Slam and Jam

For all the reports of equipment failures and "close calls" and controller burnout, the nation's air-traffic-control system is in fact far less precarious, in terms of safety, than people imagine it to be. The real threat to the system's integrity has as yet received little attention

White Snow, Red Rocks

Is Sedona, Arizona, cosmically energizing or simply refreshing?

Can the Government Prevent Divorce?

Researchers say that they can—and some states feel they should—reduce the likelihood of divorce by altering the course of bad marriages in the making


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Computer Vision Syndrome and You

Save your eyes. Take breaks.

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What Happens in 60 Seconds

Quantifying human activity around the world

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