Douglas Tompkins—the founder of Esprit and The North Face—is using his fortune to build massive national parks in Chile and Argentina. But what he sees as philanthropy, local ranchers see as meddling.
Artilio Sanchez is a rancher in a remote reg…
Gatorade’s Pitch for Derek Jeter Will Give You Goosebumps
By Brian Koerber, mashable.com
Few things represent New York City better than its hometown heroes.
As though Derek Jeter’s name weren’t already carved into that list, Gatorade’s newest ad will have any naysayers tipping their hats to No. 2.
Filmed in black and white and set…
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Sometimes animals can take on some very human-like characteristics.
Internet, meet Doug the Pug, your new favorite dog that may or may not actually be a person because he certainly acts like one.
When Doug isn’t sipping coffee (not really),…
Bacteria in your gut might determine whether saccharin triggers glucose intolerance.
There’s no such thing as a free lunch, or at least a free artificially sweetened one, a new study suggests. Saccharin and other artificial sweeteners may raise…
Gemini XI Mission Image - India/Ceylon, 09/14/1966
More beautiful images from this Mission can be found in the File Unit Gemini XI, 09/13/1966 - 09/15/1966.
(Note that Ceylon became the republic of Sri Lanka in 1972.)
The documentarian discusses his latest work, which tells the story of Franklin, Teddy, and Eleanor.
The century between 1858 and 1962 transformed America and shaped the modern world. The first national parks and the Panama Canal were created, th…
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