We asked legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle for her menu advice. Below, check out Earle’s take on omega oils, tuna rolls, and her ideal meal.

Think back: Before Yo, before the cloud, before ubiquitous mobile connectivity, you first interacted with the Internet in your desktop browser. Sir Tim Berners-Lee and others who built the first database of linked information that later became the web haven’t stopped thinking about those early days, and how we can defend the open culture the […]

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Dire ocean stats from Mission Blue, the Netflix original documentary about scientist Sylvia Earle.

Outrage In Missouri Town After Police Shooting Of 18-Yr-Old Man

Eric Liu wants to make civics “as sexy as it was during American Revolution.” The key to that: teaching everyone the basic skills of power. Here they are.

Like any human performance metric — IQ, LSAT scores, batting averages — the new Imagination Quotient is intended to predict a competitive advantage. But does it work?

Tips from a comedian and a journalist on the art of going from small talk to big ideas. Try these out at the next summer wedding reception.

What can American parents learn from how other cultures think about parenting? A look at attitudes in Norway, Japan and Spain on the pressure to “parent” kids (as a verb).

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In Iraq and Syria, more than a million people have already been displaced by militants from the Islamic State, a dangerous and fast-spreading jihadist group also called IS, ISIS or ISIL. Will this week’s ouster in Iraq of Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki help? 3 ideas behind the headlines.

When I googled “English major who taught herself calculus,” Google gave me the result I wanted — plus a most unhelpful suggestion.

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Theoretical physicist (and TED Fellow) Shohini Ghose shares 5 facts about female physicists.