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Ezra Klein’s Vox.com launches but it’s a bit undercooked

Vox.com, Ezra Klein’s general interest site that launched on Sunday night, looks a lot like the bastard child of BuzzFeed and Wikipedia. The site’s launch topics range from Obamacare to “Game of Thrones” and feature an eclectic mix of longer articles and listicles meant to help stories that normally appeal to insiders and experts find a wider audience. The site [...]

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What Anxiety Does to Your Brain and What You Can Do About It

What Anxiety Does to Your Brain and What You Can Do About It

We all deal with anxiety in some form or another, whether it’s when you’re pulled over by the cops or about to give a speech in front of a crowd. But for some, anxiety is a much stronger, more fearsome force—one that never goes away. But what is anxiety exactly, and what’s going on in your mind (and your body) when anxiety strikes? How do you cope when it takes hold?

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PandoDaily and the kids of NYC’s Hartley House explain all this crazy asteroid activity

For the past few weeks, Elon Musk has been all over the news for various successes and setbacks related to his Tesla Model S car. But you do know he has other huge potentially ground-breaking companies, right? One of the ambitious interplanetary goals of his company SpaceX is to mine asteroids. The art of extracting precious metals from these…

    

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Climate Change, Remixed: Make your own explainer with our interactive, remixable video

Click here to remix and share your own climate change music video explainer in real-time Over the past decade, it’s been difficult to separate science from politics when it comes to climate change. Somewhere along the line, evidence for anthropogenic climate change became a “left” issue and the denial of that evidence became a “right” issue for many. And…

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