News from the Field

These Shoes Are Garbage!

How many shoes do you own? How often do you wear them before you buy a new pair? For Earth Day (that's today, folks), consider how much material you have contributed to the landfill over the years... Read More

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New York City Workday Starts Latest

Hop off the subway, grab a coffee, and enjoy it on the High Line for a few minutes. Check your watch. For most New Yorkers, the workday begins at 8:24 a.m. FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver crunched... Read More

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Trouble Brewing for Powdered Alcohol

Where alcohol goes, poor decision-making has long been known to follow. A whiplash approval and reversal of a new product's legality only underscores that idea. After four years of waiting, a... Read More

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Skin Cancer Doubles in Southeast UK

Skin cancer rates have doubled in southeastern Britain over the past 20 years, according to a new report from Cancer Research UK. (Stateside, the incidience of the cancer has risen by 1.6 percent... Read More

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Armstrong's Manager Banned 10 Years

Johan Bruyneel—who served as team director during each of Lance Armstrong's seven Tour de France victories—was banned 10 years for his involvement in the "doping conspiracy." The U.S.... Read More