If you've only been following the drama of Scott Pruitt and his replacement at the EPA, you only know half the story. Environmental regulations are under attack all across America, and the siege is just beginning.
The microbes in our digestive systems can affect everything from our mental health to our weight and vulnerability to disease. So why not athletic performance? New science is set to revolutionize the way we eat, train, and live.
A former Microsoft CEO launched a new website to answer a single question: What does the federal government really do with the trillions of dollars it spends every year? We wanted to know how much of that is going toward public land and renewables.
Conservationists don’t have enough money to save all the endangered species. How do we decide which ones live and which ones die? A controversial ranking system to answer that question may be coming to the U.S. soon.
For the last 30 years, American Rivers, a nonprofit advocacy group out of Washington, D.C., has been calling attention the plight of the country’s rivers. Today, the group released its annual Most Endangered Rivers report, a catalogue of the ten rivers in America most threatened in 2017.
A few years back, a contingent of prominent pro surfers took up stand-up paddleboarding in spite of its reputation as a leisure activity of lesser wave riders. Can they convince the curmudgeons the sport deserves respect?
We've all read how Google pampers its employees with sleep pods, laundry service, and four-star meals round the clock. That's nothing compared to what other companies are doing to make their employees happy.
On his recent trip to the top of the world, polar explorer Eric Larsen didn’t so much hike as fight, slog, and swim. He’s now convinced that his will be one of the last on-foot expeditions to the North Pole.
Deploying genetically modified mosquitoes to stop the spread of Zika is just the tip of the iceberg. Scientists are cooking up all kinds of DNA changes to insects and animals that could benefit humanity.