Slow Enough to Be a Sponsored Runner

Mina Guli demurs when someone has the audacity to call her a runner. “I feel like I’m not an athlete,” she said via Skype from a hotel room in Shanghai. “A runner? I’m not that, either.” She had just run a marathon that day, and was about to run another one the next day, then […]


Fighting Islamic State: The Road To Raqqa

Meet the forces trying to beat Islamic State in Syria. Sky News joins them on the road to Raqqa. Read more from our Special Correspondent Alex Crawford here SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: Follow us on Twitter: and Like us on Facebook: For more content go to […]


U.S. Senate Republicans hold rare climate hearing, and more might be coming | Science

Senators Lisa Murkowski (R–AK, right) and Joe Manchin (D–WV, left), the senior members of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, confer during a hearing yesterday on climate change. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Newscom By Mark K. Mathews, E&E NewsMar. 6, 2019 , 12:15 PM Originally published by E&E News It’s been some time since […]


COMMENTARY: Justin Trudeau is putting his record on women’s issues at risk – National

International Women’s Day, which takes place Friday, is usually Justin Trudeau’s time to shine — a day our self-proclaimed feminist prime minister pulls out all the stops to champion gender equality. In 2016, riding high on the viral validation of his because-it’s-the-current-year shrug with regards to his new gender-balanced cabinet, Trudeau wrote a Globe and Mail op-ed, stating: “Equality […]


Special diet with compounds contained in green tea and carrots restored working memory — ScienceDaily

A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer’s-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease, USC researchers say. Researchers emphasize that the study, recently published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, was in mice, and many mouse discoveries never translate into human treatments. Nevertheless, the findings lend credence to […]