Martin Luther King Jr.‘s dream – which alternated between shattered and hopeful – can be traced back to Hughes’ poetry.
In order to avoid being labeled a communist sympathizer, King needed to publicly distance himself from the controversial poet. Privately, King found ways to channel Hughes' prose.
Nikolas Cruz, who was charged with 17 counts of murder in the Parkland school shooting, in February 2018.
AP Photo/Mike Stocker
After mass shootings, a cry for mandated treatment of people with mental illness often arises. Doing so, however, is unlikely to curb gun violence.
Nuclear reactors line the bank of the Columbia River at the Hanford site in 1960.
During the Cold War, the US built nuclear weapons at a network of secretive sites across the nation. Some are still heavily polluted and threaten public health today.
In ‘Three Wise Girls’ (1932), Cassie (Jean Harlow) has to fend off her handsy boss.
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Scores of Depression-era films depicted a pattern of sexual harassment that sounds all too familiar.
Flowers above, traps below.
Venus flytrap plants have 'traps' that snap shut on insect prey. But they also rely on insects for pollination. New research suggests how the plant avoids eating its allies.
Small differences account for a shooter’s consistency.
A basketball computer program simulates millions of trajectories in search of the ideal shot.
Even the big, bad Wall Street bull is scared of inflation.
AP Photo/Richard Drew
While many market observers blame growing concerns about inflation for the stock market crash, the real culprit may be fears that the economy is about to slow.
Inflation may be a bull market’s greatest enemy.
AP Photo/Richard Drew
While many market observers blame the growing threat of inflation for the stock market crash, the real culprit may be concerns that the economy is about to slow.
A new study reveals that students gain an appreciation for views across the political spectrum during their first year in college.
Despite claims that college turns students liberal, a new study reveals that students gain more appreciation for both liberal and conservative views during their freshman year.
Onlookers watch missiles launch in the 1983 made-for-TV film ‘The Day After.’
ABC Circle Films
In 1983, a made-for-TV film about the consequences of nuclear war was watched by 100 million people – and became a cultural lightning rod.
The original ‘Blade Runner’ took place in a dreary, dystopian Los Angeles in 2019.
The relationship between corporations, machines and humans defines modern life in ways that Ridley Scott – even in his wildest dreams – couldn't have imagined.
A scene in the Bronx curated from Google Street View.
Nick Lehr/The Conversation via Google
In the 10 years since Google Street View launched, the platform has provided ample fodder for artists, who have used it to comment on surveillance, poverty and gentrification.
Highly radioactive used nuclear fuel stored underwater at Unit 2, Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant, Southport, North Carolina.
The U.S. nuclear industry is struggling to compete with cheap natural gas and manage radioactive waste. Budget cuts and anti-regulatory pressure could worsen things by weakening federal oversight.
‘No more milkshake for me.’
New research shows why the milk of panda mothers is far better than formula.
Steven Morgan deploys ABLE robots in a swimming pool to test how well their programs simulate larval behavior.
University of California, Davis
Most ocean species start out as larvae drifting with currents. Using underwater robots, scientists have found that larvae use swimming motions to affect their course and reach suitable places to grow.
Quelles sont les différences de cryptage entre les systèmes iOS et Android pour les téléphones ? Test comparatif sur les différentes manières de mettre à mal la sécurité d’un portable.
How many attempts will it take to unlock this phone?
Phone with lock and keys via shutterstock.com
The FBI has accessed the data on a shooter's iPhone. What if the device had been running Android?
Roaming Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania.
It's an amazing evolution story happening in our backyards and forests – should this wily canid be called the eastern coyote a 'coywolf'?
Silver can be an effective antibacterial when treated in special ways.
Silver image via www.shutterstock.com.
Joint replacement surgery comes with a big risk of infection. New implant technology that can release silver ions inside the body could help – and without increasing antibiotic resistance.
Martijn van Sabben
Europe's demand for biomass is putting new demands on US forests, raising questions over how working forests can operate sustainably.