In some countries, cigarettes are prominently displayed at children’s eye level.
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In places around the world that lack restrictions to combat the problem, tobacco companies are using marketing strategies aimed at children, like displaying tobacco products at kids’ eye level.
Which lesson should the technology field take from architecture: modernist efficiency or ‘living structure’?
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The late Christopher Alexander’s groundbreaking work on patterns has informed the development of technology for decades, but it’s the architect’s later work that holds the key to a healthier digital life.
The full text of a law may not be in this book – nor in its online equivalent.
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It’s a long-standing principle that people should be able to read the laws that govern them. But many technical rules and standards are hard to find and access, even for lawyers or court officials.
President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address in the U.S. Capitol on March 1, 2022, among many lawmakers who may want his job.
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A combination of irrelevancy, powerlessness and derision is in store for a president who chooses not to run for reelection.
Flooding from hurricanes like Irma in Florida can overwhelm sewer systems and spread pathogens in other ways.
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It’s not just mosquitos. Flooding, extreme heat and other climate-related hazards are bringing people into contact with pathogens more often, and affecting people’s ability to fight off disease.
Olivia Newton-John leaves a legacy as a sweet girl-next-door type with a sublime voice, who embraced the country that claimed her as its own.
Many people attribute their coffee drinking to the need to feel more alert, but research shows that habit is just as big a driver behind caffeine consumption.
Understanding and changing the environment in which habits form is a critical step when it comes to breaking unwanted behaviors and forming healthy ones.
Many beaches are short lifeguards this summer. Properly supervising children and weaker swimmers is key to making sure everyone has a safe trip to the pool or beach.
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Many beaches are short on lifeguards this summer. An expert explains how to keep your loved ones safe in the water.
Today’s EVs rely heavily on China and other countries for materials.
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No electric vehicle maker currently meets all the bill’s supply chain requirements, not even Tesla. One big reason: China.
Kenya is not unlike any other country where democratic deepening requires a ‘two-steps forward, one-step back’ outlook.
Teachers face a range of challenges, but hiring more teachers won’t fix them.
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Looser requirements for teacher certification don’t fix teachers’ problems, which are low pay, high workload and lack of respect.
There’s new evidence that, if confirmed, shows how former President Donald Trump flushed public documents down the toilet.
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Photos showing what appear to be torn-up documents in two different toilets may provide more evidence of the former president’s habit of destroying his presidential documents.
Humans are the only animals that express their thoughts in full sentences.
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A language scientist explains that talking was never invented but has evolved over hundreds of thousands of years.
The goal of the public health emergency declaration is to prevent monkeypox from becoming a widespread threat to public health.
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Declaring monkeypox a national health emergency will allow the U.S. government to direct resources and funds where needed to help slow the spread of the virus.
Demonstrators stand off with officers July 3, 2022, in Akron, Ohio, as they protest the killing of Jayland Walker, shot by police.
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New research on police departments across the country reveals a significant link between the use of fatal force and college education – the more educated are less likely to use it.
Rising temperatures are having an impact on every aspect of people’s lives. Business is not immune to the volatile weather.
Agriculture is becoming increasingly dependent on technology.
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Bringing advanced technologies to the ancient practice of farming could help feed the world’s growing population, but it could also open the door for people looking to disrupt the global food system.
A Ukrainian war crimes investigator photographs the aftermath of a Russian missile attack in Zatoka, Ukraine, on July 26, 2022.
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Other recent conflicts that resulted in war crimes allegations help explain how complex it will be to gather evidence of war crimes in Ukraine – and provide answers for families of victims of the war.
Barber called Scully, pictured in a broadcast booth prior to a Brooklyn Dodgers game, ‘the son I never had.’
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Legendary broadcaster Red Barber took a chance on Scully when he asked him to be an announcer for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Three years later, Scully was the voice of the World Series.
Supporters of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta celebrate after the ICC dropped charges against him in 2014.
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Research in Kenya finds victims or witnesses to violence are less likely to buy into anti-International Criminal Court political narratives.