Art

Raúl Esparza Joins Jason Robert Brown for August SubCulture Residency Concert

Raúl Esparza Joins Jason Robert Brown for August SubCulture Residency Concert

Four-time Tony Award nominee Raúl Esparza will join two-time Tony Award–winning composer Jason Robert Brown August 9 for a one-night-only concert at downtown’s SubCulture. The concert marks the 51st engagement in Brown’s ongoing artistic residency with the music venue; the 50th was a concert at Town Hall featuring Brown and Stephen Sondheim in support of the Brady Campaign. READ: 9 Things You Missed When Stephen Sondheim Joined Jason Robert ... Full story

Economics

Yes, we can reforest on a massive scale  substitute for slashing emissions

Yes, we can reforest on a massive scale substitute for slashing emissions

Tree restoration is being touted as the best climate change solution, in a new study, but its results should be interpreted with caution. Restoring the world’s forests on an unprecedented scale is “the best climate change solution available”, according to a new study . The researchers claim that covering 900m hectares of land – roughly the size of the continental US – with trees could store up to 205 billion tonnes of carbon, about two thirds ... Full story

Entertainment

Miley Cyrus on Her Marriage, Sexuality, and New Album

Miley Cyrus on Her Marriage, Sexuality, and New Album

Corset, Burberry. Tights, Wolford. Choker, Messika Paris. Bracelets, Cartier. Bangles, Tiffany & Co. Ring, Vram. Her own earrings, necklaces and bracelets (all jewelry worn throughout). Miley Cyrus wants to read me something she wrote. "I try to meditate the night before interviews on what my goal is, what I want this to say about me." We’re in the living room of the house she bought at 18, in the hills above the San Fernando Valley. At some ... Full story

Health

Over 1000 sharks and rays entangled in plastic - Environment Journal

Over 1000 sharks and rays entangled in plastic - Environment Journal

Over 1000 sharks and rays have become entangled in plastic across the world’s oceans, reports in academic papers and social media have revealed. University of Exeter scientists studied existing published studies that uncovered 557 sharks and rays have been entangled in plastic, spanning 34 specie Full story

Law

Comedian Kim Sook reports stalker to police

Comedian Kim Sook reports stalker to police

Comedian Kim Sook has reported an alleged stalker to police. Courtesy of KBS. By Dong Sun-hwa. Comedian Kim Sook has reported a woman to police for allegedly stalking her for 10 months, according to her agency IOK Company, Thursday. "The woman has been consistently posting defamatory remarks online and recently even came to her house," an agency spokesperson was quoted as saying. "Kim felt this was life-threatening.". The company has applied ... Full story

Living

| Greenpeace

| Greenpeace

Greenpeace Fund, Inc. is registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) entity and promotes Greenpeace's mission through public education and grants to other environmental organizations. Contributions to Greenpeace Fund, Inc. are tax-deductible. Greenpeace Fund, Inc.'s Tax ID number is: 95-3313195. Donate by phone:. 1-800-722-6995. Mon-Fri 9:30-5:00PM PST. Donate by Mail:. Download and print a donation form. Mail to:. Greenpeace. ... Full story

Politics

Opinion | ICE Is Dangerously Inaccurate

Opinion | ICE Is Dangerously Inaccurate

Even American citizens are not immune from immigration raids. Full story

Sport

Freddie Mercury's yellow jacket at Wembley: An iconic moment in fashion

Freddie Mercury's yellow jacket at Wembley: An iconic moment in fashion

Delving into the archives of pop culture history, "Remember When?" is a new series offering a nostalgic look at the celebrity outfits that defined their eras. Remember when -- 33 years ago, to the day -- Freddie Mercury wore his iconic yellow jacket on stage at Wembley Stadium? The year was 1986, one year after Live Aid had cemented Queen as rock royalty, and frontman Mercury was back on stage for what would be his final tour. Having spent most ... Full story

Technology

Powerful X-ray telescope launches to map cosmos

Powerful X-ray telescope launches to map cosmos

Image caption Artwork: The Spektr-RG mission is really two telescopes in one. One of the most significant Russian space missions in the post-Soviet era has launched from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The Spektr-RG telescope is a joint venture with Germany that will map X-rays across the entire sky in unprecedented detail. Researchers say this information will help them trace the large-scale structure of the Universe. The hope is Spektr-RG can provide ... Full story