Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013
A metal called tungsten already has gained a tarnished reputation for contributing to a civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But now, scientists believe there might be a new reason to be wary of tungsten: exposure to the metal may increase the risk of stroke. ...
Love & Wedding
Wed, Oct 23, 2013
Haiti hasn’t had an easy time of it. The poorest country in the western hemisphere, Haiti is a nation where half the population earns less than a dollar a ...
Sun, Oct 20, 2013
The new movie Twelve Years a Slave is starting to generate discussion about the horrors of slavery in 19th century America and the legacy of slavery today. ...
Wed, Oct 16, 2013
Brilliant Earth this week became one of the first jewelers in America to offer a jewelry collection made exclusively of Fairmined gold. The Fairmined ...
Sun, Oct 13, 2013
With Nelson Mandela now 95 and in poor health, there’s been a lot of conversation lately about his legacy. So here’s one of the more intriguing photos to ...