prime Minister Theresa May at a press conference on March 22. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images). “She was dealt a bad hand.” “She took a poisoned chalice.” From a great distance, it is possible to feel sorry for British Prime Minister Theresa May. She seems so dignified. She seems to be trying so hard. The circles beneath her eyes have grown so much deeper since she became prime minister back in 2016, following the surprise result of ... Full story

Health

A new study shows what it might take to make AI useful in health care

A new study shows what it might take to make AI useful in health care

Hospital intensive care units can be frightening places for patients. And for good reason. In the US, the ICU has a higher mortality rate than any other hospital unit—between 8% and 19%, totaling roughly 500,000 deaths a year. Those who do not die may suffer in other ways, such as long-term physical and mental impairment. For nurses, working in one can easily lead to burnout because it takes so much physical and emotional stamina to administer ... Full story

Law

Comey tweets 'so many questions' in wake of Mueller summary

Comey tweets 'so many questions' in wake of Mueller summary

Former FBI Director James Comey tweeted an image of himself in a forest with Full story

Living

At your heaviest on Spotify

At your heaviest on Spotify

We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. By using our website and our services, you agree to our use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy . × More The 1975. Listen to At your heaviest in full in the Spotify app Play on Spotify. YOU LOOK LIKE SOMEONE WHO APPRECIATES GOOD MUSIC. Listen to all your favourite artists on any device for ... Full story

Politics

Ardern says royal commission will investigate mosque attacks

Ardern says royal commission will investigate mosque attacks

Click to copy https://apnews.com/0a239060ae3a415592814519e2e3d1fb. Click to copy https://apnews.com/0a239060ae3a415592814519e2e3d1fb. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s prime minister has announced a top-level inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the massacre of 50 people in two Christchurch mosques. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the country’s highest form of investigation, a royal commission of inquiry, was appropriate for ... Full story

Sport

To fund Y Combinator’s top startups, VCs scoop them before Demo Day

To fund Y Combinator’s top startups, VCs scoop them before Demo Day

Hundreds gathered this week at San Francisco’s Pier 48 to see the more than 200 companies in Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 cohort present their two-minute pitches. The audience of venture capitalists, who collectively manage hundreds of billions of dollars, noted their favorites. The very best investors, however, had already had their pick of the litter. What many don’t realize about the Demo Day tradition is that pitching isn’t a requirement; in ... Full story

Technology

5 Killer Events From Space That Could Wipe Out Human Life On Earth

5 Killer Events From Space That Could Wipe Out Human Life On Earth

The Earth as viewed from a composite of NASA satellite images from space in the early 2000s. While it may seem like a tall order to end all human life on the planet from an external threat, the Universe is more than up to the challenge. NASA / Blue Marble Project. Wiping out all life on Earth is hard, but causing mass extinctions is easy. The 1991 eruption of Mt. Pinatubo was the largest volcanic eruption to occur in our lifetimes. One that was ... Full story