Conservative suit? Check. Rep tie? Check. Mitch McConnell looks every inch a senator.
Clothing is a way for politicians to convey authenticity and to tell their story.
COVID-19 is changing how people go on pilgrimages.
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The pandemic has inspired new forms of pilgrimages – some do-it-yourself, in which people are walking in their backyards or nearby spaces and finding meaning.
Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Manhattan Criminal Court, on February 24, 2020 in New York City. On March 11 he was sentenced to 23 years in prison for criminal sexual acts and rape.
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Scandals are violent shocks to social systems, yet not all questionable behaviour produces scandal. How can we explain that some figures escape the consequences of their own behavior while others don't?
Without a vaccine, getting to herd immunity would mean many more illnesses and deaths.
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Without a vaccine, the cost of reaching herd immunity during a pandemic is counted in lives lost, and it won't quickly stop the virus's spread.
A funeral director calls relatives of a COVID-19 victim for a virtual viewing before cremation on May 22, 2020 in New York City.
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Religious scholars and faith leaders reflect on the death rites cultures have developed to honor the deceased, comfort the living and share the burden of mourning.
A Kenyan soldier urges people to take cover during the terror attack on the Dusit Hotel complex in 2018.
The terror group uses the proceeds of criminal activity to support its political agenda.
Smartphones are a conduit for misinformation about the Indian election.
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India's parliamentary elections, now underway, will show how social media is affecting Indian society and government.
Mathematical visualization techniques led the author to create this virtual scene, showing shapes from the realm of mathematics bursting into the physical world.
It's a golden age for visualization in mathematics. How tools like 3-D printing, animation and even knitting machines are reimagining the way mathematicians study and share their work.
Could the hack that took out the power grid in Ukraine happen in the U.S.?
Malware has brought down the power grid in the Ukraine. What were attackers after and could it happen elsewhere?
Repeating patterns are visually intriguing.
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When you see a repeating pattern, your mind easily imagines it continuing to infinity. There are mathematical rules behind the intriguing visuals.
The internet of things – including the equipment on the power grid – is increasing cybersecurity risks for all critical infrastructure.
Coming to a grid near you.
Batteries combined with digital technologies will improve the efficiency and reliability of the electric grid, transforming how people use their energy.
The 3 to 2 FCC vote favored Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposed net neutrality rules and will regulate broadband providers more heavily than in the past.
This open internet debate isn't the first time the government has wrestled with the question of how to apportion rights between private media owners and the public.